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March 6, 2021


Indian shares slip on bond yield worries; energy stocks rise

BENGALURU (Reuters) – Indian shares fell for a second straight session on Friday as rising U.S. Treasury yields spooked equity investors, although a jump in oil explorers on higher crude prices limited losses. FILE PHOTO: People walk past the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) building in Mumbai, India, November 4, 2020.......

China spending on research and development to rise 7% per year in push for major tech breakthroughs

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Integrated circuits on a circuit board. filonmar | E+ | Getty Images Li said China’s research and development spending will increase by more than 7% per year between 2021 and 2025. R&D will account for a higher percentage of gross......

Weekly jobless claims rise less than expected despite weather impact

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Weekly jobless claims edged higher last week but rose less than expected for an economy struggling to shake off impacts from a pandemic that has been around now for nearly a year. The Labor Department on Wednesday reported that first-time......

China’s market rates unlikely to rise rapidly in short term: state media

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China’s market interest rates are unlikely to rise rapidly in the short term despite the recent sharp uptick in U.S. bond yields, the state-run China Securities Journal said on Thursday. Chinese bonds have been “desensitized” to their U.S. counterpart, as economic cycles in the world’s two largest......

Stock futures rise slightly in overnight trading after Tuesday’s losses

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here U.S. stock futures rose slightly in overnight trading Tuesday after stocks dipped in the regular session. Dow futures rose 65 points. S&P 500 futures gained 0.15% and Nasdaq 100 futures rose 0.19%. On Tuesday, the major averages gave back some......

Kohl’s shares rise after retailer posts better-than-expected earnings, sees sales growth in 2021

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Customers leave a Kohl’s store on November 12, 2015 in San Rafael, California. Justin Sullivan | Getty Images News | Getty Images Kohl’s on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter earnings and sales that topped analysts’ estimates, and pointed to stronger growth in......

Stock futures rise after S&P 500 notches best day since June

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Futures contracts tied to the major U.S. stock indexes rose at the start of extended trading Monday evening after the S&P 500 rallied more than 2% during regular trading hours for its best day since June. Dow futures added 40......

Dow futures rise more than 100 points ahead of first trading day of March

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A woman walks past the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) at Wall Street on January 12, 2021 in New York City. ANGELA WEISS | AFP | Getty Images U.S. stock futures rose in overnight trading on Sunday, pointing to a......

Rise in student suicides is just the tip of the COVID pandemic iceberg

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here NorthJersey.com In late January, reports emerged of a surge in student suicides in Las Vegas, noting that Clark County reported 18 suicides over nine months of school closure — double the number of the entire previous year. Many of my female......

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