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Stock market books weekly, daily gain as tech and energy sectors rally

U.S. stocks finished mostly higher Friday as investors scooped up battered energy shares, and technology stocks extended their recent advance, helping the main indexes close out the week on a positive note. The S&P 500 SPX, +0.16%  rose 3.80 points, or 0.2%, to end at 2,438.30 with technology stocks up 0.7% and energy shares adding 0.8%. The Dow Jones Industrial ... Read More »

Stock market closes lower as oil slips into bear-market territory

Getty ImagesIt was a gloomy day for crude oil. U.S. stocks finished lower Tuesday as investors dumped energy shares after crude-oil prices sank into bear-market territory. The S&P 500 SPX, -0.67%  dropped 16.43 points, or 0.7%, to close at 2,437.03, with nine of the 11 main sectors trading lower. The energy sector was down 1.3%, topping the losers. Crude oil ... Read More »

Dow, S&P 500 end at records as tech shares rebound

U.S. stocks rose on Monday, with both the Dow and the S&P 500 ending at new records as technology shares rebounded from a recent bout of sharp weakness to lead the market higher. The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -0.29%  rose 144.71 points, or 0.7%, to 21,528.99, ending at its highs of the day, which represented both an intraday and ... Read More »

V K Saraswat to replace Krishnaswamy Kasturirangan as JNU’s new chancellor

Vijay Kumar Saraswat, scientist and former DRDO chief has been named as the next chancellor of JNU by the HRD Ministry. He is a full-time member of NITI Aayog and will be replacing the ISRO chief, Krishnaswamy Kasturirangan. Image source: corruptionindrdo.com Vijay Kumar Saraswat, scientist and former DRDO chief has been named as the next chancellor of JNU by the ... Read More »

What is the career exposure for you as a scrum developer

Preference for scrum team is always at a growing stage for the companies. There must be some reasons for which they are preferring the team so much. If you are looking to go for the Certified Scrum developer Course in Dubai and get enrolled in some of the role of developers, that is s a great decision, but before that ... Read More »

Paris Champs Elysees attack gunman named as Karim Cheurfi

The gunman killed after shooting dead a policeman on the Champs Elysees has been named by the Paris prosecutor as Karim Cheurfi, a convicted criminal. He used a Kalashnikov assault rifle to kill the police officer with two bullets to the head, François Molins told journalists in the French capital. A note defending so-called Islamic State was found near his ... Read More »

The Market For Ad-Tech Startups Is As Inhospitable As Ever

“Data-Driven Thinking” is written by members of the media community and contains fresh ideas on the digital revolution in media. Today’s column is written by Hagai Tal, CEO at Taptica. At the beginning of last year, ad tech saw a market correction. After several years of overvaluation, investors had finally sobered up. By late 2016, the outlook for ad tech ... Read More »

Tech Overthrows Financials as King of Emerging Markets

The rally in technology stocks may have more room to run after the industry overthrew financials as the main driver of emerging market shares last quarter. Firms from South Korean phone makers to China’s biggest internet company helped drive a 17 percent surge in technology shares in the MSCI Emerging Markets Index in the first quarter, the best showing in five ... Read More »

Nintendo seen reluctant on radical shift as Wii U worries deepen

Nintendo Co Ltd will likely be reluctant to make radical changes such as allowing its games to be played on rivals’ devices as it grapples with poor sales of its flagship Wii U game console, which forced it to slash its outlook and sent its shares tumbling. Unlike rivals Microsoft Corp and Sony Corp, whose recently released XBox One and ... Read More »

Wikipedia Editors Ban ‘Unreliable’ Daily Mail as Source

Wikipedia editors have voted to ban the use of articles from British tabloid The Daily Mail and its globally popular website as sources, calling them “unreliable”, according to a statement. English-language editors of the online encyclopaedia cited the newspaper’s “reputation for poor fact-checking, sensationalism, and flat-out fabrication”, said the statement posted on Wikipedia Wednesday. The vote means the tabloid’s use ... Read More »