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Could the Initiation of Trade Skirmishes Lead to Trade Wars?

The biggest current threat to global growth is a trade war.  There are other risks, too.  The U.S. Federal reserve is unwinding quantitative easing and raising rates, but is making the policy shifts very gradually, with careful market guidance.  Governments are focused on whether they need to cut taxes, not …

economy

AI 101: How learning computers are becoming smarter

IBT Many companies use the term artificial intelligence, or AI, as a way to generate excitement for their products and to present themselves as on the cutting edge of tech development. But what exactly is artificial intelligence? What does it involve? And how will it help the development of future …

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Bitcoin’s rough patch looks like the Nasdaq during the tech bubble — except it’s moving 15 times faster

Bitcoin fell as much as 70% from its mid-December high through its recent early-February low. The cryptocurrency’s price chart mirrors that of the Nasdaq Composite Index during the dotcom bubble era, but there’s a catch. Historical fluctuations in the Nasdaq should provide a template for how bitcoin will trade going …

investments

The “$35,000 Tesla Model 3” Still Doesn't Exist

And it won't until at least the end of 2018.

economy

AI IN E-COMMERCE: How artificial intelligence can help retailers deliver the highly personalized experiences shoppers desire

BI Intelligence This is a preview of a research report from BI Intelligence, Business Insider’s premium research service. To learn more about BI Intelligence, click here. One of retailers’ top priorities is to figure out how to gain an edge over Amazon. To do this, many retailers are attempting to …