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

California ports, keys to the US supply chain, are among the least efficient rankings in the world

Shipping containers are unloaded from ships at a container terminal in the Long Beach Port of Los Angeles in Los Angeles, California, the United States, April 7, 2021. REUTERS / Lucy Nicholson LOS ANGELES, Oct. 19 (Reuters) – Southern California’s ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach handle the most ocean freight of any port … 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

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

Facebook plans to change its name – The Verge

In this March 25, 2020 illustration, a 3D printed Facebook logo is placed on a keyboard. REUTERS / Dado Ruvic / Illustration Oct. 19 (Reuters) – Social media giant Facebook Inc (FB.O) plans to rename itself with a new name next week, The Verge reported Tuesday, citing a source with direct knowledge of the matter. … Read more

US homes begin to fall; Permits hit an annual low as scarcity increases

A sign reading “For Sale” is posted in front of a residential building in the Queen Anne neighborhood near the Space Needle in Seattle, Washington, USA on May 14, 2021. REUTERS / Karen Ducey Housing starts fall 1.6% in September; Corrected downwards in August Single-family home starts unchanged; Multi-family decrease by 5.0% Building permits decrease … Read more

Oil prices are reversing previous losses amid concerns over energy demand in China

Crude oil storage tanks are seen in an aerial photo at the Cushing Oil Hub in Cushing, Oklahoma, the United States, April 21, 2020. REUTERS / Drone Base TOKYO, Oct. 19 (Reuters) – Oil prices rose Tuesday, making up for earlier losses as falling temperatures in China, the world’s largest energy consumer, reclaim concerns about … Read more

Tight US labor market triggers strikes for higher salaries

Oct 18 (Reuters) – Thousands of workers continue on strike across the United States, demanding higher wages and better conditions, despite Hollywood makeup artists and cinematographers reaching an agreement over the weekend to avoid lost work and the tense The job market has only encouraged you. Kevin Bradshaw is an employee at Kellogg Co’s (KN) … Read more