Years Late, London’s ‘Game-Changer’ Subway Line Set to Open | Business News

By JILL LAWLESS, Associated Press LONDON (AP) – Andy Byford points out the cathedral-like ceiling, the crystal-clear acoustics, the “pureness of the aesthetic” that surrounds him. The head of London’s public transport system is rhapsodizing about a subway station – part of a new line he says will be “the envy of the world” when … Read more

Asian Stocks Mixed, China Gains Ahead of US Price Data | Business News

By ELAINE KURTENBACH, AP Business Writer Shares were mixed in Asia on Wednesday with Chinese benchmarks pressing higher after a rally in technology companies helped reverse most of an early slide on Wall Street. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng rose 1.7% to 19,967.25 and the Shanghai Composite index climbed 1.5% to 3,082.50. That followed the release … Read more

Asian Stocks Mixed, China Gains Ahead of US Price Data | Business News

By ELAINE KURTENBACH, AP Business Writer Shares were mixed in Asia on Wednesday with Chinese benchmarks pressing higher after a rally in technology companies helped reverse most of an early slide on Wall Street. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng rose 1.1% to 19,853.66 and the Shanghai Composite index climbed 1.4% to 3,079.40. Tokyo’s Nikkei 225 added … Read more

“We’re in business not to lose money” Local businesses deal with rising costs | News

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) – While inflation is hurting many of you at home, it is also making it much harder for businesses across the Wabash Valley. Grand Traverse Pie Company in Terre Haute has been open for about 15 years. General Manager Stephen Huddleston said he has not seen an economic situation like this … Read more

‘Late Show’ halts production, Stephen Colbert shows COVID symptoms

Taping for “The Late Show With Stephen Colbert” has stopped until “further notice” as the talk show host is “experiencing symptoms consistent with a recurrence of COVID,” according to a tweet from the show’s account. Posted Monday afternoonGeneral Chat Chat Lounge Colbert recently tested positive for the coronavirus less than a month ago, according to … Read more

Asian Shares Mostly Fall as Rate Hikes, China Slowdown Loom | Business News

By YURI KAGEYAMA, AP Business Writer TOKYO (AP) – Shares fell in most Asian markets on Monday as interest rate hikes and a slowing Chinese economy weighed on investor sentiment. Oil prices were higher and US futures fell following sharp declines on Wall Street last week. Benchmarks declined across the region. Jakarta’s benchmark fell 4%. … Read more

Willie Nelson, Melissa Etheridge Cancel New Orleans Jazz Fest performances due to COVID

NEW ORLEANS – Willie Nelson is cancelling an upcoming performance at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival and postponing other shows after a positive case of his coronavirus in the band. The 89-year-old musician posted on his band’s website Friday that “due to a positive Covid case in the Willie Nelson Family Band” two … Read more

How the Pandemic Hurt (and Helped) Women Financially | Family Finance

The pandemic changed virtually every aspect of our lives in ways both large and small – and finances are no exception, particularly for women who are more likely to take on caregiving responsibilities and already faced a significant gender wage gap before 2020. For women, the pandemic spelled both positive and negative changes. Although experiences … Read more

Asian Shares Fall in Thin Trading After Rout on Wall St | Business News

By YURI KAGEYAMA, AP Business Writer TOKYO (AP) – Asian shares slipped Monday lower following a sell-off last week on Wall Street as investors fretted over the impact on regional economies from inflation, the war in Ukraine and COVID-19 lockdowns in China. Benchmarks declined in Japan, South Korea and Australia. Trading was closed for holidays … Read more

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