Beaten-down health-care companies join Apple and Google in earnings parade

The health-care sector hit a rough patch this month, and now the companies have to show if they have any lingering symptoms. Health-care stocks suffered a rapid April decline that led many to wonder if legislators’ renewed interest in drug pricing and care structure ahead of the 2020 election was having an effect. The sector’s drop to an annual decline was shocking mostly when compared with the rest of the market —every other S&P 500SPX, +0.11%  sector had increased at least 9% at the time, as MarketWatch’s Phil Van Doorn pointed out. That…

Fstoppers Review: Online Course Jewelry Photography for Beginners by Photigy

Have you ever needed to shoot jewelry on location, like wedding rings during a wedding? Then you may know about the difficulties of acquiring a good image. Unwanted reflection of the surroundings can ruin your shot. Sometimes you can even recognize a reflection of yourself in the rings. There is a solution for that. Alex Koloskov of Photigy is offering a course for shooting jewelry using a simple flash gun and cheap DIY modifiers, targeting amateur and beginners. Since I am a wedding photographer I know about the difficulties of shooting wedding…

Colorado hopes to fine gas car drivers who park at EV stations

It’s already hard enough to find an electric car charging station, but it’s worse when you have to deal with passive-aggressive types (or just inconsiderate folk) who park their gas-based cars in those stations. Colorado, at least, wants to do something about it. The state’s House of Representatives recently passed a bill that would fine drivers $150, plus a $32 surcharge, for parking a combustion engine car in a space reserved for EVs and plug-in hybrids. It would deliver a similar punishment for EV drivers who leave their car unplugged at parking lot…