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

Motorola targets developing markets with dirt cheap Moto C

  The rumors were true: Motorola has a pair of budget smartphones up its sleeve, and they’e called the Moto C and Moto C Plus. As suspected, the electronics company is positioning these as your First Smartphone, with an eye toward developing markets. The specs Motorola has released mostly align with the leaks from lastRead More

With GST days away, discount sales of gadgets, footwear flood markets

As the countdown to the rollout of Goods and Services Tax (GST) enters its last leg, discount sales on goods such as large electronic appliances, apparel, mobile accessories and footwear are picking pace across online platforms and traditional offline retail format stores. Reason: retailers are staring at lower margins on certain products stocked before JulyRead More