What to know about the latest student loan payment suspension extension

President Joe Biden and Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona. Washington Post | Washington Post | Getty Images It’s been nearly three years since people with federal student loans have had to make a payment on their debt, and the Biden administration recently announced that borrowers have even more time. In March 2020, when the coronavirus … Read more

5 things to know before the Stock Exchange opens on Monday 21 November

Traditional turkeys make a quick bubbling sound at Elmwood Stock Farm ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday in Georgetown, Kentucky November 16, 2021. Amira Karaoud | Reuters Here are the most important pieces of news investors need to start their trading day: 1. It’s time to talk about turkey Happy Thanksgiving week. We may have a … Read more

Sober or brilliant? Europe faces holidays during the energy crisis

VERONA, Italy (AP) — Early-season revelers sipping mulled wine and shopping for Christmas decorations filled the Verona Christmas market for its inaugural weekend. But beyond the wooden market stalls, the Italian city has yet to deck its granite-clad pedestrian streets with twinkling Christmas lights as officials debate how to brighten the season during an energy … Read more

Amazon workers organize strikes and protests during Black Friday | News

Amazon employees and their supporters have mobilized in dozens of countries to protest the retail giant’s labor policies, according to activists. From Germany and France to the US, India to Japan and the UK, Amazon employees ditched their tools or joined marches on Friday demanding better working conditions and fair wages. The shares coincided with … Read more

Amazon workers organize strikes and protests during Black Friday | News

Amazon employees and their supporters have mobilized in dozens of countries to protest the retail giant’s labor policies, according to activists. From Germany and France to the US, India to Japan and the UK, Amazon employees ditched their tools or joined marches on Friday demanding better working conditions and fair wages. The shares coincided with … Read more

Inflation is coming down. Here’s what that means for annual pay raises

Fizkes | Stocks | Getty Images Inflation and annual pay are not in a one-to-one relationship. That became clear to many workers last year, when their annual increases in wages and salaries were nowhere near the four-decade highs for inflation. Many employees complained, even though pay was raised more than had been the norm for … Read more

Inflation hangs over bargain-hunting shoppers on Black Friday

NEW YORK (AP) – Shoppers have been looking for the best deals in stores and online as retailers have offered new Black Friday discounts to entice consumers eager to start shopping for holiday gifts but weighed down by inflation. Due to high prices for food, rent, gasoline, and other essentials, many people were reluctant to … Read more

“Before the Flood”: the growing urgency to adapt to the climate crisis

< div id=””> The world is rapidly heading towards climate change tipping points. Floods, fires and heat waves are striking with increasing ferocity. There is, in Canada as elsewhere, a growing reality that adaptation is urgently needed. Read more: The Red Cross has distributed $27 million in donations from Fiona, the majority to Nova Scotia, … Read more

Binance, others bid for bankrupt Voyager after FTX crash

Voyager said it has approximately $1.3 billion worth of cryptocurrencies on its platform and holds more than $350 million in cash on behalf of clients of New York’s Metropolitan Commercial Bank. Justin Sullivan | Getty Images Binance and other cryptocurrency firms are preparing takeover bids for beleaguered digital currency lender Voyager Digital after FTX, which … Read more

Economies explode with Russian wealth, migration

Russians cross the Russia-Georgia border just days after President Vladimir Putin announced a mobilization campaign on Sept. 21. Daro Sulakauri | Getty Images News | Getty Images As many economies reel from the impact of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, a select few countries are benefiting from an influx of Russian migrants and related wealth. Georgia, … Read more