Bitcoin’s new floor is $30,000 as 50% rout destroys old supports

Bitcoin’s plummet has pushed it through just about every recent technical support level, forcing traders to now consider $30,000 as the next line in the sand. The world’s largest digital asset is mired in its sixth straight day of declines, with the token down roughly 20% over the past seven days. It’s now 50% below … Read more

WSJ News Exclusive | Ford Shuts Off Orders for New $20,000 Maverick Pickup

Ford F -1.26% Motor Co. is taking the unusual step of cutting off customer orders for the Maverick, a more-affordable pickup that it rolled out last fall, saying it has maxed out on what it can build. The move is a sign that American shoppers are hungry for more-affordable options as prices for new cars … Read more

UK’s Boris Johnson attended a gathering for his birthday while the rest of the country was in lockdown

In a statement, a Downing Street spokesperson said: “A group of staff working in No 10 that day gathered briefly in the Cabinet Room after a meeting to wish the Prime Minister a happy birthday. He was there for less than ten minutes.” Under Covid-19 restrictions at the time, indoor gatherings were not allowed, with … Read more

Covid-19: Daily test case positivity rate at 20.75%

The weekly positivity rate was at 17.03%.India’s cumulative Covid-19 vaccination coverage was at 162.77 crore, with 93.17 crore first doses, 68.73 crore second doses and 83.62 lakh precautionary doses administered till Monday evening. India on Monday reported a spike in daily Covid-19 test case positivity rate to 20.75%. The country reported 3,06,064 new cases, taking … Read more

UK Covid live: Boris Johnson had birthday party at No 10 during 2020 lockdown, report claims

As a former Labour parliamentary candidate for Bolton West, a Tory marginal situated among the ‘Red Wall’ seats, I cannot imagine a situation in which its constituents or any of those in the neighbouring seats would vote at the next election for a larger state and even higher taxes. They didn’t want a Corbyn and … Read more