The Fed has a new plan to avoid recession: Party like it’s 1994

Earlier this month, Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell announced a half-percent rate hike, the largest hike in more than two decades. Powell also indicated he wouldn’t hesitate to do it again — a move straight out of the central bank’s 1994 playbook, when the Fed last dampened the US economy and successfully executed a so-called …

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Mysterious ‘hobbit’ human species may not be extinct says expert in controversial claim

Sightings of an “ape-man” in Indonesia could be evidence that the Homo floresiensis species, believed to be long extinct, is still alive, an anthropologist has claimed. But other experts are skeptical. A digital recreation of the Homo Floresiensis species, nicknamed the ‘hobbit’ † Image: Stuart Hay / SWNS.com) An early human species nicknamed “hobbit” and …

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Is It Time to Jump Back Into Ford? Here’s How to Trade It

The recent news is messy. On Friday, Ford Motor (F) sold an additional 7 million shares of electric vehicle start-up Rivian Automotive (RIVN) for about $188 million. Ford had sold 8 million shares of RIVN shares earlier in the week after the blocking period for that company’s IPO. Readers will recall that Rivian went public …

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Elon Musk says Twitter claims ‘bot check’ broke NDA

Elon Musk tweeted Saturday that Twitter’s legal team accused him of violating a nondisclosure agreement by revealing that the sample size for the social media platform’s checks on automated users was just 100 accounts. “Twitter legal just called to complain that I violated their NDA by revealing the bot check sample size is 100!” Tesla …

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Sony’s new PlayStation Plus subscriptions launch June 13th, and here’s the list of games

Sony has confirmed the launch date and other details for the three new PlayStation Plus tiers it is launching, which will be available in the US from June 13. The new PlayStation Plus options are very similar to Xbox Game Pass, which gives players access to a collection of games that changes periodically and gives …

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If You Stand Like Superman or Wonder Woman, Would You Feel Stronger?

Summary: A new meta-analysis study assesses the effects of body posture on positive self-perception, reporting a dominant posture or a strong upright posture can help people feel and behave more confidently. Source: Martin Luther University Dominant or upright postures can help people feel more confident — and maybe even behave. A new analysis by Martin …

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The Nasdaq Is Down More Than 25% This Year. Time to Buy These 5 Top Stocks

While most investors hate market corrections, they offer great opportunities to add solid stocks to your portfolio for the long term. With the Nasdaq composite index has fallen about 27% this year at the time of writing, several growth stocks have also undergone significant correction. Let’s discuss five such top stocks that look very attractive …

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Dow Jones Falls, Tech Stocks Sell Off To Kick Off Week

The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell Monday as the stock market paused after a two-day bounce off correction lows. X Twitter (TWTR) shares fell more than 4% after Elon Musk said: the company’s legal team accused him of violating a nondisclosure agreement. On Friday, Musk said his $44 billion deal to take over Twitter was …

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Activision Blizzard staff criticise company’s “dystopian” diversity tool

Activision Blizzard employees have criticized the company’s diversity tool unveiled this weekend. Known as the Diversity Space Tool, it was launched in 2016 and has been in beta at mobile studio King. It is intended to increase the diversity of characters in games, but has been criticized for belittling diversity and reducing it to a …

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