Progressives were watching closely to see whether the bill would become the first to fall to the filibuster under the new Democratic-controlled Senate.
Next Coast Ventures, an Austin-based venture capital firm, announces Scott Miller as its new Entrepreneur-in-Residence
At this time, I would like to welcome everyone to the Biogen's First Quarter Earnings Call and Financial Updates. On today's call, I am joined by our Chief Executive Officer, Michel Vounatsos; Dr. Al Sandrock, Head of Research and Development; and our CFO, Mike McDonnell.
Propelled by a maiden century from Devdutt Paddikal beside Virat Kohli, Royal Challengers Bangalore blew away Rajasthan Royals by 10 wickets in the Indian Premier League on Thursday. Paddikal, the 20-year-old left-hander, scored 101 not out and Kohli, his captain, 72 not out for Bangalore to reach 181 without loss in the 17th over in reply to Rajasthan’s 177-9. “I had the best seat in the house,” Kohli said.
The Producers Guild of America is expanding its Independent Production Safety Initiative to include anti-bullying trainings “with the goal of eliminating workplace violence and aggression.” The move comes in the wake of bullying accusations against Broadway and Oscar-winning movie producer Scott Rudin. The guild said that it is also forming a task force “to examine […]
Ryan Mason won his first game as Tottenham interim manager.
Armed intruder attacks can happen anywhere, at any time, typically with little or no warning. As houses of worship, schools and nonprofit organizations begin to open their doors for in-person participation and services, the potential for armed intruder situations could rise to pre-pandemic levels. Church Mutual Insurance Company, S.I. (a stock insurer)1, is offering an armed intruder resource kit free on its website. It features, among other things, videos, checklists, FAQs, and important assessment and planning guides. To access the tools and information, visit: https://www.churchmutual.com/6421/Armed-Intruder.
Cameron Krutwig, who helped Loyola Chicago reach a Final Four as a freshman and return to the Sweet 16 as a senior this year, has decided to turn pro and skip his final year of eligibility. Krutwig announced his decision Thursday in a YouTube video, saying it was time to move on. Krutwig is the second major departure for Loyola since a loss to Oregon State in the Midwest Region semifinals.
The top House Republican doesn't want too much focus on that time Donald Trump and his supporters tried to overturn the 2020 election.
A further 55 cases of the coronavirus "double mutation" variant first detected in India have been discovered in the UK in the week to 21 April, Public Health England said. The news comes just hours before India is added to England's travel red list on Friday, meaning arrivals will have to quarantine in hotels from then on. Scientists are particularly concerned about the Indian variant, as it contains two significant mutations of the spike protein, which could mean vaccines are ineffective against it.
Ice-T drives an electric car. He has solar panels on his house. “I’m not a fanatic when it comes to the environment, but I definitely try to do my part,” says the actor and musician. Now he’s working to help Tide clean up some of TV advertising’s most well-worn elements. Most ads for laundry detergent […]
The cast of the live-action Netflix adaptation of Heartstopper, the endearing graphic novel about a boy meeting a boy, has been revealed.
London's High Court has paved the way for a case that could force its judges to take a view on who invented bitcoin, the world's biggest cryptocurrency which last week soared to all-time highs. The court has allowed Craig Wright, an Australian computer scientist who alleges he created bitcoin, to serve a copyright infringement lawsuit against the operator and publisher of the bitcoin.org website, which calls itself Cobra, over Twitter or a generic email address. Wright can now try and pursue his case -- titled Wright v Person(s) unknown, "Cobra" -- although the defendant might be resident abroad and has not disclosed a name, identity or address, according to court filings issued on Wednesday and seen by Reuters on Thursday.
(Bloomberg) -- U.S. stocks headed for their biggest drop since mid-March after President Joe Biden was said to propose doubling the capital gains tax to near 40% for the wealthy. The dollar rose.The S&P 500 turned lower after Bloomberg News reported the likely proposed plan on how investment income is taxed. Speculation arose that some investors may sell shares before any change is made to capture the lower rate. Equities whipsawed throughout the session amid mixed economic data and renewed concern the pandemic was worsening in some major economies.All major groups in the S&P 500 fell, led by commodity and technology shares. AT&T Inc. rallied after beating profit estimates. Data Thursday showed sales of previously owned U.S. homes slid in March to a seven-month low, while jobless claims posted an unexpected decline last week.“Sticker shock over some of these tax figures will be hard to shake off for some investors,” Edward Moya, senior market analyst at Oanda Corp, wrote in a note. “Some traders are looking for an excuse to lock in profits and they might choose to use this tax story as their catalyst.”A gauge of market breadth suggests investor concerns remain. The percentage of Russell 2000 members trading above their 50-day moving average fell below 40%, compared to about 80% for the large-cap S&P 500, a smidgen off a record gap, according to data compiled by Bloomberg going back to 1995. It’s too early to tell whether this can morph into something larger, but previous instances have led to subsequent pressure on U.S. stocks, wrote Sundial Capital Research founder Jason Goepfert in a note to clients.Here are some key events to watch this week:U.S. releases new home sales data Friday.These are some of the main moves in markets:StocksThe S&P 500 fell 0.9% at 2:18 p.m. New York time.The Stoxx Europe 600 Index advanced 0.7%.The MSCI All-Country World Index declined 0.3%.CurrenciesThe Bloomberg Dollar Spot Index gained 0.3%.The euro slipped 0.3% to $1.1999.The Japanese yen was little changed at 108.11 per dollar.BondsThe yield on 10-year Treasuries fell one basis point to 1.55%.Germany’s 10-year yield climbed one basis point to -0.25%.Britain’s 10-year yield was unchanged at 0.74%.CommoditiesWest Texas Intermediate crude fell 0.3% to $61.18 a barrel.Gold slid 0.7% to $1,780.10 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.
Les McKeown, who sang lead for Scottish ’70s hitmakers Bay City Rollers during its heyday, died Tuesday at home, his family announced. He was 65. No cause of death was revealed. “It is with profound sadness that we announce the death of our beloved husband and father Leslie Richard McKeown, his family posted on the […]
Colbert's tip to the rookie Helms when the two worked at the Comedy Central show stuck with "The Hangover" star.
In an exclusive interview, the company’s marketing and hardware chiefs explain the creation of the tablet – and why they don’t want you to call it that
The MHRAs maintain that the benefits of the AstraZeneca vaccine continue to outweigh the risks
On Thursday morning, while isolating after a workplace COVID-19 exposure, Ontario Premier Doug Ford apologized after the provincial government "moved too fast" to introduce new restriction for outdoor space and increasing policing powers last week. "Last Friday, in response to extremely troubling modelling that told us we could see well over 15,000 cases a day, we moved fast to put measures in place to reduce mobility, but we moved too fast," Ford said. "I know that some of those measures, especially around enforcement, they went too far."
Plasm Network and Bondly announced the expansion of their strategic partnership supported by high-profile projects currently underway.