European stocks struggle ahead of US jobs data.

LONDON, July 8 (Reuters) – European stocks opened slightly lower on Friday and struggled for gains after the shooting of Japan’s former prime minister sent Asian stocks sliding as investors awaited key jobs data. in the United States later in the session. Investor sentiment had been positive earlier in the session, which analysts said was … Read more

MI5 and FBI chiefs issue joint warning about growing threat from China

Jul 6 (Reuters) – The heads of MI5 and the FBI have warned of the growing long-term threat China poses to UK and US interests, in their first joint appearance on Wednesday. MI5 Director General Ken McCallum said the service had already “more than doubled our previously limited effort against worrying activity from China”, adding … Read more

S&P 500 closes the book on its steepest first-half decline since 1970

A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, U.S., June 22, 2022. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Record US May Consumer Spending Up Moderately; inflation stays hot Nasdaq records largest percentage drop in January-June Indices down: Dow 0.82%, S&P 0.88%, … Read more

Asian Stocks Lose Gains Made in Shorter China Quarantine as Recession Fears Persist

A man wearing a protective mask, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, looks at an electronic board showing Japan’s Nikkei index outside a brokerage house in Tokyo, Japan, on March 7, 2019. 2022. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Record TOKYO, June 29 (Reuters) – Asian stock markets fell on … Read more

EU plans for a life without Russian gas amid rising inflation

‘The notion of cheap energy is gone,’ says Latvian PM Inflation in the euro zone has skyrocketed to record highs Germany warns some industries may have to close this winter BRUSSELS, June 24 (Reuters) – EU leaders warned on Friday that “cheap energy is over” and agreed to boost preparations for further Russian gas cuts, … Read more

Revolutionary, this optical microphone records instruments separately

Researchers have developed an optical microphone that uses cameras to record the vibrations of objects. This system allows to isolate the sound of a single instrument in an orchestra, and eliminates any effect of the acoustics of the place. you will also be interested [EN VIDÉO] The interstellar sound recorded by Voyager-1 In the ionized … Read more

Stocks moderate their inflation expectations due to the blow to copper

S&P futures up 0.9%, European stocks gain 1.5% MSCI Global Shares Target 2.5% Weekly Gain Copper falls more than 7% in the week, oil falls 2% German 10-year bond yield falls 4 bps LONDON, June 24 (Reuters) – Global stocks were headed for their first weekly gain in a month and Wall Street was set … Read more

French elections: Macron loses absolute majority in parliament in ‘democratic clash’

289 seats needed for an absolute majority Macron’s camp falls far short Initial results point to a hung Parliament Left Alliance seen as main opposition group The extreme right wins big PARIS, June 19 (Reuters) – French President Emmanuel Macron lost control of the National Assembly in legislative elections on Sunday, a major setback that … Read more

Fed’s Waller backs another big rate hike to fight inflation

The exterior of the Marriner S. Eccles Federal Reserve Board Building is seen in Washington, DC, U.S., June 14, 2022. REUTERS/Sarah Silbiger Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Record June 18 (Reuters) – Federal Reserve Governor Christopher Waller on Saturday became the latest U.S. central banker to pledge to do whatever it … Read more

Stocks see steepest drop since 2020 as central bankers rattle markets

BOJ is an outlier as major central banks hike rates Investors’ recession fears grow US Stocks Prepare to Rebound; S&P 500 seen up 0.9% LONDON, June 17 (Reuters) – Global stocks were headed for their worst week since the pandemic collapse of markets in March 2020, as major central banks stepped up tightening policies in … Read more