Saturday January 29-th, 2022

Premier unveils Re-Open Saskatchewan plan Premier unveils Re-Open Saskatchewan plan

Moe announced that over the next several weeks, restrictions would be gradually lifted, adding more types of businesses to the "allowable businesses" list, granting businesses the ability to reopen if they choose. Moe said that protocols that were ...

Toyota Yaris Cross Revealed, India Bound? Toyota Yaris Cross Revealed, India Bound?

The Yaris Cross is 4180mm long, 1765mm wide and 1560mm tall with a wheelbase of 2560mm. The roof and B-pillars are finished in black shade bringing a dual-tone appearance while the sharp turn signals, raked windshield, horizontal LED tail lamps wit...

Wall Street clings to early gains despite dismal PMI data Wall Street clings to early gains despite dismal PMI data

Stocks went on a few more jags up and down in the afternoon, and the S&P 500 was up 0.3%, as of 2:23 p.m. It's a microcosm of the extreme swings that have gripped markets for months, as investors struggle to set prices for where corporate profits a...

Trump Says He ‘Strongly’ Disagrees With Georgia’s Plan to Reopen State Trump Says He ‘Strongly’ Disagrees With Georgia’s Plan to Reopen State

Kemp also announced that dine-in restaurants, private social clubs and theaters would be reopened on April 27. Trump then called Kemp and asked to slow down his plan, to which the governor said no, said the officials. US President Donald Trump...

Sycamore Partners seeks to end Victoria's Secret deal, L Brands shares plunge Sycamore Partners seeks to end Victoria's Secret deal, L Brands shares plunge

Sycamore's lawsuit accused L Brands of being in violation of their purchase agreement, citing the company's store closures, its failure to pay rent and the furloughing of a majority of its workforce, the Journal reported. L Brands said in a Wednesd...

Amazon Workers to Strike Over 'Unsafe' Conditions Amid Coronavirus Pandemic Amazon Workers to Strike Over 'Unsafe' Conditions Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

Their calls have also sparked action from some of Amazon's corporate employees, who are hosting a " virtual sick out " on April 24 to demand that the company reinstate fired workers and to protest its treatment of warehouse workers. Increased deman...

European economies on course for unprecedented recessions European economies on course for unprecedented recessions

The three readings fell to a new low since the firm's data series began in late 2009. The scale of the decline in business activity recorded in monthly surveys was staggering, worse even than the most pessimistic forecasts, and is likely to lend ...

Iowa Sends National Guard Troops to Defend Meat Plants From Virus Iowa Sends National Guard Troops to Defend Meat Plants From Virus

Tyson said employees affected by the shutdown will still be paid while the plant is closed. Cass County, about 80-miles northwest of Indianapolis, has been hit hard by the pandemic, with 193 people testing positive for COVID-19, according to the la...

Energy and mining help Toronto market higher as price of oil climbs Energy and mining help Toronto market higher as price of oil climbs

The market's sensitivity to news related to coronavirus therapies reflects investors' desperation for any indication of when the global economy might be able to start returning to normal. Germany's DAX fell 0.2% to 10,399 and Britain's FTSE 100 was f...

Nebraska sees almost 4,000 drop in jobless claims last week Nebraska sees almost 4,000 drop in jobless claims last week

Still a figure that would have been seen as unimaginably high less than two months ago, it would be lower than the previous week's 5.245 million. Stocks on Wall Street were trading higher as investors focused on the weekly decline in claims.

Coronavirus: US unemployment claims hit 26.4 million Coronavirus: US unemployment claims hit 26.4 million

The Labor Department said on Thursday 4.427 million more people applied for unemployment benefits for the first time last week, down from a revised 5.237 million the week before. It also comes amid rising protests against nationwide lockdowns to cont...

4.4 million US workers sought jobless aid 4.4 million US workers sought jobless aid

There were 4.4 million new claims for unemployment benefits filed last week, according to the latest Labor Department figures released on Thursday. It waives the ordinary unemployment insurance program, and allows people to file for Pandemic Unem...

Record dive in German business activity shows ‘shocking’ coronavirus impact Record dive in German business activity shows ‘shocking’ coronavirus impact

That's the largest collapse in output ever - reflecting the wholesale shutdown of Europe's economy this month. A Reuters poll of economists on Thursday pointed to a roughly 13% contraction in economic output in the current quarter, which would be t...

Cruise Companies Trim Costs to Weather Covid-19 Storm Cruise Companies Trim Costs to Weather Covid-19 Storm

Believe it or not, there are still three cruise ships filled with passengers on the high seas-but all three are set to finally dock at various ports around the world on Monday, their around-the-globe itineraries thrown into disarray by the coronaviru...

Oil prices reach historic low Oil prices reach historic low

Global oil prices fell below $16 a barrel for the first time since 1999 on Tuesday night as markets continue to struggle with oversupply caused by the coronavirus lockdown . said in a report Wednesday. Still, analysts consider the oil market hig...

Trump 'disagrees strongly' with Georgia governor's plan to reopen some businesses

Those include widespread testing "so we can find out who is potentially infectious", contact tracing to make sure the city can track down individuals who may have been in contact with the virus, and some form of treatment, Girtz said. "I said it was ...

United Kingdom unemployment rose to 4.0% ahead of lockdown measures | 21 April 2020 United Kingdom unemployment rose to 4.0% ahead of lockdown measures | 21 April 2020

Government budget forecasters last week said unemployment could rise as high as 10 percent, with an extra 2 million people losing their jobs if a three-month lockdown was only slowly lifted over the next three months. "Fast forward to today and our d...

Prices Stabilize Ahead of Opening After Brent Plunges to 1999 Low Prices Stabilize Ahead of Opening After Brent Plunges to 1999 Low

West Texas Intermediate's new June contract dropped more than 10 percent to as low as $10.26. In spite of the rally, WTI for June delivery remains down 77 per cent year-to-date amid widespread demand destruction from the economic lockdown created to ...

Sensex Tanks Over 1,000 in Early Trade; Nifty Tests 9,000 Level Sensex Tanks Over 1,000 in Early Trade; Nifty Tests 9,000 Level

Mumbai: Equity benchmark Sensex plunged over 1,000 points in opening trade on Tuesday tracking heavy losses in banking, energy and IT stocks amid volatility in global market as worldwide crude oil prices went into a tailspin overnight.

First charter flight leaves for the UK First charter flight leaves for the UK

Mr Raab said more than one million Brits had returned from overseas on commercial flight since the pandemic started, while a £75 million charter arrangement brought in earlier this month had returned more than 10,000 people from 16 different countrie...

Hirono Encourages Social Security Beneficiaries to Apply for Direct Cash Payments Hirono Encourages Social Security Beneficiaries to Apply for Direct Cash Payments

The stimulus checks - $1,200 for single taxpayers earning less than $75,000 and $2,400 for married couples earning less than $150,000 - are geared toward helping households weather the crisis. The IRS has set up a "Get My Payment" page that include...

World Bank warns remittance payments to plunge amid pandemic World Bank warns remittance payments to plunge amid pandemic

Developing countries are losing a key source of revenue as the coronavirus pandemic causes worldwide shutdowns, sharply reducing payments from workers living overseas, the World Bank said Wednesday. Eastern Europe is expected to be one of the worst...

Scottish government calls for two-year extension to Brexit during coronavirus

He said delaying the end of the "standstill" transition period would allow both Britain and the bloc to focus on fighting the deadly disease together. Prime Minister Boris Johnson has repeatedly stated that he does not intend to renew negotiation...

Deadline is Wednesday to claim a $500 stimulus benefit for kids Deadline is Wednesday to claim a $500 stimulus benefit for kids

But the agency has revised that guidance and is working with other federal agencies to get the bank account or address for those people so that it can automatically send them the stimulus payments. "If they're a married couple and have no dependents,...

Brent crude hits lowest since 1999 as coronavirus lockdowns hammer demand Brent crude hits lowest since 1999 as coronavirus lockdowns hammer demand

USA benchmark West Texas Intermediate for June delivery was up nearly 10 per cent at $12.68 a barrel, paring gains of around 20 per cent at the open in Asia. Saudi Arabia on Tuesday said that it was ready to take extra measures with other producers, ...

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