We compared Apple’s $159 AirPods to Xiaomi’s $30 AirDots and the winner was clear

We compared Apple’s $159 AirPods to Xiaomi’s $30 AirDots and the winner was clear

These are AirPods, Apple's $159 wireless headphones and these are AirDots, Xiaomi's $30 wireless headphones. Xiaomi has long been referred to as the Apple of China. So we wanted to know, how do the headphones compare? Are AirPods worth the cost? Or can AirDots provide the same quality for one-fifth the price? Let's start with…
Attorney general nominee William Barr appears before the Senate Judiciary Committee for high-stakes confirmation hearings

Attorney general nominee William Barr appears before the Senate Judiciary Committee for high-stakes confirmation...

Barr also pledged to protect the Mueller probe, pre-emptive ly addressing concerns from some Senators. "I believe it is in the best interest of everyone - the President, Congress, and, most importantly, the American people - that this matter be resolved by allowing the Special Counsel to complete his work," Barr said. "On my watch,…
Bank of America asked a group of investors overseeing $645 billion how companies should be spending their money — and the responses show just how scared they are of a credit meltdown

Bank of America asked a group of investors overseeing $645 billion how companies should...

A recession is not the only prospect that bothers Wall Street these days. The ongoing stock-market turmoil and profit warnings from companies surely have many worried about the end of this economic cycle. But even before the stock market swooned late last year, several experts were shouting from the rooftops about trouble brewing in corporate…
America’s busiest airport warns of 3-hour waits to clear security, as record government shutdown continues

America’s busiest airport warns of 3-hour waits to clear security, as record government shutdown...

America's busiest airport has warned passengers to set aside three hours to clear security, as the government shutdown takes a deepening toll on everyday life in the US. Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport tweeted on Monday evening that it was experiencing "longer than usual wait times during peak travel" and advised passengers to "give yourself 3…
JPMorgan just missed earnings for the first time in 10 quarters

JPMorgan just missed earnings for the first time in 10 quarters

JPMorgan Chase announced fourth-quarter results Tuesday and posted earnings of $1.98 a share. Analysts had expected earnings of $2.21. It was a rare miss from JPMorgan — the first time in 10 quarters— and was driven by lower-than-expected revenue in the firm's investment bank. Here are the key numbers: Revenue: $26.8 billion, up 4% from…
10 things you need to know before the opening bell (SPY, SPX, QQQ, DIA, GS)

10 things you need to know before the opening bell (SPY, SPX, QQQ, DIA,...

AP/Susan Walsh Here is what you need to know. China pledges to bolster its economy. Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said in a statement out Tuesday that Beijing could roll out more stimulus to provide support for the economy, Reuters reports. The UK government is headed for an epic Brexit defeat. Theresa May's government could lose…
Major US companies are facing the same China question, and their answers are slowly shedding light on Trump’s trade war impact

Major US companies are facing the same China question, and their answers are slowly...

REUTERS/Stringer The impact of the US-China trade war is one of the central themes for US corporations this earnings season. While uncertainty around trade negotiations has been largely cited as a negative factor for companies and the market, a new FactSet report suggests the impact may not be so straightforward. So far this earnings season, it's…
Global markets bounce as China pledges support for its stuttering economy

Global markets bounce as China pledges support for its stuttering economy

Global stocks are rallying Tuesday after China's government sought to sooth investors spooked by recent bad data coming out of the country. Markets around the world plunged on Monday after fresh data showed that the value of Chinese imports and exports fell heavily in the year to December, adding to a lengthening list of evidence…
Leaked screenshots reveal Verizon is already testing a video game streaming service to compete with Microsoft, Google, and Amazon

Leaked screenshots reveal Verizon is already testing a video game streaming service to compete...

Verizon is planning a new streaming service for video games called Verizon Gaming, according to a report from The Verge. Screenshots of an early test version of the Verizon Gaming app have surfaced, and Verizon has made more than 135 games available for streaming. Test participants receive a Nvidia Shield, an Xbox One controller, and…
4 biotech companies just announced that they’re going public, braving treacherous markets and a government shutdown

4 biotech companies just announced that they’re going public, braving treacherous markets and a...

The biotech initial-public-offering slowdown that some on Wall Street were expecting this year hasn't happened. Going into 2019, some investing experts had expected a slowdown as the IPO market started to look more uncertain amid a tumultuous public market. The government shutdown has brought additional challenges. Companies in 2018 raised more than $6.3 billion in…

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