S&P 500, Dow scale new highs; Nasdaq hit by Facebook

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, USA on October 20, 2021. REUTERS / Brendan McDermid Snap crashes on Apple tweak, pulling social media giants down AmEx rises when a profit is made, Dow rises Indices: price loss 0.33%, S&P price increase 0.05%, Nasdaq price loss … Read more

Rocket failure mars US hypersonic weapon test like other successful

Rocket failure mars US hypersonic weapon test like other successful

The Pentagon logo appears on the back of the platform in the briefing room at the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia, US, January 8, 2020. REUTERS / Al Drago WASHINGTON, Oct 21 (Reuters) – The Pentagon’s counterfeit plans failed to return to China when a booster rocket containing a hypersonic weapon failed, people shortened at the … Read more

Huawei, SMIC Suppliers Received Billions’ Value of Licenses for US Goods Documents

WASHINGTON, Oct. 21 (Reuters) – Suppliers to Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei and China’s leading chipmaker SMIC were granted billions of dollars in licenses from November to April to sell them goods and technology despite being blacklisted for U.S. trade stand, as Reuters-viewed documents showed on Thursday. According to the documents, 113 export licenses worth $ … Read more

US CDC advisors support Moderna, J&J COVID-19 vaccine booster, mix-and-match shots

An overview of the U.S. Headquarters for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, Ga., Sept. 30, 2014. REUTERS / Tami Chappell Oct. 21 (Reuters) – An advisory panel to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) unanimously recommended the use of COVID-19 vaccine boosters for many Moderna Inc (MRNA.O) and recipients on … Read more

EXCLUSIVE USA slows mergers of oil and gas wells

NEW YORK / WASHINGTON, Oct. 21 (Reuters) – US antitrust authorities have extended the approval process for at least five oil and gas mergers and acquisitions in the past three months as President Joe Biden’s administration scrutinizes business to counter rising energy prices to combat, according to government filings and corporate attorneys. The slowdown comes … Read more

The only way is up: CEOs warn of prices

Adds CBI survey, AutoNation, SouthWestern, Unilever details Unilever warns that prices will continue to rise over the next year Randstad says the labor shortage will persist for years British manufacturers have increased prices the most since 1980 Oct 21 (Reuters) – For central bankers grappling with whether inflationary pressures are temporary, industry leaders around the … Read more

Pfizer, BioNTech says the COVID-19 booster shot showed significant performance in a large study

Pfizer, BioNTech says the COVID-19 booster shot showed significant performance in a large study

A woman holding a bottle labeled “Coronavirus COVID-19 Vaccine” injected with a medical syringe in front of the Pfizer sign shown in this photo taken October 30, 2020. REUTERS / Dado Ruvic BERLIN, Oct 21 (Reuters) – An outbreak of the drug COVID-19 drug developed by Pfizer Inc (PFE.N) and German partner BioNTech SE (22UAy.DE) … Read more

Former US President Donald Trump has launched the ‘TRUTH’ on the social media platform

Former US President Donald Trump has launched the 'TRUTH' on the social media platform

Former US President Donald Trump speaks during a rally at the Iowa States Fairgrounds in Des Moines, Iowa, US, October 9, 2021. REUTERS / Rachel Mummey LOS ANGELES, Oct 20 (Reuters) – Former US President Donald Trump will unveil his social media program, TRUE Social, which he says will “stand up for Big Tech companies” … Read more

Alibaba founder Ma spotted on Mallorca during a rare trip abroad after a China exam

Jack Ma, billionaire founder of the Alibaba Group, comes to the “Tech for Good” summit in Paris, France on May 15, 2019. REUTERS / Charles Platiau MALLORCA, Spain, October 20 (Reuters) – The founder of the Alibaba Group (9988.HK) was on the Spanish island of Mallorca, where his luxury yacht is moored, two Spanish newspapers … Read more

Bitcoin is below all-time high after US ETF debut

A representation of the virtual cryptocurrency Bitcoin can be seen in this illustration from October 19, 2021. REUTERS / Edgar Su HONG KONG, Oct. 20 (Reuters) – Bitcoin hovered below record highs on Wednesday, the day after the first U.S. Bitcoin futures-based exchange-traded fund (ETF) began trading as a digital asset. The world’s leading cryptocurrency … Read more