News To Go: May 13, 2023
News To Go: May 13, 2023
Turmoil in the bond market could be a signal that an economic slump is on the way, the DoubleLine Capital founder said.
Amazon (AMZN) shares are on the rise following a Wall Street Journal report exposing the online retailer's use of an algorithm — named "Project Nessie" — designed to raise consumer prices and ultimately drive profits. Amazon generated over $1 billion in revenue as a result. This comes to light amid the ongoing antitrust lawsuit filed against Amazon by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). Yahoo Finance's Rachelle Akuffo and Akiko Fujita explain the objectives of "Project Nessie" and delve into how the company effectively implemented it, touching upon its potential implications on ongoing legal proceedings. For more expert insight and the latest market action, click here to watch this full episode of Yahoo Finance Live.
A scientist who studies the airborne transmission of diseases, a master hula dancer and cultural preservationist, and the sitting U.S. poet laureate were among the 20 new recipients of the prestigious fellowships from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, known as “genius grants,” announced on Wednesday. MacArthur fellows receive a grant of $800,000 over five years to spend however they want. Fellows are nominated and endorsed by their peers and communities through an often yearslon
NEW YORK (AP) — “Star Trek” actor and political activist George Takei has a picture book scheduled for next spring that draws upon his early childhood years spent in internment camps for Japanese Americans. Crown Books for Young Readers announced Wednesday that Takei's “My Lost Freedom,” illustrated by Michelle Lee, will be published April 30, 2024. Takei, 86, spent three years in three different camps during World War II. The camps were established after President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed a
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Sharon Stone talks with PEOPLE about being a 'disability hire' 21 years after a ruptured vertebral artery bled into her brain for nine days
NEW YORK (AP) — Theater fans, mark your calendars: This season's Tony Awards will take place on June 16 at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in New York City. Producers of the show announced the date and new location Wednesday. Last year, the telecast was broadcast from the United Palace Theatre, in the Washington Heights neighborhood of Manhattan, many miles from Times Square and the theater district. Next year's location — the David H. Koch Theater — is the home of New York City Ballet an
Chris Packham has threatened legal action over the Prime Minister’s decision to delay the phase-out of new gas boilers and petrol and diesel cars.
TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) — A Jersey Shore town where childhood cancer cases rose is trying to overturn a settlement between the state and the corporate successor to the company that dumped toxic waste into the water and ground for decades, turning part of the community into one of America's worst pollution cleanup sites. Toms River and the environmental group Save Barnegat Bay are suing in state appellate court to overturn a settlement reached in August between the state and German chemical company
Google on Wednesday unveiled a next-generation Pixel smartphones lineup that will be infused with more with more artificial intelligence tools capable of writing captions about photos that can be altered by the technology, too. The injection of more artificial intelligence, or AI, into Google’s products marks another step in the company’s attempt to bring more of the technology into the mainstream – a push they signaled they were embarking upon during their annual developer’s conference five mon
Former gang member has always claimed his nephew was the gunman who fatally shot rapper in 1996
Two different women claimed they were having affairs with the football star.
The Hilton Head Plantation residents hired the 20-year-old from Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort to watch their two dogs and three cats during a nine-day trip out of the country.
When Cameron Ortis approached the head of a company that was being probed by law enforcement, he told him that he had access to some highly "valuable" information and mentioned a "business proposition.""You do not know me. I have information that I am confident you will find very valuable," Ortis wrote in an email to Vincent Ramos, the Canadian CEO of Phantom Secure."I assure you that this is a business proposition. Nothing more. It is not risk free, of course, but the risk to reward ratio will
A teenage soldier killed herself after being sexually harassed by her boss who sent her more than 3,500 WhatsApps in a single month, an army report has found.
Key Insights Using the 2 Stage Free Cash Flow to Equity, MasterCraft Boat Holdings fair value estimate is US$22.68...
At 104, Dorothy Hoffner did a 13,500-foot tandem leap from an airplane. She is hoping to set a Guinness World Record for being the oldest skydiver
Kim Kardashian sent get-well wishes and Skims bodysuits to a shooting survivor, who claims the mogul's shapewear line saved her life early this year.
The couple is showing their art together at a public London gallery for the first time. They talk about how their shared grief and love have coloured their lives and work
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