St. Peter’s Prep student earns place among top 1% in nation

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NJ.com

A St. Peter’s Prep student is in select company after he was named a semifinalist for the National Merit Scholarship. Akshat Agarwal, a senior, is one of 16,000 high school students across the nation — putting him in the top 1% — to reach this far in the program, which is based on outstanding achievement on the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT) in 2021. Agarwal is one of five students from Archdiocese of Newark schools to be named semifinalists. Another 28 were name as Commended Students. Agarwal, from West New York, is a Sheehan Scholar with a full-tuitio… Read More “St. Peter’s Prep student earns place among top 1% in nation”

2 Semiconductor Stocks To Watch For Reversals

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ValueWalk

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing has a promising new business deal on the horizon.Nvidia is about to be very-oversold.After recent boom years, investors in the semiconductor industry have experienced a rough year so far in 2022. You only need to look at the VanEck Semiconductor ETF (NASDAQ:SMH) to see how punishing this year has been to chip investors. A leading chip stocks fund with more than $6 billion in net assets, the ETF has been down 35% in the past ten months. Q2 2022 hedge fund letters, conferences and more Recession concerns have also scared off some investors from the semiconducto… Read More “2 Semiconductor Stocks To Watch For Reversals”

Volkswagen Offers a Ride With a Familiar Voice Alongside

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The Street

By Rob Lenihan Volkswagen and a major tech partner are getting together to put a new spin on the test drive. The test drive has probably been a part of the automotive experience since the day Henry Ford jumped behind the wheel of his Quadricycle and went for a ride down Grand River Avenue in Detroit. Of course, Ford didn’t have a salesperson sitting next to him at the time, seeing as there were no car dealerships back in 1896. Things changed quickly and the ride with the salesperson became a staple of the car-buying experience. Consumer advocates strongly advise motorists to take this step bef… Read More “Volkswagen Offers a Ride With a Familiar Voice Alongside”

Hedge Funder Ackman Takes Stand Sure to Anger GOP Governors

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The Street

By Dan Weil The Federal Reserve seems like the only avenue to subdue inflation. Bill Ackman, the legendary hedge fund executive, has a different idea. At the moment, the Federal Reserve appears to be the only game in town to subdue inflation. The Fed has raised interest rates by 3 percentage points since March to fight the 8.3% surge in consumer prices for the 12 months through August. But hedge-fund star Bill Ackman, chief executive of Pershing Square Capital Management, has another idea. “Why don’t we reduce the Federal Reserve’s need to raise rates by expanding immigration now?” he wrote on… Read More “Hedge Funder Ackman Takes Stand Sure to Anger GOP Governors”

Weed bill opens coalition rifts before poll

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The Bangkok Post

Now that the government is on the last lap of its present tenure, with the next election on the horizon, politicians are rolling up their sleeves ahead of a renewed political battle for hearts and minds. Unless the government seeks an early dissolution of parliament, the next election, as scheduled by the Election Commission (EC), will be held on March 23 next year. Amid tough competition, political parties — even those in the coalition — have used every tactic to maximise their gains, without caring about unity. Over the past three years, Bhumjaithai — a medium-sized party which did well in i… Read More “Weed bill opens coalition rifts before poll”

What Are 52-Week Highs and Lows? Why Do They Matter?

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The Street

By TheStreet Staff What Are 52-Week Highs and Lows? Stocks (and other tradable securities) change value constantly as a result of supply and demand, but when they approach certain prices, investors and analysts pay particularly close attention. Two of these important price levels are the 52-week high and the 52-week low. A stock’s 52-week high is the highest price it has closed at over the last year. Similarly, its 52-week low is the lowest price it has closed at within the last year. Together, these two prices act like upper and lower bookends that define the price range within which a stock … Read More “What Are 52-Week Highs and Lows? Why Do They Matter?”

Al Horford’s Sister Fires Back At Troll Account Claiming She Had An Affair With Ime Udoka: “I Get That This Is A Troll Account, But I’ve Been Spammed With These Messages All Day. It’s Not Funny.”

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Fadeaway World

By Orlando Silva Al Horford’s sister is tired of seeing fake tweets about her having an affair with Boston Celtics head coach Ime Udoka. View the original article to see embedded media. Al Horford’s sister Anna has somehow been involved in the uncomfortable situation between Ime Udoka and the Boston Celtics. The outspoken lady has been flooded with fake comments on social media, and she’s tired of all the noise, which led her to send a big message. Ime Udoka and the Boston Celtics stirred the pot in recent hours after the head coach was suspended for one year for violating the team’s organizat… Read More “Al Horford’s Sister Fires Back At Troll Account Claiming She Had An Affair With Ime Udoka: “I Get That This Is A Troll Account, But I’ve Been Spammed With These Messages All Day. It’s Not Funny.””

Editorial: Iran must heed the demands for reforms

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New York Daily News

For all the legitimate concerns about privacy loss, the spread of misinformation and the like, one thing mass global access to the internet has done is made it ever harder for oppressive regimes to keep things under wraps. Whereas once the Iranian government could have strived to keep images of widespread popular protests out of view and carry on as usual, nowadays even trying to block internet access hasn’t stopped the whole World from watching everyday Iranians from young to old, Sunni and Shiite, Kurds and Persians, take to the streets in anger. Every American who purports to revere freedom… Read More “Editorial: Iran must heed the demands for reforms”

‘Soul Hackers 2’ review: Dazzling visuals and an outstanding story

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DPA

The classic Japanese role-playing game lives on in all its turn-based glory through Atlus, the company that gave us the “Shin Megami Tensei” franchise and “Persona” and the highly underrated “Tokyo Mirage Sessions.” And now Atlus is back with another JRPG in “Soul Hackers 2.” And here, Atlus aims to evolve and streamline its classic JRPG formula. The resulting game play faster than you’re used to (once it gets going, of course), even though at times it almost feels too streamlined. Still, there’s plenty of fun to be had here, and the story holds your attention. This is also one of the most vis… Read More “‘Soul Hackers 2’ review: Dazzling visuals and an outstanding story”

Costco Stock Slides As Profit Margins Narrow, But Hot Dog Costs, Membership Fees Safe

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By Martin Baccardax “There are no specific plans regarding a membership fee increase at this time,” said CFO Richard Galanti. Costco Wholesale (COST) – Get Costco Wholesale Corporation Report shares moved lower Friday after the bulk retailer posted better-than-expected fourth quarter earnings but noted pressures on profit margins amid surging inflation costs and shifting consumer habits. Costco said diluted earnings for the three months ending on August 28, its fiscal fourth quarter, rose 11.7% from last year to $4.20 per share topping Street forecasts by around 4 cents per share. Total revenu… Read More “Costco Stock Slides As Profit Margins Narrow, But Hot Dog Costs, Membership Fees Safe”