This Is How Much Time Americans Watch TV

Watching television has been a major way Americans have spent their time since the mid-1950s, when televisions were commercially available at a price people could afford. In the mid-1960s, color TV became available at affordable prices. Programming was only available “over the air” then. The introduction of cable-delivered programs available on a wide basis was years away. The TV set […]

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Euro zone bond yields hold near multi-month lows

* Euro zone periphery govt bond yields tmsnrt.rs/2ii2Bqr LONDON, July 21 (Reuters) – Borrowing costs across the euro area were a touch lower on Wednesday, holding near the multi-month lows hit the previous day, with sentiment towards fixed-income markets holding firm in the face of global growth concerns. Long-dated sovereign bond yields in the United States and Europe have fallen […]

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Key Opec+ producers reach preliminary output deal: Source

DUBAI (REUTERS) – Key producers of Opec+ countries have reached a preliminary deal on gradually raising oil output until December and extension of their pact until end of 2022, an Opec+ source told Reuters on Sunday (July 18). Opec+ ministers will meet online on Sunday in another attempt to agree a quick oil supply boost to address soaring oil prices […]

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Morgan Stanley posts strong earnings as aggressive acquisitions buoy revenue

More On: morgan stanley JPMorgan’s first-year analysts will now make six figures Swiss bank UBS will allow most employees to work from home permanently Major bank to block unvaccinated staff and clients from NY offices Former Wall Street traders create billion-dollar crypto business Morgan Stanley said robust dealmaking and wealth management revenues pushed quarterly profits 10 percent higher from a […]

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This Is the Most Educated City in America

What does it mean for a city to be “educated”? Is it the number of colleges, or the number of colleges per 100,000 people? Or, is being a high school graduate enough? Another measure might be people with a Ph.D. or the number of people who went to graduate schools. The measure, by its nature, is arbitrary. For the most part, […]

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Coca-Cola to introduce new Coke Zero — and consumers are nervous

More On: coca-cola PepsiCo sees rising profits — and prices — amid effervescing economy Cristiano Ronaldo’s Coca-Cola diss helps knock $4B off market value Ronaldo’s press conference takes a weird twist — and Tom Brady approves Coke’s too woke: NC county bans company’s vending machines over ‘left-wing’ politics Coca-Cola is about to change the formula for Coke Zero — and some […]

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China growth slows to 7.9% in Q2, easing more than expected

BEIJING (REUTERS) – China’s economy grew more slowly than expected in the second quarter, as slowing manufacturing activity, higher raw material costs and new Covid-19 outbreaks weighed on the recovery momentum. Gross domestic product (GDP) expanded 7.9 per cent in the April-June quarter from a year earlier, official data showed on Thursday (July 15), missing expectations for a rise of 8.1 […]

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