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This is the ‘key driver’ in PNC’s bull case for Q4

This is the ‘key driver’ in PNC’s bull case for Q4

Finance
PNC Financial's Amanda Agati expects the fourth quarter to take investors on a wild ride.But that doesn't mean investors will be clutching their stomachs the whole time.According to the firm's chief investment strategist, stocks should still deliver gains for investors over the next three months despite the recent batch of sluggish economic reports."We're feeling the effects of that hangover from a slower sluggish summer in the data that's coming out more recently. So, no question the data is mixed. Soft data is just that: It's soft," Agati said Friday on CNBC's "Trading Nation."Agati, who doesn't envision a recession hitting the U.S. until at least 2021, believes the bullish driver will be third quarter earnings season, which is scheduled to kick-off the week of October 14. "Q3 and Q...
Google ‘tracking iPhone users’ case goes ahead

Google ‘tracking iPhone users’ case goes ahead

Technology
Legal action brought against Google for allegedly tracking the personal data of four million iPhone users can go ahead in the UK, three judges have ruled.The case had previously been blocked by the High Court.It was brought by Richard Lloyd, former director of the consumer rights group Which?Google said in response: "The case relates to events that took place nearly a decade ago and that we addressed at the time.""We believe it has no merit and should be dismissed," it added. Class actionBetween 2011 and 2012, Google cookies - small computer text files - collected data on health, race, ethnicity, sexuality and finance, through Apple's Safari web browser, even when users had chosen a "Do not track" privacy setting, Mr Lloyd alleges.It is the first time a s...
Google wins landmark right to be forgotten case

Google wins landmark right to be forgotten case

Technology
The EU's top court has ruled that Google does not have to apply the right to be forgotten globally.It means the firm only needs to remove links from its search results in Europe - and not elsewhere - after receiving an appropriate request.The ruling stems from a dispute between Google and a French privacy regulator.In 2015, CNIL ordered the firm to globally remove search result listings to pages containing damaging or false information about a person.The following year, Google introduced a geoblocking feature that prevents European users from being able to see delisted links.But it resisted censoring search results for people in other parts of the world. And the firm challenged a 100,000 ($ 109,901; £88,376) euro fine that CNIL had tried to impose."Curren