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Dow Hits New High and NASDAQ Ends Skid Ahead of Jobs Report
Greensill Capital's UK business had $17.7 billion in assets under management at March 8, of which $3.7 billion has been collected as of April 16, its administrators Grant Thornton said on Friday. The supply chain finance firm, which lent money to firms by buying their invoices at a discount, collapsed in March 2021 after insurers pulled their cover. The administrators proposed in a statement that the administration would end with the voluntary liquidation or dissolution of Greensill Capital UK and Greensill Capital Management UK, after a sale attempt fell through earlier this year.
A group of homeowners recently won a large payout from Network Rail after Japanese Knotweed spread onto their property from a nearby train track.
Cinemark has reached new agreements with the five major studios that could help formalize a shorter theatrical window. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but it comes as COVID-19 has reshaped the amount of time that films show exclusively on the big screen before making their home entertainment debuts. The company signed a deal […]
Canada lost more jobs than expected in April, with the declines driven by coronavirus restrictions in populous Ontario, Quebec and British Columbia, while the unemployment rate rose, Statistics Canada data showed on Friday. "Full-time jobs took a heavier hit during April than they did amid the second wave restrictions," said Doug Porter, chief economist at BMO Capital Markets.
The Muppets are ghosting Disney Plus, and it’s a good thing: Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, Gonzo, Pepe the King Prawn and the rest of the puppet pals will star in their first-ever Halloween special “Muppets Haunted Mansion,” dropping this autumn exclusively on Disney Plus. The special promises to feature a star-studded Muppets cast, likely […]
WrapPRO’s annual executive compensation survey finds that not everyone who took pay cuts made less money in 2020 Taking a pay cut during the pandemic meant something very different for Hollywood and tech CEOs than for the rest of us. Last year, while the pandemic was spiraling out of control and bludgeoning the industry’s bottom line, many media companies like Fox, Comcast, Disney and struggling movie theater chains like AMC and Cinemark put out slick press releases about how their top execs were cutting – or in some cases forgoing – their salaries to help weather the financial storm. Now that we’re in 2021, we can see just how their pockets were affected, or not. In a word, CEOs were all still more than handsomely compensated for their work last year. For most, the pay cuts only meant they weren’t taking their salaries, which is a small fraction of their full compensation packages, mostly made up of stock and option awards, as well as bonuses. While it is true that the top executives over at Fox, Comcast and Disney did make less money compared to 2019, others actually saw their pay increase despite lower salary. AMC’s Adam Aron and Cinemark’s...Read original story Executive Pay 2021: COVID Hammered Hollywood’s Bottom Line – But Not Top CEO’s Wallets At TheWrap
Massachusetts senator Elizabeth Warren joins ‘Influencers’ to discuss the need for taxes and regulations on corporate America.
The show has run for three series and one celebrity edition.
The Asian Development Bank will stop financing new coal power plants under a draft energy policy released Friday that was cautiously welcomed by environmental groups.
Yahoo Finance’s Myles Udland, Julie Hyman, and Brian Sozzi react to the April Jobs Report with Joe Brusuelas, RSM Chief Economist, and Emily Roland, John Hancock Investment Management Co-Chief Investment Strategist.
Spot iron ore broke $200 (£143) a tonne for the first time, while copper, which is seen as a bellwether of the health of the global economy, hit more than $10,200 per tonne in London on Friday.
Stock futures advanced Friday morning as investors awaited a key report on the state of the U.S. economic and labor market recovery.
France will have to observe a two-week isolation period before July's three-match Test series in Australia, the French Rugby Federation's vice-president Serge Simon told AFP on Friday.
GEORGE TOWN, May 7 — The intensive care units (ICUs) to treat critical Covid-19 cases at government hospitals in Penang are almost full, said Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow. He said the Health...
A clever example of creativity thriving within the strict protocols of the coronavirus pandemic, tense confinement thriller “Oxygen” plays like “Buried” in outer space: a ticking-clock sci-fi survival drama centered on a single character (“Inglourious Basterds” star Mélanie Laurent) trapped in a spiffy, coffin-like cryochamber with critically low reserves of breathable air. The blank-brained “bioform” […]
The government are set to announce which foreign destinations holidaymakers can travel to without having to quarantine upon return to the UK. The new traffic light system will rate locations as either green, amber or red. Travellers heading to countries on the green list will not be required to self-isolate in any form when coming back to England. Although tourists must take Covid tests before and after their trip. People arriving from amber countries will need to quarantine at home for 10 days. While individuals coming from red list countries must complete 10 days of hotel quarantine. The ban on non-essential international travel will officially lift in England on May 17th. Brits are expected to be allowed to visit only a handful of places, allegedly including countries such as Portugal and Malta. .
From another record high for stocks, to the world's most expensive sneakers, this is the Week in Numbers. First up…GRAPHIC: 498,000498,000 Americans filed new claims for unemployment this week. And that's good news, as it's the first dip below half a million since the global health crisis began. The brighter outlook helped drive the Dow Jones stock index to a fresh record closing high on Thursday. GRAPHIC: $2 billionAround $2 billon was the value of Jessica Alba's company Honest within hours of its stock market debut."Now, more than ever, health and wellness have taken center stage. And looking back at 2020, I think we can all agree that in order to thrive, you need your health."Shares in the maker of eco-friendly lotions jumped around 40% on Wednesday. That made Jessica's stake worth well over $100 million. GRAPHIC: 16 days16 days is how long a container ship now has to wait to unload at Los Angeles port, according to shipping giant Maersk. That as Friday figures showed Chinese exports surging more than 32%. Now Maersk says there just aren't enough vessels or containers to go around. Freight rates have hit record highs as a result.GRAPHIC: 14,000%14,000%, give or take a thousand, is the gain so far this year for Dogecoin. The dog-themed bitcoin rival was started as a joke... but the punchline is yet to come. Fans and traders seem to like it precisely because it's so volatile... and maybe also because it's funny, kinda. GRAPHIC: $1.8 mlnAnd $1.8 million was the price for a pair of Kanye West's old sneakers at a Sotheby's auction. It's a world record for athletic shoes. They weren't bought by a rich fan, but by investing platform RARES, which will allow people to buy and sell shares in the sneakers. No word yet on whether they'll let you pay in Dogecoin.
JOHOR BARU, May 7 — Johor Parti Amanah Negara (Amanah) today criticised the state’s PAS chapter over the recent issue of political appointments concerning the state administration. Its...
BioNTech (BNTX) is seeing favorable earnings estimate revision activity and has a positive Zacks Earnings ESP heading into earnings season.