R&D Market Pulse

The 25 companies in the R&D Market Pulse Index for the week ending October 13, 2017 closed at 3,618.42.
by Tim Studt, Contributing Editor
9:47am
10.16.2017
Levi’s Commuter Trucker Jacket has tiny electronics woven into a flexible snap tag in the jacket’s cuff.
9:52am
10.11.2017
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The U.S. lost 33,000 jobs in September marking the first loss in seven years, according to the Department of Labor.
by Tim Studt, Contributing Editor
10:03am
10.9.2017
IBM has awarded UC San Diego $10 million dollars to search for ways to detect mild cognitive impairment in senior citizens using A.I. and web-connected sensors.
10:13am
10.4.2017
GM is buying a total of 200 megawatts of wind energy from Ohio and Illinois wind farms.
10:19am
9.28.2017
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The R&D Market Pulse Index for the week ending September 22, 2017 closed at 3,464.62 for the 25 companies in the R&D Index.
by Tim Studt, Contributing Editor
10:07am
9.25.2017
Self-enabling cars will not only be able self-driving, but self-integrating, self-configuring, self-learning, self-healing, and self-socializing.
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10:06am
9.20.2017
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Since June, core prices have risen at an annual rate of 1.9%, which eases concerns by the Federal Reserve for another short-term interest rate hike this year.
by Tim Studt, Contributing Editor
9:56am
9.18.2017
Soon you will be able to step inside a virtual version of your computer.
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10:32am
9.14.2017
Hurricanes Harvey, Irma are expected to raise the cost of energy, and resulting inflation, throughout the U.S. due to refinery closures and damages.
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10:15am
9.11.2017
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Economic reports released last week sent mixed messages to the Fed concerning their plans for one more short-term interest rate increase this year.
by Tim Studt, Contributing Editor
10:47am
9.5.2017
Google is teaming up with Walmart to enter the voice-shopping market now dominated by Amazon and its AI virtual assistant Alexa.
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9:47am
8.30.2017
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The U.S. federal debt limit needs to be reset by the end of the current fiscal year on September 30 or risk default.
by Tim Studt, Contributing Editor
9:31am
8.28.2017
Those with Aetna insurance plans may soon have access to free or discounted Apple Watches.
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9:56am
8.23.2017
The stock market suffered from two significant events last week that caused investor concerns about global economic stability.
by Tim Studt, Contributing Editor
9:52am
8.21.2017
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Amazon is exploring a pioneering food-prep technology that could create, low-cost, tasty meals that do not require refrigeration.
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10:00am
8.16.2017
The increasingly acrimonious dialogue last week between President Trump and North Korea was the primary reason for the declines seen in the R&D Index members.
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9:51am
8.14.2017
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The plant is expected to employ about 4,000 workers and produce an estimated 300,000 units per year.
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10:46am
8.9.2017
The R&D Market Pulse Index for the week ending August 4, 2017 closed at 3,457.98.
by Tim Studt, Contributing Editor
9:33am
8.7.2017
A U.S. lawsuit accuses Germany’s major automakers of colluding for nearly two decades, limiting the pace of technological advances in their vehicles.
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10:19am
8.2.2017
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The R&D Market Pulse Index for the week ending July 28, 2017 closed at 3,492.35.
by Tim Studt, Contributing Editor
10:30am
7.31.2017
IBM reported its 21st consecutive quarter of sales declines.
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10:56am
7.26.2017
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Fourteen R&D Index companies gained value last week from 0.15% (Pfizer) to 2.38% (Amazon).
by Tim Studt, Contributing Editor
9:57am
7.24.2017
Microsoft is diving deeper into the artificial intelligence space, announcing a new initiative that utilizes AI to advance sustainability.
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10:35am
7.19.2017
OECD issued an economic forecast last week, citing faster growth in France and China for 2017, but a slowdown in the U.S., the UK, Italy and Russia.
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10:35am
7.17.2017
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BMW announced it is scaling back on the number of options it will offer, in order to offset increasing R&D investments in electric and autonomous vehicles.
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10:43am
7.12.2017
Volvo announced last week that it plans to phase out conventional engines in its cars with all new models in 2019 being electric or gas-electric hybrids.
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10:35am
7.10.2017
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BMW is scaling back on the number of car models it will offer in order to increase its R&D investments in developing electric and autonomous vehicles.
by Tim Studt, Contributing Editor
3:29pm
7.6.2017
Novartis saw a particularly significant increase in the stock market, gaining nearly 7%, mostly due to positive phase III results from its CANTOS study.
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10:30am
6.28.2017
The Index was up 1.73% (or 60.21 basis points) over the week ending June 16, 2017.
by Tim Studt, Contributing Editor
10:19am
6.26.2017
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