Research

Feedback Loup: Peloton Digital

By Gene Munster of Loup Ventures We’ve said it before, but it’s worth repeating: Apple + Peloton would be a match made in heaven. After testing Peloton’s new Peloton Digital ...
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Why Amazon Will Sell Robots Into the Home

By Gene Munster of Loup Ventures Bloomberg reported on April 23rd that Amazon was working on a home robot, but specific use cases of the robot were unclear. Based on ...
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Natural Gas Price Slides on Larger-Than-Expected Storage Increase

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported Thursday morning that U.S. natural gas stocks increased by 91 billion cubic feet for the week ending June 15. Analysts were expecting a ...
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111 Million Tons of Plastic With Nowhere to Go

Since 1992, China has imported more than 45% of the world's plastic waste for recycling. That ended last December when the country banned the import of non-industrial waste. Now, all ...
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47 Million Americans Will Travel on July 4th Weekend

A robust economy and gasoline prices that have reversed their increase will help boost travel over the July 4th holiday by nearly million people. The number is 5% higher than ...
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Crude Oil Price Rises on Drop in Inventories, Ignoring Big Increases in Gas, Diesel Stocks

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) released its weekly petroleum status report Wednesday morning showing that U.S. commercial crude inventories decreased by 5.9 million barrels last week, maintaining a total ...
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May Existing-Home Sales Slip Less Than 1%; Median Price Hits All-Time High

The National Association of Realtors (NAR) reported Wednesday morning that the seasonally adjusted annual rate of existing-home sales in May decreased by 0.4% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of ...
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Global Renewable Energy Investments to Reach $11.5 Trillion Through 2050

Between now and 2050, global spending on new electric power generation is forecast to total $11.5 trillion. Of that total, 73% — $8.4 trillion — will be invested in solar ...
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May Housing Starts Soar to 11-Year High

The U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development reported Tuesday morning that new housing starts in May rose to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.35 ...
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US Shale Oil Production to Rise 141,000 Barrels a Day in July

Between July of 2017 and July of 2018, U.S. crude oil production from seven major shale regions is forecast to rise by 1.7 million barrels of oil per day to ...
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Apple’s Original Content Is Further Along Than You Think

By Gene Munster of Loup Ventures Apple has 16 new shows in the works, comparable to Netflix in 2013 (its first year of original programming) when it had released 13 ...
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130,000 US Teens Found Summer Jobs in May

The summer hiring season for teenage workers got off to a much better start this year than last. Outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas Inc. reported Friday morning that 130,000 ...
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10 Best Bargains on Almost-New Cars

When you drive a new car off the dealer's lot that car just lost up to 20% of its value. What gets left behind, at a minimum, is the dealer's ...
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Natural Gas Price Slips on Large Build to Stockpiles

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported Thursday morning that U.S. natural gas stockpiles increased by 96 billion cubic feet for the week ending June 8. Analysts were expecting a ...
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Retail Spending Soars in May: Census Bureau

U.S. consumer spending increased by 5.9% year over year to $502 billion in May and up by 0.8% month over month from an upwardly revised April total of $497.9 billion. ...
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