Economics

Retail spending boom spurs Q1 volume recovery for Bank of America, Citi, and Wells Fargo

Retail spending boom spurs Q1 volume recovery for Bank of America, Citi, and Wells Fargo

42 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Bank of America, Citi, and Wells Fargo recently reported Q1 earnings while the US government released more data indicating a strong economic recovery is...
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Pakistan cabinet shake-up sees 4th finance minister in two years

50 minutes ago   |   Al Jazeera

Prime Minister Imran Khan shakes up his economic team in his sixth cabinet reshuffle since assuming power in 2018.
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‘I'd shoot the ref twice': Russian football manager loses it in incredible referee rant involving Hitler & Napoleon

‘I'd shoot the ref twice': Russian football manager loses it in incredible referee rant involving Hitler & Napoleon

1 hour ago   |   RT

A fired-up football coach in Russia lost the plot when complaining about a referee and dragging in references to two of the most controversial figures in world history. Victor...
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Crazy market euphoria may wane by the end of the year - analyst to Boom Bust

Crazy market euphoria may wane by the end of the year - analyst to Boom Bust

2 hours ago   |   RT

Stocks keep hitting record highs on positive economic data, but investors should still be cautious, as this quarter's performance may turn out to be just a post-Covid anomaly...
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She Works in a Homeless Shelter, and She Lives in One, Too

2 hours ago   |   NY Times

Many employees of New York's homeless shelters are themselves in precarious economic situations, and some are or have been homeless.
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Covid-19 Pushes India's Middle Class Toward Poverty

4 hours ago   |   NY Times

The pandemic sent 32 million people in India from the middle class last year. Now a second wave is threatening the dreams of millions more looking for a better life.
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Unemployment Is High. Why Are Businesses Struggling to Hire?

4 hours ago   |   NY Times

Health concerns, expanded jobless benefits and still being needed at home are among the reasons would-be workers might be staying away.
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China's economy grew a record 18.3% in the first quarter - but that number doesn't tell the whole story

China's economy grew a record 18.3% in the first quarter - but that number doesn't tell the whole story

4 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement China's economy grew a massive 18.3% in the first 3 months of the year, the strongest ever quarterly year-on-year growth figures for the world's...
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Global stocks near record highs after economic data from the US and China highlights robust recovery

Global stocks near record highs after economic data from the US and China highlights robust recovery

5 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Global stocks were trading near record highs on Friday after US jobless claims tumbled to a pandemic-era low and China said its economy grew 18% in the...
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China's economy sees record growth after Covid-19 pandemic slump

China's economy sees record growth after Covid-19 pandemic slump

5 hours ago   |   RT

The Chinese economy has shaken off the aftermath of the coronavirus crisis, expanding at a record pace of 18.3% in the first three months of 2021 compared to a year ago. The...
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Facing backlash, Simon & Schuster won't distribute book by officer involved...

Facing backlash, Simon & Schuster won't distribute book by officer involved in Breonna Taylor's death

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FedEx reportedly examining cellphone policy after Indianapolis shooting

FedEx reportedly examining cellphone policy after Indianapolis shooting

FedEx is reportedly examining a policy barring workers from carrying their cellphones on the job after a deadly mass shooting at one of the company's Indianapolis facilities... Read more ...

Iran successfully produces 60%-enriched uranium days after ‘act of sabotage'...

Iran successfully produces 60%-enriched uranium days after ‘act of sabotage' at Natanz nuclear facility

Iran has produced 60%-enriched uranium at its Natanz nuclear facility, country's senior officials have said. The facility was hit by an “act of sabotage” that Tehran blamed on... Read more ...

Iran has successfully produced 60% enriched uranium, top politician says...

Iran has successfully produced 60% enriched uranium, top politician says - its highest level ever

Summary List Placement The speaker of Iran's parliament said the country had successfully enriched uranium to its highest level yet. Mohammad Qalibaf tweeted on Friday morning... Read more ...

Paul Pogba reignites feud with Jose Mourinho, accuses former Man Utd boss of...

Paul Pogba reignites feud with Jose Mourinho, accuses former Man Utd boss of treating players ‘like they don't exist'

Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba has reopened his rift with Jose Mourinho, laying into his former manager by claiming he “goes against” players and treats them "like... Read more ...

Nearly 1,300 COVID-19 cases reported in Massachusetts students, staff

Nearly 1,300 COVID-19 cases reported in Massachusetts students, staff

Massachusetts schools are seeing a spike in COVID-19 cases in students and staff. Read more ...

9 Hong Kong Pro-Democracy Activists Sentenced For 2019 Protests

9 Hong Kong Pro-Democracy Activists Sentenced For 2019 Protests

Nine activists and lawmakers were sentenced to prison terms Friday for their participation in the 2019 anti-government protests. Read more ...

8 dead in shooting at FedEx facility in Indianapolis: police

8 dead in shooting at FedEx facility in Indianapolis: police

INDIANAPOLIS - Eight people were shot and killed in a late-night shooting at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis, and the shooter killed himself, police said. Several other people... Read more ...

Why are Jake Paul and Ben Askren fighting? A callout lured ex-MMA champion...

Why are Jake Paul and Ben Askren fighting? A callout lured ex-MMA champion out of retirement

How did a YouTube superstar and a former MMA world champion end up headlining a boxing pay-per-view? Read more ...

Buckingham Palace announces guest list for Prince Philip's funeral

Buckingham Palace announces guest list for Prince Philip's funeral

Here's the full list of who Buckingham Palace says will make up the congregation at Prince Philip's funeral service on Saturday. Read more ...