Cryptocurrencies tumble, with bitcoin falling 15% and ether down 20%

The price of bitcoin fell below $39,000 on Friday.

Markets are expected to remain on edge as the Fed meets in the week ahead

The Federal Reserve's meeting trumps everything else for markets in the week ahead, as investors await any new clues on its plans to raise interest rates.

Secretary of State Blinken warns of severe response if a single Russian force enters Ukraine in an aggressive way

"We've given Russia two paths. There's a path of diplomacy and dialogue... But there's also a path of its renewed aggression and massive consequences," Blinken said.

Kevin O'Leary reacts to a 29-year-old USPS worker who made over $90,000 last year: 'He's done a great job in his budget'

Investor Kevin O'Leary thinks 29-year-old Jordan Myers has done a "great job" with his budget. Here's why.

Secretary of State Blinken meets with Russian counterpart in bid to prevent Ukraine invasion

Secretary of State Blinken told his Russian counterpart that the Kremlin could defuse concerns about an invasion by moving troops away from Ukraine's borders.

Tech stocks just had their worst week since March 2020 as Peloton and Netflix scared investors

The Nasdaq suffered its steepest weekly drop since March 2020, as investors turn their attention to quarterly results from Big Tech.

Tom Cruise's 'Mission Impossible 7' and '8' have been delayed until 2023 and 2024

Paramount Pictures and Skydance said the seventh and eighth installments in the "Mission Impossible" franchise would be delayed due to the lingering pandemic.

The biggest travel trend of 2022: Go big, spend big

No longer willing to wait, travelers are booking big "bucket list" trips this year to make up for lost time, despite rising costs in the industry.

Nasdaq tumbles 2% Friday, notches worst week since 2020 and falls deeper into correction territory

The Nasdaq Composite dropped on Friday as sharp losses in streaming giant Netflix dragged the technology-focused index deeper into correction territory.

Bitcoin falls another 8% as cryptocurrencies extend steep losses

Bitcoin was trading at around $35,000, about half of its value since hitting its November high.

IMF chief says Fed rate hike could 'throw cold water' on global recovery

The IMF expects the global economic recovery to continue, Kristalina Georgieva said, but stressed that it was "losing some momentum."

Two years since Covid was first confirmed in U.S., the pandemic is worse than anyone imagined

With the emergence of omicron, the future course of the pandemic is unclear as experts struggle to understand how new variants emerge.

Biden, Japan's Kishida discuss Ukraine crisis, North Korean nuclear ambitions during virtual talks

NATO and G-7 members have previously pledged their support for Ukraine amid Russia's aggressive military buildup.

Europe not experiencing anything like 'The Great Resignation,' ECB's Lagarde says

Inflation in the euro area is unlikely to surge to levels seen in the U.S., European Central Bank President Christine Lagarde said on Friday.

Cambodia prime minister's trip to Myanmar was not to legitimize the junta, says minister delegate

Hun Sen visited Myanmar in early January for talks with its military rulers since the regime ousted former leader Aung San Suu Kyi in a coup last year.]

China's zero-Covid policy now looks like a 'burden' and it needs to reassess, IMF says

The International Monetary Fund's managing director said Friday that China's zero-Covid policy is increasingly looking like a "burden."

Singapore will extend Covid booster program to teens aged 12 to 17

Singapore is extending its Covid booster program to teens aged between 12 and 17, authorities said. Previously, only those 18 and over were eligible.

Amazon stock just had its worst week since 2018

Prior to Friday's close, Amazon's worst week was Dec. 21, 2018.

Netflix and Microsoft show that video gaming has become too big for tech giants to ignore

Gaming has become an important part of global entertainment, especially with young audiences.

Australia wouldn't let Novak Djokovic in, but backpackers are accepted with open arms

Australia is inviting backpackers because it wants to reduce labor shortages that have been made worse by Covid-19.

Central banks are 'sleeping at the driving wheel' as inflation spirals, says Brazil minister

Brazil's economic minister warned Friday that Western central bankers are "sleeping at the driving wheel" as economies slip deeper into a high inflation environment.

Arguing with your partner over Covid? You're not alone, with the pandemic straining many relationships

Disagreements over Covid restrictions, child vaccination and even the very existence of the virus have seen some relationships pushed to breaking point.

Warren Buffett's MidAmerican Energy plans $3.9 billion renewables project in Iowa  

The United States is already home to a well-developed onshore wind sector.

Oil majors TotalEnergies and Chevron withdraw from Myanmar citing worsening humanitarian crisis

The U.N. says the situation in Myanmar has been worsening since the turn of the year, warning that people in the country are facing an unprecedented crisis.

The dust has settled on COP26. Now the hard work begins

The outcome of negotiations at COP26 left many frustrated, but a number of high-profile pledges and announcements were made during the summit.

Michael Dell Op-ed: There will never be a post-Covid world

Exactly two years after the CDC confirmed the first Covid case in the U.S., Michael Dell says we've learned a lot, including this: we're never going back.

Many Pacific Island nations have kept Covid at bay. But attempts to reopen are fraught with danger

Many of the small island states nestled in the Pacific Ocean have had no new cases of the virus for months.

Netflix shares fall 20% on slowing subscriber growth

Netflix reported earnings after the bell. Here are the results.

$2.5 billion wiped from Peloton's market value as shares tumble below IPO price

Peloton's stock hit an all-time intraday high of $171.09 on Jan. 14 of last year.

Singapore's second SPAC made its debut on Friday ? and a third one is on its way

Pegasus Asia is the first Singapore-listed special purpose acquisition company with international backers such as European asset manager Tikehau Capital.


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