Early voting begins in select Georgia counties as Raphael Warnock and Herschel Walker rush to Dec. 6 runoff

Early voting begins in select Georgia counties as Raphael Warnock and Herschel Walker rush to Dec. 6 runoff

CNN — A week-long early voting period begins Saturday in select Georgia counties as Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock and Republican challenger Herschel Walker enter a week-and-a-half post-Thanksgiving sprint for their Dec. 6 election. Unlike the 2021 runoff, Senate control is not at stake, with Democrats having already won 50 seats and Vice President Kamala Harris … Read more

Elon Musk threatens Apple – TheStreet

Elon Musk threatens Apple – TheStreet

Elon Musk is bracing for an almost inevitable showdown with Apple (AAPL) – Get a free report and Alphabet (GOOGL) – Get a free reportGoogle’s parent company. Tesla’s billionaire CEO (TSLA) – Get a free reportwhich completed the acquisition of Twitter on October 27 at a high price of 44 billion dollars, was quick to … Read more

Chevron gets new US license to pump oil in Venezuela again

Chevron gets new US license to pump oil in Venezuela again

WASHINGTON—The United States has said it will allow Chevron Corp. CLC -0.29% to resume pumping oil from its Venezuelan oil fields after President Nicolás Maduro’s government and an opposition coalition agreed to implement an estimated $3 billion humanitarian aid package and continue dialogue in Mexico City on efforts to organize free and fair elections. Following … Read more

Employers are rethinking the need for college degrees in a tight job market

Employers are rethinking the need for college degrees in a tight job market

Companies like Alphabet Inc. Google, Delta Airlines Inc. and International Business Machines Corp. reduced training requirements for some positions and refocused hiring to focus more on skills and experience. This year, Maryland reduced college degree requirements for many jobs in the state, leading to increased hiring, and Pennsylvania’s new governor, Josh Shapiro, campaigned on a … Read more

Retirement planning means more than saving in your 401(k)

Retirement planning means more than saving in your 401(k)

Most Americans don’t have a retirement plan, even those who max out their 401(k)s. The meaning of retirement has been reshaped as people live longer and healthier lives. Building a nest egg is essential, but that alone is not the same as figuring out what to pursue in your post-career decades. Retirement coaches suggest that … Read more

More and more people are using “buy now, pay later” to do their holiday shopping, but experts say it’s a double-edged sword and Black Friday is suffering from the ill wind of high prices and worries. economic

More and more people are using “buy now, pay later” to do their holiday shopping, but experts say it’s a double-edged sword and Black Friday is suffering from the ill wind of high prices and worries. economic

Hi, MarketWatchers. Don’t miss these top stories. Black Friday dilemma: More people are using ‘buy now, pay later’ for holiday shopping, but experts say it’s a double-edged sword “Buy now, pay later” offers a new twist on the concept of layaway, which has become increasingly popular among cash-strapped young consumers. Read more “Most economists predict … Read more

Taiwan local elections presented as a message for China and the world

Taiwan local elections presented as a message for China and the world

Polls opened on Saturday in Taiwan in local elections that President Tsai Ing-wen touted as sending a message to the world about the island’s determination to defend its democracy in the face of growing bellicosity from China. Local elections, for city mayors, county chiefs and local councilors, are apparently about national issues such as the … Read more

More and more people are using “buy now, pay later” to do their holiday shopping, but experts say it’s a double-edged sword and Black Friday is suffering from the ill wind of high prices and worries. economic

More and more people are using “buy now, pay later” to do their holiday shopping, but experts say it’s a double-edged sword and Black Friday is suffering from the ill wind of high prices and worries. economic

Hi, MarketWatchers. Don’t miss these top stories. Black Friday dilemma: More people are using ‘buy now, pay later’ for holiday shopping, but experts say it’s a double-edged sword “Buy now, pay later” offers a new twist on the concept of layaway, which has become increasingly popular among cash-strapped young consumers. Read more “Most economists predict … Read more

Hong Kong finds Cardinal Joseph Zen guilty of pro-democracy protest fund

Hong Kong finds Cardinal Joseph Zen guilty of pro-democracy protest fund

hong kong CNN — A 90-year-old former bishop and outspoken critic of the ruling Chinese Communist Party was found guilty on Friday of a charge related to his role in a relief fund for Hong Kong’s 2019 pro-democracy protests. Cardinal Joseph Zen and five others, including Cantopop singer Denise Ho, violated the Societies Ordinance by … Read more

Syed Asim Munir: Pakistan appoints former spy chief as head of army

Syed Asim Munir: Pakistan appoints former spy chief as head of army

Islamabad, Pakistan CNN — Pakistan on Thursday appointed former spy chief Lt. Gen. Syed Asim Munir as the South Asian country’s army chief, ending weeks of speculation over a nomination that comes amid a intense debate on the influence of the army on public life. Munir, the country’s highest-ranking general and former head of the … Read more