Stock futures are flat after another losing week on Wall Street

Traders on the floor of the NYSE, July 1, 2022. Source: NYSE Stock futures were flat in overnight trading after the major averages finished another losing week. Stock futures tied to the Dow Jones Industrial Average slipped 10 points or 0.03%. S&P 500 futures inched marginally higher, and Nasdaq 100 futures edged 0.19% higher. The … Read more

U.S. flight disruptions finally ease as the holiday weekend winds down

Lighted tunnel in the United Airlines terminal, O’Hare International Airport, Chicago Illinois. Andrew Woodley | Universal Images Group via Getty Images US airline delays eased on Monday as weather improved, relief for travelers and airlines as the July Fourth holiday weekend comes to an end. As of Monday afternoon, about 1,200 US flights were delayed … Read more

What’s required to travel to Thailand? Only one Covid document now

Travelers wondering what it’s like to visit Thailand now may be interested to know the country is “allowing almost everything” again. That’s according to the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), the governmental entity responsible for promoting tourism to the country. Masks are no longer required, and the country’s color-coded system — which placed limits that … Read more

Turkey’s annual inflation soars to almost 79%

Shoppers stroll the aisles of a bazaar in Konya, Turkey. The country is experiencing brutal inflation, with food and non-alcoholic beverage prices rising 70.3% year over year for March. Diego Cupolo | Nurphoto | Getty Images Inflation in Turkey rose close to 79% last month, the highest the country has seen in a quarter of … 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

Here are the China trends investors bet money on so far in 2022

A factory in Suqian, Jiangsu province, China, on May 9, 2022. Future Publishing | Future Publishing | Getty Images BEIJING — By the numbers, manufacturing companies in China snagged the most investment deals in the first half of the year among 37 sectors tracked by business database Qimingpian. In fact, the number of early-stage to … Read more

How would a G-7 price cap on Russian oil work?

The G7 has floated the idea of ​​an oil price cap, but experts are doubtful about how effective this would be. Picture Alliance | Picture Alliance | Getty Images The world’s seven-largest industrialized economies have floated the idea of ​​a price cap on Russian oil to further squeeze the Kremlin’s ability to fund its onslaught … Read more

Asia-Pacific markets are mixed as investors search for direction

SINGAPORE — Australian stocks rose more than 1% while Hong Kong and South Korean markets were lower on Monday ahead of Australia and Malaysia central bank decisions this week. The S&P/ASX 200 advanced 1.26%, with banking and retail stocks in the green. Japan and mainland China markets were also higher. The Nikkei 225 in Japan … Read more

In Putin’s evil vs. good war against Ukraine, the forces of good prevailed at NATO this week

Frederick Kempe is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Atlantic Council. This is a story of evil versus good. It’s the story of a despot’s ruthless attacks on civilian targets in Ukraine, versus the historic, but nonetheless insufficient, rallying of democratic states to save the country. At midday on Monday, in the central … Read more

American Airlines scheduling glitch allows pilots to drop thousands of July flights

An American Airlines Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner approaches for a landing at the Miami International Airport on December 10, 2021 in Miami, Florida. Joe Raedle | Getty Images A glitch in a scheduling platform allowed American Airlines pilots to drop thousands of trips in July last night, their union said Saturday, a headache for the airline … Read more