Amazon hands out shipping software to merchants, including on rival sites

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(Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc on Thursday said it would give merchants free software for managing shoppers’ orders on and off its platform, as the retailer extends its e-commerce reach. The company is ending monthly fees of Veeqo, a shipping software firm it recently bought, for sellers including when they fulfill orders via rival platforms like… Continue reading Amazon hands out shipping software to merchants, including on rival sites

Musk Bid to Nix $44B Twitter Deal Thwarted As Google Divests Telecom Project

Twitter’s legal team has hit back on Elon Musk’s push to terminate the $44 billion agreement to acquire the social networking company over a deal the company reached with a whistleblower. Last week, Musk’s lawyers reiterated that the $7 million Twitter paid to silence its former security chief gives them leeway to move away from… Continue reading Musk Bid to Nix $44B Twitter Deal Thwarted As Google Divests Telecom Project

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Five Top Lithium Stocks to Consider Immediately

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Lithium prices could push even higher. All because the U.S. does not have the battery mining operations in place it desperately needs, according to Piedmont Mining CEO Keith Phillips.  Sure, the Biden Administration wants to halve the number of gas-powered vehicles on the roads by 2030.   But, according to Phillips, “Yes, we’ll [eventually] have enough,… Continue reading Five Top Lithium Stocks to Consider Immediately

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Three Safe High-Yielding Dividend Stocks to Consider

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With sky-high inflation, potential recession, and the potential for geopolitical disaster, some of the best stocks to own are high-yielding dividend stocks. According to NerdWallet contributor Chris Davis, “Investing in companies with a strong track record of paying — and increasing — dividends can lead to stable cash flow even during recessions. Another option is… Continue reading Three Safe High-Yielding Dividend Stocks to Consider

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U.S. to allow baby formula imports amid nationwide shortage

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By Ahmed Aboulenein and Eric Beech WASHINGTON (Reuters) -The United States will allow baby formula imports from foreign makers that do not usually sell their products here, the Food and Drug Administration said on Monday, as it tries to ease a nationwide shortage that has left parents scrambling to feed their babies. The temporary move… Continue reading U.S. to allow baby formula imports amid nationwide shortage

Gold ticks up as dip in U.S. yields loosens dollar’s grip

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By Ashitha Shivaprasad (Reuters) – Gold rose slightly on Monday as a retreat in U.S. Treasury yields offset headwinds from a relatively firm dollar, which, along with looming interest rate hikes, earlier pushed bullion to a more than three-and-a-half-month low. Spot gold rose 0.3% to $1,817.12 per ounce by 1:52 p.m. ET (1752 GMT), after… Continue reading Gold ticks up as dip in U.S. yields loosens dollar’s grip

Wall Street rallies, weekly losing streak continues

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By Stephen Culp NEW YORK (Reuters) – Wall Street surged on Friday to end higher, closing the book on a week of wild market gyrations as relief at signs of peaking inflation vied with fears that policy tightening by the Federal Reserve could tilt the economy into recession. Gains were led by a rebound in… Continue reading Wall Street rallies, weekly losing streak continues

Oil jumps 4% as U.S. gasoline prices hit record high

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By Scott DiSavino NEW YORK (Reuters) -Oil prices rose about 4% on Friday as U.S. gasoline prices jumped to a record high, China looked ready to ease pandemic restrictions and investors worried supplies will tighten if the European Union bans Russian oil. Brent futures rose $4.10, or 3.8%, to settle at $111.55 a barrel. U.S.… Continue reading Oil jumps 4% as U.S. gasoline prices hit record high

Accused NY subway shooter pleads not guilty to terrorism, weapons charges

Accused NY subway shooter pleads not guilty to terrorism, weapons charges

By Luc Cohen and Brendan Pierson NEW YORK (Reuters) -A man charged with last month’s mass shooting in a New York subway, one of the most violent attacks in the history of the city’s transit system, pleaded not guilty to terrorism and weapons charges in Brooklyn federal court on Friday. Frank James, 62, is accused… Continue reading Accused NY subway shooter pleads not guilty to terrorism, weapons charges