Can Chip Makers AMD and Nvidia Deliver?

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By Luc Olinga The two semiconductor companies have the opportunity to dispel doubts about their growth. Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) (AMD) – Get Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. Report and Nvidia (NVDA) – Get NVIDIA Corporation Report pass a crucial test in this month of May. The two chipmakers have experienced hell on the stock market since the beginning of the year. Worried about global growth, investors have fled tech and semiconductor and microprocessor makers in particular, despite seemingly solid fundamentals. The reason? A lack of chips to manufacture their products. This is the case in the… Read More “Can Chip Makers AMD and Nvidia Deliver?”

It takes a village of superheroes (and their previous storylines) to make a Marvel movie

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Benedict Cumberbatch in “Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness.” Well, give “Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness” points for honesty, at least. It is definitely strange, and there is madness in it. And the method to that madness has already made the people behind it very rich. Because these days, you can’t just be a casual Marvel fan. You have to be a true believer. You have to be committed. You have to see everything. The film is, like most Marvel films, fun, at least for short stretches. Benedict Cumberbatch clearly enjoys swirling his cloak around as our mystical medico, and E… Read More “It takes a village of superheroes (and their previous storylines) to make a Marvel movie”

Zach Grant — 2021 Football Scoop Player Personnel Director of the Year

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Football Scoop

By John Brice The Notre Dame alum helped turn around Western Kentucky, key in landing stars Bailey Zappe, Jerreth Stearns Maurice Crum remembers, almost as if Zach Grant was a Mike linebacker recognizing a developing play virtually concurrent with the snap. Grant, like Crum, a Notre Dame graduate, had a clear vision for Western Kentucky football, its need for a dramatic roster overhaul and a path toward a berth in the Conference-USA title berth. View the original article to see embedded media. First hired atop the Hilltoppers’ player personnel department as the nation’s youngest director by th… Read More “Zach Grant — 2021 Football Scoop Player Personnel Director of the Year”

These Paranormal Stories Gave Us Full Body Chills

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Sure, it’s easy to say ghosts aren’t real, and that all the supernatural moments we might experience have perfectly reasonable explanations. But…do they? Some of the things these Redditors saw, heard, or went through were so bizarre that they defy any simple solutions. They’re also straight-up terrifying. Warning: Don’t read these with the lights off. 1. Sound The AlarmI used to work the night shift in group homes for the mentally disabled or severely mentally ill. At one house I worked at, there was constant scratching coming from the walls. I figured it was just squirrels, but now I’m not to… Read More “These Paranormal Stories Gave Us Full Body Chills”

How Raffay Alvi, A.K.A. The Crypto Network, Created A Top Finance Discord

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Since the first digital currency was developed, cryptocurrency has continued to attract massive attention, with hundreds of new crypto coins and traders joining the marketplace. This has further made Discord more mainstream as more traders use the app to promote their projects and stay ahead of market trends. So many Discord channels have been opened in the last few years, including Raffay Alvi’s channel, The Crypto Network. While it was not started long ago, Raffay has managed to grow the platform to over 170K members, making it one of the biggest in the industry. Raffay’s unique approach and… Read More “How Raffay Alvi, A.K.A. The Crypto Network, Created A Top Finance Discord”

Stocks rise, U.S. yields slip as markets await Fed rate hike

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By Herbert Lash and Danilo Masoni NEW YORK/MILAN (Reuters) -A gauge of global equity markets edged higher on Tuesday while 10-year U.S. Treasury yields slid from the 3% level as investors remained cautious, expecting the Federal Reserve to hike rates by the most in a single day since 2000 to curb inflation. Feeding inflation worries, data showed U.S. job openings hit a record in March as worker shortages persisted. This suggested employers may need to raise wages, which likely would increase consumer prices. Investors expect the Fed to hike rates by half a percentage point on Wednesday, and to… Read More “Stocks rise, U.S. yields slip as markets await Fed rate hike”

Stocks rise, U.S. yields slip as markets await Fed rate hike

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By Herbert Lash and Danilo Masoni NEW YORK/MILAN (Reuters) -A gauge of global equity markets edged higher on Tuesday while 10-year U.S. Treasury yields slid from the 3% level as investors remained cautious, expecting the Federal Reserve to hike rates by the most in a single day since 2000 to curb inflation. Feeding inflation worries, data showed U.S. job openings hit a record in March as worker shortages persisted. This suggested employers may need to raise wages, which likely would increase consumer prices. Investors expect the Fed to hike rates by half a percentage point on Wednesday, and to… Read More “Stocks rise, U.S. yields slip as markets await Fed rate hike”

Facebook-owner Meta opens access to AI large language model

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By Elizabeth Culliford (Reuters) – Facebook-owner Meta Platforms Inc is opening up access to a large language model for artificial intelligence research, the social media company said on Tuesday. Meta said its model was the first 175-billion-parameter language model to be made available to the broader AI research community. “Large language models” are natural language processing systems which are trained on massive volumes of text, and are capable of answering reading comprehension questions or generating new text. In a blog post, Meta said the release of its “Open Pretrained Transformer (OPT-… Read More “Facebook-owner Meta opens access to AI large language model”

Facebook Abandons a Very Competitive Market

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By Luc Olinga Social-media giant Facebook is looking to the metaverse as a growth driver. Facebook plans no big announcement, no alert, no messaging of consequence to users to tell them that their favorite podcasts will no longer be available. Now known as Meta Platforms (FB) – Get Meta Platforms Inc. Class A Report, Facebook will end its adventure in the World of podcasts. A few weeks after the social-media giant confirmed to TheStreet that the group was no longer really investing in audio, Facebook will in coming weeks discontinue Soundbites (short stories), podcasts and the audio platform. … Read More “Facebook Abandons a Very Competitive Market”

These Are The Five Best And Worst Performing Mega-Cap Stocks In April 2022

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April was a cruel month for the stock market. The S&P 500 index dropped almost 9% last month, while the Nasdaq Composite index lost over 13% in April, its worst performance since 2008. There were several reasons for the poor show of the stock markets last month, including supply-chain woes, the war in Ukraine, inflation and growth concerns. Amid such a backdrop, let’s take a look at the five best and worst performing mega-cap stocks in April 2022. Q1 2022 hedge fund letters, conferences and more Five Best Performing Mega-Cap Stocks In April 2022Founded in 1945 and headquartered in Bentonville,… Read More “These Are The Five Best And Worst Performing Mega-Cap Stocks In April 2022”