Notes You Need for May 12: Facebook, India coronavirus rescue, Brazil’s rightwing politics, Boeing sees major U.S. airline folding in fall, Intel funds AI and chip design startups, savings interest rates tumble, Wuhan to test 11 million, Intel robotaxi acquisition

Notes You Need for May 12: Facebook, India coronavirus rescue, Brazil’s rightwing politics, Boeing sees major U.S. airline folding in fall, Intel funds AI and chip design startups, savings interest rates tumble, Wuhan to test 11 million, Intel robotaxi acquisition

In my daily trawling through the market I come upon lots of tidbits of knowledge that I think are important to investors but that don't justify a full post. I've decided to start compiling these notes here each day in a kind of running mini blog that I'm calling Notes...
Emerging market crisis pulls in India, Indonesia

Emerging market crisis pulls in India, Indonesia

The bad news is that the emerging market crisis that has sent financial markets plummeting in Argentina, Turkey, and Brazil has added India and Indonesia to its list of victims. The good news is that the inclusion of India and Indonesia is exactly what analysts and...
Notes You Need for August 23: Amazon vs Google/Wal-Mart, Brazil, Electrobras, sector rotation

Notes You Need for August 23: Amazon vs Google/Wal-Mart, Brazil, Electrobras, sector rotation

10:20 a.m.: Alphabet (GOOG) and Wal-Mart (WMT) are teaming up to fight Amazon (AMZN). Shoppers will be able buy Wal-Mart products on Google Express using, the partners hope, the voice-controlled Google Home and Google Assistant on Android smartphones. You can tell how deeply this partnership concerned the market: Shares of Amazon closed down 0.92% in the regular trading session and then climbed 0.23% in after hours action. 10:40 a.m.: The Brazilian government will sell a controlling stake in Latin America’s biggest electricity generator, Electrobras.