Finance

by | June 13, 2020 | 02:55

The auto rental company is requesting a bankruptcy judge to approve a deal with Jefferies LLC that would allow it to potentially sell 246.8 million unissued shares. Hertz also said the company would ask the USA bankruptcy court in Wilmington, Delaware , for permission to get out of leasing 144,372 vehicles - a move that the company said would save about $ 80.3 million a month.

by | June 13, 2020 | 02:27

The day's trading was marked by wild swings, with the S&P 500 up about 3% at its high of the session and down about 0.6% at the low. The Dow fell more than 1,500 points and the S&P 500 was on track for its worst day in almost three months.

by | June 12, 2020 | 20:41

Ford will develop and build a new Volkswagen Amarok pick-up that will go on sale in 2022, and which will effectively be twinned with the Ford Ranger . While this alliance does not include cross-ownership between Ford and Volkswagen, industry giants collaborating to build automobiles is certainly something to be excited about.

by | June 12, 2020 | 18:24

In total over the past 12 weeks, a combined 540,506 initial regular and PUA claims have been made by Coloradans. In the week ending June 6, California reported the highest number of jobless claims at an estimated 258,000 on an unadjusted basis, up from 229,000 in the previous week.

by | June 12, 2020 | 17:45

Many market watchers have been saying that a scorching comeback in the market since late March was overdone and didn't reflect the dire state of the economy. The Federal Reserve's indication of a long road to recovery on Wednesday also heightened concerns, putting the three main US stock indexes on track for their worst week in about three months.

by | June 12, 2020 | 15:30

USA stock markets, which have dipped in recent days, bounced back after the Fed statement on Wednesday. The National Bureau of Economic Research, the agency that identifies periods of economic growth and contraction, said Monday the US entered a recession in February, officially bringing to end a record-long expansion.

by | June 12, 2020 | 08:59

In an indication that some people are returning to work - or were denied benefits - 20.9 million people were receiving unemployment payments in the week ended May 30, down from 21.3 million continuing claims in the prior week. In the week ending June 6, California reported the highest number of jobless claims at an estimated 258,000 on an unadjusted basis, up from 229,000 in the previous week.

by | June 12, 2020 | 05:58

After Canberra's support for a virus inquiry, China's ambassador in Canberra threatened a widespread consumer boycott of Australian products - a warning followed up by a bar on four major Australian beef exporters. China urges Australia to protect the safety of Chinese citizens, she told a daily news conference. "Multiple discriminatory events against Asians happened in Australia " during the pandemic, said China's Education Ministry.

by | June 12, 2020 | 02:13

He also tweeted Monday that reservations for the Badger would open June 29, prompting the company's NASDAQ-listed share price to almost double since their debut last week. Milton made the announcement through his Twitter account on Monday, and soon after the Nikola started rallying. The Badger is the only utility truck to be offered by the company.

by | June 11, 2020 | 23:37

Deena Hinshaw , there have been 64 new cases over the past 48 hours, bringing the total number of known cases to 7,202. The news conference starts at 12:30 p.m. Each region of the map can be clicked on and will be accompanied by current stats including active cases and recovered numbers. Stage 2 will allow the reopening of some businesses with rules around physical distancing and hygiene still in place.

by | June 11, 2020 | 23:11

Hiring plans have weakened across small, medium and large companies, the survey added. The encouraging news, however, is that India features among the top four countries out of 44 nations that projected a positive hiring trend. The survey findings for the third quarter of 2020 are likely to reflect the impact of the global health emergency, and the subsequent economic shutdown in many countries.

by | June 11, 2020 | 22:15

Some 1.5 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week even as the USA emerged from its coronavirus lockdown, the feds said Thursday. However, the figure is projected to be down slightly on the 1.88 million claims filed in the previous week. The US Labor Department's report on Thursday is expected to show continuing claims slipped to 20 million in the week ending May 30 from 21.487 million in the prior week.

by | June 11, 2020 | 21:56

Later, a lawsuit was also filed by Tesla against Alameda County, but then subsequently both of them came to an agreement to resume production given the strict social distancing norms be followed without fail, and extra caution be taken to keep the employees from coming in contact with the disease.

by | June 11, 2020 | 18:26

The projections show the unemployment rate falling to 6.5 percent at the end of 2021 and 5.5 percent at the end of 2022 - a full 2 percentage points above where it was at the end of last year, representing millions of lost years of work. Powell's afternoon comments followed a dismal report from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development that said the coronavirus pandemic triggered the worst global recession in almost a century.

by | June 11, 2020 | 16:43

Asian stocks and US futures fell on Thursday after the Federal Reserve painted a long road ahead to fix the economic damage from Covid-19, a contrast with the V-shaped recovery optimism that's propelled global equities. Powell said some indicators in recent weeks suggest a stabilization or even a modest rebound in some segments of the economy, such as retail merchandise and motor vehicle sales.

by | June 11, 2020 | 14:26

The Tesla Semi has been in limited production, which Musk said in the memo has allowed the company to improve many aspects of the design. According to Tesla's website, Semi is powered by four independent motors and requires the "lowest energy cost per mile".

by | June 11, 2020 | 10:29

Worldwide, about 96% of its stores are open, including 99% in China. The filing also said Starbucks has plans to open an additional 300 stores this year, down from 600 originally, as well as renovate layouts in select stores. In a letter to "all Starbucks stakeholders" on Wednesday, CEO Kevin Johnson described a vision in which major metro areas have a mix of traditional and Pickup stores, some within walking distance of one another.

by | June 11, 2020 | 04:52

He said it was the Fed's single-minded mission to bring the jobs market back to where it was at the end of 2019, with unemployment at a record low of 3.5 per cent. Two-year yields, which are the most sensitive to rate changes, fell 3 basis points to 0.177%. Brent crude oil for August delivery rose 1.3% to $41.73 a barrel.

by | June 11, 2020 | 02:53

The economy faces "considerable risks" over the medium term, the Fed said in its statement , reiterating language from the last FOMC meeting in late April. The US jobs market - while still reeling from the coronavirus pandemic - appears to be over the worse. There is a wide gulf between the exuberance that has propelled stock prices higher over the past two months and the muted outlook of the Fed.

by | June 10, 2020 | 23:37

The Nasdaq Composite was up 50.19 points, or 0.50%, at 10,003.95. Now that payment deadlines have been relaxed due to COVID-19, the Moneycontrol Ready Reckoner will help keep your date with insurance premiums, tax-saving investments and EMIs, among others.

by | June 10, 2020 | 18:38

Wen Bin, chief analyst at China Minsheng Bank, said in a co-authored research note that supply and demand will likely stay balanced and overall inflation will remain stable with resumption of work and production being in full swing. Energy prices continued to fall in May, dropping 1.8 percent on the month, and 18.9 percent year-on-year. However, with inflation continuing to ease, China will enjoy greater room for monetary policy, Wen stated.

by | June 10, 2020 | 17:10

This sentiment has been underpinned in markets when considering that the Gulf producers, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and the United Arab Emirate, are not intending to extend the cuts of 1.18 million barrels per day that they are now making on top of that OPEC+ target, tempering optimism for the ongoing Great Rebalancing.

by | June 10, 2020 | 14:26

The tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite, meanwhile, gained 0.7%, after notching on Monday its first record close since the coronavirus pandemic sent stocks tumbling. In the months to come, investors will watch for companies to offer guidance about their future performance. "Whether it is a sideways market or a 5% to 10% pullback, there will be something that ensures we will see a pullback".

by | June 10, 2020 | 08:25

Krishna's letter called for police reforms and noted that "IBM firmly opposes and will not condone uses of any technology , including facial recognition technology offered by other vendors, for mass surveillance, racial profiling" and human rights violations.

by | June 10, 2020 | 03:54

In leaked remarks, Glassman told gym owners, 'We're not mourning for George Floyd - I don't think me or any of my staff are'. "I care about you, our community, and I am here for you". "It's very interesting that George gets popped with counterfeits and who comes but the head of security from the dance club?" Hammer says one of the biggest things CrossFit has going for it is the strength of the brand.