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Scientists capture video of a giant squid in Gulf of Mexico

Scientists capture video of a giant squid in Gulf of Mexico

Science
June 21 (UPI) -- Scientists on a NOAA research expedition have once again captured video footage of a giant squid. The elusive cephalopod was filmed by Medusa, the stealth camera system designed to observe deep-sea creatures without disturbing them. Researchers baited the Medusa camera with a glowing jellyfish-like pattern to attract deep-sea predators like the giant squid. The bait worked. In the video footage, the giant squid can be seen swimming toward the camera, its arms and tentacles preparing for attack. The feat marks the second time the Medusa camera has been used to document a giant squid. The elusive species was filmed near Japan in 2013. Big...or maybe we should say "giant" news! A few days ago, we posted about how Journey into Midnight expedition team was hunting for giant ...
Dow futures climb after the US and Mexico reach a deal to avoid tariffs

Dow futures climb after the US and Mexico reach a deal to avoid tariffs

Finance
President Donald Trump tours the area around the U.S.-Mexico border wall in Calexico, California, U.S., April 5, 2019.Kevin Lemarque | ReutersU.S. stock index futures were higher Monday morning as international trade continues to remain under focus.Around 5:50 a.m. ET, Dow futures indicated a positive open of 100 points. Futures of S&P and Nasdaq were also seen higher.U.S. President Donald Trump announced Sunday that proposed tariffs on Mexican imports would be suspended indefinitely. Trump said in a Twitter post Sunday that he has "full confidence" that Mexico will crack down on migration from Central America, after the two neighbors reached a consensus. The New York Times reported Saturday that the deal to avert tariffs largely comprised actions Mexico had already agreed to take.Mea...
Market bull cuts exposure to stocks due to new Mexico tariff threat

Market bull cuts exposure to stocks due to new Mexico tariff threat

Finance
Long-time market bull Phil Orlando just cut his exposure to stocks.The Federated Investors chief equity market strategist cites President Donald Trump's new threat to impose 5% tariffs on Mexico imports for the decision. "In light of this growing uncertainty and expanded downside risk, we opted to pull in our horns a bit this morning, and we lowered our 8% equity overweight in our PRISM asset allocation moderate growth portfolio to 5%," Orlando wrote in Friday's commentary. "We added the 3% into our cash overweight."Despite making the defensive move, Orlando contends U.S. economic fundamentals remain solid, and they should ultimately support stocks. It's a sentiment he echoed during Thursday's interview on the ongoing U.S.-China trade war on CNBC's "Futures Now. " "When it does ...