Yahoo Finance's Tom Belger has the latest from London.
Yahoo Finance's Tom Belger has the latest from London.
AM Best has affirmed the Financial Strength Rating of A+ (Superior) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating of "aa" of Knights of Columbus (the Order) (New Haven, CT). The outlook of these Credit Ratings (ratings) is stable.
The Automotive Camera Module Market will grow by 17.96 mn units during 2020-2024
Former Attorney General of Louisiana Charles C. Foti, Jr., Esq. and the law firm of Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC ("KSF") are investigating the proposed sale of Urovant Sciences (NasdaqGS: UROV) to Sumitovant Biopharma. Under the terms of the proposed transaction, shareholders of Urovant will receive only $16.25 in cash for each share of Urovant that they own. KSF is seeking to determine whether this consideration and the process that led to it are adequate, or whether the consideration undervalues the Company.
Three were Wessex Water employees and one was a contractor.
A transgender minister who was misgendered by an evangelist after appearing in a Church of England video has reported the incident to police.
(Bloomberg) -- U.S. stocks touched all-time highs and the dollar’s slide deepened on Thursday as investors monitored negotiations on fresh fiscal support from Washington.The benchmark S&P 500 reached a record high for third consecutive day before paring the rise, with energy, industrial and real estate leading gainers. Boeing Co. jumped after saying it sealed a landmark order for its 737 Max jet from Ryanair Holdings Plc. Meanwhile, the Institute for Supply Management’s index showed service industries expanded at healthy pace in November.“We continue to see the push-pull of short-term versus long-term,” said Chris Gaffney, president of world markets at TIAA Bank, said by phone. “We’re seeing investors still pretty confident in the ability of the global economy to continue to recover.”All major indexes for U.S. equities -- the S&P 500, the Dow Jones Industrial Average, the Russell 2000 and the Nasdaq Composite Index -- surpassed their previous closing records. Such synchronized highs were last seen in January 2018.Investor focus has turned to a Democratic proposal to break the stimulus deadlock that could provide a potential driver to the rally. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday that it was “heartening” that Democrats embraced a smaller price tag for a stimulus package but gave no indication he was willing to raise his own offer to get a deal.“The market continues to keep its fingers crossed for a stimulus package, no matter what the size,” said CFRA Research’s Chief Investment Strategist Sam Stovall. “Investors just want to know if Biden can ‘reach across the aisle’ and sway the Republicans. That would offer optimism for additional actions from a working relationship between the parties once he is sworn in.”While markets advanced up in Asia, European shares were mixed. Britain’s pound more than recouped Wednesday’s drop as traders took in stride France’s threat to veto a Brexit deal.The dollar added to its slump this week that has sent the euro, Australian dollar and the Korean won to their highest levels versus the greenback in more than two years, and the Swiss franc to its strongest since 2015.Oil edged higher as OPEC+ reached an agreement to ease its oil-output cuts next year more gradually than previously planned, giving a fragile market more time to absorb the extra supply.These are some key events coming up:The U.S. employment report on Friday is expected to show more Americans headed back to work in November, though at a slower pace than October.German factory orders for October are due Friday.Here are some of the main moves in markets:For more articles like this, please visit us at bloomberg.comSubscribe now to stay ahead with the most trusted business news source.©2020 Bloomberg L.P.
Corinavirus vaccines and testing will allow the return of “normal” large events by the summer, Boris Johnson has predicted. “I think you should be able to plan for a much more active summer and lots of happy nuptial events all over the UK.”
Rates have hit their 14th record low this year, making home loans even bigger bargains.
The Container Leasing Market will grow by 26.35 mn teu during 2020-2024
Shares of Okta (NASDAQ: OKTA) were climbing today after the identity-for-the-cloud specialist delivered another strong earnings report last night. Okta, which provides software tools to allow for seamless and secure sign-in and login management for employees and customers, beat estimates on both the top and bottom lines, and put up impressive growth in other key metrics. The company continues to see a steady uptick in customers, adding 450 to 9,400, and Okta now has more than 300 customers generating $500,000 in annual revenue, showing it's making steady progress with large enterprises.
Brazilian police have for years been investigating the wide-ranging 'Car Wash' scandal involving the use of bribes to win contracts involving state-controlled oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA (Petrobras). In October, police expanded the investigation at Petrobras based in part on secret recordings made by a former executive of Swiss trading firm Vitol SA, according to court documents.
Three Wessex Water workers and one contractor have died in major incident
The best thing for Arizona State after a disappointing opening loss would have been to get back on the football field and play another game. Stymied for weeks by positive COVID-19 cases within the program, the Sun Devils will play UCLA in their home opener Saturday night after having three straight games get canceled. “We actually get to play a game again,” Arizona State coach Herm Edwards said.
The 2020 surge has been driven by institutional investing, as Wall Street firms warm to bitcoin. (Grayscale is owned by Barry Silbert’s Digital Currency Group, the largest crypto venture capital fund.)
Kids have been drawing up plays in the playground dirt as long as football has been played, their audacious designs usually featuring creative reverses, multiple laterals and even tight ends throwing passes back to the quarterback. Wait a minute — those are the plays Patrick Mahomes has been drawing up. For the second time this season, the Chiefs used a play dreamed up by their quarterback in Sunday's win over Tampa Bay.
People are are missing out on the potential opportunity to make their money work better for them in the longer term, the FCA said.
The Big Ten’s delayed, shortened season has proved to be an unpredictable, day-to-day adventure. “As we all know, change is the one thing that is inevitable in 2020," Maryland coach Michael Locksley said. Having already had two games canceled in November by an outbreak of COVID-19 that claimed Locksley and a host of players, the Terrapins were preparing to face Michigan this Saturday before a rash of positive tests among the Wolverines forced the cancellation of the game.
Cris Collinsworth has seen a lot in 30-plus years of covering the NFL, but apparently he hadn’t encountered fervent female fans until this week in western Pennsylvania. And today he has apologized for noting that on-air. During NBC’s telecast of a rare Wednesday afternoon NFL game, the veteran color commentator was remarking about the fervor […]
The investing legend told Yahoo Finance that Bitcoin is on a "crazy rocket ship ride” that’s set go higher.
In fact, it had started to seem as if the most likely outcome was no further stimulus, at least until after the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden. The proposal includes enhanced federal unemployment benefits of $300 per week; $160 billion in financial aid to state and local governments; $288 billion to renew the Paycheck Protection Program and help small businesses; and $25 billion in rental assistance. It does not include a second stimulus check.