(Bloomberg) — Asian stocks just can’t catch a break. Fresh from being whipsawed by rising geopolitical tensions over Taiwan, they now face what’s forecast to be the worst earnings season since the start of the pandemic. Most Read from Bloomberg Earnings per share for MSCI Asia Pacific Index members slid 16% in the three months … Read more
imaginima The average U.S. gasoline price at the pump dropped below $4 per gallon this week, but Goldman Sachs sees the price surging back to $5 by the end of the year while Brent crude climbs back to $130 a barrel, as the market still needs to balance rising demand and tight supplies. These are … Read more
Soaring energy prices could mean an even colder and darker winter across Europe, with governments racing to find new ways to protect households facing huge utility bills. Wholesale gas prices are hovering around €200 per megawatt hour — eight times higher than the average level of recent years, wholesale electricity prices have risen sharply in … Read more
Vice President Kamala Harris condemned an attempted attack on an FBI office and criticized supporters of Donald Trump for incendiary rhetoric that has fueled a backlash against law enforcement following a raid on the former president’s Florida home. “I will say, as a former prosecutor, but as a citizen of our nation, any attacks on … Read more
As a neuroscientist who studies narcissistic personality disorder, I’ve found that a child’s family dynamic is one of the most significant predictors of narcissistic tendencies, including superiority, grandiosity, entitlement and lack of empathy, in adulthood. To be clear, children and teens are naturally more selfish, not narcissistic, because their minds are still developing. So it’s … Read more
Kathryn Cargo Kathryn Cargo, a business reporter at the Corpus Christi Caller-Times in Texas, was among the Gannett layoffs on Friday. Cargo had been at the paper since March 2019 and also covered city government. She previously was a business and agriculture news reporter at the Victoria Advocate, which is also in Texas. Cargo holds … Read more
Etihad Airways plans to add a second daily service between Abu Dhabi and Manila, Philippines, beginning Oct. 30, the carrier announced Wednesday. Both daily frequencies will be operated on a Boeing 787 Dreamliner. The combined flights will offer 450,000 seats annually between the cities, according to the company.
A historic estate in the village of Mells in Somerset, England, came on the market late last month asking £8 million (US$9.74 million). Known as Wadbury House, the more than 10,000-square-foot main residence was built in 1840 by renowned Victorian architect James Wilson, according to marketing materials from George Nares and Luke Brady of Savills, … Read more