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Artificial Intelligence's "Holy Grail" Victory

Top Finance News - Sun, 12/31/2017 - 1:22pm

The ancient board game of Go highlights AI's incredible future.


UK may use taxes to get tech giants to do more to fight extremism, minister says

Top Finance News - Sun, 12/31/2017 - 1:00pm

Britain may impose new taxes on tech giants like Google and Facebook unless they do more to combat online extremism by taking down material aimed at radicalising people or helping them to prepare attacks, the country's security minister said. Ben Wallace accused tech firms of being happy to sell people's data but not to give it to the government which was being forced to spend vast sums on de-radicalisation programmes, surveillance and other counter-terrorism measures. "If they continue to be less than co-operative, we should look at things like tax as a way of incentivising them or compen­sating for their inaction," Wallace told the Sunday Times newspaper in an interview.


Saudi Arabia’s New Foreign Policy Is Not Without Risk

Top Finance News - Sun, 12/31/2017 - 1:00pm

Crown Price bin Salman’s new foreign policy changes may face increased scrutiny which could undermine the Kingdom’s position as a regional superpower


Legal recreational pot in California: What you need to know

Top Finance News - Sun, 12/31/2017 - 12:38pm

California on Monday becomes the nation's largest state to offer legal recreational marijuana sales. Here's a snapshot of how the market will work and how the state will regulate a pot economy estimated ...


A computer glitch on Christmas could give mistaken winners in the South Carolina lottery almost $20 million

Top Finance News - Sun, 12/31/2017 - 12:18pm

A computer glitched in a lottery game in South Carolina on Christmas Day for two hours.Many people noticed and bought multiple $500 winning tickets.The lottery decided to set aside $19.6 million to possibly give to holders of the mistaken winning tickets.On Christmas day for about two hours, a computer glitch made every $1 Holiday Cash Add-A-Play ticket a $500 winner in South Carolina.


Iran Cuts Off Social Media and Some Internet Access as Protests Continue

Top Finance News - Sun, 12/31/2017 - 12:01pm

Iran Cuts Off Social Media and Some Internet Access as Protests Continue


Barron's Picks And Pans: Chevron, Corning, GlaxoSmithKline And More

Top Finance News - Sun, 12/31/2017 - 11:48am

This weekend's Barron's examines why things may be looking up for one big oil company. Other featured articles offer the prospects for a big drug maker facing stiff competition and a glassmaker that may ...


Chaffetz talks battle over spending, immigration reform

Top Finance News - Sun, 12/31/2017 - 11:08am

Former Utah congressman shares his predictions for the 2018 agenda on 'Sunday Morning Futures.'


Deputies "down" after being called to suburban Denver scene

Top Finance News - Sun, 12/31/2017 - 11:05am

A number of deputies were wounded after being called to the scene of a domestic disturbance in suburban Denver on Sunday, authorities said. The Douglas County Sheriff's Office said via its Twitter account ...


Revelers around the world ring in 2018, say bye to the old

Top Finance News - Sun, 12/31/2017 - 10:55am

A look at how people around the world are ringing in 2018: ___ AUSTRALIA Fireworks lit up the sky above Sydney Harbor, highlighting the city's New Year's celebrations. The massive fireworks display included ...


These Internet of Things Stocks Can Fly Even Higher in 2018

Top Finance News - Sun, 12/31/2017 - 10:04am

Cypress Semiconductor and Sierra Wireless' pursuit of fast-growing IoT niches could give them a nice boost.


There's a 'submarine trend' in the tech world, and it's affecting nearly every company you know (AMZN, AAPL, FB, NFLX, GOOGL)

Top Finance News - Sun, 12/31/2017 - 10:00am

Artificial intelligence took the world by storm in 2018, but its impact on the tech world is hard to measure. Because the technology is woven into everything a modern tech company does, it doesn't show up in a profit and loss statement, for example. One of the biggest tech trends of the year is also one of the hardest to quantify.


Is Royal Gold Inc (NASDAQ:RGLD) As Financially Strong As Its Balance Sheet Indicates?

Top Finance News - Sun, 12/31/2017 - 9:25am

Stocks with market capitalization between $2B and $10B, such as Royal Gold Inc (NASDAQ:RGLD) with a size of $5.38B, do not attract as much attention from the investing community asRead More...


UK may use taxes to get tech giants to do more to fight extremism, minister says

Top Finance News - Sun, 12/31/2017 - 8:44am

Britain may impose new taxes on tech giants like Google and Facebook unless they do more to combat online extremism by taking down material aimed at radicalizing people or helping them to prepare attacks, the country's security minister said. Ben Wallace accused tech firms of being happy to sell people's data but not to give it to the government which was being forced to spend vast sums on de-radicalization programs, surveillance and other counter-terrorism measures. "If they continue to be less than co-operative, we should look at things like tax as a way of incentivizing them or compen­sating for their inaction," Wallace told the Sunday Times newspaper in an interview.


Forget Bitcoin and Ethereum: Say Hello to Qtum

Top Finance News - Sun, 12/31/2017 - 8:33am

This business-focused blockchain developer aims to combine the best of bitcoin and Ethereum, with a twist.


3 Stocks That Have Doubled and Still Have Room to Grow

Top Finance News - Sun, 12/31/2017 - 8:25am

These three stocks posted huge gains in 2017 and have characteristics that could help them continue to be market beaters.


18 Predictions for 2018

Top Finance News - Sun, 12/31/2017 - 8:04am

Here's what to expect from bitcoin, Apple, the stock market, Congress, the marijuana industry, and Social Security in the year that lies ahead.


Here's Why Your Taxes Could Go Up Sooner Than You Think

Top Finance News - Sun, 12/31/2017 - 7:47am

One subtle change in the GOP tax bill could cause your taxes to rise.


Why 2018 Looks Bullish For Gold (GLD)

Top Finance News - Sun, 12/31/2017 - 7:34am

From Jan Skoyles: Earlier this week Yahoo! published ‘2017: The year the financial crisis officially ended‘. In it the author points to record-high stocks and cryptocurrency surges as some of the key indicators that the latest financial crisis is tightly wrapped… Read more ›


3 Ways You Can Save Better for Retirement

Top Finance News - Sun, 12/31/2017 - 7:07am

Get the most out of the dollars you're saving.


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