Amazon union organizers deflated as vote tilts against them

04/11/2021

Amazon is heading into the final stretch of a union push in Bessemer, Alabama, with a sizeable lead over labor organizers. With nearly half the ballots counted Thursday night, 1,100 warehouse workers had rejected the union while 463 voted in favor of it.  The count […]

Swiss watchdog asked Credit Suisse on Greensill risks: SonntagsZeitung

04/11/2021

FILE PHOTO: The logo of Swiss bank Credit Suisse is seen at its headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland March 24, 2021. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann//File Photo/File PhotoZURICH (Reuters) – The head of Switzerland’s financial regulator FINMA questioned Credit Suisse over risks in its dealings with now-insolvent finance firm […]

U.S. jobless claims up to 744K as virus still forces layoffs

04/08/2021

WASHINGTON — The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits rose last week to 744,000, signaling that many employers are still cutting jobs even as more people are vaccinated against COVID-19, consumers gain confidence and the government distributes aid throughout the economy. The Labor Department […]

Nasdaq futures gain 1% ahead of weekly jobless claims data

04/08/2021

(Reuters) – Futures tracking the Nasdaq jumped about 1% on Thursday, as tech-related stocks climbed ahead of weekly jobless claims data, while reassurance that the Federal Reserve will maintain its ultra dovish stance for a longer period supported sentiment.FILE PHOTO: People are seen on Wall […]