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Garbage In, Garbage Out... and Goldman's Latest

Garbage In, Garbage Out... and Goldman's Latest

English mathematician Charles Babbage is one of the true fathers of the modern-day computer… More than 150 years ago, he stunned audiences with inventions that created automated computations. When introducing his “Difference Engine” and its capabilities, Babbage commented that he had received a particularly puzzling question “more than once”… If you put into the machine […]
The Real Story Behind J&J's Vaccine Hiccup

The Real Story Behind J&J's Vaccine Hiccup

For decades, Big Pharma firm Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) has been famous for its focus on quality and putting customers first…  Most famously, in 1982, the company pulled all its Tylenol off U.S. shelves after someone poisoned several bottles of the headache and pain medication. J&J won big praise for working aggressively to limit the […]
With International Travel on Pause, the Markets Expect the Worst for This Major Air Carrier

With International Travel on Pause, the Markets Expect the Worst for This Major Air Carrier

Across the globe, the rate of coronavirus vaccination has varied widely… Epidemiologists talk about a target vaccination rate of around 75% to reach herd immunity for the disease. Today, more than 20% of the U.S. population is fully vaccinated. At the current pace, the U.S. will reach 70% to 80% vaccinated between late July and […]
The Last of the 'Baby Bells' Are Under Threat

The Last of the 'Baby Bells' Are Under Threat

For nearly a century, the Bell Telephone Company and its successor AT&T (T) reigned supreme over the North American telecom industry… But by the 1970s, the U.S. government had enough. The Justice Department brought a lawsuit against AT&T for its monopolistic behavior, which culminated in the 1984 breakup of the company’s Bell System into seven […]
Folks Are Panicking Over Inflation, But Don't Hit the 'Sell' Button Yet

Folks Are Panicking Over Inflation, But Don't Hit the 'Sell' Button Yet

Folks Are Panicking Over Inflation, But Don’t Hit the ‘Sell’ Button Yet Historically, inflation has wreaked havoc on economies across the globe…  In the 16th century, the Spanish Empire brought back so much silver from the New World that the resulting inflation caused its economy to collapse.  Rampant inflation crippled the Weimar Republic in the […]
There's More to a Successful 'Rocket Scientist' Than Just Brains

There's More to a Successful 'Rocket Scientist' Than Just Brains

In which jobs do we find some of the most intelligent folks in the world? Ask a random group of people this question, and you’re likely to hear the same professions repeated. Mechanical, chemical, and nuclear engineers… physicists… or rocket scientists. Even the term “rocket scientist” is a synonym for highly intelligent people in general, […]
The Oil Industry Is Changing... And Investors Are Missing the Shift

The Oil Industry Is Changing... And Investors Are Missing the Shift

With a critical waterway blocked, many experts feared the worst for global trade… When the massive container ship Ever Given got stuck in the Suez Canal for six days until last Monday, trade between Asia and Europe ground to a halt. Dozens of ships loaded with goods were caught in a traffic jam. These two […]
What a New 'Bug' Means for This Piano Maker's Returns

What a New 'Bug' Means for This Piano Maker's Returns

A new ‘bug’ may be spreading… The coronavirus pandemic has dominated the news cycle. As we’ve said many times here at Altimetry Daily Authority, it has led to big changes in folks’ spending habits. And while it hasn’t gotten as much attention, part of that trend is so-called “gear acquisition syndrome” (“GAS”). It’s a “condition” […]
A Glimpse Into the Future of the 'Technoking'

A Glimpse Into the Future of the 'Technoking'

Can the self-proclaimed king of electric vehicles (‘EVs’) remain on the throne? Tesla (TSLA) CEO Elon Musk appears to believe he’s now the king of EVs. Or, at least, that’s what his new title suggests. In a recent filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”), Musk listed his new title at Tesla as […]
What President Biden's Tax Plan Really Means for Your Portfolio

What President Biden's Tax Plan Really Means for Your Portfolio

President Joe Biden’s recent interview with ABC News’ George Stephanopoulos drew lots of attention…  The president talked about immigration, Russia, Saudi Arabia, and coronavirus vaccinations. But investors are focused on one talking point, where Biden reaffirmed his tax plan to raise rates on folks making more than $400,000 per year. The original tax policy he […]