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G20 meeting reveals extent of US isolation on Gaza

semafor.com Semafor Signals Supported by Insights from the Washington Post, Defense One, and The Nation The News The G20 gathering in Rio de Janeiro this week has revealed just how…

Four months after Hamas attacked Israel, has American opinion on the longstanding conflict changed?

today.yougov.com The longer the Israeli-Palestinian conflict continues, the more uncertain Americans are that there will ever be peace in the Middle East, with many leaning toward blaming…

3 Top Stocks to Buy for the Next Oil & Gas Boom

investorplace.com Foosil fuels still have a long useful life ahead of them making these oil and gas stocks the one's to buy now After years of warnings about peak oil, we don’t hear too much…

Ukraine owes it to itself and to the West to stem corruption

aol.com The second anniversary of the Russian invasion of Ukraine is a sobering moment. Among the many miscalculations made by Vladimir Putin was the notion that the West would not,…

Bibi agrees to send Israeli negotiators for hostage talks after U.S. pressure

axios.com Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu agreed on Thursday to send Israeli negotiators to Paris on Friday for talks with CIA director Bill Burns, the Qatari prime minister…

Fact Check Team: Houthi attacks causing Red Sea shipping crisis

local12.com Earlier this week, Iran-backed Houthi militants carried out a military operation – using drones – against several American warships. These attacks on cargo ships with…

WATCH LIVE: Pentagon holds news briefing as Houthis continue attacks on Red Sea shipping

pbs.org DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Pentagon is expected to hold a news briefing on Thursday as Yemen’s Houthi Rebels continue attacks on Red Sea shipping. Watch the…

This is the first U.S. airline to soon resume flying to Tel Aviv

thestreet.com Ever since the October attack by fundamentalist group Hamas left more than 1,400 Israelis dead and prompted the Israeli government's military response, most international…

Laura Harrier Joins Nicolas Cage, Bill Skarsgård In Thriller Sequel ‘Lords Of War’

deadline.com Laura Harrier (White Men Can’t Jump) has been tapped for a major role opposite Bill Skarsgård and Nicolas Cage in Lords of War, the sequel to 2005 crime thriller Lord of…

Syria says attacks on US troops mean Biden must withdraw

newsweek.com Syrian officials have told Newsweek that the crisis gripping the Middle East, including clashes between U.S. troops and a coalition of militias aligned with Syria's ally,…

Revolutionary Military Weapons That Redefined Warfare

247wallst.com Weapons have been used on the battlefield for centuries. Evidence of the early appearance of firearms was seen in the Middle East between the late 13th and early 14th…

CEO’s Uber Stake Jumps 73% Despite Trim

247wallst.com You can learn a lot by watching how corporate insiders handle positions in their own companies. People may sell for many reasons (such as buying a house, paying for college,…

Another Fed official said rate cuts will have to wait until 'later this year'

finance.yahoo.com Federal Reserve vice chair Philip Jefferson said Thursday that he is still eyeing rate cuts "later this year" despite new readings on inflation that were hotter than…

Speech by Vice Chair Jefferson on the U.S. economic outlook and monetary policy

federalreserve.gov Thank you, Adam, and thank you to Peterson for the opportunity to speak to you today. Before I begin, let me remind you that the views I will express today are my own and…

WTI Extends Gains After Big Product Draw, Smaller Crude Build

zerohedge.com WTI Extends Gains After Big Product Draw, Smaller Crude Build Oil prices dumped and pumped overnight but are holding gains for now ahead of the official inventory data as…

Scoop: U.S. urges Israel to send officials for Paris hostage talks, says progress made

axios.com President Biden's top Middle East adviser Brett McGurk urged Israel to send a delegation to the upcoming hostage talks in Paris, telling Israeli officials there has been…

Stage hand: Live Nation’s Arthur Fogel on why the $40-billion concert business is rockin’

theglobeandmail.com As a high school kid in Ottawa, Arthur Fogel dreamed of a career in the music business. Little did he know that U2 frontman Bono would one day call him “clearly the most…

Why I Bitcoin

bitcoinmagazine.com Readers of my blog know that I started dabbling in buying Bitcoin in late 2022. In fact, it was the best performing asset out of any of the names I wrote that I was watching…

Oil prices lower as senior Israeli official sees signs of progress on hostage deal

cnbc.com Crude oil futures were slightly lower Thursday as a senior Israeli official sees initial signs of progress toward a deal to release hostages held in Gaza and as the market…

Oil prices retreat after big US inventory build offsets supply concerns

investing.com Investing.com-- Oil prices edged lower Thursday, as signs of another outsized build in U.S. inventories offset bets on tightening global supplies due to disruptions in the…

Sam Altman Brushes Off $7 Trillion AI Chip Project Speculation: 'Don't Pay Too Much Attention To That'

benzinga.com OpenAI CEO Sam Altman has brushed off claims that he is seeking a staggering $7 trillion for an artificial intelligence chip project. What Happened: Altman responded to a…

Google rushes to fix "woke" AI after backlash

newsweek.com Google is currently fixing its latest AI-powered chatbot after backlash over incorrect depictions of historical and current events. The issue has arisen with the Gemini…

Computer giant Lenovo sharpens AI focus after revenue growth in December quarter

scmp.com Lenovo’s sharpened focus on AI reflects efforts in the global PC industry to integrate the technology into their products and services, responding to a projected shift in…

Meta’s Oversight Board extends its scope to Threads

techcrunch.com Meta’s external advisory group, its Oversight Board, announced today that it is expanding its scope to Threads along with Facebook and Instagram to scrutinize Meta’s content…

Oil prices edge higher ahead of U.S. inventory data

marketwatch.com Oil futures rose Thursday as investors awaited official data on U.S. inventories after industry figures were said to show a large rise in crude stocks. • West Texas…

Nestle made big gains when high inflation gave it a reason to charge consumers more. But as prices level, the Nespresso maker says growth is set to cool

fortune.com Nestle SA and Danone are trying to encourage shoppers to buy more branded food products again by easing off on price increases as inflation slows from levels that pushed…

A Bathing Ape’s main shareholder CVC Capital closes its biggest Asia fund

scmp.com Asia-focused private equity funds raised US$61 billion last year, a drop of more than 50 per cent from 2022, according to Preqin, a provider of financial data. Asia VI…

US futures rise as Nvidia's strong outlook drives tech sector higher

investing.com Investing.com-- U.S. stock futures rose strongly Thursday, with the tech-heavy Nasdaq leading the way on the back of a strong outlook from AI darling Nvidia. By 07:00 ET…

US Army soldiers are working closer than ever with allies in the Pacific to counter China's 'aggressive, insidious' ways, top general says

businessinsider.com Soldiers from Charlie Company, 1st Battalion 69 Infantry Regiment , New York Army National Guard acting as an opposing force defend their positions during the final battle…

Middle East & Africa (MEA) Mining, Material Handling & Mineral Processing Equipment Market is Projected to Reach USD 448 million by 2031: Transparency Market…

benzinga.com Wilmington, Delaware, United States, Feb. 22, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Transparency Market Research Inc. - The Middle East & Africa (MEA) mining, material handling & mineral…

King Charles describes being brought to tears

newsweek.com King Charles III said public messages of support over his cancer diagnosis "reduced me to tears most of the time" during his first day back on public duties. The king…

Nvidia stock surges after blowout sales, pushing US futures sharply higher

aol.com None US futures jumped ahead of the bell as investors cheered Nvidia's better-than-expected revenues. • None European markets and Japan's Nikkei 225 are also riding high on…

Why the captain of a US Navy aircraft carrier fighting in the Red Sea is always posting about things like Taco Tuesday and cookies

businessinsider.com The aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower on November 26. US Navy photo by Information Technician Second Class Ruskin Naval The USS Dwight D. Eisenhower is the flagship…

Mercedes-Benz shares climb 5% on share buyback, despite 'exceptional' uncertainty ahead

cnbc.com Mercedes-AMG GT 43 4MATIC+ on display at Brussels Expo on January 9, 2020 in Brussels, Belgium. Mercedes-Benz shares gained around 5% on Thursday morning after the German…

Oil Rises On Weakening U.S. Dollar

barrons.com Oil prices were edging higher, supported by a weakening U.S. dollar and heightened tensions in the Middle East amid intensifying Israeli strikes on Rafah and Houthi attacks…

Nvidia's blockbuster earnings, Fed minutes

investing.com Investing.com -- Nvidia's revenue skyrockets above Wall Street projections in the fourth quarter, sending shares in the artificial intelligence chipmaking giant's soaring in…

Prince William's gamble pays off

newsweek.com Prince William has received a public boost over his comments on the human impact of war in the Middle East, despite earning him backlash from conservatives. The prince's…

Hong Kong picked for Chinese AI driverless vehicle firm Uisee’s international headquarters, research centre

scmp.com “We have established our safety record and operational efficiency with HKIA, which showcases our company’s capabilities,” said Wu Gansha, co-founder, chairman and CEO of the…

Understanding Iran’s Non-State Network

nakedcapitalism.com Yves here. This offering is a reader critical thinking exercise. On the one hand, unlike many articles about The Resistance, it provides useful detail about history and…

Euphoria in Japan as Nikkei Surges to a Record High

asiafinancial.com Japanese stocks shot up to an all-time record high on Thursday, passing the mark last seen in 1989 when the country had an infamous bubble economy. The Nikkei share index…

‘They Are Very Comfortable With Lying’

nymag.com This article was featured in One Great Story, New York’s reading recommendation newsletter. Sign up here to get it nightly. At the end of September, 15 months after his…

Wego Announces Exciting Partnership with Malta Tourism to Elevate Travel Experience

benzinga.com DUBAI, UAE, Feb. 22, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Wego, the largest online travel marketplace in MENA and India, is thrilled to announce its newest collaboration with Malta Tourism,…

The US is heading towards stagflation, which would be terrible news for stocks, JPMorgan says

finance.yahoo.com None JPMorgan warned that today's economic situation could shift towards 1970s-era stagflation, characterized by high inflation and low growth. • None Such a situation would…

Canada’s Oil Boom Threatens to Bring Back Pipeline Shortages

finance.yahoo.com Canada’s oil producers are poised to pour about half a million barrels of new daily output — more than the total production of some OPEC members — into world markets over…

Oil Futures Rise Amid High Demand, Middle East Tensions

wsj.com Oil futures were higher early in the Asia session amid signs of strong demand and increasing tensions in the Middle East.

Stock-market investors should still brace for ’70s-style ‘stagflation,’ warn strategists

marketwatch.com Investors are in love with Goldilocks right now. They might be better off watching for the return of Disco Duck, according to a team of Wall Street quantitative strategists.…

WTI Holds Gains Despite API Reporting Large Crude Build

zerohedge.com WTI Holds Gains Despite API Reporting Large Crude Build Oil prices ended higher today as traders weighed tightening physical supplies against financial markets that have…

Stock Market Today: Dow ends higher as dip-buyers emerge into close By

investing.com Investing.com-- The Dow closed higher Wednesday, amid dip-buying into the close as investors shrugged the release of the minutes of the Federal Reserve's January meeting…

Russia outsmarts Western sanctions

economist.com Nazem Ahmad, an art collector and financier, who owns work by Andy Warhol and Pablo Picasso, has been under American sanctions since 2019. That may sound like a problem, but…

Lantronix Announces Percepxion™, Its New Cloud Software Platform for IoT Devices

benzinga.com IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 21, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Lantronix Inc. LTRX, a global provider of compute and connectivity IoT solutions, today announced Percepxion™, its new…

Avanti Communications Signs Strategic Collaboration Agreement With Telesat as Part of New Multi-Orbit Strategy

benzinga.com LONDON and OTTAWA, Feb. 21, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Avanti Communications ("Avanti") today announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with one of the…

Spain’s prime minister meets with Morocco’s king and discusses migration and the Israel-Hamas war

apnews.com Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez met with Moroccan King Mohammed VI on Wednesday, lauding cooperation on managing migration. Sánchez also reiterated Spain's position in…

CIA chief expected in Paris for Gaza hostage talks as U.S. pushes for deal before Ramadan

axios.com CIA director Bill Burns is expected to travel to Paris on Friday to hold talks with Qatari, Egyptian and Israeli officials about the efforts to reach a deal to secure the…

Trump Has NATO's—and the West's

newsweek.com Emmanuel Macron, the liberal president of France, declared in 2019 that NATO was experiencing "brain death." Barack Obama urged more than once that NATO members ought to pay…

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