Sip and listen to 7 podcasts about booze

More than five months into the pandemic, the early lockdown novelty of homemade cocktails and virtual happy hours may be starting to wear thin. If you’re seeking inspiration for your next quarantini, trying to figure out which wines to stock up on for the fall, or just feeling wistful for the atmosphere at your neighborhood watering hole, there just might be a podcast out there to quench your thirst.

‘Life Behind Bars’

If you like your cocktails served with a generous dash of historical context, you can’t go wrong with this deeply researched monthly show from The Daily Beast, which juggles broad trend pieces about the alcohol industry with deep dives into specific drinks. One week, the hosts, Noah Rothbaum and David Wondrich, might explore the history and evolution of a classic cocktail like the Negroni; the next, they might zoom out to discuss the decline of the dive bar

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These 2 Penny Stocks Could See Outsized Gains, Says Oppenheimer

Lines drawn in the sand in Washington D.C. are holding the next stimulus package hostage, but what does this mean for Wall Street? Despite the stalemate on Capitol Hill, the S&P 500 has rallied 9.5% from a recent low on September 23 on the back of strong economic data.Against this backdrop, investors and economists are starting to wonder if the better-than-expected recent economic data suggests that earlier stimulus packages will be enough to support the economy as we move towards a post-COVID world.Oppenheimer’s Chief Investment Strategist John Stoltzfus points out that “for all the elevation of uncertainty that has come to pass since the start of September,” the U.S. and international markets have been “on the mend and even rallying much to the consternation of bears, skeptics, the perennially nervous and even some denizens of the DC Beltway.” What’s

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Amazon’s new gadget lets you pay with the palm of your hand

Amazon is getting into palm-reading — but it wants to sell you groceries rather than tell your fortune.

The e-commerce colossus on Thursday officially announced a new device which will allow shoppers to pay for groceries at retail stores using the palms of their hands, a year after The Post first reported that the project was in the works.

The so-called Amazon One device uses high-tech imaging and algorithms to create a “unique palm signature” based on the ridges, lines and veins in each person’s hand.

The system, which the company has rolled out at two of its Amazon Go stores in Seattle, uses the biometric information to link each hand to a credit card the shopper has on file.

“We believe Amazon One has broad applicability beyond our retail stores, so we also plan to offer the service to third parties like retailers, stadiums, and office buildings so that

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Has QUALCOMM (QCOM) Outpaced Other Computer and Technology Stocks This Year?

Investors focused on the Computer and Technology space have likely heard of QUALCOMM (QCOM), but is the stock performing well in comparison to the rest of its sector peers? One simple way to answer this question is to take a look at the year-to-date performance of QCOM and the rest of the Computer and Technology group’s stocks.

QUALCOMM is one of 601 companies in the Computer and Technology group. The Computer and Technology group currently sits at #9 within the Zacks Sector Rank. The Zacks Sector Rank includes 16 different groups and is listed in order from best to worst in terms of the average Zacks Rank of the individual companies within each of these sectors.

The Zacks Rank is a proven system that emphasizes earnings estimates and estimate revisions, highlighting a variety of stocks that are displaying the right characteristics to beat the market over the next one to

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Council Post: 5G In Financial Services: Evolution, Not Revolution

CTO and SVP of NetScout, Service Provider – Leads technology strategy for product and service solutions.

With proper implementation, 5G will accelerate the evolution of modern financial services, permuting tasks as routine as obtaining credit information to next-generation edge- and cloud-computing operations, AI, and much more. It is the bridge to the mobile-centric business model that is the banking industry’s future.

“Evolution” is the operative word as 5G builds on existing progress in both telecommunications and banking. Regarding the former, 5G is backward compatible, meaning 5G phones “are capable of functioning on earlier-generation networks outside of 5G coverage areas,” according to the FCC. This means that mobile providers can “maintain their 4G networks as they invest in 5G deployment.”

As to the latter, many financial innovations are already deemphasizing “brick and mortar” banking. The need has only increased during the coronavirus pandemic. A more significant number of financial

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