After a rough third quarter, here’s what to expect from technology stocks into the end of 2023

2023’s surge in technology stocks fizzled in September as rising rates put a heavy dent in the artificial intelligence-fueled rally . As the final quarter of the year kicks into gear, Wall Street’s bracing for another rocky period ahead, but a slew of economic and earnings-related catalysts could create some chances for investors to dip … Read more

Iowa firefighter charged with several counts of arson after setting, responding, extinguishing flames: police

A Grundy County, Iowa firefighter has been charged with several counts of arson for allegedly setting fires and responding with his team to put the flames out. The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office opened an investigation into a string of fires suspected to be arson, back in April 2023. Most of the fires were in ditches, … Read more

Grant program for Black women entrepreneurs blocked by federal appeals court

NEW YORK (AP) — A grant program for businesses run by Black women was temporarily blocked by a federal appeals court in a case epitomizing the escalating battle over corporate diversity policies. The 2-1 decision by the Atlanta-based 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals temporarily prevents the Fearless Fund from running the Strivers Grant Contest, … Read more

China’s big ‘Golden Week’ is here. Three hot destinations for spending — and a stock with 95% upside

China’s appetite for travel hasn’t faded with the end of summer. Whether it’s by train or by car, hundreds of millions of people are traveling around mainland China for a holiday called Golden Week. From the Mid-Autumn Festival on Friday, Sept. 29, to the following Friday, the break runs for an entire week to celebrate … Read more

Sam Bankman-Fried opposes Ukraine FTX victim testifying remotely

Former FTX Chief Executive Sam Bankman-Fried, who faces fraud charges over the collapse of the bankrupt cryptocurrency exchange, walks outside the Manhattan federal court in New York City, U.S. March 30, 2023.  Amanda Perobelli | Reuters Sam Bankman-Fried does not approve of prosecutors’ request to allow a Ukraine-based FTX customer to testify remotely in the … Read more