Futures

S&P futures tread water as Sino-U.S. tensions weigh

12 minutes ago   |   Reuters   |   3 articles

Futures contracts for the S&P 500 were largely flat on Thursday as investors weighed hopes of an economic recovery against underlying tensions between the United States and China.
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Exclusive: UK retailer Debenhams cuts 'hundreds' of head office staff - sources

12 minutes ago   |   Reuters

British department store group Debenhams has cut "hundreds" of head office jobs as it slims down its administrative functions to support a smaller business in the future, two...
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Billionaire investor Carl Icahn dumped all of his Hertz shares at an almost $2 billion loss after the car-rental giant's bankruptcy

Billionaire investor Carl Icahn dumped all of his Hertz shares at an almost $2 billion loss after the car-rental giant's bankruptcy

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   3 articles

Carl Icahn dumped his 39% stake in Hertz at a loss of nearly $2 billion on Tuesday. The billionaire investor sold his 55.3 million shares for less than $40 million after the...
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Billionaire investor Carl Icahn dumped all of his Hertz shares at an almost $2 billion loss after the car rental giant's bankruptcy

Billionaire investor Carl Icahn dumped all of his Hertz shares at an almost $2 billion loss after the car rental giant's bankruptcy

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   3 articles

Carl Icahn dumped his 39% stake in Hertz at a loss of nearly $2 billion on Tuesday. The billionaire investor sold his 55.3 million shares for less than $40 million after the...
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EasyJet not planning equity raise, doesn't rule it out in future: CEO

3 hours ago   |   Reuters   |   5 articles

Britain's easyJet is not planning on raising new equity currently but its chief executive did not rule it out in future as the low-cost airline seeks to survive the coronavirus...
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How to Optimize Your Online Business Meetings

6 hours ago   |   Business

Remote work was long projected to become the next big thing in the business world. Today, the current pandemic has resulted in its early and widespread adoption everywhere...
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Asian stocks gain on economic hopes, but Hong Kong risk clouds outlook

7 hours ago   |   Reuters   |   5 articles

Asian shares and U.S. stock futures rose on Thursday as growing optimism about a global economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic trumped immediate concerns about a...
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Atlanta's cashless future is here. Now what?

Atlanta's cashless future is here. Now what?

8 hours ago   |   Biz Journals

“We need our small businesses to have a strong economy, but on the other side of the continuum is that we don't want to create a burden for those who may be unbanked or have...
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Asian stocks gain on economic hopes, Hong Kong remains a risk

10 hours ago   |   Reuters   |   5 articles

Asian shares and U.S. stock futures rose on Thursday as growing optimism about economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic trumped immediate concerns about a standoff...
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The US Air Force is turning cargo planes into flying munitions trucks able to unleash a mass of standoff weapons

The US Air Force is turning cargo planes into flying munitions trucks able to unleash a mass of standoff weapons

10 hours ago   |   Business Insider

The US Air Force has been experimenting with turning cargo and transport aircraft into munitions trucks able to drop large quantities of standoff weapons in bundles. The Air...
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Nissan workers in Barcelona stage massive protest over factory closure plans

Nissan workers in Barcelona stage massive protest over factory closure plans

Thousands of people have marched in Barcelona to protest Japanese auto giant Nissan's decision to close its factory in the region which will result in the loss of up to 3,000... Read more ...

U.S.-China Tensions Were Already High. Pandemic And Hong Kong Have Made...

U.S.-China Tensions Were Already High. Pandemic And Hong Kong Have Made Things Worse

Relations between the economic giants have gone downhill fast since they signed a preliminary trade pact four months ago. The latest tussles over the coronavirus and Hong Kong... Read more ...

Venezuela hopes to have gold frozen by Britain returned in order to buy food...

Venezuela hopes to have gold frozen by Britain returned in order to buy food and medical supplies amid Covid-19 pandemic

Venezuela has reached a deal with the United Nations to use its gold - frozen by the Bank of England - to fund necessary food and medical purchases during the Covid-19... Read more ...

Global stocks bounce as investors shrug off approval of China's new...

Global stocks bounce as investors shrug off approval of China's new draconian law on Hong Kong, and look to 'galactic' coronavirus stimulus

Most global stocks rose on Thursday, shrugging off the approval of a new security law in Hong Kong, which many fear will allow Beijing to rule the semi-autonomous region with... Read more ...

Indian economy to contract sharply as pandemic cripples activity - S&P

Indian economy to contract sharply as pandemic cripples activity - S&P

The impact of the coronavirus crisis on the Indian economy will be severe, according to S&P Global Ratings. It said on Thursday the country's economy will shrink five percent... Read more ...

South Korea is closing parks and museums, and warns of reimposing more...

South Korea is closing parks and museums, and warns of reimposing more restrictions after seeing its largest single-day jump in COVID-19 cases

South Korea is shutting parks, museums, and art galleries around Seoul for two weeks from Friday and is urging people to socially distance after recording a new spike in... Read more ...

The Latest: Tanzania virus data not updated in a month

The Latest: Tanzania virus data not updated in a month

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health... Read more ...

China passes landmark legislation to force national security laws in Hong...

China passes landmark legislation to force national security laws in Hong Kong, effectively crushing the city's autonomy

China passed new national security legislation for Hong Kong on Thursday in a major blow to the city's autonomy. The proposal was voted on by the annual and largely... Read more ...

Fast-fashion giant Boohoo acquires remaining stake in widely successful...

Fast-fashion giant Boohoo acquires remaining stake in widely successful PrettyLittleThing brand for $331 million

British fast-fashion giant Boohoo announced Thursday that it had acquired the remaining 34% stake in PrettyLittleThing for an initial consideration of £269.8 million . Boohoo... Read more ...

GameRefinery: Match-3 games are 21% of U.S. iPhone gaming market

GameRefinery: Match-3 games are 21% of U.S. iPhone gaming market

Match-3 games like Candy Crush Saga are the most prominent subgenre in the U.S. iPhone game market, accounting for 21% of the market's revenue. Read more ...