5 things to know before the stock market opens Tuesday, May 24

Here are the top news, trends and analysis that investors need to start their trading day: 1. The Dow was poised to give up some surprising rally on Monday A screen displays a Federal Reserve rate announcement as a trader works inside a flyer on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in … Read more

Ex-Xbox Exec admits to passing game making him ‘nervous’

picture: Xbox / Microsoft Ed Fries, Former Microsoft Vice President of Game Publishing who launched the original Xbox, recently appeared on a podcast where he discussed some of the concerns he has about Xbox Game Pass. Fries said he is “afraid” that the service will lead to a future in which people will stop buying … Read more

Ex-Xbox Exec admits to passing game making him ‘nervous’

picture: Xbox / Microsoft Ed Fries, Former Microsoft Vice President of Game Publishing who launched the original Xbox, recently appeared on a podcast where he discussed some of the concerns he has about Xbox Game Pass. Fries said he is “afraid” that the service will lead to a future in which people will stop buying … Read more

Xbox Game Pass subscribers say they’re not, right now

picture: Microsoft Normally, when Game Pass starts trending, it’s either because it scored a killer game or Some influencers have created a viral ‘joke’ This ultimately does nothing but hand a $2 trillion company two days of free marketing. However, over the past few days, Microsoft’s on-demand games program has started popping up for another … Read more

Xbox Game Pass subscribers say they’re not, right now

picture: Microsoft Normally, when Game Pass starts trending, it’s either because it scored a killer game or Some influencers have created a viral ‘joke’ This ultimately does nothing but hand a $2 trillion company two days of free marketing. However, over the past few days, Microsoft’s on-demand games program has started popping up for another … Read more

Tencent chief makes a fuss with republished article on China’s economy

Tencent Chairman and CEO Pony Ma Huateng attends the WAIC (World Artificial Intelligence Conference) in Shanghai, China, September 17, 2018. REUTERS/Aly Song Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Bonnie Ma, founder of tech giant Tencent Holdings, caused a stir on social media over the weekend by republishing an … Read more

Davos Updates | Emir of Qatar calls out to the West about the lives you value

DAVOS, Switzerland (AFP) – The ruler of Qatar has called for double standards in the West, recalling the killing of a Palestinian-American journalist during an Israeli raid this month. “We should not accept a world where governments have double standards on the value of people based on their region, race or religion,” Sheikh Tamim bin … Read more

With “worthless” in cryptocurrency, ECB Lagarde renews calls for regulation

font size Christine Lagarde, President of the European Central Bank (Photo by DANIEL ROLAND/POOL/AFP via Getty Images) European Central Bank President Christine Lagarde reiterated her concerns about cryptocurrencies and her desire for regulation. “My very humble estimate is that it is nothing, is nothing, and there are no fundamental assets to act as a safety … Read more

Inflation is on the rise, but fans are paying for NBA, NFL, and other sports tickets

People Change their spending habits Where prices are rising at rates not seen in four decades, Make choices that you prefer experiences. This means a huge demand for live sports. Dennis Coates, professor of sports economics at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, said demand for sports attendance is usually “unresponsive to price changes.” “Good … Read more

What does a recession mean for workers battling to get back into their jobs

People enter the Goldman Sachs headquarters building in New York, United States, on Monday, June 14, 2021. Michael Nagel | Bloomberg | Getty Images The long-running employee market has made it difficult for employers to take control and force remote workers back into the office. But times may change. Amid many business challenges ranging from … Read more