Trump’s media deal takes a hit as PSPC fails to secure extension

The Truth social network logo is displayed behind a woman holding a smartphone in this illustration taken February 21, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sep 6 (Reuters) – The blank check acquisition firm that agreed to merge with former U.S. President Donald Trump’s social media company failed on … Read more

Exclusive: Trump’s partner for Truth Social fails to win support for SPAC extension

The Truth social network logo is seen on a smartphone in front of a screen of former US President Donald Trump in this illustration taken February 21, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sep 5 (Reuters) – The blank check acquisition firm that agreed to merge with Donald … Read more

Bed Bath & Beyond to cut jobs and close stores in bid to reverse losses

Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Aug 31 (Reuters) – Bed Bath & Beyond Inc (BBBY.O) On Wednesday, it announced it had signed deals for more than $500 million in new funding and would close 150 stores, cut jobs and revamp its merchandising strategy in a bid to turn around its loss-making … Read more

Honda Motor and LG Energy to Build $4.4 Billion Electric Vehicle Battery Plant in US

TOKYO/WASHINGTON, Aug 29 (Reuters) – Japanese Honda Motor Co. (7267.T) will build a new $4.4 billion lithium-ion battery factory for electric vehicles in the United States with Korean battery supplier LG Energy Solution Ltd (373220.KS)the two companies announced on Monday. Battery makers are looking to ramp up production in the United States, where a shift … Read more

Wall Street ends well as Powell speech affirms hawkish rate stance

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., August 15, 2022. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Fed will continue to tighten until inflation is under control – Powell Core PCE rises 0.1% in July compared to a rise of 0.6% … Read more

From PM to prison: Malaysian Najib feels alone and burdened by ‘betrayal’

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 23 (Reuters) – After playing golf with U.S. Presidents Donald Trump and Barack Obama, former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak now counts convicted murderers and drug traffickers among his neighbors. The Federal Court on Tuesday ordered Najib to begin a 12-year prison sentence after upholding a conviction on charges related to a … Read more

Musk demands documents from Jack Dorsey as part of Twitter deal

WILMINGTON, Delaware, Aug 22 (Reuters) – Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk is seeking documents from Twitter Inc.(TWTR.N) Co-founder Jack Dorsey as CEO of Tesla and SpaceX is continuing his legal fight to back out of his $44 billion deal for the social media company, according to a court filing. Dorsey, who resigned as Twitter’s chief executive … Read more

Factbox: Big banks set to rack up over $1 billion in fines for using WhatsApp

Aug 22 (Reuters) – Banking giants such as JPMorgan Chase & Co (JPM.N) and Bank of America (BAC.N) collectively face more than $1 billion in regulatory fines for employees’ use of unapproved messaging tools, including email and apps like WhatsApp. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) began probing banks’ record-keeping practices regarding the use … Read more

China sentences tycoon Xiao Jianhua to 13 years and fines his company $8.1 billion

People walk past the building with the listed address of the Beijing office of Tomorrow Holdings, China February 3, 2017. REUTERS/Thomas Peter Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BEIJING, Aug 19 (Reuters) – A Shanghai court on Friday sentenced Chinese-Canadian billionaire Xiao Jianhua, who has not been seen in public since 2017, … Read more

Cryptoverse: Electric Aether Jumps About to Merge

Representations of the cryptocurrencies Bitcoin, Ethereum and Dash dip in water in this illustration taken May 23, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Aug 16 (Reuters) – It looks like Ethereum’s mega-upgrade is underway. To finish. After years of delays, the “merger” seems all but certain to take place … Read more