Monday, June 24, 2024

Dollar Edges Higher; Central Bank Meetings in Focus

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The dollar edged higher Tuesday, but remained near recent lows after last week’s frail jobs report, while attention turns to a number of central bank meetings during the week.  At 2:55 AM ET (0755 GMT), the Dollar Index, which tracks the greenback against a basket...

European Stock Futures Higher; PMI Data in Spotlight

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European stock markets are expected to open higher Monday helped by some bargain hunting after last week’s sharp selloff, but confidence remains brittle with a raft of manufacturing surveys likely to point to a slowing global economic recovery in the face of the new...

Zomato Delivers IPO Feeding Frenzy, 3 More Unicorns Line Up

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The market for initial public offerings (IPOs) in India is turning into a feeding frenzy. The amount of money raised in IPOs this year has reached $8.8 billion, already surpassing the totals of the past three years though it's only August. At the current pace,...

Support for Life with Secondary Progressive MS: Social, Financial, and More

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Overview Secondary progressive MS (SPMS) is a chronic condition that causes new and more severe symptoms to develop over time. With effective treatment and support, it can be managed. If you’ve been diagnosed with SPMS, it’s important to get treatment from qualified healthcare professionals. It may...

Heart ‘Calculators’ Overlook Increased Risk for People of South Asian Ancestry

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Researchers say current heart health calculation tools may be underestimating the risk of heart attack and stroke for people of South Asian descent.They say these heart “calculators” should be adjusted to account for this higher risk.Researchers also note that more studies should be done...

Even with New Variants, Experts Say We May Not Need COVID-19 Booster Shots

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The coronavirus has already gone through many mutations and will continue to evolve over time.Growing evidence suggests the vaccines will provide long lasting immunity, even against new variants.But experts are watching the variants closely to see whether a booster shot will be needed to...

Flu, Colds Increasing as COVID-19 Restrictions Are Eased: Here Are the Symptoms for Each Illness

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Many health officials expect influenza and cold cases to increase this fall and winter as COVID-19 safety protocols are eased.Experts note many symptoms for the flu and COVID-19 are similar, including fever and body aches. However, breathing difficulty is more common with COVID-19.Health officials...

Experts Say It’s Unlikely Fully Vaccinated People Are Unknowingly Spreading COVID-19

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Those who previously had COVID-19 may wonder how strongly they are protected from the delta variant.Natural immunity does, in many cases, protect people from reinfection. And when they do occur, they tend to be mild.Due to the unknowns, some experts are advising people who...