Editorial: GM cozies up to Biden with opportunistic fuel-standard reversal
Some corporations demonstrate strong concerns for the environment. And some swing with the political winds. Put General Motors in the latter category.General Motors announced this week that it was dropping support of the Trump administration’s effort to strip California of its right to set vehicle fuel standards. And it said it would join President-elect Joe Biden’s push for auto electrification to reduce climate warming emissions.It was the right move. But pardon us if we’re not ready to trust the sincerity of GM CEO Mary Barra’s sudden, opportunistic reversal. It will take more than that to ...
The Mercury News
AUD/USD Forex Signal: Bullish Advance - 17 November 2020
Yesterday’s signals were not triggered as none of the key support or resistance levels were reached before the end of the Tokyo session.Today’s AUD/USD SignalsRisk 0.75%.Trades must be taken between 8am New York time Tuesday and 5pm Tokyo time Wednesday.Long Trade IdeasShort Trade IdeasThe best method to identify a classic “price action reversal” is for an hourly candle to close, such as a pin bar, a doji, an outside or even just an engulfing candle with a higher close. You can exploit these levels or zones by watching the price action that occurs at the given levels.[CAD:EN - 2 - Trade AUD/US...
GBP/USD Forex Signal: Looking Bearish - 02 November 2020
GBP/USD: Room to fall to 1.2785Last Thursday’s signals produced a profitable short trade from the bearish reversal at 1.3024.Today’s GBP/USD SignalsRisk 0.75% per trade.Trades must be entered before 5pm London time today only.Short Trade IdeaLong Trade IdeasThe best method to identify a classic “price action reversal” is for an hourly candle to close, such as a pin bar, a doji, an outside or even just an engulfing candle with a higher close. You can exploit these levels or zones by watching the price action that occurs at the given levels.[CAD:EN - 2- Market Signals]GBP/USD AnalysisI wrote las...
In reversal, Walmart will keep guns in shopping areas
New York (AFP) - Walmart reversed course Friday and said it would keep guns in shopping areas, quickly shifting away from a plan to keep firearms away from customers.The retail giant had announced Thursday it would still sell guns and ammunition, but would not display them in retail spaces, citing unrest in Philadelphia this week. Some observers had also seen the move as an indicator of worry ahead of next week's US presidential election.The world's largest store chain performed a 180-degree turn on Friday."After civil unrest earlier this week resulted in damage to several of our stores, consi...
Sen. Murkowski will vote for Amy Coney Barrett in reversal as confirmation looks even more certain
Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski flip-flopped Saturday on her pledge to oppose the confirmation of Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court, making the judge’s installation as early as Monday even more of a sure thing.“My constitutional responsibility is to now look beyond process,” Murkowski, a Republican, said in a statement. “When we reach a final vote, I will vote to confirm Judge Barrett to the Supreme Court.”The moderate lawmaker said she would continue to seek to block consideration of Barrett’s confirmation because she believes the American people should have the right to weigh in by picking t...
New York Daily News
USD/INR: Risk Adverse Sentiment Creating Strong Support - 28 October 2020
[CAD:EN - 2 - Indian Rupee - Trade Now CTA]The USD/INR tested higher resistance targets on Monday above 74.0000 and then produced a reversal lower which promptly tested support levels around the 73.6300 mark. Forex has taken on a cautious approach globally as investor sentiment grows fragile leading up to the US election. Technical charts show the tight range within the USD/INR has actually widened and opened the door to the possibility volatility is getting ready to emerge. This is not a farfetched notion considering there are only five trading days left until the US election gets underway.A ...
Investors sink SET index by 2.02%
Investor worries over domestic political protests pulled down the benchmark SET index by 2.02%, closing at 1,208.75 points on Monday in trade worth 54.01 billion baht.The sell-off was led by foreign investors, as analysts urged investors to diversify their portfolios with foreign stocks.The biggest plunge on Monday was Airports of Thailand, down 4.46% to 58.50 baht, followed by Kasikornbank, down 3.41% to 70.75 baht. CP ALL was quite active, but closed unchanged at 58.50 baht.Terdsak Thaveeteeratham, head of research at Asia Plus Securities (ASP), suggested Thai investors hold cash of up to 35...
The Bangkok Post
The EU27 call for the immediate reversal of Turkey’s recent actions at Varosha fenced area, says Borrell
Josep Borrell, the EU High Representative on foreign policy, issued a new statement on behalf of the European Union on the developments around Varosha, this morning, calling on Turkey to proceed with the immediate reversal of its recent actions.More specifically, according to the written statement, “the EU expresses its grave concern over the decision to proceed with the `opening` as of 8 October 2020 of part of the fenced area of Varosha, following the announcement made in Ankara on 6 October 2020.”The EU “underlines the importance of the status of Varosha, as set out in relevant UN Security ...
Cyprus News Agency
In reversal, Facebook bans Holocaust denial content
Facebook updated its hate speech policy Monday to prohibit any content that denies or distorts the Holocaust, a move that had long been called for by Jewish organizations and survivors of the Nazi genocide.In addition to the new ban, anyone searching for Holocaust posts on the platform will now be directed to “authoritative sources to get accurate information,” said Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, who admitted that his “own thinking has involved” as he sees data showing an increase in anti-Semitic violence around the world.“I’ve struggled with the tension between standing for free expression and...
New York Daily News
AOC reversal on Yitzhak Rabin event deals blow to Israel lobby
On Saturday, Americans for Peace Now confirmed that Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has pulled out of its event next month honoring Yitzhak Rabin, the Israeli prime minister who was assassinated by a Jewish extremist 25 years ago.This came after a massive outcry from Palestinians and supporters of Palestinian rights.We are sorry to hear that Rep. Ocasio-Cortez will no longer be speaking at our Oct. 20th Yitzhak Rabin memorial. Her participation would have added to the event. We are certain that the event will be a success and invite the public to register and attend.— AmericansforPeaceN...
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