Asian stocks, US futures rise ahead of midterms: Markets Wrap

Asian stocks, US futures rise ahead of midterms: Markets Wrap

An electronic ticker at the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE), operated by the Philippine Stock Exchange Inc., in Taguig, Philippines, Friday, June 24, 2022. The exchange will permanently close its trading floor after the pandemic accelerated its migration to “floorless trading ” in the midst of a digital shift that is changing the operation of capital … Read more

Investcorp is planning a major increase in India assets to $5 billion

Investcorp is planning a major increase in India assets to $5 billion

Mohammed Alardhi, Executive Chairman of Investcorp SA, speaks during the Milken Institute Global Conference in Beverly Hills, California, USA, Wednesday, May 2, 2018. The conference brings together leaders in business, government, technology, philanthropy, academia and media to discuss actionable and collaborative solutions to some of the most important issues of our time.

The best bars to watch the FIFA World Cup in New York City

The best bars to watch the FIFA World Cup in New York City

Yes, there is an eight hour time difference between Doha and New York City. And yes, some of the group games start at 5 Eastern Standard Time. But fans don’t let challenging time zones stop them from enjoying the world’s most popular sport, fueled by plenty of drinks and some addictive snacks. Plus, this year … Read more

Alphabet cut off workers from pay transparency data, union says

Alphabet cut off workers from pay transparency data, union says

In a filing Thursday, the Alphabet Workers Union alleged that Alphabet and two of its staffing suppliers violated federal labor laws that protect employees’ rights to discuss their working conditions and organize. By revoking workers’ access to an online spreadsheet that compares pay rates, the companies “interfered with, restrained and coerced” the employees, the complaint … Read more

Wall Street sees ‘Devil’s Bargain’ in Powell’s Rate Comments

Wall Street sees ‘Devil’s Bargain’ in Powell’s Rate Comments

“For the Fed to really pivot, and not just slow interest rate hikes, they would like to see slower headline and core inflation, pullbacks in house prices and rents, slower wage growth, lower job openings and likely a rise in unemployment to be convinced that the slowdown in inflation expected in 2023 does not give … Read more