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Alibaba Seeking Growth Through Use of Artificial Intelligence

China’s e-commerce giant Alibaba (BABA) wants to tell custmers what they want to buy with the assistance of artificial intelligence (AI). Alibaba has apparently created the Deep Interest Network, which improves recommendation algorithms with the understanding that users have diverse buying interests, and only part...

The Mushrooms Are Upon Us In The Bay!

With all of the early and consistent rainfall in the San Francisco Bay Area this year it is apparently producing a significant crop of mushrooms. So get out there and get your fungi on and enjoy another one of the benefits of this rainy season....

Be a Happier More Productive Investor

Regular exercise continues to be one of the most prolific ways to improve yourself. The positive effects on happiness, energy, intelligence and overall health have been scientifically validated time and time again. If you’ve achieved success despite not exercising regularly, just think how much more...

Friday Market Updates

Stay up to date on your Friday market news. Retail and consumers — what you need to know in markets on Friday The week will close out with more news on the consumer class. In the morning, we’ll get J.C. Penney rounding out a full...

Verizon, Yahoo Agree to Cut Merger Price by $350M – Bloomberg

From www.bloomberg.com Verizon Communications is set to reduce the price it will pay to acquire Yahoo’s operating business by $350m million. Bloomberg’s Ed Hammond reports on “Bloomberg Markets.” (Source: Bloomberg)Read Full Article Verizon (V)’s Yahoo story continues to evolve. It will be interesting to see...

U.S. Sales of New Cars & Trucks Hit Record High in 2016!

U.S. sales of new cars & trucks hit a record high in 2016 and account for approximately  a 5th of U.S. retail spending. 2016 U.S. auto sales of 17.55 million were confirmed by Autodata Corp for 2016. Ford Motor Company (Ticker: F) shares closed today’s trading at $13.17...