Adam James Fernandes

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Africa's 2016 in pictures

Dow Slides After Nearing 20000 Milestone

Trading volumes and market swings have been muted in 2016’s final week<p>U.S. stocks fell in quiet trading Wednesday as broad selling drove the Dow Jones Industrial Average to its biggest loss since the Federal Reserve raised interest rates.<p>The blue chip index declined 111 points, or 0.6%, to 19834 …

Stock Markets

Syria's cease-fire holding despite minor violations

BEIRUT (AP) — A nationwide Syrian cease-fire brokered by Russia and Turkey that went into effect at midnight held Friday despite minor violations, …

Putin: Russia won't expel US diplomats

<b>Moscow (CNN) —</b> Russian President Vladimir Putin said Friday that Moscow will not expel American diplomats in response to US sanctions against Russia.<p>Putin said he would not pursue "irresponsible 'kitchen' diplomacy" and would instead attempt to rebuild relations with Washington after the …

3 Precision Medicine Stocks to Buy in January

Precision medicine. The term might sound futuristic, but the future has arrived.<p>The National Institutes of Health defines precision medicine as "an emerging approach for disease treatment and prevention that takes into account individual variability in genes, environment, and lifestyle for each …

Opinion: These technical charts tell you to stick with stocks

At the risk of being called a contrarian indicator, the evidence I have suggests that even at today’s lofty levels, investors need to be in …

Stock Markets

Stocks react to bank bailout and fines; Lockheed stung; Dow record still in sight

<b>1. All about the banks:</b> It's a hectic day in the banking sector.<p>Italian bank Monte dei Paschi (BMDPF) is working on a government bailout that is expected to be worth billions. Trading in the bank's shares has been halted.<p>Meanwhile, Deutsche Bank (DB) and Credit Suisse (CS) have just announced deals …

Brexit Bulletin: May's Iron Grip

<i>Sign up to receive the Brexit Bulletin in your inbox, and follow @Brexit on Twitter.</i><p>U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May's all-controlling management …

It's a Revolutionary Time in Brand Building

Six Factors Accelerating the Growth of Brands in the Digital Revolution<p>Years ago, Kevin Plank, the storied founder of UnderArmour, spoke to us about the minimum amount of time it takes to build a brand. It made sense. Intuitively, building a brand, a company recognizable by a large number of …

Innovation

Opinion: 4 reasons to weight your portfolio toward small-cap growth stocks in 2017

With the stock market at all-time highs and all the headlines about Dow 20,000, investors are buying U.S. stocks with confidence and optimism once …

Stock Markets

Israelis called Trump to weigh in ahead of UN Security Council vote

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The Israeli government reached out to President-elect Donald Trump for help in pressuring the Obama administration to veto a UN Security Council resolution condemning settlement activity, a senior Israeli official told CNN.<p>Egypt delayed a potential showdown vote at the Security …

How Leafy Greens May Protect The Brain From Aging

A protein found in foods like spinach and kale may prevent cognitive decline.<p>Leafy greens are often touted as superfoods with miraculous health benefits ranging from preventing cancer to warding off inflammation.<p>We now also know that vegetables like spinach, kale and chard are potent superfoods for …

Groundbreaking fMRI study finds 4 distinct neurological subtypes of depression - ExtremeTech

By on December 20, 2016 at 12:02 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>New research from Weill Cornell …

Forget Marijuana Stocks: Buy These 3 Biotech Stocks Instead

Why are investors so excited and intrigued by marijuana stocks? Some want to ride the wave of growing acceptance of cannabis-based products. Others like the momentum. I think, though, that investors can find better risk-versus-reward potential in three biotech stocks: <b>Organovo Holdings</b> (NASDAQ: …

Prostate cancer laser treatment 'truly transformative'

<b>Surgeons have described a new treatment for early stage prostate cancer as "truly transformative".</b><p>The approach, tested across Europe, uses lasers and a drug made from deep sea bacteria to eliminate tumours, but without causing severe side effects.<p>Trials on 413 men - published in The Lancet Oncology …

Brain, Mind, Body And The Disease Of Addiction

The standard definition of drug or alcohol addiction is that it's a chronic, incurable disease of the brain.<p>In a comprehensive report on the topic, published last month, the surgeon general gives this familiar definition a more positive spin. He eschews the "cure" word and focuses instead on the …

Consciousness

Irony alert: Clinton Democrats now claiming moral high ground on security

Hillary Clinton is the last person who should be giving advice on matters of professional or national security after all the crimes she committed …

Iran sanctions renewal becomes law without Obama signature

WASHINGTON (AP) — In an unexpected reversal, President Barack Obama declined to sign a renewal of sanctions against Iran but let it become law anyway, in an apparent bid to alleviate Tehran's concerns that the U.S. is backsliding on the nuclear deal.<p>Although the White House had said that Obama was …

South Asia

Why organ transplant is so difficult to carry out in Japan

Restrictive laws, religious concerns and a lack of knowledge about donating organs mean that medically-sophisticated Japan lags well behind other …

Medicine

New glasses for Malawians for $1

People in Malawi with poor eyesight are now seeing the world in sharper focus thanks to project which produces inexpensive glasses. It's also …

World Health Organization

Suspect in Egypt chapel bombing had 2014 run-in with police

CAIRO (AP) — The young man suspected of blowing himself up inside a Cairo chapel during Sunday Mass, killing at least 25 people, had been arrested …

Here are some tricks your mind is playing on you that you won’t even believe are happening

In addition to being at the top of the food chain, humans think they are above tricks of the mind. Sorry to break it to you, but you are not. While …