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- WISN - Milwaukee Videos
The magic question remains how long the shortages will last.
- WTVD – Raleigh/Durham
53 police officers, 48 firefighters and 17 other city employees are pushing back against the City of Raleigh's COVID-19 vaccine policy.
- USA TODAY
The holiday shopping has already begun. Supply chain disruptions and chip shortages mean buying specific items will be challenging and expensive.
An Iran-flagged supertanker on Saturday was about to set sail from Venezuelan waters carrying 2 million barrels of heavy crude provided by state-run oil firm PDVSA, according to documents seen by Reuters and vessel tracking services. The shipment is part of a deal agreed by PDVSA and its counterpart National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) that exchanges Iranian condensate for Venezuela's Merey crude. The swaps aim to ease an acute shortage of diluents that has cut Venezuela's oil output and exports, Reuters reported last month https://www.reuters.com/business/energy/exclusive-under-us-sanctions-iran-venezuela-strike-oil-export-deal-sources-2021-09-25.
- Business Insider
Elizabeth Holmes trial Week 6 recap: Trouble with Safeway and Walgreens deals, and how a dermatologist became the startup's lab director
Former Safeway and Walgreens executives testified about their companies' failed deals with Theranos. One said he had "never been more frustrated."
Thursday, The Wall Street Journal reported Boeing has another quality issue impacting its twin-aisle 787 jets. Shareholders aren't going to like the news.
- Yahoo Finance Canada
Capital Economics predicts WTI could fall to $57 by the end of 2022.
- American City Business Journals
The company says it fired Janneke Parrish for allegedly deleting apps off her work device. Employees suspect her dismissal was in retaliation for her work with the employee movement that is highlighting stories of discrimination and harassment.
(Bloomberg) -- The largest U.S. natural gas driller is using the global energy crisis to renew his call for more investment in domestic infrastructure such as pipelines, which he says will enable increased exports and ease shortages.Most Read from BloombergOut-of-Practice Airline Pilots Are Making Errors Back in the AirThe World’s Rich and Powerful Are Stashing $500 Billion in This Tax HavenWhat Comes After GE’s 129 Years of Greenhouse GasWhy Buying a Second or Even Third Home Is Becoming More P
The pending departures would come on the heels of an exodus of top consultants in the company’s California office.
(Bloomberg) -- A consortium led by Hungary’s government has offered about 4 billion euros ($4.6 billion) for full control of Budapest Airport, according to people familiar with the negotiations.Most Read from BloombergOut-of-Practice Airline Pilots Are Making Errors Back in the AirWhy Buying a Second or Even Third Home Is Becoming More Popular Than EverThe World’s Rich and Powerful Are Stashing $500 Billion in This Tax HavenThe Biggest Public Graveyard in the U.S. Is Becoming a ParkWhat Comes Af
China's energy crisis deepened on Friday with coal prices hitting a record high as cold weather sweeps in and soaring gas prices prompting major energy companies to seek long-term deals with U.S. suppliers, sources told Reuters. Energy security has shot to the top of government agendas in Asia and Europe as shortages of coal and rocketing gas prices have triggered power outages and choked up factories supplying big name brands such as Apple, just as the global economy reawakens from coronavirus restrictions. China, the world's top exporter, has been particularly hard hit and major energy companies such as Sinopec Corp and China National Offshore Oil Company (CNOOC) are in advanced talks about long-term contracts with U.S. exporters of liquefied natural gas (LNG), sources told Reuters.
- Business Insider
Thousands of Chinese workers reveal their hours as part of a campaign to 'boycott' the grueling '996' corporate culture
996 stands for 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., six days a week. These long hours were initially prevalent in tech firms, but have seeped into other sectors.
- Business Insider
Ethereum could soon hit a record high of $4,900 thanks to its growing power in the crypto market, Fundstrat says
Research house Fundstrat reckons the signs look good for ether, the cryptocurrency of the ethereum network.
- Business Insider
Independent restaurants are being crushed by the labor shortage. They're raising prices, cutting opening hours, and even closing down for good.
While chains like McDonald's, Starbucks, and Chipotle have hiked up wages, independent restaurants say this is much harder for them to afford.
- Motley Fool
Whether you're a trained educator or not, the ability to share a skill is highly valued in the remote world. Companies of all kinds hire customer service reps to interact with customers. If you go into customer service, you may end up communicating with customers via phone, email, or live chat.
Oil prices have rallied more than 60% year-to-date, but oil stocks have lagged behind and are now set for a catch-up rally
- LA Times
COVID-19 led to logjams at ports and borders that continue to ripple through many parts of our economy and everyday life. When will it get better?
- Washington Examiner
After campaigning on reining in oil and gas companies and curbing climate change, President Joe Biden is scrambling to find ways to lower energy prices — and counting on help from the industry.
- Associated Press
Chief Justice John Roberts has rejected a Supreme Court stay request from the St. Louis-based natural gas company Spire Inc. to allow it to keep operating a pipeline through Illinois and Missouri. Roberts did not comment Friday in refusing to temporarily pause a lower court order affecting the operation of the Spire STL Pipeline. The company could be forced to stop operating the pipeline on Dec. 13 unless the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission extends an emergency order granted in September.