Stocks Rebound Led by Energy and Technology Shares: Markets Wrap

(Bloomberg) — Technology and energy companies drove the rebound in stocks as traders sifted through mixed economic readings, with inflation still among the biggest worries. Oil climbed. The S&P 500 rose after briefly falling on a report that service providers expanded at the second-fastest pace in data back to 1997, while cooling from the prior […]readmore

Malicious Office 365 Apps Are the Ultimate Insiders – Krebs

Phishers targeting Microsoft Office 365 users increasingly are turning to specialized links that take users to their organization’s own email login page. After a user logs in, the link prompts them to install a malicious but innocuously-named app that gives the attacker persistent, password-free access to any of the user’s emails and files, both of […]readmore

Judge presses Epic CEO during second day of Apple antitrust

Home Technology Tech Judge presses Epic CEO during second day of Apple antitrust trial Epic Games Chief Executive Tim Sweeney on Monday testified that “Apple exercises total control over all software on iOS” and can deny access to apps at will. The global dominance of Apple’s App Store has been criticised by some app makers […]readmore

With Tampa Bay homes in high demand, should you pay

In today’s blink-and-you-miss-it real estate market, Realtors are sometimes selling properties before they have time to put the for-sale sign in the yard. With a market that so heavily favors sellers, it can be easy to understand why homeowners might consider listing their house with a lower-cost brokerage, especially in a high-demand market such as […]readmore

Covid Shot in the Arm Not Enough to Keep Pharmacies

Tobin’s pharmacy and department store had already stocked its shelves with Easter and Mother’s Day items last spring, and the staff had just placed the Christmas orders. The shop in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin, had been operating on a razor’s edge as retail sales moved online and mail-order pharmacies siphoned off its patients. It was losing money […]readmore

U.K. heads to elections as possible step toward Scottish independence

Like so many once-mighty conglomerates, the United Kingdom may break up. Thursday’s elections in the U.K. feature a mishmash of election races, including for the mayor of London, but the most important for financial markets are for the Scottish Parliament. The pro-independence Scottish National Party, led by Nicola Sturgeon, may claim a majority in the […]readmore

Illinois economy shrinks 4% in 2020 despite 4th quarter growth

SPRINGFIELD — The Illinois economy shrank by 4 percent in 2020 as the COVID-19 pandemic wreaked havoc on many of its sectors, although there were signs of a recovery taking place late in the year. Those preliminary numbers, released last week by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Economic Analysis, showed that the leisure, […]readmore

Romania should consult better regarding 5G

The good news: 5G is on. The less good news: Roll-out in Europe is slow. The reality: Europe remains entangled in geopolitics instead of accelerating 5G deployment. Romania needs a top-notch 5G infrastructure. Security must be a priority, but without mixing up protection measures with geopolitical matters. This makes digital policies incoherent. Against this background, […]readmore

The importance of securities markets | Local Business

T&T Sceurities and Exchange Commission THIS week’s article focuses on the importance of the securities market to investors, businesses and the economy. The securities market is a subset of the financial sector in Trinidad and Tobago, and it is instrumental in channelling funds between “savers” (individuals, companies, and governments) who have money to invest, and […]readmore