Investors are looking for clues about consumer health as the holiday shopping season begins

NEW YORK, Nov 25 (Reuters) – Investors are closely watching U.S. retail stocks as a barometer of consumer confidence as inflation bites as the most important shopping season of the year opens on Friday. Consumer discretionary stocks, as measured by the S&P 500 Consumer Discretionary sector — the group of companies that profit from retail, … Read more

Exclusive: Embattled Credit Suisse aims to launch wealth business in China next year

A Credit Suisse bank logo is pictured in Geneva, Switzerland, June 9, 2022. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to I am registering SINGAPORE, Sept 2 (Reuters) – Credit Suisse ( CSGN.S ), which has been hit by a series of scandals, management changes and changes in global strategy, is still … Read more

For EV battery makers, it’s go small or go home

CAMBRIDGE, England, July 11 (Reuters) – In the race to go electric, carmakers have focused on mileage to ease consumer anxiety about charging infrastructure, but battery makers are already working on smaller, longer-lasting and more -cheap batteries of the future that also charge faster. As carmakers today chase market leader Tesla Inc ( TSLA.O ) … Read more

Analysis: Mass shooting insurance in the United States jumps with the increase in incidents

June 29 (Reuters) – The cost of buying insurance protection against mass shootings has risen by more than 10% in the United States this year after a series of deadly events, insurers said. The United States has witnessed 293 mass shootings so far this year, according to a report by the Archives of Gun Violence, … Read more

Blackout Banquet set; Katusa will host the native art show Arts and theater

NewView Oklahoma, an Oklahoma City-based non-profit organization that provides services to help people with all degrees of visual impairment live more independently, will host a unique event to help people better understand some from the challenges faced by visually impaired people. “Blackout Banquet” will be held from 18:00, Thursday, June 23, at the Summit Club, … Read more

Exclusive: Citigroup to hire 3,000 people in Asia’s institutional banking business boosting growth

The Citi bank logo is displayed in a showroom in Bangkok, Thailand, May 12, 2016. REUTERS / Athit Perawongmetha / File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to I’m registering HONG KONG, June 7 (Reuters) – Citigroup Inc (CN) plans to hire about 3,000 new employees for its institutional business in Asia over … Read more

Pfizer will sell a stake in GSK’s consumer health business once it enters the list

GSK said in February that Pfizer would retain its stake in Haleon Haleon is expected to be registered in London on July 18 GSK has rejected Unilever’s £ 50bn bid for Haleon LONDON, June 1 (Reuters) – Pfizer (PFE.N) plans to sell a 32% stake in Haleon, its consumer healthcare company to British drug maker … Read more