Latest shift to tech leaves Cathie Wood's ARKK in the cold

07/29/2021

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A rebound in growth stocks over the last month is doing little to bolster the performance of Cathie Wood’s ARK Innovation ETF, which has lagged this year after outperforming all other U.S. equity funds in 2020.FILE PHOTO: A Wall Street sign […]

Pūtiki Bay marina battle: Lessons from Waiheke Island protests

07/29/2021

“Never underestimate a shift in the zeitgeist” is what a developer says can be learned from Waiheke Island battles to try to stop a marina from being built. Kitt Littlejohn, a director of Kennedy Point Boatharbour which is developing the 186-berth72-carpark project, said global protests […]

Covid 19 coronavirus: NSW records 239 community cases

07/29/2021

New South Wales has recorded 239 new community cases of Covid-19, another new record, with at least 66 of those cases infectious while in the community. Of the new cases, 113 are linked to a known case or cluster and the source of infection for […]

Covid 19 coronavirus: New scare in Melbourne after end of lockdown

07/28/2021

Victoria’s contact tracers are scrambling to find potential infections from a mystery Covid-19 case discovered on Wednesday. The positive case worked as a traffic controller at the Moonee Valley racecourse drive-through Covid-19 testing site in Moonee Ponds for two days while infectious. The man, in […]

Justice Dept. Warns States on Voting Laws and Election Audits

07/28/2021

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department on Wednesday sent another warning shot to Republican state legislatures that have initiated private audits of voting tabulations broadly viewed as efforts to cast doubt on the results of the presidential election. The department warned that auditors could face criminal […]