Factory inflation in China hits 17-month low, consumer prices accelerate

A worker walks in front of steel coils at the Chongqing Iron and Steel Plant in Changshu, Chongqing, China, August 6, 2018. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj/File Photo Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Producer inflation in July at its lowest level since February 2021 Consumer price inflation in July at its highest level … Read more

Nasdaq closes lower as chipmaker Micron renews warning to beat tech

Micron falls on low revenue expectations Semiconductor stocks fall for the third session Novavax collapses after slashing revenue offer by half NEW YORK (Reuters) – The Nasdaq closed lower on Tuesday after a dismal outlook from Micron Technology Inc sent chip makers and tech stocks lower as investors await US inflation data that could prompt … Read more

The shrinking cattle herd in the United States indicates more suffering from higher beef prices

Meat chops are on sale at a butcher shop in Manhattan, New York City, US, August 8, 2022. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Soaring inflation US consumers are facing more pain from soaring beef prices as ranchers reduce herds of cattle due to drought and rising feed costs, … Read more

Cryptoverse: Blockchain Bridges Fall into Troubled Water

Representations of cryptocurrency Bitcoin, Ethereum and Dash sinking into water in this illustration taken on May 23, 2022. REUTERS / Dado Ruvic / Illustration Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register August 9 (Reuters) – Another day, another hack and another blockchain bridge burns out. When thieves stole an estimated $190 million … Read more

Wall Street mixed amid fears of Fed tightening, Nvidia weighs

US Senate approves bill on climate change and drug costs Nvidia slipped as demand for games slipped into second-quarter revenue Tyson Foods retreated from a quarterly profit loss Palantir decreases due to the expected reduction Indices mixed: Dow Jones rose 0.14%, Standard & Poor’s, Nasdaq slip (Reuters) – U.S. stock indexes were mixed on Monday … Read more

SoftBank plans to cut jobs at Vision Fund after record net loss

SoftBank was in a bubble over ratings- son No Sacred Areas to Cut Costs – Brown SoftBank has exited its stake in Uber Announcing a share buyback of 400 billion yen TOKYO, Aug 8 (Reuters) – SoftBank Group Corp. (9984.T) On Monday, Chief Executive Masayoshi Son said the company was planning to cut staff at … Read more

Global stocks rebounded after US jobs report heavy selling

Euro Stoxx gains 0.8% Wall Street braces for gains Markets are narrowing down the odds for a 75 basis point rise ahead of the US CPI. The dollar goes down Oil compensates for its early losses, and tries to rise LONDON/SYDNEY (Reuters) – Stocks rose on Monday, recovering after a strong US jobs report last … Read more

China’s exports gain momentum but outlook is cloudy as global growth slows

China’s exports in July grow faster, beating expectations Imports are again disappointing, highlighting weak domestic demand The trade balance hit a record high in July Weak external demand is adding pressure to the economic and trade outlook BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s export growth unexpectedly accelerated in July, providing an encouraging boost to the economy as … Read more

Berkshire Hathaway lost $43.8 billion. Operating results improve

Berkshire Hathaway Chairman Warren Buffett walks into the exhibition hall as shareholders gather to hear from the billionaire investor at Berkshire Hathaway Inc’s annual shareholder meeting in Omaha, Nebraska, U.S., May 4, 2019. REUTERS/Scott Morgan // File Photo Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Aug 6 (Reuters) – A slump in … Read more

US labor market defies recession fears as job growth picks up in July

Nonfarm payrolls increased 528,000 in July The unemployment rate fell to 3.5% from 3.6% in June Average hourly earnings are up 0.5%; 5.2% increase year over year Participation rate fell to 62.1% from 62.2% in June WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. job growth unexpectedly accelerated in July, raising employment above its pre-pandemic level and pouring cold … Read more