Stock Market Insight

stock market predictions and insightIn order to be a successful investor, you must understand the market and what is going on.

Because the market is an organic institution, change is constant and variables are always evolving. So if Company A does X, how does that affect rival companies B and C? Our advisors give their takes on what is going on in the economy and how events shake the markets for different stocks and sectors.

Gadgets, Smartphones & Tech

Microsoft, Facebook Team Up on Undersea Internet Cable in the Atlantic

Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) and Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) have struck a partnership to build a cable network in the Atlantic Ocean. microsoftThe two companies are working on a subsea cable that will operate from under the sea and help meet the demand for high-speed cloud and Internet services. The line will be called "MAREA" and it will be complete by October 2017. The cable will be 6,600 kilometers long and it will be able to carry 160 terabits per second. Underwater data centers are slated to avoid a problem that most data centers, which is cooling. Marine energy sources will be used to keep the cable from overheating. MSFT stock is down 0.4% Thursday. FB stock is up 1.3%.

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Money & Politics

2016 Presidential Candidates: What U.S. Taxes Would Look Like

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Weird Street

New Disappearing Tattoo Ink Fades After a Year (or So)

Ephemeral is a company that's working on disappearing tattoo ink that fades after being under the skin for about one year. Read Article