Futures rise as focus turns to Powell speech
U.S. stock index futures edged higher on Wednesday, with those of the Nasdaq rising the most on gains in Tesla shares, while investors treaded cautiously ahead of comments from Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell later in day.
Nezarec For Tea, Breaking Down Destiny 2's Odd, Touching New Cutscene
Tuesday was the grand finale of Destiny 2’s Season of Plunder, after everyone had to wait over a month for the conclusion of the story. What we saw was a cutscene that seemed split in half between deeply weird storytelling decisions, and a touching moment years in the making.
US companies added just 127,000 jobs in October as hiring slows
Private companies hired just 127,000 workers in October amid growing concerns that the Federal Reserve will trigger a recession with its war on inflation.
Clothing brands’ push for gender inclusive clothing ripped as 'marketing ploy,' 'confusing to children'
Dwayne Johnson buys every Snickers at Hawaii 7-Eleven to 'right this wrong' of candy thefts as 14-year-old
DeSantis slams Apple for allegedly threatening to remove Twitter, catering to Chinese Communist Party
IMF head urges China to end mass lockdowns
IMF head Kristalina Georgieva urges China to move past it's zero-COVID approach. She also said it's too early for Jerome Powell's Federal Reserve to lower rates.
US revises up last quarter’s economic growth to 2.9% rate
Despite high interest rates and chronic inflation, the U.S. economy grew at a 2.9% annual rate from July through September, the government said Wednesday in an upgrade from its initial estimate.
Inflation eases in Europe, but still in double digits
Inflation in the 19 countries that use the euro currency eased to 10% this month as fuel and utilities drifted down from painful highs.
Wall Street ends an uneven day of trading with mixed results
Trading was uneven Tuesday as investors closely watch developments in China and economic data amid worries about stubbornly hot inflation.
Structural Adjustment: How The IMF And World Bank Repress Poor Countries And Funnel Their Resources To Rich Ones
The IMF and World Bank do not seek to fix poverty, but only to enrich creditor nations. Could Bitcoin create a better global economic system for the developing world?
Money-Supply Growth in October Fell to a 39-Month Low. A Recession Is Now Almost Guaranteed.
Money supply growth fell again in October, dropping to a 39-month low. October's drop continues a steep downward trend from the unprecedented highs experienced during the thirteen months between April 2020 and April 2021. During that period, money supply growth in the United States often climbed above 35 percent year over year, well above even the "high" levels experienced from 2009 to 2013. Duri…
US revises up last quarter's economic growth to 2.9% rate
Despite high interest rates and chronic inflation, the U.S. economy grew at a 2.9% annual rate from July through September, the government said Wednesday in an upgrade from its initial estimate
Business newsmakers: Dynamic AWJ Products opens in Suntree
Business specializes in handmade, organic, vegan and plant-based products infused with sea moss, teas and herbs for immune-building experience.
For Sale in Chile: A Modern Mediterranean Villa for $2.5 Million
After a robust recovery in 2021, Chile’s volatile housing market is sagging again as 2022 comes to a close, leading to gloomy forecasts.
The Cities Where Home Prices Are Falling The Most
Home prices have fallen 2.2% since peaking in June, but the cooling off of the real estate market hasn’t been even across the country, a map of price changes shows.
Big-screen Kindles return as notebooks, but they’re better for reading
Amazon's fan-favorite reading gadget got its first major overhaul in years, but its competition is fierce.
San Jose office building at choice site faces foreclosure — again
A San Jose office building that was seized through foreclosure in 2021 is in default on its loan -- again.
California trucking firm owner gets prison time for fatal tanker explosion, tax evasion and COVID-relief fraud
Rolling Stones to release star-stuffed 2012 live recording
NEW YORK (AP) — The Rolling Stones plan to release what they're calling their “ultimate live greatest hits album,” with appearances by Lady Gaga, Bruce Springsteen, Gary Clark Jr. and The Black Keys, early next year. “GRRR Live!” contains songs recorded live on Dec. 15, 2012, at Newark, New Jersey's Prudential Center. That night saw guest appearances by The Black Keys (“Who Do You Love?”), Clark …
Oath Keepers founder's estranged wife 'beyond happy' for his Jan. 6 seditious conspiracy conviction: 'I am thrilled that he's f