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Tesla Tops Delivery Forecast, Soars High in 2020

Tesla started 2020 on a high reporting that it has delivered 367,500 vehicles in 2019. This exceeds the forecast of 360,000 deliveries made in October. Wall Street exhibited a renewed optimism in Tesla, in contrast to the damp sentiment of early 2019, driving Tesla's stock to a high of ~ $425 a share. Tesla's stock is up more than 50% from the year before. This impressive run-up is despite the stock
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Apple Overtakes Microsoft in $1 Trillion Race

Quick take on AAPL The race for $1 trillion in market capitalization continues between Apple and Microsoft. Last Friday, Apple overtook Microsoft in the market cap race, achieving $1.068 trillion vs. Microsoft’s $1.049 trillion. It was the first time since April 25th, 2019 that Apple overtook Microsoft to become the largest firm in the S&P 500 based on market capitalization. On Monday, the brokerage firm Raymond James raised the firm’s
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And It’s Go-time!

We're happy to announce that Stockal is now ready to on-board Indian investors who wish to invest in global financial markets - starting with US stock markets. So, if you have been thinking about diversifying your investments internationally, or saving-up to prepare for your kids' overseas education, or wondering how you can get your hands on some shares of Netflix (payback on the binge watching!) - this the moment you've been
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Intel’s AI Roadmap

Every day, more than 2.5 Quintillion bytes of data is generated. With data being available at that a huge scale, we need systems that analyse the data faster, in order to provide real time responses. Quicker Analysis, Data compression, and storage are few of the most important aspects that companies are competing to optimize. Intel(INTC) announced its strategic, cross-Intel organisation - Artificial Intelligence Products Group(AIPG), post its acquisition of the
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Accenture’s AI acquisitions and Industry X.0

In order to stay alive, all businesses in or near the maturity stage have the need foresee the future of the market and quickly adapt to these changes in consumer behaviour and trends. There's an ongoing need to have flexible, growth oriented strategies. A couple of ways to do this is to shift their focus on their new products and scrap old loss making ones, or acquire promising up-and-coming startups.
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AI and Robotics – A case for investing in the future of tech

AI and robotics have slowly and steadily become a ubiquitous part of our everyday lives. Smart phones have become smarter with the advent of personal assistants like Siri. These intelligent machines work, react and learn like humans. They recognise speech and facial patterns, analyse and solve real life problems. Alexa was recently in the news for calling the cops, saving a person from a threatening situation. Robotics and AI are
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A Few Things The Best Financial Advisors Keep In Mind

In the wake of recent technology advances and evolution of the robo-advisory phenomenon the imperatives of financial advisors have significantly changed over the last 2 years or so. Besides the price advantages that rob-advisors were able to pass on to clients due to the scale provided by tech, companies like Wealthfront and Betterment did a really swell job of winning the confidence of young investors. The best (human) financial advisors,
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Will the growth of the crypto market have an impact on AMD

Advanced Micro Devices (NASDAQ: AMD) has been a constant subject of study for tech industry watchers. There are more than 500 stocks in the still burgeoning technology sector. Many if not most of these stocks have given good returns over the last year or so. And AMD has doubled as well. But its price band of $6 to $15 is no where near its hey days value when the stock used to play
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Stockal Partners With NASDAQ

Life of an early stage business is like that of a toddler. You see her after a few months and "suddenly", she's able to walk & make some conversation. Stockal will, sort of, be in that stage for a couple more years. So when you get a note from us every other month, we will hopefully have something significant to share. Always. Also, as a young company you're pulling multiple levers (pardon
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PayPal on the rise

PayPal(NASDAQ:PYPL) operates in the digital payment space, offering a technology platform that connects merchants and consumers worldwide. PayPal's revenue has risen more than 100% since 2012. Its total payment volume has grown more than 20% per year. PayPal is forging its way forward with new additions. Its P2P payment service Venmo, now has a shopping feature, allowing users to pay for online purchases. It also launched PayPal for Marketplaces, which