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EU antitrust regulators to decide on $9 billion SK Hynix, Intel deal by May 20

FILE PHOTO: The logo of SK Hynix is seen at its headquarters in Seongnam, South Korea, April 25, 2016. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji/File Photo April 15, 2021 BRUSSELS (Reuters) – EU antitrust enforcers will decide by May 20 whether to clear South Korean chipmaker SK Hynix Inc’s $9 billion buy of Intel Corp’s NAND memory chip business, […]

Exclusive: EU agrees to sanction two companies close to Myanmar military, diplomats say

FILE PHOTO: European Union flags flutter outside the European Commission headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, March 24, 2021. REUTERS/Yves Herman April 15, 2021 By Robin Emmott and John Irish BRUSSELS/PARIS (Reuters) – The European Union has agreed to impose sanctions on another 10 individuals linked to the Feb. 1 coup in Myanmar and to target two […]

Analysis: Cuban Communists under pressure to accelerate economic reforms

FILE PHOTO: A bicycle taxi passes by a parked vintage American car in Havana, Cuba January 18, 2016. Like many of its Caribbean neighbors, communist-governed Cuba imports more than two-thirds of its food, despite having rich farmland and hundreds of urban farms sprouting up in old parking lots, rooftops, or other small plots of unused […]

Crypto flagship Coinbase jumps 11% after stormy Nasdaq debut

FILE PHOTO: The logo for Coinbase Global Inc, the biggest U.S. cryptocurrency exchange, is displayed on the Nasdaq MarketSite jumbotron and others at Times Square in New York, U.S., April 14, 2021. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton April 15, 2021 By Devik Jain (Reuters) -Coinbase Global Inc shares jumped 11% in early trading on Thursday, a day after […]

Ernst Will Introduce Bill To Prevent Planned Parenthood From Profiting Off Biden’s Title X Decision

Republican Iowa Sen. Joni Ernst is introducing legislation aimed at defunding Planned Parenthood. The Protect Funding for Women’s Health Care Act would prohibit taxpayer dollars from going to Planned Parenthood and instead direct those funds to other eligible women’s health care providers. Ernst’s bill comes after the Biden administration began taking steps to undo former […]

Australia’s CBA expects home loan growth to push mortgage profit some 3% higher

FILE PHOTO: An office building with the Commonwealth Bank logo is seen amidst the easing of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) restrictions in the Central Business District of Sydney, Australia, June 3, 2020. REUTERS/Loren Elliott/File Photo GLOBAL BUSINESS WEEK AHEAD April 15, 2021 By Paulina Duran SYDNEY (Reuters) -Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA), the country’s largest […]

U.S. Chamber backs Manchin, Sinema with campaign contributions

FILE PHOTO: U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WVA) removes his mask to speak as bipartisan members of the Senate and House gather to announce a framework for fresh coronavirus disease (COVID-19) relief legislation at a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., December 1, 2020. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque/File Photo April 15, 2021 By David Lawder WASHINGTON […]

Apple backs far-reaching emissions disclosure rules

FILE PHOTO: Lisa Jackson, Apple vice president for Environment, Policy and Social Initiatives, speaks during an event at Apple headquarters in Cupertino, California March 21, 2016. REUTERS/Stephan Lam/File Photo April 15, 2021 (Corrects to “far-reaching” from “far-reading” in first paragraph) By Ross Kerber and Stephen Nellis (Reuters) – Apple Inc on Tuesday called for the […]

Black and Hispanic firms half as likely to get needed financing, Fed study finds

U.S. 100 dollar notes are seen at a bank in this picture illustration. REUTERS/Lee Jae-Won April 15, 2021 (Reuters) – The coronavirus pandemic exacerbated the challenges faced by minority-owned businesses, which experienced higher rates of closures and revenue losses and had more trouble accessing credit than white business owners, according to a report by the […]

GOP mounts fight against ‘COVID-19 passports’

A COVID-19 vaccination card is displayed at the Banning Recreation Center Tuesday, April 13, 2021, in Wilmington, Calif. The site switched from its original plan to use the Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 to the Pfizer vaccine. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez) OAN Newsroom UPDATED 7:31 AM PT – Thursday, April 15, 2021 Rep. Jody Hice (R-Ga.) […]