Bitcoin eyes record losing streak as ‘stablecoin’ collapse crushes crypto

Bitcoin eyes record losing streak as 'stablecoin' collapse crushes crypto

Representations of the Ripple, Bitcoin, Etherum and Litecoin virtual currencies are seen on a PC motherboard in this illustration picture, February 14, 2018. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SINGAPORE, May 13 (Reuters) – Cryptocurrencies nursed large losses on Friday, with bitcoin pinned below $30,000 and set for a record … Read more

Twitter CEO says two leaders to depart, hiring paused amid Musk takeover

Twitter CEO says two leaders to depart, hiring paused amid Musk takeover

May 12 (Reuters) – Two senior Twitter (TWTR.N) leaders who oversee the consumer and revenue divisions will depart the social media company, Chief Executive Officer Parag Agrawal told employees in a memo on Thursday, in one of the biggest shake-ups at the company since billionaire Elon Musk announced he would buy it for $44 billion. … Read more

Siemens to leave Russia due to Ukraine war, take hefty charge

Siemens to leave Russia due to Ukraine war, take hefty charge

Siemens to leave Russia after 170 years Russia makes up around 1% of total revenues Shares fall after earnings miss CEO condemns the war in Ukraine ZURICH, May 12 (Reuters) – Siemens (SIEGn.DE) will quit the Russian market due to the war in Ukraine, it said on Thursday, taking a 600 million euro ($630 million) … Read more

Explainer: Some patients reporting COVID rebounds after taking Pfizer pills

Explainer: Some patients reporting COVID rebounds after taking Pfizer pills

May 11 (Reuters) – More than 2.8 million courses of Pfizer Inc’s (PFE.N) COVID-19 oral antiviral treatment Paxlovid have been made available at pharmacies around the United States, with the Biden administration working to improve access to the drug. As Paxlovid has become more widely used, some patients have reported that COVID-19 symptoms recurred after … Read more

Nasdaq falls more than 3% as US inflation data gives little relief to investors

Nasdaq falls more than 3% as US inflation data gives little relief to investors

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, US, May 11, 2022. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register US consumer prices slow in April; inflation still high Coinbase falls on Q1 revenue slump, net loss Indexes: Dow down 1%, S&P 500 down … Read more

US judge says Musk recklessly tweeted that ‘funding secured’ for taking Tesla private

US judge says Musk recklessly tweeted that 'funding secured' for taking Tesla private

SAN FRANCISCO, May 10 (Reuters) – A US judge has determined that Elon Musk’s 2018 tweets that funding had been secured to take electric car maker Tesla private was inaccurate and reckless, saying “there was nothing concrete” about financing from Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund at that time. San Francisco-based US District Judge Edward Chen’s … Read more

Tesla exports first cars from Shanghai since reopening plant – media

Tesla exports first cars from Shanghai since reopening plant - media

A Tesla sign is seen at its factory in Shanghai, China, May 13, 2021. REUTERS/Aly Song Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SHANGHAI, May 11 (Reuters) – Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) on Wednesday made its first exports from China since reopening its Shanghai factory on April 19, as a shipment of 4,767 cars … Read more

S&P 500, Nasdaq end up but investors cautious before inflation data

S&P 500, Nasdaq end up but investors cautious before inflation data

All eyes on US CPI data on Wednesday Peloton falls as CEO says business “thinly capitalized” NEW YORK, May 10 (Reuters) – The S&P 500 and Nasdaq ended higher on Tuesday, with big growth shares rising after the previous day’s selloff as Treasury yields eased. At the same time, bank shares fell. The yield on … Read more

EXCLUSIVE Tesla halts production at Shanghai plant due to supply issues – sources

EXCLUSIVE Tesla halts production at Shanghai plant due to supply issues - sources

Tesla China-made Model 3 vehicles are seen during a delivery event at the carmaker’s factory in Shanghai, China January 7, 2020. REUTERS/Aly Song Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SHANGHAI, May 10 (Reuters) – Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) halted production at its Shanghai plant on Monday due to issues with securing parts for … Read more

South Korea hunts tungsten treasure in breed for rare minerals

South Korea hunts tungsten treasure in breed for rare minerals

S.Korean tungsten mine gets $100 million makeover Dozens of new mineral projects launched globally Green, digital booms fuel demand for rare minerals China is pre-eminent in critical minerals supply GRAPHIC-S.Korea’s reliance on China: SANGDONG, South Korea, May 9 (Reuters) – Blue tungsten winking from the walls of abandoned mine shafts, in a town that’s seen … Read more