Tag: The Wall Street Journal

  • US dollar firms by jobless claims data

    NEW YORK, March 2 (Xinhua) — The U.S. dollar strengthened in late trade on Thursday as market participants analyzed the latest labor market data. The dollar index, which measures the greenback against six major peers, rose 0.52 percent to 105.0284. In late New York trading, the euro fell to US$1.0591 from US$1.0656 in the previous […]

  • US dollar falls after services PMI report

    NEW YORK, March 3 (Xinhua) — The U.S. dollar weakened in late trade on Friday, following the release of the February U.S. jobs report. The dollar index, which measures the greenback against six major peers, fell 0.48 percent to 104.5242. In late New York trading, the euro was up at US$1.0634 from US$1.0591 in the […]

  • China uses courts to capture Western technology

    China uses courts to capture Western technology

    Washington [US]Feb 27 (ANI): Amid growing conflict with the US, China is using its courts and patent panels to undermine foreign intellectual property rights and help Chinese companies, particularly in technology, pharmaceuticals and rare earths, US and EU officials say, The Wall Street Journal reported . China is leaning on a range of levers to […]

  • The US dollar rises amid economic statistics

    NEW YORK, Feb. 23 (Xinhua) — The U.S. dollar rose slightly in late trade on Thursday as market participants digested the latest economic data. The dollar index, which measures the greenback against six major peers, rose 0.01 percent to 104.5868. In late New York trading, the euro fell to US$1.0596 from US$1.0601 in the previous […]

  • Live: Spain’s prime minister arrives in Kiev for talks with Zelensky

    Live: Spain’s prime minister arrives in Kiev for talks with Zelensky

    Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez arrived in Kiev on Thursday for talks with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky ahead of the one-year anniversary of the Russian invasion. US President Joe Biden on Wednesday criticized Russia’s decision to suspend a key nuclear treaty, but said there was no evidence Moscow was moving closer to actually using a […]

  • ChatGPT is still in the early stages of proving its industrial value: Report

    ChatGPT is still in the early stages of proving its industrial value: Report

    The chatbot, which converses with users, has demonstrated its ability to write poems, essays and research papers, program computers and even take master’s level exams. Generative AI describes artificial intelligence algorithms that can be used to create new content, including text, images, videos, audio, code, and synthetic data. The excitement surrounding ChatGPT shows that the […]

  • Fighter jets, earthquakes, NATO efforts: Are US-Turkish ties on the mend

    Fighter jets, earthquakes, NATO efforts: Are US-Turkish ties on the mend

    US Secretary of State Antony Blinken’s meeting with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Ankara on Monday came in the wake of the devastating earthquakes that have shattered the Turkish leader’s projection of his country as a regional hegemon. With Turkey turning into a recipient of generous US humanitarian aid, will Ankara play the role of […]

  • The US Dollar Falls Amid Economic Statistics

    NEW YORK, Feb. 16 (Xinhua) — The U.S. dollar edged lower in late trade on Thursday as market participants digested recently released economic data. The dollar index, which measures the greenback against six major peers, fell 0.03 percent to 103.8780. In late New York trading, the euro was up at US$1.0687 from US$1.0683 in the […]

  • The US dollar slips amid mixed economic statistics

    NEW YORK, Jan. 19 (Xinhua) — The U.S. dollar weakened in late trade on Thursday as market participants digested a slew of mixed data. The dollar index, which measures the greenback against six major peers, fell 0.32 percent to 102.0570. In late New York trading, the euro was up at US$1.0831 from US$1.0795 in the […]

  • US dollar edges higher amid economic statistics

    NEW YORK, Jan. 18 (Xinhua) — The U.S. dollar rose modestly in late trade on Wednesday as market participants digested a flurry of economic data. The dollar index, which measures the greenback against six major peers, added 0.004 percent to 102.3810. In late New York trading, the euro was up at US$1.0795 from US$1.0794 in […]

  • F-16 deal dependent on Turkey’s support for NATO expansion, Syria

    F-16 deal dependent on Turkey’s support for NATO expansion, Syria

    Washington – Turkey’s request for F-16 fighter jets from the US and the possibility of another Turkish military operation in northern Syria are expected to top the agenda during talks in Washington when Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu meets with Foreign Minister Antony Blinken on Wednesday. Analysts say any F-16 deal would be tied to […]

  • US senator aims to block $20 billion deal with NATO member

    US senator aims to block $20 billion deal with NATO member

    Bob Menendez has spoken out against selling F-16 fighter jets to Trkiye, saying Ankara must act as a “reliable ally” Plans by President Joe Biden’s administration to approve a $20 billion sale of US-made F-16 fighter jets to Turkey have hit a potential roadblock, as a key member of the Senate has vowed to block […]

  • WSJ: The US will offer fighter jets to Turkey if it accepts NATO offers from Finland and Sweden

    WSJ: The US will offer fighter jets to Turkey if it accepts NATO offers from Finland and Sweden

    According to the Wall Street Journal, F-16 fighters would be sold to Turkey if it increased Finland and Sweden’s NATO membership. Turkey’s foreign minister will visit Washington next week.

  • US dollar firms after solid employment data

    NEW YORK, Jan. 5 (Xinhua) — The U.S. dollar appreciated in late trade on Thursday as markets reacted to a flurry of labor market data. The dollar index, which measures the greenback against six major peers, rose 0.77 percent to 105.0490. In late New York trading, the euro fell to US$1.0530 from US$1.0605 in the […]

  • The US dollar slips amid economic data

    NEW YORK, Dec. 29 (Xinhua) — The U.S. dollar fell in late trade on Thursday as market participants digested data on U.S. labor markets. The dollar index, which measures the greenback against six major peers, fell 0.59 percent to 103.8610. In late New York trading, the euro rose to US$1.0676 from US$1.0615 in the previous […]

  • US dollar rises amid economic statistics

    NEW YORK, Dec. 22 (Xinhua) — The U.S. dollar appreciated in late trade Thursday as market participants digested a flurry of economic data. The dollar index, which measures the greenback against six major peers, rose 0.25 percent to 104.4410. In late New York trading, the euro fell to US$1.0596 from US$1.0613 in the previous session, […]

  • The US dollar is climbing amid expectations of further Fed policy tightening

    NEW YORK, Dec. 5 (Xinhua) — The U.S. dollar strengthened in late trade Monday as positive U.S. economic data raised expectations that the Federal Reserve could continue its aggressive tightening. The Institute for Supply Management reported on Monday that the US services PMI (Purchasing Managers’ Index) registered 56.5 percent in November, up from October’s reading […]

  • Business Round-Up: ‘Wise Men’ economists warn 100,000 will lose their jobs by end of 2023

    Business Round-Up: ‘Wise Men’ economists warn 100,000 will lose their jobs by end of 2023

    The Economic Council, the economic council often referred to as ‘the sages’, has warned that three years of austerity is likely to hit the country. At least 100,000 of the 2,950,000 people currently in work are likely to lose their jobs over the next 14 months, it predicts. The development in September of the C25, […]

  • Information about the Nord Stream probe is shared by the media

    Information about the Nord Stream probe is shared by the media

    Berlin suspects the pipelines were targeted on purpose, but has stopped short of assigning blame, WSJ reports The explosions that tore through the Nord Stream 1 and 2 gas pipelines last month were likely caused by sabotage, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday, citing German officials familiar with the investigation. Earlier, the Russian Foreign […]

  • Grimes – the indie promise that became a Twitter joke

    Grimes – the indie promise that became a Twitter joke

    In the Metropolitan Museum of Art in Manhattan, the clattering sound of cameras can be heard. It’s a May evening in 2018 and it’s time for one of the biggest events of the year – the Met Gala. World celebrities, artists, actors and fashion personalities pose on the unrolled beige carpet. The theme for the […]

  • Nord Stream was broken by two explosions WSJ

    Nord Stream was broken by two explosions WSJ

    The pipelines were damaged by explosions, each with a force equivalent to 500 kg (1,100 pounds) of TNT, the WSJ reported The pipeline leaks in Nord Stream 1 and 2 were caused by two powerful explosions, each with a force equivalent to 500 kg (1,100 pounds) of TNT, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday, citing […]

  • Are period trackers still safe to use?

    Are period trackers still safe to use?

    However, the criminalization of abortion raises legitimate concerns about the privacy of period trackers to a much higher level. Cybersecurity experts warn that data collected from these apps could potentially be used to punish anyone seeking an abortion if subpoenaed or sold to a third party. This discussion also draws attention to how sensitive data […]

  • US lawmakers threaten Turkey over NATO’s stance – media

    US lawmakers threaten Turkey over NATO’s stance – media

    The agreement to buy F-16 fighter jets may be conditional on Ankara accepting NATO enlargement, Senator Menendez said. Turkey’s request to buy 40 Lockheed Martin-manufactured F-16 fighter jets and modernization kits for almost 80 fighter jets it already owns could reportedly be blocked by the US unless Ankara welcomes Finland and Sweden to NATO. Such […]

  • US lawmakers threaten Turkey over NATO’s position media

    US lawmakers threaten Turkey over NATO’s position media

    The agreement to buy F-16 fighter jets may be conditional on Ankara accepting NATO enlargement, Senator Menendez said. Turkey’s request to buy 40 Lockheed Martin-manufactured F-16 fighter jets and modernization kits for almost 80 fighter jets it already owns could reportedly be blocked by the US unless Ankara welcomes Finland and Sweden to NATO. Such […]

  • Marin: Finland could provide financial assistance to Ukraine

    Marin: Finland could provide financial assistance to Ukraine

    prime minister Sanna Marin (SDP) said on Sunday that Finland could provide financial assistance to Ukraine if attacked. Speaking at a press conference sent about his official residence via Yle Radio Finland, the Prime Minister said that it was clear that Ukraine’s right to self-determination must be respected. However, he said the situation "is more […]

  • Follow Putin in the footsteps of Peter the Great

    Follow Putin in the footsteps of Peter the Great

    Three hundred and forty kilometers east of the Ukrainian capital Kiev is the city of Poltava. In its heart is a semicircular square with a cast iron pillar and almost two dozen Swedish 18th century cannons captured at the Battle of Poltava in 1709, a decisive meeting in the Great Northern War, fought between Russia’s […]

  • Putin, Following in Peter’s footsteps

    Putin, Following in Peter’s footsteps

    Three hundred and forty kilometers east of the Ukrainian capital Kiev is the city of Poltava. In its heart is a semicircular square with a cast iron pillar and almost two dozen Swedish 18th century cannons captured at the Battle of Poltava in 1709, a decisive meeting in the Great Northern War, fought between Russia’s […]

  • Macron’s call for EU talks with the Kremlin is making European allies nervous

    Macron’s call for EU talks with the Kremlin is making European allies nervous

    French President Emmanuel Macron’s call on the EU to continue its own talks with the Kremlin raises fears of a split that is developing in the Western world’s response to the threat of a Russian invasion of Ukraine. Macron has previously struggled to convince its EU partners of the need for Europe to take regional […]

  • Media expert: Children’s use of social media is a double-edged sword

    This is explained by Camilla Mehlsen, who is a digital media expert at Børns Vilkår. Based on an internal report that a whistleblower has taken with him from his previous job at Facebook, The Wall Street Journal has written a number of critical articles about the company. Among other things, about the strongly negative effect […]

  • OVERVIEW: The United States and Denmark have put inappropriate offers behind them

    OVERVIEW: The United States and Denmark have put inappropriate offers behind them

    Read here what has preceded Monday’s meeting: 2019: * On 31 July, the Royal House announces that Donald Trump and the First Lady, Melania Trump, will come to Denmark on an official state visit 2-3. September. The President has been invited by Queen Margrethe. During his visit, Trump will meet with Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen […]

  • Egypt refuses to release Ever Given

    Egypt refuses to release Ever Given

    Egypt is retaining the container ship Ever Given, which blocked the Suez Canal a few weeks ago. Egyptian authorities want compensation from the ship’s owner for the stop caused by the ship. According to the Wall Street Journal, these can be costs of up to 8 and a half billion kronor. The investigation is still […]

  • China boycotts H&M, other brands, after criticism of working methods

    China boycotts H&M, other brands, after criticism of working methods

    BEIJING, China: Retailer H&M got stuck in the crosshairs of Chinese regulators who insisted they correct a map on the clothing retailer’s website, according to media reports on April 2. H&M recently drew criticism from the Chinese government over its 2020 statement regarding alleged human rights violations in Xinjiang province. The Shanghai city government later […]

  • Astra Zeneca discontinues vaccine study in children

    Astra Zeneca discontinues vaccine study in children

    Astra Zeneca is now pausing tests of covid vaccine on children in the UK, reports the Wall street journal. This is pending more information about blood clots in adults after the vaccine, which is suspected to be an unusual side effect of Astra Zeneca’s vaccine. The tests conducted by Oxford University include 200 children between […]

  • Large ship aground – historic part of the Suez Canal opens

    Large ship aground – historic part of the Suez Canal opens

    A large container ship has run aground in the Suez Canal and is blocking all traffic in the narrow fairway. In an attempt to remedy the formation of queues, the Egyptian authorities have chosen to open a historic part of the canal. The Suez Canal is a very important route. According to the Wall Street […]

  • Biden refuses to lift sanctions to get Iran back to the negotiating table on a nuclear deal

    Biden refuses to lift sanctions to get Iran back to the negotiating table on a nuclear deal

    The recently sworn president also announced he would lift sanctions only if Iran stopped uranium enrichment outside the nuclear treaty. Earlier in the day, Iran’s supreme leader Ali Khamenei The speech reiterated the need for the United States itself to lift sanctions and return under the nuclear treaty, The Wall Street Journal reported. “If they […]

  • Chinese e-commerce giant may be about to be blacklisted by Trump

    Chinese e-commerce giant may be about to be blacklisted by Trump

    Donald Trump is sharpening his tone towards China and is considering banning Americans from investing in Chinese technology and e-commerce giant Alibaba, according to the Wall Street Journal. The decision would affect many Swedish savers because Alibaba’s share is in many funds. “It would be a huge measure,” says Nordnet’s savings economist Frida Bratt in […]

  • Joy shot on the stock market after political news in the US

    Joy shot on the stock market after political news in the US

    Following the announcement that the formal transfer of power from the outgoing US President Donald Trump to Joe Biden has now begun, along with information about expected appointments, several of the world’s stock markets have risen. The political news from the USA affected several of the world’s investors who waited and waited for several weeks […]

  • According to American accused researchers, China is threatening to keep Americans

    According to American accused researchers, China is threatening to keep Americans

    Washington [US]October 19 (ANI): In retaliation for the US Department of Justice’s indictment of Chinese military associates, Chinese government officials have warned their US counterparts that they could start detaining US citizens in China. According to some people, Chinese officials have issued warnings to US government officials repeatedly and through several channels, including the US […]

  • Yle finds that nearly 800 Finnish names on the Chinese watch list were copied from a US database

    Yle finds that nearly 800 Finnish names on the Chinese watch list were copied from a US database

    Yle has stated that the list of Finnish names found in the Chinese data leak corresponds to the list in the US database. 799 names were released among about 2.4 million others in mid-September as part of a massive international data leak. The list has been compiled by Zhenhua Data, which is affiliated with the […]

  • Yle believes that the Chinese Watch List, which contains 799 Finnish names, was copied from a U.S. database

    Yle believes that the Chinese Watch List, which contains 799 Finnish names, was copied from a U.S. database

    Yle has stated that the list of Finnish names found in the Chinese data leak corresponds to the list in the US database. 799 names were released among about 2.4 million others in mid-September as part of a massive international data leak. The list has been compiled by Zhenhua Data, which is affiliated with the […]

  • Facebook is accused of not dealing with hateful posts

    Facebook is accused of not dealing with hateful posts

    In India, a member of parliament from the ruling Hindu nationalist BJP party has been suspended from Facebook. It is the latest development in the conflict over Facebook India, where the company has been accused of looking between the fingers when hateful posts are posted from political accounts. It is with reference to the company’s […]