Crypto exchange FTX has “a few billion” to support industry – Bankman-Fried

FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried poses for a picture, in an unspecified location, in this undated handout picture, obtained by Reuters on July 5, 2022. FTX/Handout via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register July 6 (Reuters) – Sam Bankman-Fried, head of one of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges, FTX, said he and his … Read more

EU airlines face strikes, struggle to find workers post-covid summer travel

Some airlines and airports are struggling with the post-covid demand for travel. Anadolu Agency | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images LONDON — Delays, cancellations and strikes. It’s been a messy time for many European tourist hotspots as airlines and airports struggle to cope with pent-up travel demand after Covid-19 lockdowns. Thousands of flights have been … Read more

Tesla’s quarterly deliveries fall on China’s COVID shutdown

Model Y cars are pictured during the opening ceremony of the new Tesla Gigafactory for electric cars in Gruenheide, Germany, March 22, 2022. Patrick Pleul/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register July 2 (Reuters) – Tesla Inc. (TSLA.O) delivered 17.9% fewer electric vehicles in the second quarter from … Read more

Pausing methotrexate improves booster response; first-trimester of pregnancy vaccination most beneficial

A pregnant woman receives a vaccine for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at Skippack Pharmacy in Schwenksville, Pennsylvania, US, February 11, 2021. REUTERS/Hannah Beier/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register June 30 (Reuters) – The following is a summary of some recent studies on COVID-19. They include research that warrants further study … Read more

EU agrees to deal on landmark MiCA cryptocurrency regulation

Bitcoin is a volatile asset, and has been known to swing more than 10% higher or lower in a single day. Jakub Porzycki | Nurphoto | Getty Images EU officials on Thursday secured an agreement on what is likely to be the first major regulatory framework for the cryptocurrency industry. The European Commission, EU lawmakers … Read more

Buckle Up: How investors can deal with crypto turbulence

Representations of cryptocurrencies Bitcoin, Ethereum, DogeCoin, Ripple, Litecoin are placed on PC motherboard in this illustration taken, June 29, 2021. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NEW YORK, June 30 (Reuters) – When Doug Milnes started buying cryptocurrencies in January of this year, he felt like it could become … Read more

Crypto crash threatens North Korea’s stolen funds as it ramps up weapons tests

SEOUL, June 29 (Reuters) – The nosedive in cryptocurrency markets has wiped out millions of dollars in funds stolen by North Korean hackers, four digital investigators say, threatening a key source of funding for the sanctions-stricken country and its weapons programmes. North Korea has poured resources into stealing cryptocurrencies in recent years, making it a … Read more

Bitcoin miners sell their holdings amid crypto winter’s chill

A small toy figure and representations of the virtual currency bitcoin stand on a motherboard in this picture illustration taken May 20, 2021. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register June 27 (Reuters) – Bitcoin miners have been forced to tap into their cryptocurrency stashes as a plunge in prices, … Read more

Ryanair cabin staff strike as labor unrest spreads across Europe

Surging inflation causing labor unrest across Europe Some Ryanair cabin crew demanding better conditions Budget airline says does not expect widespread summer disruption Other airlines face strikes amid struggles with staff shortages LISBON/BRUSSELS, June 24 (Reuters) – Some cabin crew at Ryanair went on strike in Belgium, Spain and Portugal on Friday in a dispute … Read more

Stocks temper their inflation expectations on copper pounding

S&P futures up 0.9%, European stocks gain 1.5% MSCI world stocks eyeing 2.5% weekly rise Copper falls more than 7% on week, oil down 2% German 10-year bond yields drop 4 bps LONDON, June 24 (Reuters) – World stocks headed for their first weekly gain in a month and Wall Street was set to open … Read more