Supersmart Robots Will Outnumber Humans Within 30 Years, Says SoftBank CEO

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Within three decades, artificial intelligence will be smarter than the human brain, supersmart robots will outnumber humans and more than a trillion objects will be connected to the internet, says the CEO of SoftBank.

Global Economy Week Ahead: Trump, Fed Speeches Set to Guide Interest Rates

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This week, key speeches by Donald Trump and top Federal Reserve officials are set to guide interest rates, the dollar and other asset values, while inflation gauges in the U.S., Europe and Japan will signal growth and rate prospects in several of the world’s largest economie

Economic Surveys Show Deep Splits in Confidence Along Party Lines

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Since the election of President Donald Trump, consumer confidence and sentiment surveys that ask participants about the health of the economy have seen their responses divided like never before along partisan lines.

Why Chinese Men Are Dying

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Mortality rates among Chinese men aged 41 to 60, who account for nearly three-quarters of the working-age population, increased by 12% over the past decade.

Apple, Samsung Need to Dazzle in a Slow Market

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For the two largest players in the smartphone business, Apple and Samsung, the goal this year is to restore some luster to their brands. Both saw smartphone sales fall for the first time in 2016.

Cheap Flights to Europe: Bad for Airlines' Fat Margins

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The entry of long-haul, low-cost carriers like Norwegian Air to the trans-Atlantic market is upending a profitable patch for the likes of American, Delta and IAG-owned British Airways.

Stocks are Frothy, but There's No Bubble

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Stocks have soared but except for valuation there are few signs of a bubble. That doesn’t mean the market can’t fall.

Standard Chartered and HSBC: Small Dividends From Rising Rates

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Both banks are struggling for growth; interest rates will only help a little.

Sina-Weibo: How to Invest in a Successful Version of Twitter

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Advertising income has surged at Twitter’s Chinese counterpart, Weibo, as short video ads and live streaming take off.

'Tailored' Accounting Takes Companies Into Alternate Reality

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Recent moves by the Securities and Exchange Commission serve as a reminder that non-GAAP corporate results should be digested with a grain of salt.

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