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18 Sep 2021

4th Stimulus Check Update: These states are set to receive their first checks

Even though a fourth stimulus check might not be coming directly from the US government, states up and down the country are taking steps to support their citizens by introducing st

Source: Marca

18 Sep 2021

Caught On Video: Carmine’s Hostess Attacked After Asking Tourists For Proof Of Vaccination

This is exactly what some restaurant owners feared when enforcement of the city's vaccine mandate took effect Monday.

Source: Cbslocal.com

18 Sep 2021

The FCC is trying to stop robocalls, but the scammers won't disappear

Recent rules from the FCC will slow robocall scammers down, but experts say they won't disappear.

Source: CNBC

18 Sep 2021

COVID-19 booster shots: former acting HHS secretary weighs in after FDA advisory board endorsement

Former HHS Acting Secretary and Deputy Secretary Eric Hargan says the FDA has been rightfully cautious about approving COVID-19 vaccine booster shots.

Source: Fox Business

18 Sep 2021

Why more professional athletes are depending on cannabis

As the sports world battles the use of performance-enhancing drugs, one substance almost always slips under the radar — cannabis.

Source: New York Post

18 Sep 2021

Boston's 'Skinny House,' built in a family feud two centuries ago, sells for more than a million dollars

Source: The Washington Post

18 Sep 2021

National Cheeseburger Day: The best freebies and deals

Every year, September 18 marks National Cheeseburger Day.

Source: Fox Business

18 Sep 2021

Investors swap cash for stocks in rapid frenzy ahead of Fed meeting

Investors exited cash in favor of stocks ahead of the Fed's upcoming meeting.

Source: Fox Business

18 Sep 2021

A New Housing Regulator Could Make The American Dream More Accessible For Millions

Sources tell NPR the Biden administration is close to announcing its pick to run the Federal Housing Finance Agency, which oversees the $11 trillion mortgage market.

Source: NPR

18 Sep 2021

Bitcoin higher, Ethereum, Dogecoin trending lower early Saturday

Bitcoin was trading more than 1.5% higher Saturday morning.

Source: Fox Business

18 Sep 2021

Geriatric millennials have the most power in the workforce right now

Older millennials and younger Gen Xers are driving America's Great Resignation, per the HBR. Geriatric millennials have the upper hand.

Source: Business Insider

18 Sep 2021

India antitrust probe finds Google abused Android dominance, report shows

Google abused the dominant position of its Android operating system in India, using its "huge financial muscle" to illegally hurt competitors, the country's antitrust authority found in a report on its two-year probe seen by Reuters.

Source: Reuters

18 Sep 2021

Evergrande says six execs redeemed investment products in advance

Six executives of China's heavily indebted Evergrande <a href="https://www.reuters.com/companies/3333.HK" target="_blank">(3333.HK)</a> had redeemed some of the company's investment products in advance earlier this year, the property group said on Saturday.

Source: Reuters

18 Sep 2021

NTSB to investigate Tesla crash in Florida that left 2 dead

Federal officials said Friday they will investigate a fiery Tesla crash that left two people dead in South Florida.

Source: Fox Business

18 Sep 2021

New Research Busts Popular Myths About Innovation

Some technologies improve much faster than others, and they do so at a more or less steady pace, regardless of individual breakthroughs and inventors. This should change how investors, policy makers and anyone choosing a career decides where to invest time an…

Source: The Wall Street Journal

18 Sep 2021

Market Rally At Turning Point; What To Do Now

With the S&P 500 just below its 50-day, the market rally is at a decisive stage.

Source: Investor's Business Daily

18 Sep 2021

COVID-19: Gap seen between vaccines for preventing hospitalizations

Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine does a significantly better job of preventing COVID-19 hospitalizations compared with Pfizer's shot.

Source: Los Angeles Times

18 Sep 2021

Here's when the next California Golden State Stimulus II payments are going out

Checks for the second round of the Golden State Stimulus program for eligible Californians are now on the way.

Source: KCRA Sacramento

18 Sep 2021

Elon Musk, the Man Who Almost Never Meets Deadlines, Says Starlink Will Come Out of Beta Phase Next Month

If anyone's keeping track, Musk previously said Starlink would probably be out of beta by the end of the summer.

Source: Gizmodo.com

18 Sep 2021

$100 Million Trump Tower Loan Placed On Bank 'Watch List' Over Vacancies

Occupancy drops in Trump's flagship Fifth Avenue building in Manhattan.

Source: HuffPost

18 Sep 2021

Pfizer recalls anti-smoking drug due to high levels of ingredient tied increased risk of cancer | TheHill

Pfizer recalled its anti-smoking drug Chantix due to high levels of an ingredient that is tied to an increased risk of cancer.

Source: The Hill

18 Sep 2021

5 reasons why FDA advisers did not recommend Covid-19 booster shots for everyone

FDA vaccine advisers declined Friday to recommend the agency approve booster doses for everyone who got vaccinated six months ago or longer.

Source: CNN

18 Sep 2021

US aims to hit revenue streams of ransomware groups with sanctions

The Biden administration is planning to impose new sanctions to disrupt the source of revenue of ransomware groups that have extorted major US firms of millions of dollars, a US official and a private cybersecurity expert briefed on the matter told CNN.

Source: CNN

18 Sep 2021

13000 Haitian migrants cross into Texas

Source: Google News

18 Sep 2021

Dispatch audio captures chaotic moments CHP stopped passed-out driver of Tesla on Autopilot in Glendale - KABC

Audio reveals new details about the moment leading to the arrest of an apparently passed-out suspect driving a Tesla on Autopilot in Glendale.

Source: KABC-TV

18 Sep 2021

Cramer likes these 10 REITs to buy as the market gets shaky

With the market entering a seasonally weak period, CNBC's Jim Cramer said Friday his picks for safe bets are real estate investment trusts.

Source: CNBC

18 Sep 2021

Sears closing final store in home state

Sears will be closing its last location in its home state of Illinois.

Source: Fox Business

18 Sep 2021

Dr. Eric Topol says more Americans will eventually need a Covid vaccine booster shot as immunity wanes

An FDA advisory committee on Friday rejected a proposal to distribute booster shots of Pfizer and BioNTech's Covid-19 vaccine to the general public.

Source: CNBC

17 Sep 2021

People under 18 accounted for 29% of all new COVID-19 cases in Wisconsin last week

COVID-19 cases in children have hit their highest level since November.

Source: WISN Milwaukee

17 Sep 2021

How bad were Elizabeth Holmes’ 1AM emails?

In testimony from Surekha Gangakhedkar, Theranos’ secrecy and pressure were at the fore.

Source: The Verge

17 Sep 2021

Cramer's lighting round: Palantir is a buy

Source: Google News

17 Sep 2021

Bad Advice on Covid Vaccine Boosters

The FDA’s advisory panel downplays growing evidence of waning antibodies.

Source: The Wall Street Journal

17 Sep 2021

Cramer's lightning round: Palantir is a 'very good company' and a buy

"Mad Money" host Jim Cramer rings the lightning round bell, which means he's giving his answers to callers' stock questions at rapid speed.

Source: CNBC

17 Sep 2021

White House, HHS Defend Announcing Booster Shot Plan Ahead of Approval

The White House and federal health officials are standing by the decision to announce the plans for COVID-19 ...

Source: Theepochtimes.com

17 Sep 2021

Tim Cook Faces Surprising Employee Unrest at Apple

Hundreds of current and former Apple workers are complaining about their work environment, a rarity for the once tight-lipped company.

Source: New York Times

17 Sep 2021

Immune to Irony, the Dutch Bros Guy Wore a Rage Against the Machine Shirt to Wall Street

When Dutch Bros debuted on Wall Street this week, cofounder Travis Boersma wore the shirt of a band that tried to storm the New York Stock Exchange 20 years ago

Source: Eater

17 Sep 2021

Eligible Californians Receive Golden State Stimulus Payments. Here's What to Know

California Gov. Gavin Newsom and legislative leaders announced a $9.6 billion spending deal earlier this year aimed at aiding some of those hit hardest by the…

Source: NBC 7 San Diego

17 Sep 2021

FDA panel recommends Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 booster shots only for people 65 and older or at high risk

There isn’t yet sufficient evidence to support boosters for people under 65, the FDA Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee said.

Source: USA Today

17 Sep 2021

Video shows restaurant hostess being assaulted over NYC vaccine requirement

Source: Google News

17 Sep 2021

Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee – 9/17/2021

Source: Google News

17 Sep 2021

Pfizer recalls all lots of Chantix for high levels of nitrosamine, which can increase cancer risk

Pfizer is voluntarily recalling lots of its popular anti-smoking drug Chantix for high levels of nitrosamine, which can increase the risk of cancer.

Source: USA Today

17 Sep 2021

States that ended COVID unemployment benefits early see no boost in job growth

States that ended federal unemployment benefits earlier this summer saw August job growth at less than half the rate of states that retained the benefits...

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

17 Sep 2021

Hazmat teams called to Hazelwood aerospace company

A hazmat situation has evacuated an aerospace company and surrounding roads in Hazelwood.

Source: KMOV.com

17 Sep 2021

Hazmat situation at Hazelwood aerospace company

ST. LOUIS – Fire crews responded to a hydrochloric acid spill at an aerospace company in Hazelwood Friday afternoon. The spill has been contained and there is no danger to the public. The incident happened at GKN Aerospace on McDonnell Boulevard around 4:45 p…

Source: KTVI Fox 2 St. Louis

17 Sep 2021

Hostess assaulted at New York City restaurant after asking Texas tourists for vaccine cards

The victim was punched in the face multiple times and sustained bruising and redness, police said.

Source: WGN TV Chicago

17 Sep 2021

RIP Clive Sinclair, Iconic British Computer Pioneer And Less Successful EV Pioneer

The inventor of the famous ZX Spectrum also invented one of the most endearingly bad EVs ever

Source: Jalopnik

17 Sep 2021

U.S. senator concerned American, JetBlue partnership will raise prices

U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal, a Democrat who has been outspoken on antitrust issues, expressed concern to the Transportation Department on Friday that a partnership between American Airlines <a href="https://www.reuters.com/companies/AAL.O" target="_blank"…

Source: Reuters

17 Sep 2021

The cheapest electric vehicles available in 2021-2022

A pragmatic list of some of the cheapest electric vehicles that are currently for sale, or will be available for sale in the near future.

Source: Electrek

17 Sep 2021

U.S. NTSB to probe fatal Tesla crash in Florida

The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) said on Friday it will send a team to investigate a Tesla <a href="https://www.reuters.com/companies/TSLA.O" target="_blank">(TSLA.O)</a> vehicle crash this week that killed two people in Coral Gables, Flor…

Source: Reuters

17 Sep 2021

The GameStop phenomenon triggers potential restrictions in corporate America

The GameStop phenomenon hit corporate America in the coffers this week. On Thursday, MassMutual paid a $4 million fine to settle a litigation with...

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

17 Sep 2021

FDA committee meets to debate and vote on Covid booster shots for the general public — 9/17/21

Source: Google News

17 Sep 2021

Stocks Finish Lackluster Week With a Down Day

Equities have wavered as investors grapple with mixed economic data, impact of Delta variant’s spread

Source: The Wall Street Journal

17 Sep 2021

FDA panel votes against Pfizer's COVID booster shots for ages 16 and up

Source: Google News

17 Sep 2021

'This is how the SEC regulates': Crypto investors wary as Coinbase fight heats up, regulators circle

The SEC is going on the offensive in crypto, but investors are skeptical as new products come to market in a sector that prides itself on decentralization.

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

17 Sep 2021

After Fed Members Disclose Million-Dollar Stock Trades Fed's Powell Initiates Ethics Inquiry – Economics Bitcoin News

The Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell has directed his staff to start an ethics inquiry into the financial activities of Fed members.

Source: Bitcoin.com

17 Sep 2021

SpaceX’s Starlink will come out of beta next month, Elon Musk says

With 600,000 orders, SpaceX boosting dish production to (hopefully) meet demand.

Source: Ars Technica

17 Sep 2021

It's premature to declare economic victory from the Covid crash

In March 2020, the US economy faced the specter of a financial crisis and a full-blown depression as Covid-19 crippled American society.

Source: CNN

17 Sep 2021

Gap founders' estate listed for $100M, a record listing in the most expensive ZIP code in the US

A palatial estate with famous Bay Area ties just hit the market for the first time in...

Source: SFGate

17 Sep 2021

Man sentenced to 12 years in $200 million phone-fraud scheme

SEATTLE (AP) &mdash; A Pakistan resident has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for a conspiracy to "unlock" phones from AT&T's network, a scheme the company says cost it more than $200 million. Muhammad Fahd, 35, of Karachi, recruited an employee of an AT&…

Source: KOMO News

17 Sep 2021

Pfizer Vaccine Protection Wanes, C.D.C. Study Shows

The study found that the shots’ effectiveness in preventing hospitalization fell to 77 percent from 91 percent four months after full vaccination.

Source: New York Times

17 Sep 2021

Samuel Adams releases beer so potent it's illegal in 15 states

Beer maker's Utopias brand is barrel-aged and finished with cherries. Just be prepared to pay up.

Source: CBS News

17 Sep 2021

OpenSea released an app — but it’s for browsing, not buying and selling

It’s a big day for the Amazon of the decentralized internet — OpenSea now has an app for iOS and Android. For most companies, having a mobile app is a milestone you’d reach before hitting a $1.5 billion valuation. But like any store — whether you’re selling N…

Source: TechCrunch

17 Sep 2021

FTC signals crackdown on loopholes protecting Big Tech's unreported acquisitions

The FTC's Office of Policy Planning released findings on Wednesday from a study which focused on over 600 unreported acquisitions by Alphabet, Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Microsoft between Jan. 1, 2010 and Dec. 31, 2019.

Source: Fox Business

17 Sep 2021

Line 3 Pipeline Construction Damaged a Sensitive Wetland, State Says

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has ordered Enbridge Energy to pay more than $3 million and is recommending prosecution.

Source: Gizmodo.com

17 Sep 2021

Pennsylvania will ration sales of Hennessy, Don Julio, and Patrón and other liquors due to supply chain shortages

The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board will enforce a two-bottle purchase limit to certain items beginning September 17.

Source: Business Insider

17 Sep 2021

Biden signs executive order adding measles to list of quarantinable diseases after outbreak among US-bound Afghan refugees

President Joe Biden on Friday signed an executive order adding measles to the list of quarantinable diseases roughly one week after several Afghan refugees who had recently arrived in the US tested positive for the disease, which led to a pause in flights of …

Source: CNN

17 Sep 2021

'Those are our realities': Utah doctor disputes claims that ICU capacity is overblown

A leading Utah doctor on Friday repeated warnings that intensive care units in the state are at capacity and pushed back against accusations that those alarms are overblown.

Source: Salt Lake Tribune

17 Sep 2021

Man who unlocked 1.9 million AT&T phones sentenced to 12 years in prison

The scheme cost the company $201.5 million, according to the Department of Justice..

Source: Engadget

17 Sep 2021

Amid COVID surge, states that cut benefits still see no hiring boost

The August slowdown in U.S. job creation hit harder in states that pulled the plug early on enhanced federal unemployment benefits, places where an intense summertime surge of coronavirus cases may have held back the hoped-for job growth.

Source: Reuters

17 Sep 2021

FDA advisory panel votes against recommending COVID-19 booster shots

A Food and Drug Administration advisory panel voted not to green-light COVID-19 booster shots Friday, saying more data is needed before it can recommend a third dose to people 16 years old and…

Source: New York Post

17 Sep 2021

If You Bought This Kale at Kroger, Throw It Away Immediately

The FDA recently issued an announcement warning that one brand of bagged kale sold at Kroger is facing a recall for listeria.

Source: Best Life

17 Sep 2021

If You Bought This at Kroger, Throw It Away Immediately, FDA Warns

As the leading supermarket chain in the U.S., Kroger is many of our go-to stop for groceries. But while it's generally very reliable, it's no stranger to the...

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

17 Sep 2021

There's a new COVID-19 mutation in Wisconsin

The mu variant has been around for 9 months but has not spread like the delta variant.

Source: WBAY

17 Sep 2021

AP Fact Check finds Biden made exaggerated claims on jobs, gasoline | TheHill

A new ...

Source: The Hill

17 Sep 2021

Treasury to issue new cryptocurrency sanctions after ransomware attacks

The Biden administration is preparing to issue a series of actions, including sanctions, to make it more difficult for hackers to profit off of ransomware attacks through the use of digital currency

Source: The Verge

17 Sep 2021

California troopers arrest woman for DUI while Tesla reportedly on autopilot

California authorities arrested a woman for a DUI while her Tesla drove on autopilot.

Source: Fox News

17 Sep 2021

Apple tracking political fights over Texas abortion law, immigration policy: reports

Apple executives signaled to employees this week that they plan to take an active role in discussions on key political issues that have roiled Capitol Hill in recent weeks, including the fight over Texas’ abortion law and current U.S. immigration policy under…

Source: Fox Business

17 Sep 2021

Tourists Charged With Assaulting New York Restaurant Host Who Asked For Vaccine Proof

Starting this week, New York requires people dining at restaurants indoors to show proof of at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine.

Source: HuffPost

17 Sep 2021

Health Groups on Philip Morris Move: 'Reprehensible'

Big Tobacco giant has scooped up UK pharma company Vectura, which makes asthma inhalers

Source: Newser

17 Sep 2021

Dow Jones Dips As White House Raises Recession Fears; Elon Musk Praises China Rivals, Tesla Firm; Apple Falls

The Dow Jones fell as Apple stock continued to dip. The White House warned of a recession. Tesla CEO Elon Musk praised its China rivals.

Source: Investor's Business Daily

17 Sep 2021

Deaf woman says she was refused service at Dunkin’: ‘My heart sank’

Shannon Heroux went viral on TikTok after sharing two videos where she talked about being denied service at Dunkin' Donuts and the strain of the pandemic.

Source: TODAY

17 Sep 2021

After years of being 'squeaky clean,' the Federal Reserve is surrounded by controversy

The Federal Reserve has a big meeting on tap next week, one that will be held under the cloud of an ethical dilemma.

Source: CNBC

17 Sep 2021

Cheeseburgers: 5 facts about the American favorite

Here are some interesting facts about cheeseburgers ahead of National Cheeseburger Day.

Source: Fox News

17 Sep 2021

State Funds Drop Unilever After Ben & Jerry’s Israel Clash

Ice cream brand’s decision to stop sales in the West Bank puts pressure on U.K.-based parent company

Source: The Wall Street Journal

17 Sep 2021

National Cheeseburger Day 2021: McDonald’s, Burger King, Wendy's offer deals and free food Saturday

National Cheeseburger Day 2021 is Sept. 18 and restaurants including Sonic are celebrating with discounts, BOGO deals, coupons and free burgers.

Source: USA Today

17 Sep 2021

RIP Sir Clive Sinclair, creator of UK’s famed ZX Spectrum gaming computer

Began his career as a mail-order radio salesman; failed to launch 1980s electric cars.

Source: Ars Technica

17 Sep 2021

How decentralized finance works, and why it’s taking on Wall Street

What would a world without banks look like? The answer may lie in decentralized finance.

Source: CNBC

17 Sep 2021

What Amazon’s $18 average hourly wage means for other employers

The higher wages put pressure on other employers to raise salaries of low-wage workers.

Source: Quartz India

17 Sep 2021

Microsoft GitHub rival GitLab files to go public after annualized revenue tops $200 million

GitLab said in its IPO prospectus on Friday that revenue in the latest quarter climbed 69% to $58.1 million.

Source: CNBC

17 Sep 2021

Billionaire Peter Thiel could be forced to pull $5 billion from his retirement account, if House bill passes

House Democrats are taking aim at mega-IRAs like that of billionaire Peter Thiel in tax legislation unveiled this week.

Source: CNBC

17 Sep 2021

If there were a 'Big Three' of electric vehicle makers, who would join Tesla?

Delays at young electric-vehicle companies suggest that large auto makers are best placed to challenge Tesla in the future, but the smart money is chasing less glamorous names

Source: MarketWatch

17 Sep 2021

Virginia woman gets 12 years in prison for one of the biggest coupon scams in U.S. history

A Virginia Beach woman was sentenced to 12 years in prison for running one of biggest coupon counterfeiting rings in U.S. history that led to more than $31.8 million in retail loss, authorities said.

Source: NBC News

17 Sep 2021

FBI seeks tips on explosive devices left at 2 Mich. cellphone stores

Officials said the devices were in U.S.P.S. Priority Mail boxes, rendered harmless.

Source: The Detroit News

17 Sep 2021

Crypto Assets Are Absolutely Not Currencies, According to European Central Bank President Christine Lagarde

European Central Bank (ECB) president Christine Lagarde is drawing a hard line between crypto assets and traditional currencies.

Source: The Daily Hodl

17 Sep 2021

Make the famous 'Meltburger' at home for National Cheeseburger Day

The Melt, a burger joint with eight California locations and two more on the way, has shared with Fox News the recipe and technique for its famous “Meltburger” ahead of Saturday's National Cheeseburger Day.

Source: Fox News

17 Sep 2021

After BlockFi, New Jersey and Texas set sights on Celsius' crypto interest accounts

The regulatory clampdown on crypto lending platforms in the U.S. continues.

Source: The Block Crypto

17 Sep 2021

Michigan State Police to begin testing Ford Mach-E Interceptors

On Friday, Ford announced that it, in short order, will deliver one of its Mustang Mach-E Interceptor prototypes to the Michigan State Police as well, where it will undergo real-world testing to see if the EV can handle the rigors of police work..

Source: Engadget

17 Sep 2021

Clive Sinclair, an inventor who helped popularize personal computers, dies at 81

Sinclair created affordable computers including the ZX Spectrum, which prompted a generations of coders to create computer games, as well as famous flops like the C5 electric vehicle.

Source: CNN

17 Sep 2021

Hostess at NYC restaurant Carmine's is attacked by three tourists from Texas

The three women punched the host at Carmine's on the Upper West Side, in New York City, repeatedly and broke her necklace Thursday afternoon after she asked for proof of vaccination.

Source: Daily Mail

17 Sep 2021

Bears Salivate As The SPY Finally Breaks Its Uptrend - Benzinga

The SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (NYSE:SPY) has finally broken ...

Source: Benzinga

17 Sep 2021

Moderna COVID vaccine edges Pfizer in new US research

A new study released by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Friday is the latest to suggest the Moderna Covid vaccine confers better long-term protection against hospitalization than Pfizer.CDC researchers conducted an analysis of nearl…

Source: Raw Story

17 Sep 2021

What investors need to know about the market malaise

Source: Google News

17 Sep 2021

Tesla will open controversial FSD beta software to owners with a good driving record

Tesla CEO Elon Musk said the company will use personal driving data to determine whether owners who have paid for its controversial “Full Self-Driving” software can access the latest beta version that promises more automated driving functions. Musk tweeted la…

Source: TechCrunch

17 Sep 2021

Lucid and Rivian gain momentum in challenge to Tesla

Rivian and Lucid Motors are two of Tesla's most legitimate challengers. After years of development, their first vehicles are finally on the way.

Source: Business Insider

17 Sep 2021

Dogecoin Consolidates Above Key Support: Still Headed For 30 Cents? - Benzinga

Dogecoin (CRYPTO: DOGE) further increased the likeliness for bulls to charge higher after consolidating above a critical price lev...

Source: Benzinga

17 Sep 2021

Internal Facebook Documents Show How Badly It Fumbled the Fight Against Anti-Vaxxers: Report

Facebook researchers warned that anti-vaxxers were deluging comment sections with propaganda, but the company was slow to take action.

Source: Gizmodo.com

17 Sep 2021

UK's meat industry warns CO2 shortage could hit food supplies

Britain's meat industry on Friday warned that an impending shortage of carbon dioxide (CO2) could cause massive disruption to food supplies within two weeks.

Source: Reuters

17 Sep 2021

Stocks making the biggest moves midday: FedEx, U.S. Steel, Thermo Fisher, Moderna, Invesco and more

These are the stocks posting the largest moves in midday trading.

Source: CNBC

17 Sep 2021

Sears just reminded us all it's a zombie retailer

Sears is waving goodbye to its home market of Illinois.

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

17 Sep 2021

US will reportedly impose crypto sanctions amid ransomware attacks

The Biden administration reportedly plans to implement new measures to make it more difficult for hackers to profit from ransomware attacks using cryptocurrencies.

Source: Engadget

17 Sep 2021

Virginia woman gets 12 years in prison for massive coupon scam

Federal prosecutors said retailers lost $31.8 million due to the phony discounts created by Lori Ann Talens.

Source: TODAY

17 Sep 2021

Gas supply and demand hitting prices, not ‘pandemic profiteers,’ as Biden claims

Gas prices are rising, and economics 101 explains why -- and it has little to do with "pandemic profiteers" say, experts.

Source: Fox Business

17 Sep 2021

Tesla's Elon Musk Gives Much Credit To Chinese Automakers

This is yet another indication that Musk (and others) believe the US auto industry will fall to China when it comes to EVs. The future is about software.

Source: InsideEVs

17 Sep 2021

Explosive devices found outside two Michigan cell phone stores - WILX

The boxes were sealed with black duct tape and had threatening notes on them, addressed to both Verizon and AT&T.

Source: WILX-TV

17 Sep 2021

Debt ceiling impasse? Fed's 'loathsome' game plan for the 'unthinkable'

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen says failure to raise the U.S. debt limit could lead to the unthinkable: a default on government payment obligations. If the...

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

17 Sep 2021

LIVE: White House Covid-19 Response Team and public health officials hold briefing — 9/17/2021

Source: Google News

17 Sep 2021

The Best Pumpkin Spice Item Is the Scone, You Fools

Why would you get a sickeningly sweet latte when the scone is right there?!

Source: Lifehacker.com

17 Sep 2021

Dutch Bros retreats after post-IPO surge; CEO aims for 'disciplined growth'

Dutch Bros retreated from its IPO price this week, but the stock is still faring well even in the face of stiff competition in the coffee space.

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

17 Sep 2021

Dow Jones Drops As Apple, Microsoft Weigh; Stock Market Hit Hard Despite Growth Stock Winners

Key market indexes traded near session lows midday Friday, with the Dow Jones industrials down 200 points as Microsoft and Apple weighed.

Source: Investor's Business Daily

17 Sep 2021

Here’s a list of 43 bottles of booze being rationed by the PLCB

"Supply chain disruptions and product shortages" are the reasons cited by the PLCB for the rationed booze.

Source: PennLive

17 Sep 2021

Here’s a look at Caesars’ plans for Danville, Va., casino

Caesars Entertainment has released renderings of its planned $500 million casino and hotel in Danville, Virginia, which will break ground in December.

Source: WTOP

17 Sep 2021

TMO Stock Rockets To Fresh High Despite Guidance That Calls For Covid Testing Decline

Thermo Fisher Scientific crushed guidance expectations for 2022 and beyond on Friday, and TMO stock surged to a fresh high.

Source: Investor's Business Daily

17 Sep 2021

United Airlines Grounded U.S. Flights Due to 'Technical System Issues'

The company briefly paused its flights in airports across the U.S. and Canada on Friday morning but won't say why.

Source: Gizmodo.com

17 Sep 2021

EXCLUSIVE Amazon faces Teamsters union drive at nine Canadian sites

The Teamsters Union has launched campaigns to organize employees in at least nine Canadian facilities of U.S. e-commerce company Amazon.com <a href="https://www.reuters.com/companies/AMZN.O" target="_blank">(AMZN.O)</a>, according to Reuters interviews with u…

Source: Reuters

17 Sep 2021

Avalanche (AVAX) Rallies 60% In Seven Days, Raises $230M To Jumpstart DeFi Ecosystem - Benzinga

The native token of the Avalanche (CRYPTO: AVAX) blockchain rallied to a new all-time high earlier today. What H...

Source: Benzinga

17 Sep 2021

Bitcoin takes the spotlight as Salvadorans protest Bukele government

One of El Salvador's new Chivo Bitcoin ATMs appeared to burn during protests this week. But the demonstration was about more than Bitcoin.

Source: The Block Crypto

17 Sep 2021

Boston's famous Skinny House sells for a nice fat price

Source: ABC News

17 Sep 2021

Extended Unemployment Benefits: When would the payments start?

The decision for federal unemployment programs to come to an end has affected more than 9.3 million people, with many people across the United States struggling at present to pay t

Source: Marca

17 Sep 2021

Own a Chevrolet Bolt? Don't park within 50 feet of others cars, Chevy warns

And only use the top floor of parking garages

Source: TechRadar

17 Sep 2021

Stock Market Today: Dow Slips as Invesco Jumps and China Tech Surges

The commodity rally appeared to ease, with futures contracts for oil and iron ore declining.

Source: Barron's

17 Sep 2021

Fed Chief Powell, other officials owned securities central bank bought during Covid pandemic

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell owned municipal bonds of the same type bought by the Fed during the coronavirus pandemic.

Source: CNBC

17 Sep 2021

Fed Chair Jerome Powell orders ethics review amid trading scandal at Federal Reserve

Source: Google News

17 Sep 2021

Biotech Stock Crashes As FDA Hits It With A Clinical Hold On Safety Issues In Mice

Mice in Protagonist's study developed tumors under their skin.

Source: Investor's Business Daily

17 Sep 2021

2022 Ford F-150 Lightning: Step Inside, Check It Out, Watch It Go

Rivian just delivered the first all-electric pickup truck in the US, but Ford stands to deliver the first full-size all-electric vehicle on our shores.

Source: InsideEVs

17 Sep 2021

Salvadoran Court of Accounts to Investigate Government's Bitcoin ATM Buys, Chivo Kiosk Construction – Bitcoin News

The complaint Cristosal filed with the Salvadoran Court of Accounts is against six Board of Directors members of the Bitcoin Trust.

Source: Bitcoin.com

17 Sep 2021

Elon Musk praises Chinese automakers as Tesla works to improve company's reputation

Musk's appearance comes as his company works to strengthen Tesla's reputation in China.

Source: CNBC

17 Sep 2021

Tencent Opens WeChat to Rivals’ Links as App Walls Crumble

(Bloomberg) -- Tencent Holdings Ltd. allowed users of its main WeChat social media service to link to rivals’ content for the first time in years, taking...

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

17 Sep 2021

Dow Jones Today, Stocks Slip Into Witching Day; Snap Gets Some Zynga; Invesco-State Street Deal Chatter

ZoomInfo jumped in a buy range, Microsoft eyed a buy point on the Dow Jones today as stock futures pointed to a weak start.

Source: Investor's Business Daily

17 Sep 2021

Americans See Worst Buying Conditions in Decades on High Prices

Source: Bloomberg

17 Sep 2021

AbCellera Stock Is Taking Off on FDA Decision on Lilly Antibody Cocktail

The agency is allowing Lilly's product to be used as a prophylaxis in people who have been exposed to the virus.

Source: Barron's

17 Sep 2021

Dialing extra digits, Here are the changes coming to the 530

Everyone in the 530 will soon have to dial some extra digits for local phone calls. Starting October 24, 2021, callers must dial 10 digits to connect local phone calls. That means area code and the 7-digit phone number. Before this takes effect you should rep…

Source: KRCRTV.COM

17 Sep 2021

Ginkgo Bioworks begins trading on the NYSE after completing SPAC merger

Boston-based Ginkgo Bioworks began trading on the New York Stock Exchange on Friday, becoming the latest company to close a SPAC merger and go public.

Source: CNBC

17 Sep 2021

Pennsylvania liquor stores put 2-bottle limit on some booze

Sales of a few dozen liquor products will be limited to two bottles per customer in an effort to deal with Pennsylvania's liquor supply shortage.

Source: Fox Business

17 Sep 2021

Wynn Stock Drops After Receiving $1.5 Billion Credit Line. Macau Concerns Intensify.

Wynn Resorts and other casinos that operate in the Chinese enclave of Macau face tighter government control over the industry.

Source: Barron's

17 Sep 2021

The stock market is afraid again. Here's what that means for your investments

It's been a wobbly week on Wall Street and CNN Business' Fear and Greed Index is flashing "Fear."

Source: CNN

17 Sep 2021

JPMorgan to launch digital bank in the UK next week

The move will see JPMorgan take on Britain's high street banks as well as challengers like Monzo.

Source: CNBC

17 Sep 2021

Collapse of Chinese property developer Evergrande could be 'Lehman Brothers moment' | The World

Source: Google News

17 Sep 2021

What the Elizabeth Holmes Trial Is Revealing About Theranos

Jurors have been told of forged documents, massive fundraising numbers and other new information that wasn’t widely known

Source: The Wall Street Journal

17 Sep 2021

These are the thousands of Washingtonians who just lost pandemic benefits

Source: Google News

17 Sep 2021

Celebrate National Cheeseburger Day By Getting Your Hands on These Burger Deals

Move your buns and take advantage of the discounts and freebies.

Source: Lifehacker.com

17 Sep 2021

Will Lucid Group Be Worth More Than Tesla by 2040?

The race for electric vehicle stardom is heating up between these two growth stocks.

Source: Motley Fool

17 Sep 2021

Dems Are Proposing a Major Change to ETFs. What It Means for Investors.

At stake is a tax exemption that allows most ETF shareholders to avoid paying capital-gain taxes until they sell the investment.

Source: Barron's

17 Sep 2021

Tesla’s Elon Musk Praises Chinese Rivals Like NIO and XPeng

Elon Musk calls China's auto makers 'the most competitive in the world,' highlighting crucial innovations in software.

Source: Barron's

17 Sep 2021

High-speed internet via airborne beams of light

The project has been developed by Alphabet's moonshot factory, X.

Source: BBC News

17 Sep 2021

What to watch today: Dow futures drop as history signals a rough rest of September

U.S. stock futures fell Friday, marking a key date that has historically ushered in a tough stretch on Wall Street.

Source: CNBC

17 Sep 2021

Elon Musk: Starlink will come out of beta testing next month

SpaceX's first Starlink internet satellite was initially launched in 2019. Since, the company has gathered over 90,000 subscribers worldwide.

Source: Business Insider

17 Sep 2021

11 of 15 NYC restaurants not enforcing vaccine mandate

11 of the 15 Manhattan restaurants visited by undercover sleuths were not enforcing the city-wide COVID-19 vaccine mandate for people dining inside, according to a new investigation.

Source: New York Post

17 Sep 2021

Student debt can make buying a home feel impossible. Here are your options

Half of people who haven't yet purchased a home blame their student debt. Here are strategies for getting approved for a mortgage even if you have the loans.

Source: CNBC

17 Sep 2021

TGV at 40: Its latest model is launching into an age of global rivalry

Unveiled 40 years after its first service, the latest generation of the TGV faces stiff competition from high-speed trains around the world.

Source: Euronews

17 Sep 2021

The Changing Midtown Cityscape

When you return to the office, you may not find your favorite coffee place.

Source: New York Times

17 Sep 2021

Clive Sinclair, Home Computing Pioneer, Dead At 81

The British inventor arguably did more than anyone else to inspire a whole generation of children into a life-long passion for computers and gaming.

Source: HuffPost

17 Sep 2021

How Facebook Hobbled Mark Zuckerberg’s Bid to Get America Vaccinated

Company documents show antivaccine activists undermined the CEO’s ambition to support the rollout by flooding the site and using Facebook’s own tools to sow doubt about the Covid-19 vaccine

Source: The Wall Street Journal

17 Sep 2021

5 things to know before the stock market opens Friday

U.S. stock futures fell Friday, marking a key date that has historically ushered in a tough stretch on Wall Street.

Source: CNBC

17 Sep 2021

More Colorado concerts canceled, postponed as frustrated ticket-holders get $3 million refund

Head-spinning, COVID-related concert news continued this week as touring artists shelved local shows due to health concerns, even as promoters continued selling tickets to dozens of newly announced…

Source: The Denver Post

17 Sep 2021

GM asks Chevy Bolt EV drivers to park 50 feet from other vehicles, due to fire risk

Recalled Chevrolet Bolt EV electric cars are already advised not to charge inside overnight and not to let the state of charge get too high or low.

Source: Green Car Reports

17 Sep 2021

British computing inventor Clive Sinclair dies at 81

Clive Sinclair, the British inventor and entrepreneur who arguably did more than anyone else to inspire a whole generation of children into a life-long passion for computing.

Source: NBC News

17 Sep 2021

Stocks making the biggest moves premarket: Manchester United, Invesco, Take-Two and others

These are the stocks posting the largest moves before the bell.

Source: CNBC

17 Sep 2021

BlackRock fund manager says he's cut gold holdings to 'almost zero.' Here's why.

Gold is just no longer working as a hedge against equity risk, says BlackRock fund manager Russ Koesterich.

Source: MarketWatch

17 Sep 2021

United Airlines briefly stops all of its U.S. and Canadian flights.

The airline had paused flights on Friday morning, saying it had “experienced technical system issues.”

Source: New York Times

17 Sep 2021

United Airlines experiencing nationwide system outage

NEW YORK (AP) — United Airlines suffered a brief system outage early Friday and the Federal Aviation Administration issued a ground stop of less than an hour for all United flights. The ground stop order was lifted before 8 a.m. at the airline’s request, acco…

Source: WGN TV Chicago

17 Sep 2021

At unfinished Evergrande apartments in central China, buyers seek answers

A steady stream of anxious apartment buyers flowed into the sales office of the Evergrande Oasis complex outside the city of Luoyang this week, seeking answers after construction was halted by the giant developer's severe cash crunch.

Source: Reuters

17 Sep 2021

China's embattled Evergrande on the brink of default

Source: Google News

17 Sep 2021

A Florida BBQ restaurant shut down after being left with just 4 employees. 'No one wants to work,' its owner said.

Bubbalou's Bodacious Bar-B-Que said it paid good wages but simply could not find enough staff to keep its Winter Park, Florida, restaurant open.

Source: Business Insider

17 Sep 2021

Where Did It All Go So Wrong for Juul?

A new documentary by The New York Times traces the e-cigarette maker on its path from fledgling start-up to Silicon Valley juggernaut and, eventually, public health villain.

Source: New York Times

17 Sep 2021

Ford wakes up badly burnt from its India dream

When Ford Motor Co <a href="https://www.reuters.com/companies/F.N" target="_blank">(F.N)</a> built its first factory in India in the mid-1990s, U.S. carmakers believed they were buying into a boom - the next China.

Source: Reuters

17 Sep 2021

Is Moderna Winning on Vaccine Efficacy?

A new study shows a striking difference between the Moderna and Pfizer vaccines.

Source: Motley Fool

17 Sep 2021

Protagonist Therapeutics Reports FDA Clinical Hold on Rusfertide Clinical Development Program

Protagonist Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: PTGX) ("Protagonist" or "the Company") today announced the receipt of a verbal communication from the U.S. Food and...

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

17 Sep 2021

Ginkgo Bioworks to Begin Trading Today as NYSE: DNA with Over $1.6 Billion in Proceeds

Ginkgo Bioworks, Inc. ("Ginkgo") and Soaring Eagle Acquisition Corp. (Nasdaq: SRNG) ("Soaring Eagle"), a special purpose acquisition company, today announced...

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

17 Sep 2021

Two-bottle limit on certain booze in PA due to supply shortage - WNEP Scranton/Wilkes

Starting Friday, September 17, there's a limit on how much you can buy at the liquor store.

Source: wnep.com

17 Sep 2021

Investors are in a historically rotten mood. Their three biggest fears are overblown, strategist says.

Critical information for the trading day

Source: MarketWatch

17 Sep 2021

Ford ramps up F-150 Lightning production to meet hot demand for the EV pickup

The Ford F-150 Lightning electric pickup hasn't even gone on sale yet, but demand is so red hot that the automaker is already ramping up production.

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

17 Sep 2021

The Walt Disney Company's (NYSE:DIS) Financials Are Too Obscure To Link With Current Share Price Momentum: What's In Store For the Stock?

Walt Disney's (NYSE:DIS) stock is up by 6.3% over the past three months. However, the company's financials look a bit...

Source: Simply Wall St

17 Sep 2021

Verizon service fully restored after outage in Georgia

The company says its network team has fixed the issue and service should be fully restored after widespread outages in Georgia.

Source: FOX 5 Atlanta

17 Sep 2021

Blackrock fund manager reduces stake in gold to near zero

(Kitco News) - Russ Koesterich fund manager at BlackRock has said he has sold almost all of his gold holdings on expectations that real rates will normalize as the global economy rebounds.

Source: Kitco NEWS

17 Sep 2021

Is AT&T Stock a Buy?

The telecom and media giant its reiterating its divestment and spin-off plans.

Source: Motley Fool

17 Sep 2021

Why a 401(k) isn't the wonderful savings tool you think it is

Though 401(k)s are very popular, they may not be the best savings option for you.

Source: Motley Fool

17 Sep 2021

Natural Gas Price Fundamental Daily Forecast - Normal Correction Could Drive Prices Back to $4.867 - $4.649

While we don’t expect to see a change in trend, we do think there is room for a normal 50% to 61.8% correction of the recent rally.

Source: FX Empire

17 Sep 2021

Dow, S&P 500, Nasdaq close lower in weekly slump on 'quad witching' and weak consumer sentiment

Dow records longest losing streak since September 2020

Source: MarketWatch

17 Sep 2021

FTC releases findings on how Big Tech eats little tech

Changes are on the way in how the agency scrutinizes acquisitions, chair Lina Khan says.

Source: Axios

17 Sep 2021

Why Is Dogecoin Moving Up Today In Defiance Of Wider Crypto Market Slump? - Benzinga

Dogecoin (CRYPTO: DOGE) traded 3.71% higher over 24 hours at $0.255 early Friday. What’s Moving?

Source: Benzinga

17 Sep 2021

7 Growth Stocks Cathie Wood Is Bullish on Right Now

Per its most recent 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Woods' ARK Invest holds big ETF positions in these seven growth stocks.

Source: Investorplace.com

17 Sep 2021

Sir Clive Sinclair, Father Of Home Computing, Dies Aged 81

The inventor of the ZX computer range made computing accessible to the masses

Source: Kotaku

17 Sep 2021

Who needs a COVID-19 booster, and when: How debate got so confusing

Political, financial and ethical concerns surround the scientific question of whether extra doses are needed now.

Source: Business Insider

17 Sep 2021

Covid-19 Lockdowns in Asia Deepen Commodity Supply-Chain Pain

Palm-oil plantations and coffee farms struggle with labor shortages and transportation curbs as cases surge

Source: The Wall Street Journal

17 Sep 2021

Verizon service restored after massive outage, company says

It appears to have impacted customers in Georgia, Alabama and Florida.

Source: 11Alive.com WXIA

17 Sep 2021

Elon Musk: Software will shape future of the car industry; Chinese automakers are most competitive with Tesla

In new comments, Tesla CEO Elon Musk said that software will shape the future of the automotive industry and added that he believes Chinese automakers are most competitive with Tesla on that front. Musk made a pre-recorded appearance at the 2021 World New Ene…

Source: Electrek

17 Sep 2021

Pennsylvania Liquor Stores Put 2-Bottle Limit On Some Booze Due To Supply Shortages

The PLCB said “sustained supply chain disruptions and product shortages” prompted the restrictions on certain types of alcohol.

Source: Cbslocal.com

17 Sep 2021

Don't know how to invest your extra cash? Let a robot do it for you.

Let's say you have a pile of cash you're ready to invest. I skipped the investment advisor and got a robot to build my portfolio.

Source: USA Today

17 Sep 2021

Got Crypto? AMC Movie Theater Chain To Start Accepting These Three Altcoins by Year’s End

The CEO of AMC Entertainment Holdings Adam Aron says the movie theater chain will enable tickets to be purchased online using four cryptocurrencies by the end of this year.

Source: The Daily Hodl

17 Sep 2021

With tighter grip, Beijing sends message to Hong Kong tycoons: fall in line

As Beijing seeks to tighten its grip over Hong Kong, it has a new mandate for the city's powerful property tycoons: pour resources and influence into backing Beijing's interests, and help solve a potentially destabilising housing shortage.

Source: Reuters

17 Sep 2021

Stock futures edge higher, European and Asian indexes rise

U.S. stock futures crept up Friday and Asian and European equity indexes also gained.

Source: Fox Business

17 Sep 2021

5 things to know about Evergrande, the Chinese business empire on the brink

The troubles of Chinese conglomerate Evergrande have dominated headlines in recent days after it warned once again that it could default on its astronomical debt because of a cash crunch.

Source: CNN

17 Sep 2021

'Massive moves' on the market as iron ore prices plunge

Sky News Business Editor Ross Greenwood says there have been “massive moves” on the market, due to a “big fall” in iron ore prices. “Iron ore prices have alm...

Source: YouTube

17 Sep 2021

'Massive moves' on the market as iron ore prices plunge

Source: Google News

17 Sep 2021

Even allies abandon world’s most indebted developer Evergrande

In a friendship forged through weekly card games that go back more than a decade, Chinese Estates had been involved either as a buyer or the seller in almost every financial transaction by Evergrande since Hui listed his property company for HK$6.5 billion in…

Source: Post Magazine

17 Sep 2021

The worst social media mishap in finance

There's money to be made for bankers on social media, but it comes at a risk.

Source: Efinancialcareers.com

17 Sep 2021

Ford wakes up badly burnt from its India dream

When Ford Motor Co built its first factory in India in the mid-1990s, U.S. carmakers believed they were buying into a boom - the next China. Last week, Ford...

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

17 Sep 2021

Retailers Rethink Pandemic-Battered Manhattan

Starbucks has closed more than 40 stores, while adding mobile-order pickup counters in others. Other chains like Sonic are taking advantage of vacancies to establish themselves in New York.

Source: New York Times

17 Sep 2021

Protesters in China besiege an indebted property developer

Angry investors have flocked to several of Evergrande’s offices

Source: The Economist

17 Sep 2021

Banks beware, outsiders are cracking the code for finance

Anyone can be a banker these days, you just need the right code.

Source: Reuters

17 Sep 2021

Singapore Exchange could receive its first SPAC listing application within weeks, CEO says

SGX is speaking with potential SPAC sponsors and seeing "a robust pipeline" of potential listings, its CEO Loh Boon Chye told CNBC in an exclusive interview.

Source: CNBC

17 Sep 2021

Asian shares steady, but set for weekly losses as global growth fears nag By Reuters

Asian shares steady, but set for weekly losses as global growth fears nag

Source: Investing.com

17 Sep 2021

Nearly 10,000 passengers tested negative before flying — here's how many infections slipped through

Source: CNBC

17 Sep 2021

China Evergrande is not 'too big to fail', says Global Times editor

The editor-in-chief of state-backed Chinese newspaper Global Times warned debt-ridden property giant Evergrande Group <a href="https://www.reuters.com/companies/3333.HK" target="_blank">(3333.HK)</a> that it should not bet on a government bailout on the assum…

Source: Reuters

17 Sep 2021

France's Macron unveils model of new, green high-speed train

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday unveiled a mock-up of the next generation of greener super high-speed trains, known in France as TGVs — four decades after the first TGV was launched.

Source: Associated Press

17 Sep 2021

EXCLUSIVE Tougher EU airport slot rules trigger Asia retaliation threat, risk industry trade war

Regulators in Asian hubs like Singapore and Hong Kong have threatened to retaliate against European Union plans to force airlines to start using take-off and landing slots frozen during the coronavirus pandemic, a move that could oblige Europe's carriers to f…

Source: Reuters

17 Sep 2021

Apple threatened to boot Facebook from the App Store: WSJ

Apple made the threat after the BBC reported in 2019 a slave market was being hosted online, according to The Wall Street Journal.

Source: Business Insider

17 Sep 2021

DOH: 2 COVID clusters at schools on Kauai, Maui led to roughly 70 infections

DOH said 45 cases stemmed from an unnamed independent school on Kauai while 26 infections were reported at a Maui elementary school.

Source: Hawaii News Now

17 Sep 2021

How Much Do Social Media Influencers Make Promoting Wall Street Products?

Source: Bloomberg

17 Sep 2021

Dow Jones Futures; Market Rally Resilient, Tesla Strong Amid ARK Sales; 5 Stocks Flash Buy Signals

Stocks closed strong for a second straight day, slashing or erasing early losses.

Source: Investor's Business Daily

17 Sep 2021

Energy Crisis Worsens as Rally Hits Europe's Industry Giants

Source: Bloomberg

17 Sep 2021

Energy Crisis Worsens as Rally Hits Europe's Industry Giants

Source: Bloomberg

17 Sep 2021

Bitcoin is 'an amazing accomplishment,' but this exec thinks 'they'll kill it'

At a time when billionaire investors are increasingly placing their bets on Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, others are proving more than difficult to convince. For instance, while Bridgewater Associates Founder Ray Dalio has given up his belief in fiat cu…

Source: Ambcrypto.com

17 Sep 2021

ECB President Christine Lagarde Insists Cryptos Are Not Currencies, Calls Them Highly Speculative, Suspicious – Regulation Bitcoin News

The president of the European Central Bank (ECB), Christine Lagarde, says cryptos are not currencies, adding that they are "highly speculative, suspicious occasionally, and high intensity in terms of energy consumption." She also discussed the need for stable…

Source: Bitcoin.com

17 Sep 2021

Boston's famous Skinny House sells for a nice fat price

BOSTON (AP) — Boston's famous Skinny House has sold for a nice fat price. The home in the city's North End hit the market in August for $1.2 million, and the deal was closed Thursday for $1.25 million, according to Zillow .

Source: Associated Press

17 Sep 2021

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Dogecoin Turn A Shade Of Red While Minor Cryptos Strike Major Gains As 'It's Definitel

Major cryptocurrencies traded in the red on Wednesday night as the global cryptocurrency market capitalization fell 0.92% to $2.16 trillion.

Source: Benzinga

17 Sep 2021

Fed Chair Jerome Powell to review trading rules after central banker stock trades raise eyebrows

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell has called for a fresh review of the central bank's ethics rules after top officials fell under scrutiny for trades made last year.

Source: Fox Business

17 Sep 2021

China's embattled developer Evergrande is on the brink of default. Here's why it matters

Evergrande has warned investors twice in as many weeks that it could default on its debts.

Source: CNBC

17 Sep 2021

Jeff Bezos congratulates space rival Elon Musk on historic mission

Thursday morning, Bezos tweeted, “Congratulations to @ElonMusk and the @SpaceX team … Another step towards a future where space is accessible to all of us.”

Source: Page Six

17 Sep 2021

MassMutual fined for failing to monitor GameStop saga star

Massachusetts is fining MassMutual $4 million after accusing the company of failing to supervise an employee whose online cheerleading of GameStop’s stock helped launch the frenzy that shook Wall Street earlier this year

Source: Fox Business

17 Sep 2021

Jay Leno says, 'the electric car is here to stay,' despite Chevy Bolt recalls

Jay Leno explains why he's optimistic about the future of electric cars, despite problems with GM's Chevy Bolt.

Source: CNBC

17 Sep 2021

Singapore government announces $1 billion new fund to boost local stock market

The new fund, to be set up with state investment firm Temasek, will help "promising high-growth" companies raise capital through public listings in Singapore.

Source: CNBC

17 Sep 2021

DNR fines Enbridge $3.3 million for breaching aquifer during Line 3 construction

The agency said Enbridge deviated from its plans and dug too deep. It's referred the matter to the Clearwater County attorney for criminal prosecution.

Source: Duluth News Tribune

17 Sep 2021

Delta darkens US third-quarter growth views, Fed taper announcement expected in Nov: Reuters poll

The U.S. economic rebound has been dented in Q3, partly on the spread of the Delta coronavirus variant, with economists in a Reuters poll also pushing their ...

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

17 Sep 2021

'Sad to see that close': Sears soon will end its 50-year run at Woodfield

The Sears store at Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg, the iconic retailer's final location in Illinois, will close its doors in November as part of a corporate plan to "redevelop and reinvigorate the property," officials announced.

Source: Chicago Daily Herald

17 Sep 2021

Europe's Energy Crisis Is Driving Up Natural Gas Prices Worldwide

A perfect storm for natural gas is turning into a sky-is-the-limit rally in Europe, and it's just a matter of time before prices catch up in the U.S. and Asian markets

Source: OilPrice.com

16 Sep 2021

DNR says Enbridge broke law, must pay over $3 million for construction mistake

The DNR says the company pierced an aquifer and endangered a unique wetland.

Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune

16 Sep 2021

Staffing shortages in local law Enforcement

Staff shortages are effecting businesses and services all over the Tri-Cities, including our police forces. Currently, the Pasco Police Department has five openings, Kennewick has 12, including seven officers, Richland has nine, West Richland two and the Bent…

Source: KEPR 19

16 Sep 2021

MassMutual fined $4M over employee's role in GameStop frenzy | TheHill

MassMutual has been fined $4 million as part of a settlement with...

Source: The Hill

16 Sep 2021

No More Teslas For Anyone Until 2022: Popular Models Almost Sold Out Online

Almost all Tesla models have a wait time longer than three months.

Source: Observer

16 Sep 2021

Facebook knows Instagram harms teens. Now, its plan to open the app to kids looks worse than ever

Facebook is in the hot seat again. The Wall Street Journal published a powerful multi-part series on the company this week, drawing from internal documents on everything from the company’s secretive practice of whitelisting celebrities to its knowledge that I…

Source: TechCrunch

16 Sep 2021

Wynn Resorts Gets $1.5 Billion Credit Line With Macau Pressured

Source: Bloomberg

16 Sep 2021

Wynn Resorts Gets $1.5 Billion Credit Line With Macau Pressured

Source: Bloomberg

16 Sep 2021

It’s official: Amazon warehouses coming to Tri-Cities. Here’s how many jobs it will bring - Tri

Source: Google News

16 Sep 2021

Johnson County family extracting CBG instead of CBD from cannabis plants

There’s a new form of medical marijuana growing in Iowa. Hemp farmers are starting to extract CBG, or Cannabigerol. That’s different than the CBD mostly found in Iowa.

Source: KCRG

16 Sep 2021

Amazon facility is coming to Pasco

Amazon is coming to the Tri-Cities and bringing 1,500 jobs. The new Amazon facilities will create more than 1. 500 full-time jobs in the Tri-City region with an average starting wage of $18 per hour, comprehensive benefits and longer-term career opportunities…

Source: KEPR 19

16 Sep 2021

Sears closing Schaumburg store, last remaining location in Illinois

SCHAUMBURG, Ill. —  The last remaining Sears store in Illinois is closing. The American chain of department stores announced it would be closing its store in Schaumburg come November, its last location in Illinois. Sears parent company Transformco said the cl…

Source: WGN TV Chicago

16 Sep 2021

Ripple (XRP) v SEC gets new twist after privileged’ documents blocked

The US SEC recently filed a letter regarding the Court’s order to submit allegedly privileged documents requested by Ripple.

Source: CryptoSlate

16 Sep 2021

Gold and silver battered after the release of August 2021 retail sales

Exclusive to Kitco News, technical analyst Gary Wagner provides a daily recap of what happened in the gold market, highlighting important events that captured investors' attention during the U.S. trading session. Wagner's commentary features a mix of fundamen…

Source: Kitco NEWS

16 Sep 2021

Lucid Air Vs Tesla Model S: Range, Price, Efficiency Compared

Let's take a look at the Lucid Air and Tesla Model S comparison. What are their weaknesses and strengths?Is there a clear winner here?

Source: InsideEVs

16 Sep 2021

U.S. Seeks to Block Bankruptcy Plan That Would Free Sacklers From Opioid Claims

The Justice Department has been appealing the deal, approved earlier this month.

Source: New York Times

16 Sep 2021

Elon Musk takes his final $37.5M home off the market 3 months after listing it

Although Elon Musk has sold almost all of his $100 million of real estate in an effort to divert his full attention to colonizing Mars, it seems one particular home here on Earth is one he can&#821…

Source: New York Post

16 Sep 2021

U.S. to award Newark flights to low-cost carrier to spur competition

The Biden administration announced on Thursday that it plans to award 16 slots for flights at Newark International Airport in New Jersey to a yet-to-be-determined low-cost carrier and said it could take action to boost competition at other major airports.

Source: Reuters

16 Sep 2021

U.S. Steel announces plans to build $3 billion mini mill - Pittsburgh Post

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Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

16 Sep 2021

Pennsylvania Liquor Stores Put Purchase Limit On Some Booze

Pennsylvania’s state-run liquor system will begin rationing sales of a few dozen products on Friday in response to what it describes as supply shortages beyond its control.

Source: Cbslocal.com

16 Sep 2021

AP FACT CHECK: Biden's shaky claims on jobs, gasoline

WASHINGTON (AP) — Boasting that government policies can make a difference in improving the economy, President Joe Biden went too far Thursday in taking credit for job growth since taking office. He also made a dubious suggestion that wrongdoing is behind hig…

Source: Associated Press

16 Sep 2021

Why SpaceX’s Inspiration4 launch is a major milestone for civilian space travel: CNBC After Hours

Source: CNBC

16 Sep 2021

Stock market news live updates: Stock futures trade sideways after mixed economic data

Stock futures opened little changed Thursday evening after a mixed session earlier, with investors digesting a slew of mixed economic data and its...

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

16 Sep 2021

Senators to investigate Facebook after WSJ report on Instagram's negative effect on mental health

Senators are taking steps to investigate Facebook following reports that it knew Instagram, the company's photo-sharing app, has a negative effect on teens' mental health.

Source: Fox Business

16 Sep 2021

AMC will let customers pay in Ethereum and Litecoin by the end of the year

The announcement comes a month after the movie theater chain said it would accept Bitcoin in exchange for tickets and concessions.

Source: Fortune

16 Sep 2021

Stock futures are flat as investors remain cautious about September

On Thursday, the Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 63 points, after being down as much as 274 points at its low of the day.

Source: CNBC

16 Sep 2021

Southwest Airlines targets Austin in its latest route expansion

Southwest Airlines announced eight new routes on Thursday in its latest network expansion, six of which will be to Austin, Texas, the state's latest tech hub.

Source: Business Insider

16 Sep 2021

Invesco in Talks to Merge With State Street’s Asset-Management Business

State Street’s asset-management unit manages nearly $4 trillion in assets

Source: The Wall Street Journal

16 Sep 2021

Local health departments prepare to roll out Covid boosters despite little guidance

COVID-19 vaccine boosters are set to roll out as early as next week, but with regulatory approval still pending, it is unsure when the shots will actually become available for many.

Source: Daily Mail

16 Sep 2021

Ocasio-Cortez, Bush Lead Bid for Expanded Unemployment Aid

Source: Bloomberg

16 Sep 2021

Ocasio-Cortez, Bush Lead Bid for Expanded Unemployment Aid

Source: Bloomberg

16 Sep 2021

Intermountain Healthcare to merge with Colorado health nonprofit

Intermountain Healthcare announced Thursday that the organization is merging with SCL Health, a faith-based, nonprofit health care organization in Colorado.

Source: KSL.com

16 Sep 2021

MassMutual fined $4 million for failing to monitor GameStop booster Kevin Gill

Gill, aka Reddit’s ‘Roaring Kitty,’ helped drive meme-stock frenzy while employed at MassMutual subsidiary

Source: MarketWatch

16 Sep 2021

OpenSea Executive Resigns Over Insider Trading

Nate Chastain, head of product at OpenSea, left the company today after he was found to have engaged in insider trading yesterday.

Source: Crypto Briefing

16 Sep 2021

Southwest Airlines offers bonus pay for workers who get vaccinated

United has set a deadline of Sept. 27 for employees to get their shots or lose their jobs.

Source: The Washington Post

16 Sep 2021

The FTC Wants To Rein In Your Health App's Privacy Problems

If they don't comply, the Commission warns that they could face more than $40,000 in fines per day.

Source: Gizmodo.com

16 Sep 2021

28 Percent Of Gulf Of Mexico Oil Production Still Offline Following Ida

Crude oil production in the United States had fallen sharply over the last two weeks in the wake of Hurricane Ida, but production for the next reporting period is on track to be down as well

Source: OilPrice.com

16 Sep 2021

28 Percent Of Gulf Of Mexico Oil Production Still Offline Following Ida

The Biden administration is looking into prices at the pump and why they are higher than they are supposed to be

Source: OilPrice.com

16 Sep 2021

Home computer legend Sir Clive Sinclair dies at 81

Sir Clive Sinclair, who created the pocket calculator and one of the best-known early home PCs, has died at 81..

Source: Engadget

16 Sep 2021

MassMutual Fined for Failing to Oversee GameStop Trader Keith Gill, Others

Massachusetts regulators had opened inquiry into social-media, trading activity of employees, including Gill, who drove GameStop mania on Reddit

Source: The Wall Street Journal

16 Sep 2021

Mailchimp Insiders React to Employees Getting No Equity From Intuit Sale

Employees reacted with shock and anger after Intuit announced Monday it was buying Mailchimp for around $12 billion in stock and cash.

Source: Business Insider

16 Sep 2021

Dutch Bros’ stock jumps again; drive-thru coffee chain now worth more than Columbia Sportswear

Shares closed Thursday at $48.00, more than double their $23 offering price in Wednesday’s IPO.

Source: OregonLive

16 Sep 2021

She survived a suicide bomb. Now her app is helping keep other Afghans safe

Ehtesab -- which roughly translates to "accountability" -- is an Afghan-created app that verifies instances of explosions, power outages, checkpoints, and other need-to-know information in Kabul. Since the Taliban took control of the city, the app has seen a …

Source: CNN

16 Sep 2021

De Blasio unveils COVID booster shot plan for NYC

Federal regulators haven’t authorized booster shots of the coronavirus vaccine yet — but Mayor de Blasio is already laying the groundwork for administering them.

Source: New York Daily News

16 Sep 2021

U.S. Gulf crude oil ramps up after hurricane losses -data

U.S. Gulf Coast crude oil exports are flowing again after recent hurricanes took out 26 million barrels of offshore production, according to sources and Refinitiv Eikon data, with local prices easing as more shipments moved out of the region.

Source: Reuters

16 Sep 2021

Biden Administration Details Who Is Covered By the Federal Employee Vaccine Mandate, Exemptions and Discipline

Update released Thursday notes that the requirement holds for all federal employees regardless of whether they are working in the office.

Source: GovExec.com

16 Sep 2021

NYC to open ALL vaccination sites citywide with extended hours to provide booster shoots

New York City will open all of its vaccination sites across the city, with extended hours, to provide New Yorkers with booster shots as the US awaits FDA approval of COVID-19 booster shots.

Source: Daily Mail

16 Sep 2021

Retirees Likely to Receive Significant Bump in Social Security Benefits in 2022

The cost-of-living adjustment for Social Security benefits for next year is expected to be the largest since 1982.

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

16 Sep 2021

White House bristles at suggestions administration got ahead of coronavirus booster shot recommendations

White House press secretary Jen Psaki became frustrated with reporters on whether the administration worried about being seen as pressuring public health...

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

16 Sep 2021

Lucid Air EPA Range And Efficiency Results Compared

The Lucid Air has recently received official EPA range ratings. In this post we will take a look at all of the range and efficiency numbers provided by the EPA.

Source: InsideEVs

16 Sep 2021

Emergency Use Authorization of AbCellera-Discovered Bamlanivimab Administered with Etesevimab Expanded by the FDA to Include Post-Exposure Prophylaxis for the Prevention of COVID-19

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, September 16, 2021--EUA of Bamlanivimab Administered with Etesevimab Expanded by the FDA to Include Post-Exposure Prophylaxis...

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

16 Sep 2021

Emergency Use Authorization of AbCellera-Discovered Bamlanivimab Administered with Etesevimab Expanded by the FDA to Include Post-Exposure Prophylaxis for the Prevention of COVID-19

EUA of Bamlanivimab Administered with Etesevimab Expanded by the FDA to Include Post-Exposure Prophylaxis for the Prevention of COVID-19

Source: Business Wire

16 Sep 2021

I tried double cheeseburgers from 5 fast-food chains and the cheapest burger blew me away

An Insider reporter tried double cheeseburgers from McDonald's, Wendy's, Burger King, Shake Shack, and White Castle to determine the best one.

Source: INSIDER

16 Sep 2021

Hawaii told tourists to stay away. Did they listen?

Gov. Ige told travelers to postpone trips last month as delta surged.

Source: The Washington Post

16 Sep 2021

Elon Musk's Tesla just crushed the record for fastest electric vehicle in the world | TheHill

“Tesla Model S Plaid just set official world speed record for a production electric car at Nurburgring. Completely unmodified, directly from factory.”

Source: The Hill

16 Sep 2021

El Salvador bonds tumble as investors eye bitcoin use, IMF talks

El Salvador bond spreads to U.S. Treasuries hit a record high on Thursday on growing investor fears the Central American nation will not reach a potential $1 billion loan agreement with the International Monetary Fund and faces negative credit implications li…

Source: Reuters

16 Sep 2021

The Missing Link in Biden’s Revolutionary Solar Energy Plan

A plan for a solar future needs to address materials, labor, shipping, and security.

Source: Slate Magazine

16 Sep 2021

New York Times essay complains it's 'sexist' for Elizabeth Holmes to be held accountable for Theranos disaster

A New York Times guest essayist complained Wednesday that it was sexist for Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes to face accountability for her alleged massive fraud while powerful male tech executives frequently escaped punishment.

Source: Fox News

16 Sep 2021

Why Gold and Silver Stocks Got Butchered Thursday

Here's what you should make of the drop in precious metal stocks.

Source: Motley Fool

16 Sep 2021

Ford starts pre-production of F-150 Lightning electric pickup as the race heats up

Ford announced that it started pre-production of the F-150 Lightning as the race to bring electric pickup trucks to market heats up. There’s currently a race to bring electric pickup trucks to the US market, which will need them to accelerate EV adoption cons…

Source: Electrek

16 Sep 2021

Texas wedding planner sentenced after misusing more than $1.5M in PPP loan money, feds say

A Texas man was sentenced Thursday to 31 months in prison and three years of supervised release for perpetrating a scheme to fraudulently obtain more than $3.3 million in Paycheck Protection Program loans guaranteed by the Small Business Administration under …

Source: KPRC Click2Houston

16 Sep 2021

Does Driving an Electric Vehicle Matter if the Grid Is Fossil Fueled?

It's generally still better for the climate to go electric—but it's complicated and depends on where you live.

Source: Gizmodo.com

16 Sep 2021

UPS driver caught on camera nearly hitting three kids getting off school bus in McCordsville is facing criminal charges

HANCOCK COUNTY, Ind. — A UPS driver caught on camera nearly hitting three kids getting off a school bus is now facing criminal charges. Those criminal charges were filed today in Hancock County. Court records show the driver, William Bullock, is charged with …

Source: Fox 59

16 Sep 2021

American Airlines removes family from flight for unmasked toddler

After deplaning, American said the passengers were rebooked on the next flight to Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Source: Fox Business

16 Sep 2021

Covid restrictions force some retailers to rethink Vietnam as a manufacturing hub

Prolonged shutdowns in Vietnam because of the Covid pandemic are becoming a bigger headache for retailers.

Source: CNBC