Iron Man 3 is fast approaching and over the past weeks, leaks of screenshots and trailers have popped in the web here and there. Based on the trailers alone, Robert Downey Jr. sure worked his butt off to produce such a wonderful performance for fans of the series. In this third sequel, Tony Stark reflects himself and yet again goes into another fray with the new antagonist: the Mandarin, the leader of an infamous International Terrorist Organization. So what better way to celebrate the upcoming blockbuster than reveal a few facts of the movie!
The recent problem of security breaches continued over the past few days as Website and
note-clipping service Evernote announced that their usernames and passwords had been
accessed. Many companies are now considering the use of new measures to ensure that users are
who they say they are. These new methods include two-factor authentication and better tracking
of login attempts.
Over the past weekend Evernote, who lets users copy and store a variety of text and Web
pages, announced that they had been hacked. This forced Evernote to ask their 50 million users
to reset their passwords. The hackers gained access to usernames and e-mail addresses
connected to Evernote accounts. Luckily, there was no evidence that payment information for
Evernote’s premium and business service members was accessed.
After the Dow's surge to an all time high yesterday, March 5th, The Dow continues its climb to finish at 14,296.36 or 0.3% gaining 42.47 points while S&P 500 gains .1% at 1,541.46 on 4:00 PM in New York.
For the first time since 2007, The Dow Jones Industrial Average (INDU) has reached new heights, finally overlapping the losses during the financial crisis. It is early 2013 and so far S&P 500 has gained 8% while the Dow tops at 9%.
Optimism among investors and analysts include the Fed's continuous stimulus measures which made stocks more attractive while also pushing interests rates down. It seems like the Economy is definitely advancing and according to Ben Bernanke, assets will continue to be bought by Central Banks even as the economy improves. This signals a sigh of relief as it closes slight worries among analysts. Not only is the economy steadily maintains its growth, confidence among consumers as well.
The economic strains brought by the 2008 financial crisis, have slowly been erased over the past years and just this week, The Dow Jones Industrial Average (INDU) climbs to an all time high, making up for its losses. Majority of the stocks part from Standard & Poor's 500 Index have rallied after exceeding expectations in quarterly profits. Furthermore, China vows to continue it's maintenance of the growth target, giving investors and analysts a brighter light on the months ahead.
According to the president of Birinyi Associates, Inc. of Westport Connecticut, Laszlo Birinyi, the economy is headed towards a Bull Market and people are to realize and acknowledge it, stating,
Over the past year, U.S. media outlets have been the victims of a series of hacking's The
most recent attacks occurred last week when The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal
had their systems compromised by Chinese hackers. The Times reported that the attacks are a
part of a long-running pattern by a “foreign entity” to breach security at major U.S. companies.