Stocks making the biggest moves midday: Apple, Netflix, Biogen, Canopy Growth and more

A Biogen facility in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Brian Snyder | Reuters Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading. Apple — Apple shares fell 3.4% on Wednesday following a report that the company is ditching plans to boost new iPhone production. Instead of aiming to increase output by 6 million units in the second half … Read more

Amazon announces new Kindle Scribe, the first Kindle you can write on, and new Echos

Amazon unveils $199.99 high-end Echo Studio, Echo Dot and Echo Dot Clock Amazon just revealed the Echo Dot and Echo Dot with Clock which delivers up to two times the bass of the previous generation. It also has a new temperature sensor, so it can do things like automatically turning on your smart fan when … Read more

Results come in from sham referendums in occupied Ukraine; Nord Stream sabotage being investigated

Moscow’s mobilization won’t resolve Russia’s problems in the war, analyst says Russia’s partial military mobilization, which was announced by President Putin last week and sees around 300,00 reservists called-up to fight in Ukraine, will not resolve the country’s challenges in the war, an analyst said Wednesday. “Mobilisation will not solve three big problems for the … Read more

After sham referendums, Russia could annex more of Ukraine by the end of the week; Russian conscripts set off to war

Russian conscripts head off to war in Ukraine while others try to flee the draft Many Russian reservists called up to be sent to Ukraine have been reporting for duty at military bases in Russia before setting off to fight in Ukraine. Reuters footage showed queues at the border with Georgia as men tried to … Read more

Russia school shooting by gunman with converted pistols and a shirt with

Law enforcement officers inspect a classroom at School No. 88, in the city of Izhevsk, Russia, about 600 miles east of Moscow, on September 26, 2022, after a gunman opened fire in the school, in an image provided by Russia’s national Investigative Committee. Russian national Investigative Committee At least 13 people were killed and 23 … Read more

U.S. warns of ‘horrific’ consequences if Russia uses nuclear weapons in Ukraine

The Kremlin says it is in sporadic contact with Washington over nuclear issues The St. Basil Cathedral and a Kremlin tower are visible on the Red Square in Moscow. Sopa Images | Lightrocket | Getty Images The Kremlin said it was in “sporadic” contact with Washington on nuclear issues after the two traded threats concerning … Read more

Rupee has held up very well against dollar compared to other currencies: FM | India News – Times of India

PUNE: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday said the rupee has “held back very well” when compared to other currencies against the US Dollar. The Reserve Bank and the Finance Ministry are keeping a very close watch over the developments, the finance minister told reporters after the domestic currency sunk to a lifetime low against … Read more

Ukraine welcomes home ‘heroes’ after prisoner swap; Russian mobilization sparks anti-war protests

Finland says traffic arriving at Russia border increased overnight The Finnish Border Guard said traffic at the country’s eastern border with Russia “intensified” overnight, Reuters reported, following President Vladimir Putin’s order to mobilize more troops for the Ukraine war. “The number has clearly picked up,” Matti Pitkaniitty, the Finnish Border Guard’s head of international affairs, … Read more

Sebi eyes blocked funds route for secondary market | India News – Times of India

MUMBAI: Sebi is working on a system to introduce a process similar to Application Supported by Blocked Amount (ASBA) for secondary market transactions. This was revealed by the markets regulator’s chairperson Madhabi Puri Buch said on Wednesday. ASBA is a process through which an investor can bid in an IPO after his bank blocks funds … Read more

FTX in talks to raise up to $1 billion at valuation of about $32 billion, in-line with prior round

Sam Bankman-Fried speaks onstage during the first annual Moonlight Gala benefitting CARE – Children With Special Needs at Casa Cipriani on June 23, 2022 in New York City. Craig Barritt | Getty Images Sam Bankman-Fried’s crypto conglomerate FTX is in talks with investors to raise up to $1 billion in new funding that would keep … Read more