US stock futures take a breather after record day

Investor concerns over tariffs, interest rates Pacer ETFs President Sean O’Hara on the earnings outlook and investor concerns over interest rates and trade uncertainties. U.S. equity futures are pointing to a lower open after a day in which the S&P 500 set its sixth record close of the year. Continue Reading Below Dow Industrial futures are lower by 0.1 percent, S&P […]

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Robots could take 20M manufacturing jobs by 2030, report claims

The latest in Ford’s research into delivery robots Ford CTO Ken Washington on the company’s efforts to develop delivery robots. Robots: Good for the economy, bad for people looking for jobs? Continue Reading Below Robots could displace an estimated 20 million manufacturing jobs in the world by 2030, according to a report by Oxford Economics released this week. The number […]

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Dallas courthouse shooter taken down by police

‘I don’t know how much longer I have, I’m f***ing ready’: Army veteran, 22, posted photos of ammunition and warned of an approaching ‘storm’ on Facebook before he was shot dead by police when he ‘opened fire outside Dallas federal courthouse’ Brian Issack Clyde, 22, was fatally shot after exchanging gunfire with federal officers outside the Earle Cabell Federal Building […]

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A Foolish Take: Why Americans Don't Like Meal Kits

Meal kits, which contain pre-portioned ingredients for cooking meals, are popular alternatives to takeout and delivery food. But the overall market penetration remains low: 93% of Americans still don't subscribe to meal kits, according to a recent survey by online organic grocer Good Eggs. However, 23% once subscribed but canceled their subscriptions. Consumers' top complaints were high prices, small portion […]

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Should Trump take Pell Grant money for NASA’s moonshot? Outraged education advocates say no

President Donald Trump (Photo: Jim Lo Scalzo/epa-EFE) The Trump administration wants money meant for low-income college students shifted to help cover the bill for a NASA moonshot by 2024. Hold up, say outraged education advocates, who fear moving funds from Pell Grants to space exploration could ratchet up college costs and send a message that the president doesn’t value helping poor students pay for school.  “Most of your readers would wonder: Do I want […]

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