TOPCMB

Investigators and cleanup crews begin cleaning up oil pipeline spill in Kansas

Investigators and cleanup crews begin cleaning up oil pipeline spill in Kansas

WASHINGTON, Kansas, Dec 9 (Reuters) – Emergency crews prepared on Friday to work through the weekend to clean up the largest U.S. crude oil spill in nearly a decade, with workers descending into this farming community as far away as Mississippi. A strong smell of oil wafted through the air, a Reuters witness said, as …

Investigators and cleanup crews begin cleaning up oil pipeline spill in Kansas Read More »

Britain overhauls financial rules to bolster City's global influence

Britain overhauls financial rules to bolster City’s global influence

Britain says high standards will be maintained UK flags criticism in financial crisis-era reforms London faces new competition from EU centers Consultation on the planned digital book LONDON, Dec 9 (Reuters) – Britain presented a series of measures on Friday to bolster the City of London’s role as a global financial hub, under pressure since …

Britain overhauls financial rules to bolster City’s global influence Read More »

Meta takes on the US antitrust agency over the future of virtual reality

Meta takes on the US antitrust agency over the future of virtual reality

SAN JOSE, Calif./WASHINGTON, Dec 8 (Reuters) – The Biden administration on Thursday accused Meta Platforms Inc (META.O) of trying to buy its way to dominance in the metaverse, launching a high-profile lawsuit to try to stop parent Facebook from buying virtual reality app developer Within Inc. The FTC filed a lawsuit in July to end …

Meta takes on the US antitrust agency over the future of virtual reality Read More »

The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq chain losses following the rise in unemployment insurance claims

The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq chain losses following the rise in unemployment insurance claims

Weekly jobless claims rise in line with estimates Moderna and Pfizer in place as FDA clears updated COVID boosters Exxon climbs after strengthening its buyback program Indices up: Dow 0.55%, S&P 0.75%, Nasdaq 1.13% Dec 8 (Reuters) – The S&P 500 (.SPX) ended higher on Thursday, ending a five-game losing streak as investors interpreted data …

The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq chain losses following the rise in unemployment insurance claims Read More »

Analysis: Vietnam shifts gears on arms trade as it loosens ties with Russia

Analysis: Vietnam shifts gears on arms trade as it loosens ties with Russia

Vietnam to hold first large-scale arms fair this week The country’s nascent military industry plans to export for the first time He seeks faster diversification of Russian military supplies HANOI, Dec 7 (Reuters) – Vietnam is considering a major defense shift as it seeks to reduce its dependence on Russian weapons and launch a drive …

Analysis: Vietnam shifts gears on arms trade as it loosens ties with Russia Read More »

Reaction to China's easing of COVID restrictions in major policy shift

Reaction to China’s easing of COVID restrictions in major policy shift

Dec 7 (Reuters) – China on Wednesday announced the most sweeping changes to its strict zero COVID policy since the pandemic began three years ago, easing rules that had curbed the spread of the virus but had hobbled the world’s second-largest economy worldwide and sparked protests. The easing of rules, which include allowing infected people …

Reaction to China’s easing of COVID restrictions in major policy shift Read More »

S&P posts fourth straight decline as recession talk weighs on Wall Street

S&P posts fourth straight decline as recession talk weighs on Wall Street

Meta stumbles upon EU concern report over targeted ads Energy stocks fall as crude trades at lowest level since January Indices down: Dow 1.03%, S&P 1.44%, Nasdaq 2% Dec 6 (Reuters) – Wall Street ended lower on Tuesday, with the S&P 500 extending its losing streak to four sessions, as jittery investors worried about Federal …

S&P posts fourth straight decline as recession talk weighs on Wall Street Read More »

Analysis: Investors look to emerging markets as planets align for end of dollar bull market

Analysis: Investors look to emerging markets as planets align for end of dollar bull market

NEW YORK, Dec 6 (Reuters) – As the U.S. dollar tumbles from multi-decade highs, some investors are betting emerging market currencies will be the big winners from a sustained reversal in the greenback. The MSCI International Emerging Market Currency Index (.MIEM00000CUS) is up nearly 5% from its lows and posted its best monthly gain in …

Analysis: Investors look to emerging markets as planets align for end of dollar bull market Read More »