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californiacovid jan18 Covid-19 positive case rate in California, the worst-affected state in the United States, has jumped to its highest level yet. The Omicron variant-driven surge in numbers is evident from the fact that daily case toll multiplied by more than 300 percent in the state within a month. From a stage of 8729 new cases reporting on December 17, 221235 new cases were reported on Monday. It is more than

microsoft activision blizzard 011822 Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) said it plans to acquire Activision Blizzard Inc. (ATVI) for $95.00 per share, in an all-cash deal valued at $68.7 billion, inclusive of Activision Blizzard's net cash. The planned acquisition includes iconic franchises from the Activision, Blizzard and King studios like Warcraft,...

uk flag 032917 18jan22 The UK unemployment dropped in three months to November and employment increased reflecting continuing recovery in the labor market, the Office for National Statistics said Tuesday. The unemployment rate dropped to 4.1 percent in three months to November, while it was forecast to remain unchanged at 4.2 percent.

goldman july17 18jan22 Goldman Sachs Group Inc. reported Tuesday that profit for the fourth quarter declined 13 percent from last year, reflecting an 8 percent drop in net revenues, higher operating expenses and higher provisions for bad loans. Earnings for the quarter missed analysts' expectations, but quarterly revenues topped it.

us pre market 053119 18jan22 The following are some of the stocks making big moves in Tuesday's pre-market trading (as of 07.30 A.M. ET).

wallstreet jan18 Early signs from the U.S. Futures Index suggest that Wall Street might open on a negative trend. The start of a new earnings season is keenly awaited. Goldman Sachs (GS), Bank of America (BAC), Morgan Stanley (MS), Procter & Gamble (PG), Travelers (TRV), and Netflix (NFLX) are among the companies...

amazon jan18 Amazon has dropped its earlier plan to stop accepting credit cards issued by Visa Inc. in the United Kingdom. The e-commerce giant said it is working on a potential solution with the payments processor to resolve a dispute over the payment fees. In an email to customers, the company reportedly said, "The expected change regarding the use of Visa credit cards on Amazon.co.uk will no longer take...

toyota jan18 Toyota Motor Corp. has trimmed its production targets for fiscal year ending March 31, 2022 following ongoing disruption in global production severely hurt by the parts shortage, mainly chips, resulting from the spread of COVID-19. For the full year, the company now expects production to be lower than the previous forecast of 9 million units.

earth jan18 Earth's global average surface temperature in 2021 was the sixth warmest on record, according to independent analyses conducted by two US federal agencies. It equals the temperature levels of 2018, according to the data released by NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Collectively, the past eight years are the warmest years since modern recordkeeping began in 1880

germanyflag aug27 18jan22 German economic confidence improved more-than-expected to a six-month high in January as the economy is expected to pick up over the coming months, survey results from the ZEW - Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research showed on Tuesday. The ZEW Indicator of Economic Sentiment rose to 51.7 in January from 29.9 in the previous month. The reading was well above the economists' forecast of 32.0.

european market 021219 18jan22 European stocks fell on Tuesday as a rise in two-year U.S. Treasury yields reflected expectations for a Fed policy rate hike as soon as March. Treasuries dropped across the curve, pushing two-year and 10-year yields up to levels last seen before the pandemic roiled markets. The pan European Stoxx...

moderna jan18 Moderna Inc. plans to market a combined COVID-19 and flu booster as soon as the fall of 2023, according to Chief Executive Officer Stephane Bancel. The one-yearly booster would also work against Respiratory Syncytial Virus or RSV, a common respiratory virus, in single shot that would be administered before winter. While speaking on a panel at the World Economic Forum, Bancel said the combination..

stockmarkets aug16 18jan22 European stocks are likely to open lower on Tuesday, as investors weigh the outlook for economic recovery and monetary policy against the threat posed by a fresh coronavirus wave in the United States. Earlier today, the Bank of Japan lifted its inflation forecast, mainly reflecting a rise in commodity...

preview sept20 18jan22 Economic sentiment from Germany and unemployment from the UK are due on Tuesday, headlining a light day for the European economic news. At 2.00 am ET, the Office for National Statistics releases UK unemployment data for October. The jobless rate is forecast to remain unchanged at 4.2 percent in three months to November.

lilyssweets jan18 Lily's Sweets is recalling 18,855 cases of 7-ounce Peppermint Flavor Baking Chips citing the presence of undeclared soy lecithin, a known allergen, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said. The product was a limited holiday seasonal offering available exclusively at Walmart stores in the United States.

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