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Panasonic’s Nubo is a security camera you can take pretty much anywhere

This portable security camera has its own SIM card so it can live without Wi-Fi, among other handy features. COMMENTS Melissa Riofrio | @MRiofrioPCW Executive Editor, TechHive Feb 23, 2016 5:00 AM We first saw Panasonic’s Nubo last year at IFA in Berlin, and we were impressed by the innovation behind this cloud-connected home security camera. Already unique for its ability ... Read More »

Who’s to blame for the market turmoil?

The world’s stock markets are in the red for the year amid a global equity rout. But what’s behind it? Despite well-known experts warning about the prospect of a U.S. or even global recession, there is little clear sign to that effect, raising questions as to why stocks are falling so fast. CNBC takes a look at the leading suspects ... Read More »

Santoli: This ‘coward’ portfolio yields 5%

The acronym was as grating and inaccurate as it was cute and catchy: TINA. It stood for “There Is No Alternative,” and sought to explain in four letters why so many investors kept putting money joylessly into stocks in recent years — supposedly because central banks had banished safe returns from the financial firmament with interest rates near nil. With ... Read More »

1,450 on the S&P? Here’s why it’s not crazy: Technician

Look out below. The S&P 500’s recent 13 percent decline has investors aching to know when the selling will end. But the technician who called the downturn toward 1,800 says this is just the beginning. The S&P was at 1,855 on Tuesday. “We are no longer in an uptrend. What we know is that our Ebola low was 1,820. We ... Read More »

Bank,investors,have,suffered,two,lost,decades

After an awful start to 2016, the S&P 500 bank index is at the same level as in the fall of 1996. Not that it hasn’t been a rocky road: The banks doubled over the next 10 years, then crashed amid the financial crisis, before running right back to where they started. And bank investors did enjoy dividends over the ... Read More »

Your first trade for Tuesday

The “Fast Money” traders gave their final thoughts of the day. Pete Najarian is a buyer of McDonald’s (MCD) Dan Nathan is a buyer of PayPal (PYPL) Karen Finerman is a buyer of Weight Watchers (WTW) Guy Adami is a buyer of Texas Instruments (TXN) Trader disclosure: On February 8th the following stocks and commodities mentioned or intended to be ... Read More »

Cramer: What the LinkedIn disaster means to you

While the market on Monday was a total bloodbath, Jim Cramer doesn’t want investors to forget that Friday was terrible, too. Friday’s carnage all stemmed from the horrific forecasts of high growth technology stocks LinkedIn and Tableau Software, which caused anything related to mobile, social and cloud to go into a tailspin. “The pin action from these two quarters was ... Read More »

Cramer: Fed could spark a long awaited rally

So far, this year has brought weak earnings, issues of valuation and stress in the oil patch. But unless the Federal Reserve provides clarity on where it stands with rate hikes this year, Jim Cramer said it is going to be very hard for the market to find a footing. “When you drill down, the proximate cause of much of ... Read More »

Stay away from the oil sector: Jefferies analyst

Now is not the moment to get into the oil sector, according to one analyst. “I think it’s time to still stay away, I don’t think it’s time to get in yet,” Brad Handler, managing director of equity research at Jefferies, told CNBC’s “Power Lunch” on Monday. Oil prices were down about 4 percent Monday after a Saudi-Venezuela meeting over ... Read More »

Oil lender: We assume $40 crude out to 2020

Cullen/Frost Bankers Chairman and CEO Dick Evans said Monday his stress test model looks for a $28 per barrel bottom for oil, and a historically low level of $40 per barrel out to 2020. Energy loans make up for over 15 percent of Cullen/Frost’s total loan portfolio, and 9.8 percent of them are now considered problem credit. That’s up around ... Read More »