Ukrainian forces advance south as Russia backs down on second front

Ukrainian forces advance south as Russia backs down on second front

No official Ukrainian confirmation of the advance in the south Russian military bloggers say troops are retreating tens of kilometers Ukraine buoyed by weekend Lyman capture in the East KYIV, Oct 3 (Reuters) – Ukrainian forces reportedly retook towns along the western bank of the Dnipro river in southern Ukraine on Monday, as Moscow was … Read more

Banks and consumer stocks drive down the FTSE 100

Banks and consumer stocks drive down the FTSE 100

FTSE 100 down 0.6%, FTSE 250 down 0.4% Oct 3 (Reuters) – Blue chip British stocks were dragged lower by banking and consumer-focused stocks on Monday amid reports that the Truss government has reversed tax cuts in its new policy budget helped the pound, capping the losses of the mid-cap index. The FTSE 100 (.FTSE) … Read more

UK government scraps top earner tax cut plan in major U-turn

UK government scraps top earner tax cut plan in major U-turn

“It is clear that the abolition of the 45p tax rate has become a distraction from our overriding mission to address the challenges facing our economy,” Finance Minister Kwasi Kwarteng said in a statement. Rob Pinney | Getty Images News | Getty Images LONDON — The British government on Monday canceled plans to scrap the … Read more

GlossGenius Raises $25M in Series B

GlossGenius Raises M in Series B

Hello, Broadsheet readers! Hillary Clinton thinks a woman can become president despite mounting pushback, Walmart adds fertility care to employee benefits and beauty industry disruptor GlossGenius raises $25 million. – Built for beauty. Operating expenses such as rent and labor can account for nearly 80% of most beauty salons’ revenue, and making a profit requires … Read more

European stocks, markets, earnings, data and news

European stocks, markets, earnings, data and news

Sterling jumps on reports that the British government will reverse the cut in the highest tax rate The pound jumped on Monday morning following reports that the UK government would reverse its plans to scrap the top rate of income tax. The pound gained 0.8% against the dollar to trade at around $1.1250 shortly after … Read more

Can’t get a personal loan? 4 alternatives to try

Can’t get a personal loan?  4 alternatives to try

At ANNIE MILLERBERND or NerdWallet Personal loans provide quick, unsecured funds that can pay for everything from home repairs to medical emergencies. Instead of requiring collateral like a house or car, many lenders prefer applicants with strong credit and high incomes. But what if you don’t meet a lender’s requirements? People who don’t qualify for … Read more

Brazil’s presidential election advances to second round

Brazil’s presidential election advances to second round

Sao Paulo, Brazil CNN — Brazil’s polarizing presidential race will go to a second round after no candidate secured a majority of more than 50% of the vote in an election that saw long queues in voting booths as millions people turned out to vote. With more than 99% of the vote counted Sunday night, … Read more

Stock futures mixed after Dow Jones and S&P 500 cap worst month since March 2020

Stock futures mixed after Dow Jones and S&P 500 cap worst month since March 2020

Traders on the floor of the NYSE, September 7, 2022. Source: NYSE Stock futures were mixed Monday morning after Wall Street wrapped up another negative quarter and the S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average ended their worst month since March 2020. Nasdaq 100 futures fell 0.52% while S&P 500 futures lost 0.14%. Dow Jones … Read more

Can’t get a personal loan? 4 alternatives to try

Can’t get a personal loan?  4 alternatives to try

At ANNIE MILLERBERND or NerdWallet Personal loans provide quick, unsecured funds that can pay for everything from home repairs to medical emergencies. Instead of requiring collateral like a house or car, many lenders prefer applicants with strong credit and high incomes. But what if you don’t meet a lender’s requirements? People who don’t qualify for … Read more