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The Strong Dollar, Its Impact on Growth, and the TPP The Strong Dollar, Its Impact on Growth, and the TPP

The following is an excerpt from Jared Bernstein | March 27, 2015 | Huffingtonpost.com | When it comes to the debate over whether the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement should include rules against managing currency, the recent, sharp rise in the value of the dollar offers a little something for everyone. For TPP supporters who oppose a currency chapter -- i.e., explicit actions to be taken against signatories that push down the value of their currency to subsidize their exports and tax ... Read More

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Mars Probably Had More Water Than the Arctic Ocean, Study Says Mars Probably Had More Water Than the Arctic Ocean, Study Says

The following is an excerpt from Justin Worland | March 5, 2015 | Time.com | The size of the Martian ocean is significantly larger than previously thought Mars likely had a body of water larger than the Arctic Ocean, according to a new study by NASA scientists. The size of the Martian ocean is significantly larger than previously thought and provides further evidence that the planet may have once had the ability to support life. The body of water would have been large ... Read More

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Modest Coffee Consumption Good For The Heart: Study Modest Coffee Consumption Good For The Heart: Study

The following is an excerpt from AFP.com | March 3, 2015 | People who drink three to five cups of coffee a day may have a lower risk of clogged arteries that can cause serious heart problems, a study said Tuesday. The South Korean research is the latest on the health effects of the popular brew, previously associated with a reduced risk of developing multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's and Alzheimers disease. For the latest study, the team analysed data from 25,100 South Korean men ... Read More

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King Of Jordan Wants To Wage ‘WW3′ On ISIS King Of Jordan Wants To Wage ‘WW3′ On ISIS

The following is an excerpt from Rt.com | March 2, 2015 | King Abdullah of Jordan has called the battle against the Islamic State “World War 3” in what is a “generational fight” to overcome these “outlaws of Islam.” Speaking to CNN, he implored all religions to come together, adding “this is our war.” He made a point of referring to the fight against the Islamic State as a “third World War” and called upon all nations to come together to help counter ... Read More

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Nasdaq Composite Index Hits 5,000 Milestone Nasdaq Composite Index Hits 5,000 Milestone

The following is an excerpt from Jessica Menton | March 2, 2015 | ibtimes.com | The Nasdaq composite is within spitting distance of its all-time closing high of 5,048.62 set on March 10, 2000, a record hit just before the dot-com bubble burst. But the index could hit the mark faster than previously thought after the Nasdaq hit the psychologically important 5,000 milestone in morning trading Monday, rising as high as 5,000.33. Though technology companies are still powering the Nasdaq's upward trajectory just ... Read More

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Amazon’s Latest Effort To Get You Shopping Is This Speaker Amazon’s Latest Effort To Get You Shopping Is This Speaker

The following is an excerpt from Timothy Stenovec | November 6, 2014 | Huffingtonpost.com | Amazon wants to make it as easy as possible for you to buy every single thing it sells, from diapers to groceries to streaming movies. The company's latest effort to get you shopping comes in the form of a voice-controlled wireless speaker, called Echo, that's always listening for you to utter the phrase "Alexa." When you do, the speaker perks up and awaits for your question or ... Read More

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Bank Of America Reverses Q3 Profit To A Loss Due To Currency Probe Bank Of America Reverses Q3 Profit To A Loss Due To Currency Probe

The following is an excerpt from Steve Schaefer | November 6, 2014 | Forbes.com | Suddenly, Citigroup's C -0.06% revision to its already-reported third-quarter results doesn’t look so bad after Bank of America BAC +0.12% pulled the same move Thursday. Bank of America lowered its third-quarter figures to a net loss of $232 million, or 4 cents per share, citing a $400 million charge due to legal costs associated with efforts to settle matters tied to its currency business. On Oct. 15, ... Read More

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‘Google-like’ search engine puts NSA snooping back in the spotlight ‘Google-like’ search engine puts NSA snooping back in the spotlight

The following is an excerpt from James Rogers | August 26, 2014 | Foxnews.com | The National Security Agency’s surveillance machinery is again in the spotlight after a media report claimed that it is secretly providing data to almost two dozen U.S. government agencies via a powerful “Google-like” search engine. Details of the search engine, known as ICREACH, are revealed in classified documents obtained by The Intercept website from NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden. The engine can reportedly share more than 850 billion ... Read More

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Obama Approves ISIS Surveillance Flights Over Syria Obama Approves ISIS Surveillance Flights Over Syria

The following is an excerpt from MARTHA RADDATZ, MARY BRUCE and CHRIS GOOD | August 26, 2014 | abcnews.go.com | President Obama has approved U.S military surveillance flights over Syria to track the Islamic militant group ISIS, a group that American warplanes have been attacking in neighboring Iraq, ABC News has confirmed. The U.S. has not made any decision on expanding its air offensive against ISIS, also known by the acronym ISIL, into Syria, a U.S. official said. The decision on the surveillance flights ... Read More

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Apple Planning 12.9-inch iPad for 2015: Bloomberg Apple Planning 12.9-inch iPad for 2015: Bloomberg

The following is an excerpt from reuters.com | August 26, 2014 | (Reuters) - Apple Inc (AAPL.O) is preparing to roll out a larger, 12.9-inch version of its iPad for 2015, with production set to begin in the first quarter of next year, Bloomberg cited people with knowledge of the matter as saying on Tuesday. The report comes as Apple struggles with declining sales of its 10-inch and 7.9-inch tablets, which are faltering as people replace iPads less frequently than expected and larger ... Read More

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