Stock futures inch lower as Wall Street awaits midterm election results

Stock futures inch lower as Wall Street awaits midterm election results

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on October 27, 2022 in New York City. Stocks continued their upward gains on Thursday, with the Dow rising nearly 400 points after a new GDP report beat expectations. Spencer Platt | Getty Images News | Getty Images Stock futures were lower – … Read more

Trump suggests he will launch his 2024 presidential campaign on November 15

Trump suggests he will launch his 2024 presidential campaign on November 15

Former US President Donald Trump speaks during a pre-election rally to support Republican candidates in Latrobe, Pennsylvania, US, November 5, 2022. Fresh Mike | Reuters WASHINGTON – After weeks of intensified speculation, former President Donald Trump said Monday he will make a “big announcement” on Nov. 15 at his Mar-a-Lago resort, where he is widely … Read more

How to use salary transparency to negotiate a better salary

How to use salary transparency to negotiate a better salary

Information is power Job seekers can use an employer’s information about the salary range for a given position to ask more questions. Carter, the author of “Ask More: 10 Questions to Negotiate Anything,” cited questions like “What will be required of me in the role?” and “How do you rate in that band?” “ Use … Read more

Fed approves fourth interest rate hike of 0.75 points, hints at smaller hikes

Fed approves fourth interest rate hike of 0.75 points, hints at smaller hikes

Marriner S. Eccles Federal Reserve Building in Washington last August. Photo: Graeme Sloan/Bloomberg News Updated November 2, 2022 at 14.06 ET WASHINGTON – The Federal Reserve raised interest rates by 0.75 percentage points to combat inflation and signaled plans to keep raising them, though possibly in smaller increments. Fed officials acknowledged in a policy statement … Read more

Capitol Police had surveillance footage of Pelosi’s home during the attack, but no one monitored it

Capitol Police had surveillance footage of Pelosi’s home during the attack, but no one monitored it

San Francisco police officers and FBI agents gather in front of the House of US Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) on October 28, 2022 in San Francisco, California. Paul Pelosi, the husband of US Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, was violently attacked in their home by an intruder. Justin Sullivan | Getty … Read more

Accused fraudster Justin Costello has previously posed as a billionaire and threatened police, police say

Accused fraudster Justin Costello has previously posed as a billionaire and threatened police, police say

Zoom in iconArrows pointing outwards Justin Costello yearbook photo “It’s easy to be someone you’re not, but hard to be yourself,” Wisconsin teenager Justin Costello wrote under his senior picture in the 1999 Oconomowoc High School yearbook. Twenty-three years later, an FBI SWAT team would arrest Costello, who was hiding from police outside San Diego, … Read more

Mid-term elections create uncertainty in the markets

Mid-term elections create uncertainty in the markets

Voters file down the aisle as early voting begins for the midterm elections at the Citizens Service Center in Columbus, Georgia, on October 17, 2022. Cheney Orr | Reuters Investment advisors say it’s not wise to try to time the market, but it makes sense to adjust your portfolio periodically. So with the midterm elections … Read more

SEC, DOJ Probe Tesla Over Statements About Autopilot Functionality

SEC, DOJ Probe Tesla Over Statements About Autopilot Functionality

WASHINGTON—Federal prosecutors and securities regulators are investigating whether Tesla Inc. TSLA 0.13% misled consumers and investors about how its advanced driver-assistance system performed, according to a person familiar with the matter. The Justice Department is looking at statements that Tesla and its executives made about the safety and functionality of the system known as Autopilot, … Read more

Meta imposed a fine of DKK 24.7 million. USD for campaign finance violations

Meta imposed a fine of DKK 24.7 million.  USD for campaign finance violations

SEATTLE (AP) – A Washington state judge on Wednesday fined Facebook parent company Meta nearly $25 million for repeatedly and willfully violating campaign finance disclosure laws, in what is believed to be the largest campaign finance penalty in U.S. history. The sentence handed down by King County Superior Court Judge Douglass North was the maximum … Read more

2 people found dead, tribal officer shot on reservation in Washington

2 people found dead, tribal officer shot on reservation in Washington

Authorities said Friday they arrested three suspects in the slayings of two people and the shooting of a police officer after a daylong search on a tribal reservation in northeastern Washington. Colville Tribes Emergency Services said on Facebook Friday night that the third suspect was arrested in Elmer City, one of several small communities on … Read more