Morning Bid: Hawks and Hardliners

Morning Bid: Hawks and Hardliners

A Look at the Coming Day at Vidya Ranganathan’s European and Global Markets The third quarter of 2022 is drawing to a close with monetary and military hawks prevailing and financial markets experiencing some of the worst setbacks in decades. Russian President Vladimir Putin will hold a Kremlin ceremony on Friday that will annex about … Read more

Amazon, major publishers win dismissal from antitrust lawsuits over book prices

Amazon, major publishers win dismissal from antitrust lawsuits over book prices

NEW YORK, Sept. 29 (Reuters) – A federal judge on Thursday dismissed two antitrust lawsuits accusing Amazon.com Inc and five major publishers of illegally conspiring to fix U.S. prices for electronic and traditional books, forcing consumers and bookstores to pay more. Pay. U.S. District Judge Gregory Woods in Manhattan accepted a magistrate’s recommendations to end … Read more

Fed officials stare at markets, say inflation is key focus

Fed officials stare at markets, say inflation is key focus

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Sept. 26 (Reuters) – US Federal Reserve officials on Monday curbed increasing volatility in global markets, from slumping US stocks to currency turbulence abroad, saying their priority remained to contain domestic inflation. “There are interactions there,” said Loretta Mester, president of the Cleveland Fed, pointing … Read more

Wall Street Mixed As It Digests Macro ‘Tsunami’

Wall Street Mixed As It Digests Macro ‘Tsunami’

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register US equities mixed Sterling hits record low before recovering Euro hits 20 years low, dollar index rises European, Asian stocks fall Gold, oil jerky BOSTON/LONDON, Sept. 26 (Reuters) – US stocks were mixed, oil prices were choppy, while dollar and government bond yields rose Monday as … Read more

France sets minimum delivery charges for online book orders

France sets minimum delivery charges for online book orders

Books are displayed on a table in the bookstore “La Librairie du Canal” in Paris, as French lawmakers pass a bill to prevent Amazon from delivering books for free and to protect traditional bookstores from competition, France, Oct. 21, 2021. REUTERS / Sarah Meyssonnier Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register PARIS, Sept. … Read more

2nd degree murder charged in man’s death at Langley, BC hotel – BC

2nd degree murder charged in man’s death at Langley, BC hotel – BC

Homicide investigators have announced second-degree murder in the death of a man at a hotel in Langley, BC, this spring. Cody Mostat, 30, was found unconscious at the Highway Hotel shortly before 9 p.m. on March 25. Police and paramedics responded, but were unable to resuscitate him. Read more: Abuse suspected after man dies of … Read more

Putin’s behavior is a sign of failed invasion of Ukraine, says Canadian Trudeau

Putin’s behavior is a sign of failed invasion of Ukraine, says Canadian Trudeau

FILE PHOTO – Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks a day after several people were killed and injured in a stabbing in the province of Saskatchewan, in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada on Sept. 5, 2022. REUTERS/Patrick Doyle Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sept 21 (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin’s military mobilization … Read more

The German Scholz: Trying to prevent escalation in the war between Russia and Ukraine

The German Scholz: Trying to prevent escalation in the war between Russia and Ukraine

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz walks to the 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly at UN Headquarters in New York City, US, Sept. 20, 2022. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BERLIN, Sept. 21 (Reuters) – Any threat from Russian President Vladimir Putin to use nuclear weapons is … Read more

US and Canadian warships sail through Taiwan Strait for second time in a year

US and Canadian warships sail through Taiwan Strait for second time in a year

The USS Higgins is located in the northern Israeli city of Haifa on September 6, 2009. The destroyer is one of 18 US ships deployed worldwide with Aegis interceptor systems capable of blowing up ballistic missiles above the atmosphere. REUTERS/Baz Ratner/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Second joint passage by … Read more

Canada drops required COVID vaccination to enter country on September 30 – source

Canada drops required COVID vaccination to enter country on September 30 – source

A sign pointing to a clinic where residents who are over 50 and immunocompromised can receive their second booster injections of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccines in Waterford, Michigan, US, April 8, 2022. REUTERS/Emily Elconin Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sept. 20 (Reuters) – The Canadian federal government is likely to drop … Read more