Stuck monkeypox vaccines raise risk of spillover, wider outbreak

Stuck monkeypox vaccines raise risk of spillover, wider outbreak

There are growing concerns that a monkeypox vaccination campaign could be halted amid a shortage of supplies. Xinhua Press Agency | Getty Images Concerns are mounting that the chance to contain the escalating monkeypox outbreak may be closed, with vaccine shortages leaving some at-risk groups waiting weeks to get stung. Health professionals have warned that … Read more

China’s heat wave could have a knock-on effect on the economy: Economist

China’s heat wave could have a knock-on effect on the economy: Economist

A civilian wearing a breathing mask to escape the heat is driving on the road in China on May 23, 2019. Electricity taxes in China’s Henan province hit a new record on Monday, mainly driven by demand for air conditioning, as scorching heat waves spread across regions north of the Yangtze River. Vcg | Visual … Read more

Starbucks chief of operations leaves as coffee chain eliminates ‘reinvention’ role

Starbucks chief of operations leaves as coffee chain eliminates ‘reinvention’ role

Starbucks Chief Operating Officer John Culver is leaving the company after two decades from the coffee chain, as part of a restructuring that will eliminate his role. His departure comes in the midst of a wider reshuffle of executives at Starbucks. Former CEO Kevin Johnson retired earlier this year, returning Howard Schultz to the helm … Read more

Energy bills are putting pressure on businesses and people as UK costs rise

Energy bills are putting pressure on businesses and people as UK costs rise

A main street decorated with British Union Jack bunting in Penistone, UK. The End Fuel Poverty Coalition has warned that “a tsunami of fuel poverty will hit the country this winter”. Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images LONDON — Faced with rising energy bills, rising costs and rapidly declining consumer purchasing power, small businesses in … Read more

Companies ‘can’t really plan’ in confused economic cycles, Jim Cramer warns investors

CNBC’s Jim Cramer advised investors on Thursday to accept that companies will most likely continue to struggle with planning for the future as they adapt to rapid, constantly changing changes in the economy. “You can’t really plan in an environment like that — you just have to guess,” said the host of “Mad Money.” “And … Read more

Nancy Tengler on How to Trade the Market, Which Tech Stocks to Buy

Market veteran Nancy Tengler says talking about a new bull market is premature, as she calls her favorite “reliable” stocks. “I think this rally has been excellent,” Tengler, CEO and chief investment officer of Laffer Tengler Investments, told CNBC “Squawk Box Asia” last week. “Since mid-June we have increased risk in our portfolios and that … Read more

This Fidelity growth fund is one of the best. This is what it bought

The Fidelity Growth Company fund has had an excellent decade. The independent rating company Morningstar, which gives it a five-star rating, says it is one of the best-performing funds of the past 10 years. The fund has $45.4 billion in assets under management and invests in domestic and foreign companies that the advisor believes have … Read more

See Ford’s futuristic vision for its Lincoln luxury brand

Lincoln Model L100 Concept Lincoln Ford Motor unveiled a sleek, futuristic concept car on Thursday to showcase the company’s vision for its Lincoln luxury brand. The Model L100 concept pays tribute to Lincoln’s 1922 Model L — the automaker’s first luxury vehicle — while showing his vision of what an electric, autonomous luxury car could … Read more

Ether (ETH) price surpasses bitcoin (BTC) as ethereum merger approaches

Ether has vastly outperformed bitcoin since both cryptocurrencies bottomed out in June 2022. Ether’s superior gains have come as investors anticipate a major upgrade to the ethereum blockchain dubbed “the merger”. Getty Images Since bottoming out in mid-June, ether has significantly outperformed bitcoin as investors anticipate a major upgrade to the ethereum blockchain. Bitcoin hit … Read more

US to provide vaccines for Pride, other events attended by gay men

The US will provide 50,000 doses of monkeypox vaccine specifically for major events with a high turnout of gay and bisexual men in an effort to better reach the community currently most at risk, health officials said Thursday. dr. Rochelle Walensky, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said communities hosting Pride and … Read more