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

What caused holes in T. rex Sue’s jawbone? Scientists are confused

WASHINGTON, Oct 1 (Reuters) – Sue, the largest and best-preserved Tyrannosaurus rex ever discovered, was no doubt a fearsome beast when the predator roamed what is now South Dakota some 67 million years ago in the twilight of the era of the dinosaurs. But even this huge dinosaur, whose fossils are on display at the … Read more

Serena’s style changed the game in fashion, business

Tennis – US Open – Flushing Meadows, New York, United States – September 2, 2022 Serena Williams of the United States before her third round match against Australia’s Aila Tomljanovic REUTERS/Mike Segar Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com I am registering NEW YORK, Sept 3 (Reuters) – From glossy magazine covers to … Read more

Scientists defend T. rex as the only species of mighty tyrannosaur

WASHINGTON, July 25 (Reuters) – T. rex still reigns as king of the dinosaurs, according to scientists who on Monday challenged a controversial hypothesis put forward this year that the mighty carnivorous tyrannosaurus should be recognized as three species, not just one for one. Seven paleontologists in a study published Monday said a March study … Read more

In Italy, a glimpse of the resurrection of art damaged by the 2016 earthquakes

A series of earthquakes in 2016 killed 300 devastated cultural sites Thousands of works of art were damaged in the collapse of churches The most damaged works of art are in the Marche and Umbria regions Umbria has a specially built emergency center to obtain damaged works of art Many parts may never return to … Read more