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WTI tops $80 for first time since November
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WTI tops $80 for first time since November

Lone pumpjack located in the middle of large solar array outside of Bakersfield, Kern County, California, USA.  Citizens Of The Planet | UCG | Universal Images Group | Getty Images U.S. crude oil futures topped $80 a barrel for the first time in nearly four months, as signs point to a tightening market ahead of...

Key inflation measure rose 0.4%
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Key inflation measure rose 0.4%

Inflation rose in line with expectations in January, according to an important gauge the Federal Reserve uses as it deliberates cutting interest rates. The personal consumption expenditures price index excluding food and energy costs increased 0.4% for the month and 2.8% from a year ago, as expected according to the Dow Jones consensus estimates. The...

EU should discuss using frozen Russian assets to aid Ukraine military: von der Leyen
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EU should discuss using frozen Russian assets to aid Ukraine military: von der Leyen

President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen is speaking during a joint media conference with Prime Minister of Belgium Alexander De Croo, Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni, Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau, and President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky, following their meeting in Kyiv, Ukraine, on February 24, 2024, amid Russia’s invasion of...

Bitcoin rockets higher for a second day, breaking through $57,000
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Bitcoin rockets higher for a second day, breaking through $57,000

The bitcoin halving is an event that happens roughly every four years where rewards to miners are cut in halve, effectively limiting supply of the token. S3studio | Getty Images Bitcoin extended its gains Tuesday, touching a more than two-year high above $57,000. The price of the flagship cryptocurrency was last higher by 4.2% at...

Zealand Pharma soars 35% after promising weight-loss drug results
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Zealand Pharma soars 35% after promising weight-loss drug results

Vials move along a conveyor at the Novo Nordisk A/S production facilities in Hillerod, Denmark, on Monday, June 12, 2023. The success of Novo’s bestsellers Ozempic and Wegovy, drugs that help people lose significant amounts of weight, has created something of a gold rush in the pharma industry with about 40 companies developing products that...

Red Sea battle expands with EU stepping up its efforts against Houthis
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Red Sea battle expands with EU stepping up its efforts against Houthis

The battle for the freedom of navigation in the Red Sea has expanded with the entrance of a European Commission naval defense effort in the past week, and more U.S. and allied strikes against Houthi land targets over the weekend, but to date, combined military efforts have not deterred rebel attacks. On Saturday evening, United...

Women get greater exercise benefits than men with less effort
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Women get greater exercise benefits than men with less effort

Women may see greater health benefits from exercising regularly than men do, according to a recent study. Women who engaged in 2.5 hours of moderate physical activity, or 75 minutes of vigorous exercise, weekly were 24% less likely to die when compared to women who didn’t exercise regularly within that same time period, according to...

Intuitive Machines stock (LUNR) jumps after Odysseus moon landing
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Intuitive Machines stock (LUNR) jumps after Odysseus moon landing

Intuitive Machines’ Nova-C lunar lander on display at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center. NASA Shares of Intuitive Machines jumped in trading on Friday after the company’s successful first moon landing. Intuitive Machines’ cargo moon lander, “Odysseus,” became the first privately developed spacecraft to land on the lunar surface on Thursday – as well as the...

AT&T cellular outage in United States disrupts vital services
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AT&T cellular outage in United States disrupts vital services

A worker climbs on a cellular communication tower in Oakland, California. Justin Sullivan | Getty Images A cellular outage early on Thursday hit thousands of AT&T users in the United States, disrupting calls and text messages as well as emergency services in major cities including San Francisco. About 70,000 incidents were reported around 10:00 a.m....

SpaceX Senior Vice President Tom Ochinero resigns
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SpaceX Senior Vice President Tom Ochinero resigns

A SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket, carrying the Arabsat 6A communications satellite, lifts off from the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, on April 11, 2019. Thom Baur | Reuters One of SpaceX’s senior executives is leaving, CNBC has learned, in a rare high-level departure from Elon Musk’s space company. Tom Ochinero, senior vice president...