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David Garrity on Bloomberg: Fed’s Tightening Cycle Will Keep Tech Under Pressure

To listen to replay click here. When Growth Slows & Profit Margins Narrow, Share Prices Plummet, Especially As The Fed Tightens With this morning’s 3Q18 U.S. GDP report of +3.5% growth locking the Fed into tightening interest rates further in 1Q19, high duration securities (i.e. high P/E, no-yield stocks like the majority of the FAANG

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David Garrity on CNBC: Alexa acting like ‘recommendation engine,’ which can drive consumers to Amazon

GVA Research CEO: Alexa acting like ‘recommendation engine,’ which can drive consumers to Amazon from CNBC. AMZN Product Launch To Show Case Expanding Range Of Alexa-powered Devices To Surround Consumers With Network of “Touchpoints” In the battle beyond the browser, AMZN has previously indicated that 2018 would see the introduction of 8 devices that would

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What’s driving #bitcoin? @AJInsight is looking towards #millennials as he spoke with @GVAResearch #fintech #FinTechs #fintechday

What’s driving #bitcoin? Adam Johnson is looking towards #millennials as he spoke with GVA Research on The Karma Network: What’s driving #bitcoin? @AJInsight is looking towards #millennials as he spoke with @GVAResearch. #fintech #FinTechs #fintechday pic.twitter.com/mydkiaDiEz — Karma (@thekarmanetwork) April 11, 2018

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FTC Consent Decree Fines Could Scorch Facebook: @GVAResearch on Bloomberg Radio

Bloomberg Markets AM with Pimm Fox and Lisa Abramowicz GUEST: David Garrity, CEO of GVA Research, on Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s apology over Cambridge Analytica crisis, and how Facebook could be fined. To listen to the replay, click here. Zuckerberg’s operative principle at Facebook has been “move fast & break things”. Clearly, given the scale

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Asia ahead of US in passing laws against social media abuse

Garrity says the US needs tougher controls on social media since firms like Twitter seem incapable of “self-policing” their activities. “We’re operating with a cybersecurity regime that’s quite porous and increasingly prone to failure,” he said, arguing that advertising-driven “commercial free speech”, as practiced by social media firms, doesn’t necessarily enjoy the same constitutional protections

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David Garrity on Asia Times: Trump plan makes it unlikely Asian firms will help rebuild US infrastructure

David M. Garrity, a technology and finance analyst with capital markets experience, notes that Trump’s plan ignores how the federal government and US states have historically funded large public works projects. He says such infrastructure projects are typically 80 percent federally funded and 20 percent state funded versus a 10 percent federal, 90 percent funding mix

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David Garrity on Yahoo Finance: Previewing tech earnings and watching bitcoin

To watch the video, click here. Tech earnings season preview and bitcoin discussion with David Garrity, CEO of GVA Research.

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Do Humans Have The Capacity For Safe Artificial Intelligence (AI)?

Innovation and technology advancements are replete with unintended consequences. In human myth, in fashioning the intricacies of the labyrinth, Daedalus made it almost impossible for Theseus to slay the Minotaur, the monster dwelling inside. Critical we consider here the long-term consequences of our inventions with great care, if for no other reason to be sure

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David Garrity on Bloomberg Daybreak Asia: Bitcoin Extends Wild December Run

To watch the replay, click here. 1) Bitcoin Rocket Ride Continues: $BTC $16,780 +24.6% day/day on turnover of $1.48bn (open $14,090, low $13,500, high $19,697; low-high range: +44%), 2) Breaking Bitcoin?: Exchanges are proving incapable of supporting the volume for Bitcoin, not an encouraging sign ahead of the start of CBOE (12/10/17) and CME (12/18/17) contract

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David Garrity on BNN: What blockchain can do for the digital advertising industry

To watch the video, Click Here BNN speaks with David Garrity, CEO at GVA Research. He recently became a board member of a blockchain company BTCS Inc. and is becoming more involved in the space. He talks about a particular use case for this emerging technology. Blockchain Use Case – Advertising Technology (AdTech) Start-up –

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