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

Iran’s supreme leader praises paramilitaries for cracking down on ‘rioters’

Iran’s supreme leader praises paramilitaries for cracking down on ‘rioters’

CNN — Iran’s Supreme Leader has praised the country’s paramilitary Basij force for its role in the deadly crackdown on anti-regime protesters. In a meeting with Basij staff in Tehran on Saturday, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei called the popular protest movement “rioters” and “thugs” backed by foreign forces and praised the “innocent” fighters of the Basij … 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

New retirees can expect to face financial surprises, financial advisers say

New retirees can expect to face financial surprises, financial advisers say

Retirement is a major goal that many workers watch for throughout their careers. However, once people reach retirement age, they are often in store for financial surprises, despite decades of preparation. For today’s retirees, this is compounded by new uncertainties brought by historically high inflation and recent stock market turmoil. Ideally, those retiring already have … Read more

Honduras declares state of emergency against gang crime

Honduras declares state of emergency against gang crime

Tegucigalpa, Honduras — Honduras has become the second Central American country to declare a state of emergency to combat gang crimes like extortion. For years, street gangs have charged protection funds to bus and taxi drivers and shop owners in Honduras, as in neighboring El Salvador. Late Thursday, Honduran President Xiomara Castro proposed a measure … Read more

Trump hosted the Holocaust denier at the Mar-a-Lago club alongside Ye, a week after the 2024 race was announced

Trump hosted the Holocaust denier at the Mar-a-Lago club alongside Ye, a week after the 2024 race was announced

CNN — Former President Donald Trump hosted white nationalist and Holocaust denier Nick Fuentes and rapper Kanye West at his Mar-a-Lago estate this week, demonstrating his continued willingness to partner with figures who have well-publicized anti-Semitic views as he embarks on another run for the White House. West, who has legally changed his name to … Read more

Shooting in a school in Brazil: at least 3 dead and 11 injured

Shooting in a school in Brazil: at least 3 dead and 11 injured

CNN — At least three people were killed and 11 others injured on Friday after a gunman opened fire on two schools in the Brazilian state of Espirito Santo, local authorities said. The attacks took place in the small town of Aracruz, 80 km north of the state capital, Vitoria. The suspected shooter – who … 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

Lesser-Known Ways to Lower Your 2022 Tax Bill or Increase Your Refund

Lesser-Known Ways to Lower Your 2022 Tax Bill or Increase Your Refund

Charles Taylor | Getty Images 1. If your income is higher in 2022, carry over your bonus to 2023 If you had a good year and expect lower earnings in 2023, you can try deferring a holiday bonus until the new year, experts say. “It’s always exciting to reap the rewards of hard work by … Read more