Opinion: The Fed’s rate hikes could soon be coming to an end

Editor’s Note: Steven Kamin is a senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI), where he studies international macroeconomic and financial issues. He served as director of the international finance division of the Federal Reserve from 2011 to 2020. The opinions expressed in this commentary are his own. View more opinion on CNN. CNN — … Read more

Adani market losses snowball to $100 bln on shelved share sale

NEW DELHI, Feb 2 (Reuters) – India’s Adani group shares sank on Thursday after market turmoil forced the conglomerate to ax a crucial $2.5 billion stock offer, deepening its market losses to more than $100 billion and sparking worries about the potential systemic impact. The withdrawal of Adani Enterprises’ (ADEL.NS) share sale marked a dramatic … Read more

Home Depot co-founder, 93, slams ‘woke’ business leaders and ‘lazy’ office workers

The 93-year-old co-founder of Home Depot has attacked the current generation of business leaders for prioritizing ‘woke’ issues at the expense of their shareholders and employees. Bernie Marcus, who Bloomberg estimates is worth more than $5billion, said he was dismayed to see the world’s business leaders meeting in Davos this year and advocating investment in … Read more

New Prototype Device Generates Hydrogen From Untreated Seawater : ScienceAlert

Scientists have found a clever way to generate hydrogen straight from salty seawater. This could be another step towards a clean energy future, if renewables power the process. The new device makes a few chemical modifications to existing technologies, making it possible to extract hydrogen from untreated, unpurified seawater – which could alleviate concerns about … Read more

Hawley wants to shield social security, Medicare from debt ceiling

Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., joined at left by Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark. J. Scott Applewhite Associated Press file photo Washington Sen. Josh Hawley introduced a bill Wednesday to prevent Congress from using Social Security and Medicare as a tool in negotiations over the debt ceiling, as some members of his party have talked about making … Read more

Heat’s Tyler Herro at peace if misses All-Star Game again

During this same week last year, when Heat guard Tyler Herro was snubbed for the All-Star Game, the disappointment was transparent. [–> A year later, Herro is in a new role (starting) and has a higher scoring average than a year ago, but there is no expectation of an All-Star invitation when reserves are announced … Read more

Claims Datadog asked developer to kill open source data tool • The Register

After a delay of over a year, an open source code contribution to enable the export of data from Datadog’s Application Performance Monitoring (APM) platform finally got merged on Tuesday into a collection of OpenTelemetry components. The reason for the delay, according to John Dorman, the software developer who wrote the Datadog APM Receiver code, … Read more

Hindenburg bet against India’s Adani puzzles rival US short sellers

Feb 1 (Reuters) – When Hindenburg Research revealed a short position in Adani Group last week, some US investors said they were intrigued about the actual mechanics of its trade, because Indian securities rules make it hard for foreigners to bet against companies there. Hindenburg’s bet has been lucrative so far. Its allegations, which the … Read more

Nonprofit to help inmates address grief at Oklahoma County Jail

HAVE ON HUNDREDS OF INMATES. WE THINK THAT THERE IS SO MUCH NEED FOR THIS. RESPONDING TO A MENTAL HEALTH NEED IN THE OKLAHOMA COUNTY JAIL, THE MAJORITY OF THE PEOPLE THAT ARE DETENTED AT THE JAIL ARE EXPERIENCING SOME FORM OF GRIEF AND LOSS. THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF CALM WATERS, A LOCAL NONPROFIT, SAYS … Read more

Clark Circuit Court judge named woman of distinction

Feb. 1—SOUTHERN INDIANA — The Center for Women and Families named Clark County Judge Vicki Carmichael as one of its Women of Distinction for 2023. Carmichael said it’s an honor she’s sharing with everyone who works with her at Clark Circuit Court 4. “I was thrilled (when I heard). To me what I do on … Read more