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AP Exclusive: Undercover spy exposed in NYC was 1 of many

AP Exclusive: Undercover spy exposed in NYC was 1 of many

LONDON (AP) — When mysterious operatives lured two cybersecurity researchers to meetings at luxury hotels over the past two months, it was an apparent bid to discredit their research about an Israeli company that makes smartphone hacking technology used by some governments to spy on their citizens. The Associated Press has now ... (full story)


AP Explains: What is "5G" wireless, and should you care?

AP Explains: What is "5G" wireless, and should you care?

NEW YORK (AP) — A much-hyped network upgrade called "5G" means different things to different people.
To industry proponents, it's the next huge innovation in wireless internet. To the U.S. government, it's the backbone technology of a future that America will wrestle with China to control. To many average people, ... (full story)


Blue Apron and Bank of America corporate accounting



Dear Mr. Berko: Blue Apron is $1.01 a share. Do you think there's any life left in the company that might warrant a purchase as a speculation? I may buy 25,000 shares if you think I could net a profit in the next six months or so. The commission at Charles Schwab would only be $9.90. My longtime stockbroker thinks I'm nuts. But the ... (full story)


Take a flier with J.C. Penney



Dear Mr. Berko: In 2007, my stockbroker had me buy 100 shares of J.C. Penney at $73. Months later, he had me buy another 100 shares at $62. And because he was very certain it would recover, he had me buy 100 more shares when it had fallen to $47. Finally, in 2009, I bought my last 100 shares at $28, giving me an average cost of $52. ... (full story)


GM rebounds with $8.1B 2018 profit on strong pricing

GM rebounds with $8.1B 2018 profit on strong pricing

DETROIT (AP) — General Motors posted an $8.1 billion net profit for 2018, fueled by better prices for vehicles sold in the U.S., its most lucrative market.
It's a strong rebound from the previous year when the company lost $3.9 billion on a giant tax accounting charge.
GM made $10.8 billion before taxes in North America, ... (full story)