The telecom name has been around for ages while other companies have faded away. The dividend isn't too shabby, either.
Speaking with The Atlantic, Anthony Fauci described the Trump White House as a "surrealistic experience" run by a man who was "not interested in the outbreak."
Two days after California Governor Gavin Newsom suddenly announced he was rescinding his Regional Stay-at-Home Order, deaths statewide and in L.A. County remained at near-record levels. Los Angeles officials announced on Wednesday that the county had recorded 307 virus-related deaths in the past 24 hours. That’s just 11 short of the highest-ever total of lives […]
Chinese banks are gearing up to seize back lost business in consumer loans from fintech players like Ant Group, emboldened by a regulatory sea change that is making them more competitive while more hurdles are created for their online rivals. The new rules, which come on the back of Beijing's shock canning of Ant's $37 billion IPO in November, include the scrapping of limits on credit card interest rates and plans to greatly restrict the consumer data collection that has enabled the rapid growth of online lending platforms. As of Jan. 1, Chinese banks are no longer obligated to set daily compounding interest rates for credit cards between 0.035% and 0.050%.
Former president’s ardent supporters begin to battle the new administration’s agenda amid barrage of policy announcements
The Toffees goalkeeper was at fault for Youri Tielemans’ equaliser as Leicester claimed a 1-1 draw.
The Mets added a left-hander to their bullpen, agreeing to a one-year contract with Aaron Loup, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press. Loup, 33, was 3-2 with a 2.52 ERA in 25 innings over 24 games for AL champion Tampa Bay last season, allowing 17 hits while striking out 22 and walking four. Once considered a lefty specialist, he held right-handed batters to a .192 average with three home runs in 58 plate appearances and left-handed batters to a .212 average with no home runs in 38 plate appearances.
Stock futures added to losses Wednesday evening after a selloff during the regular session.
The bank had to cut its dividend by 75% last year due to the Federal Reserve's cap on dividend payouts for banks.
Tight end Jason Witten is retiring from the NFL for a second, and likely final, time, ESPN reported. Witten, 38, spent the 2020 season with the Las Vegas Raiders after 16 seasons (2003-17, 2019) with the Dallas Cowboys. The Tennessee product first retired after the 2017 season to join the ESPN "Monday Night Football" broadcast booth but returned to the Cowboys after one season away.
EXCLUSIVE: The music-driven project Mixtape, which landed on the 2009 Black List, is finally turning up the volume at Netflix. Outer Banks and The Archer director Valerie Weiss has come aboard to direct with a number of actors joining the cast including two-time Emmy winner Julie Bowen, Gemma Brooke Allen, Nick Thune, Jackson Rathbone and […]
The previous Bachelor star opens up to PEOPLE about the challenges of planning his wedding amid the COVID-19 pandemic
(Bloomberg) -- Asian stocks looked set to slide Thursday as their U.S. peers extended losses in after-hours trading on disappointing earnings from tech giants and concerns about valuations. The dollar jumped the most since September and Treasuries climbed.S&P 500 futures slipped as results from Apple Inc., Facebook Inc. and Tesla Inc. sent shares sliding after market. Contracts pointed lower in Japan and Hong Kong, and Australian shares retreated. Earlier, the U.S. benchmark fell 2.6% -- the most since October -- after Federal Reserve officials left their main interest rate unchanged and made clear the central bank was nowhere near exiting massive support for the economy. Ten-year Treasury yields fell to just over 1%.While the U.S. stock selloff was widespread, sinking all sectors, turmoil continued in pockets of the market where retail traders are becoming a dominant force. Shares of GameStop Corp. and AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc. soared as professional investors questioned the rationale behind the moves.A push higher for stocks has reversed this week as investors looked to a spate of earnings releases for clues about the health of the corporate world. Fed Chairman Jerome Powell said at a press conference that the U.S. economy was a long way from full recovery and still short of policy makers’ inflation and job goals.“It was always doubtful the Fed would announce any new actions this month,” said Seema Shah, chief strategist at Principal Global Investors. “After a few weeks of Fed speakers pushing back on the monetary tightening narrative, it wasn’t surprising to hear Powell reassert the message that tapering is not on the agenda for 2021.”Apple shares fell after a cautious outlook from executives overshadowed quarterly revenue that topped $100 billion for the first time. Tesla reported lower-than-expected profit and record revenue, mixed results that disappointed investors. Facebook warned of “significant uncertainty” in 2021.On the virus front, officials in the U.K. announced new rules to try to curb the spread of Covid-19 and Germany cut its 2021 economic growth forecast. The European Union failed to resolve its dispute with AstraZeneca Plc over vaccine supplies, raising the risk of additional delays to the bloc’s sluggish innoculation campaignElsewhere, Bitcoin fell below $30,000 before paring the decline and precious metals dropped. The euro held losses seen in the wake of comments from a European Central Bank official who said that markets are underestimating the odds of a rate cut.These are some key events coming up in the week ahead:Fourth-quarter GDP, initial jobless claims and new home sales are among U.S. data releases Thursday.U.S. personal income, spending and pending home sales come Friday.These are the main moves in markets:StocksS&P 500 futures dropped 0.2% as of 8:03 a.m. in Tokyo. The gauge fell 2.6% on Wednesday.Futures on Japan’s Nikkei 225 declined 1.9%.Hang Seng futures fell 0.5%.Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 Index dipped 0.7%.CurrenciesThe Bloomberg Dollar Spot Index rose 0.7%.The euro was at $1.2108.The yen traded at 104.09 per dollar.The offshore yuan was at 6.4957 per dollar.BondsThe yield on 10-year Treasuries fell two basis points to 1.01%.Australia’s 10-year yield dropped one basis point to 1.08%.CommoditiesWest Texas Intermediate crude slipped 0.5% to $52.56 per barrel.Gold was steady around $1,843 an ounce.For more articles like this, please visit us at bloomberg.comSubscribe now to stay ahead with the most trusted business news source.©2021 Bloomberg L.P.
To celebrate reaching one million followers on her new solo Instagram account, Bailey posted a steamy dance performance in her bedroom
In a perfect world, Andrew Luck would be the answer to the Colts' questions at quarterback. Irsay quipped on Wednesday that he plans to frequently check his fax machine, a reference to the way Michael Jordan announced his return to basketball from a brief baseball-motivated retirement. "I really think it kind of stands where it stands," Irsay said.
There's a lot of factors to still consider.
Harvey has played for LAFC since the team's inaugural season in 2018, seeing time in 70 regular-season MLS games for the club and three playoff games. "Jordan has been an integral part of our Club since joining us ahead of our inaugural campaign in 2018," co-president and general manager John Thorrington said in a release.
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Every Premier League fixture for the 2020/21 season plus confirmed dates and kick-off times
The Argentinian had served a two-match ban following the first red card of his Barca career.
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