Anheuser-Busch Is an Undervalued Winner: Morningstar

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The Street

By Dan Weil Morningstar ranked the 10 most undervalued stocks on its Best Companies to Own list. The stock market is full of uncertainty, with the S&P 500 dropping 23% from the end of last year to June 16 and then rebounding 16% since then. So what does that mean for investors? “During uncertain times, investors may want to own companies that offer some sense of certainty in terms of cash flows and company fundamentals,” Susan Dziubinski, director of content for Morningstar.com, wrote in a report. “That’s where Morningstar’s Best Companies to Own list comes in. The companies that make up this … Read More “Anheuser-Busch Is an Undervalued Winner: Morningstar”

Chiefs Favored to Win AFC West Again Despite Steep Competition

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Sports Illustrated

By Kyle Wood Good morning! Welcome to Week 1 of the preseason. The Ravensextended their NFL-record win streak to 21 games Thursday night with a win against the Titans and the Giants defeated the Patriots on a last-second field goal. There’s five more games on the docket tonight and plenty more all weekend long to satisfy your football fix. But if preseason football isn’t your thing, there’s real news about a highly anticipated regular-season game: The Bills are now road favorites in the season-opener against the Rams, the defending Super Bowl champs. Buffalo, the Super Bowl favorite, is now gi… Read More “Chiefs Favored to Win AFC West Again Despite Steep Competition”

Disney Has Something Free (Really) for its Biggest Fans

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By Daniel Kline The theme park giant has mostly been all about raising prices, but the Mouse House sometimes surprises you. Walt Disney (DIS) – Get The Walt Disney Company Report has not made things easy for people who love its theme parks. The company has steadily found more ways to get money from visitors to Disney World and Disneyland without actually raising ticket prices. The most obvious change has been Disney dropping its free FastPass+ system in exchange for the paid Lightning Lanes and Genie+. That move took something that was literally free that nearly all of its theme park visitors … Read More “Disney Has Something Free (Really) for its Biggest Fans”

Large And Small Oil-And-Gas Stocks See Post-Earnings Bounce

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Energy stocks Schlumberger (NYSE:SLB) and Transocean (NYSE:RIG) boast double-digit year-to-date price gains, part of the overall energy sector’s 2022 leadership trend. These are quite different companies, in terms of size and profile. Together, they offer a glimpse of how various parts of the energy industry are faring at the moment. Q2 2022 hedge fund letters, conferences and more Find A Qualified Financial AdvisorAfter declining in June, the overall energy sector rebounded last month. So far in August, the Energy Select Sector SPDR ETF (NYSEARCA:XLE) is down 4.68%. The ETF tracks the large-c… Read More “Large And Small Oil-And-Gas Stocks See Post-Earnings Bounce”

School librarians in Missouri pull books as new law allows charges for ‘explicit’ material

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St. Louis Post-Dispatch

ST. LOUIS — School librarians across Missouri are pulling books from shelves as they face the potential for criminal charges under a new state law banning “explicit sexual material.” The law goes into effect Aug. 28 and applies to both public and private schools. It was part of a state bill addressing various sexual assault and other crimes and creating a “sexual assault survivors bill of rights.” The law defines explicit sexual material as any visual depiction of sex acts or genitalia, with exceptions for artistic or scientific significance. “It applies to any kind of images, which could incl… Read More “School librarians in Missouri pull books as new law allows charges for ‘explicit’ material”

New saliva home test can detect early signs of oral and throat cancer ‘with 90% accuracy’

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Euronews (English)

A new home screening test using artificial intelligence to detect oral and throat cancers from saliva samples has been launched in the United States, with hopes the device could change the future of oral and throat cancer detection. With more than 90 per cent accuracy, the saliva test is the first to detect early signs of oral and throat cancers based on a technology that has received the US Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) “breakthrough device” designation. Notoriously difficult to detect, these cancers can often go undiagnosed until they have reached an advanced stage due to a lack of ef… Read More “New saliva home test can detect early signs of oral and throat cancer ‘with 90% accuracy’”

New Report Reveals Most AI-Savvy Cities In The UK

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An extensive report by Yell into the use of artificial intelligence (AI) has revealed how consumers are engaging with the technology, and using it to interact with businessesThe report, which surveyed over 2,000 consumers and more than 1,000 UK business leaders also reveal the cities with the most AI-savvy residents – with Cardiff taking the top spotCompiled over 37 pages of in-depth analysis, the report also highlights the current challenges that AI technology faces, such as lack of consumer trustQ2 2022 hedge fund letters, conferences and more With AI-based household tech such as smart speak… Read More “New Report Reveals Most AI-Savvy Cities In The UK”

‘The Princess’ review: The story of Princess Diana, as the media told it and covered it

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Chicago Tribune

Another documentary about Diana, Princess of Wales. What more is there to say — or be revealed — at this point? Not much. But “The Princess” on HBO, from director Ed Perkins, takes a unique approach: The film assembles news coverage that spans nearly two decades, from her 1981 engagement to Prince Charles to her 1997 car accident death in Paris. The end result is not so much the story of Diana (even though it obviously is) but a look at the telling of her story — as the media told it. Which means there are no present-day talking heads inserted along the way. Just clips stitched together chrono… Read More “‘The Princess’ review: The story of Princess Diana, as the media told it and covered it”

Here’s what the $52 billion CHIPS Act means for regular people

On Monday, President Biden signed into law the CHIPS and Science Act of 2022, a $280 billion bill that paves the way for new chip foundries to be built on US soil. It’s a significant investment in the domestic semiconductor industry, with $52 billion specifically marked for manufacturing and research. For those of us who don’t spend our time analyzing the geopolitical chess moves made by countries, this news may sound irrelevant to everyday life. But there are practical benefits to the USA reasserting its presence in chip manufacturing—ones that even we normal citizens will see, either directl… Read More “Here’s what the $52 billion CHIPS Act means for regular people”

Commuter numbers into City of London nearly double with Wednesdays and Thursdays busiest

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City AM

By Michiel Willems Commuter numbers into the City of London have nearly doubled since last year and the lifting of Covid-19 restrictions in England, according to new data from mobile operator O2. The network said the data – which it gathered based on connections to O2 mobile masts in major commuter, hospitality and retail hubs – had found that peak commuter volumes in the City had risen by 96 per cent compared to July last year, when Covid rules were relaxed, but were still 27 per cent down on pre-pandemic levels. According to the figures, commuters are also settling into new weekly routines, … Read More “Commuter numbers into City of London nearly double with Wednesdays and Thursdays busiest”