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Hong Kong Unrest Worries Curb Global Shares Rally

Hong Kong Unrest Worries Curb Global Shares Rally

Unrest in Hong Kong over Beijing’s proposed national security laws weighed on global shares and oil prices on Wednesday, offsetting optimism about the re-opening of the world economy. Riot police fired pepper pellets on protesters…

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Farming With Robots

Farming With Robots

Technology is always changing in agriculture and the next phase can help alleviate labor shortages, give farmers volumes of information, and increase food production. Engineers and students at Kansas State University are developing prototypes of robots that…

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Smart farming: how technology is improving animal welfare and efficiency in agriculture

Smart farming: how technology is improving animal welfare and efficiency in agriculture

Precision Farming In the Péloponnèse region of southern Greece, some of the olive trees are a hundred years old and have been farmed via tried and tested methods over the decades; but these time-honoured approaches…

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Is Canopy Growth a Buy Amid Surge in Cannabis Stocks?

Is Canopy Growth a Buy Amid Surge in Cannabis Stocks?

Canopy Growth has surged from its recent lows. However, if market volatility picks up again the stock won’t be a flight-to-quality trade. Of all the stocks to catch a sharp rally, cannabis stocks have come…

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Point/Counterpoint: U.S. Stock Bulls Vs. Bears

Point/Counterpoint: U.S. Stock Bulls Vs. Bears

Wall Street ended the week with another strong gain as investors managed to shrug off the worst drop in nonfarm payrolls ever. The Nasdaq Composite turned positive for the year this week, with tech stocks remaining a…

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Large investors still say they aren’t ready to sell as coronavirus crisis continues

Large investors still say they aren’t ready to sell as coronavirus crisis continues

Investors grew increasingly concerned about the U.S. economy and the stock market as March wore on, but they also said they aren’t ready to abandon their stocks, according to several surveys. The vast majority of…

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Europe races to rescue its tech industry as start-ups fight for survival

Europe races to rescue its tech industry as start-ups fight for survival

European countries are racing to save their tech start-ups as the region faces an impending economic downturn because of the coronavirus crisis. France has led the pack in the continent, launching a 4 billion euro…

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5 charts that explain the Saudi Arabia-Russia oil price war so far

5 charts that explain the Saudi Arabia-Russia oil price war so far

Two of the world’s largest oil producers — Saudi Arabia and Russia — are set to increase production dramatically this month, after an agreement between OPEC and its allies to lower output expired at the end of March.  OPEC+ countries have teamed up to…

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Era Ends for Google as Founders Step Aside From a Pillar of Tech

Era Ends for Google as Founders Step Aside From a Pillar of Tech

 Larry Page and Sergey Brin, the Stanford graduate students who founded Google over two decades ago, are stepping down from executive roles at Google’s parent company, Alphabet, they announced on Tuesday. Sundar Pichai, Google’s chief…

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