Gold prices steady as Trump speech stokes fears of government shutdown

Gold prices held steady on Wednesday after U.S. President Donald Trump, in his State of the Union speech, vowed to build a border wall, but gave little clarity over developments in the ongoing trade discussions with China.
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Helmet Maker Vicis Courts NFL QBs to Invest in Latest Funding Round

Aaron Rodgers has taken some trips to the Pacific Northwest he’d probably rather forget. Rodgers, who since 2008 has been the starting quarterback of the National Football League’s Green Bay Packers, has a career 1-4 record in regular season and playoff road games against the Seattle Seahawks, including an overtime loss in 2015 that sent the Seahawks to the Super Bowl.Those sour memories aside, Rodgers is among the many backers of the Emerald City’s early-stage business community. He was one of...
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Global Markets: Asian shares subdued after Trump speech, Aussie slumps

Asian shares were subdued on Wednesday after U.S. President Donald Trump's State of the Union speech failed to give markets fresh trading catalysts, while the Australian dollar slumped after the central bank opened the door to a possible rate cut.
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5 Ways To Improve Your Business Skills

In the ever changing world of business, it can be difficult to remain on top of your skills. With business, you constantly have to work hard to make sure that… Read more » The post 5 Ways To Improve Your Business Skills appeared first on
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Oil ticks higher, market eyes U.S. State of the Union address

Oil prices edged higher for the first time in three sessions on Wednesday, although concerns over the outlook for the global economy capped gains.
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Rupee the 'whipping boy', but to dodge record low: Reuters poll

The Indian rupee is set to underperform against the dollar again this year, weighed down by uncertainty ahead of a national election in May, but is unlikely to retest life-time lows, a Reuters poll showed.
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Michael Condrey of 2K Games Establishes New Game Development Studio

Game industry veteran Michael Condrey (mainly known for being the lead developer behind the Call of Duty series) is establishing a new game development studio with a currently unknown name. The Take-Two Interactive Software and 2K Games announcement also stated the new studio will work on an unannounced dev project. The full and lengthy press release on the […]
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U.S.' Mnuchin, Lighthizer to hold talks next week in China: sources

Senior U.S. and Chinese officials are poised to start another round of trade talks in Beijing next week to push for a deal to protect American intellectual property and avert a March 2 increase in U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods, two people familiar with the plans said on Tuesday.
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Want to Live Like Trump? That’ll Cost You Nearly $3 Million

The president's childhood home has been listed at $2.9 million
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Marriott’s Bonvoy Boasts “Better” Loyalty, But Can It Deliver?

After more than two years of loyalty program limbo and “will they, or won’t they” debates, Marriott unveiled the name of its unified loyalty program: Bonvoy. This final step in the world’s largest hospitality merger brings together over 100 million members, billions of records, and 6,700 properties in over 130 countries. For Marriott, the stakes […]
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Meditation app backed by Ashton Kutcher valued at US$1 billion - which makes an app that guides people through relaxation exercises and encourages users to breathe - has been valued at US$1 billion ($1.5b). in a funding round led by TPG Growth, the Ashton Kutcher-backed startup said... [Author: [email protected]]
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Travel and Save: 4 Ways How to Save Money on Vacation and Have the Time of Your Life

The powers of traveling are well-documented: Broadens your horizons, enhances your peace of mind, boosts your confidence, and, of course, helps you have fun. However, not many people are reaping these benefits. In fact, 76 percent of Americans wish they’d travel more frequently than they currently do, but a lack of finances stands in their way. If you’re among these people, we’ve some good news. You don’t need boatloads of money to hit the road or take to the skies as often as you want. With sav...
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Samsung Galaxy S10: Specs, dates, and everything we know so far

Samsung’s next phone launch is still weeks away, but there have been so many leaks and rumors surrounding the phone that we already have a pretty good idea of what’s to come. We’ve amassed a collection of all the biggest leaks are rumors so far so you don’t have to. What it’ll look like Being the 10th in Samsung’s Galaxy line, we’re expecting a significant redesign. Most notable is the super thin bezels and use of a ‘hole-punch’ display – a notch alternative that, to this reporter, looks a lot c...
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Cooking the Books podcast: Why doing less can make you richer

Each week the NZ Herald and Newstalk ZB's Cooking The Books podcast tackles a different money problem. Today, it's a new win for the passive-investing fans. Hosted by Frances Cook. Listen to "Why doing less can make you richer"... [Author: [email protected]]
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Trump claimed more women than ever are working; the reality is much more grim

In President Donald Trump's lengthy State of the Union address Tuesday, one of the lines that received the loudest bipartisan applause was when Trump celebrated job gains for women."No one has benefited more from our thriving economy... [Author: [email protected]]
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SXSW Startups: Tunnelware

The Forrest Four-Cast: February 4, 2019 Fifty diverse startups will aim to impress a panel of judges and a live audience with their skills, creativity and innovation at SXSW Pitch Presented by Cyndx. Winners in 10 categories will be announced at the Pitch Award Ceremony at 6:30 pm Sunday, March 10, at the Hilton Austin.A finalist in Augmented and Virtual Reality, which will pitch at 3:30 pm Saturday, March 9, Tunnelware is a product of DigitalTwin Technology, founded in Cologne, Germany, which...
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Facebook finally rolls out life-saving 'unsend' feature on Messenger

Facebook has finally come out with a life-saving feature where you can delete messages in a conversation on Messenger after you've sent them.This means if you accidentally (or drunkenly) send a regrettable message to someone, you... [Author: [email protected]]
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ASB boss Vittoria Shortt says operations reviewed following Australian Royal Banking Commission report

The ASB is reviewing its operations following the Australian Royal Banking Commission report which was scathing of behaviour by institutions, including the bank's parent, the Commonwealth Bank.ASB chief executive Vittoria Shortt... [Author: [email protected]]
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Wandrd’s new inflatable camera bag packs down to a fraction of its size

Wandrd's newest bag is a lightweight backpack with inflatable camera cube and back panel that let it collapse down to less than half its full height. Launching on Kickstarter, the project has already raised over $70,000 in pledges. The post Wandrd’s new inflatable camera bag packs down to a fraction of its size appeared first on Digital Trends.
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Robo advisor Personal Capital just raised $50 million as it gears up for an IPO

Personal Capital, a digital wealth management platform that competes with Betterment and Wealthfront, just announced a $50 million fundraising round, led by Canadian financial services firm IGM Financial. The company, which manages $8.5 billion, is now valued at more than $600 million. The fintech fundraising frenzy is showing no sign of cooling off this year, with robo advisor Personal Capital becoming the latest company to benefit. The company said on Tuesday it had raised $50 million in a...
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Trump, in State of the Union address, touts economy, claims ‘ridiculous partisan investigations’ could derail prosperity

WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump, in State of the Union address, touts economy, claims ‘ridiculous partisan investigations’ could derail prosperity.
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Edwards recalls 1,400 improperly assembled heart catheters

Irvine-based medical device maker Edwards Lifesciences has recalled 1,426 disposable catheters used to monitor blood flow and cardiac function in and around the heart, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced Tuesday, Feb. 5. The recall occurred in December after Edwards discovered the devices had been assembled improperly. Although the FDA labeled it a “Class I” recall – capable of causing serious harm or death – an Edwards spokeswoman reported “no patient injury or impacts” from the fau...
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Snap Is Now Slightly Less Fucked

Snap Inc., the company behind the Snapchat app and a failed line of wearable cameras, is slightly less fucked than it was before, according to Q4 2018 earnings released on Tuesday.Read more...
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Sim Racing Gets Real – iRacing Gamer Wins Test in Pro Race Car

Mazda Motorsports and iRacing partnered to find undiscovered talent in the gaming world. Now there’s a winner who has earned a test day in a Global MX-5 Cup car, and a new chance to win in 2019. The post Sim Racing Gets Real – iRacing Gamer Wins Test in Pro Race Car appeared first on Digital Trends.
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Vizio P-Series Quantum (PQ65-F1) review

Vizio’s premium TVs have been making huge strides recently, culminating in the P Series Quantum, a 65-inch TV with impressive picture quality at a remarkably low price. Our review will help determine if this is the right TV for you. The post Vizio P-Series Quantum (PQ65-F1) review appeared first on Digital Trends.
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Here’s all the biggest news from the February 2019 Inside Xbox event

Microsoft held an Inside Xbox event on February 5, featuring new announcements for big games like Crackdown 3, Sea of Thieves, and Tom Clancy's The Division 2. Here's what you need to know. The post Here’s all the biggest news from the February 2019 Inside Xbox event appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Gaming, Microsoft, Halo, Trends, Xbox, The Division, Tom Clancy, Crackdown, Mortal Kombat

India Boosts Military Spending by 8% in 2019-2020

India’s 2019-2020 budget for the Ministry of Defense will be 8% higher at $60.9 billion. $42.7 billion is for the conventional defense budget. This is from an Institute for Defence Studies and... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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Global Markets: Asian shares mark time before Trump speech

Asian shares started cautiously on Wednesday as investors waited to see if U.S. President Donald Trump drops any hints of progress on tariffs in his State of the Union speech.
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Self-driving Cars, Traffic and Parking Problems

Self-driving cars should be able to solve traffic and parking problems. However, this requires that most self-driving cars are used with ride-sharing to maximize the useful rides per car and to... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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Kiwi dollar jumps against Aussie

The New Zealand dollar gained strongly against the Australian dollar after Reserve Bank of Australia governor Philip Lowe opened the door to a rate cut.The kiwi traded at 96.01 Australian cents at 8am in Wellington versus 95.25... [Author: [email protected]]
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