Analysis & Comment

Opinion | Stop the Hidden-Fee Rip-off

Want to catch a ballgame at Yankee Stadium? Tickets for Sunday’s game against the Seattle Mariners are being advertised by Ticketmaster, the league’s preferred vendor, for as low as $15. But tickets cannot be purchased there for that price. After you select seats and reach the payment screen, Ticketmaster notifies you of a $4.20-per-ticket “service […]

Business

Inflation expectations jump, another data point for the Fed to keep watch on.

Consumers expect higher inflation in the near-term and over the course of several years, a Federal Reserve Bank of New York survey found, a small but potentially important signal at a time when economic policymakers are betting that expectations will remain in check as demand and prices rebound from depressed pandemic levels. Expectations for inflation […]

World News

"The Price Is Right Live" is returning to Loveland this fall — The Know

It’s just like “The Price Is Right” — but you won’t be on TV. That hasn’t stopped thousands from attending “The Price Is Right Live” over the last decade. The interactive stage show, which has boasted of  $12 million in giveaways, will return to Loveland’s Budweiser Event Center for a show at 7 p.m. on […]

Business

What Fonterra’s high milk price will mean for farmers now

Fonterra enjoyed a 17 per cent lift in its operating earnings over the first half but chief executive Miles Hurrell says high milk prices will make for a challenging second half. The co-op has forecast a $7.60/kg milk price for the season, which will represent a higher input cost for the co-op. “This is not […]

Business

After a Bruising Year, the Oil Industry Confronts a Diminished Future

HOUSTON — Big Oil isn’t so big anymore. Exxon Mobil, BP and other large oil companies collectively lost tens of billions of dollars last year, posting their worst performance in years and, for some companies, in decades. The pandemic was largely to blame. It sapped demand for gasoline, diesel and jet fuel as countries and […]

Analysis & Comment

Moonpig eyes valuation of more than 1 billion pounds from London IPO

FILE PHOTO: Moonpig and THG (The Hut Group) logos are seen on laptop in front of displayed stock graph in this illustration taken, January 12, 2021. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/IllustrationLONDON (Reuters) – Online greetings card retailer Moonpig Group plans to raise up to 422 million pounds ($575.65 million) from an initial public offering its bookrunner said on […]

Business

Energy price cap extended until end of 2021

The energy price cap will be extended until the end of next year, the government has announced. It means around 11 million households will continue to save on gas and electricity bills, according to the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS). It said the cap had saved customers around £1bn – around £75 […]