Wednesday January 26-th, 2022

Trump Supports Another, Larger Stimulus Impact Payment Trump Supports Another, Larger Stimulus Impact Payment

That made it unclear if the president was expressing support for another round of direct stimulus payments, or some other form of federal help for individual taxpayers. 'I want the money to get there quickly and in a non-complicated fashion'. There...

Coronavirus: In change of tone, Trump says he's 'all for masks' Coronavirus: In change of tone, Trump says he's 'all for masks'

Despite the swelling loads of new cases, Trump said he expected to see good employment numbers in the coming months and that the third quarter gross domestic product report, due days before the November presidential election, would also be strong.

Britain's service sector starts to 'emerge from the shadows' as confidence climbs Britain's service sector starts to 'emerge from the shadows' as confidence climbs

The index measures activity on a scale of 1 to 100 with the 50 break even point separating contraction from growth in a sector. Britain's service sector bounced back to a four-month high in June after a steep downturn between April and May caused b...

Pfizer (NYSE: PFE) Shares Get Much Needed Boost Pfizer (NYSE: PFE) Shares Get Much Needed Boost

Dr. David Agus joined "CBS This Morning" with the latest on the global vaccine effort. It was reported that 24 people who received two doses of the vaccine had "significantly elevated" antibodies within four weeks of the first injection. The pharma...

OPEC Secretary General: Oil Not Out Of the Woods Just Yet OPEC Secretary General: Oil Not Out Of the Woods Just Yet

The Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and allies, known as OPEC +, have been cutting oil output since May by a record 9.7 million barrels per day after the coronavirus crisis destroyed a third of global demand. OPEC, Russia and all...

Face shields AND face masks now mandatory on Qatar Airways Face shields AND face masks now mandatory on Qatar Airways

This new measure is part of a more significant return to service by the airline, whom on July 1st relaunched to eleven destinations . Qatar Airways economy passengers now have to wear a face shield, in addition to a face mask or covering, throug...

Dow Jones jumps at open as United States job growth accelerates Dow Jones jumps at open as United States job growth accelerates

Taking all of this into equation, the SPI futures are pointing to a 0.6 per cent gain. The broader All Ordinaries index is similarly up by 0.86 per cent to 6,194.90 points at 10:28am AEST. The US economy added 4.8 million jobs in June, pushing the ...

Pfizer, BioNTech Experimental COVID-19 Vaccine Shows Promise in Early Trial Pfizer, BioNTech Experimental COVID-19 Vaccine Shows Promise in Early Trial

A potential vaccine being developed by Pfizer and BioNTech spurred immune responses in healthy patients , Stat News reported Wednesday. The higher-dose shot caused more injection reactions without apparent added benefit. The pharmaceutical ind...

Canada Trade Gap Narrows on 'First Baby Step' to Recovery Canada Trade Gap Narrows on 'First Baby Step' to Recovery

Canada's exports rose in May as auto industry production resumed and on higher crude prices, though imports fell on supply challenges tied to the gradual reopening of countries from COVID-19 closures, Statistic Canada said on Thursday. However the ga...

Pizza Hut, Wendy’s largest US franchisee files for bankruptcy Pizza Hut, Wendy’s largest US franchisee files for bankruptcy

NPC's restaurants will continue to operate while it navigates the Chapter 11 process. In a statement to CNN Business , Pizza Hut said the filing "was expected" and remains supportive of NPC. A banner announcing Now Serving Breakfast is shown outsi...

Mark Zuckerberg: advertisers' boycott of Facebook will end 'soon enough'

He said: "My guess is that all these advertisers will be back on the platform soon enough". Facebook employees erupted in protest in early June, staging a virtual walk-out from work after the company declined to remove or add a note to Trump's "when ...

Holden dealers left hanging as GM allowed to walk away Holden dealers left hanging as GM allowed to walk away

Australian Holden Dealer Council secretary David Nicholson explained the traders were left without a option except to accept the organization's offer following the collapse of mediation. "General Motors Holden's exit sets a risky precedent - it's t...

Crude oil prices gain on fall in USA crude stockpiles Crude oil prices gain on fall in USA crude stockpiles

Health experts have expressed concerns about record numbers of new cases in countries like the US India and Brazil, as well as new outbreaks in parts of Asia. "Counter-seasonal builds in gasoline inventories as stockpiles unexpectedly rose are not ...

Welcome, LMND: Lemonade stock soars on NYSE debut Welcome, LMND: Lemonade stock soars on NYSE debut

Lemonade is the latest company to capitalise on the sharp recovery in USA investor appetite for new stocks following the coronavirus outbreak. SoftBank maintains an almost 22% stake in the firm, which marketed 11 million shares at $29 just about eve...

Canada’s Supreme Court dismisses appeal of long-delayed Trans Mountain oil pipeline Canada’s Supreme Court dismisses appeal of long-delayed Trans Mountain oil pipeline

On Thursday, the Supreme Court dismissed the request for an appeal brought forward by the Coldwater Indian Band, Squamish Nation, Tsleil-Waututh Nation, and the Ts'elxweyeqw Tribes, effectively bringing a years-long battle over the pipeline expansion...

Air Canada drops three flights from Regina, one from Saskatoon Air Canada drops three flights from Regina, one from Saskatoon

Air Canada says the move is being made because of COVID-19 and the resulting weak demand for business and leisure travel. Air Canada previously announced the permanent removal of 79 aircraft from its mainline and Rouge fleets, reduced its system-wi...

Amazon Founder Jeff Bezos Hits New Wealth Record Amid the Pandemic Amazon Founder Jeff Bezos Hits New Wealth Record Amid the Pandemic

Bill Gates, second-only to Bezos, has seen his wealth climb by $483 million to $114 billion. Amazon shares jumped over four percent to a record $2,878.70 as United States stocks traded higher for most of the session on Wednesday. Chief Executive Of...

Future on Your Plate: Meet 3D-Printed Meat Future on Your Plate: Meet 3D-Printed Meat

And now Israeli start-up Redefine Meat means to boost the uptake of plant-based steaks, using 3D printing. Spanish competitor Novameat is also working on 3D-printed plant meat, including a whole-muscle pork cut developed during the coronavirus ...

Several Fresh Express salad products recalled due to possible contamination Several Fresh Express salad products recalled due to possible contamination

According to the FDA, it is working with the CDC and IL state officials to investigate and inspect the Fresh Express facility in Streamwood, Ill., trying to find the source of the outbreak. The CFIA is conducting a food safety investigation. More t...

Prolonged heat warning in effect for Mississauga, Brampton and Caledon Prolonged heat warning in effect for Mississauga, Brampton and Caledon

Today's temperatures are expected to be between 32 degrees to 35 degrees. "The combined values of temperature and humidity will give humidex values that will reach 40". The risks of heat-related illness are greater for young children, pregnant wome...

Tesla overtakes Toyota to become world's most valuable vehicle maker Tesla overtakes Toyota to become world's most valuable vehicle maker

Tesla delivered more vehicles in the second quarter of 2020 than it did in the first quarter of the year, despite other automakers' reports of deliveries down by 30% or more. factory for about six weeks of the quarter to comply with rules set to stop...

Truss announces plans for new UK Trade and Agriculture Commission Truss announces plans for new UK Trade and Agriculture Commission

It would focus on considering the policies the Government should adopt in any free trade deals to ensure United Kingdom farmers did not face unfair competition and ensure high animal welfare and production standards were not undermined. "I am pleased...

Oil rises on U.S. crude stockpile draw, global manufacturing activity

USA crude inventories USOILC=ECI fell more than expected, dropping by 7.2 million barrels last week, after hitting all-time highs for three consecutive weeks, Energy Information Administration data showed. However, investors are cautious after a surg...

Volkswagen Tiguan facelift revealed Volkswagen Tiguan facelift revealed

Volkswagen rolled out its new Tiguan for the 2022 model year with significant exterior and interior updates. The new Tiguan comes with a larger chrome grille and twin-pod LED headlights that have crisp LED daytime running lights. We're told photos ...

China's June factory activity quickens to three-month high: Official PMI China's June factory activity quickens to three-month high: Official PMI

The official manufacturing purchasing managers' index ( PMI ) for the country's manufacturing sector rose to 50.9 in June, up from 50.6 in May, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said on Tuesday. "The proportion of small enterprises claiming ins...

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