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The big jobs number is a win for luxury housing

A larger-than-expected employment gain in July could boost the recovery in prices for luxury U.S. homes. Stock market volatility caused a drop in luxury values in the first quarter of this year, but prices recovered slightly in the second quarter, rising 0.8 percent annually, according to Redfin, a real estate brokerage. Redfin defines a home as luxury if it is ... Read More »

Hands on with the Polar M600: The ultimate fitness-centric smartwatch is just a little too big

I’m not a gym rat, nor do I get pumped up to ride my bike for hours on end. It takes a lot to convince me to leave the house and sweat. Still, there’s something particularly convincing about the new Polar M600 Android Wear smartwatch that makes me think I could start a disciplined work out routine of my own. ... Read More »

Why 10 Gigabit Is No Longer Just for Big Enterprises

With data doubling every two years, SMBs can find affordable 10G switching solutions that will do the trick without breaking their IT budgets. The changing economics around 10 Gigabit Ethernet is about to change how many small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) think about the composition of their networking infrastructures. When 10G switching debuted more than a decade ago, the new ... Read More »

Why 10 Gigabit Is No Longer Just for Big Enterprises

With data doubling every two years, SMBs can find affordable 10G switching solutions that will do the trick without breaking their IT budgets. The changing economics around 10 Gigabit Ethernet is about to change how many small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) think about the composition of their networking infrastructures. When 10G switching debuted more than a decade ago, the new ... Read More »

As IPO market improves, will Spotify be the next big name to go public?

NYSE president Tom Farley (R) celebrates with Japan’s Line Corp. CFO In Joon Hwang (2nd L) and Chief Global Officer Jungho Shin (middle) and Chief Strategy and Marketing Officer Jun Masuda (2nd R) during the company’s IPO on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, July 14, 2016. AdvancePierre Food Holdings capped a good week for the IPO markets. ... Read More »

Big bank investors need to keep an eye on this metric, analyst says

With second-quarter earnings season on the horizon for major U.S. banks, investors should keep an eye on fixed income trading operations, Jeff Harte, a Sandler O’Neill analyst, said Monday. “The credit markets have been a lot more favorable and that is really what hurt first quarter. I mean, we are probably a little ahead of consensus for the quarter, but ... Read More »

Wall Street is looking for a big rebound from what’s been a bad year

After six turbulent months, there’s good news for Wall Street banks, and there’s bad news. The good news first: it’s likely getting better. Of course, that comes as big banks try to rebound from the bad news: It’s been the worst start to a year, on a number of metrics, since the global financial crisis. Bankers say that despite the ... Read More »

Quantum computing is now a big step closer thanks to a new breakthrough: the Fredkin gate

Quantum computing is now within closer reach thanks to a major breakthrough in which scientists have demonstrated that a key building block can be assembled. Quantum computers are based on atomic-scale quantum bits, or qubits, that can represent both 0 and 1 simultaneously, and they are expected to deliver huge performance gains over traditional computers. Realizing that potential, however, depends ... Read More »

Cramer Remix: This stock will be up big

The European Central Bank’s attempts to stimulate Europe’s economy sent markets on a wild ride Thursday morning, with investors first frantically trying to buy anything they could and then sending stocks sliding as the day wore on. Jim Cramer shared some lessons learned from this event. “Stop being a herd animal. Don’t chase. You will likely lose money, especially when ... Read More »

LG G5 can now be purchased from all Big Four US carriers

If you recall, we’ve already told you about LG G5’s availability on AT&T. However, if AT&T isn’t the carrier of your choice, you’ll be glad to know that the flagship smartphone is now available for purchase from all major US carriers, including the Big Four ones. While AT&T has the handset listed for $689, Verizon, T-Mobile, and Sprint are selling ... Read More »