Investors’ Unconditional Love for Emerging Markets Is Fading

Investors are punishing markets where policy makers haven’t done enough to stem deteriorating current-account balances, ballooning inflation and a run on their currencies. They became unforgiving as rising Treasury yields and a stronger dollar put the case for riskier investments in the balance. Money is no longer cheap or plentiful, …

Tencent Holdings’ (TCEHY) CEO Pony Ma on Q1 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript

Tencent Holdings Ltd. (OTCPK:TCEHY) Q1 2018 Earnings Conference Call May 16, 2018 8:00 AM ET Executives Jane Yip – Investor Relations Pony Ma – Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Martin Lau – President James Mitchell – Chief Strategy Officer John Lo – Chief Financial Officer Analysts Grace Chen – Morgan …

Actively managed blockchain fund launches into crowded ETF field with bets on Square, AMD

A new blockchain exchange-traded fund launched Wednesday on the New York Stock Exchange. The REX BKCM ETF (BKC) holds shares of 32 companies working in cryptocurrencies or their underlying blockchain technology. The ETF is run by Rex Shares and actively managed by Brian Kelly, a CNBC contributor and head of …

AI Sure to Prosper & Defy Buffett’s Criticism: 4 Tech Picks

Artificial Intelligence (“AI”) focuses on developing computer algorithms by analyzing the working of the human brain when it comes to solving complex problems. The technology has rapidly promulgated into various industries driven by the increasing usage of tools like Machine Learning (“ML”), deep learning, natural language processing (NLP), speech recognition, …

Space mining could become a real thing — and it could be worth trillions

The race to space traditionally has advanced with exploration and even tourism in mind, but space-mining is looking like an increasingly legitimate idea, opening the possibility of a new civilization — and profits — on another planet. Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s SpaceX and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin aim …

Tech workers are paying $7,000 to freeze their stem cells in hope of extending life

Start-up investor Li Jiang just turned 30, and now he can’t stop thinking about his own mortality. For Jiang, who’s based in San Francisco, living longer isn’t just about eating healthy and exercising regularly. Last month, he cryogenically froze his stem cells, in the hopes of someday injecting them back …