May 13, 2020 In  HSE, -year

Aemilius Cupero News: Housing Market Hears Alarm Bells as Delinquency Rate Rises

The mortgage delinquency rate increased in the first quarter, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association. Delinquincy is forecast to grow in Q2, reaching Great Recession levels. As forbearance periods end, this could cause a housing market collapse. The U.S. housing market is in serious trouble. On Tuesday, the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) announced that the…

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Aemilius Cupero News: Indie Battle-Royale Shooter’s ‘Pay-to-Play’ Will Backfire Spectacularly

The Culling: Origins is a reboot of one of the first battle royale games ever made. It comes with a brand new ‘pay-to-play’ business model which has many fans scratching their heads. Not only is this business model anti-consumer, but it’s also one of the stupidest decisions that any indie game company has ever made.…

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Aemilius Cupero News: Sony’s PS5 Has Never Looked Better After 2019’s Breakthrough Numbers

Sony has released financial results for the fiscal year 2019-2020. The PlayStation 4 continues to sell well, bringing lifetime sales to 110.4 million units. Digital sales have surpassed physical for the first time in PlayStation’s history. The PlayStation 5 is on track to launch for the 2020 holiday season. It’s been a great year for…

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Aemilius Cupero News: 3 Reasons Why a Post-Coronavirus Stock Market Rally is Delusional

The U.S. stock market is unlikely to see a V-shape recovery in the near-term. The declining jobs market, drop in consumer spending, and the distrust of billionaires in the financial system strain the market. Consumer spending dropped to levels unseen since the 1980s. The U.S. stock market faces severe risks that may spoil the ongoing…

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Aemilius Cupero News: PlayStation Studios’ Intro Reveal is an Embarrassing Xbox Rip-Off

PlayStation fans are left questioning Sony’s plans after the company reveals the “PlayStation Studios” brand. The PlayStation Studios brand will be used to promote PlayStation exclusive games. However, the branding has been compared to the Xbox Game Studios branding that Microsoft created in 2019. PlayStation fans got the announcement they didn’t want today when Sony…

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Aemilius Cupero News: Apple Targets India for Manufacturing. That’s Bad News for China.

Apple is moving 20% of its China-based manufacturing to India. The move will reduce Apple’s exposure to the fortunes of the Chinese economy. Amid a rekindling of the U.S.-China trade war, Apple’s move could hasten China’s relative decline as an economic superpower. Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) is moving 20% of its production from China to India, as…

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Aemilius Cupero News: Dow Futures Plunge Anew as Health Officials Warn of Pandemic Surge

Dow Jones futures declined by as much as 198 points Tuesday night. Dr. Anthony Fauci and other health officials told senators that more testing is needed before certain parts of the country reopen. More than 83,000 U.S. residents have died from Covid-19. Futures on the Dow and broader U.S. stock market tumbled in after-hours trading…

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Aemilius Cupero News: Hideous Microsoft Surface Earbuds Will Never Compete With Apple AirPods

Microsoft Surface Earbuds are officially available today. The new wearable technology has some impressive features. Unfortunately, Microsoft won’t compete with Apple wearables for one simple reason: they don’t look cool. The new Microsoft Surface Earbuds are available for purchase today. Unsurprisingly, the world is far less excited about this product than they were for the…

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Aemilius Cupero News: Guapdad 4000 Tries to “Trade Places With Them Jeans” In New Music Video

After joining Abby Jasmine for a “Groovy” music video earlier this month, West Oakland native Guapdad 4000 has now delivered a visual for “Trade Places With Them Jeans,” a highlight from his recently-offloaded Platinum Falcon Tape, Vol. 1. Continuing to spotlight his sultry take on contemporary R&B, the scam rap pioneer takes to swooning over…

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Aemilius Cupero News: Links 4/25/2020

Pandemic diary of a naked capitalist – week 6 Disappointing week in that wealth-on-paper fell 0.8%. Pretty unusual sort of weekly change in normal times but these are hardly normal times. Small falls pretty general across the board but no stand-out changes. Unusually, our managed KiwiSaver funds did slightly better than our buy-and-hold NZX portfolio,…

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