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Amnesty International teams with AI firm to quantify abuse targeting women of color on Twitter

Amnesty International teams with AI firm to quantify abuse targeting women of color on Twitter

A new study confirms what women of color on Twitter likely already know: The social platform really is worse for them. The human-rights organization Amnesty International on Tuesday released the… Read more »

Key Words: Mnuchin has a simple reason why the Dow is poised for its worst December since 1931

Key Words: Mnuchin has a simple reason why the Dow is poised for its worst December since 1931

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has weighed and measured the recent destruction that has put the Dow Jones Industrial Average on track for its worst December since 1931, and he appears… Read more »

Woman claims hacker used baby monitor to spy on her child — how to protect yourself

Woman claims hacker used baby monitor to spy on her child — how to protect yourself

Is your baby monitor safe? A couple in Houston, Texas claims they woke up one night to a man’s voice in their infant’s room, telling them, “I’m going to kidnap… Read more »

Market Snapshot: Stocks reverse rally; S&P threatens fifth straight day of losses

Market Snapshot: Stocks reverse rally; S&P threatens fifth straight day of losses

U.S. stocks staged a modest rebound Tuesday afternoon, after a multisession rout took the Nasdaq and the S&P 500 to their lowest levels since the autumn of 2017, and as… Read more »

Futures Movers: U.S. oil prices plunge over 7% to settle at a nearly 16-month low as fresh supply worries pummel market

Futures Movers: U.S. oil prices plunge over 7% to settle at a nearly 16-month low as fresh supply worries pummel market

By Markets/commodities reporter Markets reporter Oil futures tumbled on Tuesday, with a more than 7% loss sending benchmark U.S. crude prices to their lowest finish in nearly 16 months, as… Read more »

The states where pensions are safe — and where they’re in trouble

The states where pensions are safe — and where they’re in trouble

Kentucky has one of the worst public pension plans in the country, but it’s just been saved from getting even worse. The state’s Supreme Court ruled against a reform law… Read more »

Market Snapshot: Dow rises more than 250 points as stocks attempt to shake global growth fears

Market Snapshot: Dow rises more than 250 points as stocks attempt to shake global growth fears

U.S. stocks staged a modest rebound Tuesday afternoon, after a multisession rout took the Nasdaq and the S&P 500 to their lowest levels since the autumn of 2017, and as… Read more »

Currencies: Dollar struggles ahead of last Fed decision of 2018

Currencies: Dollar struggles ahead of last Fed decision of 2018

The U.S. dollar was struggling for direction on Tuesday, ahead of the impending Federal Reserve policy decision and as global stocks staged a tepid rebound from a multisession skid. While… Read more »

The Ratings Game: Oracle buyback-driven earnings beat, cloud growth leaves analysts mixed

The Ratings Game: Oracle buyback-driven earnings beat, cloud growth leaves analysts mixed

Oracle Corp. shares have given back most of their early gains in midday trading Tuesday, as analysts look to make sense of a mixed quarter and a “murky” outlook. Oracle… Read more »

‘Arguably, you sold your country out,’ judge tells former Trump adviser Flynn while delaying sentencing

‘Arguably, you sold your country out,’ judge tells former Trump adviser Flynn while delaying sentencing

By Money & Politics reporter A federal judge on Tuesday blasted Michael Flynn while delaying the sentencing of President Donald Trump’s former national-security adviser. U.S. District Judge Emmet G. Sullivan… Read more »

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