George Olson

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Is Chevron's Dividend In Jeopardy?

Low oil and gas prices continued to wreck havoc on Chevron's (NYSE:CVX) performance, but the stock finished higher after the company reported second …

The Bank of Japan totally rocked global markets this morning

It’s alive.<p>The US Federal Reserve just finished creating “money” out of thin air and using it to buy financial assets. But the practice—known as quantitative easing—continues to drive global markets. The only difference is the sole source of the freshly created money isn’t the Eccles Building.<p>Case …

US and China tighten in unison, and damn the torpedoes

The world has changed abruptly for investors as the US Federal Reserve and the People's Bank of China both brush aside deflation warnings and press ahead with monetary tightening<p>Mind the monetary gap as the world's two superpowers turn off the liquidity spigot at the same time.<p>The US Federal …

Slack is now the fastest-growing workplace software ever

And it has $120 million in new funding to push it forward<p>Slack has become a big enough deal that it almost makes you care about enterprise software. The company, which integrates a kind of sophisticated group chat with dozens of other software services that your company may already use, has spread …

Time travel and teleporting 'a reality for today's children'

Travelling through time, invisibility cloaks and teleporting could all happen within today's children's lifetimes, experts have predicted<p>Move over Marty McFly - time travel, invisibility cloaks and teleporting could all happen within today's schoolchildren's lifetimes, experts agree.<p>Children could …

Time Travel

Who Owns The Most U.S. Debt?

To satisfy the U.S. government’s need for revenue, Washington collects taxes and fees. What happens if this isn’t enough? What happens if the federal government needs more? That is the subject of this article in which we’ll reveal who owns the most U.S. debt and how much of it is owned by foreign …

Portable iBox Nano cuts size and cost of 3D resin printing

Bigger is better is generally the mantra when it comes to consumer 3D printers. This is despite the majority of users likely to be only printing …

Printing

Experts Skeptical Of Lockheed Martin's 'Nuclear Fusion Breakthrough'

Ships, aircraft, and even entire cities may become fusion-powered a lot sooner than you might have imagined.<p>That's the word from aerospace giant Lockheed Martin, which announced Wednesday that a research team in its Skunk Works division has found a way to make a nuclear fusion reactor that's 10 …

New Smartphone Battery Goes From Dead To 70 Percent Charged In 2 Minutes, Scientists Say

A team of scientists say they've figured out a way to supercharge the lithium-ion batteries traditionally found in smartphones and tablets. And all it takes is adding a readily available substance usually found in sunscreen.<p>The new-fangled battery, developed by researchers at Nanyang Technological …

What If The Easy Money Is Now On The Bear Side?

<i>Complacent melt-ups aren't just boring--they're not very profitable.</i><p><b>File this under Devil's Advocate: what if the easy money in the stock market is</b> …