If the virus cases increase, the Russians will also be urged to get vaccinated

NIZHNY NOVGOROD, Russia (AP) – While holding the body of her grandmother who had died of COVID-19 in the courtyard of the morgue, Ramilya Shigalturina had a message for anyone still resisting vaccinations. “I beg all Russians: get your vaccinations, because that is really terrible and dangerous,” said the resident of Nizhny Novgorod, the fifth … Read more

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian tech stocks rise; Chinese real estate stocks rebound on Evergrande payment

* Tech stocks follow US competitors higher on FAANG’s earnings optimism * Evergrande is supposed to avert default in payment after surprising interest payments * Energy stocks plunge as markets adjust for higher inflation TOKYO, Oct. 22 (Reuters) – Tech stocks rose in Asia on Friday after US competitors rose, while Chinese real estate stocks … 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

Futures lower according to Tesla, IBM quarterly results

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, USA on October 20, 2021. REUTERS / Brendan McDermid Futures from: Dow 0.30%, S&P 0.25%, Nasdaq 0.17% Oct 21 (Reuters) – U.S. stock index futures fell Thursday as IBM and Tesla fell after their quarterly results, and investors await … 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

Putin recommends not working for a week as COVID numbers go up in Russia

Putin recommends not working for a week as COVID numbers go up in Russia

MOSCOW (AP) – Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday warned domestic workers not to go to work for a week early this month amid rising coronavirus infections and death rates, and strongly urged residents not to be vaccinated. Civil servants on Wednesday reported 1,2008 coronavirus deaths in the last 24 hours, the highest number since … Read more

Bundesbank boss Weidmann gives notice early with a final inflation warning

Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann will take part in the 29th Frankfurt European Banking Congress (EBC) in the Alte Oper in Frankfurt on November 22, 2019. REUTERS / Ralph Orlowski Weidmann leaves on December 31. Still had over five years from the eight year tenure As a conservative politician, Weidmann was often in the minority FRANKFURT, … Read more