China PMI data, stocks, currencies, oil

China PMI data, stocks, currencies, oil

SINGAPORE — Chinese markets rose on Thursday as government data showed factory activity grew in June, but most other Asia-Pacific indexes fell. Mainland China’s markets traded higher. The Shanghai Composite advanced 0.37%, and the Shenzhen Component gained 1%. The Hang Seng index in Hong Kong was up 0.13%. Shares of artificial intelligence software company SenseTime … Read more

JetBlue Lifts Offer for Spirit Airlines, Commits to Selling Assets

JetBlue Lifts Offer for Spirit Airlines, Commits to Selling Assets

JetBlue Airways Corp. JBLU 5.30% is continuing its quest to buy Spirit Airlines Inc., SAVE 2.11% increasing its offer and strengthening its commitment to divest itself of assets to get regulatory approval for the deal. JetBlue JBLU 5.30% on Monday increased its offer to $33.50 in cash per Spirit share. Previously, it had offered $31.50 … Read more

COVID-crazed professor is blasted for tweet shaming United attendant for not wearing mask

COVID-crazed professor is blasted for tweet shaming United attendant for not wearing mask

‘You the type of fella to remind the teacher she forgot to assign homework!’ COVID-crazed epidemiology professor is blasted for tweet shaming United flight attendant for not wearing mask Amir Attaran, a professor of law and epidemiology at the University of Ottawa, complained that his flight attendant was breaking the law ‘Hey United, why are … Read more