Entries by The Trend Letter

Headlines – November 30/17

Dow opens above 24,000 for the first time. Read story Google faces mass legal action in UK for collecting personal data. Read story OPEC is said to agree on oil cuts extension to end of 2018. Read story Goldman says highest valuations since 1900 leave investors in for a world of hurt. Read story Bitcoin […]

Headlines – November 29/17

Dow, S&P hit records, but tech selloff weighs on Nasdaq. Read story Bitcoin surges past $11,000 less than 24 hours after topping $10,000. Read story North Korea says ‘breakthrough’ puts US mainland within range of a nuclear attack. Read story Senate Republicans shove tax bill ahead as Democrats fume. Read story This is the big […]

Headlines – November 28/17

Wall St set to grind higher, Powell hearing on deck. Read story These eight senators can make or break the GOP tax plan. Read story Congress stares down shutdown amid December deluge. Read story Oil falls on doubts over OPEC, pipeline restart. Read story CME plans to manage customer exposure to Bitcoin futures. Read story […]

Headlines – November 27/17

S&P set for near record: Cyber Monday has retailers in spotlight. Read story Cyber Monday showdown: Wall-Mart closes in on Amazon in online price war. Read story Cyber Monday poised for record as retail focus turns to online. Read story Tech trouble knock stocks, Bitcoin eyes $10,000. Read story Oil slips from highest in two […]

Freedom of speech being stifled at Canadian university

Freedom of speech is about the right to express opinions without censorship or restraint. It is about discussing various topics, exchanging  dialogue, debating multiple opinions on various topics. We are living in more and more of a politically correct environment where censorship has become widely accepted. We are being told that we cannot use certain […]

Headlines – November 24/17

US stocks set to climb, with retailers in focus for Black Friday. Read story Egypt attack: More than 230 killed in Sinai mosque. Read story Putin crowns himself OPEC king. Read story GOP tax plan is entering its make-or-0break week. Read story One shot outside Missouri mall, brawls close Alabama shopping centre as Black Friday […]

Headlines – November 23/17

China stocks suffer mauling, Fed leaves dollar in a daze. Read story As Black Friday nears, US stores get creative to battle e-commerce. Read story Euro up for third day as outlook brightens. Read story Oil eases from highest level since 2015 as traders weigh US data. Read story Stock market could tumble 15% if […]

Headlines – November 22/17

World stocks ride tech boom to scale new highs in pre-Thanksgiving rally. Read story Oil price rises to two-year high above $58 on supply slowdown. Read story Uber paid hackers to delete stolen data on 57 million people. Read story Skype removed from China Apple and Android app stores. Read story HPE CEO Whiman’s surprise […]

Smart City or Surveillance City?

As reported in New Scientist, in Toronto, and many other cities around the globe, ‘smart city’ projects are underway. The concept of infrastructure interlinked by software isn’t new.  Having Artificial Intelligence (AI) use data to actively improve our everyday lives seems like a worthwhile endeavour. This is not just some futuristic concept, as for the […]

Headlines – November 21/17

Nasdaq opens at record on tech gains. Read story Mugabe resigns after four decades. Read story Merkel signals readiness for new election after coalition talks collapse. Read story Tencent chief ‘richer than Google founders’. Read story Iraq is giving OPEC a headache. Read story A $31 million hack freaked crypotocurrency traders out and sent Bitcoin’s […]