fl bke 081922 Specialty athletic retailer Foot Locker, Inc. reported Friday a second-quarter net profit that plunged from last year, hurt by a sales decline amid markdowns. Quarterly sales met Street estimates. The company also trimmed it adjusted earnings and sales growth guidance for the full-year 2022.

google aug19 Google's hundreds of employees have signed a petition sent to executives demanding extension of abortion care benefits to contract workers. The workers also called to halt donations given to anti-abortion politicians and to expand travel benefits. The petition, circulated by the Alphabet Workers Union, has been signed by over 650 employees at Google's parent company Alphabet Inc.

wallstreet oct26 19aug22 After ending yesterday's choppy trading session modestly higher, stocks may come under pressure in early trading on Friday. The major index futures are currently pointing to a notably lower open for the markets, with the S&P 500 futures down by 1 percent.

wallstreet july23 18aug22 On a lean day of economic announcements, investors are closely watching geopolitical developments. Earnings reports also might get special attention. Chinese Premier Xi Jingping and Russian President Vladimir Putin will participate in the Group of 20 Summit in Bali in November. The summit is projected...

monkeypox aug19 The White House National Monkeypox Response team announced a series of actions to further accelerate the Biden administration's response to the monkeypox (MPV) outbreak and mitigate the spread of the virus. Since the first case of the infectious viral disease was confirmed in the United States on May 18, a total of 14,115 cases spread across more than 60 jurisdictions were reported in the country

us pre market 053119 19aug22 The following are some of the stocks making big moves in Friday's pre-market trading (as of 06.50 A.M. ET).

powerfulstorms aug19 At least a dozen people, including children, were killed as powerful thunder storms lashed across central and southern parts of Europe. Casualties were reported in Italy, Austria, and France. High winds and heavy rain uprooted trees and blew off roof tops. Heavy, continuous rain for the past three days produced flash flooding and fierce hail across southern parts of France. Thousands of peopl

appleaug19 Apple Inc. has released an emergency security update noting that some of its iPhones, iPads and Macs had certain vulnerabilities. The tech major said the flaws potentially allow full admin access to devices. The models affected by the issue include iPhone 6S and later models, several models of the newer iPads, and Mac computers running macOS Monterey and above. The flaws also affect the iPod Touch

european market 021219 19aug22 European stocks were moving lower on Friday after U.S. central bankers offered divergent signals over the size of the next interest-rate hike. Inflation and recession worries were back in focus after data showed Germany's producer price inflation accelerated unexpectedly to a new record high in July,...

German stocks fell on Friday as an energy-supply crunch continued to batter the region, raising worries about a possible recession. Inflation worries remained in focus after data showed Germany's producer price inflation accelerated unexpectedly to a new record high in July, primarily driven by higher...

ukretailsales july18 19aug22 UK retail sales unexpectedly recovered in July as promotions boosted online sales, while consumer sentiment hit a new record low in August amid the deepening cost of living crisis caused by rising inflation and the bleak economic prospects, separate data revealed Friday. Retail sales gained 0.3 percent on month, in contrast to the revised 0.2 percent fall in June.

hardrock aug19 Davie, Florida-based Hard Rock Cafe International (USA) Inc. is recalling about 1,550 units of children's hooded sweatshirts with drawstrings citing strangulation risk, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said. The recall involves the Hard Rock Cafe Children's Hooded Sweatshirt, Laura Be Guitar Co Boys Split Design Zip Hood blk, with a neck drawstring.

nicotinegummies aug19 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has warned against marketing illegal flavored nicotine gummies, manufactured by VPR Brands LP, doing business as, "Krave Nic". The warning letter was issued as the agency considers these gummies as public concern due to their resemblance to kid-friendly food or candy products and the potential to cause severe nicotine toxicity or even death among young...

beefproducts aug19 The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service or FSIS has issued a public health alert against "Hawaii Big Island Beef" brand ground beef products for possible adulteration with E. coli O157:H7. A recall was not requested because the products are no longer available for purchase.

market trends2 100421 19aug22 European stocks look set to open broadly lower on Friday as investors fret over a possible recession in Europe and look ahead to next week's Jackson Hole economic symposium for directional cues. With the euro zone inflation outlook failing to improve since a July rate hike, there is uncertainty over...

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