Business News - The Last 24 Hours

Opinion: North Carolina primary proves a crucial point about Trump and the GOP
CNN - 19 min 6 sec ago
Results from recent primaries, especially North Carolina's, reveal a different story than the one most are telling, argues Douglas Heye. That story suggests it's time to stop viewing former President Donald Trump as a bellwether of all things about the GOP -- or his endorsement as a golden ticket, he writes.
CNN - Republicans warn Trump-backed Mastriano over false election claims and eye impact on Senate race - 24 min 21 sec ago
Reuters - Voters in Pennsylvania, North Carolina test Trump's influence in midterm primaries - Reuters - 23 hours 9 min ago
The Guardian - Republican ‘big lie’ supporters triumph in sign of Trump’s enduring power - 1 hour 35 min ago
The Independent - Primary election results – live: Trump rages as Dr Oz struggles and Madison Cawthorn crashes out - 3 hours 14 min ago
BusinessInsider - Trump attacks Pennsylvania's vote counting as Dr. Oz's race remains too close to call - 3 hours 48 min ago
Washington Post - Republican Voters Aren’t Trump Zombies - 5 hours 33 min ago
New York Times - U.S. Accuses Steve Wynn of Lobbying Trump on Behalf of China - 20 hours 18 min ago
Russia Today - Company buying Trump’s social network warns investors - 21 hours 48 min ago

U.S. faces unnecessary Covid deaths if Congress fails to pass funding bill, top health official warns
CNBC - 26 min 50 sec ago
Dr. Ashish Jha said the U.S. will not have enough money to provide vaccines for all Americans in the fall without money from Congress.
CNN - White House warns the US can't buy updated Covid-19 vaccines 'for every American who wants one' without more funding - 1 hour 43 min ago
NDTV - China's Doors Will Open Wider To The World, Xi Asserts Amid Covid Curbs - 2 hours 8 min ago
FOX Business - Rand Paul says timing for $48B COVID business bailout is 'inappropriate' due to historic inflation - 3 hours 7 min ago
CNBC - Watch live: U.S. health officials hold Covid briefing as cases and hospitalizations soar again - 4 hours 33 min ago
Reuters - World in no better place to fight pandemics than before COVID – review - PharmaLive - 6 hours 29 min ago
BBC - Jonathan Van-Tam misses knighthood ceremony due to Covid - 8 hours 35 min ago
CGTN - The long haul with COVID-19: Exclusive Stringer Dispatch: How to prepare for college entrance exams amid the epidemic - CGTN - 10 hours 29 min ago
Russia Today - World as vulnerable as before Covid – WHO - 1 hour 10 min ago
The Guardian - White House resumes Covid briefings after six-week hiatus as cases rise - 1 hour 44 min ago
The Independent - CDC recommends US travelers test for Covid before domestic trips - 2 hours 3 min ago
Indiatimes - Delhi reports 532 fresh COVID-19 cases, positivity rate at 2.13 per cent - 4 hours 15 min ago
New York Times - Over 75 Percent of Long Covid Patients Were Not Hospitalized for Initial Illness, Study Finds - 4 hours 34 min ago
BusinessInsider - One man in Japan accidentally received over $350,000 in COVID relief funds intended for his whole town — and he says he gambled it away online - 5 hours 28 min ago
Washington Post - Covid Testing Fliers From Outside US Is Unnecessary - 6 hours 57 min ago
SCMP - Coronavirus: Beijing, fighting Omicron, adds identity info to transport passes to speed up checks of Covid-19 status - 8 hours 15 min ago
Wall Street Journal - North Korea Receives Aid From China as Covid Outbreak Spreads - 10 hours 30 min ago
The Straits Times - China home prices drop for eighth month amid Covid-19 lockdowns - 15 hours 21 min ago
Globe and Mail - Use of Pfizer COVID-19 antiviral Paxlovid up 315 per cent: U.S. health department - The Globe and Mail - 23 hours 39 min ago

Rising inflation has made people feel anxious and overwhelmed. Here are some ways to cope
CNBC - 57 min 6 sec ago
"When individuals suffer money challenges ... there's tremendous potential for stress," said Mark Hamrick, Bankrate's senior economic analyst.
CNN - UK inflation hits 40-year high of 9% - 11 hours 29 min ago
BBC - What is the UK's inflation rate and why is the cost of living going up? - 12 hours 13 min ago
Indiatimes - MPC minutes: Russia Ukraine war has altered inflation dynamics, needed to hike rates swiftly - 2 hours 45 min ago
The Guardian - Why does the UK have the highest inflation in the G7? - 2 hours 58 min ago
The Hindu - Frontloading of rate increases needed to anchor inflation: MPC - 3 hours 36 min ago
Globe and Mail - Canada's inflation rate hits new 31-year high in April as grocery prices soar - The Globe and Mail - 5 hours 43 min ago
New York Times - Inflation in Britain hits 9 percent, the fastest pace in four decades. - 6 hours 32 min ago
Wall Street Journal - U.K. Inflation Hits 40-Year High - 8 hours 16 min ago
SCMP - UK inflation jumps to 40-year high of 9 per cent, as food and energy costs soar - 11 hours 54 min ago
The Straits Times - UK inflation hits 9%, highest since modern records started - 12 hours 59 min ago
AllAfrica - Nigeria: High Food Costs, Election Spending Push April Inflation to 16.82 Percent - 14 hours 16 min ago

"Historic": Joe Biden's Support For Finland, Sweden NATO Bid
NDTV - 1 hour 7 min ago
President Joe Biden expressed strong backing Wednesday for the bid by Finland and Sweden to join NATO in the face of Russia's invasion of Ukraine, and offered US support in the event of "aggression"...
CNN - Biden administration addressing logistical issues with infant formula manufacturer Reckitt - 1 hour 42 min ago
FOX Business - I'm a mom & small business owner struggling thanks to Biden's inflation - 4 hours 15 min ago
NDTV - Kim Jong Un May Greet Biden With Missile Test During South Korea Visit - 13 hours 32 min ago
Deutsche Welle - Buffalo shooting: Biden slams white supremacist 'terrorism' - 20 hours 42 min ago
BBC - Buffalo shooting: Biden rebukes 'poison' of white supremacy - 21 hours 31 min ago
The Independent - Biden's burdens grow: Sagging global economy adds to US woes - 1 hour 47 min ago
Indiatimes - Joe Biden condemns racial violence after Buffalo shooting incident, says white supremacy is a poison - 2 hours 45 min ago
New York Post - Biden admin ‘pauses’ controversial Disinformation Governance Board: report - 3 hours 17 min ago
BusinessInsider - A majority of young Americans without student debt support Biden canceling it for everyone else, new poll finds - 4 hours 4 min ago
Washington Post - How the Biden administration let right-wing attacks derail its disinformation efforts - 4 hours 46 min ago
SCMP - N Korea missile launch could happen during Biden visit, S Korea official says - 8 hours 45 min ago
The Guardian - Joe Biden says ‘white supremacy is a poison’ | First Thing - 9 hours 22 min ago
Global Times - How the US-Hosted Summit of the Americas May Deal a Humiliating Blow to Biden - Global Times - 16 hours 45 min ago
Sydney Morning Herald - ‘Hate will not prevail’: Biden visits Buffalo to mourn, denounce white supremacy - 22 hours 27 min ago

10-year fixed-rate student loans dip back below 6%
FOX Business - 1 hour 14 min ago
The latest private student loan interest rates from the Credible marketplace, updated weekly.
FOX Business - Mortgage demand plummets as interest rates hover near 13-year high - 3 hours 38 min ago
CNBC - High-yield bonds may lose appeal amid rising interest rates - 4 hours 22 min ago
Indiatimes - RBI's criticism for "delayed" rate hike unfair, says D Subbarao - 10 hours 45 min ago
New York Times - What Higher Interest Rates Could Mean for Jobs - 15 hours 57 min ago

Russia barrels closer to debt default as US prepares to block bond payments
FOX Business - 1 hour 15 min ago
Russia has so far managed to pay its foreign debt obligations, despite a raft of financial sanctions from the U.S. and its European allies over Moscow's invasion of Ukraine.
Reuters - Russia closing CBC's Moscow bureau in retaliation for Canada banning Russian state TV - CBC News - 1 hour 27 min ago
CNN - US Treasury says it could block Russian debt payments starting next week - 1 hour 27 min ago
NDTV - US' "Likely" Move That Could Push Russia Into Debt Default - 1 hour 53 min ago
Deutsche Welle - EU unveils €300 billion plan to reduce its energy dependency on Russia - 2 hours 53 min ago
FOX Business - rance dependency on Russian gas 'much lower' than any other country: Expert - 5 hours 44 min ago
Bloomberg - US Poised to Fully Block Russian Debt Payments - Bloomberg - 9 hours 27 min ago
CNBC - As inflation slows and the ruble rallies, Russia is hoping to avoid a financial crisis - 13 hours 35 min ago
BBC - Ivan Kuliak: Russian gymnast given one-year ban for wearing pro-war symbol on podium next to Ukrainian - 20 hours 54 min ago
The Independent - How Russian disinformation could derail Nato entry plans for Finland and Sweden - 2 hours 10 min ago
Moscow Times - Russia to Shutter Moscow Offices of Canada's CBC Broadcaster - The Moscow Times - 3 hours 51 min ago
BusinessInsider - Russian debt default odds jump to 90% after a report said the US will block bond payments - 5 hours 25 min ago
Washington Post - Google’s Russian subsidiary will file for bankruptcy, citing asset seizure - 5 hours 31 min ago
The Guardian - EU plans ‘massive’ increase in green energy to help end reliance on Russia - 5 hours 50 min ago
Russia Today - Italy forced into ‘economic warfare’ against Russia, journalist claims - 6 hours 42 min ago
Indiatimes - Google's Russian subsidiary files for bankruptcy -document - 6 hours 45 min ago
SCMP - EU unveils escape route from Russian fossil fuels; US$220 billion plan to be completed by 2027 - 7 hours 4 min ago
New York Times - Omens of Decline for Russia’s Once World-Leading Energy Industry - 12 hours 15 min ago
Sydney Morning Herald - From siege to surrender: Mariupol defenders could be put on trial in Russia - 12 hours 40 min ago
Globe and Mail - Evening Update: Mariupol siege is broken as more than 250 Ukrainian fighters surrender to Russian forces - The Globe and Mail - 22 hours 8 min ago
The Straits Times - US considering move to block Russian debt payments - 22 hours 24 min ago

How Much Is Russia Spending On Defence Amid Ukraine Invasion
NDTV - 1 hour 18 min ago
Russia's defence spending was up nearly 40% in the first four months of the year, according to preliminary data released by the finance ministry on Wednesday, almost three months into Moscow's...
NDTV - Will Rebuild "Freed" Ukraine Territories, Russia Says: Report - 1 hour 25 min ago
BBC - Ukraine conflict: What is Nato and how can Finland and Sweden join? - 3 hours 42 min ago
Associated Press - Russia-Ukraine war live updates: Soldier pleads guilty in war crimes trial; Nordic neighbors submit NATO bids - NBC News - 5 hours 14 min ago
CNN - Setbacks in Ukraine trigger rare criticism of Russia's war effort by Russian bloggers - 5 hours 23 min ago
Reuters - Russia uses new generation of laser weapons in Ukraine - Reuters - 5 hours 56 min ago
Deutsche Welle - Germany to give Czechs tanks so it could provide more weapons to Ukraine — live updates - 6 hours 53 min ago
CNBC - 'The whole world is against us': Russian military analyst gives damning assessment of Ukraine war on state TV - 9 hours 20 min ago
CGTN - Ukraine crisis: Time for Non-Aligned Movement to show strength - CGTN - 12 hours 4 min ago
Bloomberg - Watch Zelenskiy: Ukraine Working on Azovstal Evacuation - Bloomberg - 18 hours 7 min ago
Indiatimes - Russia uses new generation of laser weapons in Ukraine - 1 hour 45 min ago
Washington Post - The War in Ukraine Is Speeding Europe’s Pivot to Renewables - 2 hours 58 min ago
SCMP - Ukraine: Russia expels 85 diplomats from France, Spain and Italy in ‘hostile act’ - 3 hours 38 min ago
Russia Today - EU to pay Ukraine’s budget - 4 hours 11 min ago
BusinessInsider - Janet Yellen says 'it would not be legal now' for the US to seize Russian government assets to pay for Ukraine reconstruction - 4 hours 11 min ago
Wall Street Journal - Russian Soldier Pleads Guilty in First Ukraine War-Crimes Trial - 5 hours 16 min ago
The Independent - Ukrainian soldiers leaving Mariupol could be tried for war crimes, claims Russia - 5 hours 17 min ago
The Guardian - Hundreds more Ukrainians surrender at Mariupol steel plant, Russia claims - 6 hours 20 min ago
Sydney Morning Herald - Russian soldier accused of war crimes in Ukraine pleads guilty to killing a civilian - 6 hours 38 min ago
AllAfrica - Africa: Guterres in Senegal - 'Triple Crisis' in Africa Aggravated By War in Ukraine - 8 hours 33 min ago
Japan Times - With Ukraine taking firmer stance, peace talks grind to a halt - The Japan Times - 9 hours 46 min ago
Moscow Times - Russian Defense Spending Surges to $300M Per Day Amid Ukraine War - The Moscow Times - 11 hours 24 min ago

Tesla Removed From S&P 500 ESG Index, Elon Musk Tweets "It's A Scam"
NDTV - 1 hour 28 min ago
S&P Dow Jones Indices has removed electric carmaker Tesla Inc from its widely-followed S&P 500 ESG Index, citing issues including racial discrimination claims and crashes linked to its autopilot...
CNBC - Why Tesla was kicked out of the S&P 500's ESG index - 2 hours 18 min ago
NDTV - Want To See A Preview Of Tesla Robot, User Demands. Elon Musk Says... - 6 hours 47 min ago
New York Post - Elon Musk rips ‘phony social justice warriors’ as Tesla booted from S&P 500 ESG index - 1 hour 51 min ago
BusinessInsider - Tesla has been kicked out of the S&P 500's ESG index even though it makes zero-emission products. Here's why. - 2 hours 3 min ago

Here's what Walmart, Target, Home Depot and Lowe's tell us about the state of the American consumer
CNBC - 1 hour 35 min ago
Four major retailers — Walmart, Target, Home Depot and Lowe's — reported quarterly financial results this week.
Bloomberg - Sea Quarterly Loss Widens After Consumers Cool Online Spending - Bloomberg - 18 hours 14 min ago
FOX Business - Wendy's, McDonald's lawsuit claims burger ads mislead consumers on patty sizes - 20 hours 11 min ago
Washington Post - Walmart Flashes a Warning Sign to the Entire Consumer Economy - 7 hours 5 min ago
The Straits Times - Tata in acquisition talks with as many as 5 consumer brands - 17 hours 46 min ago
New York Times - Japan’s Economy Shrank 1 Percent as Consumers Fled Covid - 18 hours 46 min ago

Inflation outpacing wage growth creates recession concerns: Citigroup exec
FOX Business - 1 hour 54 min ago
Citi's Institutional Client Group Chairman Leon Kalvaria noted that “people are worried about a recession” as inflation outpaces wage growth.
Bloomberg - Juckes: It's Blind Luck If Europe Can Avoid a Recession - Bloomberg - 3 hours 30 min ago
FOX Business - Inflation will cause recession, food prices to spiral 'much further': Hedge fund manager - 4 hours 28 min ago
CNBC - CEO outlook dims sharply, with more than half expecting a recession ahead, survey shows - 6 hours 11 min ago
CNN - Most CEOs are bracing for a recession - 9 hours 4 min ago
BusinessInsider - It's possible the US can dodge a recession but stagflation is unavoidable, Mohamed El-Erian says - 2 hours 29 min ago
Indiatimes - US recession not expected but Europe 'more vulnerable': Janet Yellen - 2 hours 45 min ago
SCMP - What has China done to minimise impact of zero-Covid, and why are global-recession risks rising? - 6 hours 45 min ago
Washington Post - The Oil Market Needn’t Fear a Calamitous US Recession - 9 hours 2 min ago

New York files discrimination complaint against Amazon
CNN - 2 hours 9 min ago
New York Gov. Kathy Hochul announced a complaint on Wednesday against Amazon, alleging that the e-commerce giant has failed to provide reasonable accommodations to warehouse workers who are pregnant or with disabilities under state human rights law.
Reuters - Amazon discriminates against pregnant and disabled workers, New York alleges By Reuters - - 4 hours 14 min ago
CNBC - Amazon accused of discrimination in New York - 5 hours 21 min ago
New York Post - NY claims Amazon subjects pregnant, disabled workers to harsh conditions - 1 hour 35 min ago
The Hindu - Amazon invested more than $18 bn in innovation on behalf of selling partners globally since 2020 - 2 hours 33 min ago
BusinessInsider - How to change the time on your Amazon Firestick - 20 hours 44 min ago

Tariffs on China are harming families and businesses, Janet Yellen says
CNN - 2 hours 21 min ago
US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen on Wednesday said lifting Trump's tariffs on China could ease inflation pressure on the US economy.
FOX Business - Biden lifting China tariffs another 'gimmick,' Sen. Bill Hagerty says - 7 hours 38 min ago
BusinessInsider - The US has proposed that the EU apply tariffs on Russian oil to limit price rises - 3 hours 25 min ago
AllAfrica - Zimbabwe: Buy Zimbabwe Disputes Low Tariffs On Basic Commodities Importation - 11 hours 12 min ago

India, world's biggest buyer of Russian arms, looks to diversify suppliers - Reuters India
Reuters - 2 hours 29 min ago
India, world's biggest buyer of Russian arms, looks to diversify suppliers  Reuters India
Deutsche Welle - Health tips: Stay safe in the India, Pakistan heat wave - 4 hours 17 min ago
CNN - Climate change is making record-breaking heatwaves in India and Pakistan 100 times more likely - 7 hours 17 min ago
Reuters - India to rexamine BPCL divestment after planned expansion - source - Reuters - 7 hours 34 min ago
NDTV - Relationship With India Will Drive Pakistan's Defence Policy: US Official - 8 hours 32 min ago
CNBC - India isn't the only one banning food exports. These countries are doing the same - 17 hours 28 min ago
BBC - Climate change swells odds of record India, Pakistan heatwaves - 19 hours 37 min ago
Indiatimes - Cannes will be in India one day, says Deepika Padukone - 3 hours 45 min ago
The Hindu - S&P cuts FY23 India growth forecast to 7.3% on rising inflation, Russia-Ukraine war - 5 hours 9 min ago
Russia Today - US wants to lure India away from Russia – Bloomberg - 5 hours 30 min ago
The Guardian - Climate crisis makes extreme Indian heatwaves 100 times more likely – study - 6 hours 45 min ago
SCMP - US seeks to wean India from Russia weapons with arms-aid package - 14 hours 31 min ago

Cramer rips Target for blindsiding investors. Turns out it did even worse than Walmart
CNBC - 3 hours 4 min ago
Jim Cramer says the retailers should have preannounced the bad news.
CNBC - What Cramer is watching Wednesday — why Home Depot thrives while Target and Walmart stumble - 6 hours 9 min ago
BusinessInsider - The Walton family lost nearly $19 billion on Tuesday after Walmart's biggest stock slide in about 35 years - 19 hours 53 min ago
The Straits Times - Tech shares lead US stocks higher as Walmart stumbles - 20 hours 59 min ago
New York Times - Walmart Earnings: Profits Dragged Down by Higher Costs for Food and Fuel - 23 hours 2 min ago

Will Elon Musk Give Twitter The Boot Over Bots? Experts Weigh In
NDTV - 3 hours 9 min ago
Elon Musk may find a way to prove his claim that spam accounts on Twitter Inc's platform are significantly higher than the social media company has estimated, but showing that he and investors were...
Bloomberg - As Musk Tweets, Advisers Plug Away to Keep Twitter Deal on Track - Bloomberg - 5 hours 23 min ago
NDTV - Twitter Loses 3 More Senior Employees Ahead Of Elon Musk's Takeover - 9 hours 33 min ago
CNN - Twitter board says it will 'enforce the merger agreement' despite Elon Musk's latest move - 15 hours 18 min ago
Associated Press - Musk wars with Twitter over his buyout deal - on Twitter - The Associated Press - 23 hours 9 min ago
FOX Business - Elon Musk's Twitter takeover: Three more senior employees departing social media platform - 23 hours 29 min ago
Deutsche Welle - Twitter shares details of Elon Musk deal - 23 hours 40 min ago
CNBC - Musk met Twitter execs for three days before making a bid, unclear if they discussed bots - 23 hours 46 min ago
Russia Today - Twitter top brass calls Musk ‘loony tune’ – Project Veritas - 2 hours 32 min ago
New York Post - Goldman, JPMorgan could rake in $133M on fees if Musk Twitter deal closes - 3 hours 4 min ago
Indiatimes - Elon Musk can't easily give Twitter the boot over bots - 7 hours 45 min ago
BusinessInsider - Twitter lost three more top executives amid Elon Musk takeover drama - 9 hours 10 min ago
Washington Post - Elon Musk, notorious Twitter troll, is now trolling Twitter itself - 9 hours 15 min ago
New York Times - Elon Musk Says Twitter Deal ‘Cannot Move Forward’ in Current State - 16 hours 5 min ago
The Straits Times - Twitter board says it plans to 'enforce' $60.9 billion deal with Elon Musk - 19 hours 21 min ago

Wait, so this Pennsylvania election wasn't fraudulent?
CNN - 3 hours 14 min ago
Pennsylvania cleaned up its act pretty quickly!
FOX Business - NYC-based investment adviser to plead guilty in $5B fraud case, authorities say - 10 hours 50 min ago
Bloomberg - Allianz Fund to Pay $5.8 Billion After Fraud Guilty Plea - Bloomberg - 12 hours 12 min ago
Reuters - Allianz to pay $6 bln in U.S. fraud case, fund managers charged - Reuters - 21 hours 37 min ago
BusinessInsider - Mike Lindell wants Elon Musk to use his 'big presence' to probe the MyPillow CEO's baseless election fraud claims - 15 hours 58 min ago
The Guardian - Covid support schemes left ‘open goal’ to fraudsters, says watchdog - 20 hours 13 min ago

Netflix Fires 150 Employees, Most Of Them In This Country
NDTV - 3 hours 26 min ago
Netflix on Tuesday said it laid off about two percent of its staff in a belt-tightening move after growth slowed at the once-booming streaming television service.
FOX Business - Netflix lays off 150 employees amid subscriber losses - 8 hours 53 min ago
BBC - Netflix cuts 150 US-based jobs after losing subscribers - 15 hours 55 min ago
Reuters - Netflix lays off about 150 employees, mostly in the U.S. - Reuters - 22 hours 2 min ago
Globe and Mail - Alphabet, Netflix, Meta tempt Canada as source of cash to fund cultural content - Saskatoon Star-Phoenix - 3 hours 48 min ago
The Guardian - Netflix cuts 150 jobs after subscriber exodus - 10 hours 8 min ago
The Straits Times - Netflix lays off 150 staff in cutback after subscriber loss - 16 hours 21 min ago
New York Post - Netflix lays off estimated 150 staffers in latest round of cuts - 23 hours 8 min ago

Columbia Sportswear CEO Says the Brand Can Withstand Price Hikes - Bloomberg
Bloomberg - 3 hours 32 min ago
Columbia Sportswear CEO Says the Brand Can Withstand Price Hikes  Bloomberg
FOX Business - JPMorgan shareholders reject $52M payout to CEO Jamie Dimon - 15 hours 39 min ago
BusinessInsider - Cerebral just replaced CEO Kyle Robertson as the mental-health startup faces increased scrutiny - 53 min 53 sec ago
New York Post - Goldman Sachs CEO says ‘people want to be in the office’ - 3 hours 10 min ago
Indiatimes - IndiGo appoints Pieter Elbers as new CEO; Ronojoy Dutta to leave firm by Sept 30 - 6 hours 15 min ago
The Hindu - IndiGo appoints KLM’s Pieter Elbers as CEO - 7 hours 28 min ago
Washington Post - Future of Work: ‘The office as we know it is over,’ Airbnb CEO says - 8 hours 14 min ago

Elon Musk's condition for Twitter purchase ‘negotiating ploy': Former SEC chair
FOX Business - 3 hours 59 min ago
Former SEC Chairman Harvey Pitt argued that Elon Musk's condition for his Twitter purchase is a “negotiating ploy.”
CNBC - Tough questions await SEC Chair Gensler as he seeks funding for his regulatory agenda - 8 hours 5 min ago
FOX Business - Elon Musk calls on SEC to investigate Twitter's spam, fake account estimate - 23 hours 53 min ago
AllAfrica - Nigeria: U.S. SEC Cautions On Crypto Days After Nigeria's Nod On Digital Assets - 8 hours 58 min ago

Jack Dorsey outlines Block's bitcoin-centric future at first investor day in five years: 'No longer just a payments company'
CNBC - 4 hours 9 min ago
At Block's first investor day since 2017, executives describe how crypto and music-streaming businesses make up an "ecosystem" beyond the original card-reader. 
CNBC - Bitcoin production has roared back in China thanks to an underground mining scene - 8 hours 45 min ago
Bloomberg - Watch A Sustainable Alternative to Bitcoin - Bloomberg - 20 hours 48 min ago
BusinessInsider - China is now the world's 2nd-biggest bitcoin miner after activity bounced back from the government's crackdown - 2 hours 26 min ago
The Straits Times - Being in lockstep with major indices won't dull Bitcoin's lure: players and observer - 10 hours 46 min ago

Watch: How China Crushed Democracy In Hong Kong
NDTV - 5 hours 16 min ago
Hot Mic with Nidhi Razdan: Hong Kong got a new leader last week. Former security chief John Lee Ka-chiu was "elected" to the post - an election in which he was the only candidate. It's a move that...
Deutsche Welle - Hong Kong: Why Catholics are worried over free speech - 7 hours 29 min ago
Bloomberg - BNP Paribas Is 'Overweight' South Korea, Indonesia, India, Hong Kong - Bloomberg - 18 hours 13 min ago
SCMP - Hong Kong privacy watchdog ‘considers blocking Telegram over doxxing concerns’ but experts pour cold water on ‘futile’ exercise - 3 hours 47 min ago

Disney+ releases new trailer for Marvel's 'She-Hulk: Attorney at Law'
CNN - 5 hours 24 min ago
Disney+ has released a new trailer for Marvel's "She-Hulk: Attorney at Law."
FOX Business - Disney announces new 2022 LGBTQ+ clothing collection for kids - 10 hours 12 min ago
New York Post - Former Disney CEO Bob Iger invests in delivery startup Gopuff - 2 hours 54 min ago
BusinessInsider - 6 'Star Wars' movies and shows to stream before 'Obi-Wan Kenobi' hits Disney Plus on May 27 - 22 hours 16 min ago

The stock market is practically begging to be punished
CNN - 5 hours 53 min ago
The old joke goes like this: Two friends are at a resort and one says, "The food here is really terrible." The other replies, "And the portions are so small!" Today, it's investors who dislike the taste of the Federal Reserve's interest rate hikes but seemingly want more anyway.
Reuters - GLOBAL MARKETS-Stock market rebound fizzles, UK inflation hits 40-year high - Yahoo Finance - 10 hours 35 min ago
BusinessInsider - 'Big Short' investor Michael Burry warns stocks will crash and rallies won't last. Here's a roundup of his recent tweets. - 7 hours 59 min ago

"Will Make Changes": Microsoft Moves To Avert EU Antitrust Clash
NDTV - 6 hours 1 min ago
Microsoft, which had been fined a total 1.6 billion euros ($1.7 billion) by EU antitrust regulators in the previous decade, will address competition complaints about its cloud computing services, its...
Reuters - Self-driving startup Wayve taps Microsoft for 'supercomputer muscle' - Reuters - 20 hours 28 sec ago

How NATO weapons from Afghanistan are impacting Kashmir's militancy
Deutsche Welle - 6 hours 5 min ago
Bombs and weapons used in Afghanistan by militants and US forces are making their way into India-administered Kashmir, raising fears that they could bolster an Islamist insurgency in the area.
NDTV - US-Taliban Deal Biggest Factor In Collapse Of Afghan Forces: US Watchdog - 11 hours 19 min ago
CNN - Watchdog report says Trump and Biden administration decisions drove collapse of Afghan security forces - 15 hours 14 min ago
BBC - Afghanistan: Inside a secret school for girls - 19 hours 26 min ago
Indiatimes - Taliban orders UN female staff in Afghanistan to wear hijab - 10 hours 45 min ago

Facebook's IPO 10 years later — new name, same CEO and a familiar problem
CNBC - 7 hours 15 min ago
Since Facebook's debut 10 years ago, revenue has expanded by 26-fold, but the company's business is once again reliant on a risky bet on the future of tech.
CNBC - UAE petrochemicals firm Borouge to become latest IPO in a wave of Middle East mega listings - 10 hours 26 min ago
Bloomberg - Watch Saudi Aramco May IPO Trading Unit - Bloomberg - 23 hours 28 min ago
Washington Post - The Stunning Scale of India’s Biggest IPO Ever - 12 hours 53 min ago
The Straits Times - Asia's Spac hopefuls have nowhere to turn as IPO market dries up - 15 hours 3 min ago
BusinessInsider - Saudi Aramco is reportedly considering an IPO for its trading unit as oil prices soar - 23 hours 16 min ago

Putin Undergoes New Surgery Amid Speculation Around His Health: Report
NDTV - 8 hours 46 min ago
The New York Post reported that Mr Putin's surgery and subsequent recovery was covered up the following day using "deepfake" technology.
CNN - Opinion: Putin's useful allies are throwing a wrench in the works - 10 hours 52 min ago
Wall Street Journal - Germany Moves to Strip Former Chancellor Schröder of Parliamentary Office Over Putin Ties - 5 hours 9 min ago
BusinessInsider - Timeline shows Putin's alleged health problems as Ukraine claims he is concealing a serious illness - 5 hours 20 min ago
The Independent - Putin has ‘messianic obsession’ with Russian greatness, former Nato chief says - 6 hours 45 min ago
Japan Times - Putin takes Mariupol, but wider Donbas victory may be slipping from reach - The Japan Times - 17 hours 43 min ago

China tries to make nice with Big Tech as economic challenges mount
CNN - 9 hours 49 min ago
China is trying once again to lift the spirits of its huge tech industry after a bruising regulatory offensive that has weakened some of its biggest businesses at a time of stalling economic growth.
FOX Business - Elon Musk warns China's economy could overtake US, says Americans must 'stop punching ourselves in the face' - 21 hours 48 min ago
New York Post - Elon Musk warns China’s economic growth could leave the US in the dust - 4 hours 12 min ago
SCMP - Joe Biden’s IPEF economic pivot seen as ‘cold war strategy’, bringing China ‘sharp challenges’ - 4 hours 45 min ago
The Straits Times - China economy czar vows to back tech firms after crackdown - 16 hours 1 min ago

Carbon pollution pushed environmental breakdown to record levels in 2021
Deutsche Welle - 11 hours 14 min ago
People have warped the climate so much that in 2021 oceans grew hotter, higher and more acidic than ever recorded, according to the World Meteorological Organization.
CNN - One in six killed by pollution worldwide, study finds - 11 hours 53 min ago
Deutsche Welle - Pollution kills 9 million people a year, new study finds - 13 hours 36 min ago
NDTV - Pollution Killed 9 Million People Globally In 2019: Report - 19 hours 57 min ago
Global Times - Pollution major killer in 2019: study - Global Times - 8 hours 43 min ago
Indiatimes - Pollution kills 9 million people a year: What study says - 9 hours 45 min ago

Asia-Pacific stocks set to rise; Fed's Powell pledges higher rates till inflation comes down
CNBC - 19 hours 47 min ago
U.S. Fed Chair Jerome Powell said he will back interest rate increases till prices begin falling back toward a healthy level.
FOX Business - Powell says Fed 'won't hesitate' to hike interest rates until inflation falls - 23 hours 42 min ago
CNN - Fed Chair Jerome Powell: We won't hesitate to raise rates to tame inflation - 23 hours 53 min ago
BusinessInsider - Dow surges 431 points as investors digest fresh Powell comments on inflation and rates - 23 hours 2 min ago
New York Times - Powell says the Fed is watching for ‘clear and convincing’ signs of inflation fading. - 23 hours 50 min ago