Americans are wasting billions each year on useless supplements, scientists warn

For years, scientists have been saying that there isn’t much evidence to recommend vitamin supplements for most people, and a growing body of research suggests that most pills are useless and don’t necessarily make us healthier. However, the message has not arrived. More than half of US adults take dietary supplements regularly, fueling an industry … Read more

AMD focuses on AI after data center success, sees 20% annual revenue growth

Advanced Micro Devices Inc.’s next target is artificial intelligence, just as it focused on the data center market a few years ago. At the chipmaker’s analyst day on Thursday, AMD AMD, -3.04% Chief Executive Officer Lisa Su said AI is at an inflection point with technology from the company’s recent acquisition of Xilinx. “This is … Read more

Meta Platforms poised to become ‘value’ stock in Russell shakeup this month, Jefferies says

Facebook parent Meta Platforms Inc., whose shares have slumped over the past year, will become a value stock based on preliminary data for the rebalancing of the Russell US stock indices later this month, according to Jefferies. According to preliminary results published by FTSE Russell on Friday, a “good chunk” of Meta’s shares will move … Read more

Mystery of why so many lifelong smokers never get lung cancer may be solved

Cigarette smoking is the number one risk factor for lung cancer, and tobacco products cause up to 90 percent of lung cancer deaths in the United States. Without a doubt, the surest way to protect yourself against lung cancer is to avoid smoking cigarettes, and yet, at the same time, it is also true that … Read more

Apple shares fall after report says company won’t ramp up iPhone production this year, but analyst sees upside

Shares of Apple Inc. fell more than 1% in premarket trading on Thursday after a report indicated the company planned to keep its iPhone production levels roughly flat relative to a year ago, but a analyst said investors should not worry about such a move. . Bloomberg News reported Thursday morning that Apple AAPL, -0.16% … Read more

Mystery of why so many lifelong smokers never get lung cancer may be solved

Cigarette smoking is the number one risk factor for lung cancer, and tobacco products cause up to 90 percent of lung cancer deaths in the United States. Without a doubt, the surest way to protect yourself against lung cancer is to avoid smoking cigarettes, and yet, at the same time, it is also true that … Read more

Autodesk is downgraded. The analyst expects sales and billing estimates to be lowered.

text size Virtual reality meeting at the Autodesk VR Center of Excellence in Munich. Courtesy of Autodesk Actions of autodesk tumbled on Monday after Deutsche Bank downgraded the software maker’s stock on expectations that management will cut revenue and billing estimates. Analyst Bhavin Shah lowered his rating on the stock to Hold from Buy, and … Read more

‘No place to hide?’ How stagflation fears put stocks on the brink of a bear market

It will take more than Friday’s big rally to allay fears of a bear market in stocks, as uncertainty over the Fed’s ability to rein in inflation without sinking the economy stokes fears of stagflation, a pernicious combination. slow economic growth and persistent inflation. Stagflation is “a terrible environment” for investors, often causing stocks and … Read more

Why one analyst thinks home sales may drop 25% by the end of the summer and credit reports will soon stop counting most medical debt

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Facebook earnings send Meta shares soaring, but sales hit slowest growth in a decade

Meta Platforms Inc. is the latest tech giant to feel economic pressure, as Facebook’s parent company reported its slowest sales growth in a decade on Wednesday and issued lukewarm earnings guidance. “Revenue headwinds” will likely lead to a slowdown in investment, Meta Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said in a webcast with analysts Wednesday night. However, … Read more