Stock Apps for Beginners

There is no doubt that smartphones revolutionized the way people go about their daily lives. While the concept of an app may seem like a relatively novel thing, the first piece of dedicate

How to Refinance Student Loans

Refinancing is a common financial decision made by those carrying a substantial amount of student loan debt. But just because other people are doing something doesn’t mean you should as

Li Auto’s Hong Kong shares close down on debut, says considering mainland listing

Chinese electric vehicle maker Li Auto made a weak debut in Hong Kong on Thursday as its shares closed down, while the company also flagged it could consider a mainland listing. The com

Lordstown eyes contract manufacturing, leasing space at its Ohio plant

Lordstown Motors Corp (RIDE.O), which previously warned it needs to raise additional funding, hung the "open for business" sign on its northeastern Ohio plant on Wednesday, saying it was

Rivian considers $5 billion EV plant in Texas, document shows Inc (AMZN.O) backed electric vehicle (EV) company Rivian is in discussions to invest at least $5 billion in a new vehicle plant near Fort Worth, Texas, a city document showed.

Elon Musk visits Germany, meets with state leaders over ‘gigafactory’

Tesla (TSLA.O) CEO Elon Musk on Wednesday evening met with the leadership of Brandenburg, the German state where the group's 5.8 billion euro ($6.9 billion) European gigafactory is being

Vodafone Idea posts lowest quarterly revenue in more than two years

Indian telecom operator Vodafone Idea Ltd (VODA.NS) on Saturday reported its lowest quarterly revenue in more than two years and a wider than expected loss, as it continued to lose subscr

Twitter reinstates accounts of India’s Rahul Gandhi, other opposition leaders

Twitter unblocked the accounts of India's main opposition party Congress, its leader Rahul Gandhi and other party officials on Saturday, days after suspending the accounts over a tweet on

China should root out online games that distort history – China National Radio

Chinese regulators should strengthen the vetting of online games and have "zero tolerance" toward those that distort history, state broadcaster China National Radio (CNR) said in comment

Jury awards Optis $300 million in second patent trial against Apple

A U.S. jury on Friday awarded Optis Wireless Technology LLC and several related companies $300 million in damages after a second patent trial against iPhone maker Apple Inc (AAPL.O). A j

Bitcoin rises 7.07% to $47,587.38

Bitcoin surged 7.07% to $47,587.38 at 2200 GMT on Friday, adding $3,142.93 to its previous close. Bitcoin, the world's biggest and best-known cryptocurrency, is up 71.6% from the year's

After criticism, Apple to only seek abuse images flagged in multiple nations

After a week of criticism over a its planned new system for detecting images of child sex abuse, Apple Inc (AAPL.O) said on Friday that it will hunt only for pictures that have been flagg

U.S. trade judge finds Google infringed five Sonos patents

A U.S. trade judge ruled on Friday that Alphabet Inc's (GOOGL.O) Google infringed five patents belonging to Sonos Inc (SONO.O) that concern smart speakers and related technology, a decisi

Tesla says Elon Musk’s 2020 compensation was nil

Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) said on Friday Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk's total compensation for 2020 was nil, compared to $23,760 in 2019. The electric-car maker also said in a regulatory f

London court orders Binance to trace cryptocurrency hackers

London's High Court has ordered Binance, one of the world's largest cryptocurrency exchanges, to identify hackers and freeze their accounts after one user said it was the victim of a $2.6

Fintech firm Chime valued at $25 bln after $750 mln funding

Chime Financial said on Friday it had raised $750 million in its latest funding round led by Sequoia Capital Global Equities, valuing the financial services startup at $25 billion. Chime

Japan’s Suga pledges not to wage war again as ministers visit controversial shrine

Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga pledged on Sunday that the country would not wage war again, making the vow on the anniversary of the end of World War Two as members of his cabinet

Afghan government seeks to hold capital as Taliban takes Jalalabad

Taliban insurgents took control of the key eastern Afghanistan city of Jalalabad without a fight on Sunday, leaving the territory controlled by the crumbling government to little more th

Quake kills hundreds in Haiti, worsening Caribbean nation’s plight

At least 304 people died and hundreds were injured after a major earthquake struck southwestern Haiti on Saturday, authorities said, reducing churches, hotels, schools and homes to rubble

Australia purchases Pfizer vaccines from Poland as COVID-19 infections spike

Australia has purchased about 1 million doses of Pfizer Inc's COVID-19 vaccine from Poland to add to its inoculation efforts in Sydney and its home state, which on Saturday entered a snap

Nicaragua arrests manager of critical newspaper, UK slams Ortega

Nicaraguan police on Saturday arrested the general manager of newspaper La Prensa, a day after raiding its offices and accusing the publication, which is a trenchant critic of President D

S.Korea’s Moon says open to dialogue with Japan despite history feuds

South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Sunday that his government remained open to dialogue with Japan to step up cooperation while seeking to resolve historical rows that had long fr

Protesters in France denounce COVID health pass rules for fifth weekend

Protesters have marched in cities across France for a fifth consecutive weekend against rules compelling them to show a COVID-19 health pass for daily activities, but in lesser numbers th

U.S. appeals court sets quick schedule to consider COVID-19 eviction ban

A three judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia late Saturday set a quick schedule to consider whether to allow a new Biden administration COVID-19 residenti

Torrential rains lash Japan, three feared dead after landslide

Torrential rains lashed much of Japan on Sunday, submerging roads and buildings in the western part of the country, while three people were feared dead after a landslide in central Nagano

Analysis: Taliban gains give investors cause for concern beyond Afghanistan

The Taliban's rapid advance towards Kabul is not only causing concern about Afghanistan's future but also about the impact on other countries in the region and their economies. Iran and

German Greens’ chancellor candidate urges higher tariffs on Chinese imports

Germany’s Green Party’s chancellor candidate said the European Union should impose tougher barriers for Chinese imports to prevent dumping and poor environmental standards. “We hav

Fired Alibaba employee suspected of ‘forcible indecency’, not rape -police

A former male employee of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd is suspected of committing “forcible indecency” against a female colleague, but not rape, according to Chi

India’s commerce minister faces heat for criticism of businesses including Tata

India’s commerce minister faced heat on social media on Saturday for his remarks that many big domestic businesses had overlooked national interests and that $106 billion Tata Group’s

China tightens scrutiny over IPO price-setting, punishes 19 institutions

China’s securities regulators punished 19 institutional investors as authorities tighten scrutiny over price-setting behaviours under a more liberalised listing system. China launched

Wall St Week Ahead Investors give value stocks a second look as bond yields rally

U.S. value stocks may be getting a second wind, as bets on economic strength bolster Treasury yields and lift cyclically-sensitive shares that have stagnated in recent months after a powe

Ford counterattacks in ‘cruise’ dispute with GM

Ford Motor Co (F.N) said late on Friday it will ask the U.S. Patent Office to rescind trademarks obtained by rival General Motors Co (GM.N) for the terms "Cruise" and "Super Cruise," esca

Wall Street ends little changed as Disney offsets drop in sentiment

U.S. stocks held near the unchanged mark on Friday and notched a second straight week of gains, as a climb in Walt Disney shares boosted the Dow Industrials and S&P 500 but a sharp dr

IBM to allow only fully vaccinated to return to U.S. offices from Sept. 7

International Business Machines Corp (IBM.N) said on Friday that it would allow only fully vaccinated U.S. employees to return to offices, which are set to open from Sept. 7, given the ra

Chevron delays office return in California, Texas due to Delta spread

Oil major Chevron Corp (CVX.N) is postponing the full return of employees in California and Texas, joining a clutch of companies like Facebook Inc (FB.O) and Inc (AMZN.O) that

Going to the Bank as a Kid: How to Open an Account and Why It Makes A Good Idea

The bank is an exciting place to go as a kid. We all remember that feeling of getting our first bank account and the sense of independence it gave us. It was ours! As parents, we want to set

8 Steps To Take Before Launching A Blockchain-Based Startup

Thinking about the right platforms to invest your money? If so, then you might want to consider allotting your capital to blockchain businesses. Although it can be quite challenging to l

Exclusive-Chinese retailer Shein lacks disclosures, made false statements about factories

Shein, the fast-growing Chinese online retailer, has not made public disclosures about working conditions along its supply chain that are required by law in the United Kingdom, and the c

Explainer: As COVID-19 cases surge, Japan sticks to “lockdown-lite”

Japan decided this week to expand COVID-19 curbs to more than 70% of its population, but in contrast to stringent lockdowns in some countries, authorities are relying mainly on requests f

Asian shares fall as Delta variant casts shadow over growth

Asian shares failed to catch a firm lead from a bumper Wall Street session on Friday as the spread of the Delta variant of the coronavirus across the region heightened worries about the i

Analysis: Are COVID vaccine passes moving the needle on getting people inoculated?

People in France have been rushing for COVID-19 vaccines since the government introduced a mandatory health pass to access bars and restaurants, stirring the debate about how to get more

Analysis: Are COVID vaccine passes moving the needle on getting people inoculated?

People in France have been rushing for COVID-19 vaccines since the government introduced a mandatory health pass to access bars and restaurants, stirring the debate about how to get more

Rains, gales pummel China’s southeastern coastline

Southeastern China was whipped by gales and torrential rains on Friday after the arrival of Typhoon Lupit, prompting the evacuation of tens of thousands, the recall of fishing boats and t

Australia will not bow to Chinese demands to restart talks-foreign minister

Australia will not accept Chinese demands to change policy in order to restart bilateral talks, Foreign Minister Marise Payne said. “We’ve been advised by China that they will only e

Thailand probes death of Swiss tourist near Phuket waterfall

Thailand is investigating the death of a 57-year-old Swiss tourist after her body was found near a waterfall on the resort island of Phuket, with signs she had died of unnatural causes, o

Top diplomats of United States, South Korea discuss ways to engage North Korea

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and South Korean Foreign Minister Chung Eui-yong have discussed efforts to engage with North Korea, including the prospect of humanitarian aid, thei
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