ecbank sep12 14may21 Policymakers are looking forward to review the Eurozone economic and inflation outlook, and the duration to continue stimulus in the monetary policy session in June, the minutes of the latest rate-setting session of the European Central Bank showed Friday.

consumer sentiment 051421 Consumer sentiment in the U.S. has unexpectedly decreased in the month of May, according to preliminary data released by the University of Michigan on Friday. The report showed the consumer sentiment index dropped to 82.8 in May from 88.3 in April. The decrease surprised economists, who had expected the index to rise to 90.4.

business inventories3 051421 The Commerce Department released a report on Friday showing business inventories in the U.S. increased in line with economist estimates in the month of March. The report said business inventories rose by 0.3 percent in March after climbing by an upwardly revised 0.6 percent in February.

uscoronavirus may14 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated its mask guidance for fully vaccinated Americans, allowing them to go mask-free in outdoor and most indoor settings. The guidance, updated on Thursday, however, calls for wearing masks in crowded indoor settings like buses, planes, hospitals, prisons and homeless shelters. Announcing it at a news conference, President Joe Biden said, "If yo

wallstreet aug15 14may21 Stocks have moved mostly higher in morning trading on Friday, extending the rebound seen over the course of the previous session. The major averages have all moved to the upside, with the Nasdaq showing a particularly strong advance.

ism manufacturing 113018 14may21 Industrial production in the U.S. increased by less than expected in the month of April, according to a report released by the Federal Reserve on Friday. The report said industrial production climbed by 0.7 percent in April after soaring by an upwardly revised 2.4 percent in March.

crypto jan29 14may21 The City of Williston in North Dakota is now offering an additional option to make payments for utility bills in digital cryptocurrencies. The city administration has partnered with crypto payment processor BitPay to start accepting cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Ethereum for utility bills.

import price 051421 A report released by the Labor Department on Friday showed U.S. import prices increased by slightly more than expected in the month of April. The Labor Department said import prices climbed by 0.7 percent in April after surging by an upwardly revised 1.4 percent in March.

mcdonalds may14 Fast-food giant McDonald's said it will be raising hourly wages for more than 36,500 hardworking employees at McDonald's-owned restaurants by an average of 10 percent to make it among the industry-leading pay and benefits package. These increases, which have already begun, will be rolled out over the next several months.

retail sales2 051421 After reporting a sharp increase in U.S. retail sales in the previous month, the Commerce Department released a report on Friday showing retail sales were unchanged in the month of April. The Commerce Department said retail sales were virtually unchanged in April after soaring by an upwardly revised 10.7 percent in March.

wallstreet oct19 14may21 Following the rebound seen in the previous session, stocks may see further upside in early trading on Friday. The major index futures are currently pointing to a higher open for the markets, with the Dow futures up by 110 points.

amazon store 061917 14may21 Amazon said Friday that it will create more than 10,000 new permanent jobs in 2021, taking its total UK workforce to more than 55,000 people by the end of year. It will open a new fulfilment center in Hinckley, East Midlands, this summer.

wallstreet 0514 Initial signs from the U.S. Futures Index suggest that Wall Street might open positive. Earnings reports might get the special attention of investors. Investors might be keeping eye on the war-like situation in Gaza as more than 100 people were killed as Israel stepped up attacks. Asian shares...

airstrike may14 Israel intensified airstrike of Gaza in response to relentless rocket attacks from the Hamas-led militants in the Palestinian enclave defying calls by the United Nations to end conflict. Amid reports that Israeli forces crossed the Gaza border and launched a ground war, Israeli army clarified that currently there are no IDF ground troops inside the Gaza Strip. CNN reported from inside Gaza that

generalmills may14 General Mills Inc. (GIS) agreed to buy Tyson Foods' (TSN) pet treats business for $1.2 billion in cash, the companies said in a statement on Friday. The transaction includes the Nudges, Top Chews and True Chews brands. General Mills will also acquire a manufacturing facility in Independence, Iowa.

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