They can drive cars, win Jeopardy and find your soon-to-be favorite song. Machines are also learning to decipher the most human qualities about you -- and help businesses predict your potential to be their next star employee.
U.S. stocks fell, giving the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index its biggest two-day loss since June, as concern grew that a deadlock among U.S. lawmakers over the debt limit could lead to a government default.
Risk appetites in American capital markets diminished amid the U.S. budget impasse, pushing Treasury one-month bill rates to the highest since 2008 and Internet stocks to the biggest losses in two years.
Henry Ellenbogen had a tough act to follow when he took over the T. Rowe Price New Horizons Fund in March 2010. His predecessor, John Laporte, had beaten three- fourths of peers in his 22-year tenure as manager.