JetBlue extends tender offer date for Spirit Airlines to July 29

A photo of a Spirit Airlines jet coming in for a landing in Las Vegas on 25 May 2020. JetBlue Airways Corp said on Thursday it was extending the expiration date of its cash tender offer for Spirit Airlines Inc to July 29 from June 30, after sweetening its bid for the ultra-low-cost carrier earlier … Read more

US to deploy nearly 300,000 monkeypox vaccine doses to fight outbreak

Mock-up vials labeled “Monkeypox vaccine” are seen in this illustration taken, May 25, 2022. Dado Ruvic | Reuters The US will deploy nearly 300,000 monekypox vaccine doses in the coming weeks in an effort to stamp out an outbreak of the virus that continues to grow. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is recommending … Read more

World Health Organization says monkeypox is not a global health emergency right now

The World Health Organization on Saturday said the rapid spread of monkeypox across dozens of nations does not represent a global health emergency at this time. WHO Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus described monkeypox as an evolving health threat, however, and urged governments around the world to step up surveillance, contact tracing, testing and to … Read more

Kevin O’Leary says there’s no evidence of a recession right now

The US economy is much stronger than people think, and there’s “no evidence” of an impending slowdown or recession yet, says celebrity investor Kevin O’Leary. “I’m not saying we will not get one, but everybody that’s saying it’s coming around the corner next week is just wrong, “he told CNBC’s” Squawk Box Asia “on Thursday. … Read more

FDA committee recommends Modern two-dose Covid vaccine for kids ages 6 to 17

A young man receives his Covid-19 vaccination at a vaccination clinic. People receive the Modern vaccine in Milford, Pennsylvania. Preston Ehrler | LightRocket | Getty Images Moderna’s two-dose Covid-19 vaccine for kids ages 6 through 17 received the endorsement from the Food and Drug Administration’s committee of independent immunization experts on Tuesday, a key step … Read more

US SEC chief Gary Gensler unveils plan to overhaul Wall Street stock trading

US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chair Gary Gensler testifies before a Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee oversight hearing on the SEC on Capitol Hill in Washington, September 14, 2021. Evelyn Hockstein | Pool | Reuters The top US securities regulator on Wednesday proposed rule changes to transform how Wall Street handles retail … Read more