Saturday January 29-th, 2022

Trump Says May Not Accept Amended US Presidential Debate Rules

Similarly Kayleigh McEnany, the White House press secretary, said that Mr Trump "doesn't want rules that cover for a certain candidate's inability to perform well", a jibe at Mr Biden . The campaign argued that with the pandemic forcing more voter...

Amazon reveals almost 20,000 employees have tested positive for COVID-19 Amazon reveals almost 20,000 employees have tested positive for COVID-19

Amazon said in a corporate blog that it provided the data as part of its effort to keep employees informed, and to share details and best practices with governments and other companies. It claimed that the number of its employees that tested, or we...

Tokyo stock trading halted for day by computer glitch Tokyo stock trading halted for day by computer glitch

Previous outages occurred when the "arrowhead" system created by Fujitsu to handle its electronic trading became overwhelmed with too many orders at one time. Had it tried to rush back into operation on the same day, "smooth and stable trading would ...

Wall Street jumps at open on stimulus hopes Wall Street jumps at open on stimulus hopes

Market participants eyed the first head-to-head showdown between President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden in a debate expected to air from Cleveland Tuesday evening. Eight of the 11 major S&P 500 sectors were lower, with energ...

Package vote looms, Pelosi 'hopeful' Package vote looms, Pelosi 'hopeful'

Pelosi said of the White House proposal on Bloomberg TV: "This isn't half a loaf". "Tomorrow, tens of thousands of essential aviation workers will wake up without a job or healthcare and tens of thousands more will be without a paycheck", Associati...

Disney Lays Off 28000 Park Employees Disney Lays Off 28000 Park Employees

According to Disney's head of park, Josh D'Amaro, the company's management team has been focusing on various strategies for the past few months, such as saving expenses, suspending capital projects, furloughing cast members while continuing to pay ...

American Airlines confirms furloughs American Airlines confirms furloughs

American Airlines said it will begin furloughing 19,000 workers after lawmakers and the White House can't agree on a coronavirus relief deal. The US Treasury on Tuesday announced it had reached a deal with seven major US airlines including Americ...

Inovio shares crash after FDA places partial hold on Covid-19 trial Inovio shares crash after FDA places partial hold on Covid-19 trial

Earlier this month, AstraZeneca's global clinical development of its Oxford University-partnered COVID-19 vaccine candidate was placed on hold after a participant in the British trial fell ill with unexplained neurological symptoms. Crucially, the tr...

Palantir valued at $16bn ahead of NY listing Palantir valued at $16bn ahead of NY listing

The listing is a landmark moment for Palantir and puts an end to years of speculation about when the company, co-founded by billionaire Peter Thiel in 2003, would ultimately go public and how much would it actually be worth. Palantir is doing direct ...

Tokyo bourse suspends trading in all issues due to system glitch

On that occasion, the glitch was caused after a broker sent an extraordinarily large amount of data through the channel, according to the Japan Exchange Group (JPX), which operates the exchange. The system issue is the largest since a series of compu...

South Africa's Ramaphosa calls for national action to boost employment South Africa's Ramaphosa calls for national action to boost employment

The number of people who are officially unemployed fell by 2.8 million to 4.3 million, according to the report. "The number of persons employed decreased by 2.2-million in Q2:2020 to 14.1-million quarter-on-quarter", according to Stats SA.

Singapore Airlines Is Transforming a Grounded Double-decker Airplane Into a Restaurant Singapore Airlines Is Transforming a Grounded Double-decker Airplane Into a Restaurant

Options include our signature global cuisine, as well as the best dishes from SIA's special Peranakan menu that has been designed by acclaimed Singaporean chef Shermay Lee. These include a tour of its training facilities and a chance to enjoy SIA's...

Jan-Sept GDP growth lowest in a decade Jan-Sept GDP growth lowest in a decade

The median estimate in a Bloomberg survey of five economists was for growth of 2.7%. As many as 38,600 businesses in Vietnam registered to temporarily suspend operations between January and September, up 81.8 percent year-on-year, according to Gen...

Disney lays off 28,000 employees at its theme parks Disney lays off 28,000 employees at its theme parks

The announcement was made in a letter to employees Tuesday from Josh D'Amaro, Disney's head of parks, who detailed several "difficult decisions" the company has been forced to make amid the ongoing pandemic. Previous year alone, the sector account fo...

Cruise ship passengers have follow-up virus testing at Greek port Cruise ship passengers have follow-up virus testing at Greek port

The Maltese-flagged Mein Schiff 6 , which is on a Greek island cruise, is docked at the port of Piraeus after sample testing of the crew found 12 were positive but asymptomatic, the Greek Merchant Marine Ministry said. TUI Cruises says the affected ...

JPMorgan Chase to pay $920 million to settle trading misconduct allegations JPMorgan Chase to pay $920 million to settle trading misconduct allegations

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission said in a statement that JPMorgan Chase ( JPM ) was involved in "deceptive conduct" over a period of at least eight years that included hundreds of thousands of so-called spoof trades - orders that were plac...

Bidens release 2019 returns, paid almost US$300000 in taxes Bidens release 2019 returns, paid almost US$300000 in taxes

While the Trump team has criticized Biden for taking time off the campaign trail to get ready for the debate, McEnany predicted that for Trump it would be "a debate that is quite easy when you have so many accomplishments to share". His running mate,...

The Journey to $2 Trillion: How Apple compares to other tech titans The Journey to $2 Trillion: How Apple compares to other tech titans

Analysts believe that the valuation - though symbolic in nature - does show Apple has done really well even in the face of a global pandemic. It is important to note that Saudi Aramco is the only other publicly listed company in the world to have r...

Appeals court ruling staves off Calif. shutdown of Lyft, Uber

Both companies aren't off the hook yet. Uber will not suspend ride sharing in California, thanks to an 11th hour court of appeals ruling. California-based Uber and Lyft drivers can breathe a sigh of relief and will be able to continue ride sharin...

Mercedes solid-state batteries, California's grid, Polestar Precept and EV platform Mercedes solid-state batteries, California's grid, Polestar Precept and EV platform

While Polestar has revealed that the Precept will be an all-electric vehicle with "a large battery pack" it has yet to confirm any details about the electric powertrain. Polestar says this helps reduce 50% of weight and an 80% reduction in plastic wa...

Tesla Looking To Acquire Stake In LG Battery Business Tesla Looking To Acquire Stake In LG Battery Business

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has thanked this team members and appreciated their efforts for maintaining delivery deadlines in the one of the "toughest" quarters for the company. Musk's comments about the challenges of high-volume production come from severa...

RBI’s monetary policy committee meeting rescheduled; new dates to be announced shortly RBI’s monetary policy committee meeting rescheduled; new dates to be announced shortly

The terms of the previous external members, Pami Dua, Chetan Ghate, and Ravindra Dholakia, are unlikely to be extended as that can only be done through legislative changes to the Reserve Bank of India Act. The external members can hold office for a...

Even after Corona, S&P did not reduce the country's rating, said this Even after Corona, S&P did not reduce the country's rating, said this

China was predicted to see the highest growth, which was raised to 2.1 percent compared to 1.2 percent previously. S&P Global said it might raise the ratings "if the Indian economy exhibits a stronger recovery than we expect over the next 24 mont...

US President Donald Trump paid no income tax for 10 years US President Donald Trump paid no income tax for 10 years

The Times admitted the limited nature of its reporting, saying " the filing will leave many questions unanswered, many questioners unfulfilled ". The New York Times said it had obtained Mr Trump's tax information covering the past two decades....

Polestar Precept To Enter Production Polestar Precept To Enter Production

Today, Polestar sweeps away that uncertainty by announcing that the seductive sedan will indeed be going into production. It was originally founded as a sub-brand for Volvo , but it soon shed its nest for profitable ventures. And the seats themsel...

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