|Bid||166.41 x 400|
|Ask||166.50 x 900|
|Day's Range||165.81 - 168.43|
|52 Week Range||142.27 - 195.32|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||30.85|
|Earnings Date||Apr 25, 2018|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||N/A (N/A)|
|1y Target Est||217.85|
Yahoo Finance's Jen Rogers and Jared Blikre break down the U.S. Treasury yield curve: as of the current date, when the Federal Reserve raised rates above 5% and it inverted in February 2007 and, as of April 2008, after the Fed lowered rates during the financial crisis following the Bear Stearns blowup.
Walmart is loosening the worker dress code at some stores to retain staff. Yahoo Finance’s Alexis Christoforous, Rick Newman, and Brittany Jones-Cooper discuss.
New details are emerging over President Trump’s conversations with James Comey. This as Rudy Giuliani joins the President’s legal team. Yahoo Finance’s Alexis Christoforous and Rick Newman have more.
Apple became the largest public company in the world the old-fashioned way: charging lots of consumers lots of money. In recent weeks, that tension has grown, as Cook and Apple (AAPL) sought to distance themselves from Facebook (FB) and the uproar over user data. In a television interview, Cook, hardly a rabble-rouser, accused Facebook of building a business based on an “invasion of privacy.” “The truth is, we could make a ton of money if we monetized our customer—if our customer was our product,” Cook told MSNBC.
For some years now, there has been a tension between the world’s largest tech companies—Alphabet, Amazon.com, Facebook, Apple, Microsoft, Baidu, and Alibaba Group Holding—and the chip companies they rely on, especially Intel and Nvidia. While the giants buy massive quantities of Intel’s (INTC) microprocessors, and Nvidia’s (NVDA) graphics chips, or GPUs, to power their data centers, they are also in an arms race to have the best artificial-intelligence-based machine-learning functions. Because of this, there was always the possibility the giants might decide to buy fewer off-the-shelf parts and make their own custom chips to get an edge on one another.
Congress has stepped up talk of new privacy regulations in the wake of the scandal involving Cambridge Analytica, which improperly gained access to the data of as many as 87 million Facebook users. When we post and label photos on Facebook or Instagram, use Google maps while driving, chat in multiple languages on Skype or upload videos to YouTube, we are generating data about human behavior that the companies then feed into machine-learning programs.
NEW ORLEANS, April 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- ClaimsFiler, a FREE shareholder information service, reminds investors that they have until May 21, 2018 to file lead plaintiff applications in a securities class action lawsuit against Facebook, Inc. (FB), if they purchased the Company's shares between February 3, 2017 and March 23, 2018, inclusive (the "Class Period"). This action is pending in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California.
Companies that buy and sell consumer data are preparing for increased scrutiny from U.S. lawmakers after a scandal over how social network Facebook handles personal information, Acxiom Corp's (ACXM.O) chief executive said on Friday. Scott Howe told Reuters in a phone interview that Acxiom, among the largest U.S. data brokers, welcomed change and supported regulation of some kind, although he stopped short of endorsing a specific plan or greater powers for the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the primary U.S. regulator of data privacy.
Companies that buy and sell consumer data are preparing for increased scrutiny from U.S. lawmakers after a scandal over how social network Facebook handles personal information, Acxiom Corp's chief executive said on Friday. Scott Howe told Reuters in a phone interview that Acxiom, among the largest U.S. data brokers, welcomed change and supported regulation of some kind, although he stopped short of endorsing a specific plan or greater powers for the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the primary U.S. regulator of data privacy.
Facebook Inc. set a lobbying record in the first quarter ahead of an uproar over the leak of data on millions of users’ without their permission. It also referred to "general discussions on data breach," without providing further details. Toward the end of the quarter, Facebook was hit by revelations that data on millions of users had been improperly obtained by Cambridge Analytica, a firm that worked on President Donald Trump’s 2016 election campaign.