US stocks begin to rise and regain a foothold after falling on Friday

BEIJING – Shares open with big gains on Wall Street on Monday as markets regain their footing after a major stumble Friday over concerns about the spread of the new variant of coronavirus. Signs of fear in the market also ebbed out as traders regained their appetite for more risky assets. The S&P 500 rose … Read more

Twitter is pushing for the report that Dorsey will step down as CEO

Shares on Twitter rise following a report that co-founder Jack Dorsey will step down as the company’s CEO ByAssociated Press November 29, 2021 at 14.45 • 1 min read Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this article The Associated Press – Twitter shares are rising following a report that co-founder Jack Dorsey will step down as … Read more

If the online sales trends hold, Cyber ​​Monday sales may miss their mark

Online vacation shopping is not what it used to be. Cyber ​​Monday is still expected to be the biggest online shopping day of the year, but it may be the first time it does not break records if it follows the trends of Thanksgiving and Black Friday. For the first time, spending online on Thanksgiving … Read more

Shoppers bustle in and out of stores to support local grocers on Small Business Saturday

Shoppers braved cool winds and crowded mom-and-pop businesses downtown across Long Island on Small Business Saturday. In downtown Huntington, with parking lots full and Christmas wreaths hanging from street lights, shoppers trotted in and out of shops and coffee shops to support local grocers. Huntington officials and leaders of the Long Island Chambers of Commerce … Read more

The Biden poll numbers are creeping up

President Biden’s overall job approval assessments crept upward in a new poll, but most respondents said he was confusing the economy. The November 16-18 survey by Hill-HarrisX showed that Biden’s numbers rose from 42% to 44%, with 11% of respondents expressing no opinion. The outlook was darker on issues facing the country, with a large … Read more

Small Business Saturday is here and strategic store owners say they are ready

Madison’s Niche saw the writing on the wall last year. After the retailer’s gift and clothing stores ran out of some products during the 2020 holiday season due to supply chain issues, it began ordering an inventory of items for this year’s season in January instead of waiting to make its usual weekly orders in … Read more

Italy, France deepens economic, defense cooperation

Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi said a bilateral treaty signed on Friday with French President Emmanuel Macron to deepen bilateral cooperation would strengthen the EU again ByAssociated Press November 26, 2021 at 14.54 • 2 min read Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this article ROME – Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi said a bilateral treaty … Read more

Stores start Black Friday, but the pandemic continues

NEW YORK (AP) – Retailers are expected to announce the unofficial start of the Christmas shopping season on Friday with larger crowds than last year in a closer step towards normalcy. But the fallout from the pandemic continues to weigh on the minds of businesses and shoppers. Carried by solid employment, healthy wage gains and … Read more

Dow futures tank as new COVID variant in South Africa raises concerns

Concerns over the new COVID-19 variant discovered in South Africa hammered stock markets around the world on Friday, sending all three major US indices down at least 1 percent. Dow Jones Industrial Average futures fell more than 800 points at some point Friday morning. The index was last seen more than 2.25 percent lower in … Read more

Asian stock markets are sinking while traders are seeing European virus cases

Asian stock markets have fallen as traders weigh the impact of a rise in coronavirus cases in Europe and anti-disease control that threatens to disrupt trade and travel By JOE McDONALD AP Business Writer November 26, 2021 at 05.34 • 2 min read Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this article BEIJING – Asian stock markets … Read more