Wall St Week Ahead Investors wonder when vicious sell-off in US stocks will end

A specialist trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, US, September 22, 2022. REUTERS / Brendan McDermid Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NEW YORK, Sept 23 (Reuters) – A week of heavy selling has rocked US stocks and bonds, and many investors … Read more

EXCLUSIVE China sends regulators to Hong Kong to assist US audit inspection-sources

A Chinese national flag flutters outside the China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) building on the Financial Street in Beijing, China July 9, 2021. REUTERS / Tingshu Wang Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register HONG KONG, Sept 22 (Reuters) – Beijing has sent a team of regulatory officials to Hong Kong to assist … Read more

Yen spikes after Japan intervention, stocks slump

Japan intervenes after dollar / yen breaks 145 Central bank bonanza as UK, Swiss, Norway hike Stocks slump on Wall Street, in Europe, Asia Bond yields rise after Fed rate hike NEW YORK / LONDON, Sept 22 (Reuters) – The yen spiked higher on Thursday after the Federal Reserve’s strong stance on rates the day … Read more

Central banks raise rates again as Fed drives global inflation fight

Rates raised from Britain to Indonesia after Fed moved Investors price in bigger hikes from ECB Japan steps in as yen plummets Emerging market currencies under pressure FRANKFURT / WASHINGTON, Sept 22 (Reuters) – Global central banks continued raising interest rates on Thursday, following the US Federal Reserve in a fight against inflation that is … Read more

Dollar soars to two-decade high as Putin shakes FX market ahead of Fed

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Dollar index at two-decade high Euro slides back toward two-decade lows Putin announces partial troop mobilization for Ukraine Markets gauging Fed hawkishness in Powell briefing LONDON / NEW YORK, Sept 21 (Reuters) – The dollar surged to a new two-decade high on Wednesday just ahead of … Read more

Europe burns cash to help businesses in energy crisis

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register European gas prices have soared amid Ukraine crisis Utilities face liquidity crunch Germany will ‘do everything possible’ to help firms Russian mobilization triggers oil price jump BERLIN / LONDON, Sept 21 (Reuters) – Germany nationalized gas importer Uniper (UN01.DE) on Wednesday and Britain said it would … Read more

Elon Musk faces skeptics as Tesla gets ready to unveil ‘Optimus’ robot

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 20 (Reuters) – Tesla (TSLA.O) Chief Executive Elon Musk blamed overreliance on factory robots for sending the electric carmaker to “production hell” four years ago, saying humans were better at certain jobs. My, how times have changed. Musk’s Texas company now is floating ambitious plans to deploy thousands of humanoid robots, known … Read more

Cryptoverse: After Merge, ether heads for a $ 20 billion Shanghai splurge

Souvenir tokens representing cryptocurrency networks Bitcoin, Ethereum, Dogecoin and Ripple plunge into water in this illustration taken May 17, 2022. REUTERS / Dado Ruvic / Illustration / File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sept 20 (Reuters) – The Merge came, saw and conquered. Not that you’d guess from crypto prices. … Read more

Cancer victims urge court to end J&J bankruptcy roadblock to lawsuits

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sept 19 (Reuters) – People suing Johnson & Johnson over the company’s talc products urged an appeals court on Monday to revive their claims, saying the profitable company should not be allowed to use a bankrupt subsidiary to block lawsuits alleging the products cause cancer. They … Read more

Europe races to prepare for energy crunch this winter

Spain may shut energy-intensive industries at peak times France prepares to send gas to Germany in October Germany to sign LNG contracts in UAE Berlin still working on Uniper bailout BERLIN / LISBON, Sept 19 (Reuters) – Germany was pressing on Monday to secure liquefied natural gas contracts with Gulf producers and other European states … Read more