Category: American News

Shares climb on hopes for U.S.-China trade talks, Turkish lira falls

LONDON (Reuters) – Global stocks rose on Monday amid optimism over planned trade talks between the United States and China, while Turkey’s lira fell after its credit ratings were downgraded and shots were fired outside the U.S. embassy in Ankara. FILE PHOTO: A trader sits in front of the computer screens at his desk at…

Easy Ways to Start Investing Your Money This Summer

Have some time off during the summer months and can spare some time to up your money game? Or maybe you’re raking in extra cash from summer side gigs. Either way, you might want to think about some investing. Sure, the siren of impromptu getaways in exotic locales may be beckoning, but you’ll want to…

Stars then and now

Tina Louise Tina Louise is best-known for playing movie star Ginger Grant on “Gilligan’s Island,” a role she largely tried to distance herself from after the show wrapped. She refused to sign on for any of the revivals that the rest of the cast particpated in. She’s recently acted in films like “The Happy Ending”…

Nvidia ‘more than happy to help’ if Tesla self-driving chip doesn’t work out

CEOs from Tesla and Nvidia, each company a powerhouse in its niche, spoke during respective 2018 second-quarter earnings calls about new autonomous driving artificial intelligence chips for the next generation of Autopilot in Tesla cars. Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang was asked about Tesla’s previously announced plan to switch to in-house A.I. chips, which are still…