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People complaining about how risky the stock market is ought to take a look at the so-called safety of today's bond market.
An aging population, an institutional aversion to the volatility of stocks (which are often said to already be trading at "fully valued" levels), and the persistent bearishness of most investors on the "macro" economy have all combined since the 2007-08 financial crisis to push a global wave of money that otherwise might purchase stocks into bonds instead.
The medical community is breathing new life into Google Glass.
The once-anticipated hot tech trend that consists of a pair of eyeglasses with a computer, microphone and camera built into the frame failed to catch on with the broader mainstream market when it debuted to select consumers in 2013. But now, the old technology is taking on a new function — serving as a tool for doctors in emergency situations.
Crisis? What crisis?
Billionaire George Soros, speaking Thursday, a week after Britain voted to leave the European Union, said that "shocking" decision has "unleashed a crisis in the financial markets comparable in severity only to that of 2007-8."
The Bank of England's governor, Mark Carney, meanwhile said it was likely "some monetary policy easing," like a rate cut, would be necessary in response.
The health care industry is turning to high tech to help consumers think healthy.
Even with hacking threats and privacy breaches everywhere, technology and health companies are using connected health — an emerging field that links patients and doctors remotely — to boost health care analysis and diagnoses.