Technology, health care boost stocks

New York The market’s biggest winners this year, technology and health care, powered U.S. stock indexes to more all-time highs on Tuesday. Huge technology companies like Apple and Facebook continued their ascent, while strong reports from companies including medical device maker Medtronic and construction and technical services company Jacobs Engineering helped health care and industrial […]

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Eating almonds could boost ‘healthy’ cholesterol levels, suggests new study

They make a great go-to snack and are packed with nutritious goodness, so it may come as little surprise that eating almonds on a regular basis could boost levels of high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol, dubbed the ‘good’ cholesterol, while improving the way it removes low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol (or ‘bad’ cholesterol), according to a new study. The researchers […]

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Don’t skimp on makeup. It can boost cognition as well as confidence

Carried out by researchers from Harvard Medical School, USA, and the University of Chieti, Italy, the team looked into the “lipstick effect” among 186 female undergraduate students. The “lipstick effect” is a known psychological phenomenon in which wearing makeup can give individuals a confidence boost by making them feel physically attractive, increasing the feeling of […]

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Optane Memory will boost the Asus VivoBook Pro 15

Budget laptops and plastic parts go together like peanut butter and jelly, but Asus’ new VivoBook lineup looks to add some premium finish to its new machines. The first of two new VivoBooks unleashed Monday is the VivoBook S15. Featuring a 15.6-inch screen, GeForce 940MX graphics and dual-core Kaby Lake CPUs ranging from from Core […]

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How Angel Investors Boost Their Returns

Sophisticated angel investors don’t finance early stage companies because they love technology, want to help entrepreneurs, to benefit society or any of the other things that the term “angel” might imply. They do it to make money. For their startup investments to be worthwhile, the returns angels generate have to exceed the returns the investors […]

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