Trade, technology and security at risk in US-China feud

BEIJING (AP) — They have the largest economies in the world. They spend more than anyone else on their militaries. From high-tech chips to control of the high seas, their interests are closely intertwined.

The ongoing sharp deterioration in U.S.-China ties poses risks to both countries and the rest of the world. In the latest escalation, a U.S. consulate in Chengdu in southwestern China shuttered Monday, ordered by China to close in retaliation for the U.S. shutting down its consulate in Houston last week.

With the U.S. presidential campaign heating up, all bets are that relations with China will only get worse. A look at what’s at stake:

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Both countries already have suffered heavy losses in a tariff war that erupted in 2018 over Beijing’s technology ambitions and trade surplus. If talks on ending the dispute fail, the world could face downward pressure on trade at a time when

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Hawk-Eye apologises as goalline technology fail denies Sheffield United goal in first Premier League game post lockdown

This was a Premier League match with social distancing, temperature checks and no fans but there was a sense of familiarity at Villa Park with yet another controversial technology failure.

We are living in odd times and after the final whistle there was an “unreserved apology” from Hawk-Eye, the goal-line technology system, to Sheffield United after a ghost goal which could prove crucial in the club’s pursuit of European football.

Oliver Norwood’s free kick was clearly over the line, fumbled by Aston Villa goalkeeper Orjan Nyland three minutes before half-time, and these two missed points may be a costly blow when this truncated season is finally finished.

It lifts United into sixth place, a point behind Manchester United who they face at Old Trafford next week, but this technical error was inexcusable and does not deserve to be viewed as a defining moment in this memorable campaign. 

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Avid Technology (AVID) Stock Sinks As Market Gains: What You Should Know

Avid Technology (AVID) closed at $7.24 in the latest trading session, marking a -0.41% move from the prior day. This move lagged the S&P 500’s daily gain of 0.5%. Meanwhile, the Dow lost 0.3%, and the Nasdaq, a tech-heavy index, added 0.95%.

Heading into today, shares of the audio and video technology company had lost 2.68% over the past month, lagging the Computer and Technology sector’s gain of 5.8% and the S&P 500’s gain of 1.89% in that time.

Wall Street will be looking for positivity from AVID as it approaches its next earnings report date. In that report, analysts expect AVID to post earnings of -$0.01 per share. This would mark a year-over-year decline of 150%. Meanwhile, the Zacks Consensus Estimate for revenue is projecting net sales of $77.43 million, down 21.55% from the year-ago period.

AVID’s full-year Zacks Consensus Estimates are calling for earnings of $0.35 per share

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Is Logitech International (LOGI) Stock Outpacing Its Computer and Technology Peers This Year?

Investors focused on the Computer and Technology space have likely heard of Logitech International (LOGI), but is the stock performing well in comparison to the rest of its sector peers? A quick glance at the company’s year-to-date performance in comparison to the rest of the Computer and Technology sector should help us answer this question.

Logitech International is a member of our Computer and Technology group, which includes 606 different companies and currently sits at #11 in the Zacks Sector Rank. The Zacks Sector Rank considers 16 different sector groups. The average Zacks Rank of the individual stocks within the groups is measured, and the sectors are listed from best to worst.

The Zacks Rank emphasizes earnings estimates and estimate revisions to find stocks with improving earnings outlooks. This system has a long record of success, and these stocks tend to be on track to beat the market over the

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