Cryptoverse: Electric Aether Jumps About to Merge

Representations of the cryptocurrencies Bitcoin, Ethereum and Dash dip in water in this illustration taken May 23, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Aug 16 (Reuters) – It looks like Ethereum’s mega-upgrade is underway. To finish. After years of delays, the “merger” seems all but certain to take place … Read more

Novelist Salman Rushdie on fan after stabbing in New York

NEW YORK, Aug 12 (Reuters) – Salman Rushdie, the Indian-born novelist who spent years in hiding after Iran urged Muslims to kill him over his writing, has been stabbed in the neck and chest on stage at a conference in New York state on Friday and airlifted to hospital, police said. After hours of surgery, … Read more

S&P 500 and Nasdaq close 4th straight week as optimism grows

Nasdaq and S&P 500 post longest weekly winning streaks since November S&P 500 recoups 50% of bear market losses The S&P 500 is up 17.7% from a mid-June low NEW YORK, Aug 12 (Reuters) – Wall Street closed higher on Friday as signs that inflation may have peaked in July boosted investor confidence in the … Read more

Parent of conspiracy website InfoWars files for bankruptcy

July 29 (Reuters) – The parent of far-right conspiracy website InfoWars filed for bankruptcy protection in the United States on Friday as the company and its founder Alex Jones face up to $150 million in damages -interest in a lawsuit for longstanding lies he perpetuated about Sandy Hook Elementary. school massacre. A bankruptcy filing by … Read more

S&P 500 and Nasdaq post biggest monthly gains since 2020

Apple sees iPhone demand continues to strengthen Amazon expects revenue to increase in third quarter Intel lowers its annual forecast, shares fall Oil giants Exxon and Chevron jump after record revenues Indices: Dow up 1%, S&P 500 up 1.4%, Nasdaq up 1.9% NEW YORK, July 29 (Reuters) – U.S. stocks increased their recent rally on … Read more

Wall St ends abruptly for the 2nd day; Amazon.com, Apple jumps after hours

US economy shrinks in second quarter Meta-platform revenue drops for the first time Ford stocks gain after results Indices: Dow up 1%, S&P 500 up 1.2%, Nasdaq up 1.1% NEW YORK, July 28 (Reuters) – U.S. stocks rallied for the second day on Thursday as all three major indexes ended up more than 1% as … Read more

Wall St rises on Microsoft and Alphabet earnings as Fed decision looms

Microsoft and Alphabet earnings trigger megacap stock rally T-Mobile up after raising subscriber growth forecast Fed policy decision expected at 2 p.m. ET Indices: Dow 0.39%, S&P 1.47%, Nasdaq 2.72% July 27 (Reuters) – The tech-heavy Nasdaq jumped nearly 3% on Wednesday, leading major Wall Street indexes higher as upbeat quarterly reports from Microsoft and … Read more

Wall Street tumbles as Walmart warning rocks retail sector

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., July 21, 2022. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Walmart slashes profit forecast and drags retailers in McDonald’s up in sales and profit GE jumps on higher profits, Coca-Cola up on forecast Indices down: … Read more

China’s Alibaba to request dual primary listing in Hong Kong

A man walks past the Alibaba Group office building in Beijing, China August 9, 2021. REUTERS/Tingshu Wang Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Plans to add HK main listing by end of 2022, retain NYSE listing Hong Kong shares jump 5%; this decision will diversify the investor base -CEO Seen boosting mainland … Read more