Wall Street ends up with growth stocks, but inflation fears linger

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By Caroline Valetkevitch NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks ended a choppy session slightly higher on Monday, helped by gains in Amazon.com and other mega-cap growth shares, while persistent worries over inflation and interest rates kept a lid on the market. Shares of Amazon.com Inc rose 2% and were the biggest positive for the S&P 500 and Nasdaq after the online retailer split its shares 20 for 1. Apple Inc shares climbed 0.5%. The tech giant at its annual software developer conference announced among other things that it would more deeply integrate its software into the core driving systems of… Read More “Wall Street ends up with growth stocks, but inflation fears linger”

How ‘The Quiet Man’ Mined Irish Nostalgia for Oscar Gold

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It might be supposed that a man named John Martin Feeney was of Irish descent; and it might also be supposed that, since he often called himself Seán Aloysius O’Fearna, he was proud of that ancestry. It was true – although as the Hollywood director John Ford, he became best known for movies based in the American Wild West. In 1933, however, by which time he’d already made over 70 films, he read a warm, nostalgic love story titled “The Green Rushes” that made such an impression on him that the bought the movie rights. It was the start of a long journey to his ancestral home. It took nearly two … Read More “How ‘The Quiet Man’ Mined Irish Nostalgia for Oscar Gold”

Women Hold Only 1% Of All Corporate Shares in S&P 500

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The Street

By Veronika Bondarenko Female executives control only 1% of corporate S&500 shares. While there have been strides in corporate representation to the point that women now make up around a quarter of all S&P 500 ([^IN](https://www.thestreet.com/quote/^IN)) top executives, that progress is not trickling down into share ownership. In an interview with Bloomberg, University of Dublin professor Andreas Hoepner said that male executives control over $770 billion worth of shares in their S&P 500 companies while female executives have only $9 billion. Men Have *How Much* More?This means, as Hoepner fou… Read More “Women Hold Only 1% Of All Corporate Shares in S&P 500”

Worried about Russia, Finnish women sign up to learn defence skills

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Reuters UK

By Essi Lehto HATTULA, Finland (Reuters) – Just days after Russia attacked Ukraine on Feb. 24, Finnish entrepreneur Sissi Moberg found herself scouring the internet for courses that could teach her skills to help defend Finland in case of a military attack. “I felt very sad for the Ukrainians. And then I started to worry about Finland and thinking what could I do about this,” the 46-year-old mother-of-four told Reuters. Within weeks, Moberg was on a course intended for reservists and learning how to use a gun and move on a battlefield. The war in Ukraine has caused great alarm in Finland, whic… Read More “Worried about Russia, Finnish women sign up to learn defence skills”

Report: Matt Patricia Leading Candidate for Patriots’ Play-Caller

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By Joseph Salvador No decision has been made, but Patricia is reportedly most likely to get offensive play-calling duties for the Patriots. View the original article to see embedded media. So far this offseason, Patriots coach Bill Belichick has given no indication on who would be calling offensive plays this year after the departure of offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels. However, a frontrunner may have just emerged. It’s trending that senior football advisor Matt Patricia will get play-calling duties, per The Athletic’s Jeff Howe. An official decision hasn’t been made and offensive assistan… Read More “Report: Matt Patricia Leading Candidate for Patriots’ Play-Caller”

Crypto Check: Social Media Seek to Learn from Falling Prices

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By Rob Lenihan After the recent cryptocurrency price drop, some investors realize they’re not in Kansas anymore. “What have you learned, Dorothy?” The Tin Woodsman puts that question to our heroine, Dorothy Gale, in the closing moments of “The Wizard of Oz” just before she clicks her ruby slippers back to Kansas. Keep in mind, this young lady and her entire house were whisked away to a strange land of talking scarecrows and cowardly lions, where she to fend off a wicked witch and her squadron of flying monkeys, all in effort to find a wizard who turned out to be full of hot air. Over The Rainb… Read More “Crypto Check: Social Media Seek to Learn from Falling Prices”

Stocks Move Higher, Inflation In Focus, Tesla, Apple And Boris Johnson – Five Things You Must Know

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By Martin Baccardax Stock futures Move higher on ‘Goldilocks’ bets; Week Ahead: Inflation in focus as Fed meeting looms; Tesla shares jump as Musk U-turns on job cuts; Apple shares gain ahead of developers’ conference keynote and Boris Johnson faces no confidence vote following ‘partygate’ scandal. Here are five things you must know for Monday, June 6: 1. — Stock Futures Higher On ‘Goldilocks’ BetsU.S. equity futures moved higher Monday, while the dollar eased modestly against its global peers, as investors headed into a week bereft of earnings and economic data focused firm on inflation pros… Read More “Stocks Move Higher, Inflation In Focus, Tesla, Apple And Boris Johnson – Five Things You Must Know”

Apple Stock Gains Ahead of WWDC 2022 Keynote Address With iOS 16, iPad Updates In Focus

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By Martin Baccardax Apple’s four-day worldwide developers conference begins today in Cupertino, California with a likely address from CEO Tim Cook at 10:00 am Pacific Time. Apple (AAPL) – Get Apple Inc. Report shares bumped higher Monday ahead of the tech giant’s closely-watched developers conference, which begins later today at its California campus. The four-day worldwide developers conference, known also as WWDC, is often the event during which Apple unveils big announcements linked to its software and product releases, as well as changes to its existing line-up of iPhones, Apple Watches, M… Read More “Apple Stock Gains Ahead of WWDC 2022 Keynote Address With iOS 16, iPad Updates In Focus”

A highly elaborate digital twin of Singapore is headed to the metaverse

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Singapore has been entirely modeled in 3D thanks to a local startup, which now aims to bring it into the metaverse. This virtual version of Singapore will also be used by professionals who wish to market their products, as well as for games and leisure purposes. The entire state of Singapore has been modeled in 3D, which reportedly makes it the World’s largest digital twin. This feat was achieved by Singaporean startup Vizzio Technologies, which used thousands of satellite photos and, through the power of artificial intelligence, was able to reconstruct the entire city, block by block, street … Read More “A highly elaborate digital twin of Singapore is headed to the metaverse”

The Best Movie Summer Ever Was 1982

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InsideHook

By Kirk Miller In 1982 I was 10 years old and in my summer movie watching prime. Unfortunately, I was also living overseas and nowhere near a traditional movie theater. So my love of that summer — as it relates to film — is all with 40 years of hindsight. I didn’t see any of these blockbusters (or should-have-been blockbusters) for months or even years after their initial release. And I never saw them in theaters; they all screened on a bulky TV via our family Betamax. In these days of big-budget movies landing on streaming services within months or weeks (or even as day-and-date releases), th… Read More “The Best Movie Summer Ever Was 1982”