Ukraine war: fighting intensifies in east and north after tank promises

Ukraine war: fighting intensifies in east and north after tank promises

Ukraine says it needs more weapons and calls for sanctions Western allies agreed this week to provide tanks Russia says US president holds key to end fighting NEAR VUHLEDAR, Ukraine, Jan 27 (Reuters) – Ukraine battled Russian troops trying to break through its lines to the east and northeast on Friday, and artillery shelling intensified … Read more

Electric vehicle maker Lucid bursts into Saudi PIF report to buy remaining stake

Electric vehicle maker Lucid bursts into Saudi PIF report to buy remaining stake

Jan 27 (Reuters) – Shares of Lucid Group (LCID.O) jumped 43% on Friday, trimming gains after doubling down on market speculation that Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund (PIF) wanted buy the electric vehicle manufacturer. The speculation stemmed from an “uncooked” alert attributed to deals website Betaville, using its term for market gossip. Lucid was the … Read more

Intel’s ‘Historic Collapse’ Triggers Chip Stock Sell-Off

Intel’s ‘Historic Collapse’ Triggers Chip Stock Sell-Off

Jan 27 (Reuters) – Five of the biggest U.S. chipmakers were due to wipe out nearly $15 billion in market value on Friday after Intel Corp hit Wall Street with dismal earnings forecasts, stoking fears of a collapse in the personal computer market. The company predicted a surprise first-quarter loss and its revenue forecast was … Read more

Indian Adani begins record sell-off in shares as short seller triggers $44bn rout

Indian Adani begins record sell-off in shares as short seller triggers bn rout

MUMBAI, Jan 27 (Reuters) – Shares of Indian firm Adani Enterprises (ADEL.NS) fell 15% on Friday as a scathing report from a U.S. short seller sparked a rout at the conglomerate’s listed companies , casting doubts on how investors will react to the company’s record $2.45 billion secondary sale. Seven listed companies in the Adani … Read more

US CDC still investigating potential stroke risk from Pfizer’s bivalent COVID vaccine

US CDC still investigating potential stroke risk from Pfizer’s bivalent COVID vaccine

Jan 26 (Reuters) – New data from a U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) database shows a possible link to stroke risk for older people who have been updated Pfizer’s (PFE.N)/BioNTech’s (22UAy.DE) COVID-19 recall, but the signal is weaker than what the agency reported earlier in January, health officials said Thursday. U.S. Food … Read more

Explainer: Who is behind Hindenburg, the company bypassing Adani?

Explainer: Who is behind Hindenburg, the company bypassing Adani?

NEW YORK, Jan 25 (Reuters) – Short seller Hindenburg Research disclosed short positions in India’s Adani Group on Wednesday, citing in a report possible stock manipulation and accounting fraud. The allegations sent bonds and stocks of the conglomerate companies plummeting. Hindenburg has a history of finding corporate wrongdoing and placing bets against companies. WHAT IS … Read more

Musk says Tesla price cuts sparked demand, 2023 sales could reach 2 million vehicles

Musk says Tesla price cuts sparked demand, 2023 sales could reach 2 million vehicles

Jan 25 (Reuters) – Tesla Inc’s (TSLA.O) aggressive price cuts have boosted demand for its electric vehicles, Chief Executive Elon Musk said on Wednesday, downplaying fears a weak economy could strangle the buyer interest. The company slightly beat Wall Street’s fourth-quarter revenue and profit targets earlier on Wednesday despite a sharp decline in vehicle profit … Read more

S&P 500 closes slightly in the red as weak business forecasts fuel recession fears

S&P 500 closes slightly in the red as weak business forecasts fuel recession fears

AT&T wins on subscriber additions General Dynamics slips after weak outlook Tesla and IBM release results Indices: Dow up 0.03%, S&P 500 down 0.02%, Nasdaq down 0.18% NEW YORK, Jan 25 (Reuters) – The S&P 500 closed nominally lower on Wednesday as a streak of corporate earnings stretched from bearish to dismal, reigniting concerns over … Read more

Ex-kickboxer Andrew Tate says Romanian prosecutors have no evidence against him

Ex-kickboxer Andrew Tate says Romanian prosecutors have no evidence against him

BUCHAREST, Jan 25 (Reuters) – Controversial internet personality Andrew Tate said on Wednesday there was no justice in Romania and the case against him in a criminal investigation for human trafficking and rape was empty. Tate, her brother Tristan and two Romanian suspects have been in police custody since December 29 pending an ongoing criminal … Read more

Microsoft cloud outage hits users around the world

Microsoft cloud outage hits users around the world

Outage affects Microsoft Azure cloud platform for hours Several Microsoft services, including Teams and Outlook hit Microsoft says most customers now have service restored Shares down 3.2% Jan 25 (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O) said on Wednesday it had recovered all of its cloud services after a network outage took down its Azure cloud platform … Read more