How Much Is A Climate Change ‘Solution’ Worth?

Numerous policies are being proposed to combat climate change. The cost of some of these policies are estimated to be in the trillions, tens of trillions and even near 100 trillion dollars. By claiming their policies resolve an “existential” threat, some advocates justify implementation at any cost. Governments would impose these costs on the public, reducing … Read more How Much Is A Climate Change ‘Solution’ Worth?

How butterfly spread can be a much easier solution than options trade

With a great deal of ease and convenience, Options do bring with themselves a certain set of difficulties. These difficulties may make options unattractive as an instrument to trade in certain situations. However, in such times I have always found shelter in an option strategy called Butterfly. Let us discuss how certain peculiar situations can … Read more How butterfly spread can be a much easier solution than options trade

Weekly poll results: second screens are loved, as long as they don’t cost too much

Dual screens are a potential solution to the selfie camera craziness – no notches, holes, sliders, pop-ups and so on, just use the rear camera and the second display as a viewfinder. In last week’s poll dual screens proved more popular than foldable phones. Even a small second screen is fine, though there’s a clear … Read more Weekly poll results: second screens are loved, as long as they don’t cost too much

Facebook’s Social ID App Hello Is Pretty Much Dead

Facebook appears to have given up on Hello, a Truecaller-like social ID app that it began to publicly test in select markets two years ago, as Android and iOS introduce similar built-in features for their customers. Available exclusively on Android, Facebook’s Hello – Caller ID & Blocking app tapped the network’s social graph to display information … Read more Facebook’s Social ID App Hello Is Pretty Much Dead

Think twice as that second home won’t save much tax

TNN | Feb 2, 2017, 06.01 AM IST 7 Comments (Representative Image) While the Budget has let sellers of immovable property claim long-term capital gains after two years instead of the earlier three, it has discouraged investment in the housing sector for rental income by taking away a benefit provided on buying a second house. … Read more Think twice as that second home won’t save much tax

Think twice as that second home won’t save much tax

TNN | Feb 2, 2017, 06.01 AM IST 7 Comments (Representative Image) While the Budget has let sellers of immovable property claim long-term capital gains after two years instead of the earlier three, it has discouraged investment in the housing sector for rental income by taking away a benefit provided on buying a second house. … Read more Think twice as that second home won’t save much tax

Trader Talk: Yellen tries to convince the world more rate hikes are warranted, but don’t worry too much

Yellen: Fed is not behind the curve  15 Hours Ago | 02:10 Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen is trying to pull off a neat trick: Convincing the world that more rate hikes were warranted while not rocking the markets too much. The Fed had a delicate balancing act, which includes acknowledging the following: 1) That the … Read more Trader Talk: Yellen tries to convince the world more rate hikes are warranted, but don’t worry too much

How much the Trump tax cuts might help corporate profits

Corporate tax cuts: How big an impact on corporate profits? I’ve written often that the markets are expensive, and the reason they are expensive is that traders have levitated themselves into believing that earnings are going to expand in 2017 due to a vague combination of tax cuts, infrastructure spending and lower regulations. It’s a … Read more How much the Trump tax cuts might help corporate profits

Google’s Pixel XL is much easier to repair than the Nexus 6P

When Google released the Huawei-built Nexus 6P in 2015 it won rave reviews from critics, but the teardown experts at iFixit suggested DIY types should stay away. The phone achieved a measly 2 out of 10 repairability score. But this year’s Android flagship is much friendlier towards anyone that wants to perform repairs on their … Read more Google’s Pixel XL is much easier to repair than the Nexus 6P

The,destiny,of,Plex:,more,tools,for,cord,cutters,,and,much,less,of,a,focus,at,the,pc

This week, Plex begins the gradual procedure of extricating itself from the computing device pc. Plex’s server software program—which helps you to stream your video, tune, and picture libraries to otherdevices across the house—has constantly required both an constantly-on laptop or a NAS (community–attached storage) device. however as laptop sales decline, and NAS bins emerge … Read more The,destiny,of,Plex:,more,tools,for,cord,cutters,,and,much,less,of,a,focus,at,the,pc