The rise of cyber crime threatens the links between traders and markets, and will only accelerate as investors boost their reliance on technology. What follows is a conversation about the markets, cyber security and the coming challenges that investors and traders face in the 21st century economy.

The age of electrification across the transportation sector, the solar panel revolution, and Tesla's battery gigafactory are igniting a battle for the cheapest battery.

Despite the collapse in broad commodity prices, numerous specialty metal prices have held or even gone up in the last few years: companies with the potential to produce these metals couldn't attract capital, and the tightness today is now likely to become shortages tomorrow, says Richard Karn, managing editor of The Emerging Trends Report.
Tech giant Apple released its fiscal second-quarter earnings with reports of positive revenue, but the first drop in year-on-year quarterly profits the company has experienced in 10 years. Should investors be concerned?
Apple Inc. Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook, after making do with an aging lineup of phones and tablets last quarter, will need to look to updated devices and fresh ways to distribute its products to return to growth.
Apple Inc., after years of hyper growth that made it the world’s most valuable company, is starting to look more like a value stock, according to some analysts reacting to the iPhone maker’s financial results.
According to sources close to the matter, Apple is working on a lower-end iPhone as it looks to regain the top spot in global smartphone sales.
Apple used its private financial data to great effect in its recent courtroom brawl with Samsung, winning a $1.05-billion damages award. But it was not without some cost to the notoriously secretive company
For whatever reason, capital from outside the mining industry is now starting to become available to it. Interestingly, the well-known shorts in the mining shares could well be in trouble but it is probably too late to do the same for silver.
It will be the miners who are still undervalued and have growth potential that will really benefit from this next round of QE and rising gold prices. Expect to hear more stories about investments coming to the mining sector.