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The 10 Most Interesting Predictions From 2018 Forecasts

Via Nicholas Colas of DataTrekResearch, Tis the season for predictions… In fact, it seems to us that the requisite crystal ball gazing gets more popular every year. A nice compact list of bite-sized thoughts makes for easy social media sharing, after all. But the really interesting thing to us is not “What” a person or organization […]

David Stockman Derides The Delirious Dozen Of 2017

Authored by David Stockman via Contra Corner blog, We have previously noted the massive market cap inflation and then stupendous collapse of the Delirious Dozen of 2000. The latter included Microsoft, Cisco, Dell, Intel, GE, Yahoo, AIG and Juniper Networks – plus four others which didn't survive (Lucent, WorldCom, Global Crossing and Nortel). Together they represented a classic blow-off […]

Weekend Humor: A Millennial Job Interview

Presented with little comment… “For stuff like that, I’ll just ask Siri… who gets up at 8?” A Millennial job interview from @TheDanielBrea on Vimeo.

Hackers Crack Apple’s Face ID With $150 Mask

Here’s the latest sign that the long-awaited facial recognition technology introduced by the iPhone X that caused production delays and myriad other headaches for Foxconn and its suppliers doesn’t live up to Apple’s lofty claims: A group of Vietnamese hackers became the first in the world to defeat the phone’s Face ID security, accomplishing the […]

Apple To Dump Qualcomm Chips As iPhone 8 Sales Collapse In China

The bitter legal dispute between Apple and Qualcomm has escalated sharply overnight as the former designs out Qualcomm components from future products. According to the WSJ, Apple, locked in an intensifying legal fight with Qualcomm, is designing iPhones and iPads for next year that would jettison the chipmaker’s components. Apple is considering building the devices […]

Nasdaq Plunges As AAPL Suffers Triple Whammy

Weak reviews for iPhone 8, dismal pre-orders, and connectivity issues for Apple Watch have slammed AAPL shares to their lowest since August 1st earnings. As Bloomberg notes, in addition to connectivity issues with the new watch, part of today's weakness in Apple  shares could be related to negative comments at Rosenblatt due to weak iPhone […]

Nasdaq Triggers Market-Wide Circuit-Breaker As AMZN “Crashes” 87% After-Hours

Nasdaq has issued a market-wide trading halt amid what appears to be a "glitch" that sent a number of the largest Nasdaq-listed stocks to crash or spike to exactly $123.47 per share. This move crashed the value of companies including Amazon and Apple, sparked chaos in Microsoft, while sending Zynga rocketing up more than 3000%. […]

Warning: a Tech Stock Bloodbath Could Be Just Around the Corner

Tech is ready to implode. The NASDAQ ETF (QQQ) has broken its bull market trendline. Even worse, it has failed to reclaim this line despite a strong bounce. This is a MAJOR warning that the upwards momentum is gone. The next leg down should be a doozy (the target is the red circle on the […]

Indians Have A Choice: Buy The iPhone 6S Or Pay For One Year Of Groceries

As we noted first thing this morning, Mizuho downgraded Apple to neutral from buy, slashing its price target on the world’s largest company to $160 to $150 on the view that robust sales growth for the next product cycle has already been factored into the company’s share price. Among other things in its report, Mizuho […]

Which Companies Have The Highest Revenue Per Employee?

Authored by Ilya Levtov via Priceonomics.com, For many companies, the biggest cost is talent. This is especially true of Silicon Valley, where companies sell clicks and digital goods that do not have any material cost. So which companies' workforces are able to generate the most revenue? We decided to analyze every company in the Standard […]