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You Should Increase Your Retirement Contribution, Like, Now
Lifehacker.com

There’s good news for Americans saving for retirement: We’re getting better and better at actually doing it, according to a new survey from Bankrate.com. The percentage of people who have increased their contributions in the past year has almost doubled since… more…

Thursday's Best Deals: Free Ground Beef, Simplehuman Dish Rack, PUMA, and More
Theinventory.com

A Butcher Box Ground Beef Welcome Offer, a simplehuman Kitchen Steel Frame Dish Rack, and a 50% off sale at PUMA lead off Thursday’s best deals from around the web. Read more... more…

Sony Buys Studio Behind Its Awesome *Spider-Man* Game
Wired

The move furthers a trend of hardware manufacturers consolidating their brands by adding studios to their stable of first-party creators. more…

Chinese tariff retaliation, presidential tweets and market unease sends exchanges plummeting
TechCrunch

After a week of modest gains, major stock indexes plummeted on Friday as China retaliated against U.S. tariffs by imposing $75 billion worth of tariffs on U.S. goods coming into the country. China’s foreign ministry said that it would resume tariffs on U.S. i… more…

Amazon is acquiring 49% stake in India’s Future Coupons
TechCrunch

Amazon, which has invested over $6 billion in India’s growing internet market, just invested a little more to expand its foothold in the the world’s second largest internet market. The U.S. e-commerce giant has acquired a 49% stake in Future Coupons, a group … more…

A $44m series B Drop in the bucket for millennial loyalty
TechCrunch

Commerce and marketing are radically changing these days. Consumers are increasingly looking for brands they identify with, while at the same time, the cost of acquiring users is increasing year-over-year for marketers. For brands, that math makes marketing c… more…

Overstock CEO Resigns to Focus on Career as Deep State Intelligence Asset, One Assumes
Gizmodo.com

Online furniture salesman Patrick Byrne stunned investors and anyone who’s ever tried to buy a cheap mid-century modern couch by publicly claiming in a cryptic statement about the “deep state” to have repeatedly assisted the “Men in Black” in government inves… more…

Trade Turmoil Gives Democrats an Opening to Hit Trump on Economy
The New York Times

Democratic candidates have taken a calibrated approach to talking about the economy, but the trade war with China provides a potent new line of attack. more…

Sciutto: Trump joked as the market went down the tubes
CNN

CNN's Jim Sciutto reviews a day in which the stock market plunged after a series of tweets by President Trump. more…

Dow stages a comeback on hopes for stimulus
CNN

Dow futures are grinding higher on Wednesday as the stock market is on track to erase Tuesday's losses ahead of the release of Federal Reserve minutes in the afternoon. more…

Guidemaster: The best gaming headsets for your console or gaming rig
Ars Technica

We tested 30 gaming headsets over several months to find the pairs worth buying. more…

White House says 'no recession in sight' despite market turmoil
Reuters

White House officials pushed back on Sunday against concerns that economic growth may be faltering, saying they saw little risk of recession despite a volatile week on global bond markets, and insisting their trade war with China was doing no damage to the Un… more…

U.S. new home sales drop sharply, point to more housing weakness
Reuters

Sales of new U.S. single-family homes sank more than expected in July, a sign that the housing market continued in low gear despite lower mortgage rates and a strong labor market. more…

Elanco to buy Bayer's animal health unit for $7.6 billion
Reuters

Elanco Animal Health Inc said on Tuesday it would buy Bayer AG's animal health unit in a cash and stock deal valued at $7.6 billion, a move that would create the second largest animal health business and expand Elanco's reach in the pet e-commerce space. more…

No ready spark seen for lagging U.S. energy shares
Reuters

There may be little relief on the horizon for investors in U.S. energy companies, whose shares moved from darlings to dismal performers during Wall Street's record bull run and now face a shaky global economy, doubts about fossil fuel investments and general … more…

Exclusive: Alibaba postpones up to $15 billion Hong Kong listing amid protests - sources
Reuters

China's biggest e-commerce company Alibaba Group Holding Ltd has delayed its up to $15 billion listing in Hong Kong amid growing political unrest in the Asian financial hub, two people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters. more…

As economic warning signs flash, Trump, Democratic rivals recalibrate messages
Reuters

After two years touting a booming economy as his own doing, U.S. President Donald Trump is test driving a new message on the economy: Any chance of a recession is not his fault. But Democrats, who are shifting their message too, seem to be saying "not so fast… more…

Four years later, the BLOCKS modular smartwatch is officially canceled
Androidcentral.com

The original Kickstarter campaign raised $1.6 million back in 2015. What you need to know BLOCKS modular smartwatch was discontinued on August 15 after a successful Kickstarter campaign that started back in 2015. The unique smartwatch was canceled due to many… more…

Microsoft made the perfect Android messaging app, and it's now in the U.S.
Androidcentral.com

This is what Android Messages should have been from the beginning. Microsoft significantly raised the quality of its apps on Android over the course of the last two years, leading to great Android apps that include the likes of Next Lock Screen and Microsoft … more…

The stock market's most important safety net is in danger
Business Insider

US corporations repurchased stock at the slowest pace in 18 months in the second quarter, signaling a key safety net of the 10-year equity bull market could be fading. Stock buybacks by S&P 500 firms totaled about $166 billion for the second quarter, down fro… more…