Tomb Raider publisher Square Enix to sell iconic video game franchise

Tomb Raider publisher Square Enix to sell iconic video game franchise

Tomb Raider is one of the most well-known video game franchises of all time. Christian Petersen | Getty Images The iconic Tomb Raider video game franchise is being sold by its Japanese publisher Square Enix as part of a $300 million deal. Square Enix said Monday it will offload three of its game development studios … Read more

I bonds to deliver a record 9.62% interest for the next six months

I bonds to deliver a record 9.62% interest for the next six months

Marko Geber | DigitalVision | Getty Images If you’re eyeing ways to fight swelling prices, I bonds, an inflation-protected and nearly risk-free asset, may now be even more appealing. I bonds are paying a 9.62% annual rate through October 2022, the highest yield since being introduced in 1998, the US Department of the Treasury announced … Read more

Can I live without it?

Can I live without it?

A pedestrian carries shopping bags in the Herald Square area of ​​New York, US, on Wednesday, April 13, 2022. Calla Kessler | Bloomberg | Getty Images Sandy Magny plans to take her teenage daughter to West Palm Beach, Florida, this summer, even though airfares are surging. It won’t be cheap, but Magny doesn’t want to … Read more

Cramer’s week ahead: Jam-packed earnings season continues

Cramer's week ahead: Jam-packed earnings season continues

CNBC’s Jim Cramer said Friday that he expects a rough start to next week on the heels of a dismal end to April in the stock market. “I’m hoping that next week should be better. I’ve got to tell you, I don’t expect a good day Monday. When you have a really horrible day like … Read more

Walmart unveils activewear line with Michelle Smith, Stacey Griffith

Walmart unveils activewear line with Michelle Smith, Stacey Griffith

Fashion designer Michelle Smith and SoulCycle instructor Stacey Griffith are debuting their activewear line, Love & Sports, at Walmart. The line is designed to be fashion-forward, with vibrant colors and unique fabrics. Walmart Over the past two years, fashion designer Michelle Smith and SoulCycle instructor Stacey Griffith have touched dozens of fabrics, spitballed brand names … Read more

5 things to know before the stock market opens Thursday, April 28

5 things to know before the stock market opens Thursday, April 28

Here are the most important news, trends and analysis that investors need to start their trading day: 1. Nasdaq futures sound the stocks look to get back on track The Nasdaq MarketSite in New York. Michael Nagle | Bloomberg | Getty Images Nasdaq futures bounced nearly 2% on Thursday, boosted by a 14% pop in … Read more

Moderna asks FDA to authorize Covid vaccine for kids under 6 years old

Moderna asks FDA to authorize Covid vaccine for kids under 6 years old

Moderna on Thursday asked the Food and Drug Administration to authorize its Covid vaccine for children ages 6 months to 5 years old. The vaccine was about 51% effective against infection from the omicron variant in children under 2 years old and about 37% effective among 2- to 5-year-old kids, according to a company press … Read more

China’s Beijing city loosens robotaxi rules for Baidu Apollo Go, Pony.ai

China's Beijing city loosens robotaxi rules for Baidu Apollo Go, Pony.ai

Chinese tech companies Baidu’s Apollo Go and Pony.ai announced Thursday they received permission from Beijing city authorities to remove the safety driver for part of their robotaxi business in a suburban part of the city. vcg | Visual China Group | Getty Images BEIJING β€” China’s capital city has moved one step closer toward letting … Read more

Boeing lost billion dollars on Trump Air Force One plane deal

Boeing lost billion dollars on Trump Air Force One plane deal

Boeing disclosed Wednesday that it has lost a whopping $1.1 billion in costs to its deal with the Trump administration to modify two 747 jumbo jets to serve as Air Force One β€” and CEO Dave Calhoun admitted the aviation giant “probably” should not have cut the deal in the first place. Even more losses … Read more

Walmart Dangles Deeper Gas Discounts To Attract, Retain Subscribers

Walmart Dangles Deeper Gas Discounts To Attract, Retain Subscribers

As prices climb at the grocery store and gas station, Walmart said Wednesday that it will offer deeper discounts on fuel to nudge more customers to join and renew Walmart+. Chris Cracchiolo, senior vice president and general manager of the subscription service Walmart+, said the everyday expense is on the minds of many shoppers, “especially … Read more