Having devoured many of the world’s factory jobs, China is now handing them over to robots. The country’s emergence as an automation hub contradicts many assumptions about robots and the global economy.
Analysts are expecting weak second-quarter profits at U.S. companies as earnings reports are set to begin rolling out this week. But many investors are confident profits can clear the low bar and support share prices.
‘Sentiment analysis’ startups are trying to tap Wall Street’s growing desire to harness the world’s vast amount of data to make predictions about the movements of stocks and other securities and derivatives.
Class action lawyers are seizing on service bulletins as they look for new cases to bring against auto makers, raising the risks for manufacturers when they notify dealers of possible vehicle problems.