Film academy reviews Oscar campaigns after surprise nomination

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 27 (Reuters) – Hollywood’s film academy said on Friday they were reviewing this year’s campaigns for Oscar nominations, a day after a media report raised questions about the surprise kink for British actress Andrea Riseborough. On Tuesday, Riseborough was nominated for best actress for playing an alcoholic single mother in the little-seen … Read more

Wall Street ends higher, posts weekly gains as Fed meeting looms

PCE: Inflation Cools With Consumer Spending American Express, Visa move higher on strong demand Chevron falls after missing earnings estimates Indexes up: Dow 0.08%, S&P 0.25%, Nasdaq 0.95% NEW YORK, Jan. 27 (Reuters) – Wall Street moved ahead on Friday, marking the end of a rocky week in which economic data and corporate earnings expectations … Read more

EV maker Lucid rises on report Saudi PIF to buy remaining stake

27 Jan. (Reuters) – Shares of Lucid Group (LCID.O) rose 43% on Friday, a drop in earnings after doubling market speculation that the Saudi Arabian Public Investment Fund (PIF) was looking to buy out the electric vehicle maker. The speculation stemmed from an “uncooked” warning attributed to deals website Betaville, which used the term for … Read more

Japan tightens Russian sanctions after deadly missile attacks in Ukraine

TOKYO, Jan. 27 (Reuters) – Japan on Friday tightened sanctions against Russia following the latest spate of missile attacks in Ukraine, adding goods to a list of export bans and freezing the assets of Russian officials and entities. The decision comes after Russia launched missile strikes into Ukraine that killed at least 11 people on … Read more

BuzzFeed soars on posts about Meta deal, plans to use OpenAI

Jan 26 (Reuters) – Shares of BuzzFeed Inc (BZFD.O) rose on Thursday following reports of a deal with Meta Platforms Inc (META.O) and plans to use artificial intelligence to improve the digital media company’s online quizzes and content personalize and improve . The stock was up 19% in extended trading after more than doubling in … Read more

Musk says Tesla’s price cuts drove demand, 2023 sales could reach 2 million vehicles

25 Jan. (Reuters) – Tesla Inc’s (TSLA.O) aggressive price cuts have fueled demand for its electric vehicles, Chief Executive Elon Musk said Wednesday, allaying concerns that a weak economy would curb buyer interest. The company slightly surpassed Wall Street’s targets for fourth-quarter revenue and profit earlier on Wednesday, despite a sharp drop in auto profit … Read more

India police detain students gathered to watch BBC documentary on Modi

NEW DELHI, Jan 25 (Reuters) – Students were detained by Delhi police on Wednesday as they gathered to watch a recent BBC documentary on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, which India has denounced as propaganda and streaming and sharing it on social media. media blocked. This follows similar disruptions, some of which turned violent, at rallies … Read more

Rupert Murdoch drops proposal to combine Fox, News Corp and Move sales

24 Jan. (Reuters) – Rupert Murdoch on Tuesday withdrew a proposal to reunite News Corp (NWSA.O) and Fox Corp as the company also explores a sale of Move Inc, which operates the website Realtor.com, to CoStar Group, according to reports a legal request and resources familiar with the process. Three sources familiar with the matter … Read more

Taylor Swift concert fiasco sparks U.S. Senate whims for Ticketmaster

WASHINGTON, Jan. 24 (Reuters) – US senators on Tuesday criticized Live Nation Entertainment’s lack of transparency and inability to block bot purchases of tickets at a hearing following a major fiasco involving ticket sales for Taylor Swift’s upcoming concert tour . Ticketmaster, a subsidiary of Live Nation Entertainment Inc (LYV.N), which has been unpopular with … Read more

Wall Street falters after mixed gains, trading halt malfunction

SEC investigates NYSE opening bell error 3M slides on dismal Q1 forecast J&J falls on sales alert; GE down on weak earnings outlook Microsoft will release quarterly figures after the stock market close Indices: Dow up 0.18%, S&P 500 down 0.13%, Nasdaq down 0.25% NEW YORK, Jan. 24 (Reuters) – Wall Street was mixed on … Read more