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

Texas abortion ban is an early glimpse of what post-Roe America would look like for women

Texas abortion ban is an early glimpse of what post-Roe America would look like for women

She had already gotten the mandatory ultrasound, scrounged up $595 and taken time off work. But at that moment — with her pregnancy at exactly six weeks — getting an abortion in her home state boiled down to her hatchback’s temperamental engine turning over. On that Friday morning in early October, as heavy rains and … 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

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

If you don’t know where your onions come from, throw them away to avoid salmonella, CDC says

“Throw away any unmarked onions at home. Do not eat, sell, or serve red, white, or yellow onions imported from Mexico and distributed in the United States by ProSource Inc., “the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) warned in a tweet. According to the CDC, 652 people have contracted salmonella – and … Read more