Wall Street Week Ahead: As bear market looms, battered Wall St seeks elusive ‘Fed put’

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, US, March 21, 2022. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register NEW YORK, May 20 (Reuters) – The Federal Reserve’s determination to raise interest rates until it squashes the highest inflation in decades is darkening … Read more

Pressure mounts over Oregon primary ballot fiasco

OREGON CITY, Orc. (AP) — A Democratic state lawmaker in Oregon is calling for an investigation into a ballot-printing fiasco that will delay results from Tuesday’s primary by weeks, with a key US House race hanging in the balance in a state that prides itself on voter access and election transparency. Tens of thousands of … Read more

Is Russia fielding laser weapons in Ukraine? Pentagon does not think so

Participants are seen at the stand of Russian state nuclear agency Rosatom during the International military-technical forum “Army-2021” at Patriot Congress and Exhibition Center in Moscow Region, Russia August 23, 2021. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register WASHINGTON, May 20 (Reuters) – The Pentagon said on Friday there were no … Read more

Red Sox great Jonny Gomes snags Trevor Story’s grand slam

BOSTON — Trevor Story hit a grand slam over the Green Monster — and into the hands of a former Red Sox player — a night after hitting three homers over Fenway Park’s fabled left field wall, leading Boston to a 7-3 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Friday night. Story connected on a thigh-high … Read more

Starliner docks with ISS for the first time

Updated 10:45 pm Eastern with post-launch briefing comments. TITUSVILLE, Fla. — Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner spacecraft successfully docked with the International Space Station May 20, a little more than 24 hours after its launch. The spacecraft docked with the forward docking port on the Harmony module of the station at 8:28 pm Eastern. Controllers reported a … Read more

Fed’s Bullard says retailers who don’t understand that consumers are stretched thin by inflation are going to get ‘punched in the face’

Retailers who endlessly raise their prices and don’t understand that consumers are stretched thin because of inflation are going to lose market share, said St. Louis Fed President James Bullard on Friday. “A lot of CEOs have come on TV and said ‘oh I have lots of pricing power and I can do whatever I … Read more

It’s Down Almost 40% Year to Date — Should Investors Buy Tesla Stock?

After joining the $1 trillion market capitalization club at the end of 2021, shares of electric vehicle (EV) juggernaut Tesla (TSLA -6.42%) have shifted into reverse. Between macroeconomic headwinds like 40-year-high inflation, the Fed’s consequent move to raise interest rates, and concerns about the war between Russia and Ukraine, the stock market has been in … Read more

Norman Reedus casually reveals the existence of Death Stranding 2

Digital Norman Reedus in Death StrandingImage: Sony Video game development can be a weirdly secretive endeavor, with even the existence of a future project kept as some powerful reveal, only to be doled out when the hype engine goes hungry. Sure, Hideo Kojima’s Death Stranding was a critical success, made a lot of money, and … Read more