NSW dam levels reach 100 percent capacity in many regions

NSW dam levels reach 100 percent capacity in many regions

A third consecutive La Nina settling on Australia’s east coast will almost certainly bring more rain to the dams already filled to the brim. More than half of regional NSW’s state-owned dams are at or above capacity, and authorities say they haven’t been this full since the 1990s. 100 percent not what it seems Reaching … Read more

NSW dam levels reach 100 percent capacity in many regions

NSW dam levels reach 100 percent capacity in many regions

A third consecutive La Nina settling on Australia’s east coast will almost certainly bring more rain to the dams already filled to the brim. More than half of regional NSW’s state-owned dams are at or above capacity, and authorities say they haven’t been this full since the 1990s. 100 percent not what it seems Reaching … Read more

China’s factories accelerate robotics push as workforce shrinks

China’s factories accelerate robotics push as workforce shrinks

China installed nearly as many robots in its factories as the rest of the world last year, accelerating the rush to automate and consolidate its manufacturing dominance even as the workforce shrinks. Shipments of industrial robots to China in 2021 rose 45% from the previous year to more than 243,000, according to new data reviewed … Read more

South Queensland weather forecast for another wet spring

South Queensland weather forecast for another wet spring

Queensland authorities and farmers are preparing for a wet spring after a “nightmare” winter of rain and flooding. Most important points: The Indian Ocean dipole is in a “negative” phase for the second year in a row Wet conditions delayed planting of crops in winter Authorities have started preparations in case of further leakage of … Read more

Boeing overcomes hurdle to resume 787 Dreamliner deliveries

Boeing overcomes hurdle to resume 787 Dreamliner deliveries

US air safety regulators signed a Boeing plan aimed at addressing issues with the 787 Dreamliner, a big step before the company restarts deliveries of the plane, according to people familiar with the matter. The first delivery of the 787 is expected to take place in a few days, according to one of those familiar … Read more

It’s a bear market rally. Whether it lasts depends on the Fed.

It’s a bear market rally.  Whether it lasts depends on the Fed.

Font size This commentary was recently published by money managers, research firms and market newsletter writers and has been edited by Barron’s. Powell the Volckerizer? Intraday Strategy Edge Evercore ISIA July 22: In a recent note, we pointed out that bear market rallies end suddenly and without a catalyst. And the higher the stock moves, … Read more

South Australian COVID-19 acute commander appointed as new measures taken to clear hospital beds

South Australian COVID-19 acute commander appointed as new measures taken to clear hospital beds

The South Australian health authorities will recruit student nurses and take unprecedented steps to create and free up beds as the overcapacity system struggles with record levels of COVID-19 among staff and patients. Most important points: A record number of people with COVID-19 are in hospitals in South Australia New wards open for patients with … Read more