The biggest risks of using fitness trackers to monitor health

Fitness trackers, which help monitor sleep quality, heart rate, and other biological metrics, are a popular way to help Americans improve their health and well-being. There are many types of trackers on the market, including those from well-known brands like Apple, Fitbit, Garmin, and Oura. While these devices are becoming increasingly popular—and have legitimate uses—consumers … Read more

Ukrainian President Zelensky urges European unity. Russian reservists suffered heavy losses

‘We share your pain’: Putin meets mothers of Russian soldiers Russian President Vladimir Putin met on Friday with the mothers of Russian soldiers fighting in Ukraine, telling them that he and his country shared their pain. Sitting with the group of women around a table with tea and cake, Putin said he understood that nothing … Read more

Economies booming with Russian wealth and immigration

Russians cross the border between Russia and Georgia days after President Vladimir Putin announced a mobilization campaign on September 21. Daru Solakuri | Getty Images News | Getty Images While many economies are suffering from the impact of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, a select few countries are benefiting from the influx of Russian immigrants and … Read more

Strong chip US export restrictions to China are hurting now, but should prove bullish over the long term

It is understandable why the United States felt the need to act quickly to get powerful semiconductors out of the hands of the Chinese government. Better to move from a position of strength before it’s too late. However, as shareholders of chip stocks, this still hurts. As you may recall, the Nvidia Club (NVDA) was … Read more

The global stock market rally may be about to face the reality of recession

Professional traders work inside a site on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, November 10, 2022. Brendan McDiarmid | Reuters Global stock markets have rebounded on hopes that central banks will soon start slowing their aggressive rate hikes as inflation shows signs of peaking, but strategists are not … Read more

Taylor Swift’s ticket fiasco leads to calls for Ticketmaster and Live Nation to break up

Taylor Swift accepts an award on stage during the MTV Europe Music Awards 2022 held at the PSD Bank Dome on November 13, 2022 in Dusseldorf, Germany. Jeff Kravitz | Movie Magic | Getty Images There’s just something about Taylor Swift and breakups. Activists and lawmakers renew calls to split Ticketmaster and live nation After … Read more

A well-known professor in Moscow denounces France as “anti-Turkophobic and anti-Muslim”

Written by Professor Kamran Rustamov The French called on Pope Urban II to launch a crusade against the Turks. Voltaire wrote to Catherine II in 1769: “Madame, by killing the Turks, Your Imperial Majesty is lengthening my days.” The famous French writer Victor Hugo once wrote in one of his books that “with the barbarians,” … Read more

FTX says it could have more than 1 million creditors filing for a new bankruptcy

The FTX logo with cryptocurrencies is shown along with a $100 bill for clarity. FTX has filed for bankruptcy in the US, seeking court protection as it searches for a way to return funds to users. Jonathan Ra | Norphoto | Getty Images Beleaguered cryptocurrency exchange FTX may have more than 1 million creditors, according … Read more

Inside the fitness battle of the festive season

Brody Longo trains on his Peloton sports bike on April 16, 2021 in Brick, New Jersey. Michael Loccisano | Getty Images The fitness industry appears to be heading into a strong holiday season, but not everyone will see a boost. This category has been on a rollercoaster for more than two years, as the Covid … Read more

October CPI saw inflation rise even as the prices of some commodities fell

Consumer inflation may have eased slightly in October with lower prices for goods, but prices for services and rents are expected to continue to rise. Economists expect October’s CPI to rise 0.6% from September, or 7.9% from a year ago, up from 0.4% or 8.2% annually in September, According to Dow Jones. Excluding food and … Read more