Amazon’s AWS aims to reduce water usage in its data centers

Amazon.com a company The cloud computing arm plans to reduce water consumption in global data centers as companies face increasing water scarcity around the world. Amazon Web Services said Monday it will return more water to communities by the end of this decade than its direct operations use. Its plan focuses on data centers in … Read more

‘Genetics Isn’t Everything’: You Can Clone Your Dog or Cat, But Should You?

The clock started ticking over 20 years ago when the world said, “Hi, Dolly.” The first cloned sheep. At that point, it was only a matter of time before producing gene duplicates for all kinds of animals became a buzz thing. It’s time for dogs, cats, and many other household pets (not to mention the … Read more

My wife agreed to be a surety for her son’s rent without telling me. His car has been recovered for non-payment of his loan. What should I do?

Dear Quentin, About four days ago, I got an email from my wife’s bank saying someone had requested her login username via password reset. When I asked my wife about it, she said she had forgotten her username and was trying to get my stepson access to her portal so he could download some of … Read more

I’m a flight attendant, I’m 61 and I want to retire at 70. I’m going to get a $900 pension a month and I’ll get Social Security, but I only have $150,000 in my 401(k). Should I get professional help?

This hostess is looking for financial help from a counselor, but how should she choose the right person? Getty Images A question: I think I need a financial advisor. I am 61 years old and plan to retire at 70. I am a flight attendant and will have a pension of just over $900 a … Read more

The end of a pandemic earnings boom looms as holiday expectations disappoint

The seemingly sustained large corporate earnings growth during the COVID-19 pandemic appears to be coming to an end this holiday season, as the post-lockdown rebound belies price hikes, recession fears and tough year-over-year comparisons. S&P 500 SPX Index It is now expected to post a year-over-year profit decline in the fourth quarter, after forecasts from … Read more

20 dividend stocks that might be safer if the Fed causes a recession

Investors cheered when last week’s report showed the economy expanded in the third quarter after successive contractions. But it’s too soon to be excited, because the Federal Reserve has so far given no indication that it is about to stop raising interest rates at the fastest pace in decades. Below is a list of dividend … Read more

Personal Savings Declined – How to Increase Your Savings in a Recession

With the red flags still going on, that’s a big deal. Americans’ personal savings plummeted this year, To reach $629 billion in the second quarter of 2022According to the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. That’s down from $1.98 trillion in the second quarter of 2021, and $4.85 trillion in the second quarter of 2020, … Read more

Here’s what’s coming to Amazon Prime Video in November 2022

Amazon’s Prime Video has a bunch of original movies coming in November, along with a solid slate of older movies. This month’s big new series is Western Drama “English” (November 11), starring Emily Blunt (“A Quiet Place”) as an aristocratic Englishwoman who teams up with a Pawnee scout (Chaske Spencer of “The Twilight Saga”) to … Read more

“We will not live beyond our money”: How do we give $10,000 to our nephews and nephews without offending the rest of the family?

My husband and I knew we had collected a large enough nest egg and would not live beyond our money. We have always intended to recognize our nephews and nephews in our will with a modest gift ($10,000 or less). However, we hope to have many more years left. Most of our nephews and nephews … Read more

This is not a QE or QT. This is not any of those. Why is the US Treasury exploring debt buybacks

The US Treasury said Friday it plans to start talking to primary dealers in late October about the possibility that it could begin buying back some of its old debt to help avoid disrupting market functions. The plan, if adopted, would mark a milestone in the roughly $22.6 trillion US government bond market, the world’s … Read more