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Business News Weekly ─ March 11, 2109 

Business News Weekly ─ March 11, 2109  “It is prime time for smart watches” ─ from an article in the Wall Street Journal. Actually 50 million were sold in 2018, with Apple share around 45%. Apple's piece was $9.9 billion so this is not a fad. Prices are still in the...

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Business News Weekly ─ March 4, 2019 

Business News Weekly ─ March 4, 2019  FCC chief says US has early 5G lead. The US top telecommunications regulator said US companies are the front runners in the global race to build this–generation wireless networks. Microsoft employees are circulating a petition...

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Business News Weekly ─ February 25, 2019

Business News Weekly ─ February 25, 2019 “SEC aims to ease firms planning an IPOs” ─  from an article in the Wall Street Journal. Any company exploring whether to go public with get greater leeway to discuss their plans privately with potential investors before...

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Business News Weekly ─ February 18, 2019 

Business News Weekly ─ February 18, 2019  Amazon shuts down plan to build new headquarters in New York. It was said to add 25,000 jobs in the area. The politicians couldn’t get together to agree on the subsidies for Amazon. At the same time FOXCONN, arguably China’s...

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Business News Weekly ─ February 11, 2019

Business News Weekly ─ February 11, 2019 Twitter reports first profitable year. They also disclose their is number of daily users for the first time, 126 million. "Grad schools lose foreign students" ─ from an article in the Wall Street Journal. The International...

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Business News Weekly ─ February 4, 2018

Business News Weekly ─ February 4, 2018 Apple's iPhone troubles persist. Tough earnings report comes as firm deals with eavesdropping glitch on Face Time. Shift for visas for skilled workers. Trump's administration made changes to how the coveted visas for high...

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Business News Weekly ─ January 28, 2019

Business News Weekly ─ January 28, 2019 Hi Tech companies are starting to pick up a little again, but Amazon is still number one time this market capitalization. Amazon is pushing delivery service by utilizing, delivers from the manufacturer to the customer....

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Business News Weekly ─ January 21, 2019

Business News Weekly ─ January 21, 2019 "Amazon, Microsoft win cloud" ─ from an article in the Wall Street Journal. Can they keep their business growing strong? Is now the new six point trillion-dollar (market) question? "IPO, now, business later" ─ from an article in...

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Business News Weekly ─ January 14, 2019

Business News Weekly ─ January 14, 2019 Amazon Takes Top Market – Cap Crown. Lately Microsoft as well as Amazon have been at the top, because Apple who was the leader for years has really slid down. Apple has fallen to number four, behind Amazon, Microsoft and...

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Business News Weekly ─ January 7, 2019

Business News Weekly ─ January 7, 2019  China is also having problems with their manufacturing output. It reduced the manufacturing for first time in several years. Automobile sales in China dropped causing foreign firms to idle some of their factories. I do believe...

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Business News Weekly ─ December 31, 2018

Business News Weekly ─ December 31, 2018 "Colleges widen gap-year opportunities" ─ from an article in the Wall Street Journal. This is new to me, where colleges are offering financial aid to entice admitted students to stay away for a year. Duke said it would begin...

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Business News Weekly ─ December 24, 2018

Business News Weekly ─ December 24, 2018 Elon Musk’s tunnel, the digging venture for his company, Boring, will be demonstrating his tunnel under Los Angeles in the coming week, tied in with a press conference. As reminder, he claims this is the future of...

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Business News Weekly ─ December 17, 2018

Business News Weekly ─ December 17, 2018 MICROSOFT haspassed APPLE with a capital value at $840 billion versus $811. GM unplugsbreakthrough electric vehicle. The VOLT was introduced in 2010, and less than 20,000were sold in this year. Actually, VOLT was number five...

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Business News Weekly ─ December 10, 2018

Business News Weekly ─ December 10, 2018 “Space X sets a satellite record” ─ from an article in the Wall Street Journal. It says a successful rocket launch Monday by Elon Musk’s Space X mark between those milestones for the company's drive to ease access for...

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Business News Weekly ─ December 3, 2018 

Business News Weekly ─ December 3, 2018  “These two online retailers are blowing Amazon out of the water” ─ from an article on CNBC. Etsy and Wayfair have each logged double-digit gains since the beginning of November. From an ad in Bloomberg Magazine, CME Group,...

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Business News Weekly ─ November 26, 2018

Business News Weekly ─ November 26, 2018 Tech stocks really hit hard. Just since their peak this summer, Google is down 21%, Apple down 22% and Amazon down 29%. Lower iPhone demand bites Apple suppliers. The lower than demand for Apple's new iPhone's has created...

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Business News Weekly ─ November 19, 2018

Business News Weekly ─ November 19, 2018 "Cash, promises won Amazon" ─ from an article in the Wall Street Journal. It goes on to say New York, Northern Virginia offered a combined $5.5 billion to secure head offices. "Amazon, Google face a battle for tech talent and,...

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Business News Weekly ─ November 12, 2018

Business News Weekly ─ November 12, 2018 “Amazon plans to pick two headquarter cities” ─ from an article in the Wall Street Journal. Apparently the tech giants will spread across a pair of locations, citing the need for more talent. At the same time Amazon battles for...

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