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Afya Limited And 7 Other Stocks Have High Sales Growth And An Above 3% Return on Equity


Here is a list of stocks with an above 10% expected next quarter sales growth, and a 3% or higher return on equity. May these stocks be a good medium-term investment option?

1. Gibraltar Industries, Inc.

10.8% sales growth and 12.47% return on equity

Gibraltar Industries, Inc. manufactures and distributes building products for the renewable energy, conservation, residential, industrial, and infrastructure markets in North America and Asia.

Gibraltar Industries, Inc.’s sales growth this year is expected to be 9.5% and 9% for next year.

Year-on-year quarterly revenue growth grew by 10.2%, now sitting on 1.12B for the twelve trailing months.

Gibraltar Industries, Inc.’s sales growth for the next quarter is 10.8%. The company’s growth estimates for the current quarter and the next is a negative 8.7% and 23.4%. The company’s return on equity, which measures the profitability of a business relative to shareholder’s equity, for the twelve trailing months is 12.47%.

Gibraltar Industries, Inc.’s Stock Yearly Top and Bottom Value

Gibraltar Industries, Inc.’s stock is valued at $68.73 at 22:22 EST, under its 52-week high of $74.00 and way above its 52-week low of $30.60.

Gibraltar Industries, Inc.’s Moving Average

Gibraltar Industries, Inc.’s worth is higher than its 50-day moving average of $63.90 and way above its 200-day moving average of $59.36.

2. Fabrinet Ordinary Shares

6.4% sales growth and 12.75% return on equity

Fabrinet provides optical packaging and precision optical, electro-mechanical, and electronic manufacturing services in North America, the Asia-Pacific, and Europe.

Fabrinet Ordinary Shares’s sales growth this year is expected to be 8% and 8.2% for next year.

Year-on-year quarterly revenue growth grew by 9.4%, now sitting on 1.68B for the twelve trailing months.

Fabrinet Ordinary Shares’s sales growth is a negative 0% for the present quarter and 6.4% for the next. The company’s growth estimates for the present quarter and the next is 4% and 14.1%. The company’s return on equity, which measures the profitability of a business relative to shareholder’s equity, for the twelve trailing months is 12.75%.

Fabrinet Ordinary Shares’s Stock Yearly Top and Bottom Value

Fabrinet Ordinary Shares’s stock is valued at $69.20 at 22:22 EST, under its 52-week high of $76.85 and way higher than its 52-week low of $44.00.

Fabrinet Ordinary Shares’s Moving Average

Fabrinet Ordinary Shares’s worth is above its 50-day moving average of $67.00 and above its 200-day moving average of $66.03.

3. Afya Limited

50.7% sales growth and 12.45% return on equity

Afya Limited, through its subsidiaries, operates as a medical education group in Brazil.

Afya Limited’s sales growth this year is expected to be 67.3% and 35.6% for next year.

Year-on-year quarterly revenue growth grew by 49.7%, now sitting on N/A for the twelve trailing months.

Afya Limited’s sales growth for the next quarter is 50.7%. The company’s growth estimates for the ongoing quarter and the next is 23.8% and 15.4%. The company’s return on equity, which measures the profitability of a business relative to shareholder’s equity, for the twelve trailing months is 12.45%.

Afya Limited’s Stock Yearly Top and Bottom Value

Afya Limited’s stock is valued at $23.05 at 22:22 EST, way below its 52-week high of $30.98 and way higher than its 52-week low of $13.98.

Afya Limited’s Moving Average

Afya Limited’s worth is way under its 50-day moving average of $26.02 and under its 200-day moving average of $24.96.

4. Capital City Bank Group

28.1% sales growth and 12.48% return on equity

Capital City Bank Group, Inc. operates as the financial holding company for Capital City Bank that provides a range of banking and banking-related services to individual and corporate clients.

Capital City Bank Group’s sales growth this year is expected to be 36.3% and a negative 2.3% for next year.

Year-on-year quarterly revenue growth grew by 49.5%, now sitting on 188.94M for the twelve trailing months.

Capital City Bank Group’s sales growth for the next quarter is 28.1%. The company’s growth estimates for the ongoing quarter and the next is a negative 2% and 76%. The company’s return on equity, which measures the profitability of a business relative to shareholder’s equity, for the twelve trailing months is 12.48%.

Capital City Bank Group’s Stock Yearly Top and Bottom Value

Capital City Bank Group’s stock is valued at $25.55 at 22:22 EST, way below its 52-week high of $30.95 and way above its 52-week low of $15.61.

Capital City Bank Group’s Moving Average

Capital City Bank Group’s value is way above its 50-day moving average of $23.16 and way higher than its 200-day moving average of $20.82.

5. Adobe

17.2% sales growth and 44.21% return on equity

Adobe Inc. operates as a diversified software company worldwide.

Adobe’s sales growth this year is expected to be 18.1% and 14.4% for next year.

Year-on-year quarterly revenue growth grew by 14.4%, now sitting on 12.87B for the twelve trailing months.

Adobe’s sales growth for the next quarter is 17.2%. The company’s growth estimates for the present quarter and the next is 22.5% and 9.8%. The company’s return on equity, which measures the profitability of a business relative to shareholder’s equity, for the twelve trailing months is 44.21%.

Adobe’s Stock Yearly Top and Bottom Value

Adobe’s stock is valued at $502.95 at 22:22 EST, below its 52-week high of $536.88 and way higher than its 52-week low of $255.13.

Adobe’s Moving Average

Adobe’s worth is higher than its 50-day moving average of $473.83 and higher than its 200-day moving average of $462.72.

Previous days news about Adobe

Wish prices IPO at $24 to raise more than $1 billion. According to MarketWatch on Wed Dec 16, “As consumers make the shift to e-commerce during the coronavirus pandemic, experts like Adobe Inc. have seen mobile sales leap during the holiday season.”

Bairesdev wins award for best company for diversity 2020. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “The company was one of the winners in the Large Companies category, sharing the honor with renowned organizations like Facebook, Google, Netflix, Hubspot, Blizzard, and Adobe.”

6. T

70.2% sales growth and 5.95% return on equity

T-Mobile US, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides wireless services for branded postpaid and prepaid, and wholesale customers in the United States, Puerto Rico, and the United States Virgin Islands.

T’s sales growth this year is expected to be 50.4% and 15.1% for next year.

Year-on-year quarterly revenue growth grew by 74.2%, now sitting on 59.93B for the twelve trailing months.

News about T today

Modern meat announces Q1, 2021 launch of modern meat products in the United States. According to today’s article on Business Insider, “VANCOUVER, BC, Dec. 19, 2020 /CNW/ – Modern Meat Inc., (CSE: MEAT) (“Modern Meat”) or (the “Company”), an award winning plant-based meat manufacturer, announced today that it will be launching its portfolio of plant-based meat alternatives in the United States in Q1, 2020 in conjunction with Real Vison Foods LLC (“RVF”) of California. “, “This news release includes certain “forward-looking statements” and “forward-looking information” under applicable Canadian securities legislation that are not historical facts. “

Women won’t recover easily from India’s pandemic. According to today’s article on Bloomberg Quint, “The recovery, like the pandemic, has also been unequal. “, “Their children are falling behind due to school closures. “

Quara holding emerges as Saudi Arabia’s most innovative technology-driven investment holding company. According to today’s article on Business Insider, “We will continue on our path to digital transformation and will be introducing additional financial innovation including Blockchain and FinTech, both cutting-edge services which will play a vital role across multiple business sectors over the next decade,” he noted.”, “Quara Holding’s investments and subsidiary businesses include Dar Al-Arkan Real Estate Development Company publicly listed in Saudi Arabia; Dar Al-Arkan Properties; financial services companies Al Khair Capital, Saudi Home Loans, Bahrain Financing Company(BFC), and Maalem Financing; Independent Logistics Company; Taj Lifestyle Center; T’azur insurance Company; Dar Al Arkan Online; Quara Pay; and Quara Blockchain ventures.”

For some in russia’s elite, putin’s future is again a hot topic. According to today’s article on Bloomberg Quint, “The idea that the Kremlin boss might resign unexpectedly has surfaced several times in the past, only to be proven wrong.”, “”This thought has been in his head for some time and it doesn’t appear to be connected to any illness.””

Bandhan bank – high earnings visibility on back of continued MFI dominance: nirmal bang. According to today’s article on Bloomberg Quint, “The views expressed in the report are that of the author entity and do not represent the views of BloombergQuint.”, “The contents of this section do not constitute investment advice. “

Philippine peso set for more gains in 2021 on falling imports. According to today’s article on Bloomberg Quint, “The narrower trade balance is boosting the current account, with the central bank raising its forecast for a surplus next year to 1.5% of gross domestic product.”, “The peso, which closed at 48.085 per dollar on Friday, will rise to 47.50 by the end of next year, according to a Bloomberg survey. “

Bryan stevenson, sir elton john, temie giwa-tubosun, president of the european commission ursula von der leyen, warren buffett, sesame workshop, the black lives matter movement, and others honored…. According to today’s article on Business Insider, “LifeBank Founder Temie Giwa-Tubosun was awarded the Global Citizen Business Leader Prize, which honors an individual in the business community who has combined business goals with positive human impact. “, “Recognized for her work as a health advocate in addressing blood shortages in Nigeria, as well as her innovative use of technology and the partnerships harnessed to expand LifeBank initiatives, Giwa-Tubosun is also recognized for LifeBank’s COVID-19 response, including creating a national register, launching testing centers, and free delivery of medical oxygen to COVID-19 patients in isolation centers.”

A weekend stimulus deal could be derailed by a GOP measure to rein in the federal reserve. According to today’s article on Business Insider, “Toomey, the incoming chair of the Senate Banking Committee, called it “a bright red line” this week.”, “Not every Republican appeared to be onboard with Toomey’s proposal. “

India’s virus curve trending down, economic recovery curve flat: nirmal bang. According to today’s article on Bloomberg Quint, “This report is authored by an external party. “, “The New Delhi traffic congestion index improved marginally while Google’s mobility indices for workplace and public transport witnessed significant improvement. “

T’s sales growth for the next quarter is 70.2%. The company’s growth estimates for the current quarter and the next is a negative 43.7% and negative -42.7%. The company’s return on equity, which measures the profitability of a business relative to shareholder’s equity, for the twelve trailing months is 5.95%.

T’s Stock Yearly Top and Bottom Value

T’s stock is valued at $130.38 at 22:22 EST, under its 52-week high of $134.24 and way above its 52-week low of $63.50.

T’s Moving Average

T’s value is higher than its 50-day moving average of $126.40 and way above its 200-day moving average of $114.16.

Previous days news about T

Global industrial robotics market was valued at us$ 14758.88 mn in 2019 growing at a CAGR of 14.21% – says absolute markets insights. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “Request for Sample Copy of This Report@ https://www.absolutemarketsinsights.com/request_sample.php?id=742”, “Email id:sales@absolutemarketsinsights.comContact Name:Shreyas TannaPhone:+91-740-024-2424”

U.K. sets out sweeping law to curb illegal and harmful content. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The bill will be introduced next year, and will affect up to 3% of U.K. businesses. “, “Read more: Tech Firms Risk Fines of 10% of Sales in EU Power Curb Bid”

Britishvolt appoints ISG as construction partner for britain’s first battery gigaplant. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “ISG CEO, Paul Cossell”This landmark project to build the UK’s first gigaplant is one of the most visible signs that we are confidently stepping up to meet the challenge of new zero emissions by 2050 and closely aligned with the government’s key commitment to cease petrol and diesel car manufacturing by 2030. “, “The company believes that the UK is the right place for its investments because of the strength of its automotive and energy industry, its expertise and history of industrial and academic battery research and development.”

Choose your attitude™ gives back to a cause that hits close to home. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “Thousands of talented people became unemployed – including Stand – and according to the Department of Labor and other sources, 77 percent of the workers in this industry have lost 100 percent of their income.”, “”The live event industry has been hit hard and in ways that many may not see,” said Strand. “

Renewed selling pressure tipped for Singapore bourse. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “The Straits Times Index now rests just beneath the 2,860-point plateau although it may head south again on Tuesday.”, “The Singapore stock market on Monday ended the two-day slide in which it had stumbled almost 20 points or 0.7 percent. “

Peoplescout’s affinix™ wins gold for best advance in talent acquisition technology in brandon hall group’s 2020 human capital management excellence awards. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “The company’s thousands of forward-looking talent professionals provide clients with the edge in the people business by consistently delivering now while anticipating what’s next. Affinix™, PeopleScout’s proprietary talent acquisition platform, empowers faster engagement with the best talent through an AI-driven, consumer-like candidate experience with one-point ATS and VMS integration and single sign-on. “, “Leveraging the power of data gleaned from engaging millions of candidates and contingent associates every year, PeopleScout enhances talent intelligence for clients across more than 70 countries with headquarters in Chicago, Sydney and London and global delivery centers in Charlotte, Toronto, Montreal, Bristol, Krakow, Gurgaon and Bangalore. “

Singapore’s gic invests $200 million in sinopec green. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The venture, known as Sinopec Green Energy Geothermal Development Co., is considering an initial public offering in mainland China or Hong Kong as soon as next year, said the people, who asked not to be identified as the information is private. “, “The geothermal district heating provider has a long-term goal to go public but it hasn’t decided when to pursue an IPO, Arctic Green Chairman and founder Haukur Hardarson said in response to Bloomberg News query, declining to comment on the details of the latest funding round. “

More in GOP ready to ‘move on’ after electors vote for biden. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “Before Monday, most Republicans in Congress declined to acknowledge Biden’s win, and 126 House Republicans had even urged the Supreme Court to hear a Texas lawsuit seeking to throw the election to Trump. “, “President Donald Trump so far has refused to concede and has vowed to press on with challenges, despite multiple defeats in court. “

Pinterest reaches $22.5 million settlement in gender discrimination lawsuit. According to The Wall Street Journal on Tue Dec 15, “The company settled the lawsuit without admitting any liability.”

Atlanta oral & facial surgery and bay area oral surgery management have partnered with blue sea capital to form beacon oral specialists. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “This affiliation will support accelerated growth as AOFS and BAOSM seek to add other like-minded surgeons in the fragmented oral surgery sector.””, “WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Dec. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ –Atlanta Oral & Facial Surgery (“AOFS”) and Bay Area Oral Surgery Management (“BAOSM”), both well-respected and nationally recognized oral surgery groups, announced today that they have entered into a strategic partnership with Blue Sea Capital (“Blue Sea”), a leading growth-oriented private equity firm, to form Beacon Oral Specialists (“Beacon”) and to position AOFS and BAOSM for continued expansion. “

New west energy services inc. announces effective date of delisting from TSX venture exchange. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “The forward-looking information contained herein is expressly qualified in its entirety by this cautionary statement.”, “Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.”

Tasmania’s bid to become Australia’s battery gets funding boost. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The strategy could play a key role in weaning the nation off coal, which still supplies around 60% of Australia’s power.”, “The island state off Australia’s southern tip is pursuing what its leaders say is the world’s most ambitious renewable energy target, boosting hydro and wind generation to twice its own needs by 2040 and exporting the rest via the new cable. “

More U.S. homeowners seek to delay mortgage payments. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The mortgage borrowers under the most stress are those who are usually the poorest, and took advantage of government programs allowing them to put minimal money down on their homes. “, “That can weigh on bond investors’ returns, particularly when so many mortgage bonds trade above face value.”

Ghislaine maxwell proposes $28.5 million bond as she again seeks freedom. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “They claim she’s vulnerable to infection with Covid-19 if she remains jailed, and that she’s been mistreated.”

Spacex in talks for new funds and $92 billion valuation: report. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The rocket maker may be unable to persuade investors that its valuation should double from its level in a deal that closed about four months ago, the publication said.”, “The talks are still at an early stage, with SpaceX looking to close the funding in January, Business Insider said Monday, citing people familiar with the matter. “

Gold holds decline with investors weighing vaccines and stimulus. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The precious metal remains about 20% higher this year after hitting a record in August. “, “The first Covid-19 shots were administered by U.S. hospitals Monday, the initial step in a drive to immunize millions as deaths top 300,000. “

Wework, softbank fail to get suit over stock deal dismissed. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The ruling resolves a clash between two sets of WeWork directors who took different approaches to dealing with SoftBank, which scuttled an offer to buy stock from employees and other shareholders of New York City based WeWork as part of a bailout effort.”, “A separate group of directors countered the start-up should shy away from taking the Tokyo-based company to court over the collapsed deal.”

South korea criminalizes sending anti-kim leaflets to north. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The main conservative opposition People Power Party has said it might challenge the law in the Constitutional Court.”, “Biden has said he wants to “jump start” a campaign with U.S. allies and others for denuclearization, and move away from the personal diplomacy embraced by outgoing President Donald Trump and Moon, which led to high-profile summits but no tangible steps to wind down Kim’s nuclear program.”

“pocky k.o. challenge” to return on December 15. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “Audience worldwide can enjoy watching their favourite players go head to head in a special Street Fighter V Pocky edition, which will showcase a unique user interface exclusive to the campaign on the official Glico Twitch (https://www.twitch.tv/pocky_glico) on January 25, 2021 (Japan time).”, “This quickly grew to be a hot topic in the gaming industry, with many people posting videos and images of successful Pocky K.O. on social media.”

Randstad risesmart accelerates internal and intercompany talent mobility while helping employers avoid layoffs through platform enhancements. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “This inefficient cycling of talent is not only a costly knowledge drain for organizations, but also devastating for employees, especially in the current economic climate. “, “The solution also empowers employees to have more control over their career options by enabling them to be matched to relevant open roles based on their skills.”

Russian group behind vaccine attacks suspected of another strike. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “Michael Daniel, who leads the Cyber Threat Alliance organization and formerly served as the cybersecurity coordinator in the Obama administration, said that Russia previously leveraged malicious software updates in the infamous 2017 NotPetya attack, which resulted hundred of millions of dollars in damages.”, “So while the FBI is investigating whether APT 29 carried out the FireEye attack, it hasn’t ruled out other culprits like China, according to a person familiar with the investigation. “

Wave of foreign money threatens India’s tight grip on the rupee. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “This has boosted rupee liquidity in a banking system that’s already flush with cash from the RBI’s stimulus measures.”, “To be sure, some including B. Prasanna, ICICI Bank Ltd.’s head of global markets, sales, trading and research, argue that when you look at the rupee relative to a basket of its trading partners, the currency is overvalued and the RBI will have little tolerance for it to strengthen sharply.”

China stock market waiting on economic data. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “The Dow shed 184.82 points or 0.62 percent to finish at 29,861.55, while the NASDAQ gained 62.17 points or 0.50 percent to end at 12,440.04 and the S&P 500 fell 15.97 points or 0.44 percent to close at 3,647.49.”, “The warnings about a new round of shutdowns come despite the approval of the coronavirus vaccine developed by Pfizer (PFE) and BioNTech (BNTX). “

Australia close to taking China to WTO over barley tariffs. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “He said Australia has legal avenues it can pursue via the WTO over barley and wine, which has also been targeted with duties.”, “Australia has been working closely with the grains industry to “build the strongest possible case,” Trade Minister Simon Birmingham told reporters Tuesday. “

Uber and doordash are hiking food delivery and rideshare prices for californians to pay for new driver benefits. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “The surcharges are intended to help cover the costs of minimum earnings, per-mile expenses, healthcare stipends, accident insurance, and other benefits that rideshare and food delivery companies will soon be required to pay workers.”, “That’s a major victory for rideshare and food delivery companies, which were facing substantially higher labor costs under AB-5 – Uber and Lyft gained a combined $13 billion in market value following Prop 22’s passage. “

Hong Kong stock market tipped to open under pressure. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “West Texas Intermediate Crude oil futures for January ended higher by $0.42 or 0.9 percent at $46.99 a barrel, a nine-month closing high.”, “The Hang Seng Index now sits just beneath the 26,390-point plateau and it may extend its losses on Tuesday.”

Group nine media explores blank-check company for digital-media acquisitions. According to The Wall Street Journal on Tue Dec 15, “Those blank-check companies raise capital by going public and can put the proceeds into deals.”, “Group Nine Media, owner of websites such as The Dodo and NowThis, is considering using a blank-check company to acquire some of its competitors, according to people familiar with the matter, as the digital-media sector continues to consolidate.”

Australian market declines. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “The broader All Ordinaries Index is down 32.40 points or 0.47 percent to 6,867.90. “, “The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority or APRA said from January 1, it is removing a limit it imposed in July that required banks and insurance companies to retain at least half their earnings to ensure their stability amid the pandemic.”

Air travel demand is higher than ever in Australia, jetstar says. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The scale of the recovery suggests air passenger traffic, which has been smashed globally by the crisis, can quickly recover if the threat of infection subsides.”, “Jetstar said Tuesday it plans an unprecedented 850 return flights a week on 55 routes by the end of March, more than 110% of its schedule before Covid-19. “

Asiapay partners with azupay to provide real-time payments across Australia. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “The aim of this partnership is to support the ecommerce ecosystem in Australia through the provision of AsiaPay’s payment gateway – PayDollar, which will extend Azupay’s merchant network. “, “”This strategic agreement will bring more flexible payment methods and excellent consumer experience to customers,” said Joseph Chan, CEO of AsiaPay. “

World-renowned french bakery maison kayser creates gorgeous mobile app powered by kaddra mobile technology, unlocking island-wide delivery in Singapore. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “The process could not have been easier, and we are anticipating fabulous growth and feedback from our customers.” “, “This is the most effective digital solution for both the French company and their customers to stay close as Maison Kayser continues to make waves and expand across Singapore and all of Asia.”

Global rubber chemicals market will grow to us$ 6601.94 mn by 2028 at CAGR of 4.3% over the forecast period – says absolute markets insights. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “Request for Sample Copy of This Report@ https://www.absolutemarketsinsights.com/request_sample.php?id=743”, “Email id:sales@absolutemarketsinsights.comContact Name:Shreyas TannaPhone:+91-740-024-2424”

China’s economic recovery strengthens, fueled by export boom. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15,

TKO miller, LLC advises trachte building systems inc. on its acquisition of roof mart, LLC. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “MILWAUKEE, Dec. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ –TKO Miller is pleased to announce that Trachte Building Systems Inc., an industry-leading manufacturer of steel self-storage systems, has acquired Roof Mart LLC, a designer and manufacturer of metal roofing systems and wall panels.”, “TKO Miller aims to bring value to clients by combining outstanding people with a results-oriented, flexible approach to transactions. “

Fireeye stumbled across solarwinds breach while probing own hack. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “”Their level of operational security is truly exceptional,” he said, adding that the hackers would operate from servers based in the same city as an employee they were pretending to be in order to evade detection.”, “While some have attributed the attack to a state-sponsored Russian group known as APT 29, or Cozy Bear, FireEye had not yet seen sufficient evidence to name the actor, he said. “

Rally expected to stall for Indonesia stock market. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “The JCI finished sharply higher on Monday following a huge gain from its lone telecom, plus additional support from the cement and resource stocks. “, “The warnings about a new round of shutdowns come despite the approval of the coronavirus vaccine developed by Pfizer (PFE) and BioNTech (BNTX). “

Nevro reaches agreement to conclude patent lawsuit in california against Boston Scientific. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “There was no ruling which would impose any restrictions on any current or future Boston Scientific product, Boston Scientific said in a statement.”, “The first trial is currently scheduled for October 2021 in the United States District Court for the District of Delaware.”

Japanese market loses. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “In the currency market, the U.S. dollar is trading in the lower 104 yen-range on Tuesday.”, “The vaccine news contributed to the initial strength on Wall Street along with continued optimism about a new fiscal stimulus bill, with a report from Reuters detailing efforts to pass a previously unveiled $908 billion bipartisan relief plan. “

New Zealand says it’s ready if virus returns in summer vacation. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The health system is on standby, people and resources are on call and supply chains are stocked. “, “The government has prepared for various scenarios so that it can respond quickly if that occurs during the holiday period, Hipkins said. “

Datamark predicts major changes for contact centers in the Covid-19 era. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “SOURCE DATAMARK”, “”The Future of Contact Centers in the COVID-19 Era” hits home regarding how contact centers have become essential in light of quarantine and social distancing, yet notes that businesses must change how they operate to keep up with the changing needs of their customers. “

Why costlier industrial fuels May not squeeze margins of companies. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “There could be a moderate decline in the margin of the petrochemicals sector.”, “Therefore, the fertiliser sector may not get impacted due to the increase in prices of natural gas,” ICRA’s Vasisht said.”

Krchoksey: mrs. bectors food IPO – investment rationale. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “These reports offer BloombergQuint’s subscribers an opportunity to expand their understanding of companies, sectors and the economy.”, “The company is one of the leading companies in the premium and mid-premium biscuits segment and the premium bakery segment in North India.”

Motilal oswal: GAIL India – improving macros to drive earnings,  rerating  . According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The views expressed in the report are that of the author entity and do not represent the views of BloombergQuint.”, “This report is authored by an external party. “

Motilal oswal: maruti suzuki – cautious optimism on demand outlook  . According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The views expressed in the report are that of the author entity and do not represent the views of BloombergQuint.”, “There is optimism at this point due to strong festive sales and good momentum post that.”

HDFC securities: cipla’s grevlimid settlement – the unaccounted upside . According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “This report is authored by an external party. “, “The contents of this section do not constitute investment advice. “

The pandemic economy: trends that surprised amid the Covid-19 outbreak. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The first was that while the pandemic is a simultaneous supply and demand shock, the latter would prevail and lead to a disinflationary cycle. “, “Together, these factors prevented even core inflation from falling, despite the Indian economy going into a recession.”

It, captive centres cushion hyderabad’s office market during pandemic. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “Hyderabad, one of the preferred destinations for companies looking for space in India, managed to ride the pandemic largely unscathed, thanks to the segment that turned the southern city into a key office market-IT and captive centres.”, “Vacancies rose in key certain projects including Mindspace in Hitech City, and Salarpuria Sattva and Cyber Pearl in Madhapur and TSI Waverock in Gacibowli.”

Seven investment themes that emerge from India’s fight against pollution: bofa’s amish shah. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “That prompted the American multinational investment bank to list seven themes that could play out, driving $401 billion of capital expenditure, saving more than 106 gigawatts of energy and cutting 1.1 billion tonnes per annum of carbon dioxide emission.”, “”The idea here is that everyone knows there is a problem but the attitude is quite positive now,” he said.”

Hot IPO market, first-day pops back in focus with wish listing. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The CEO added that the company would work with advisers on making the improvements and is now looking at early next year for the listing.”, “The company will make a final decision later this week on the timing of its listing, and there’s still a chance it could be this year, that person said. “

Global digital transformation b2b e-commerce market was valued at us$ 231244.55 mn in 2019 growing at a CAGR of 21.68% over the forecast period – says absolute markets insights. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “Get Full Information of this premium report@ https://www.absolutemarketsinsights.com/reports/Digital-Transformation-B2B-E-commerce-2020-2028-744”, “Request for Sample Copy of This Report@ https://www.absolutemarketsinsights.com/request_sample.php?id=744”

Guardant health AMEA wins frost & sullivan’s market leadership award for liquid biopsy in precision oncology in asia, middle east and africa. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “”This Frost & Sullivan Market Leadership award is an excellent tribute to my team’s concerted efforts in advocating the Guardant360 test in Asia, Middle East and Africa. “, “For six decades, Frost & Sullivan has been world-renowned for its role in helping investors, corporate leaders, and governments navigate economic changes and identify disruptive technologies, Mega Trends, new business models, and companies to action, resulting in a continuous flow of growth opportunities to drive future success. “

Indian shares set for subdued start. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “The dollar held near 2-1/2-year lows against major peers amid progress in the U.S. Congress on the stimulus front, while the pound strengthened after European Union chief negotiator Michel Barnier said that he still firmly believes a post-Brexit trade agreement is possible.”, “The German DAX gained 0.8 percent and France’s CAC 40 index rose 0.4 percent while the U.K.’s FTSE 100 eased 0.2 percent.”

Echelon financial holdings inc. moving to the TSXV. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “The Company distributes insurance products through The Insurance Company of Prince Edward Island. “, “With the current size and scale of operation, the board has decided that a listing on the TSXV is more suitable than the TSX to reduce costs and have suitable followings until it has grown to a significantly larger size in the future. “

BPCL bid evaluation meet on Tuesday; vedanta, apollo global in race  . According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “Tuhin Kanta Pandey, secretary, Department of Investment and Public Asset Management (DIPAM), which is handling the strategic sale, had tweeted on November 16 that the transaction advisors for the sale of government’s 52.98% stake in BPCL have reported receiving “multiple expressions of interest.””, “The government had at the close of bidding stated that “multiple” EoIs had been received. “

Reliance securities: currency and bond update – December 15, 2020. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The views expressed in the report are that of the author entity and do not represent the views of BloombergQuint.”, “The dollar index was down by almost 0.5% at 90.55 this Monday afternoon trade, hovering near its lowest level since April 2018.”

Singapore to open for business travelers and house them in bubble. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “To that end, Singapore’s state investment firm Temasek Holdings Pte also Tuesday outlined the short-stay facility that will support such safe business exchanges. “, “The segregated travel lane, announced by Minister for Trade and Industry Chan Chun Sing on Tuesday, builds on Singapore’s efforts to reopen its borders in a controlled manner. “

Here are stanchart’s eight big market risks for 2021. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “Those are among the eight “unlikely” events that could upend markets, according to the bank’s global head of research, Eric Robertsen, in an annual financial-markets surprises report.”, “U.S. Treasury secretary abandons strong dollar policy”

Farm laws to badla, change is scary…but it need not be. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The government claimed this would clean up the Augean stables and create new opportunities. “, “I shudder to think what would have happened if there was Twitter in those days – hashtags like #BadlaBanKillsIndianStocks and #GovernmentBadlaOnIndianStocks would have trended ferociously. “

Cancer treatment is free in government hospitals, yet poor patients drop out. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “”Stomach and liver are our priorities because the rates are very high here,” Tsering said. “, “The National Health Mission offers free screening and diagnosis to detect cancer at an early stage, said Lakshmanan S., mission director for National Health Mission in Assam. “

‘hotel Rwanda’ hero sues greek air charter for aiding abduction. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “GainJet Aviation, 20-cv-1422, U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas (San Antonio).”, “The complaint also accuses Constantin Niyomwungere, a Rwandan secret service agent who duped Rusesabagina into the fictitious speaking engagement, of conspiring with GainJet and of violating U.S. anti-terrorism and terror-victims’ rights laws.”

South korea’s opposition apologize for past corruption. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The conservatives are attempting to lure back swing voters who lost faith in the group after Lee Myung-bak and Park Geun-hye — conservatives who served back-to-back as president — were imprisoned for graft. “, “”The apology could make those in the middle to support PPP.””

Motilal oswal: CPI inflation exactly in line with expectations; WPI at nine-month high in November. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The contents of this section do not constitute investment advice. “, “This report is authored by an external party. “

Stoneway announces change to meeting date and other key dates in connection with restructuring transaction. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “The use of any of the words “continue”, “plan”, “propose”, “would”, “will”, “believe”, “expect”, “position”, “anticipate”, “improve”, “enhance” and similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements. “, “The Company will announce the effective date of the Plan of Arrangement (the “Effective Date”) in a subsequent press release once it has been determined. “

SDRL – seadrill announces expiry of forbearance agreements. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “This news release includes forward looking statements. “, “The Company continues to engage in constructive discussions with its financial stakeholders in relation to potential further forbearances and the heads of terms of a comprehensive restructuring of its balance sheet; whilst no agreement has been reached at this point it is expected that potential solutions will lead to significant equitization of debt which is likely to result in minimal or no recovery for current shareholders.”

New jersey posts $931,620,415 sports handle for November. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “These reports made by the various gaming divisions are used to instill a sense of trust and confidence in the new activities by transparently posting the handle number, revenue to operators, and the taxable income.”, “This information was brought to you by Cision https://news.cision.com”

Limited time offer under st kitts and nevis’ citizenship by investment programme expires in one month. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “This year, the dual-island nation scored top marks for its processing times, stringent due diligence framework, its lack of mandatory travel requirements, citizenship timeline and for its certainty of product.”, “St Kitts and Nevis continues to perform well in the CBI Index, an annual ranking of CBI Programmes offered across the globe conducted by experts at the Financial Times’ PWM magazine. “

Histoindex and consortium partners awarded s$1.2m for the development of ai-based diagnostics tool in the identification of high-risk nonalcoholic fatty liver disease population. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “Says Professor Jonathan Fallowfield, Chair of Translational Liver Research at the University of Edinburgh’s Centre for Inflammation Research, and clinical lead of the UK-based SteatoSITE project, “I’m delighted to be working with HistoIndex on this important project. “, “This will support the collaborators’ mutual goal of developing and validating a tool that can accurately identify NAFLD patients who are at a higher risk of progressing to NASH, which can lead to adverse outcomes such as the irreversible cirrhosis, liver cancer and premature death.”

Honeywell acquires sine group; terms undisclosed. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “Terms of the deal were not disclosed.”

Icici securities: logistics sector outlook – road-to-rail intermodal shift will drive cy21 discourse. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The views expressed in the report are that of the author entity and do not represent the views of BloombergQuint.”, “This report is authored by an external party. “

Xiamen’s film, TV industry on fast track. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “The event, initiated in 1981, was hosted by the China Federation of Literary and Art Circles, the China Film Association, and the Xiamen Municipal People’s government. “, “Photo – https://mma.prnewswire.com/media/1384749/A_giant_golden_rooster_statue_front_Xiamen_Strait_Grand_Theater.jpgPhoto – https://mma.prnewswire.com/media/1384748/An_aerial_photo_Bailuzhou_Park_Xiamen_East_China_s_Fujian_province.jpg”

Sensex, nifty tad lower in early trade. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “Tata Steel tumbled 4 percent after raising its indirect shareholding in Tata Steel Minerals Canada.”, “Indian shares were a tad lower in cautious trade on Tuesday as worries about surging Covid-19 cases in the U.S. and Europe eclipsed hopes for a vaccine-fueled economic recovery.”

Singapore home sales rise amid positive economic outlook. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The city-state last week lifted border restrictions for visitors from Taiwan and is eyeing lifting virus measures which could see the maximum capacity for public gatherings raised from five to eight.”, “Purchases of new private apartments rose 18% last month to 767, from 645 in October, according to Urban Redevelopment Authority data released Tuesday.”

India stocks slip from record as traders weigh economic recovery. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The S&P BSE Sensex fell 0.6% to 46,000.59 as of 9:42 a.m. in Mumbai, while the NSE Nifty 50 Index slipped by the same magnitude. “, “”The market is now more at the top of our range.””

China’s tougher delisting rules send weakest stocks plunging. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The proposed revisions to delisting rules for all mainland firms are an acceleration in efforts by China to clean up the stock market and bolster investor confidence. “, “The draft comes after China Securities Journal reported last month that a government panel approved a delisting implementation plan, making it a top-level proposal.”

Apple push into India dealt setback as protest turns to violence. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “”There should be limited fundamental impact in 2020,” analysts Howard Kao and Sharon Shih at Morgan Stanley wrote in a research note. “, “”This is a potential risk when manufacturers consider moving their production lines out of #China where they have most stable labor market supporting the nation to become the largest manufacturing hub,” one reporter at the country’s Global Times said on Twitter.”

Omavidates brings the nutritious value of an ancient fruit to modern consumers. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “TheMedjool Rutab dates are made with prime resources, and contain 30-45% moisture in each fruit, giving a delightfully soft, chewy and satisfying mouthfeel,also addinga rich, caramel-like taste which is much deeper than many other varieties.”, “They are nature’s own daily supplement, all-natural, grown organically in the sun, packed full of antioxidants and nutrients – and they taste delicious too! “

How Indian ipos fared in 2020. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The Nifty 50 Index has gained close to 80% from its 52-week low on March 23.”, “or UTI Asset Management Co., which witnessed relatively lower subscription levels and even listed at a discount to their IPO price have recovered their losses and are now trading above their issue price.”

BNP paribas expects sensex to touch 50,500 by 2021-end. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “”The resultant likely moderation in headline CPI inflation should provide some breathing space to the RBI, but on the whole, inflation and its impact on monetary policy is an area that we shall keenly watch.””, “The Sensex has recovered more than 20,000 points from its 52-week low of 25,638 hit on March 24. “

Best european stock fund managers bet on tech supremacy in 2021. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “This is no surprise considering that the market recovery has been driven by growth stocks, but also makes these funds more vulnerable to a possible outperformance of cheaper value and cyclical companies in 2021 as the vaccines revive economies.”, “”This year the winning concept has been to dare keeping the shares that you really believe in for the next coming years even if they have outperformed the market,” said Angelica Hanson, the fund’s portfolio manager. “

End of EU spat gives Hungary options on rates. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The main focus will be on updated economic forecasts and whether policy makers on Thursday may reduce the one-week deposit rate, the most influential monetary instrument, from 0.75%.”, “The central bank will publish its rate decision at 2 p.m. in Budapest, followed by a statement and forecasts an hour later. “

Hedge-fund boss ignites swedish race debate with bias complaint. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “Top Swedish lenders acknowledge there’s a need to create a more diverse and inclusive culture. “, “The issues I experienced in 1996 are going on now, and if things don’t change it will happen to my daughter,” he said. “

London beats brexit and pandemic woes to top europe’s IPO charts. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “This includes international issuers, like Kazakhstan’s online retail bank Kaspi.kz JSC and two billion-dollar listings by Chinese companies, though the biggest debut came from online shopping emporium THG Holdings Ltd., a rare sizable domestic float.”, “The FTSE 100 index is down 13% in 2020, more than double the 5.3% dip in the Stoxx Europe 600, while the more domestically oriented FTSE 250 benchmark has slumped 9.1%. “

Trust project announces new european partners in global news network. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “The Trust Indicators are based in robust user-centered design research and respond to public needs and wants. “, “The Trust Indicators and Trust Project policies are shaped and enforced independently from funding sources.”

New BCG research finds consumer attitudes differ considerably between east and west. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “The survey explored the key needs that influenced their most recent purchase or consumption decision, as well as the context at the time of their most recent purchase or usage occasion in 13 categories: beverages, snacks, dining, payments, skin care, health supplements, streaming, apparel, luxury retail, PCs/tablets, leisure travel, insurance, and automotive. “, “The report, titled Demystifying Global Consumer Choice, is based on a survey of more than 15,000 consumers across Australia, China, France, Germany, Japan, and the United States. “

Governments and businesses must uncover and overcome the challenge of the skills mismatch. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “Three practices stand out:”, “The report also unveils an evidence-based assessment tool, Future Skills Architect, designed to help policymakers and business leaders uncover instances of the skills mismatch in their economies.”

Targeting barclays, climate activists fight their way to draw. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The result: A pledge from Barclays to cut its net emissions to zero in three decades and, in the meantime, to ramp up its green financing activities.”, “The contest between ShareAction, a 55-person charity that until earlier this year was operating out of a re-purposed liquor warehouse on the edge of London’s financial district, and an institution with 80,000-plus employees and around $2 trillion in assets is the classic underdog story – but without the cinematic finale. “

Without clearing any new farmland, we could feed two earths’ worth of people. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “That means vast quantities of corn, wheat, rice, sorghum, sugar cane, cassava, and sugar beets are going into cars’ fuel tanks instead of people’s mouths. “, “That’s not the only benefit that could come from better agricultural management. “

Cootek announces third quarter 2020 unaudited results. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “The year-over-year increase was mainly due to an increase in content costs paid to freelancers and third-party content distributors. “, “Mr. Robert Cui, CooTek’s CFO further commented, “Despite the growth pressure in global mobile internet advertising market, we still increased our revenue by 238% during the third quarter of 2020 compared to the same period in 2019. “

China just showed how much the world needs it. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The solid 5% rise in retail sales from a year ago is particularly encouraging, given consumers came late to the recovery that began in the second quarter.”, “Things are looking grim in Japan, too, where new daily infections topped 3,000 for the first time on Saturday. “

European economics preview: UK labor market data due. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “Labor market statistics from the UK is due on Tuesday, headlining a light day for the European economic news.”, “At 5.00 am ET, Eurostat is scheduled to release euro area labor cost data for the third quarter.”

Oaktree offers $5 billion for India shadow lender dewan housing. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The sector has seen some improvement recently, but is still grappling with a crisis sparked by the shock failure of major financier IL&FS Group in late 2018.”, “There was no reply from Dewan’s administrator to an emailed request for comment.”

Motilal oswal: Indian mutual fund tracker – equities see highest ever outflows, AUM scales new highs to rs  30 trillion. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The Nifty surpassed the 13,000 mark in November 2020 to reach record highs after a 3.5% rise in October 2020.”, “The views expressed in the report are that of the author entity and do not represent the views of BloombergQuint.”

Why borosil renewables stock surged to A record high. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The company may, in accordance with the special resolution of the shareholders dated Sept. 28, 2020, at its discretion, offer a discount of not more than 5% on the floor price as permitted under SEBI guidelines.”, “The duty will be effective after the issuance of final customs notification by the Ministry of Finance, the company said in a separate filing on Monday.”

Sonova invests €5 million in sensorion as the companies plan a collaboration in hearing loss. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “To this effect, Sonova and Sensorion signed a letter of intent dated December 14, 2020 providing for an exclusive period of negotiation of a co-development agreement.”, “The occurrence of all or part of such risks could cause actual results, financial conditions, performance or achievements of Sensorion to be materially different from such forward-looking statements.”

Uber fined $59 million by california regulators for repeatedly refusing to turn over data about sexual assaults. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “An Uber spokesperson blamed the CPUC for delays and adjustments to its data request that resulted in the fine, telling Business Insider: “These punitive and confusing actions will do nothing to improve public safety and will only create a chilling effect as other companies consider releasing their own reports. “, “Transparency should be encouraged, not punished.””

Israel should heed its new arab friends on palestine. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “There are other factors at play, of course. “, “That means providing for a political solution between the Palestinians and Israelis.”

Aerospace futures alliance (afa) awards sekisui aerospace. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “A very well deserved Next Generation Leadership Award was presented to Matea Osojnik, Sr. Director of Technology, for all the brilliant contributions she is implementing in our company. “, “Taking decisions to shut down facilities, keep our employees whole, and ensuring the safety of our employees are of utmost importance is what SEKISUI Aerospace continues to do. “

SIS group of schools grows and increases their regional footprint despite global pandemic. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “This was done in parallel with regular pandemic planning meetings with staff – all remotely via Zoom. “, “”Teachers are the secret sauce of every great school,” Hew said, “So it’s important that we make extra efforts to take care of this very important constituent of our community”.”

Ceconomy FY adj. EBIT excluding associates significantly higher than updated outlook. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “An increase in the adjusted EBIT margin in the range of 2.5 – 2.7% is the focus of the mid-term ambition, the company said.”, “For fiscal 2020/21, the company expects an adjusted EBIT excluding associates of between 320 million euros and 370 million euros, with slight growth in total sales.”

Sanofi renews partnership with WHO – quick facts. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “The company has been collaborating for 20 years with the World Health Organization.”, “Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, WHO Director-General, said: “In a world severely disrupted by the current pandemic, Sanofi’s renewed commitment and support to end this disease will immensely benefit and improve the lives of marginalized populations.””

Apple reportedly plans 30% rise in iPhone production in h1 to up to 96 mln. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “This represents a 20% rise from 2019.”, “The decision to boost the production reflects the strong demand for its first-ever 5G handsets during the coronavirus pandemic.”

China economy continues recovery despite Covid-19 surge elsewhere. According to The Wall Street Journal on Tue Dec 15, “Economists had anticipated industrial production would slow in recent months, as a resurgence of the coronavirus threatened to hurt demand abroad, but official figures, including Tuesday’s data, have defied those predictions.”, “Mr. Fu, the statistics bureau spokesman, said Tuesday that China needs more efforts to solidify its recovery momentum given the continuing impact of Covid-19 on global growth.”

China momentum, $3 trillion shot, Hungary decision: eco day. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “Welcome to Tuesday, Europe. “

The biggest covid mistake was avoidable. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “This would enable other countries to avoid closing their own borders and shutting down large parts of their economies.”, “The meaning of “strict lockdown” has varied widely from country to country – with some restricting outside exercise, for example, others not. “

Credit suisse says investment bank doing well in fourth quarter. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The investment bank “continues to perform well,” with revenue higher than in last year’s fourth quarter, Credit Suisse said in a statement Tuesday kicking off its investor day. “, “Chief Executive Officer Thomas Gottstein is seeking to turn the corner after a series of setbacks overshadowed his first year in office, from loan losses to questionable dealings for a large client. “

Swiss economic recovery delayed by second virus wave. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The Swiss economy will shrink this quarter and recover less quickly than previously expected in 2021 as renewed restrictions to stem the spread of Covid-19 in Europe and elsewhere weigh on global momentum.”, “The central bank is forecast to keep its policy rate unchanged at -0.75% on Thursday and repeat its currency pledge.”

Lawmakers rush to complete relief before break: congress update. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “Tuesday, while the House of Representatives won’t be in session until Wednesday.”, “That could set up votes in the House as soon as Wednesday, although that could be delayed.”

Hotforex receives two new exceptional global awards. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “PORT LUIS, Mauritius, Dec. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Leading CFD broker HotForex announces it has received two new titles from the International Investor Awards, the “Best Partners Program – Global 2020” and “Customer Service Excellence – Global 2020” awards, as a recognition of the company’s exceptional commitment to serving clients and partners alike, helping them feel secure, supported, valued and confident!”, “The company received the award commenting: “This is an acknowledgment of the work done and effort we have made together with our Partners. “

More in GOP concede biden win as some stand by trump’s defiance. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “This time, Vice President Mike Pence will preside.”, “Trump’s last stand, and last chance to demand fealty from congressional Republicans, would come on Jan. 6th, the day after the Georgia runoffs.”

Biden stumps for Georgia democrats to forge path for his agenda. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “President-elect Joe Biden’s visit to Georgia on behalf of two Democratic Senate candidates on Tuesday underscores how much his first-term agenda depends on having both chambers of Congress on his side when he takes office next month.”, “The Biden campaign and the DNC are also helping Ossoff and Warnock raise money, and have brought in nearly $10 million so far, the Biden official said.”

Barr’s departure leaves rosen running trump’s justice department. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The coming weeks will test Trump’s enthusiasm for the two men, given his long history of demanding “loyalty” from the Justice Department, even when that bucks the institution’s attempts to keep politics at arm’s length.”, “”They should be looking at all of this fraud.””

Credit suisse outlines agenda for 2021. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “The company said it also expects to further expand the connectivity between its Investment Bank and the Wealth Management-related divisions.”, “The company plans to grow overall Wealth Management-related pre-tax income to between CHF 5.0 billion and CHF 5.5 billion in 2023.”

Japan plans huge offshore wind expansion to hit climate goal. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “”METI’s new target for offshore wind is a good step, but Japan will need to make more efforts to achieve the net-zero goal,” BloombergNEF analyst Isshu Kikuma said. “, “The new target is being set as Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga looks to green investment to support the nation’s growth strategy, and amid calls from the energy sector for the government to set long-term goals to help stimulate investment in offshore projects.”

U.K. joblessness spiked as virus uncertainty reached its peak. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “Its next policy announcement is due Thursday.”, “The number of people looking for work surged by 241,000 in the period, taking the jobless rate to 4.9%, the highest since 2016, the Office for National Statistics said Tuesday.”

Astrazeneca: CHMP recommends four-week dosing option for imfinzi – quick facts. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “The company said this new dosing option, once approved, will be available to patients with locally advanced, unresectable NSCLC weighing more than 30kg.”, “José Baselga, Executive Vice President, Oncology R&D, said: “The four-week dosing regimen will decrease the risk of exposure to infection in the healthcare setting, furthering our efforts to ensure continuity of care for cancer patients at high risk of complications during the pandemic.””

Mindtree accelerates cloud business through global Microsoft azure experience center and new skills academy. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “The Microsoft go-to-market business unit is a component of Mindtree’s multi-tiered initiative to support the continued demand of cloud services and solutions. “, “”Today’s announcement broadens Mindtree’s reach and expertise within Microsoft’s business which continues to grow at scale and underscores the unwavering commitment that Mindtree has made to drive strategic work for common enterprise clients.””

Mclaren supercars have some very wealthy superfans. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “Tesla Inc. is developing an all-electric supercar, the second-generation Roadster, and arguably has no need of McLaren’s gas-powered lineup.”, “A merger and listing via a special purpose acquisition company is being considered, according to the Financial Times, but this might be a tough sell given McLaren’s financial difficulties.”

H&m group net sales down in Q4, fy20 – quick facts. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “L) reported Tuesday that its fourth-quarter net sales amounted to 52.54 billion Swedish kronor, down from 61.69 billion kronor a tear ago. “, “The company noted that a strong recovery in the third quarter continued for much of the fourth quarter.”

Genscript and innobation enter into the agreement for car-t therapy. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “Second, it has developed CAR (chimeric antigen receptor)- T cell therapies for solid tumors and hematological malignancies. “, “InnoBation is a Republic of Korea based Biotech Company, currently working closely with the Korean National Cancer Center on the ‘IBC 101’ project, a bi-specific CAR-T therapy product, and several other CAR-T projects for hematological malignancies and solid tumors.”

Due to the hard lock-down, kamux’s car sales go online in Germany. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “”This is unfortunate but the situation in Germany is worrying. “, “This information was brought to you by Cision https://news.cision.com”

China industrial output, retail sales growth improves in November. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “The technology war is the biggest risk for China in 2021, along with the risk of credit defaults continuing, Iris Pang, an ING economist said.”, “They said activity will remain strong in the near-term as households run down the excess savings they accumulated this year.”

South African stocks drift lower with Covid-19 curbs in focus. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The benchmark FTSE/JSE Africa All Share index dropped 0.5% as of 9:18 a.m. in Johannesburg, dragged lower by its four largest members, with Naspers Ltd. “, “The stocks account for about 46% of the index.”

Everything i’ve missed about cruising in 2020. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “This year, she squeezed in onlytwo trips before the industry came to a screeching halt in March.”, “Even if you book the cheapest cabin on the most mass-market cruise line, where the crowd is more Target than Neiman Marcus, modern life at sea implies culinary gluttony, boozy indiscretion, and a smiling room steward who makes your bed and straightens up your cabin twice a day, maybe even leaving towel animals on your vanity.”

H&m’s sales go back into reverse as europe locks down again. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The shares were little changed in early trading in Stockholm.”, “From late October through November, sales fell 22% from a year earlier, the Swedish fashion retailer said Tuesday. “

London landlord shaftesbury sees west end property values plunge. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “”The pandemic has had a significant impact on our performance, particularly during the second half of the financial year, depriving our hospitality and retail occupiers of footfall and trade,” said Bickell.”, “The company, which owns properties in Soho, Covent Garden and Chinatown, said that vacancies surged 10.2% in the year through September, almost tripling from a year earlier, in its full-year earnings statement Tuesday. “

Sweden’s second wave offers hard reality check. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “Donald Trump recentlyclaimed he’d ended the pandemic(he hadn’t).”, “This doesn’t come closeto the widespread business closures seen elsewhere orthe bureaucratic form-filling ofFrance’s lockdowns.”

Bangladesh plans export revamp as it aims to dump ‘least developed country’ status. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “”The government will lay greater emphasis on increasing the volume and magnitude of its stimulus measures.””, “”To reduce such risks, the government wants to encourage exports of products that have high export potential but lack necessary capacity,” Kamal said.”

Software maker clickup reaches $1 billion value in funding round. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “Previously, Sacks co-founded Yammer Inc., which was sold to Microsoft Corp., and served as chief operating officer of PayPal Holdings Inc. He was also a producer of the 2005 film “Thank You for Smoking.””, “Salesforce.com Inc.’s acquisition of Slack Technologies Inc., announced this month, is a sign that large technology businesses are hungry to buy workplace productivity tools and that further consolidation can be expected, Evans said.”

South Africa’s 85-month downward cycle May linger with new rules. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The initial virus restrictions that shuttered almost all activity except for essential services for five weeks forced businesses to close and wiped out almost a decade of job gains, putting the economy on course to contract the most in almost nine decades this year. “, “The latest restrictions announced by President Cyril Ramaphosa Monday night could slow the recovery.”

Nobina completes strategic acquisition of ke’s bussar and strengthens its position in western Sweden. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “This information was brought to you by Cision https://news.cision.com”, “The following files are available for download:”

Modern meat announces the launch of the modern gyoza, co-packing facility, and sellout for holiday bundle pilot program. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “”The successful pilot launch of the “Holiday Bundle” indicates there is a significant interest in specialized items during the holiday season. “, “”The plant-based alternative movement is a global trend, and Veganism is on the rise across Asia and companies such as Nestle are starting to build vegan food facilities in China. “

Global fishing talks blow 2020 deadline as China, India balk. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “According to the WTO, some 34% of global stocks are now over-fished compared with 10% in 1974. “, “Globally, such subsidies amount to an estimated $14-$54 billion per year, according to the WTO.”

Isoenergy announces hurricane uranium zone drilling plans for winter 2021. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “Those funds will largely be for drilling on our Larocque East property and the Hurricane zone.””, “The 100% owned Larocque East property consists of 31 mineral claims totaling 15,878ha that are not encumbered by any royalties or other interests. “

Inditex profit drops as consumers spend less in second lockdowns. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15,

Southern africa May fight Mozambique islamists, newsday reports. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The Southern African Development Community is considering using a regional force to help end an insurgency in gas-rich northeastern Mozambique, NewsDay reported.”, “The bloc may use its so-called SADC Brigade to subdue the insurgency, it said.”

Malaysia PM wins budget vote in parliament, affirms majority. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “”I believe the current government has no legitimacy, and that’s why the situation is unstable,” said Tengku Razaleigh, who abstained from Tuesday’s vote. “, “On Monday, veteran MP Tengku Razaleigh Hamzah broke ranks from the ruling coalition to appear alongside longtime rival former prime minister Mahathir Mohamad. “

Who pockets what on every litre of petrol and diesel. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “That’s when the government tax revenue declined as the economy contracted. “, “That’s the highest since September 2018. “

Turkey budget swings to surplus after two months of deficit. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “That compares with a deficit of 92.9 billion liras in the first 11 months of 2019.”, “The central government posted a monthly budgetary surplus of of 13.4 billion liras ($1.7 billion), lowering the deficit for the year to 132.1 billion liras, according to data published by the Treasury and Finance Ministry on Tuesday. “

Inditex Q3 net income declines – quick facts. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15,

Swiss experts cut 2021 growth forecast on Covid-19 resurgence. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “The Swiss economy is set to shrink less than expected this year, but the recovery next year would be slower than forecast earlier, due to the adverse effect from the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic and lockdown measures, the State Secretariat For Economic Affairs, or SECO, said Tuesday.”, “The growth forecast for next year was lowered to 3 percent from 3.8 percent. “

Novo holdings repair impact fund supports upsized minervax EUR 47.4m series B financing to advance novel vaccine against group B streptococcus. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “The projects are selected through an investment process with support from a highly qualified Scientific Selection Board, comprising ten world-class experts. “, “The REPAIR Impact Fund continues to passionately support ventures developing novel science to tackle the rising threat of AMR as more and more people around the world rely every day on anti-infectives.””

Xinhua silk road: xi’an hi-tech live-streaming sheds light on “key&core technology”-driven development. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “BEIJING, Dec. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The “Xi’an Hi-Tech Live-streaming Show” recently hosted by the cyberspace administrative office of Xi’an Hi-tech Industries Development Zone (Xi’an Hi-Tech) has provided viewers a feast of how key and core technology echoes as well as gears up city development.”, “It is noted that Xi’an Hi-Tech is one of the first batch of national hi-tech industries development zones approved by the State Council in March 1991. “

Icici securities: cement- outlook cy21: earnings upgrade to continue. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “These reports offer BloombergQuint’s subscribers an opportunity to expand their understanding of companies, sectors and the economy.”, “This report is authored by an external party. “

Accenture invests in reactive technologies – quick facts. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “The company noted Reactive Technologies is the latest addition to the investment portfolio of Accenture Ventures, which is focused on investing in companies that create or apply disruptive enterprise technologies.”, “Through the program, Reactive Technologies will co-innovate with Accenture and its clients at its Innovation Hubs, Labs and Liquid Studios to bring solutions to market more quickly.”

Icici securities: building material outlook cy21- on comeback trail. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “These reports offer BloombergQuint’s subscribers an opportunity to expand their understanding of companies, sectors and the economy.”, “This report is authored by an external party. “

Icici securities: karur vysya bank update – improving visibility on roa recovery; upgrade. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “This report is authored by an external party. “, “The contents of this section do not constitute investment advice. “

Icici securities: dairy sector outlook cy21- sector at cyclical high margins. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The views expressed in the report are that of the brokerage and do not represent the views of BloombergQuint.”, “The contents of this section do not constitute investment advice. “

Major social media cos. asked to provide data on collection, use
of personal information. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “FTC specifically seeks to know how social media and video streaming companies collect, use, track, estimate, or derive personal and demographic information.”, “These companies are also required to provide reports on how these practices affect children and teens.”

SoMalia cuts diplomatic ties with Kenya, citing interference. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The announcement was made a day after Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta said he’s holding talks with the leader of a breakaway region of northern Somalia that’s lobbying for international recognition. “, “The rift in relations comes as the two nations prepare to square-off at an international tribunal in March over a maritime-border dispute.”

No winter session of parliament due to Covid-19, says government. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The government has said the winter session of Parliament will not be held this year in view of the Covid-19 pandemic and that it will be appropriate to convene the budget session in January next year.”, “The winter session of Parliament normally starts from the last week of November or the first week of December.”

Putin finally congratulates biden for winning U.S. presidency. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “Putin wished Biden luck and said Russia and the U.S. can contribute to solving global problems, according to a Kremlin statement Tuesday. “, “Russia, which was accused by U.S. intelligence agencies of intervening in 2016 to help get Trump elected, has been wary of Biden, who is likely to seek to emphasize his support for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization and traditional U.S. allies. “

Europe will regret selling its values too cheaply. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “That seems to be what this deal, and even her Russia policy, would suggest.”, “The departure of a disgruntled component leaves a union stronger. “

U.K.’s johnson to visit India in January to boost trade ties. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The U.K. has also invited India, alongside South Korea and Australia, to join next year’s G-7 summit as a guest country.”, “The Indo-Pacific region is also high on the U.K.’s agenda, and Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab held talks with his Indian counterpart Subrahmanyam Jaishankar in New Delhi on Tuesday.”

Bets on world of negative interest rates end with capitulation. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The RBNZ has a record-low rate of 0.25%.”, “The situation is similar in New Zealand. “

Sweden’s hospitals now face nationwide staff shortages: report. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “Prime Minister Stefan Lofven criticized that failure, in a separate report published in Aftonbladet on Tuesday.”

Onefootball agrees takeover of rival soccer streamer dugout. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “”This move will benefit the whole football ecosystem with clubs, federations and leagues able to increase audience reach and harness our powerful data insights to gain a deeper understanding of their fans’ engagement,” von Cranach said of the Dugout deal.”, “The attractiveness of companies that help them repackage this content has risen in lockstep. “

IEA sees crude glut enduring to end-2021 amid strained demand. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The group will carefully stagger the return of 2 million daily barrels in the coming months, beginning with a 500,000-barrel increment in January.”, “Their latest policy is “based on a recognition that the market remains fragile and is in need of careful adjustment.””

IEA sees crude glut enduring to end-2021 amid demand strains. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The crude-oil glut left behind by the pandemic will clear by the end of next year, as markets face a gradual recovery marked by renewed strains on demand, the International Energy Agency said.”, “”There is not much headroom for them to supply more oil than they currently anticipate.””

Toxic spills in Venezuela offer a bleak vision of the end of oil. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “”The level of neglect has been brutal,” said Raul Gallegos, a Bogota-based director at Control Risks, an international consulting firm. “, “”They should have replaced them a long time ago,” he said.”

Courts skeptical of ‘Chevron’ May stymie biden’s agenda. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “”The current Supreme Court majority is killing Chevron through disuse,” says Joshua Matz, a Supreme Court litigator at the law firm Kaplan Hecker & Fink. “, “Toward the end of his career, however, Scalia turned against Chevron, as conservatives increasingly argued that government agencies were using the doctrine to strip Congress of its legislative authority. “

America’s economy faces a zombie recovery, even with vaccine. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “This was supposed to have been a good year for zombies. “, “That doesn’t mean all is well. “

Lightair tests air purification technology against coronavirus. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “The following files are available for download:”, “This information was brought to you by Cision https://news.cision.com”

Mrs. bectors IPO oversubscribed on day 1 of share sale. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “Nirmal Bang: Mrs. Bectors Food IPO Analyst Meet Takeaways”, “The IPO will close on Dec. 17.”

Norway trade surplus falls in November. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “Norway’s trade surplus decreased in November from a year ago, as exports declined and imports rose, data from Statistics Norway showed on Tuesday.”, “The trade surplus fell to NOK 209 million in November from NOK 23.046 billion in the same month last year. “

UK unemployment hits its highest since 2016 just as several parts of the country return to strict lockdown before the holidays. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “That means almost 1.7 million people were unemployed in the same period.”, “The rate was up from 4.8% in the three months to September, reflecting how things are only getting worse, even without taking into account the full lockdown that was in effect for November and before the latest round of restrictions that come into force this week.”

South Africa leading index rises in October. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “The largest negative contribution came from an acceleration in the twelve-month rate of change in job advertisement space and an improvement in the RMB/BER Business Confidence Index, the central bank said.”, “The lagging index increased to 93.7 in September from 93.0 in the prior month.”

Swiss producer and import prices fall in November. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “The producer price index decreased 1.3 percent annually in November and import prices decreased 5.3 percent.”, “Switzerland’s producer and import prices decreased in November, data from the Federal Statistical Office showed on Tuesday.”

Denmark producer prices fall in November. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “Denmark’s producer prices declined in November, mainly due to a fall in prices of energy supply and raw material extraction and industry, figures from Statistics Denmark showed on Tuesday.”, “The producer price index fell 2.6 percent year-on-year in November.”

Saudi Arabia to launch its coronavirus vaccination program. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The second and third stages will target those over 50 before the vaccine is made available to the wider public, the state-run Saudi Press Agency said.”, “Total cases are around 360,000 and deaths stand at about 6,000.”

The $ trillion opportunities within country positioning in mind. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “The research for the positioning report was based on the unique theoretical framework created by Ries Consulting, and explored through consumer analysis and category research into six core markets, the United States, China, United Kingdom, France, Germany and India. “, “The decision about whether to grow into a global brand is a ‘to be, or not to be’ decision. “

Marijuana activist ed “njweedman” forchion announces nj/nye constitutional amendment smoke out and the opening of a citizen’s dispensary at njweedman’s joint. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “TRENTON, N.J., Dec. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ –If you can’t beat them, join them? “, “To party on online, go to Instagram Live on December 31, 2020 at 9:00 p.m. “

S&p raised India GDP forecast to 7.7% contraction in fy21 . According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The U.S.-based rating agency said its revision in growth forecast reflects a faster-than-expected recovery in the quarter through September. “, “The feared resurgence following the recent holiday season has yet to materialise.”

Icici direct: healthcare global enterprises update – waning leverage, improving scenario to the fore. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The domestic business has already reached near pre-Covid levels on the back of strong growth seen in Tier-II/III cities.”, “The contents of this section do not constitute investment advice. “

South Africa’s ruling party recommends ramaphosa rival step down. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The state last month charged Magashule with crimes including fraud and money laundering, raising the prospect that he could be sidelined politically.”, “The South African ruling party’s ethics body recommended that a key rival of President Cyril Ramaphosa step aside or be suspended.”

Heathrow waits on court clearance for runway it no longer needs. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “That’s still the case as the Supreme Court prepares to decide whether to uphold the lower court’s ruling or overturn it. “, “This month, workers began a series of one-day strikes to protest wage cuts.”

Stock futures rise as investors track stimulus talks. According to The Wall Street Journal on Tue Dec 15, “”The market is having to deal with a lot of headwinds,” said Mr. Redha. “, “”The jury’s still a little bit out on exactly what’s going to be passed here,” said Lyn Graham-Taylor, senior rates strategist at Rabobank. “

Nigeria inflation at highest in almost three years on food costs. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “Consumer prices rose 14.9% from a year earlier, compared with 14.2% in October, the Abuja-based National Bureau of Statistics said Tuesday in a report published on its website. “, “That matched the median estimate of three economists surveyed by Bloomberg. “

San miguel hires dutch firm for $1.73 billion airport land deal. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15,

De beers buys another year to strike diamond deal with Botswana. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The company offers its gems through 10 sales a year in the capital, Gaborone, and buyers — known as sightholders — generally have to accept the price and the quantities offered.”, “The deal is crucial for both sides — Botswana accounts for more than two-thirds of De Beers’ output, while the country relies on diamonds for 90% of its exports.”

Socgen can’t fire banker who went AWOL after 3-year sabbatical. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “”The company could not blame the employee for his absence from this position and use that as a reason to dismiss him for gross misconduct,” the judges said.”, “The man — only referred to as Mr. X in the ruling — didn’t hide his displeasure when he received an email four years ago from SocGen’s human resources team telling him to return to work three days later, even though his previous job no longer existed and after he’d rejected two other roles he felt were unsuitable.”

Africa trade deal could tap $84 billion in export opportunities. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The region could be the world’s biggest free-trade zone by area with a potential market of 1.2 billion people and a combined gross domestic product of $2.5 trillion, when the deal is fully operational by 2030.”, “The Africa-wide deal is meant to help change that by lowering or eliminating cross-border tariffs on the majority of goods, facilitating the movement of capital and people, promoting investment and paving the way for a continent-wide customs union.”

Europe’s largest hard-rock lithium resource developer commences trading on nasdaq international. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “This announcement is approved by the Board.”, “Table: Conversion Factors for Lithium Compounds and Minerals”

Twitter slapped with fine for breaking eu’s data privacy law. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The company said its failure to notify the breach in time was due to an “unanticipated consequence of staffing between Christmas Day 2018 and New Years’ Day” and that its has since made changes “so that all incidents following this have been reported” in a “timely fashion.””, “Twitter Inc. was fined 450,000 euros ($547,000) by its chief European Union data protection watchdog for failing to give a timely warning about a breach that threatened the privacy of Android phone users across the bloc.”

Jinkosolar holding appoints chairman xiande li as CEO – quick facts. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “(JKS) announced Tuesday changes to its senior management team, in order to comply with certain business operations and independence requirements of the Shanghai Stock Exchange Science and Technology Innovation Board, in relation to the proposed listing of its principal operating subsidiary, Jinko Solar Co., Ltd. “, “The Company does not believe these changes in its senior management team will have any material impact on its business operations.”

Twitter fined $546,000 in first cross-border GDPR case for u.s tech firm. According to The Wall Street Journal on Tue Dec 15, “Two-and-a-half-years after going into effect, the European Union’s new privacy law has its first fine for a U.S. tech company in a cross-border case-an overdue development, critics say.”, “Ireland’s Data Protection Commission said on Tuesday that it is fining Twitter Inc. $546,000 for failing to document or properly notify the regulator within 72 hours of learning of a data breach disclosed in January 2019 that exposed some users’ private tweets.”

Tsangs group at the vanguard of direct investments by expanding footprint in China. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “The Group makes use of its resources in the mainland and worldwide, bringing high-tech projects overseas, and enhancing the development of the technology industry of mainland China.”, “Although location and sector agnostic, being involved so closely with a dynamic economy like China offers Tsangs Group valuable insights into the new normal. “

Eurozone job vacancy rate rises in Q3. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “The job vacancy rate in the EU27 also climbed to 1.7 percent from 1.6 percent a quarter ago.”, “The job vacancy rate rose marginally to 1.7 percent from 1.6 percent in the second quarter. “

Opec’s president says oil cartel cannot rush output increases. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “”The crisis we have experienced this year has, in my opinion, strengthened cooperation,” he said. “, “Read: Oil Rises From the Ashes as the Big Coronavirus Recovery Trade”

Airconsole arrives on Amazon fire TV. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “All top AirConsole games will be available on Fire TV by Christmas 2020, includingThe Neighborhood, Burnin’ Rubber 5 Air, GoKartGo! “, “AirConsole, a leader in casual gaming, rolledout onall Amazon Fire TV devices worldwide,in December 2020.”

Dji’s new mavic 2 enterprise advanced offers improved thermal vision and accuracy for critical drone operations. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “To find out more about the new DJI Mavic 2 Enterprise Advanced: click hereTo download photos and videos of the new DJI Mavic 2 Enterprise Advanced:click here”, “The new Mavic 2 Enterprise Advanced includes DJI’s AirSense system that receives ADS-B signals from airplanes and helicopters to warn drone pilots of other air traffic nearby and 6- directional obstacle sensing[2]. “

India will grow to be among top 3 economies in two decades: mukesh ambani. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “Mukesh Ambani on Tuesday said India will grow to be among the top three economies in the world in the next two decades and per capita income would more than double.”

A boost for itelligence: NTT and SAP deepen strategic global relationship. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “itelligence is part of the global NTT DATA group and employs about 10,000 people across 28 countries. “, “The excellence of these services is built on the foundation of itelligence’s local presence, global capacity, and comprehensive industry expertise. “

Thiel-backed bridgetown spac weighs up to $10 billion tokopedia deal. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “Hong Kong tycoon Li, whose investment firm Pacific Century Group also owns companies including insurer FWD Group Ltd., is already a minority investor in Tokopedia, the people said. “, “Representatives for Bridgetown and Tokopedia declined to comment.”

Food giants seek ban on soy from deforested Brazil region. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The letter was sent by more than 160 signatories of the Consumer Goods Forum’s Cerrado Manifesto Statement of Support. “, “Nestle SA, Unilever, McDonald’s Corp., Walmart Inc., Tesco Plc and other consumer-goods companies demanded in a letter that the traders refuse to trade soya from deforested regions of the Cerrado starting next year.”

High-frequency traders get even speedier with cutting-edge cables. According to The Wall Street Journal on Tue Dec 15, “HFT firms have also used lasers to zip data between the data centers of the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq Inc., and they have embedded their algorithms in superfast computer chips. “, “Chicago-based DRW Holdings LLC and Jump Trading LLC are among the trading firms that have used hollow-core fiber, people familiar with the matter said. “

Moderna’s vaccine is next up for authorization. According to The Wall Street Journal on Tue Dec 15, “Moderna’s novel technology, like Pfizer and BioNTech’s, employs messenger RNA, a naturally occurring molecular courier. “, “The vaccines are considered critical to ending the pandemic, which has killed about 300,000 people in the U.S. and more than 1.6 million world-wide.”

Fedex, UPS manage surge in packages with strict limits on shippers. According to The Wall Street Journal on Tue Dec 15, “The boxes piled up on the company’s loading dock. “, “The Postal Service acknowledged Monday that record high shipping volumes, employee shortages due to the coronavirus and not enough room on airplanes and trucks have led to some temporary delays, and encouraged everyone to mail their packages early.”

Fannie, freddie privatization call likely to be left to biden. According to The Wall Street Journal on Tue Dec 15, “While Mr. Mnuchin declined to say what specific changes are under consideration, Treasury in its 2019 road map said FHFA should reassess whether the companies’ purchases of cash-out refinancings and loans for investment and vacation properties align with the firms’ core mission.”, “In exchange, the Treasury received a new class of so-called senior preferred shares that originally paid a 10% dividend. “

Billionaire mukesh ambani sees digital economy helping double incomes in India. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “said Tuesday at an event organized by Facebook Inc. The per capita income will likely rise from about $1,800 currently to $5,000, he said.”

U.K. should ban christmas household mixing, medical journals say. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “”The government is about to blunder into another major error that will cost many lives,” the editorial said. “, “The medical journals said in a rare joint editorial Tuesday the government’s plan to relax social-distancing rules for five days over Christmas will boost coronavirus infections and risk further straining the health service.”

De beers raises diamond prices for first time since pandemic . According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “That’s the first time De Beers has been able to start reversing steep cuts made earlier this year.”, “The diamond industry is showing signs of recovery after coming to a standstill in the first half as the coronavirus destroyed demand. “

Credit suisse bets on managing more rich people’s money. According to The Wall Street Journal on Tue Dec 15, “Last month, The Wall Street Journal reported a law firm hired by the bank found two more employees had been put under observation previously.”, “The bank said this month it may take a separate provision, for an undisclosed amount, as part of a U.S. civil court case over residential mortgage-backed securities it marketed to investors before the 2008 financial crisis.”

Hungary amends constitution targeting gays, war and public funds. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The bills were first unveiled a month ago, on the eve of the introduction of new virus curbs during the coronavirus pandemic.”, “Underscoring the divide, the EU’s biggest political group, the European People’s Party, is scheduled on Wednesday to consider whether to expel from its ranks the head of Orban’s Fidesz party in the caucus, Tamas Deutsch, who had alleged that group’s chairman used “Gestapo” methods in the rule-of-law debate. “

U.S. to help Sudan clear world bank arrears with $1 billion loan. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The move is due “in the coming days” and will result in Sudan regaining access to the World Bank’s International Development Association, minister Heba Mohamed Ali said in written comments to Bloomberg.”, “That could in turn allow Sudan to get $1.5 billion in annual development assistance via an initiative for so-called heavily indebted poor countries, she said.”

Bill barr quit. what finally spooked him?. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “Say Trump issues a blanket pardon for all ICE agentsduring his presidency. “, “The most likely possibility, however, involves presidential pardons, and perhaps legally questionable executive orders designed to make more permanent some of Trump’s policies.”

Turkey vows to work with ‘other nations’ in response to U.S.. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “”With or without sanctions, Turkey will continue to protect its national interests, develop its own defense industry and work with other nations as a sovereign country,” Kalin said in a statement in response to U.S. sanctions over Turkey’s acquisition of a Russian missile-defense system.”, “Turkey will develop its own defense industry in cooperation with other nations, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s spokesman Ibrahim Kalin said in a statement Tuesday as he responded to U.S. sanctions on the country’s arms sector.”

I Squared sells grupo t-solar to cubico for $1.8 billion. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “Naturgy Energy Group SA, China Three Gorges Corp. and a consortium formed by CPPIB and Q-Energy were among those to pass the first cut in the bidding process, Cinco Dias newspaper reported in November. “, “The company has a 1.4 gigawatt-pipeline of photovoltaic projects, according to the statement. “

Coronavirus tally: global cases climbs toward 73 million as U.S. death toll tops 300,000. According to MarketWatch on Tue Dec 15, “The U.S. has roughly one-fifth of the global totals, with a case tally of 16.52 million and a death toll of 300,494. “, “The rising case and death counts have led a number of European countries to tighten lockdown restrictions.”

All politics is local, including climate politics. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The pact is an aggregation of domestic pledges, not a centralized litany of instructions. “, “The George W. Bush White House formally ended U.S. support for Kyoto in 2001 after relentless lobbying fromthe oil industry, and the treaty has entered collective memory as a missed opportunity.”

Uranium energy corp files fiscal 2021 Q1 quarterly report. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “This Form 10-Q filing, which includes the Company’s condensed consolidated financial statements, related notes thereto and management’s discussion and analysis, is available for viewing on the SEC’s website athttps://www.sec.gov/edgar.shtmlor on the Company’s website atwww.uraniumenergy.com.”, “In South Texas, the Company’s hub-and-spoke operations are anchored by the fully-licensed Hobson Processing Facility which is central to the Palangana, Burke Hollow and Goliad ISR projects. “

Lilly announces agreement to acquire prevail therapeutics. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “At the time the tender offer is commenced, Lilly and its acquisition subsidiary will file tender offer materials on Schedule TO, and thereafter Prevail will file a Solicitation/Recommendation Statement on Schedule 14D-9 with the SEC with respect to the tender offer. “, “There can be no assurance any payments will be made with respect to the CVR. “

Appgallery launches its exclusive year-end game fest campaign. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “The possibilities are endless, and the benefits are plentiful. “, “The game features endless activities, such as gathering, cooking, and fishing, alongside epic battles with friends and allies within the game.”

Statement from davidson kempner regarding qiagen. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “For media enquiries:GreenbrookAndrew Honnor, Rob White, Fanni BodriEmail: davidsonkempner@greenbrookpr.comTel: +44 (0) 20 7952-2000”, “Davidson Kempner supports decisions made by Thierry Bernard and Roland Sackers to invest in long-term growth by expanding manufacturing capacity, enhancing its range of assays and developing its capabilities in products where the Company has a strong market position and attractive prospects for growth.”

US and european stocks rise as optimism over stimulus relief and brexit trade deal offsets rising Covid-19 cases. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “The UK has one of the worst death rates in the world, with nearly 65,000 fatalities so far.”, “London’s FTSE 100 rose 0.1%, the Euro Stoxx 50 index of top eurozone stocks rose 0.5%, and Frankfurt’s DAX rose 0.6%.”

Eli lilly to acquire prevail therapeutics – quick facts. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “Eli Lilly and Company (LLY) and Prevail Therapeutics Inc. (PRVL) announced a definitive agreement for Lilly to acquire Prevail for $22.50 per share in cash (or an aggregate of approximately $880 million) payable at closing plus one non-tradable contingent value right worth up to $4.00 per share in cash (or an aggregate of approximately $160 million), for a total consideration of up to $26.50 per share in cash (or an aggregate of approximately $1.04 billion).”, “Prevail is developing PR001 for patients with Parkinson’s disease with GBA1 mutations (PD-GBA) and neuronopathic Gaucher disease (nGD); PR006 for patients with frontotemporal dementia with GRN mutations (FTD-GRN); and PR004 for patients with certain synucleinopathies.”

Prevail therapeutics stock nearly doubles after eli lilly buyout deal. According to MarketWatch on Tue Dec 15, “The CVR is payable after the first regulatory approval of a product from Prevail’s pipeline. “, “”The acquisition of Prevail will bring critical technology and highly skilled teams to complement our existing expertise at Lilly, as we build a new gene therapy program anchored by well-researched assets.” “

China’s hunger for foreign meat to wane as local herds expand. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “”The recovery has surpassed expectations as plenty of modern pig farms are being rapidly built,” China’s agriculture ministry said Tuesday. “, “The rapid recovery in China’s pig population could signal that the strength in U.S. hog prices is about to ease. “

Wall street braces for 2021 oddity: tech stocks in the back seat. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “This year’s trends that benefited from the pandemic — like e-commerce, cloud and cyber-security — aren’t going away, he says.”, “The Nasdaq 100 Index is on track for its best year in more than a decade with a 43% advance so far in 2020, led by companies with triple-digit gains and eye-watering valuations like Zoom Video Communications Inc. and DocuSign Inc. That’s raising speculation that the rally may fizzle at least for a while in 2021, when the group’s earnings growth is projected to lag behind less-expensive sectors like industrials.”

The asset manager arms race has only just begun. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “And they’ve proved that – I mean, we started our ETF four years ago with $25 million and now we’re at $2.9 billion,” he said, referring to the Janus Short Duration Income ETF (ticker: VNLA).”, “Crucially, it would be a quickway to become a even more serious threat in ETFs. “

Japan’s latest extra budget adds $210 billion in spending. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The budget will be financed with an additional 22.4 trillion yen in debt that bring the country’s extra new bond issuances this fiscal year to around 14% of last year’s GDP. “, “The money will be used to boost development of next generation batteries, hydrogen fuel cells, and systems that recycle carbon dioxide.”

Chinese stimulus won’t do heavy lifting in 2021. According to The Wall Street Journal on Tue Dec 15, “That could limit further upside next year for heavy industrial stocks likeKomatsu Ltd. “, “The best time for getting in may have passed.”

Eli lilly’s stock rallies after raising full-year profit outlook. According to MarketWatch on Tue Dec 15, “The company said it now expects 2020 net earnings per share of $6.28 to $6.48 and adjusted 2020 earnings per share of $7.45 to $7.65, up from guidance ranges provided in late-October for net EPS of $6.20-$6.40 and adjusted EPS of $7.20 to $7.40. “, “The FactSet consensus for adjusted EPS is $7.24. “

Lilly to buy prevail for about $1 billion in parkinson’s push. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “Shares of New York-based Prevail closed at $12.50 on Monday and were up 86% before U.S. markets opened Tuesday at $23.19.”, “The contingent value right is payable upon the first regulatory approval of a product from Prevail.”

Qatar condemns attack on oil tanker in saudi port of jeddah. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The announcement comes as Qatar and Saudi Arabia make progress on mending a diplomatic spat that’s divided the Gulf since 2017.”

Take-two, occidental petroleum, Moderna: what to watch when the stock market opens today. According to The Wall Street Journal on Tue Dec 15, “High-Frequency Traders Push Closer to Light Speed With Cutting-Edge Cables”, “The U.S. Food and Drug Administration will releaseits analysis of the company’s Covid-19 vaccinetoday.”

Marriott lays off hundreds of workers at times Square hotel. According to The Wall Street Journal on Tue Dec 15, “The occupancy rate for all hotel rooms-open and closed-in the city that first week in December was 24.7%.”, “There’s no protection.’””

The state-sponsored hackers are winning. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The government has been largely mum, although the Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency, a federal body housed within Homeland Security that monitors digital security, issued a rare warning on Sunday and Monday noting that the attack “poses unacceptable risks to the security of federal networks.” “, “The malware piggybacking on products made by SolarWinds Corp., a major supplier of information technology software, had such sweeping authority that it entered “God-mode” – bypassing encryptions so that it could see and control everything on a network. “

Supersonic jet startup boom technology is now a unicorn. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The plane is still in the design phase, with a scaled-down prototype scheduled to fly next year. “, “Boom Technology Inc., a Colorado-based startup working on a newsupersonic aircraft, is raising a $50 million funding round that will bring the company’s valuation to more than $1 billion, according to Chief Executive Officer Blake Scholl.”

Integra lifesciences selects veeva vault CDMS for clinical data management. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “”Innovative MedTech companies like Integra LifeSciences are adopting Veeva Vault CDMS to drive greater flexibility and speed in trials,” said Hugo Cervantes, vice president of strategy, Veeva Vault CDMS. “, “This release contains forward-looking statements, including the market demand for and acceptance of Veeva’s products and services, the results from use of Veeva’s products and services, and general business conditions (including the on-going impact of COVID-19), particularly within the life sciences industry. “

TC pipelines stock rallies after TC energy buyout deal values company at about $2.3 billion. According to MarketWatch on Tue Dec 15, “At that time, TC Energy made an unsolicited proposal to exchange 0.65 of its shares for each TC PipeLines shares outstanding, which at the time valued TC PipeLines shares at about $27.31 each. “, “The deal is now expected to close late in the first quarter or early in the second quarter. “

Europe May approve covid vaccine by christmas as pressure builds. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “Those conditional decisions require “a higher level of evidence,” the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Health and Food Safety said in a tweet.”, “The agency is working “around the clock” on the vaccine and may make a decision before Dec. 29, Executive Directer Emer Cooke told Germany’s Handelsblatt newspaper. “

Horiba medical receives FDA clearance and health Canada clearance for the yumizen c1200 clinical chemistry system designed to help labs deliver faster results to clinicians and patients. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “The analyzer is designed with micro-sampling technology ensuring minimal sample is used, and robust components ensuring high quality results and maximum uptime, which lowers the overall cost of ownership.”, “Through the use of premium optical technology and several sample integrity checks, the Yumizen C1200 chemistry system produces the highest quality results enabling physicians to make treatment decisions with a high degree of confidence. “

Abu dhabi turns to poultry, fish farms for food security. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The biggest single investment is 150 million dirhams for Emirates National Poultry Farms, according to the tweet. “, “The oil-rich desert emirate of Abu Dhabi is investing 524 million dirhams ($143 million) to boost local production of produce, fish, cattle and poultry in its push to improve food security.”

Covid accelerates online trading academy’s on-demand offering. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “The team created “On-Demand” Courses with bite-sized lessons blended with learning labs. “, “The company is expecting to introduce Options On-Demand by the end of December.”

Germany orders electric air taxis to carry emergency doctors. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “Read More: Singapore Set to Get Flying Electric Taxis Within Three Years”, “The joint announcement Tuesday provides further evidence of the commercial potential of vertical takeoff air taxis, coming less than a week after Singapore said it plans to launch the world’s first such service.”

Centene to acquire pantherx rare pharmacy for undisclosed terms – quick facts. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “Healthcare company Centene Corp. (CNC) announced Tuesday that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire PANTHERx Rare Pharmacy, one of the largest and fastest-growing specialty pharmacies in the U.S. specializing in orphan drugs and rare diseases. “, “The transaction is subject to regulatory approvals and is expected to close by the end of 2020.”

Penn national to acquire operations of hollywood casino perryville – quick facts. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15,

The EU is threatening to break up big tech companies that repeatedly flout incoming rules around competition. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “The EU is set to unveil a raft of new policy proposals designed to curb the influence of the likes of Amazon and Facebook this afternoon, following a decade of antitrust investigations and mounting scrutiny.”, “Everything we know about the EU’s plans to reign in Big Tech”

Global edge computing market report 2020-2027: 5g poised to drive edge computing adoption in China, the fastest growing market. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “T Office Hours Call +1-917-300-0470 For U.S./CAN Toll Free Call +1-800-526-8630 For GMT Office Hours Call +353-1-416-8900 U.S. Fax: 646-607-1907 Fax (outside U.S.): +353-1-481-1716”, “MARKET TRENDS & DRIVERS”

Covid shined light on biotech, and bulls see even brighter 2021. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “This year’s meteoric rise in biotech stocks is here to stay.”, “They’re also focusing on next-generation medicines such as gene therapies or those developed using technologies like the gene editing tool Crispr. “

Palatin: positive results achieved in phase 2 study of pl9643 in patients with dry eye disease. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, ” This Phase 2 study was a multi-center, randomized, double-masked and vehicle-controlled study evaluating the efficacy and safety of PL9643 ophthalmic solution (topical eye drops) compared to vehicle for the treatment of the signs and symptoms of dry eye.”, “There were no safety signals identified and PL9643 had excellent ocular tolerability.”

Covid causes shortage of psychiatric drugs in South Africa. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The number of so-called stock-outs, when a medicine is unavailable, has doubled this year to over 1,400 reports, according to Ruth Dube, project coordinator at the Stop Stockouts Project, a non-profit that campaigns to end medicine scarcity. “, “The Gauteng Department of Health, which oversees health matters in South Africa’s most populous province, said the scarcity is due to a shortage of ingredients needed to make the medicines. “

Indie semiconductor to go public through SPAC buyout deal that values company at $1.4 billion. According to MarketWatch on Tue Dec 15, “Thunder Bridge went public as a SPAC on Oct. 4, 2019. “, “The deal provides up to $495 million in cash to the combined company. “

Vaccine adds to ‘excellent recipe’ for recovery in middle east. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “Hasnain Malik, chief equity strategist at emerging-markets research company Tellimer”, “Meanwhile, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait authorized the use of Pfizer Inc. and BioNTech SE’s product.”

Covid-19 fuels clients’ appetite for technology spend: infosys. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The demand for digital offerings like cloud and cybersecurity, which is now seeing increased interest among clients, according to Parekh, is critical areas of growth for Infosys. “, “”It’s not just about process improvement or cost efficiency, but also directly impacting end-customers, and there we see tremendous appetite for investment,” Salil Parekh, chief executive officer at Infosys Ltd., said during its media day event on Tuesday.”

VW board backs ceo’s electric-car focus. According to The Wall Street Journal on Tue Dec 15, “The transformation is having far-reaching effects on production processes, jobs, and even the economy of entire regions. “, “The board also approved Mr. Diess’ plan to split board responsibilities for purchasing and components manufacturing and create a new position, appointingThomas Schmall, current head of the components business, as chief technology officer.”

Wall streeters hunker down for many more months working at home. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “”There are a lot of our colleagues that would come back to the office tomorrow if it’s safe,” Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan said last week. “, “Their argument at the time: It was safe to do so, and the city’s shops and restaurants couldn’t last much longer.”

Cardtronics agrees to buyout by apollo and hudson at price that’s 13% above the previous bid price. According to MarketWatch on Tue Dec 15, “Cardtronics PLC announced Tuesday an agreement in which Apollo Global Management Inc. and Hudson Executive Capital LP will buy the ATM owner and operator in a deal valued at $2.3 billion, including debt. “

U.S. manufacturing: why 2020 was the bottom of a long decline. According to The Wall Street Journal on Tue Dec 15, “Rising tensions in the South China Sea and heightened technology-theft concerns played a role in this changing mood, as did the Trump administration’s broad use of tariffs and verbal warnings. “, “The math that drove companies overseas in the first place has also changed.”

Co-working volatility is making the office market more precarious. According to The Wall Street Journal on Tue Dec 15, “”That never really happened because flex operators came in and leased up all that space,” said Nicole LaRusso, CBRE’s director of research and analysis for the New York tri-state area.”, “The rise of co-working and other forms of flexible, short-term office space is starting to change that dynamic. “

Blackstone’s next product could be data from companies it buys. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “”The potential receipt of such compensation,” according to the filings, could create incentives for the firm to bet on “entities with a significant amount of data that it might otherwise not have invested in.””, “The practice has been employed mostly by hedge funds such as Steve Cohen’s Point72 Asset Management, which said last year it successfully shorted Dave & Buster’s Entertainment Inc. by using geo-location and credit-card information to determine that the chain was losing business to rival venue Topgolf.”

Community colleges can speed the U.S. recovery. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The pandemic has put the careers of many of those students at risk. “, “States, for their part, should expand efforts to target adults without degrees and steer them toward careers in high-demand fields, as Tennessee’s Reconnect initiative has done. “

Russia’s putin congratulates biden on presidential victory. According to MarketWatch on Tue Dec 15, “Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday congratulated Joe Biden on winning the U.S. presidential election after weeks of holding out.”, “In his message, Putin wished Biden “every success,” according to a Kremlin statement Tuesday, and expressed confidence that “Russia and the U.S., which bear special responsibility for global security and stability can, despite the differences, really contribute to solving many problems and challenges that the world is currently facing.””

Cyberpunk 2077 debacle costs founders $1 billion of wealth. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The technical glitches plaguing CD Projekt SA’s Cyberpunk 2077 game have cut more than $1 billion off the wealth of the company’s founders. “, “The story of college dropouts who built one of Europe’s biggest gaming studios has inspired other Poles to try and emulate them, flooding the Warsaw Stock Exchange with similar offerings. “

Moderna vaccine found safe, effective ahead of key FDA review. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “Pfizer and BioNTech’s vaccine was cleared first in the U.K. where there were a few reports of serious reactions that led regulators there to advise against anyone with a history of significant allergies getting the shot. “, “The report was posted online ahead of a meeting Thursday of agency advisers who will vote whether to recommend authorization before a final FDA decision. “

Moderna vaccine found safe, effective before key FDA review. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The rare adverse event was also seen in Pfizer’s clinical trial, where four people who got that shot experienced Bell’s palsy. “, “The first doses from Pfizer and BioNTech to become available in the U.S. were sent to more than 600 sites around the country. “

New york city faces its heaviest December snowfall in a decade. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The snowy and icy weather snarls airline, highway and rail traffic, and can trigger power outages and hinder retail sales. “, “The system’s actual path will determine if the forecasts are on target, or if rain and sleet mixes in to reduce snowfall totals.””

Tribe capital, founded by social capital alum, plan SPAC. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “Tribe declined to comment. “, “Its board is expected to include Tribe co-founder Ted Maidenberg and Arrow founder Rohit Nanani.”

Hello neighbor receives $300,000 from the Walmart foundation to expand national hello neighbor network. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “This grant will add to the support of other Hello Neighbor Network funders including: USA for UNHCR, The Posner Foundation of Pittsburgh, The Benter Foundation, The Good People Fund, and The Harnisch Foundation.”, “The Network’s mission is to provide these organizations with a supportive peer network, education, skills and resources to better fulfill their own missions and to elevate grassroots voices in the ongoing conversation around refugee and immigrant inclusion in the U.S. The Network supports nonprofits through the most challenging time of their growth and development, getting them over the hump during which between 30-50% of small businesses and small nonprofits fail (Bureau of Labor Statistics).”

Top executive from hewlett packard joins CEO coaching international. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “Leading HP’s Consumer Retail and Transportation Industries Division, Klaus grew business from industry-focused technology and outsourcing from $1.1B to $1.7B, improving margins by more than 250% over a 3-year horizon. “, “The firm’s coaches have led double-digit sales and profit growth in businesses ranging in size from startups to over $1 billion, and many are founders that have led their companies through successful eight and nine figure exits. “

Command center solutions to save millions of dollars for hospitals by addressing operational inefficiencies. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “For six decades, Frost & Sullivan has been world-renowned for its role in helping investors, corporate leaders and governments navigate economic changes and identify disruptive technologies, Mega Trends, new business models, and companies to action, resulting in a continuous flow of growth opportunities to drive future success. “, “The Middle East, with new healthcare infrastructure developments, is expected to have a higher demand for command centers, whereas, in Asia-Pacific, developed countries could account for the adoption of command centers. “

Oncocyte’s stock soars after licensing deal with China-based company, days after insiders acquired shares. According to MarketWatch on Tue Dec 15, “Shares of OncoCyte Corp. rocketed 63% on very heavy volume in premarket trading Tuesday, after the molecular diagnostics company announced overnight that it entered into an exclusive licensing agreement with China-based Burning Rock Biotech Ltd. “, “Trading volume spiked to 8.3 million shares, compared with the full-day average of about 419,500 shares. “

Zombie recovery, $3 trillion shot, negative rates: eco day. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “Welcome to Tuesday, Americas. “

FBI reportedly investigating seb, swedbank, danske bank; shares tank. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The Swedish Ministry of Justice received a formal request for legal aid from the U.S. Department of Justice this summer due to the money laundering investigation in that country, the newspaper said.”, “The investigations appear to include alleged fraud, as well as money laundering, the Swedish newspaper said, citing unnamed sources.”

Impilo and anders larnholt form a partnership to create a new pan-european pharmaceutical platform. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “Mallax was founded in Sweden, with the aim of building a company with established pharmaceuticals and OTC products for customers and patients across Europe.”, “They have a profound understanding of the healthcare sector and are long term investors. “

Oncopeptides strengthens its organization by appointing linda holmström as director of investor relations. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “This information was brought to you by Cision https://news.cision.com”, “The company is listed in the Mid Cap segment on Nasdaq Stockholm with the ticker ONCO. “

Aéro montréal strengthens its strategic partnership with the largest aerospace cluster in Japan. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “”The signing of this strategic partnership between Aéro Montréal, a major Québec government partner, and Japan’s Aichi-Nagoya Aerospace Consortium, will help strengthen the Québec aerospace industry’s ties with Japan. “, “AICHI-NAGOYA AEROSPACE CONSORTIUM, composed of local governments, supporting organizations, industries and universities, is committed to developing the aerospace industry in Aichi Prefecture, Japan, through cooperation with overseas local governments and cluster organizations where aerospace industries are concentrated.”

MTS systems Q4 adj. profit rises. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “The acquisition is expected to close by the middle of 2021.”, “Analysts polled by Thomson Reuters expected the company to report profit per share of $0.28, for the quarter. “

Bay street seen opening higher. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “On the vaccine front, Canada began to administer the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine on Monday, injecting frontline healthcare workers and elderly nursing home residents.”, “Asian stocks ended weak on Tuesday as concerns about increasing Covid-19 infections and lockdowns around the world overshadowed investor optimism stemming from vaccine rollouts in Britain, Canada and the United States.”

Bank of America flags sell signal for stocks as investors rush out of cash. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The drop in cash levels and upbeat outlook on growth signal an early-stage economic recovery similar to those seen after the 2008 financial crisis and the dot-com bubble, BofA said.”, “Best European Stock Fund Managers Bet on Tech in 2021”

The moneyist: my aunt stole my mother’s social security, and persuaded my elderly father to sign over power of attorney. According to MarketWatch on Tue Dec 15,

FDA vaccine ‘no’ votes needs to be explained. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The normal process is to ask the panelists who voted no to explain why. “, “The reality is that 16-year-olds are biologically not that much different from 18-year-olds, at least from an immunological perspective. “

U.S. import-price index edges upward in November. According to MarketWatch on Tue Dec 15, “The numbers: The cost of imports rose slightly in November largely because of an increase in energy prices, but Americans are still paying less for foreign-made goods now than they were a year ago because of the pandemic.”, “The import price index edged up 0.1% in November, and S&P 500 were both set to open higher in Tuesday trades amid optimism on the medical front.”

Fed’s new york regional manufacturing gauge shows weakening in December. According to MarketWatch on Tue Dec 15, “The numbers: Business activity in the New York state has slowed over the past few months and expanded only slightly in December, fell 184.82 points on Monday.”

Wish, the online dollar store, is losing momentum before IPO. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “That could be a sign that while Wish’s customers are willing to tolerate extended shipping windows, there is a limit to how long they are willing to wait. “, “Then she bought a dog whistle and a $2 seat belt to keep the 35-pound pooch from flying out of the car. “

Transat sinks toward deal price as prospects dim for higher bid. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “For weeks, shares of Transat AT Inc. have been trading above Air Canada’s takeover bid of C$5 per share. “, “Transat said revenue in the quarter ended Oct. 31 was just C$28.4 million ($22.3 million), down 96% from the year before. “

Moderna’s shares are up as FDA says Covid-19 vaccine is ‘highly effective’. According to MarketWatch on Tue Dec 15, “Shares of Moderna Inc. gained 1.5% in premarket trading on Tuesday after the Food and Drug Administration said the company’s COVID-19 vaccine candidate is “highly effective” at preventing infections with the coronavirus. “, “The regulator on Tuesday morning published a and Pfizer Inc.’s vaccine, which also is up 12.9% for the year.”

Aam aadmi party will contest uttar pradesh assembly elections in 2022: arvind kejriwal. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “”There is only one thing lacking in the politics of Uttar Pradesh, which is honesty and intent. “, “The Aam Aadmi Party will contest the Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls in 2022, its national convener and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced on Tuesday as he accused political parties in the state of doing nothing but stabbing people in the back.”

Moderna shares up in premarket as FDA calls Covid-19 vaccine ‘highly effective’. According to MarketWatch on Tue Dec 15, “Shares of Moderna Inc. gained 1.5% in premarket trading on Tuesday after the Food and Drug Administration said the company’s COVID-19 vaccine candidate is “highly effective” at preventing infections with the coronavirus. “, “The regulator on Tuesday morning published a and Pfizer Inc.’s vaccine, which also is up 12.9% for the year.”

High-yield debt market momentum to roll into 2021. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “”Things are not as rosy as valuations would suggest,” said Andrey Kuznetsov, senior credit portfolio manager at Federated Hermes, who expects 2021 to be a relatively volatile year.”, “”Two-three years after the financial crisis, investors saw the risks of sovereign debt and that could suddenly lead to more volatility in the likes of Italy or Spain.””

Government extends deadline for completing GST anti-profiteering probe till March 2021. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “Section 171 of GST Act deals with anti-profiteering measures.”, “EY Tax Partner Abhishek Jain said the government has further extended timeline for anti-profiteering authorities to complete their investigations, and as such any investigation required to be closed by DGAP by Nov. 30, 2020 can now be completed up to March 31, 2021.”

Mnuchin rules out freeing fannie-freddie before biden takes over. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “His decision prevents a major policy change in the last days of the Trump administration that risked disrupting the $10 trillion mortgage market.”, “”There’s got to be significant capital for them, in my opinion, to be released.””

Buffett urges congress to extend PPP to help small businesses. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “”There will be fraud connected to it, if you try to do something huge like that,” Buffett said, adding that he believes in prosecuting those who cheat the system. “, “”The steps that the Fed and Treasury took to put liquidity into the market have certainly helped large businesses,” Solomon said. “

Twitter will use Amazon web services to power user feeds. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “Twitter’s increased reliance on the cloud should save money, free up developers to work on other products, and allow the social media company to grow more quickly in areas where they don’t have data centers, Garman said.”, “Twitter Inc. will use Amazon Web Services to help power its endless stream of posts, deepening the ties between the social media and cloud-computing companies.”

Fed joins international network fighting climate change. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The Federal Reserve said it had formally joined an international network of central banks in an initiative aimed at better understanding the risks posed to economies by climate change.”, “The Fed’s Board of Governors voted 5-0 to accept membership in the Network for Greening the Financial System, which includes 75 central banks, the Fed said in a statement Tuesday.”

U.S. bankruptcy tracker: real estate dominates filings flurry. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The energy sector also remains vulnerable because of weak demand, he said.”, “That’s significantly less than the 1,896 deals from 892 companies at the March 23 peak.”

What if Covid-19 measures killed flu season?. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The chief executive of smart-thermometer maker Kinsa Inc. is less reticent, telling the New York Times that “It looks like the twindemic isn’t going to happen.” “, “He was the editorial director of Harvard Business Review and wrote for Time, Fortune and American Banker. “

New york fed factory gauge falls to four-month low in December. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The current gauge of new orders fell modestly to a four-month low while the shipment index increased. “, “The index indicated little growth in activity for Empire State producers, though it held above zero, the line between expansion and contraction, for a sixth-straight month.”

Fauci calls for quick vaccination of biden and harris. According to MarketWatch on Tue Dec 15, “That’s Dr. Anthony Fauci remarking and Germany’s BioNTech outside the auspices of the U.S.-government-launched “Operation Warp Speed” vaccine program and authorized on Friday for emergency use in the U.S. was first administered to Americans early Monday.”, “Fauci said Vice President Mike Pence, like Biden and Harris, should be inoculated and that President Donald Trump, hospitalized two months ago with COVID-19, likely has maintained antibodies to the disease. “

Apple could produce as many as 96 million iPhones in first half of 2021. According to MarketWatch on Tue Dec 15, “Apple Inc. shares are up 1.9% in premarket trading Tuesday after Nikkei Asia reported that the company has increased 4.6%.”

Central banks preach green with decisive actions yet to come. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “Twenty-six central banks representing 51 countries participated in the poll.”, “The Federal Reserve announced Tuesday that it has formally joined the NGFS, which has grown to represent more than 80 institutions since being founded three years ago. “

No coercive action against republic TV owner arg’s employees, mumbai police tells court. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The police began a probe in the alleged TRP scam after ratings agency Broadcast Audience Research Council filed a complaint through Hansa Research Agency about rigging of TRP by some channels.”, “The Mumbai Police on Tuesday assured the Bombay High Court that no coercive action will be taken till Dec. 6 against officials and employees of ARG Outlier Media, which operates Republic TV, who have been named in the chargesheet in the television rating points rigging case.”

U.S. factory output increased in November by more than forecast. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “A separate report earlier Tuesday showed manufacturing in New York state expanded at a slower pace in December, though companies grew more optimistic about future business conditions.”, “Output at factories increased 0.8% from the prior month after an upwardly revised 1.1% gain in October, according to Federal Reserve data Tuesday that compared with economists’ estimates for a 0.4% rise. “

Oman approves Pfizer-biontech vaccine for Covid-19. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The country joins neighbors Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Bahrain in allowing the shot, which the companies have said is 95% effective in preventing illness.”, “The United Arab Emirates last week registered a vaccine from China’s Sinopharm Group Co Ltd., which it said has an 86% efficacy.”

PDM constructors / durapods to provide pre-manufactured bathrooms for the penn state health lancaster medical center. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “The hospital is scheduled to open in summer 2022.”, “The new five-story building will feature 129 private inpatient beds, an emergency department, specialty inpatient services, an imaging lab, complete medical and surgical capabilities and an attached medical office building for outpatient services. “

The hilb group, LLC acquires moran, moran, & dauphin. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “RICHMOND, Va., Dec. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ –The Hilb Group, LLC (“THG”) announced today that it has acquired New York-based Moran, Moran, & Dauphin, Inc. (“MMDI”). “, “As a part of the transaction, the Moran, Moran, & Dauphin leadership team of Anthony Moran and Ryan Dauphin, along with their associates, will join THG’s Tri-State operations and continue to work out of their existing location in Auburn, New York.”

Stuhini samples 3.5 metres of 11.55 % zinc, 0.28 % copper, 117 g/t silver at its ruby creek project. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “The geological content of this news release has been reviewed and approved by Andrew Wilkins, P.”, “Other Targets: The Company is presently compiling assay data as it comes in from other targets on the Project and will be reporting further exploration updates as these compilations are completed.”

Liminal biosciences announces first subject dosed in phase 1 multiple ascending dose clinical trial of fezagepras. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “The clinical trial endpoints will include safety, pharmacokinetics, and exploratory biomarkers related to the mechanism of action of fezagepras. “, “The clinical trial is a standard placebo-controlled Phase 1 ascending dose design in healthy volunteers. “

Classy announces its B corporation certification. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “”This is not the finish line, but rather a jumping off point to continue scaling our mission-driven business model and uniting the nonprofit and for-profit sectors through real, boots-on-the ground action.””, “CONTACT:Krista Lamppress@classy.org”

Abbott obtains CE mark for Covid-19 igg quantitative antibody blood test. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “The company noted that the CE Mark test will be available for use on Abbott’s Architect and Alinity i platforms.”, “Abbott Laboratories (ABT) said it has received CE Mark for its COVID-19 IgG quantitative antibody blood test. “

EVSR had A highly successful 2020!. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “To find more information and media photos please visit www.evsr.net”, “The company was started in 2014 and since that time has entered and competed in various racing and hillclimb events (including the legendary Pikes Peak and Mount Washington Hillclimbs), and even participated in a 12-hour endurance racing event. “

The ultimate guide to getting a job at Shopify. here’s how to land one of the 2,000-plus jobs the e-commerce company is adding in 2021, according to the director of talent, director of diversity,…. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “To that end, Connelly said each role has a unique set of questions asked during the initial online application, which the company spends more time looking at than screening resumes. “, “Think of your preparation more as taking stock of your past experiences and thinking about what has been most formative to who you are.”

U.s import prices inch up less than expected in November. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “The Labor Department said import prices inched up by 0.1 percent in November after edging down by 0.1 percent in October. “, “The annual decrease in export prices slowed to 1.1 percent from 1.6 percent.”

New survey reveals that americans believe real estate, stocks, & bonds will be the safest investments in 2021. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “The overall conclusion of the survey is t the contrast in sentiment between the genders apropos of the safest investment option. “, “The survey was conducted by Google Surveys and commissioned by Sophisticated Investor, an online publication dedicated to providing useful information to sophisticated and accredited investors worldwide. “

Ge’s stock bounces toward snapping 3-day losing streak after deutsche bank boosts price target. According to MarketWatch on Tue Dec 15, “Shares of General Electric Co. bounced 1.2% in premarket trading Tuesday, putting them on track for the first gain in four sessions, after Deutsche Bank analyst Nicole DeBlase raised her price target on the industrial conglomerate, saying she’s “cautiously optimistic” on the macroeconomic outlook. “, ” announced Tuesday a pension buyout agreement with GE, in which GE is transferring about $1.7 billion in pension obligations to Athene. “

AWS says twitter will use its cloud services to help scale its timeline. According to MarketWatch on Tue Dec 15, “Twitter’s stock has climbed 62% so far this year as Amazon’s has increased 71% and as the S&P 500 has gained 13%.”, “Amazon.com Inc.’s Amazon Web Services announced Tuesday that Twitter Inc. would be using its cloud services to support its delivery of users’ timelines. “

If Facebook broke up, would anyone notice?. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “This column does not necessarily reflect the opinion of the editorial board or Bloomberg LP and its owners.”, “They have plenty of other ways to reach each other, such as Twitter, Zoom and email. “

Tata vs mistry day 5: mistry argues against tata sons’ conversion into A private company. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The plan of separation proposed by the SP Group included:”, “The fifth day of the hearing of the Tata-Mistry dispute in the Supreme Court saw the Mistry side argue against the role of trustees of the Tata Trusts in the affairs of Tata Sons Ltd. “

Stocks climb at the open as lawmakers move closer to fiscal stimulus package. According to MarketWatch on Tue Dec 15, “The Dow Jones Industrial Average added 189 points, 0.6%, to open near 30,051, while the S&P 500 was up 27 points, 0.7%, trading near 3,675. “, “The Nasdaq Composite Index jumped 103 points, 0.8%, and opened near 12,543. “

Home prices reach fresh record in Canada even as sales slip. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “There were 2.4 months of inventory nationwide, CREA said. “, “They are up 11.5% over the past 12 months.”

U.S. industrial production rose 0.4% in November. According to The Wall Street Journal on Tue Dec 15, “The rise in output followed a revised 0.9% rise in October, compared with a 1.1% initial estimate.”, “Economists surveyed by The Wall Street Journal expected a 0.2% rise.”

Snowflake market value losses top $20 billion as lockup expires. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The stock fell as much as 7.8% to $303.54 on Tuesday as insiders had their first opportunity to cash out on gains since the company went public in September. “, “The cloud-computing company is trading at 83 times next year’s revenue estimates, compared with an average of about five times for companies in the Nasdaq 100 Stock Index.”

U.K. officials re-evaluate plan to allow christmas socializing. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “Johnson’s spokesman Jamie Davies told reporters on Tuesday that the government wants to give families the chance to meet up over Christmas, but refused to rule out tightening the regulations.”, “Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon confirmed talks will take place with the other U.K. administrations on Tuesday. “

U.S. industrial output rises at slower pace in November. According to MarketWatch on Tue Dec 15, “The numbers: U.S. industrial production growth slowed slightly in November, weighed down by a sharp decline in utility output.”

Pfizer-biontech covid shot to get european review next week. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “A European Medicines Agency committee will meet Monday to consider the vaccine after receiving more data from the developers, the drugs watchdog said in a statement Tuesday. “, “The meeting planned for Dec. 29 will be kept if needed, according to the agency, Europe’s equivalent of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.”

Europe’s top trucker says brexit chaos threatens U.K. deliveries. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The Road Haulage Association, an industry lobby group, says a number of EU hauliers aren’t taking bookings for deliveries to the U.K. in January. “, “The government blames companies for not doing enough to prepare for the new customs checks and paperwork that will be needed after Dec. 31.”

Uganda seeks to block youtube accounts linked to pop star. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “Uganda asked Google to block at least 14 YouTube accounts linked to the country’s main challenger in next month’s elections for “sensationalist” broadcasts.”, “The regulator is seeking to enforce the law and it’s just “a coincidence” that the affected accounts are linked to pop star Bobi Wine, Waiswa said. “

Zara’s owner will feel the chill this winter. According to The Wall Street Journal on Tue Dec 15, “Tightly controlling stock means fewer clothes have to be sold at a discount, protecting profit margins. “, “Spain-based Inditex, the world’s largest clothing retailer, said on Tuesday that sales over the three months through October fell 10% at constant exchange rates compared with the same period of 2019. “

Cities save hotels, arenas from bond defaults after pandemic hit. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The local government guarantees are especially common among debt issued for convention centers and hotels that cities have built to lure in the type of business conferences that have since disappeared.”, “San Antonio, Texas, helped make debt service payments on bonds for a convention-center hotel run by Hyatt that was financed with municipal bonds in 2005. “

Prince harry and meghan will produce and host podcasts for spotify. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “Firstthey signed a deal to produce films and TV shows for Netflix Inc.,and now a deal to produce podcasts for Spotify.”, “The Obamas’ first audio program, “The Michelle Obama Podcast,” has been a huge hit for Spotify, and the companyis betting that the royals’ global appeal will draw millions of new listeners to its audio app. “

Retire better: good news: suspended 401 (k) matches are being restored. According to MarketWatch on Tue Dec 15, “The average U.S. household in the 55-64 age group, for example, has retirement savings of $408,420, according to a 2019 survey. “, “That’s a sizable gain that some workers missed, and “nothing can be done about that,” Napier-Joyce says.”

Covid relief bill pays extra $300 a week in jobless benefits, extends aid for 4 months. According to CNBC on Tue Dec 15, “The two programs would be extended to April 19 if the bill is passed.”, “These unemployment provisions are in line with a draft legislative framework the group released last week.”

Xavier niel SPAC said to weigh bid for french supermarket chain. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The special purpose acquisition company, known as 2MX Organic SA, is considering a purchase of Grand Frais’s parent company Prosol, the people said, asking not to be identified discussing confidential information. “, “The company, which is majority owned by private equity firm Ardian, could also draw interest from buyout funds and strategic bidders, according to the people. “

Ipo-market ‘euphoria’ is not healthy: Goldman Sachs CEO. According to MarketWatch on Tue Dec 15, “The Goldman boss suggested that ravenous appetite by individual investors and other buyers were to blame for the soaring prices of all-things IPO-related in the recent batch of stock offerings, perhaps, amplified by the emergence of SPACs, and surged on their first day of trading by 86% and 113%, respectively, over their respective IPO prices.”, “The market for initial public offerings is getting too euphoric and unhealthy in the longer term, according to Goldman SachsChief Executive David Solomon.”

U.S. stocks post gains early Tuesday as wall street searches for stimulus signal. According to MarketWatch on Tue Dec 15, “There was a record 110,549 COVID-19 patients in U.S. hospitals on Monday, according to the COVID Tracking Project, topping the previous record of 109,298 set a day earlier.”, “The U.S. saw more than 1,600 fatalities from COVID-19 on Monday, bringing the death toll to more than 300,400 and the country saw 201,073 new cases on Monday, according to a New York Times tracker. “

India’s trade deficit narrows to $9.87 billion in November as exports dip. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The country’s exports dipped 8.74% to $23.52 billion in November on account of contraction in shipments of key sectors like petroleum, engineering, chemicals and gems and jewellery, official data showed on Tuesday.”, “Trade deficit during the month narrowed to $9.87 billion as imports too declined by 13.32% to $33.39 billion, the data showed.”

Airlines secure EU relief on airport slots until late March. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The suspension of the bloc’s “use-it-or-lose-it” slot rule earlier this year marked the first such regulatory relief in more than a decade.”, “The EU earlier this year suspended the obligation for eight months until Oct. 24.”

Inventhelp inventor develops unique way to personalize a vehicle (cba-3816). According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “The invention features a versatile and attractive design that is convenient and easy to use so it is ideal for vehicle owners. “, “The patent-pending invention provides a unique way to personalize the lower front end of a vehicle. “

Cologix launches cloud-first digital infrastructure in ashburn. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “On the Cologix platform, businesses can deploy IT infrastructures, interconnect across North America and grow through a robust ecosystem. “, “”To accommodate massive volumes of new applications and data, we reimagined how to deploy workloads as close as possible to the edge of networks. “

HSS bone study sheds light on complications after spinal surgery. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “The institution is collaborating with medical centers and other organizations to advance the quality and value of musculoskeletal care and to make world-class HSS care more widely accessible nationally and internationally.www.hss.edu.”, “For the new study, the team led by Emily Stein, MD, an endocrinologist and bone specialist, along with spine surgeons Han Jo Kim, MD, Matthew Cunningham MD, PhD, and Frank Schwab, MD, turned to a cutting-edge technique for assessing bone called high-resolution peripheral quantitative computed tomography (HR-pQCT). “

Anna wintour promoted to condé nast chief content officer. According to The Wall Street Journal on Tue Dec 15, “The company had set 2020 as its target to return to profitability, but was set back by the economic impact of the pandemic. “, “Mr. Lynch took charge of Condé Nast, whose many titles include Vanity Fair, the New Yorker,Bon Appétit and GQ, in April 2019, after stints running Pandora Media Inc. and Sling TV. “

Repeal, then re-enact: chidambaram’s advice to government on farm laws. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The Congress has been supporting the farmers’ agitation and has called for a repeal of the three farm laws. “, “Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram Tuesday asked the government to repeal the new agri laws, which have sparked protest by farmers, and bring in a fresh bill after reaching an agreement with the agitating peasants.”

Mcconnell recognizes biden as president-elect after holdout. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “Trump’s efforts to fight the election results have been backed by both Georgia senators, David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler, who face challenges from Democrats Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock.”, “Trump continued to tweet unfounded claims of voter fraud in the election after McConnell spoke.”

Insight named a strong performer in first computer vision consUltancies report by top independent research. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “For more information on Insight’s Digital Innovation solutions, contact Insight at ConnectedSolutions@insight.com or 800-INSIGHT.”, “As a Fortune 500-ranked global provider of Digital Innovation, Cloud + Data Center Transformation, Connected Workforce, and Supply Chain Optimization solutions and services, we help clients successfully manage their IT today while transforming for tomorrow. “

Legacy cremation services on the communal role of cremation specialists in times of crisis. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “They have innovated, introducing live-streaming services so that mourners can attend masses and say their goodbyes without jeopardizing their safety. “, “The novel coronavirus triggered the most serious public health crisis in living memory, bringing in its wake a devastating loss of life,the worst recession since World War II. “

Frist art museum announces 2021 exhibition schedule celebrating museum’s 20th anniversary. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “Connect with us @FristArtMuseum #TheFrist”, “The online initiative N2020: Community Reflections will showcase works created in response to the historic events that occurred in 2020 by Nashville photographers, videographers, dancers, and spoken word artists.”

Prime minister modi says protesting farmers are being misled as part of conspiracy. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “Farmers gathered near Delhi are being misled as part of a conspiracy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Tuesday.”, “Thousands of farmers from Punjab, Haryana and elsewhere have been protesting near various border points of Delhi including Singhu and Tikri for over a fortnight demanding the Centre repeal three new farm laws.”

Stars realign as football legend neymar jr goes all in with pokerstars. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “NOTES TO EDITORS:”, “(LSE: FLTR) (EURONEXT: FLTR).”

Opec+ treads a narrow path as demand outlook weakens again. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The usualearly-year weakness will be compounded by the fact that, even in the affluent countries that have secured large quantities of the most advanced vaccines, the roll-out of inoculations will take time. “, “The world’s three majoroil agencies -the International Energy Agency, the U.S. Energy Information Administration and the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries -all reduced the outlookfor global oil demand in 2021 in their latest monthly reports. “

Farmers’ protest resulting in daily loss of rs 3,500 crore: assocham. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “Assocham President Niranjan Hiranandani said, ”The size of the combined economies of Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and J&K is about Rs 18 lakh crore. “, “The Confederation of All India Traders said in the last 20 days, trade and other activities of about Rs 5,000 crore have been affected in Delhi and its surrounding states.”

Eggland’s best reveals grand prize winner in “america’s best family recipe” contest 2020. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “In addition, Eggland’s Best has received more than 100 awards and honors from trusted publications, such as Prevention Magazine, Men’s Health, Men’s Fitness, Taste of Home, Women’s Health and many others.”, “Eggland’s Best was voted “America’s Most Trusted Egg Brand” by American shoppers in the BrandSpark Most Trusted Awards; “America’s Most Recommended™ Eggs” by women in the Women’s Choice Awards; and “Product of the Year.” “

Freddy’s frozen custard & steakburgers opens milestone 400th location. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “CONTACT: Fish ConsultingLucy Kaneblkaneb@fish-consulting.com954-893-9150”, “For more onFreddy’s, visit theNewsroomand follow us onFacebook,TwitterandInstagramfor the latest news.”

ICRA says toll collection on national highways likely to fall 5-7% in fy21. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The government’s step by step unlocking measures and relaxations, starting Unlock 3.0 from August onwards has been the inflexion point for toll collections, it said.”, “Toll collections have witnessed a marked improvement on the back of an increased movement of both passenger and commercial vehicles, which picked up significantly over the last three months thereby surpassing the pre-Covid-19 levels, rating agency ICRA said on Tuesday.”

Guinea president conde vows to fight graft as third term begins. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The election results were validated by Guinea’s Constitutional Court after four groups challenged the outcome.”, “Guinea’s President Alpha Conde vowed to fight corruption as he was sworn in Tuesday for a third term in office.”

SIP inflows fall to 31-month low in November. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “This was the lowest-level since April 2018, when the investment through the route was Rs 6,690 crore.”, “They, further, said SIP inflows still remain lacklustre as many retail investors paused such investments during the lockdown. “

Stock alert: xilinx hits new 52-week high. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “U.S. stocks are rising on Tuesday amid unrelenting optimism about a new fiscal stimulus bill. “, “The latest proposal calls for a previously unveiled $908 billion bipartisan relief plan to be split into two proposals that could be voted on separately in order to win approval.”

Senate majority leader mitch mcconnell recognizes joe biden as president-elect. According to MarketWatch on Tue Dec 15, “McConnell praised President Donald Trump’s term in office, saying that it was “filled with major accomplishments.””, “Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell recognized President-elect Joe Biden’s victory in the November election during a floor speech Tuesday morning.”

Loan disbursals by nbfc-mfis dips 43% in second quarter. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The full impact is still not seen as September was the first month post moratorium,” MFIN Chief Executive Officer Alok Misra said.”, “The data pertains to NBFC-MFI members of the Microfinance Institutions Network, a self-regulatory organisation and industry association of the microfinance industry in the country.”

BPCL to consider buying Oman oil stake in bina refinery. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The meeting would also consider “merger of Bharat Gas Resources Ltd. “, “The company board will on Dec. 17 “consider a proposal for according ‘in-principle’ approval” for “acquisition of 36.62% of equity shares in BORL from OQ S.A.O.C. (formerly known as Oman Oil Company S.A.O.C.),” it said.”

Kushner to travel to Israel, Morocco to mark diplomatic deal. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “President Donald Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner will be in Israel on Monday and then take the first commercial flight from the Jewish State to Morocco on Tuesday, to mark the two countries’ U.S.-brokered deal to re-establish diplomatic relations.”, “The U.S. agreed to recognize the country’s contested claims to Western Sahara as part of the diplomatic deal struck last week.”

U.K. signs continuity trade deal with Mexico, keeps EU benefits. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The U.K. and Mexico will start talks in 2021 on an improved trade agreement which will go “much further” than the current deal, the U.K.’s Department for International Trade said in a statement.”, “The U.K. is also hoping to accede to the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), a group of 11 countries including Australia, Chile and Japan. “

Apple planning 30% increase in iPhone production for first half of 2021: report. According to MarketWatch on Tue Dec 15, “Apple Inc. shares AAPL are up 3.2% in morning trading Tuesday after Nikkei Asia reported that the company intends to produce 95 million to 96 million iPhones during the first half of 2021, which would mark an increase of almost 30% from a year earlier. “, “The company’s smartphone production targets cover the newer iPhone 12 models as well as older devices like the iPhone 11 and iPhone SE. “

Tech giants risk breakup under strict EU digital rules. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The separate Digital Services Act could also foresee fines as high as 6% of revenue for social media platforms if they don’t comply with orders to remove terror propaganda or other illegal posts, along with other obligations such as carrying out reviews of systemic risks to their sites. “, “The commission declined to list companies that would be determined gatekeepers, but an internal review published separately on Tuesday showed a list of unfair practices based both on antitrust investigations and complaints raised by interviewees responding to the EU’s survey.”

Tech giants face new rules in europe, backed by huge fines. According to The Wall Street Journal on Tue Dec 15, “The law would also create other obligations toward smaller firms and end users, such as offering price transparency for online advertisers and allowing data portability for end-users.”, “At the same time, the U.K., which has exited the bloc, said Tuesday that it is advancing similar legislation covering what it calls Online Harms. “

Nigeria state says 16 kidnapped boys rescued by security agents. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “Nigerian Islamist militant group Boko Haram has claimed responsibility for the kidnap, Abuja-based Daily Trust reported on Tuesday, citing an audio clip it said was released by the leader, Abubakar Shekau.”, “”The government is not into any negotiations with the bandits. “

Zynga stock gains after wells fargo upgrade. According to MarketWatch on Tue Dec 15, “Shares of Zynga Inc. are up 2.5% in Tuesday morning trading after Wells Fargo analyst Brian Fitzgerald upgraded the stock to overweight from equal weight. “, “The S&P 500 has added 5.9% in that time.”

Biden plots Cuba reset in rebuke of trump’s sanctions strategy. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “Earlier: Wealthy Nations Defy Trump With Debt Lifeline to Ailing Cuba”, “That strategy includes reducing restrictions on travel, investment and remittances for the island nation that are perceived to disproportionately hurt Americans and ordinary Cubans, said the people, who requested anonymity because the new administration is still coming together. “

China inc.’s IPO haul from the U.S. and at home tops records. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “”That has really changed the way investors look at risk.””, “They managed this feat despite two major headwinds: the shock suspension in November of fintech giant Ant Group Co.’s $35 billion dual Hong Kong-Shanghai float and the passing by the U.S. Congress of legislation earlier this month that would force Chinese companies to delist from American exchanges unless they comply with U.S. auditing rules.”

Mark hulbert: is it wise for retirees to actively trade stocks? what we can learn from 2020. According to MarketWatch on Tue Dec 15, “The psychological dimension of trading”, “That would mean that just 31% of the portfolios added value on an after-tax basis through their trading.”

Europe’s new tech regulations will bite, eventually. According to The Wall Street Journal on Tue Dec 15, “The point at which they will be forced to pay closer attention may not be quite here, but it is drawing inexorably nearer.”, “The new EU rules will likely take one to two years to be completed and enacted, though national regimes are moving more quickly. “

Doors of cci, nclat must be kept wide open in public interest: supreme court. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The observation by the apex court came in its verdict on a petition challenging the order of the NCLAT which held that the informant had no locus standi to move the fair trade regulator, CCI alleging anti-competitive conduct by app-based cab service providers Uber and Ola.”, “This may be contrasted with the definition of consumer’ in section 2(f) of the Act, which makes it clear that only persons who buy goods for consideration, or hire or avail of services for a consideration, are recognised as consumers, it said.”

OBC quota will remain intact, marathas need not worry: maharashtra chief minister. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The WHO, Washington Post have praised the Maharashtra government’s work in containing the pandemic in Dharavi. “, “The chief minister also came down heavily on the Bharatiya Janata Party, accusing it of trying to create a perception that the OBC quota will be slashed to accommodate Marathas.”

Credit suisse cuts asset management headcount by 10% in revamp. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The business has 1,100 employees, according to a presentation on Tuesday.”, “The bank has also shuttered a quantitative strategy and took a 24 million-franc charge on seed capital for a U.S. real estate vehicle in the third quarter. “

Hacking spree by suspected russians included U.S. think tank. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “That vulnerability was installed by hackers in the company’s legitimate updates to its widely-used Orion software, which could allow them to compromise the servers on which its running, according to a statement from SolarWinds. “, “A notorious hacking group tied to the Russian government, APT 29, is a prime suspect in the attacks. “

Tulane university doctor to receive national kidney foundation’s prestigious 2021 david m. hume memorial award. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “The NKF Spring Clinical Meetings are designed for meaningful change in the multidisciplinary healthcare teams’ skills, performance, and patient health outcomes. “, “He chaired the Trials of Hypertension Prevention (TOHP), Trial of Nonpharmacologic Interventions in the Elderly (TONE), Antihypertensive and Lipid Lowering Treatment to Prevent Heart Attack Trial (ALLHAT), Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial (SPRINT) and the 2017 ACC/AHA Blood Pressure Guideline Writing Committee.”

Richard breslow: from first word to last word. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The world is full of grey areas. “, “The last Trader’s Notes to appear was on Oct. 16. “

Joint statement by canadian banks and life insurance companies regarding annual meetings in 2021. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “The order permits our meetings to be conducted over one or more of webcasting, teleconference or other electronic means, in each case in addition to, or instead of, an in-person meeting, and permits alternative means for distributing meeting materials. “, “The health and well-being of our employees, clients, investors and communities is our collective priority. “

CME group announces 2021 annual meeting date. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “As the world’s leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, CME Group (www.cmegroup.com) enables clients to trade futures, options, cash and OTC markets, optimize portfolios, and analyze data – empowering market participants worldwide to efficiently manage risk and capture opportunities. “, “Central Time on Wednesday, May 5, 2021. “

Prism vision group® moves headquarters to berkeley heights, NJ. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “Contact:CathyToscano / 973-271-2289 //ctoscano@prismvisiongroup.com”, “To learn more, visit prismvisiongroup.com.”

3d printing and printed materials in 2020: A challenging year but fascinating times ahead, reports idtechex. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “The increasing appetite for new printing materials coincides with the development of printers that can create larger items, and together these are meeting the diverse and growing demands of multiple sectors for 3D printed products.”, “IDTechExguides your strategic business decisions through its Research, Subscription and Consultancy products, helping you profit from emerging technologies. “

Iris automation closes $13 million in series B venture capital financing. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “Iris is recognized by AUVSI as the number one Technology and Innovation Leader for 2020. “, “This closely followed Transport Canada also having issued the second Special Flight Operations Certificate (SFOC) for BVLOS flights in uncontrolled airspace utilizing infrastructure masking and Iris Automation’s Casia system to MVT Geo-solutions.”

Supreme court orders new review of new jersey church capacity caps. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The U.S. Supreme Court ordered new scrutiny of New Jersey’s capacity limits for churches and synagogues during the Covid-19 surge, telling a lower court to take a second look after the justices blocked much stricter caps in New York.”, “The New Jersey order, which came without public dissent, is similar to an action the high court took Dec. 3, when it told a federal trial judge to reconsider arguments that California is infringing religious rights by banning indoor worship services in most of the state.”

Lanxess said to join race for $1 billion emerald kalama chemical. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The specialty ingredients business being sold by Switzerland’s Lonza Group AG has also attracted interest from Lanxess, Bloomberg News reported last week.”, “Emerald Kalama has also attracted interest from buyout firms HIG Capital, Rhone Capital and TPG, the people said, asking not to be identified discussing confidential information.”

Twitter fined $546,000 for violating the eu’s GDPR privacy law, marking the first time a US firm has been penalized over the 2-year-old law. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “The EU’s GDPR privacy law was passed in May 2018 and marked a sweeping step toward holding tech companies more accountable. “, “In a statement to Business Insider, Twitter’s Chief Privacy Officer Damien Kieran said the company takes “responsibility for this mistake and remain fully committed to protecting the privacy and data of our customers, including through our work to quickly and transparently inform the public of issues that occur.” “

A box of hope: vaccines land at an overwhelmed U.S. hospital. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The experience has drained health-care workers across the country. “, “The jab was like any other, but Wynes cried quietly to herself when she got it.”

The wall street journal: trump administration likely to keep fannie mae and freddie mac in conservatorship, mnuchin suggests. According to MarketWatch on Tue Dec 15, “Mark Calabria, the Trump-appointed regulator of the companies, was pushing as recently as last month to speed up the mortgage giants’ exit from government control before Biden’s inauguration next month. “, “WASHINGTON – Joe Biden’s election victory has likely ended the Trump administration’s efforts to return Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to private hands.”

M&m to hike prices of passenger, commercial vehicles from January. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “Details of price increase across different models will be communicated in due course, the automaker, which sells models like Thar and Scorpio, said.”, “This has been necessitated due to the increase in commodity prices and various other input costs, it added.”

FDA clears first at-home, over-the-counter Covid-19 test. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The first Covid-19 test that can be performed entirely from home was cleared by U.S. regulators on Tuesday, and it can be acquired without a prescription.”, “Testing has been a key line of defense against the virus. “

Tax professionals seek extension of income tax, GST compliance deadlines. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “This date must be extended from Dec. 31 to March 31, 2021, the society has said in its representation.”, “Tax professionals have urged the government to extend various deadlines under the Income Tax Act for assessment year 2020-21 and for filing annual reconciliation statement under the Goods and Services Tax Act for the years ending March 2019 and March 2020.”

Clean-energy etfs surge after biden clinches electoral college. According to MarketWatch on Tue Dec 15, “Investors began to buy up clean-energy stocks like Sunpower Corporation , which was up more than 10% Tuesday, and ETFs like the ones noted above earlier in the year, betting that Democrats would be friendlier to alterative energy producers than the Trump administration had been. “, “The Invesco Solar ETF is up 195% in the year to date, while the other ETFs noted here have more than doubled their value.”

Vanguard to push companies on racial diversity next year. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The money manager, which oversees $6.3 trillion, acknowledged that corporations are in the early stages of developing their boardroom diversity strategies, and that regional differences and regulations need to be considered.”, “The initiative was expanded this year to identifying and interviewing diverse director candidates, and developing relationships with executives who lead functions such as finance, technology and investing. “

Citi pushes witness to say his firm returns mistaken payments. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The bank has recovered about $390 million of the $900 million it wired in a botched interest payment that ended up including the full principal — the biggest banking error in recent memory.”, “Once an interest payment or full payment is made, a notice is sent, Vaughan testified on Tuesday. “

PNB sets floor price for QIP at rs 37.35 per share. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The Capital Raising Committee of the bank at a meeting held on Tuesday authorised the opening of the QIP issue and approved the floor price at Rs 37.35 per equity share, PNB said in a regulatory filing.”, “The bank may at its discretion offer a discount of not more than 5% on the floor price, it added.”

Biden urges staying home for ‘extremely limited’ inauguration. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The committee also announced the traditional parade following the inauguration from the Capitol to the White House will be “reimagined,” but released few other details about how Biden will deliver his inaugural address.”, “The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended in April that mass gatherings be canceled due to the risk of spreading the coronavirus, and the Democratic and Republican conventions were held mostly virtually this year, except for the acceptance speeches by President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence, which were held outdoors with large crowds.”

Don’t force employees to get the Covid-19 vaccine. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “That’s a lot of people to force.”, “His novels include “The Emperor of Ocean Park,” and his latest nonfiction book is “Invisible: The Forgotten Story of the Black Woman Lawyer Who Took Down America’s Most Powerful Mobster.””

Pound jumps as jittery traders seize on brexit-deal chatter. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The pound extended a rally and U.K. government bonds fell after BBC journalist Nicholas Watt tweeted about a feeling among British lawmakers that a Brexit trade deal may be close.”, “That would inflict the U.K. with a near-term economic shock of around 1.5% of output, according to Bloomberg Economics.”

Vedanta’s anil agarwal urges India to restart stalled mines. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “Today we are just at the tip of the iceberg… “, “”The kind of wealth which you will get will be phenomenal,” he said.”

South Africa’s biggest energy refinancing deal cuts power costs. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The South African government and state-owned Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd. “, “The 5 billion-rand ($336 million) transaction is South Africa’s biggest infrastructure-refinancing transaction yet, Investec Group, the specialist banking firm that was lead arranger on the deal, said in a statement on its website on Tuesday.”

Baidu considering making its own electric vehicles: report. According to MarketWatch on Tue Dec 15,

Iranian oil exports rise as tehran circumvents sanctions, finds new buyers. According to The Wall Street Journal on Tue Dec 15, “The more conservative figuressuggest U.S. sanctions have kept most Iranian crude bottled up. “, “The scale of Iran’s petroleum sales is difficult to gauge, given their often covert nature. “

European stocks edge higher as cyclical sectors take the lead. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The Stoxx Europe 600 Index closed up 0.3%, with cyclicals including automakers and miners leading the gains while retail and health care fell. “, “The European Union’s chief negotiator, Michel Barnier, told a private meeting of ambassadors that a trade deal with the U.K. could be completed as soon as this week, but there are still significant differences to be bridged. “

First farmers financial corp. declares dividend. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “First Farmers Bank & Trust has offices throughout Carroll, Cass, Clay, Grant, Hamilton, Howard, Huntington, Madison, Marshall, Miami, Starke, Sullivan, Tippecanoe, Tipton, Vigo and Wabash counties in Indiana and offices in Coles, Edgar and Vermilion counties in Illinois. “, “CONVERSE, Ind., Dec. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ –First Farmers Financial Corp. (OTCQX Banks: FFMR), the parent company of First Farmers Bank & Trust Co., announced that on December 15, 2020 the Board of Directors approved a quarterly cash dividend of $0.33 per share, payable on January 15, 2021 to shareholders of record as of December 31, 2020. “

Daily burn uses socialbakers to engage audiences as demand for home fitness soars amid pandemic. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “”The Socialbakers platform provides real-time, AI-powered data insights so successful brands like Daily Burn can make decisions and deliver content that builds stronger engagement with target audiences.””, “”The data from Socialbakers has been a total game changer,” said Madison Geery. “

Government of Canada supports saskatchewan innovation hub. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “The Government of Canada is taking action to support those businesses and help prepare for recovery.”, “The 121 technology start-ups we supported over the last three years have together generated over $15 million in revenues, attracted $9 million in private investment, and created more than 250 new jobs. “

Empty hotels find new life as governments seek to house homeless. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “This is an opportunity no one could have seen coming a year ago,” said King County Executive Dow Constantine, who spearheaded the effort. “, “The county’s efforts to house the homeless in hotels has already generated controversy. “

Mathnasium named a best franchise culture in FBR culture 100 awards. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “The result of decades of hands-on instruction and research, the Mathnasium Method™has transformed the lives of children in grades 2-12 since 2002. “, “This year, Mathnasium was honored to be named to Franchise Business Review’s “Culture 100” list as a top 100 franchise with the best culture.”

Epivax reports record year for immunogenicity screening toolkit (ispri). According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “About EpiVax: EpiVax is a biotechnology company with expertise in T cell epitope prediction, immune modulation, and rapid vaccine design. “, “This global roster of ISPRI users includes many of the world’s largest and most cutting-edge biotechnology organizations, including Pfizer, Merck, Celgene (BMS), Janssen (JBio), Sanofi (Aventis), Chugai (Roche), AbCellera, and more. “

Canada to receive early access to Moderna Covid-19 vaccine. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “The 168,000 doses, which could arrive in December 2020, will support the first delivery of vaccines to Canada’s north. “, “The logistical planning for the delivery of Moderna doses is complete, and shipments to Canada could begin within 48 hours of regulatory approval.”

Renowned chicago skincare expert leah chavie to merge with renew U medispa. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “MEDIA CONTACT: RACHEL SHAYKIN847-331-5861 261386@email4pr.com”

The technical indicator: charting a (bullish) holding pattern: s&p 500, nasdaq nail major support. According to MarketWatch on Tue Dec 15, “The table below includes names recently profiled in The Technical Indicator that remain well positioned. “, “The shallow mid-December pullback has been underpinned by the breakout point and the 20-day moving average.”

Major averages firmly in positive territory in mid-day trading. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “Stocks have fluctuated over the course of the trading day on Tuesday but have maintained a positive bias throughout the session. “, “In overseas trading, stock markets across the Asia-Pacific region moved modestly lower during trading on Tuesday. “

US manufacturing output beats November estimates as car factories continue to shine through the pandemic. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “The prolonged climb in cases and virus hospitalizations has prompted several state and city governments to reinstate lockdown measures. “, “The steady climb to pre-pandemic strength has been far more encouraging than the service industry’s more turbulent pace of recovery.”

Goldman looks back on how the Covid-19 pandemic upended wall street’s predictions for 2020. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “The average US tariff rate declined to 2.7% today from 3.1% at the end of 2019, according to Goldman Sachs.”, “The COVID-19 pandemic upended Wall Street’s forecasts for 2020, with a massive decline in the stock market followed by a strong recovery and surge higher that few saw coming.”

Dyson shrugs off ill-fated electric car foray with profit rise. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The company previously said it intends to hire more than 2,000 people in Southeast Asia over the coming years. “, “The company, best known for its vacuum cleaners and hand dryers, made a net income of 711 million pounds ($952 million) last year, it said in filings in Singapore. “

Fund managers see Bitcoin trade crowded as institutions jump in. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “Bitcoin rose as much as 1.9% on Tuesday to trade around $19,562. “, “The world’s largest cryptocurrency is in the midst of an eye-catching rally — it’s jumped about 170% for the year and recently hit a record high. “

Top SEC markets regulator to step down. According to The Wall Street Journal on Tue Dec 15, “They pushed back against many of Mr. Redfearn’s market-data reforms, which threatened a key business for them, and they repeatedly sued the SEC to block initiatives that he supported, winning some key court victories.”, “Together, Messrs. “

Farmers harden stance against new laws, will block chilla border on Wednesday. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “Hardening their stance on the three new agricultural laws, farmer leaders on Tuesday said they will “make” government repeal these legislations, and asserted their fight has reached a stage where they are “determined” to win it no matter what.”, “”The fight has reached a stage where we are determined to win no matter what,” he said.”

Health ministry details India’s preparedness for Covid-19 vaccine storage. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “National and state ‘Training of Trainers’ workshops have also been completed, he added.”, “Giving more details about the preparations, the senior official said 36 states and Union territories have concluded meetings of State Steering Committees and State Task Force, while 633 districts have concluded meetings of the District Task Force in this regard.”

Mackenzie scott gives away $4.2 billion within four months. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The billionaire novelist and philanthropist announced the latest contributions in a blog post, saying she asked her team to figure out how to give away her fortune faster.”, “”This pandemic has been a wrecking ball in the lives of Americans already struggling. “

Mackenzie scott gives away $4.2 billion in four months. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The world’s 18th-richest person outlined the latest contributions in a blog post Tuesday, saying she asked her team to figure out how to give away her fortune faster. “, “”This comes at a great time for us,” he said. “

Mrs. bectors food IPO subscribed 3.72 times on first day of bidding. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The price band for the share sale, which would close for subscription on Thursday, has been fixed at Rs 286-288 apiece. “, “The offer comprises a fresh issue of Rs 40.54 crore and an offer-for-sale of up to Rs 500 crore.”

Wunong net’s stock more than doubles in its public debut. According to MarketWatch on Tue Dec 15, “The stock has burst higher after the open, and was last up 106.1% at $10.31. “, “Shares of Wunong Net Technology Co. Ltd. “

Funds hiding ‘secret sauce’ could be $3 billion market in 2021. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “Capital Group, JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Goldman Sachs Group Inc. have all licensed the ANT structure.”, “To get that, there’s a trade-off.””

State and local government finances are better than expected. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “That’s one reason Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has opposed including $160 billion in aid to state and local governments in the coronavirus relief package that has been stalled in Congress for months. “, “The sooner we’re able to recover, the better off our country is going to be,” Jeff Williams, mayor of Arlington, Texas,said in a Dec. 14 interview.”

Big pharma passes its annual checkup. According to The Wall Street Journal on Tue Dec 15, “The impact of the pandemic on AbbVie’s financial performance is minimal.”, “That seems like a tall order, since those drugs have combined for just $1.3 billion in sales in the first nine months of 2020. “

Apollo group in $2.3 billion deal for ATM firm aided by pandemic. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “A pair of investment firms agreed to shell out $2.3 billion for an ATM operator that’s benefiting from the wave of bank-branch closures during the pandemic.”, “”Cardtronics faces a secular headwind on the one hand — reduction of cash usage/ATM transactions — offset by a secular tailwind — banks closing branches, making its convenient ATM locations more attractive,” Robert Napoli, an analyst at William Blair & Co., said in a note to clients.”

South African court backs cancellation of government’s pay deal. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “Finance Minister Tito Mboweni said last month the country couldn’t implement the increase because it would precipitate a fiscal crisis.”, “That could lay the ground for another legal challenge by unions.”

Kanye west’s beloved drum machine maker is going public again. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “Kakehashi was “the brilliant founder who stayed on too long and was a detriment,” said Brian Majeski, editor of Music Trades, a data and marketing service for the music products industry. “, “Roland shares will begin trading on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Wednesday, just weeks after Japan’s benchmark index posted its best month in over seven years.”

A texas-made $2.1 million hypercar will attempt a new speed record. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “”We are really just trying to build a great car,” says Hennessey, who has made high-performance cars, SUVs, and work trucks for nearly 30years in Sealy, Texas. “, “On Oct. 19, Washington-based SSC reported that its Tuatara hypercarhad hit 316.11 mph on a lonely highway in Nevada, only to have subsequent video footage of the run undermine the claim’s accuracy. “

Doordash puts are all the rage after IPO mania stoked 54% surge. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “Roughly four put contracts were sold for every call after options on the food-delivery company began trading Tuesday. “, “That appetite among individual investors also fueled record inflows into the Renaissance IPO exchange-traded fund (ticker IPO), even though it doesn’t yet hold Airbnb or Doordash.”

Reliance securities: sun TV network update – directional long . According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “This report is authored by an external party. “, “These reports offer BloombergQuint’s subscribers an opportunity to expand their understanding of companies, sectors and the economy.”

NYC comptroller asks SEC to investigate tyson’s virus response. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “”Tyson is flagrantly misrepresenting its poor pandemic response,” Stringer said Tuesday in a statement on the comptroller’s website. “, “”There is human cost to Tyson’s failures — preventable deaths, hospitalizations and sick workers. “

Lovelace biomedical presents on lessons learned from sars-cov-2 animal models. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “The work was performed as part of the Accelerating COVID-19 Therapeutic Interventions and Vaccines (ACTIV) program, which is a public-private partnership aimed at prioritizing and speeding development of the most promising COVID-19 vaccines and treatments. “, “This lab space is one of only a few such labs in the United States used for commercial contracts in conducting this highly specialized kind of research.”

Congressional leaders to meet Tuesday on covid, year-end spending. According to The Wall Street Journal on Tue Dec 15, “ET Saturday.”, “”It is just my impression on the way that the negotiating group has separated those two issues-it seems to take Sen. McConnell’s advice and leave those to the side and do what we can,” Mr. Cornyn told reporters Tuesday.”

Inventhelp inventor develops improved design for medication supply carts (vig-441). According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “The original design was submitted to the Virginia Beach sales office of InventHelp. “, “The patent-pending invention provides a more efficient way to transport medication within a hospital or other facility. “

Inventhelp inventor develops drink stabilizing device for unstable surfaces (stu-2394). According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “The invention features a novel and user-friendly design that is convenient and easy to use so it is ideal for households. “, “”I thought there could be a better way to stabilize it, so I invented ALLEN’S LIQUID STABILIZER. “

Global medical tapes market outlook 2020-2027: A us$1.8 billion market by 2027. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & REPORT SCOPEII. “, “Amid the COVID-19 crisis, the global market for Medical Tapes estimated at US$1.3 Billion in the year 2020, is projected to reach a revised size of US$1.8 Billion by 2027, growing at a CAGR of 4.7% over the analysis period 2020-2027. “

Tesla’s software is years ahead of the competition, giving it a huge advantage over legacy automakers, prominent VC says. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “Read more: Elon Musk is open to talking about merging Tesla with another car company. “, “Despite Munster’s bullishness, industry watchers are split on how Tesla – currently the world’s most valuable automaker by market cap – will perform on the market in the near future.”

Trudeau ramps up vaccine push, secures early doses from Moderna. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “Canada has secured 417,000 early doses of two Covid-19 vaccines, part of a push by Justin Trudeau’s government to inoculate as many Canadians as possible against the virus before the end of the year.”, “Health Canada approved the Pfizer-BioNTech shot on Dec. 9, and is nearing the completion of its review of Moderna’s candidate. “

Trucreator inc. creates 2hype edition series 1 box. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “SOURCE TruCreator Inc.”, “TruCreator plans to come out with various other Series’ containing YouTubers, Gamers, Influencers and more! “

Prime minister welcomes report from special advisor for Canada’s ongoing response to iran’s shooting-down of Ukraine international airlines flight 752. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “OTTAWA, ON, Dec. 15, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ -Prime Minister’s Office”, “This document is also available at https://pm.gc.ca/”

Walmart just announced the last days to place orders for christmas and the deadlines are earlier than last year. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “The last day to order packages for Christmas with standard shipping has already passed for many retailers, including Best Buy and Home Depot. “, “This comes as no surprise since experts have been warning about holiday shipping delays this year since at least October when shipping companies FedEx and UPS told retailers that they were nearing capacity.”

Hispanic communities suffer outsize pain in latest U.S. covid surge. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “Nationally, the U.S. posted 193,384 new Covid-19 cases, pushing the seven-day average to a record 213,293, Covid Tracking Project data show. “, “The newest wave of Covid-19 is inflicting outsize pain on Hispanic communities in the U.S.”

Nygard arrested in Canada on U.S. sex-trafficking charges. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “Nygard’s Manhattan headquarters were raided by U.S. authorities earlier this year as part of an investigation into allegations of sexual assault, the New York Times reported in February. “, “The 79-year-old retail magnate faces nine counts, including racketeering, sex trafficking and related crimes over “a decades-long pattern of criminal conduct involving at least dozens of victims in the United States, the Bahamas, and Canada, among other locations,” according to prosecutors in New York.”

Pittsburgh international airport to provide Covid-19 testing starting at $95, and won’t accept insurance. According to MarketWatch on Tue Dec 15, “The airport said it will not accept insurance for the tests. “, “”This is yet another initiative under the airport’s Safe Travels program to improve safety protocols and offer passengers options to feel more confident when they travel,” the airport said in a statement. “

Wall street’s banner year cushions blow to new york city budget. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “”There are a set of remote-working industries like finance and information and most of professional services that are relatively unscathed,” said James Parrott, director of Economic and Fiscal Policies at the Center for New York City Affairs at the New School. “, “Those wages are set to increase. “

Airlines in line for $17 billion in pandemic relief proposal. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The index had tumbled 30% this year through Monday, while the S&P 500 gained 13%.”, “That money was to pay for payroll and benefits, and airlines that accepted it had to agree not to cut jobs as well as other concessions.”

Gold ends higher, rebounds from lowest in almost 2 weeks. According to MarketWatch on Tue Dec 15,

Retail tycoon nygard indicted in sex-trafficking probe. According to The Wall Street Journal on Tue Dec 15, “Canadian retail tycoon Peter Nygard faces sex-trafficking and racketeering charges, according to an indictment unsealed Tuesday by Manhattan federal prosecutors.”

Trump to tout vaccine but hasn’t decided when he’ll get it. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “President Donald Trump will encourage Americans to take the coronavirus vaccine though it isn’t clear when he’ll receive it, White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany said.”, “McEnany said about 2.9 million doses of the vaccine from Pfizer Inc. and BioNTech SE that have been distributed and another 4 million will be shipped on Friday. “

Extending solar tax credits tentatively linked to covid aid deal. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “Several solar stocks including SunPower Corp. and Sunrun Inc. were up sharply Tuesday, though it was unclear whether the bill was a catalyst.”, “There is support for the inclusion of a one-year extension of lucrative tax credits for the wind and solar industries at their current level as well as the multiyear extension and expansion of a tax credit for the underground storage of carbon dioxide backed by both environmental groups and oil companies. “

Biden taps former rival pete buttigieg for transportation secretary . According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The DOT also manages multiple agencies that regulate aviation, railroads, trucking and pipeline safety.”, “The department could also play a significant role in setting rules for travel during the coronavirus pandemic and helping struggling airlines and transit systems recover from dramatic drops in passengers.”

ECB lifts bank dividend ban with 15% payout cap on profit. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The cap makes the ECB one of the more hawkish banking watchdogs in Europe. “, “The cap may come as a disappointment to some bank investors as some lenders had raised the prospect of higher payouts. “

E2ip technologies named as CES 2021 innovation awards honoree. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “”Innovations in engineered surfaces will support the growing demand expected with the introduction of 5G communications and IoT. “, “About E2IP TECHNOLOGIES”

Gold’s gym partners with lou ferrigno to get the world’s feedback on what makes the perfect gym. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “For more information, visitgoldsgym.comor follow Gold’s GymonFacebook,InstagramandTwitter.”, “Our product portfolio comprises 17 strong and innovative brands like Gold’s Gym, McFIT, the JOHN REED Family (JOHN REED Fitness Music Club, JOHN REED Women’s Club, JOHN & JANE’S, THE REED), High5, CYBEROBICS, LOOX, Qi², McFIT MODELS, PEARL Management, Steven Baker, Master of Enthusiasm, THE MIRAI and our international management agency TIGERPOOL with which we lead selected designers and artists like fashion label MARCELL VON BERLIN, street art collective RON MILLER and conductor Gerd Schaller to success. “

Biden picks buttigieg as transportation secretary: reports. According to MarketWatch on Tue Dec 15, “President-elect Joe Biden has chosen Pete Buttigieg to be his transportation secretary, media reports said Tuesday. “, “The 38-year-old dropped his own presidential bid and endorsed Biden in March.”

Verishop brings group video shopping to its e-commerce platform. According to The Wall Street Journal on Tue Dec 15, ” ‘s Tmall site orJD.com. “, “”The reality is we’re all at home and we are looking for ways to be entertained,” Ms. Tipograh said.”

Worldwide invisible orthodontics industry to 2025 – players include 3m, align technology and american orthodontics. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “Key Questions Answered in This Report:”, “This aids in providing customizable teeth alignment solutions based on the patient’s oral anatomy and facilitates the correct placement of aligners and braces. “

Inventhelp inventor develops modified puppy training pad to deter chews & rips (wdh-2624). According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “PITTSBURGH, Dec. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — “My dogs would constantly chew and destroy their pee pads. “, “The invention features an effective design that is convenient and easy to use so it is ideal for dog owners. “

Inventhelp inventors develops an improved pacifier design (svh-208). According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “PITTSBURGH, Dec. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — “We wanted to created this to assist crying children that prefer something more enhanced than a regular pacifier,” said two inventors from Barnwell, S.C. “So, we developed the B & H PACIFIER.””, “The original design was submitted to the Savannah sales office of InventHelp. “

America’s cultivation corridor™ launches cultivo™ virtual academy. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “The program will be hosted via the Virtual Academy Hub, a professionally managed platform for learning and engagement. “, “The Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) is the presenting sponsor of the program.”

Moderna slides 7% after FDA confirms vaccine’s effectiveness but cautions on bell’s palsy in recipients. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “The staff stopped short of directly linking the shot to the cases, but said the possible connection deserved to be looked into further.”, “The company has 18 “buy” ratings, six “hold” ratings, and two “sell” ratings from analysts.”

RIP medical debt receives transformative gift from philanthropist mackenzie scott. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “This is a gamechanger for RIP Medical Debt, allowing us to move towards our goals in a greatly accelerated way,” said Allison Sesso, RIP Medical Debt’s executive director. “, “Two-thirdsof personal bankruptcies cite medical debt as a key factor. “

VW CEO pits world’s largest car plant against new Tesla site. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “Diess said during Tuesday’s meeting of top executives that VW plans to create a management board position for information technology. “, “Volkswagen AG Chief Executive Officer Herbert Diess told top managers the German manufacturer will pit its largest plant against the Tesla Inc. factory that’s under construction near Berlin, according to people familiar with the matter.”

Bank of Canada’s macklem sees economy entering ‘difficult stage’. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “”To be sustainable, the recovery must broaden to include exports and, with this, business investment.””, “The speech, Macklem’s last scheduled public appearance in 2020, comes as the Bank of Canada seeks to highlight the fluid nature of recent economic developments. “

Christmas driving set for slump with most americans staying home. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “Consumption that’s near the lowest level since June will likely reach a new trough around New Year’s Day, DeHaan, the fuel market research firm’s head of petroleum analysis, said Tuesday.”, “That would mark the second-lowest national average price since 2010, bested only by a low of $2 a gallon during the 2015 oil slump.”

Facebook building cameo-inspired tool to let fans pay celebrities for face time. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The Menlo Park, California-based company rolled out a paid events product in August, allowing small businesses or Page owners to charge users to watch a livestream. “, “That means the social giant may need to build its next big app or service internally. “

Crypto firm co-founder gets year in prison over debit card scam. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The men quickly found investors thanks to social media mentions by celebrities including Mayweather and Khaled, who later agreed to settle charges by the Securities and Exchange Commission that they failed to disclose they had been paid to promote the firm.”, “Robert Farkas, 34, who created the firm Centra Tech with two other former co-workers at a luxury car rental company, was sentenced on Tuesday by U.S. District Judge Lorna G. Schofield in Manhattan. “

European bank dividend ban lifted, but restrictions remain. According to The Wall Street Journal on Tue Dec 15, “The ECB move follows a lifting of a ban by the Bank of England last week. “, “The ECB also said it sent a letter to banks asking for moderation in their bonus policies.”

Canada’s largest pension says inflation could rise in rebound. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The overall pace of the recovery is the wild card. “, “”We’re keeping an eye on this because central banks have adjusted frameworks,” Mark Machin, chief executive officer of Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, said in an interview Tuesday. “

Oil futures up a second session as U.S. vaccine, China data ease energy demand concerns. According to MarketWatch on Tue Dec 15,

Getting u.s to zero carbon will take a $2.5 trillion investment by 2030. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “That’s in part because oil-price volatility is a major factor determining how much U.S. households and businesses pay for their energy system.”, “Achieving net-zero emissions by 2050 would require expanding renewable-energy systems, building more efficient homes and putting 50 million electric cars on the road, according to a report released Tuesday.”

Dow, s&p 500 aims for best day in 3 weeks as stock market gets fillip on fresh coronavirus fiscal relief hopes. According to MarketWatch on Tue Dec 15, “CNBC reported that Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, who spoke to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on the phone for more than an hour earlier in the day, will hold a 4 p.m. “, “The Dow Jones Industrial Average [: DJIA] was trading up 342, or 1.2%, higher at 30,203, the S&P 500 index advanced 1.2% to 3,692, below a psychological threshold around 3,700 that the index has had trouble breaching in recent trade. “

Facebook to allow political ads for Georgia runoffs. According to The Wall Street Journal on Tue Dec 15, “Facebook Inc. told advertisers Tuesday it would allow political ads for the Georgia runoff elections starting Wednesday but would maintain a broader blackout for ads about social issues, elections or politics in the U.S. as part of its efforts to reduce misinformation, according to an email viewed by The Wall Street Journal.”

More people are feeling guilty about making this financial request during the pandemic. According to MarketWatch on Tue Dec 15, “That’s up from the 65% of survey participants last year who admitted feeling guilty about their money request.”, “Informal lending is hard to measure precisely overall, but in the latest LendingTree survey at least, 35% said they have borrowed from family and friends in the past year (with about half of those loan requests going to parents). “

FDIC eases path for Amazon and Facebook to become lenders. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The agency said it will be able to consider the potential impact of each applicant on the goal to keep banking services competitive, safe and sound. “, “”If the FDIC approves Rakuten’s application, it will set a precedent for every other Big Tech company (Amazon, Facebook, Google, etc.) to enter banking through an ILC charter without consolidated supervision,” the Bank Policy Institute, a Washington-based industry lobbying group, wrote in a blog post last month.”

Disney to release ‘nomadland’ in time for best-picture deadline. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, which hands out the awards, usually requires Oscar candidates to have run in Los Angeles theaters for seven days in the calendar year before the awards.”, “They’ll want to wait as long as possible so that more theaters may be open, while at the same time meeting the deadline.”

Disney to release ‘nomadland’ ahead of best-picture deadline. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “They’ll want to wait as long as possible so that more theaters may be open, while at the same time meeting the deadline.”, “The new date is a little more than a week before the Oscar deadline, which was pushed back because of the havoc Covid-19 has wreaked on Hollywood scheduling.”

Inventhelp inventor develops portable lamp for chair backs (suu-651). According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “She developed CHAIR LIGHT, patent-pending, to enable users to aim a reading light at a specific location. “, “The original design was submitted to the St. Louis sales office of InventHelp. “

Worldwide cocoa powder industry to 2025 – key drivers, restraints and opportunities. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “DUBLIN, Dec. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The “Cocoa Powder Market – Forecasts from 2020 to 2025” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering.”, “The cocoa industry is predicted to grow at a significant pace during the forecast period owing to the wide popularity of cocoa powder among the end-user industries at the global level. “

Window shopping digital-style in freeport, maine. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “”Thanks to the iBec Creative’s Maine Gift Guide window displays, window shopping has been transformed from a nostalgic holiday concept, into the perfect way to connect, and purchase products that will be shipped directly to the customer. “, “The Town of Freeport benefits greatly from the efforts of the Freeport Town Council, Freeport Economic Development Corporation, and Visit Freeport. “

Mackenzie scott announces philanthropic gifts to hundreds of national nonprofits including easterseals. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “They help by delivering vital services and also through the profound encouragement felt each time a person is seen, valued, and trusted by another human being. “, “In addition to the gift provided to Easterseals National office in Chicago, Ms. Scott has selected the following Easterseals Affiliates to benefit from her philanthropy: Easterseals Central and Southeast OH; Easterseals East GA; Easterseals Greater Cincinnati Region; Easterseals Greater Houston; Easterseals IA; Easterseals LA; Easterseals MA; Easterseals MI; Easterseals Midwest (MO and KS); Easterseals North GA; Easterseals Northeast Central FL; Easterseals of Central IL; Easterseals San Antonio; Easterseals Serving Chicagoland and Greater Rockford; Easterseals South FL; Easterseals Southeastern PA; Easterseals Southwest FL; Easterseals Southwest Human Development (Phoenix, AZ); Easterseals TN; Easterseals WA; Easterseals WV Rehabilitation Center; and Easterseals Goodwill Miami Valley (OH).”

95% of mcdonald’s franchisees vote to cut all ‘non-essential’ contact with corporate in protest over millions in new costs. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “McDonald’s said in a statement to Business Insider that it had a “productive meeting” with the NFLA on Tuesday morning, and is actively working through these issues. “, “”The decision to consider a ‘pause’ as franchisees is and has been intended to be a symbol of support for National Owner Operator elected leadership as the voice of the system,” the NFLA memo reads, with franchisees seeking “a recognition by McDonald’s of our interdependence and to address the recent announcements.””

Digital turbine earns company culture award. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “DigitalTurbine isheadquartered inAustin,Texasand is a fast-growing mobile technology platform company thathasmore than250employees.”, “The Company’s on-demand media platform powers frictionless app and content discovery, user acquisition and engagement, operational efficiency and monetization opportunities. “

Union fund finances first san francisco project of $1 billion initiative and aids local economy. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “Investors should consider the HIT’s investment objectives, risks, and charges and expenses carefully before investing. “, “The new development site is called 53 Colton. “

Fifth third bancorp announces cash dividends. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “The Series J dividend is payable on December 31, 2020 to shareholders of record as of December 29, 2020.”, “Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) today declared a cash dividend on its common shares of $0.27 per share for the fourth quarter of 2020. “

Treasuries move back to the downside amid optimism about stimulus. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “The conversation between Pelosi and Mnuchin came as bipartisan group of lawmakers publicly released their latest proposal, which was largely in line with a report from Reuters on Monday.”, “The Fed’s monetary policy announcement is likely to be in focus on Wednesday, as the central bank is widely expected to leave interest rates unchanged but many traders are optimistic the Fed will provide additional stimulus.”

The 34 most awe-inspiring scientific achievements of 2020 include ancient mummy tombs, historic rocket launches, and the fastest vaccine in history. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “The study offered further evidence that the virus jumped naturally from bats to an intermediary species before making its way into our population. “, “Those are only 4.4 billion years old.”

Judge rejects trump company’s privilege claim in new york probe. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The probe has emerged as one of the biggest potential threats to Trump after he leaves office in January following his failed bid for re-election. “, “The company has said the probe is politically motivated and denies wrongdoing.”

U.K. officials to hold further talks on christmas socializing. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “Cabinet Office Minister Michael Gove discussed the issue with his counterparts from the devolved administrations in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland on Tuesday but no decisions were made.”, “In a rare joint editorial Tuesday, the British Medical Journal and the Health Service Journal said the government’s relaxation of social distancing rules over the holiday period will increase infections and risk putting further strain on hospitals.”

Fed says it now has formal membership in global climate finance group. According to The Wall Street Journal on Tue Dec 15, “The network, which launched three years ago, is a forum for central bankers and regulators to come together and discuss how their institutions can ensure their financial systems don’t worsen climate change risks, and how financial institutions might be able to lower those risks.”, “The Fed said it is now formally a member of the Network of Central Banks and Supervisors for Greening the Financial System. “

Mexico passes bill limiting foreign agents, risking U.S. ire. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The U.S. eventually dropped its charges against Cienfuegos, allowing him to return home. “, “The bill aims to restrict activities of foreign intelligence and law enforcement officers in Mexico. “

China eyes economic goals for next year as debt levels soar. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The conference will likely be dominated by Liu He, China’s Harvard-educated vice premier, who is best known for masterminding a drive four years ago to lower financial risks by decreasing overall debt levels in the economy at the cost of slower short-term growth.”, “The Communist Party doesn’t usually disclose when its officials meet for the three-day conference, with a statement outlining their priorities expected at the conclusion. “

Japan’s $707 billion stimulus hinges on elderly spending money. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The elderly demographic also has the largest share of deaths from Covid-19. “, “This year Kizaki says sales at his five-decade old family bag store have plunged by about 70% from the same period last year.”

Dow finishes up over 300 points as stimulus talks continue. According to MarketWatch on Tue Dec 15, “The Nasdaq Composite Index climbed 1.3% to close around 12,595. “, “The Dow and S&P 500 Tuesday afternoon notched their best finish since around Thanksgiving as markets scored a bullish lift on renewed hopes that top congressional lawmakers were set to meet later Tuesday to strike deals to fund the government and push through a fifth round of coronavirus relief. “

U.S. asks supreme court to halt mail delivery of abortion pills. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The high court now has a stronger conservative majority with Justice Amy Coney Barrett having filled Ginsburg’s seat.”, “The justices said then that a federal trial judge should first consider whether to modify or lift its order blocking the in-person requirement.”

House republican vows to carry on trump’s election fight. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “There wasn’t anybody saying ‘Oh, wait a minute.’””, “John Thune of South Dakota, the No. 2 Senate Republican, said Monday that any challenge to the electoral votes is “not going anywhere.” “

Dow books best day in 3 weeks and s&p 500 snaps 4-session skid as hopes for coronavirus fiscal spending rise. According to MarketWatch on Tue Dec 15, “The Dow and S&P 500 Tuesday afternoon notched their best finish since around Thanksgiving as markets scored a bullish lift on renewed hopes that top congressional lawmakers were set to meet later Tuesday to strike deals to fund the government and push through a fifth round of coronavirus relief. “, “The Dow Jones Industrial Average [: DJIA] closed up 338, or 1.1%, higher at 30,200, the S&P 500 index advanced 1.3% to about 3,695, below a psychological threshold around 3,700 that the index has had trouble breaching in recent trade. “

Saudis shield aramco’s oil revenue forecasts after going public. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “”The government deals with Aramco as a supplier for tax, we have revenue that comes from Aramco, tax that comes from Aramco and also dividends since the government is the largest shareholder of Aramco.””, “The kingdom is a main supplier and affects the oil market, and it wouldn’t be of its interest to talk about future oil prices.””

Ladder capital corp announces fourth quarter 2020 dividend to holders of class A common stock. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “These forward-looking statements are only predictions, not historical fact, and involve certain risks and uncertainties, as well as assumptions. “, “The cash dividend is payable on January 15, 2021 to stockholders of record as of the close of business on December 31, 2020.”

Godaddy acquires poynt, expands commerce services with offline sales and integrated payments. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Dec. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ –GoDaddy Inc. (NYSE: GDDY), the company that empowers everyday entrepreneurs, today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Poynt. “, “Eastern Time. “

Simon property group declares fourth quarter 2020 dividend of $1.30 per common share. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “The dividend will be payable on January 22, 2021 to shareholders of record at the close of business on December 24, 2020.”, “The Company discusses these and other risks and uncertainties under the heading “Risk Factors” in its annual and quarterly periodic reports filed with the SEC. “

Wyndham hotels & resorts announces departure of chief administrative officer and appointment of new chief human resource officer. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “The Company’s award-winning Wyndham Rewards loyalty program offers 85 million enrolled members the opportunity to redeem points at thousands of hotels, vacation club resorts and vacation rentals globally. “, “The Company operates a portfolio of 20 hotel brands, including Super 8®, Days Inn®, Ramada®, Microtel®, La Quinta®, Baymont®, Wingate®, AmericInn®, Hawthorn Suites®, Trademark Collection® and Wyndham®. “

Worldwide rough terrain crane industry to 2025 – players include liebherr, terex and link-belt. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “Types Segment:”, “Key Topics Covered:Chapter 1 Executive SummaryChapter 2 Abbreviation and AcronymsChapter 3 Preface3.1 Research Scope3.2 Research Sources3.2.1 Data Sources3.2.2 Assumptions3.3 Research MethodChapter 4 Market Landscape4.1 Market Overview4.2 Classification/Types4.3 Application/End-usersChapter 5 Market Trend Analysis5.1 Introduction5.2 Drivers5.3 Restraints5.4 Opportunities5.5 ThreatsChapter 6 Industry Chain Analysis6.1 Upstream/Suppliers Analysis6.2 Rough Terrain Crane Analysis6.2.1 Technology Analysis6.2.2 Cost Analysis6.2.3 Market Channel Analysis6.3 Downstream Buyers/End-usersChapter 7 Latest Market Dynamics7.1 Latest News7.2 Merger and Acquisition7.3 Planned/Future Project7.4 Policy DynamicsChapter 8 Trading Analysis8.1 Export of Rough Terrain Crane by Region8.2 Import of Rough Terrain Crane by Region8.3 Balance of TradeChapter 9 Historical and Forecast Rough Terrain Crane Market in North America (2015-2025)9.1 Rough Terrain Crane Market Size9.2 Rough Terrain Crane Demand by End Use9.3 Competition by Players/Suppliers9.4 Type Segmentation and Price9.5 Key Countries Analysis9.5.1 US9.5.2 Canada9.5.3 MexicoChapter 10 Historical and Forecast Rough Terrain Crane Market in South America (2015-2025)10.1 Rough Terrain Crane Market Size10.2 Rough Terrain Crane Demand by End Use10.3 Competition by Players/Suppliers10.4 Type Segmentation and Price10.5 Key Countries Analysis10.5.1 Brazil10.5.2 Argentina10.5.3 Chile10.5.4 PeruChapter 11 Historical and Forecast Rough Terrain Crane Market in Asia & Pacific (2015-2025)11.1 Rough Terrain Crane Market Size11.2 Rough Terrain Crane Demand by End Use11.3 Competition by Players/Suppliers11.4 Type Segmentation and Price11.5 Key Countries Analysis11.5.1 China11.5.2 India11.5.3 Japan11.5.4 South Korea11.5.5 Asean11.5.6 AustraliaChapter 12 Historical and Forecast Rough Terrain Crane Market in Europe (2015-2025)12.1 Rough Terrain Crane Market Size12.2 Rough Terrain Crane Demand by End Use12.3 Competition by Players/Suppliers12.4 Type Segmentation and Price12.5 Key Countries Analysis12.5.1 Germany12.5.2 France12.5.3 UK12.5.4 Italy12.5.5 Spain12.5.6 Belgium12.5.7 Netherlands12.5.8 Austria12.5.9 Poland12.5.10RussiaChapter 13 Historical and Forecast Rough Terrain Crane Market in MEA (2015-2025)13.1 Rough Terrain Crane Market Size13.2 Rough Terrain Crane Demand by End Use13.3 Competition by Players/Suppliers13.4 Type Segmentation and Price13.5 Key Countries Analysis13.5.1 Egypt13.5.2 Israel13.5.3 South Africa13.5.4 Gcc13.5.5 TurkeyChapter 14 Summary for Global Rough Terrain Crane Market (2015-2020)14.1 Rough Terrain Crane Market Size14.2 Rough Terrain Crane Demand by End Use14.3 Competition by Players/Suppliers14.4 Type Segmentation and PriceChapter 15 Global Rough Terrain Crane Market Forecast (2020-2025)15.1 Rough Terrain Crane Market Size Forecast15.2 Rough Terrain Crane Demand Forecast15.3 Competition by Players/Suppliers15.4 Type Segmentation and Price ForecastChapter 16 Analysis of Global Key Vendors16.1 Liebherr16.1.1 Company Profile16.1.2 Main Business and Rough Terrain Crane Information16.1.3 SWOT Analysis of Liebherr16.1.4 Liebherr rough Terrain Crane sales, Revenue, Price and Gross Margin (2015-2020)16.2 Manitowoc16.3 Terex16.4 Tadano-Faun16.5 Link-Belt16.6 XCMG16.7 Kato16.8 Zoomlion16.9 SanyFor more information about this report visit https://www.researchandmarkets.com/r/v8jti7”

Keurig dr pepper announces appointment of new director to its board. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “Katie Gilroy (Media)T: 781-418-3345 / katie.gilroy@kdrp.com”, “Tan will fill the seat vacated by Fabian Simon, who resigned from the KDP board on September 7, 2020, upon his appointment as Chief Executive Officer of JDE Peet’s.”

Global-10 PR summit organized by imars communications of russia and the russian public relations association (rpra) reports its results. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “MOSCOW, Dec. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The Global-10 PR Summit 2020 brought together representatives of the global communication industry to find effective practices for its development in the post-Covid era and the rapid digital transformation provoked by the pandemic. “, “The Global-10 PR Summit 2020, held by iMARS Communications, Russian Public Relations Association (RPRA) with the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) support, the international media partner Cision and the Russian media partner Sostav.ru, completed the series of “International PR Weeks 2020”. “

Jackson hewitt shares 12 year-end tax tips for the 2020 tax year. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “About Jackson Hewitt Tax Service Inc.”, “SOURCE Jackson Hewitt Tax Service Inc.”

Trump security adviser cuts trip short for talks on russia hack. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The hackers were reported to have installed a malicious vulnerability in software from Texas-based SolarWinds Corp., whose customers include top government agencies and Fortune 500 companies.”, “The meetings are aimed at addressing the hacking incident that involved the departments of State, Commerce, Treasury and Homeland Security, according to a person familiar with the matter.”

Biden savors victory, hails Georgia duo in bid to swing senate. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “”I think all of you just taught Donald Trump a lesson in this election. “, “The high court refused to hear the case.”

A security expert reportedly warned solarwinds in 2019 that anyone could access the company’s update server with the password ‘solarwinds123’. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “The Department of Homeland Security and the State Department are also confirmed to have been hacked.”, “The Trump administration acknowledged that the hackers had indeed gained access to official networks, including the US Treasury. “

IBM buys canadian fintech expertus to bolster payments offerings. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The Montreal-based firm is also one of the largest North American services bureaus of the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Transactions, or SWIFT, a network banks use to manage money transfers and treasury transactions.”, “Expertus has been added to the IBM Global Business Services unit, the Armonk, New York-based buyer said in a statement Tuesday. “

Gun maker smith & wesson sues new jersey. According to The Wall Street Journal on Tue Dec 15, “The subpoena, which was issued on October 13 according to the suit, is part of a broader legal push by gun-control advocates targeting the gun industry over its marketing practices.”, “The subpoena, a copy of which is included in the suit, includes requests for any marketing claims that Smith & Wesson guns are safer than others, that carrying a concealed weapon enhances a person’s lifestyle and that novices can use the company’s guns effectively for self-defense.”

API reports a nearly 2 million-barrel weekly climb in U.S. crude supplies, sources say. According to MarketWatch on Tue Dec 15, “January West Texas Intermediate crude was at $47.55 a barrel in electronic trading, compared with Tuesday’s settlement at $47.62 on the New York Mercantile Exchange.”, “The data also reportedly showed gasoline stockpiles up by 828,000 barrels, while distillate inventories rose by 4.8 million barrels. “

Vanguard makes history with the first $1 trillion equity fund. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “Vanguard, the top issuer for ETF inflows this year, controls 28% of the $5.3 trillion U.S. ETF industry.”, “The Vanguard Total Stock Market ETF attracted the most cash of any ETF so far this year, with $30.8 billion of net inflows. “

Illinois plans to cut more than $700 million from budget. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “Illinois must freeze hiring, reduce grant funding and potentially furlough state workers to cut its fiscal 2021 budget by $711 million, Governor J.B. Pritzker announced on Tuesday.”, “”This is going to be tough,” Pritzker said during his daily press conference.”

Asia stocks to climb as U.S. rallies before fed: markets wrap. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “”There’s a very good chance of a cyclical recovery,” George Bory, fixed income specialist at Wells Fargo Asset Management, said on Bloomberg TV. “, “The 10-year Treasury yield moved above 0.90% as investors awaited the conclusion of the Fed’s two-day meeting on Wednesday. “

Trump’s $200 medicare drug cards expected to be mailed jan. 1. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “Trump has said 33 million Medicare beneficiaries could receive the benefit, which can be used for prescription drug co-payments.”, “Trump announced the program – which is expected to cost at least $6.6 billion – in late September, promising the cards for Medicare recipients would be mailed out “in coming weeks.””

Younger people get vaccines first in Indonesia’s unusual rollout. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The Sinovac shots were tested on those who are 18 to 59 years old, which is why the government is wary of inoculating those in different age groups.”, “”Our choices are extremely minus malum; There are no good choices, there is only the least-bad choice. “

Hkex’s outgoing CEO predicts ‘irreversible’ move toward China. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The next steps could be to allow Chinese investors to buy bonds on the bourse, as well as opening up to derivatives and the primary stock market.”, “Li is stepping down at the end of the year after a decade at the top of Hong Kong’s flagship financial institution and said in an interview with Bloomberg Television that integrating the city’s marketplace with China is far from done. “

Securing U.S. supply chains doesn’t mean bringing them home. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “A majority of these positionswill be in advanced roles -75% of TSMC’s staff have finished college, and half its workforcehaspostgraduate degrees – which will be a boon for American engineers and universities. “, “That leaves the question of where to put supply chains. “

China’s coal industry fights for survival in a greener world. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “That goal would require whittling China’s coal fleet down to 680 gigawatts by 2030, a reversal of the 1,300-gigawatt expansion currently planned.”, “That’s more than miners of previous generations could have dreamed of making, and for some workers that’s for sitting behind a desk in a collegecampus-like facility with a basketball court, pingpong tables, and a library. “

Wish is poised to price IPO at least at top of range. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “Wish’s parent company, San Francisco-based ContextLogic Inc., is selling 46 million shares in an IPO set to price Tuesday that will raise as much as $1.1 billion. “

Shareholder alert: weisslaw LLP investigates cardtronics plc. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “NEW YORK, Dec. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ –WeissLaw LLPis investigating possible breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations of law by the board of directors of Cardtronics plc (“Cardtronics” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: CATM) in connection with the proposed acquisition of the Company by funds managed by affiliates of Apollo Global Management, Inc. (NYSE: APO) and Hudson Executive Capital LP. “

Shareholder alert: weisslaw LLP investigates TC pipelines, LP. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “In light of the fact that TRP already controls 24% of TRP’s common units, WeissLaw is investigating whether TCP’s board was truly independent and fully informed as to the valuation of the proposed acquisition of the Partnership, whether the board acted in the best interest of TCP minority unitholders in agreeing to the proposed transaction, and whether all information regarding the sales process and valuation of the transaction will be fully and fairly disclosed to TCP unitholders. “, “Under the terms of the acquisition agreement, TCP unitholders will receive 0.70 shares of TRP common stock for each TCP unit that they hold, representing implied per-share merger consideration of $30.95 based upon TRP’s December 14, 2020 closing price of $44.21.”

Blue diamond growers manufacturing facility achieves major safety milestone. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “The plant, which employs 450 to 600 employees, including seasonal team members, is the largest almond receiving station in the world with six warehouses on site and the ability to receive 5.5 million pounds of both almond inshell and meats per day.”, “SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ –Blue Diamond Growers’ Salida, California, manufacturing facility recently achieved five million working hours without Lost Time Incident (LTI). “

Kalderos upgrades 340b pay platform, giving covered entities more options. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “The solution enables manufacturers, covered entities and Medicaid agencies to work together to effectuate 340B discounts compliantly and efficiently. “, “The company’s solutions include Discount Monitoring, which identifies and resolves historical instances of noncompliance, and 340B Pay, which allows providers of any size to request 340B rebates and manufacturers to verify and pay them through a third party payment partner. “

Australia manufacturing PMI climbs to 56.0 in December – markit. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “That’s up from 55.8 and it moves further above the boom-or-but line of 50 that separates expansion from contraction.”, “The manufacturing sector in Australia continued to expand in December, and at a faster pace, the latest survey from Markit Economics showed on Wednesday with a five-month high manufacturing PMI score of 56.0.”

Saudi Arabia plans spending cuts in 2021 as economy recovers. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The kingdom will stick to its plan to cut spending by 7.3% in 2021 after its deficit widened dramatically this year, according to an annual budget statement released Tuesday. “, “The statement didn’t disclose, however, a breakdown of revenue into oil and non-oil sources for 2021 as it has in other years. “

Environmentalists ask court to block trump’s arctic oil auction. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The case is National Audubon Society v. “, “The agency previously had given oil companies until Dec. 17 to make recommendations and told a federal court that it would publish a notice of sale scheduling the auction “subsequently” if it decided to hold one. “

Shareholder alert: weisslaw LLP investigates anchiano therapeutics ltd.. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “NEW YORK, Dec. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ –WeissLaw LLPis investigating possible breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations of law by the board of directors of Anchiano Therapeutics Ltd. “

Carlyle’s credit head monitoring which firms ‘actually solvent’. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “”We’ve now got companies who have solved their liquidity issue, and the question is, are they actually solvent?” he said in a Bloomberg Television interview Tuesday. “, “Then the Federal Reserve got in the way.”

Shareholder alert: weisslaw LLP investigates prevail therapeutics inc.. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “NEW YORK, Dec. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — WeissLaw LLPis investigating possible breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations of law by the board of directors of Prevail Therapeutics Inc. (“Prevail” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: PRVL) in connection with the proposed acquisition of the Company by Eli Lilly and Company. “

Inside the TMGM and Australian open official partnership event. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “SOURCE TMGM”, “At the same time, these are the values recognised by TMGM… “Those who appreciate speed in sport, also appreciate speed in trading, and so the audience is historically a close match to our base.””

True health new Mexico selects healthsparq to power cost transparency program. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “”We’re excited to work with HealthSparq on True Health New Mexico’s next steps in digital member experience as we deliver on member needs for cost transparency and guidance today,” said Peterson. “, “Available for individuals, employer groups, and federal employees, True Health New Mexico coverage focuses on lowering premium costs, delivering appropriate levels of care, and providing community-based case management to ensure members are well cared for. “

Another crockpot pressure cooker lawsuit filed in florida state court by johnson // becker, PLLC. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “To learn more about Johnson // Becker’s product liability cases, or to arrange a free, no obligation review of your potential crockpot lawsuit, please visit Johnson // Becker athttps://www.johnsonbecker.com/product-liability/pressure-cooker-lawsuit/, or contact Johnson // Becker directly at (800) 279-6386.”, “ST. “

Year of pain sets stage for 2021’s top 10 emerging-market themes. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “Turkey’s Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who Biden has reportedly called an “autocrat,” and Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz are also preparing for a tougher time. “, “The year 2020 saw an upsurge in domestic political turmoil among developing nations, a trend that remains a key risk next year. “

Biden’s top interior pick haaland prompts pushback from house. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The selection process was described by people familiar with the matter.”

Mexico postpones contentious banxico bill until February. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “After frenetic negotiations on Tuesday morning, the lower house decided to delay voting on the bill until next year, congressional leaders said in a video conference Tuesday. “, “The Mexican peso jumped on the announcement, which removed a roadblock that had temporarily interrupted the currency’s recent gains, and was the best performer among the world’s top currencies on Tuesday.”

China’s economic goals, zombie recovery, negative rates: eco day. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15,

Moderna to offer covid shots to volunteers who got placebo. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “”This option will be voluntary and implemented in alignment with the regulatory authorities where the trial is being conducted,” Pfizer said Sunday”, “The participants will first be given the opportunity to learn whether they got the vaccine. “

Biden to tap jennifer granholm for energy secretary. According to The Wall Street Journal on Tue Dec 15, “The agency funds early-stage innovation projects, modelled on the research arm of Defense Department that is known as a catalyst for breakthroughs.”, “WASHINGTON-President-elect Joe Biden is expected to choose former Michigan Gov. “

Biden picks former michigan governor granholm to lead energy. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “She served as Michigan’s attorney general from 1999 to 2003, has been an adviser to the Pew Charitable Trusts’ clean energy program and is a professor at the University of California, Berkeley.”, “The Biden administration is expected to restart the department’s energy efficiency standard shop, which ground to a halt under Trump, as well as reinvigorate the agency’s loan programs which holds billions of dollars in loan authority for clean energy projects.”

Australian home test cleared; h.k. plans spending : virus update. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “Hong Kong is leaning toward extending current social-distancing measures, such as cutting off dining in at restaurants from 6 p.m. local time and closing of gyms and beauty salons until Jan. 1, Hong Kong Economic Times reports, citing unidentified people.”, “Theaters and museums will also shut.”

: iqiyi U.S. shares fall on secondary offering. According to MarketWatch on Tue Dec 15, “IQiyi Inc.’s U.S.-traded shares fell in the extended session Tuesday after the Chinese streaming-video company announced a secondary offering of convertible notes and American depositary shares. “, “The company said it was offering $800 million in convertible senior notes due in 2026, and 40 million ADS with an option for underwriters to buy an additional 6 million to cover overallotments. “

Norfolk iron & metal to acquire cd’a metals. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “”This investment represents a strategic opportunity to increase our capacity and geographic presence and is integral to our commitment to meet the growing needs of our customers. “, “The transaction is expected to close on or before December 31, 2020.”

DPA programs make owning easier. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “The minimum down payment for these townhomes is 3.5% of the sales price for FHA loans and 3% of the sales price for conventional loans. “, “Thus, the minimum down payment will be $9,765 and $8,370, respectively. “

Realtor.com® acquires avail. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “The platform also offers tools for renters, including easy ways to complete rental applications, sign leases, pay rent, submit maintenance requests and access related products and services like renters insurance.”, “Coon, Avail co-founder Laurence Jankelow and the company’s 30+ person team will join Move, Inc. Terms of the acquisition were not made public.”

Varian and yonsei cancer center, yonsei university health system sign MOU to further innovation to treat cancer patients. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “For more information, visit https://www.varian.comand follow @VarianMedSys on Twitter.”, “”The signing of this Memorandum of Understanding with Varian is a step forward in the fight against cancer. “

Alamo group announces CEO retirement plan. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “Forward Looking StatementsThis release contains forward-looking statements, including regarding the timing of the appointment of the Company’s new President and CEO, that are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. “, “The Company does not undertake any obligation to update the information contained herein, which speaks only as of this date.”

Barr was never the villain democrats said he was. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “He overruled career prosecutors to recommend a more lenient sentence for Trump associate Roger Stone, who was convicted of lying to Congress and later pardoned by Trump.”, “He also instructed another U.S. attorney, Jeffrey Jensen, to review the prosecution of Trump’s first national security adviser, Michael Flynn. “

Google’s gmail faces service disruptions again. According to The Wall Street Journal on Tue Dec 15, “The company had problems on Monday with its authentication system, which resulted in a range of services and platforms reliant on Google’s technology not working correctly for about an hour.”, “A number of Gmail users experienced issues with the email service Tuesday, a day after more than a dozen Google services such as YouTube endured a nearly hourlong disruption.”

Eclipse gold announces amended financing terms. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “All other terms of the Offering and the Transaction as set out in the December 8th, 2020 press release remain the same.”, “VANCOUVER, BC, Dec. 15, 2020 /CNW/ – Eclipse Gold Mining Corp. (“Eclipse”) (TSXV: EGLD) (OTC: EGLPF)announces that, further to its press release dated December 8th, 2020, it has amended the terms of the “best efforts” private placement financing for minimum gross proceeds of $20 million (the “Offering”) being conducted by a syndicate of agents led by Stifel GMP and including Canaccord Genuity Corp., Raymond James Ltd., Beacon Securities Limited, and PI Financial Corp. The Offering is in connection with the proposed plan of arrangement transaction (the “Transaction”) between Northern Vertex Mining Corp. (“Northern Vertex”) and Eclipse that was announced on December 8th, 2020.”

K-bro declares December 2020 dividend. According to Business Insider on Tue Dec 15, “K-Bro currently operates nine processing facilities under three distinctive brands, including K-Bro Linen Systems Inc., Buanderie HMR and Les Buanderies Dextraze, in eight Canadian cities: Québec City, Montréal, Toronto, Edmonton, Calgary, Regina, Vancouver and Victoria.”, “EDMONTON, AB, Dec. 15, 2020 /CNW/ -K-Bro Linen Inc. (the “Corporation”) announced today a dividend of 10.00 cents CDN per common share of the Corporation for the period from December 1 to 31, 2020, to be paid on January 15, 2021 to holders of record of common shares on December 31, 2020.”

Google’s gmail service suffers outage for second day in a row. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “Read more: Google Services Including Gmail, YouTube Suffer Major Outage”, “The company later said it had “experienced an authentication system outage for approximately 45 minutes due to an internal storage quota issue.””

Bill gross reaches back to vietnam to describe neighbor encounter. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The man wasn’t holding a knife, and I knew it wasn’t a gun, but to me it was very fearful.””, “The music was so loud I could not be in the master bedroom or bathroom. “

Maduro cranks up pressure on Venezuelan human rights groups. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “Public Prosecutor Tarek William Saab didn’t respond to a request for comment. “, “The need for food aid networks is great. “

Mallinckrodt shareholders fight for seat at bankruptcy bargaining table. According to The Wall Street Journal on Tue Dec 15, “Targeted in most of the opioid litigation that has driven other drugmakers to bankruptcy and hit with damages over pricing of a non-opioid product, Mallinckrodt filed for chapter 11 protection in October with a partial deal on a way out.”

Rich states uncover tax windfall, undercutting push for more aid. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “There are several important caveats to this somewhat rosy picture, to be clear.”, “”This pandemic hasn’t hit our state and local governments the same way at every point in time, which has been the difficulty in conveying to Congress this is how much we’re losing,” she said.”

Biden picks former EPA chief mccarthy as climate policy czar. According to Bloomberg Quint on Tue Dec 15, “The job doesn’t require Senate confirmation.”, “The limits McCarthy’s EPA imposed in 2016 were the first to explicitly regulate the potent greenhouse gas, going beyond existing mandates that focused on other, conventional air pollution at the sites.”

Royal mail brings scottish island closer with drone delivery. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The parcel containing a hoodie sweatshirt, which the company says was the world’s first regular postal delivery by small self-piloted aircraft, marked the beginning of trials of a service that Royal Mail aims to use in remote regions across the U.K.”, “The company has partnered with What3Words Ltd., a location service that has divided the earth into 57 trillion 3-meter by 3-meter squares and given each one a unique three-word code–in the case of the Mull delivery, clip.nurtures.shortage, near the lighthouse on Mull’s northern coast.”

New Zealand says harsh lockdown paying off as economy rebounds. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The bond program for 2020-21 has been cut by NZ$5 billion to NZ$45 billion, while the following three years have also been reduced by NZ$5 billion to NZ$30 billion each.”, “That data is due tomorrow.”

U.K. taxpayers face £26 billion bill for covid loans, panel says. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The most recent Treasury statistics show a total of 42.2 billion pounds has been lent under the program, suggesting losses would amount to at least 14.8 billion pounds and could stretch above 25 billion pounds.”, “The bounce back loans program was deployed in May in response to criticism that normally profitable small firms were struggling to access an existing 80% state-backed program because of caution by lenders.”

Covid vaccines to cost U.K. £11.7 billion, watchdog says. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The National Audit Office said in a report Wednesday the cost includes U.K. investment in global efforts to find a vaccine — but not the potential future expense of any multiyear vaccination programs. “, “The U.K. has signed deals for five vaccines providing up to 267 million doses — from AstraZeneca Plc/Oxford University, Valneva SE, Pfizer Inc./BioNTech SE, Novavax Inc., and Moderna Inc. It also has non-binding agreements in place for a further 90 million doses — from GlaxoSmithKline Plc/Sanofi and Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen unit, the NAO said.”

London touts financial dominance with brexit talks in balance. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “That figure hits $102 billion when including related offerings like legal and accounting services.”, “The U.K. is the world’s biggest net exporter of financial services, with its $77 billion trade surplus in 2019 outpacing the U.S., Switzerland, Singapore and countries across the European Union, according to a report Wednesday by TheCityUK, a lobbying group for the industry. “

Fifty years of tax cuts for rich didn’t trickle down, study says. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “That will be comforting news to U.K. Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak, whose hopes of repairing the country’s virus-battered public finances may rest on his ability to increase taxes, possibly on capital gains — a levy that might disproportionately impact higher-earning individuals.”, “The authors applied an analysis amalgamating a range of levies applied on income, capital and assets in 18 OECD countries, including the U.S. and U.K., over the past half century.”

Trump’s staff secretary lyons to leave white house this month. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “Earlier: White House Communications Boss Exits in Bow to Trump’s Defeat”, “Few of Trump’s top advisers have left their posts, with the president still insisting — falsely — that he won re-election. “

Zovio CEO to participate in water tower research fireside chat series on December 16, 2020. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “ET. “, “The topics covered will include the new Zovio and the Changing World of Education.”

Francoise brougher says pinterest put her through hours of personality assessments before hiring her. now she’s landed a $22.5 million gender discrimination settlement.. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “The former Pinterest COO just won a $22.5 million settlement in her gender discrimination suit after Silbermann complained about her communication style and manner at work and fired her, as she describes the termination.”, “There were so many meetings, never with the same person and no decisions were made,” she recalls. “

BMO asset management inc. announces final valuation and declares final distribution on units of three terminated BMO exchange traded funds. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “The prospectus of the BMO ETFs contains a more detailed description of the limited relationship MSCI has with BMO Asset Management Inc. and any related BMO ETFs.”, “The units of the Funds were previously de-listed, at the request of the Manager, from the Toronto Stock Exchange effective close of business on December 10, 2020.”

Purepoint uranium group inc. increases size of private placement. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “The Hook Lake JV is considered one of the highest quality uranium exploration projects in the Athabasca Basin due to its location along the prospective Patterson Lake trend and the relatively shallow depth to the unconformity.”, “Each Flow-Through Unit is comprised of one common share in the capital of the Company to be issued on a “flow through” basis pursuant to the Income Tax Act (Canada) and one common share purchase warrant. “

The data geeks are taking over advertising. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “The key is for companies to be upfront and transparent in these pop-ups, Alessandro De Zanche, founder of media consultancy ADZ Strategies tells Lara O’Reilly.”, “That’s it for today – thanks for reading, and see you next week.”

Lynx FBO network, a portfolio company of the sterling group, acquires providence, RI FBO. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “The Lynx vision is to build a values-based FBO network known for exceptional service and quality, a rewarding team member experience, and a commitment to continuing excellence. “, “”Providence is a strategic location for Lynx that has been a top priority target for years,” said Greg Elliott, a Partner at The Sterling Group. “

IERA innovation award winner 2020: robots get “eyes” like humans – international federation of robotics congratulates photoneo. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “The camera also helps in food processing and waste sorting as well as harvesting in agriculture. “, “”The jury is pleased to announce the selection of Photoneo’s Motion Cam-3D as the winner of the 16th IERA Award,” says Jury Chair Robert Ambrose from IEEE-RAS. “

Amazon says bid for pentagon cloud deal was cheaper, better. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “Amazon said in the suit that the Defense Department failed to fairly judge its bid because Trump viewed Amazon’s Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos as his “political enemy.””, “The contract, known as the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure, or JEDI, is valued at as much as $10 billion over a decade.”

Chinese clothing giant defaults on second domestic Yuan bond. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “Shandong Ruyi, which has been struggling with its finances after a $4 billion global acquisition spree, had delayed the coupon payment twice earlier this year for the 7.5% note due Tuesday.”, “Shandong Ruyi Technology Group Co. hasn’t wired funds for coupon payment on a 1 billion yuan ($153 million) bond due Tuesday, according to a filing to the Shanghai Clearing House. “

Google to face off with ken starr in texas antitrust lawsuit. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “Texas, which has been investigating Google for more than a year, is also part of the U.S. Justice Department’s October complaint against the company over its alleged violation of antitrust laws in its agreements to distribute its flagship search engine.”, “They are expected to file a case against Google as soon as this week.”

Global construction equipment rental market will grow to us$ 118.45 bn by 2028 at 4.5% CAGR – says absolute markets insights. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “Request for Sample Copy of This Report@ https://www.absolutemarketsinsights.com/request_sample.php?id=746”, “Contact Us:Email id:sales@absolutemarketsinsights.comContact Name:Shreyas TannaPhone:+91-740-024-2424”

China bourse tipped to reverse Tuesday’s losses. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “Crude oil prices moved higher on Tuesday amid easing concerns about the outlook for energy demand following the rollout of a coronavirus vaccine. “, “The lead from Wall Street is solid as stocks opened firmly higher on Tuesday and extended gains as the session progressed.”

Castle biosciences announces pricing of $232 million public offering of common stock. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “The securities described above are being offered by Castle pursuant to a shelf registration statement on Form S-3, including a base prospectus, that was previously filed by Castle and became effective by rule of the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) on December 14, 2020. “, “Canaccord Genuity is acting as passive bookrunner and BTIG and Lake Street Capital Markets are acting as co-managers for the offering.”

Teall capital to revolutionize premium game and event day experiences with launch of revelxp, acquisition of colonnade group. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “The launch of REVELXP complements Teall Capital’s existing portfolio, which focuses on sports, entertainment, and lifestyle brands. “, “REVELXP will integrate Colonnade with existing Teall companies Tailgate Guys, PRE and Complex Sports to deliver best-in-class service and sales capabilities to college and professional sports teams. “

Labor department finishes fiduciary rule for retirement plans. According to The Wall Street Journal on Wed Dec 16, “That gives the Biden administration an opportunity to put the regulation on hold temporarily and revise it, a process that could take months. “, “Write to Anne Tergesen at anne.tergesen@wsj.com”

Hong Kong stock market predicted to find traction on Wednesday. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “The lead from Wall Street is solid as stocks opened firmly higher on Tuesday and extended gains as the session progressed.”, “Among the actives, CSPC Pharmaceutical surged 4.39 percent, while WuXi Biologics soared 3.58 percent, Techtronic Industries plummeted 3.57 percent, Wharf Real Estate plunged 2.87 percent, CNOOC tanked 2.64 percent, Galaxy Entertainment tumbled 2.39 percent, Alibaba Group skidded 2.23 percent, China Mengniu Dairy spiked 2.12 percent, CITIC retreated 1.80 percent, Hong Kong & China Gas declined 1.71 percent, BOC Hong Kong surrendered 1.22 percent, Xiaomi Corporation jumped 1.20 percent, China Life Insurance sank 1.17 percent, Sands China dropped 1.16 percent, Power Assets shed 0.98 percent, China Resources Land lost 0.80 percent, Ping An Insurance Group fell 0.69 percent, China Petroleum and Chemical (Sinopec) slid 0.58 percent, WH Group dipped 0.46 percent, AIA Group was down 0.39 percent, AAC Technologies gained 0.36 percent, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China collected 0.21 percent, China Mobile eased 0.11 percent and New World Development was unchanged.”

Worsening Japan export drop shows covid taking heavier toll. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga’s administration on Tuesday approved a third extra budget with another $210 billion in spending to fight the crisis.”, “The value of overseas shipments fell 4.2% in November compared with a year earlier, accelerating from a 0.2% slide in October and breaking a five month streak of improvement, the finance ministry reported Wednesday. “

Novartis : FDA panel recommends entresto to treat patients with hfpef. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “The FDA is expected to make a decision on the supplemental New Drug Application or sNDA in the first quarter of 2021.”, “The committee’s positive decision was based on data supporting the benefit of Entresto in reducing worsening heart failure in patients studied in PARAGON-HF.”

Australia to challenge China barley tariffs through WTO. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “Birmingham said the WTO process could takes years to be resolved. “, “Trade Minister Simon Birmingham said the government had advised counterparts in Beijing of its intention “to request formal consultations with China.””

Detergent turns former teacher into one of China’s richest women. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The Covid-19 outbreak that led to lockdowns and shut many physical stores sent profit up 39% in the first six months of 2020, with almost 60% of the sales coming from online channels.”, “That said, he points to Hillhouse’s “excellent” track record in the long run.”

Nation’s Mayors applaud selection of former Mayor pete buttigieg as next transportation secretary. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “”During his time as a mayor, he served as Chair of the Conference’s Automation Task Force, exploring how new technologies could help solve some of the most difficult municipal problems and deliver better services. “, “WASHINGTON, Dec. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Below is a statement by U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) President Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer and USCM CEO and Executive Director Tom Cochran on President-elect Joe Biden’s selection of former Mayor Pete Buttigieg to serve as the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Transportation in the new administration:”

Top Chinese chipmaker dives on reports co-ceo abruptly quit. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “Read more: China Said to Plan Broad Chip Sector Support to Fight Trump”, “”Though the addition of Chiang is a positive, as the vice chairman his role is advisory. “

Global digital farming market will grow to us$ 12.67 billion by 2028 at a CAGR of 11.3% over the forecast period – says absolute markets insights. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “Request for Sample Copy of This Report@ https://www.absolutemarketsinsights.com/request_sample.php?id=745”, “Email id:sales@absolutemarketsinsights.comContact Name:Shreyas TannaPhone:+91-740-024-2424”

Optima tax relief named a 2020 top workplace. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “A look inside Optima Tax Relief, America’s #1 tax resolution firm”, “And to the degree that it is possible, the company is facilitating in-person activities that afford proper social distancing, such as a Halloween “Trunk or Treat” event where employees and their kids could walk through the company’s parking lot collecting candy, and a Thanksgiving turkey handout day, also held outdoors. “

Billionaire aiming to reshape carmaking one microplant at a time. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The concept is credible and “rock solid,” said Sandy Munro, founder of consulting firm Munro & Associates, which gained notoriety by tearing apart Tesla models and analyzing how they’re built. “, “The company already has two microfactories — one northwest of London in the town of Bicester, and the other in Rock Hill, South Carolina — and aims to have 31 plants by 2024. “

Indonesia stock market has firm lead for Wednesday. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “West Texas Intermediate Crude oil futures for January settled at $47.62 a barrel, gaining $0.63 or 1.3 percent.”, “The Indonesia stock market on Tuesday snapped the two-day winning streak in which it had advanced almost 80 points or 1.4 percent. “

Funding societies gets samsung investment. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “Samsung Venture is an investment arm of the South Korean conglomerate, Samsung Group, investing in companies focused on IT, semiconductors, software, internet services, biotechnology, and more.”, “The funds raised will also be channeled towards developing the firm’s strategic and new business models in its next stage of evolution, driving its vision of financial inclusion for SMEs in Southeast Asia.”

Explore xidas’s new approach to everlasting power in new white paper. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “Wireless sensor lifetime, or battery lifetime becomes the most critical selling criteria for the Wireless IoT products, particularly for industrial or B2B applications, as the cost and headache of replacing batteries is substantial.”, “The following white paper in particular highlights the issue of supplying power in a scalable, sizable, and cost-effective way as well as explores the current state of batteries, energy harvesting and other relevant technologies.”

Japanese market advances. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “Tech giant Apple’s suppliers in Japan also advanced after the Nikkei reported that Apple plans to increase iPhone production in the first half of 2021.”, “That’s up from 49.0, although it remains beneath the boom-or-bust line of 50 that separates expansion from contraction.”

Beijing honkon announced the launch of new technology for the beauty industry at cosmoprof asia digital week. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “This serves to swiftly reshape the internal structure of the muscles, boost the growth of myofibrils, producing new protein chains and muscle fibres. “, “A leading professional medical and beauty equipment manufacturer, Beijing HONKON Technologies has been engaged in research, design, manufacture, distribution and service for the beauty industry for over 21 years.”

MSCI is third index giant to cull Chinese stocks banned by U.S.. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “MSCI’s decision follows similar moves by FTSE Russell and S&P Dow Jones this month. “, “There was little reaction in the affected stocks on Wednesday, with traders saying an announcement from MSCI on the deletions was widely expected. “

Texas hires lawyers to handle antitrust case against google. According to The Wall Street Journal on Wed Dec 16, “”Texas law requires the Texas Attorney General’s Office to notify the [Legislative Budget Board] prior to retaining outside counsel for such actions,” Mr. Paxton said in a statement. “, “Mr. Paxton said he intends to hire the Lanier Law Firm, a prominent trial firm with Texas roots, as well as Keller Lenkner, a Chicago-based firm focused on complex litigation.”

Wish prices IPO at $24 to raise more than $1 billion. According to MarketWatch on Wed Dec 16, “The mobile commerce market totaled $2.1 trillion in 2019 and is projected to reach $4.5 trillion by 2024, according to the Wish prospectus. “, “And the Amplify online Retail ETF has skyrocketed more than 116% for the period.”

Insolvent dhfl’s bonds attract clutch of adventurous investors . According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “This security has traded 41 times since June, at an average weighted yield of between 80-477%, data from BSE shows.”, “”The interest in defaulter bonds could be mainly coming from distressed asset investors, hedge funds and some fixed-income investors, who are keenly watching the debt resolution process of some of these distressed companies, and expect to generate returns based on their recovery process,” said Rajesh Pawar, chief executive of I-Peritus.”

Chip shortage threatens Indian automakers’ nascent recovery. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “Truckmaker Ashok Leyland Ltd., too, is reviewing the supply-chain status regularly in line with its production demand, Vipin Sondhi, managing director and chief executive officer, said an emailed statement. “, “The company, he said, is working with partners to “resolve any challenges that may arise due to extraneous circumstances”.”

Morgan stanley’s outlook on key sectors and the market in 2021. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16,

India’s personal loan market is changing. not all for the good. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “To be sure, loans worth less than Rs 50,000 make up only 2.7% of the total unsecured personal loans portfolio, the report said. “, “That’s according to a study by credit bureau CRIF High Mark, which was released on Tuesday.”

Covid vaccine storage, transport won’t need ‘phenomenal’ investment, says blue star. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “To be sure, any of the three levels of investment would lead to a good opportunity for India’s commercial refrigeration industry, according to Thiagarajan, because of the nascent size of the industry. “, “That’s because India already has a robust immunisation programme and administers over 30 crore vaccines every year. “

Rachita taneja: making uncles feel uncomfortable. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “In a video created for the 2017 Town Hall in New Delhi where former U.S. president Barack Obama interacted with young Indians, Taneja explains what her comic tries to do: “I want people to think it’s alright to speak their minds because that’s what I’m doing through my work.””, “Ironically, Taneja is on the board of trustees of the Internet Freedom Foundation, a digital liberties organisation that fights for our right to use the internet with liberties granted by the Constitution.”

New labour codes: salaries are about to get bigger and smaller… and other things. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “For instance, lets say that X is employed at a CTC of Rs 100. “, “As excluded components are more than 50% of the CTC, the excess Rs 10 will be added back to wages for calculating social security contributions. “

Global glyoxylic acid market will grow to us$ 1500.87 mn by 2028 at 3.9% CAGR – says absolute markets insights. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “Request for Sample Copy of This Report@ https://www.absolutemarketsinsights.com/request_sample.php?id=748”, “Email id:sales@absolutemarketsinsights.comContact Name:Shreyas Tanna Phone:+91-740-024-2424”

Ayedh dejem group implements yardi platform. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “Ayedh Dejem Group will be implementing Yardi Voyager®property management and financial accounting, along with other Yardi solutions includingYardi® Lease Manager, Yardi® Procure to Pay, RENTCafé CRM, Yardi® Fixed Assets and Yardi® Orion Business Intelligence.”, “The group currently manages a portfolio of commercial and residential properties.”

Hospital group BDMS partners with plug and play to accelerate its innovation capabilities to become the medical hub of asia pacific. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “”We are very excited to have BDMS joined the Health track of our Thailand Smart Cities program. “, “BANGKOK, Dec. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ –Bangkok Dusit Medical Services Plc (BDMS), one of the most prestigious hospital networks in the Asia-Pacific region, announces its partnership with Silicon Valley-based innovation platform Plug and Play Tech Centerto develop innovation for new paradigm of medical treatment.”

Satellite firm AST is going public in blank-check deal. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The deal is expected to close soon as the first quarter of 2021.”, “AST & Science, which is developing a space-based cellular broadband network, is going public through a merger with a blank-check company, according to people with knowledge of the matter.”

Ex-trump lawyer powell asks high court to nullify two biden wins. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “In rejecting the Michigan suit, U.S. District Judge Linda Parker said it “offered nothing but speculation and conjecture that votes for President Trump were destroyed, discarded or switched to votes for Vice President Biden.” “, “The Supreme Court has already spurned two efforts to nullify Biden victories, first a challenge to his Pennsylvania triumph and then a Texas lawsuit that sought to reverse the results in four pivotal states.”

Juhani taskinen to lead picosun’s new picomedical business area. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “Sc., Marketing Manager, Picosun OyEmail: minna.toivola@picosun.comTel: +358 40 758 8748”, “”It’s great to welcome Mr. Juhani Taskinen into our team. “

Updated food recall warning – certain compliments brand and levitts brand deli meat products recalled due to listeria monocytogenes. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “Therehave been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of these products. “, “This recall was triggered by CFIA test results. “

Indian shares set to follow global peers higher. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “The German DAX rallied 1.1 percent and France’s CAC 40 index inched up 0.1 percent while the U.K.’s FTSE 100 eased 0.3 percent.”, “In a post on Twitter, Pelosi’s Deputy Chief of Staff Drew Hammill noted the Speaker and the Treasury Secretary spoke by phone and “discussed the urgency of the committees finishing their work as soon as possible.””

Ant conducting ‘self-review’ after $35 billion IPO collapses. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The IPO now faces only a slim chance of being revived next year, people familiar with the matter have said. “, “In 2018, TikTok owner Bytedance Ltd. “

Biden enlists team of veteran leaders to fight climate change. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The president-elect may have to lean heavily on regulations and executive orders to achieve his goals, with the Republicans set to hold at least 50 seats in the Senate.”, “The Energy Department, which Granholm is to lead, has a wide-ranging portfolio that includes maintaining the nation’s nuclear warheads and promoting advanced, zero-emissions power technology. “

Prabhudas lilladher: exide industries – market share gains intensified  . According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “These reports offer BloombergQuint’s subscribers an opportunity to expand their understanding of companies, sectors and the economy.”, “The views expressed in the report are that of the author entity and do not represent the views of BloombergQuint.”

Westwin wins “top ten global marketing service platforms” award at 2020 summit. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “Throughout the year, Westwin released three reports: “2020 China Cross-border Consumer Report”,”Top Chinese Products Sought by Overseas Consumers in 2020 Report” and”Pandemic Impact Report-USA Market”,providing industry insights and analysis during exceptional times.”, “The consumption levels across different tiered cities cannot afford to be ignored. “

Tukaweb and 62 tukacenters now offers 3d services. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “CONTACT: (323) 726-3836”, “LOS ANGELES, Dec. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Tukatech announces that their TUKAcenter and web services portal, TUKAweb, will now offer 3D services for creating instant 3D garments to be produced on demand. “

Masa, $99 billion and a spac. A match made off wall street. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “According to Bloomberg’s Manuel Baigorri, Bridgetown and Tokopedia are in talks to merge, which would valuethe startup at as much as$10 billion.”, “Thiel and Hong Kong scion Richard Li are backers of Bridgetown Holdings Ltd.”

China secures 100 million doses of biontech shot to boost supply. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “Shanghai Fosun Pharmaceutical Group Co., which in March made an agreement with BioNTech to develop and market the mRNA shot in China, will make an advance payment of 250 million euros ($300 million) for an initial 50 million doses. “, “That will create a shortfall as China seeks to inoculate its 1.4 billion people, spurring the need for additional supplies.”

Alarm bells for both bulls and bears signal choppy U.S. year-end. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The S&P 500 Index halted a four-day losing streak Tuesday, as Congress moved toward a spending package that would boost the economy. “, “”That leaves both sides with a poor setup.””

Google is reportedly about to get hit this week with a second major antitrust lawsuit – this time from states accusing the company of designing its search engine to hurt rivals. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “A bipartisan group of state attorneys general – led by Colorado’s Democratic Attorney General Phil Weiser, and Nebraska’s Republican Attorney General Doug Peterson – plan to file a complaint against Google as early as Thursday, according to Politico.”, “The planned lawsuit stems from an investigation launched in September 2019 by attorneys general from 48 states, Washington, DC, and Puerto Rico. “

IPO alert: bioatla (bcab). According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “– The third product candidate, BA3071, which is being developed by partner BeiGene, in combination with an anti-PD-1 inhibitor, for solid tumors has completed pre-clinical testing. “, “The underwriters have a 30-day option to purchase up to 1.58 million additional shares of common stock.”

Reliance securities: currency and bond update – December 16, 2020. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The rupee ended at 73.64 to the dollar compared with 73.58 close on Monday.”, “This report is authored by an external party. “

Jiangsu guoqiang’s 2020 annual sales revenue broke through 20 billion Yuan, hitting history-ever record high. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “The annual capacity of hot-dip galvanization has reached 3 million tons.”, “The biggest sales come from building materials, including galvanized pipe, hot-dip galvanized steel tube, buttons and climbing frame,accounting for about 65% of its total sales.”

Motilal oswal: agri sector check – rabi looks promising despite higher base of last year  . According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “These reports offer BloombergQuint’s subscribers an opportunity to expand their understanding of companies, sectors and the economy.”, “The contents of this section do not constitute investment advice. “

Nearly half of migrant workers in Singapore dorms have had virus. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The decision follows another in October that allows some migrant workers to visit recreation centers.”, “The city-state has reported more than 54,500 infections in dormitories since the pandemic began, making up more than 93% of all confirmed cases. “

Asian markets in positive territory after wall street rally. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “In the tech space, Advantest is declining more than 1 percent and Tokyo Electron is down 0.2 percent.”, “The Dow jumped 337.76 points or 1.1 percent to 30,199.31, the Nasdaq surged up 155.02 points or 1.3 percent to 12,595.06 and the S&P 500 shot up 47.13 points or 1.3 percent to 3,694.62.”

AFC and continental tires announce renewal of sponsorship rights deal. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “Dato Windsor John, the AFC General Secretary, said, “Continental Tires has been an exclusive partner of the AFC and Asian football since 2015. “, “The Tires business area has 24 production and development locations worldwide. “

U.S. steps up scrutiny of Chinese built dams on mekong basin. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The U.S. is increasing scrutiny of Chinese dams along the Mekong River, its latest move aimed at helping Southeast Asian nations push back against Beijing.”, “The ‘Mekong Dam Monitor,’ funded by the U.S. government and run by for-profit consultancy Eyes on Earth and the Washington-based Stimson Center gathers data using satellites to provide “a near-real time picture of how major dams and the climate impact the Mekong’s hydrological conditions,” according to a statement on Monday.”

Gilead says not to pursue FDA approval of filgotinib for rheumatoid arthritis treatment. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “Tuesday, Gilead concluded that the 200 mg dose is unlikely to receive an approval for rheumatoid arthritis in the U.S. without conducting substantial additional clinical studies.”, “The FDA in August declined to approve Gilead’s Filgotinib, proposed for the treatment of moderately to severely active rheumatoid arthritis. “

Sensex up over 300 points; nifty tops 13,650. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, ” The benchmark S&P BSE Sensex jumped 304 points, or 0.7 percent, to 46,567 in early trade, while the broader NSE Nifty index was up 86 points, or 0.6 percent, at 13,654.”, “The private sector bank clarified that the allegations by Australia-based news agency Scams Breaking on the bank’s exposure to SREI Group are ‘grossly inaccurate and baseless’.”

Motilal oswal: piramal enterprises’ consumer finance segment to be the next growth driver. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The contents of this section do not constitute investment advice. “, “To get an update on the recently-launched consumer finance segment, we interacted with Mr Jairam Sridharan – Chief Executive Officer, Consumer Finance, Piramal Enterprises Ltd. “

Motilal oswal: consumer durables segment check – commodity price inflation warrants price hikes. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The recent price increases in various commodities have emerged as a key input price risk to the sector. “, “This report is authored by an external party. “

Upstart prices IPO at $20, for market cap of $1.45 billion. According to MarketWatch on Wed Dec 16, “The company argues that its methods of applying AI to lending decisions enable greater access to loans at lower rates without compromising on risk. “, “Those offerings helped round out a year that has seen 407 IPOs raise $145 trillion as of Friday, excluding overallotments, according to data from PricewaterhouseCoopers.”

Krchoksey: Q2 post earnings review – phase-wise unlocking drives gradual recovery. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “This report is authored by an external party. “, “The contents of this section do not constitute investment advice. “

Anand rathi: mrs. bectors food IPO – investment rationale. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The company is one of the leading companies in the premium and mid-premium biscuits segment and the premium bakery segment in North India.”, “The company manufactures and market a range of its biscuits such as cookies, creams, crackers, digestives and glucose under its flagship brand ‘Mrs. Bector’s Cremica’.”

India slips to 131 in human development index ranking. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The nation, however, ranked in the top third for low unemployment rate and high number of seats held by women in local governance. “, “The world’s second-most populous nation ranked 131 among 189 countries in 2019 compared with 129 in the previous year, according to the 2020 Human Development Report published by the United Nations Development Programme on late Tuesday. “

Thailand halts domestic travel subsidy amid corruption probe. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The online platform, which allows people to register for the program, may be back next week at the earliest, or after the new year, he said.”, “Thailand suspended its domestic travel subsidy program ahead of the peak holiday season to investigate allegations of irregularities in the government-funded program meant to help the pandemic-hit tourism industry.”

Icici securities: oil and gas 2021 outlook – vaccines to drive oil, lng, gross refining margin up yoy. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The views expressed in the report are that of the author entity and do not represent the views of BloombergQuint.”, “This report is authored by an external party. “

Changde CRRC new energy vehicle co., LTD launches 5g+ dark smart factory. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “The factory deploys a fully automated warehouse and AGV sorting and distribution system, in addition to a 5G digital transport system, automatic data correction of unit cargo, and other intelligent warehouse systems. “, “The 5G patrol robot conducts inspections round-the-clock, deploying a comprehensive intelligent security platform that can collect and analyze information acquired from both its operations and the outside world. “

Cityhealth urgent care partners with sacramento international airport to offer Covid-19 testing. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “The testing site will open on Wednesday, Dec. 16, and will be located in the Taxi Parking Lot (between the AMPM and the East Economy Lot) at Sacramento International Airport, 5680 Crossfield Drive, Sacramento, CA.”, “CityHealth CONTACT INFO”

India stocks reach for new highs on signs of economic revival. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The S&P BSE Sensex climbed 0.7% to 46,577.84 as of 9:36 a.m. in Mumbai, while the NSE Nifty 50 Index rose by the same magnitude. “, “The yield on the benchmark 10-year government bond was little changed at 5.89%, while the rupee strengthened 0.2% to 73.5225 against the U.S. dollar”

Agility CIS and integrapay powering payments for energy retailers. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “The company has offices located in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne and the United States. “, “This integration is the result of that review; it can be implemented rapidly and further augments Agility CIS’s powerful Orion software platform, with a simple click-to-create rapid connection service. “

Pandemic saps 81 million jobs in asia-pacific in 2020, ILO says. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “”The region’s economies, workers and enterprises are struggling to bounce back from the crisis and to make progress toward inclusive growth.””, “”Too many workers have been pushed backward into poverty,” the report said. “

Physical oil rally powers on amid strong Chinese, Indian demand. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The spread was in contango as recently as early November.”, “The recovery is uneven, however, with South Korean crude imports falling to a 10-year low last month as the virus stages a comeback in the nation.”

A brexit vote on christmas day? the dash to ratify any agreement. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The U.K. and the European Union will have only days to ratify any post-Brexit trade agreement — if they manage to reach one this week.”, “There’s a remote chance the process could be delayed by a last-minute intervention by an EU leader like French President Emmanuel Macron, or by opposition in the European or British parliaments. “

Germany pushes EU to double aid limit for firms ravaged by covid. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “These include a program setting a 3 million-euro limit on help with companies’ fixed costs and another, concerning small amounts of aid, that allows up to 1 million euros.”, “The commission in Brussels didn’t immediately respond to a request for further comment.”

BOE stimulus plans can’t quell economic pain in a no-deal brexit. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “Bloomberg Economics estimates that the near-term shock of no-deal may total 1.5% of U.K. gross domestic product in 2021, and says if talks collapse before Thursday then the bank will respond.”, “To read the full report, click here.”

Snb’s frenzied currency battle May give way to easier 2021. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The combination of a landmark European Union fiscal package and the anticipated global economic recovery driven by the rollout of Covid-19 vaccines will likely dampen demand for haven assets such as the Swiss franc, and a survey sees the currency weakening through 2021.”, “They’ve long complained about the impact of negative rates on their business. “

Power corp.’s sagard raises $650 million for new credit fund. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The first credit fund generated a gross return of about 16% in the first nine months of this year. “, “The idea is to have about 60% of the capital invested in Canada and the remainder in the U.S.”

Fed mulls shift in bond buying program: FOMC decision-day guide. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “Several, including its Main Street facility aimed at small and medium-sized borrowers, will wind down Dec. 31 following a decision by outgoing Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin that they should not be extended.”, “That will probably be reflected in the tone of the statement, even as the medium-term outlook has improved because of the rollout of vaccines.”

Vaccinating billions means finding ways around a patent impasse. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “That echoes the early days of the AIDS response, said UNAIDS Executive Director Winnie Byanyima, when “treatment was only available to the rich while poorer countries had to wait years.””, “On Tuesday, the EU and European Investment Bank announced 500 million euros ($608 million) in financing to help vaccinate 1 billion people as part of that effort.”

Sovereignty means free will, not a free lunch. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The principle of cross-retaliation is well-established under World Trade Organization rules (it’s why tariffs on handbags and ketchup are caught up in the Airbus-Boeing dispute). “, “The bloc doesn’t want the British getting a competitive advantage through looser regulations, or other EU members thinking that they can also abandon the obligations of membership while keeping the benefits.”

How iran has brought Israel and arab states together. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The International Institute for Strategic Studies calls Iran’s influence in Iraq, Lebanon, Syria and Yemen today “a new normal,” a concept once unthinkable even for leaders in Tehran.”, “The agreements telegraphed that Arab relations with Israel are no longer tied to the Palestinian cause. “

Aphria, tilray announce deal to create biggest cannabis company. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “Jefferies served as Aphria’s financial advisor, and Cowen was Tilray’s advisor.”, “Aphria has agreed to acquire U.S. craft beer company Sweetwater Brewing Company, which makes cannabis-infused beverages, and Tilray is a partner of Anheuser-Busch InBev. “

Sovereign Intelligence launches new geodata-analysis-as-a-service to provide accurate location Intelligence on a global scale.. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “Founded in 2014, Sovereign is headquartered in McLean, VA with offices in London, San Francisco, and Tokyo. “, “The Sovereign team has a history of solving difficult intelligence problems for the largest social network, ride-sharing service, payment processing company, and hotel group.”

Lookout exposes new spyware used by sextortionists to blackmail ios and android users. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “The private data individuals keep on mobile devices both makes it easier for cybercriminals to socially engineer successful attacks and, in the case of Goontact, run successful extortion campaigns. “, “Headquartered in San Francisco, Lookout has offices in Amsterdam, Boston, London, Sydney, Tokyo, Toronto and Washington, D.C. To learn more, visit www.lookout.com and follow Lookout on its blog, LinkedIn, and Twitter.”

Americans run down checking accounts as aid cutoff approaches. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The vast majority of those people are receiving Pandemic Unemployment Assistance, a program that offers jobless benefits to those not traditionally eligible like gig workers.”, “The median household checking account balance surged by 65% after the arrival of stimulus checks in April, formally known as Economic Impact Payments, but balances have steadily declined since May, according to a report published Wednesday by the JPMorgan Chase Institute.”

A crowdsourced quant fund fizzles in era of democratized trading. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The platform allowed its users to try almost any strategy. “, “The firm had about $50 million in venture funding, according to Crunchbase. “

The coronavirus vaccine could be the ultimate gateway drug. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The technology allows truck drivers delivering essential goods to show certified test results on their mobile phones to gain entry to neighboring countries. “, “That’s the brave new world businesses are contemplating as humanity embarks on the biggest mass-vaccination program in history. “

The six pests coming to eat your crops. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “Found in: Tropical climates-i.e., almost all coffee-producing countriesEats: CoffeeThese tiny beetles make their home inside the fruit of coffee plants, eating them from the inside out. “, “Found in: Africa, Asia, and the Middle East; plus a few cases in EuropeEats: Pretty much anythingThis pest has a Biblical appetite. “

The moneyist: my father moved his girlfriend, her cousin, and two kids into his 2-bedroom condo. I struggle to pay rent. what about me?. According to MarketWatch on Wed Dec 16, “The Moneyist:group where we look for answers to life’s thorniest money issues. “, “There are now five people living in a two-bedroom condo. “

Gates and bezos funds back hydrogen-powered plane startup. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The aviation industry added more than 1 billion metric tons of carbon dioxide to the atmosphere in 2019, according to BloombergNEF. “, “The U.K. government also provided $16.3 million to help the London and California-based company make a 19-seat hydrogen-electric powered plane by 2023.”

Ping an good doctor and tsumura (China) enter into strategic cooperation, internet healthcare empowers Chinese medicine supply chain. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “SOURCE Ping An Healthcare and Technology Company Limited”, “As a leading manufacturer of Kampo medicines in Japan, Tsumura predominately engages in the standardized planting of high-quality Chinese herbal medicines and production of TCM decoction pieces, alongside general health products. “

L&t technology services applauded by frost & sullivan for its holistic Intelligent building experience management system. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “”The i-BEMS platform is available in four expansive modules: Shield, Facility, Plus, and Max; each caters to customers’ specific needs and budgets,” said Anirudh Bhaskaran, Senior Industry Analyst at Frost & Sullivan. “, “The award recognizes the company’s unique focus on augmenting the value that its customers receive, beyond simply good customer service, leading to improved customer retention and customer base expansion.”

European economics preview: UK consumer price data due. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “At 3.15 am ET, IHS Markit is slated to issue French composite Purchasing Managers’ survey results. “, “At 4.00 am ET, Eurozone flash PMI survey results are due. “

Steak dinner party could worsen woes for Japan’s premier suga. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “”The prime minister’s schedule is published and it sends a message to the public, so I want him to think about that carefully,” Natsuo Yamaguchi, head of Suga’s coalition partner party Komeito, told reporters Tuesday.”, “There were more than four people present, the report said, which is against government advice.”

What market strategists are watching for from the fed’s decision. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “”The FOMC could give some longer-term guidance on what would eventually lead to a slowing or ending of asset purchases,” said Steven Englander, global head of G-10 FX research at Standard Chartered Bank. “, “Stopping short of a WAM extension would bear steepen the curve,” said TD Securities strategists including Jim O’Sullivan and Priya Misra, referring to weighted average maturity. “

Icici securities: capital goods sector on the cusp of recovery . According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The contents of this section do not constitute investment advice. “, “The views expressed in the report are that of the author entity and do not represent the views of BloombergQuint.”

Nirmal bang: consumer durable sector – considerable headwinds emerging . According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The views expressed in the report are that of the author entity and do not represent the views of BloombergQuint.”, “The contents of this section do not constitute investment advice. “

Southeast asia Covid-19 vaccine tracker: who will get what, when. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The government will shoulder the cost of nearly 74 million doses.”, “Thailand wants to inoculate about 50% of its population by next year. “

BP boosts its bet on trees. According to The Wall Street Journal on Wed Dec 16, “The company has spent hundreds of millions of dollars on offsets to comply with California regulators. “, “The oil giant in late 2019 made a $5 million venture investment in Pennsylvania’s Finite Carbon, which helps landowners sell their forests as carbon sinks. “

Axiomsl stress testing module named best solution for credit risk modelling at regulation asia awards for excellence. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “Francine GittinsGlobal Head of Marketing and Communications, AxiomSL Tel: +1 212 248 4188Email: fgittins@axiomsl.com”, “Shamira AlidinaMedia Relations Director, Dina CommunicationsTel +44 (0) 7801 590718 Email: shamira@dinacomms.com”

Nippon express (Singapore) acquires GDP certification for facility in changi airport bonded area. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “TOKYO, Dec. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Nippon Express (Singapore) Pte. “, “based in Tokyo, has obtained Good Distribution Practice (GDP) certification, effective Friday, October 30, for its facility within the Singapore Changi Airport Free Trade Zone (FTZ), evidencing its compliance with standards for the proper distribution of pharmaceuticals applicable to air import/export services.”

Jiangsu guoqiang’s 2020 annual sales revenue surpassed 20 billion Yuan, a record high. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “As China’s famous brand, it has been on the list of China’s Top 500 Private Enterprises for 17 consecutive years, and is also the only solar mounting structure company on this list. “, “The troika goes hand in hand and accomplishes the historical breakthrough of 20 billion yuan.”

Covid-19 cuts into college students’ drinking. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “They asked students about their living situations before and after their schools stopped in-person learning, dividing students into three groups: (a) living with peers before and after closure, (b) living with parents before and after closure and (c) living with peers before closure but with parents after.”, “Those who moved from living with peers to living with parents also saw a decrease in the maximum number of drinks in a day–a maximum of 5.4 drinks per day before closure to 2.9 after. “

What biden should do about Israel and palestine. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “This column does not necessarily reflect the opinion of the editorial board or Bloomberg LP and its owners.”, “If their goal, as they insist, is to shift U.S. policy in the Middle East to a balancing role based on a robust diplomacy, Biden’s team can’t afford to leave Israel and the Palestinians, where Trump has left them.”

Kenya to open consulate in breakaway soMali region’s capital. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The office will open in the Somaliland capital of Hargeisa by end of March, Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta and his Somaliland counterpart Muse Bihi Abdi said in a joint statement on Tuesday. “, “The Kenyan forces later joined a multinational African Union force that sought to end the insurgency.”

Icici direct: auto sector update – rounded recovery broadens opportunity pie. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “These reports offer BloombergQuint’s subscribers an opportunity to expand their understanding of companies, sectors and the economy.”, “The contents of this section do not constitute investment advice. “

Bajaj finance’s journey from 52-week low to all-time high. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The stock, which had hit a 52-week low of Rs 1,783 apiece on May 27 amid the Covid-19 pandemic, rose as much as 2% in Wednesday’s trade, extending the rally for the fourth straight session, to Rs 5,225 apiece-a record high.”, “That further reduced to 8% as of September.”

Nokia to sacrifice network margins for 5g growth in new strategy. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “Read More: Nokia’s New CEO Will Do ‘Whatever It Takes’ on 5G, Shares Fall”, “Still, a growing ban on Huawei Technologies Ltd. “

Final policy meetings of 2020, SNB eyes less tense 2021: eco day. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16,

Lira traders, burnt eight times, hope 2021 will be different. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The lira’s decline is illustrative of Turkey’s troublesome past decade, in which political turmoil and policy missteps have eroded confidence in the $750 billion economy. “, “The nosedive and subsequent rebound have drawn comparisons with the 2018 lira crisis. “

After trump’s sanctions, biden can reset with Turkey. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “Many in Turkey view the sanctions announced on Monday as being “light” because the package does not include measures that could impact the country’s financial system. “, “There is also a risk that European companies may also be spooked by these measures and be less willing to enter multinational military-industrial projects led by the SSB.”

What led to A rally in realty stocks. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The funding situation, IIFL said, is unlikely to improve in the near term as global liquidity is unlikely to flow into the residential space. “, “”There are builders who are extremely cash-strapped due to extremely low sales. “

Merkel hints at lockdown extension as fatalities surge to record. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The nation is heading toward a seven-day incidence rate of 200 cases per 100,000 people, four times the level the government has determined to be manageable, she said.”, “As things stand, the stricter curbs will remain in force until Jan. 10, but the chancellor’s comments on Tuesday suggest they will be extended after her next meeting with regional leaders in early January. “

U.S. printing firm r.r. donnelley is said to weigh asia exit. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The group has been selling assets to raise cash and reduce debt amid declining earnings. “, “Last month, it sold its DLS Worldwide Inc. logistics business to TFI International Inc. for $225 million. “

Biden’s win adds pressure on bolsonaro to adjust to new reality. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “”Bolsonaro had a degree of protection as long as Trump was doing the same thing, but the new administration is not going to do that,” Thomas Shannon, a former U.S. ambassador in Brasilia and policy adviser at Washington-based law firm Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP, said in relation to Brazil’s environmental policy. “, “The president’s approval rating remained stable in December at the highest level since he was elected in 2018 even as the government phases out popular monthly stipends, according to a Datafolha poll.”

Leaders cite progress in talks, no deal yet: congress update. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “There’s still no word whether Pelosi and Schumer have accepted the principle of setting aside the two most contentious issues in the Covid-19 relief proposal — aid for state and local authorities that Democrats want and a Covid-19 related liability shield that Republicans are seeking. “, “House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and House Republican leader Kevin McCarthy met for several hours Tuesday night, reporting progress in the talks but with no agreement in hand.”

BP acquires majority stake in U.S. forest carbon-offsets company. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The BP acquisition may help Finite Carbon to digitize the process of carbon reporting. “, “The transaction gives BP — one of the world’s biggest carbon-credit traders — control of the largest developer of forest carbon-offset credits in the U.S. It comes at the end of a year that’s seen the oil major step up its commitment to reduce emissions and increase investments in cleaner energy.”

Delta’s POD data center solution enables vietnam’s first uptime TCCF TIER iii-certified data center for hanoi telecom’s subsidiary htc-itc. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “Moreover, the POD solution offers a fully modular design that helps customers with a pay-as-you-grow concept and rapid installation process to meet the rapidly growing needs of high-speed 5G networks and IoT applications.”, “HTC-ITC’s new data center, located inthe Hoa Lac High-Tech Zoneoccupies 750 square meters and has a total power capacity of 750kW original requirement + 750kW for redundant power protection, in line with Uptime’s TIER III 2N architecture specifications. “

E-tech’s altant ozonized alcohol disinfectant shown to inactivate both novel coronavirus and swine fever virus, world’s first. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “E-Tech’s joint research with Hokkaido University has also verified the ability of ALTANT to inactivate the swine fever virus.”, “For more information, please visit: E-Tech Co., Ltd.: https://www.e-teck.co.jp/”

Trump sits out debut of Covid-19 vaccine that he long championed. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “And I think both President Trump and President-elect Biden, they are both parts of the higher age group and, therefore, higher risk. “, “Trump’s administration bet heavily on fast-tracking vaccine development, defying critics who said it would be nearly impossible for a shot to reach consumers less than a year after the coronavirus hit American shores.”

Some gop-led states defy trump to push for expanded voter access. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “In Texas, state lawmakers have already prepped dozens of bills on elections, with Republican bills largely seeking to restrict options and Democratic measures looking to expand them.”, “Any such moves would be going against the current in the Republican Party, where Trump’s baseless claims of fraud have spurred GOP state lawmakers in Georgia, Michigan and Pennsylvania to consider tightening requirements on mail-in ballots.”

Biden win adds pressure on bolsonaro to adapt to new reality. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The president’s approval rating remained stable in December at the highest level since he was elected in 2018 even as the government phases out popular monthly stipends, according to a Datafolha poll.”, “Bolsonaro’s non-conforming views on climate and his fervor for Donald Trump are increasingly worrying Brazilian officials about the long-term damage he’s sowing, according to two people with direct knowledge of the issue. “

Buy-now-pay-later startup zilch raises $30 million from investors in 3 weeks even as the sector draws scrutiny. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “To that effect, London-based Zilch has just raised its second funding round of 2020, a $30 million Series B. “, “Zilch, founded in 2020, provides an over-the-top (OTT) BNPL product which lets customers spread payments with zero interest for a period of six weeks wherever Mastercard is accepted.”

Cambridge university draws a line on free speech. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The new code of conduct would simultaneously uphold “robust and challenging” debate, “free speech within the law” and a demand that speakers should be “free to express themselves without fear of disrespect or discrimination” and be “respectful of the diverse identities of others.””, “He is a director of the Times Newspapers board.”

Changsha IFS creates igo, the first MR shopping navigator in China, to open smart shopping with one click. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “Therefore, while using the navigation function, customers can also track the new product information and discounts of their desired brands in real time on their mobile phones, making shopping experience more convenient and efficient.”, “In addition, the privileges gained when registered to be a member of THE TOP CLUB have facilitated new member recruitment and boost new purchasing opportunities.”

Chinese e-commerce group buying increases power of local leaders. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “There are also seeds of a backlash. “, “This makes people like Chen surprisingly influential. “

Aker solutions wins hook-up and commissioning assistance contract for johan sverdrup. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “”The productivity in the hook-up and commissioning work we delivered to Equinor in Phase 1 was high. “, “The contract will be booked as order intake in the fourth quarter of 2020 in the Electrification, Maintenance and Modifications segment.”

Icici securities: greenlam industries’ market share gains in laminates to persist . According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The views expressed in the report are that of the author entity and do not represent the views of BloombergQuint.”, “These reports offer BloombergQuint’s subscribers an opportunity to expand their understanding of companies, sectors and the economy.”

Indonesia to offer free vaccines, with jokowi first in line. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The country that’s home to the world’s fourth-largest population previously laid out a plan to pay for nearly 74 million doses through its national health coverage, while the rest of its 270 million people would have to shoulder the cost themselves. “, “The expense is a key concern for Indonesians, with only one-third of those who want to be vaccinated against the virus saying they would be willing to pay for the shots, according to a government survey in September.”

Icici securities: branded apparel 2021 outlook – cautiously optimistic. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The views expressed in the report are that of the author entity and do not represent the views of BloombergQuint.”, “The contents of this section do not constitute investment advice. “

Yealink unveils new meetingbar a20 certified for Microsoft teams for small meeting spaces. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “The A20 camera with ultra 20 Megapixel is equipped with AI technology, including Auto Framing and Speaker Tracking. “, “We believe the A20 brings more enhanced features for small meeting spaces and delivers a consistent Teams experience to every user.” said Alvin Liao, Vice President of Product at Yealink.”

Care ratings: retail inflation eases in November . According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The contents of this section do not constitute investment advice. “, “There has been an easing in retail inflation in November 2020, aided by the moderation in food inflation. “

UK inflation slows in November. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “The annual fall in input prices slowed to 0.5 percent from 1.2 percent. “, “The rate was well below the economists’ forecast of 0.6 percent.”

Axis securities: risk calibration for 2021. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The views expressed in the report are that of the author entity and do not represent the views of BloombergQuint.”, “The contents of this section do not constitute investment advice. “

Petrofac issues pre-close trading update; trading in line with expectations for 2020. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “The management continues to expect to report lower Group revenue of approximately $4.0 billion and full-year profitability materially lower than in 2019.”, “The Group noted that it is taking additional measures to increase 2021 cost saving target to approximately $250 million.”

Castellum strengthens its presence in slakthusetområdet area with acquisition for SEK 298 million. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “The lease hold to the Sandhagen 9 property is acquired from the seller Humlegården Fastigheter. “, “The former slaughterhouse area is one of Stockholm’s most exciting areas where a new modern district is developed with the right mix of offices, housing, trade, culture and business. “

Arcelik seals $300 million deal for hitachi electronics business. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The consolidated net revenue of the acquired business, excluding Japan, was around $1 billion. “, “The transaction includes two subsidiaries of Hitachi GLS with manufacturing facilities in Thailand and China, and 10 sales companies in the region that mainly sell refrigerators, washing machines, vacuum cleaners, rice cooker, water pumps and air conditioners. “

U.K. probes airlines over refund refusals during pandemic. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The refund issue has been a contentious one since the pandemic disrupted travel earlier this year, as airlines starved for cash steered passengers toward credits for future flights. “, “The U.K.’s Competition and Markets Authority is investigating whether airlines violated consumers’ legal rights by failing to offer cash refunds for flights they couldn’t lawfully take.”

Altice raises take-private bid to appease hedge fund rebels. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The company said in September this volatility partly explained the decision to delist. “, “The Dutch Enterprise Chamber was set to hold a court hearing on Dec. 23.”

Will london’s oxford street survive covid?. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The pandemic has also shown how things can be transformed.”, “That’s one reasonfor the struggles of Philip Green’s Topshop, which occupies a prime position on Oxford Circus.”

Carlyle’s alpinvest unit raises $9 billion for buyout stakes. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The fund also bought a private equity portfolio of holdings at a 20% discount to net asset value, taking advantage of price drops at the start of the pandemic outbreak, the two executives said, without naming the assets or seller.”, “The firm pulled in a further $1.2 billion for co-investment opportunities alongside the fund, according to a statement Wednesday.”

Continental aims to roughly triple returns with tech-focused CEO. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “That’s much less than the 37.5 billion euros the company aims to generate in sales this year.”, “The company has decided against producing battery cells, much like its unlisted German peers Robert Bosch GmbH and ZF Friedrichshafen AG. “

Climate still a concern as covid shifts priorities. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16,

AMP German cannabis group provides year-end letter to shareholders. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “Therefore, actual outcomes and results may differ materially from those expressed in these forward-looking statements and readers should not place undue reliance on such statements. “, “ERFURT, Germany and BERLIN, Dec. 16, 2020 /CNW/ -AMP German Cannabis Group Inc. (“AMP”)(CSE: XCX) (Frankfurt: C4T) (ISIN: CA00176G1028) is pleased to provide a letter to its shareholders.”

Elbit systems awarded a $15 million contract to supply XACT nv32 micro night vision systems to the Netherlands armed forces. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “(NASDAQ: ESLT) (TASE: ESLT)(“Elbit Systems” or “the Company”) announcedtoday thatit was awarded an approximately $15 million initial contract fromthe Dutch Ministry of Defense to supply XACT nv32 micro night vision monocular systems for the Armed Forces of the Netherlands. “, “This contract award joins previous contracts in the Netherlands in the fields of digital soldier systems and network-combat warfare systems, most notably for the VOSS program.”

Vinamilk is recognized by the global CSR award 2020 for 1 million trees initiative. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “This comes as the scheme passes its target and plants 1.121 million trees in Vietnam.”, “These initiatives are part of the company’s sustainability and CSR plans.”

Icici securities: media 2021 outlook – low new normal in ad; embrace disruption . According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “Subscription revenues would face risk from the National Tariff Order 2.0 implementation.”, “The contents of this section do not constitute investment advice. “

Lipidor signs cooperation agreement with contract manufacturer to offer licensees the opportunity for GMP production. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “This is an important step towards a licensing agreement for Lipidor drug candidates, AKP01 and AKP02, for the treatment of psoriasis.”, “The goal is to facilitate the registration process and to be able to offer licensees the opportunity for a high-quality and large-scale manufacture of Lipidor’s prescription drug candidates for upcoming commercialization,” says Ola Holmlund, CEO of Lipidor.”

Twitter to use Amazon web services to support tweets delivery. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “As per the deal, Twitter will use AWS’s infrastructure and services to delivere daily Tweets. “, “Twitter will take advantage of AWS Graviton2-based instances on Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud or Amazon EC2 to power its cloud-based workloads. “

Elbit systems awarded $50 million contract to supply additional digital soldier systems to the royal Netherlands army. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “The solutions to be provided were designed to address unique requirements that were presented by the Netherlands’ Defence Material Organization and field-tested by RNLA troops.”, “The Company, which includes Elbit Systems and its subsidiaries, operates in the areas of aerospace, land and naval systems, command, control, communications, computers, intelligence surveillance and reconnaissance (“C4ISR”), unmanned aircraft systems, advanced electro-optics, electro-optic space systems, EW suites, signal intelligence systems, data links and communications systems, radios, cyber-based systems and munitions. “

Kite: european commission grants conditional marketing authorization for tecartus. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “Kite, a Gilead Company (GILD), announced the European Commission has granted conditional marketing authorization for Tecartus for the treatment of relapsed or refractory mantle cell lymphoma. “, “Tecartus is a chimeric antigen receptor T cell therapy for adult patients with relapsed or refractory mantle cell lymphoma after two or more lines of systemic therapy.”

Diamyd medical and critical path institute announce data sharing collaboration to develop advanced drug development tools in type 1 diabetes. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “They are also more likely to get type 2 diabetes if they are overweight. “, “C-Path US is headquartered in Tucson, Arizona and C-Path, Ltd. “

Starbucks suspends ‘happy hour’ promotions. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “The company will not be conducting its next planned Happy Hours, scheduled for December 17 and January 7. “, “The company also shortened operating hours at some locations, and offers convenient order and pick up options including mobile order, Drive-Thru, and curbside pickup, to maintain social distancing.”

Dixons carphone’s online sales more than double amid lockdowns. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The company will not pay an interim dividend.”, “The company has cut more than 3,000 jobs so far this year.”

Divided on politics, libya rivals find economic middle ground. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “Unifying them is an integral part of ending the conflict that’s pitted the internationally recognized Tripoli-based government of Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj against eastern military commander Khalifa Haftar.”, “The parallel institutions that have been set up in the capital, Tripoli, and the eastern city of Tobruk include two central banks, and the meeting is expected to address formulating a single exchange rate.”

Thai restaurants gain new michelin stars amid slump in travel. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “Chef’s Table, also in the capital and known for its open kitchen in the middle of its dining space and modern French cuisine, was upgraded to a two-star rating from one.”, “READ: Thailand Halts Domestic Travel Subsidy Amid Corruption Probe”

Von der leyen warns deal on fish May be elusive: brexit update. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The Dash to Ratify Any Agreement”, “”The path may be very narrow, but it is there and it is our responsibility to continue trying.””

German factories saw bottlenecks in days before new lockdown. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The measure for France also exceeded forecasts. “, “The euro extended its gain after the report, and was up 0.4% to $1.2205 as of 9:37 a.m Frankfurt time.”

Pound rises on reports of brexit-deal progress. According to MarketWatch on Wed Dec 16, “The U.K. exited the EU on Jan. 31, but the two sides need to cement a deal over their future trading relationship before the transition period ends on Dec. 31 to sidestep a ‘no-deal’ scenario. “, “The British pound rose in early trading on Wednesday, lifted by comments from European Commission president, Ursula von der Leyen rose 0.3% to $1.3498. “

Mrs. bectors IPO subscribed nearly seven times so far on day 2. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The maiden offer comprises a fresh equity issue worth Rs 40.5 crore and a Rs 500-crore offer-for-sale by Linus Pvt., Mabel Pvt., GW Crown Pte. “, “The maiden offer was subscribed 6.86 times as of 1:36 p.m. on Dec. 16, primarily led by retail investors, according to data compiled from Edelweiss Partners. “

Deepak nitrite hits A record on higher phenol spreads. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The company’s wholly owned subsidiary Deepak Phenolics commenced commercial production of isopropyl alcohol, a key ingredient for hand sanitisers, at its Dahej, Gujarat facility in April after the Covid-19 pandemic. “, “The stock is trading around its 12-month Bloomberg consensus price target of Rs 919.5 apiece.”

Starzplay lanseras i norden. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “NENT Group har sitt högkvarter i Stockholm och är listad på Nasdaq Stockholm (“NENT A” och “NENT B”).”, “Från och med idag kommer alla prenumeranter på NENT Groups Viaplay-tjänst i Norden att ha tillgång till ett brett utbud av hyllade och exklusiva serier från Starzplay, och den kompletta Starzplay-tjänsten kommer att erbjudas via Viaplay till alla Viaplays prenumeranter vid ett senare datum.”

Spectrumleaf introduces CBD oral strips line – elevar leafs, under new brand elevar hemp. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “The company’s product line currently includes Cannadips – a pouch-in-mouth CBD product, and Elevar Leafs CBD Oral Strips – a CBD oral strip product.”, “The ease of use of this product not only allows CBD users to enjoy them discreetly anywhere at any time but empowers them to manage their CBD intake accurately. “

Facebook attacks Apple’s ios changes in full-page newspaper ads. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “(That reliance can also put small businesses in a bind.)”, “The company said it’s implementing the change to support small businesses.”

The ftc’s antitrust case against Facebook stakes out new ground. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The Google complaint focuses on its exclusive deals to package its search engines into phones and browsers. “, “The last giant U.S. company to be dismantled was AT&T in 1984.”

Arçelik and hitachi global life solutions announce their intention to form a joint venture in the global home appliances business (excluding Japan). According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “The joint venture encompasses twelveHitachi GLS group companies outside Japan (two manufacturing companies, ten sales companies)and approximately 3,800 employees. “, “The company has grown significantly in Europe in particular and achieved strong growth in South Asia over the last decade. “

Euro-area services slump eased before new German lockdown. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “That means the situation could deteriorate again before the vaccine roll out can set off a meaningful recovery.”, “The PMIs point to a renewed contraction in overall activity in the fourth quarter, and policy makers at the European Central Bank have warned that risks to the outlook continue to be tilted to the downside.”

Vaccine storage & packaging market size worth $43.3 billion by 2027: grand view research, inc.. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “This, in turn, is expected to drive the market over the forecast period. “, “These reports offer in-depth analysis on 46 industries across 25 major countries worldwide. “

DAX extends gains on brexit hopes. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell vowed Tuesday that Congress would not adjourn for the year until the $748 billion relief deal is clinched.”, “The services Purchasing Managers’ index came in at 47.7, up from 46.0 a month ago and above the consensus forecast of 44.0. “

Hexindai announces the results of annual general meeting and name change. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “This announcement contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. “, “These forward-looking statements are made under the “safe harbor” provisions of the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. “

Ping an launches artificial Intelligence assisted clinical decision support system for gastroesophageal cancers. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “The launch took place at the Singapore Healthcare AI Expo 2020 which is organized by National University of Singapore, National University Health System and MIT Critical Data.”, “The system also uses machine learning technology to provide customized recommendations based on the clinical practice preferences of different institutions.”

Israel shops to close as country nears third wave, official says. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “On Tuesday, new cases rose to 2,862 — past the 2,500 threshold the government had set for stricter limitations. “, “The resurgence of Covid-19 cases in Israel will lead to a new round of tightened restrictions, and possibly the country’s third lockdown, Deputy Health Minister Yoav Kisch said.”

Loop industries plunges 22% after a short-seller accused its patented plastic-recycling technology of being ‘very misleading’. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “That, Hindenburg said, shows its analysis was largely meaningless.”, “They shared 3 other biotech stocks poised to solve future outbreaks – and explained why they’re still bullish on the COVID-19-vaccine maker.”

Cathay still mired in covid trouble with traffic down 99%. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The airline carried 116,853 tons of cargo and mail, down 34.3%, with a load factor of 77.7%.”, “The International Air Transport Association has re-certified the airline with its CEIV Pharma accreditation to ship temperature-controlled products such as vaccines.”

CAC 40 rises on stimulus hopes. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “The Netherlands has entered a five-week lockdown. “, “The benchmark CAC 40 index climbed 48 points, or 0.9 percent, to 5,578 after inching up 0.1 percent on Tuesday.”

Some reflections on what the state is doing with our time. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The Citizenship Amendment Act, 2019 values the time of Muslim refugees from Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh differently than that of others in the path to citizenship by naturalization. “, “See KC Sivaramakrishnan, North-South Divide and Delimitation Blues, The Economic and Political Weekly, 35, 3093-97; Alistair McMillain, Delimitation, Democracy and End of Constitutional Freeze, The Economic and Political Weekly 35(15), 1271-76.”

When fining google fails, rewrite the rules. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The European Commission is now digging intoAmazon.com Inc., Facebook Inc. and Apple Inc.”, “The stance further suggests that the EU is taking enforcement more seriously. “

The contradictions of China’s real-estate boom can’t keep going. According to The Wall Street Journal on Wed Dec 16,

U.K. output expands amid stockpiling before brexit deadline. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “”The recovery lacked vigor, however, as the service sector remained under particular strain.””, “The U.K. economy returned to growth this month as stockpiling before the end of the Brexit transition period bolstered manufacturing.”

EU inspection of Belarus nuclear plant this week canceled. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The EU didn’t immediately respond to a request for comment.”, “The visit to the Astravets station, where the process of coming into service began last month, follows allegations by neighboring Lithuania, a European Union member, of safety issues at the 2,400-megawatt plant. “

U.K. to set out tougher holiday guidance as covid cases soar. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The British Medical Association said allowing people to mix is a “recipe for catastrophe.” Opposition Labour Party leader Keir Starmer asked the government to rethink the rules.”, “Doctors called on Tuesday for Johnson to cancel the planned relaxation of rules, which would see families crossing between nations and regions. “

Heathrow wins supreme court ruling over third-runway plans. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The court ruled Wednesday that the U.K. had properly taken account of its commitments under the Paris Agreement, meaning its support for a third runway at Europe’s busiest airport was legal. “, “The U.K. minister “acted rationally and in compliance with his legal obligations” when preparing an environmental report that accompanied the U.K.’s support for the runway, Judge Philip Sales said Wednesday.”

Ghana GDP contracts for a second quarter as industry stalls. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “That compares with a contraction of 3.2% in the second quarter.”, “The economy of the world’s second-largest cocoa producer faces some uncertainty after its main opposition leader challenged the results of Dec. 7 presidential and parliamentary elections, saying his party work to get them overturned. “

Fedex’s big speed edge over UPS is eroding at crucial moment. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “”The way the market is now with the demand outstripping capacity, neither of them needs to do anything more to improve their competitive position,” said Satish Jindel, founder of ShipMatrix. “, “The extra outlays worsened cost pressures that spurred UPS’s biggest stock drop in five years after Chief Executive Officer Carol Tome and her colleagues detailed them in October.”

Patagonia’s new CEO plots a post-trump future for the activist brand. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “When he took over the company this year, it was already at war with Trump. “, “The leader of the retailer that did more than any other to #ResistTrump wasn’t watching the around-the-clock coverage of the election results on cable news. “

Singapore’s sophie’s bionutrients, a sustainable urban food production technology company, selected as a foodtech 500 finalist. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “This not only helps with food security but also addresses supply chain disruptions. “, “SINGAPORE, Dec. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Sophie’s Bionutrients, world’sfirst food tech companyto use microalgae and patent-pending technologies to develop 100% plant-based and sustainable alternative protein has been selected as a FoodTech 500 finalist. “

The 2021 michelin guide Thailand unveils new stars, with sustainable gastronomy & culinary ecosystem in focus. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “One Addition Promoted to Each of the Two-Star and One-Star Lists, While Two Earn Their First One Star”, “*Post-publication Change: Table 38 excluded, as the restaurant has recently moved to a new location.”

Kindredbox announces the launch of its new digital legacy planning service. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “The software features a very user-friendly, step-by-step process for organizing all of this information, creating a detailed plan that can be accessed and updated anytime from anywhere.”, “DENVER, Dec. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Technology and digital portfolios have become one of the largest aspects of our society and individual identities, but they are also the most forgotten aspects of estate planning for most families today. “

Japan post insurer plans $2.9 billion buyback to cut owner stake. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The insurer’s board will meet as early as this month to discuss the buyback, the people said. “, “The company also plans to raise about 100 billion yen in subordinated bonds, Bloomberg News reported earlier this week.”

Blockchain based esports platform bitsport announces first ever gaming defi, presale and listings on uniswap and hotbit exchange. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “The tournament qualifiers will be organized and played in the firsttwo weeks of every new quarter.”, “The initial 20,000 BFI for pre-sale is also being sold at a 10% price drop from listing price, and with listings announced the day after the presale completion on leading exchanges Uniswap and HotBit there is a good chance that the BFI token will prove very popular to investors. “

Cabinet approves next round of spectrum auctions. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The telecom ministry gets an average revenue share of 5% as spectrum usage charge from telecom operators which is calculated based on their spectrum holding and 8% as licence fee from the revenue earned by them from sale of communication services.”, “According to Jio, spectrum worth Rs 3.92 lakh crore is lying unused with the DoT for auction.”

European shares extend gains for third day. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “The speed-train maker said it has received a contract to design, build and maintain the transport system for Toulouse Metropole’s third metro line.”, “Retailer Travis Perkins surged 4 percent after providing a trading update for the months of November and December.”

Chipscreen and hisun reach a strategic cooperation. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “HISUN PHARMACEUTICAL is headquartered in Taizhou and has integrated pharmaceutical bases in Taizhou, Zhejiang, Fuyang, Hangzhou and Rudong, Jiangsu. “, “CHIPSCREEN BIOSCIENCES BIOSCIENCES will exclusively grant HISUN PHARMACEUTICAL the right to promote Bilessglu® (Chiglitazar Sodium tablets), independently developed and manufactured by its wholly-owned subsidiary CHENGDU CHIPCREEN PHARMACEUTICAL CO., LTD., in 19 provinces and regions in China. “

Cabinet okays rs 3,500 crore sugar export subsidy. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The amount has been allocated for 60 lakh tonnes for the marketing year 2020-21-October 2020 to September 2021, Prakash Javedekar, union minister of environment, information and broadcasting and heavy industries, said in a press conference after the cabinet meeting. “, “The subsidy comes in a year when India’s sugar output has jumped by more than half over a year ago to 42.9 lakh tonnes till November. “

Money managers pledge to hit net zero. now the hard part. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The initiative supports effortsto limit global warming by requiring carbon-neutral investment portfolios by 2050 at the latest. “, “Only after finishing the reviews will the fundassess whether companies are on a viable path to a low-carbon economy, according to Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli.”

Euro tops $1.22 for first time since 2018 on recovery optimism. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The improved figures helped the currency extend gains from earlier in the week, which were fueled by hopes that the U.K. and the European Union are close to a Brexit trade deal. “, “The euro rallied above $1.22 for the first time since 2018, advancing for the third day as stronger-than-expected economic data added to optimism the region’s recovery is gaining traction.”

The people have spoken: dictionary.com’s people’s choice 2020 word of the year is (unsurprisingly) unprecedented. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “This shows just how much we humans hunger to find the right word for trying times, how sensitive we are to language use-and how not even a pandemic can put an end to that great, unifying pastime of complaining about our language pet peeves.””, “That day, just one week after the World Health Organization declared Covid-19 a pandemic, lookups for quarantine surged 15,180% compared to the beginning of 2020. “

S&p global platts to publish first voluntary carbon credit price assessments. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “The new assessments will provide a transparent view of the rapidly growing voluntary carbon markets, which are a core part of the world’s efforts to reduce Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions. “, “The voluntary carbon markets have evolved and encompass a large range of project types, geographies and standards ranging from renewables in India to forestry in Brazil. “

Deutsche bank wins dismissal of lawsuits by postbank investors. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The 25 euros-per-share offer was adequate because the two lenders weren’t acting in concert, a Cologne appeals court said, dismissing two lawsuits that had been hanging over Deutsche Bank for years.”, “The Wednesday ruling is likely to influence those lawsuits.”

Libya central bank board approves new official FX rate. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The meeting was a milestone for the rival central banks in the west and east of the country, and came after talks earlier in the week that grouped economic policy makers, as well as the World Bank, the U.S. and others.”, “The new rate goes into effect on Jan. 3, it said, describing the meeting as one marked by “the spirit of optimism” and the “prioritization of the national interest.””

Stock futures tick up as investors await stimulus deal, economic data. According to The Wall Street Journal on Wed Dec 16, “Signs of progress toward a fresh fiscal-stimulus package buoyed sentiment on Tuesday, allowing the S&P 500 to break a four-day losing streak. “, “Top congressional leaders signaled they were inching closer to striking a deal after a day of meetings. “

Investors pile into etfs devoted to ESG. According to The Wall Street Journal on Wed Dec 16, “Asset managers have launched 31 ESG-related ETFs so far this year, nearly double last year’s sum and bringing the total number of products in the U.S. to more than 100, according to Elisabeth Kashner, director of ETF research at FactSet.”, “This year investors have put a record $27.4 billion into ETFs traded in U.S. markets that say they focus on environmental, social and corporate governance, or ESG, practices, according to data from FactSet, doubling the size of the sector.”

U.S. consumers hold back on holiday spending. According to The Wall Street Journal on Wed Dec 16, “That would mark the first month-over-month decline since April in the department’s measure of spending at stores, vehicle dealerships, restaurants and online.”, “The U.S. economy continues to recover, but at a slower pace. “

December fed meeting to focus on asset purchases. According to The Wall Street Journal on Wed Dec 16, “WASHINGTON-Federal Reserve officials resume deliberations Wednesday about how to communicate their plans to support the economy with large-scale bond buying.”, “At their meeting last month, Fed officials suggested they should provide updated guidance “fairly soon” about how long they expect to continue buying Treasury and mortgage securities.”

Covid-19 vaccine trial volunteers note occasional harsh side effects. According to The Wall Street Journal on Wed Dec 16, “The following day she woke up and felt fine.”, “As the first vaccine from Pfizer Inc. and BioNTech SE rolls out this week and the next one from Moderna looks poised to start reaching people soon, some Americans have expressed reservations about getting vaccinated. “

Billionaires can’t pay latin america’s covid tab. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “”This is not going to be the solution. “, “This column does not necessarily reflect the opinion of the editorial board or Bloomberg LP and its owners.”

Almost 140,000 people in U.K. have had coronavirus shot so far. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The U.K. has struck deals for 357 million vaccine doses from seven manufacturers, including the Pfizer-BioNTech collaboration. “, “It plans to combine that shot with one from AstraZeneca Plc and the University of Oxford in trials next year, according to the U.K. Vaccine Taskforce.”

Xpeng delivers first EVs to Norway in slow-going europe entry. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The Guangzhou-based company has begun handing over the first 100 of its G3 sport utility vehicles to customers in the country where EVs have seized a dominant market share. “, “Xpeng and Chinese peers Nio Inc. and Li Auto Inc. are among EV companies catching a slipstream behind Tesla Inc. this year as it has become one of the world’s most valuable firms. “

Hong Kong’s lalamove seeks funds at $8 billion valuation. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The startup could raise more depending on investor demand, the people said.”, “The company, also known as Huolala in China, is looking to raise at least $500 million, said the people, who asked not to be identified as the information is private. “

Wedoctor close to raising $350 million even as CFO quits. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “That part is valued at more than $6 billion pre-money in its latest funding round, the people said, adding that the target is preliminary and could be subject to change.”, “The company is still pushing ahead with an IPO in Hong Kong and plans to file its prospectus around the Lunar New Year in February, said the people, who asked not to be identified discussing an internal matter. “

Turkey promises new era of tight policy, higher reserves. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The governor already increased borrowing costs at the first central bank rates meeting he led in November, and simplified the bank’s funding channels by providing cash to lenders mostly through the one-week repo mechanism. “, “”The risk is that if Governor Agbal boosts expectations for a rate hike and fails to deliver, this will dent his credibility, which he cannot afford to do at this very early stage of being in charge of the central bank.””

Electric cars closing in on gas guzzlers as battery costs plunge. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “They now average $126 per kilowatt-hour.”

A $7 billion bet Japanese workers return to office life. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “BentallGreenOak is likely to double the number of Tokyo employees from the current 21 over the next two to three years to handle more large transactions, Kalsi said. “, “Offices in Tokyo have emptied during the pandemic, even as many workers continue to commute in a country where coronavirus cases remain lower than in Europe and the U.S. Vacancies in the city surged to a four-year high last month, according to real estate brokerage Miki Shoji Co.”

Shareholder activism poised to rebound in 2021 after tough year. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “”That can propel you to take a minority stake in a company and try to fix it, or say, ‘Well, heck with that, I’m just going to buy the whole thing and fix it myself.’””, “The strong equity markets will also likely see activists make larger, more concentrated bets at mega-cap companies where there is less perceived downside risk as well as a potentially attractive dividend yield.”

An IPO ‘pop’ shows wall street is working. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “Traders will see that most of the other traders think it is overpriced, leading to a plunge.”, “This column does not necessarily reflect the opinion of the editorial board or Bloomberg LP and its owners.”

Norway’s central bank May give clues on post-covid rate hike. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “”Thus, the balance of risks seems to be skewed toward a dovish surprise.””, “The promise of a vaccine and a robust growth in house prices may add pressure on the central bank to anticipate planned rate increases, Magne Ostnor, a strategist with DNB ASA, said in a note.”

All county property management expands to north dallas, texas. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “RICHARDSON, Texas., Dec. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Owning rental properties in North Dallas, Texas just got easier. “, “All County® Metroplex is located at 2435 North Central Expressway Suite 1270 Richardson, TX 75080. “

Bain, cd&r are said to vie for advent-owned health firm mediq. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “Representatives for Advent, Bain, CD&R, CapVest and Triton declined to comment.”, “The company, started as a pharmacists’ buying cooperative in 1899, now has about 3,000 employees. “

Eurozone trade surplus rises in October. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “The euro area trade surplus increased in October on higher exports, data released by Eurostat showed Wednesday.”, “The trade surplus rose to a seasonally adjusted EUR 25.9 billion from EUR 23.7 billion in September.”

Ramaphosa foe faces perjury charges in South African court. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “A summons was issued on Tuesday ordering Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane to appear in the Pretoria Magistrate’s Court on Jan. 21. “, “That’s prompted lawmakers to consider replacing her before her seven-year term ends in 2023.”

Perfect hydration doubles down on sustainability mission with 100% rpet bottles and aluminum cans. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “The full sustainability plan is part of the brand’s commitment to serve the wellness of consumers and the health of the planet.”, “rPET is common polyethylene terephthalate (PET) that has been cleaned, turned into plastic flakes, then melted down for reuse. “

Zero waste europe study: beverage carton recycling rates substantially lower than reported. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “The new analysis estimatedGermany’s actual recycling rate to be 47.8%, rather than the 75% recycling rate and 87.4% collection rate communication by the Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment (ACE).”, “The report also found that difficulty in identifying and separating beverage cartons in material sorting facilities, as well as the lack of processing capacity at specialised recycling facilities, has also impacted on the recycling rate.”

Biolinerx reports results from phase 2a combination study of motixafortide. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “Philip Serlin, CEO of BioLineRx, said: “The consistent improvement across all study endpoints represents a key differentiating factor relative to other compounds that showed improvement in only one endpoint in their initial studies and eventually failed in advanced studies. “, “These positive results are further supported by a long-lasting median durability of clinical benefit of 5.6 months that we observed in this trial.””

Global aesthetic services market report 2020-2027: developed regions dominate, developing to drive market growth. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “Key Topics Covered:”, “GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVEIII. “

China charges h.k. activists over attempted flight to taiwan. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “All but one had been barred from leaving Hong Kong before departing for Taiwan, Hong Kong Security Secretary John Lee said on Sept. 14.”, “Two people were charged with organizing an illegal border crossing and another eight with participating in an illegal crossing, prosecutors in Shenzhen’s Yantian district said on an official WeChat account Wednesday. “

Huawei gets conditional green light in Germany. According to The Wall Street Journal on Wed Dec 16, “The U.S. claims that Huawei gear is akin to a Trojan horse that once inside critical infrastructure in the West can be used by China to spy and steal sensitive information, posing a security and economic threat to the U.S. and its allies. “, “The bill, which still requires parliamentary approval, marks a setback for the outgoing U.S. administration, which has long lobbied European allies to reject Huawei’s technology. “

40 victims of the girls do porn sex trafficking operation are suing pornhub’s parent company for $40 million, alleging it knowingly profited from illegal videos. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “The lawsuit was filed by 40 women who were victims of a sex trafficking ring known as Girls Do Porn. “, “The plaintiffs said they endured harassment and ostracization as the result of their videos being shared online, and all of them had suicidal thoughts as a result. “

Luminar’s stock bounces after company and mobileye said collaboration remains ‘full speed ahead’. According to MarketWatch on Wed Dec 16, “Shares of Luminar Technologies Inc. bounced 4.4% in premarket trading Wednesday, after the maker of autonomous vehicle sensor and software maker said its collaboration with Intel Corp.’s Mobileye remained “full speed ahead.” The companies “clarified” their deal announced on Nov. 20, after Luminar’s stock plunged 17.6% on Tuesday as has gained 9.1%.”

China’s champion chip maker checks if co-ceo still wants to work there. According to The Wall Street Journal on Wed Dec 16, “The day before, SMIC had appointed 74-year-old Chiang Shang-Yi, a former co-chief operating officer of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., as vice chairman.”, “The Commerce Department has told U.S. computer-chip companies they must obtain licenses before exporting certain technology to SMIC, The Wall Street Journal reported in September. “

Who’s behind the wealth-management talent war – bankers’ doordash haul – blackstone eyes selling portfolio company data. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “Thomas Pallini/Business Insider”, “The whole process took an interesting twist in 2020, as the world went virtually, making these roles even more important.”

Sensex jumps over 400 points, nifty tops 13,650. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “ONGC, Divis Laboratories, HDFC, Bharti Airtel and Hindalco all rose around 3 percent in the Nifty pack, while UltraTech Cement, IndusInd Bank and ICICI Bank dropped about 1 percent each.”, “S&P Global Ratings on Tuesday raised India’s growth projection for the current fiscal to (-) 7.7 percent from (-) 9 percent estimated earlier, citing rising demand and falling Covid-19 infection rates.”

Rising U.K. house prices drive mortgage surge for banks. According to The Wall Street Journal on Wed Dec 16, “There were 97,500 mortgage approvals for house purchases in October, the highest since September 2007, according to the Bank of England.”, “The surge in mortgage applications is being felt throughout the banking industry. “

Sabadell is set to name cesar gonzalez-bueno as next CEO. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “Gonzalez-Bueno is on the board of Sabadell’s U.K. arm, TSB Bank Plc. “, “Credit Suisse Taps Horta-Osorio in Surprising Chairman Pick”

Coronavirus tally: global cases climb to 73.6 million, U.S. hospitalizations rise to a 10th straight record. According to MarketWatch on Wed Dec 16, “The U.S. has averaged 206,557 cases per day over the past week, a 28% increase from the average two weeks earlier. “, “The rising case and death counts come as Congress met late Tuesday to try to hammer out a coronavirus economic aid deal.”

Europe’s economy steadies as vaccine hopes cheer businesses. According to The Wall Street Journal on Wed Dec 16,

Australia set for budget windfall after iron ore prices soar. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “Read: Iron Ore’s Towering Rally Set to Roll Into 2021 as Mills Protest”, “Read: As China-Australia Ties Worsen, Iron Ore Remains Bulletproof”

Wall street readies for medical device m&a wave after quiet year. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The industry, which has surged more than 70% from a March bottom, is “ripe for deals,” according to BNP Paribas Asset Management portfolio manager Christian Fay. “, “Vaccines from Pfizer Inc. and partner BioNTech SE are being deployed, and a shot from Moderna Inc. is expected to be approved for use within the week, increasing investor expectations that management teams can start looking beyond the pandemic.”

Pound rises to highest since 2018 on brexit hope, weak dollar. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The pound climbed a third day to its highest level in over two years as optimism the U.K. and European Union may reach a trade deal coincided with a weakening dollar.”, “The pound has been beholden to the twists and turns of Brexit trade negotiations as the year-end deadline for the U.K. and the EU to reach a deal nears. “

Pound, euro rise to multi-year highs on brexit hope, weak dollar. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The euro briefly rose above $1.22 for the first time since April 2018, boosted by stronger-than-expected economic data, which added to optimism the region’s recovery is gaining traction.”, “The pound and euro advanced to their highest levels in over two years as optimism the U.K. and European Union may reach a trade deal coincided with a weakening dollar.”

Swedish central banker backs idea of higher inflation target. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The strategy announced by the U.S. Federal Reserve earlier this year of letting inflation temporarily overshoot the central bank’s target “risks leading to quite long periods of uncertainty,” while it would still be hampered by the historically low level of global real interest rates.”, “Read more: World’s Oldest Central Bank Says New Crisis Tools Are Needed”

Southwest airlines stock falls after November load factor miss, raised daily cash burn outlook. According to MarketWatch on Wed Dec 16, “The company said November load factor fell to 48% from 55% in October, and was below previously provided guidance of 50% to 55%. “, “The company now expects fourth-quarter average daily core cash burn of $12 million, compared with the previous estimate of $10 million to $11 million, “driven by weakening leisure demand and booking trends, as well as increased trip cancellations.” Southwest’s stock has lost 14.0% year to date, while the U.S. Global Jets ETF has dropped 26.9% and the S&P 500 has gained 14.4%.”

FA center: why Tesla bulls are in the driver’s seat as the stock nears inclusion in the s&p 500. According to MarketWatch on Wed Dec 16, “That is the metric I used to construct the table below, which shows the top 10 stocks in a ranking (from highest to lowest) of all S&P 500 stocks. If Tesla”, “In January 2020 Tesla was the most heavily shorted U.S. stock, with 18.2% of its float (total tradable shares) sold short. “

American outdoor brands, tilray: what to watch when the stock market opens today. According to The Wall Street Journal on Wed Dec 16, “ET, are expected to fall 0.3% from the prior month.”

Massachusetts regulators to file complaint against robinhood. According to The Wall Street Journal on Wed Dec 16, “In a final draft of a more than 20-page administrative complaint reviewed by The Wall Street Journal, the enforcement arm of the Massachusetts Securities Division said Robinhood failed to protect its customers and their assets, violating state laws and regulations. “, “Traders tend to be drawn to the user-friendly platform that allows customers to trade securities like stocks for free.”

The 2020 response to a downturn: trade up. According to The Wall Street Journal on Wed Dec 16, “Shoppers have a new mantra this year: Treat yourself.”, “The 38-year-old San Francisco resident said she doesn’t usually buy designer bags, but felt like she could afford one now.”

New business owners look beyond Covid-19, and winter. According to The Wall Street Journal on Wed Dec 16, “For eight months, The Wall Street Journal has chronicled Fifth Avenue, a commercial strip with a mix of 500 restaurants, beauty shops, yoga studios and other businesses. “, “Thousands of businesses closed in the months after the coronavirus pandemic swept the country. “

Uruguay tax breaks to fuel 2021 covid recovery, says developer. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “Lecueder’s WTC Montevideo Free Zone has already leased 40% of its new tower, which he sees rising to 70%.”, “That could grow to as much as $100 million if he can convince investors to move forward with a partnership to build a World Trade Center-branded office tower in the coast resort of Punta del Este.”

Esg, project bonds set to surge in Canada after record year. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The government and private sector, meanwhile, are moving ahead to implement a road map for sustainable financing recommended in 2019 by a panel of experts led by Tiff Macklem, who took over as Bank of Canada governor earlier this year.”, “The federal government-owned Canada Infrastructure Bank is going ahead with a C$10 billion plan, mostly focused on projects typically associated with the sustainable bond market. “

Bankruptcy is the solution to the student loan crisis. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The student loan burden has been debilitating for millions of people who hoped that taking on that debt would lead to a better lifeonly to discover that, for one reason or another, it didn’t.”, “There are many other possible variations that would make income-based repayment plans desirable. “

BMW warns hard brexit poses major risk to earnings momentum. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “While there’s optimism on earnings, the executive said he’s concerned about the state of trade talks between the European Union and the U.K. The 10% tariffs on autos that would follow a hard Brexit would cost BMW a “mid-three-digit” million-euro amount per year, Peter said. “, “That’s causing headaches at BMW, which produced around 230,000 Mini and Rolls-Royce cars in the U.K. last year, more than half of which were exported to the EU. “

Quest diagnostics stock rises after full-year profit and revenue outlook raised. According to MarketWatch on Wed Dec 16, “The company now expects revenue of “at least” $9.35 billion versus the previous estimate of $8.8 billion to $9.1 billion and the FactSet consensus of $9.11 billion. “, “The stock has rallied 16.6% year to date through Tuesday, while the SPDR Health Care Select Sector ETF has advanced 10.0% and the S&P 500 has climbed 14.4%.”

Hedge funds triumph twice in bout with billionaire. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “Thatfits with the 50%-plus levels where we’ve seen M&A get agreed in Europe during the pandemic. “, “The premium was a measly24% over this weakened stock price. “

Fed support, tax cut impact, shrinking cash cushions: eco day. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16,

Mozambique weighs help to fight insurgents in gas-rich north. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The projects, Africa’s biggest investments yet, haven’t suffered direct attacks, with logistical operations limited to maritime or air deliveries.”, “The violence has left about 2,500 people dead and displaced at least 570,000.”

Outside the box: these are the last days of small government and the biden administration will make sure of that. According to MarketWatch on Wed Dec 16, “This future has three key implications for investors.”, “This accordingly is a sector that will potentially benefit from additional assistance (and potentially offer more stable investment opportunities).”

Restaurants lure new yorkers to states with fewer restrictions. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “They say they are closing their doors after decades of serving city patrons.”, “The risk that gatherings would move from restaurants to people’s homes is the reason New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy said he decided not to follow New York City’s lead in shutting down indoor dining.”

Frost & sullivan honors leading organizations at its 2020 best practices virtual awards ceremony. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “Theindustry analyst team benchmarks market participants and measures their performance through independent, primary interviews and secondary industry research to evaluate and identify best practices. “, “About Frost & SullivanFor six decades, Frost & Sullivan has been world-renowned for its role in helping investors, corporate leaders and governments navigate economic changes and identify disruptive technologies, Mega Trends, new business models, and companies to action, resulting in a continuous flow of growth opportunities to drive future success. “

Curai health secures $27.5 million in series B funding to make virtual primary care accessible for everyone. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “To date, more than 350,000 patient visits have occurred on the Curai Health platform, with its AI achieving nearly a 90-percent diagnoses accuracy rate.”, “PALO ALTO, Calif., Dec. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ –Curai Health, a virtual care company using AI to make high-touch, lower-cost primary care available to everyone, today announced $27.5 million in Series B funding led by Morningside Ventures. “

Wishpond reports record quarterly revenue for third quarter 2020. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “This news release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any securities in any jurisdiction. “, “Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.”

Seattle becomes latest large market to launch nextgen TV with all major broadcasters. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “The company’s operations include33 market-leading television stations in 20 markets, 54 award-winning radio stations in 10 markets and numerous multi-platform streaming video and digital platforms. “, “”TEGNA’s KONG is proud to serve as a lighthouse station as we begin NEXTGEN TV broadcasts in one of the largest and most technologically innovative areas of the United States. “

Global crowdfunding market report 2020: non-profit organizations are providing financial support through crowdfunding campaigns due to Covid-19. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “Furthermore, as YouTube recently launched its crowdfunding feature, known as Sponsorships, it is currently being utilized by creators on the platform for monetizing their content and increasing engagement with their audience. “, “DUBLIN, Dec. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The “Crowdfunding Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2020-2025″ report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering.”

Ready to invest in 2021? A new platform backed by investing heavyweights that oversee over $2 trillion cuts through the jargon, demystifies the investing process and aims for positive change -…. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “Trying to make sense of the impact of a fund combined with an investor’s personal financial goals and risk profile can be overwhelming, especially for those that are new to investing and unfamiliar with the jargon and the process.”, “To join the platform a fund needs to pass the impact methodology and assessment, which was developed independently by Square Mile Research.”

Just one more – this holiday season, your time might be the best gift you can give. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “There are plenty of ways to reach out to Just One More this holiday season – here are a few suggestions to get things started:”, “The GenWell Project wants to be the reminder about the importance of human connection and that we all have the power to make a difference in the lives of others and in our own lives, through a simple conversation and letting people know they are not alone.”

Boris johnson urges ‘extreme caution’ in U.K. over christmas. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “In England, the government is set to review regional restrictions by the end of Wednesday, with an announcement expected Thursday which could see more areas placed under tighter rules.”, “The capital was placed in the strictest tier of restrictions on Wednesday, with pubs, bars and restaurants forced to close.”

Tilray stock soars after ‘reverse’ merger deal with Aphria at a 23% premium. According to MarketWatch on Wed Dec 16, “The announcement comes after has lost 11.2% and the S&P 500 has gained 14.4%.”, “After the deal closes, which the companies said was structured has a “reverse acquisition” of Tilray, Aphria shareholders will own 62% of outstanding Tilray shares. “

Lennox international boosts fy20 outlook – quick facts. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “On average, 19 analysts polled by Thomson Reuters expect the company to report earnings of $9.53 per share on a revenue decline of 5.8 percent to $3.59 billion for the year. “, “The Street is currently looking for earnings of $10.77 per share on a revenue growth of 5.7 percent to $3.79 billion for the year.”

Media company industry dive is acquiring cfo.com and expanding its finance coverage after building a profitable business on b2b news. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “”The media industry has been looking for the pivot that saves them somewhere – the pivot to video, the pivot to whatever – [but the real value is in] scaled first-party data companies with niche, valuable audiences.””, “The addition of CFO.com should also boost traffic to Industry Dive’s finance vertical. “

Airbnb’s 3 cofounders shed a combined $9 billion in net worth after stock plunges 24% from IPO peak. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “The spike in valuation is striking as Airbnb’s revenue plunged as much as 80% in the spring as the pandemic hammered travel demand, spurring Chesky to lay off 25% of his workforce. “, “However, Airbnb’s stock price has tumbled about 24% from its high, closing at $125 on Tuesday. “

EU unveils plans to help banks clean up soured Covid-19 loans. According to The Wall Street Journal on Wed Dec 16, “The proposal for the bad banks announced Wednesday by the European Commission, the EU’s executive arm, underscores its limits in trying to create EU-wide solutions that all member states can agree on. “, “The European Central Bank, which supervises the largest banks in the eurozone, has warned banks could be facing $1.7 trillion in bad loans under an extreme, yet possible, economic scenario.”

Aurora cannabis stock rallies after revising credit facility terms, aurora sun facility closure. According to MarketWatch on Wed Dec 16, “The announcement comes as rivals Tilray Inc. and Aphria Inc. has dropped 11.2% and the S&P 500 has gained 14.4%.”, “”These hard decisions are being taken to improve cashflow and provide agility to our business,” said Chief Executive Miguel Martin. “

Khamenei gives key backing to revive iran nuclear deal with U.S.. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “Officials in Tehran likely muted their reaction to recent provocations — including the assassination of a top nuclear scientist in an attack Iran blamed on Israel and the U.S. — hoping to allow a breakthrough once talks begin.”, “The key intervention sends a clear signal to Iranian hardliners not to stand in the way of talks with U.S. President-elect Joe Biden, who takes office next month having pledged to rejoin the accord abandoned by Donald Trump.”

Khamenei backs efforts to revive iran nuclear deal with U.S.. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The top cleric was meeting the family of General Qassem Soleimani, killed by the U.S. in January, and the commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, according to his official website. “, “His statement sends a clear signal to Iranian hardliners not to stand in the way of talks with U.S. President-elect Joe Biden, who takes office next month having pledged to rejoin the accord abandoned by Donald Trump.”

Russian missiles ‘just pretext’ for U.S. sanctions, erdogan says. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The Turkish leader made a point of noting that his country started to develop its own defense industry after the 1975-1978 U.S. arms embargo over Cyprus significantly hampered arms acquisitions.”, “Ankara may have stretched the rope too tight in October by testing the missiles in defiance of American warnings, and on Monday, the Trump-approved sanctions were announced.”

Alaska air November cash burn rose in line with expectations, load factor at high end of forecasts. According to MarketWatch on Wed Dec 16, “The stock has lost 25.7% year to date through Tuesday, while the Dow Jones Transportation Average has advanced 14.5% and the Dow Jones Industrial Average has gained 5.8%.”, “Total revenue for the month was down 61% from a year ago, compared with expectations of down 60% to 65%. “

Indian auto-parts industry to take 3-4 years to return to growth, says ACMA. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “That’s according to the Automotive Component Manufacturers Association, which said the overall turnover of such companies, which rose 18% year-on-year to $57.1 billion in 2018-19, has contracted by more than a third in the first half of FY21 to $15.9 billion.”, “”These are the key hurdles in the V-shaped recovery in the sector,” he said.”

Texas’ tax advantage is all about individuals, not business taxes. According to The Wall Street Journal on Wed Dec 16, “For companies, much of the difference between California and Texas boils down to ease and cost of hiring-not just now but down the road.”, “Texas leans on more regressive property and sales taxes and boasts a more laissez-faire environment. “

Stocks making the biggest moves in the premarket: tilray, Aphria, penumbra, Moderna & more. According to CNBC on Wed Dec 16, “Tilray (TLRY), Aphria (APHA) – The Canadian cannabis companies will combine in an all-stock deal that will create the world’s biggest cannabis producer. “, “That call came in a redacted October court filing unsealed Tuesday.”

Stockx snags $2.8 billion valuation in latest funding round. According to The Wall Street Journal on Wed Dec 16, “Investors, including Tiger Global Management and Altimeter Capital, put $275 million in the company this week. “, “The Detroit-based company started in 2016 as an online platform to buy and sell rare sneaker models, before expanding into streetwear, handbags, accessories and electronics. “

Big tech and antitrust: A path forward. According to The Wall Street Journal on Wed Dec 16, “They are certain that mergers have benefited consumers. “, “On the other side of the debate are those who are certain that competition is flourishing in the tech sector, with innovation yielding great products at ever-lower prices, and companies like TikTok and Snap emerging to challenge incumbents. “

Banks’ billions in payouts hinge on fed’s view of the pandemic. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “On the other side, Randal Quarles, the Fed’s vice chairman for supervision, has praised banks as a “source of strength” to the economy, and said he hopes Friday’s results will let the industry return to “regular order.” The Fed will no longer need temporary payout restrictions “after we emerge from the Covid event,” Quarles said in a speech last week.”, “The Fed in June also said a bank’s dividends can’t exceed average quarterly earnings for the previous four quarters, which forced Wells Fargo & Co. to curtail them because its profits dipped sharply due to the pandemic and other regulatory restrictions. “

New york’s MTA forms underwriting groups for debt sales. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “Bank of America Securities, Goldman Sachs & Co., JP Morgan Securities, Jefferies, Ramirez & Co., and Siebert Cisneros Shank & Co. will serve as senior managers for the MTA, according to the board documents.”, “Citi, along with 14 other firms, will form the MTA’s co-managing pool. “

Industrious hires new legal chief ahead of potential listing. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The New York-based company hired Clem Turner, head of the alternative capital practice at law firm Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi PC, in a newly created role as its top lawyer. “, “”The stakes are so high in this industry and we’ve found over the years that not only is execution important, but it’s invaluable to have smart, thoughtful, strategic people in the room with you as you make company-defining decisions.””

Ski season is back, and so are coronavirus lockdowns. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “”That rush and that feel.””, “The $20 billion U.S. ski and snowboard industry hopes the coronavirus lets them.”

NYC faces foot of snow as winter storm bears down on northeast. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “Eastern Time, more than 520 flights had been canceled around the U.S., the bulk of them from Washington’s Dulles International Airport and Newark’s Liberty International Airport, according to FlightAware, an airline tracking company based in Houston.”, “”The bumper amounts are still eastern Pennsylvania. “

London air pollution listed as cause of 9-year-old girl’s death. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “”This was about my daughter getting air pollution on the death certificate and we’ve got justice for her which is so deserved but also it’s about other children still as we walk around our city with high levels of air pollution,” Rosamund Adoo-Kissi-Debrah said at a press conference Wednesday. “, “The coroner ruled that during the course of her illness, between 2010 and 2013, Ella was exposed to levels of nitrogen dioxide and particulate matter in excess of World Health Organization guidelines. “

Facebook removes fake networks from France and russia. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “These comments and disinformation campaigns can be supportive or criticizing in nature, misleading internet users.”, “The topics for comments included COVID-19 and the Russian vaccine against the virus, the upcoming election in CAR, terrorism, Russia’s presence in Sub-Saharan Africa, criticism of the French foreign policy and a fictitious coup d’etat in Equatorial Guinea.”

Killam apartment REIT announces December 2020 distribution. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “Note: The Toronto Stock Exchange has neither approved nor disapproved of the information contained herein. “, “The distribution of $0.05667 per unit will be paid on January 15, 2021, to unitholders of record on December 31, 2020.”

55% of people found professional success more challenging in 2020 as 30% of employees experience burnout. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “Use The Manifest as an approachable tour guide through every stage of the buyer journey. “, “These challenges caused the majority of American workers (55%) to find professional success more difficult in 2020, according to a survey from The Manifest, a business and how-to website.”

Transcat, inc. expands life science market penetration with biotek services, inc. acquisition. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “Transcat’s strategy is to leverage the complementary nature of its two operating segments, its comprehensive service capabilities, strong brand, enhanced e-commerce capabilities and leading distribution platform to drive organic sales growth. “, “ABOUT TRANSCAT”

Retail, banking, and technology sectors driving global holistic web protection market, finds frost & sullivan. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “For six decades, Frost & Sullivan has been world-renowned for its role in helping investors, corporate leaders and governments navigate economic changes and identify disruptive technologies, Mega Trends, new business models, and companies to action, resulting in a continuous flow of growth opportunities to drive future success.”, “The holistic web protection market addresses organizations’ demand for consolidated, single-pane-of-glass solutions, which reduce the security gap of legacy products and provide simplified management capabilities. “

Iran breaks silence on saudi port attack, condemns it as threat. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “Read more: Blast at Saudi Port Hits Oil Tanker as Red Sea Attacks Mount”, “On Tuesday the Houthis said the U.S. and the U.K. have failed to protect Saudi Arabia’s ports, and that they would be prepared to shield them if the kingdom asks.”

Lufthansa group airlines and sabre sign new industry-leading distribution agreement. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “The agreement between Lufthansa Group airlines and Sabre marks a key milestone in the travel industry. “, “The agreement supports Lufthansa Group airlines’ strategy to implement NDC technology and deliver personalized price offers through the newly launched Continuous Pricing. “

Kamux specifies its outlook for 2020. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “The Company’s medium-term financial targets for 2019-2022 are to increase revenue by over 10% annually and to reach an operating profit margin of at least 4% annually.”, “The shares of Kamux are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki stock exchange.”

Iqvia to collaborate with servier on r&d transformation program – quick facts. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “For almost two years, IQVIA will deliver to Servier a robust program led by a team spanning R&D consulting, Digital Transformation, Technology and R&D solutions.”, “”The SCORE program is an R&D initiative that drives digital and business transformation, accelerates clinical development, enhances drug candidate value and better addresses unmet medical needs while improving patient outcomes,” said Patricia Belissa-Mathiot, director of Clinical Development and R&D CMO at Servier.”

Novo nordisk plans to initiate phase 3 development of semaglutide in alzheimer’s disease. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “The company said it plans to initiate a pivotal phase 3a program with about 3,700 people with early Alzheimer’s disease. “, “The program is planned for initiation in the first half of 2021 and will investigate the efficacy and safety of once-daily oral semaglutide, compared to placebo. “

Copper miner solgold faces rebellion from top shareholders. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “SolGold’s annual shareholder meeting Thursday offers a chance for investors to have their say. “, “The deposit is one of the largest undeveloped mines in the world for a crucial metal that’s forecast to be in tight supply for years to come. “

Jon gray is bad secret santa in latest blackstone office sendup. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “Not every element is fictional: There really is a weekly photo contest. “, “Gray said that while he has no doubt talked without unmuting, “The idea that no one has told me has not happened.””

U.S. designates Switzerland, vietnam as currency manipulators. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “Noting the rapid rise of Vietnam’s trade surplus with the U.S., the Treasury called for the Southeast Asian country to allow its managed currency to appreciate more rapidly to help address external imbalances.”, “The Treasury’s first report was officially due in April, but was delayed initially because of the coronavirus pandemic. “

Treasury designates vietnam, Switzerland as currency manipulators. According to The Wall Street Journal on Wed Dec 16, “”The Treasury Department has taken a strong step today to safeguard economic growth and opportunity for American workers and businesses,” Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said in a statement. “, “The Treasury Department uses three criteria to assess whether a country manipulates its exchange rate: the extent of active intervention in currency markets; the size of trade surpluses with the U.S.; and the size of the country’s current-account surplus, a broader measure of trade that includes investment income and other financial flows.”

U.S. retail sales tumble in sign economic rebound is sputtering. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “That was worse than all but one economist had forecast in a Bloomberg survey calling for a 0.3% decline, and October’s figure was originally reported as a 0.3% increase.”, “The measure is often considered more reflective of underlying consumer demand.”

U.S. retail sales fell 1.1% in November; October sales revised lower. According to MarketWatch on Wed Dec 16, “Market reaction: The Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 were set to open slightly higher in Wednesday trades. “, “”The economy will bounce back strongly in the second quarter as vaccine deployment reaches critical mass, allowing restrictions to be eased, but until then it’s going to be a long bleak winter,” said Paul Ashworth, chief U.S. economist at Capital Economics.”

Icici securities: auto sector 2021 outlook – strong recovery expectations priced in . According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The views expressed in the report are that of the author entity and do not represent the views of BloombergQuint.”, “This report is authored by an external party. “

Inflation accelerates in Canada to fastest since pandemic hit. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “That said, the November reading was the strongest since the pandemic began, largely due to the effects of shelter costs, which contributed most to the increase.”, “The average of the core inflation measures — often seen as a better gauge of underlying price pressures — held steady at 1.7% in November. “

Dubai wealth fund adds another builder in distress to its roster. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The review of Meydan’s business is likely a step in partial consolidation of some of its operations with Nakheel, the people said, asking not to be identified because the deliberations are private.”, “The mall’s prospects were already tenuous given its location near one of the world’s largest shopping centers. “

Bquick on dec. 16: top 10 stories in under 5 minutes. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The new labour codes could reduce your in-hand salary but enhance social security benefits. “, “The Indian cabinet approved a proposal to reduce subsidy on sugar exports by nearly half amid surplus production.”

Bitcoin surpasses $20,000 for first time amid dizzying rally. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “”We have a new line in the sand and the focus shifts to the next round number of $30,000,” said Antoni Trenchev, co-founder and managing partner of Nexo, a crypto lender. “, “This “is the start of a new chapter for Bitcoin. “

Government announces national security directive on telecom sector for secure networks. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “”Considering the need to ensure India’s national security, the Cabinet has accorded approval for the National Security Directive on Telecommunication Sector,” Prasad said.”, “The DoT will suitably notify guidelines and ensure monitoring of compliance by telecom service providers of the directive.”

Sweden cuts economic forecast for next year as virus spreads. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The ministry upgraded its unemployment forecasts for this year and next, to 8.5% and 9% respectively. “, “”The Swedish economy’s recovery during fall has been stronger than we and many other forecasters expected, and hence, the forecast for growth this year has been revised higher,” Andersson said.”

EU ousts Uruguay from travel list, gears up for verdict on U.K.. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The update of the EU’s recommended travel “white list” keeps the U.S. and most other nations off it.”, “The EU on July 1 recommended that member states allow foreign visitors from 15 countries as part of a move to loosen coronavirus-triggered restrictions imposed in mid-March on non-essential travel to the bloc.”

Facebook claims brexit forces shift of U.K. users to U.S.. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The social media giant said there would be no change to the privacy controls or the services it offers its U.K. users, in spite of moving legal oversight out of the EU, which has tough data protection laws.”, “The company said the change wouldn’t impact how it collects and processes British users’ data and that individuals would keep the protection of the EU’s privacy laws.”

Swiss defy U.S. with pledge to keep up currency intervention. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The Swiss National Bank pledged to push ahead with interventions to rein in the franc, defying a U.S. decision to designate the nation a currency manipulator.”, “The U.S. Treasury also labeled Vietnam a manipulator. “

American express dives deeper into crypto with trading platform investment. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The credit-card provider didn’t disclose the amount invested in the San Mateo, California-based startup, which raised $17 million in May from the likes of Accel, Coinbase Ventures and a fund affiliated with Fidelity Investments’ parent company.”, “The platform is doing around $3 billion in transaction volume monthly, and has 250 institutional clients, said Raghu Yarlagadda, FalconX’s chief executive and co-founder. “

Art cashin shares his 2021 outlook, sees stocks as a bit rich. According to CNBC on Wed Dec 16, “The government shutdowns and all of the restrictions that happened around the country. “, “They can make money available, they can make money cheap, but they can’t spend it for you. “

Lyft wants people to be hailing fully driverless cars on its app by 2023. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “”This agreement marks the largest robotaxi deployment partnership for a major ridesharing network and is a quantum leap from Motional’s current partnership with Lyft,” he said.”, “The Lyft partnership expands its2018 arrangement with Aptiv, and later Motional,running paid self-driving taxi pilot rides in Las Vegas. “

Buttigieg May finally give the U.S. its infrastructure day. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “There’s a chicken-and-egg problem here – the more places there are available for charging, the easier it is to drive your electric car around, and the more electric cars are being driven around, the more profitable it is to run a charging station.”, “This is a long-term effort, and probably wouldn’t pay off during Biden’s first term in office. “

Canada’s CI financial completes $72 million IPO of Bitcoin fund. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The closed-end fund will invest directly in Bitcoin, with its holdings priced using the Bloomberg Galaxy Bitcoin Index, and is designed to measure the performance of a single Bitcoin traded in U.S. dollars. “, “Since joining CI Financial as CEO in September 2019 from WisdomTree Asset Management, MacAlpine has been expanding the company’s offerings beyond its mutual-fund business, including liquid alternatives and private equity. “

Tokopedia picks morgan stanley, citi to manage debut listing. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “”An IPO of Tokopedia would give investors a way to invest directly in an Indonesian e-commerce rival,” of Sea Ltd., the only major Southeast Asian internet company listed in the U.S. Bloomberg Intelligence Matthew Kanterman wrote in a note.”, “Read More: Why Blank Check Companies (SPACs) Are Filling Up Fast: QuickTake”

Robinhood reportedly facing complaint by massachusetts regulators over risks to young users. According to CNBC on Wed Dec 16, “The app has drawn much attention from Wall Street, and stock swings in popular names like Tesla have since been attributed to these new investors in the market.”, “Robinhood’sDARTs in the second quarter more than doubled compared to the prior three months, according to the company.”

Bitcoin breaks above $20,000 for the first time ever. According to CNBC on Wed Dec 16, “The world’s most-valuable virtual currency traded 4% higher to a price of around $20,327, according to market data from Coin Metrics, taking its year-to-date gains to more than 180%.”, “Analysts say it’s gotten a boost from big-name investors such as Paul Tudor Jones and Stanley Druckenmiller moving their own assets into the cryptocurrency, while tech firms such as Square and MicroStrategy have also sought to flock into bitcoin.”

Bank of America extends pandemic benefits for caregivers through March. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The company spent about $600 million on measures such as increased cleaning, the provision of personal protective equipment, supplemental and overtime pay, as well as meals and transportation. “, “The extra-benefits programs are being assessed in 90-day increments given the evolving situation, she said.”

Massachusetts to file a complaint against robinhood, WSJ says. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The complaint from Secretary of the Commonwealth William Galvin focuses on the tactics that Robinhood uses to keep consumers engaged, alleging that it encourages them to use the platform through what it calls “gamification,” according to the Journal. “, “Technical trouble and growing pains have accompanied that blockbuster growth. “

Simplr partners with gorgias, creating an ecommerce stack designed to empower CX leaders to generate revenue and loyalty. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “”Together, Gorgias and Simplr provide eCommerce brands with the ideal customer experience stack to turntheir contact center into a revenue driver by engagingvisitors around the clock with rapid exceptional service that converts them into loyal customers,” said Billy McClennan, Director of Strategic Partnerships of Gorgias.”, “The Gorgias/Simplr Partnership in Action: Princess Polly Princess Pollyis an Australian-based online fashion boutique. “

Demand science announces 6th consecutive year of double-digit revenue growth and expansion of leadership team as company positions for 2021 acceleration. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “[i]Statista, Technology Market Outlook, Business Intelligence Software Worldwide, Revenue Growth in Percent (see charts 1 and 2). “, “MEDIA CONTACTDerek Beckwith617-331-3567derekrbeckwith@gmail.com”

Vitality gains momentum as employers and health plans invest in health. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “CHICAGO, Dec. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ –The COVID-19 pandemic and resulting economic crisis have heightened the need for employers and health insurers to prioritize the mental and physical health of their employees and plan members. “, “”There’s something very special about working for a company whose core purpose aligns to your personal values,” said Little. “

Marco’s pizza® expands texas footprint with 20-store franchise development agreement. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “Target development markets for the 20 units include the Corpus Christi DMA along with Beaumont and the surrounding areas.”, “Headquartered in Toledo, Ohio, Marco’s Pizza is one of the fastest-growing pizza companies in the United States. “

Aislelabs provides social distancing solutions for university of surrey’s mobile app. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “To learn more, visit their website at https://www.aislelabs.comor contact Aislelabs at 1 (888) 765-3645 or by email media@aislelabs.com.”, “This automatically provides accurate counts in real-time at each location which is visible across the entire campus through a centralized dashboard.”

Global deep learning in medical image processing market to 2030 with ibm, GE healthcare and google entering into strategic alliances with big pharma players. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “Chapter Overview13.2 Forecast Methodology and Key Assumptions13.3 Overall Deep Learning in Medical Image Processing Market13.3 Deep Learning in Medical Image Processing Market: Distribution by Application Area13.4 Deep Learning in Medical Image Processing Market: Distribution by Type of Image Processed13.5 Deep Learning in Medical Image Processing Market: Distribution by Key Geographical Regions13.6 Concluding Remarks”, “This upcoming segment of the pharmaceutical industry that exists at the interface between medicine and information technology, has garnered the attention of prominent venture capital firms and strategic investors. “

Republicans and democrats reportedly near deal on a $900 billion coronavirus relief package that includes $600 stimulus checks. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “Republicans and Democrats are nearing a deal on a $900 billion relief package on Wednesday morning, The Washington Post reported. “, “The deal would likely exclude two of the most controversial issues, assistance to state and local governments and a sweeping liability shield for firms to insulate them from virus-related law suits.”

Power players: meet the 12 key execs driving Shopify, the breakout e-commerce star doing so well that Amazon is considering launching a direct competitor. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “They are big and slow, and they aren’t designed around the needs of independent business owners,” Nejatian said.”, “”The traditional ‘enterprise’ software model is broken, with companies spending millions of dollars on legacy software platforms, and getting worse and worse outcomes,” Padelford said.”

U.K. eases requirements on EU stocks to keep trading in london. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “Read more: How ‘Equivalence’ Holds Key to Post-Brexit Banking: QuickTake”, “”It’s an attempt to keep volumes up in the U.K. and make it less attractive for rest-of-world firms to deal in those instruments on EU venues,” said Sam Tyfield, a partner at Shoosmiths LLP.”

Cerner to acquire kantar health for $375 mln in cash – quick facts. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “The merger will create leading data insights and clinical research platform.”

The top 25 talent managers for youtube creators who help clients navigate an ever-changing industry and build lasting businesses. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “Talent managers:Nancy Tamayo (CEO and cofounder) and Petar Mandich (chief talent officer and cofounder).”, “Talent managers: Naomi Lennon (president).”

Bitcoin whale surfaces with $1 billion and alan howard’s backing. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The consequence of that increase in the money supply, he thinks, will be currency debasement and, potentially, inflation.”, “The firm oversees about $1.6 billion in total.”

The problems with covid testing for flights. According to The Wall Street Journal on Wed Dec 16, “”This is save-the-industry important,” says Nick Careen, a senior vice president at the International Air Transport Association, which represents 290 airlines in 120 countries. “, “The state of Hawaii, which reopened to travelers with rigorous testing requirements, says it works.”

Dow struggles for altitude at Wednesday’s open as investors watch reports on $900 billion covid fiscal deal, fed update. According to MarketWatch on Wed Dec 16,

Tata vs mistry day 6: mistry side argues for board representation. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “Hearing in the Tata-Mistry case entered its sixth day today with Divan arguing on behalf of the SP Group.”, “Tata Sons, last week, rejected an offer by billionaire Pallonji Mistry’s conglomerate to swap Mistry family’s stake in the group’s holding company for shares in listed Tata entities.”

Supreme court to review NCAA student-athlete compensation case. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “”To be sure, some NCAA rules may be necessary to protect consumer demand for college sports as a distinct ‘product,’” according to their brief. “, “The Ninth Circuit rejected a similar request a week earlier.”

U.S. business activity gauge cools in December, IHS markit says. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The measure of input costs rose to a record in data since 2009.”, “The moderation after recent strength follows record virus cases and deaths across the world’s largest economy that are spurring fresh restrictions just as new vaccines arrive to help curb infections. “

Biocardia’s stock pulls back after taking advantage of recent doubling with another share sale. According to MarketWatch on Wed Dec 16, “The stock has soared 149.9% over the past three months, while the iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology ETF has gained 12.3% and the S&P 500 has advanced 9.1%.”, “The company said before Wednesday’s open that it sold 2.04 million shares of its stock at $5.15 a share in a registered direct offering to raise $10.5 million, On Monday, the company said it sold 1.79 million shares at $4.75 a share in a registered direct offering to raise $8.5 million. “

Treasuries curve reaches steepest since 2017 on stimulus talks. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The Treasury market sold off on Wednesday, stretching the gap between 2- and 10-year yields to the widest since October 2017 amid signs U.S. lawmakers are close to a deal on a virus-relief package.”, “With the two-year yield relatively immobilized by expectations that the Federal Reserve will keep its policy rate at 0%-0.25% indefinitely, changes in Treasuries occur mainly in longer maturities, causing the curve to steepen in selloffs and flatten in rallies. “

Barclays weighs boosting bonus pool for traders by about 10%. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The British bank has begun virtual discussions with traders to temper expectations about raises, according to people with knowledge of the matter. “, “The appointment came at a time of increased cost-cutting across the group.”

U.S. homebuilder confidence eases from record, remains robust. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The figure was below the median forecast of 88 in Bloomberg’s survey of economists.”

Progressives face headwinds in drive for tax hikes. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “Frank Clemente, the head of Americans for Tax Fairness, said there’s nevertheless an opening to change tax laws so that the wealthy and businesses pay more. “, “”That’s one where they could shake hands and agree,” Gordon Gray, the director of fiscal policy at the right-leaning American Action Forum, said. “

Robinhood accused of ‘gamification’ by massachusetts regulator. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The Wall Street Journal reported on the allegations earlier Wednesday.”, “Technical trouble and growing pains have accompanied Robinhood’s blockbuster growth. “

Europe will need a loan crisis to create a post-covid bad bank. According to The Wall Street Journal on Wed Dec 16, “The proposal announced by the European Union’s executive arm Wednesday supports creating national bad banks and a data hub for NPLs, while also pushing long-stalled proposals to harmonize debt recovery and insolvency rules. “, “The glacial pace of recent reform on the banking and capital market unions attests to the challenge. “

SEBI amends public shareholding norms for insolvent companies, mutual fund and FPO regulations. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “Poornima Advani, managing partner at the law firm The Law Point, said that the changes are welcome. “, “The SEBI board has approved a minimum threshold of 5% public shareholding for listed companies at the time of their readmission for dealing on a stock exchange pursuant to a resolution plan approved under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code.”

Veterans of the ‘forever wars’ need jobs as much as health care. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The combination of those factors can lead to psychological stress and attendant medical conditions. “, “There are more than 6,000 suicides annually, about 1.5 times the rate for non-veteran adults.”

Southwest hits brakes on max deliveries, settles Boeing dispute. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “”The company remains cautious, given the uncertainty of near-term revenue trends.””, “The 35 Max planes that Southwest will receive include seven expected this month and just 28 next year. “

Germany is set for hottest year on record in blow to farm crops. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The forecaster said no cold spells are expected for the remaining two weeks of the year, making it certain that 2020 will go down as the warmest year in the country’s history. “, “That marked the sixth-driest spring since collection of such data started.”

Brazil nears deal to allow more corn sales to grain-hungry China. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “Traders also recently met members of Brazilian grain exporter group Anec to discuss the issue, the people said.”, “The move comes as China, the world’s top commodities buyer, needs to boost grain purchases to feed a hog herd that’s recovering faster than expected from a deadly pig disease. “

Twitter hits highest since 2014 after JPMorgan turns bullish. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The stock has soared more than 40% off a low hit in early November, in the aftermath of the company’s third-quarter results.”, “While growth should re-accelerate across the digital ad industry next year, Twitter “will show the biggest rebound given its sharper pandemic-driven ad decline,” analyst Doug Anmuth wrote. “

Europe wants its own alternative to Elon Musk’s starlink network. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The project is being driven by EU Industry Commissioner Thierry Breton, a former French technology executive and finance minister, the paper said. “, “The work could draw upon existing European programs around government satellite communications and quantum technology.”

Nitor connector for sap® ariba® and qualtrics® XM for suppliers provides integration to help improve supply chain resiliency and continuity. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “This new application integrates SAP Ariba solutions and Qualtrics XM for Suppliers, available on the Qualtrics XM Platform™, enabling automatic supplier feedback requests, distribution and data collection from within SAP Ariba solutions.”, “”With this enhanced integration, Nitor CONNECTOR for SAP Ariba solutions and Qualtrics XM for Suppliers is going to help make that even easier for our customers.””

Amazon health foray reawakens demons for telemedicine stocks. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The tech giant is looking to offer primary care for large employers through a mobile app that provides both in-person and online doctor visits in what would be an extension of its Amazon Care business, according to Business Insider. “, “While the product remains in a pilot mode and only serves Amazon’s own employees, the report sent shares of competitors like Teladoc Health Inc. and Molina Healthcare Inc. lower Wednesday.”

Air liquide to invest billions in bet on hydrogen boom. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “”There cannot be a clean hydrogen world without massive upstream investment,” Potier said. “, “The cost of hydrogen using low-carbon and renewable electricity is forecast to fall as much as 60% over the coming decade, the Hydrogen Council says. “

Georgia behavioral health professionals to join lifestance health brand, affirm commitment to clients. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “We look forward to leveraging the strength of a national brand to continually improve and add services and resources to the community.” Tagtachian also said that patients could continue to use their insurance currently accepted by Georgia Behavioral Health Professionals to cover appointments.”, “This is offered in a compassionate and safe environment that provides education, support and best practices in integrated care.”

Carmel psychological associates to join lifestance health brand, affirm commitment to clients. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “The rebrand solidifies the company’s stance as an industry leader offering compassionate, convenient, and comprehensive mental health services. “, “This is offered in a compassionate and safe environment that provides education, support and best practices in integrated care.”

Stock alert: tilray jumps 20% on merger with Aphria. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “The deal is expected to close in the second quarter of 2021.”, “TLRY is currently trading at $9.45, up $1.58 or 20.08%, on the Nasdaq.”

Bitcoin tops $20,000 for first time. According to The Wall Street Journal on Wed Dec 16, “A string of well-known investors and companies have publicly unveiled bitcoin holdings this year, including hedge-fund managers Paul Tudor Jones and Stanley Druckenmiller, insurance giant MassMutual and other companies including Square Inc. and MicroStrategy Inc.”, “The record came after the U.K. investment firm Ruffer Investment Management disclosed that it was holding about $744 million of bitcoin.”

Sameday testing expands access to Covid-19 testing with high-tech facilities nationwide. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “Sameday Testing’s labs also offer PCR tests with 3-day turnarounds and no out-of-pocket costs for clients with insurance coverage.”, “Sameday Testing locations offer a priority service for PCR-testing with fastest turnaround times of less than 24 hours as well as rapid antigen tests with results in 15 minutes. “

Apple started working on its own modems. it May not sound as exciting as Apple silicon, but it’s just as important in the long run.. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “That should certainly give it a head start.”, “That’s without any change in the battery, just swapping in a more efficient processor. “

Lawmakers near virus aid deal including stimulus checks. According to The Wall Street Journal on Wed Dec 16, “House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.), Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R., Ky.), Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D., N.Y.) and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R., Calif.) met multiple times on Tuesday, talking late into the night, and were expected to continue their negotiations Wednesday.”, “WASHINGTON-Congressional leaders were closing in on a coronavirus relief deal Wednesday expected to include another round of direct payments to households feeling the pain of the pandemic’s battering of the global economy, according to people familiar with the negotiations.”

51% of americans will set a 2021 money resolution, and getting rid of debt tops the list. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “The way that plays out can vary widely based on individual circumstances.”, “To view the full report, visit: https://www.magnifymoney.com/blog/banking/money-resolution-survey/.”

GE healthcare reaches deal with oregon health & science university on virtual ICU. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “The company noted that the Virtual ICU will extend the critical care expertise of Oregon Health & Science University to patients in rural communities, where specialists are not otherwise available.”, “The Mural Virtual Care Solution is currently available in the United States, Canada, China, Korea, U.A.E. and Saudi Arabia.”

Stock alert: godaddy hits new 52-week high on poynt acquisition. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “Tuesday, GoDaddy said it has agreed to acquire payments processor Poynt, enabling the company to expand its commerce services with offline sales and integrated payments. “, “The transaction is expected to close in the first quarter of 2021. “

An HR exec and her family are waiting out the pandemic in Barbados using the welcome stamp Visa program and have ‘zero regrets’ – here’s how they pulled off the big move. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “The Whitlocks arrived on the island on October 4, which was fairly early in the program.”, “This is a small island, and they have one lab. “

Boeing scraps most 2021 pay raises, gives out stock instead. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The restricted stock units will vest for workers who stick with Boeing through Dec. 14, 2023, Chief Executive Officer Dave Calhoun said in a message to employees Wednesday. “, “”That starts with investing in our people, empowering them to make the changes that will transform our company, and sharing in our successes, together.””

Bitcoin price surges to fresh record above $20,000. According to MarketWatch on Wed Dec 16, “The world’s most well-known cryptocurrency traded at a fresh record high above $20,000 on Wednesday, nearly three years after the asset slumped as it attempted to breach a similar price.”, “The renewed run-up for bitcoin, which was created in 2009, also comes as central banks weigh the case for digital currencies and payment platforms move to include them.”

Moderna party ending, analysts caution before shot approval. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The bank’s 12-month price target was raised to $150 from $100, which is below the biotech’s record closing price of $169.86 reached earlier this month.”, “The bank expects the shares will be driven by “vaccine revenue realization, vaccine competition and long-term Covid-19 revenue sustainability” over the next year or so.”

Billionaire perelman’s vtv sinks on alzheimer’s drug setback. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “VTv Therapeutics Inc. plunged as much as 35% on Wednesday, the biggest drop for the biotech in more than two years, after an experimental medicine failed to slow cognitive impairment in Alzheimer’s patients.”, “Those who got the medicine saw their cognitive function drop by 1.8 points on a measure known as the ADAS-cog14 test, while placebo patients saw a 0.35 decline, the company said in a statement.”

EIA reports a more than 3 million-barrel weekly decline in U.S. crude supplies. According to MarketWatch on Wed Dec 16, “The turned higher after the data, trading up 7 cents, or nearly 0.2%, at $47.69 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange. “

Marijuana merger is bet on ‘cannabis lifestyle’ future. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “Tara Lachapelle is a Bloomberg Opinion columnist covering the business of entertainment and telecommunications, as well as broader deals. “, “While it will retain the Tilray name and trading ticker, the company is tobe led by Aphria CEO Irwin Simon, who previously founded high-flying natural-foods makerHain Celestial Group Inc. Tilray soared 20% in early trading Wednesday, while Aphria rose 1.6%.”

U.K. foreign secretary dominic raab meets prime minister modi to discuss post-brexit ties. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “They also spoke about the 10-year roadmap which heralds a new era for the U.K. and India with an ambitious plan for an “Enhanced Trade Partnership”, the statement from the British side said.”, “The new hub will enable British and Indian experts to share knowledge on clinical trials and regulatory approvals and get vaccines to people who need them most in a safe, secure and energy-efficient way, it said.”

Batteries for electric cars speed toward a tipping point. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The price of battery packs for electric vehicles is fast approaching a tipping point. “, “The battery pack is the single most expensive part of an electric vehicle, accounting for about 30 percent of the total cost to consumers. “

Big drugmakers need more m&a as investors turn to smaller peers. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The rotational shift in the markets from big to small has led the giants to trade at the lowest price-to-earnings discount against the broader market in a decade, according to an analysis by Goldman Sachs Group Inc. That’s left investors looking for the next big catalyst to drive a shift in sentiment.”, “That sentiment has been building because investors are bypassing established names like Pfizer Inc. or Eli Lilly & Co. as smaller biotechs curried favor in 2020.”

Citi says firms never booked mistaken payment and must return it. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “”They didn’t book it to their own accounts. “, “The bank has sued 10 asset managers for lenders of the cosmetics company to get the money back. “

Investors shrug off vietnamese manipulator status as biden eyed. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “”The decision is also a warning signal to other developing economies that attempt to maintain their competitiveness by preventing their currencies from excessive appreciation will not be tolerated,” said Piotr Matys, a currency strategist at Rabobank in London.”, “The VanEck Vectors Vietnam ETF rose 0.3% as of 10:50 a.m. in New York on Wednesday after the Trump administration’s final foreign-exchange policy report. “

Go ahead and spend your children’s inheritance. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The recommended amount for most retirees is to sock away eight times your income in a retirement plan. “, “These households spend about 25% less on their own consumption.”

Zimbabwe central bank to sell gold unit stake to lift compliance. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The balance comes in local currency, which is not only worthless outside the country but is paid at an official rate that’s well below black-market levels.”, “The unit was valued independently, the bank said, without providing further details.”

India finds itself back on U.S. treasury’s currency manipulator watchlist. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The purchase of these forex flows in turn have added to the liquidity surplus in the domestic market, prompting analysts to question whether the RBI should permit more appreciation in the rupee.”, “This comes after the Indian central bank stepped up purchases of foreign currency as portfolio flows surged in the second half of the year.”

Fincantieri is mulling financial options including capital increase, sources say. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “”The company is evaluating several options for extraordinary transactions, as it routinely does. “, “The shipyard is headquartered in the northern city of Trieste.”

Cybersecurity etfs surge in wake of government hack. According to MarketWatch on Wed Dec 16, “The broader market was flat ahead of a Federal Reserve press conference and a fiscal aid package decision from Congress. “, “The Global X Cybersecurity ETF jumped 1.7%. “

Should you borrow to the hilt and put it all into stocks?. According to The Wall Street Journal on Wed Dec 16, “The £29 billion, or $39 billion, medical charity-Britain’s biggest foundation-piled on protection for 20% of its stock exposure using derivatives when the market was complacent about the danger, and has strongly outperformed global equities as a result.”, “The bond market has a message for every issuer: Borrow! “

Nigeria orders mobile users to link phones to ID numbers. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “While the Association of Telecommunications Companies of Nigeria supports the regulator’s plan, the deadline needs to be extended for it to be implemented properly, said Ike Nnamani, the president of the industry lobby group. “, “Subscribers have until Dec. 31 to comply with the requirement, the Nigerian Communications Commission said in a statement Tuesday on its website. “

Israel’s netanyahu to get covid vaccine on Saturday. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “They will be followed by those with pre-existing medical conditions, and finally the rest of the population.”

Some Pfizer vaccine doses returned after getting too cold to use. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The same thing happened at one location in Alabama, Perna said at a news briefing Wednesday.”, “Some of the first doses of the Pfizer Inc.-BioNTech SE Covid-19 vaccine were held up from delivery in the U.S. this week and sent back to the company because they were colder than anticipated.”

Farmers’ protests: supreme court suggests forming panel to resolve deadlock, farmers say that’s not A solution. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “On Tuesday, the leaders of the agitating farmers had asserted they will make the Centre repeal the three new agri laws in a hardening of their stand.”, “There will be no meaning of new committee at this stage,” BKU Ekta Ugrahan’s Punjab general secretary Sukhdev Singh said.”

Veea accelerates and simplifies iot solution development. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “IoT applications built with the new IoT Toolkit take advantage of Veea’s vBus technology, supporting microservices and APIs, to create an application mesh. “, “The edge/IoT-based solutions made possible with these new tools can serve a wide range of markets and industries, making them ideal for IoT Solution Providers, Independent Software Vendors, System Integrators, and enterprises building their own custom IoT solutions.”

World market outlook for the iot managed services market – network iot managed services in the USA is forecast to surpass $10 billion by 2025. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “The publisher of this report conducted a study to identify and measure the scope for IoT managed service in each major market segment, service types, and by global region. “, “A managed IoT services provider allows businesses to implement end-to-end, commercial-ready solutions on a large scale, while also providing the flexibility to scale up or down as needed. “

Inventhelp inventor develops simple and sanitary way to collect pet waste (hlw-2281). According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “The patent-granted invention provides a convenient and sanitary way to pick up and dispose of pet dog waste. “, “The invention features a lightweight design that is easy to use so it is ideal for pet owners, dog walkers, animal shelters, etc. Additionally, it is producible in design variations.”

/c O R R E C T I O N — pokerstars/. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “The partnership is set to be a true collaboration seen across many aspects of the brand. “, “Together with Neymar Jr we believe we can take this to the next level for the PokerStars.net community.””

Government of Canada awards contract to build parks Canada’s artifact collection facility. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “”This new purpose-built facility, located in the city of Gatineau, will provide the necessary storage and environmental conditions for these important pieces of Canada’s shared history. “, “Today, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Minister responsible for Parks Canada,announced a contract has been awarded to Pomerleau Inc. for the construction of Parks Canada’s new artifact collection facility. “

Canada and FCM invest in green projects in four new brunswick communities. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “Today, the Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Member of Parliament for Moncton-Riverview-Dieppe, on behalf of the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, the Honourable Seamus O’Regan, Minister of Natural Resources, and the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Environment and Climate Change; and Garth Frizzell, President of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities; as well as representatives of the municipalities of Dieppe, Edmundston, Woodstock and Fredericton,announced over $2.2 million in funding through GMF for energy efficiency and infrastructure projects in four New Brunswick communities.”, “”These investments in innovative solutions to increase energy efficiency will help residents live in cleaner, healthier communities. “

JPMorgan names james roddy to run corporate client banking. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The commercial bank, JPMorgan’s smallest line of business by revenue, offers deal advice, treasury services and lending to companies that make up to about $2 billion in revenue. “, “The group has been seeking to do more business with midsize companies in Europe and Asia, expanding in a market that’s traditionally dominated by local banks.”

Posigen completes successful first close of series D growth equity financing. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “About The 2040 Fund:”, “The firm partners with established, high-growth North American-based companies with revenues between $20-100m, whose fundamental business models create positive social/environmental benefit. “

How to land gigs and build a 6-figure career on freelancer.com, according to the CEO and freelancers who’ve done it. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “There are also a series of certification exams you can take through the platform for a nominal fee. “, “Three years later, he transitioned over to the freelancer side, bidding on business for his own web development and graphic design firm.”

FDA approves first over-the-counter at-home test for Covid-19. According to MarketWatch on Wed Dec 16, “The announcement by the Food and Drug Administration represents another important – though incremental – step in efforts to expand testing options.”, “The first home test for COVID-19 that doesn’t require a prescription will soon be on U.S. store shelves.”

Lindsey graham wants special counsel named to probe hunter biden. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “Barr has already tapped prosecutor John Durham as a special counsel in his investigation of officials who conducted the government’s probes into Russia and Trump.”, “Graham said he hadn’t spoken to President Donald Trump about a Hunter Biden special counsel, but said it would be “a good idea” to name one.”

Food prices drive CPI inflation lower in November: icici direct. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The decline in inflation was largely driven by food inflation. “, “These reports offer BloombergQuint’s subscribers an opportunity to expand their understanding of companies, sectors and the economy.”

Wish’s stock opens below IPO price. According to MarketWatch on Wed Dec 16,

SEC approves scaled-back disclosure rule for energy, mining companies. According to The Wall Street Journal on Wed Dec 16, “The latest version of the rule, approved with a 3-2 vote, attempts to ease the compliance burden it will impose on resource extraction companies while implementing a provision of the Dodd-Frank Act that was supposed to bring greater transparency to corruption-prone industries.”, “The U.S. Securities and Commission approved a third version of a rule mandating the disclosure of information about payments made by oil, gas and mining companies to foreign governments.”

Aphria and tilray to merge to create biggest global cannabis company. According to The Wall Street Journal on Wed Dec 16, “Aphria Inc. and Tilray Inc. said Wednesday their proposed combination would create a company with annual revenue on a pro-forma basis of Canadian $874 million, equivalent to $686 million. “, “The deal between Aphria and Tilray could signal more mergers and acquisitions ahead across the industry, according to some analysts. “

Wish parent contextlogic starts trading below IPO price. According to The Wall Street Journal on Wed Dec 16, “The company hasn’t turned an annual profit, according to financial data dating back to 2015 the company laid out in a securities filing, though it was profitable for the first two quarters of 2019.”, “The stock of ContextLogic Inc. opened at $22.75 on Nasdaq, below its IPO price of $24 and placing the company’s value at about $16.2 billion. “

Premier lacrosse league merging with rival in bid to unify sport. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The upstart Premier Lacrosse League is taking over two-decade-old Major League Lacrosse in a deal that underscores the tough economics for two organizations vying in a still-fledgling sport.”, “The new league was backed by Alibaba Group billionaire Joe Tsai, the Raine Group and Creative Artists Agency. “

Buttigieg pick shows focus on infrastructure despite hurdles. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The House plan passed on a largely party-line vote but was never taken up by the Senate. “, “But Washington has been mostly spinning its wheels on infrastructure spending in recent years, despite support by President Donald Trump. “

Supreme court agrees to hear NCAA student-athlete compensation case. According to MarketWatch on Wed Dec 16, “The Supreme Court on Wednesday agreed to review a court decision that the NCAA has said blurred “the line between student-athletes and professionals” by removing caps on education-related money certain football and basketball players can receive.”, “The case will be argued in 2021 with a decision expected before the end of June.”

Brazil risks a ‘lost decade’ without fiscal reforms, OECD says. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The organization also sees”, “The 138-page report was released ahead of a presentation by OECD Secretary General Angel Gurria, Brazil’s Central Bank Chief Roberto Campos Neto and Economy Minister Paulo Guedes on the nation’s Covid-19 recovery.”

U.S. crudes rally as asia snaps up barrels before output decline. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “That figure implies a nearly 1 million barrel decline in output compared with 2019. “, “There’s been a pick up in U.S. crude purchased from Asia, including China’s independent “teapot” refiners.”

Lamborghini CEO sees stable sales next year after virus hit. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “Orders are piling up to a degree that the Volkswagen AG unit should at least match this year’s sales performance, unit chief Stephan Winkelmann said Wednesday in an interview with Bloomberg TV.”, “The executive declined to comment on the details of planned models.”

Veteran copper executive sees mines avoiding major strike shocks. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16,

All aboard the billionaires’ Bitcoin bandwagon?. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “Those who follow in the footsteps of Peters, Howard and Jones will have to hope they’re in this for the long haul.”, “A study by the Kansas City Fed comparing bonds, gold and Bitcoin between 1995 and Feb. 2020 found that Treasuries behaved “consistently” as a safe haven, gold did so “occasionally” and Bitcoin got a “never.””

Kenyan was training for 9/11-style hijacking, prosecutors say. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York unsealed an indictment against Cholo Abdi Abdullah, who they say was a member of the al Shabaab terror network. “

All republicans should admit the election is over. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The first crucial step is for Republicans to follow McConnell’s belated lead, as he’s urging them to do, and accept the election result. “, “This exercise in cynicism may well have done serious and lasting damage. “

Hero motocorp to increase prices by up to rs 1,500 from January 2021. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “Two-wheeler market leader Hero MotoCorp Ltd. “, “The increase will vary across models, and the exact quantum will be communicated to our dealers in due course,” it said.”

Europe stocks rise a third day on strong business activity data. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The advance, which has generally benefited economically sensitive cyclical stocks, has helped Britain’s FTSE 100 narrow some of its underperformance since the beginning of the year.”, “”If we get a deal announced before Christmas, I can see the FTSE head back to 7,000 in the first quarter.””

Inventhelp inventor develops convenient accessory for e-cigarettes & vape pens (hlw-2308). According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “The invention features a simple design that is easy to use so it is ideal for the users of e-cigarettes and vape pens. “, “PITTSBURGH, Dec. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — “I needed a way to keep my e-cigarette close by, clean and protected,” said an inventor, from Pembroke Pines, Fla., “so I invented the JEWEL SAK. “

California worker safety concerns intensify during the holiday season due to increased demand for products and services. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “This underscores the importance of highlighting workers’ rights and employers’ responsibilities in key industries and regions across California.”, “TheCalifornia Department of Industrial Relations, established in 1927, protects and improves the health, safety, and economic well-being of over 18 million wage earners, and helps their employers comply with state labor laws. “

Insights on the low-cost satellite global market to 2027 – featuring airbus, Boeing & exone among others. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “The 185-page report presents concise insights into how the pandemic has impacted production and the buy side for 2020 and 2021. “, “The U.S. Market is Estimated at $920.8 Million, While China is Forecast to Grow at 7.4% CAGRThe Low-Cost Satellite market in the U.S. is estimated at US$920.8 Million in the year 2020. “

Onpoint community credit union named one of oregon’s 2020 most admired companies. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “ABOUT ONPOINT COMMUNITY CREDIT UNIONOnPoint Community Credit Union is the largest credit union in Oregon, serving 415,000 members and with assets of $7.7 billion. “, “Founded in 1932, OnPoint Community Credit Union’s membership is available to anyone who lives or works in one of 28 Oregon counties (Benton, Clackamas, Clatsop, Columbia, Coos, Crook, Curry, Deschutes, Douglas, Gilliam, Hood River, Jackson, Jefferson, Josephine, Klamath, Lane, Lincoln, Linn, Marion, Morrow, Multnomah, Polk, Sherman, Tillamook, Wasco, Washington, Wheeler, and Yamhill) and two Washington counties (Skamania and Clark) and their immediate family members. “

Russian airline aeroflot will move passengers who refuse to wear masks to a separate section of the plane. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “Travelers who can’t wear masks for medical reasons won’t be allowed to board under the stricter rules.”, “The new policy came after Aeroflot announced Tuesday that it would deny boarding to any passenger not wearing a mask, regardless of the reason they provide. “

Blade CEO founded his first startup at 49 and just sold it for nearly $1 billion. he cautions founders not to join startups straight from college.. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “The deal will value Blade at about $825 million according to DealBook, well above its $140 million valuation just two years ago.”, “The company officially launched in the summer of 2015 by shuffling rich New Yorkers to and from the Hamptons on Memorial Day weekend. “

Elago releases charging trays for magsafe as the debut of their new line of accessories for the magsafe charger. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “Pre-sale for the elago Charging Tray for MagSafe and the elago Charging Tray Duo for MagSafe in black starts on December 16th on Amazon and elago.com. “, “elago Charging Tray for MagSafeAmazon| elago.com”

Bentobox releases 2020 restaurant trend report with insights from over 6,000 restaurants worldwide. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “For more information on BentoBox’s 2020 Restaurant Trend Report, please contact press@getbento.com.”, “”This year’s restaurant trends highlight the grit and perseverance of the hospitality industry during a year of unprecedented challenges,” said Krystle Mobayeni, Co-Founder and CEO of BentoBox. “

Massachusetts sec. of commonwealth galvin says robinhood is a reckless company gamifying investing. According to CNBC on Wed Dec 16, “They’re bringing them aboard on something that these people have absolutely no idea about,” he said.”, “The coronavirus downturn spurred young people – in some cases, for the first time in their lives- to get started with investing. “

Citi to offer workers a 12-week sabbatical, extra vacation days. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The new perks are a byproduct of months of meetings among the firm’s top human resources professionals to discuss what work would look like after the pandemic subsides, said Diane Arber, who leads human resources for the bank’s institutional clients group.”

New york MTA puts off draconian cuts with bet on federal aid. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The MTA held off on voting, for now, on fare and toll hikes, employee reductions of more than 9,300, a 40% cut in subway and bus service and slashing commuter rail service in half. “, “With President-elect Joe Biden, a long-time Amtrak commuter, set to take office on Jan. 20, the MTA, the largest U.S. transit network, and other public transportation systems across the country are optimistic that federal help will be arriving shortly.”

Alibaba vs. Amazon: what Amazon can learn to improve its policies against brand infringement of trademark copyrights and patents. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “The videoreveals how the contrast can have an effect on the intellectual property rights of private label sellers and brands, with Alibaba exercising a more robust approach to filing a complaint.”, “The firm has an entire team that protects brands by stopping unauthorized sellers from selling counterfeit merchandise online.”

Fund manager brian barish has returned more than 550% to investors over 2 decades, and he just had 2 of his best years ever. he told us how he did it – and 3 top picks for the next 5 years.. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “The S&P 500 has gained 393% over the same period, and as time has gone on, investors have been increasingly rewarded for buying growth and momentum stocks. “, “Those include “a lot of interesting things in terms of encryption and other kinds of advanced communication and communication security that is obviously very important.””

Apple adds TV service to google chromecast, continuing expansion. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The move adds another point of sale for the iPhone maker’s $4.99 per month subscription service and another place for people to stream movies and shows purchased through iTunes. “, “Alphabet Inc.’s Google also said Wednesday in a blog post that the Apple TV app would be coming to more TV sets running Android. “

Coke resets goal of boosting black employees, after 20-year effort loses ground. According to The Wall Street Journal on Wed Dec 16, “The share of Black executives is back down to 8%, according to company data. “, “Though the company didn’t admit the allegations had merit, Steve Bucherati, the soda giant’s first director of workplace fairness after the lawsuit, said the facts were irrefutable.”

Ex-cyber chief krebs calls election conspiracies ‘corrosive’. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “”This effort should be bipartisan.””, “Trump fired Krebs last month after the former CISA director and other officials called the Nov. 3 election “the most secure in American history,” saying he ignored fraud in the election. “

Without more jobless benefits, almost 5 million people will fall into poverty, including 1.3 million kids. According to CNBC on Wed Dec 16, “That includes just over 2 million children.”, “Nearly 5 million people will fall into poverty in January if Congress fails to extend temporary unemployment programs set to expire in just over a week, according to a report published Tuesday by Columbia University.”

U.S. agencies failed to heed cybersecurity warnings, GAO says. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “”Attacks by such entities are often especially sophisticated and difficult to detect.” The report warns of hackers inserting a so-called ‘backdoor’ into the supply chain, which appears to be exactly what happened in the attack on federal agencies.”, “The GAO report also warned of the potentially dire consequences of a successful supply chain attack.”

First hiccups seen in U.S. push to deliver Covid-19 vaccine. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “Meanwhile, about 2 million doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine will be allocated for the U.S. next week, less than the 2.9 million available this week when the first shots shipped, U.S. officials at the briefing said without explaining why fewer doses were going out.”, “The first hiccups in the distribution of a Covid-19 vaccine in the U.S. included a holdup in delivering 3,900 shots to two states and the announcement that Pfizer Inc. would deliver almost a million fewer doses next week than are set to ship this week.”

EU stimulus funds set for timely rollout after parliament vote. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The European Parliament vote comes a week after leaders struck a deal that will link EU funds to rule-of-law compliance. “, “The agreement paves the way for the EU to put into effect not just its seven-year budget but a 750 billion-euro pandemic relief package that will be financed by joint debt.”

Help arriving none too soon for retailers. According to The Wall Street Journal on Wed Dec 16, “The report suggests that the 4.1% annualized growth in fourth-quarter gross domestic product that economists polled by The Wall Street Journal forecast earlier this month may be too high. “, “The Covid-19 crisis has caught back up with retailers again, setting the stage for a hard start to winter. “

Congress can pass this covid relief plan right now. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The U.S. is still in the opening stages of the most intense wave of the virus just as households are spending down the money they saved up from the CARES Act relief passed in March.”, “The final sticking points are Republican resistance to state and local aid and Democratic misgivings about a Covid liability shield for businesses.”

Trump spy chief stirs dispute over China election-meddling views. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “That information, some of it in Mandarin and gathered in the weeks before and after the election, is still being assessed, one of the people said. “, “Ratcliffe and other Trump appointees — including National Security Advisor Robert O’Brien, Secretary of State Michael Pompeo and Attorney General William Barr — suggested over the summer that China posed a bigger election threat than Russia even though intelligence assessments at the time didn’t support that assertion. “

Facebook declares war on Apple over upcoming changes to iPhone operating system. According to MarketWatch on Wed Dec 16, “Previously: Big Tech is turning on one another amid antitrust probes and litigation”, “In-depth antitrust coverage: Big Tech has an antitrust target on its back, and its growing”

Mexico’s AMLO says banxico autonomy fears from bill overblown. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “Voting on the proposal, which the central bank known as Banxico says could force it to take money from illicit origins including drug trafficking, was postponed until February on Tuesday after fierce opposition from policy makers and the private sector. “, “The bill’s backers say it would help Mexican migrants get dollars into the banking system, but Banxico argues only 1% of remittances sent home from workers living abroad is in cash. “

Australian stocks May shed laggard tag in 2021. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “Technology and materials, the top-performing sectors this year, may have capacity to extend gains next year.”, “”The dividends will start to go up again as we go through 2021, as banks and others say ‘well, things haven’t been as bad as we thought’,” said AMP’s Oliver.”

Danes head into lockdown as PM warns toughest weeks are to come. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The lockdown will last into the first week of the new year, she said.”, “”The winter months may well be the most difficult,” Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen said at a briefing late on Wednesday.”

Abbott’s $25 rapid virus test cleared for at-home use. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The emergency clearance from the Food and Drug Administration opens a new market for Abbott’s BinaxNOW, a single-use swab-collected test that produces results in 15 minutes. “, “The test was especially accurate for a subset of patients who were more likely to be infectious, according to Abbott, producing true positives in 100% of cases.”

Biden inaugural audience will be ‘state of the union’-sized, senator says. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The committee is also exploring ways to make the ceremonies more interactive for a remote audience.”, “They could still distribute commemorative programs and ticket replicas to constituents. “

Mnuchin plans final overseas trip with Egypt, Qatar on itinerary. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The U.S. agreed to recognize Morocco’s contested claims to Western Sahara as part of the diplomatic deal struck last week.”, “Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin plans to visit Egypt, Israel, Qatar and other countries in the region in what would be his final overseas trip as a U.S. government official, according to people familiar with the matter.”

Abbott labs’ at-home, $25 rapid Covid-19 test gets EUA from FDA. According to MarketWatch on Wed Dec 16, “Abbott’s stock, which edged up 0.2% in afternoon trading, has rallied 24.0% year to date, while the SPDR Health Care Select Sector ETF has tacked on 9.8% and the S&P 500 has gained 14.4%.”, “The company and partner eMed expect to deliver and administer 30 million BinaxNOW at-home tests in the first quarter of 2021, and an additional 90 million in the second quarter. “

Facebook wades into ‘fortnite’ maker’s dispute with Apple. According to The Wall Street Journal on Wed Dec 16, “As part of a pledge to assist challenges to what it called Apple’s anticompetitive behavior, Facebook plans to provide supporting materials and documents to Epic Games Inc. The “Fortnite” parent sued Apple earlier this year, claiming the tech giant’s App Store operates like a monopoly. “

Learning tree finishes 2020 with trio of industry awards in recognition of its skill-based IT & cyber security training curriculum. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “CompTIA named Learning Tree a 2020 Global Platinum Partner based on growth, quality, and leadership in the cyber security training space.”, “Media Contact: Tricia SacchettiVice President, Worldwide MarketingLearning Tree International+1 703 925 5552 Tricia_Sacchetti@LearningTree.com”

New report: vanguard charitable donors have granted nearly $1.3 billion in response to Covid-19. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “The 25% percent year-over-year increase in giving translates to an additional $259 million in grant disbursements compared to the same period in 2019. “, “”Our donors were the inspiration behind our launch of a groundbreaking new charity locator, the Nonprofit Aid VisualizerTM (NAVi), designed especially to facilitate giving for this critical moment.””

Inventhelp inventor presents a modified jet pump (jkn-215). According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “The patent-pending invention fulfills the need for an improved production oil well hydraulic jet pump design. “, “The original design was submitted to the Jackson sales office of InventHelp. “

Global industrial maintenance coatings market (2020 to 2025) – increasing use of nano-coatings presents opportunities. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “Key Topics Covered:”, “T Office Hours Call +1-917-300-0470 For U.S./CAN Toll Free Call +1-800-526-8630 For GMT Office Hours Call +353-1-416-8900 U.S. Fax: 646-607-1904 Fax (outside U.S.): +353-1-481-1716”

U.S. drivers spending more to fill up in wake of oil’s rally. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “This combination typically leads to lower pump prices.”, “Front-month West Texas Intermediate crude futures are up about $6 a barrel since mid-November. “

Bechtel recognizes nine supply chain partners. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “We congratulate award recipients: Airgas USA, LLC, Atlantic Projects Company, Baker Hughes – Turbomachinery & Process Solutions, Bennett Truck Transport, LLC, Fay, an i+iconUSA Company, Lindy Paving Inc., P&I Supply Company, PGT Trucking, Inc. and Rotork Controls Inc.”, “The awards were hosted virtually this year in the interest of safety for all participants because of the COVID-19 pandemic.”

How sleep-tracking ring oura went from a kickstarter campaign to becoming silicon valley and the NBA bubble’s favorite gadget. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “As a result of the company’s contributions in fighting the pandemic, including helping to keep the NBA bubble COVID-19-free, Oura won Time’s “Best Invention of 2020″ and has launched partnerships with other professional sports organizations, including Aston Martin Red Bull Racing, NASCAR, the Seattle Mariners, UFC, and the WNBA, to monitor the wellness of its players.”, “Since then, Oura has raised a total of $48 million, according to the company, from some of the most influential people in tech, including Twitter cofounders Jack Dorsey and Biz Stone, Salesforce cofounder Marc Benioff, Dell Computer founder Michael Delland Zynga cofounder and chair Mark Pincus.”

Nikola plans to buy cheap power in arizona to make hydrogen. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “To achieve this, the Phoenix-based company aims to build a network of 700 fueling stations across North America in the next eight to 10 years.”, “”This rate schedule enables Nikola’s planned deployment of fueling facilities in Arizona in support of zero-emission hydrogen fuel-cell electric trucks,” Nikola said Wednesday in a statement. “

Flexim cares for a better world. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “Tiffany DeMayo ▪ Global Director of Marketing▪ FLEXIM GmbH ▪ tdemayo@flexim.com ▪ www.flexim.com”, “The company is proud to announce its FLEXIM Cares Division that will support worthy projects such as education, research and environmental causes.”

Government of Canada supporting manitoba farmers to develop and implement solutions to combat climate change. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “The Government of Canada is continuing to support their efforts by bringing together farmers, scientists, and other partners to ensure they have the tools they need to protect the environment and grow their businesses.”, “The Living Lab-Eastern Prairies initiative is a collaboration of more than a dozen partners, including Environmental and Climate Change Canada (ECCC), and builds upon the work organizations like the Manitoba Association of Watersheds (MAW) are doing to monitor and mitigate the agro-environmental issues taking place within Eastern Prairie watersheds, such as the over-use of artificial fertilizers. “

AFC energy and ABB partner to power-up the future of clean EV charging. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “This is a key step on the journey to full decarbonisation of mobility and transport across the globe, as we continue to drive down costs and further increase manufacturing scale, underwritten by emerging global market opportunities.””, “The partnership will focus efforts on the joint deployment of integrated high power EV charging systems across key ABB markets, including private and logistics vehicle hubs, charge point operators, and urban transportation. “

Americans are draining their checking accounts as stimulus talks drag on in d.c.. According to MarketWatch on Wed Dec 16, “The fall in checking-account balances signifies that “the ‘typical’ family is spending down the cash buffer they accumulated during COVID-19,” the report said.”, “The reversal can be explained by the fact that “low-income families experienced the greatest job losses and saw the largest proportional increase in unemployment benefits as a result of the $600 weekly benefit supplement under the CARES Act,” the report states. “

Weidmann says ECB stimulus risks hurting market discipline. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “”That could increase the pressure on the central bank later, and it would be all the more difficult to withstand this pressure.””, “”This problem has been exacerbated in particular by the recent increase in the Pandemic Emergency Purchase Program.””

Trump official pushed for ‘herd immunity’ strategy, emails show. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “A Trump administration official sought to speed the spread of the coronavirus among children and young adults in order to achieve “herd immunity,” according to documents released by a top House Democrat.”, “However, other Trump officials, including Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar, denied that the administration was pursing herd immunity as a way to handle the virus.”

U.K. hopes oxford-astra vaccine will be ready by early new year. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The U.K. was the first western country to approve a coronavirus vaccine — the shot from Pfizer Inc. and BioNTech SE — and vaccinated almost 140,000 people in its first week. “, “The Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency should be left to do its work without pressure, he said.”

Freeport CEO sees banner years ahead after gains won in ‘battle’. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “Adkerson, who has been at Freeport since 1989 and CEO since 2003, has helped guide the world’s biggest publicly traded copper company through what he calls a series of “twists and turns.” Those include the mid-decade collapse of the commodity boom — which forced it to sell assets and shares to manage its debt — years of tortured negotiations to secure long-term mining rights for its flagship Grasberg operation in Indonesia, and a multibillion-dollar revamp of that giant mine.”, “The next use for cash would be to boost production, Adkerson said, and the first choice would be projects at existing operations.”

Biden’s energy pick threads green ideals and political reality. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The Energy Secretary’s powers are actually pretty limited, especially in the context of divided government. “, “These are Biden’s strongest suits in pushing green objectives, and Granholm is an advocate on both fronts, as exemplified in a post-electionop-edshe wrote for theDetroit News:”

Spain moves to tighten christmas curbs as virus gains pace. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “Travel between regions is limited between Dec. 23 and Jan. 6.”

Famed NYC bridge’s armor is focus of suit against french company. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The Brooklyn-Queens Expressway, a major thoroughfare, runs across the span, making it a possible target of terrorism.”, “The Kosciuszko Bridge, which connects Brooklyn to Queens, was reconstructed in 2017, though its storied history dates to a crossing for pedestrians in the early 1800s. “

Boohoo chairman says it feels like retailer is being ‘punished’. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “With brands such as Nasty Gal and PrettyLittleThing, Boohoo is one of the largest users of garment factories in Leicester. “, “The normally publicity-shy Kamani told the committee on Wednesday that he was “shocked and appalled” by allegations of labor abuse, though he stressed it had occurred at factories that were neither owned nor controlled by Boohoo. “

Nyc’s whitney museum wins bond-market reprieve from covid hit. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “”The pricing is indicative of New Yorker’s hunger for tax-exempt income,” he said.”, “The refinanced bonds were initially sold in 2011 to help finance its new $422 million facility located in the Meatpacking District, which opened in 2015 and features about 50,000 square feet for indoor galleries, outdoor terraces facing The High Line, and a 170-seat theater.”

Covid falling or flat in 38 states on eve of holiday travel. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “Nationally, there were 189,783 cases on Tuesday, a 19% drop from the record broken last week. “, “The decline helped pull the seven-day average down for the first time this month.”

More americans are too sick to work as virus cases surge. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The total number of employed people in the U.S. is about 140 million, according to the survey released Wednesday.”, “The number of employed Americans fell by 4.3 million in the two weeks ended Dec.7, according to the latest edition of the U.S. Census Bureau’s Household Pulse Survey. “

Dish network’s stock tumbles to pace s&p 500’s losers after $2 billion convertible debt offering. According to MarketWatch on Wed Dec 16, “The company said late Tuesday that upon conversion, the company will settle its obligation in cash, Class A common shares or a combination of both, at its choice. “, “Shares of Dish Network Corp. tumbled 9.6% in afternoon trading Wednesday, enough to pace the S&P 500’s losers, after the satellite pay-TV service announced a $2 billion convertible note offering. “

To make a building healthier, stop sanitizing everything. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “”There’s absolutely fascinating research to be done,” Gilbert says. “, “The idea is to deploy an army of microbes that eat away at dirt, debris, and organic matter, also degrading the stuff left in cracks and crevices. “

Brexit talks head for their climax with a fight over fishing. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The U.K. has pushed for three years; the EU wants longer.”, “Both the House of Commons and unelected House of Lords will begin their Christmas vacations on Thursday. “

Fed to maintain bond buys until ‘substantial’ economy gains seen. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “Ten year Treasury yields rose after the statement was released to trade at about 0.94% – up from about 0.91% just before. “, “Follow reaction in real time here on Bloomberg’s TOPLive blog”

Pakistan to start building LNG pipeline with russia in July. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The nation has also decided that it will only import cleaner Euro-5 diesel from January after doing the same for gasoline earlier this year. “, “The nation has also auctioned a record 20 oil and gas blocks to encourage exploration activity, with bids expected by mid-January, said Babar.”

EQT is in talks for stake in storable at $2 billion value. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “Stockholm-based EQT is also making a U.S. push for software deals and has invested in companies in the space in the past few years including analytics company Innovyze and cloud-based, business-software maker Acumatica.”, “EQT and Storable could announce a deal as early as Wednesday, the people said, asking not to be identified because the matter is private. “

Fed extends temporary dollar swap lines and repurchase facility. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The Fed maintains standing swap lines with five major central banks, including the European Central Bank and the Bank of Japan. “, “The Federal Reserve said it had extended through September 2021 two programs designed to insure the ready supply of U.S. dollars worldwide and smooth the functioning of the market for U.S. Treasuries.”

First aid beauty pays off nearly $1.3 million in student debt through FAB AID initiative. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “FAB AID Advisory Board members FAB Founder and CEO Lilli Gordon, actress/musician Laura Marano, creator and activist Nabela Noor, YouTube personality Aja Dang, and personal finance expert and founder of @CleverGirlFinance Bola Sokunbi surprised the winners with the news via video calls in early December 2020. “, “BOSTON, Dec. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — First Aid Beauty (a.k.a. “

Gold posts a back-to-back gain, then moves lower in electronic trade after the fed statement. According to MarketWatch on Wed Dec 16, “The contract had climbed $3.80, or 0.2%, to settle at $1,859.10 an ounce on Comex, ahead of the Fed news.”

Texas says it’s suing google for anticompetitive conduct. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “Texas is suing Alphabet Inc.’s Google for anticompetive conduct, Attorney General Ken Paxton said Wednesday.”, “”I’m proud to announce that the state of Texas is filing a multistate lawsuit against Google for anticompetitive conduct, exclusionary practices and deceptive misrepresentations,” Paxton said in a video posted on Twitter. “

Google, Facebook had illegal deal to rig ad market, texas says. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The push is expected to continue under President-elect Joe Biden as the power of internet platforms has become a rare issue that’s raised concerns from both parties.”, “The states accused Google of entering into an illegal agreement with Facebook, its biggest competitor in the advertising market, to manipulate the online auctions where ad space is bought and sold. “

Mijenta, the world’s finest artisanal tequila, launches reposado. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “SOURCE Mijenta Tequila”, “This process ensures that the aromas balance while the ageing brings forth soft and deep flavors with a powerful mouthfeel.”

How is the hydrogen market evolving? idtechex reveals. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “As explained in the IDTechEx report “The Hydrogen Economy, Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Production Methods”, Morocco plays a key role in the hydrogen supply to Europe due to its strategic position and existing infrastructures.”, “Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/IDTechExLinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/idtechex/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/IDTechExResearch”

Loki therapeutics to participate in biotech showcase digital, BIO @ JPM during “J.P. Morgan week 2021”. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “Loki is currently advancing AWAKE-LM-TT as a potential treatment for metastatic pancreatic cancer, as well as metastatic ovarian cancer.”, “Loki’s lead development program – AWAKE-LM-TT – capitalizes on the childhood vaccination for tetanus toxoid (TT) to generate an immune response to solid tumors and metastases presenting the tetanus antigens. “

Navigate donates $125,000 for rental and mortgage assistance in mississippi. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “The contribution is part of Navigate Gives Back, an initiative focused on charitable funding and voluntarism that empowers the communities Navigate serves.”, “Navigate’s core values – Service, Respect, Transparency, Quality and Innovation – inform who we are, our work, and how we work. “

British ports are struggling under a crush of containers. According to The Wall Street Journal on Wed Dec 16, “”This is a really big storm for global container flows,” said Lars Mikael Jensen, head of network for Denmark’s A.P. Moller-Maersk A/S, the world’s biggest boxship operator by capacity. “, “”The average waiting time to unload at Felixstowe is about 30 hours compared with around 24 hours at other ports on the Asia-Europe route,” said an executive at a big European container line. “

Outlook on the marine composites global market to 2025 – impact of Covid-19. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “These composites provide additional stiffness, vibration damping, water repellency and impact and abrasion resistance. “, “The global marine composites market grew at a CAGR of around 6% during 2014-2019. “

Socma announces 2020 performance improvement awards winners. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “ARLINGTON, Va., Dec. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ –The Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates (SOCMA) is pleased to announce 19 SOCMA member facilities will receive 2020 Performance Improvement Awards, honoring their outstanding commitment to environmental, health, safety and security excellence.”, “This year’s award winners were honored virtually during SOCMA’s Annual Business Meeting on Thursday, December 10, and will be celebrated in person at the Specialty & Custom Chemicals Show, April 14-16, 2021, in Fort Worth, TX.”

Fed updates plans for bond buying, but makes no changes to asset purchases. According to The Wall Street Journal on Wed Dec 16, “WASHINGTON-The Federal Reserve provided updated plans Wednesday for its purchases of large amounts of government debt to support the economy, but didn’t change the program to provide more stimulus.”, “The central bank will continue to increase its asset holdings at the current pace “until substantial further progress has been made toward” its employment and inflation goals.”

New crypto fund is trading at 369% premium over assets it holds. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “”The people who are buying into crypto are saying I don’t understand Bitcoin, just give me a reasonably constructed index,” said Kyle Samani, co-founder and managing partner at Multicoin Capital. “, “There, specialized traders exist whose job is to arbitrage any dislocation away by creating or redeeming shares in the ETF.”

Betty white’s PET set: A TV icon’s show returns after 50 years. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “The three entities have come together to make this series available to fans, marking the first time it will be seen in decades. “, “In an unparalleled television career spanning over 70 years, the multiple Emmy award-winning Betty White hasbrought laughter and joy to millions of fans of all ages via such hit series asThe Golden Girls, The MaryTyler Moore Show and Hot in Cleveland, as well as countless game and talk show appearances. “

Fed commits to keep buying bonds until the economy gets back to full employment. According to CNBC on Wed Dec 16, “The Fed delivered in that respect, saying it would continue to buy at least $120 billion of bonds each month “until substantial further progress has been made toward the Committee’s maximum employment and price stability goals,” the post-meeting statement said.”, “The outlook for 2021 is now at 4.2% compared to 4% previously and 3.2% in 2022 against 3%.”

Dow adds to losses following fed statement on the 2021 U.S. economic path. According to MarketWatch on Wed Dec 16, “The Dow Jones Industrial Average was trading of by about 100 points, or 0.3%, lower at 30,104, the S&P 500 index slipped into negative territory at 3,693, while the Nasdaq Composite Index pared its gains, up 0.2% at 12,618. “, “The Fed said it was optimistic on the current recovery but noted that the outlook for the economy will hinge on how the U.S. deals with the worst viral outbreak in more than a century. “

Dow adds to slight losses Wednesday as fed says path of economy next year depends on coronavirus. According to MarketWatch on Wed Dec 16, “The Dow Jones Industrial Average was trading of by about 100 points, or 0.3%, lower at 30,104, the S&P 500 index slipped into negative territory at 3,693, while the Nasdaq Composite Index pared its gains, up 0.2% at 12,618. “, “The central bank increased its GDP forecast but did little to adjust its asset purchases, as had been expected by some Fed watchers. “

Amazon lobbies for its workers to receive Covid-19 vaccine. According to The Wall Street Journal on Wed Dec 16,

Hotel bookings spike on positive vaccine news. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “That number is even comparable toa typical day’s sales in Nov. and Dec. 2019, which generally saw between 8,500 to 10,000 bookings; the busiest day inDec. “, “The recent average hovered around 5,500; since Dec. 11,bookings have remained 22% to 56% higher than that. “

Pelosi gives biden her blessing for house’s haaland in cabinet. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The agency also oversees grazing, recreation, energy development and other activities on about a fifth of the U.S. If selected and confirmed, Haaland would be charged with implementing Biden’s campaign promises to ban new fracking on federal land.”, “There were indications that Pelosi and other House Democratic leaders did not want her to leave.”

Fedex flexes price power with surcharges extending past January. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “”The first quarter is still going to be a challenge on the capacity side.””

Theranos founder holmes wants attorney documents kept secret. According to The Wall Street Journal on Wed Dec 16, “Ms. Holmes and former top Theranos executive Ramesh “Sunny” Balwani are facing charges of defrauding investors in the defunct blood-testing startup out of hundreds of millions of dollars and deceiving patients about the reliability of Theranos tests.”, “The emails haven’t been publicly disclosed but generally discuss how Theranos should respond to the press, investors and regulators, court filings show. “

Oil futures tally a third straight session gain. According to MarketWatch on Wed Dec 16,

E-commerce stocks gain amid data showing surge in online sales. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s recommendation to avoid enclosed shopping areas, and the record number of Covid-19 and related deaths have “pushed consumers to contactless transactions in record amounts,” he said.”, “The data is likely contributing to e-commerce stocks outperforming department stores, whose sales plunged 19% in November, compared to the same period a year ago, according to Mizuho’s Michael Dick, managing director of U.S. equity trading and specialist sales. “

Airlines are rushing to deliver Covid-19 vaccines. According to The Wall Street Journal on Wed Dec 16, “The global aviation industry, laid low by the pandemic, is gearing up to play a critical role in delivering the billions of vaccine doses the world needs to fight Covid-19.”, “Pfizer Inc. and Germany’s BioNTech SE -pharmaceutical partners that currently make the only approved vaccine in the West-used trucks to move early shipments from a factory in Belgium to the U.K. and from a Michigan plant to U.S. health agencies and hospitals. “

Amazon has stopped guaranteeing some holiday shipping options. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The 2020 edition arrived on Wednesday without the usual cutoff dates for non-Prime subscribers. “, “Some merchants who sell on Amazon’s site and consultants who advise them said during Thanksgiving week that delivery times on some products ballooned from one or two days to a week or more. “

Emcor to boost dividend by 63%. According to MarketWatch on Wed Dec 16, “The company expects to pay the new dividend on Jan. 29 to shareholders of record on Jan. 19. “, “Chief Executive Tony Guzzi said the dividend was being raised because of “confidence in the financial strength and futures prospects of Emcore in 2021 and beyond.” Based on current stock prices, the new annual dividend rate implies a dividend yield of 0.58%, which compares with the implied yield for the S&P 500 of 1.56%. “

Crypto observers debate what’s next after Bitcoin hits record. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “Coppola: There’s a small minority of holders who believe Bitcoin will eventually replace the dollar. “, “There was (supposedly) a “wall of sellers” at $20,000, but those were not “natural” sellers that had bought at that previous price. “

Bill miller beats s&p 500 for second year with sharp bet on Uber. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “They have since given up some of the gain.”, “The Miller Opportunity Trust is up 36% this year through Tuesday, more than double the 16% return for the benchmark, including dividends.”

EU said to expedite covid vaccine seeking pre-christmas rollout. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “That process requires a higher evidence level, the EU commission’s directorate-general for health said this week.”, “European authorities are pushing for a compressed approval timeline for the Covid-19 vaccine from Pfizer Inc. and BioNTech SE, according to people familiar with the plan, which could enable a rollout on the continent before Christmas.”

Record NTT bond deal forces Japan’s firms to pay more to borrow. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The company is offering a three-year bond at 0.08% and five-year notes at 0.19%, higher than NTT’s 0.05% and 0.18% respectively for similar-maturity securities.”, “The NTT offering itself priced with what investors called attractive coupons. “

Ardern announces New Zealand’s largest-ever immunization program. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The government has secured two additional vaccines from pharmaceutical companies AstraZeneca and Novavax and will have enough for all five million New Zealanders, Ardern said Thursday in Wellington. “, “As well as covering Tokelau, Niue and the Cook Islands, the government will offer vaccines to Polynesian neighbors Samoa, Tonga and Tuvalu.”

The fresh market, inc. appoints two executives to board of directors. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “I am looking forward to her joining our team and lending her expertise and counsel to further our growth and future success,” said Jason Potter, President and CEO of The Fresh Market.”, “GREENSBORO, N.C., Dec. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ –The Fresh Market, Inc. (“The Fresh Market,” “TFM” or the “Company”), has named Heather Berger and Sue Gove as new members of the Board of Directors. “

Fed raises its economic outlook slightly, sees 4.2% growth next year and 5% unemployment rate. According to CNBC on Wed Dec 16, “The Fed also upped its 2021 real GDP forecast to 4.2% from 4.0% expected previously.”, “The Fed decided to keep interest rates unchanged in its December meeting after slashing them to near-zero in an emergency meeting in March due to the fast-spreading coronavirus.”

Duke energy and its customers provide financial assistance for winter heating bills. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “Winter Energy-Saving Tips”, “The Duke Energy News Centercontains news releases, fact sheets, photos, videos and other materials. “

Elon Musk’s proposed vegas strip transit system to get city council vote. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “If the council grants approval, the next step is a more detailed city staff review of the plans for the Loop, which whisks passengers underground using Tesla vehicles. “, “The cost of the main portion of the tunnel that falls within city limits is estimated at $35 million to $45 million, according to the documents. “

Elon Musk’s proposed vegas strip transit system advanced by city council vote. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The company would also need toreturn to the city council for approval of a franchise agreement-the ability to use a right-of-way corridor-before construction could actually begin.”, “The cost of the main portion of the tunnel that falls within city limits is estimated at $35 million to $45 million, according to the documents. “

Explain everything whiteboard recognized as best of 2020 by the app store. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “The App Store Best of 2020 from Apple award recognizes the contribution of Explain Everything towards restoring a sense of togetherness and familiarity during a time when school has felt less personal or even unrecognizable given the challenges created by remote learning environments. “, “Explain Everything received the App Store Trend of the Year Award for its native iOS app. “

Transport family and fun in comfort and style with game changer aluminum toy hauler from ATC. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “The Game Changer PRO Series is capable of securing multiple large toys like motorcycles, ATVs, and even full-size vehicles, as well as small items like kayaks, folding chairs, and BBQs. “, “Like all ATC trailers, the Game Changer features all-aluminum construction that is weather resistant and will not rust or rot. “

Therapeutic solutions international signs letter of intent with premier adipose stem cell company synova life sciences to file IND for suicide prevention. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “Under the proposed collaboration, Therapeutic Solutions International will contribute its existing expertise and intellectual property regarding adipose stem cell treatment of neuroinflammatory disorders, whereas Synova Life Sciences will provide access to its non-enzymatic stromal vascular fraction isolation device.”, “J Transl Med. “

Google faces antitrust suit by coalition of states. According to The Wall Street Journal on Wed Dec 16, “”This internet Goliath used its power to manipulate the market, destroy competition, and harm YOU, the consumer,” the office of Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton said on Twitter Wednesday.”, “The states’ case raises the legal stakes for Google, which depends on advertising for much of its profits. “

Trump advised against firing wray out of concern for replacement. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “NBC News reported Wednesday that the White House counsel’s office advised Trump that firing Wray could put him in potential legal jeopardy, raising questions about potential obstruction of justice similar to the controversy that followed Trump’s firing of former FBI Director James Comey in 2017.”, “Trump was told that Wray’s deputies — who would take leadership of the bureau after his termination — would be unlikely to reverse course on law-enforcement decisions that had frustrated the president. “

Global anti-counterfeit pharmaceuticals and cosmetics packaging market report 2020-2030: focus on authentication technology, track & trace technology, serialization, RFID readers, and barcodes. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “The track and trace technology segment is sub-segmented into barcode technology and RFID technology. “, “Authentication Packaging Technology5.2.1 Global Authentication Packaging Technology Market, by Technologies5.2.1.1 Ink and Dyes Market, by Region5.2.1.2 Holograms Market, by Region5.2.1.3 Watermarks Market, by Region5.2.1.4 Taggants Market, by Region5.2.2 Authentication Packaging Technology Market, by Region5.3. “

Yeti farms introduces more flavors of “yeti yummies” – the best tasting all-natural gummy in colorado. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “To meet the demand, the farm added new staff and equipment – including a high-volume packaging system, in order to produce more of its popular Yummies.”, “The farm’s newest flavors are Grape and Raspberry.”

Treasuries finish volatile session nearly unchanged. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “The roughly flat close by treasuries came after the Fed announced its widely expected decision to leave interest rates unchanged while also revealing plans to continue its asset purchase program until the economy shows substantial progressed towards the central bank’s goals of maximum employment and price stability.”, “The Fed said it decided to keep the target range for the federal funds rate at 0 to 1/4 percent, which is where the target range has remained since an emergency rate cut in March.”

The taiwan fund, inc. announces conditional tender offer policy. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “The Fund is a diversified closed-end investment company, which seeks long term capital appreciation primarily through investments in equity securities listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange. “, “Under the Policy, the Fund would conduct a tender offer to purchase up to 25% of its outstanding shares at 98% ofnet asset value (“NAV”) if the Fund’s NAV performance for the five year period ending December 31, 2025 were exceeded by the performance of the Fund’s benchmark (the TAIEX Total Return Index) over that period.”

Guggenheim’s scott minerd says Bitcoin should be worth $400,000. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “It’s a similar argument to what’s often offered by some of Bitcoin’s most prominent backers, including famed investor Paul Tudor Jones, who said earlier this year he’s been buying Bitcoin as a hedge against what he expects will be faster inflation after years of muted consumer-price increases. “, “”Our fundamental work shows that Bitcoin should be worth about $400,000,” Minerd told Bloomberg Television on Wednesday. “

Georgia senate runoffs fueled mostly by out-of-state donors. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The surge in national interest reflects the races’ high stakes.”, “The two Republican incumbents raised 92% of their post-election online donations from out of state using WinRed, the party’s tool, with David Perdue taking in $29.1 million and Kelly Loeffler $27.2 million.”

Good riddance to william barr. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “In the age of Donald Trump, that was a dangerous combination. “, “Perhaps you recall his failed dead-of-night scheme to install new leadership at the U.S. attorney’s office in New York’s Southern District, just weeks before that very office indicted Trump’s former campaign manager?”

Oil gains with U.S. crude supply drop countering fuel build-up. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The rise in gasoline inventories comes as indicators of demand for the fuel trend lower. “, “The four-week rolling average for gasoline consumption was down for a fifth straight week and it may weaken further amid expectations for fewer road trips in the U.S. during the Christmas holiday period.”

AbbVie wins bid to block U.S. imports of a botox rival. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “Read More: Evolus Lobbies Trump to Avoid U.S. Ban on its Botox Alternative”, “The full opinion will be available in a couple of weeks, after lawyers for both sides get a chance to redact confidential information.”

Biden taps brenda mallory for environmental quality council. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “Under President Donald Trump, the agency has sought to expedite environmental reviews and permitting of pipelines, highways and other projects. “, “The council also may look to bolster the government’s calculation of the social cost of carbon, a metric estimating the potential economic damage from climate change historically used to justify environmental policies.”

Lumber slides with homebuilder confidence slipping from high. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “”The added pressure on distributors to come up with material has created voids, limiting options to customers. “, “Lumber futures tumbled after touching a record high on Tuesday, with U.S. homebuilder confidence slipping from a record.”

China’s central bank going it alone spurs an influx of capital. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The policy shift sets up China’s currency for more appreciation as international investors rush to buy the nation’s higher-yielding bonds, giving Beijing room to accelerate its financial opening to the world. “, “”They have the potential to go out of crises stronger than others,” he said. “

Covid sparks gas boom in India with oil refiners at full tilt. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The situation in the world’s No. 2 oil market follows a full rebound in top consumer China, and underscores how Asian markets are leading crude’s rally even as vaccines offer hope for a wider revival. “, “Three state-run processors including Indian Oil Corp., the nation’s top refiner, are currently operating at close to 100% capacity or higher, according to people with knowledge of the matter. “

Strong dollar, excess cash put taiwan in a bind: decision guide. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “Policy makers will have to reach deep into their tool box to balance these forces, but that won’t include cuts to the policy interest rate, which the central bank is forecast to keep at a record-low 1.125% at its quarterly board meeting Thursday. “, “Despite the central bank’s efforts to control the local currency by intervening in foreign exchange markets, the Taiwan dollar has continued to strengthen. “

Indonesia, Philippines set to hold rates with outlook dim: guide. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The two banks have been among Asia’s most aggressive rate cutters this year, as their nations are grappling with the worst coronavirus outbreaks in Southeast Asia and their economies have plunged into recession. “, “Trade and current-account surpluses this quarter could pave the way for another 25 basis-point cut before a “long pause in 2021,” he said.”

Japan’s unions risk irrelevance as contract workforce expands. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “That same month, the labor ministry announced a 1‑yen increase for the current fiscal year.”, “The rate for women, who represent more than two-thirds of nonregular workers, was 12.8%; for part-timers it was 8.7%.”

Inside the cutthroat world of China mutual fund livestreaming. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “To be a hit, funds need to synchronize promotion across media platforms before opening up subscriptions to users on multiple distribution channels. “, “That’s prompted a race for talent.”

Lego bets on China’s children with hundreds of new stores. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The legal push has dovetailed with growing concern among consumers about fakes. “, “This year the company has introduced web initiatives such as extra discounts, a membership program, and special promotions for holidays. “

Powell busts out fed model to defend high equity valuations. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “In his press conference Wednesday, the Federal Reserve chairman noted that relative to risk-free rates of return, a reference to Treasury yields, shares probably aren’t as overpriced as they appear at first blush. “, “The latest to do it is Jerome Powell.”

Tyson fires pork plant managers after probe into Covid-19 bets. According to The Wall Street Journal on Wed Dec 16, “The claims surfaced as Tyson and other U.S. meat processors face another national surge in Covid-19 infections. “, “Tyson Foods Inc. said it fired seven managers of an Iowa meatpacking plant following the company’s investigation into allegations that they had wagered on Covid-19 infections among employees.”

Planet fitness promotes bill bode to chief operations officer. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “The role spans the Company’s global operations.”, “HAMPTON, N.H., Dec. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Planet Fitness, Inc. (NYSE: PLNT), one of the largest and fastest-growing franchisors and operators of fitness centers in the U.S. with more members than any other fitness brand, today announced that Bill Bode has been promoted to Chief Operations Officer. “

MSC declares regular quarterly dividend. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “The $0.75 dividend is payable on January 26, 2021 to shareholders of record at the close of business on January 12, 2021. “, “MELVILLE, N.Y. and DAVIDSON, N.C., Dec. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — MSC INDUSTRIAL SUPPLY CO. “

Spatial genomics & transcriptomics market by technique, product, application and end-user – global forecast to 2025. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “DUBLIN, Dec. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The “Spatial Genomics & Transcriptomics Market by Technique (Spatial Transcriptomics, Spatial Genomics), Product (Instruments, Consumables, Software), Application (Drug Discovery), End User (Academic Institute, Research Institutes, CROs) – Global Forecast to 2025″ report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering.”, “Key Topics Covered:”

Jerome Powell sees fed’s limits and punts to congress. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “There could come a time when long-term yields rise to a level that the central bank sees as detrimental to a full recovery. “, “”The parts of the economy that are weak are the service-sector businesses that involve close contact. “

UDR announces transition in responsibilities of jerry a. davis, president and chief operating officer, and executive management promotions. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “”Jerry has been with UDR for 30 years and I have had the pleasure of working closely with him for nearly 20 of those years,” said Tom Toomey, UDR’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “, “Mr. Toomey continued, “Jerry’s contributions to the organization have been immeasurable given his impact on UDR’s culture, vision, and financial results. “

Wells fargo extends work from home plans until at least March 1. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The lender, with the largest workforce of any U.S. bank, has about 200,000 staffers doing their jobs from home, according to company spokesperson Beth Richek. “, “The San Francisco-based firm had 274,900 employees as of Sept. 30.”

Southwest airlines to enter fresno and santa barbara in 2021. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16,

Next edge capital corp. announces results of special meeting. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “Securityholders of the Terminating Fund who voted, voted overwhelmingly to approve the special resolution to authorize the Merger, as set out below:”, “Robert Anton, Managing Director noted that, “The Next Edge Biotech and Life Sciences Opportunities Fund will provide investors access to companies that we believe will provide a remarkable and unprecedented number of cures and breakthroughs of diseases in the coming decade(s), many once thought incurable. “

OGE energy appoints fernandez mcquistion VP – corporate responsibility and stewardship. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “”OGE has a strong reputation for ethics and integrity, and I am pleased that Rose will be leading the way as we continue to reinforce the importance of Integrity and Valuing Diversity & Inclusion which are two of the company’s Values and Beliefs,” said Trauschke.”, “OKLAHOMA CITY, Dec. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ –OGE Energy Corp. (NYSE: OGE) today announced the appointment of Cristina Fernandez McQuistionto the newly created role of Vice President – Corporate Responsibility and Stewardship. “

Firms like aqr, blackstone, and point72 are all leaning into systematic strategies in bond trading, and industry experts expect the quant hiring frenzy to only increase in 2021. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “The firm’s focus on applying quantitative strategies in fixed income has seen significant growth in recent years, more than tripling since January 2018. “, “The trend saw an even greater boost in early 2020, as discretionary managers in credit began to underperform their benchmarks, Gould said.”

Innovative hydraulics awarded contract to support nasa’s artemis program. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “The name aligns well with a project goal of landing the first woman on the moon, while honoring the Apollo programs success in the 1960’s.”, “Then, using what was learned on and around the Moon to take the next giant leap – sending astronauts to Mars.”

Amazon alabama workers get chance for first-in-U.S. union. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “That meant the union had likely gathered fewer signatures than it needed to mandate an election, lawyers for the e-commerce giant said.”, “”We’re administratively satisfied they met the 30% threshold,” said Terry Combs, assistant to the regional director for the NLRB’s Atlanta region.”

At&t forges deal to get HBO max on Roku after long impasse. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “AT&T Inc.’s HBO Max will be available on Roku Inc. devices beginning Thursday after the two sides resolved a long impasse that kept the streaming service from reaching a wider audience.”, “The agreement makes it easier for Roku’s tens of millions of U.S. users to access the streaming service, which AT&T’s WarnerMedia launched in May. “

Fed stays course, FX manipulators, China goes it alone: eco day. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “Welcome to Thursday, Asia. “

Brazil hits 7 million cases with infections picking up speed. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “”The virus isn’t behaving any differently, but people are. “, “The University of Washington’s Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation forecasts Brazil’s death toll will top 232,000 by April 1.”

Asia stocks to track U.S. gains; bonds dip on fed: markets wrap. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “Treasuries pared some losses, with the yield on 10-year notes remaining just above 0.9%. “, “”The 12-month outlook looks quite a bit better, because we have high conviction now that there is going to be mass vaccination,” Brian Nick, chief investment strategist at Nuveen, said on Bloomberg TV. “

Crown’s flagship casino license under review as pressure mounts. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “Billionaire Packer’s Sydney Casino Opens With Empire in Turmoil”, “The stock has lost 18% this year.”

Fed keeps foot on the gas. According to The Wall Street Journal on Wed Dec 16, “They don’t expect it to reach that level until some time in 2023. “, “That suggests the Fed will be buying assets for a long time. “

New Zealand economy surges out of recession amid spending spree. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The New Zealand dollar rose after the release. “, “The government pledged NZ$62 billion ($44 billion) of fiscal support to help revive domestic demand and protect jobs, while the central bank has slashed interest rates and embarked on quantitative easing and term lending programs to further drive down borrowing costs.”

New Zealand economy surges out of recession in v-shaped recovery. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The currency has gained 5.5% the past three months, and was appreciating ahead of the release after Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced plans to offer Covid-19 vaccines to the entire population in the second half of 2021.”, “The government’s determination to eliminate the virus saw it impose one of the strictest lockdowns in the world but allowed a quicker resumption of economic activity once it was stamped out. “

Roku signs deal to carry HBO max, ending standoff. According to The Wall Street Journal on Wed Dec 16, “The agreement significantly expands the potential audience for the WarnerMedia movie. “, “Its biggest rival in streaming-media distribution, Amazon.com Inc., has also had tense negotiations with some companies over carrying their apps in its FireTV devices. “

Luckin to pay $180 million to settle SEC accounting probe. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The Chinese coffee chain intentionally fabricated more than $300 million in sales from at least April 2019 through January of this year, the Securities and Exchange Commission said in a Wednesday statement.”, “The issue prompted Congress to pass legislation this month that could lead to businesses being kicked out of U.S. markets.”

: Roku announces HBO max is coming to service. According to MarketWatch on Wed Dec 16, “Roku Inc. and WarnerMedia, which is owned by AT&T Inc. , said Wednesday they reached an agreement to have HBO Max content stream to Roku devices. “, ” Availability will go into effect on Thursday, the companies said.”

Playstation 5 scalpers use bots to hunt down scarce consoles. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “Furious gamers are calling out resellers for charging $1,300 or $1,400, almost triple the retail price, on sites like eBay and Twitter. “, “The threat is that Sony’s struggles in the first weeks of the launch could hurt its ability to draw gamers and developers to the new platform, undermining profits for years to come. “

Covid risks a lost generation in India as digital divide widens. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “”The school is now saying, ‘Come and attend class,’ but we don’t want to take the risk,” said Rekha Devi, a domestic helper near New Delhi. “, “”The digital revolution has made services more tradable and enabled India to grow rapidly with a different growth model compared to China,” said Ejaz Ghani, a former economist at the World Bank. “

Covid risks a lost generation amid India’s digital divide. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “”The digital divide in India is an ongoing problem and the pandemic has definitely made it worse,” said Sumeysh Srivastava, a New Delhi-based internet-access researcher at Nyaaya, an open-access platform that provides simple and actionable legal information. “, “That’s just one example of how the pandemic has exacerbated the country’s digital divide — the gap between those with the means and knowledge to benefit from the internet, and those without — worsening already stark levels of inequality and weighing on economic growth. “

Netflix appoints Zimbabwean telecom billionaire to its board. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The streaming giant already has two directors from Europe, which has been its fastest-growing region.”, “In a continent of more than a billion people, Netflix has just a couple million customers, according to Digital TV Research. “

Tyson shuts down iowa pork plant after refrigeration malfunction. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The plant closed April 6 before resuming operations two weeks later.”, “”The behaviors exhibited by these individuals do not represent the Tyson core values, which is why we took immediate and appropriate action to get to the truth,” Tyson Chief Executive Officer Dean Banks said in a statement. “

Energy services of america announces acquisition. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “HUNTINGTON, W.”, “The Company expects the transaction will close on December 31, 2020. “

NASA supports america’s national strategy for space nuclear power and propulsion. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “The space agency is also advancing nuclear thermal and nuclear electric propulsion capabilities. “, “The president issued Space Policy Directive-6 (SPD-6), the Nation’s Strategy for Space Nuclear Power and Propulsion (SNPP), Wednesday, Dec. 16. “

Rokmaster increases private placement financing. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “Each NFT Unit will consist of one common share of the Company priced at $0.32 and one common share purchase warrant with an exercise price of $0.48 for a period of 24 months from the closing date of the NFT Unit private placement. “, “Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term in defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this press release.”

EIP pharma announces publication of preclinical results demonstrating potential of neflamapimod to promote functional recovery after ischemic stroke. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “BOSTON, Dec. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ –EIP Pharma, Inc. (www.eippharma.com), a CNS-focused therapeutics company,announced today the scientific publication of preclinical results that demonstrate neflamapimod promotes functional recovery after ischemic stroke in rats. “, “In addition, the cognitive effects of neflamapimod appeared to be clinically meaningful, with a statistically significant effect on the Timed Up and Go Test and encouraging trends on other secondary clinical endpoints.”

Canada nickel makes fourth new discovery – north zone at crawford nickel-cobalt sulphide project. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “The assays from the North Zone are pending.”, “The first hole, CR20-84, remained in mineralized dunite across its entire core length of 501 metres. “

HBO max is finally landing on Roku devices and tvs starting on Thursday, just in time for the “wonder wOman 1984” release on christmas day. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “The announcement comes as streaming services have enjoyed a booming business during the pandemic. “, “”We believe that all entertainment will be streamed and we are thrilled to partner with HBO Max to bring their incredible library of iconic entertainment brands and blockbuster slate of direct to streaming theatrical releases to the Roku households with more than 100 million people that have made Roku the No. 1 TV streaming platform in America,” Scott Rosenberg, Roku’s senior vice president of platform business, said in a press release.”

Message from the governor general and commander-in-chief of Canada on the death of master sailor duane earle. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “OTTAWA, ON, Dec. 16, 2020 /CNW/ -Today, Canada mourns the tragic death of Master Sailor Duane Earle, who was lost at sea while returning to Canada on board the HMCSWinnipeg. “

Mexico’s controversial central bank bill was delayed. here’s why. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The bill, if passed in its current form, would require Banxico to act as the buyer of last resort for local banks that are having trouble selling their dollars back to the U.S. due to money laundering controls. “, “The tweet appeared to refer to Salinas’s empire, which includes bank Banco Azteca. “

Stocks making the biggest moves after the bell: Roku, Amgen & more. According to CNBC on Wed Dec 16, “The company’s revenue also grew by 7% on a year-over-year basis.”

Venezuela starts unloading oil tanker that sparked spill panic. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The cargo is being unloaded onto a barge before being transported to a smaller crude tanker, they said. “, “PDVSA began transferring oil from the FSO Nabarima on Tuesday, according to two people with knowledge of the situation, who declined to be identified discussing internal matters. “

New Zealand’s big vaccine plan; EU pushes approval: virus update. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The European Union shut its door to visitors from Uruguay amid a surge in coronavirus cases there, while gearing up for deliberations on how to treat travelers from the U.K. when its Brexit transition ends next month.”, “A health-care worker in Alaska experienced the first known severe allergic event in the U.S. since administration of Pfizer Inc. and BioNTech SE’s Covid-19 vaccine began this week.”

White house holds urgent daily talks on hacking linked to russia. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “That group meets every other day and is in regular communication, the person said.”, “The Trump administration is holding daily discussions on the hack that include representatives of the FBI, the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, Department of Homeland Security and National Security Agency, according to the person.”

India wants a v-shape recovery at any cost. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “That extends a 2.5-percentage-point reductionsince February 2019, with 1.15 points coming after thepandemic hit. “, “They havefloodedbanks with rupees in exchange for surplus dollars, hoping easy liquidity will not only stem thedeterioration in corporate solvency but also restore missinganimal spirits in the broader economy.”

Exxon calls massachusetts fraud case punishment for climate view. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The suit by Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey should be dismissed because it violates a state law prohibiting litigation that has the effect of punishing a defendant for statements on public policy matters, Exxon said in a July motion made public Wednesday in state court in Boston.”, “The motion to dismiss “is the most recent in a series of baseless procedural maneuvers — repeatedly rejected by state and federal courts — designed to forestall first the attorney general’s investigation of Exxon Mobil and now litigation of the Commonwealth’s claims.””

Pinterest pledges changes to culture after discrimination settlement. According to The Wall Street Journal on Wed Dec 16, “The announcement Wednesday came two days after Pinterest agreed to pay $22.5 million to settle claims of discrimination and retaliation from its former operating chief.”, “The social-media company said it would take steps to improve its culture, including mandating unconscious-bias training for its more than 2,400 employees world-wide and creating a team dedicated to investigating workplace concerns. “

Stock futures open flat, stimulus negotiations in focus. According to CNBC on Wed Dec 16, “On Thursday, investors will brace for the release of weekly jobless claims data and the latest numbers on U.S. housing starts. “, “A deal of this size would be “big enough to help bridge the economic gap to the other side for small businesses and the hardest hit industries, considering the pandemic could be close to over as early as Q2 2021,” wrote Tom Essaye, founder of The Sevens Report.”

Syxsense offers a year of free IT and patch management software to vulnerable hospitals battling pandemic. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “The free offer comes at a time when hospitals are especially strained for resources and are under constant threat of cyber-attacks.”, “Syxsense also includes comprehensive compliance reporting, such as Security Risk Assessments, Most Vulnerable Devices, and Task Summary, which can be scheduled for automatic receipt or exported to interactive reports. “

Virus spreads in canadian oil patch with outbreak at Chevron site. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The province doesn’t disclose the number of cases for the oil production sites.”, “The company has taken steps to prevent the spread including separating people on buses, mask wearing and having people work from home unless they are needed at the worksite. “

Big data exchange (bdx) partnering with cogent in Singapore (sin1) facility. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “The SIN1 data center provides critical connectivity for customers looking to expand into the Southeast Asian market. “, “The BDx 360 portal provides customers with a holistic view into their infrastructure from any device or location.”

Apollo’s great canadian bid wobbles as
ci rejects bid and iss says no. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The deal requires approval of two-thirds of the shares voted.”, “”The lack of a sale process heightens concerns regarding the timing of the offer, as shareholders cannot be confident they are receiving adequate value for their shares,” ISS said. “

Vmware will allow its 33,000-plus employees to work remote permanently, if they want, as it embraces a hybrid model: ‘work location does not dictate success’. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “The hybrid policy also underscored the changing view of big tech campuses, which had long been status symbols in the industry.”, “The Silicon Valley giant said it plans to transform VMware campuses in 42 locations worldwide into “innovation and collaboration hubs” where teams can work together, including employees who would be able to work remotely on a part-time or full-time basis.”

Nasa, USDA sign agreement to improve agricultural, earth science research. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “The collaboration also will address recommendations made in the 2017 National Academies’ Earth Science Decadal Survey.”, “The agreement brings together NASA’s experience with technology development and space-borne Earth science measurements and USDA’s scientific experience and knowledge of agricultural production, resource conservation, food security and safety, and forests and working lands.”

Territory foods wins two comparably awards: best companies for women and best ceos. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “ABOUT TERRITORY FOODS”, “Territory Foods is a nutritionist designed, chef-crafted meal delivery platform that makes it simple to eat healthy. “

Pfizer to complete first Covid-19 vaccine shipments in U.S.. According to The Wall Street Journal on Wed Dec 16, “The initial round of shipments of the nation’s first Covid-19 vaccines to states and hospitals was scheduled to finish Wednesday, as long-term-care facilities and nursing homes began receiving doses.”, “Pfizer Inc. began distributing the shot it developed with Germany’s BioNTech SE on Sunday, with 636 hospitals and vaccination sites slated to receive them by Wednesday.”

Shopping expert claudia lombana share last-minute gift ideas with tipsontv. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “They offer lots of choices for redemption while directly giving back to great charitable causes with every purchase, 3% goes to charity of choice on the card. “, “A CAN’T-MISS LAST-MINUTE GIFT This holiday season, let a loved ones know that they are being thought of or brighten up holiday decor with a festive floral arrangement from Teleflora. “

NASA awards launch services contract to blue origin for new glenn launch services. According to Business Insider on Wed Dec 16, “WASHINGTON, Dec. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — NASA has awarded a NASA Launch Services (NLS) II contract to Blue Origin and their New Glenn launch service in accordance with the contract’s on-ramp provision. “, “The New Glenn launch service will be available to NASA’s Launch Services Program (LSP) to use for future missions in accordance with the on-ramp provision of NLS II.”

Pence to get Covid-19 vaccine Friday, biden to get his next week: reports. According to MarketWatch on Wed Dec 16, “Vice President Mike Pence plans to get the coronavirus vaccine live on TV on Friday, and President-elect Joe Biden will get his early next week, according to reports late Wednesday.”, “Axios reported that Pence will get his shot Friday morning at the White House, and wants it to be carried live by TV networks to build confidence in the vaccine with the American people.”

Google AI researchers lay out demands, escalating internal fight. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The note centers on the departure of Google AI ethics researcher Timnit Gebru, which set off protests inside the company. “, “The is the latest worker uprising at Google. “

Sydney on alert as 5 cases end run without local transmission. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “The uptick is a concern as many Sydney-siders prepare to travel across the country for Christmas holidays. “

Pence to receive vaccine Friday to ‘build confidence’ in shot. According to Bloomberg Quint on Wed Dec 16, “President Donald Trump will encourage Americans to take the coronavirus vaccine though it isn’t clear when he’ll receive it, White House Press SecretaryKayleigh McEnany said this week.”

Amazon faces union push in alabama. According to The Wall Street Journal on Thu Dec 17, “The Alabama warehouse has about 1,500 full- and part-time employees, according to the union, although Amazon has said the total is higher.”, “The date of the election and other terms have yet to be determined. “

Global laser machine tools market will grow to us$ 6901.18 mn by 2028 at a CAGR of 12.09% over the forecast period – says absolute markets insights. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “Get Full Information of this premium report@ https://www.absolutemarketsinsights.com/reports/Laser-Machine-Tools-2020—2028-751”, “Email id:sales@absolutemarketsinsights.comContact Name:Shreyas TannaPhone:+91-740-024-2424”

Global computer vision software market was valued at us$ 9972.90 mn in 2019 growing at a CAGR of 11.14% over the forecast period – says absolute markets insights. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “Request for Sample Copy of This Report@ https://www.absolutemarketsinsights.com/request_sample.php?id=759”, “Email id:sales@absolutemarketsinsights.comContact Name:Shreyas TannaPhone:+91-740-024-2424”

Shipping sheds its dirty problem with a little help from covid. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The cost of jet fuel — closely related to diesel — was also expected to rise.”, “And while there have been some examples of fuel related problems, overall, the industry thinks the transition has been much smoother than anticipated, according to Timothy Wilson, principal marine consultant engineer at FOBAS.”

Retailers seek inquiry into port disruption as brexit pressure mounts. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “”This is the advantage of being number one in the market as it means we are first in line for stock when it is scarce.””, “The retail consortium previously wrote to the the U.K. Secretary of State for Transport about port congestion in November. “

Singapore bourse May test resistance at 2,900 points. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “The lead from Wall Street is cautiously optimistic as stocks showed a lack of direction Wednesday before ending mixed, although the tech-heavy NASDAQ hit a new record closing high.”, “The jobless rate is pegged at 3.6 percent, up from 2.8 percent in the second quarter.”

Bank of england  set to keep stimulus with wary eye on 2021. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The BOE sees the jobless rate climbing to about 7.5% next year. “, “”The path of negotiations between the U.K. and the EU on a post-Brexit trade deal will determine the outcome of the BOE’s meeting,” said Bloomberg Economics senior U.K. economist Dan Hanson. “

NGA 911 awarded 9-1-1 association of central oklahoma governments esinet and NGCS contract. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “The new 9-1-1 System will also provide PSAPs with one-click control adjustment of service boundaries to handle planned or unplanned events and unexpected call volumes.”, “The NG9-1-1 System will enhance communication with the public to include capabilities such as Text to 9-1-1, Real-Time Text and provide more accurate call routing. “

Crocodiles, gila monsters, monkeys and more legally sold in british pet shops new world animal protection report shows. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “These animals do not belong in our homes. “, “The study used data obtained via a Freedom of Information (FOI) request to UK local authorities, on licences to sell animals as pets in the UK. “

Luckin coffee to pay $180 million to settle accounting fraud claims. According to The Wall Street Journal on Thu Dec 17, “The settlement is subject to a federal judge’s approval.”, “WASHINGTON- Luckin Coffee Inc. has agreed to pay $180 million to settle regulatory claims that it cooked its books to make growth appear more robust and meet earnings targets.”

Southern california faces more blackouts due to fire risk. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The utility said that as many as 40,000 homes and businesses in high fire risk areas in five counties could be shut off in the coming days, according to a posting Wednesday on its website. “, “The National Weather Service has issued a high wind advisory through Thursday evening for mountain passes east and north of Los Angles.”

Gummi world announces joint venture with mist health systems LLC. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “The Mist Health Systems formulation team is headed by an iconic 40-year veteran of nutrition and the founder of thesports and performance nutrition. “, “The company works directly with clients to produce exclusive gummi vitamin recipes as well as manufacturing, bottling, labeling, and order fulfillment overseen by industry experts.”

Covid-loss case by restaurant is first U.S. test for insurers. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The owners of a restaurant in the heart of the New Orleans French Quarter are asking a Louisiana judge to order some Lloyd’s of London insurers to cover losses from the Covid-19 outbreak — the first of a growing number of U.S. business-interruption claims to go to trial.”, “The case is Cajun Conti LLC v Certain Underwriters at Lloyd’s, London, No.2020-02558, Civil District Court for the Parish of Orleans, State of Louisiana (New Orleans).”

Advanced bifurcation systems announces first closing of series A financing. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “Proceeds from the financing will be used to conduct in-human testing in accordance with the FDA PMA process, and enable ABS to seek a FDA Investigational Device Exemption for an Early Feasibility Study – both preconditions to the commencement of ABS’s Pivotal Trial.”, “The round was led by Cedars-Sinai, an internationally renowned academic medical center, and by a leading medical device manufacturer.”

GM vehicles equipped with faulty infotainment systems. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “The firm will contact you as requested.”, “The lawsuit asserts that General Motors was aware that the infotainment system, the IOR 7-inch in-dash audio system, was defective and did not disclose that information to purchasers and lessees at the time they purchased or leased their vehicles to induce consumers nationwide to purchase or lease affected Chevrolet/GMC vehicles.”

Pan american silver announces appointment of kathleen sendall to the board of directors. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “We are headquartered in Vancouver, B.C. and our shares trade on NASDAQ and the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol “PAAS”.”, “She is currently a director of Enmax Corporation, an electricity utility owned by the City of Calgary, and a member of the Member Council for Sustainable Development Technology Canada, an independent federal foundation that helps Canadian companies develop and deploy clean energy technology solutions.”

Extra doses in Pfizer vaccine vials can be used, FDA says. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “Some vials of Pfizer Inc. and BioNTech SE’s Covid-19 vaccine may contain usable extra doses, the Food and Drug Administration said Wednesday.”

Powell sees light at end of tunnel and policy staying very easy. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “”The ongoing surge in new Covid-19 cases, both here in the U.S. and abroad, is particularly concerning,” he said. “, “”Powell was pretty upbeat about the outlook especially for the second half of next year with a rather-bullish assumption of herd immunity by mid-year with the vaccines,” said Thomas Costerg, senior U.S. economist at Pictet Wealth Management in Geneva. “

Gold bulls take heart from the fed’s resolve as dollar softens. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The precious metal is 23% higher this year after hitting a record above $2,075 in August. “, “The precious metal is on course for a third weekly gain, with the Fed promising at its final policy meeting of 2020 to maintain its massive asset-purchase program until it sees “substantial further progress” in employment and inflation. “

California’s population growth is lowest since 1900. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The 0.05% increase brings California’s total population to 39.8 million, according to estimates from the state’s Department of Finance released Wednesday. “, “Wrestling with soaring housing prices and high taxes, the Golden State has been losing residents to other parts of the U.S. Just in the past month, Oracle Corp., Hewlett Packard Enterprise and billionaire Elon Musk announced they were moving to Texas.”

Australia jobs jump as victoria opening sparks hiring surge. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “Employment jumped by 90,000 in November, versus an expected 40,000 gain, data from the statistics bureau showed Thursday in Sydney. “, “The economy’s outlook is clouded by a deterioration in Australia’s relationship with its largest trading partner. “

Global food traceability software market will grow to us$ 485.24 mn by 2028 at 8.9% CAGR – says absolute markets insights. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “Photo:https://mma.prnewswire.com/media/1387229/Global_Food_Traceability_Software_Market.jpgLogo: https://mma.prnewswire.com/media/831667/Absolute_Market_Insights_Logo.jpg”, “Email id:sales@absolutemarketsinsights.comContact Name:Shreyas TannaPhone:+91-740-024-2424”

Arcline investment management acquires engineering by design. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “While we are deliberately sector generalists, some of our primary interest areas include Medical Products, Industrial Technology, Life Sciences, Aerospace & Defense and Specialty Materials. “, “EBD joins Arcline’s other investments in the interventional medical equipment, consumable and contract manufacturing space, including Glebar and Everite Machine Products, leading providers of centerless grinding and electrochemical grinding systems used primarily in the production of medical guidewire and minimally invasive surgical components, as well as SYNEO and Cath-Tip, vertically-integrated machine, tooling and service companies focused on advanced catheter applications.”

Global machine tools market was valued at us$ 71709.79 mn in 2019 growing at a CAGR of 7.33% over the forecast period – says absolute markets insights. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “Get Full Information of this premium report@ https://www.absolutemarketsinsights.com/reports/Machine-Tools-2020-2028-752”, “Contact Us:Email id:sales@absolutemarketsinsights.comContact Name:Shreyas TannaPhone:+91-740-024-2424”

Market winners suggest ‘nobody cares’ fundamentals are rebounding, all-star investor rich bernstein says. According to CNBC on Thu Dec 17, “The tech-heavy Nasdaq is up 41% so far this year and 84% since the March 23 low. “, “”The whole innovation disruption thing is becoming a sucker’s bet,” the Richard Bernstein Advisors CEO and CIO told CNBC’s “Trading Nation” on Wednesday. “

China shares May end losing streak. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “West Texas Intermediate Crude oil futures for January ended up $0.20 or 0.4 percent at $47.82 a barrel.”, “The China stock market has ticked lower in two straight sessions, although it has given up a little more than just two points in that span. “

‘this is inhumane’: top democrats erupt with criticism over the possible inclusion of $600 checks at expense of unemployment insurance in the next stimulus package. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “”This is a cruel last-ditch effort by Senate Republicans to scale back real aid for families.””, “The bipartisan group of centrist senators introduced two separate pieces of legislation on Monday. “

Georgia tells judge GOP runoff suit based on ‘theoretical fears’. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “They claim Georgia slacked on matching signatures for mail-in ballots, applying the rules “haphazardly and inconsistently” throughout the state.”, “The lawsuit, filed Dec. 10 by the Georgia Republican Party and the National Republican Senatorial Committee, is too late because it comes more than eight months after the rules were adopted by the state legislature, Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger said Wednesday in a motion to dismiss it.”

Additional support expected for Hong Kong shares. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “The lead from Wall Street is cautiously optimistic as stocks showed a lack of direction Wednesday before ending mixed, although the tech-heavy NASDAQ hit a new record closing high.”, “The mixed close on Wall Street came after the Fed announced its widely expected decision to leave interest rates unchanged while also revealing plans to continue its asset purchase program until the economy shows substantial progressed towards the central bank’s goals of maximum employment and price stability.”

China’s mission to the moon returns with samples to study. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The return capsule of China’s Chang’e-5 probe has come back to Earth, bringing with it the country’s first samples collected from the moon, according to a Xinhua report.”, “That site was chosen because it has a younger geological age than where samples collected by the U.S. and the Soviet Union were taken more than 40 years ago.”

Cardtronics investor alert BY THE former attorney general OF louisiana: kahn swick & foti, LLC investigates adequacy of price and process in proposed sale of cardtronics plc – CATM. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “and the law firm of Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC (“KSF”) are investigating the proposed sale of Cardtronics plc (NasdaqGS: CATM) to affiliates of Apollo Global Management, Inc. (NYSE: APO). “, “To learn more about KSF, whose partners include the Former Louisiana Attorney General, visit www.ksfcounsel.com.”

International student enrollment at renowned German universities made possible by the schloss-schule kirchberg. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “The results speak for themselves: The last year of international school leavers from the Schloss-Schule achieved an average of 10.5 points out of a total of 15 – 4.5 points better than the overall school average with a high percentage of native speakers.”, “KIRCHBERG AN DER JAGST, Germany, Dec. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — German university degrees enjoy an excellent global reputation, particularly in technical and natural science subjects. “

ZAGG investor alert BY THE former attorney general OF louisiana: kahn swick & foti, LLC investigates adequacy of price and process in proposed sale of ZAGG inc – ZAGG. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “To learn more about KSF, whose partners include the Former Louisiana Attorney General, visit www.ksfcounsel.com.”

Prevail therapeutics investor alert BY THE former attorney general OF louisiana: kahn swick & foti, LLC investigates adequacy of price and process in proposed sale of prevail therapeutics inc. – PRVL. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “and the law firm of Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC (“KSF”) are investigating the proposed sale of Prevail Therapeutics Inc. (NasdaqGS: PRVL) to Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY). “, “To learn more about KSF, whose partners include the Former Louisiana Attorney General, visit www.ksfcounsel.com.”

Robertson signals unease with rbnz’s requested housing tool. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The government and the RBNZ have been engaged in a public discussion over ways to cool the rampant housing market since Robertson proposed to Governor Adrian Orr that house prices be added to the bank’s monetary policy remit. “, “The recovery is forecast to continue next year, prompting some economists to question whether further monetary or fiscal stimulus is required.”

All you need to know going into trade on December 17. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The U.S. Federal Reserve promised to maintain its asset purchase program until it sees ‘substantial further progress’ in employment and inflation.”, “The Singapore-traded SGX Nifty, an early indicator of the Nifty 50 Index’s performance in India, was little changed at 13,685 as of 6:55 a.m.”

Private non-life insurers maintain growth momentum: icici securities  . According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “This report is authored by an external party. “, “The contents of this section do not constitute investment advice. “

Channel checks on gas demand, CGD trends: nirmal bang. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The views expressed in the report are that of the author entity and do not represent the views of BloombergQuint.”, “The contents of this section do not constitute investment advice. “

November CPI at 6.93%, WPI at 1.55% as vegetable prices cool: nirmal bang. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “These reports offer BloombergQuint’s subscribers an opportunity to expand their understanding of companies, sectors and the economy.”, “This report is authored by an external party. “

Tyre sector – ready to burn rubber: nirmal bang. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “This report is authored by an external party. “, “The views expressed in the report are that of the author entity and do not represent the views of BloombergQuint.”

Bitcoin extends record-setting rally, surpassing $21,800. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The digital coin rose as much as 3.1% to about $21,872 before paring some of the gains, according to a composite of prices compiled by Bloomberg. “, “It was at $21,682 as of 10:22 a.m. in Tokyo on Thursday.”

Vietnam reiterates it does not use currency for unfair trade. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “Vietnam’s central bank, refuting the U.S. Treasury’s move to designate the Southeast Asian nation a currency manipulator, said it does not use its exchange rates “to create an unfair competitive advantage in international trade,” the regulator said in a statement on its website.”

Indonesia stock market May add to its winnings. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “The deposit and lending facility rates are also called steady at 3.0 percent and 4.5 percent, respectively.”, “The Dow shed 44.77 points or 0.15 percent to finish at 30,154.54, while the NASDAQ jumped 63.13 points or 0.50 percent to end at 12,658.19 and the S&P 500 rose 6.55 points or 0.18 percent to close at 3,701.17.”

Investor alert: kaplan fox investigates potential securities fraud at solarwinds corporation. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “NEW YORK, Dec. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ –Kaplan Fox & Kilsheimer LLP (www.kaplanfox.com) is investigating claims on behalf of investors of SolarWinds Corporation (“SolarWinds” or the “Company”) (NYSE: SWI), a software company that provides IT management tools.”, “Jeffrey P. CampisiKAPLAN FOX & KILSHEIMER LLP850 Third Avenue, 14th FloorNew York, New York10022(212) 329-8571E-mail: jcampisi@kaplanfox.com”

Investor alert: kaplan fox investigates potential securities fraud at fireeye, inc.. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “This press release may be considered Attorney Advertising in some jurisdictions under the applicable law and ethical rules.”, “Jeffrey P. CampisiKAPLAN FOX & KILSHEIMER LLP850 Third Avenue, 14th FloorNew York, New York10022(212) 329-8571E-mail: jcampisi@kaplanfox.com”

Cubicfarms announces results of annual meeting of shareholders. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “There was excellent dialogue between shareholders and management about the Company’s growth in 2020, and I look forward to Cubic’s continued success in 2021.””, “The voting results, representing approximately 28% of the Company’s issued and outstanding voting shares, elected David Dinesen, Leo Benne, John De Jong, Michael McCarthy, Daniel Burns, Jeffrey D. Booth and Christopher Papouras. “

Japanese market little changed. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “In the tech space, Tokyo Electron is rising almost 2 percent, while Advantest is down 0.1 percent.”, “The major European markets moved to the upside on Wednesday. “

Google employees sent a letter demanding leadership changes and a stronger commitment to ‘academic integrity,’ as tensions over AI ethicist’s exit continue to rise. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “This would include, but is not limited to, a clarification of the Sensitive Topics Review process, including clear articulations of which projects fall in scope, transparency into the review process, and mechanisms of accountability for decision markers throughout”, “The Ethical AI team is a critical part of the Responsible AI ecosystem for Google and has been instrumental in helping to enact Google’s commitments to its AI Principles. “

EQT private equity makes a majority investment in storable, the leading software & technology provider to the self-storage industry. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “EQT works with portfolio companies to achieve sustainable growth, operational excellence and market leadership.”, “The Storable family of companies includes SiteLink, storEDGE, Easy Storage Solutions, SpareFoot, Select Merchant Solutions, Storsmart, and Bader Insurance. “

Innergex ratings update. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “CAUTIONARY STATEMENT REGARDING FORWARD-LOOKING INFORMATIONTo inform readers of the Corporation’s future prospects, this press release contains forward-looking information within the meaning of applicable securities laws (“Forward-Looking Information”), including the Corporation’s financial condition, ongoing access to capital to fund prospective projects and projects under development and construction, sources and impact of funding, terms and conditions of current and future financings, and execution of non-recourse project-level financing (including the timing and amount thereof), and other statements that are not historical facts. “, “The Corporation also reports that Fitch Ratings recently assigned a BBB- with a stable outlook rating to Innergex and each of Innergex’s Series A Preferred Shares and Series C Preferred Shares was assigned a BB rating.”

NEOS therapeutics investor alert BY THE former attorney general OF louisiana: kahn swick & foti, LLC investigates adequacy of price and process in proposed sale of neos therapeutics, inc. – NEOS. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “and the law firm of Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC (“KSF”) are investigating the proposed sale of Neos Therapeutics, Inc. (NasdaqGS: NEOS) to Aytu BioScience, Inc. (NasdaqGS: AYTU). “, “To learn more about KSF, whose partners include the Former Louisiana Attorney General, visit www.ksfcounsel.com.”

You think 2020 was hot for asia’s share sales? 2021 could sizzle. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The company behind the hit mobile game PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is planning a South Korean IPO which could be the country’s biggest ever. “, “”From a sector perspective, we expect health care and TMT to remain active, as well as consumer retail, driven by secular growth in mainland China,” he said.”

An Indian toy story that isn’t ending well for small businesses. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The current capacity, he said, will be able to take on additional demand as imports fall.”, “Manish Kukreja, chief executive officer at MIN (Made in India) Toy Pvt. “

Layers in the cement mix: demand, capex vs pricing and costs. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The sector may, however, have scope for a further re-rating as it enters the seasonally strong January to June period, which accounts for around 60% of total volumes. “, “Their optimism about growth prospects seems to build from multiple aspects, one of which is a possible demand recovery.”

South korea minister offers to quit over fight damaging president. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The authority of prosecutors has been a sore spot in South Korea for years. “, “The CIO would curtail the authority of prosecutors, and 54.2% of respondents saw the parliamentary move last week as inappropriate, according to Realmeter poll released on Monday.”

In charts: the best and worst states for women financial empowerment. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The National Family Health Survey is a government-sponsored survey conducted in a representative sample of households throughout India. “, “Among major states, 67.6% of the women surveyed in Karnataka and 66.6% of the women surveyed in Telangana owned a house or a piece of land independently or along with others, according to the survey. “

Japanese maker of $230 toaster sees its shares pop up in debut. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “Although Kishi hasn’t yet rated the stock or set a price target, he expects Balmuda’s shares to climb higher this week as retail investors flock to the stock, especially after a writeup in the Nikkei newspaper on Thursday.”, “Then last year, Mitsubishi Electric Corp., took on the toaster challenge and introduced the Bread Oven, a $270 gadget that makes a single slice of toast at a time. “

Hero motocorp aiming to improve in scooters, premium, exports: motilal oswal . According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The contents of this section do not constitute investment advice. “, “These reports offer BloombergQuint’s subscribers an opportunity to expand their understanding of companies, sectors and the economy.”

Cabinet approves rs 3,500 crore sugar export subsidy for 2020-21: care ratings. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “These reports offer BloombergQuint’s subscribers an opportunity to expand their understanding of companies, sectors and the economy.”, “The contents of this section do not constitute investment advice. “

Yuan reversal shows 6.5 per dollar is new line of resistance. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The yuan traded in the overseas market erased a gain of as much as 0.2% within 30 minutes, after the currency hit 6.5 in Thursday morning trade. “, “The offshore yuan quickly erased an advance after hitting 6.5 per dollar, suggesting that the level could be a new line in the sand for a currency that’s set to climb for a third quarter.”

Powell gives emerging markets an even longer leash. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “On Tuesday, the Federal Open Market Committee tied the enormous bond purchases at the heart of quantitative easing to the central bank’s broader goals of cranking up inflation and achieving maximum employment. “, “This column does not necessarily reflect the opinion of the editorial board or Bloomberg LP and its owners.”

India economy 2021 outlook: icici securities. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The contents of this section do not constitute investment advice. “, “The views expressed in the report are that of the author entity and do not represent the views of BloombergQuint.”

Stock markets live: SGX nifty indicates flat start; hero motocorp, navin fluorine, indusind in focus. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The index ended little changed on Wednesday.”, “The Nifty Realty Index was the top sectoral performer, with the 10-stock gauge ending at a 10-month high.”

Barkbox to be acquired in $1.6 billion deal. According to The Wall Street Journal on Thu Dec 17, “This year has been the busiest for the vehicle, according to data provider SPACInsider.”, “The deal seeks to capitalize on a pandemic-fueled rise in pet adoptions and pet-related spending that led Petco Animal Supplies Inc. to file for an initial public offering, and pushed online pet-supply store Chewy Inc.’s latest quarterly sales up 45% year-over-year.”

Turkey’s year of drama hands investors these priorities for 2021. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “That follows a 20% jump in 2019, even as Erdogan urged citizens to use local currency for transacting and investing.”, “”The missing component that would provide the lira with a stronger bullish momentum would be profit-taking on long U.S. dollar positions among Turkish households and companies,” he said.”

Morgan stanley, nomura say it’s time to bet on dubai tourism. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “At the same time, Hasnain Malik, the Dubai-based head of equity strategy at Tellimer, struck a note of caution, predicting a “stuttering process” of recovery. “, “The rollout of Covid-19 vaccines, a thaw in relations with Israel and Qatar, and the rescheduled Expo 2020 exhibition will benefit the Gulf Arab emirate, the strategists say.”

Global UV cured resins market will grow to us$ 7892.70 mn by 2028 at 8.9% CAGR – says absolute markets insights. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “Request for Sample Copy of This Report@ https://www.absolutemarketsinsights.com/request_sample.php?id=750”, “Contact Us:Email id:sales@absolutemarketsinsights.comContact Name:Shreyas TannaPhone:+91-740-024-2424”

The biggest trials coming to courts around the world in 2021. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “Zuma, who led South Africa for almost nine years before the ruling party forced him to step down in 2018, is facing charges that he took bribes from arms dealers, including Thales, in the 1990s. “, “The Odebrecht scandal has led to house arrest for two other former Peruvian presidents and charges against Humala’s presidential opponent Keiko Fujimori.”

Indian shares set to open on flat note. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “The pan European Stoxx 600 climbed 0.8 percent. “, “The Dow Jones Industrial Average slid 0.2 percent, while the S&P 500 edged up 0.2 percent. “

Innodisk lands iot devices with powerful recovery technique portfolio. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “The latest addition to the InnoAGE series is the InnoOSR 3TO7, available in 2.5”, M.2 2242 and 2280, as well as mSATA form factors in capacities from 32 GB up to 1 TB. “, “The InnoOSR series, meanwhile, is perfect for staying operational continuously even without staff available nearby, for example kiosks, unmanned retail applications, and casino gaming machine etc.”

IPO alert: virios therapeutics (viri). According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “Alpharetta, Georgia-based Virios Therapeutics Inc is set to make its stock market debut on the Nasdaq Capital Market on December 17, 2020 under the ticker symbol “VIRI.””, “The lead product candidate is IMC-1, a novel, proprietary, fixed dose combination of famciclovir and celecoxib, which is designed to suppress HSV-1 (Herpes Simplex Virus-1) activation and replication. “

Facebook, twitter reverse changes meant to curb vote misinformation. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “Twitter had made it harder to retweet others’ posts, encouraging people to add commentary before posting something. “, “”This requires multiple solutions — some of which may be more effective than others. “

Lakeview hotel investment corp announces third quarter 2020 results. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “The TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Service Provider (as the term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.”, “The effect on the hotels revenue have not been as great in the third quarter as we saw in the second quarter. “

HUL – staples remains resilient with A recovery in discretionary: motilal oswal . According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The decline has been much slower in sales of discretionary categories (skin care, cosmetics, deodorants, approximately 15% of portfolio) and out of home, Pureit and ice creams (5% of the portfolio) both of which had a decline of 25% YoY in Q2 FY21.”, “The contents of this section do not constitute investment advice. “

Norzinc announces anomalous gold found in stockwork zone at prairie creek project, NWT. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “The intent of this analysis was to identify possible additional metal opportunities that have not been re-assessed since the standard Prairie Creek assay suite was defined in 1993, and which did not include assaying for gold.”, “These statements also based on management’s expectations regarding the size and quality of resources, future trends for the Company, progress in development of properties, future production and sales volumes, capital costs, mine production costs, demand and market outlook for metals, future metal prices and treatment and refining charges, the outcome of legal proceedings, the timing of exploration, development and mining activities, capital market conditions, and the financial results of the Company. “

Experts at dermlaze skin laser aesthetics centre recommends profhilo this season. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “”The best part of the treatment is that I look naturally youthful. “, “The dissipation also means that only five injections are required on each side of the face or 10 injections for skin improvement around the neck area. “

Loral space investor alert BY THE former attorney general OF louisiana: kahn swick & foti, LLC investigates merger of loral space & communications inc. – LORL. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “and the law firm of Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC (“KSF”) are investigating the proposed merger of Loral Space & Communications Inc. (NasdaqGS: LORL) with Telesat Canada pursuant to which Loral shareholders not affiliated with the funds managed by MHR Fund Management LLC will end up owning just 26.1% of the combined company. “, “To learn more about KSF, whose partners include the Former Louisiana Attorney General, visit www.ksfcounsel.com.”

Capex, not consumer demand, will drive multiplier effect in Indian economy: kenneth andrade. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “”The big picture seems to be there in a number of industries and when those industries kick-start the capex cycle, it could lead to the multiplier effect,” the founder and chief investment officer of Old Bridge Capital Management told BloombergQuint’s Niraj Shah in an interview. “, “The recently launched production-linked incentive scheme will lead to a larger multiplier effect even on incremental spending, he said.”

Rupee and bond update – December 17, 2020: reliance securities . According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The dollar Index was down 0.32% at 90.18 this Wednesday afternoon trade in Asia lingering near its lowest level in over two years.”, “The rupee ended at 73.57 to the dollar compared with 73.64 in the previous session.”

Asian markets exhibit mixed trend. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “The major exporters are mixed on a stronger yen. “, “Asian stock markets are turning in a mixed performance on Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve revealed plans to continue its asset purchase program and U.S. lawmakers made progress toward a $900 billion coronavirus relief deal. “

NASA makes blue origin eligible to launch future missions without crews. According to The Wall Street Journal on Thu Dec 17, “The National Aeronautics and Space Administration on Wednesday named Blue Origin Federation LLC’s New Glenn rocket-a 310-foot reusable booster that isn’t expected to make its first flight until 2021-as one of its potential launch providers for scientific missions later in the decade.”, “Other heavy-lift rockets already cleared to compete for NASA’s scientific launches include those operated by Elon Musk’s Space Exploration Technologies Corp. and a joint venture between Boeing Co. and Lockheed Martin Corp.”

Fedex is limiting the number of items small businesses can ship during the pandemic-fueled holiday and retailers are calling it a ‘shipageddon’. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “”Think about who FedEx least wants to alienate for next year,” Goldberg said. “, “”The day after Cyber Monday, they called and said we were capped at 150 units. “

Eskom’s bailout emerging as equity swap by biggest bondholder. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The probe led to the departure of several senior executives following disclosures that included bailing out one of the country’s biggest retailers ahead of a national election against the advice of its investment professionals.”, “The PIC is recovering from a government inquiry last year into how political meddling influenced decision-making. “

St kitts and nevis foreign minister adds nearly 26 new countries with full Visa waiver in five years. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “Minister Brantley toldCS Global Partners “[This] means we have added 26 new countries with a full visa waiver and two with partial visa waiver in the last five years. “, “The policy states that nationals from both nations with a valid passport shall be exempted from visa requirements for entry. “

World brand lab releases ‘2020 world’s 500 most influential brands’. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “This leading brand consulting, research and evaluation firm, is chaired by Professor Robert Mundell, the 1999 Nobel laureate in Economics, and is wholly owned by World Executive Group. “, “Among the 43 brands from China, only Moutai, Tsingtao Brewery, Wuliangye and Bank of China can boast more than 100 years in business.”

Google illegal deal with Facebook alleged in monopoly suit. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “It did so, the Texas suit said, because Google cut a deal, signed at the “highest-level,” that let Facebook sell ads on mobile apps more quickly and gave it other advantages in ad auctions. “, “The suit, backed by several other states, also accused Google of tricking publishers into buying ads through Google services rather than header bidding.”

Making moves in the gaming market. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “Though it has grown into a hundred-billion-dollar market, major tech giants and conglomerates had avoided entering the gaming sector in the past. “, “Social game juggernaut Zynga has continued to buy rival mobile games, and Chinese giant Tencent’s 2016 acquisition of Clash of Clans developer Supercell was the most expensive ever at $8.6 billion.”

Sensex, nifty marginally higher in early trade. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “Indian shares opened on a flat note Thursday as investors react to downbeat U.S. economic data released overnight and the latest monetary policy announcements from the U.S. Federal Reserve.”, “The benchmark S&P BSE Sensex edged up 20 points to 46,686 in early trade, while the broader NSE Nifty index was up 14 points, or 0.1 percent, at 13,696.”

Interior secretary david bernhardt tests positive for Covid-19. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “Bernhardt’s positive test result was first reported by The Washington Post.”, “The White House did not include Bernhardt on a list of cabinet members who attended the midday session.”

Bitcoin tops $22,000 and strategists say rally has further to go. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “”The move above $20,000 has been coming and I’m probably a little surprised it didn’t come sooner,” said Craig Erlam, senior market analyst at Oanda Europe Ltd. “, “The rally in digital assets is polarizing opinion, given Bitcoin’s history of boom and bust. “

Tengasco investor alert BY THE former attorney general OF louisiana: kahn swick & foti, LLC investigates merger of tengasco, inc. – TGC. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “and the law firm of Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC (“KSF”) are investigating the proposed merger of Tengasco, Inc. (NYSE: TGC) with Riley Exploration-Permian, LLC, pursuant to which Tengasco shareholders will end up owning just 5% of the combined company. “, “To learn more about KSF, whose partners include the Former Louisiana Attorney General, visit www.ksfcounsel.com.”

Gross’s lawyer says ‘that’s not harassment, that’s just music’. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The music began blaring just days after Towfiq filed the complaint with city officials, Scolnick said. “, “Basinger meanwhile argued that Towfiq’s recording of the encounter in August was Gross’s “worst fear” coming true. “

India seeks to mend Bangladesh ties with vaccine diplomacy. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The new law fast-tracks Indian citizenship for non-Muslims from three neighboring nations including Bangladesh. “, “New Weather Patterns Are Turning Water Into a Weapon”

India’s sensex ekes out new record as gains extend for fifth day. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The measures followed a regional gauge higher even as falling stocks exceeded those that rose.”, “The yield on the benchmark 10-year government bond was little changed at 5.89%, while the rupee strengthened 0.1% to 73.5350 against the U.S. dollar.”

Jubilant foodworks stock jumps to A record high on biryani foray. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The food service company will sell biryani under the brand Ekdum!, with prices starting from Rs 99, according to an exchange filing.”, “The brand will offer a selection of 20 different biryanis-which, Morgan Stanley said, has been the most ordered item on online food delivery platforms such as Zomato and Swiggy since 2017-curated from different parts of India. “

Middle east’s ‘Uber for trucks’ to seek new funding, weighs IPO. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “”The banking sector in the region is not as sophisticated when it comes to receivable financing or lending to tech startups, so we really had to turn to venture debt for this funding,” Trukker’s Biswas said. “, “”We think that given the potential size of this market, it would be hard to keep Trukker private,” founder and Chief Executive Officer Gaurav Biswas said in an interview. “

Green boom’s hottest trade in 2021 May turn out to be utilities. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “Turbine maker Vestas Wind Systems A/S has almost doubled in value, while U.K. electric company SSE Plc is up less than 3%.”, “Still, while 2021 may involve a “bumpier ride” for renewables, valuations for Vestas, Orsted and peers aren’t likely to slide as their business growth forecasts are so positive, Whitehelm Capital’s Tonkin said.”

Metals tycoon agarwal eyes $10 billion of India turnaround deals. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “to seek investments in Indian companies offering substantial growth opportunities, according to a statement Thursday. “, “They will look to turn around companies being sold off as part of the country’s 2.1 trillion-rupee ($29 billion) divestment program.”

U.K. power grid moving offshore to support $27 billion wind boom. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The U.K. wants to increase interconnector capacity threefold to 18 gigawatts by 2030 and will give the nation the potential to be a net exporter of excess wind power.”, “”The existing process of linking single offshore wind farms is a legacy regime which needs updating,” said Barnaby Wharton, RenewableUK’s Director of Future Electricity Systems. “

London’s economy shaken with covid curbs adding to brexit fears. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “Figures published Thursday by the Institute for Fiscal Studies showed that consumer spending in London was still 10% below its pre-crisis level in November. “, “That’s down from 45% in April.”

Ukraine’s leader is being broken by the system he vowed to crush. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “As well as exposing his inexperience — the 42-year-old was a top TV comic before taking office — the backsliding throws into question the future of a nation that’s for decades played an outsized role in geopolitics, repeatedly thrusting the West and Russia into a tug of war.”, “The current standoff pits Zelenskiy against the Constitutional Court, which has struck down anti-graft laws that are key to the flow of billions of dollars of foreign aid and the visa-free travel Ukrainians enjoy to the European Union. “

IPO bonanza seen next year in europe with rush in tech firms. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “”There have been few periods in history with as much liquidity for equity capital market transactions,” said Aloke Gupte, co-head of equity capital markets for Europe, the Middle East and Africa at JPMorgan Chase & Co. “We expect 2021 to be a more active year, with IPOs coming back to market in full force,” he said.”, “”The bull market has visibly made an IPO the most attractive exit route,” Gupte said.”

Private equity offers survival tactic to fund industry in crisis. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “That gap has since exploded to $285 billion through October, according to Morningstar Inc. data.”, “That’s on top of the 45% it returned last year.”

European economics preview: bank of england monetary policy decision due. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “The nine-member committee is expected to hold the key rate a record low 0.10 percent and the asset purchase programme at GBP 895 billion after raising it by GBP 150 billion in November.”, ” At 4.00 am ET, Norges Bank is set to publish the interest rate decision.”

Ballard announces van hool follow-on order for 10 fuel cell modules to power buses in holland. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “These statements involve risks and uncertainties that may cause Ballard’s actual results to be materially different, including general economic and regulatory changes, detrimental reliance on third parties, successfully achieving our business plans and achieving and sustaining profitability. “, “About Ballard Power SystemsBallard Power Systems’ (NASDAQ: BLDP; TSX: BLDP) vision is to deliver fuel cell power for a sustainable planet. “

Vietnam May be too successful for its own good. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The designation itself doesn’t cost a countryanything, except perhaps some small market fluctuations. “, “The funny part was that being called a manipulator didn’t of itself do anything except get a country bad publicity and possibly presage cooler ties with the U.S. in general. “

Dubai state holding firm posts $3.1 billion loss as virus weighs. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The firm posted a loss of 11.4 billion dirhams ($3.1 billion) after a profit of 6.86 billion dirhams a year earlier, according to a statement.”

Africa oil receives its sixth prime dividend and ceo’s message to the shareholders. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “The Company is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange and on Nasdaq Stockholm under the symbol “AOI”.”, “This success is a great endorsement of our focused regional exploration strategy. “

Global superstar neymar jr. joins forces with superdry to front organic cotton underwear collection. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “The agreement with Neymar is a further step in the revival of the Superdry brand under founder, Julian Dunkerton, who [yesterday] was confirmed as permanent CEO of the business.”, “Superdry has pledged to become a 100% organic cotton brand by 2030 and is already supporting 400 farmers in India, in a transition to organic farming, as part of the brands Grow Future Thinking initiative.”

Polluters make some net-zero progress, climate action 100+ says. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “Three years after some of the world’s biggest investors joined forces to pressure the largest producers of greenhouse gases to cut emissions, about half of them have made net-zero commitments.”, “Climate Action 100+, an investor group with 545 members managing a combined $52 trillion of assets, said in a report Thursday that 43% of the initiative’s 160 focus companies, which include the likes of BP Plc and Exxon Mobil Corp., have set targets for net-zero emissions by 2050. “

7 tyson pork plant managers accused of betting on how many workers would contract Covid-19 have been fired. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “Now that the investigation has concluded, we are taking action based on the findings,” Tyson Foods President & CEO Dean Banks said in a statement.”, “The lawsuit had initially claimed that the facility had downplayed concerns and covered up an outbreak at the meat processing facility to keep workers coming in, the Associated Pressreported.”

Aurora cannabis revises credit facility terms; closes aurora sun facility. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “Aurora Cannabis’ announcement comes as its rivals Aphria Inc. and Tilray, Inc. said they have agreed to combine their businesses and create the world’s largest cannabis company based on pro forma revenue.”, “Aurora Cannabis noted that the amended credit facility agreement will transition the facility to a minimum liquidity covenant from a minimum EBITDA covenant, and provide it with the financial flexibility required to execute its business transformation plan.”

Italians are starting to like the Germans. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The German government airlifted patients from intensive-care units in Lombardy and other regions to its own less overwhelmed hospitals.”, “The last decade hasseen a progressive worsening of the relationship between Germany and its southern euro zone partners. “

MCX – bullion volumes continue to soften: icici securities . According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “These reports offer BloombergQuint’s subscribers an opportunity to expand their understanding of companies, sectors and the economy.”, “The views expressed in the report are that of the author entity and do not represent the views of BloombergQuint.”

Spectrum auction coming soon: motilal oswal. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The auction process may start by the last week of January 2021 (notice Inviting applications may be rolled out this month).”, “These reports offer BloombergQuint’s subscribers an opportunity to expand their understanding of companies, sectors and the economy.”

Aker solutions wins contracts for both onshore plant and subsea system for northern lights co2 storage. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “The company has also won a contract from Equinor to deliver the subsea equipment for injecting captured CO2 into a reservoir for permanent storage. “, “The subsea equipment contract will be booked as order intake in the fourth quarter of 2020 in the Subsea segment.”

German coronavirus cases jump by most since start of pandemic. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “Infections surged by 45,113 in the 24 hours through Thursday morning, according to data from Johns Hopkins University. “, “Merkel told her parliamentary caucus that Germany faces a new peak of infections next month and predicted that the first two months of 2021 will be particularly tough, according to a participant in the virtual meeting Tuesday.”

Saudi Arabia’s engine of new-job creation is still sputtering . According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The improved performance in the third quarter reflects a gradual return to normalcy after authorities began lifting coronavirus lockdowns from May. “, “The world’s largest crude exporter is facing a dual crisis this year as the pandemic and lower energy prices combine to strain its finances and the private sector.”

Alphatec holdings and EOS imaging reach a new agreement for the acquisition of EOS imaging. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “The offer will be made only pursuant to the offer documentation which will contain the full terms and conditions of the offer. “, “ATEC and EOS are two pioneers in their respective fields, and have contributed to revolutionizing the approach to orthopedic surgery.”

Divi’s laboratories crosses rs 1-lakh-crore market cap. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The rally even defied the worst selloff for equities in more than a decade triggered by the pandemic.”, “The research firm also termed the company as one of its top large-cap pick.”

Swiss get U.S. manipulator tag, BOE decides, fed tweaks: eco day. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “Welcome to Thursday, Europe. “

Italy should hold Egypt to account for student’s killing. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The death of a prisoner at the hands of their captors attracts little attention in Egypt, much less abroad.”, “Sisi’s chief international patron, President Donald Trump, is on his way out; for all his indulgences, Macron cannot provide the same political cover. “

Novartis to buy cadent therapeutics for up to $770 million. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “Novartis will pay $210 million up front and privately owned Cadent will be eligible for payments of as much as $560 million upon meeting certain milestones, the Cambridge, Massachusetts-based company said Thursday.”, “Novartis AG agreed to buy Cadent Therapeutics, a U.S. developer of treatments for cognitive and mood disorders, for as much as $770 million, amid a recent wave of acquisitions in the pharmaceutical industry.”

Nintendo and Sony shares hit records as peak holiday season approaches. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “Tokyo was set to report a record 800 coronavirus cases on Thursday, local broadcaster NHK said.”, “Nintendo Co. had its biggest gain in more than a year in Tokyo on Thursday, as investors eyed demand for game consoles with the peak holiday season approaching.”

Europe car sales fall 14% on drags from stricter virus measures. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The industry figures add to signs carmakers are in for a tough winter even as the looming arrival of vaccines stokes market optimism. “, “The data still underline the risk the virus poses to a backbone industry of many major economies in the region and the limits of stimulus measures that have vitalized demand for electric vehicles.”

Biden’s cabinet picks start to move through confirmation process. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “Despite the still simmering rancor of the election and President Donald Trump’s refusal so far to recognize the outcome, some Senate committees are moving ahead on vetting nominees, potentially leading to some being confirmed on Inauguration Day or shortly afterward.”, “This was true for the last four presidents, who announced a total of 115 nominees for Senate-confirmed positions before taking office and had 71 receive pre-inauguration hearings, according to the Center for Presidential Transition. “

Covid-relief plan talks down to final details: congress update. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “That would create a tight timeline for the Senate, and it’s possible final passage might not come until the weekend. “, “The House could move quickly toward a vote once the legislation is written. “

Poxel announces participation at upcoming virtual investor conferences. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “The Company intends to generate further growth through strategic partnerships and pipeline development. “, “Listed on Euronext Paris, Poxel is headquartered in Lyon, France, and has subsidiaries in Boston, MA, and Tokyo, Japan. “

Loeffler’s attacks show little outreach to Georgia moderates. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The upshot is that it’s probably Warnock “who’d be the one in the best position to appeal to a middle,” Bullock said.”, “”Therefore, moving from the hard right to the middle in just a few short weeks in this runoff was not only impossible but may have exposed her as a total fraud had she even tried,” said Dent.”

Lms365 EDU puts powerful learning tools in instructors’ hands. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “New Tools Added to Microsoft Teams for Education to Help Educators Engage Students Remotely”, “Domenic Pantaleo, president, Business Training Partners International Inc., said: “Institutions needstellar training content for teachers and staff, but they also need a training delivery system that’s easy and engaging to use. “

Sweden’s top covid strategist is losing the population’s trust. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The situation has already overwhelmed intensive care units in Stockholm, and authorities are now racing to come up with contingency plans.”, “The chief architect of Sweden’s controversial response to the pandemic is losing the confidence of the people who are supposed to be following his advice.”

Can markets defy gravity again next year?. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “ETFs in Vogue”, “The rising tide has lifted all asset prices.”

Nexteer recognized in newsweek’s list of america’s most responsible companies 2021. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “To view the full list of America’s Most Responsible Companies 2021, please visit the Newsweekwebsite.”, “The company serves more than 60 customers in every major region of the world including BMW, Fiat Chrysler, Ford, GM, PSA Groupe, Toyota and VW, as well as automakers in India and China. “

Veoneer’s chief technology officer will leave the company to pursue new career opportunity. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “Mr. Batra joined Veoneer in November 2018 from Ericsson and will leave in January to return to the telecommunications industry as Chief Strategy & Technology Officer for Nokia Corporation and will relocate to the United States. “, “Giuseppe Rosso, Veoneer’s current Vice President Systems & Software will be appointed Acting Chief Technology Officer of Veoneer upon Mr. Batra’s departure. “

Bank of korea governor says recovery hinges on containing latest wave. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The BOK last month forecast the economy to grow 3% next year after contracting 1.1% in 2020.”, “”If the spread of infections isn’t curbed, the hit to consumption would definitely serve as a factor lowering the growth estimate for next year,” Lee said Thursday in a media briefing. “

Orient cement: demand outlook positive; expansion still on hold, says anand rathi. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “This report is authored by an external party. “, “The views expressed in the report are that of the author entity and do not represent the views of BloombergQuint.”

U.S. fed policy – no changes in rates, liquidity support; economic outlook revised: care ratings. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “These reports offer BloombergQuint’s subscribers an opportunity to expand their understanding of companies, sectors and the economy.”, “This report is authored by an external party. “

NDB board of directors held 29th meeting in virtual format, approved seven projects. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “The NDB Board approved a loan of USD 75 million to the Municipality of Curitiba for Curitiba’s Bus Rideability Improvement Project. “, “The NDB Board approved a loan of EUR 134.64 million to the Far South Regional Development Bank (Banco Regional de Desenvolvimento do Extremo Sul, BRDE) for the Urban, Rural and Social Infrastructure Program to Achieve the SDGs. “

Irras announces expansion of irraflow launch to southeastern europe. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “This exclusive distribution agreement builds upon our history of success in launching leading medical technologies to our clients. “, “The information was released for public disclosure, through the agency of the contact person above, on December 17, 2020 at 08:00 (CET).”

Ubiik wins us$19.2mn of taiwan power corporation’s 2020 AMI tender to deploy 310,000 electricity meters network. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “The platform offers user interface and database with data analysis and device management functions, to analyze big data from smart meters and optimize the operation of communication devices. “, “Its narrow footprint (as low as 100kHz of TDD spectrum) and its versatility make it ideal for operation in sub-GHz bands (e.g., 400-510MHz or 800-960MHz).”

The moneyist: my wife and I missed mortgage payments due to debts, yet she asks about vacations and hides her finances. what do I do?. According to MarketWatch on Thu Dec 17, “The Moneyist: group where we look for answers to life’s thorniest money issues. “

Europe car registrations decline in November. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “Europe’s new car registrations logged a double-digit decline in November as several European governments introduced new measures to contain the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, the European Automobile Manufacturers Association reported Thursday.”

Talktalk agrees to $1.5 billion take-private bid from toscafund. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The deal is a 16% premium to TalkTalk’s share price on Oct. 7, the day before the Salford, England based-company disclosed that it had received the offer, the companies said in a statement on Thursday.”, “Investment fund Toscafund Asset Management LLP and private equity firm Penta have formed Tosca IOM to acquire TalkTalk for 97 pence-per-share. “

India rejoins U.S. watchlist in possible boost for rupee, bonds. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “That’s catching up with Russia, which has the world’s fourth-largest stockpile.”, “The U.S. Treasury Department’s latest foreign-exchange report cited India’s “significant” goods trade surplus with the U.S. and “sustained” net currency purchases through the year to June. “

Hong Kong unveils plan for climate disclosures, stress tests. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The city’s financial sector’s contribution to climate is “much, much” bigger than its territorial size would suggest given its role in facilitating flows to and from mainland China and internationally, according to Ashley Alder, chief executive officer at the Securities and Futures Commission, Hong Kong’s top regulator.”, “”The footprint of Hong Kong’s markets is enormous,” he said in a phone interview on Thursday. “

New locust swarms in africa, Yemen prompt UN appeal for funds. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The funds will support surveillance and control operations in the most-affected countries including Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Sudan and Yemen, the FAO said in a statement Wednesday.”, “The World Bank in May approved $500 million to help combat the pests. “

India’s pharma sales growth slows in November. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “Cipla and Cadila’s growth, too, can be attributed to Covid-19 drugs-Remdesivir and Tocilizumab. “, “That comes after 4.7% and 9.8% growth over the year-earlier in September and October, respectively.”

Abu dhabi oil giant mulls stake in Egypt’s first army firm offer. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “READ MORE: Egypt’s Economic Pivot Takes Shape as Army Firms Up for Sale”, “The plans are part of a push by the Arab world’s most populous country, which has enacted sweeping economic reforms over the past four years, to attract much-needed private investments — something the International Monetary Fund says previously might have been hindered by competition from some Egyptian state enterprises.”

Oil extends gain from 10-month high after U.S. stockpiles shrink. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The mixed outlook has weakened the front end of Brent’s forward curve, which is now on the verge of a bearish contango structure. “, “Futures in New York rose above $48 a barrel on Thursday after adding 2.7% over the past three sessions. “

Morgan stanley sees large private banks entering A ‘golden age’. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “”The extension of government credit guarantee scheme will further help reduce asset quality stress,” it wrote in the note. “, “The sector, especially private lenders, has not seen bad loans rise as much as feared. “

Bank Indonesia holds rate steady, saves ammunition for 2021. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The decision is in line with subdued inflation projections and recent stability in the rupiah currency, Governor Perry Warjiyo said at a briefing in Jakarta.”, “The central bank also will remain a standby buyer in government bond markets next year, after it recently wrapped up 397.56 trillion rupiah ($28.1 billion) in direct bond purchases under an emergency burden-sharing program this year.”

KKR sells two student accommodation assets in the Netherlands totaling 1,380 units for €190m. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “Xior Student Housing NV acquired the Zernike Tower, c.700 units in Groningen, and Greystar Real Estate Partners LLC acquired c.680 student accommodation units in Utrecht. “, “The 23-story Zernike Tower in Groningen recently opened in August this year and achieved full occupancy shortly thereafter, offering 698 fully furnished independent studios. “

Starhub harnesses adva’s encryption solution for secure, high-performance enterprise services. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “We develop and deliver to corporate and government clients solutions incorporating artificial intelligence, cyber security, data analytics, Internet of Things and robotics. “, “As the only technology of its kind cleared to transport NATO-restricted data, the ADVA FSP 3000 ConnectGuard™ Optical encryption solution meets the most stringent international standards and regulatory requirements.”

Nine in ten americans expect their travel habits to change forever due to pandemic reveals biggest global airline passenger survey. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “The results suggest a long-term shift in travel habits is underway, with 43 per cent of American passengers planning to travel less often by any means and a third (36%) expecting to fly less.”, “The research identifies several actionable solutions for airlines to improve the inflight experience and boost confidence for US passengers post-COVID:”

BD surpasses 1 billion injection device orders in support of Covid-19 vaccination efforts around the world. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “Forward-Looking StatementsThis press release contains certain forward-looking statements regarding BD’s manufacturing operations. “, “These devices are then shipped to governments or appointed distribution partners where they will then be distributed to health care facilities based on each country’s individual distribution and allocation strategy. “

Dr. hannah valantine joins elsevier’s inclusion and diversity advisory board. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “These include actions to bring about greater balance in gender, racial, ethnic and geographic representation in academic research, for example on editorial boards, in peer review and scientific conferences. “, “The Board also promotes standards and policies to ensure that research is funded, designed, conducted and reported in an equitable and inclusive manner.”

Philippines keeps benchmark rate steady amid slow recovery. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The Philippine central bank kept its key interest rate unchanged Thursday as it watches whether previous easing steps boost the economy’s slow recovery from the coronavirus pandemic.”, “The Philippine economy is facing a difficult recovery despite the further easing of movement restrictions and a decline in new infections from the August peak. “

South African stocks climb to 2018 high with index above 60,000. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The benchmark FTSE/JSE Africa All Share Index gained 1.5% to 60,353 at 10 a.m. in Johannesburg, with miners, banks and retailers prominent among gainers. “, “Foreigners were net purchasers of South African stocks for an eighth day Tuesday, buying 629 million rand ($43 million) of shares, according to exchange operator JSE Ltd.”

Bedsure combines the best of comfort and technology with their new low-voltage heated blanket. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “The controller that’s included with the blanket allows you to easily shift the temperature to find that just-right level of comfort as you drift off to sleep.”, “This heated blanket features different levels of heat so that you can find what works best for you. “

Didi’s logistics arm seeks $400 million in debut funding. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The ride-hailing giant is also ramping up its autonomous driving unit as well as robo-taxi service.”, “The logistics unit, known as Didi Freight, is looking to raise $300 million to $400 million, said the people, who asked not to be identified discussing a private matter. “

Saudi minister gets covid vaccine as kingdom offers free shots. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “Saudi Arabia’s Health Minister Tawfiq Al-Rabiah received a shot of Pfizer Inc. and BioNTech SE’s coronavirus vaccine, a day after the kingdom got the first batch of the vaccine.”, “”Today marks the beginning of a relief of this crisis,” he told state-run Ekhbariya TV. “

Cranswick withdraws from acquisition process for inspired pet nutrition. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “L) Thursday confirmed that it has withdrawn from the acquisition process for Inspired Pet Nutrition Limited. “, “The company did not provide any reason for the withdrawal.”

Alphabet-backed fintech gocardless nears $1 billion valuation amid digital payments boom. According to CNBC on Thu Dec 17, “The London-based company has won backing from top investors including the venture capital investment arms of Alphabet and Salesforce.”, “The $36 billion payments giant launched its own direct debit product in the U.K. earlier this year.”

China to provide financial support to key foreign companies. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “Companies operating in key areas, including special and general equipment, medical equipment, and auto manufacturing, will be eligible to receive the financial support, the Commerce Ministry said Thursday in a joint statement with the country’s banking and insurance regulator.”, “The businesses will have access to funds including 1.5 trillion yuan ($230 billion) in special re-lending and re-discounting quotas provided by the central bank, and 570 billion yuan in a new loan quota from Export-Import Bank of China.”

Nigeria reopens borders after 16-month shutdown raised prices. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The action brought once-thriving border towns to a near-standstill, with supply constraints contributing to the highest inflation rate in almost three years.”, “READ: Stalled Trucks at Borders Clouds African Free Trade Pact”

Continuity software announces API integration of its coral™ solution with the Amazon web services well-architected tool. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “Our solutions proactively prevent outages and data-loss incidents on critical IT infrastructure. “, “”We’re very pleased that Coral now deeply integrates with the AWS Well-Architected Tool,” saidGil Hecht, CEO at Continuity Software. “

Mrs. bectors IPO subscribed 114 times so far on final day. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The company, according to exchange filing, has raised Rs 162 crore by allocating 56,25,415 shares to anchor investors, including Goldman Sachs India Ltd., HDFC Life Insurance, Franklin India Smaller Companies Fund and IDFC Emerging Business Fund, among others. “, “The maiden offer comprises a fresh equity issue worth Rs 40.5 crore and a Rs 500-crore offer-for-sale by Linus Pvt., Mabel Pvt., GW Crown Pte. “

U.K.’s largest rolex retailer lifts forecast as demand improves. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The company’s previous sales forecast was for 880 million pounds to 910 million pounds.”, “”That gives us the luxury of being able to conduct our business a fair bit better than others.””

Talktalk telecom slips to h1 loss; to be bought by tosca IOM in £1.11 bln cash deal; names new CFO. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “TalkTalk Telecom Group plc. “, “The Offer Price represents a premium of approximately 16.4 percent to the Closing Price of 83.3 pence for each TalkTalk Share on October 7, being the last Business Day before the commencement of the Offer Period.”

Scandal-hit finablr sold for $1 to Israeli-uae consortium. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The consortium could end up paying more — as much as $190 million — if it succeeds in recovering funds from third parties that relate to the fraud.”, “The deal is also among the first significant commercial transactions between UAE and Israeli companies after the countries signed a normalization accord earlier this year. “

Taiwan keeps rate at record low as U.S. turns up currency heat. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The growth in M2 money supply between August and October exceeded the central bank’s guidance range of 6.5%.”, “Taiwanese officials have disputed the criteria used by the Treasury in its assessment, arguing that the increased trade surplus is mainly due to rising U.S. demand for Taiwan’s technology products caused by the Trump administration’s trade war with China.”

SNB defies U.S. criticism to renew currency intervention vow. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The currency was at 1.0812 per euro after the SNB decision, down just 0.1% on the day.”, “The U.S. Treasury Department designated Switzerland a currency manipulator on Wednesday after the SNB’s interventions surged to 90 billion francs ($102 billion) in the first six months of this year. “

Orban’s policy of thwarting asylum access breaks EU law. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “Hungary has illegally detained asylum seekers and moved them to a border area, the EU Court of Justice in Luxembourg said Thursday.”, “Hungary Frees Refugees From Metal Boxes, Tightens More Rules”

South africa misses covax deadline to secure vaccines. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The Department of Health said on Dec. 4 that the country was on track to sign the agreement and make the first payment by Dec. 15, in line with agreed timelines. “, “That guarantee is yet to be finalized.”

Imax doubles down on China with new deal as theaters buzz again. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “There Is Great Demand for Movies in China: Imax CEO (Video)”, “The Ontario, Canada-based firm known for massive screens in its movie halls, has signed a deal with its Chinese partner Guangzhou Jinyi Media Corp. for five new locations and upgrades at seven existing ones, it said in an email. “

U.S. pension fund TIAA embroiled in Brazil land-purchase probe. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “While TIAA and its local partner say they’re compliant and are fighting the allegations, the case may set off alarm bells among several foreign investors who have found ways to bypass ownership restrictions to buy or lease agricultural property in Brazil, the largest exporter of soybeans, sugar, coffee and beef.”, “Among members of the group being assessed are Cosan SA and Radar SA, a firm owned by Cosan and TIAA that specializes in land deals. “

How Covid-19 is helping robots take your job. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17,

Germany to sell record debt of up to $576 billion in 2021. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “Europe’s benchmark issuer plans to sell as much as 471 billion euros ($576 billion) in bonds and bills, easily exceeding a previous high of 407 billion euros sold this year, according to the Federal Finance Agency’s provisional calendar published Thursday.”, “Two of next year’s debt sales will be syndicated.”

Voith hydro awarded the contract for 174 MW asahan 3 hydropower plant in Indonesia. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “JAKARTA, Indonesia, Dec. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Voith Hydro has been awarded by Mitsubishi Corporation the electro-mechanical equipment contract for the Asahan 3 hydropower project in Indonesia, which will be operated by the state-owned utility Perusahaan Listrik Negara (PLN). “, “According to PLN’s strategic plan (RUPTL), new capacity in the country will be delivered largely through several sources of energy, including a proposed 1 GW of new hydropower capacity.”

DAX rallies on stimulus optimism. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “The benchmark DAX jumped 1.1 percent 13,709, after rallying 1.5 percent on Wednesday. “, “The drug discovery alliance and development partnership company said it has achieved key milestones in its partnership with Bristol Myers Squibb (BMY) on targeted protein degradation.”

Wpi-cpi divergence continues in November: anand rathi  . According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “This report is authored by an external party. “, “The contents of this section do not constitute investment advice. “

Dutch jobless rate decline in November. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “The Dutch unemployment rate fell in November, data from the Central Bureau of Statistics showed on Thursday.”, “The number of unemployed decreased to 378,000 in November from 406,000 in the previous month.”

KPR mill – large global market to aid sustained export growth, says icici direct. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The contents of this section do not constitute investment advice. “, “This report is authored by an external party. “

Volkswagen loses EU top court ruling in diesel scandal. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “Volkswagen Risks Diesel Claims Across EU After Top Court Ruling”, “The EU judges in a separate case ruled in July that VW owners affected by the scandal can sue the carmaker over diesel-emission manipulation anywhere in the 27-nation bloc, opening up the possibility of claims anywhere where a car owner lives.”

Swiss central bank holds key rate as expected. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “The SNB forecast economic growth of 2.5 percent to 3 percent for 2021.”, “The bank said its expansionary monetary policy provides favorable financing conditions, counters upward pressure on the Swiss franc, and contributes to an appropriate supply of credit and liquidity to the economy.”

Slovakia HICP inflation steady at 1.6% in November. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “The core inflation eased to 1.4 percent in November from 1.5 percent in the prior month.”, “This was in line with economists’ expectation.”

IAR systems enables linux-based continuous integration and automated workflows for risc-v. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “This will result in accelerated software development that can be quality-assured through flexible, automated workflows. “, “The build tools for Linux includes the highly optimizing IAR C/C++ Compiler™, IAR Assembler, Linker and library tools, IARBuild and runtime libraries. “

Elcomsoft doubles password recovery speeds with NVIDIA ampere, breaks jetico bestcrypt containers. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “Thirteen years ago, ElcomSoft pioneered GPU acceleration. “, “”PESKY RUSSIANS have come up with a novel way of using Nvidia’s graphics hardware – cracking passwords”, wrote The Inquirer at the time.”

Toyota’s chief says electric vehicles are overhyped. According to The Wall Street Journal on Thu Dec 17, “Toyota President Akio Toyoda said Japan would run out of electricity in the summer if all cars were running on electric power. “, “The infrastructure needed to support a fleet consisting entirely of EVs would cost Japan between ¥14 trillion and ¥37 trillion, the equivalent of $135 billion to $358 billion, he said.”

Norges bank leads g-10 pack with first rate hike seen early 2022. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The bank signaled that significant uncertainty remains, as the pandemic deepens its grip across Europe.”, “This year, the government withdrew record sums from its $1.2 trillion wealth fund, the world’s biggest, forcing the investor to liquidate assets to provide the necessary cash.”

Nissan decides against making EV in U.K. over brexit worries. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The battery-powered Ariya sport utility vehicle will be made at Nissan’s facility in Japan’s Tochigi prefecture and shipped to Europe and the U.S. from there, the company said Thursday. “, “The company earmarked 400 million pounds ($543 million) for production of the new Qashqai SUV in Sunderland and has invested most of that already, it said last month.”

CAC 40 extends gains on vaccine optimism. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “French stocks advanced on Thursday after the Federal Reserve vowed to continue its bond buying program and European Union lawmakers approved the bloc’s 1.8 trillion-euro ($2.2 trillion) stimulus package.”, “The benchmark CAC 40 rose 23 points, or 0.4 percent, to 5,571 after edging up 0.3 percent in the previous session.”

Abu dhabi’s IHC to list three of its units starting next week. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “International Holdings Company PJSC, which has a value of about $20 billion, will list Palms Sports, Zee Stores and Ease Lease on the second market of the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange next week, according to a statement Thursday.”, “The fourth biggest company by market capitalization in the United Arab Emirates will list three of its units on the stock exchange in its home market.”

Navin fluorine: value added segments likely to aid performance, says icici direct. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The new capacity is expected to come on stream during H1 FY23 and will create opportunities for new products in life science and crop science sectors in the specialty chemicals business.”, “This report is authored by an external party. “

The 10 most expensive U.S. home sales of 2020 show NYC isn’t dead. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The four-bedroom apartment reportedly includes a library, a dining room, and a wisp-thin 100squarefeet of terrace space.”, “The two-acre property was sold for more than a $40 million profit in just three years. “

Supreme court acknowledges farmers’ right to non-violent protest, says would set up panel to resolve impasse. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The Supreme Court on Thursday acknowledged the right of farmers to non-violent protests, and said it was thinking of setting up an “impartial and independent” panel of agriculture experts and farmer unions to resolve the impasse over three contentious farm laws.”, “The only thing which we will decide is the issue of protest and the right to move freely,” the bench made clear at the outset of the hearing which is still going on.”

French president macron tests positive for Covid-19. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “Europe is struggling to emerge from a second wave as European Union authorities are pushing for a compressed approval timeline for the Covid-19 vaccine from Pfizer Inc. and BioNTech SE to enable a rollouton the continent before Christmas.”, “France expects to receive 1.16 million doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine by Dec. 30, Castex said in a parliamentary debate. “

Who wins from brexit? new york. According to The Wall Street Journal on Thu Dec 17, “This doesn’t depend on the trade deal currently under negotiation. “, “The change will fragment liquidity and add cost and complexity for all manner of operations that in recent decades have settled in London.”

Goldman says Tesla inclusion won’t make s&p 500 much pricier. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “”Given Tesla’s large size and elevated multiple, many investors erroneously intuit that the company’s inclusion into the S&P 500 will lift the index’s current 22x P/E multiple — which already registers close to the highest levels on record — by two multiple turns or more,” Kostin and his colleagues wrote. “, “Tesla shares have surged 644% this year, pushing the company’s market value close to $600 billion, of which about 80% is floating. “

Europe’s direct lenders’ 2021 prospects depend on damage control. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “”It’s going to be interesting how the next year pans out in the real economy as you see government subsidies and schemes start to leave the system,” said Taj Sidhu, managing director and head of The Carlyle Group Inc’s credit opportunities fund. “, “”The historic banks are probably a little bit more careful,” said Aymen Mahmoud, a partner with law firm McDermott, Will & Emery UK LLP in London. “

Zeiss looks back on overall good fiscal year 2019/20. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “Earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) were also relatively high, reaching 922 million euros (prior year: 1.063 billion euros). “, “The EBIT margin was 15%. “

Mike novogratz backs volatility fund betting covid-hit trade rebounds. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “Read More: BTG Shutters Volatility Hedge Fund, Trading Head Exits”, “”The short-volatility strategies that blew up really employed too much leverage,” he said.”

Why it’s so hard to stop Amazon deforestation, starting with the beef industry. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “”This step is missing,” he says.”, “That followed a similar announcement months earlier from rival Marfrig Global Foods SA. “

Antitrust regulators ask whether index funds deserve more scrutiny. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “Tara McDonnell, a spokeswoman for BlackRock Inc., says it’s still analyzing the proposals. “, “The funds don’t have to notify regulators in advance of acquiring a large number of shares in a company, as is required of other kinds of investors, such as activist hedge funds waging proxy battles to gain control.”

T. rowe price executive stares down threat from private markets. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “As he becomes head of a new investment adviser at T. Rowe Price Group Inc., due to transition in 2022, he’s looking to work with managers who share his enthusiasm for active management. “, “They’re still separate but have central research platforms to support the strategies that sit on those platforms. “

This is the dawning of the age of the battery. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “I’m reminded of a tale from the birth of the iPod: Toshiba had invented a 1.8-inch hard drive, but had no idea what to do with it. “, “That’s down from nearly $1,200 per kilowatt-hour in 2010, a price drop of nearly 90% in about 10 years.”

The work-from-home boom is here to stay. get ready for pay cuts. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “”No matter what the economic cost of being in San Francisco, people would pay it.” Having more remote workers means “wages in Texas are going up,” he says. “, “The company, which has been around since 2006, is a low-cost real estate brokerage that also maintains a popular home-shopping app. “

The real trees behind fake corporate climate progress. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “Auditors, indeed, have repeatedly confirmed that GreenTrees meets rules set by the American Carbon Registry, one of several bodies that set standards to govern the carbon market. “, “”ACR does not doubt the integrity of offsets from GreenTrees,” it added.”

Amazon has turned a middle-class warehouse career into a mcjob. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “”The bigger the company, the more benefits, the more loyalty to the worker. “, “The number of Americans employed as delivery drivers and couriers, outside of U.S. Postal Service work, has surged by 22% in the last two years, driven partly by the expansion of Amazon’s nationwide network of contract delivery firms and partly by the advent of new grocery delivery services. “

Israel’s central banker sounds alarm as budget deadline looms. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The Finance Ministry’s Accountant General Yali Rothenberg has warned in a letter to government ministries that without adjustments and the passage of a new budget, “this situation will require further cutting of government expenditures.””, “Finance Minister Israel Katz on Thursday called for a 2020 blueprint to be passed on Sunday, with discussions at a later date for next year’s plan.”

Swisscom faces swiss competition commission’s probe into its optical-fiber network. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “The company said it offers all its competitors broad access to its networks on a non-discriminatory basis on terms that are regulated or commercially agreed.”, “Swisscom is currently in the process of massively expanding its fibre-to-the-home or FTTH network and aims to double the number of connections to 3 million by 2025.”

Last-minute holiday gift giving cision roundup. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “NEW YORK, Dec. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The followingroundup is acollection of stories dealing withholiday gift givingand is appropriate for special sections and for general use.”, “Dobby, The AI-powered Home Maintenance Platform, Secures $1.7 Million in Seed Round”

European shares inch higher for fourth day. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “The drug discovery alliance and development partnership company said it has achieved key milestones in its partnership with Bristol Myers Squibb (BMY) on targeted protein degradation.”, “The pharmaceutical company has agreed to buy all of the outstanding capital stock of Cadent Therapeutics.”

Stock futures rise on stimulus bets. According to The Wall Street Journal on Thu Dec 17, “U.S. stock futures rose Thursday as investors cheered signs of progress toward a fresh stimulus package that could support the economy through a potential winter slowdown.”, “The S&P 500 closed at its second-highest level ever on Wednesday. “

Kering says it will fully cooperate with the inquiry about tax litigation – quick facts. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “French luxury goods company Kering SA (PPRUY.PK, PPRUF.PK) said Thursday it intends to fully cooperate with the inquiry about tax litigation, in complete transparency and serenity. “, “The tax litigation inquiry appears to be linked to the potential consequences for Kering French companies resulting from legal proceedings initiated in November 2017 involving LGI, the Group’s Swiss subsidiary. “

James scott farrin attorney rick fleming named as secretary for nosscr. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “The firm focuses on personal injury, car accidents, workers’ compensation, nursing home abuse, whistleblowing, defective products, eminent domain, mass torts, class actions and Social Security Disability. “, “ABOUT THE LAW OFFICES OF JAMES SCOTT FARRIN”

Synapse xt: an anti-tinnitus supplement review report. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “The working of Synapse XT is rather complicated. “, “The manufacturer provides three combo packages on its website and the buyer can choose one as per their requirement.”

Supplyhouse.com launches an app for trade professionals on-the-go. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “The app brings the website experience right to the customer’s fingertips with over 180,000 products to shop for and the ability to manage saved carts and previous orders. “, “”The development team was constantly on calls, sharing screens, discussing ideas and approaches for implementation,” expressed Mat Antony, IT Captain at SupplyHouse.com, when asked what it was like to develop the app remotely. “

Putin says he won’t take russia vaccine yet because he’s too old. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “”That’s less than all leading countries in Europe and the European Union, less than the U.S.,” he said. “, “The Russian healthcare system proved more prepared and “more effective” than other major nations in dealing with the spread of the virus, Putin added.”

Istanbul new eurobonds sale delayed by ‘politics,’ Mayor says. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The tussle is the latest to face the mayor since the opposition wrested control of the city from President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s AK Party last year in a landslide. “, “The Treasury didn’t respond to a request for comment.”

Shell fights charge that its climate stance harms human rights. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The case brought by the Dutch arm of Friends of the Earth, Milieudefensie, links the oil major’s stance on climate change with human rights. “, “Royal Dutch Shell Plc is in court in The Hague for the final hearing in a landmark case that could force it to reduce its carbon footprint.”

Tesla-style rally puts Chinese EV makers on par with gm, ford. According to The Wall Street Journal on Thu Dec 17, “China’s electric-vehicle makers have surged in value, boosted by bold national green-energy targets and individual investors hoping for a repeat of Tesla Inc.’s stunning performance.”, “Tesla’s success has fed investor enthusiasm, as has China’s pledge to become carbon-neutral by 2060, said Elizabeth Kwik, investment manager for Asian equities at Aberdeen Standard Investments. “

Why going green saves bond borrowers money. According to The Wall Street Journal on Thu Dec 17, “The market for these bonds, which fund environmental objectives such as renewable power, is booming. “, “One of the greenium hunters, Thierry Roncalli, has been commuting to the deserted Paris headquarters of money manager Amundi SA during the pandemic to crank up the three computers he needs to run his complex calculations. “

FDA panel expected to back Moderna Covid-19 vaccine. According to The Wall Street Journal on Thu Dec 17, “A federal vaccine-advisory committee is likely to recommend that the Food and Drug Administration grant an emergency-use authorization for the new Covid-19 vaccine from Moderna Inc. when the panel meets Thursday, its chairman said.”

Peter jackson’s special-effects firm looks to become a content producer. According to The Wall Street Journal on Thu Dec 17, “”There’s a demand that’s tending to outstrip supply right now,” he said. “, “While fears of the spread of coronavirus have made it challenging to shoot on TV and movie sets, animation work can be done remotely.”

Jobless claims remain elevated as recovery slows. According to The Wall Street Journal on Thu Dec 17, “The weekly figures can be volatile around the holidays due to seasonal-adjustment issues. “, “”The next few months will be pretty rough for the labor market as you do see businesses having to contend with this latest wave of Covid cases,” Sarah House, senior economist at Wells Fargo Securities, said. “

Covid-19 closed borders and a once-hot apartment market crumbled. According to The Wall Street Journal on Thu Dec 17,

Rio tinto names stausholm new ceo, as it seeks to rebuild reputation. According to The Wall Street Journal on Thu Dec 17, “Among the decisions facing Mr. Stausholm when he steps up from the chief financial officer role on Jan. 1, is how to rebuild trust with the traditional owners of the Juukan Gorge caves that were destroyed by Rio Tinto on May 24 as part of an expansion of a big iron-ore mine in Western Australia.”, “He will leave Rio Tinto at the end of March.”

Rio tinto names jakob stausholm CEO. According to The Wall Street Journal on Thu Dec 17, “Rio Tinto, the world’s second-largest listed mining company by market value, must decide whether it wants to join with Chinese companies in a big African iron-ore development that could make its existing mines in Australia less profitable should the project weaken global iron-ore prices. “, “SYDNEY-The destruction of two ancient rock shelters in Australia this year cost three Rio Tinto PLC executives their jobs. “

Barnier sees progress as talks near their climax: brexit update. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “If a deal isn’t reached by Sunday, the European Parliament shouldn’t approve it because it wouldn’t have time to scrutinize it properly, Manfred Weber, head of the European People’s Party, said on Thursday.”, “”We will be doing everything in order to secure a good free trade agreement,” Gove told the House of Commons on Thursday. “

Top U.S. trade negotiator bullish on last-minute U.K. trade deal. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “Lighthizer added that he’s “hopeful” the two sides can come to a separate agreement that would roll back American tariffs on Scotch whisky and other British goods as a result of a 2019 World Trade Organization aircraft dispute ruling.”, “The incoming president has pledged to focus on domestic priorities and warned that he would not support a U.K.-U.S. trade deal if Brexit compromised the 1998 Good Friday Agreement that brought peace to Northern Ireland.”

New ad fraud scheme highlights a growing problem for streaming TV. According to The Wall Street Journal on Thu Dec 17, “Spoofing, the most common and troublesome version of fraud in streaming TV, requires the exploitation of not just flaws within the server-side ad technology but also a lack of visibility for advertisers buying inventory on open ad exchanges, said Tal Chalozin, chief technology officer of ad-tech firm Innovid Inc.”, “But the industry will need to improve the technology tools, systems and measurement within streaming TV to more effectively combat ad fraud, Mr. Wise said.”

Tesla going in s&p 500 is what the smart-beta geeks warned about. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “There’s a group of Wall Street data nerds who have been making a similar case against traditional stock benchmarks for years.”, “”When people say, ‘When is the Tesla bubble going to burst?’ “

One of 2021’s most-hyped calls risks backfiring on dollar bears. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The imminent demise of the currency’s multi-year bull cycle was also seen at the end of 2017 and 2018, only for the currency to rally through that first prognostication of doom, and slip a little less than 1% through the second.”, “Read more: Powell Sees Light at End of Tunnel and Policy Staying Very Easy”

Private equity digs into its pockets to keep companies afloat. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “They expect to be able to take dividends out of their investments again, or sell the companies, once clouds part.”, “The largest BDC under the Owl Rock Capital Partners umbrella lends to companies with on average $95 million in annual Ebitda.”

Worried about inflation after covid? don’t be. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “That likely would translate into lower borrowing for the rest of the year and a smoothing of monetary flows – and no major increase in inflationary pressures.”, “That makes sense – especially since there are more urgent problems facing the U.S. economy that deserve greater attention.”

Google AI researcher’s departure ignites new conflict over ethics. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “There are key advantages to this arrangement, but Google’s attempt to keep Gebru from publishing a paper that could have reflected poorly on its commercial operations highlights its inherent tensions.”, “While serving as a postdoctoral researcher at Microsoft in 2018, she co-authored a paper with MIT researcher Joy Buolamwini that showed how the company’s facial recognition program misidentified the gender of dark-skinned women 21% of the time, while working perfectly on White men. “

Gm’s $27 billion electric bet begins with bad-boy hummer truck. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “Seventeen-year-old Tesla is also developing models faster, with four distinct ones for sale and more coming. “, “To meet Barra’s ambitious delivery schedule for the Hummer truck, Tavel and Doug Parks, GM’s product development chief, met the next day to put together a small team that relied on virtual engineering tools, a streamlined internal approval process, and the simplicity of battery-centric vehicles compared with internal-combustion engines’ mass of specialized engine combinations and fuel and exhaust systems. “

Sensex, nifty hit record closing highs. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “The benchmark S&P BSE Sensex climbed 223.88 points, or 0.48 percent, to 46,890.34, taking its winning streak to the fifth day and marking a new closing high. “, “Indian shares hit record highs on Thursday, mirroring gains in global equities as U.S. stimulus hopes and optimism over the rollout of coronavirus vaccines strengthened the case for a global economic recovery.”

Bitcoin hits new all-time high above $23,000, extending its wild 2020 rally. According to CNBC on Thu Dec 17, “Well-known investors like Paul Tudor Jones and Stanley Druckenmiller have come out as believers in bitcoin this year, while large financial companies like PayPal and Fidelity have also made moves in the space. “, “”This run is completely different to the one in 2017,” said Eric Demuth, CEO and co-founder of cryptocurrency trading app Bitpanda. “

The board of directors of valmet oyj has decided on new share-based incentive plans for key employees and on the acquisition of own shares. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “The Deferred Share Plan directed to other key employees and management talents includes a one-year performance period, the year 2021. “, “This information was brought to you by Cision https://news.cision.com”

Drivers hit the road with lassa snoways 4 in heavy winter conditions. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “ISTANBUL, Dec. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Under its Lassa brand, Brisa presents its new pattern design Snoways 4 for drivers who prefer to travel without compromising on durability, safety and high performance in harsh winter road conditions. “, “Lassa Snoways 4 – New Generation Winter Tyre: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uBnitk5Hv20”

Offer document regarding roar bidco ab’s cash offer to the shareholders and holders of convertible bonds in recipharm AB (publ) made public: EQT. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “The offer document and a pre-printed acceptance form will be sent to shareholders in Recipharm whose shares were directly registered with Euroclear Sweden AB on 17 December 2020, except for those domiciled in the excluded jurisdictions (see above). “, “The offer document relating to the Offer has today been approved and registered by the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority (Sw. “

Ochsner health and the kinetix group welcome 450 health leaders at 4th annual value summit. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “NEW YORK, Dec. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The Kinetix Group (TKG) partnered with Ochsner Health to present the 4th Annual Value Summit onNovember 13, 2020 in collaboration with the American Medical Group Association (AMGA).”, “Topics such as Value-Based Care in the Era of COVID-19, Innovations in Care Delivery: Reflections on the Coronavirus Pandemic, The New Face of Primary Care and the Future of Value generated a platform for sharing real world strategies for delivering high quality care in a value-based environment.”

Masdar and PT PJBI form joint venture to drive development of Indonesia’s first floating solar power plant. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “The government is currently considering plans to develop an additional 60 floating PV plants, capitalizing on its more than 600 lakes and reservoirs, and helping to preserve precious land resources.”, “Photo – https://mma.prnewswire.com/media/1388238/Masdar_PT_PJB_Investasi_Indonesia.jpg”

JPMorgan wanted eaton vance deal – systematic trading in bonds – traders talk getting in on ipos. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “While that offer was higher than Morgan Stanley’s winning bid, Thomas Faust, Eaton Vance chairman and chief executive, declined to re-enter talks with JPMorgan because of an “oral agreement” with Morgan Stanley “not to pursue competing transactions”, according to the filing.”, “From the FT story:”

Hungary’s opposition pulls ahead as virus, scandals weaken orban. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The economic slump triggered by the Covid-19 pandemic and a string of scandals are hurting Fidesz’s popularity, while mainstream opposition parties are gaining after uniting for the first time before the next election in 2022, according to surveys published this month by Zavecz Research, Publicus and Median.”, “”Support for the government and the opposition is flipping,” said Tibor Zavecz, head of Zavecz Research. “

Global stocks jump after US lawmakers near deal on $900 billion stimulus package and the fed upgrades GDP forecasts. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “COVID-19 infections in Germany surged by the most since the start of the pandemic through Thursday morning, suggesting that the country’s strict lockdown measures will remain in place longer.”, “The dollar index fell to a two-year-low, trading around 89.95 on Thursday, and UBS expects to see further weakness ahead. “

India market no longer cheap; earnings key upside driver, says credit suisse. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The challenge is that from the time they first appear, index EPS estimates generally fall by 10% or more,” the note said.”, “The average Ebitda margin of the universe (Ex-BFSI) stood at 20.2% in the July-September period, BloombergQuint had reported earlier this month citing Bloomberg data.”

Housing market won’t mind libor’s lingering around. According to The Wall Street Journal on Thu Dec 17, “That will be mostly welcome news for many investors.”, “The transition period away from the universal but tarnished funding benchmark, the London interbank offered rate, in the U.S. has gotten a bit longer for some loans. “

BlackRock sees ‘advantageous’ trade in dividend stocks next year. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “After several companies cut or suspended their dividends earlier in the year and “arguably scared investors away,” expectations for payments have stabilized, said Tony DeSpirito, chief investment officer of U.S. fundamental active equity at the world’s biggest asset manager. “, “The stocks that appeal to investors looking for a steady stream of income are back in favor and may continue to beat bonds in a world of historically low rates, according to BlackRock Inc.”

Congress is still willing to let america down. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The 2008 rescue has rightly been criticized for looking after corporate interests and doing little for average Americans, and the U.S. is still grappling with the social, political and economic consequences of that decision. “, “This column does not necessarily reflect the opinion of the editorial board or Bloomberg LP and its owners.”

World’s biggest crane lifts huge steel ring at U.K. nuclear site. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “This U.K. government announced it was starting talks with the utility to try to agree on a financing mechanism.”, “The world’s largest crane hoisted the first of three massive steel rings that will encase one of the reactors at Electricite de France SA’s nuclear construction site in the U.K., a key milestone in getting the project completed on time.”

Relief unveiling, U.S.-U.K. trade deal, Mexico rates: eco day. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “Welcome to Thursday, Americas. “

Any person May provide information to cci, clarifies supreme court in ola, Uber case. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “It is difficult to agree with the judgment of the NCLAT in its narrow construction of the Section 19 of the act, which therefore stands set aside, said the top court.”, “The law says the commission may inquire into an alleged contravention of its provisions either on its own motion, via reference by the central or state government, or on receipt of information “from any person, consumer or their association or trade association”.”

Laggard South African bonds May get seasonal boost at year-end. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “Three of the most liquid debt tenors have handed positive returns to investors between December and January in recent years, according to Rand Merchant Bank.”, “Traders placed 22.9 billion rand ($1.6 billion) of orders or 3.5 times the 6.6 billion rand of securities on sale, showing higher demand than the average of 2.6 bid-to-cover since ramped up issuance began in July.”

Leaders of Turkey and Iraq drift closer over kurdish concerns. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is hosting Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi in Ankara on Thursday.”, “”The YPG cannot be allowed to exploit foreign assistance to launch attacks on our territory. “

Roku, wunong net technology, lennar: what to watch when the stock market opens today. According to The Wall Street Journal on Thu Dec 17, “The number of people applying for unemployment benefits is expected to have eased slightly, but not enough to allay concerns of weakening job gains.”, “ET. “

Covid-19, election jitters were no match for heard readers. According to The Wall Street Journal on Thu Dec 17, “The second-best Heard pick, Jon Sindreu’s recommendation to buy Axon Enterprise , the maker of Tasers and police body cameras, rose 57% on concern over public unrest and a backlash against police brutality. “, “The best performers of all were companies with shiny, new technologies and lots of skeptics.”

Doordash, grubhub, others could face pared-down menu. According to The Wall Street Journal on Thu Dec 17, “There is no question delivery players have won over lots of new restaurants for now. “, “And although its early growth may have been in part fueled by facilitating deliveries without prior consent of restaurants, according to D.A. Davidson analyst Tom White, DoorDash now says partner merchants account for nearly all the platform’s gross order value.”

Huawei eyes Ethiopia growth as telecoms industry opens up. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The company is likely to move a regional office covering about five countries from the Democratic Republic Congo to Ethiopia, where it currently only has a country office, he said.”, “”Ethiopia is rising and becoming much more important for the future,” Loise Tamalgo, Huawei’s Vice-President for Southern-Sahara Africa, said in an interview in Ivory Coast’s commercial capital, Abidjan. “

Cash sent to latin american families defies forecasts for plunge. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “”That’s been a factor in the resilience of remittances to Latin America and the Caribbean.””, “The World Bank still expects remittances to Latin America to suffer eventually, with an 8.1% slump expected for next year. “

Senators’ bill requires colleges to share revenue with athletes. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The call for paying student athletes is, according to Blumenthal and Booker, part of the national reckoning on issues of racial inequality. “, “Their bill would require colleges to share 50% of revenues — minus the cost of scholarships — with athletes who participate in revenue-generating sports. “

Morgan stanley leads $150 million bet on data-hungry consumers. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “It has invested in firms including software makers Quentic, Ecwid and OpsRamp and messaging platform EZ Texting.”, “Morgan Stanley Expansion Capital, the bank’s growth-focused investing arm, led the deal, and was joined by funds managed by Morgan Stanley Credit Partners, Morgan Stanley Tactical Value, and Los Angeles-based private equity firm ROCA Partners.”

How many different Covid-19 vaccines do we need?. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “This is enough for 150 million people, or half the U.S. population, assuming no wastage, because each vaccine requires two shots. “, “SF: This is a very good question, especially now that we have two vaccines that are using new technology and working much better than we had hoped. “

Accenture’s stock surges toward a record after profit and revenue beats, raised outlook. According to MarketWatch on Thu Dec 17, “Shares of Accenture PLC surged 4.6% toward record territory in premarket trading Thursday, after the consulting services company reported fiscal first-quarter profit and revenue that rose above expectations and provided an upbeat outlook. “, “The stock, which is on track to open above its Dec. 4 record close of $253.44, has rallied 17.5% year to date through Wednesday, while the S&P 500 has gained 14.6%.”

Coinflex sets up short-term lending facility for crypto traders. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The product is the latest seeking to tap expanding demand for crypto borrowing and lending, a trend thought to be contributing to the sharp rally in Bitcoin and other digital assets this year. “, “CoinFLEX is the trading name of Liquidity Technologies Ltd., a company incorporated in the Seychelles, according to the CoinFLEX website. “

BOE maintains QE plan, extends company aid on prolonged crisis. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The BOE’s economic projections assume the U.K. moves immediately to a free trade agreement with the EU on Jan. 1.”, “The central bank increased its bond-buying program by 150 billion pounds just six weeks ago to counter the fallout from the prolonged coronavirus crisis and the uncertainty hanging over the economy.”

Air cargo booking site gets bessemer funding, plans U.S. foray. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “It plans to use the money — its second funding round this year — to expand in the U.S. and Asia, it said Thursday in a statement.”, “Air cargo revenue rose 29% in the third quarter for carriers tracked by the International Air Transport Association industry group, as surging prices more than offset the reduction in capacity.”

FA center: new SEC chair needs to tackle these 5 big issues so the government can do a better job for investors. According to MarketWatch on Thu Dec 17, “The SEC ignored the petition.”, “There was little evidence showing proxy advisers make widespread errors, and many letters seemingly from retail investors favoring the proposed rule turned out to be generated indirectly by lobbyists. “

Bank of england holds interest rates, bond-buying program steady. According to MarketWatch on Thu Dec 17, “The FTSE 100 was flat, weighed by sterling strength.”, “The pound remained higher, up 0.8% to $1.3691, amid optimism over a Brexit trade deal being reached. “

Face mask material innovations needed as demand surges due to the pandemic, says lux research. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “In its newest report, “Mask Up: The Rising Need for Material Innovations in Face Masks,” Lux Research outlines the materials innovations needed to help increase production, make masks suitable for a consumer population, and improve sustainability.”, “BOSTON, Dec. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Face masks, previously used primarily as a tool for medical and industrial professionals, have become a necessary global consumer product because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. “

Castellum signs a 25-year leasing agreement with the swedish migration agency. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “The project will begin in the spring of 2021 and is expected to be completed during the summer of 2022.”, “The following files are available for download:”

Global market outlook for the coronavirus vaccine market to 2027, featuring Moderna inc, geovax, inovio pharmaceuticals and more. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “Vaccine Types Covered:”, “Infection Types Covered:”

Outside the box: trust is the secret sauce in companies that warren buffett and others value highly. According to MarketWatch on Thu Dec 17, “Today all boards are expected to follow delineated protocols ordained “best practices,” whether or not they are best for a particular company. “, “The trust-based approach works because the most important quality Berkshire looks for in new managers and companies is trust – they pass up opportunities if they have a shred of doubt about trustworthiness.”

DISH network prices offering of $2 bln of 0% convertible notes due 2025 – quick facts. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “The conversion price represents an approximately 30% conversion premium over the last reported sale price of $31.51 per share of DISH Network’s Class A Common Stock on The Nasdaq Global Select Market on December 16, 2020.”, “DISH Network Corp. (DISH) announced Thursday that it priced on Wednesday an offering of $2 billion aggregate principal amount of 0% Convertible Notes due 2025. “

Gannett reduces debt load; sees improving revenue trends to drive strong Q4 results. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “This includes the $1.082 billion outstanding term loan, $497.1 million 6 percent senior secured convertible notes, and $3.3 million of legacy Gannett 4.75 percent senior secured convertible notes.”, “Gannett Co., Inc. (GCI) said Thursday that from the beginning of the fourth quarter through the end of this week, it will have repaid about $647 million of its 11.5 percent term loan, reducing the outstanding balance to $1.082 billion.”

Quants ride into crypto wild west in the 500% Bitcoin comeback. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “That means going into Bitcoin’s 25% slide in March, for example, it was fully hedged. “, “”The crypto markets are more volatile and the platforms are less trustworthy at some level,” the 28-year-old Trabucco said from Hong Kong. “

Open care announces immubio platform based on nanoparticle science, currently developing potential break-through Covid-19 immunisation. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “Open Care is a biotechcompany thatfocusesondisease preventionand is currentlydevelopingImmubioTM, an immunisation development and delivery platform based onNanobiologicsTM.”, “The company plans to begin Phase 1 of their human trials in Q2 of 2021 for ImmubioCV after the pre-clinical phase has finalised.”

Qatar’s bein to pay $500 million in renewed premier league deal. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “”This deal demonstrates that rights-holders who do the most to protect their intellectual property, also do the most to protect the value of their media rights,” Nasser Al-Khelaifi, chairman of BeIN, said in Thursday’s statement.”, “”Our clubs have millions of passionate fans across the Middle East and North Africa and BeIN has played an important part in promoting the Premier League and helping engage those fans with our clubs and players,” Premier League Chief Executive Richard Masters said in Thursday’s statement.”

Rite aid’s stock soars after big profit beat, raised outlook. According to MarketWatch on Thu Dec 17, “Shares of Rite Aid Corp. soared 9.7% in premarket trading Thursday, after the drug store chain reported fiscal third-quarter profit and revenue that beat expectations, and raised its full-year outlook to expect earnings rather than potential losses. “, “The stock has run up 29.5% over the past three months while the S&P 500 has gained 10.3%.”

Dreamscape media inks exclusive video and audio partnership with one day university. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “Dreamscape is the publishing arm of Midwest Tape – a trusted partner to public libraries for over 30 years.”, “This partnership will help us expand our reach so more can be a ‘student for a day’,” said Steven Schragis, Founder of One Day University.”

General mills shares rise after earnings and sales beat expectations. According to MarketWatch on Thu Dec 17, “General Mills Inc. stock rose nearly 1% in Thursday premarket trading after the food manufacturer reported fiscal second-quarter earnings and sales that beat expectations. “

Large areas of southeast england moved to highest Covid-19 curbs. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “Cases increased by 46% in southeast England in the last week, Hancock told the House of Commons on Thursday.”, “The vast majority of regions already in tier 3, including Greater Manchester in northwest England, will stay in that bracket. “

Belgium consumer confidence improves sharply in December. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “The latest reading was the strongest since February, when it was -4.”, “The consumer confidence index rose to -8 in December from -15 in November.”

General mills sees sales gain persisting from at-home dining. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17,

Barkbox to go public through merger with SPAC northern star acquisition, as ticker changes to ‘bark’. According to MarketWatch on Thu Dec 17, “Barkbox Inc. said Thursday it will go public after entering into a merger agreement with special purpose acquisition company Northern Star Acquisition Corp. , in a deal that values the company at an enterprise value of $1.6 billion. “

John gutfreund’s decor, once a symbol of excess, could fetch $7 million. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “”There’s no question that this type of furniture, and this type of environment, is not as valuable as it once was.””, “The auction was previously scheduled for December. “

Fast-tracked bankruptcies leave some creditors in the dark. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “Those bankruptcy lenders — a group that as of August 10 included H/2 Capital Partners, Silver Point Capital and Brigade Capital Management — are now set to become the owners of most of J.C. Penney’s real estate holdings. “, “”The judge holds the keys and he just handed them over to the lenders,” he said.”

Up against wall street bond giants, minority firms want more. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “That hasn’t stopped themfrom angling for more business. “, “They point to a $1.2 billion bond sale by insurer Allstate Corp., the biggest corporate deal ever managed only by diverse firms, and Chicago-based Loop Capital Markets’s lead role in Ohio’s $780 million general obligation debt offering. “

Coronavirus tally: U.S. death toll climbs by more than 3,600 in a day, JHU data show. According to MarketWatch on Thu Dec 17, “There were 113,090 COVID-19 patients in U.S. hospitals on Wednesday, according to the COVID Tracking Project, up from 112,816 on Tuesday, as hospitalizations reached a record for an 11th-straight day.”, “The U.S. led the world, as the case tally climbed to 16.98 million from 16.73 million and a death toll that rose to 307,512 from 303,867. “

Google’s deepmind AI research costs stretch into the billions. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “Alphabet Inc. Google waived a $1.1 billion-pound loan to DeepMind Technologies Ltd. “, “The company’s technology for predicting the shape of proteins, which has potential uses for everything from drug research to designing enzymes that can break down pollutants, came first in a scientific competition devoted to the topic in November. “

Next year’s korean zombie thriller: its companies. According to The Wall Street Journal on Thu Dec 17, “In 2016, the South Korean zombie film “Train to Busan” took the world by storm. “, “The country’s existing problem with corporate debt has been magnified by the pandemic: Nonfinancial corporate leverage is once again within striking distance of the record highs it reached before the Asian Financial Crisis of the late 1990s. “

Stocks making the biggest moves in the premarket: accenture, general mills, rite aid, Roku & more. According to CNBC on Thu Dec 17, “The home builder’s revenue also came in above Wall Street forecasts. “, “Take a look at some of the biggest movers in the premarket:”

Bitcoin is up 200% this year. investment pros say the price could reach $400,000. According to MarketWatch on Thu Dec 17, “”We’re still talking and I think we’re gonna get there.”That was Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Wednesday afternoon, after leading lawmakers failed to reach a deal. “, “Sign up for The Barron’s Daily, a morning briefing for investors, including exclusive commentary from Barron’s and MarketWatch writers.”

New york snow winds down as season’s first storm exits. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The snow in Binghamton was falling at a rate of 5 inches an hour at times overnight, but it’s losing potency as it moves into New England.”, “Across the U.S., more than 1,300 flights were canceled Wednesday and Thursday, with the bulk of those in New York, Washington and Boston, according to FlightAware, a Houston-based airline tracking service.”

The U.S. should stop helping criminals hide money. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “Addressing these glitches -for example, by harmonizing FATCA and the CRS, or even eliminating the former in favor of the latter -will be a challenge.”, “To be sure, these efforts haven’t been without problems. “

Goldman trading bonus May jump nearly 20% after year’s windfall. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The fatter paychecks come on the back of a 49% jump in revenue following a sluggish decade for a group that was once the envy of Wall Street. “, “There will be greater divergence in payouts than in previous years, with some people potentially getting pay cuts despite generating more revenue, the people said, asking not to be identifed becasue bonus policies aren’t made public. “

Energy’s distress May ease because so many already went bust. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “That’s because some oil and gas companies have filed for bankruptcy while others have seen their fortunes rebound, according to Bloomberg Intelligence.”, “The average yield on the Bloomberg Barclays High Yield Energy Index has dropped to 6.2% — by definition, no longer high yield — since spiking to 24% in March.”

Genpact and the livekindly collective leverage cloud technology and predictive analytics to scale plant-based food production. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “Through strategic partnerships with seed growers, producers, and distributors, we are the only company in the plant-based food sector to own and operate the entire value chain.”, “In addition, forward-looking intelligence will allow The LIVEKINDLY Collective to better anticipate and match market demand, from managing supply chain operations to knowing what crop to plant when, bringing quality products to market when customers need them most.”

Quest diagnostics selects qualtrics employeexm and customerxm, empowering coordinated action for improvement all on one platform. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “To learn more, visitwww.qualtrics.com/customer-experience/.”, “SALT LAKE CITY and SEATTLE, Dec. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Qualtrics, the leader in customer experience and creator of the experience management category, today announced that Quest Diagnostics, one of the largest clinical laboratory testing companies in the United States, has selected Qualtrics EmployeeXM™ and CustomerXM™.”

Edible insects market to reach $4.63 billion by 2027- exclusive report covering pre and post Covid-19 market analysis by meticulous research®. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “Feed Additives Market by Type (Acidifiers, Probiotics, Enzyme, Antioxidants, Antibiotics, Amino Acids, Vitamins, Minerals), Animal Type (Poultry, Aquatic Animals), Source (Synthetic), and Geography- Global Forecast to 2027”, “The rescheduling of private investment financing and public funding initiatives towards developing the sector has further restricted its development. “

JPMorgan says stocks are primed for sustained gains in a way they haven’t been in years – and identifies 43 names to buy for above-average earnings growth in 2021. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “That’s mostly thanks to mega-cap tech firms, which have seen astonishing appreciation as work, school, and shopping have moved largely online.”, “Targa Resources Corp. (TRGP)”

Finding new interest, Egypt readies to resume state firm ipos. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “Egypt is readying to resume a stalled program to sell stakes in state-run firms, and has set its sights on around five companies that could be offered to investors, the public enterprise minister said Thursday.”, “So far, however, they’ve managed only to sell an additional stake in the state-run tobacco monopoly, Eastern Tobacco.”

Jabil’s stock surges toward a 20-year high after big profit and revenue beats. According to MarketWatch on Thu Dec 17, “Shares of Jabil Inc. ran up 8.3% toward a 20-year high in premarket trading Thursday, after the contract manufacturer reported a big profit beat for the fiscal first quarter on revenue that rose well above expectations. “, “The stock, which is on track to open at the highest price seen during regular-session hours since November 2000, has rallied 24.5% over the past three months through Wednesday, while the S&P 500 has gained 10.3%.”

Credit suisse charged over money laundering in cocaine ring. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The former bank manager, a woman who wasn’t named as is typical in Swiss indictments, has been indicted over her management of business relations with the Bulgarian’s criminal organization.”, “The Zurich-based bank failed to take all the organizational measures that were “reasonable and required” to prevent the cash made from the sale of cocaine that was then used to buy real estate in Switzerland and Bulgaria, the Office of the Swiss Attorney General said on Thursday.”

CBD OF denver, inc. (cbdd) Switzerland signs contract with new US supplier. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “DENVER, Dec. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — CBD ofDenver, Inc. (OTC: CBDD), a full-line CBDand Hemp oil company (“CBDD”) and a producer and distributor of Cannabis and CBD products in Switzerland has signed an agreement with a new US supplier.”, “These statements relate to future events or future financial performance, involving known and unknown risks and you should not place undue reliance on these statements. “

Itopia launches support for windows 10 VDI on google cloud with all-new management platform. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “As one unified management platform, itopia automates and orchestrates the entire VDI technology stack, enabling sysadmins with no VDI or Google Cloud experience to oversee global deployments and easily manage a distributed workforce.” said Ubaldo Don, CTO and Co-Founder of itopia.”, “”itopia’s Cloud VDI orchestration makes the future of end-user computing possible while slashing IT costs and unburdening IT teams.””

Legendre invests in and builds new housing project in bermondsey, london. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “The building also features a secure by design standard and it is also fully sprinklered.”, “”For this project and many others we rely on our in-house engineering hub composed of 70 engineers to find innovative technical solutions for our clients and our partners in terms of Structure, Methods, Building envelope, in data and digital construction,” explained Thomas VANDECASTEELE.”

Pressure biosciences PCT platform at forefront in generating pivotal findings by diverse Covid-19 research teams in usa, China, and europe. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “D. highlighted the use of the PCT Barocycler EXT sample preparation system in preparing SARS-CoV-2 glycoprotein samples for analysis.”, “PCT is a patented enabling technology platform that uses alternating cycles of hydrostatic pressure between ambient and ultra-high levels to safely and reproducibly control bio-molecular interactions (e.g., cell lysis, biomolecule extraction). “

Rite aid’s stock rockets after big profit beat, raised outlook. According to MarketWatch on Thu Dec 17, “Shares of Rite Aid Corp. rocketed 21.6% in premarket trading Thursday, after the drug store chain reported fiscal third-quarter profit and revenue that beat expectations, and raised its full-year outlook to expect earnings rather than potential losses. “, “The stock has run up 29.5% over the past three months while the S&P 500 has gained 10.3%.”

NASA grants jeff bezos’ space company blue origin a contract for crewless observation missions, planetary expeditions, and satellite launches. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “”The award builds on Blue Origin’s existing partnership with NASA and will advance science and exploration to benefit Earth.””, “The New Glenn rocket is a 310-foot reusable booster, expected to be launched in 2021. “

GM defense begins facility renovation to support infantry squad vehicle production. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “GM Defense LLC, a subsidiary of automaker General Motors Co. (GM), said Thursday it has started renovations of an existing GM building to support the production of the Infantry Squad Vehicle or ISV.”, “The ISV is based off the 2020 Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 midsize truck architecture.”

Oleg deripaska’s rusal role spurred europe sanctions warning to U.S.. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “At no point have any of your allegations been raised by either the auditors or the U.S. Treasury,” the firm said.”, “From the archive: A QuickTake explainer on the tangled ownership of Rusal”

Modeling agent brunel detained in France as part of epstein case. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The man was detained at the Paris Charles de Gaulle airport as he was about to board a plane to Dakar, according to a person familiar with the matter.”, “Agence France-Presse reported on the detention of Brunel earlier on Thursday.”

Many tax breaks are expiring at the end of the year, but these 8 May survive. According to MarketWatch on Thu Dec 17, “The 10% federal income tax credit for the purchase of qualifying electric-powered 2-wheeled vehicles manufactured primarily for use on public thoroughfares and capable of at least 45 miles per hour (i.e., electric-powered motorcycles) can be worth up to $2,500.”, “Your Tesla needs its Green Energy.”

Google wins EU approval for fitbit bid amid tech crackdown. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The European Commission said Google’s pledge to maintain access for rival health and fitness apps and device makers for 10 years removed its concerns about the company’s move into health data and devices. “, “The company will ensure that European users can grant or deny Google access if they want Google services to link up with Fitbit information. “

The new battles to come over working from home. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “There’s a famous paper by economist Paul David that explainswhy it took decades for electrification to bring big increases in manufacturing productivity. “, “They also probably won’t beevenly distributed between genders: theBarrero-Bloom-Davis surveys found that men were more likely to be able to work from home, and also reported bigger productivity gains from doing so.”

Nearly 46,000 businesses slashed 401(k) contributions during pandemic. According to CNBC on Thu Dec 17, “There are about 572,000 401(k) plans in the U.S., according to most recent data available from the Employee Benefits Security Administration.”, “They did so in a few ways, according to the survey. “

U.S. jobless claims unexpectedly jump to highest in three months. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “That, paired with cooler weather, has led to additional job losses and growing risks for the economy in the months before widespread vaccine distribution.”, “That figure roughly approximates the number of people receiving state unemployment benefits, but doesn’t include the millions of people who have already exhausted those benefits or are receiving assistance through federal pandemic jobless aid programs.”

Steel dynamics stock rises after upbeat fourth-quarter profit outlook. According to MarketWatch on Thu Dec 17, “The stock has rallied 22.6% over the past three months through Wednesday, while the S&P 500 has gained 10.3%.”, “Shares of Steel Dynamics Inc. rose 0.8% in premarket trading Thursday, after the steel producer provided an upbeat fourth-quarter profit outlook, as significant price increases for flat roll steel product offsets increased scrap costs. “

Merkel link to Wirecard laid out in testimony by former minister. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The episode was recounted by Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg, who appeared on Thursday at a parliamentary investigation in Berlin seeking to understand what contributed to Wirecard’s collapse earlier this year, and if regulatory mechanisms might have been too lax. “, “The fall of Wirecard has become Germany’s biggest economic scandal in recent memory. “

908 devices increases expected pricing of ipo, to be valued at up to $493 million. According to MarketWatch on Thu Dec 17, “The company is looking to go public at a time that the Renaissance IPO ETF has rallied 32.4% over the past three months while the S&P 500 has gained 10.3%.”, “908 Devices Inc. disclosed Thursday that the expected pricing of the Massachusetts-based biochemical analysis device company’s initial public pricing has increased, as the company looks to raise up to $118.75 million. “

Repo is ending a very eventful year in an unusually subdued way. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The Fed’s liquidity measures have also eliminated demand from relative-value investors, a group that tends to need to lock in funding for the end of the year to roll their trades, according to NatWest Markets strategist Blake Gwinn.”, “The Federal Reserve’s response to the coronavirus pandemic and a ballooning of bank reserves appears to have anesthetized the funding market against many of its usual new year’s headaches — even more than the central bank did with the extraordinary measures it implemented in late 2019. “

Hungary, Poland hit with fresh rebukes in EU court cases. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The dispute was the culmination of years of clashes between Brussels and the two countries over everything from political meddling in the judiciary to LGBTQ rights.”, “Three separate cases at the bloc’s top court on Thursday took issue with possible violations, from the way Hungary treats asylum seekers to how judicial independence in Poland is at risk from political interference following sweeping changes to its court system. “

Jobless claims hit a nearly 4-month high as coronavirus-induced layoffs grow. According to MarketWatch on Thu Dec 17, “The numbers: New applications for U.S. unemployment benefits rose in mid-December to a nearly four-month high, pointing to rising layoffs and more damage to the economy from a record increase in coronavirus cases.”, “Initial jobless claims climbed to 885,000 in the seven days ended Dec. 12 from a revised 862,000 in the prior week, the and S&P 500 were set to open slightly higher in Thursday trades. “

New-home construction rises as builders shift focus to multifamily projects. According to MarketWatch on Thu Dec 17, “The severe shortage of existing homes for sale has pushed prices higher. “, “But Ratiu signaled one concern for the market: The pace at which builders completed their projects slowed in November. “

Italy pushing to sell monte paschi to unicredit early 2021. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The benchmark FTSEMIB Index was 0.6% higher.”, “The Treasury “is carrying out all the activities that are needed to implement the decision taken by the government to dismiss its shareholding in MPS,” it said by email. “

U.S. housing starts rose for a third-straight month in November. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “Meanwhile, a separate report Thursday showed that applications for U.S. unemployment benefits unexpectedly jumped last week to the highest level in three months.”, “Residential starts rose 1.2% to a 1.547 million annualized rate from an downwardly revised 1.528 million a month earlier, according to government report released Thursday. “

Robinhood to pay $65 million to end SEC probe into stock orders. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The case involves disclosures from 2015 to late 2018 by a Robinhood unit, according to a Thursday SEC statement. “, “The company said it is now fully transparent in its communications with customers about how it makes money.”

Mrs. bectors IPO becomes most subscribed issue in India since 2017. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The initial public offering of Mrs. Bectors Food Specialities Ltd. “, “That was the biggest subscription number since Salasar Techno Engineering Ltd.’s IPO in July 2017 which was subscribed 273 times.”

Newly public oriental culture, scopus biopharma stocks more than triple ahead of the open. According to MarketWatch on Thu Dec 17, “The stock was up 216.6% head of the open on volume of 2.0 million shares. “, “The company’s initial public offering of 5.07 million shares priced at $4 a share, and the stock closed its first day of trading on Wednesday 50% above that price at $6.00. “

EV startup canoo fast-tracks launch of commercial delivery van. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The Los Angeles-based company has agreed to merge with Hennessy Capital Acquisition Corp. IV, a SPAC that raised $300 million in an initial public offering in March 2019. “, “”The volume on membership is still young in the industry. “

Hardly anyone is actually inside wall street’s big office towers. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The desolation was also noticeable a few blocks away, at the Whole Foods across from Bank of America’s tower near Bryant Park. “, “Near Times Square, at Morgan Stanley and Bank of America, foot traffic has fallen too. “

Supreme court can end the college sports charade. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The plaintiffs’ lawyers have put on a brave face, but what choice did they have? “, “Athletic departments were likely to find ways to get money to players for “education.” Plus, a number of states were passing laws to allow college athletes to accept money for their “name, image and likeness.” The NCAA notwithstanding, it seemed as if amateurism would no longer mean players had to be broke all the time.”

Breaking up Facebook won’t solve the problem. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The ultimate question is whether such regulation can be written and enforced without first sending the kind of message that the breakups would send.”, “The U.S. Justice Department is accusing Google of illegally preserving its dominant market share in search and search advertising by paying and pressuring phone makers to install Google as their default search engine. “

Foreign inflows into Indian equities cross rs 1 lakh crore in 33 trading sessions. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17,

Robinhood financial to pay $65 million to settle SEC probe. According to The Wall Street Journal on Thu Dec 17, “The firm nonetheless claimed on its website from 2018 to 2019 that its order-execution quality was as good or better than its rivals’, the SEC said.”, “WASHINGTON-Robinhood Financial LLC has agreed to pay $65 million to settle regulatory claims that it didn’t sufficiently disclose its business deals with high-speed trading firms, the Securities and Exchange Commission said Thursday.”

Haitong international first announces net zero carbon emissions target among all HK financial institutions. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “This is the first publicized commitment forCarbon Neutralityin Hong Kongfinancial circle, 25 years ahead of the city’s target.”, “The Group will keep track of its greenhouse gas emission metrics in line with the ISO 14064 standard and disclose the data in its annual ESG report.”

IFS is recognized as a 2020 gartner peer insights customers’ choice for cloud ERP for product-centric enterprises. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “The following files are available for download:”, “The following are examples of IFS customer reviews from Gartner Peer Insights:”

Don’t just focus on a single risk, take a broad look at risk intersection. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “They are becoming more frequent, severe and costly.”, “The increase in anxiety and mental illness has made many people more willing to open up about mental health issues and reduced the stigma around discussing mental health in work and social environments.”

Virtual pharma expo events scheduled for February 24-25 & May 5-6, 2021. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “May and September 2020 events attracted over 1,000 attendees for each event and Pharmaceutical Online (Life Science Connect Media) and Techceuticals, LLC are eager to host larger events with defined pharmaceutical audiences in 2021.”, “The upcoming events are a fantastic opportunity to see and connect with many different equipment manufacturers and service providers in one place.”

Electrification to spark growth of global aircraft electric power systems market. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “SANTA CLARA, Calif., Dec. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ –Frost & Sullivan’s recent analysis, Industry Convergence Boosting the Global Aircraft Electric Power Systems Market, finds that increasing demand for electric aircraft, changes in global fleet composition, and surging demand for new aircraft from emerging economies are prominent factors driving the global aircraft electric power systems (EPS) market. “, “”The move toward electrification of aircraft has benefited the engine segment with significant research and development (R&D) investments. “

Tapestry migrates SAP software environment onto google cloud – quick facts. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “This partnership is a critical step to Tapestry’s broader acceleration program and furthers the company’s goal to drive growth and enhance profitability across its portfolio.”, “Tapestry will now also have access to Google Cloud’s full spectrum of solutions, including Google Cloud’s Network Intelligence Center.”

Gsk: FDA approves benlysta for adult patients with active lupus nephritis in U.S.. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “The approval is based on the positive results of the BLISS-LN (Efficacy and Safety of Belimumab in Adult Patients with Active Lupus Nephritis) study.”, “L) said Thursday that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration or FDA has approved BENLYSTA (belimumab) for the treatment of adult patients with active lupus nephritis (LN) who are receiving standard therapy. “

Canada sees slowest population growth since 1946 on travel bans. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The stall highlights the impact Covid-19 is having on Canada’s once-robust population growth, a worrying sign for an economy that relies on immigration for demand and to offset an aging demographic.”, “Typically, Canada welcomes large numbers of international students each fall. “

Mexico city resists lockdown with hospital occupancy at 75%. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “”The worst part is calling place after place and hearing there’s none left.””, “On Tuesday, 4,834 hospital beds were in use. “

Kuwait says gulf arab summit to be held jan. 5 in Saudi Arabia. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The next Gulf Arab summit will be held in Saudi Arabia on Jan. 5, Kuwait’s foreign minister said in a statement Thursday.”, “Talk of a potential breakthrough began to circulate earlier this month following a visit from President Donald Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner to the region.”

Fixing the 737 max meant eliminating a key selling point for airlines – and that could cost a struggling Boeing another $5 billion. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “That includes:”, “The computer-based trainings basically cover the checklists and procedures for the issues that occurred before the two Max crashes, ensuring that pilots know what to do if those issues happen again, as well as reviewing the relevant systems and changes meant to prevent a reoccurrence.”

Fiat chrysler and PSA push to complete merger by end of January. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “Tesla Inc. has emerged as far and away the world’s most valuable automaker this year by reaching high volumes of electric vehicle sales faster than incumbents that were hit hard by the pandemic.”, “PSA’s Carlos Tavares already has been designated CEO of the combined entity.”

Pence May travel to Israel, Belgium after certifying trump loss. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “President-elect Joe Biden is expected to be inaugurated Jan. 20, ending Trump’s term in office.”, “The vice president’s office didn’t immediately respond to a request for comment.”

Trump’s border wall slices through religious freedom. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The judge conceded that the “presence of the condors on the lands … allows members of these tribes to connect with their ancestors and to continue to engage in cultural ceremonies and traditions which often use the condor’s feathers.” Nevertheless, due to the arcana of federal administrative law, his hands were tied. “, “He is a professor of law at Yale University and was a clerk to U.S. Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall. “

S&p 500 opens at all-time high as investors remain optimistic on stimulus prospects. According to MarketWatch on Thu Dec 17, “Stocks opened higher Thursday, with investors appearing to brush off a rise in first-time jobless claims to focus on prospects for a $900 billion economic relief package as talks continued on Capitol Hill. “, “The Nasdaq Composite was up 0.6% near 12,729, building on Wednesday’s record close.”

U.K. extends wage support and business loans to aid recovery. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “In a series of statements on Thursday, Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak set out his plan to extend the business loans and furlough wage support programs, and announced he will unveil the government’s tax and spending plans at a budget on March 3.”, “The loans, which have already paid out 68 billion pounds ($92 billion) in government-guaranteed lending, will be extended until the end of March. “

Iceland’s herd immunity plan likely impacted by vaccine delay. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “This means we will not reach a good herd immunity until late next year,” he said.”, “But according to Thorolfiur Gudnason, that target won’t be achieved until the end of next year.”

Don’t worry about Canada bond taper tantrum, CIBC says. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The Bank of Canada is currently buying at least C$4 billion ($3.1 billion) in federal government bonds a week, and already owns about 30% of all outstanding securities.”, “That may force it to temper purchases, even if it doesn’t want to draw down stimulus.”

Canada takes first step in allowing Boeing 737 max to fly again. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “Transport Canada said it expects to publish an airworthiness directive in January outlining the mandatory design changes. “, “Boeing 737 Max’s Ultimate Test May Be Fearful Passengers”

Risky loans secure private-equity payouts despite downturn. According to The Wall Street Journal on Thu Dec 17, “The maneuvers can leave companies in weaker financial shape, while helping private-equity firms lock in gains, often a few years after their initial investments.”, “The amount of issued debt tied to such payouts, known as dividend recapitalizations, grew to more than $29 billion this year, up more than 25% from 2019, according to S&P Global Market Intelligence’s LCD. “

Lawmakers scrap $500 million in state election security grants. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “Hovland, who was nominated by Trump, said Congress had appropriated a total of about $800 million for election security grants in fiscal years 2018 and 2020. “, “The money, distributed under a formula, can be used by states to replace outdated voting systems and paperless equipment and strengthen voter registration data bases, some of which have been the targets of foreign interference. “

Putin gets win as russian doping ban reduced by sports court. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “Then-Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev called it “a continuation of anti-Russian hysteria.””, “The decision is a victory for the Russian government, which has argued WADA overstepped its authority with the harsh punishment. “

WFP seeks $204 million to provide food relief to Zimbabweans. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The World Food Programme seeks to raise $204 million to provide help to more than 4 million Zimbabweans as the so-called lean season approaches following a year of drought, rising hyperinflation and coronavirus-related movement restrictions.”, “Almost 8 million people have fallen into poverty this year and hyperinflation has made basic necessities unaffordable to most, forcing more than half of Zimbabweans in rural areas to skip meals, the United Nations agency said in a statement Thursday.”

U.S. mortgage rates drop to record low for 15th time this year. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The lower borrowing costs have fueled a housing rally that has boosted the U.S. economy, with buyers jumping into the market and current owners saving money by refinancing into cheaper loans.”, “That’s boosted the mortgage industry, which is having a record year.”

Tesla only U.S. automaker meeting brake-safety commitment early. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “Tesla is among 10 companies that have already fulfilled a promise to federal regulators to install the safety technology on its vehicles by Sept. 1, 2022, according to Consumer Reports magazine and the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. “, “”The few automakers lagging far behind on their AEB commitment — and especially Fiat Chrysler — must lay out exactly how they’ll reach and surpass where the industry is today.””

Watchdog members urge probe on mnuchin’s shift of pandemic funds. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The Treasury also unveiled plans to park those funds, along with other left-over lending authorization — some $455 billion in all — into the department’s general fund, over which Congress has authority, rather than the Exchange Stabilization Fund, over which the secretary has greater discretion.”, “Read More: Yellen May Boost Treasury-Fed Cooperation, With Eye on GOP”

Paid sick time becomes key issue for investors this proxy season. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The ICCR has 300 members including money managers, pension plans and unions, which manage a combined $2 trillion. “, “This forces many to choose between going to work sick and infecting others or losing wages.”

Bank of Japan expected to extend covid programs amid virus surge. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “Read More: BOJ Is Said Likely to Mull Extending Virus Steps This Month”, “To read full report, click here.”

The wrong way to fight the death penalty. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “Cori Bush said that she was thinking of “Brandon Bernard and his family” and that “the system failed them.” She said nothing about Todd and Stacie Bagley, the young couple Bernard helped to brutally murder. “, “That’s true. “

Blackstone buys ISN stake, valuing company at $2 billion. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The alternative asset manager will be the only outside stockholder in employee-owned ISN, Blackstone said in a statement Thursday. “, “The platform includes tools and data to help companies mitigate risks in areas such as supply chain continuity, regulatory matters, sustainability and training.”

Boko haram video shows seized schoolboys in a forest. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The authenticity of the video, published by HumAngle, which covers insecurity in West and Central Africa, couldn’t be immediately verified. “, “The group also carried out similar attacks in the past, seizing 276 girls from a school in the northeastern town of Chibok in 2014 and another 110 from the northern town of Dapchi in 2018.”

Aluminum surges on concern U.S. May reapply rusal sanctions. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “”There is no signs that Deripaska affects management’s decisions in Rusal or En+, but he is still the largest shareholder and probably tracks what is going on in the company.””, “Aluminum surged in April 2018 when the government first announced that it was sanctioning Russian individuals and firms, including Rusal, to retaliate against Moscow for their roles in what the U.S. Treasury termed “worldwide malign activity.” The action caused concern that supply would be severely limited, and sent buyers scrambling to obtain metal in any form that they could get their hands on.”

Prominent mental health expert & media psychologist dr. don grant joins newport healthcare team. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “This issue is one that all mental health professionals will need to address.””, “NASHVILLE, Tenn., Dec. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ –Newport Healthcare, a national network of evidence-based healing centers for teens and young adults with primary mental health disorders, has announced Don Grant, MA, MFA, DAC, SUDCC IV, PhD, as Director of Outpatient Services, Santa Monica. “

Clean energy to strengthen the economy and communities in newfoundland and labrador. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “We said we would help and we are.”-The Hon. Seamus O’Regan, Minister of Natural Resources”, “The Government of Canada is committed to working collaboratively with provinces and territories, and Indigenous peoples, tobuild a healthier and cleaner future, and an economy that works for everyone.”

The construction specifications institute, inc. (csi) and ASTM international connect uniformat® and ASTM e1557 (uniformat ii) classification standards within csi’s crosswalk® web service. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “This tool augments the design and construction process by enabling construction technology platforms to connect through an Application Programming Interface (API). “, “The API connects to and curates’ versions of CSI’s construction information classifications and standards that span decades. “

Fda, Pfizer revising covid vaccine guidelines on side effects. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “Pfizer Inc. and U.S. drug regulators are revising information for use and monitoring of the company’s Covid-19 vaccine developed with BioNTech SE after rare allergic reactions were seen in some recipients.”, “Two people in Alaska who received the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine suffered the reactions, which have also seen in vaccine recipients in the U.K.”

Pepsico beverages partners with RISE to empower sports fans, athletes and leaders in the industry to fight racism. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “Through partnerships and programs, RISE inspires leaders in sports to create positive change on matters of race and equality. “, “PepsiCo generated more than$67 billionin net revenue in 2019, driven by a complementary food and beverage portfolio that includes Frito-Lay, Gatorade, Pepsi-Cola, Quaker and Tropicana. “

Allied orion group chosen to manage la villita apartments. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “This is the seventh One Real Estate Investment (OREI) owned community that Allied Orion Group has added to its growing management portfolio.”, “”We are now managing approximately 1,500 units across seven properties for OREI in multiple markets throughout Texas. “

Stock alert: avenue therapeutics jumps 16%. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “The company today said it plans to resubmit the NDA in February 2021, barring any Covid-19 related or other setbacks.”, “Shares of specialty pharmaceutical company, Avenue Therapeutics, Inc. (ATXI) are surging more than 16% Thursday morning after the company provided a regulatory update following receipt of the official meeting minutes from a November 2020 Type A meeting with the FDA relating to a path forward for its intravenous tramadol.”

Lawmakers race to finish $900 billion Covid-19 aid package. According to The Wall Street Journal on Thu Dec 17, “WASHINGTON-Lawmakers face a rapidly approaching deadline to wrap up negotiations on another coronavirus relief bill, racing Thursday to complete the details of the roughly $900 billion package and pass it through Congress before the end of the week.”, “Top Republicans and Democrats are closing in on a relief package that would send another direct check to many Americans, enhance unemployment benefits, provide aid to small businesses and fund the distribution of the Covid-19 vaccine, among other measures. “

Legendary investor bill miller has doubled the s&p 500 this year thanks to a well-timed Uber trade. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “That change would have increased costs for Uber significantly.”, “According to a Bloomberg interview with the co-manager of the Opportunity Trust, Samantha McLemore, their investment in Uber was driven by their confidence and the performance of Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi.”

Review: the $208,000 audi r8 performance is a relic of supercars long gone, and that’s what makes it special. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “Their V10s are gifts of epic noise and addicting linear power delivery. “, “Today’s R8 comes exclusively with 10 cylinders and an automatic.”

‘they claim it’s about privacy, but it’s about profit’: Facebook’s yearslong beef with Apple is finally coming to a head, as the social media giant takes aim at the iPhone maker’s latest software…. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “And not at all aligned with the truth,” Zuckerberg said during an interview on The Ezra Klein Show podcast.”, “”This is not a change we want to make, but unfortunately Apple’s updates to iOS 14 have forced this decision,” Facebook said.”

Manhattan hotels’ holiday season darkens with shutdown risk near. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “Those that have reopened face challenges turning a profit, despite catering to a customer base that is willing to pay high rates for posh accommodations. “, “Across the U.S., revenue per available room — a gauge of price and occupancy — fell 57% last week, the second-steepest year-over-year decline since June, according to lodging-data firm STR. “

New mountain capital is said to mull $3 billion zep exit in 2021. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The New York-based buyout firm is working with an adviser to explore strategic options for the company, said the people, who asked not to be identified because they weren’t authorized to speak publicly. “, “Zep’s brands include Black Magic and TimeMist, according to its website.”

Handling family requests for cash during a tough year. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “And consider this special caveat for Black women:The number of African American women in the U.S. workforce has declined by 6% since February -twice the rate of White women. “, “This pandemic has only exacerbated wage and labor market inequities and Black and Latinx communities have borne the brunt of the impact.”

Google must silo fitbit data, EU says, clearing $2.1 billion deal. According to The Wall Street Journal on Thu Dec 17, “The Fitbit deal, first agreed to in November 2019, remains under review by the U.S. Justice Department and Australia’s competition authority.”, “The commitments will remain in force for 10 years, and the advertising-related commitments can be extended for another 10 years. “

Franklin templeton’s six shut schemes generate rs 11,907 crore since closure in April. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “Franklin Templeton Mutual Fund had shut six debt mutual fund schemes on April 23, citing redemption pressures and lack of liquidity in the bond market.”, “The unitholders would have to take a call on whether to give consent to the winding up decision or withholding it, which would allow the schemes to reopen for purchase and redemption.”

Retail npas to rise, then return to pre-covid levels in fy22: axis bank. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “These numbers are fairly well within what we had guided, he said.”, “said on Thursday.”

Natural-gas futures turn slightly lower as U.S. weekly supplies fall by 122 billion cubic feet. According to MarketWatch on Thu Dec 17, “The U.S. was down 1.5 cents, or 0.6%, to $2.662 per million British thermal units. “

ICRA says India’s GDP to contract 7.8% in fy21. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The technical recession is likely to end in the fourth quarter, with a muted 1.3% growth benefiting from a real recovery as well as the low base effect. “, “This is expected to limit the contraction in Indian GDP in real terms to 7.8% in FY2021, Nayar said in a report.”

Mortgage rates have fallen to a record low. According to MarketWatch on Thu Dec 17, “The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 2.67% for the week ending Dec. 17, down four basis points from the week prior, Freddie Mac – bond investors often take their cues from the Fed’s actions, influencing long-term rates.”

Spain’s government is split over plan to boost minimum wage. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The tensions between the two ministries also offer a window on the complexities faced by Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez as he runs Spain’s first coalition administration since the return of democracy in 1978. “, “The jobless rate reached 27% in 2013.”

Fake TRP case: former official of ratings agency BARC arrested. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “In a charge sheet filed recently, the police alleged that an official of Hansa paid money to sample households to tune into Box Cinema, Fakt Marathi, Maha Movie and Republic TV.”, “The BARC engaged Hansa to install and maintain barometers which record TV viewership data at sample households.”

Defence ministry approves acquisition of military hardware worth rs 28,000 crore. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “”The Defence Acquisition Council headed by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh approved proposals to procure equipment worth Rs 27,000 crore from domestic industry,” the defence ministry said in a statement.”, “The procurement proposals were cleared at a time India and China are locked in a bitter border standoff in eastern Ladakh.”

Uttar pradesh chief minister approves name, design of jewar airport. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The initial capacity of the airport, proposed to be built in four phases, will be 12 million passengers per year, which will be expanded to 70 million passengers per year by 2050, the statement said.”, “Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Thursday approved the design, name and logo of the international airport to be constructed in Noida’s Jewar region, according to an official statement.”

Horizon falls as U.S. vaccine production crunch hits drug supply. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “Horizon Therapeutics Plc tumbled after saying a ramp in production of Covid-19 vaccines will hurt the supply of its soon-to-be blockbuster eye disease drug, Tepezza.”, “It is approved for the treatment of the rare and vision-threatening disease known as Thyroid Eye Disease. “

Arvind kejriwal tears copies of centre’s farm laws, says cannot ‘betray’ farmers. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday tore up copies of the Centre’s three new agriculture-related laws in the legislative assembly, saying he cannot betray the country’s farmers.”, “This assembly rejects the three laws and appeals to the central government to meet the demands of farmers, ” he said.”

Northeast snowstorm aside, winter looks mild for most of U.S.. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The Pacific Northwest, Midwest and Great Lakes, meanwhile, all have a high chance of getting more rain and snow.”, “Temperatures in New York’s Central Park have been an average of 0.5 degree Fahrenheit above normal through December 16, the National Weather Service said. “

NSE urges now’s trading members to migrate to alternate platforms by dec. 27. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The National Stock Exchange on Thursday asked the trading members using NOW platform to migrate to alternate trading platforms by Dec. 27.”, “The NOW platform was originally scheduled to discontinue from Sept. 14. “

Nitin gadkari cautions steelmakers against profiteering, says projects getting unviable. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “Cautioning against profiteering by steelmakers, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Thursday said he has sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s attention towards 55% hike in steel prices by players during the past six months, making projects unviable.”, “Highlighting various key initiatives undertaken by the government to encourage the infrastructure space such as the TOT (toll-operate-transfer) and BOT (build-operate-transfer) models, Gadkari said these have achieved global appreciation from the investor community.”

Lloyd’s of london plans to exit fossil-fuel insurance by 2030. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The announcement comes as a growing number of financial companies, from banks to private-equity firms, attempt to retool their businesses and portfolios for a future largely free of fossil fuels. “

Private equity, venture capital investments decline 27% in November. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “Investments by private equity and venture capital funds were 27% lower on yearly basis in November at $3.9 billion, and more than halved from the $8.5 billion reported in October, a report said on Thursday.”, “The period January-November period has seen a 31% decline in new fund raises by the investors at $5.9 billion as against $8.5 billion in the year-ago period, it said.”

U.K. says climate goals can be met without hurting the economy. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The review commissioned last year by the Treasury came to a similar conclusion that the government’s independent adviser, the Committee on Climate Change, which last week said the net-zero goals may pay for themselves in the opportunities they create.”, “A move to a net-zero economy will create new jobs and opportunities for green industry to flourish, the U.K. Treasury said in a report published Thursday. “

Suvendu adhikari quits tmc, several leaders rally behind him. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “Adhikari, the face of the Nandigram movement that added to the political heft of Mamata Banerjee and catapulted her to power in Bengal in 2011, sent his resignation letter to West Bengal Chief Minister and TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee during the second half of the day, party sources said.”, “The family wields considerable influence over at least 40-45 assembly segments in Paschim Medinipur, Bankura, Purulia, Jhargram, parts of Birbhum — mainly in the Junglemahal region — and some areas in minority-dominated Murshidabad district.”

Times Square development draws new wave of foreign investment. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The new capital comes after developers of the project at 1568 Broadway, which includes retail space, a hotel and an elevated stage for live events, modified their loan documents with senior lender Goldman Sachs Group Inc. to allow for an additional $250 million in EB-5 loans, according to a Manhattan court filing last week.”, “L&L Holding Co., along with partner Fortress Investment Group, are touting the project as the “future of Times Square” with more than 600 hotel room and the only permanent outdoor stage in the area.”

Ikea expects five million visitors at its mumbai store in next one year. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The Swedish flat-pack furniture giant also plans to open two smaller format stores in Mumbai in next 12 months to be more accessible to customers within city limits. “, “The Swedish furniture major may further cut prices to make its products more affordable to Indians. “

Exxon’s suddenly trouncing Chevron. coincidence?. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “It’s an issue that’s been dogging Exxon (and the industry); analystDoug Terreson at Evercore ISI hasproselytized the message of aligning c-suite bonuses better with financial performance for years. “, “He previously was editor of the Wall Street Journal’s Heard on the Street column and wrote for the Financial Times’ Lex column. “

Give Citigroup’s bankers a three-month break. why not?. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “There are plenty of ways in which big companies can be more accommodating.”, “The timing could also be tricky for Citi. “

Investors turning up noses at food companies. According to The Wall Street Journal on Thu Dec 17, “On Thursday’s conference call, General Mills Chief Executive Jeff Harmening bolstered the argument, pointing to real-world evidence from two countries where the worst of the pandemic has already passed: China and Australia. “, “This was led by 18% sales growth for both its pet-food segment and North America meals and baking, which includes brands such as Progresso soup and Pillsbury biscuits. “

Ecb’s schnabel says prospect of faster recovery bolstering euro. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The euro has strengthened almost 15% against the dollar since March, trading at $1.2250 on Thursday at 4:42 p.m. “, “Schnabel defended the ECB’s measures against the fallout of the pandemic, saying they “avoided an even deeper economic recession and a financial crisis.” The duration of its emergency bond-buying program will depend on the impact of the virus on the outlook for growth and inflation, she said.”

GM stock’s price target raised at morgan stanley. According to MarketWatch on Thu Dec 17, “Just as Tesla Inc. monetizes its autonomous-vehicle business, so will GM increase that, he said. “, “Analyst Adam Jonas of Morgan Stanley upped his price target on General Motors Co. shares to $57, representing an upside around 33% over Thursday prices, saying that the car maker’s OnStar and connected fleet business could unlock more revenue in 2021. “

Texas wOman recognized as nha’s one millionth certification, helps in covid vaccine study. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “The organization offers eight nationally accredited exams, certification preparation and study materials, learning resources, industry-leading outcomes-based data analytics, as well as ongoing professional development and continuing education for its certification holders. “, “”Bringing skilled and passionate people into healthcare is mission critical right now, so weare honored to join NHA in the celebration ofone million allied health certifications,” saysNatalie Busch,TiScrubs CEO.”

A $97.5 million startup poached execs from Salesforce and conga because need for its software subscription tools has boomed during remote work. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “”There’s a real need for Zylo,” he said. “, “”We’re bringing in so much valuable data from working with our customers,” Horoho said, “That we’ve only scratched the surface on how we can create value.””

23 books management consUltants from firms like mckinsey and bain recommend for anyone who wants to make smarter business decisions. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “The liking principle, for example, refers to how we’re more likely to agree with people we like and how we’re also prone to like people who agree with us.”, “They usually have a knack for diagnosing company strengths and weaknesses on the fly.”

Guitar center nears bankruptcy exit after court confirmation. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “Each class of Guitar Center creditors voted in favor of the bankruptcy plan as of Thursday, lawyers for the retailer said in court. “, “The chain has around 300 stores across the U.S., and sister brands include Music & Arts, which has more than 200 locations specializing in band and orchestral instruments.”

Copilot provider support services expands social giving initiative to benefit families in developing countries. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “To date, CoPilot Cares has fueled the installation of over 100 hand water pumps across India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka with plans to double its efforts in 2021.”, “CoPilot CEO and Co-founder, Nuaman Tyyeb added, “Our goal is to set the standard inprioritizinghealthcare rights for all. “

‘fortnite’ maker epic games is getting help from another deep-pocketed tech giant in its ongoing legal fight with Apple: Facebook is joining the fray. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “The new option said “Epic direct payment,” which is exactly what it sounds like: Instead of paying Apple, then Apple paying “Fortnite” maker Epic Games, you could pay Epic directlyandit cost less for the same thing.”, “Facebook has gone on the offensive against Apple recently:It took out a full page ad in The New York Times criticizing Apple’s latest OS update and claiming that it would hurt small businesses due to a change in ad policy.”

Credit suisse criminally charged in longstanding money-laundering case. According to The Wall Street Journal on Thu Dec 17, “The former Credit Suisse executive, who wasn’t named, was charged with aggravated money laundering for allegedly assisting the Bulgarian organization and concealing the criminal origin of assets in transactions at Credit Suisse. “, “Two more unnamed individuals, who prosecutors said were members of the Bulgarian organization, also were charged. “

64% of last-minute christmas shoppers plan to shop in-store despite the pandemic, according to a new survey from klarna. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “The majority of consumers are last-minute shoppers: 79% of consumers have left their holiday shopping until the last minute this year, buying gifts for loved ones within two weeks of Christmas. “, “This information was brought to you by Cision https://news.cision.com”

Bairesdev wins award for best company for diversity 2020. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “This award serves as a testament to BairesDev’s commitment to diversity and inclusion. “, “It does so through its revamped B-Grants program, which has the company teaming up with clients and non-profit organizations to provide opportunities for talented people who are underrepresented in the IT industry.”

Technomic reports on the current state of the evolving foodservice technology channel. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “About TechnomicTechnomic, Inc., a Winsight company, was founded as a management consulting firm in 1966. “, “”The report uncovers the current landscape of technology use in restaurants, identifies operator plans and priorities for future investment, and provides more clarity on the factors that are accelerating or, in some cases, hindering deeper integration of technology into restaurant operations,” explains Melissa Wilson, principal at Technomic. “

From livestream sales on tiktok to an Amazon prime competitor, Walmart is becoming a tech powerhouse. here’s how much the retailer pays its tech workers, from software developers to managers. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “Previously, Walmart announced its intent to purchase a 7.5% stake in TikTok.”, “The chain also launched its Amazon Prime competitor, Walmart Plus, in September. “

Cyprus’s anastasiades fails to get 2021 budget approved. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “Read more: Citizenship-for-Sale Scandal Heats Up as EU Threatens Suits”, “The Cypriot parliament’s speaker Demetris Syllouris resigned in October, after an Al Jazeera report caught him on video offering to help a fictitious Chinese businessman with a criminal record attain citizenship. “

Sackler family member denies improper transfers of purdue funds. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The Sacklers also agreed to pay $225 million to settle potential civil claims tied to that marketing.”, “Sackler, the son of ex-Purdue President Richard Sackler, told a U.S. House of Representatives committee Thursday only a “very small amount” of money moved out of the family owned drugmaker by the Sacklers wound up in foreign banks, and those transactions shouldn’t raise questions.”The transfers you are referring to have been identified as legally appropriate and disclosed,” Sackler said under questioning by Representative Carolyn Maloney, a New York Democrat and chair of the House Oversight Committee. “

Wrangler expands to China. According to MarketWatch on Thu Dec 17, “Kontoor Brands Inc. said Thursday that it has expanded the Wrangler denim brand to China through a partnership with Tmall. “

Saudi wealth fund put 2008 crisis lesson to use this time around. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “Saudi Wealth Fund Making Another Splash, This Time at Home”, “The fund is set to play a major role investing in local development projects over the next few years as the government looks to cut spending to keep the budget deficit in check.”

Every state in U.S. saw personal incomes drop in third quarter. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “West Virginia led declines, contracting 30% at an annual rate, as Michigan, Kentucky and Oklahoma all registered drops exceeding 20%, Commerce Department data showed Thursday.”, “The data highlight the benefits of economic stimulus at a time when unemployment is high and a spike in U.S. coronavirus cases coupled with fresh restrictions keeping businesses closed are weighing on hiring.”

Smith college to move $2 billion endowment in-house, hire chief. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The move from Investure will enable the women’s college to have “greater direct control over its largest financial asset,” President Kathleen McCartney and Alison Overseth, chair of the board of trustees, said in a statement Thursday.”, “The Northampton, Massachusetts-based college decided to make the change after more than a year of deliberation. “

Rio’s new boss is a crisis veteran facing his biggest test yet. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The company’s shares fell after his sudden departure was announced in 2018.”, “Read: Rio Urged To Make Restitution Over Aboriginal Site Blasts”

Boe’s bailey slammed in probe of FCA and mini-bond scandal. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The now-BOE chief said he had implemented “changes in culture, mind-set and systems,” but “those changes did not come in time” for victims of the scandal.”, “About 11,000 customers invested 237 million pounds ($322 million), according to the Treasury.”

Chinese e-commerce newcomers more than double amid IPO frenzy. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “Its stock rose as much as 18% Thursday, which helped to claw back its losses Wednesday when it made its debut as the year’s worst performing large U.S. initial public offering.”, “Both stocks triggered a handful of volatility halts on Thursday.”

Robinhood is not gamifying markets. it’s democratizing them.. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “He is the author of “The Poker Face of Wall Street.” He may have a stake in the areas he writes about.”, “Two final charges merit thought. “

Steve cohen give mets fans and bondholders something to cheer. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The debt is backed by payments in lieu of property taxes to the city, and lease and installment payments.”, “The team is also showing interest in Liam Hendriks, among the top relievers in the free-agent market, to shore up the teams’ weak bullpen.”

European stocks jump to 10-month high on brexit, U.S. stimulus. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The Stoxx 600 Index closed up 0.3% in London, the highest level since Feb. 26. “, “Equities also got a boost from the news that European authorities are pushing for a compressed approval timeline for the Covid-19 vaccine from Pfizer Inc. and BioNTech SE to start an immunization campaign across the continent just after Christmas.”

I used a Microsoft surface duo and samsung Z fold2 to see if foldable phones are really worth the hype. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “There is, however, a limit. “, “The second problem is that these devices aren’t quite ready for us to use them that way, even if we wanted to. “

Senators ask IRS whether taxpayer data hit in solarwinds hack. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “Senate Finance Chairman Chuck Grassley and Ron Wyden, the committee’s top Democrat, sent a letter to Internal Revenue Service Commissioner Chuck Rettig on Thursday requesting information about the integrity of taxpayer data and how officials are mitigating any potential damage from the hack linked to Russia.”, “The IRS has long been a target for cyber attacks because of the wealth of private data it has on American households and businesses. “

Spain’s banco sabadell names cesar gonzalez-bueno as CEO. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The talks ended after less than two weeks. “, “Discussions between the two banks gathered momentum after BBVA sold its U.S. businesses for $11.6 billion in cash, boosting its CET1 capital by 300 basis points.”

SSW holding company rebrands name to SSW advanced technologies. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “Smith, Arkansas, SSW Advanced Technologies (“SSW”) helps its customers deliver comfort, convenience, safety and efficiency through its innovative products supplied to its valued customer base in the appliance, HVAC and construction industries. “, “SOURCE SSW Advanced Technologies”

Joe mimran invests in rebelstork; appointed to chair of advisory board. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “TORONTO, Dec, 17, 2020 /CNW/ -There’s a fresh addition to the Rebelstork family and the news signals a green shift in the retail world. “, “”This is especially exciting as we position Rebelstork for continued, aggressive growth in the sustainable marketplace.””

Cogeco gives back to the community as part of the 2020 united way / centraide campaign. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “The commitment they show every season is indispensable, and that is what inspires Cogeco to join the cause, year after year.””, “Cogeco’s subordinate voting shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: CGO). “

Canada and ontario invest in green infrastructure to rehabilitate lakeshore road’s storm water system in wainfleet. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “This investment will increase the capacity of the storm water management system, minimize roadside erosion, reduce overland flooding and water infiltration into private septic systems.”, “”I’m pleased that our government has partnered with the federal government and the Town of Wainfleet to make a joint investment of almost $650,000 to improve local water infrastructure. “

Biotech pair halted after IPO craze triggers massive rallies. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The Nasdaq Biotechnology Index traded near record highs.”, “The surge in two freshly minted stocks on Thursday triggered trading halts amid a frenzied rush into initial public offerings.”

The 6 climate-tech startups that top vcs can’t stop talking about. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “Notable investors:Chevron Technology Ventures, Husky Energy, Chrysalix, and Mitsui, according to Crunchbase”, “”They’re really trying to address the food-waste issue, which of course is a big part of carbon emissions. “

ECS awarded $28.8 million USMC IT service and support contract. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “The current ITSS project received the first ATO for cloud operations and it is the first MR&A workload to operate completely in the cloud.”, “ECS, a segment of ASGN, delivers advanced solutions in cloud, cybersecurity, artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), application and IT modernization, science, and engineering. “

Biden close to naming north carolina regulator as EPA chief. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “Biden interviewed Regan for the EPA administrator post on Tuesday, according to a separate person familiar with the deliberations.”

Otis recalling private home elevators reports of ‘crushed spine and abdomen’ and other injuries. According to MarketWatch on Thu Dec 17, “Otis Worldwide Corp.’s subsidiary Otis Elevator Co., and former Otis sub CemcoLift Elevators Systems, is recalling about 5,000 private residence elevators, after at least four incidents that resulted in “a crushed spine and abdomen, fractured hip, broken arm and feet and bruising to the face and chest.” The recall involves “Otis and CemcoLift Private Residence Elevators” made in the U.S.A. and purchased from 1999 to 2012 at a cost of about $20,000 to buy and install. “

Mcdonald’s investor group calls for board exits over easterbrook. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “Those efforts aren’t enough to appease the investor group, which alleges McDonald’s made other bad choices, including re-hiring the law firm that it says botched the internal investigation to represent it in its suit against Easterbrook. “, “The investor push for accelerated board turnover follows a year of internal turmoil at the restaurant giant — even as operations have recovered quickly from the pandemic given the chain’s strong drive-thru and take-out model. “

U.K. boosts wage support and tightens covid rules as cases rise. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The extension of the furlough will give workers and companies certainty they will be supported a month more as the pandemic continues to hamper the economy.”, “That will take the net cost of furlough to almost 60 billion pounds, based on estimates from the Office for Budget Responsibility, with help for self-employed workers adding a further 17 billion pounds to government borrowing.”

Slovak premier calling ally ‘idiot’ risks breaking coalition. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “”The departure of DeSUS has done half the work for the opposition,” said Alem Maksuti, a political scientist at the Institute for Political Management in Ljubljana. “, “The call comes as SaS has overtaken Matovic’s Ordinary People movement in opinion polls. “

Putin’s caution with russia vaccine raises eyebrows in Argentina. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “Russian President Vladimir Putin’s comments Thursday about waiting to take the Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine due to his age, reverberated in Argentina where the government is planning on using the shot to initially immunize priority groups including the elderly.”, “A team led by Health Secretary Carla Vizzotti is currently in Moscow as part of a review that will still require approval from the local regulator ANMAT. “

Mandatory Covid-19 vaccines for travel would ‘kill the sector’. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “She was speaking at an event organized by the CommonTrust Network, a Swiss non-profit backed by the World Economic Forum that is rolling out a digital health system called CommonPass designed to certify test results to minimize the risk of fraud.”, “Airlines are among the hardest hit by the health crisis, with global airline lobby IATA forecasting combined losses of $157 billion this year and next. “

Google sued by states over abuse of dominance in search market. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “That case focuses on Google’s agreements with Apple Inc. and other device makers and partners to provide Google search as a default to users.”, “The suits sought court orders to unwind Facebook’s acquisitions of Instagram and WhatsApp.”

Pfizer says no vaccine shipments have been delayed. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “Pfizer’s statement Thursday is the latest volley in a back-and-forth between Pfizer and U.S. officials over vaccine supply as the first shots roll out.”

Underage tobacco use falls despite cigarette strength, CDC finds. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The company, which markets the Marlboro brand in the U.S., has said that some older smokers who had adopted vaping switched back to cigarettes.”, “The surprising resilience of cigarettes echoes findings by Altria Group Inc. that cigarette sales had remained strong during the Covid-19 pandemic. “

U.S. to limit use of Chinese power equipment on military bases. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The order, which officials said is not related to a cyber-attack that has roiled the U.S. government, follows on the heels of an executive order issued by President Donald Trump in May that blocked U.S. purchases of certain power-system equipment from entities deemed a risk to national security. “, “The Trump administration is issuing new prohibitions on the use of Chinese power equipment on military bases, citing the need to protect the U.S. facilities from foreign adversaries, according to two senior Energy Department officials familiar with the matter.”

Siemens explores fresh attempt to sell logistics unit. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The industrial-manufacturing giant has been divesting non-core businesses to become a more manageable entity. “, “The business is active in more than 60 countries and counts major airports and postal providers among its clients, according to its website.”

States file antitrust lawsuit against google. According to The Wall Street Journal on Thu Dec 17, “WASHINGTON-A coalition of 38 states filed an antitrust suit against Alphabet Inc.’s Google unit, alleging it maintained monopoly power over the internet-search market through anticompetitive contracts and conduct.”, “Thursday’s suit added allegations not covered in detail in the other two complaints. “

Global rolling stock market trends, analysis and forecasts to 2024, featuring siemens ag, hitachi ltd., CRRC corporation limited and alstom SA. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “DUBLIN, Dec. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The “Global Rolling Stock Market: Size & Forecast with Impact Analysis of COVID-19 (2020-2024)” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering.”, “Key Topics Covered:”

Inventhelp inventors develop automotive monitoring system for determining fault (lax-1215). According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “The original design was submitted to the Los Angeles sales office of InventHelp. “, “The patent pending invention provides an improved way to determine fault of vehicle accidents, crimes and other incidences. “

NLRB rules Amazon illegally fired a warehouse worker protesting safety conditions in March. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “The NLRB is required to look into all claims about illegal retaliation against employees, and the federal agency has been looking into several cases of potential retaliation by Amazon throughout the pandemic. “, “The worker, Gerald Bryson, worked at a Staten Island Amazon fulfillment center, where he was part of a protest in March about Amazon’s health and safety policies amid the pandemic, led by assistant manager Chris Smalls after a coworker tested positive for the virus.”

Crypto.com chain prepares for mainnet launch with final dry run. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “Crypto.com is built on a solid foundation of security, privacy and compliance and is the first cryptocurrency company in the world to have ISO/IEC 27701:2019, CCSS Level 3, ISO27001:2013 and PCI:DSS 3.2.1, Level 1 compliance, and independently assessed at Tier 4, the highest level for both NIST Cybersecurity and Privacy Frameworks. “, “The Crossfire competition for validators with $300,000 in rewards is a critical part of stress testing the network before the much anticipated launch.””

42 north dental adds wellesley dental group. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “They plan to continue to lead the team while positioning the practice for the next generation of clinical leadership, ensuring long-term care for their patients and staff. “, “They are joined by a team of talented dentists, assistants, hygienists and dental professionals.”

Ontario’s doctors call for wider lockdown to stop spread of covid over holidays. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “The Ontario Medical Association represents Ontario’s 43,000-plus physicians, medicalstudents and retired physicians, advocating for and supporting doctors while strengthening the leadership role of doctors in caring for patients.”, “”We supported the government’s decision to move Peel, Toronto, York and Windsor into lockdown, hoping that limiting restrictions to these hotspots would be sufficient,” said Dr. Samantha Hill, president of the Ontario Medical Association. “

Google has been hit with another antitrust lawsuit, focused on its search engine. According to MarketWatch on Thu Dec 17, “”The bipartisan enforcement action of the state attorneys general today is arguably more significant than previous lawsuits in that it strikes at the foundation of Google’s dominance: its search results,” Luther Lowe, senior vice president of public policy at Yelp, said in a statement. “, “The lawsuit focuses on how Google displays search results, amid complaints from rivals like Yelp Inc. and Expedia Group Inc. about how Google favors its own competing services in search results. “

Iiroc trading resumption – MTRX. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “VANCOUVER, BC, Dec. 17, 2020 /CNW/ – Trading resumes in:”, “Trading halts are implemented to ensure a fair and orderly market. “

Union workers strike at constellium alabama aluminum plant. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “”They’re going on strike, the company has got health care demands on the table and all sorts of rollbacks,” Tom Conway, the president of the United Steelworkers of America, said in a telephone interview. “, “The company’s website says the plant employs more than 1,200 employees and mainly produces can sheet for the packaging industry, particularly for beverage containers.”

Boat harbour remediation project – public comments invited. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “The Agency continues to assess the situation, adjust consultation activities and provide flexibility as needed in order to prioritize the health and safety of all Canadians and conduct meaningful engagement with interested groups.”, “This is the third of four opportunities for the public to comment on the environmental assessment of the project.”

U.S. sees ‘grave risk’ as scope of russia-linked hacking widens. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “CISA’s parent organization, the Department of Homeland Security, was among those breached in the attack, in addition to the departments of Treasury, Commerce and State, according to a person familiar with the matter.”, “Those remain under investigation.”

Nxt-id’s stock rockets toward back-to-back record gains, on massive volume. According to MarketWatch on Thu Dec 17, “The Connecticut-based company provides technology products for use in biometric and behavior-metric identity verification, security, encryption and data protection and payments. “, “The stock has now run up 365.8% amid a four-day win streak. “

The U.S. dollar is getting crushed by rival currencies and you can thank the fed. According to MarketWatch on Thu Dec 17, “”The only problem is that it’s falling too fast,” he said, noting that SocGen’s fourth-quarter euro forecast put the shared currency at $1.27, around 4% above its current level. “, “The euro has risen around 3% in the last month alone.”

Gold climbs by 1.7%, but settles under the key $1,900 mark. According to MarketWatch on Thu Dec 17, “That was the highest most-active contract finish since Nov. 6, according to FactSet data.”

Ex-nomura trader avoids jail for giving clients fake MBS prices. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The government has also failed to win convictions of Gramin’s Nomura colleagues. “, “The prosecutions sent shock waves through Wall Street and led to the suspensions and departures of dozens of traders as broker-dealers increased scrutiny of trading desks and communicate more clearly with clients. “

Treasury yields rise after stimulus progress. According to The Wall Street Journal on Thu Dec 17, “The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note recently traded at 0.945%, according to Tradeweb, up from 0.920% at Wednesday’s close. “, “Unemployment claims rose to 885,000, exceeding expectations from economists surveyed by The Wall Street Journal.”

New york’s plummeting real estate sales cost city $1.2 billion. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “Sales of commercial and residential properties — everything from office buildings to hotels and condo units — are down 49% this year through November, according to a report Thursday by the Real Estate Board of New York.”, “That’s led to a 42% decline in city tax revenue, compared with the same 11-month period in 2019, the trade group said. “

Doordash sinks after citron calls IPO ‘most ridiculous’ of 2020. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The stock is worth $40 a share, Citron said in a research report, citing intense competition in the market for food delivery, lack of brand loyalty from customers and potential government regulation. “, “DoorDash Inc.’s shares fell on Thursday after short-seller Citron Research called its initial public offering the “most ridiculous” of the year and said the stock is worth a fraction of its current price.”

Roku torments entertainment giants in quest to dominate streaming. According to The Wall Street Journal on Thu Dec 17, “The leading distributor of streaming-video apps in the U.S., Roku has waged several fights this year with giants of the entertainment industry, emboldened by its dominant market position and skyrocketing valuation.”, “This week, Roku ended its eight-month standoff with WarnerMedia after agreeing to financial terms. “

Trump’s veto threat on defense bill tests republican loyalty. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “Inhofe told reporters he suspects Trump is waiting for the final day until he vetoes. “, “He tweeted his latest threat Thursday morning.”

Fears prompt some medical workers to balk at getting the vaccine. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “A push by medical groups — including a Twitter hashtag, #IGotTheShot, where health-care workers are posting their pictures — appears to improving such numbers.”, “Concerns were fueled this week by reports that two people in Alaska who received the vaccine suffered rare allergic reactions, which have also been seen in recipients in the U.K. Pfizer Inc. and U.S. drug regulators are now revising information for use and monitoring of the company’s Covid-19 vaccine developed with BioNTech SE.”

Uipath close to filing for IPO that could value it at more than $20 billion. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “Investors in UiPath include Accel, Sequoia Capital, Coatue Management, Tiger Global Management LLC and Tencent Holdings Ltd.”, “That was up from $7 billion in a previous round in April 2019.”

Coca-Cola to cut 2,200 jobs. According to The Wall Street Journal on Thu Dec 17, “The latest cuts include about 500 jobs in the Atlanta metro area, where the company is based.”, “The reductions amount to roughly 12% of the company’s U.S. workforce. “

Mexico holds rate in split decision as inflation slows down. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The pause to monetary easing has tempered Mexico’s main source of economic stimulus amid the ongoing coronavirus outbreak. “, “”The Bank of Mexico is lowering them, but it has to go even lower for people to want to take out loans.””

Bitcoin exchange coinbase files for initial public offering. According to The Wall Street Journal on Thu Dec 17, “There are a smattering of small crypto-based companies that trade publicly in the U.S. and overseas, but none the size of Coinbase, which was most recently valued at around $8 billion. “, “The filing positions San Francisco-based Coinbase to be one of the first big IPOs of 2021, in what is expected to be another big year for companies going public.”

Get updated data on microfluidics patent activity: new patents, patents expired or abandoned, latest patent transfers and patent litigation. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “The microfluidic devices patent monitoring service allows you to take advantage of a monthly updated Excel file and benefit from both quarterly analysis reports and direct interaction with our analysts. “, “T Office Hours Call +1-917-300-0470 For U.S./CAN Toll Free Call +1-800-526-8630 For GMT Office Hours Call +353-1-416-8900 U.S. Fax: 646-607-1907 Fax (outside U.S.): +353-1-481-1716”

Express wash concepts expands into northwest ohio with acquisition of three meyers auto wash locations. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “About Express Wash Concepts:Express Wash Concepts is the parent company of Dayton, Ohio-based Flying Express Car Wash, Central Ohio-based Moo Moo Express Car Wash, Greater Cleveland-based CLEan Express Auto Wash and Toledo-based Meyers Auto Wash. “, “Express Wash Concepts is planning multiple wash expansion and will announce additional Toledo-based development sites and location openings throughout 2021 and beyond.”

Iiroc trading resumption – AVG. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “TSX-Venture Symbol: AVG”, “Trading halts are implemented to ensure a fair and orderly market. “

Rategenius hits major milestone with $8.5 billion in refinanced auto loans. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “The $80 to $90 per month saved on a car loan can equal thousands of dollars saved over the loan term. “, “The financial savings can be substantial. “

Small vessels can cause big problems; magictouch SCB granted ‘breakthrough device designation’ for the treatment of small coronary artery lesions. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “”It took years of research to master the Limus drug delivery platform technology to devise an innovative product like MagicTouch,” said the Founder, President and CEO, Dr. Manish Doshi. “, “MagicTouch SCB Sirolimus coated balloon is developed using this Nanolute Technology for use in the treatment of small coronary artery lesions in CMD.”

Alert logic launches MDR industry’s first-ever automated security response solution for AWS environments. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “”The large-scale, high-profile breaches with potentially devastating results that have happened in just the past week are a stark reminder that no level of investment provides 100% protection against threats for any organization,” said Onkar Birk, Chief Product Officer, Alert Logic. “, “1451 Research, part of S&P Global Market Intelligence – The Continuing Evolution of Managed Detection and Response Services”

Cybertruck toy release delayed five months but don’t blame Tesla. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “Tesla Chief Executive Officer Musk unveiled the Cybertruck three months earlier, at a November 2019 event when the prototype vehicle’s window was smashed. “, “The toymaker, which offered two limited editions back in February, said in an email the radio-controlled pickups won’t ship for another five months.”

Earthquake of magnitude 4.2 hits alwar in rajasthan, tremors felt in delhi-ncr. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The epicentre of the quake was Alwar in Rajasthan, according to the NCS.”, “A medium-intensity earthquake of magnitude 4.2 hit Alwar district in Rajasthan on Thursday, tremors of which were felt in Delhi-NCR, the National Center for Seismology said.”

A 37-year-old entrepreneur created a card game right before the pandemic that became an instant hit. here’s how she made 6 figures in revenue in less than a year.. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “The objective is to guess the correct meaning of as many acronyms that you can in a minute. “, “She thought about the classic family games she grew to love like Monopoly, Taboo, and spades and wanted to create a similar experience that could be nostalgic and multigenerational.”

Amazon employees have started an ‘anti-surveillance’ petition to stop the company’s union-busting and labor-monitoring efforts: ‘stop spying on us’. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “The petition, first created in October, comes in light of recent reports about Amazon’s labor-tracking and union-busting practices. “, “A National Labor Relations Board investigation found at least one of those employees, Gerald Bryson, was illegally fired, according to a Vice report on Thursday.”

Popular crypto exchange coinbase files confidentially to take itself public as Bitcoin price soars to record above $23,000. According to MarketWatch on Thu Dec 17, “The company also boasts Marc Andreessen, co-founder and operating partner at Andreessen Horowitz, one of the world’s leading venture capital, as a board member. “, ” on Thursday hit an intraday record high above $23,000, coming about three years after its last high near $20,000 in December of 2017.”

Cryptocurrency exchange coinbase says it has filed to go public. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The company said it has has more than 35 million verified users in more than 100 countries and more than $25 billion in assets on its platform.”, “The San Francisco-based company said in a statement that it expects its draft registration filing to become effective after the SEC completes its review process. “

Swiss market ends notably higher. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “The benchmark SMI ended with a gain of 83.58 points or 0.8% at 10,540.36, after hitting a high of 10,569.70 intraday.”, “The bank said its expansionary monetary policy provides favorable financing conditions, counters upward pressure on the Swiss franc, and contributes to an appropriate supply of credit and liquidity to the economy.”

Popular cryptocurrency exchange coinbase has filed to take itself public. According to MarketWatch on Thu Dec 17, “The company also boasts Marc Andreessen, co-founder and operating partner at Andreessen Horowitz, one of the world’s leading venture capital, as a board member. “, ” on Thursday hit an intraday record high above $23,000, coming about three years after its last high near $20,000 in December of 2017.”

Biden reportedly picks rep. haaland for interior secretary. According to MarketWatch on Thu Dec 17, “President-elect Joe Biden has tapped Rep. Deb Haaland, a congresswoman from New Mexico, to serve as interior secretary, according to reports on Thursday. “, “The position requires Senate confirmation.”

Republicans seek to end virus lending in threat to relief deal. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “An eviction moratorium, stimulus payments and funding for the Federal Emergency Management Agency were among the sticking points to finalizing the legislation as of midday Thursday.”, “Democrats have accused Republicans of trying to end the programs and repurpose the money as a way to limit President-elect Joe Biden’s Treasury Department.”

Oil futures up 4 sessions in a row, with U.S. prices at highest since late February. According to MarketWatch on Thu Dec 17, “That was the lowest front-month contract finish since Feb. 26, according to FactSet data.”

Los angeles is now worst-hit U.S. metro area for Covid-19 cases. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The surge in cases has put the focus back on a major American metropolis. “, “The outbreak is worsening across the state, with California’s health department reporting a record 379 deaths and more than 52,000 new cases on Thursday. “

Biden picks deb haaland to be first native american secretary of interior. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “They say she would bring a deep commitment to protect the land to an agency in charge of 500 million acres of it.”, “That would be a dramatic shift from the Trump administration. “

World bank corrects country rankings after probe of altered data. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The data changes were “irregular” because they were made outside of the appropriate review process and were not justified by the publication’s methodology or by any new information provided to the team, the World Bank said.”, “The review was carried out by senior management in place since June who weren’t involved in the years that were in question, and fixes will be reflected in the next report due in March.”

Coca-Cola to cut 2,200 jobs worldwide amid pandemic challenges. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The Wall Street Journal earlier reported Coke’s job cut plans.”, “The company’s shares rose less than 1% at 2:31 p.m. in New York. “

DEA widens path for medical marijuana research. According to The Wall Street Journal on Thu Dec 17, “The agency at the time said it was complying with federal law in its push to expand the study of pot, which remains federally prohibited even as more states legalize it.”, “”This action enables us to finally produce federally legal cannabis for scientists and doctors,” said George Hodgin, a former Navy SEAL who started his own business in Monterey, Calif., to conduct such research, calling the move “the most meaningful cannabis policy reform at the federal level in six decades.””

Biden calls cybersecurity a ‘top priority’ after russian hack. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “Those remain under investigation.”, “The agency said the hackers demonstrated “sophistication and complex tradecraft” and ousting them from compromised networks will be “highly complex and challenging.””

National retail federation pushes for frontline retail workers to be among early Covid-19 vaccine recipients. According to MarketWatch on Thu Dec 17, “The National Retail Federation put out a statement Thursday urging the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices to include frontline workers in the retail industry among the early recipients of the COVID-19 vaccine. “, “The retail organization also sent a , Target Corp. and Home Depot Inc. are considered essential retailers and remained open for business throughout the pandemic.”

Docupace donates 90,000 meals to local food banks. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “LOS ANGELES, Dec. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ –Docupace, the leader in cloud-based fintech digital operations software for the wealth management industry, announced today that the company and its employees have teamed up to donate 90,000 meals through 100 food banks across the U.S. through its “Give Thanks By Giving Back” campaign. “, “The donations took place over the past three weeks of December.”

Sydney beach virus cluster triggers swift state restrictions. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “Almost all other Australian states and territories moved swiftly in response to the outbreak, with Victoria and the Northern Territory enforcing 14-day quarantines for Northern Beaches residents, while Tasmania has banned all visitors who have visited the region since December 11. “, “Sydney reported an additional 15 cases on Thursday, taking the total cluster on the city’s northern beaches to 17. “

Pharma giant and speciality pharmacy settle case alleging false claims violations. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “”Biogen’s conduct, which many other pharmaceutical companies engage in as well, is one of the main reasons medications like Avonex and Tysabri can cost as much as $80,000 a year per patient. “, “The complaint – filed by a whistleblower under the False Claims Act – alleged that Defendants profited from “engaging in a kickback scheme that uses it free drug program and so called financial assistance to charities as conduits to induce and steer” patients to the drugs Avonex and Tysabri, which are drugs reimbursed under the federal Medicare program.”

Ohio ad agency innis maggiore hires tony bell as director of client services. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “Bell earned a bachelor’s degree from The University of Akron, where he also was a master’s candidate. “, “There, he directed a team of more than 55 associates working on the John Deere account. “

Maryland chapter of public relations society of america announces 2021 board of directors. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “The 2021 PRSA Maryland board of directors consists of:”, “He has been active with PRSA National and The PR Council on plans to create diverse pipelines of talent by encouraging agencies to increase their recruitment efforts at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).”

First agreement for YUL bar and restaurant workers. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “The amount allocated for work uniforms has been increased, and an allowance is now provided for the purchase of shoes.”, “Tips and gratuities will be included in the calculation of benefits (statutory holidays, vacation time, sick days, parental leaves, etc.). “

Global hospital information system markets report 2020. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “The global hospital information system market grew at a CAGR of around 12% during 2014-2019. “, “These advancements assist in improving the overall hospital administration significantly. “

Treasuries move modestly lower after seeing early strength. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “After moving to the upside early in the session, treasuries moved modestly lower over the course of the trading day on Thursday.”, “The report said initial jobless claims rose to 885,000, an increase of 23,000 from the previous week’s revised level of 862,000.”

Magicmed industries announces closing of upsized and oversubscribed $8.1 million private placement of units led by gravitas securities due to significant investor demand. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “The Offering was conducted concurrently on a brokered and non-brokered basis by Gravitas Securities Inc. (the “Agent”) as lead agent and sole bookrunner in respect of the brokered offering and financial advisor in respect of the non-brokered offering.”, “Each Warrant will entitle the holder thereof to purchase one (1) additional Common Share, at an exercise priceof $0.75 (the “Exercise Price”) for a period of two (2) years from the date of a liquidity event resulting in the Common Shares becoming listed for trading on the Canadian Securities Exchange (the “CSE”), TSX Venture Exchange, Toronto Stock Exchange or any other stock exchange as may be agreed by the Company and the Agent (the “Liquidity Event Date”).”

Llinois sportsbooks continues historic ascent with $430m in October, according to playillinois. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “With a sports schedule that included a full month of NFL football, the World Series, the NBA Finals, and the return of Big Ten football, October’s bets yielded a whopping $42.2 million in adjusted gross revenue, up dramatically from $6.8 million in September. “, “Illinois sportsbooks drew $434.6 million in bets in October, according to official data released Thursday. “

Triterras plunges as creditor pushes key client to restructure. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “Rhodium, which now flies under the name Antanium, started a restructuring process as demanded by a creditor, according to a filing submitted with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Thursday. “, “That includes the collapse of Singapore stalwart Hin Leong that left some 23 banks on the hook for as much as $3.5 billion in losses.”

Tesla upgraded by s&p after cash levels soar to record high. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “Read more: Tesla’s accelerating toward high grade road at S&P: Credit React”, “Tesla raised $5 billion in an equity sale earlier this month to capitalize on a surge in its shares that pushed the company into the S&P 500. “

NASA opens limited media credentialing for mars perseverance rover landing. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “To begin the credentialing process for in-person access, media members must send their full name, title, email address, phone number, media outlet name, editor’s name, and contact information by noon PST (3 p.m. “, “The rover will characterize the planet’s geology and past climate, pave the way for human exploration of the Red Planet, and be the first mission to collect and cache Martian rock and regolith (broken rock and dust).”

Spotify podcast official to exit in latest sign of growing pains. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The podcast push has also brought labor issues. “, “Gateley came to Spotify from the TV network Lifetime, where she oversaw the hit show “UnReal.””

Largest U.S. cryptocurrency exchange coinbase files for IPO as Bitcoin soars past $23,000. According to CNBC on Thu Dec 17, “The company’s filing comes on the heels of a surge in the price of bitcoin. “, “With Thursday’s jump, bitcoin is now up more than 200% for the year. “

Californians can now pay more to get natural gas from cow manure. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “They say it’s actually an effort by the utilities to distract from the push to phase out natural gas in California.”, “The utilities, owned by Sempra Energy, say the strategy is a way to reduce the release of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere and help California meet its climate goals. “

Hackers tied to russia hit U.S. nuclear agency, three states. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The Energy Department and its National Nuclear Security Administration, which maintains America’s nuclear stockpile, were targeted as part of a larger attack by suspected Russian hackers, according to a person familiar with the matter. “, “The departments of Homeland Security, Treasury, Commerce and State were breached, according to a person familiar with the matter.”

Danish green hydrogen startup raises $34 million, looks to IPO. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The company will look to increase capacity further sometime next year or in 2022.”, “German industrial giants Thyssenkrupp AG and Siemens Energy AG also aim to be major early competitors.”

Robinhood’s ‘flash boys’ anxiety helped spur $65 million fine. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The firm settled the SEC case without admitting or denying wrongdoing.”, “The company decided to obscure that fact after “Flash Boys,” Lewis’s 2014 book, portrayed it as questionable conduct that can hurt mom-and-pop investors.”

Toomey says new bill won’t curb fed’s emergency lending powers. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “This provision proved vital in the early stages of the pandemic when Fed Chair Jerome Powell and his colleagues acted aggressively to quell investor panic by standing up a range of lending facilities to prevent financial markets from seizing up.”, “The central bank has already seen its 13(3) powers narrowed after the 2008 financial crisis, when it was criticized for overstepping its authority and venturing into fiscal policy terrain.”

Brazil drought damage May cut arabica-coffee crop for two years. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “”So far, I’ve just seen skeletal trees or trees that look lush from afar and then you get close to them, and there’s no coffee,” Ganes said after visiting municipalities including Varginha, Alfenas and Tres Pontas. “, “The tour ran under strict safety precautions because of the pandemic.”

Global investors are dumping Indian bonds like never before. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “That doesn’t mean international investors have given up on India entirely. “, “That could become a problem for Modi as his government borrows record amounts of money to fight the pandemic. “

World’s richest banker made $16 billion after a brush with death. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The firm is exploring a takeover of smaller rival IndusInd Bank Ltd., people familiar with the matter said in October, a move that would cement Kotak Mahindra Bank’s position as one of India’s leading private lenders and boost its assets by more than 80%.”, “”There are a lot of good people under him, but frankly, they are all overshadowed by Uday. “

A 10 billion-tree plan is restoring Pakistan’s lost forests. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The nation has also been investing heavily in coal, one of the biggest polluters. “, “Neems typically don’t need to be watered after the first five years, while the other species that have been chosen only need extra water for the first few months, according to Tabish Hussain, a government-employed forester in Karachi.”

China’s attacks on Australian goods take many different forms. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The dispute may take about two to three years to be resolved, but the independent umpire should recognize that the tariffs are “not underpinned by facts and evidence,” according to Trade Minister Simon Birmingham.”, “China called Australia’s decision regrettable and added that it will handle the matter in accordance with WTO dispute settlement procedures.”

What happens when tycoons abandon their own giant cargo ships. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The ship’s 27-year-old chief officer, Emin Abishov, was among the group released in mid-November. “, “The company attested to Gurbanoglu’s innocence in a June press release, adding that”the Group is continuing to trade and operate as it has done previously.” Representatives for Aston, based in Rostov-on-Don near Moscow and a regular charterer of the stranded Beirut vessel, the Captain Nagdaliyev, declined to comment.”

Apple seeks to cut virnetx patent loss that could top $1 billion. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “VirnetX has asked U.S. District Judge Robert W. Schroeder III on to tack at least $116 million in interest onto the $503 million jurors awarded in October after concluding Apple infringed two patents related to secure communications in several iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch models.”, “Apple Inc. said its financial penalty for infringing VirnetX Holdings Corp. patents could swell to more than $1 billion if a federal judge in Texas grants requests for additional interest and royalty payments on top of what juries in two separate cases have ordered the iPhone maker to pay.”

U.S. stocks end at record highs as investors monitor stimulus talks. According to MarketWatch on Thu Dec 17, “Major U.S. stock benchmarks finished at record highs on Thursday as lawmakers neared a deal to extend a new financial lifeline to businesses and individuals amid the pandemic. “, “The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed up 0.5% at around 30,303, the S&P 500 index finished the session up 0.6% at 3,722, while the Nasdaq Composite Index ended the session with a 0.8% gain at 12,765. “

U.S. stock market clinches superfecta of record highs Thursday as bulls pin buying to fiscal spending bill. According to MarketWatch on Thu Dec 17, “Major U.S. stock benchmarks finished at record highs on Thursday as lawmakers neared a deal to extend a new financial lifeline to businesses and individuals amid the pandemic. “, “The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed up 0.5% at around 30,303, the S&P 500 index finished the session up 0.6% at 3,722, while the Nasdaq Composite Index ended the session with a 0.8% gain at 12,765. “

Microsoft urges faster washington school reopening, pledges aid. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The comments from the software giant come aday after GovernorJay Inslee loosened the state’s guidelines for school reopeningin a bid toto speed up the process. “, “The company, based in Redmond, Washington, also called for teachers to be prioritized in the state’s vaccination plans.”

ADM to stop making additive cited in 1990s price-fixing case. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The feed additive was once part of a price-fixing case that later became the basis of the 2009 film “The Informant!”, starring Matt Damon. “, “Throughout 2020, ADM has worked with pork and chicken producers to shift them to liquid lysine, installing equipment in their plants. “

The first bancorp declares fourth quarter dividend. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “These statements involve a number of risks, uncertainties and other factors that could cause actual results and events to differ materially, as discussed in the Company’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.”, “”The First Bancorp reported strong earnings in the first three quarters of 2020, including record earnings for the quarter ended September 30, 2020,” remarked President & Chief Executive Officer, Tony C. McKim. “

Cousins properties announces fourth quarter 2020 common stock dividend. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “ATLANTA, Dec. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Cousins Properties (NYSE: CUZ) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a cash dividend of $0.30 per common share for the fourth quarter of 2020. “, “The Company has a comprehensive strategy in place based on a simple platform, trophy assets, and opportunistic investments. “

Dow, s&p 500 close at records as investors await final stimulus deal from congress. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “ET close on Thursday:”, “Bitcoin reached a record high on Thursday, climbing above $23,000 and eclipsing its 2017 high of just under $20,000.”

UDR declares quarterly dividend. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “The February 1, 2021 dividend will be the 193rd consecutive quarterly dividend paid by the Company on its common stock.”, “The preferred dividend is payable on February 1, 2021 to Series E preferred stock shareholders of record as of January 11, 2021.”

Iiroc trading halt – VYGR. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “Halt Time (ET): 3:28:46 PM”, “Trading halts are implemented to ensure a fair and orderly market. “

U.S. stocks reach record closing highs on signs of progress in stimulus talks. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “In overseas trading, stock markets across the Asia-Pacific region moved mostly higher during trading on Thursday. “, “The positive sentiment was partly offset by a report from the Labor Department showing an unexpected increase in first-time claims for U.S. unemployment benefits in the week ended December 12th.”

Alexander & baldwin fourth quarter 2020 dividend authorized. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “The dividend is payable on January 12, 2021 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on December 28, 2020.”, “HONOLULU, Dec. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ –The Board of Directors of Alexander & Baldwin, Inc. (NYSE:ALEX) approved a fourth quarter 2020 dividend of $0.15 (fifteen cents) per share. “

MFDA announces disciplinary proceeding in respect of viet ton-that. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “The first appearance in this proceeding will take place by teleconference before a Hearing Panel of the MFDA’s Central Regional Council on February 16, 2021at 10:30 a.m. “, “For more information about the MFDA’s complaint and enforcement processes, as well as links to ‘Check an Advisor’ and other Investor Tools, visit the For Investors page on the MFDA website.”

Fedex reports earnings more than doubled, record quarterly sales. According to MarketWatch on Thu Dec 17, “The S&P 500 index has gained 14.6% in that time.”, “The company declined to offer a specific forecast for the current quarter due to continued uncertainty.”

Fedex disappoints as rising costs cool wall street’s high hopes. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17,

Cargill to idle canadian meat plant after covid cases. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The local public health agency said in a Thursday afternoon statement that 82 workers at the Dunlop facility tested positive and 129 individual are self-isolating as a precaution. “, “The idling is being done due to “an abundance of caution as our local workforce deals with the community-wide impacts of Covid-19,” Cargill said in the statement. “

‘you’re saving a penny to lose a nickel.’ why robinhood’s $65m fine is a cautionary tale for retail investors. According to MarketWatch on Thu Dec 17, “”This is a tax on the investor. “, “That’s why it’s important to have strong regulators on guard, she said. “

U.K. warns brexit talks ‘blocked’ as time to reach deal runs out. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “Prime Minister Boris Johnson spoke with European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen on Thursday evening, after which he said the talks were in a “serious situation” and would fail unless the EU softened its stance on fishing, which he described as “not reasonable.””, “The U.K. has pushed for three years; the EU wants longer. “

U.K. warns brexit talks blocked as barnier sees ‘few hours’ left. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “Read more: The Fish Fight Reveals Ultimate Brexit Truths: Therese Raphael”, “”The U.K. could not accept a situation where it was the only sovereign country in the world not to be able to control access to its own waters for an extended period.””

Government faces risk of weekend shutdown, GOP senator says. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “But Thune, the GOP’s vote-counter, said some senators are objecting to emerging items in the stimulus measure may not go along with another funding extension. “, “”The preferable route is to keep the government open and get this done and get it done quickly.””

Dollar slips, stocks gain as stimulus talks go on: markets wrap. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “”That along with at this stage a preparedness for this Covid emergency and the fact that vaccines are ahead by mid-year, would certainly be sufficient to get us through this period of weakness.””, “The FDA is meeting to discuss emergency approval for Moderna’s shot.”

Billionaire westons could seek food unit deals, scotia says. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “”There is no denying that the performance at Loblaw in 2020 was truly disappointing, and Mr. Dufresne admitted this to be the case,” Baker said.”, “”The first order of the day is to restore Weston Foods to its previous level of profitability,” which was C$275 million ($216 million) in earnings before interest and taxes, she wrote. “

Disney’s chairman bob iger game for a new job: U.S. ambassador to China. According to The Wall Street Journal on Thu Dec 17, “Mr. Biden has announced plans to nominate one ambassador to date — Linda Thomas Greenfield for ambassador to the United Nations. “, “The most highly prized ambassadorships are expected to go to people “who have been with Joe forever,” said a person familiar with the discussions.”

Supreme court rejects kentucky religious school on covid shutdown. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The court said Danville Christian Academy could renew its request for an exemption if Governor Andy Beshear extended the shutdown order beyond that date.”, “The U.S. Supreme Court refused to let religious schools in Kentucky resume in-person classes, rejecting calls for an exemption from a temporary shutdown order amid a surge of Covid-19 cases.”

Google antitrust actions May have hit a tipping point. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “”This self-serving bias by Google happens billions of times per week in the United States,” Yelp said in a blog post applauding the suit. “, “The extra traffic can be used to generate new subscription and transaction revenues.”

Foreign-local tug of war hangs over Malaysia debt. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The authorities also reduced members’ contributions to the state pension fund.”, “The easing measure is set to expire in May 2021.”

China’s backsliding could break the planet. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “Perhaps 2021 will be different -but after so many reversals, promises of deleveragingshould be given about as much credibility as an alcoholic’s vows to give up the bottle,as my colleagues Shuli Ren and Anjani Trivedi have written.”, “Those will represent powerful interest groups in the years ahead, pushing against efforts to shut them down.”

FDA advisory panel endorses use of Moderna Covid-19 vaccine. According to MarketWatch on Thu Dec 17, “The same committee last week voted 17-4-1 in favor of the FDA granting an emergency use authorization to BioNTech SE and Pfizer Inc.’s COVID-19 vaccine. “, “An independent advisory committee on Thursday voted 20-0-1 that the benefits of Moderna Inc.’s COVID-19 vaccine candidate outweigh the risks, a recommendation that sets the stage for the likely second FDA authorization of a vaccine during the pandemic.”

Nigeria says 344 students kidnapped last week have been released. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “In all, 344 students have been released, Abdu Labaran, a spokesman for Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina state, where the mass kidnapping occurred, said by phone Thursday night. “, “Two days later, the Katsina state government said more than 330 pupils were still missing, while nearly 450 had been reunited with their families.”

Stocks making the biggest moves after hours: fedex, United States steel, scholastic & more. According to CNBC on Thu Dec 17, “The company did not provide an earnings forecast for fiscal 2021. “, “The company is expected to report fourth quarter results on Feb. 21 after the market closes.”

: solarwinds says it patched software vulnerability. According to MarketWatch on Thu Dec 17, “SolarWinds Corp. said Thursday that it found out about its compromised software on Monday and responded with a fix the next day, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Thursday. “, “Shares of SolarWinds rose 2% after hours, following a 2.4% decline to close Thursday’s regular session at $17.60.”

Daiki axis’ business strategies and earnings reviewed by KCR. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “https://b-ir.co.jp/english/main.phpSixth Floor, Toyo Building 1-2-10 Nihonbashi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 103-0027 JAPANTEL: +81-3-4588-6706 POC: Toru Fukuda (English and Japanese correspondence)Contact form: https://b-ir.co.jp/english/contact.php”, “Release DisclaimerThis release is for the purpose of providing information to serve as a reference for investment decisions and not for the purpose of soliciting investment. “

Innovative industrial properties acquires massachusetts and washington properties and enters into long-term leases with 4front. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “The Commonwealth launched its adult-use cannabis program in 2018, with first sales in November of that year. “, “As the pioneering real estate investment trust (REIT) for the medical-use cannabis industry, IIP partners with experienced medical-use cannabis operators and serves as a source of capital by acquiring and leasing back their real estate assets, in addition to offering other creative real estate-based capital solutions.”

Worldwide industry for power tool accessories to 2025 – featuring atlas copco, hilti aktiengesellschaft and husqvarna group among others. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “DUBLIN, Dec. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The “Power Tool Accessories Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2020-2025″ report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering.”, “(KKR & Co. Inc.), Makita Corporation, Robert Bosch GmbH, Snap-On Incorporated, Stanley Black & Decker Inc., Techtronic Industries Company Limited, etc.”

New Zealand November trade surplus nz$252 million. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17,

GOP Georgia senators lose bid to alter mail-in ballot rules. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The true motive, the state argued, was to vastly increase the rejection of mail-in ballots.”, “”I’m not Sidney Powell; I’m not Lin Wood; I’m not Rudy Giuliani,” Terwilliger said at a hearing. “

Whatnot, the live-stream shopping platform and marketplace for collectors and enthusiasts, announces $4m in seed funding. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “”Fandom had always had a place online, but truly thrived at in-person events and local retailers that catered to collectors and enthusiasts’ interest in one-of-a-kind and holy grail items,” said co-founder and CTO Logan Head. “, “”The interaction and strong community aspect has allowed Whatnot to help the everyday collector turn their hobby or passion into a successful business. “

NASA names astronaut reid wiseman new chief of astronaut office. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “The naval aviator and test pilot served through three deployments before being selected as an astronaut in 2009.”, “HOUSTON, Dec. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ –NASA’s Director of Flight Operations Steve Koerner has appointed veteran astronaut Reid Wiseman as chief of the Astronaut Office. “

Covr financial technologies and the financial architects partners, LLC launch digital partnership for advanced insurance design for financial institutions. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “and BOSTON, Dec. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — CovrFinancialTechnologies (Covr) and The Financial Architect Partners, LLC (FinArch) announced today they have formed a partnership to bring a holistic, technology-driven solution to financial institutions for life insurance. “, “This new platform combines the best of personalized advice and sophisticated design with cutting edge digital technology.”

Moderna ditches 400,000 vaccine doses but still set to meet goal. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “”From my experience, it’s going as smoothly as any other manufacturing process I’ve experienced in my 30-year career in the industry,” Slaoui, who spent nearly three decades working at GlaxoSmithKline Plc, where he led the company’s vaccine unit, said of production of the Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech mRNA vaccines.”, “”Theoretically they’ll have enough for a couple hundred million doses,” he said. “

LNG surges to six-year high with cold snap in importing nations. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The onset of colder weather in key importing nations, outages at major production hubs and congestion along global shipping routes have combined to push spot prices in Asia this week to the highest level since 2014, a more than sixfold jump from a record low in April.”, “That came after a series of other outages at plants from Norway to the U.S. to Australia.”

Cuba-U.S. ties. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “They argue that Trump’s draconian policies proved effective,forcing Diaz-Canel to make painful economic changesthat will weaken his grip on power.”, “The nextU.”

Experts back Moderna vaccine; n.y. toll above 100: virus update. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “Putin, 68, expressed caution about taking the Sputnik V vaccine, saying at a news conference earlier Thursday that it hasn’t been fully tested on people his age.”, “The state’s positive-test rate, which stayed below 8% on most days in December, came in at 8.8% on Wednesday, according to health department data.”

Traders brace for stock market’s last ‘liquidity window’ in 2020. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “Coinciding with the event is Tesla Inc.’s widely-watched inclusion in the S&P 500, a development that alone is estimated to force roughly $80 billion of stock trading. “, “Their holdings are often scrutinized to gauge the potential impact, with “long gamma” indicating they’re pushing against the prevailing trend while “short gamma” points to a tendency to go with the trend.”

Poshmark files for IPO. According to MarketWatch on Thu Dec 17, “The market for secondhand retail clothing has grown in recent years, and in June 2019 shares of RealReal Inc. soared 45% higher than its $20 IPO price.”, “The company filed to trade on the Nasdaq under the symbol POSH. “

Mnuchin can extend fed programs, congress’s research agency says. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “Republicans, led by Senator Pat Toomey, say that the statute requires the facilities to end this month, and are seeking to insert a provision into an economic relief bill currently in negotiation that would explicitly say that the lending should end this year.”, “A Treasury spokesperson declined to comment.”

Unilever says it will resume advertising on Facebook in U.S.. According to The Wall Street Journal on Thu Dec 17, “They sought changes at Facebook including the appointment of a civil-rights expert at the upper echelons of the company and providing refunds to advertisers whose ads appeared next to objectionable content. “, “CMO Today delivers the most important news of the day for media and marketing professionals.”

Ray-ban maker names new CEO as founder drops executive duties. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The company also reported an interim 2020 dividend payment of 1.15 euros a share.”, “The changes follow a management dispute between the French and Italian sides of the company, with a governance pact that limited the power of Del Vecchio, its largest shareholder. “

Wall street’s call for yen at 100 is catching on at Japan banks. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “”The perception gap has been in place for years,” said Hiroshi Yokotani, portfolio strategist for fixed income and currencies at State Street Global Advisors in Tokyo. “, “These buyers may have ratcheted their key entry point down to 100 since breaking the 104 level that’s held more or less consistently for the last four years, Uchida said.”

Swiss dismiss U.S., BOJ to extend aid, pay-cut pointer: eco day. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17,

Stock futures flat after major averages close at record highs. According to CNBC on Thu Dec 17, “”The good news is that policy is starting to succeed in containing the virus, and the federal government will likely pass a stimulus bill, mitigating both major risk factors.””, “U.S. stock index futures were flat in overnight trading on Thursday, after the major averages closed at new highs.”

Research on preventative nasal spray, which protects against Covid-19 and common cold, published in leading peer-reviewed academic journals. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “”This is an important milestone as we are on track to initiate safety human trials in Australia by end of March 2021, and onwards to making our treatment available to the public.””, “Ena Respiratory’s lead candidate, INNA-051 is a synthetic, pegylated TLR2/6 agonist. “

Inland empire health plan unveils new mission in 2020 holiday message. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “The video was written and created by Sergey Astakhov, IEHP digital media producer. “, “”This isn’t a commercial or an ad, this is a heartfelt message. “

Brazil’s supreme court rules against covid anti-vaxxers. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “Ten justices of the 11-member court backed the mandatory inoculation with only one vote against in a virtual session held Thursday. “, “The pollster interviewed 2016 people over the phone between Dec. 8-10.”

Cleanspark, inc. reports fiscal 2020 financial results. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “Adjusted EBITDA, a non-GAAP term, resulted in negative $4.91 million in 2020, as compared to negative $4.35 million in 2019.”, “The company expects to continue to incur expenses similar to the adjusted income from continuing operations and adjusted EPS financial adjustments described above, and investors should not infer from the company’s presentation of these non-GAAP financial measures that these costs are unusual, infrequent or non-recurring.”

Biden’s latest climate nominees have fought fossil fuel projects. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The Atlantic Coast pipeline, since abandoned by developers, would have carried gas from West Virginia to public utilities in Virginia and North Carolina.”, “The Biden transition declined to comment on the nominations.”

Gear energy ltd. provides 2021 budget guidance, update to credit facilities and conclusion of strategic alternatives process. According to Business Insider on Thu Dec 17, “This press release contains the term funds from operations, which does not have a standardized meaning under Canadian generally accepted accounting principles (“GAAP”) and therefore may not be comparable with the calculation of similar measures by other companies. “, “The next semi-annual borrowing base redetermination is scheduled for May 31, 2021.”

Congressman named to biden staff tests positive for coronavirus. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The U.S. has reported over 17 million cases of coronavirus since the beginning of the pandemic, with nearly 310,000 Americans succumbing to the disease.”, “Biden was tested after Richmond’s infection was known, and the president-elected tested negative for Covid-19 on Thursday. “

Home Depot to pay $21 million penalty for alleged lead-safety violations. According to The Wall Street Journal on Thu Dec 17, “The EPA found that the home-improvement company sent uncertified firms to do renovations that required certified firms. “, “The agency investigated five customer complaints in Illinois, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin relating to instances where the subcontracted renovation firms in some cases didn’t use lead-safe work practices, perform post-renovation cleaning, provide EPA-required lead-based paint pamphlets or maintain appropriate records, it said.”

Fedex revenue jumps on holiday surge. According to The Wall Street Journal on Thu Dec 17, “The combination of factors boosted revenue and profits at the delivery company for the three months ended Nov. 30, which included Black Friday. “

Japan’s consumer prices fall at fastest pace in a decade. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17,

Oil poised for seventh weekly gain amid U.S. stimulus optimism. According to Bloomberg Quint on Thu Dec 17, “The mixed outlook has led to a weakening of the front end of Brent’s forward curve, which has flipped back into a bearish structure. “, “The market, however, is still facing a number of near-term hurdles, including a resurgent virus in some regions and more supply from OPEC+ next month.”

Tons of dry ice at the ready as Singapore prepares for vaccine. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “While airlines — the workhorses that will move billions of vials all around the globe — swing from a Covid-induced idleness into action, ground handlers like SATS have been busy throughout the pandemic.”, “”SATS will play an essential role in taking the vaccines off the planes, storing them at a low temperature and then sending them to the forwarders who will then take them to market,” Chief Executive Officer Alex Hungate said.”

Move over, bonds. it’s stocks’ turn in emerging-market spotlight. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “The world’s biggest money managers, from BlackRock to JPMorgan and UBS, are betting the post-pandemic economic recovery will be so swift that it’s no longer necessary to be content with the single-digit yields of developing-nation debt. “, “The domestic demand pickup is very supportive of emerging-market equities, but it ultimately undermines the attractiveness of bonds.””

U.K. businesses seek grace period to adjust to post-brexit rules. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “The CBI also called for a one-year easement which would allow U.K. products certified in Britain to be sold in the EU.”, “The Confederation of British Industry, which represents 190,000 businesses, is also asking for companies to be given a grace period to comply with new paperwork that will be required at the end of the year whether or not the U.K. and EU reach a trade deal.”

SSI schaefer and ORCA redefine disaster preparedness in the Philippines with typhoon and seismic-proof cold-chain infrastructure. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “Natural disasters, such as the recent Typhoon Vamco, can lead to unexpected challenges such as fogging and rain seepage in loading bays, which in turn can cause sensor errors and affect supply chain continuity. “, “That is why we chose to work with SSI Schaefer to bring this type of innovation and industrial automation to the Philippines. “

Poshmark files for IPO saying it became profitable in pandemic. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “The company plans to list its shares on the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the symbol POSH.”, “The offering is being led by Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and Barclays Plc. “

Statement of cathy bennett, NJHA president and ceo, on passage of legislation preserving the status of nonprofit hospitals. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “PRINCETON, N.J., Dec. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ –”This legislation is the result of cooperation at the highest levels between the Legislature, municipalities and the Hospital Association. “, “This new contribution joins the long list of community benefits our hospitals provide, including $24.7 billion in economic benefits and 154,000 jobs statewide.””

Bruce linton announces filing of early warning report regarding vireo health international, inc.. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “The Corporation’s head office is located at 1330 Lagoon Avenue, 4th Floor, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 55408.”, “In addition, since the early warning report filed by Mr. Linton on December 7, 2020, the Linton Family Trust sold an aggregate of 999,700 Shares. “

Duff & phelps utility and corporate bond trust announces dividends. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “The proposed merger was announced in a separate press release dated November 23, 2020.”, “CHICAGO, Dec. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — On December 17, 2020, the Board of Directors of Duff & Phelps Utility and Corporate Bond Trust Inc. (NYSE: DUC) (the “Fund”), a closed-end fund advised by Duff & Phelps Investment Management Co., authorized the payment of dividends on the Fund’s common stock as follows:”

DTF tax-free income inc. announces dividends. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “DTF Tax-Free Income Inc. is a closed-end diversified investment management company whose investment objective is current income exempt from regular federal income tax consistent with preservation of capital. “, “The fund seeks to achieve its investment objective by investing in a diversified portfolio of investment-grade tax-exempt obligations. “

Subversive capital acquisition corp. announces filing of final prospectus. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “The Transaction is expected to close on January 15, 2021, subject to customary closing conditions.”, “TORONTO, Dec. 17, 2020 /CNW/ – Subversive Capital Acquisition Corp.(NEO: SVC.”

Skillz soars in trading debut as investors bet on mobile esports. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “The mobile tournaments provider runs about 1,700 tournaments a second, Chief Executive Officer Andrew Paradise said in an interview.”, “Through nine months of the year, Skillz’s revenue grew 91% to $162.4 million. “

World bank says staff were pressured to alter business rankings. According to The Wall Street Journal on Fri Dec 18, “The rankings are based on measures such as the ease of starting a business, tax policies and access to credit. “, “The bank on Wednesday released the outcome of its audit, which it opened this year after employees raised concerns through an internal survey about the integrity of data in the annual Doing Business report. “

Amazon’s chief technology officer shares predictions for 2021. According to The Wall Street Journal on Fri Dec 18, “This year, Amazon.com made its quantum computing service Amazon Braket available to the public. “, “The move will enable areas where low latency and high bandwidth matter, like home automation or self-driving trucks operating in hazardous environments. “

Pandemic is starting to hit north american meat plants again. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “The increase in cases across rural North America highlights the challenges meat packers face in preventing the virus from entering their facilities and spreading among the workforce. “, “The company has also changed its product mix to adapt to the tight labor availability and a switch to serving more retailers as restaurants shut down.”

Australian regulator questions 10 pensions over poor performance. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “The regulator last year published its first so-called heatmap assessment of default investment plans, warning funds it would take action if performance wasn’t improved.”, “The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority said Friday it is assessing whether the eight trustees managing the plans have failed their obligations to members and will seek information on how they’re addressing the underperformance. “

Gravyty is the first nonprofit tech AI company to pass SOC 2 certification. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “gravyty-is-the-first-nonprofit.png Gravyty is the First Nonprofit Tech AI Company to Pass SOC 2 CertificationIndependent audit verifies powerful affirmation of Gravyty’s internal controls, processes, and safeguards”, “This mission includes the way we develop our SaaS and AI-based solutions, as well as the ways in which we secure our company and our customer’s data. “

Waterous energy fund has withdrawn its requisition for a special meeting of osum shareholders. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “This marks a significant milestone towards the successful completion of WEF’s takeover-bid and protects the rights of Osum shareholders to seek liquidity for their shares.”, “These statements generally can be identified by the use of forward-looking words such as “may”, “should”, “will”, “could”, “intend”, “estimate”, “plan”, “anticipate”, “expect”, “believe”, or “continue” or the negative thereof or similar variations. “

Chat service discord doubles valuation to $7 billion. According to The Wall Street Journal on Fri Dec 18, “The financing comes as the company tries to become popular with more mainstream users. “, “The San Francisco-based company said it raised $100 million in a funding round led by venture-capital firm Greenoaks Capital, which was already an investor in the company.”

Touchless residential living and improved airflow make concord pacific’s industry-leading biospace initiative the first in north america to directly design around space, technology and environment…. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “The Concord group of companies’ success has continued with the development of Canada’s largest skyline-defining communities, including Concord CityPlace in Toronto. “, “The BioSpace Initiative featured in the Seattle, London, Toronto and Vancouver developments will offer safer journeys to residents’ front door including touchless building entry and elevator e-call from mobile devices.”

China stock market poised to extend Thursday’s gains. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “The Shanghai Composite Index now rests just above the 3,400-point plateau and it may add to its winnings on Friday.”, “The European markets were mixed and the U.S. bourses were up and the Asian markets figure to split the difference.”

Trump’s exit should allow lawsuit to proceed, rape accuser says. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “Carroll has been trying to push ahead with discovery, arguing Trump is likely to fail in his appeal.”, “Kaplan also took a swipe at any suggestion Trump might make that the case would get in the way of a second term in office.”

Sassy drills near-surface precious metal enriched VMS mineralization at more creek. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “Preliminary interpretation suggests drill hole FM20-10 was collared too low within the BRT stratigraphy and that drillhole FM20-11, drilled well north of BRT and designed to test an historic IP anomaly along strike to the northwest, intersected sections of pyrite mineralization which appear to have been the source of the anomaly, but did not produce any notable assays. “, “These results will be released as quickly as possible when the final QA-checked, multi-element assay results have been received and preliminary interpretation has been performed.”

Celebrating 100,000 hours of made with care. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “The warehouse is clean and comfortable; the team enjoys socializing while they work and eat lunch together in the break room five days a week.”, “The team was so productive and enthusiastic that we quickly added another,” Mr. Watkins explained.”

Win streak expected to continue for Hong Kong stock market. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “The early strength on Wall Street came amid positive developments on the stimulus front, with lawmakers signaling progress toward an agreement on a new relief package.”, “The European markets were mixed and the U.S. bourses were up and the Asian markets figure to split the difference.”

Asia trounces U.S. in health-efficiency index amid pandemic. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “To access Bloomberg’s health efficiency ranking, click here.”, “The average lifespan in the U.S. is 78.5 years, having decreased for several consecutive years, according to the latest data. “

Microsoft says it was hit by the solarwinds cyberattack, but says ‘we have not found evidence’ that its products or customer data were affected. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “”Volexity has also reported publicly that they observed the APT using a secret key that the APT previously stole in order to generate a cookie to bypass the Duo multi-factor authentication protecting access to Outlook Web App,” CISA wrote.”, “Reuters reported earlier on Thursday that Microsoft was swept up in the sweeping SolarWinds cyberattack, making its systems vulnerable to bad actors. “

Biden suggests ‘foul play’ in political efforts to target son. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “”Trump got himself impeached engaging in it.””, “Joe Biden said Thursday that he believed efforts to use his son as a political cudgel amounted to “foul play” amid a federal investigation into Hunter Biden’s tax matters and Republican calls for a special counsel investigation into his foreign dealings.”

Food robotics market worth $4.0 billion by 2026 – exclusive report by marketsandmarkets™. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “The European region dominates the food robotics market with the largest share in 2020.”, “The beverage application segment is projected to witness significant growth during the forecast period.”

EU agrees ‘in principle’ investment pact with China, SCMP says. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “Talks that began in 2013 have been drawn out over provisions to open up China’s market and eliminate what the EU saw as discriminatory practices.”, “The EU has also raised concerns about a new national security law in Hong Kong that’s curtailed freedoms in the former British territory.”

All you need to know going into trade on December 18. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “Emkay On Indian I.T.”, “CLSA On L&T Technology Services”

Bonterra organic vineyards advertising campaign named 2020’s best organic initiative by the drinks business. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “The annual Green Awards celebrate businesses that are going above and beyond to reduce their impact on the environment, making a difference in combating the climate crisis, and promoting news of their efforts to a wide audience. “, “These practices increase soil fertility and enhance the resilience of vineyards, with research indicating that regenerative agriculture leads to measurable climate benefits like increased organic carbon storage. “

Japanese market edges lower ahead of BOJ decision. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “The major exporters are mostly higher on a weaker yen. “, “In the tech space, Tokyo Electron is lower by more than 2 percent, while Advantest is rising more than 2 percent.”

Russia to hold rates as prices keep rising. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “Here’s the full INSIGHT.”, “The currency has appreciated in the past two months, but Nabiullina said last week that inflation expectations may remain elevated for some time.”

Sony pulls cyberpunk 2077 from playstation store after public outcry. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “On Monday, the developers posted a message on Twitter saying they “should have paid more attention to making it play better on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.” But the company had not cleared its offer of a refund with console manufacturers Sony or Microsoft Corp., both of which have stringent refund policies. “, “The radical move came after the console version of Cyberpunk 2077 debuted Dec. 10 — after several delays — to mostly poor reviews and an online outcry from players frustrated with its poor performance. “

Indonesia shares tipped to open higher on Friday. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “Among the actives, Bank Danamon Indonesia shed 0.59 percent, while Bank Mandiri climbed 1.48 percent, Bank CIMB Niaga soared 4.85 percent, Bank Rakyat Indonesia collected 0.23 percent, Bank Central Asia slid 0.22 percent, Indosat plummeted 6.86 percent, Indocement advanced 1.18 percent, Semen Indonesia rallied 2.58 percent, Indofood Suskes sank 0.72 percent, Astra Agro Lestari tanked 2.07 percent, Vale Indonesia tumbled 1.82 percent, Timah rose 0.33 percent, Bumi Resources skyrocketed 18.57 percent and Aneka Tambang and Bank Negara Indonesia were unchanged.”, “The JCI finished slightly lower on Thursday following mixed performances from the financial shares and resource stocks.”

Discovery behavioral health announces the appointment of chris diamond as vice president of business development. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “Diamond will expand DBH’s Psychiatric and TMS footprint while expanding the organization’s telehealth services which grew significantly during the COVID pandemic.”, “With more than 100 treatment centers nationwide, Discovery’s levels of care include detoxification centers, residential, partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient and telehealth programs for teens and adults and TMS services at select locations. “

New app launches to connect trade laborers with businesses that need trade labor.. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “”They have this constant stress, even when there’s a shortage of reliable, skilled tradespeople.””, “After much refinement, TraLaMa is now launching to all industries and markets. “

Microsoft says its systems were exposed to solarwinds hack. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “The U.S. Defense Department has awarded Microsoft a $10 billion cloud-computing contract, which is currently being contested in court by rival bidder Amazon.com Inc.”, “Read more: Hackers Tied to Russia Hit U.S. Nuclear Agency, Three States”

Initiating coverage on burger king India: dolat capital. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “The company would open at least 700 restaurants by CY26 implying 2.5 times growth from the current level.”, “This report is authored by an external party. “

FDA panel recommends emergency use of Moderna’s Covid-19 vaccine. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “The FDA is not required to follow the recommendation of the advisory committee but often does.”, “The proposed use under an EUA is for active immunization for the prevention of COVID-19 caused by SARS-CoV-2 in individuals 18 years of age and older. “

NRB bearings’ sustenance in auto demand key monitorable, says icici direct. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “This report is authored by an external party. “, “The contents of this section do not constitute investment advice. “

Srei group faces uncertain times with rating downgrade, RBI audit. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “The lender denied all allegations and said that it has initiated legal action.”, “There are various options being considered at this point, said this person, without further discussing those options.”

In defence of flexible inflation targeting. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “This demonstration effect was not lost on emerging markets.”, “This way the RBI would have shown its nimbleness to respond effectively to a shock without compromising its medium-term inflation credentials.”

Government leaders clash over trump’s ban on Chinese stocks. According to The Wall Street Journal on Fri Dec 18, “Treasury wants the blacklist to only include the companies specifically flagged by the Pentagon, and not affiliates or subsidiaries, the people familiar with the matter said. “, “That is a view generally embraced by many on Wall Street given the fear that a broad list could spook marketsand prompt large amounts of forced selling to scrub portfolios of problematic stocks.”

Norzinc announces flow-through private placement. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “The Company disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking information, except as required by applicable law.”, “NZC-TSX NORZF-OTCQB”

Tony hsieh suffered a ‘psychotic break’ in late June that led loved ones to attempt interventions and paved the way for his zappos resignation. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “”I’m reaching out to share that Tony has decided to retire as CEO of Zappos. “, “The friend said Hsieh had broken several things in his house and was threatening to hurt himself, per call logs obtained last week by Business Insider.”

Jakarta sets curfew for restaurants, malls to curb virus spread. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “The capital accounts for a quarter of the country’s total confirmed virus cases. “, “Jakarta, already a hotbed of Covid-19 cases in the country, is limiting activities at various public places from Friday until Jan. 8, 2021, according to a statement Thursday. “

Neurosigma’s monarch etns for pediatric ADHD featured in md+di’s list of the 10 wearable medical devices that redefined healthcare. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “The most common side effects observed with eTNS use are: drowsiness, an increase in appetite, trouble sleeping, teeth clenching, headache and fatigue. “, “The device is used for patient treatment by prescription only and is intended to be used in the home under the supervision of a caregiver during periods of sleep. “

Eagle energy Japan announces expanded retail distribution through 7-eleven, a product rebrand & new flavor. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “Of the 67,480 stores around the globe, 20,700 stores (nearly 31% of global stores) are in Japan, with 2,705 stores in Tokyo alone.”, “ABOUT NEXT LEVEL ENERGY INC.”

L.a. Mayor garcetti says he’s not joining biden administration. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “The mayor made the comments by telephone from his residence in Los Angeles. “, “The Democratic mayor declined to say whether any specific cabinet positions were discussed. “

Ia financial corporation comments on the impacts of changes to the AMF capital adequacy requirements guideline. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “The forward-looking statements in this news release reflect iA Financial Corporation’s expectations as of the date of this document. “, “As a result, while the total solvency ratio remains unchanged (125% as at September30,2020), there is a downward impact on the Core Ratio of iA Financial Corporation (TSX: IAG) and on its potential capital for deployment.”

Introducing mr. brainwash’s shero. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “The gallery joyfully taps into its Hollywood roots in offering an exclusive edition of the artist’s prints and original works on canvas celebratingWonderWomanin conjunction with the Warner Brothers and DC Comics Extended Universe premiere ofWonderWoman1984. “, “Twitter: @hamiltonselwayFacebook: Hamilton-Selway Fine ArtInstagram: hamiltonselwayfineart”

Indian shares seen tad lower on weak asian cues. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose half a percent, the tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite edged up 0.8 percent and the S&P 500 added 0.6 percent.”, “European markets extended gains to a fourth day on Thursday, with U.S. stimulus hopes, optimism about a post-Brexit trade deal and positive news on the vaccine front helping underpin investor sentiment.”

Terra worldwide logistics, parent company of american global logistics, acquires connect global logistics inc.. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “ATLANTA, Dec. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ –Leading third-party logistics provider, Terra Worldwide Logistics (”TWL” or “the Company”) today announced the strategic acquisition of Downers Grove, Illinois-based Connect Global Logistics (“CGL”). “, “Kim Malloy, Founder and CEO of CGL: “This is a perfect fit and next step in the evolution of CGL and its customers. “

The tata-mistry dispute: does corporate governance have A basic foundation?. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “The relegation of the shareholders’ interest is justified given that their liability is limited, and their risk is capped to the amount of money invested. “, “The directors are expected to exercise independent judgment and act in the best interest of the company, its employees, its shareholders, the community, and for the protection of the environment. “

Asian markets mostly lower amid cautious trades. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “Following a meeting with other congressional leaders, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ken., said the talks have made “major headway toward hammering out a targeted pandemic relief package that would be able to pass both chambers with bipartisan majorities.” The positive sentiment was partly offset by a report from the Labor Department showing an unexpected increase in first-time claims for U.S. unemployment benefits in the week ended December 12.”, “That was roughly in line with expectations following the 0.4 percent decline in October.”

Coca-Cola to cut 2,200 jobs worldwide : reports. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “The company then stated that it would reduce its business units to nine from seventeen in four regions. “, “The severance programs would cost the company between $350 million to $550 million.”

Azar to stay on the job after wife tests positive for Covid-19. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “”Thank you all for the incredible work you continue to do each and every day to protect and enhance the health and well-being of the American people,” Azar wrote to staff.”, “Read More: Pfizer, U.S. Wrangle Over Vaccine Pace While Working Toward Pact”

Czech startup founders turn billionaires without VC help. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “The Bloomberg Billionaires Index valuation is based on JetBrains’ 2019 results and the value of publicly-traded peers.”, “The company is now seeking to expand into the wider market of workplace collaboration tools and last week introduced a product that will compete with Atlassian Corp. and Slack Technologies Inc., which this month reached a deal to be acquired by Salesforce.com Inc. for $27.7 billion.”

Shareholder alert: weisslaw LLP reminds sfbk, acam, cbli, and UROV shareholders about its ongoing investigations. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “SFB Bancorp, Inc. (OTC: SFBK)”, “WeissLaw LLPis investigating possible breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations of law by the board of directors ofSFB Bancorp, Inc. (OTC: SFBK)in connection with the proposed acquisition of SFBK by Community First Bancorporation. “

Sensex, nifty give up early gains. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “The benchmark S&P BSE Sensex dropped 104 points, or 0.2 percent, to 46,786 in early trade after five straight sessions of gains. “, “Dishman Carbogen dropped 2.2 percent on news that promoter Adimans Technologies plans to sell close to 69 lakh shares of the company through an offer for sale.”

Old coal mines can win a second life as green energy hotspots. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “”By repurposing old sites and taking advantage of the features at those facilities, we can bring more clean energy projects online that bring down emissions and deliver the secure and reliable power Australians need,” Australia’s Energy and Emissions Reduction Minister Angus Taylor said in a separate statement.”, “The A$13 million ($9.9 million) pilot trial at the Newstan Colliery, in Fassifern, about 140 kilometers (87 miles) northeast of Sydney, could offer a blueprint for dozens of expiring mines that’ll be retired in coming decades, according to the Australian Renewable Energy Agency.”

China telecom’s annual report ranked no.7 of “top 100 reports worldwide”. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “This symbolizes that in the new 5G era with infinite possibilities, China Telecom will leverage on its superior capabilities to propel innovations and technologicaladvancement, and promote the development and prosperity of the industry and ecosystem. “, “Meanwhile, it also demonstrates that through the theme of “Connecting Infinity, Empowering Future”, China Telecom effectively delivered the messages about its operation strategies in the 2019 Annual Report.”

Jefferies recommends investors the best value stocks to bet on. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “Jefferies has picked ITC Ltd., IndusInd Bank, ACC Ltd., Sobha Ltd. “, “”The PSU index is deep value and despite the recent outperformance, trades at a 22% discount to its 10-year average and a 64% discount to the Nifty,” he said.”

Power sector update: care ratings. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “This report is authored by an external party. “, “The views expressed in the report are that of the author entity and do not represent the views of BloombergQuint.”

BOJ plans policy sustainability review as price falls deepen. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “The European Central Bank last week increased its emergency bond buying.”, “The bank said it would likely announce the findings in March.”

Russia-linked solarwinds hack ensnares widening list of victims. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “The harder part is determining what the hackers stole while they were roaming through the networks.”, “The hackers installed what is known as a backdoor in widely used software from Texas-based SolarWinds Corp., whose customers include myriad government agencies and Fortune 500 companies. “

Prataap snacks management meet takeaways: nirmal bang. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “This report is authored by an external party. “, “The company got permission to resume manufacturing operations only in May.”

Cnn’s ‘reconnect’ explores the culinary map of India. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “CNN’s portfolio of news and information services is available in seven different languages across all major TV, digital and mobile platforms, reaching more than 475 million households around the globe. “, “She started with Telangana, the state she was born in, finding inspiration for several new dishes at her restaurant in Bangkok.”

Thailand eases curbs on U.S., Japan tourists before peak travel. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “Thailand is relaxing curbs on foreign tourists after a special long-term visa program unveiled in September evoked lukewarm response and authorities were forced to suspend a successful travel subsidy program for local tourists to probe allegations of corruption. “, “More frequent tests for visitors during the quarantine might help the government shorten the isolation period to 10 days from next month, Taweesilp said.”

India’s quarterly economic outlook: motilal oswal . According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “The most difficult times are the best teachers and 2020 has lived up to the hype.”, “This report is authored by an external party. “

Accenture – continued growth, margin tailwinds: motilal oswal. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “We see Accenture’s strong Q1 FY21 performance as a positive for companies under our Indian IT Services coverage.”, “The views expressed in the report are that of the author entity and do not represent the views of BloombergQuint.”

India realty sector: rising residential sales volume drives optimism, says nirmal bang. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “The views expressed in the report are that of the author entity and do not represent the views of BloombergQuint.”, “This report is authored by an external party. “

Titan better placed than earlier; visibility is the key: motilal oswal. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “We hosted Mr C K Venkataraman, Managing Director of Titan Company Ltd., for a discussion on the near-term and long-term prospects of the business. “, “The contents of this section do not constitute investment advice. “

Foreign investment pours into China despite trade war, pandemic. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “The Great Decoupling? “, “Taiwan has a long-term plan to attract capital back home from China, though companies continue to boost their investment into the mainland as well.”

Indian IT sector’s demand environment remains intact, strong acceleration in cloud adoption: prabhudas lilladher. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “This report is authored by an external party. “, “The views expressed in the report are that of the author entity and do not represent the views of BloombergQuint.”

India stocks headed for longest weekly winning streak since 2019. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “The S&P BSE Sensex declined 0.2% to 46,779.42 as of 9:43 a.m. in Mumbai, while the NSE Nifty 50 Index slipped 0.3%. “

Citi unseats goldman as top IPO bank in europe after 18 years. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “The surge in activity has led to a 35%-40% rise in the global fee pool, according to Eric Li, research director at data firm Coalition Development Ltd. “, “Aside from THG Holdings Plc’s $2.4 billion London IPO and Nordnet AB”s $1.1 billion share sale in Stockholm, the U.S. bank worked on Polish online retailer Allegro.eu SA’s $2.8 billion offering and the $870 million London listing of Kazakh digital bank Kaspi.kz JSC.”

The world’s cfos have a dire message for real-estate investors. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “”In addition to labor and fleet rightsizing, areas of focus are maintenance, real estate, IT and other fixed-cost areas.””, “Tactics include cutting office space, accelerating branch closures, renegotiating rents on warehouses and even shutting data centers.”

Christmas canceled for traders as brexit goes down to the wire. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “”The never-ending Brexit discussion has taught us that we have to be always ready for new headlines or new surprises,” said Fatih Atalay, head of foreign exchange trading at Swissquote Bank SA. “, “”The question really is if they really start burning the midnight oil and do something on New Year’s Eve,” said Kieran Cleere, a senior trader at at Silicon Valley Bank. “

Why telecom firms are among 2021’s top european m&a targets. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “There are signs that the European Union’s opposition to mergers could be cooling, after its antitrust chief in June called for more cross-border deals, especially in the telecom industry.”, “In other sectors, U.K. broadcaster ITV Plc was the second most-cited takeover target with four mentions, relinquishing the top spot to KPN after spending four years as the top target without any deal materializing. “

The fish fight reveals ultimate brexit truths. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “While the U.K. would seemto have the leverage here, EU negotiator Michel Barnier has linked “access to waters”to “access to markets.”This means the EU can withdraw preferential treatment on tariffs and goods trade at any point if it’s unhappy with the fisheries settlement.”, “That wouldn’t just be bad news for the British economy, it would devastate the very industryBoris Johnson claims to be protecting.”

Tesla joins the s&p 500: five things to watch. According to The Wall Street Journal on Fri Dec 18, “Tesla’s inclusion will prompt the dozens of index funds that track the S&P to seek to purchase tens of billions of dollars of stock at Friday’s closing price, in a bid to track the index as closely as possible. “, “The electric-car maker will be by far the largest firm by market value ever to join the S&P, the most widely tracked stock index. “

Can I be required to get vaccinated against Covid-19?. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “That vaccine and another one by Moderna Inc., which was set for FDA clearance after a panel of experts supported it on Dec. 17, are being tested in children as young as 12.”, “The scope of the coronavirus pandemic may motivate companies in other industries to adopt mandates, particularly if their employees work in close quarters or in frequent contact with the public.”

Ethiopia’s future hinges on a leader who’s brought peace — and conflict. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “If the frontier Eritrea shares with Tigray and its neighboring province can open permanently, as the settlement envisages, it would create access to sea portsthat could also benefit Sudan and the UAE, according to Bronwyn Bruton, a program directorat the Atlantic Council, a Washington think-tank.”, “The governing coalition was dissolved last year to make way for a newparty under Abiy’s leadership that drew together most of the former groupings. “

Let these worms have your leftovers. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “That said, worms can go for up to four weeks without food. “, “”The typical customer isn’t a hipster, as everybody expects,” says David Nevriva, sales director at Plastia. “

Encore: auto-ira programs are closing the coverage gap. According to MarketWatch on Fri Dec 18, “The programs generally phase in over time, beginning with larger employers.”, “The time has come to establish a national auto-IRA program so that workers in all states have a way to save for retirement – and have money on hand in case of emergencies.”

Pandemic’s lasting cost on Indian economy smaller than expected: neelkanth mishra. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “The incremental savings of the top 10-20% are likely to drive investment, consumption and hence growth in the coming months, according to him. “, “The top 10-20% of India’s companies, households and individuals, which spend the most, came out of the lockdown with a better balance sheet because their consumption was severely impacted while their income was secure. “

Jackie friedman, president of nexion travel group, wins lifetime achievement award. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “”What Jackie has been able to accomplish in her career is nothing short of phenomenal,” said J.D. O’Hara, CEO of Internova Travel Group, the parent company of Nexion Travel Group. “, “She is an avid supporter of the American Society of Travel Advisors (ASTA), currently serving as Treasurer. “

Huntkey to release 20w charger. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “The desktop air purifier is designed portable and can efficiently remove chemical vapors, odors, haze particles, and many more air pollutants. “, “Specifications:Type: Wall mountInput: 100-240Vac, 0.6A, 50/60HzOutput: 5V3A/9V2.22ASupporting Protocol: PD3.0Dimensions: 30*30*30mmWeight: 35g”

European shares seen tad lower. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “The pan European Stoxx 600 edged up 0.3 percent. “, “The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose half a percent, the tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite edged up 0.8 percent and the S&P 500 added 0.6 percent.”

European economics preview: UK retail sales data due. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “At 4.00 am ET, Germany’s ifo business confidence survey results are due. “, “At 5.30 am ET, Russia’s central bank announces its interest rate decision. “

Deep dive into CPI November data: icici securities. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “This report is authored by an external party. “, “The views expressed in the report are that of the author entity and do not represent the views of BloombergQuint.”

Infosys, HCL tech, TCS shares rise as brokerages say accenture’s guidance bodes well for Indian IT. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “That’s $200 million higher than its guided range.”, “The company’s new bookings rose 25% over the year earlier to $12.9 billion in the reported quarter. “

U.S. to blacklist SMIC and dozens more China firms, reuters says. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “Outgoing President Donald Trump is set to add around 80 more companies and their affiliates to the Commerce Department’s Entity List, Reuters said. “, “China’s top chipmaker and the others will join the likes of Huawei Technologies Co. on a list that denies them access to U.S. technology from software to circuitry.”

Soy bulls rampant as prices roar to six-year highs on Argentina. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “In other markets, wheat built on Thursday’s gains, while corn climbed for a sixth day as weather concerns drove prices, according to Tobin Gorey, commodity strategist at Commonwealth Bank of Australia. “, “The stoppages have crippled shipments, with dozens of vessels unable to load cargoes. “

Home Depot fined $20.75 mln to settle failure to follow lead paint rules. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “Home Depot’s fine of $20.75 million is the highest civil penalty obtained to date for a settlement under the Toxic Substances Control Act. “, “The states of Utah, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island, which have EPA-authorized RRP programs, also joined in the settlement.”

Goldman says Bitcoin’s rising popularity doesn’t endanger gold. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “Bitcoin has seen a blistering rally this month, exceeding $23,000 per token on Thursday, having only surpassed the $20,000 milestone for the first time on Wednesday. “

Siemens sees train boom from climate-conscious spending on rail. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “The European Union, one of the world’s biggest train markets, on Thursday announced it will intensify efforts to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 2030, a move that’s expected to favor rail-equipment manufacturers.”, “”That’s a huge opportunity.””

Swedish PE firms push for diversity as boardrooms slow to change. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “”This is an issue that the business world has to continue to work a lot with,” Theorell Christofferson said by phone. “, “Improving diversity in boardrooms and top management “has come at a much too slow pace,” according to Monalotte Theorell Christofferson, chairman of the Swedish Private Equity & Venture Capital Association.”

Volkswagen plans to link top executives’ bonuses to ESG targets. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “The company has 125 factories in countries from Brazil to China and estimates its cars alone account for 1% of global carbon-dioxide emissions. “, “The depth of data companies disclose can also vary significantly in individual regions and is less standardized than, for example, financial reporting based on established accounting standards.”

Aqara smart home starter kit debuts in south korea. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “All devices of the Kit also integratewith the LG ThinQ app. “, “Currently, the Aqara devices are the only non-LG devices that are supported in theThinQ App.”

Coal sales to rebound with first gains in years in U.S., europe. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “The main drivers of demand for the fuel will continue to be China and India, which both rely heavily on the fuel in their energy mix.”, “The U.S. rebound will be the first since 2014, increasing consumption by 11.1% next year.”

Philippine pandemic recovery steps await duterte’s approval. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “”All these form a coherent package that provides us with ample fiscal and financial support to help the economy recover,” Economic Planning Secretary Karl Chua said at a briefing Thursday.”, “The bank held its benchmark interest rate steady Thursday after cutting by 200 basis points earlier this year.”

Japan compiles record $1 trillion budget for fiscal 2021. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “The annual budget will fund some of the spending for the Suga administration’s recent stimulus package of more than $700 billion. “, “The official announcement of the figures is expected next week.”

Thomson hospital kota damansara accelerates digital transformation with t-systems Singapore. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “With this vision, THKD management is exploring solutions to address the rising healthcare demand and digital needs. “, “”Our vision is always innovating and enhancing patient safety and experience,” said Nadiah Wan, Executive Director and Group CEO, TMC Life Sciences Bhd., the parent company of THKD. “

Pearl abyss unveils crimson desert trailer commentary featuring executive producer and founder daeil kim. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “Tech media CNET also said, “it looks absolutely immaculate.””, “Crimson Desertrecently revealed its first gameplay trailer at The Game Awards and was well-received by gamers and media across the world. “

Japan to step up defenses from Chinese, north korean threats. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “The cost to develop the new missile was estimated at 33.5 billion yen ($324 million), Kyodo News reported.”, “”This will strengthen Japan’s stand-off defensive capability from outside threats while ensuring the safety of Self-Defense Forces personnel,” Chief Cabinet Secretary Katsunobu Kato told a news briefing.”

Bailey criticized, boj’s virus aid, U.S. shutdown risk: eco day. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18,

Lysogene announces a change in the organization of kga, minority shareholder of lysogene. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “This press release has been prepared in both French and English. “, “These statements may include, without limitation, any statements preceded by, followed by or including words such as “target,” “believe,” “expect,” “aim,” “intend,” “may,” “anticipate,” “estimate,” “plan,” “objective”, “project,” “will,” “can have,” “likely,” “should,” “would,” “could” and other words and terms of similar meaning or the negative thereof. “

Enesi pharma and imperial college london collaborate to develop thermostable RNA vaccines with potential to eliminate cold chain and transform global vaccination logistics for Covid-19. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “The successful production of a solid dose RNA vaccine, and demonstration of an appropriate immune response could lead to a further partnership to develop at pace an ImplaVax® version of Imperial’s RNA vaccine against SARS-CoV-2, which is based on the virus’ spike protein and is being investigated in a Phase I/II trial in over 400 healthy subjects.”, “Imperial College LondonRyan O’HareTel: +44 (0) 20 7594 2410Email: r.ohare@imperial.ac.uk”

Nigerians are looking to citizenship by investment programmes to broaden business reach. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “The global pandemic has only highlighted the increasing uncertainty Nigerians face. “, “The close proximity to America means that from a business perspective it is easier in terms of time zones and travel distance. “

Touchstone enters into a natural gas sales agreement with the national gas company of Trinidad and Tobago. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “This is notable because onshore natural gas production has been for so long overlooked in the sector.””, “The National Gas Company of Trinidad and Tobago Limited (NGC) signed a natural gas supply agreement with Primera Oil and Gas Limited, a subsidiary of Canadian energy exploration company Touchstone Exploration on Friday 18thDecember 2020. “

A $19 billion player enters battle for thematic funds in europe. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “The company wants to roll out between five and 10 ETFs over the next year and list products on the Deutsche Boerse Xetra exchange, he said.”, “The firm is betting that Europe will ultimately prove just as hospitable to thematic funds, which track categories like pet care, sports or remote working rather than traditional benchmarks. “

Toshiba is again seeking acquisitions after string of deal flops. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “It narrowly avoided a delisting from the Tokyo Stock Exchange three years ago after multibillion-dollar losses at its Westinghouse U.S. nuclear unit pushed liabilities beyond its level of assets. “, “”The question for the new management is what makes them think they are better than before.””

Trump fills government boards with loyalists as term nears end. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “Other board appointments have gone to Trump campaign fundraisers. “, “The administration has made other recent personnel moves, however, that could hamper Trump’s successor. “

Lawmakers are facing down deadline on aid plan: congress update. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “Talks are also hung up on aid for entertainment venues and whether the relief bill needs to extend an existing eviction moratorium if it also includes adequate funds to help renters.”, “The federal government faces the possibility of a partial weekend shutdown because of disputes over some of the details in a pandemic relief plan, Thune said.”

Russia hack confronts trump with decision that echoes obama’s. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “”The way you do that is you make this whole area much more of a mainstream national security priority and not treat it as this little boutique-y tech issue, which I think in large part it has been relegated to,” Painter said.”, “”That’s what you want to watch for: Does the Trump administration take any action even if it’s just symbolic? “

U.S. blacklists China’s top chip maker, escalating tech fight. According to The Wall Street Journal on Fri Dec 18, “The Trump administration has grown more concerned about Beijing’s practice of leaning on civilian companies to advance its military goals, an effort known as military-civil fusion.”, “The designation restricts companies from exporting U.S.-origin technology to the listed firms without a license, with a provision that effectively prohibits SMIC from acquiring technology to build chips with 10-nanometer circuits and smaller, the industry’s top class of chips.”

29 innovations awarded the international innovation awards 2020. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “The International Innovation Awards is a part of Enterprise Asia’s #innorev – a global movement to mobilise innovation to serve humanity and drive long-term value creation in businesses.”, “This is critical to allow businesses to adapt quickly, future proof themselves and remain relevant regardless of the uncertainty and complexity of the marketplace”, Tsang added.”

China plans to vaccinate 50 million by early February. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “The rapid rollout underscores Beijing’s focus on preventing a repeat of the deadly outbreak in Wuhan early this year. “, “The NHC didn’t respond to a faxed request for comment, while China’s CDC didn’t comment. “

Tencent group buys further 10% of vivendi’s universal music. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “Tencent also plans to take a minority stake in Universal Music’s Chinese subsidiary.”, “That deal valued UMG at 30 billion euros and Tencent and its partners had the option to increase their stake to as much as 20% at the same valuation until Jan. 15, 2021.”

Philips buys biotelemetry for $2.8 billion in at-home care push. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “The Amsterdam-based company expects the BioTelemetry purchase to add to sales growth and expand its profit margin in 2021.”, “Royal Philips NV agreed to buy U.S.-based BioTelemetry Inc. for $2.8 billion to expand in wearable heart monitors as the Dutch company expands in the burgeoning at-home care market.”

Prince harry and meghan markle face trial by spotify. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “This column does not necessarily reflect the opinion of the editorial board or Bloomberg LP and its owners.”, “The earnings potential of the company’s core music business is held back by the fixed percentage of revenue it pays the recording industry in the form of royalties. “

Risk assets prolong rally amid stimulus progress, fed: EM review. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “The South African economy’s ability to recover from its longest downward cycle since 1945 has been dealt a blow by new restrictions to curb surging coronavirus infections. “, “The economy entered the 85th month of a weakening cycle in December, according to the Reserve Bank’s Quarterly Bulletin”

The stage is set for Indian internet companies: HDFC securities. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “The contents of this section do not constitute investment advice. “, “This report is authored by an external party. “

Technology sector 2021 outlook – A year of physicalisation of digital? icici securities. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “These disproportionate/asymmetric expectations should correct in 2021.”, “The views expressed in the report are that of the author entity and do not represent the views of BloombergQuint.”

South African stocks drop from early 2018 high as naspers slips. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “That’s the most since September 2019 and the ninth consecutive day of inflows, the longest such streak since a 13-day run in February 2018.”, “Foreigners were net buyers of 3.6 billion rand of South African shares on Thursday, according to exchange operator JSE Ltd. “

Accenture’s strong performance A positive read-through for Indian it: icici securities. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “This report is authored by an external party. “, “This is a decent lead indicator of a residual ‘comeback’ by Indian IT in the impending earnings season.”

Overseas investment by India in fy21: care ratings  . According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “The contents of this section do not constitute investment advice. “, “The views expressed in the report are that of the author entity and do not represent the views of BloombergQuint.”

Navin fluorine – foundation for further growth laid: anand rathi. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “The multi-purpose plant at its wholly-owned subsidiary, Navin Fluorine Advanced Sciences Ltd., at Dahej, Gujarat, is expected to be commissioned in H1 FY23, with approximately 1.4 times asset turnover.”, “The views expressed in the report are that of the author entity and do not represent the views of BloombergQuint.”

Top cyber investigative solutions firm launches new website for business, private and public sector clients. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “Their primary goal is to stop wrongdoing and help their clients recover financial losses as soon as possible. “, “To see their full list of Cyber investigative Services, visit their website at https://www.cyber-investigative-solutions.com/services.”

Overhaul empowers shippers & logistics providers with real-time visibility around brexit-related delays. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “Keeping customers updated on supply chain flows, ETAs or any delays enables proactive planning and management,” says David Broe, Overhaul’s Chief Financial Officer.”, “The current delays are already significantly disrupting business and causing frustration for consumers already tired of the supply chain delays that the pandemic has caused.”

Tishman speyer acquires the tour cristal in paris. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “Philippe Joland, Senior Managing Director and President of Tishman Speyer France, commented: “Tour Cristal is a one-of-a-kind space as it is very central and provides spectacular views over Paris. “, “Our current portfolio includes such iconic assets as Rockefeller Center in New York City, The Springs in Shanghai, TaunusTurm in Frankfurt and the Mission Rock neighborhood currently being realized in San Francisco.”

Resellerclub re-establishes its presence in Indonesia with improved localized experience. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “This new Control Panel is specially built for web professionals (web designers, developers, digital marketing agencies, etc) after years of product research and conversations with multiple clients. “, “The Endurance family of brands includes Constant Contact, Bluehost, HostGator, and Domain.com, among others. “

Montenegro says closing its borders over covid was a big mistake. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “In any case, the restrictions didn’t help much in containing the coronavirus: The country of 620,000 people, a candidate for EU membership, is struggling with one of the highest number of cases per capita.”, “The curbs were largely down to bad blood with some of its neighbors, the minister says, referring to the previous government’s decision to shut out holidaymakers from Serbia and Bosnia-Herzegovina for much of the high season. “

Emmanuel macron has the same problem as king louis XVI. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “(The U.S. was second-to-last.) “, “The kerfuffle is providing fodder to his rivals on the far left and far right, who are grabbing airtime to cynically sowdoubts over the efficacy of vaccines such as Pfizer’s, despite the evidence.”

Elsevier expands open access options for cell press journals from January 2021. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “This publishing route means all Cell Press authors can choose to make their research article available for everyone to read immediately following publication.”, “These journals will also continue to offer authors the option to publish through the subscription model. “

The pandemic’s impact on workers’ finances has long-term repercussions for retirement security. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “The survey offers encouraging news of workers’ commitment to saving for retirement amid the pandemic:”, “The data in this report are shown for 1,173 U.S. adults who work full- or part-time and/or who were laid off or furloughed as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. “

Novo nordisk files for EU approval of semaglutide for weight management. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “Novo Nordisk noted that across the STEP programme, people with obesity treated with once-weekly semaglutide 2.4 mg achieved a statistically significant and superior reduction in body weight compared to placebo.”, “Mads Krogsgaard Thomsen, executive vice president and chief scientific officer of Novo Nordisk, said, “We are excited about this regulatory filing following the recent regulatory filing with the FDA in the US. “

Labour-intensive exports stabilise as year comes to A close . According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “The latter category has a bearing on a wide range of small businesses who export items like gems and jewellery, leather goods and textiles among others.”, “The trade deficit is now normalising as non-oil non-gold exports and imports both remained unchanged annually, said Neelkanth Mishra, co-head of equity strategy, Asia-Pacific at Credit Suisse.”

Europe’s frothy junk bond deals ring alarm bells for investors. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “”There is insatiable demand for high yield right now.””, “This week, budget hotel chain Travelodge and debt collector Lowell, which both struggled through the pandemic, placed bonds privately. “

UK retail sales fall less than expected in November. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “This was the first decline in seven months and was smaller than the economists’ forecast of -4.2 percent.”, “The retail sales volume dropped 3.8 percent month-on-month in November, in contrast to the 1.3 percent rise logged a month ago. “

China-based companies raised $11.7 billion through U.S. ipos this year, the most since 2014. According to CNBC on Fri Dec 18, “Walmart-invested grocery delivery company Dada, electric vehicle start-ups Xpeng and Li Auto and BlueCity, owner of China’s largest LGBTQ dating app, were among other major listings in New York this year.”, “The Renaissance Capital data included Hong Kong-based companies. “

Ghana’s hung parliament sets president up for tough second term. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “The constituency result was delayed by a week because of a dispute involving the main parties, it said.”, “The National Democratic Congress won Sene West in the east of the country, giving it 137 of the legislature’s 275 seats, according to electoral commission figures. “

Nordea plans full russia exit after years of cuts targeting risk. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “The Helsinki-based bank had already axed its Russian retail business, but previously indicated it would keep some services open for corporate clients. “, “The process of shutting down the unit “will focus on securing a smooth migration and closure of customer activities and taking care of our staff in this process,” the bank said.”

Biden to seek talks with maduro regime in reversal of trump plan. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “In a departure from the Trump administration, which insisted it would only negotiate the terms of Maduro’s surrender, Biden’s advisers aren’t setting that as a precondition and are open to direct talks.”, “Domestically, Biden will fulfill his pledge on Temporary Protected Status, which would allow Venezuelans who fled to the U.S. to stay, the people said.”

The quest to replicate Tesla’s success keeps EV mania alive. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “Analysts at Evercore ISI predict that VW and Tesla will form a global EV duopolyfor the foreseeable future.”, “The dramatic rise and fall of Nikola over just a few months was this year’s cautionary tale. “

Tencent-led consortium boosts equity ownership in UMG to 20% – quick facts. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “Tencent Holdings Limited (TCTZF.PK) announced that a Tencent-led consortium has exercised its call option to acquire an additional 10% equity stake in Universal Music Group from its parent company, Vivendi SE (VIV.”, “Tencent noted that this transaction is based on the same enterprise value of EUR 30 billion for 100% of UMG’s share capital as in the initial acquisition that closed in March 2020.”

DAX inches higher in cautious trade. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “The benchmark DAX edged up 35 points, or 0.3 percent, to 13,701 after gaining 0.8 percent the previous day.”, “The move comes just weeks before Democratic President-elect Joe Biden is set to take office on Jan. 20.”

Temsa: bus exports to be delivered to the heart of the european union. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “Being a public company, OTW carries 159 million passengers annually with its public transport fleet of 1,543 vehicles. “, “TEMSA’s first electric vehicle export to Sweden was quite significant for us. “

German businesses are optimistic about economic recovery in 2021. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “The curbs are in place until Jan. 10, though Chancellor Angela Merkel has already hinted they’re likely to be extended.”, “The nation had fared better than many of its neighbors so far, due to its relatively larger reliance on industry, which has been able to adjust to the pandemic. “

Virgin Galactic drops as holders file to sell 113 million shares. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “The registration includes up to about 105 million outstanding shares of common stock and up to 8 million shares issuable upon the exercise of warrants that were issued in connection with a private placement, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. “

CAC 40 edges higher on vaccine optimism. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “The benchmark CAC 40 edged up 13 points, or 0.2 percent, to 5,562 after finishing marginally higher on Thursday.”, “The upside was capped by fresh U.S.-China tensions, little progress on a federal-spending deal in Washington and continued uncertainty over Brexit.”

China vaccine push, Malaysia to ease restrictions: virus update. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “The Philippines has lined up key measures to support economic recovery for President Rodrigo Duterte’s approval, as it aims for a strong rebound in 2021 after plunging into recession this year amid the pandemic.”, “His 67-year-old wife Brigitte tested negative on Thursday.”

BP names karen richardson and johannes teyssen to board – quick facts. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “Johannes Teyssen is currently the CEO and Chairman of the management board of E.ON SE (EONGY.PK)”, “L) announced the appointment to its board of Karen Richardson and Johannes Teyssen as non-executive directors, effective January 1, 2021.”

Eurozone current account surplus increases in October. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “The primary income showed a shortfall of EUR 5 billion versus EUR 2 billion in September. “, “The surplus on goods trade advanced to EUR 35 billion from EUR 33 billion a month ago and that in services to EUR 9 billion from EUR 7 billion.”

Bitcoin’s surge poses no threat to gold’s status as the currency of last resort, Goldman Sachs says. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “The world’s most popular digital asset jumped to all-time highs above $23,000 this week as its extraordinary 2020 rally continued. “, “The token’s price gained 16% across just three days, bringing its year-to-date gain to over 200%.”

Key kingspan executive retires after grenfell revelations. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “The stock closed down 12% in Dublin on Thursday, the most since the day after the Brexit referendum in 2016.”, “The firm declined to comment beyond its statement. “

Five years on, China’s world bank challenger has fallen short of lofty predictions. According to The Wall Street Journal on Fri Dec 18, “The AIIB reported $30.78 billion in assets at the end of September. “, “Both are overshadowed by World Bank Group’s constituent parts: The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, the International Development Association and the International Finance Corp. together hold more than $600 billion in assets.”

Greener beer, cleaner buses and more good climate news. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “This issue had an entiresection devoted to the intersection of climate andfood-and unfortunately that tends to reveal a world of problems. “, “The third issue of Bloomberg Green is out, and readers can now browse through the complete run of digital stories from the magazine’spages.”

Desperate small businesses await fresh aid with or without flaws. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “”They were asking us to bring on staff when we were closed by the government, at a time when we were supposed to be socially distanced,” he said.”, “Then 24. “

Pintec enables China mobile’s subsidiary aspire holdings with Intelligent fintech solutions. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “The solutions and services provided range from digital retail lending, digital business lending, robotic process automation, to wealth management and insurance products.”, “SOURCE PINTEC”

Pulse secure (acquired by ivanti) lauded by frost & sullivan for leading the secure remote access market with its pulse access suite. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “With the integration of its SSL VPN feature into the next-generation firewall, Pulse Secure (acquired by Ivanti) became one of the few vendors to offer a dedicated secure remote access solution,” said Amy Lin, Industry Analyst – ICT Practice, Cyber Security & Digital Transformation. “, “This growth was mainly because of the healthy adoption of the company’s Pulse Access Suite and the continual innovation of its flagship network access control solution.”

Jump into the lively world of gardenscapes on appgallery today. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “Thanks to AppGallery, users can fully personalise and manage their world of apps, with a safe and secure open gateway that offers freedom, choice and flexibility,” said Jaime Gonzalo, Vice President, Huawei Mobile Services Europe.”, “More than that, not only for the Huawei users in China region of HongKong, Taiwan, and Macau, but also the users in Philippines, Malaysia, and Singapore, they can obtain 20% cashback from 15th December to 31st December.”

Stock futures waver as stimulus talks continue. According to The Wall Street Journal on Fri Dec 18, “Data released Thursday showed that the number of workers seeking unemployment benefits had reached a three-month high.”, “There will be a big disappointment if there is no agreement.””

Valuelabs wins IBSI global fintech innovation award. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “HYDERABAD, India, Dec. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — ValueLabs, a global technology services provider, won the IBSI Global Fintech Innovation Award for the Best Original & Adoptable Concept in Compliance & RegTech. “, “This solution automates every process of KYC and CDD and enables digital compliance vision for our clients,” said Anoop Singh, SVP & Head of Emerging Markets, Valuelabs, who accepted the award. “

Domestic air passenger traffic falls 51% in November: DGCA. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “The occupancy rate or load factor of six major Indian airlines was between 66.3 and 77.7% in November, it stated.”, “The DGCA data mentioned that in November, IndiGo had the best on-time performance of 97.5% at four metro airports — Bengaluru, Delhi, Hyderabad and Mumbai.”

3 of 2020’s worst-performing etfs: so much wasted energy. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “With equities racing higher, investors continue pouring cash into ETFs at a record pace.”, “At least the Fidelity MSCI Energy Index ETF (NYSE:FENY) has the lowest annual fee (0.084%) among its peers. “

Morgan stanley says buy these 9 stocks to play a imminent rebound in transportation and infrastructure as the global economy recovers. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “”The improved traffic recovery backdrop is fairly priced in after the recent share bounce. “, “The speed and shape of air passenger recovery is the key theme for airlines and airports. “

Icici direct says investments in riskier assets to continue in 2021; recommends top stock picks. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “This report is authored by an external party. “, “The views expressed in the report are that of the author entity and do not represent the views of BloombergQuint.”

Elon Musk should apologize for ‘insensitive’ comments mocking gender pronouns, says a group that ranked Tesla as a top lgbtq-friendly workplace. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “”The CEI is not a cover for poor personal behavior, and HRC condemns Musk’s tweets mocking pronouns,” the group told CNBC.”, “Tesla received full marks on the HRC’s ranking this year, and is also a signatory of a HRC coalition of leading US employers that support legislation giving more federal protection to LGBTQ people.”

Has government schemes benefitted the real estate sector? care ratings . According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “The views expressed in the report are that of the author entity and do not represent the views of BloombergQuint.”, “The contents of this section do not constitute investment advice. “

Polymer price tracker: PVC prices continue to tread at higher levels, says icici securities . According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “These reports offer BloombergQuint’s subscribers an opportunity to expand their understanding of companies, sectors and the economy.”, “The contents of this section do not constitute investment advice. “

Copper tops $8,000 as goldman points to commodities super-cycle. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “The surge in prices has been a boon for miners, with shares in copper-focused producers including Antofagasta Plc. “, “The market is witnessing the sharpest rally in more than a decade, with China’s appetite for commodities and supply snags early on in the Covid-19 pandemic lifting copper about 80% from its March lows.”

Infrastructure-investment binge will continue—even without washington. According to The Wall Street Journal on Fri Dec 18, “That experience has tempered enthusiasm this time around.”, “In 2016, many investors formulated new strategies around the trillion-dollar infrastructure plan that then President-elect Trump was promising, only to be disappointed when it failed to materialize. “

For U.S. economy this winter, a freeze and then a thaw. According to The Wall Street Journal on Fri Dec 18, “Third, they need to weigh how much relief will be coming from the federal government. “

Moderna shot expected to bolster U.S. vaccine efforts. According to The Wall Street Journal on Fri Dec 18, “The U.S. Food and Drug Administration may issue an emergency authorization for a vaccine from Moderna Inc. as early as Friday after an advisory panel recommended the agency approve its use. “, “If authorized, Moderna’s vaccine will join a vaccine from Pfizer Inc. and BioNTech SE that received authorization on Dec. 11.”

Pound falls as brexit negotiators warn of trade-deal obstacles. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “”That said, as long as talk continues, the market will be hopeful that there is a deal to be done — albeit a skinny one.””, “”Talks could go to New Year’s Eve. “

How Covid-19 has reshaped the economy’s balance sheet. According to The Wall Street Journal on Fri Dec 18, “They can afford to relax. “, “Flow-of-funds data recently published by the Federal Reserve shows that companies have accumulated even more cash than debt this year: Their liquid assets were up 25% in the third quarter. “

One of europe’s greenest utilities is buying gas pipelines. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “How ‘Green Hydrogen’ Could Make ‘Green Steel’ Real: QuickTake”, “The rationale to pay 271 million euros ($332 million) in September for a 51% stake in Gas Connect Austria lies in the long-term outlook for hydrogen, said Verbund’s Michael Strugl, who’ll replace chief executive officer Wolfgang Anzengruber next month.”

South Africa opposition files complaint over missed covax payment. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “The Solidarity Fund, a philanthropic organization backed by some of the country’s richest people and biggest companies, said Thursday it will pay a 327 million rand ($22 million) deposit in the coming days after the government failed to do so.”, “”The fact of the matter is that this deposit has not been paid and government has not indicated if it is in negotiation with any other vaccine supplier,” Steenhuisen said.”

Ex-barclays banker azar boosts SPAC IPO size to $300 million. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “There are many “very attractive” European technology companies that have an ambition to grow further in the U.S., he said.”, “Golden Falcon Acquisition Corp. sold 30 million units at $10 apiece in the oversubscribed deal, it said in an emailed statement dated Thursday. “

‘super Saturday’ set for record as delays drive rush into stores. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “That expected rush into stores and curbside pick-up lines could give a much-needed boost to retailers who get better margins on in-store purchases.”, “This means, with just a week until Christmas, consumers may have no other choice than returning to the stores that they’ve largely spurned this year.”

Near-disaster in U.S. treasuries lights a fresh fire for reform. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “”The three building blocks needed for modernizing the Treasury market structure are public reporting, trading-venue oversight and central clearing. “, “The Congressional Budget Office projects outstanding Treasury debt will swell about $10 trillion in the next decade.”

Citadel trading chief says Tesla is risk to other s&p 500 stocks. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “To minimize tracking errors, or deviation from the benchmark, some may choose to use market-on-close orders or turn to options to help performance.”, “Money managers may have already started adjusting portfolios in anticipation of the changes, with Tesla’s share offering earlier this month providing an opportunity to build positions. “

Russia limits expectations for more cuts while holding key rate. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “The central bank “will assess the subsequent developments and the existence of a potential for additional key rate reduction.””, “The Bank of Russia kept its benchmark interest rate unchanged at a third consecutive policy meeting and warned growing risks of higher inflation may limit the outlook for further monetary easing.”

T-bills headed for 0% May force the fed’s hand. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “The Fed doesn’t want that to happen, full stop. “, “So far, short-term Treasuries haven’t reached a tipping point. “

The pandemic’s hit video game plans for life after virus. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “The latest iteration, with reindeer and penguin costumes and a new mode of game play,was initially well-received, despite a few bugs, and the companyhas a large road map for future content. “, “The company has hired about 100 new people to help roll out new content and a winter-themed season three that went live this week. “

Riot-hit Apple supplier hired more than it could handle in India. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “The violence started soon after, according to the AICCTU, which visited the area after the riots.”, “As the night shift crew finished on the morning of Dec. 12, workers streamed into the human resources department to ask for their salaries, according to a statement by the All India Central Council of Trade Unions. “

Modi defends new India farm laws as protests continue to simmer. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “The protests are the biggest since nationwide demonstrations sparked by the government’s religion-based citizenship law that was passed by an overwhelming majority in parliament in December 2019.”, “The prime minister said the government was investing in modernizing existing state-run procurement systems and farmers would have the choice to sell to companies or to the government. “

Dupont board oks separation of nutrition & biosciences business before international flavors merger. According to MarketWatch on Fri Dec 18,

Worldwide skid steer loader industry to 2025 – players include caterpillar, john deere and JCB. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “Key Topics Covered:Chapter 1 Executive SummaryChapter 2 Abbreviation and AcronymsChapter 3 Preface3.1 Research Scope3.2 Research Sources3.2.1 Data Sources3.2.2 Assumptions3.3 Research MethodChapter 4 Market Landscape4.1 Market Overview4.2 Classification/Types4.3 Application/End-usersChapter 5 Market Trend Analysis5.1 Introduction5.2 Drivers5.3 Restraints5.4 Opportunities5.5 ThreatsChapter 6 Industry Chain Analysis6.1 Upstream/Suppliers Analysis6.2 Skid Steer Loader Analysis6.2.1 Technology Analysis6.2.2 Cost Analysis6.2.3 Market Channel Analysis6.3 Downstream Buyers/End-usersChapter 7 Latest Market Dynamics7.1 Latest News7.2 Merger and Acquisition7.3 Planned/Future Project7.4 Policy DynamicsChapter 8 Trading Analysis8.1 Export of Skid Steer Loader by Region8.2 Import of Skid Steer Loader by Region8.3 Balance of TradeChapter 9 Historical and Forecast Skid Steer Loader Market in North America (2015-2025)9.1 Skid Steer Loader Market Size9.2 Skid Steer Loader Demand by End Use9.3 Competition by Players/Suppliers9.4 Type Segmentation and Price9.5 Key Countries Analysis9.5.1 US9.5.2 Canada9.5.3 MexicoChapter 10 Historical and Forecast Skid Steer Loader Market in South America (2015-2025)10.1 Skid Steer Loader Market Size10.2 Skid Steer Loader Demand by End Use10.3 Competition by Players/Suppliers10.4 Type Segmentation and Price10.5 Key Countries Analysis10.5.1 Brazil10.5.2 Argentina10.5.3 Chile10.5.4 PeruChapter 11 Historical and Forecast Skid Steer Loader Market in Asia & Pacific (2015-2025)11.1 Skid Steer Loader Market Size11.2 Skid Steer Loader Demand by End Use11.3 Competition by Players/Suppliers11.4 Type Segmentation and Price11.5 Key Countries Analysis11.5.1 China11.5.2 India11.5.3 Japan11.5.4 South Korea11.5.5 ASEAN11.5.6 AustraliaChapter 12 Historical and Forecast Skid Steer Loader Market in Europe (2015-2025)12.1 Skid Steer Loader Market Size12.2 Skid Steer Loader Demand by End Use12.3 Competition by Players/Suppliers12.4 Type Segmentation and Price12.5 Key Countries Analysis12.5.1 Germany12.5.2 France12.5.3 UK12.5.4 Italy12.5.5 Spain12.5.6 Belgium12.5.7 Netherlands12.5.8 Austria12.5.9 Poland12.5.10RussiaChapter 13 Historical and Forecast Skid Steer Loader Market in MEA (2015-2025)13.1 Skid Steer Loader Market Size13.2 Skid Steer Loader Demand by End Use13.3 Competition by Players/Suppliers13.4 Type Segmentation and Price13.5 Key Countries Analysis13.5.1 Egypt13.5.2 Israel13.5.3 South Africa13.5.4 GCC13.5.5 TurkeyChapter 14 Summary for Global Skid Steer Loader Market (2015-2020)14.1 Skid Steer Loader Market Size14.2 Skid Steer Loader Demand by End Use14.3 Competition by Players/Suppliers14.4 Type Segmentation and PriceChapter 15 Global Skid Steer Loader Market Forecast (2020-2025)15.1 Skid Steer Loader Market Size Forecast15.2 Skid Steer Loader Demand Forecast15.3 Competition by Players/Suppliers15.4 Type Segmentation and Price ForecastChapter 16 Analysis of Global Key Vendors16.1 Caterpillar16.1.1 Company Profile16.1.2 Main Business and Skid Steer Loader Information16.1.3 SWOT Analysis of Caterpillar16.1.4 Caterpillar skid Steer Loader sales, Revenue, Price and Gross Margin (2015-2020)16.2 John Deere16.3 Jcb16.4 Doosan16.5 Wacker Neuson16.6 Cnh Industrial16.7 Kubota16.8 Komatsu16.9 Liugong Machinery16.10 ManitouFor more information about this report visit https://www.researchandmarkets.com/r/kk899w”, “T Office Hours Call +1-917-300-0470 For U.S./CAN Toll Free Call +1-800-526-8630 For GMT Office Hours Call +353-1-416-8900 U.S. Fax: 646-607-1904 Fax (outside U.S.): +353-1-481-1716”

Australia’s Covid-19 defenses have a weakness: aircrews. According to The Wall Street Journal on Fri Dec 18, “The change comes after authorities found that the honor system wasn’t completely effective. “

Velocity smart technology – smart collect™ is ServiceNow ‘built on now’ certified. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “Smart Collect™, Velocity Smart Locker™, Velocity Smart Vending™, are registered trademarks of Velocity Smart Technology Ltd. “, “Velocity Smart Collect™ extends ServiceNow’s reach beyond digital workflow into physical workflow for the first time, enabling ServiceNow ITSM to seamlessly control and manage Velocity’s industry leading range of Smart Lockers and Smart Vending solutions. “

Centene cuts 2020 EPS outlook – quick facts. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “The company reaffirmed its 2020 adjusted earnings per share guidance in range of about $4.90 to $5.06, and total revenues of $109.8 billion to $111.4 billion. “, “Analysts polled by Thomson Reuters expected the company to report earnings of $4.99 per share and revenues of $111.27 billion for fiscal year 2020. “

Centene stock falls after downbeat profit outlook for next year. According to MarketWatch on Fri Dec 18, “The company said it expects 2021 adjusted earnings per share to rise to $5.00 to $5.30, which is below the FactSet consensus of $5.43, from $4.90 to $5.06 this year; the 2020 FactSet consensus is $4.99. “, “The stock has slipped 1.2% year to date through Thursday, while the S&P 500 has gained 15.2%.”

Prudential vietnam and seabank (vietnam) strengthen their strategic partnership and sign an agreement on digital product distribution. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “The partnership recently marked its first anniversary by signing an agreement to distribute PRU-Guard 24/7, a digital insurance solution, via SeABank’s e-banking platform. “, “The MOU will see PRU-Guard 24/7 appear on SeABank’s e-banking platforms and reflects our shared long-term commitment to continuously enhance products and services that ride the wave of digitalization sweeping the market and will help us meet the needs of our customers seeking convenient insurance solutions for their daily lives.””

Gojek buys slice of Indonesian bank in biggest fintech deal yet. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “The Jakarta-based startup now operates across five Southeast Asian countries. “, “The internet firm used call options to acquire its stake, completing the deal at a steep discount to Friday’s close of 3,900 rupiah and paying about 2.25 trillion rupiah ($159.5 million) in total. “

Spain facing concerning pandemic trend, must react to stop surge. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “The health minister has repeatedly said in recent weeks that people should stay at home during the Christmas season and not lower their guard to avoid fueling a surge in contagion.”

Robinhood pays $65 million SEC fine – two sigma’s risk-analysis tool shows big uptick – intuit-credit karma deal closes. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “Goldman Trading Bonus May Jump Nearly 20% After Year’s Windfall (Bloomberg)”, “The SEC alleged the fintech also falsely claimed its execution quality was as good, or better, than competing brokers. “

Walmart, tiktok partner to host shoppable livestream. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “During the livestream, the TikTok community can shop for Walmart fashion items featured in content from some of the app’s most popular creators without ever having to leave the platform.”, “These TikTok creators will reveal their favorite Walmart fashion finds in unique ways, such as an inside look at their closet, a living room runway show or a fashion-forward dance-off.”

You can now buy up to $100 worth of Starbucks coffee for a colleague through a dedicated Microsoft teams app. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “”Whether it’s a holiday gift, or you’d just like to show appreciation for work well-done, Starbucks eGift cards in Teams are a simple way to recognize your teammates,” Microsoft said in a press release.”, “The app, now available in the US and Canada, lets users send a personalized Starbucks gift voucher in a Microsoft Teams chat.”

Coronavirus tally: U.S. death toll tops 3,000 for 3rd-straight day, as U.S. cases top 17 million. According to MarketWatch on Fri Dec 18, “Hospitalizations rose to a record 114,237 on Thursday from 113,090 on Wednesday, according to the COVID Tracking Project. “, “More than 3,000 people in the U.S. died from COVID-19 on Thursday, the third-straight day above that grim threshold, as hospitalization climbed to a 12th-straight record. “

Moderna authorization bid to get quick FDA attention, hahn says. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “”The agency has also notified the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Operation Warp Speed, so they can execute their plans for timely vaccine distribution.””, “In their Thursday meeting, the advisers discussed issues including rare, but serious, allergic side effects that have been seen in some people who have received the Pfizer vaccine. “

FDA speeds toward Moderna vaccine authorization as soon as today. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “”The American people can be confident. “, “The FDA told Moderna “that it will rapidly work toward finalization and issuance of an emergency use authorization,” Hahn said late Thursday in a statement. “

Google faces U.S. antitrust regulators who want more than just fines. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “On Thursday, after a barrage of antitrust lawsuits, Google mounted a defense of its most valuable business. “, “The response showed it’s not a Ma Bell breakup Google fears, but being forced to alter its crown jewel-the search engine.”

Ghana’s central bank shuts door on lending government more money. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “The cedi has had its most stable spell in more than a decade this year, weakening 2.6% to the U.S. dollar. “, “The central bank shelved its zero-financing policy this year to lend the government 10 billion cedis ($1.7 billion) to help mitigate the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the West African economy. “

Dow’s stock surges to pace the dow’s early gainers after J.P. Morgan analyst turns bullish. According to MarketWatch on Fri Dec 18, “”We do not believe that this more favorable price outlook is priced into Dow shares.” Dow’s stock has slipped 1.6% year to date through Thursday, while the Dow industrials has gained 6.2%.”

CDC panel May answer which U.S. workers will get vaccine next. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “The North American Meat Institute is lobbying for vaccines for meat and poultry workers. “, “The pandemic has battered the U.S. unevenly, with areas such as leisure and hospitality getting hit particularly hard. “

Biden’s plans for recovery face corporate america debt problem. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “The Fed validated that optimism Wednesday, revising up its forecasts for growth and employment for next year. “, “There are ways out of the debt pile.”You can inflate your way out, you can grow your way out, or you can restructure,” through default and bankruptcy, said Constance Hunter, chief economist at KPMG LLP. “

Disney skeptics miss out on record rally during horrible year. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “They ranged from Parnassus Investments, which unloaded 1.86 million shares because of the Covid-19 uncertainties, to smaller investors like Prescient Management Co., which sold 9,000 shares.”, “In May, when Disney first said it would forgo the semi-annual payment, the blog Dividend Growth Investor recommend selling the shares and replacing them with a mix of Comcast Corp., AT&T Inc. and Verizon Communications Inc. Investors would have been better to stick with Disney, which is up 47% since then.”

Verizon expected to double nearest bids in 5g airwaves auction. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “AT&T can neither afford to fall behind in the 5G race, nor to spend as much as Verizon to lead the aerial land grab.”, “The satellite companies will give up frequencies and operate in a smaller swath. “

Did trump’s impeachment matter in the end?. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “And in fact, despite mismanaging the government response to Covid-19 and presiding over an economic meltdown, Trump came nail-bitingly close to winning reelection. “, “Future presidents should also remember that Trump’s intended victim not only survived, but ultimately beat him at the ballot box.”

Parents feeling guilty about covid ignites boom in toy sales. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “Through the first three quarters of the year, industry revenue surged 19%, according to researcher NPD Group. “, “Retail purchases of his company’s toys, including Tonka trucks, have been up more than30% since August and show no signs of slowing down, he said. “

Fedex, Tesla, five9: what to watch when the stock market opens today. According to The Wall Street Journal on Fri Dec 18, “Futures tied to the S&P 500 rose 0.1%, suggesting the benchmark stocks gauge will open relatively unchanged after notching another record close Thursday. “

Mark hulbert: stock investors got the big bull market they wished for — and now they should be careful. According to MarketWatch on Fri Dec 18, “Plus: Why Tesla bulls are in the driver’s seat as the stock nears inclusion in the S&P 500”, “To conduct such an analysis, I focused on the 30 bull markets since 1900 in the NDR calendar that lasted at least as long as 2020’s. “

Midnight aid deadline, empty midtown, SME pain: eco day. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18,

Technomic releases 2021 foodservice industry predictions for the U.S., Canada and global markets. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “Technomic, Inc., a Winsight company, was founded as a management consulting firm in 1966. “, “CHICAGO, Dec. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Technomic has released three different whitepapers for the U.S., Canada and global markets, sharing foodservice industry predictions for the new year. “

Globant acquires bluecap to strengthen its portfolio of consulting services for the financial industry. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “These forward-looking statements involve significant risks and uncertainties that could cause the actual results to differ materially from the expected results. “, “These forward-looking statements include, without limitation, expectations with respect to the anticipated benefits of the proposed acquisition. “

Russia central bank keeps rates on hold. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “The bank had reduced the rate by 25 basis points in July and 100 basis points in June.”, “The central bank forecast the economy to contract around 4 percent this year. “

UK regulator says still ‘serious concerns’ about funeral sector, incl. price transparency. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “The CMA also suggested in the report that customers should be made aware of any relevant business, financial and commercial interests of the funeral director, and that certain practices–such as payments which may incentivise hospitals, care homes or hospices to refer customers to a particular funeral director– will be prohibited.”, “Meanwhile, Dignity plc (DTY.”

Safe@work from YASH technologies – recognized as a sap®- qualified partner-packaged solution for environment, health, and safety in the americas. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “”YASH Technologies is a longstanding global SAP partner. “, “To learn more about YASH EHS portfolio, please visit www.yash.com, or contact info@yash.com”

Safello announces IPO plans in first half of 2021. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “The list of owners includes, in addition to DCG, several reputable VC firms such as Northzone, White Star Capital, and Techstars.”, “This is evident as the issue was oversubscribed to SEK 48 million, which corresponds to a subscription rate of almost 500 percent, says Carl Kindal, partner at Corpura Fondkommission.”

Darden’s stock drops as profit beats, but olive garden sales fall more than forecast. According to MarketWatch on Fri Dec 18, “The FactSet consensus for earnings per share was 71 cents. “, “The stock has run up 31.8% over the past three months through Friday, while the S&P 500 has gained 12.1%.”

Global smart parking market to 2024 by system type, sensor technology, component, vertical, solution, region. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “Some of the features of Global Smart Parking Market 2019-2024: Trends, Forecast, and Opportunity Analysis include:”, “Key Topics Covered:1. “

National center for civil and human rights debuts immersive virtual tour with support from cox enterprises. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “”The history we present is directly relevant to the movement for equity and justice for Black lives, andallows people to understand how they can tap their own power to change the world. “, “”We are proud to support The Center’s mission to empower everyone, especially young people, to champion human rights in their communities and learn about the legacies of civil rights icons.””

Kerry group said to weigh options for consumer food business. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “The non-dairy consumer food assets, which include Rollover hot dogs and Naked Glory meat substitutes, are seen as easier to divest and could attract interest from private equity firms, the people said. “, “They were up 2.3% at 12:12 p.m., giving the company a market value of 21.4 billion euros ($26 billion).”

Portland General Electric special committee of board concludes energy trading activity review. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “The board will monitor the actions through enhanced reporting.”, “The revised policies are aimed to prevent positions of the type that led to the losses.”

Winnebago’s stock surges after big profit, revenue beats. According to MarketWatch on Fri Dec 18, “Towables revenue increased 33.3% to $454.9 million, above the FactSet consensus of $401.8 million, while motorhome revenue jumped 42.7% to $322.4 million but came up shy of expectations of $332.6 million. “, “Winnebago’s stock has hiked up 19.8% over the past three months through Thursday, while the S&P 500 has gained 12.1%.”

Lloyds bank scraps all bonuses for 2020 after pandemic hammers profit. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “The news was reported earlier by the Financial Times.”, “The move came with conditions from the regulator, including a “high degree of caution and prudence” on cash bonuses for senior staff.”

MTN to aid Nigerian effort to link phones to national ids. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “The Johannesburg-based company has ordered 14,000 new devices to enroll and capture NINs, which are expected to arrive in Nigeria in two weeks.”, “The NIN is used to match a person with his or her biometric data and other details in the National Identity Database during verification and authentication.”

How cios in 2020 rallied their companies around remote work. According to The Wall Street Journal on Fri Dec 18, “”We experienced a sea change in work location almost overnight,” said Ms. Bessant, one of 45 IT executives who responded via email to CIO Journal’s annual end-of-year questionnaire to discuss remote work and other issues. “, “To rally employees during the stress of this year, it has been critical for them to understand their purpose and to connect themselves and their work to the larger companywide vision, Ms. Bessant added.”

PMC bank evaluating four investment proposals, RBI says. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “To give the bank more time to complete its evaluation process, the regulator has extended its limits on deposit withdrawal till March 31, 2021 from Dec. 22, 2020 before, the central bank said. “, “The objective of the sale process is to identify a suitable equity investor or group of investors willing to take over management control, revive the bank and commence regular day-to-day operations. “

Tencent doubles stake in universal music group. According to The Wall Street Journal on Fri Dec 18, “That deal included an option to buy an additional stake of up to 10% at the same valuation.”, “Vivendi said Friday that it hoped Tencent’s interest in Universal would enable the business to further develop its activities in Asia and that they would work together to broaden opportunities for artists.”

U.K. launches first satellites with new space partner India. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “The investment in July by Mittal’s Bharti Enterprises and the U.K. is a precarious one. “, “That second phase will need an additional $2 billion to $2.5 billion of capital in two to three years’ time, Mittal said.”

Bets on Apple, Tesla, zillow and more techs will pay off in 2021, 1 analyst says. According to MarketWatch on Fri Dec 18, “The emailed version will be sent out at about 7:30 a.m. Eastern.”, “Want more for the day ahead: Sign up for The Barron’s Daily, a morning briefing for investors, including exclusive commentary from Barron’s and MarketWatch writers.”

Walgreens plans to administer Covid-19 vaccine to 3 million people at 35,000 long-term care facilities. According to MarketWatch on Fri Dec 18, “Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. said Friday it has begun administering Pfizer Inc.’s and BioNTech SE’s COVID-19 vaccine to residents and staff at long-term care facilities, starting with Connecticut and Ohio. “

Ireland wargames natwest’s exit from ulster bank. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “The Irish state remains a key player in the Irish banking sector following its bailout during the financial crisis. “, “The taxpayer has a majority stake in AIB Group Plc and Permanent TSB Group Holdings Plc, and retains a 14% stake in Bank of Ireland Group Plc. “

Airbnb, doordash get new wall st. champion on market dominance. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “Separately, the firm wrote that DoorDash is the “dominant player” in the food-delivery business and that, despite intense competition, its moat is “strong and sustainable.” The company is “well-positioned for continued expansion into new verticals,” including grocery products, “enabling DASH to continue to rapidly grow revenue and expand margins.””, “The average price target is $155, or roughly where the stock last closed.”

Cathie wood sees control fight ending, lifting cloud over ark. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “”That’s because the convergence of DNA sequencing, artificial intelligence and gene therapies, importantly Crispr gene editing, is going to cure disease.””, “Three other ETFs have more than doubled.”

The biggest names in municipals reflect on an unprecedented year. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “”The focus on ESG factors is going to continue to grow in importance and will take on more and more ‘social’ considerations versus what had historically been mostly ‘green’ considerations,” said Wells Fargo’s Peck, adding that the pandemic has disproportionately impacted poorer communities.”, “The speed and forcefulness of the municipal market’s recovery — and the creation of the Federal Reserve’s Municipal Liquidity Facility — stood out as the most unexpected parts of this year, according to head bankers at RBC, Stifel and Citigroup.”

Biden must bring hospital data back to the CDC. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “This shouldn’t be done abruptly; the Trump administration demonstrated last summer how disruptive such a shift can be for hospitals under stress. “, “That means returning hospital data collection to a permanent home at the CDC where seasoned epidemiologists can analyze it. “

Contender to lead merkel’s party opens door to soeder candidacy. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “That would represent a rare break with tradition.”, “There have been only two exceptions in the post-war era, and both times the candidate from the Christian Social Union lost.”

Reliance, BP start gas production from asia’s deepest project. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “”These projects will utilise the existing hub infrastructure in KG-D6 block,” according to the statement.”, “The production from ultra-deepwater R-Cluster, the first of the three deep-sea projects Reliance-BP are developing in the eastern offshore block, started, the two firms said in a statement.”

Turkey to begin Sinovac covid vaccinations before trials over. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “Daily deaths from the virus reached an all-time peak of 243 on Thursday. “, “Turkey plans to start Covid-19 vaccinations using the Chinese-made Sinovac Biotech Ltd. “

Stocks making the biggest moves in the premarket: biotelemetry, winnebago, scholastic & more. According to CNBC on Fri Dec 18, “Shares of BioTelemetry jumped more than 16% in the premarket.”, “The company’s shares fell 10% in the premarket.”

Boe’s vlieghe says May need subzero rates for full recovery. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “”The risk it ends up being counterproductive is low, and therefore if we find ourselves in circumstances where we need more stimulus, that would be a risk I’m willing to take.””, “The pound slipped after the remarks were published to trade at $1.3528 as of 12:57 p.m. in London. “

Pence gets televised vaccination to show confidence in shot. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “Adams directly addressed lingering mistrust of the medical community among African Americans — acknowledging episodes such as the Tuskegee syphilis study, in which Black men were told over the span of four decades they were receiving free health care from the government but were instead given placebos and other ineffective treatments for the illness.”, “Pence was the first senior member of President Donald Trump’s administration to publicly get the shot. “

Automotive pay as you go road charging market, 2030. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “Competitive LandscapeKey players in the global Automotive Pay As You Go (PAYG) Road Charging Market include Kapsch, Q Free ASA, Siemens AG., Far Eastern Electronic Toll Collection Co, Toll Collect GmbH., Schneider Electric, International Road Dynamics, G.E.A., Thales Group, and Transcore Holding Inc.”, “Electronic Toll Collection (Etc)5.3. “

Occlutech’s atrial flow regulator (afr) receives U.S. FDA breakthrough device designation. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “The AFR is under clinical investigation for use in patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension and use in these patients is limited by applicable national laws.”, “The AFR is not approved in the United States. “

3 ETF executives break down the various ways to invest early in the global 5g boom as it grows to unlock $13.2 trillion in value by 2035. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “Bruce Liu, chief executive and portfolio manager of $17.5 million Esoterica NextG Economy ETF (WUGI), interprets investing in 5G as disrupting the old technologies such as 4G while ushering in a new 5G-enabled ecosystem.”, “The first group comprises data centers, where the big players include Equinix (EQIX), CyrusOne (CONE), and Digital Realty Trust (DLR). “

A2z restaurant consulting and inicia incorporated launch a2z business consulting. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “The business world changed in 2020 during the Coronavirus pandemic. “, “ABOUT BRUCE T. DUGANA creative entrepreneur with an eclectic knowledge-base, he is an abstract thinker with a linear process, who for 18 years founded and operated transportation logistics companies that served Fortune 100 and 500 brands.”

E.u. to buy an additional 80 million doses of Moderna’s coronavirus vaccine. According to MarketWatch on Fri Dec 18, “The commission had previously made a deal for 80 million doses. “

Reliance, bp start gas production from r-cluster – asia’s deepest project. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “The R-Cluster field is located about 60 kilometres from the existing KG-D6 Control and Riser Platform (CRP) off the Kakinada coast and comprises a subsea production system tied back to CRP via a subsea pipeline.”, “The field is expected to reach plateau gas production of about 12.9 million standard cubic metres per day (mmscmd) in 2021.”

Bearish bets lurk beneath emerging-market veneer of confidence. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “The French bank said differentiation will be key, meaning outperformance in central Europe and EMEA while Asia and Latin America struggle. “, “The bullish crowd includes money managers and strategists from State Street Global Advisors to Franklin Templeton Fixed Income. “

Iiroc trading halt – VGLD. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “TSX-Venture Symbol: VGLD”, “VANCOUVER, BC, Dec. 18, 2020 /CNW/ – The following issues have been halted by IIROC:”

MPC meet: monetary panel faced bouncers on inflation mandate, low short-term rates. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “Treasury bill rates and commercial paper rates had traded below even the RBI’s reverse repo rate.”, “The output gap is defined as the difference between potential output and realised output.”

‘Moderna vaccine overwhelmingly approved:’ trump tweets. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “Thus, the Commission has committed for a total of 160 million doses so far.”, “The FDA is expected to make a decision on emergency use authorization of the Moderna vaccine in the coming days.”

China’s wang urges better U.S. ties as biden’s term nears. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “They deteriorated further this year after Australia called for an international inquiry into the origins of the coronavirus. “, “Wang also warned against measures that might further damage ties going forward, describing the U.S. expansion of sanctions toward Chinese companies as “unacceptable.” He said U.S. efforts to “remodel or subvert China” would be “mission impossible” and repeated China’s position that its policies in Tibet and Xinjiang are “internal affairs.””

The $208,000 audi r8 is a stellar supercar, but its best feature is a tiny key holder in the center console. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “The 2020 Audi R8 V10 Performance Coupe Quattro’s interior deserves a special shout out – not because it’s airy and spacious, though it is – but because it included a little slot especially for the car key.”, “That was me the whole time I had the Audi.”

Public relations firm APCO worldwide is hiring an oracle vet to spearhead a bigger push for technology clients. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “The unit, called Tech Issues Intelligence, is pitching itself as an arm that can help tech companies understand and respond to policy and regulatory issues and technology changes in general, said North American President Kelly Williamson.”, “The move comes as governments around the world are focusing on technology’s impact when it comes to issues like antitrust concerns, cybersecurity, and data privacy.”

Some U.S. colleges cut tuition, ending relentless price spiral. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “The school had been considering the tuition break as a recruiting tool even before the pandemic, and decided that it should apply only to new students to limit the cost, said Manuel Carballo, dean of admissions and financial aid.”, “The Covid-19 pandemic has upended college life — and college finances — for millions. “

Retailers should brace for a tidal wave of returns. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “Optoro, a so-called reverse logistics company that helps retailers manage returns, estimates $115 billion of merchandise will be returned between Thanksgiving and the end of January, compared with an estimate of $100 billion last year.”, “This column does not necessarily reflect the opinion of the editorial board or Bloomberg LP and its owners.”

Europe’s big banking mergers are coming in 2021, bofa says. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “The bank also worked with the U.K.’s RSA Insurance Group Plc on its 7.2 billion-pound ($9.7 billion) takeover by Canada’s Intact Financial Corp. and Danish insurer Tryg A/S.”, “This year, Bank of America’s FIG team has advised payment firm Nexi SpA on a 7.8 billion-euro deal with Nets A/S and Euronext NV on its more than 4.3 billion-euro purchase of Italian exchange Borsa Italiana. “

MLB finally welcomes the negro leagues, but will baseball fans?. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “When Bill James set out to list the greatest players of all time, he placed Charleston fourth, behind Babe Ruth, Honus Wagner and Willie Mays, but ahead of (among others) Mickey Mantle, Ted Williams and Stan Musial. “, “His novels include “The Emperor of Ocean Park,” and his latest nonfiction book is “Invisible: The Forgotten Story of the Black Woman Lawyer Who Took Down America’s Most Powerful Mobster.””

Uruguay sees ‘first wave’ threatening long-protected covid gains. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “The tourist industry, which contributed 7% of gross domestic product last year and depends heavily on Argentine visitors, is already bracing for one of the worst Southern Hemisphere summer seasons on record. “, “”The world’s second wave is our first wave,” Lacalle Pou said this week. “

U.K. use of software linked to russia-hack runs deep. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “However, on Thursday the CISA said it had evidence that SolarWinds’ Orion software wasn’t the only “access vector” used by the hackers, meaning they could have had other methods of penetrating computer networks.”, “The malicious backdoor was installed by some 18,000 SolarWinds customers, although the actual number that were attacked is expected to be far smaller. “

JPMorgan’s lee raymond to exit board after scrutiny over climate. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “The decision was “not the result of any disagreement with the company,” according to the filing.”, “There’s an Oilman on JPMorgan’s Board. “

Vir, gsk’s experimental Covid-19 treatment moves into a phase 3 clinical trial. According to MarketWatch on Fri Dec 18, “The Phase 3 study is part of the National Institutes of Health’s Accelerating COVID-19 Therapeutic Interventions and Vaccines Program. “, “The World Health Organization last month recommended that Veklury should not be used to treat COVID-19 patients. “

Cyberpunk fiasco is going to make gaming more expensive. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “This column does not necessarily reflect the opinion of the editorial board or Bloomberg LP and its owners.”, “That’s why game maker CD Projekt SA found a special place in the hearts of gaming enthusiasts. “

With 2020 almost in the rearview mirror, hertz reflects on year of safety, support and giving back. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “When Team Rubicon, a veteran-led disaster and humanitarian relief organization,needed more vehicles to carry out its storm and coronavirus relief efforts this year, Hertz supported its partnership by providing more than $900,000 in in-kind rentals, helping communities across the U.S. receive much-needed assistance.”, “Once again, Hertz’s top-rated loyalty program was awarded by FlyerTalk, the popular online community of frequent travelers. “

Outlook on the terrestrial laser scanning global market to 2025 – impact analysis of Covid-19. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “Key Topics Covered:1 Preface2 Scope and Methodology 2.1 Objectives of the Study2.2 Stakeholders2.3 Data Sources2.3.1 Primary Sources2.3.2 Secondary Sources2.4 Market Estimation2.4.1 Bottom-Up Approach2.4.2 Top-Down Approach2.5 Forecasting Methodology3 Executive Summary4 Introduction4.1 Overview4.2 Key Industry Trends5 Global Terrestrial Laser Scanning Market5.1 Market Overview5.2 Market Performance5.3 Impact of COVID-195.4 Market Forecast6 Market Breakup by Solution 6.1 Scanning Systems6.1.1 Market Trends6.1.2 Market Forecast6.2 Scanning Services6.2.1 Market Trends6.2.2 Market Forecast7 Market Breakup by Technology 7.1 Phase-Shift7.1.1 Market Trends7.1.2 Market Forecast7.2 Pulse-Based7.2.1 Market Trends7.2.2 Market Forecast7.3 Optical Triangulation7.3.1 Market Trends7.3.2 Market Forecast8 Market Breakup by Laser Type8.1 Diode8.1.1 Market Trends8.1.2 Market Forecast8.2 Fiber8.2.1 Market Trends8.2.2 Market Forecast8.3 Solid-State8.3.1 Market Trends8.3.2 Market Forecast9 Market Breakup by Application9.1 Building Information Modeling9.1.1 Market Trends9.1.2 Market Forecast9.2 Topological Survey9.2.1 Market Trends9.2.2 Market Forecast 9.3 Forestry and Agricultural Survey9.3.1 Market Trends9.3.2 Market Forecast 9.4 Mining Survey9.4.1 Market Trends9.4.2 Market Forecast 9.5 Construction Survey9.5.1 Market Trends9.5.2 Market Forecast9.6 Research and Engineering9.6.1 Market Trends9.6.2 Market Forecast9.7 Construction9.7.1 Market Trends9.7.2 Market Forecast 9.8 Others9.8.1 Market Trends9.8.2 Market Forecast 10 Market Breakup by Region10.1 North America10.1.1 United States10.1.1.1 Market Trends10.1.1.2 Market Forecast10.1.2 Canada10.1.2.1 Market Trends10.1.2.2 Market Forecast10.2 Europe10.2.1 Germany10.2.1.1 Market Trends10.2.1.2 Market Forecast10.2.2 France10.2.2.1 Market Trends10.2.2.2 Market Forecast10.2.3 United Kingdom10.2.3.1 Market Trends10.2.3.2 Market Forecast10.2.4 Italy10.2.4.1 Market Trends10.2.4.2 Market Forecast10.2.5 Spain10.2.5.1 Market Trends10.2.5.2 Market Forecast10.2.6 Others10.2.6.1 Market Trends10.2.6.2 Market Forecast10.3 Asia Pacific10.3.1 China10.3.1.1 Market Trends10.3.1.2 Market Forecast10.3.2 India10.3.2.1 Market Trends10.3.2.2 Market Forecast10.3.3 Japan10.3.3.1 Market Trends10.3.3.2 Market Forecast10.3.4 Indonesia10.3.4.1 Market Trends10.3.4.2 Market Forecast10.3.5 Australia10.3.5.1 Market Trends10.3.5.2 Market Forecast10.3.6 Others10.3.6.1 Market Trends10.3.6.2 Market Forecast10.4 Latin America10.4.1 Mexico10.4.1.1 Market Trends10.4.1.2 Market Forecast10.4.2 Brazil10.4.2.1 Market Trends10.4.2.2 Market Forecast10.4.3 Argentina10.4.3.1 Market Trends10.4.3.2 Market Forecast10.4.4 Others10.4.4.1 Market Trends10.4.4.2 Market Forecast10.5 Middle East and Africa10.5.1 Market Trends10.5.2 Market Breakup by Country10.5.3 Market Forecast11 SWOT Analysis11.1 Overview11.2 Strengths11.3 Weaknesses11.4 Opportunities11.5 Threats12 Value Chain Analysis13 Porters Five Forces Analysis13.1 Overview13.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers13.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers13.4 Degree of Competition13.5 Threat of New Entrants13.6 Threat of Substitutes14 Competitive Landscape14.1 Market Structure14.2 Key Players14.3 Profiles of Key Players14.3.1 3D Systems Inc.14.3.1.1 Company Overview14.3.1.2 Product Portfolio14.3.2 Carl Zeiss Optotechnik GmbH14.3.2.1 Company Overview14.3.2.2 Product Portfolio14.3.3 Creaform Inc. (AMETEK)14.3.3.1 Company Overview14.3.3.2 Product Portfolio14.3.4 FARO Technologies Inc.14.3.4.1 Company Overview14.3.4.2 Product Portfolio14.3.4.3 Financials14.3.5 Fugro N.V.14.3.5.1 Company Overview14.3.5.2 Product Portfolio14.3.5.3 Financials14.3.5.4 SWOT Analysis14.3.6 Hexagon AB14.3.6.1 Company Overview14.3.6.2 Product Portfolio14.3.6.3 Financials14.3.6.4 SWOT Analysis14.3.7 Leica Geosystems14.3.7.1 Company Overview14.3.7.2 Product Portfolio14.3.8 Maptek14.3.8.1 Company Overview14.3.8.2 Product Portfolio14.3.9 RIEGL Laser Measurement Systems GmbH14.3.9.1 Company Overview14.3.9.2 Product Portfolio14.3.10 Teledyne Technologies Inc.14.3.10.1 Company Overview14.3.10.2 Product Portfolio14.3.10.3 Financials14.3.10.4 SWOT Analysis14.3.11 Topcon Corporation 14.3.12.1 Company Overview14.3.12.2 Product Portfolio14.3.12.3 Financials14.3.13 Trimble Inc.14.3.13.1 Company Overview14.3.13.2 Product Portfolio14.3.13.3 Financials14.3.13.4 SWOT Analysis14.3.14 Zoller + Frohlich GmbH14.3.14.1 Company Overview14.3.14.2 Product PortfolioFor more information about this report visit https://www.researchandmarkets.com/r/ula3yb”, “There is currently a rise in the need for efficient real-time data collection equipment in the construction, oil and gas, and manufacturing industries. “

Manhattan’s quiet christmas signals mounting distress for retail. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “”It looks pretty ugly here for the next couple quarters,” said Tom Mullaney, who handles lease and debt restructuring at Jones Lang LaSalle Inc. “I’m concerned that many of the smaller, undercapitalized businesses don’t have the liquidity they’ll need to get through the next three to nine months.””, “While delinquencies have improved from an all-time high of 16.8% in August, the distress is concerning because Manhattan retail properties are collateral for $5 billion worth of loans in commercial mortgage-backed securities, Trepp said in a report this month.”

Crave hot dogs and BBQ to open in monroe nc!. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “The unique menu that features so classic American favorites is a big draw for both customers and franchisees alike. “, “The brand features 20+ toppings that can be added. “

Glytch announces additional investors. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “Veteran investor Billy Goldberg, founder of The Buckeye Group, stated, “I’ve been deeply steeped in sports and entertainment for 25 years. “, “The firm invests in start-ups and early-stage ventures that have the potential to scale, disrupt, and build large markets in the sports, entertainment, food and beverage industries. “

PAOG targets first revenue from $12.7 billion market selling CBD COPD nutraceutical care product line. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “Earlier this year, PAOG acquired a hemp cultivation business from Puration, Inc. (USOTC: PURA).PRCCI is also working to assist PAOG in its partnership with PURA and Alkame Holdings, Inc. (USOTC: ALKM) to expand ALKM’s co-packing operations in Puerto Rico in conjunction with the development of a CBD nutraceutical care solutions for those experiencing issues associated with COPD.”, “Technical complications, which may arise, could prevent the prompt implementation of any strategically significant plan(s) outlined above. “

(swi) alert: johnson fistel investigates solarwinds; investors suffering losses encouraged to contact the firm. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “There is no cost or obligation to you.”, “Reuters reported on December 13, 2020, that state-sponsored hackers are believed to have penetrated the IT systems of federal government agencies by manipulating software updates released by SolarWinds. “

Fidelity national financial and f&g complete the sale of f&g re to aspida holdings ltd.. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “These statements are based on the beliefs and assumptions of the management of FNF. “, “The information contained in any website referenced herein is not, and shall not be deemed to be, part of or incorporated into this press release.”

Amazon to open fulfillment center in south dakota; create 1000 full-time jobs. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “The company’s investments in the state contributed an additional more than $469,000 into the state’s GDP during the same time period.”, “There are more than 3,000 small and medium business sellers and independent authors in the state growing their businesses with Amazon.”

Nucor appoints david sumoski as COO. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “Rex Query, President of Nucor’s Vulcraft/Verco Group, has been promoted to Executive Vice President of Sheet and Tubular Products.”, “MaryEmily Slate, Nucor’s Executive Vice President of Sheet and Tubular Products, has been appointed to the newly created position of Executive Vice President of Commercial. “

CURO group holdings corp. positioned to benefit from katapult’s announced merger with finserv acquisition corp.. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “These forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance and involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties that are difficult to predict with regard to timing, extent, likelihood and degree of occurrence. “, “The ability to achieve these forward-looking statements is based on certain assumptions, judgments and other factors, both within and outside of our control, that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements, including: the inability of the parties to successfully or timely consummate the proposed transaction, including the risk that any required regulatory approvals are not obtained, are delayed or are subject to unanticipated conditions that could adversely affect the combined company or the expected benefits of the proposed transaction or that the approval of FinServ stockholders is not obtained; failure to realize the anticipated benefits of the proposed transaction; risks relating to the uncertainty of projected financial information with respect to Katapult; the effects of competition on Katapult’s future business; Katapult’s ability to attract and retain customers; market, financial, political and legal conditions; the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on Katapult’s and our business and the global economy; risks related to the concentration of Katapult’s business among a relatively small number of merchants; the ability of FinServ or the combined company to issue equity or equity-linked securities or obtain debt financing in connection with the proposed transaction or in the future; our dependence on third-party lenders to provide the cash we need to fund our loans and our ability to affordably access third-party financing; errors in our internal forecasts; our level of indebtedness; our ability to integrate acquired businesses; our dependence on third-party lenders to provide the cash we need to fund our loans and our ability to affordably access third-party financing; actions of regulators and the negative impact of those actions on our business; our ability to protect our proprietary technology and analytics and keep up with that of our competitors; disruption of our information technology systems that adversely affect our business operations; ineffective pricing of the credit risk of our prospective or existing customers; inaccurate information supplied by customers or third parties that could lead to errors in judging customers’ qualifications to receive loans; improper disclosure of customer personal data; failure of third parties who provide products, services or support to us; any failure of third-party lenders upon whom we rely to conduct business in certain states; disruption to our relationships with banks and other third-party electronic payment solutions providers; disruption caused by employee or third-party theft and errors in our stores as well as other factors discussed in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. “

U.S. states say they’re getting less covid vaccine than expected. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “A second vaccine developed by Moderna Inc. was recommended by an advisory panel to the Food and Drug Administration Thursday. “, “Read More: More than 1.1 million have been vaccinated: Covid-19 Tracker”

Mexico ex-governor killed in puerto vallarta as insecurity grows. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “He arrived at a restaurant around 10 p.m. on Thursday and was shot after he went to use the restroom a few hours later.”, “The killing adds to almost 32,000 homicides this year, the most on record for any January to November period, according to government data.”

Italy inc.’s takeover spree brings coalition tension to the boil. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “”They want to understand whether there will be a cabinet reshuffle and, if so, whose heads will roll.””, “To be sure, Italy is due to receive the first disbursements of more than 200 billion euros ($245 billion) in grants and loans from the European Union’s recovery fund by the middle of next year and that money will likely help to ease a lot of tensions. “

Why zee is paying cash to buy its own film division. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “The film production and distribution business will be acquired at a book value of Rs 275 crore, subject to working capital adjustments on the date of transfer.”, “The money will then find its way back to the broadcaster as the subsidiary will redeem bonds issued to the parent.”

Stock market hit records as wall street kicks off trade in quadruple-witching Friday; Tesla set to enter the s&p 500. According to MarketWatch on Fri Dec 18, “The Dow Jones Industrial Average [: DJIA] gained less than 0.1% to reach 30,343, before slipping back, the S&P 500 index SPX advanced to an intraday record around 3,726, before retreating on Friday, while the Nasdaq Composite Index COMP advanced 0.1% to 12,777 and had touched a record intraday peak at 12,809.60. “, “The day coincides with high volume and potentially outsize volatility and also comes as Tesla Inc. TSLA is expected to be added to the S&P 500 index following the close of Friday trade.”

Fintech katapult to go public through merger with SPAC finserv, that values company at $1 billion. According to MarketWatch on Fri Dec 18, “The deal includes a $150 million private investment in public equity (PIPE) from investors led by Tiger Global Management and Neuberger Berman Funds. “, “Once the deal closes, which is expected to occur in the first half of 2021, the company will operate at Katapult and the stock is expected to trade on the Nasdaq under the ticker symbol “KPLT.” The reverse merger agreement comes at a time that the Renaissance IPO ETF has run up 33.8% over the past three months, while the Global X FinTech ETF has climbed 27.3% and the S&P 500 has gained 12.1%.”

Helping workers displaced by the Covid-19 economy. According to The Wall Street Journal on Fri Dec 18, “The $2.7 trillion Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act included almost $3 billion for governors to spend as they saw fit on education, and a few states found ways to spend some of their allocation on job training, either at community colleges or through the sprawling national network of federal, state and local job training and employment services known as the public workforce system.”, “The Covid economic shock has unleashed unprecedented creative destruction, sharply accelerating the transformation that we once quaintly called the “future of work,” and there will be winners as well as losers.”

Facebook shares new 2020 election report with biden, trump teams. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “The action was cited in a 22-page report summarizing the company’s election work that was distributed Friday to a wide array of members of Congress as well as officials in the outgoing Trump administration and incoming team of President-elect Joe Biden. “, “The report also mentions Facebook’s voter registration efforts and removal of coordinated influence campaigns. “

U.K.’s johnson refuses to rule out new lockdown amid virus surge. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “U.K. Boosts Wage Support, Tightens Covid Rules as Cases Rise”, “The percentage of people testing positive for the virus is rising in all four nations of the U.K. and there has been a sharp increase in London, according to the ONS’s coronavirus infection survey.”

RBI board reviews prevailing economic situation. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “The Central Board met under the chairmanship of Governor Shaktikanta Das through video conferencing. “, “”The Board reviewed the current economic situation in the backdrop of global and domestic challenges and various areas of operations of the Reserve Bank including the customer education initiatives and resolution of customer complaints,” it said in a statement.”

Curo’s stock skyrockets as company is set to cash in on its investment in katapult. According to MarketWatch on Fri Dec 18,

Forex reserves fall from record high to $578.5 billion. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “The country’s reserve position with the International Monetary Fund also fell by $16 million to $4.709 billion.”, “The country’s foreign exchange reserves declined by $778 million to $578.568 billion in the week to Dec. 11, Reserve Bank of India data showed on Friday.”

Bank credit rises 5.73%, deposit growth in double digits, shows RBI data. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18,

Outside the box: the one instance when you should ignore warren buffett. According to MarketWatch on Fri Dec 18, “These young people were all smart enough to want to emulate millionaires.”, “That list does not make a strong case against diversification.”

Amazon investors push for racial equity audit, worker on board. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “The New York State Common Retirement Fund and Vermont State Treasurers Office co-filed a shareholder resolution calling on the company to assess its impact on civil rights, racial equity, diversity and inclusion. “, “The New York retirement fund and Vermont treasurer’s office cited alleged discrimination of the company’s Black and Latinx workers, their low wages and exposure to dangerous working conditions, including Covid-19, as well as the air pollution from distribution facilities located in minority neighborhoods.”

Realtors body credai alleges ‘cartelisation’ by cement, steel makers. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “The association, which has more than 20,000 members, requested the government for an immediate intervention in regulating the prices of construction raw materials.”, “The association said cement prices have increased by more than 23% and steel prices have increased by more than 45% since the beginning of this year.”

Supreme court tosses out challenge to trump census count plan. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “Trump is trying to change more than two centuries of practice in a nation that has always counted non-citizen residents, even those in the U.S. illegally.”, “The U.S. Supreme Court threw out a challenge to President Donald Trump’s bid to exclude undocumented immigrants from the census count, saying opponents will have to wait to see whether the effort succeeds and affects the allocation of congressional seats.”

Stocks have quickly turned negative, with the dow down more than 100 points. According to MarketWatch on Fri Dec 18, “There were 238,189 new COVID-19 cases reported in the U.S. on Thursday, down slightly from 245,033 on Wednesday, according to data provided by the New York Times. “, “The added volume could contribute to volatility as traders redeploy capital after taking positions off.”

Pierre buyoya, Burundi leader who led two coups, dies at 71. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “A member of the ethnic Tutsi minority, Buyoya seized power twice and led Burundi for a total of 13 years. “, “The murders triggered a civil war in which more than 300,000 people died and 470,000 became refugees.”

India, China resume diplomatic talks over ladakh standoff. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “MEA Spokesperson Anurag Srivastava on Thursday said the two sides continue to maintain communication through diplomatic and military channels and these discussions have helped both sides to enhance understanding of each other’s positions.”, “The eighth and last round of military talks had taken place on Nov. 6 during which both sides broadly discussed disengagement of troops from specific friction points.”

Polish central bank intervenes to weaken zloty after warnings. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “”This may be a warning to shot that the NBP is monitoring the zloty and they don’t want it to gain too much,” said Piotr Matys, a currency strategist at Rabobank in Warsaw. “, “For the last three months, the bank’s statement after its policy meetings noted that: “The pace of recovery may also be reduced by the lack of a visible and more durable zloty exchange rate adjustment to the global pandemic-driven shock and to the monetary policy easing introduced by the National Bank of Poland.””

Razorpay eyes $50 billion digital payment volume by end of 2021. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “”This will empower the developer community to build solutions beyond fintech. “, “The products launched on Friday will further empower it to grow alongside small and medium businesses, he said.”

Supreme court says Covid-19 spread like wildfire due to weak implementation of guidelines. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “The top court passed a slew of directions for implementation of the Covid-19 guidelines and standard operating procedures across the country.”, “The bench, also comprising Justices RS Reddy and MR Shah, said that frontline health care workers including doctors and nurses are already exhausted physically and mentally due to tireless work for eight months and some mechanism may be needed to give them intermittent rest.”

Car purchases drive sixth straight canadian retail sales gain. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “The September figure was revised to a gain of 1.9% from 1.1% initially. “, “The most generous government support measures in the Group of Seven have bolstered households checking accounts, and the country’s labor market is recovering more quickly than others, leaving consumers in relatively decent shape.”

#metoo: MJ akbar did not approach court with clean hands, says priya ramani. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “Senior advocate Rebecca John, representing Ramani, said her allegations of sexual misconduct against Akbar, made in the wake of #MeToo movement in 2018, were her truth and were made in public good.”, “At least 15 women had spoken up on Twitter,” she said before Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Ravindra Kumar.”

Superintendent of financial institutions to leave office in June 2021. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “OTTAWA, ON, Dec. 18, 2020 /CNW/ – Superintendent of Financial Institutions Jeremy Rudin has informed the Minister of Finance that he will conclude his seven-year term as Superintendent on June 28, 2021 and will not be seeking a second term. “, “The Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI) is an independent agency of the Government of Canada, established in 1987, to protect depositors, policyholders, financial institution creditors and pension plan members, while allowing financial institutions to compete and take reasonable risks. “

Iiroc trade resumption – VYGR. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “Trading halts are implemented to ensure a fair and orderly market. “, “VANCOUVER, BC, Dec. 18, 2020 /CNW/ – Trading resumes in:”

Goldman’s gary cohn saga thrusts clawback shortcomings into spotlight. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “The committee on Goldman’s board that oversees executive pay includes the former CEOs of Mercer International Inc. and DuPont, and four of the five GE directors in charge of compensation have been public company executives.”, “At the time, a Boeing spokesman said he left with “the benefits to which he was contractually entitled.” This year, the board reinforced its clawback policy so that it also covers misconduct that compromised the safety of its products. “

Insight-backed inhabit IQ announces investment from Goldman Sachs merchant banking division to accelerate growth. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “The funding will provide additional capital that will enable Inhabit IQ to increase its investment in innovation, accelerate its growth and continue its acquisition strategy. “, “Matthew Popper, Managing Director at Goldman Sachs, said: “The real estate sector is still early in its digitization journey and Inhabit IQ provides a unique value proposition to the rental management industry. “

Tiny capital’s andrew wilkinson tells us why warren buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway is the model for his collection of tech companies, and details the benefits and challenges of his strategy. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “The Canadian entrepreneur’s Tiny Capital has amassed around 30 businesses including Girlboss, a professional women’s network, MetaLab, a product-design agency, and Dribbble, a social network for web designers.”, “The Tiny Capital chief offers quick and simple agreements, employs little or no debt, and promises long-term, hands-off ownership to founders. “

Stock alert: fedex declines 4%. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “Earnings on an adjusted basis of $4.83 per share beat the average estimate of analysts polled by Thomson Reuters at $4.83 per share.”

Wind turbines fed record electricity flow to U.K. grid on Friday. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “That’s more than four times the capacity of the new Hinkley Point C nuclear power station that’s being built in Somerset, England at a cost of about 20 billion pounds ($27 billion).”, “The record production is a glimpse of the future as the U.K. seeks to push $27 billion of investment to quadruple offshore wind capacity to help the country eliminate its carbon footprint by the middle of the century. “

Tajiri samples in-situ, high grade gold during trenching and auger drilling geochemistry due diligence programs on epeius project, Guyana. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “The zone of gold anomalism outlined by the auger holes is ~230m wide @ >40ppb and includes the following higher gold in saprolite values of: 4,034 (4.03g/t), 702, 251, 276 & 113 ppb Au. “, “The auger results reported today indicate potential for a significant zone of gold mineralisation, within a small portion of the Epeius Project, over a potential 1,800 metres of strike length (see Figure 2). “

Stock alert: mereo biopharma soars 50% on collaboration deal with ultragenyx. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18,

U.S. leading economic indicators point to slower growth ahead as pandemic widens. According to MarketWatch on Fri Dec 18, “The leading economic index increased 0.6% last month, the Conference Board said Friday. “, “The numbers: The U.S. economy expanded again in November, according to a survey of leading indicators, but growth fell to the slowest pace in five months amid a record surge in coronavirus cases.”

From leaflink to greenbits, meet the 8 buzzy cannabis startups that raised the most cash in 2020. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “To put together this list, Business Insider asked private market data provider PitchBook for cannabis startups that closed the biggest funding rounds from investors in 2020. “, “Total raised to date:$45 million, according to Front Range Biosciences.”

Olive garden CEO says ‘thank you to taylor swift’ after the singer name dropped the chain on her new album, ‘evermore’. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “”Just think about what happened last week when Taylor Swift dropped the song with Olive Garden in it, and how we were able to capture that socially and create buzz around that,” Lee said. “, “They did a fantastic job, to be able to make that relevant,” Lee said of Olive Garden’s response to “No Body, No Crime” on Friday.”

It always pays to take sabbaticals and vacations. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “Admittedly, this finding also comes from the USTA study, and it only shows correlation, not causation. “, “I know that’s my reaction to any coworker returning from a break, whether a short or long one: Thank goodness you’re back! “

NYC seeks fairer admissions process for selective schools. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “Tens of thousands of students in New York City still don’t have computers or broadband access to attend virtual classes, for example.”, “The changes will affect how nearly a quarter of the city’s 1,800 schools admit students. “

Pentagon chief orders pause in cooperation with biden transition. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “The move came after the Defense Department initially said it was cooperating with the transition that’s underway across the federal government with just over a month before Biden’s inauguration.”, “The halt in cooperation was reported earlier Friday by Axios, which said that Pentagon officials downplayed the development as a delay until the new year. “

Data sharing gets squeezed by delays to brexit talks. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “The judgment offered no grace period, theoretically forcing companies to comply and immediately stop transferring data unless they had another transfer tool in place. “, “The scenario for EU-U.K. data flows immediately after Dec. 31 might be a similar one.”

Covid-aid talks go down to the wire. According to The Wall Street Journal on Fri Dec 18, “”There’s a lot of interaction between the moving parts of all this, and getting it all lined up at the same time is proving to be pretty hard,” he said.”, “WASHINGTON-Lawmakers rushed Friday to hammer out the final round of disputes on a sprawling coronavirus relief and year-end spending package ahead of a midnight deadline, aiming to close differences on the Federal Reserve’s emergency lending powers among other final snags.”

Would you pay $1,000 for a cult kentucky bourbon? barely 800 bottles are left. According to MarketWatch on Fri Dec 18, “The good news is that you can get a fine bottle of Michter’s for much less – around $50 for the brand’s US 1 release. “, “The goal was straightforward: to make great American whiskey.”

I’ll take Tesla for $1, please. According to The Wall Street Journal on Fri Dec 18, “Let’s say you want to invest in Tesla Inc., which joins the S&P 500 next week. “

Next year is already set to be among the hottest on record. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “The global community is making efforts to cut greenhouse gas emissions to limit warming to below 2 degrees and ideally close to 1.5 degreesby the end of the century, which scientists consider the best-case scenario given current warming trends.”, “The six warmest years on record have all occurred since 2015.”

Tesla forced to halt some berlin site work over missed payment. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “Any major delays would be a blow for Tesla’s ambitious timetable to have its first European factory up and running by the middle of next year. “, “The company plans to eventually produce as many as 500,000 cars annually at the site, posing a serious challenge to German rivals Volkswagen AG, Daimler AG and BMW AG.”

South African cheetahs find new home in Zambia wetlands reserve. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “The initiative was a collaboration between Zambia’s Department of National Parks and Wildlife, African Parks, the Endangered Wildlife Trust, Ashia Cheetah Conservation and National Geographic.”, “Read More: Poachers’ Paradise Is Now an African Conservation Triumph”

Fed’s brainard says banks must protect against climate risks. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “The central bank’s increased work on climate issues has raised concern among some Republicans in Congress. “, “The Republicans cited a lack of historical data linking climate change to to financial stress. “

Bullish wave seen powering rally in mining stocks into next year. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “”The bullish narrative is clearly gaining traction with investors, including those who had been skeptical a few months ago,” Jefferies analysts including Christopher LaFemina said in an emailed note.”, “The rally that drove some of the world’s largest miners to multi-year highs will extend into 2021 as the economy recovers from the steepest slump since the Great Depression, according to analysts.”

Investors risk over-ordering restaurant stocks. According to The Wall Street Journal on Fri Dec 18, “Tougher coronavirus restrictions help explain the falloff: 92% of company restaurants had at least some permitted dining room capacity for the entire week in early November and that figure has dipped to about 75%. “, “The company plans to grow its restaurant count in the fiscal year ending in May, and has reinstated its dividend. “

Athabasca minerals inc. virtually opens the market. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “The client feature video will begin playing on the TMX media wall at approximately 9:27 a.m. “, “To pick up the feed via the Dejero network, please contact avservices@tmx.com. “

Automatech robotik able to market innovative robotic cells in Canada and U.S.. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “The Government of Canada assistance will focus more specifically on equipment to design and manufacture two demonstration units for Automatech Robotik’s marketing partners, leading to the creation of two jobs.”, “To establish technological showcases, it must provide robotic cells that can serve as demonstration units.”

Sale of utah jazz to ryan and ashley smith approved by NBA board of governors. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “These properties will comprise the newly formed Smith Entertainment Group (SEG). “, “The patch, donated to 5 For The Fight by Qualtrics, is the first philanthropic jersey patch in the history of North American professional sports.”

Airasia’s customer-service requests have increased by millions since 2019. here’s how it managed to support each one at scale.. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “The same focus will help it navigate the future.”, “”Today’s world is fast-paced. “

Under armour completes sale of the myfitnesspal platform to francisco partners. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “BALTIMORE, Dec. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Under Armour, Inc. (NYSE: UA, UAA), a global leader in branded athletic performance apparel, footwear and accessories,today announced that it has completed the sale of the MyFitnessPal platform to Francisco Partners.”, “This announcement follows the October 30, 2020 news release in which Under Armour detailed that it had entered into a definitive agreement with Francisco Partners regarding the sale of this business for a transaction value of $345 million, inclusive of the achievement of potential earn-out payments. “

Viacomcbs, iheartmedia, discovery stocks fall after Bank of America downgrades. According to MarketWatch on Fri Dec 18,

GEP earns designation as A great place to work-certified™ company in 9 countries: the United States, China, Costa Rica, Czech Republic, Germany, India, Mexico, rOmania and the United Kingdom. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “To foster greater diversity, equity and inclusion, GEP:”, “To learn more, visit www.gep.com.”

Tesla gains 4% to record-highs ahead of its unprecedented inclusion in s&p 500 index. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “The electric vehicle manufacturer will be snapped up by index funds throughout the day on Friday as the S&P 500’s inclusion of Tesla is made effective before the market open on Monday.”, “Tesla gained as much as 4% and hit all-time-highs on Friday ahead of its unprecedented inclusion into the S&P 500 index.”

Cyberpunk game maker faces hostile staff after failed launch. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “The meeting took place before Sony Corp.’s shocking announcement that it was pulling Cyberpunk 2077 from the PlayStation Store and will offer full refunds to any customer who requests one. “, “The response was vague and noncommital.”

Stock market briefly hits records as wall street kicks off trade in quadruple-witching Friday; Tesla set to enter the s&p 500. According to MarketWatch on Fri Dec 18, “The equity gauges succumbed to selling pressure as the morning wore on, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average [: DJIA] off 0.6% to reach 30,121, after touching an intraday peak at 30,343.59, the S&P 500 index advanced to an intraday record around 3,726, before retreating, off 0.6%, on Friday, while the Nasdaq Composite Index advanced to an intraday record around 12,809.60, before backsliding to a loss of 0.3%, at last check midday Friday. “, “The day coincides with high volume and potentially outsize volatility and also comes as Tesla Inc. is expected to be added to the S&P 500 index following the close of Friday trade.”

Aluminum prices push toward 2020 high. According to The Wall Street Journal on Fri Dec 18, “Aluminum, used in everything from jet engines to electric vehicles, has surged more than 40% from its May lows, with contracts for delivery in three months closing at $2053 Thursday, near the 2020 high of $2064.50 hit earlier this month. “, “Gains accelerated Thursday, spurred by fears the U.S. might reapply sanctions on United Co. Rusal International PJSC, a Russian aluminum producer and major supplier to Europe. “

Cryptocurrency exchange coinbase has tapped Goldman Sachs to lead its upcoming IPO in another listings win for the big bank. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “And in November, former employees, who are Black,told The New York Timesthat they were “tokenized” at work. “, “The news comes as Bitcoin’s price hit record highs, with a price of $23,770.85 on Thursday, bolstering the price of other cryptocurrencies. “

Argentina seeking $5 billion from multilateral banks for 2021. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “The nation in 2019 negotiated a $4.2 billion program with the Fund that was part of a broader effort with almost $2 billion more from the IDB, World Bank, the regional development bank known as the CAF and the Latin American Reserve Fund. “, “That IMF program was overwhelmed once the pandemic hit and replaced earlier this year.”

After universal music, what will vivendi’s encore be?. According to The Wall Street Journal on Fri Dec 18, “The latest is Chinese tech giant Tencent’s move to double its 10% stake in Universal Music Group.”, “The price tag seemed high at the time, but meanwhile stock markets have enthusiastically tuned into the music industry. “

Bumble is said to file confidentially for February IPO. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “The company is planning to IPO in February, said the people, who asked to not be identified because the matter isn’t public. “, “The Bumble app was started in 2014 by Whitney Wolfe Herd, co-founder of the dating app Tinder.”

Sweden targets toughest restrictions yet to fight pandemic. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “”The vaccine will be a new and welcome tool but until then we need to hold out,” Lofven said.”, “On Thursday, Sweden recorded its highest new case count yet, at 9,659.”

Pale-faced macron says he’ll keep working as he fights covid. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “French President Emmanuel Macron said he’s doing “well” after being diagnosed with Covid-19 on Thursday morning, in a video message posted on his Twitter account.”, “He said that 18,000 others also tested positive in France on Thursday and urged people to remain careful during the Christmas break.”

FAA fines two passengers who balked at wearing masks on flights. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “The Federal Aviation Administration is seeking penalties of $15,000 and $7,500 in the cases, which occurred in August, it said in a press release. “, “The FAA’s action is the strongest yet by the government to affirm airline policies requiring passengers to wear face coverings as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.”

Rockefeller foundation plans to divest fossil fuel holdings. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “The announcement follows a decision to commit $1 billion to sustainable investments to help the economic recovery from the pandemic. “, “The announcement is a victory for the divestment movement, which has pressured institutional investors to shed fossil-fuel investments, and follows the decision by other philanthropies connected to the Rockefeller family to do so.”

VW warns chip shortage threatens car production worldwide. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “The number of cars affected could be in the low six-digit range, according to people familiar with the matter.”, “The situation remains fluid as the reallocation of components to mitigate the impact might distort assembly of vehicles that aren’t directly affected by the chip shortage, said the people, who asked not to be identified discussing internal deliberations. “

908 devices stock more than doubles on its public debut. According to MarketWatch on Fri Dec 18,

N.y. daily covid cases top 12,000, most since pandemic began. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “There were 6,081 hospitalizations and 120 virus-related fatalities.”, “The previous high was in mid-April with about 11,500.”

Big investors new to cryptocurrencies appear to be behind Bitcoin’s rally to a record. According to CNBC on Fri Dec 18, “The 2017 rally was driven by retail investors, many of whom who bet on bitcoin and other smaller cryptocurrencies out of speculation. “, “The new demand has helped fuel the cryptocurrency’s rally to an all-time high, according to Philip Gradwell, chief economist at Chainalysis.”

Richards packaging income fund announces December 2020 distribution. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “TORONTO, Dec. 18, 2020 /CNW/ – Richards Packaging Income Fund (TSX:RPI.UN) (the “Fund”) announced today its cash distribution for the month ended December 31,2020 of Cdn$0.11 per unit. “, “This distribution will be to unitholders of record at the close of business on December 31, 2020 and will be payable on January 14, 2021. “

You’re not alone: finding a christmas tree has been extremely hard in 2020 – and you can probably blame the pandemic and the 2008 recession. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “Trees that were planted in 2008, for example, began reaching maturity in 2016, and media reports on the shortage from NPR, the Journal, and The Atlantic cropped up in 2017.”, “The situation actually goes back further than 2008: According to a 2017 piece by The Atlantic’s Elizabeth Limbach, there was a spate of “overzealous” tree planting about 20 years ago. “

Dating app bumble files confidentially for ipo, could seek up to $8 billion valuation, report says. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “Herd is the co-founder of the dating app Tinder.”, “The popular dating app is seeking to go public in February, possibly around Valentines Day, and could seek a valuation of $6 billion to $8 billion, the report said, citing people familiar with the matter who asked not to be identified because the matter isn’t public.”

The millennial cofounders of a phone-case startup reveal how they contact and work with ‘micro-influencers’ on instagram to hype their products and boost annual sales to $10 million. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “They launched with their initial subscription model, but soon realized they’d have more success with individual product sales. “, “”They can create good content for a much lower cost or even for free product. “

Solar shares jump as congress considers extending tax credits. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “The incentives have been extended multiple times with bipartisan support in past years and it appears “there is little resistance” to another extension, Katie Bays, an analyst with FiscalNote Markets, said in a research note Friday.”, “”The prospect of a tax extenders package is supporting many of the clean tech stocks that are U.S.-centric,” said Pavel Molchanov, an analyst with Raymond James.”

Canada outlines next steps for progress on small modular reactor technology. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “Follow us on Twitter: @NRCan (https://twitter.com/nrcan)”, “The Honourable Seamus O’ReganCanada’s Minister of Natural Resources”

Inventhelp inventor develops ergonomic design for hairstyling clippers (njd-2246). According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “The original design was submitted to the New Jersey sales office of InventHelp. “, “PITTSBURGH, Dec. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — “I wanted to create hairstyling clippers that don’t get hot during use,” said an inventor, from East Orange, N.J., “so I invented the SMART CLIPPERS. “

Insights on the antipsychotic drugs global market to 2027 – featuring astrazeneca, glaxosmithkline and Pfizer among others. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “EXECUTIVE SUMMARY1. “, “The U.S. Accounts for Over 28.8% of Global Market Size in 2020, While China is Forecast to Grow at a 6.8% CAGR for the Period of 2020-2027The Antipsychotic Drugs market in the U.S. is estimated at US$4.7 Billion in the year 2020. “

Analysts say politics May outweigh economics in fed stress tests. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “Read more: Bank Buyback Halt to Stay With ‘Harsh’ Stress Tests: Street Wrap”, “The index, hammered by Covid-driven economic woes and low interest rates, has underperformed the broader market this year, with a drop of 17%, versus a 15% rally for the S&P 500. “

Comerica adds over $1 million in investments to strengthen california nonprofits. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “The Business Resiliency Program provides critical support to help new and established businesses to strengthen their infrastructure, thereby allowing them to weather future difficulties.””, “Joseph T. Rouzan III, President and Chief Executive Officer “Businesses in South Los Angeles and beyond have experienced extreme economic devastation as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. “

Holiday decorating leads shopping trends at meijer. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “Most recently, stores in Traverse City and Detroit, as well as Toledo, Columbus and Cincinnati, have seen all items related to decorating Christmas trees become top sellers. “, “”The heightened awareness and enthusiasm for decorating homes during the pandemic has only increased since Thanksgiving,” said Karen Langeland, Divisional Merchandise Manager for Hard Home, Accents and Seasonal at Meijer. “

NYSC gym owner settles billing dispute, wins bankruptcy approval. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “The case is Town Sports International LLC, 20-12168, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of Delaware. “, “The Washington attorney general’s office claimed NYSC failed to abide by the promises it made to gym members while its facilities were closed and estimated the district is entitled to civil penalties and fees over $5 million. “

Mom’s meatloaf May be the best, but this recipe is better. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “The Cook’s Illustrated meatloaf is studded with sautéed onions and garlic and flavored with mustard and Worcestershire. “, “The following recipe is adapted from Meat Illustrated from America’s Test Kitchen.”

For many big businesses, 2020 was a surprisingly good year. According to The Wall Street Journal on Fri Dec 18, “Three months later, with most U.S. theaters still dark, a truce was struck that will reshape Hollywood beyond the pandemic. “, ” Boeing Co. sought federal aid-a rescue that would likely have made the U.S. Treasury a major shareholder-then changed its mind and raised $25 billion from bondholders with far fewer strings attached.”

How biden can support a new arab spring. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “The warring factions are exhausted and the coronavirus pandemic is adding to the ruinous cost of endless fighting. “, “The time is ripe for new efforts to resolve those conflicts, and Biden can give the U.S. a leading role. “

Mexico city to shut down nonessential activity on covid spike. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “The shutdown extends to the State of Mexico, the nation’s most populous state. “, “The decision comes after the number of people with the virus occupying hospital beds reached a record this month in Mexico City.”

Charting global economy: bleak reality obscures hope for 2021. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “The hospitality industry has borne the brunt of the pandemic on the U.K. labor market, accounting for more than a third of the drop in employees. “, “The pandemic has hastened the troubling practice of dumping vessels, with their crew and hazardous materials still on board.”

Mexico central bank needs time to see if inflation slowing. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “This seasonal impact may lead to lower prices that linger or, on the contrary, to supply shocks that accelerate inflation, Diaz de Leon said, adding that policy makers want to better identify the trend. “, “”There is a good number in November, yes, but the thinking was to give an additional space to confirm this convergence of inflation toward target,” the governor said.”

Baker hughes data reveal a 4th straight weekly rise in the U.S. oil-rig count. According to MarketWatch on Fri Dec 18,

Steel dynamics announces steel operations leadership appointments. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “The company acquired this location in 2004, and Mr. Keown was part of the team that successfully reengineered, started, and operated the facility.”, “These are available publicly on the Securities and Exchange Commission website, www.sec.gov, and on the Steel Dynamics website, www.steeldynamics.com under “Investors – SEC Filings”.”

Inventhelp inventors develop modified cooler to increase comfort & convenience (npl-322). According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “The invention features a portable and durable design that is easy to use so it is ideal for campers, hunters, fishermen, tailgaters, picnickers and beach vacationers. “, “The invention offers a unique alternative to traditional coolers. “

Tech unicorn faire is offering new small businesses up to $20,000 after surviving it’s own ‘disaster movie’ last spring. According to Business Insider on Fri Dec 18, “The idea of Faire first surfaced while texting with three other Square co-workers who later turned into his co-founders. “, “The company says it has connected more than 100 thousand local retailers with 13 thousand brands. “

De blasio vows tighter NYPD oversight after protest missteps. According to Bloomberg Quint on Fri Dec 18, “The police department’s most flagrant abuses included indiscriminate baton and pepper spray use, inconsistent enforcement of curfews, and excessive crowd control that heightened tensions, the report said.”, “”We accept the recommendat