services

More people use ‘buy now, pay later’ for holiday shopping, but experts say that’s a double-edged sword and Black Friday suffers the ill wind of high prices and economic worries.

Hi, MarketWatchers. Don’t miss these top stories. Black Friday dilemma: More people use ‘buy now, pay later’ for holiday shopping, but experts say that’s a double-edged sword ‘Buy now, pay later’ offers a new spin on the concept of layaway, which has become increasingly popular among younger, cash-strapped consumers. Read More ‘Most economists are predicting …

More people use ‘buy now, pay later’ for holiday shopping, but experts say that’s a double-edged sword and Black Friday suffers the ill wind of high prices and economic worries. Read More »

Saudi Arabia Eyes OPEC+ Output Increase Ahead of Restrictions on Russian Oil

Saudi Arabia and other OPEC oil producers are discussing an output increase, the group’s delegates said, a move that could help heal a rift with the Biden administration and keep energy flowing amid new attempts to blunt Russia’s oil industry over the Ukraine war. A production increase of up to 500,000 barrels a day is …

Saudi Arabia Eyes OPEC+ Output Increase Ahead of Restrictions on Russian Oil Read More »

The little-known student loan middlemen who are threatening debt forgiveness and how the crypto world keeps melting down as the FTX scandal unfolds

Hi, MarketWatchers. Don’t miss these top stories. Public servants to have $24 billion in student debt cancelled The Department of Education approved PSLF applications for 360,000 borrowers after years of complaints about the program Read More How the crypto world keeps melting down as the FTX scandal unfolds Also, the Federal Reserve’s confusing messages; chaos …

The little-known student loan middlemen who are threatening debt forgiveness and how the crypto world keeps melting down as the FTX scandal unfolds Read More »

Europe’s digital ambitions won’t be realized without cloud – POLITICO

Successfully using advanced cloud computing services is the crucial step that must be taken in order to access the technology’s far-reaching benefits — including enabling greater innovation and expansive business growth — while at the same time bolstering digital resilience, security, and data protection across Europe’s public and private sectors. In 2020, the European Commission …

Europe’s digital ambitions won’t be realized without cloud – POLITICO Read More »

This state has the ‘best’ personal-finance education in the US

Financial literacy is critical for managing money, but how well are states preparing their residents? Tennessee tops the list of US states that provide the best financial education for its residents, according to a new report by financial-service company OneMain Financial. More than 99% of public high-school students in Tennessee have “gold-access” education, a school …

This state has the ‘best’ personal-finance education in the US Read More »

Opinion: This record number in Nvidia earnings is a scary sight

Nvidia Corp.’s financial results had a bit of a surprise for investors, and not on the good side — product inventories doubled to a record high as the chip company gears up for a questionable holiday season. Nvidia reported fiscal third-quarter revenue that was slightly better than analysts’ reduced expectations Wednesday, but the numbers weren’t …

Opinion: This record number in Nvidia earnings is a scary sight Read More »

Apple Supply Crunch on Premium iPhone Threatens to Derail Record Sales Run

Apple Inc.’s AAPL -3.32% Warning this week about iPhone supply limitations threatening one of the biggest drivers of the company’s record-breaking sales in recent years: persuading customers to buy its priciest smartphones. The iPhone Pro models, unveiled in 2019, have been integral to iPhone sales growth in recent years, helping to power Apple’s bull run, …

Apple Supply Crunch on Premium iPhone Threatens to Derail Record Sales Run Read More »

Medtronic Blood-Pressure Device Curbs Hypertension, but Misses Top Goal in Study

A Medtronic PLC medical device reduced the blood pressure of people with tough-to-treat hypertension in a closely watched study, but not significantly beyond what medications achieved. The device cut a crucial measure of blood pressure by only about 2 points more than the average reduction in study volunteers who didn’t get the procedure, researchers said …

Medtronic Blood-Pressure Device Curbs Hypertension, but Misses Top Goal in Study Read More »

Elon Musk Defies Management Mantras With His Rapid Overhaul at Twitter

In Elon Musk’s first week at Twitter Inc., he flouted much of the advice management gurus have dished out for decades. The billionaire’s swift actions stand in contrast to those of many new leaders, who often use the first 90 days to meet with employees, listen to concerns and assess how to improve a company’s …

Elon Musk Defies Management Mantras With His Rapid Overhaul at Twitter Read More »