American Airlines will move ahead with plans to furlough 19,000 workers on Thursday after talks for a national coronavirus aid package failed in Washington, but the airline is prepared to reverse course if a deal is reached, its CEO said.
Under the original lockdown easing schedule, pubs were due to re-open in August but that had been pushed back repeatedly.
Pubs that serve food, as well as restaurants and hotels, re-opened in late June under restrictions.
The new rules will put all pubs on a relatively similar footing, requiring table service and limiting group sizes.
In cases where two-meter distancing isn’t possible, customers can only stay for 105 minutes and all customers must be off the premises by 11:30 p.m.
UK house prices see biggest jump since 2016 to hit fresh high – but it won’t last long, say property experts
U.K. house prices grew by 5.2% in August compared to the same month last year.
Month-on-month prices rose 1.6% from July to August.
The price of the average U.K. house hit £245,747 ($324,241).
See NASA’s images of hurricane Laura and California wildfires — they point to the effects of climate change
NASA has released images of Hurricane Laura in the south and of the California wildfires, which bring the scope of the weather events into focus.
And both are connected to climate change, according to Paul Ullrich, associate professor of regional and global climate modeling at the University of California Davis.
As the government rushed out stimulus checks to millions of Americans this spring, some were disappointed to find the payments fell short of what they expected.
Now, the IRS is making catch-up payments. This week, it added 50,000 people who had money withheld because of their spouse’s unpaid child support to the list of people who will get catch-up payments.
“When you get down into the weeds of this market, what you see is that there are a lot more losers than there are winners,” CNBC’s Jim Cramer said.
“That’s the nature of the Covid economy, and now that there’s no one in Washington willing to play gardener, maybe it’s only a matter of time before the weeds overrun the entire patch,” the “Mad Money” host said.
“We have a bizarre situation where some companies are doing very well,” Cramer said, “but a lot of other companies are getting crushed.”
Cisco called for the fourth consecutive revenue decline in its quarterly guidance.
The company announced a plan to buy network monitoring company ThousandEyes in the quarter.
HSBC Private Banking is overweight growth stocks and quality large caps, including telecoms and tech. Global Chief Market Strategist Willem Sels will not be “chasing that rotation into low quality, overly cyclical sectors.”
The explosion, which blew out windows and destroyed property for miles around, has been initially blamed on 2,750 tons of ammonium nitrate stored in an unsecured warehouse at Beirut’s cargo port.
But the government subsequently announced an investigation to determine within five days the exact cause of the explosion and “who was responsible.”
The immediate crisis in homelessness, health, overwhelmed medical services and destroyed property and businesses comes on top of an already crippled economy, the coronavirus pandemic and regional tensions.
The blasts in Beirut, which killed dozens and wounded thousands, “probably (added) to the shine of Gold above $2020,” said a note from Mizuho Bank.
This year, gold prices have shot to record highs since September 2011, as investors fled to safe havens with the pandemic showing no signs of abating and a crashing economy. Silver prices have followed suit.