Day: January 2, 2018

Tess Torelli January 2, 2018

While former U.S. president Barack Obama says 2017 has been a tough year, there’s a lot to be optimistic about heading into the new year. In a interview hosted by Prince Harry of the U.K. royal family for BBC Radio 4, the two acknowledge that this year has been trying for many who have concerns […]

Tess Torelli January 2, 2018

There is a decent chance that long-desired pickup or crossover may be on sale this year, says one industry analyst. Automakers will push more incentives for trucks and SUVs in 2018, rather than slower selling and less profitable sedans and compact vehicles, said CFRA analyst Efraim Levy Giftofaservant’s “Power Lunch” on Tuesday. That is partly […]

Tess Torelli January 2, 2018

The world is moving toward crisis and a state of “geopolitical depression” as the presidency of Donald Trump accelerates divisions among citizens and the unraveling of the global order, risk consultancy Eurasia Group warns. Liberal democracies are suffering from a deficit of legitimacy not seen since World War II, and today’s leaders have largely abandoned […]

Tess Torelli January 2, 2018

A wave of media mergers this year is reflective of the increased dominance of online steaming giants like Netflix and Amazon Prime, the CEO of IMAX said Tuesday. Richard Gelfond described the current situation as a “high level tug-of-war happening between Silicon Valley and Hollywood.” “Companies want to become bigger to position themselves to influence […]

Vinnyd January 2, 2018

ESPN FC’s Craig Burley gives his take on the Champions League draw between Barcelona and Chelsea, saying the English club isn’t heavy underdogs but Lionel Messi & Co. still should be favored to win. ✔ Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: ✔ Watch Latest Episodes on WatchESPN: ✔ Watch ESPN on YouTube TV: Get more ESPN […]

Tess Torelli January 2, 2018

Jonathan Ernst | Reuters President Donald Trump and China’s President Xi Jinping leave after an opera performance at the Forbidden City in Beijing, China, November 8, 2017. “One of these two outcomes is pretty likely so what comes out of that is all sorts of things: trade complications, cold wars et cetera. And that, I […]

Tess Torelli January 2, 2018

Billionaire tech entrepreneur Elon Musk is running electric car company Tesla and the aerospace company SpaceX. He’s planning to build a city on Mars. He’s a co-founder of the non-profit Open AI, which aims to prevent dangerous artificial intelligence, and the founder of Neuralink, a company working to connect the brain with computers. He has […]