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(Bloomberg) -- Stocks slid Monday and Treasury yields fell as traders soured on the reflation trade in the wake of a hawkish pivot by the Federal Reserve. The dollar remained at about a two-month high.Japan led the Asian equity weakness, with the Nikkei 225 down as much as 4%, while European and U.S. stock futures declined. Treasury yields retreated, taking the 30-year rate below 2% for the first time since February, as the prospect of less accommodative U.S. monetary policy buffeted markets.The
The 29-year-old was suspended for five years for an anti-doping rule violation, the Athletics Integrity Unit said earlier this month, but received permission from the Court of Arbitration of Sport to compete in the U.S. Olympic trials, where she finished second in the 100m hurdles finals in 12.51. The fourth-place finisher Gabbi Cunningham will replace McNeal for Tokyo if McNeal's appeal is denied.
(Bloomberg) -- China Evergrande Group shares posted wild swings on Monday, rallying as much as 7% after touching a four-year low in Hong Kong, squeezing short sellers.Shares of Chinese billionaire Hui Ka Yan’s flagship property developer jumped to as much as HK$10.60, rebounding from the lowest since May 2017. The stock has dropped about 50% since he clinched a deal with investors to avert a cash crunch in September.Short interest in Evergrande shares has surged threefold in three weeks, putting
HBOJohn Oliver kicked off his Sunday night edition of Last Week Tonight by addressing the deeply strange Biden-Putin summit where, when asked whether the meeting helped U.S.-Russia relations, Putin offered an ominous quote from Leo Tolstoy: “There is no happiness in life. There’s only a mirage on the horizon.”“Wow. That is a dark answer,” said Oliver. “Though I can’t really say I expected anything less from a man whose very face screams, ‘I enjoyed the Joker film.’”Later on in the monologue, the
With six different shaped massage heads, the device can help you to relax different body parts.
A bad shot and an even worse break derailed Rory McIlroy's hopes at the U.S. Open on Sunday but while the Northern Irishman's major victory drought now stands at 25 championships he said his performance at Torrey Pines was a step in the right direction. Two shots from the lead, McIlroy frittered away a stroke with a three-putt bogey at the 11th, before pushing his approach from a fairway bunker at the par-four 12th into a greenside bunker, the four-time major winner's ball plugging in the back of the sand, under a lip.
On Sunday, creator Valerie Armstrong was joined by Annie Murphy and Mary Hollis Inboden for a virtual ATX panel to talk about their new dark comedy series on AMC, Kevin Can F**k Himself. For those wondering at home, Armstrong insisted you say the profanity to properly pronounce the show’s title. “I just needed a title […]
The Anthony Hopkins-starring Oscar winner “The Father” debuted in China to a $1.21 million opening weekend, coming in eleventh despite a slow box office weekend, according to data from the Maoyan platform. The first feature from helmer Florian Zeller received six Academy Award nominations and two wins — one for Hopkins as best actor and […]
Justice Chan Seng Onn ruled that the former domestic helper failed to prove the prosecution had been vexatious.
The Suns are hopeful Chris Paul will clear the COVID-19 health and safety protocols at some point early in the Western Conference finals, league sources told Yahoo Sports.
Olympic organisers are expected to decide later on Monday whether and to what extent domestic spectators will be allowed into venues in a decision that health experts say has implications for public safety during the coronavirus pandemic. Japan is moving ahead with staging the multi-billion-dollar Games, which were delayed by a year due to pandemic, despite worries about a resurgence in COVID-19 infections https://tmsnrt.rs/2RDKuP7 and public opposition. Tokyo 2020 President Seiko Hashimoto has said she was eyeing a cap of 10,000 people per venue.
The Hawks face the Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday.
Rahm became the first Spanish player to lift the title and also returned to the top of the world rankings with the victory.
Moore was told to “jump with no arms” as Wales held on to second spot in Group A despite losing 1-0 in Rome, finishing above Switzerland.
Russia, Denmark and Finland are aiming to join Group C leaders Belgium in the round of 16, while Ukraine and Austria battle for second in Group B.
SPOILER ALERT: Do not read until you have watched “Rick and Morty” Season 5, Episode 1, “Mort Dinner Rick Andre.” Clumsily taking the inspiration for its title from “My Dinner With Andre,” “Rick and Morty’s” fifth season opening “Mort Dinner Rick Andre” introduces the audience (and the family) to Rick’s “nemesis,” Mr. Nimbus (voiced by […]
(Bloomberg) -- A group of former Morgan Stanley traders has turned their cryptocurrency venture into a unicorn by bringing Wall Street strategies to the brave new world.Amber Group, founded in 2018, raised $100 million from investors including DCM Ventures and Tiger Global Management, ramping up its valuation tenfold to $1 billion in just 18 months. The Series B fundraising also includes China Renaissance Group, Tiger Brokers, Gobi Partners and existing backers such as Coinbase Global Inc. and P
Mark Peel, the influential Los Angeles chef who founded Campanile with his ex-wife Nancy Silverton, died Sunday in Los Angeles. He was 66. It was reported that he had been diagnosed with an aggressive form of cancer just nine days ago. Peel appeared on Top Chef Masters and as a judge on Top Chef in […]
(Bloomberg) -- Shenzhen, China’s southern tech hub, is tightening restrictions on public transit and at the airport, as nearly 40 inbound passengers tested positive for Covid.Japan is looking to accelerate its vaccine rollout by allowing private employers and universities to administer shots on-site. Russia, Germany and Portugal reported an expanding spread of the highly transmissible delta variant that first appeared in India.Guests lined up to board Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.’s Freedom of th
The series ended earlier this month after 20 seasons.