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E-scooter sharing firm VOI raises $160 million to expand
  + stars: | 2020-12-01 | by ( Reuters Staff | ) www.reuters.com sentiment -0.98   time to read: +2 min
STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Sweden’s VOI Technology has raised $160 million in a funding round led by The Raine Group’s growth equity vehicle to help it fuel expansion, it said on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: New dock-free electric scooters Blabla Ride by French ridesharing startup BlaBlaCar and Voi Technology company are parked for rent in Paris, France, June 6, 2020. VNV Global, Balderton, Creandum and top chiefs and entrepreneurs at Delivery Hero, Klarna, iZettle, Kry and Amazon participated in the fresh round, VOI said in a statement. Hermansson, who said VOI was currently looking at expansion mainly in Europe, declined to comment on the valuation of the company. The new funding takes the Swedish company’s total funding to $325 million since 2018 - the year it was founded - and to $190 million over the last four months.
Persons: The Raine, Charles Platiau, lockdowns, VOI, Mathias Hermansson, ” Hermansson Organizations: Voi Technology, REUTERS, VNV, Amazon, Reuters Locations: STOCKHOLM, Paris, France, Hermansson, Europe, Swedish
Fed's Evans says economy 'screams out' for more fiscal help
  + stars: | 2020-12-01 | by ( Reuters Staff | ) www.reuters.com sentiment -0.99   time to read: 1 min
FILE PHOTO: Chicago Federal Reserve Bank President Charles Evans speaks during the Global Interdependence Center Members Delegation Event in Mexico City, Mexico, February 27, 2020. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido(Reuters) - The U.S. central bank is already doing “quite a lot” to boost the economy and has little scope to do much more, Chicago Federal Reserve Bank President Charles Evans said on Tuesday, calling again for more fiscal help from the U.S. Congress. “This is a real economic downturn, it’s a public health safety crisis, and so that screams out for remedies other than monetary policy,” Evans said in an interview aired Tuesday on CNN International. “There are very useful arguments that much of the country could stand to have additional relief during the current increased virus spread and the risks that the economy faces.”
Persons: Charles Evans, Edgard Garrido, ” Evans, Organizations: Chicago Federal Reserve Bank, REUTERS, Reuters, U.S . Congress, CNN International Locations: Mexico City, Mexico, U.S
BOSTON (Reuters) - Hedge fund industry veteran Chris James, who co-founded technology oriented Andor Capital nearly two decades ago, is launching a new firm that will focus on impact investing at a time these types of portfolios are delivering strong returns. The firm will launch with $250 million in capital and expects to raise more from institutional and retail investors later, a person familiar with its plans said. Last year these types of funds performed better than conventional funds, partly because they were underweight energy companies, Morningstar data show. “Companies that invest in their stakeholders are better, stronger companies as a result,” James, who also founded Partner Fund Management, said in a statement. Charles Penner, who most recently led activist hedge fund Jana Partners’ effort to push companies to become better corporate citizens, and Jennifer Grancio, a founder of BlackRock’s iShares business, are founding team members.
Persons: Chris James, ” James, Charles Penner, Jana, Jennifer Grancio, Ed Sun, David Swift, James, Michael O’Leary, Madeline Hawes Organizations: BOSTON, Investors, Morningstar, “ Companies, Fund Management, Jana Partners, Bain, Google Locations: Francisco
Delegates gloomy as final fish talks open at WTO
  + stars: | 2020-12-01 | by ( Emma Farge | ) www.reuters.com + 0.00   time to read: +2 min
GENEVA (Reuters) - A final round of negotiations at the World Trade Organization on cutting fisheries subsidies opened on Tuesday with some delegates seeing little hope for a deal by a 2020 deadline despite intensifying negotiations. FILE PHOTO: A delegate arrives before a meeting at the World Trade Organization (WTO) in Geneva, Switzerland, October 28, 2020. Switzerland’s ambassador Didier Chambovey, who is facilitating talks, told members last week that positions on potential exemptions for developing countries were “entrenched”. However, the draft text issued in November seen by Reuters still showed 51 pairs of square brackets -- indicating areas of non-agreement. An ambitious deal could lead to a 12.5 percent increase in global fish biomass by 2050, the Pew Charitable Trust said, based on a model it has shared with WTO negotiators.
Persons: Denis Balibouse, , , Didier Chambovey, Santiago Wills, Prince Charles, Brazil’s Roberto Azevedo Organizations: World Trade Organization, REUTERS, Geneva, Reuters, Pew Charitable Trust, WTO, Washington Locations: GENEVA, Geneva, Switzerland, , India, China, EU, United States, South Korea, Japan
Historic Liberia war crimes trial to open in Switzerland
  + stars: | 2020-12-01 | by ( Emma Farge | ) www.reuters.com + 0.00   time to read: +3 min
He is accused of war crimes listed as “recruitment and use of a child soldier, forced transportation, looting, cruel treatment of civilians, attempted murder, murder (directly or by order), desecration of a corpse and rape”. It is Switzerland’s first war crimes trial to be heard outside a military court. “This is historic for Switzerland and Liberia,” said Alain Werner, a Swiss lawyer at Geneva-based NGO Civitas Maxima which filed the complaint on behalf of victims. The NGO was researching war crimes with a Liberian partner when they discovered a rebel commander was living near Lake Geneva. Liberia’s former President Charles Taylor was sentenced in 2012 for war crimes in Sierra Leone, but was never convicted for Liberian acts.
Persons: Juda Ngwenya, Alieu Kosiah, , Alain Werner, Kosiah, Dimitri Gianoli, Charles Taylor, Hassan Bility, Elise Keppler Organizations: Free, REUTERS, Juda Ngwenya REUTERS, West, Liberian, Swiss, Federal, Reuters, Commission Locations: GENEVA, Liberian, Switzerland, Monrovia, Liberia, Swiss, Geneva, Lake Geneva, Bellinzona, Kosiah, Lofa, Sierra Leone, Europe
For Yazdan Yazdanpanah, a member of the Scientific Council, an independent advisory body consulted by the government, the experience showed the scientific community needed to work harder to make itself heard. The first lockdown had ended in May, cases were down sharply, and the country’s nearly 200,000 bars, restaurants and cafes were buzzing. The Scientific Council had warned officials to expect a resurgence of infections. On the agenda: the possible closure of all restaurants, bars and cafes across France, one person present told Reuters. In the high-stakes contest with France’s restaurant and café industry, scientists had been at a disadvantage, said Yazdanpanah, the Scientific Council member.
Persons: Francoise ”, Nicolas Sarkozy, Francois Hollande, crepes suzette, Pascal Mousset, Francoise, Charles Platiau, don’t, , texted, Alain Griset, Mousset, Griset, Chez Francoise, ” Griset, It’s, Restaurateurs, , Julien Borowczyk, Didier Lepelletier, Emmanuel Macron, Olivier Veran, Macron, Veran, Stephane Manigold, Jacques Bally, Philippe Etchebest, Gordon Ramsay, Alain Ducasse, Manigold, Bruno Le Maire, Le Maire, ” Manigold, ” Le Maire’s, Le Maire’s, “ Chez Francoise ”, Jean Castex, France’s, Yazdanpanah, “ We’re Organizations: PARIS, Reuters, REUTERS, Chez, Scientific Council, , Organisation for Economic Cooperation, Development, European Union, Eurostat, Scientific, U.S . government’s, for Disease Control, High Council, Public Health, CDC, Health, Vogue, Industry, Council, High Locations: Paris, France, Europe, U.S, Marseille, Bordeaux, Iran, Dorchester, WhatsApp
In its five-decade history, the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center hasn’t only been a mainstay at its namesake New York venue, it also has proved itself a cultural road warrior, giving concerts in 17 countries and 42 states in the U.S.And the organization hasn’t ceased its traveling, pandemic or no pandemic. On Wednesday, the group launches...
Organizations: Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, hasn’t Locations: New York, U.S
FILE PHOTO: George Washington is seen with printed medical mask on the one Dollar banknotes in this illustration taken, March 31, 2020. The euro and the New Zealand dollar both hit 2-1/2-year highs. In afternoon trading, the dollar index fell 0.7% to 91.318, hitting 91.263, the lowest since late April 2018. The euro hit a 2-1/2-year high vs dollar at $1.20.55 and last traded 1% higher at $1.2049. The New Zealand dollar hit its highest level since June 2018 and was last up 0.7% at US$0.7055, while the Canadian dollar rose versus the greenback, which dropped 0.4% to C$1.2954.
Persons: George Washington, Dado Ruvic, Steve Mnuchin, Nancy Pelosi, , John Doyle, it’s, Pelosi, Charles Schumer’s, Bitcoin, ” Sterling, Jerome Powell, Treasury’s Mnuchin Organizations: YORK, REUTERS, U.S, Treasury, “ Traders, Tempus, Inc, New, greenback, New Zealand, Scotiabank, Times Radio, Federal Reserve, Fed Locations: United States, Washington, New Zealand
California labor activists are asking President-elect Joe Biden to select Julie Su as his Secretary of Labor. Su, once dubbed the "bane of deadbeat employers," has served as California's Labor Secretary since 2019. "Thinking about Julie Su as Secretary of Labor is almost a physical sense of relief," one source in the labor movement told Business Insider. "Workers, especially workers of color, are hurting across the country," Marissa Nuncio, director of the Garment Worker Center in Los Angeles, told Business Insider. "I think she's very, very viable," Los Angeles County Federation of Labor President Ron Herrera, a supporter, told Bloomberg.
Persons: Joe Biden, Julie Su, Su, Jerry Brown, Gavin Newsom, Marissa Nuncio, Carlos Chavez, Bloomberg Law, Sen, Bernie Sanders, Andy Levin, Ron Herrera, Dolores Huerta, She's Organizations: Labor, Business, Gov, MacArthur Foundation, Workers, Garment Worker Center, MacAuthur Foundation, Los Angeles Times, Getty Images, Bloomberg, Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, Koreatown Immigrant Workers Alliance, Pilipino Workers Center of Southern, Los Angeles Alliance Locations: California, Southern California, Los Angeles, Los, Koreatown, Pilipino Workers Center of Southern California
Treasury yields rise despite coronavirus and economic concerns
  + stars: | 2020-12-01 | by ( Vicky Mckeever | ) www.cnbc.com sentiment -1.00   time to read: +1 min
ET, while the yield on the 30-year Treasury bond rose to 1.591%. U.S. Treasury yields rose on Tuesday morning, despite rapidly rising coronavirus cases across the country and an uncertain economic outlook as a result. Treasury yields climbed even though cases of Covid-19 continue to surge in the U.S., with confirmed infections reaching 13,541,224 on Monday, data compiled by Johns Hopkins University showed. On Monday, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said the economic outlook had become "extraordinarily uncertain," while speaking before Congress. Auctions will be held on Tuesday for $34 billion of 52-week bills, $30 billion of 119-day bills and $30 billion of 42-day bills.
Persons: Jerome Powell, Powell, Lael Brainard, Mary Daly, Charles Evans Organizations: Treasury, Johns Hopkins University, Federal, Fed, San Francisco Fed, Chicago Fed, PMI Locations: U.S
Zoom Video – Shares dropped nearly 14% as investors digested signs that the video conferencing company's explosive growth this year may be slowing. Tesla – The electric vehicle company rose more than 2% after S&P Dow Jones Indices gave an update on how the company will be added to the S&P 500. Nikola – Shares of the embattled electric vehicle company slid more than 16%, building on Monday's 27% drop, following an update on Nikola's agreement with GM. Nio — The Chinese electric vehicle company slid 7% after Nio reported its latest delivery numbers. Exxon Mobil — The stock rose more than 2% after the energy giant announced a more streamlined capital spending plan.
Persons: Eric Yuan, Dow, Tesla, Kohl's, Sephora, Nikola –, Nikola, Nio, Charles Schwab —, Wells, Schwab, Bernstein, BioNTech, Jesse Pound, Yun Li, Pippa Stevens Organizations: Communications Inc, Nasdaq, Dow Jones, Target, Ulta, GM, FedEx —, Barclays, FedEx, Moderna, Food and Drug Administration, Pfizer, European Medicines Agency, Exxon Mobil Locations: New York, Covid
Opinion | The Fallout From the Killing of an Iranian Nuclear Scientist
  + stars: | 2020-12-01 | by ( ) www.nytimes.com sentiment -1.00   time to read: +2 min
The Iranian people have spoken out repeatedly and at great personal cost, getting gunned down or imprisoned. The Iranian people have no hatred for Jews and no interest in imposing their dictates on their Sunni neighbors. President Barack Obama ignominiously turned his back on the Iranian people’s 2009 Green Revolution. The question now is whether President Biden will make the same mistake and side with the ayatollahs against their own people. Charles KnappRoxbury, Conn.To the Editor:Barbara Slavin describes the assassination of the military officer in charge of Iran’s nuclear bomb program as an illegal criminal act under international law.
Persons: Slavin, , Kenneth A, Margolis Chappaqua, Biden, , Barack Obama ignominiously, Charles Knapp Roxbury, Barbara Slavin Locations: Iran, United States, Israel, Conn, Yemen, Syria, Lebanon, Gaza, Iraq
S&P 500 to swallow Tesla in one gulp; shares surge
  + stars: | 2020-11-30 | by ( Arunima Kumar | Noel Randewich | ) www.reuters.com sentiment -0.99   time to read: +2 min
(Reuters) - Tesla Inc shares jumped 4% in extended trade on Monday after S&P Dow Jones Indices said it would add one of Wall Street’s most valuable companies to the S&P 500 index all at once on Dec. 21. REUTERS/Charles Platiau/File PhotoAdding Elon Musk’s Tesla to Wall Street’s most followed benchmark will force index funds to buy about $73 billion worth of its shares, S&P Dow Jones Indices said. At that time, S&P Dow Jones Indices said it would consult investors about whether to potentially add Tesla in two tranches a week apart to make the addition easier to handle for index funds. About a fifth of Tesla’s shares are closely held by Musk, the chief executive, and other insiders. S&P Dow Jones said it would announce on Dec. 11 which company Tesla would replace in the S&P 500.
Persons: Dow, Charles Platiau, Musk’s Tesla, Tesla, DJI, , Musk, Johnson, Dow Jones Organizations: Reuters, Tesla Inc, Dow Jones Indices, Tesla, REUTERS, , Toyota Motor, Volkswagen, General Motors, Johnson Locations: Paris, France, California
The popular Netflix series "The Crown" has taken viewers on a sweeping tour of modern history through the eyes of the British royal family, dramatizing pivotal events from the post-war era to Margaret Thatcher's administration. But the show's revisions to the historical record — embellishments, exaggerations and even some outright inventions — have long stoked debate among scholars and biographers, and now Britain's culture minister is weighing in. Oliver Dowden, the United Kingdom's secretary of state for culture, told the Mail on Sunday newspaper that he believes Netflix needs to make it abundantly clear to viewers that "The Crown" is a work of fiction, not a by-the-book history lesson. He told the British broadcaster ITV: "I worry people do think that this is gospel, and that's unfair." Sally Bedell Smith, the author of a biography of the queen, told NBC News that Morgan's credo might as well be summed up as "false drama and conflict overriding the truth."
Persons: Margaret Thatcher's, Oliver Dowden, Dowden, Windsor, Peter Morgan, Queen Elizabeth II's, Diana, Prince Charles, politicos, Dickie, Josh O'Connor, Emma Corrin, Charles Spencer, Elizabeth, Olivia Colman, Margaret Thatcher, Gillian Anderson, Morgan, Frost, Nixon, Sally Bedell Smith, Smith Organizations: Netflix, The Mail, NBC News, ITV Locations: Windsor, Buckingham, British
12 merry and gay movies to spice up your holiday
  + stars: | 2020-11-30 | by ( Dan Avery | ) www.nbcnews.com + 0.00   time to read: +9 min
This year, at least four LGBTQ-inclusive Christmas movies landed on cable channels and streaming services. While “The Family Stone” doesn’t reinvent the holiday movie, it does shake up conventions about expectations when it comes to romance. She and John Goodman play a couple of 40 years who want to have one last “perfect” family Christmas before announcing their impending divorce. Though a bit heavy-handed, “Holiday Heart” has a surprisingly good pedigree: Directed by Robert Townshend and produced by Robert DeNiro, it earned Woodard a Golden Globe. 'Rent' (2005)Every holiday movie list needs a musical, and “White Christmas” wasn’t going to cut it.
Persons: it’s, Lifetime’s, Zola, It’s, Hulu’s, Sarah Jessica Parker, Meredith, Diane Keaton, Gunn, Keith Jordan, ” Nathan, Adamo Ruggiero, Nathan, Carol, Charles Dickens ’, , Vanessa Williams, grinchiness, Betty, Williams, Ebony Scrooge, Kathy Griffin, Todd Haynes, Cate Blanchett, Therese, Rooney Mara, Sam ”, Jessie Nelson, John Goodman, Olivia Wilde, Amanda Seyfried, Squibb, Marisa Tomei, Chalamet, Anthony Mackie, Mervyn Nelson, Jay, Rue McClanahan, Fannie Flagg, Candy Darling, Gary Sanders, , Alfre Woodard, Robert Townshend, Robert DeNiro, Woodard, Dawn Davenport, John Waters, doesn't, Dawn, Mink, Rudolph the Red, Rudolph — I’m, Bass, Rudolph, Hermey, Sean Baker’s, Kitana Kiki Rodriguez, Alexandra, Mya Taylor, Rodriguez, Taylor, Jodie Foster, Holly Hunter, Claire Danes, Anne Bancroft, Charles Durning, Dylan McDermott, Robert Downey Jr, Tommy, Larson, Bing Crosby, Rosemary Clooney, you’ve, Jonathan Larson’s, Anthony Rapp et, Diehard, Tinashe, Jordan Fisher, Brennin Hunt, Vanessa Hudgens, Valentina, Angel Organizations: Hallmark, Lifetime, Paramount, City, VH1, Greenwich Village, Golden Globe, Rankin, NBC, Twitter, Facebook Locations: America, , Manhattan, , Cincinnati, New York
Slideshow ( 3 images )BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union will begin discussions on Monday on how best to improve transatlantic relations after the departure of U.S. President Donald Trump, EU officials said. Those areas on health, notably fighting the COVID-19 pandemic, boosting the economic recovery, combating climate change, promoting peace and security and upholding shared values, including a belief in multilateral rules. EU leaders are expected to debate transatlantic relations when they convene for a summit on Dec. 10-11. European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen has said the United States and the European Union need to forge a new transatlantic alliance in areas such as climate change and the digital economy. Von der Leyen said the EU was looking forward to the United States rejoining the Paris agreement, which Biden has said he will do.
Persons: Donald Trump, Joe Biden, Charles Michel, Biden, Ursula von der Leyen, Trump, Von der Leyen Organizations: European Union, Trump, Belgian, European Council Locations: BRUSSELS, United States, Paris, Iran, America
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union will begin discussions on Monday on how best to “renew and reinvigorate” transatlantic relations after the departure of U.S. President Donald Trump, according to an internal document seen by Reuters. “The EU should agree a set of concrete priorities on which to engage the new US leadership,” it said. EU leaders are expected to debate transatlantic relations when they convene for a summit on Dec. 10-11. However, one EU diplomat cautioned against any assumption that the EU and the United States would agree on all issues. European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen has said the EU is looking forward to the United States rejoining the Paris agreement, which Biden has said he will do.
Persons: Donald Trump, Joe Biden, Trump, , , Biden, Charles Michel, Ursula von der Leyen Organizations: European Union, Reuters, EU, U.S, European Commission, Financial Times, Belgian, European Council Locations: BRUSSELS, Europe, United States, Paris, Iran, Washington, United, China
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union members debated on Monday how best to “renew and reinvigorate” transatlantic relations after the departure of U.S. President Donald Trump, according to an internal document seen by Reuters. “The EU should agree a set of concrete priorities on which to engage the new US leadership,” it said. Despite divisions between EU members - with France seeking more autonomy from Washington and eastern Europe keen to keep the United States close - there was broad agreement on the focus areas on Monday, an EU official said. However, one EU diplomat cautioned against any assumption that the EU and the United States would agree on all issues. European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen has said the EU is looking forward to the United States rejoining the Paris agreement, which Biden has said he will do.
Persons: Donald Trump, Joe Biden, Trump, , , Biden, Charles Michel, Ursula von der Leyen Organizations: Union, Reuters, EU, U.S, European Commission, European Locations: BRUSSELS, France, Washington, Europe, United States, China, Paris, Iran, United
Rockefeller Center Limits Christmas Tree Viewings to 5 Minutes
  + stars: | 2020-11-30 | by ( Charles Passy | ) www.wsj.com sentiment -0.98   time to read: 1 min
Holiday revelers, take note: You can still see the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree this year, but don’t plan on gazing for long. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and Tishman Speyer, the real-estate company that owns and manages Rockefeller Center, announced a series of coronavirus pandemic-related safety protocols Monday for visitors planning to take in the tree. Chief among them: a five-minute viewing limit. Visitors...
Persons: Bill de Blasio, Tishman Speyer Organizations: Rockefeller, Rockefeller Center Locations: New York City
John Fetterman, Pennsylvania's lieutenant governor, spoke to Business Insider about President Donald Trump, voter fraud, criminal justice reform, and his state's East vs. West rivalry. In 2024, however, he fully expects Donald Trump to be a candidate for US president. And I think that's one of the main missing links and criminal justice conversation in America today. If Donald Trump tweeted one plus one equals three, they would put a thing saying "this is in dispute." Like, if that doesn't help my Philadelphia cred, oh my god, I don't know what I got for you.
Persons: John Fetterman, Donald Trump, Fetterman, he's, It's, I'm, Matt Rourke, — they've, there's, they've, Trump, That's, Wolf, Hillary Clinton, He's, Republicans —, Barack Obama, Gisele Fetterman, Keith Srakocic, Tom Wolf, Gov, Marc Levy, I've, you've, , Braddock, Donald Trump's, they'll, They're, we're, Hugo Chavez, Dan Patrick, hasn't, Joe Biden, You've, that's, it's, Bill O'Leary, Sheetz, McBeam, Gritty, Steely McBeam, Matt Rourke Real, Biden Organizations: Business, AP, White, Republicans, Gov, Pennsylvania, CNN, Trump, Biden, Democratic Senate, Twitter, American, Steelers, Eagles, Washington, Philadelphia, West, Pittsburgh, Penguins, Philadelphia Eagles, Pittsburgh Steelers, Philadelphia Flyers, Gritty, Farm, Republican, GSA, The New York Times, Republican Party, Fox News Locations: Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, Pa, Luzerne County, Braddock , PA, America, Braddock, Philadelphia, United States, Texas, Philly, Wawa, Western Pennsylvania, Southeastern Pennsylvania, Turkey, Sheetz, Western
ET Covid-19 Live Updates: Officials Fear Thanksgiving Travelers Could Drive Virus Surge Federal officials have urged Americans returning from Thanksgiving travel to cut down on unnecessary activity, and cautioned that they should assume they are carrying the virus. “Assume that you were exposed”: Officials warn of fallout from Thanksgiving travel. Advocacy groups estimate that there were roughly 50,000 delivery workers before the pandemic — a number they say has grown exponentially. The students, the first group of international students allowed in since March, arrived at Darwin International Airport in the Northern Territory from Singapore. According to research from Victoria University, the loss of international students is also affecting the makeup of Australia’s cities.
Persons: Jonah Markowitz, epidemiologists, Annabelle Cottee, , , Dr, Anthony S, “ you’re, Henry Walke, Fauci, ” Dr, Deborah L, ” Gov, Philip D, Murphy, ” Mr, Bill de Blasio, — Ethan Hauser, James Gorman, Jose A, Alvarado Jr, Uber, DoorDash, Paul Miller, Charles Darwin, , Xitao Jiang Organizations: LaGuardia Airport, ., The New York Times, Transportation, Administration, United Airlines, AAA, America ”, Disease Control, Sunday, New York Times, , Fox News, York, Washington , D.C, Drivers, University of Sydney, Australian Associated Press, Associated Press, Monday, Darwin International Airport, Charles Darwin University, Victoria University, South, Australian, Australian Broadcasting Corporation Locations: United States, T.S.A, U.S, Montana and Wyoming, California, New Jersey, Newark, New York City, New York, Washington ,, Australia, Northern Territory, Singapore, China, Hong Kong, Japan, Vietnam, Indonesia, Darwin, South Australia, Australian Capital Territory
Gerald Herbert | APAn unforgiving hurricane season shattered records this year, producing the most named storms ever seen in the Atlantic and battering parts of Central America and the U.S. Gulf Coast. The Atlantic season officially runs from June 1 to Nov. 30. But one thing is clear: No previous hurricane season in recorded history has had so many storms. The strongest hurricane was Hurricane Iota, which struck Central America and Colombia as the latest known Atlantic hurricane to become a Category 5. "Many millions of people along both the Gulf Coast and the Atlantic Coast were impacted by these storms," Bell said.
Persons: Danielle Fontenot, Hunter, La, Gerald Herbert, Hurricane Katrina, Wilfred, Laura, Biden, Gerry Bell, Bell Organizations: Hurricane Delta, Atlantic, National Oceanic, Atmospheric Administration, Scientists, NOAA, Hurricane, Meteorological Organization, Tropical, Ocean, Iota, CNBC Environment, Paris Climate Locations: Hurricane, Lake Charles, Central America, U.S, Gulf Coast, Caribbean, ., Colombia, Guatemala, The U.S, Gulf, Louisiana, Paris
PATTI LABELLE’S superpower is a spellbinding scream — a refined shriek, really — that makes hairs stand at attention, bones shiver and spines twist. That’s when it hit me — “Creole Lady Marmalaaaaade,” the last word of those titular lyrics, which debuted the year before, filling the air. My first Patti LaBelle moment. There’s no such thing as a passive response to a Patti LaBelle song — nor should there be. But there was something so relatable about LaBelle, who reminded you of your favorite church soloist or the girl at the high school talent show who could saaang, not just sing.
Persons: PATTI, , Marmalaaaaade, Patti LaBelle, , LaBelle, Aretha Franklin, Diana Ross, Shirley Caesar, Gladys Knight, Inez Andrews, Chaka Khan, Natalie Cole, Thomas A, Dorsey, Ma Rainey, Lord, , Ray Charles, churchgoers, Sam Cooke, Johnnie Taylor, Franklin Locations: Bronx
However, Betterment will reimburse any foreign transaction fees charged by Visa. But know that you will pay foreign transaction fees on non-360 accounts. ChimeYou won't pay foreign transaction fees with your Chime Spending Account if you have "International Transactions" turned on under your account settings. RobinhoodThe Robinhood Cash Management Account doesn't charge foreign transaction fees or out-of-network ATM fees. Debit card foreign transaction fees at other banksWhat is a foreign transaction fee, and how does it work?
Persons: Charles Schwab, Robinhood Organizations: American, Visa, Visa . Capital, Schwab, Mastercard
A vaccine pulls forward economic recovery next year: Liz Ann Sonders
  + stars: | 2020-11-30 | by ( ) www.cnbc.com + 1.00   time to read: 1 min
A vaccine pulls forward economic recovery next year: Liz Ann SondersLiz Ann Sonders, Charles Schwab chief investment strategist, joins 'Poweer Lunch' to discuss her market predictions for 2021 and her take on the market today.
Persons: Liz Ann, Liz Ann Sonders, Charles Schwab
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