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Five Trade-Related Issues That Will Worry Markets This Winter

Five Trade-Related Issues That Will Worry Markets This Winter

The trade war is a headwind for stocks. With fiscal stimulus expected to wear off this year, companies that are more dependent on China in their supply chain are expected to see tighter profit margins due to tariffs. Photographer: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg© 2018 Bloomberg Finance LP Welcome to 2019, the second year of the U.S.-China trade [...]

January 4, 2019 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on Five Trade-Related Issues That Will Worry Markets This Winter

Walmart CEO worries what consumers will have to pay if trade war escalates

Walmart CEO worries what consumers will have to pay if trade war escalates

Walmart CEO Doug McMillon on the future of the retail industry   12 Hours Ago | 08:36 Walmart is doing its best to keep prices unaffected by the U.S.-China trade war, but if things escalate it could be a different story, CEO Doug McMillon said Thursday. “We worry about next spring, next summer, next fall what [...]

December 7, 2018 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Walmart CEO worries what consumers will have to pay if trade war escalates

Tech is getting wrecked — three experts weigh in on whether the turmoil will continue

Tech is getting wrecked — three experts weigh in on whether the turmoil will continue

Technology is the second-worst-performing sector in the S&P 500 in the last week, with names such as Applied Materials, Nvidia, Adobeand PayPal among the group’s biggest losers in that time. Here’s what three market watchers said about tech stocks’ next move: Timothy Lesko, principal and partner at Granite Investment Advisors, said the recent downside isn’t all due to rising interest [...]

October 10, 2018 Loknath Das Business, Real Estate Comments Off on Tech is getting wrecked — three experts weigh in on whether the turmoil will continue

A $1 billion Gates Foundation-backed education initiative failed to help students – here’s how the foundation’s next $450 million project will look

A $1 billion Gates Foundation-backed education initiative failed to help students – here’s how the foundation’s next $450 million project will look

In 2009, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation launched an ambitious project to improve teacher effectiveness among certain primary and secondary schools in California, Florida, Tennessee, and Pennsylvania. The goal was to reform teacher evaluations. More effective teachers, the foundation predicted, would improve student achievement, raise graduation rates, and help low-income and minority students get into college. [...]

October 9, 2018 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on A $1 billion Gates Foundation-backed education initiative failed to help students – here’s how the foundation’s next $450 million project will look

Type 2 diabetes prevention, 3 lifestyle changes that will protect you from the disease

Type 2 diabetes prevention, 3 lifestyle changes that will protect you from the disease

Type 2 diabetes is a chronic disease that has become very common nowadays. While lack of insulin and genetic history are among the factors that cause it, certain lifestyle habits such as poor diet, lack of exercise and high stress also contribute to an increase in blood sugarlevels. Taking a few steps towards healthy life can make a huge difference. High air pollution levels can cause [...]

July 29, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Type 2 diabetes prevention, 3 lifestyle changes that will protect you from the disease

Home remedies for cold and cough, these 6 DIY methods will cure seasonal illnesses for you

Home remedies for cold and cough, these 6 DIY methods will cure seasonal illnesses for you

Common cold can be caused by almost 200 viruses, and irrespective of the season can lead to runny nose, fever, cough and congestion for 5-7 days. It’s no surprise that we tend to fall ill during a change in season, when our body is trying to adapt to the weather and our immunity levels may be slightly low, [...]

July 16, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Home remedies for cold and cough, these 6 DIY methods will cure seasonal illnesses for you

Soon there will be a drug which can reduce excessive sweating

Soon there will be a drug which can reduce excessive sweating

U.S. regulators on Friday approved the first drug developed specifically to reduce excessive sweating, a common condition that can cause people anxiety and affect their social lives. The Food and Drug Administration approved Qbrexza for excessive underarm sweating and will be available in October. The drug is inside a cloth wiped over the skin daily [...]

July 5, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Soon there will be a drug which can reduce excessive sweating

Volvo says US-China trade war will hit the brand

Volvo says US-China trade war will hit the brand

Volvo Car Group’s billionaire owner warned of the looming trade war’s adverse effects, saying consumers and automakers such as his will be among those hurt by the dispute involving the US and China. Li Shufu, whose Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Co. owns the Swedish carmaker, said both Volvo and his Chinese Geely brand would be [...]

June 30, 2018 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Volvo says US-China trade war will hit the brand

94% of Diners Will Choose a Restaurant Based on Online Reviews

94% of Diners Will Choose a Restaurant Based on Online Reviews

What goes into the decision-making process when a diner is looking for a restaurant? According to the new TripAdvisor “Influences on Diner Decision-Making” survey, 94% of US diners are influenced by online reviews. The numbers are also quite high in other countries, with French, Spanish, and Italian diners coming in at 90, 91 and 93% [...]

June 14, 2018 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on 94% of Diners Will Choose a Restaurant Based on Online Reviews

Samsung Galaxy Zero smartphone will be almost bezel-less: Render video out!

Samsung Galaxy Zero smartphone will be almost bezel-less: Render video out!

A new development from the South Korean smartphone giant Samsung is the rumoured entry of Samsung Galaxy Zero. The Galaxy Zero, if rumours are true, will be the first smartphone ever to feature a completely bezel-less design. According to a Youtube channel ‘Science and Knowledge’, the giant is set to introduce a new design for [...]

May 3, 2018 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Samsung Galaxy Zero smartphone will be almost bezel-less: Render video out!

How many drinks do you have in a week? It can predict how soon you will die

How many drinks do you have in a week? It can predict how soon you will die

Here’s some sobering news. A large international study says adults should average no more than one alcoholic drink per day, and that means drinking guidelines in many countries may be far too loose. The study found that people who down more than seven drinks a week can expect to die sooner than those who drink [...]

April 15, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on How many drinks do you have in a week? It can predict how soon you will die

Hit the bed early every night. If you don’t get enough sleep, you will die soon

Hit the bed early every night. If you don’t get enough sleep, you will die soon

Staying up awake late in the night will make you feel much more than just being groggy in the morning. According to a study, if you are a “night owl”, or like to stay up late and have trouble dragging yourself out of bed in the morning, you are at a higher risk of dying [...]

April 15, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Hit the bed early every night. If you don’t get enough sleep, you will die soon