Block Investor Day 2022 Talks Bitcoin

Block’s overarching purpose is to drive economic empowerment in a world and Bitcoin plays a central role in that mission, its chief executives said during the firm’s first investor day since Wednesday. “We believe Bitcoin is going to have a profound impact on financial services, as well as a tool for economic empowerment and a … Read more

Boeing tries to catch up to SpaceX after plenty of drama

New York CNN Business – Boeing is the world’s largest aerospace company, a primary US defense contractor, and a titan of a global aviation duopoly. A few years ago, the idea that it would dominate commercial space was a given, and companies like SpaceX, a relatively young business relying on a strategy of moving fast … Read more

What Walmart, Target, Home Depot and Lowe’s Tell Us About The Economy

How well does the American consumer hold up against sky-high inflation? It depends on you. Four major retailers – Walmart, Target, Home Depot and Lowe’s – reported quarterly financial results this week, and they each have a different perspective on where and how they spend their money. Walmart said some of its more price-sensitive customers … Read more

Milk prices: Why you could be 50% more this year

Prices are rising at the fastest pace, creating a cost-of-living crisis that’s what the tough choices are about to make the world around people. The United Kingdom is no exception: inflation hit a 40-year high of 9% in April and a forecast to peak at 10% this year. The high cost of fuel and heating … Read more

India’s wheat was easing the food crisis. Then it banned exports

“We already have enough food for our people but our farmers seem to have made arrangements to feed the world,” Modi said in April. “We are ready to send the relief from tomorrow itself.” The world’s second biggest producer of wheat after China was already walking the talk. In the 12 months to March, India … Read more

The Coronavirus Committee: Meat Companies Risk at the Impending Shortage and Put Workers about lied

“The Select Subcommittee’s Investigation has found that former US President Trump’s political appointees have collaborated with USDA to lead a large number of meatpacking companies to remain in power while the coronavirus crisis is threatening, and even preventing. commonsense mitigation measures, ”Committee Chairman, U.S. Rep. James Clyburn, in a statement Thursday. The North American Meat … Read more

Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai: CNBC interview

CNBC: Sundar Pichai, CEO of Alphabet and Google Being Interviewed by Deirdre Bosa. CNBC Google CEO Sundar Pichai said that while consumers are putting the Covid pandemic in the rearview mirror, the economy is clearly a growing concern for the company and the broader market. “We’re definitely looking ahead, like everyone else,” Pichai told CNBC’s … Read more

5 things to know for May 12: Ukraine, Abortion, Inflation, Overdoses, California fire

CNN – Air travel in the US is back in full swing, but the return to the skies hasn’t been entirely smooth. Passengers are frustrated by packed flights, as well as an increase in disruptive passenger incidents, flight cancellations and soaring air fares, according to a new survey. Here’s what you need to know to … Read more

Shireen Abu Akleh, a journalist killed in the West Bank, was ‘the voice of Palestinian suffering’

Editor’s Note: A version of this story first appeared in CNN’s Meanwhile in the Middle East newsletter, a three-times-a-week look inside the region’s biggest stories. Sign up here. Abu Dhabi, UAE CNN – Veteran Palestinian-American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh was a household name in the Arab world. For two and a half decades, she chronicled … Read more

How outlawing abortion could worsen America’s maternal mortality crisis

CNN – Dr. Judette Louis recalls a time when she treated a patient who was hemorrhaging from her pregnancy – and how she had to wait to obtain permission before she was allowed to terminate the pregnancy for the health of the mother. “I was standing there watching her hemorrhage out, waiting for permission to … Read more