Kentucky moving toward more holistic approach to substance abuse treatment
- FX Empire
Crude oil markets have fallen rather hard during the trading week, breaking back down after a couple of very quiet weeks.
- Business Insider
A Chinese iPhone factory worker says he saw a colleague have his pay reduced for spending too much time drinking water, report says
Nicknamed Hunter, he told Rest of World that working at the Foxconn factory in Zhengzhou, China felt like he was stripped of his "rights and dignity."
- Defense News
A South Korean manufacturer, SNT Dynamics, it will supply transmissions for the engines that will power the Altay, Turkey’s first indigenous tank.
- Detroit Free Press
Ford CEO says "accountability starts at the top" while protecting lower-level worker bonuses from cuts.
Not Allowing Their Employees To Wear Coats In The Middle Of Winter, And 14 Other Straight-Up Evil Moves From Crappy Bosses That Make Me Want To Riot
Banning headphones, limiting bathroom breaks to five minutes or less, and more.
- Business Insider
Elon Musk's Twitter ordered by officials to properly label bedrooms in San Francisco HQ as sleeping areas — or convert them back to offices within 15 days
San Francisco officials ordered Twitter to restore its bedrooms back to offices in 15 days if it doesn't label them as sleeping areas, per a notice.
Cathie Wood is still a Bitcoin evangelist but she’s getting candid about what she got wrong: ‘We tempered a few assumptions’
The ARK Invest CEO admitted she thought more companies and governments would be holding Bitcoin by now.
- Associated Press
A grinding crackdown that wiped billions of dollars of value off Chinese technology companies is easing, but the once-freewheeling industry is bracing for much slower growth ahead. Analysts say China’s easing of restrictions on companies like e-commerce giant Alibaba and online games company Tencent and talk of support for the private sector reflects Beijing’s decision to refocus on growth after the economy was ravaged by the pandemic and restrictions imposed to fight COVID-19. In January, a top official at China’s central bank said in an interview with state-owned media that the crackdown on technology companies was “basically” over, adding that companies would be encouraged to lead economic growth and create more jobs.
- Business Insider
Adani had a handful of auditors as young as 23 years old signing off on companies worth $100 billion, Hindenburg says
Shah Dhandharia audited the accounts of Adani Total Gas and Adani Enterprises. It only had 11 employees, with partners just 28 years old, per Hindenburg.
- LA Times
The three top executives at Sempra Energy, the parent company of SoCalGas and SDG&E, made $40 million in 2021, with pension benefits of $60 million awaiting them at retirement.
Ford Motor Co. reported mixed earnings numbers Thursday evening. Let's check out the charts and indicators on this Action Alerts PLUS holding. In the daily bar chart of F, below, I can see a potential triple-bottom pattern in play.
- Business Insider
Workers are 'career cushioning' by creating a Plan B ahead of a looming recession and sweeping layoffs. Here's how it could protect you.
Move over quiet quitting, career cushioning is the big next workplace trend that employees are jumping to help them navigate uncertain times.
Mark Zuckerberg calls this the ‘Year of Efficiency’: Now Amazon and Google are falling in line with talk of ‘streamlining’ costs and slowing hiring
The year ahead will be all about refocusing on priorities for tech giants.
Costco was one of the companies at the forefront of raising their minimum wage to $15 (it's now $16), but the pay is only one of the job perks that come along with working at the warehouse club. Save...
- Wichita Eagle
The fine and restitution total more than $45,000.
Activision Blizzard will pay the Securities Exchange Commission $35 million to settle charges that it violated workplace misconduct reporting rules and whistleblower protections. The Call of Duty publisher admits no wrongdoing in the case, which comes less than two years after a bombshell lawsuit by California regulators alleged years of sexual harassment and discrimination at the company.
- Yahoo News
Chanting “Retirement before arthritis,” more than a million people poured into the streets in cities across France on Tuesday in protest of government plans to boost the country’s retirement age from 62 to 64.
I’m 64, make $1,500 a month driving Uber and get almost $5,000 a month in pensions and Social Security – should I pay off my mortgage before I retire?
See: I’m 67 and retired with $57,000 left on my mortgage and $600,000 saved for retirement – should I pay off my home now? You ask one of the most common questions we get at MarketWatch about retirement saving and spending – if it makes sense to pay off a mortgage before retirement. What you need to do before you can even answer this question is jot down every single expense you anticipate you’ll have in retirement, and add a little extra cushion for what you won’t expect.
Autodesk confirmed that it was joining the parade of enterprise technology companies reducing headcount in the face of a softening global economy. The company is cutting about 250 positions, under 2% of its global workforce. Autodesk (ticker: ADSK), which provides design software to architects, engineers and others, said it was “focused on ensuring that our resources remain well-aligned to support our key priorities for the coming year.”
Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro on Thursday lashed out at U.S. licenses barring companies doing business with sanctioned Venezuelan state firms from paying cash to his administration. Washington last year authorized U.S. and European firms to resume taking Venezuelan crude oil on the condition no funds be paid to Venezuela. The permits were part of U.S. President Joe Biden's move to encourage political talks between Maduro and the Venezuelan opposition with the main goal of securing a fair presidential election.