ConocoPhillips Buys Marathon Oil For $17.1B As Energy Prices Rise

A view of a Marathon gas station in Baltimore, Maryland, on May 29, 2024. US energy giant ConocoPhillips announced on May 29 that it would acquire fellow oil company Marathon Oil in an all-stock deal for $22.5 billion, with $5.4 billion in debt, a major expansion despite pressure to move away from fossil fuels. (Photo: […]

Mortgage demand falters as interest rates rise for the first time in a month

DFW housing and macroeconomic analyst Amy Nixon said the longer interest rates are cut, the longer interest rates will remain high and “money is being made.” Key Metrics Home purchase Applications fell to a three-month low as mortgage rates began to rise again. Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) Home loan application New data released Wednesday showed […]

Executions Globally Rise To Highest Level In Almost 10 Years

Amnesty International said Wednesday that the number of executions has soared to a 10-year high between 2015 and 2023, a surge that is being driven mainly by Iran and the United States, which is stalled in its efforts to move away from the death penalty. Amnesty International predicts that 1,153 executions will take place worldwide […]

Buttigieg Blames Climate Change for Rise in Severe Flight Turbulence

Fasten your seat belt and remain seated at all times: Your flight is going to be bumpy, say authorities like Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg, who argued Sunday that climate change is one of the driving forces behind the increase in severe flight turbulence. Buttigieg began his prediction by declaring, “The reality is that the impacts […]

Why Polygon [MATIC] is on track for a price rise – AMBCrypto News

The increase in investment age and other indicators suggested that most MATIC holders were choosing to HODL. Areas of high liquidity exist between $0.75 and $0.78, suggesting that the price may move towards these zones. In contrast to the other groups, Polygon [MATIC] Addresses holding between 100 million and 1 billion tokens have had their […]

The Rise of the Single Woke (and Young, Democratic) Female

Soccer Moms are giving way to Single Woke Females – the new “SWFs” – as one of the most potent voting blocs in American politics. Unmarried women without children have been moving toward the Democratic Party for several years, but the 2022 midterms may have been their electoral coming-out party as they proved the chief […]

Credit card usage is up as inflation continues to rise

65% of Americans are increasing their credit card usage due to rising costs. (iStock) Inflation has been rising steadily in recent years. Consumer Price Index The headline inflation measure, the dollar inflation rate, rose again in March, increasing 0.4% across all categories. The rise in inflation has prompted consumers to turn to credit cards more […]

Nasdaq 100 futures rise after Nvidia posts quarterly earnings beat: Live updates – CNBC

31 minutes ago Stocks with the biggest price moves after the bell: Snowflake, VF Corp and more Some of the stocks whose prices changed after the close of trading are as follows: Snowflake — The cloud computing company’s stock rose more than 4%. First-quarter revenue exceeded market expectations, at $829 million, compared to market expectations […]