Applied Materials: 12% Surge on $6.71B Q1 RevenueTechnology

Applied Materials: 12% Surge on $6.71B Q1 Revenue

Key Points Applied Materials announces better-than-expected Q2 revenue forecast, shares soar by 12%. Strong demand for AI chips and PC…

Japan Falls to 4th Globally with 0.4% Q4 DeclineEconomy

Japan Falls to 4th Globally with 0.4% Q4 Decline

Key Points Japan slips to the fourth-largest global economy, trailing behind Germany. 2023 sees a mix of growth and contraction,…

Cocoa Market: Hedge Funds’ $8.7 Billion GambleCommodities

Cocoa Market: Hedge Funds’ $8.7 Billion Gamble

Key Points Hedge funds have intensified activities in the cocoa market, pushing prices to record highs. Traders have wagered $8.7…

Stock Futures: Dow Slips 0.07%, Nasdaq Gains 0.2%Stocks

Stock Futures: Dow Slips 0.07%, Nasdaq Gains 0.2%

Key Points Dow Jones Industrial Average Stock Futures saw a minor decline of 0.07%. S&P Futures experienced a slight rise,…

US Dollar Climbs for 5th Week, Hits 104.35Forex

US Dollar Climbs for 5th Week, Hits 104.35

Key Points The US dollar marks its fifth consecutive weekly gain, with a slight uptick to 104.35 on the dollar…

Crypto Laundering Drops to $22.2B in 2023Cryptocurrencies

Crypto Laundering Drops to $22.2B in 2023

Key Points Illicit crypto activities decreased notably in 2023, with crypto laundering amounts dropping to $22.2 billion from 2022’s $31.5…

AI Technology Outpace Regulation: A Call for ActionTechnology

AI Technology Outpace Regulation: A Call for Action

Key Points AI technology is rapidly evolving, outpacing current regulations. Ian Khan highlights the infancy of AI regulations, praising Saudi…

US GDP Soars 3.3% in Q4 with 2.5% Annual GrowthEconomy

US GDP Soars 3.3% in Q4 with 2.5% Annual Growth

Key Points US GDP grew by 3.3% in Q4 2023, leading the advanced economies with an annual growth of 2.5%.…

Brent Crude Futures Down 1¢ Amidst TensionsCommodities

Brent Crude Futures Down 1¢ Amidst Tensions

Key Points Brent crude futures slightly down by 1 cent, stabilising at $81.99 a barrel. S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI)…

Dow Dips 43 Points; JetBlue Soars 16% Amid RecordsStocks

Dow Dips 43 Points; JetBlue Soars 16% Amid Records

Key Points Dow Jones Industrial Average futures dipped by 43 points, a modest decline of 0.1%. S&P 500 and Nasdaq…