Saturday January 29-th, 2022

Virus aid talks collapse; no help expected for jobless now Virus aid talks collapse; no help expected for jobless now

Earlier on Friday in Washington, Trump's chief of staff, Mark Meadows , and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said there was no progress in negotiations at the Capitol with the two top Democrats in Congress, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate...

Canon hit by alleged ransomware attack, cloud-stored photos lost

Canon says a number of photos and videos that its customer stashed in its free cloud storage service have been lost. "After the investigation, we identified that some of the photo and video image files saved in the 10GB long-term storage prior to J...

Beirut explosion: Lebanese security fires tear gas at protesters as fury mounts Beirut explosion: Lebanese security fires tear gas at protesters as fury mounts

Beirut has received a stream of global assistance since the blast, and on Thursday hosted French President Emmanuel Macron, who pressed Lebanese leaders for deep reform ahead of an aid conference planned in the coming days. The World Health Organisat...

BC added 70000 jobs in July: Statistics Canada | Venture BC added 70000 jobs in July: Statistics Canada | Venture

It found South Asian, Arab, and Black Canadians had the highest unemployment rates in July. Combined with the 953,000 jobs gained in June and the 290,000 in May, the country was within 1.3 million jobs of pre-pandemic level. Before the pandemic hit...

United Nations wants independent probe into Beirut blast United Nations wants independent probe into Beirut blast

More than 300,000 people were displaced, almost 150 killed and thousands were wounded. The Lebanese people want to know why 2,700 tons of ammonium nitrate , a chemical used for explosives and fertilizer, were sitting in the port, with clashes ov...

Full-time jobs lost as unemployment rate falls on P.E.I Full-time jobs lost as unemployment rate falls on P.E.I

Here's a quick rundown of other important takeaways from the report. More than 16 million people remained unemployed in July, and another 8 million were working part-time hours when they want to be full time. It can take a while to get rehired or fin...

Canadian economy added 419,000 jobs in July, marking third month of gains Canadian economy added 419,000 jobs in July, marking third month of gains

Combined with the 953,000 jobs gained in June and the 290,000 in May, the country was within 1.3 million jobs of the pre-pandemic level. July's gains were mostly part-time, with 343,500 added in July, versus 73,200 full time positions. Notable jo...

Unemployment claims fall in Florida for the third straight week Unemployment claims fall in Florida for the third straight week

That number is 249,000 down from the previous week's claims of 1,434,000. Thursday's numbers beat economists' expectations of 1.4 million new claims filed. Republicans and Democrats in Congress are still hammering out a new virus relief package, ...

Statistics Canada to reveal July jobs report with expectations of growth

Combined with the 953,000 jobs gained in June and the 290,000 in May, the country was within 1.3 million jobs of the pre-pandemic level. The province lost 3,700 full-time jobs and gained 1,900 part-time jobs. Across Canada, there was a gain of 419,...

More than 5,000 Oklahomans filed their first unemployment claim More than 5,000 Oklahomans filed their first unemployment claim

Meanwhile, initial unemployment claims nationwide came in at almost 1.2 million, compared to roughly 1.4 million the week before, according to the U.S. Statistics showed that more than 54 million people filed new unemployment insurance claims since t...

Facebook employees to work from home until July 2021 Facebook employees to work from home until July 2021

Facebook has had almost all of its roughly 48,000 employees working remotely since the initial wave of stay-at-home orders back in March, and it previously announced that it would have employees work remotely through the end of 2020. However, given t...

Oil prices struggle to hold five-month high amid pandemic worries Oil prices struggle to hold five-month high amid pandemic worries

Oil prices slipped off five-month highs on Thursday as bearish sentiment about fuel demand undermined support from a weak dollar and falling USA crude inventories. Germany's July IHS Markit services purchasing manager index rose to 55.6, its first t...

Wall Street perks up; S&P 500 edges even closer to record Wall Street perks up; S&P 500 edges even closer to record

Eastern time, and the Nasdaq composite was edging lower from its record, down 0.2%. But caution is still very prevalent across other markets: Treasury yields were falling, while gold was rising as investors sought safety. It pared a steeper drop from...

Trump reimposes 10% tariff on Canadian aluminium, United States News & Top Stories Trump reimposes 10% tariff on Canadian aluminium, United States News & Top Stories

The US had imposed a 25% tax on steel and 10% on aluminium on Canada in 2018. Speaking in OH on Thursday, Mr Trump said the tariffs were necessary to defend the U.S. "Canadian aluminium producers have broken that committment", he said. "The admin...

Gold Traders go Long, Over Global Debt and Excessive US Dollar Liquidity Gold Traders go Long, Over Global Debt and Excessive US Dollar Liquidity

Bullion is up nearly 35 per cent this year, with its haven status enhanced by sliding USA real yields. It said that while gold jewelry demand "collapsed in April and May", it recovered in June as stores opened up, thanks in part to consumers spen...

Virgin Australia (ASX:VAH) to axe 3000 jobs and cull Tigerair Virgin Australia (ASX:VAH) to axe 3000 jobs and cull Tigerair

It is expected the 3000 losses will be spread across operations and corporate roles. Bain Capital will abandon the budget Tiger Australia brand, but retain its air operator certificate in the hopes of reviving a low-priced carrier in the future.

USA unemployment during Covid-19 pandemic approaches 55 MILLION USA unemployment during Covid-19 pandemic approaches 55 MILLION

The number of total new claims filed for unemployment benefits in Utah was 5,080 for the week of July 26 to August 1, 2020 with a total of $75,223,255 of benefits paid. Statistics showed that more than 54 million people filed new unemployment insuran...

Audi blasted for 'revolting' auto advert featuring a little girl eating banana Audi blasted for 'revolting' auto advert featuring a little girl eating banana

On a similar point of view, another netizen said: "Anyone who sees a phallic symbol in the banana in the hand of a child should definitely see a psychiatrist". Audi recently pulled down an advertisement and issued an apology after it was massively ...

Initial Jobless Claims Drop to 1.18 Million Last Week By Investing.com Initial Jobless Claims Drop to 1.18 Million Last Week By Investing.com

The latest report for new weekly unemployment insurance claims covers the final week in which Americans were eligible for enhanced federal unemployment benefits as part of Congress's original Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act...

Teladoc buys Livongo in $18.5 billion deal Teladoc buys Livongo in $18.5 billion deal

Under the regards to the contract, Livongo's investors will get 0.5920 shares of Teladoc plus $1133 in money for each of their shares. Once the merger is complete, the existing Teladoc Health shareholders will own approximately 58% and existing...

Disney focuses on streaming as it falls to a loss Disney focuses on streaming as it falls to a loss

Mulan , which will also be available on Disney + in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and several Western European countries, is following in the footsteps of other recent theatrical releases that were cancelled and went straight to premium on-deman...

Virus to shrink global imbalances Virus to shrink global imbalances

In its yearly evaluation of worldwide imbalances, the fund stated trade balance losses were most likely to go beyond 3 percent of GDP for oil exporters such as Norway, Russia and SaudiArabia In nations such as Costa Rica, Morocco and Portugal, losses...

Australia home prices fall, with risks 'skewed to downside' Australia home prices fall, with risks 'skewed to downside'

Perth's median dwelling value recorded a 0.6 per cent decline over the month to $439,092, down 2.2 per cent over the quarter and 2.5 per cent over the 12-month period. Values were still up 7.1 per cent on July a year ago reflecting the market's pre-p...

Inflation fear tempers rate cut hope Inflation fear tempers rate cut hope

Analysts also keenly await the RBI's commentary on loan restructuring as a moratorium allowed by it to commercial banks due to the COVID-19 situation comes to an end on August 31. This inflation level is beyond the comfort of the RBI, which has been ...

Blizzard Employees Have Started Sharing And Comparing Their Pay In Wage Revolt Blizzard Employees Have Started Sharing And Comparing Their Pay In Wage Revolt

Employees at Blizzard Entertainment have recently begun to share their salary and pay increase information with each other via a spreadsheet. In a capitalistic society-and especially in the USA -people expect companies to grossly overpay its exec...

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