12:31 a.m. Today12:31 a.m. May 12, 2021
Alarm Raised About India’s Covid-19 Variant, as Pandemic Keeps Spreading in Country
India’s daily coronavirus cases rose by 329,942 on Tuesday, keeping the seven-day average at a record high.
12:29 a.m. Today12:29 a.m. May 12, 2021
Alarm raised about India’s COVID-19 variant, as pandemic keeps spreading in countryCases of mucormycosis, a rare black fungus that invades the brain, with a high mortality rate, have appeared among vulnerable COVID-19 patients in India.
12:24 p.m. May 11, 2021
The Logic Behind the Tech Rout
Pfizer’s Covid vaccine cleared for use in adolescents, Biden announces initiatives to boost employment, FBI says DarkSide behind ransomware attack on Colonial Pipeline, and other news to start your day.
4:33 a.m. May 11, 2021
Tech Stocks Sink; Deeper Advice for Clients Who Are Business Owners
See how financial advisors have helped business owners thrive during the pandemic.
8:04 p.m. May 10, 2021
Asian markets retreat after tech selloff on Wall StreetOn top of that, a number of Asian countries are seeing rising coronavirus infections and deaths that are straining health systems and setting back progress toward vanquishing the pandemic.
9:27 a.m. May 10, 2021
- By Jack Denton
These are the stocks to watch as the U.K. reopens quarantine-free travel to 12 'green list' destinations The U.K. government has relaxed travel restrictions, which could boost some specific stocks.
8:30 a.m. May 10, 2021
- By Myra P. Saefong
Gold settles at a nearly 3-month high after a weaker-than-expected U.S. April jobs reportGold futures climbed Friday to log their highest finish in almost three months after a closely watched reading of labor conditions in the U.S. for the month was much weaker than forecast.
7:38 p.m. May 9, 2021
Asian markets mostly rise as U.S. data suggests rates will stay lowAsian shares rose Monday, cheered by a rally on Wall Street as a grim jobs report signaled to investors that interest rates will likely stay low.
5:46 p.m. May 9, 2021
Australian business conditions hit record highSYDNEY--Australian business conditions rose to a fresh record high in April, according to a monthly survey by National Australia Bank. The business conditions index was 32 in April, up from 24 points in March. Business confidence also set a new survey high of 26 index points in April, up from 17 points in March.
2:04 p.m. May 9, 2021
- By Mark DeCambre
What the dogecoin army is saying as the cryptocurrency's tumble triggers a bearish break in the long-term trend lineDogecoin's stratospheric run was in jeopardy early Sunday, with the popular crypto unwinding a chunk of its recent rally.
2:04 p.m. May 8, 2021
- By Quentin Fottrell
COVID-19 was never going to have a tidy Hollywood endingThe coronavirus pandemic will end was it began --- unpredictably.
10:55 a.m. May 8, 2021
Cyberattack halts operations on U.S. East Coast oil pipelineA U.S. energy company says a cyberattack forced it to temporarily halt all operations on a major pipeline that delivers roughly 45% of all fuel consumed on the East Coast.
5:24 a.m. May 8, 2021
- By Mohiuddin Ahmed
A new cryptocurrency called chia could push up hard-drive prices for everyoneUnlike bitcoin, chia won’t use huge amounts of electricity and won’t see miners buying up every graphics card in sight.
4:12 p.m. May 7, 2021
- By Howard Gold
If you want to own international stocks, invest in these three countries instead of ChinaAustralia, New Zealand and South Africa have beaten the world for 120 years.
9:00 a.m. May 7, 2021
- By Ciara Linnane
India sets grim record of more than 414,000 new COVID cases a single day as pressure builds on Modi for nationwide lockdown The global tally of confirmed cases of the coronavirus-borne illness COVID-19 climbed above 156 million on Friday, and India set another record with 414,188 new cases in a 24-hour period, as Pfizer Inc. and BioNTech SE started the process of applying for full regulatory approval of their vaccine.
12:55 a.m. May 7, 2021
Planning a Vacation This Summer? European Vaccinations Are Picking Up, Says Goldman Sachs.
Fresh data from Goldman show that while U.S. Covid-19 vaccinations are slowing, Europe and Canada's are picking up.
7:50 p.m. May 6, 2021
Asian markets rise on optimism over U.S. reboundAsian shares rose Friday on optimism about the rally on Wall Street and an economic rebound in the U.S., as investors awaited the release of jobs data.
3:38 p.m. May 6, 2021
News Corp revenue rises on digital growthNews Corp reported 3% revenue growth for the quarter that ended in March, driven by positive foreign-exchange fluctuations plus solid growth at the company's digital real estate, book publishing and Dow Jones units.
2:17 p.m. May 6, 2021
Pfizer and BioNTech to donate vaccine doses for athletes ahead of Tokyo Olympics in JulyDelivery of doses is set to begin this month to give Olympic delegations time to be fully vaccinated with a second shot before arriving in Tokyo.
7:57 a.m. May 6, 2021
Stocks Close Higher on Drop in Jobless Claims
The Nasdaq Composite, the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 all edged into positive territory.
9:28 p.m. May 5, 2021
Relations sour further between China and Australia as Beijing suspends economic dialogueBeijing also has blocked imports of Australian coal, wheat, wine and other goods, plunging relations to a multi-decade low. But it has failed to force Prime Minister Scott Morrison's government to offer concessions.
9:16 p.m. May 5, 2021
Asian markets mixed, as investors gauge pandemic recoveries Japanese shares got a boost from remarks by policymakers at the Bank of Japan expressing resolve to prop up the economy with easy lending and stimulus measures.
10:03 a.m. May 5, 2021
- By Myra P. Saefong
Gold ends higher after Yellen walks back talk of interest-rate hike Gold prices rise on Wednesday, a day after the commodity finished lower on the back of comments from U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen, which were viewed as bearish for precious metals.
1:12 a.m. May 5, 2021
India's foreign minister exits G-7 over coronavirus concerns India’s foreign minister has pulled out of in-person meetings at a Group of Seven gathering in London because of possible exposure to the coronavirus.
1:09 p.m. May 4, 2021
- By Mike Murphy
Here's what's coming to Hulu in May 2021, and what's leavingGet ready for the final seasons of Aidy Bryant's comedy 'Shrill' and FX's Australian hitman dramedy 'Mr Inbetween,' as well as the launch of Patton Oswalt's animated supervillain series 'M.O.D.O.K.' and more.
6:41 a.m. May 4, 2021
How Nations Can Build Online Trust Through Trade
Trust is eroding online as tribalism and polarization grow. Trade agreements that govern data have an important role to play in fixing the problem.
9:18 p.m. May 3, 2021
RBA stays dovish despite upbeat GDP forecastsSYDNEY--The Reserve Bank of Australia remains committed to keeping interest rates near zero for another three years at least even as the economy surges back to life, bringing with it rapidly rising house prices and a fast-paced tightening of the job market.
7:53 p.m. May 3, 2021
Asian markets mixed after earnings boost Wall StreetAsian shares were mixed Tuesday after strong corporate earnings and economic data lifted stocks on Wall Street.
11:24 a.m. May 3, 2021
Estee Lauder's CEO Expects a 'Makeup Renaissance'
Sales failed to meet high expectations, although earnings were higher than anticipated.
10:09 a.m. May 3, 2021
- By Ciara Linnane
New Delhi court threatens to punish Indian government officials if they fail to deliver oxygen to hospitals overwhelmed by COVID casesThe global tally of confirmed cases of the coronavirus-borne illness moved closer to 153 million on Monday as India remained the global hot spot, with a court in New Delhi saying it would start punishing government officials for failing to deliver much-needed oxygen to hospitals.
7:50 p.m. May 2, 2021
Asian markets pull back in light tradingShares were mostly lower in Asia in thin trading Monday, with many markets including those in Tokyo and Shanghai closed for holidays.
8:30 a.m. May 2, 2021
Tech’s Big Five Have Had a Fantastic Pandemic. Here Are 6 Reasons Why They’ll Thrive Even After.
Alphabet, Amazon.com, Apple, Facebook, and Microsoft have been delivering blowout earnings. The trends in tech suggest more gains ahead.
7:39 p.m. April 29, 2021
Asian markets decline amid uncertainty about global recoveryThe regional market dips came despite reports of strong economic growth in South Korea and a moderation of the unemployment rate in Japan, despite a resurgence of the pandemic.
10:30 p.m. April 28, 2021
Glencore backs 2021 production viewGlencore PLC on Thursday said that first-quarter production was in line with expectations, maintained guidance for its key commodities, and said full-year marketing earnings will be within the higher end of the guidance range.
8:30 p.m. April 28, 2021
Asian markets, U.S. futures rise after Biden speechAsian shares rose Thursday and U.S. futures also were higher after President Joe Biden delivered a speech to Congress that outlined ambitious plans for jobs creating spending on early education, child care and other public services.
7:18 a.m. April 28, 2021
- By Nicole Lyn Pesce
President Biden made America great again in the eyes of the world: pollFavorable views of the U.S. abroad have increased since Trump left office
8:04 p.m. April 27, 2021
Asian markets mostly higher ahead of Fed meetingAsian shares were mostly moderately higher in listless trading Wednesday, as investors watched for news out of a Federal Reserve meeting.
2:00 a.m. April 27, 2021
Bulls Keep Upping Their Targets Ahead of McDonald's Earnings
At least one analyst thinks the company’s international business can return to pre-pandemic levels by the end of the second quarter.
7:52 p.m. April 26, 2021
Asian markets dip lower ahead of Fed meetingAsian stock markets fell Tuesday after Wall Street rose to a new record as investors looked ahead to this week's Federal Reserve meeting for assurance interest rates will be kept ultra-low.
11:08 a.m. April 26, 2021
90% of Wind and Solar Could Be Economically Competitive by 2030, Says New Study
Peak oil is already behind us, analyst for U.K.-based Carbontracker says