Amazon Music opens up Alexa and streaming stats to artists

The app is available now on iOS and Android. Amazon is finally launching an app to help musicians better understand how their music is performing on its music streaming service. It’s available starting today on iOS and Android, and through a companion website. Amazon Music for Artists has the type of features you would expect […]

Facebook will shut down its MSQRD selfie app

The app’s AR tech now lives inside Facebook and Instagram. MSQRD, the Snapchat-like selfie app Facebook acquired in 2016, will soon be no more. The social network said it plans to shut down the augmented reality app on April 13, though its technology will live on in other Facebook-owned services. “MSQRD was fundamental to building […]

Pixel 4a will reportedly feature faster UFS 2.1 storage

The world might be grinding to a halt, but at least the latest Pixel keeps leaking. Earlier this week, we got to learn a lot about the Pixel 4a when Cuban YouTube channel TecnoLike Plus uploaded a hands-on with a pre-production model of the upcoming phone. XDA Developers has now shared a photo of the […]

Arch Capital Group Ltd. (ACGL) and Ovintiv Inc. (OVV)

MADISON INVESTMENT ADVISORS LLC bought a fresh place in Arch Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ:ACGL). The institutional investor bought 2.4 million shares of the stock in a transaction took place on 12/31/2019. In another most recent transaction, which held on 12/31/2019, CAPITAL RESEARCH & MANAGEMENT CO bought approximately 1.8 million shares of Arch Capital Group Ltd. […]

Esperion Therapeutics Inc. (ESPR) and Empire State Realty Trust Inc. (ESRT)

ROTHSCHILD & CO. ASSET MANAGEMEN bought a fresh place in Esperion Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:ESPR). The institutional investor bought 278.8 thousand shares of the stock in a transaction took place on 12/31/2019. In another most recent transaction, which held on 12/31/2019, HOOD RIVER CAPITAL MANAGEMENT LL bought approximately 269.8 thousand shares of Esperion Therapeutics Inc. In […]

The Progressive Corporation (PGR) and Euronet Worldwide Inc. (EEFT)

WELLINGTON MANAGEMENT CO. LLP bought a fresh place in The Progressive Corporation (NYSE:PGR). The institutional investor bought 15.5 million shares of the stock in a transaction took place on 12/31/2019. In another most recent transaction, which held on 12/31/2019, JPMORGAN INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT, bought approximately 4.5 million shares of The Progressive Corporation In a separate transaction […]

Simon Property Group Inc. (SPG) and IDEXX Laboratories Inc. (IDXX)

COHEN & STEERS CAPITAL MANAGEMEN bought a fresh place in Simon Property Group Inc. (NYSE:SPG). The institutional investor bought 1.5 million shares of the stock in a transaction took place on 12/31/2019. In another most recent transaction, which held on 12/31/2019, ALTSHULER SHAHAM MUTUAL FUNDS MA bought approximately 1.2 million shares of Simon Property Group […]

Household debt ratio sinks

Household debt-to-income ratio dips lower: Stats Can Statistics Canada says household debt as a percentage of disposable income edged down in the fourth quarter. The agency says Canadian households owed an average of $1.763 for every dollar of disposable income, down from the $1.766 in the previous quarter. On a seasonally adjusted basis, total household […]

Retired or Nearly There? How to Weather a Market Downturn

A bad stock market is unsettling for any investor. For retirees and near-retirees, though, bad markets can be dangerous. Stock market losses early in retirement can significantly increase your chances of running short of money. But there are ways to mitigate the risk. Financial planners say the following actions can help make your money last. […]