6 reasons why Americans aren’t returning to work

A “Now Hiring” sign outside a store on Aug. 16, 2021 in Arlington, Virginia. OLIVIER DOULIERY | AFP | Getty Images On the surface, conditions may seem ripe for a boom in the U.S. labor market. There are still 5 million fewer jobs than before the pandemic but job openings are near record highs. And … Read more

First bitcoin futures exchange-traded fund starts trading Tuesday. What to know before adding it to your portfolio

Bitcoin on display. Chesnot | Getty Images The first U.S. bitcoin futures exchange-traded fund will launch on Tuesday, a milestone for the cryptocurrency industry, and others may soon follow. The long-awaited ProShares ETF will offer exposure to bitcoin futures contracts — agreements to buy or sell the asset later for an agreed-upon price — rather … Read more

Supply chain chaos is already hitting global growth. And it’s about to get worse

Cargo trucks parked at the Port of Los Angeles in Los Angeles, California, U.S., on Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021. Kyle Grillot | Bloomberg | Getty Images Thanks to the rollout of coronavirus vaccines, the global economy is slowly starting to emerge from the pandemic. But Covid-19 has left one very destructive economic issue in its … Read more

Dow futures are little changed ahead of a big week of earnings

U.S. stock index futures were about unchanged during overnight trading on Sunday, after the major averages posted their best week in months amid a stronger-than-expected start to earnings season. Futures contracts tied to the Dow Jones Industrial Average shed just 23 points. S&P 500 futures lost 0.1%, while Nasdaq 100 futures lost 0.2%. The major … Read more

Bank earnings give big bullish signal to investors, showing consumer is flush and spending

Whether it is better loan growth, credit-card signups, or economic indicators like unemployment, banks are back in expansion mode. Source link

Inside TSMC, the Taiwanese chipmaking giant that’s building a new plant in Phoenix

As the world grapples with an ongoing chip shortage, a quiet giant among chipmakers has committed to investing $100 billion over three years to ramp up production. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company may not be a household name, but with a market value of over $550 billion, it’s one of the world’s 10 most valuable companies. … Read more

The SEC is set to allow bitcoin futures ETFs to begin trading—here’s what investors should know

In a massive victory for the cryptocurrency industry, the Securities and Exchange Commission is set to let the first U.S. bitcoin futures exchange-traded funds start trading next week, CNBC reported on Friday. Sources familiar with the matter told CNBC that the SEC isn’t likely to block the futures-based bitcoin ETFs proposed by ProShares and Invesco. … Read more

Stock futures are flat after S&P has best day since March on strong earnings

U.S. stock index futures were little changed during overnight trading on Thursday, after the S&P 500 posted its best day since March on stronger-than-expected earnings. Futures contracts tied to the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 36 points. S&P 500 futures advanced 0.11%, while Nasdaq 100 futures were up 0.12%. During regular trading the S&P 500 … Read more

U.S. officially the top destination for bitcoin miners, beating out China for the first time

The U.S. is now the number one destination for bitcoin miners, eclipsing China for the first time ever. While it was already trending in that direction, new data from Cambridge University released early Wednesday makes it official. As of July, 35.4% of bitcoin’s hashrate – an industry term used to describe the collective computing power … Read more

Research points to strategy for overcoming colorectal cancers’ immunotherapy resistance – ET HealthWorld

Washington: Immune checkpoint inhibitors, which unleash the immune response against tumor cells, have revolutionized cancer treatment; however, the medications aren’t effective in a large number of patients, including those with colorectal cancer. New research published in the journal PNAS that was led by investigators at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and the University of Geneva (UNIGE) … Read more