Equities rise, yields fall after data shows US inflation may have peaked

Equities rise, yields fall after data shows US inflation may have peaked

By Elizabeth DiltsMarshall NEW YORK (Reuters) – World shares rose and the yield on benchmark US Treasuries weakened on Friday after data showed that US consumer spending rose in April and the uptick in inflation slowed, two signs the world’s largest economy could be on track to grow this quarter . Consumer spending, which accounts … Read more

Disney+ announces new Star Wars series lineup during four-day Star Wars Celebration event in Anaheim

Disney+ announces new Star Wars series lineup during four-day Star Wars Celebration event in Anaheim

The world of Star Wars is continuing to expand via television. Following the underwhelming box office performance of Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018), Disney decided to slow down the output of Star Wars theatrical blockbusters, opting instead for a streaming push on its Disney+ platform. And the lineup of shows on the Disney docket … Read more

Star Wars Celebration: 6 Highlights From ‘The Mandalorian’ Panel

Star Wars Celebration: 6 Highlights From ‘The Mandalorian’ Panel

“The Mandalorian” is expanding its reach across the galaxy. On Saturday, “Mandalorian” executive producers Dave Filoni and Jon Favreau took the stage at Star Wars Celebration for “Mando+,” a panel on the future of the smash-hit “Star Wars” Disney+ series, plus its spin-offs “The Book” of Boba Fett” and the upcoming “Ahsoka.” Joining them at … Read more

Diesel prices have doubled in a year, and it jacks up the price of just about everything you buy

Diesel prices have doubled in a year, and it jacks up the price of just about everything you buy

Like many businesses, Dietz & Watson Inc., the family-owned Philadelphia maker of deli meats and cheese, has faced rising costs and supply-chain challenges in the last year, including an outbreak of avian flu that has decimated supplies of poultry meat. But a common thread connects the rising costs for both ingredients and products at Dietz … Read more

Bank of Russia Steps Up Efforts to Issue Digital Ruble Due to Sanctions – Finance Bitcoin News

Bank of Russia Steps Up Efforts to Issue Digital Ruble Due to Sanctions – Finance Bitcoin News

The Central Bank of Russia (CBR) has accelerated the development of its digital ruble in response to Western sanctions. The monetary authority now intends to pilot transactions with the new version of the national fiat in early 2023 instead of 2024, as originally planned. CBR to Launch Transactions, Smart Contracts With Digital Ruble as Early … Read more

Here’s My Top Growth Stock to Buy Now

Here’s My Top Growth Stock to Buy Now

As the stock market toys with officially crossing the threshold into a bear market, investors are looking at one of their best opportunities to find bargain growth stocks to buy. Rampant inflation, rising interest rates, and protracted supply chain issues have conspired against businesses trying to put distance between themselves and the lingering effects of … Read more

The commercialization of Juneteenth backfires for big brands

The commercialization of Juneteenth backfires for big brands

Large corporations that initially sought to cash in on Juneteenth-themed items ahead of the new federal holiday on are now walking back their commercialization efforts after backlash on social media. On Tuesday, Walmart said it would remove its store-brand ice cream celebrating Juneteenth amid growing condemnation of the retailer trivializing the day for profit. “Juneteenth … Read more

Elon Musk Asks Jeff Bezos to Make an Important Choice

Elon Musk Asks Jeff Bezos to Make an Important Choice

Elon Musk has advice for Jeff Bezos. The two tech moguls are respectively the richest man in the world and the second richest man in the world. At one point they both gave the impression that they did not agree on anything and especially that they were opposed to each other. But for the past … Read more

Entergy Texas Preparing for Winter Weather

Entergy Texas Preparing for Winter Weather

News Center > Entergy Texas Preparing for Winter Weather For Immediate Release 02/01/2022 Entergy Texas, Inc. is preparing for cold temperatures and the potential for winter weather that is expected to extend into southeast Texas this week. Company crews and contractors are on alert and will be ready to restore power safely and as quickly … Read more