2020-09-23 16:57:23| digg
Dumbbells are impossibly expensive right now, thanks in large part to resellers taking advantage of a shortage.
2020-09-23 09:57:41| Guardian Unlimited Business - more business news
Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as nervous investors push the US dollar to a two-month highLatest: French PMI hits four-month low as recovery fadesIntroduction: Pound at two-month low against strong dollarBofA: UK economy to stagnateComing up: Eurozone and UK PMI surveys 8.51am BST Fears about the economic recovery havent prevented stocks rallying in London.The FTSE 100 has jumped by 89 points, or 1.5%, in early trading, to 5921 - away from the two-week low seen on Monday.Markets have generally stemmed the declines of recent trading sessions, although any relief could be short-lived given overarching concerns which have not gone away.The potential for Covid-19 to wreak further economic damage was brought into sharp focus as the UK announced further restrictive measures. In the US, deteriorating relations with China and political distractions add to an economy which is still being hampered by the effects of the virus. 8.45am BST Germanys private sector also slowed this month, with service sector output shrinking but factories strengthening.Markits flash German PMI report shows that service sector activity hit a three-month low, while manufacturing is growing at the fastest pace in over two years. With services business activity falling for the first time in three months, the recovery in the tertiary sector has possibly reached a ceiling thanks to ongoing social restrictions and still-high levels of uncertainty in the economy, including around job security.In contrast, manufacturing is still rebounding strongly thanks to in part to improving export demand, with sharply rising levels of output and new orders helping to slow the rate of job losses in the sector. September Flash PMI data indicated another rise in output at private sector firms in Germany, predominantly driven by a sharp increase in production at manufacturers. Service providers, meanwhile, saw activity fall for the first time since June. Read more: https://t.co/DKXkVkIBeF pic.twitter.com/XTV59jXXw3 Continue reading...
2020-09-23 07:48:27| Mondaq.Com
The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and the Federal Reserve Bank of New York convened the Alternative Reference Rates Committee in 2014 to develop an alternative rate and conversion methodology ...
2020-09-23 00:55:22| Fool.com Headlines
The cloud computing battle is heating up and toes are being stepped on.
2020-09-22 22:41:03| Small Business Brief
Not one, not two, but a whopping 2,300 species of termites exist all over the world. Of these, 44 species call the United States home. Termites are crucial to ecology, as they feed on wood, leaf, and other organic materials. This, in turn, makes them helpful in releasing key nutrients back to the ecosystem. However, […]