Removal of trade tariffs between the US and China would ease inflation: Jacob Lew

Removal of trade tariffs between the US and China would ease inflation: Jacob Lew

Removing tariffs on goods during the worst trade war would help ease inflation in the United States, former Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew told CNBC on Tuesday. But there is currently “no political room” to do so, he said on CNBC’s “Street Signs Asia.” “I think the United States and China have deep disagreements. I never … Read more

European stocks will fall sharply at the opening due to omicron fears

European stocks will fall sharply at the opening due to omicron fears

LONDON – European equities are expected to open sharply lower on Tuesday, with futures returning due to new fears surrounding the omicron Covid variant and vaccines. The UK FTSE index is seen open 83 points lower at 7,019, Germany’s DAX 238 points lower at 14,997, France’s CAC 40 114 points lower at 6,662, according to … Read more

Chinese factory activity data for November, oil prices

Chinese factory activity data for November, oil prices

SINGAPORE – Shares in the Asia-Pacific region were mixed in Tuesday trading as investors in the region continued to track developments around the omicron variant. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index led to losses among the region’s major markets, falling 1.09% in the afternoon. Shares of Suncity Group in Hong Kong fell nearly 40% to $ … Read more

Vote on criminal contempt for former Trump DOJ official Jeffrey Clark

Vote on criminal contempt for former Trump DOJ official Jeffrey Clark

Jeff Clark, Assistant Attorney General for the Department of Environment and Natural Resources, speaks at a news conference at the Department of Justice in Washington on September 14, 2020. Susan Walsh | AFP | Getty Images A panel of lawmakers investigating the deadly Capitol riot said Monday they will meet this week to vote on … Read more

BMW unveils high-performance XM hybrid electric concept car

BMW unveiled a new high-performance concept car on Monday night, showing an electrified crossover expected to begin production late next year in South Carolina. The new production car, called the BMW XM, will be available exclusively as a plug-in hybrid electric car under the company’s “M” performance division, the carmaker said. The concept car, unveiled … Read more

I think Chegg is a purchase here

Matterport: “3D camera, everyone loves 3D. I’ve never made any money on 3D. I’m going to have to take a big run as it’s already moved too much.” Oscar Health: “Oh boy. No. Sometimes you need what I call a raison d’ĂȘtre … and I see no raison d’ĂȘtre for this health insurance company. We … Read more

BMW unveils high-performance XM hybrid electric concept car

BMW unveiled a new high-performance concept car on Monday night, showing an electrified crossover expected to begin production late next year in South Carolina. The new production car, called the BMW XM, will be available exclusively as a plug-in hybrid electric car under the company’s “M” performance division, the carmaker said. The concept car, unveiled … Read more

Elizabeth Holmes talks about the violent relationship with Sunny Balwani

SAN JOSE, CALIF. In an emotional and sometimes tearful testimony on Monday, Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes accused ex-boyfriend Ramesh “Sunny” Balwani, who was also the company’s president, of a pattern of physical and mental abuse, including forced sex. Holmes, 37, took a stand on his fourth and final day of questioning his defense attorneys, with … Read more