Where can disabled people easily travel? Survey names the top cities

Where can disabled people easily travel?  Survey names the top cities

The Valuable 500, a business coalition, released its list of the top 10 most accessible cities in the world. The report cited a survey conducted among 3,500 individuals with disabilities, who rated cities based on “transport links, proximity of accommodation to attractions, shops, and restaurants, and the availability of information about accessibility.” The survey was … Read more

Investors track data, Fed minutes

Investors track data, Fed minutes

Eurozone PMIs point to recession but slowdown eases Euro zone November flash PMI (purchasing managers’ index) readings on Wednesday reaffirmed that the 19-member currency bloc has entered recession, but the downturn in business slowed slightly. S&P Global’s flash composite PMI, which encompasses services and manufacturing and is seen as a reliable gauge of economic health, … Read more

Stock futures rise as investors weigh cross currents of latest earnings

Stock futures rise as investors weigh cross currents of latest earnings

Scott Eells | Bloomberg | Getty Images Stock futures rose early Thursday as investors responded to a weak outlook from retail chain Target early in the day, and results from Nvidia and Cisco that landed after the market closed. Investors are also anticipating more than half a dozen speakers from the Federal Reserve talking at … Read more

European markets cautious as investors assess Fed outlook

European markets cautious as investors assess Fed outlook

Stocks on the move: Informa up 6%, Roche down 4% Shares of inform climbed more than 6% in early trade to lead the Stoxx 600 after the British publishing company upgraded its 2022 guidance. At the bottom of the Stoxx 600, rock fell 4.7% after the Swiss pharmaceutical company’s Alzheimer’s drug candidate failed two long-awaited … Read more

Why these five states don’t sell lottery tickets

Why these five states don't sell lottery tickets

New York CNN Business — If residents of Alabama, Utah, Alaska, Hawaii or Nevada wanted a chance to win this week’s record Powerball jackpot, they had to travel to another state to buy a ticket. These five states do not offer government-operated lotteries or participate in interstate drawings with rollover jackpots such as Powerball or … Read more

Where can disabled people easily travel? Survey names the top cities

Where can disabled people easily travel?  Survey names the top cities

The Valuable 500, a business coalition, released its list of the top 10 most accessible cities in the world. The report cited a survey conducted among 3,500 individuals with disabilities, who rated cities based on “transport links, proximity of accommodation to attractions, shops, and restaurants, and the availability of information about accessibility.” The survey was … Read more

How student debt forgiveness recipients plan to spend

How student debt forgiveness recipients plan to spend

Any day now, federal student loan borrowers throughout the US could see their balances reduced by up to $20,000 thanks to President Biden’s student debt forgiveness plan. The administration is waiting on a green light from a federal judge to actually start reducing balances, but still says applicants can expect good news in the coming … Read more

Investors watch US midterm results

Investors watch US midterm results

Stocks on the move: Smiths Group up 5%, Evotec down 11% Quarterly earnings remain a key driver of individual share price movement in Europe. Shares of German drug company Evotec plunged more than 11% to the bottom of the Stoxx 600 after its results. At the top of the index, Smiths Group shares climbed 5% … Read more

How to Save Money On Electric and Heating Bills

How to Save Money On Electric and Heating Bills

Winter is coming, as they say, and with colder weather on the horizon, consumers should be prepared to pay higher energy bills in the near future. In September, the year-over-year inflation rate for energy services such as gas and electricity was nearly 20%. According to a recent report by the US Energy Information Administration, about … Read more

European markets open to close; US midterm elections watched closely

European markets open to close;  US midterm elections watched closely

Stocks on the move: Pandora up 6%, Persimmon down 8% Quarterly earnings reports continue to drive individual share price movement in Europe. Pandora shares climbed more than 6% in early trade to lead the Stoxx 600 after the Danish jeweler beat third-quarter profit expectations. At the bottom of the index, British housebuilder Persimmon fell 8.7% … Read more