This week’s Apple Loop includes the new design for the iPhone SE2, the bright colours planned for the iPhone 8S, lower pricing for new iPhones, why the MacBook Pro keyboard is a problem, the latest beta of iOS 11.4, the performance of HomePod, and a smartphone homage to the iMac.
This week’s Android Circuit includes a new release date for the Galaxy Note 9, missing features from Samsung’s phablet. new colours for Galaxy S9, the OnePlus 6 launch, the arrival of the Honor 10, the Nokia 8 Sirocco going on sale, Pixel 3 details leaked, and questions raised over Google Duplex.
The Trump administration prizes itself on a businesslike approach to running the federal government. However, when it comes to reporting on the environmental footprint of the government’s buildings and overall operations, the administration is not taking its own advice.
Succinct Summations for the week ending May 18th, 2018 Positives: 1. Same store sales growth rose 4.9% y/o/y, up 0.7% from previous 4.2% increase. 2. Jobless claims came in at 222k, sending 4-week average down 2,750 to 213,250. 3. Crude oil inventories fell 1.4 million barrels w/o/w to 432.4 million, 4. E-commerce retail sales rose 3.9% in…
Country pursues deal after President Mauricio Macri fails to stem run on the peso
Argentina’s struggle this week to prevent a collapse in its currency and soaring interest rates from destabilising its ailing economy appeared to have ended in failure on Friday, leaving it to seek financial aid from the International Monetary Fund.
The IMF, the lender of last resort to nation states, said the South American country had formally requested an “exceptional access standby arrangement” that would allow Argentina to pay its foreign bills while the government sought to prevent a repeat of the 2001 crisis.
President faces criticism he has caved to pressure from Beijing as Nafta talks falter
The Markets Don’t Care About Your Wants or Needs Thinking outside the box probably is a mistake. Bloomberg, May 18, 2018 You may have reasonable expectations of what you can expect from your investments during the coming years and decades. But regardless of what your risk-adjusted return expectations are, the first rule of economics…
Five Star and League strike deal to govern country that feeds eurozone instability