Oil, housing could be what drives Wednesday’s markets

  Workers line up pipe while drilling for oil in the Bakken shale formation outside Watford City, N.D. Falling oil prices could become a factor for stocks if crude cracks $40 per barrel. Oil will be a focus in the markets again Wednesday, with U.S. oil inventory data expected at 10:30 a.m. ET. Oil crossedRead More

GST to be launched on June 30 midnight in Parliament

The new indirect tax regime — The Goods and Services Tax (GST) — will be launched at the midnight of June 30 in the Central Hall of Parliament in an hour-long event that will evoke memories of the “Tryst with Destiny” moment of 1947. President Pranab Mukherjee, Vice President Hamid Ansari, Prime Minister Narendra ModiRead More

3 Good Reasons You Should Be Investing Overseas Now

With U.S. corporations generating so much of their revenues overseas, there’s been a growing debate about whether you need direct foreign exposure. The answer is yes—and here’s why: Opportunities Jack Bogle, founder of the Vanguard Group, recently argued that investors get sufficient foreign exposure indirectly through U.S. multinationals. According to FactSet, about a third ofRead More

Used cars should be checked thoroughly before purchase

Buying used car? Keep an eye out for these factors Used car market is steadily rising in India, as working millennials now prefer to travel according to their convenience instead of having to wait for public transport, or take that weekend trip to rejuvenate themselves. In case you are planning to buy a used carRead More

Your health may be written in the stars: How the month you were born affects which diseases you are likely to get

The month of your birth can affect which diseases will afflict you, according to new research. Seasonal changes in ultraviolet rays, vitamin D levels and viruses – more common in the winter – may affect foetal development, experts believe. Spanish scientists mapped birth months to 27 chronic diseases to see if it made a differenceRead More

Facebook’s Pride reaction should be available to everyone

  Facebook is taking some heat for the pride reactions roll-out this month. The social media network added a rainbow reaction to its standard reactions in support of LGBTQ pride month. The problem: in places like Russia, users don’t have access to the new reactions. This isn’t the first time Facebook has kept special limited-timeRead More

Drug information leaflets are ‘impenetrable’ and ‘unreadable’: Medicine pamphlets must be improved so patients can understand them, report claims

Drug information leaflets must be improved so they can be more easily read and understood, a report claims. The Academy of Medical Sciences has called for the pamphlets that come in medicine boxes to be made clearer to ensure ‘comprehension and readability’ for patients. Drug leaflets should also include information on the benefits of takingRead More

The Moto X (2017) will actually be called Moto X4

Motorola’s upcoming device portfolio is still shrouded in a lot of mystery. A new Moto Z2 flagship is pretty much certain at this point and so is a fresh addition to the Moto X line. However, reputable leakster @evleaks claims what we tough would be the Moto X (2017) will actually be called the MotoRead More

Nokia and BlackBerry Are Back? The Proof Will Be in the Sales

  HIGHLIGHTS Samsung kept away from MWC 2017 Without these big names, BlackBerry and Nokia got a lot of attention Whether the attention translates into sales is the question If you’ve been paying attention to the headlines from the world of tech lately, then you’ve probably come across the sentiment that Nokia and BlackBerry, theRead More