U.S. stock futures edged lower Wednesday as pockets of coronavirus infections emerged in several states, adding to concerns about a second wave of cases around the world that could lead to renewed restrictions on business activity.
Futures tied to the S&P 500 ticked down 0.7%, suggesting the benchmark index will open lower in New York. The stocks benchmark has risen for six of the past eight trading days, boosted by indicators showing a rebound in economic activity after a steep downturn in the spring…
European stocks dropped, with the Stoxx Europe 600 down 1.5%. Germany’s Health Minister Jens Spahn said the coronavirus remained a risk after the western state of North-Rhine Westphalia on Tuesday locked down two municipalities following an outbreak at a meatpacking plant. The country’s stocks benchmark, the DAX, fell 2%.
My take: It is a truth universally acknowledged that Apple in possession of an all-time high, must be in want of a down day.
Apple, which is now up 63% since March 23, could be due for a near-term pullback. Yet, longer-term investors might want to think about buying the $1.6 trillion titan for its in-house silicon expansion, services boom, its massive pile of cash, and much more.
In addition to the sleep tracking feature, Apple also announced a number of new exercises available for the Apple Watch's Workout app. The additions include a Dance workout (for people far more coordinated than me); a new Core Training workout (for folks with more patience than me); a Functional Strength Training workout; and a Cooldown workout.
In a rather surprising move, Apple has also added a new hand-washing timer to the Apple Watch. There are already plenty of apps out there that help remind you to spend 20 seconds washing your hands to ensure you rinse away germs and bacteria, especially in light of the coronavirus pandemic, but it's still an unexpected addition to the watch.
The feature works by automatically recognizing the sound of running water and the motion of your watch as you wash your hands. It then kicks on a 20-second timer to ensure your mitts are as clean as possible.
mercel: It's been a long strange trip - good to see you're still around (and in AAPL -my assumption).
May 10, 2019 12:48:32 GMT -5
Zeke: Long time no see. Nice to see familiar names still here.
Mar 25, 2019 14:42:52 GMT -5
sponge: Regarding the future of VR, I think it will be huge. I was a gamer when I was in college. But as an adult I lost interest. Last fall I flew up to visit my son at college and check out his new Vive set up. After playing with it for the weekend, I was
Apr 29, 2018 15:25:17 GMT -5
galleybob: thanks for your answer. I will copy and send to her
Nov 7, 2017 15:32:18 GMT -5
rickag: So since Jan 28th 2015 AAPL is up from 117.27 to 157.21
Aug 21, 2017 20:09:43 GMT -5
artman1033: VXAPL = 29.21 AAPL = $117.27 AFTER EARNINGS
Jan 28, 2015 14:54:46 GMT -5
artman1033: VXAPL = 44.94 AAPL = $110.39 BEFORE EARNINGS
Jan 27, 2015 11:12:53 GMT -5