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THE WALL STREET JOURNAL

Texas, Arizona Have Recovered All the Jobs Lost When Covid-19 Hit

The two states along with Idaho and Utah ascended from pandemic depths, thanks to population growth and shifts by businesses and workers away from coastal urban areas.... Read more...

Macellum Urges Kohl's to Make Changes or Explore Sale

The activist investor is renewing a push to get the department-store chain to take action to boost its lagging stock, including altering its board.... Read more...

Offices Are Leased Up, Thanks to Cash Gifts for Tenants, Months of Free Rent

The recent recovery of U.S. office rents owes much of its success to freebies and other incentives offered by landlords.... Read more...

In Battle for Workers, the Humble 401(k) Gets Richer in 2022

Facebook and KPMG are among the companies sweetening retirement plan contributions this year in a tight job market.... Read more...

As Employers Scramble to Fill Jobs, Workers Relish a Feeling of Power

With plenty of companies hiring, workers are quitting their jobs in droves and starting their own ventures. “I refuse to accept a position that’s just a position.”... Read more...

CNBC

Stocks making the biggest moves premarket: Alibaba, Citrix, 23andMe and others

These are the stocks posting the largest moves before the bell.... Read more...

Covid can turn kids into 'fussy eaters' if it changes their sense of smell

Parosmia — when people experience strange smell distortions — could be affecting some children, experts say. ... Read more...

Omicron surge shows signs of easing in states hit early by the fast-spreading variant

To be sure, cases are rising in the majority of states with 23 reporting record-high infection levels as of Sunday.... Read more...

Ralph Lauren CEO says metaverse is way to tap into younger generation of shoppers

Ralph Lauren CEO Patrice Louvet said participating in the virtual world extends the brand's reach and creates new money-making opportunities.... Read more...

Fauci says it's still an 'open question' whether omicron spells Covid endgame

Dr. Anthony Fauci has said it is still too soon to predict whether omicron will mark the final wave of the coronavirus pandemic. ... Read more...

FINANCIAL TIMES

US Treasuries sell off as markets price in four rate rises this year

Policy-sensitive 2-year government debt yield tops 1% for first time in almost 2 years... Read more...

Oil prices hit highest level since 2014 over supply concerns

Brent rises above $87 a barrel as traders bet demand for crude could outpace production... Read more...

Moscow’s sanction-proofing efforts weaken western threats

While Russia has stress-tested its economy and built up reserves, Europe has not reduced its energy dependence... Read more...

How the pandemic exposed the myth of the Anglosphere

The US has behaved too differently to be classed as part of an English-speaking club... Read more...

What we know about Evergrande’s ‘black-box’ restructuring

Beijing’s orchestrated collapse of the indebted property developer is an attempt to limit contagion... Read more...

FORTUNE

Stakeholder capitalism is under attack from both the right and the left

But the change is real, it’s in the right direction, and it’s worth encouraging. More... Read more...

There are always reasons to connect, if we remember our past and work towards our future

Fortune wants to Connect with you—here's how you can get In on the action in 2022. More... Read more...

The hot air behind Congress’ social media subpoenas

A House select committee gets aggressive with Facebook, Twitter, and others. Big Tech probably doesn’t have much to worry about. More... Read more...

Untapped opportunities in fintech: A Q&A with Bain Capital Ventures’ new partner

Christina Melas-Kyriazi talks decentralization, emerging markets, and how involved investors should get in the companies they back. More... Read more...

Will women’s embrace of gray hair during the pandemic challenge ageism in the workplace?

Some still fear that accepting their natural color could hurt their careers. More... Read more...

FINANCIAL EXPRESS

Realme 9i launched with Snapdragon 680 chip, 33W fast charging: Specs, price in India, other details

The Realme 9i price in India starts at Rs 13,999.... Read more...

Dhanush and Aishwaryaa Rajinikanth separate after 18 years of togetherness: ‘Will take time to understand us as individuals for the better’

The statement by the former couple said that their journey has been that of growth, adjusting, understanding and adapting and today they are at a place where their paths could separate.... Read more...

Motorola launches Moto Tab G70 LTE in India: Check features, price, and availability

The new tablet is the Lenovo-owned company’s second offering for the Indian market following the Moto Tab G20 launched in September.... Read more...

Covid-19 pandemic impact: 71 pc of employees rethinking their careers, says report

While economies across the globe struggled with a new wave of Covid-19, the event had a significant impact on the labour market, the report by global job site Indeed revealed that as many as 71 per cent of employees surveyed said they are rethinking their careers and may even see... Read more...

smallcase rolls out ‘Invest in ideas’ campaign

Through the campaign, smallcase is reaching out to new investors who have recently opened demat accounts... Read more...

FINANCIAL POST

Holiday Inn owner names first female chair

IHG said on Tuesday finance industry veteran Deanna Oppenheimer will become the Holiday Inn-owner’s first female chair when she replaces long-serving Chairman Patrick Cescau after his retirement later this year. Cescau, 73, will retire at the end of August after almost a decade in the role and Oppenheimer will take... Read more...

Ides Capital nominates directors at Safety Insurance, wants share buyback

BOSTON — Activist investment firm Ides Capital Management has nominated two directors to the board of Safety Insurance Group and wants the company to buy back shares, cut costs and improve financial disclosure, according to a letter seen by Reuters. New York-based Ides wrote to the Boston-based company’s board on... Read more...

ImmunoPrecise Relocates European Subsidiary to LEED Certified Campus to Continue to Advance its Antibody Research Operations and Environmental Sustainability

IPA Europe’s Oss laboratories make a move to new Centre of Excellence facilities in Oss, Netherlands, with progressive environmental impact measures. VICTORIA, British Columbia & OSS, Netherlands — IMMUNOPRECISE ANTIBODIES LTD. (the “Company” or “IPA”) (NASDAQ: IPA) (TSX VENTURE: IPA) today announced the relocation of its IPA Europe Oss laboratories... Read more...

TUGA Innovations Appoints Ross Plummer as Chief Marketing Officer

VANCOUVER, British Columbia and LISBON, Portugal, Jan. 18, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — TUGA Innovations, Inc. (CSE: TUGA) (FRA: DQ5) (“TUGA,” or the “Company”), which provides solutions to urban mobility challenges with the TUGA, a new type of Electric Vehicle (“EV”) is pleased to announce the appointment of veteran marketer Mr.... Read more...

EV Battery Tech Oversubscribes $0.20 Private Placement

NOT FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES OR TO UNITED STATES NEWSWIRE SERVICES Vancouver, B.C., Jan. 18, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Extreme Vehicle Battery Technologies Corp. (the “Company” or “EV Battery Tech”) (CSE: ACDC) is pleased to announce that, further to its news release dated January 12, 2022, it has... Read more...

Moneyweb

Rothschild hired by Eskom creditors to help steer debt plan

As SA’s struggling power utility prepares a long-awaited reorganisation aimed at returning it to profit and lightening its debt load.... Read more...

Dié entrepreneur wil ons paaie veiliger maak

Dr Dawid J. van den Heever - Eienaar, VDH Industrial Hygiene CC.... Read more...

Tongaat Hulett secures shareholder approval for controversial rights offer

Following a heated extraordinary general meeting to vote on the matter.... Read more...

London mulls extending car emissions fees across entire city

To help meet ambitious environmental targets by 2030.... Read more...

Airline tie-up for Kenya and South Africa: possible rewards, and risks

Airlines operating on the continent face particular challenges.... Read more...

strategy+business

Getting proactive about reactance

Reactance--the resistance that arises when people perceive threats to their autonomy--plays a large but often unrecognized role in the failure of innovation and change efforts. In this column, Theodore Kinni talks with Loran Nordgren and David Schonthal, professors at the Kellogg School of Management and authors of The Human... Read more...

The little molecule that could

Bethany McLean discusses A Shot to Save the World: The Inside Story of the Life-or-Death Race for a COVID-19 Vaccine, by Wall Street Journal reporter Gregory Zuckerman, which tells the story of the dogged and iconoclastic scientists who pursued mRNA technology, along with other underappreciated vaccine advances, on the path... Read more...

How to jump-start innovation and organizational change

The short-burst, virtual collaboration modules that some companies adopted during the pandemic can extend beyond the crisis and can serve as a catalyst of deeper organizational transformation. Leaders need to understand what these efforts are, what they aren't, and how to design them for optimal efficiency and creativity.... Read more...

Do sweat the small stuff when it comes to inclusion

Many employees feel that their leaders' daily actions don't match what they say about inclusion. So what can leaders do to build trust?... Read more...

Logistical feats

As technology columnist at the Wall Street Journal, Christopher Mims has chronicled the interactions among workers, consumers, and tech. His recent book, Arriving Today, digs deep into how those same relationships play out across modern supply chains. In this Thought Leader interview, Mims discusses with strategy+business editor Daniel... Read more...

BUSINESS DAILY

How tea reforms raised earnings for producers

Setting of minimum price for commodity at the auction last year helped to boost earnings of...... Read more...

Electricity access curbs gender-based violence

Notably, women as end-users who play the role of main caregivers in the household and are...... Read more...

Fixing Kenya’s costly third-party motor vehicle insurance

An MVA fund is a social protection scheme whose aim is to cushion the vulnerable from falling...... Read more...

Verify reports of gold finds

London-based gold miner Red Rock Resources says it has found commercially viable ore samples in...... Read more...

Invest in real economy to bridge the inequality gap

The widening gap between Kenya’s wealthy few and the rest of the population should concern...... Read more...
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