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While Beijing’s crackdown on corruption and excess has been identified as one of the primary reasons why gaming revenues on China’s island oasis of Macau have fallen for more than two years straight, the growth of nearby centers for gambling may also be a culprit.
It could be argued that NVIDIA (NASDAQ: NVDA) got the back-and-forth started with processor competitor Intel (NASDAQ: INTC) when it published a blog post last week titled, “Correcting Intel’s Deep Learning Benchmark Mistakes.” The “mistakes” NVIDIA VP of Accelerated Learning Ian Buck was referring to were claims by Intel that its new Xeon Phi processors were more than two times faster than competitive processors, and considerably more scalable.
The pumpkin-spiced latte and other pumpkin-related seasonal additions have become standard fall menu fare at coffee chains including Dunkin’ Donuts (NASDAQ: DNKN) and Panera Bread. One of the more popular promotions of the year, those pumpkin-spice-flavored drinks lure consumers into stores.
It seems Monsanto (NYSE: MON) might become absorbed by Germany-based multinational Bayer sooner rather than later. According to a Bloomberg report, citing “people familiar with the matter,” negotiations between the two companies have been successful enough that the pair might have a merger deal in place within two weeks.
Financial software specialist Intuit (NASDAQ: INTU) finished its fiscal 2016 in style, delivering a fourth-quarter report on Tuesday that trounced estimates. However, stocks generally trade on forward expectations rather than historical results, and the company’s guidance for the current quarter didn’t impress the market.
At the Computer Electronics Show early this year, NVIDIA (NASDAQ: NVDA) took the wraps off its Drive PX 2 Platform, designed for automakers exploring the self-driving car market. According to NVIDIA, more than 80 carmakers, suppliers, and university research departments are incorporating the platform into their vehicles and research.
Should the Big Four be broken up? And how about the Duke of Westminster’s $9 billion tax-free inheritance?
Remarkably, an increasing number of economists believe the Eurozone has addressed its weaknesses. Shades of the Great Moderation, circa 2006.