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FedEx Office to add 500 new locations in Walmart stores nationwide

FedEx Office, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (FDX), and Walmart (WMT) announced an agreement to place 500 new FedEx Office locations within select domestic Walmart stores nationwide in the next 24 months. The announcement comes after completion of... Read More

Google launches Google News Initiative to help journalism thrive in digital age

Google announced new efforts to support the media industry by fighting misinformation and bolstering journalism called the Google News Initiative. In a blog post, Google said "We need to do more... Over the past few years, we've worked with publishers to elevate accurate, quality content and stem the flow of misinformation and disinformation. On our own platforms, we're focused on combating misinformation during breaking news situations. Bad actors often target breaking news on Google platforms, increasing the likelihood that people are exposed to inaccurate content. So we've trained our systems to recognize these events and adjust our signals toward...

5 Companies Changing The Mining Industry

Lithium prices have taken off. In just a few years, a ton of lithium has increased by 300%. And while prices fell in early 2018, there's no question lithium demand will continue to grow. The answer to the huge increase in demand is simple: electric vehicles (EV) are growing in popularity, and battery-based tech, particularly in renewable energy sectors, has pushed demand for lithium up and up. The real question now is: how are lithium suppliers going to feed all this new demand Thank Tesla, of course. The EV pioneer has risen the profile of EV tech and opened up its first "gigafactory" in January 2017. But Tesla isn't alone: it only provides 30% of EVs...

Ontario Moves Ahead with Plan to License Cannabis Lounges

As evidence to the shift in public perception of marijuana use, the Province of Ontario has announced plans to legalize Cannabis lounges once the country's Cannabis Act is passed. Leading cannabis companies are already preparing for the increased demand including Canopy Growth Inc. (TSX: WEED) (OTC: TWMJF), MedReleaf Corp. (OTC: MEDFF), GW Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: GWPH), and MYM Nutraceuticals Inc. (CSE: MYM) (OTC: MYMMF). For the past decade or so, Canada has had an extremely positive approach towards medical and recreational marijuana, and has been at the forefront...

On The Fly: What to watch for in Oracle's earnings report

Oracle (ORCL) is scheduled to report results of its fiscal third quarter after the market close on March 19, with a conference call scheduled for 5:00 pm ET. What to watch for: 1. REVENUE CONSENSUS HIGHER: Along with its last report, Oracle guided for Q3 adjusted earnings per share of 68c-70c on revenue growth of 2%-4%. A tthe time, analysts were expecting the company to report Q3 EPS of 72c on revenue of $9.68B. The EPS consensus view remains unchanged, while the revenue view has since risen to $9.78B. 2. CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE EXPANSION: On February 12, Oracle announced plans to "significantly" expand its...

Improvements in Photonic Imaging is Changing Healthcare Landscape

Nuclear imaging, while not new, is quickly proliferating into new arenas of health diagnosis while also increasing in capability in existing areas of application leading to a major shift in the healthcare landscape. Companies directly tied to the impact of Photonics and Imaging include ASML Holding N.V. (NASDAQ: ASML), Coherent, Inc. (NASDAQ: COHR), IPG Photonics Corporation (NASDAQ: IPGP) and Zecotek Photonics Inc. (OTC: ZMSPF) (TSX.V: ZMS). The technology that goes into telling doctors what is going on inside their patient's bodies is a critical element of modern day medicine...

Euro, Bund Yields Jump After ECB Rate-Hike Rumors

URUSD jumped 40 pips on Reuters headlines that sources suggest The ECB is "broadly comfortable" with the market anticipating rate-hikes starting in Q1 2019. "The only point in extending the program would be to push out rate hike expectations and anchor the yield curve," one of the sources said. "But that can be done with other tools, like a more precise forward guidance or more long-term refinancing operations." The reaction was swift, but for now only modest in EURUSD... Though Bund Yields are moving... Additionally, Reuters reports that sources say that policymakers are shifting their debate to the trajectory...

WTI Suddenly Spikes Above $62

WTI Crude futures just suddenly spiked above $62 (with no obvious news catalyst)... Bloomberg points to today's gains (pre-spike) as being driven by investors weighing surging U.S. crude production against a warning from the International Energy Agency of an impending shortfall in global supplies. “The market is probably less concerned about the rise in U.S. oil production because the global economy is doing quite well, so there is demand for the additional oil,” said Jens Pedersen, senior analyst at Danske Bank A/S. “It seems like oil has found its feet following a volatile start to the year.”...

BLS: Job Openings Increased in January

The number of job openings increased to 6.3 million on the last business day of January, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Over the month, hires and separations were little changed at 5.6 million and 5.4 million, respectively. Within separations, the quits rate and the layoffs and discharges rate were little changed at 2.2 percent and 1.2 percent, respectively. The number of quits was little changed at 3.3 million in January. The quits rate was little changed at 2.2 percent. Over the month, the number of quits was little changed for total private and for government...

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