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U.S. to allow fully vaccinated visitors allowed from Nov 8

• The then-President Donald Trump first imposed restriction in 2020. • Shares of airlines, hotel and cruise industry rose on the news. The White House said on Friday it will lift COVID-19 travel restr...

By  Shubhangi On  2021-10-16 02:47:00
Stocks rally on Friday amid upbeat Q3 earnings and rising retail sales

--The Dow Jones Industrial Average traded near its highs, outpacing other indexes on Friday -- Upbeat earnings reported by major U.S. Banks such as JPMorgan Chase, Morgan Stanley, Citigroup, and Bank ...

By  Yashasvini On  2021-10-16 02:45:00
Retail sales rose in September with boost in vehicle demand

• Retail sales rose 0.7% in September, according to data by Commerce Department. • Retailers expect that the goods shortages will not impact the holiday season. U.S. retail sales rose in September as ...

By  Shubhangi On  2021-10-16 00:33:00
Chinese central bank breaks silence over Evergrande crisis

-- Evergrande Group missed its October 11 deadline to pay investors in U.S. dollar-denominated debt  -- PBOC official Zou Lan said that the situation was "controllable" -- Home sales by China's major ...

By  Yashasvini On  2021-10-16 00:24:00
Microsoft folds LinkedIn social network in China

LinkedIn faced risks to its reputation and global business model if it continued censoring on behalf of Chinese authorities Microsoft Corp.'s MSFT 2.17% LinkedIn said it would shut the version of its ...

By  Kathi On  2021-10-15 11:14:00
Nasdaq listing hints that the SEC may soon approve ETF application from Valkyrie

Nasdaq's vice president of listing qualifications, Eun Ah Choi, said shares of Valkyrie's Bitcoin ETF had been certified for listing on the exchange. The United States Securities and Exchange Commissi...

By  Kathi On  2021-10-15 10:56:00
Hedge Funds Place More Bearish Bets as Storm Clouds Darken

Mixed market currents, unknowns the corporate earnings starting to come out, and the stop-and-go COVID-19 recovery have caused hedge funds to become increasingly bearish. According to the Business Sta...

By  Kathi On  2021-10-15 10:41:00
Rickroll Grad Prank Exposes Exterity IPTV Bug

IPTV and IP video security is increasingly under scrutiny, even by high school kids. When Township High School District 214 in Illinois got rickrolled all at once across its six different schools just...

By  Kathi On  2021-10-15 10:14:00
Big banks warn that Fed-induced market volatility is coming soon

Market volatility has dipped since September, but the nation's top bankers are warning that choppiness could be coming back soon — thanks to the Federal Reserve. In earnings calls this week, executive...

By  Kathi On  2021-10-15 09:20:00
J&J puts talc liabilities into bankruptcy

Johnson & Johnson on Thursday put into bankruptcy tens of thousands of legal claims alleging its Baby Powder and other talc-based products caused cancer, offloading the potential liabilities into a ne...

By  Kathi On  2021-10-15 08:57:00
Bitcoin tops $60,000, nears record high

Bitcoin tops $60,000, nears record high When bitcoin became legal tender in El Salvador last month, the digital currency got some mainstream credentials. As it hit $60,000 for the first time in six mo...

By  Kathi On  2021-10-15 08:40:00
Best Buy Agrees to Acquire Current Health as it Expands Into Healthcare

Best Buy is looking to enter the healthcare strategy ecosystem after agreeing to acquire UK-based Current Health. Leading retailer Best Buy has announced earlier today that it has agreed to acquire U....

By  Kathi On  2021-10-15 08:21:00
Musk in talks with airlines for Starlink in-flight Wi-Fi services

• SpaceX has launched 1,740 Starlink satellites with more than 100,000 users in 14 countries. • Starlink satellites orbit closer to the Earth which increases the speed of internet on flights. Elon Mus...

By  Shubhangi On  2021-10-15 02:27:00
Robert Park Joins Dolby Laboratories as chief financial officer

Picture credit: Technabob Dolby Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE:DLB), a leader in immersive entertainment experiences, today announced the appointment of Robert Park, a global finance leader with a track rec...

By  Hemanth On  2021-10-15 02:10:00
Goldman Sachs reports third quarter earnings per common share of $14.93

Picture credit: The Economic Time The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE: GS) today reported net revenues of $13.61 billion and net earnings of $5.38 billion for the third quarter ended September 30, 202...

By  Hemanth On  2021-10-15 02:02:00
Microsoft’s LinkedIn bids adieu to the Chinese market

-- Microsoft shut down the operation of LinkedIn in China -- Instead, Microsoft would launch a job search site in China Microsoft announced that it would shut down the operation of LinkedIn in China, ...

By  Yashasvini On  2021-10-15 01:48:00
Badger Meter reports record third quarter 2021 results

Picture credit: Mergr Badger Meter, Inc. (NYSE: BMI) today reported results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2021. Third Quarter 2021 Highlights: Total sales increased 13.3% to a record $128....

By  Hemanth On  2021-10-15 01:45:00
Citigroup posts strong profit amid thriving dealmaking

• Citi's investment banking revenue rose 39% to $1.9 billion in the quarter. • The investment banking fees rose to an all-time record in the first nine months of the year. Citigroup Inc reported stron...

By  Shubhangi On  2021-10-15 00:42:00
Jobless claims fall to the lowest level since March 2020

-- Initial jobless claims dropped to 293,000 last week -- Insured jobless claims fell to 2,593,000 as compared to last week New claims for unemployment in the U.S. fell to the lowest level, since the ...

By  Yashasvini On  2021-10-14 21:48:00
Krishna McVey joins Piedmont Lithium as Vice President of Human Resources

Picture credit: sydneynewstoday October 14, 2021 (Business Wire) – Piedmont Lithium Inc., ("Piedmont" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: PLL; ASX: PLL), a leading developer of lithium hydroxide production to ...

By  Pavankumar On  2021-10-14 19:39:00
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