This week on Group Chat: how to respond to a friend’s seemingly problematic remark
This week on Group Chat: how to respond to a friend’s seemingly problematic remark
NewRez announces promotion of Bob Johnson, the former EVP of Capital Markets, to Chief Operating Officer of the Origination Division.
At just six days until Election Day, the presidential campaigns focus on Arizona, which appears to be still up for grabs.
Lego's The Child 75318 Baby Yoda set is available for pre-order just in time for new Mandalorian episodes coming to Disney+ on October 30.
For a number of years, I've been steering clear of Netflix (NASDAQ: NFLX) stock. My reasons for ignoring Netflix stock have little to do with how "expensive" the stock is. At 9.2 and 78 times trailing 12-month sales and earnings per share, respectively, the entertainment stock looks like a reasonable value given its growth using these two metrics alone -- and has for some time, in my opinion.
In a move to shore up institutional support in what's likely to be it's last fundraising as a private company, the Los Angeles-based mobile gaming behemoth Scopely has raised $340 million in its latest eye-popping round of funding. Acting as if there's not still a global pandemic raging throughout the world, some of the largest institutional financing firms like Wellington Management, TSG Consumer Partners, CPP Investments, and funds managed by BlackRock poured more money into the gaming giant just one year after the company raised $200 million in another late-stage funding round. "What we are seeing is that there’s a significant appetite from public market investors to interactive entertainment as a category," said Scopely co-chief executive Walter Driver.
On Nov. 9, investors will find out how the COVID-19 pandemic affected the leading meat-substitute maker's third-quarter results.
The "Resilient Flooring Market - Growth, Trends, and Forecast (2020 - 2025)" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
DAZN, the leading global sports streaming service, will expand to more than 200 countries and territories beginning Dec. 1. The platform will debut with back-to-back weekends featuring boxing events with international appeal.
Dow Jones futures dived early Wednesday as Microsoft tumbled despite strong earnings results while First Solar surged on earnings.
Grease star Didi Conn has rejected claims the classic movie was sexist, suggesting Olivia Newton John’s character Sandy was “emancipated” by her transformation at the end of the film.The 69-year-old actress played Sandy’s friend Frenchy in the 1978 film.
The "Healthcare/Medical Simulation Market - Industry Analysis, Market Size, Share, Trends, Application Analysis, Growth And Forecast 2020 - 2025" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
Wildfires roaring through the West have forced hundreds of thousands to flee and raised questions about if and how they will be able to vote.
(Bloomberg) -- European stocks dropped to a five-month low and U.S. equity futures slumped as rising coronavirus infections and tougher lockdowns added to worries about the economic hit from pandemic.The Stoxx Europe 600 Index sank more than 2.4% after German Chancellor Angela Merkel proposed closing bars and restaurants for a month to curb the spread of the virus. All 19 industry sectors slid, with auto and real estate shares seeing the steepest declines.S&P 500 futures held a 1.5% drop even as positive earnings rolled in from two bellwether companies. General Electric Co. jumped in premarket trading after reporting a surprise profit. Airplane maker Boeing Co. also had an earnings beat. Microsoft Corp. slipped after the software company gave a revenue forecast pointing to slower growth.Haven assets, such as Treasuries and German bunds, advanced. The VIX Index, a measure of U.S. equity volatility, climbed to the highest level since June. Bitcoin rose to levels not seen in almost three years.Markets in the U.S. and Europe have slumped this week as virus cases surge and American lawmakers fail to agree on an economic aid package before the Nov. 3 election. Analysts are also warning about increased volatility in markets ahead of the vote, with some saying that a contested election is still a possibility.“We’ve been warning investors over the last few days in particular to maybe pare back a little bit of their strong risk position,” Laura Fitzsimmons, JPMorgan Australia’s executive director of macro sales, said on Bloomberg TV. “As you see the odds start to wane a little bit more for Biden, maybe that continues a bit more. We all remember four years ago when markets were very much surprised.”In Asia, stocks fared better. The MSCI Asia Pacific Index edged lower on Wednesday, and markets in South Korea and Shanghai posted modest gains. In China, indicators tracked by Bloomberg showed the recovery continued to display mixed signals while remaining broadly steady in October.Elsewhere, oil retreated back below $38 a barrel in New York after an industry report pointed to a bigger-than-expected increase in U.S. crude stockpiles.These are some events to watch this week:Bank of Japan and the European Central Bank have monetary policy decisions Thursday, followed by briefings from Governor Kuroda and President Lagarde.The Chinese Communist Party’s Central Committee holds its plenum through Friday, where it’s expected to chart the course for the economy’s development for the next 15 years.Brexit negotiating teams have started intense daily talks, and these are likely to continue as both sides push to finalize a deal by the middle of November.The first reading of U.S. third-quarter GDP Thursday is anticipated to be the strongest on record following a record dive in the prior quarter as many businesses were shuttered by the pandemic.Here are the main moves in markets:StocksFutures on the S&P 500 Index dipped 1.5% as of 8:23 a.m. New York time.Nasdaq 100 Index futures decreased 1.3%.The Stoxx Europe 600 Index decreased 2.5%.The MSCI Asia Pacific Index fell 0.3%.CurrenciesThe Bloomberg Dollar Spot Index increased 0.6%.The British pound declined 0.7% to $1.2948.The Japanese yen strengthened 0.1% to 104.34 per dollar.The Turkish lira weakened 1.2% to 8.2819 per dollar.BondsThe yield on 10-year Treasuries fell one basis point to 0.76%.Germany’s 10-year yield dipped two basis points to -0.64%.Britain’s 10-year yield decreased two basis points to 0.215%.New Zealand’s 10-year yield declined four basis points to 0.521%.CommoditiesWest Texas Intermediate crude sank 4.6% to $37.75 a barrel.Gold weakened 1.1% to $1,886.18 an ounce.LME aluminum fell 0.1% to $1,820 per metric ton.Iron ore decreased 0.2% to $114.32 per metric ton.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.
Germany's Robert Koch Institute for infectious disease control was hit by a cyber attack days before its headquarters was the target of an arson attempt, Der Spiegel reported on Wednesday. The news weekly, citing the Federal Centre for Information Technology, said the website was knocked out for two hours on Oct. 22 by a distributed denial of service attack. The red-brick headquarters in Berlin of the institute, which coordinates public health measures to stem the coronavirus pandemic, was the target of a firebomb attack at the weekend that caused superficial damage.
Horror has become a prominent genre for depicting the Black experience on the big screen.
The Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Tampa Bay Rays to win first World Series title since 1988.
In this episode of AMBestTV, Marguerite Tortorello, managing director, Insurance Careers Movement, says tapping employee resources groups and mentoring are among the ways insurers are striving to improve diversity. Click on http://www.ambest.com/v.asp?v=tortorello1020 to view the entire program.
Amidst rising tensions between police and black and brown communities throughout the nation, many Americans are calling to defund the police and demanding police accountability. The Future Left, an LA-based activist organization, believes that abolishing police unions removes significant barriers to real police accountability. Recently, District Attorney Jackie Lacey recused herself from the investigation of excessive force by social media influencer and cop, Toni McBride, due to the conflict of interest created by the Los Angeles Police Protective League (LAPPL) pouring $1.2 million into Lacey's re-election campaign. The Future Left's new documentary "Who Do You Protect?", released on digital platforms today sheds light on the incestuous relationship between police unions and elected officials impedes police accountability and impacts the families who have lost loved ones to police violence.
It confirmed the longstanding rumors claiming it will expand its presence in the crossover segment, and it announced plans to launch more electric cars, including some that will be built in China through a joint-venture established with Great Wall Motors. Executives at the BMW-owned firm have approved what they describe as a realignment of the line-up that's primarily built on three pillars: electric technology, crossovers, and China. As of writing, Mini's only entry into the crossover segment is the Countryman (pictured), which is well into its second generation, and its only electric car is a variant of the two-door Hardtop.
In response to the coronavirus pandemic, Midwestern grocery chain Hy-Vee announced Tuesday it will be the first to introduce an automated cleaning system to sanitize shopping carts.