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Surviving Stock Market Purgatory

<i>By Chris Ebert</i><p>The S&P 500 closed at an all-time high of 2123 this past week.<p>The Dow closed within a few points of its all-time high, as did the …

Government report says electric cars don’t make economic sense

By Steve Mac Donald | Watchdog Arena<p>While the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s recently released 2015 Energy outlook is not dynamic reading, …

Electric Vehicles

Apple to Push Paid Streaming Music Service With Free Trials and SoundCloud-Like Sharing

Ahead of the rumored debut of Apple's upcoming streaming music service, <i>Re/code</i> has shared several details on the initiative, sourced from industry insiders. As we've learned previously, Apple will charge $9.99 per month for the service and will not offer a freemium streaming tier as other music …

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US stocks jump the most since March following hiring gains

NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. stock market had its best day in two months Friday following good news about the job market.<p>The surge was enough to push two of the three major U.S indexes to gains for the week.<p>Investors were encouraged that U.S. employers added 223,000 jobs in April, a solid gain …

Stock Markets

Passenger Helps Land Flight After Pilot Falls Ill

<i>Photo courtesy of Air India</i><p>Flying can be a very scary ordeal for those uncomfortable in the sky, but imagine what the 200 passengers onboard a Jet …

Jet Airways

American Airlines debuts 787 in plans for more nonstop flights

FORT WORTH, Texas — After years of delay, the world's biggest airline is finally using one of the newest passenger jets.<p>American Airlines began …

NASA made an incredible 10-engine electric plane that takes off like a helicopter

But NASA has a lot more going on than futuristic space travel designs, and one recent test flight showed that the minds at NASA are still working on innovative designs for flight systems that operate in Earth's atmosphere.<p>The Greased Lightning 10, or GL10, is a remotely piloted, ten engine aircraft …

Aviation

5 Charts From the Week in Markets - Briefly - WSJ

Big investors took a hit as markets veered off course, and sharp swings rattled traders. On the fifth anniversary of the ‘flash crash,’ an ambitious fix is mired in red tape, and gasoline prices are revving up just in time for summer road trips. Here, in five charts, is a look at this week’s …

Stock Markets

BlackBerry Leap, Company's Latest Smartphone, Ditches The Physical Keyboard

TORONTO - BlackBerry is foregoing its famous physical keyboard in its newest smartphone.<p>The Waterloo, Ont.,-based company launches BlackBerry Leap in …

Stock jump the most since March following hiring gains in US

NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market had its biggest gain in two months after the U.S. government reported an encouraging pickup in hiring.<p>The gain of 223,000 jobs in April suggested that the economy may be regaining its footing after a slow start to the year.<p>The Dow Jones industrial average climbed …

Stock Markets

Fitbit IPO: plans to raise $100m to pursue 'corporate health' services

The eight-year old fitness tracking firm acknowledges competition from Apple and others, but still values its business at $1.2bn<p>Technology firm Fitbit is taking advantage of the rapidly expanding market for connected health and fitness by launching its business on the New York Stock Exchange, it …

NYSE

Wall Street owns the Clintons: Why Hillary can’t outrun her husband’s presidency

<b>(AP/Mark Duncan/Jason DeCrow/Photo montage by Salon)</b><p>The Democratic favorite wants to recast herself as a populist, but her ties to banking elites simply run too deep<p>Nomi Prins<p>May 8, 2015 8:30am (UTC)<p>This piece originally appeared on TomDispatch.<p>The past, especially the political past, doesn’t just …

Middle-class

Stock Market 101: Teaching the Wrong Lessons?

By<p>Jason Zweig<p>Jason Zweig<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@jasonzweigwsj<p>Google+<p>intelligentinvestor@wsj.com<p>This past week, some of the hottest portfolios in the country—funds with names like Canyonville, Westminster and Passaic Valley—shut down after racking up spectacular returns.<p>These aren’t hedge …

Stock Markets

Vivo X5 Pro specifications leak out, to be unveiled May 13th

According to the company’s official Weibo account, Vivo is slated to release its next smartphone, the X5 Pro, on Wednesday, May 13th. Seeing as how Vivo grabbed a ton of headlines in the past few months for producing one of the thinnest smartphones in the world, there’s no doubt that the company’s …

Phones

Nintendo will release five smartphone games by 2017

Nintendo's first smartphone game is due out by the end of this year, and more are soon to follow. In a meeting with investors following the release of the company's 2014 earnings, CEO and president Satoru Iwata (above) said that approximately five mobile titles will be released by March 2017.<p>"You …

Mobile

Check Out How Much Fancier Facebook’s New Digs Are

Main Headquarters: An aerial of Facebook's headquarters in Menlo Park, CA on the San Francisco Bay.<br>Steve Proehl—Corbis<p>1 of 16<p><b>Correction …

Mark Zuckerberg