European stocks, Dow futures rise on stimulus hopes, while Bayer skids on profit warning

European stocks, Dow futures rise on stimulus hopes, while Bayer skids on profit warning

Europe Markets Published: Oct. 1, 2020 at 3:36 a.m. ET German chemicals giant Bayer’s logo is pictured at the Bayer headquarters in Leverkusen. roberto pfeil/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images European stocks rose Thursday on the first day of the final quarter, helped by hopes U.S. lawmakers will reach a deal to provide new stimulus. The Stoxx Europe…

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Tokyo Stock Exchange suspends day’s trade after worst-ever system glitch

Tokyo Stock Exchange suspends day’s trade after worst-ever system glitch

TOKYO (Reuters) – A hardware failure shut down trading on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Thursday in the worst outage ever suffered by the world’s third-largest stock market, which said it aimed to reopen on Friday.The TSE’s first full-day suspension since it began all-electronic trading in 1999 left investors searching in vain to buy back…

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CDC extends cruise ship no-sail order through the end of October

CDC extends cruise ship no-sail order through the end of October

CDC extends cruise ship no-sail order through the end of October The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Wednesday an extension to the no-sail order for cruise ships, restricting cruise ships from operating out of caution for the coronavirus pandemic. The order suspends operations for cruise ships that can carry above 250 passengers through…

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Lawmakers pass energy bill in special session to change the way utility companies are regulated

Lawmakers pass energy bill in special session to change the way utility companies are regulated

HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) – Lawmakers are back at the state capitol for a special session.On Wednesday, the State House voted on ten bills and the State Senate will take those issues up on Thursday. The big item on their Wednesday agenda was a bill called “Take back our grid.”The legislation is aimed at changing how utility…

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Now at the Boarding Gate: Coronavirus Tests

Now at the Boarding Gate: Coronavirus Tests

Airlines and airports are offering the tests as a way for travelers whose results are negative to avoid quarantines at their destinations, and to revive travelers’ faith in flying.Hawaiian Airlines planes at the Daniel K. Inouye International Airport in Honolulu. The airline will soon have drive-through testing sites in San Francisco and Los Angeles so Hawaii-bound…

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Court approves $800M settlement for MGM Resorts, Vegas shooting victims

Court approves $800M settlement for MGM Resorts, Vegas shooting victims

LAS VEGAS — A court on Wednesday approved a settlement totaling $800 million from casino company MGM Resorts International and its insurers to more than 4,400 relatives and victims of the Las Vegas Strip shooting that was the deadliest in recent U.S. history.The action makes final a deal settling dozens of lawsuits on the eve…

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Shares of Elon Musk’s privately held SpaceX soar on satellite dreams

Shares of Elon Musk’s privately held SpaceX soar on satellite dreams

Forget Tesla. Shares of Elon Musk’s rocket company are soaring to new heights on growing excitement over its burgeoning satellite business, The Post has learned. Demand for privately held shares of SpaceX has jumped 25 percent in recent weeks, driven by fresh headlines about plans to launch a network of 12,000 pint-size satellites that can…

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Olive Garden’s parent Darden accused of discrimination over tipping policies

Olive Garden’s parent Darden accused of discrimination over tipping policies

Olive Garden’s parent company, Darden Restaurants, Inc., has been accused of violating the Civil Rights Act of 1964 with its tipping policies, according to recent reports.On Tuesday, nonprofit group One Fair Wage filed a federal complaint against Darden, saying that since its tipped workers are paid less than minimum wage, they are subject to sexual…

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