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  • Tony Blair: The same 'surge of discontent' led to Trump's election, Brexit

    Tony Blair talks about how alienation led to both Brexit and the election of Donald Trump

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  • Apple Falls Below Key Level In Heavy Volume, But Is It A Sell Signal Or No?
    Business
    Investor's Business Daily8 hours ago

    Apple Falls Below Key Level In Heavy Volume, But Is It A Sell Signal Or No?

    Apple (AAPL) is falling nearly 2% in heavy volume, breaking below a significant technical level. With the breach of the 50-day line, that also puts Apple below a prior buy point at 156.75. But the key question here: Does Apple's action result in a sell signal? The short answer is that it depends on how the stock closes today, and whether you're a long-term or short-term shareholder. Apple was down 1.9% to 155.67 in afternoon trading in the stock market today, tumbling as low as 153.83 on Apple Watch connectivity concerns. Volume is more than double normal levels. If Apple closes below the 50-day, it could be seen as a sell signal for those that bought the stock at the 156.75 entry. But we need

  • Google to buy part of HTC's smartphone operations for $1.1 billion
    Finance
    Reuters1 hour ago

    Google to buy part of HTC's smartphone operations for $1.1 billion

    Alphabet Inc's Google will acquire part of Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC's smartphone operations for $1.1 billion, the companies said in a joint statement on Thursday. Under the deal, Google will acquire a team of people who develop Pixel smartphones for the U.S. firm and receive a non-exclusive license for the Taiwanese firm's intellectual property.

  • Stocks Follow Apple Post-Fed; Big-Dividend Tech In Buy Range?
    Business
    Investor's Business Daily9 hours ago

    Stocks Follow Apple Post-Fed; Big-Dividend Tech In Buy Range?

    Key U.S. index funds were lower Wednesday after the Fed held rates steady, as expected, and said it would start trimming its balance sheet by October. XAutoplay: On | OffPowerShares QQQ Trust (QQQ) sank 1%, SPDR S&P 500 (SPY) fell 0.4% and SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average (DIA) gave up 0.2%. Apple (AAPL) weighed with a 2% drop, which put the iPhone maker back below a 156.75 buy point as it breached its 50-day moving average. Oil funds led the upside as West Texas intermediate crude prices surged 2% to $50.43 a barrel. SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Exploration & Production (XOP) rose 2% and VanEck Vectors Oil Services (OIH) added 1.4%. United States Oil (USO) and PowerShares DB Oil (DBO) rose nearly 1%