The Lebanese president asks the central bank to investigate the currency bubble

Lebanon’s President Michel Aoun meets Lebanon’s Governor Riad Salameh at the Presidential Palace in Baabda, Lebanon March 3, 2021. Dalati Nohra / Handout via REUTERS BEIRUT (Reuters) – Lebanese President Michel Aoun said on Wednesday that he had asked the central bank governor for an inquiry into the reasons for the […]

The Lebanese president asks the central bank to investigate the currency bubble

Lebanon’s President Michel Aoun meets Lebanon’s Governor Riad Salameh at the Presidential Palace in Baabda, Lebanon March 3, 2021. Dalati Nohra / Handout via REUTERS BEIRUT (Reuters) – Lebanese President Michel Aoun said on Wednesday that he had asked the central bank governor for an inquiry into the reasons for the […]

The Lebanese president asks the central bank to investigate the currency bubble

FILFOT: Lebanese President Michel Aoun speaks at a press conference at the Presidential Palace in Baabda, Lebanon October 21, 2020. Dalati Nohra / Handout via REUTERS BEIRUT (Reuters) – Lebanese President Michel Aoun said on Wednesday that he had asked the central bank governor for an inquiry into the reasons for […]

Texas Governor lifts Covid-19 worm mandate, business restrictions

Texas businesses will be able to work at full capacity and state residents will no longer have to wear masks to visit them, Gov. Greg Abbott said Tuesday. “It’s time to open Texas 100%,” Abbott, a Republican, said in a statement in Lubbock. “Government mandates are no longer needed.” The easing […]

Stock futures are rising on vaccine, stimulation hopes

US stock futures rose on Wednesday on optimism that the rollout of Covid-19 vaccines and progress towards a deal on a new budget bill strengthens well for the economic recovery. Futures linked to the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.7%, indicating that both benchmarks will move forward […]

Covid-19 variant in Brazil overwhelms local hospitals, hits younger patients

SÃO PAULO – Researchers and doctors sound the alarm a new, more aggressive coronavirus strain from the Amazon region of Brazil, which they believe are responsible for a recent increase in deaths, as well as infections in younger people, in parts of South America. Brazil’s daily death toll from the disease […]

Opinion | Canceling Student Debt: Is $ 10,000 Too Much or Not Enough?

Editor’s Note: This week Future view evaluates President Biden’s proposal to cancel $ 10,000 in student loan debt per person. For next week, we will ask students why movements such as the one aimed at Dr. Seuss for “cancellation” succeeds on and off campus. click here to submit opinions in less […]

At least 13 people die in California Highway Crash near Mexico’s border

California’s law enforcement is investigating a crash near the Mexican border where a semi-truck and an SUV packed with 25 people collided. At least 13 people died and some victims were Mexican citizens, according to the Mexican Foregin Ministry. Photo: Patrick T. Fallon / AFP Updated March 3, 2021 12:31 PM […]

Andrew Cuomo meets with fellow Democrats to recall his Covid-19 pandemic forces

ALBANY, NY – Democrats in the New York State Legislature moved to remove the government of Andrew Cuomo from management powers granted to him during the coronavirus pandemic, as a growing number of lawmakers demanded his resignation after a third woman accused him of misconduct. Senator Carl Heastie and Senate Majority […]

UPDATE 1-Taiwan c.bank strives for “moral persuasion” to slow down exchange rates

(Adds byline) TAIPEI, Jan. 13 (Reuters) – Taiwan’s central bank has asked custodian banks involved in foreign exchange transactions to exercise restraint in trading as it seeks to curb the soaring local currency through “moral persuasion”, four sources with direct knowledge told Reuters. Taiwan’s dollar gain of 5.6% against the greenback […]

Bitcoin extends retreat from record high to here in at least 20 days

FILE PHOTO: The representation of the virtual currency Bitcoin is seen on the motherboard in this image illustration taken April 24, 2020. REUTERS / Dado Ruvic / Illustration / File Photo (Reuters) – Bitcoin fell 6.39% to $ 43,165.78 on Sunday, losing $ 2,944.20 from its previous close. Bitcoin, the world’s […]

Kuwait appoints oil minister finance minister in new cabinet

KUWAIT (Reuters) – Kuwait’s Emir Sheikh Nawaf al-Ahmad al-Sabah issued a decree on Tuesday approving a new cabinet reappointing oil and finance ministers, the state news agency KUNA said. FILE FOOT: Kuwait’s new Emir Nawaf al-Ahmad al-Sabah gestures as he resigns from Parliament in Kuwait City, Kuwait September 30, 2020. REUTERS […]

Merck helps Johnson & Johnson make their Covid-19 vaccine

Merck MRK 1.04% & Co. helps to produce Johnson & Johnson‘s JNJ -0.02% single dose of Covid-19 vaccine, President Biden plans to announce on Tuesday, as the administration pushes to get the shot to the American public. The president is expected to make the announcement while giving an update on the […]

Exclusive WSJ News | Oil Trade Group is ready to support carbon dioxide prices

WASHINGTON – The oil industry’s leading lobby group is preparing to support setting a price on CO2 emissions in what would be the strongest signal to date that oil and gas producers are ready to accept the government’s efforts to meet climate change. The American Petroleum Institute, one of the most […]

Exclusive WSJ News | Oil Trade Group is ready to support carbon dioxide prices

WASHINGTON – The oil industry’s leading lobby group is preparing to support setting a price on CO2 emissions in what would be the strongest signal to date that oil and gas producers are ready to accept the government’s efforts to meet climate change. The American Petroleum Institute, one of the most […]

Covid-19 vaccine program in UK deaths, hospital stays

LONDON – New evidence from the UK showed that Covid-19 vaccinations sharply reduced serious illness and death among the elderly after just one dose, strengthening the optimism that successful vaccination programs will return to economic growth this year after a year of extensive lock-in. The real data from the country that […]

Gold prices extend losing streak to 5 sessions

Gold futures gave up early Monday gains to stretch losses to a fifth straight session despite a pause in the rise in Treasury returns. Today’s “pause in bond market sales has not yet changed the story,” Adrian Ash, head of research at BullionVault, told MarketWatch. Bond prices go upside down to […]