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Mexico may impose tariffs over proposed U.S. electric car tax credit
Mexico may impose tariffs over proposed U.S. electric car tax credit

Mexico is analyzing a range of responses to a proposed U.S. electric vehicle tax credit and would even consider applying tariffs, Mexican Economy Minister...

Omicron: Biden to unveil new Covid-19 winter measures
Omicron: Biden to unveil new Covid-19 winter measures

Public health officials in Minnesota have just reported a second US case of the Omicron variant.

NYC Convention Visitor From Minnesota Tests Positive for Omicron
NYC Convention Visitor From Minnesota Tests Positive for Omicron

(Bloomberg) -- A Minnesota man who recently visited New York City for a crowded anime convention has tested positive for the omicron variant of Covid-19.Most...

'We need giant steps': Experts on impacts of extreme rainfall, drought

Here's what some of the country's experts had to say about how a warming climate drives more intense rainfall and the impacts that rain is having.

How to Snag a Deal at 6 Family-Friendly Florida Resorts This Winter
How to Snag a Deal at 6 Family-Friendly Florida Resorts This Winter

Yes, Florida is a popular pick for family travel, but it's also a surprisingly wallet-friendly destination-provided you play your cards right. Here, the best...

A letter from Catherine the Great urged mass immunization in 1787. It just sold for over $1 million.
A letter from Catherine the Great urged mass immunization in 1787. It just sold for over $1 million.

After being immunized against smallpox twenty years earlier, Catherine the Great showed the "statecraft and foresight shown by the great monarch."

Polestar offers an early, camouflaged glimpse at its electric SUV
Polestar offers an early, camouflaged glimpse at its electric SUV

Polestar has offered its first good look at the 3, its first SUV and the electric vehicle that might prove crucial in the US.

These 5 Stocks Could Yield Huge Gains if Omicron Fears Recede
These 5 Stocks Could Yield Huge Gains if Omicron Fears Recede

As the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced the first confirmed case of the Omicron variant in the U.S. on Wednesday, Dec. 1, the Dow...

Wall Street balks as Fed signals party
Wall Street balks as Fed signals party's ending, but is it?

The Federal Reserve's job, its longest-serving chairman once said, is to "take away the punch bowl just as the party gets going," and that's exactly the...

What Parents Need to Know About the Omicron Variant
What Parents Need to Know About the Omicron Variant

Experts are tracking the spread of the Omicron variant, but there's still many uncertainties. Is it more transmissible than previous COVID-19 strains? Does...

US and Mexico to restart Trump-era
US and Mexico to restart Trump-era 'Remain in Mexico' policy

More than 60,000 asylum seekers have been sent back to Mexico under the controversial programme.

Talen Gets GoldenTree, Silver Point Loan After Debt Breach
Talen Gets GoldenTree, Silver Point Loan After Debt Breach

(Bloomberg) -- Talen Energy Corp. received a loan from a group led by GoldenTree Asset Management and a division of Silver Point Capital that will provide it...

EA is going
EA is going 'all-in on Battlefield' with plans for a connected universe

Respawn's Vince Zampella, who produced the original 'Call of Duty,' is now overseeing the franchise.

Beat the price hike and fire up CrunchMatch for TC Sessions: Space 2021
Beat the price hike and fire up CrunchMatch for TC Sessions: Space 2021

CrunchMatch is now open, which means you have you have 12 full days - before the conference even begins - to search the attendees list and schedule meetings with the people who align with your business goals.

Google Search has new features to help you find a doctor
Google Search has new features to help you find a doctor

Google is adding new tools to Search to make it easier to navigate the US healthcare system.

Burger King celebrates 64 years of the Whopper with 37 cent throwback deal Friday, Saturday
Burger King celebrates 64 years of the Whopper with 37 cent throwback deal Friday, Saturday

Burger King's Whopper will cost 37 cents as part of a two-day "birthday bash" deal. But the special is only open to Royal Perks loyalty members.

AWS launches Amplify Studio, a new low-code app development tool
AWS launches Amplify Studio, a new low-code app development tool

At its re:Invent conference, AWS today announced Amplify Studio, a new Figma-connected no-code/low-code service that is meant to help developers quickly build cloud-connected apps. Amplify Studio is an extension of the existing AWS Amplify service, which already focused on building web and mobile apps, but without the easy to use drag-and-drop interface of Amplify Studio. AWS has made an interesting move here by connecting Studio to the popular Figma user interface design tool.

Adidas
Adidas's first foray into the metaverse will likely include NFTs

Adidas has teased a metaverse that likely includes NFTs.

How to Avoid Capital Gains Tax
How to Avoid Capital Gains Tax

We all know that only two things in life are truly certain: death and taxes. But just because taxes are an inevitable part of our society doesn't mean you...

Argentina ex-President Mauricio Macri charged in sub families spying case
Argentina ex-President Mauricio Macri charged in sub families spying case

Mauricio Macri denies ordering the spying on relatives of the victims of a 2017 submarine disaster.

Apple Falls on iPhone Demand Report, Weighing on Suppliers
Apple Falls on iPhone Demand Report, Weighing on Suppliers

(Bloomberg) -- Apple Inc. shares dropped after the iPhone maker was said to tell suppliers that demand for its flagship product has slowed, taking the shine ...

Taiwan
Taiwan's bargaining chips?

Over four days at the beginning of October, almost 150 Chinese military aircraft flew into Taiwan's air defense identification zone, provoking criticism from Taiwan and the U.S. Amid such heightened tensions across the Taiwan Strait, Taiwan's leader, Tsai Ing-wen, confirmed that U.S. forces are training with Taiwanese soldiers on the island; the Chinese foreign ministry countered with a warning that supporting Taiwanese independence would only lead to a "dead end." At the end of the month, another eight Chinese aircraft, including six J-16 fighter jets, entered Taiwan's air defense zone on the same day U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken met with his Chinese counterpart, Wang Yi,...

Government Shutdown 2021: The Difference Between Dec. 3 Stopgap Bill Expiration and Dec. 15 Debt Ceiling Deadline
Government Shutdown 2021: The Difference Between Dec. 3 Stopgap Bill Expiration and Dec. 15 Debt Ceiling Deadline

If you're confused about the federal government's current struggles to get funding and avoid a shutdown, you're not alone. Much of the confusion stems from a...

OPEC+ Sticks to Planned Supply Hike But Adds a Get-Out Clause
OPEC+ Sticks to Planned Supply Hike But Adds a Get-Out Clause

(Bloomberg) -- OPEC and its allies will proceed with their next oil-production hike, but said they could revisit the decision at any moment as the risk to...

You Can Boost Your Monthly Social Security Check If You
You Can Boost Your Monthly Social Security Check If You're a Veteran

If you were in active service during certain periods of time, it's possible to add to your monthly social security benefit. See: 25 Serious Financial...

Uber
Uber's audio recording safety feature is coming to the US

Other new measures include audible seat belt alerts and RideCheck enhancements.

Government Shutdown 2021: What Is the Stopgap Bill and Which Factors Are Slowing Its Passage?
Government Shutdown 2021: What Is the Stopgap Bill and Which Factors Are Slowing Its Passage?

One way U.S. lawmakers can avoid a government shutdown is to approve a stopgap bill that would provide funding before it runs out on Dec. 3, but that measure...

Group of 67 nations in WTO agree to cut red tape in services trade
Group of 67 nations in WTO agree to cut red tape in services trade

Sixty-seven World Trade Organization members agreed on Thursday to pare back regulations such as licensing requirements placed on service providers operating...

Video platform Rumble is going public
Video platform Rumble is going public

Rumble, a user-generated video platform, agreed to go public at an implied $2.1 billion valuation via CF Acquisition Corp VI (Nasdaq: CFVI), a SPAC sponsored...

Capital One Ditches Overdraft Fees Amid Increased Regulatory Scrutiny of the Practice
Capital One Ditches Overdraft Fees Amid Increased Regulatory Scrutiny of the Practice

Capital One announced it will completely eliminate all overdraft fees and non-sufficient fund fees for its consumer banking customers in a move the banking...

Grab goes public on Nasdaq in $40 bln SPAC deal
Grab goes public on Nasdaq in $40 bln SPAC deal

Southeast Asia's largest ride-hailing company Grab made its market debut Thursday, following a $40 billion merger in a special purpose acquisition company...

House Jan. 6 panel votes to hold ex-DOJ official Jeffrey Clark in contempt for defying subpoena
House Jan. 6 panel votes to hold ex-DOJ official Jeffrey Clark in contempt for defying subpoena

Former Justice Department official Jeffrey Clark may reappear before the House's Jan. 6 committee and refuse to answer questions.

Jobless claims remain near pandemic low but grow as more Americans apply for unemployment
Jobless claims remain near pandemic low but grow as more Americans apply for unemployment

The four-week average of jobless claims in the U.S. hit a pandemic low last week even as more Americans applied for unemployment benefits.

Grab to start trading after richest-ever SPAC deal
Grab to start trading after richest-ever SPAC deal

Grab on Thursday hopes to become the king of SPACs, no matter how uneasy have been some heads to wear that crown.Driving the news: Grab, a Singapore-based...

Analog Devices: Momentum Could Carry Forward
Analog Devices: Momentum Could Carry Forward

The company reported better-than-expected earnings and expects double-digit revenue growth

Asheville ranks 4th in top cities job seekers
Asheville ranks 4th in top cities job seekers 'are now flocking to'

Asheville ranks 4th in a recent realtor.com analysis of top cities job seekers are rapidly moving to.

Picsart acquires R&D company DeepCraft in seven-figure deal to aid video push
Picsart acquires R&D company DeepCraft in seven-figure deal to aid video push

Picsart today offers a range of digital creation and editing tools aimed at both consumers and professionals alike that make photo and video editing more fun and approachable. The company believes DeepCraft's A.I. technical talent and its breakthroughs in computer vision and machine learning will enhance Picsart's own A.I. technology and help the company better support the recent growth of video creation on its service.

Rocket Lab details its reusable Neutron launch vehicle
Rocket Lab details its reusable Neutron launch vehicle

Rocket Lab has detailed its next-gen Neutron vehicle, and it's built for reusability from the very start.

Here's how tech can tell that your partner is cheating on you

Is your spouse or partner always on the phone or computer? Here are the tech-savvy clues that may show if it's innocent or cheating.

Social app IRL makes its first acquisition with deal for digital nutrition company AaBeZe Labs
Social app IRL makes its first acquisition with deal for digital nutrition company AaBeZe Labs

IRL, the SoftBank-backed social app and recent unicorn, is today announcing its first acquisition. The company is purchasing, for an undisclosed sum, the "digital nutrition" company AaBeZe Labs and its portfolio of IP with the goal of making IRL a healthier and more ethically designed social networking app. AaBeZe's founders Michael Phillips Moskowitz, the former "Global Chief Curator" of eBay, and former Medium Product Lead Brad Artizinega, along with other members of the AeBeZe team, will also now join IRL, where they'll focus on building its discovery systems and other product features.

Virgin Media outage hits UK TV viewers
Virgin Media outage hits UK TV viewers

The company said it was aware of an issue affecting TV services and is working to fix it.

Former Notre Dame QB Brady Quinn rips
Former Notre Dame QB Brady Quinn rips 'classless' Brian Kelly for move to LSU

Brian Kelly stunned college football by leaving Notre Dame to take the job at LSU, and former Fighting Irish QB Brady Quinn unloaded on the coach.

Playground launches in beta to help creators cultivate community
Playground launches in beta to help creators cultivate community

Launching today in beta, Playground is a social platform that seeks to help people discover and develop community while empowering creators to monetize their audience. Already, the website has a wide variety of users like the Museum of Modern Art, comedy host Alexis Gay, the Abolitionist Teaching Network, activist Nupol Kiazolu, and a Malaysian virtual dance club. For now, the beta is open to select creators in the cultural space (art, music, wellness, gaming, and more), and for community members, there's a waitlist.

Apple
Apple's MagSafe battery pack is 24 percent off at Amazon

Apple's MagSafe battery pack is down to $75, or 24 percent off, thanks to a new sale at Amazon.

Enron
Enron's Cast of Characters: Where They Are 20 Years After the Fall

(Bloomberg) -- It's been 20 years, to the day, since Enron Corp. filed for bankruptcy, marking one of the most spectacular financial collapses in history and forever cementing its legacy as the posterchild of corporate fraud.Most Read from BloombergReliving the New York Subway Map Debate'Ghost Signs' Haunt London's Reviving NeighborhoodsChina Cash Flowed Through Congo Bank to Former President's Cronies'Pension Poachers' Are Targeting America's Elderly VeteransThe energy-trading giant's downfall,

Social Security Schedule: When the First COLA Checks Will Arrive in January 2022
Social Security Schedule: When the First COLA Checks Will Arrive in January 2022

The Social Security Administration has released the schedule of Social Security payments for 2022. These payments will include the cost-of-living adjustment.

McDonald
McDonald's is bringing back a sweet treat this holiday season. Here's how to get yours

McDonald's is bringing back the Holiday Pie that features vanilla custard and rainbow sprinkles for a limited time.

UPDATE 6-Bill to avert U.S. gov
UPDATE 6-Bill to avert U.S. gov't shutdown advances to full House after deal on timing

The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday was set to vote on a bill to fund federal agencies through mid-February and avert a government shutdown after...

Tesla is selling a $1,900 Cyberquad ATV for kids
Tesla is selling a $1,900 Cyberquad ATV for kids

Tesla's Cyberquad for kids has 15 miles of range and a top speed of 10mph.

Brazil Economy Slips Into Recession for Second Year in a Row
Brazil Economy Slips Into Recession for Second Year in a Row

(Bloomberg) -- Brazil's economy fell into a shallow recession this year dragged down by drought, a high interest rate and inflation, dealing a blow to...


Congress can’t get its act together on Big Tech

A House hearing lays bare the divides blocking social media accountability.

Curtains for conglomerates: Will smaller companies drive bigger returns?

Conglomerates are separating into smaller units and spelling the end of the "corporate giant". These new companies need to build their own cultures.

From fintechs to worker unions, the future of tech is about scaling to power

Fortune’s Brainstorm Tech conference closes with some takeaways on fintechs, unions, semiconductors, and more.

The 4% rule for retirees may be outdated. Here's what to do instead.

The 4% safe withdrawal rule for retirees was written 30 years ago. New research suggests retirees should withdraw 3.3% from retirement funds annually.

Ray Dalio likens China's moves to disappear citizens to 'strict parent'

CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin asked Ray Dalio how he reconciles China's alleged human rights abuses with his investing style.

Real-estate investing: Buying 20 rental units with a small downpayment

The first property is the most important one. Here are four important factors to consider when picking your first real estate investment.

Labor shortage: Wharton professor on how companies can attract workers

Employers should think more broadly about recruitment if they want to attract talent, said Peter Capelli, a Wharton professor of Management.

How to find out if you're being underpaid — and how to fix it

Experts warn that if you've been in your position several years, there's a chance you're being paid less than new hires. But you can change that.

U.S. Reaches Deal to Restart ‘Remain in Mexico’ Program for Asylum Seekers

The Biden administration’s agreement with Mexico allows the U.S. to resume a controversial Trump-era policy

Big Tech Privacy Moves Spur Companies to Amass Customer Data

Marketers are staging sweepstakes, quizzes and events to gather people’s personal information and build detailed profiles

Scientists Studying Omicron in South Africa See Rise in Covid-19 Reinfections

Hope remains previous infection and vaccinations defend against more serious illness

Democrats and Republicans Reach Deal to Try to Prevent Government Shutdown

House vote is expected later Thursday on agreement extending government funding into mid-February

The Supreme Court’s own ego may be the only thing that saves Roe v. Wade

The Broadsheet, Fortune Most Powerful Women by Kristen Bellstrom, Claire Zillman, and Emma Hinchliffe

Tiny apartment Ikea Japan is renting out for under $1 a month: Photos

Ikea Japan is leasing the tiny apartment in Shinjuku, Tokyo, for just 99 Japanese yen ($0.86) per month.

GOP vaccine-mandate shutdown threat tests McConnell leadership

A rift has opened between McConnell and some Republican senators who have pushed vaccine misinformation and opposed mandates.

Covid-19 Made Americans Into Super Savers. Now They’re Hoarding Cash.

Concern about the lingering pandemic has made many reluctant to dip into their funds

Photos: Members-only NYC social club Zero Bond has an annual $3,000 fee

Zero Bond currently has a roughly 9,000-person waitlist, Will Makris, Zero Bond's managing partner, told Insider. Insider couldn't verify this claim.

Incumbent banks can still catch up–they just need to understand tomorrow’s customer

With the shift to FinTechs and neobanks, traditional banks must mobilize to maintain their advantage in consumer relationships.

Judge blocks Texas bill that aimed to ban social-media 'deplatforming'

A federal judge said the Texas bill "prohibits virtually all content moderation" and violates the First Amendment rights of social media companies.

Walmart told to pay $10M to woman who stood on nail, lost part of leg

April Jones underwent multiple amputation surgeries after she stepped on a rusty nail while shopping in the main aisle of a South Carolina Walmart store.

Avoid 'snogging under the mistletoe' amid Omicron fears: UK politician

Thérèse Coffey, the UK's work and pensions secretary, said kissing 'people you don't already know' should be avoided during this holiday season.

China Protests ‘Politicization of Sports’ After Suspension of Women’s Tennis

Women’s Tennis Association earlier made good on threats to halt its events in the country amid concerns over the safety of star player Peng Shuai

‘The geek is back’ declares Intel’s CEO

Intel has returned to its roots of being a data-driven engineering and tech-centric company, said CEO Patrick Gelsinger.

FBI no proof Saudis hacked Bezos phone, not prioritizing theory: WSJ

Jeff Bezos' team accused Saudi Arabia of hacking his phone and leaking his intimate texts to the National Enquirer tabloid in 2019.

Narrowing an IPO loophole may be Beijing’s latest effort to wean firms off foreign capital—even if it sacrifices future growth

Beijing seems determined to carry out its regulatory blitz, even if it costs the country future growth.

First British woman on Everest explains how to find your career path

"It was only on Everest that I had absolute conviction of what I wanted to do, with no wavering this way or the other," Stephens told Insider.

Glaxo’s Covid-19 Antibody Drug Found to Be Effective Against Omicron

U.K. drugmaker and partner Vir say treatment is designed to cope with mutations

Tesla is selling a $1,900 quad bike for children

Tesla says the Cyberquad for Kids, which strongly resembles Tesla's upcoming Cybertruck, will start shipping in two to four weeks.

Illinois Abortion Clinics Are Preparing for a Potential Post-Roe World

Abortion providers say they are already seeing influx of patients from out of state–and expect more

Bond Investors Bet on Low Peak Interest Rates

Yields indicate the central bank won’t raise short-term rates above 2%, suggesting to some investors either economic weakness or market complacency

China’s Digital Currency Challenge: Winning Hearts and Minds

Policy makers world-wide are watching to see how Beijing goes about replacing cash

Illinois Abortion Clinics Are Preparing for a Potential Post-Roe World

Abortion providers say they are already seeing influx of patients from out of state–and expect more

Bond Investors Bet on Low Peak Interest Rates

Yields indicate the central bank won’t raise short-term rates above 2%, suggesting to some investors either economic weakness or market complacency

Omicron continues to roil the markets—U.S. futures rise while Bitcoin and global stocks fall

After Wednesday's tumble, U.S. futures are bouncing back on Thursday.

Biden to Toughen Testing for International Travelers to Slow Omicron

The president will also extend a mask mandate on airplanes and other public transportation as part of an effort to combat the variant

Turkey’s Erdogan Names Loyalist as Finance Minister Amid Lira Rout

Appointment of Nureddin Nebati, a former deputy finance minister, puts presidential loyalist atop finance ministry

Stock Futures Rise After Omicron-Driven Selloff

Oil gains; Turkish lira falls after appointment of new finance minister

K-pop boyband BTS members cash out $8.5 million worth of Hybe shares

Three members — Jin, J-Hope and RM — sold the Hype shares over several regular trading sessions from October 13 to November 9.

Jan. 6 Panel Recommends Holding Jeffrey Clark in Criminal Contempt

House committee says former Justice Department official failed to comply with subpoena for testimony, documents on Capitol attack

MLB Owners Lock Out Players in Battle Over the Game’s Economics

Discussions failed to yield a new collective bargaining agreement, setting the stage for the sport’s first work stoppage since the 1994 season

MLB Owners Lock Out Players in Battle Over the Game’s Economics

Discussions failed to yield a new collective bargaining agreement, setting the stage for the sport’s first work stoppage since the 1994 season

If we want the pandemic to end, CEOs need to do what governments won’t—including getting tougher and smarter about vaccines

The Omicron variant of COVID-19 should convince the world that a global pandemic demands a global response. The private sector should lead the way.

You should ask for a raise—now

5 guidelines to maximize your chances of getting a bump in pay.

Elizabeth Holmes concedes mistakes—to a point

The Silicon Valley cautionary tale wishes she’d done things differently, but largely side-steps responsibility.

Democrats’ war on arbitration only benefits trial lawyers

Trial lawyers won big by supporting Democrats in 2020: a new push to end compulsory workplace arbitration and a generous tax break.

I couldn't endure Silicon Valley 'hustle culture' anymore — so I left

Mayuko Inoue had her first panic attack after her first week as a software engineer. Eventually, she knew she had to step back and plan her exit.

China expected to reach renewable power target 4 years ahead of schedule, IEA says

"A new global energy system is emerging," says executive director Fatih Birol. "And it is very clear."

‘Succession’ subjects its leading women to fictional workplace misogyny that’s painfully real

We're not necessarily rooting for Shiv or Gerri, but we know what they’re going through.

Nissan reveals electric pickup, sports car, and SUV concepts

Nissan said it will launch 15 new electric vehicles by 2030. Four concepts show what the company might have in store.

How chief executives will navigate the future

Chief executives are at a turning point — and how they address today's most pressing issues can make or break their legacies.

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