Job Openings Ease, but Layoffs Are Little Changed

Latest Administration News - Wed, 11/30/2022 - 21:55
Government data for October shows the labor market is still strong, though cooling slightly.

Physicists Create ‘the Smallest, Crummiest Wormhole You Can Imagine’

Latest Business News - Wed, 11/30/2022 - 21:38
Scientists used a quantum computer to explore the ultimate escape route from a black hole.

Zelensky Rebukes Elon Musk’s Peace Proposal in DealBook Summit Talk

Latest Administration News - Wed, 11/30/2022 - 21:33
Speaking at the DealBook summit, the Ukrainian leader said the billionaire would do well to fully understand the situation before making pronouncements about it.

Markets Await Powell Speech for Hints on Rates

Latest Administration News - Wed, 11/30/2022 - 20:24
In his final public remarks before a crucial Fed meeting, the central bank’s chair will deliver a speech and answer questions about the outlook for inflation, jobs and the economy.

Here are the Top Questions for Today’s DealBook Summit Speakers

Latest Administration News - Wed, 11/30/2022 - 20:01
Andrew will interview Janet Yellen, Volodymyr Zelensky, Mark Zuckerberg, Andy Jassy, Ben Affleck and many more.

Protests Stretch China’s Censorship to Its Limits

Latest Administration News - Wed, 11/30/2022 - 19:49
Days later, videos of chants and confrontations are still visible on the Chinese internet. It’s a sign of how a groundswell outmatched the world’s best internet control system.

South Staffs Water reveals data hack

News Feed - Wed, 11/30/2022 - 19:11
Account numbers used for direct debit payments could have been hacked, South Staffordshire PLC says.

Eurostar security staff to strike in run-up to Christmas

News Feed - Wed, 11/30/2022 - 19:01
Members of the RMT union will walk out for four days in the run-up to 25 December in a row over pay.

Watch a Live Interview With Sam Bankman-Fried.

Latest Business News - Wed, 11/30/2022 - 18:59
Register for a free live interview on Nov. 30 with Mr. Bankman-Fried, the former chief executive of the failed crypto exchange FTX, by Andrew Ross Sorkin.

HSBC to shut 114 branches as more people bank online

News Feed - Wed, 11/30/2022 - 18:43
Banks have closed hundreds of branches in recent years as more people bank online and lenders cut costs.

Royal Mail workers begin fresh 48-hour strike

News Feed - Wed, 11/30/2022 - 16:42
It is the latest in a series of walkouts involving 115,000 workers and will hit deliveries.

Coffee prices jump as food inflation hits new high

News Feed - Wed, 11/30/2022 - 15:44
Meat, eggs and dairy also shot up, the British Retail Consortium says, forecasting a "bleak" winter".

Where Cowboys Fly and Cattle Set Sail: An Epic Food Journey

Latest Administration News - Wed, 11/30/2022 - 15:30
Exporting live cattle from northern Australia to Indonesia has created a unique culture, both a throwback and a modern marvel of globalization.

Amazon’s Halo Rise Wants to Review Your Sleep. (No, Thanks.)

Latest Business News - Wed, 11/30/2022 - 15:30
The new Halo Rise studies your body and breathing and rates your restfulness, from “Poor” to “Great.” Who needs this?

Is Spreading Medical Misinformation a Doctor’s Free Speech Right?

Latest Administration News - Wed, 11/30/2022 - 15:30
Two lawsuits in California have pre-emptively challenged a new law that would punish doctors for misleading patients about Covid-19.

Is Spreading Medical Misinformation a Doctor’s Free Speech Right?

Latest Business News - Wed, 11/30/2022 - 15:30
Two lawsuits in California have pre-emptively challenged a new law that would punish doctors for misleading patients about Covid-19.

David Lipton, Economic Diplomat, Will Step Down From Treasury

Latest Administration News - Wed, 11/30/2022 - 15:30
Mr. Lipton, who served in senior roles in the Clinton and Obama administrations and at the I.M.F., is retiring.