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Tensions in Ukraine push the dollar higher, the yuan holds firm

Tensions in Ukraine push the dollar higher, the yuan holds firm

Representations of the virtual currencies Ripple, Bitcoin, Etherum and Litecoin are seen on a PC motherboard in this illustrative image, February 14, 2018. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, Jan 24 (Reuters) – The dollar hit a two-week high on Monday against a basket of currencies, fueled by tension …

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3 teens killed when car plunges over elevated 210 Freeway in Pasadena

3 teens killed when car plunges over elevated 210 Freeway in Pasadena

Memorial expands in honor of 3 teenagers killed in Pasadena crash Three teenagers died Sunday night after a vehicle plunged off the elevated 210 Freeway in Pasadena and landed on the street below. They have been identified as Andyn Bae and Nicholas Torres, 17, and Eric Gullekson, 16. PASADENA, Calif. – Three teenagers died Sunday …

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Soapmaker Dove Unilever reports lawsuit from consumer arm of GSK;  stocks fall

Soapmaker Dove Unilever reports lawsuit from consumer arm of GSK; stocks fall

Unilever shares fall more than 8%, GSK wins Unilever signals it will pursue deal for GSK unit Says it is committed to “strict financial discipline” Jan 17 (Reuters) – Unilever (ULVR.L) said on Monday it would pursue a deal for the consumer healthcare arm of GSK (GSK.L), calling it a “strong strategic fit”, but its …

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Winter storm hits US east coast and Canada, thousands of flights canceled

Winter storm hits US east coast and Canada, thousands of flights canceled

WASHINGTON, Jan 16 (Reuters) – A major winter storm battered much of the eastern United States with snow, ice and high winds on Sunday, causing widespread travel disruptions and power outages during a holiday weekend. Winter weather alerts stretched more than 1,000 miles (1,609 km) from Alabama to Maine, with governors in Georgia, Virginia, North …

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Unilever eyeing GSK’s consumer goods arm in potential £50bn deal

Unilever eyeing GSK’s consumer goods arm in potential £50bn deal

Unilever confirms interest in GSK assets GSK’s consumer business would be “strong in strategic fit” The Sunday Times says a £50billion bid was rejected at the end of 2021 Unilever faces pressure from shareholders on share price Jan 15 (Reuters) – Consumer goods giant Unilever (ULVR.L) said it had approached GlaxoSmithKline (GSK.L) to buy the …

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US grocery shortages worsen as pandemic dries up supplies

US grocery shortages worsen as pandemic dries up supplies

Jan 14 (Reuters) – Strong demand for groceries combined with soaring transportation costs and Omicron-related labor shortages are creating a new round of backlogs at processed food and fresh produce, resulting in empty supermarket shelves at major retailers across the United States. West Coast perishable produce producers are paying nearly triple pre-pandemic trucking rates to …

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