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Snoop Dogg stormed off of Twitch, but forgot to turn it off

Snoop Dogg stormed off of Twitch, but forgot to turn it off

Snoop Dogg rapped on the 2006 remix of the Pussycat Dolls hit song “Buttons” that “I see you wanna play with a player from the hood.” Just don’t make him mad. That appears to be what happened Sunday as the legendary rapper was playing a bit of Madden football on Twitch. For those who aren’t…MORE

Warren Buffett sees shades of 1980s crisis in today’s bond market

Warren Buffett sees shades of 1980s crisis in today’s bond market

Warren Buffett is warning that the “pathetic” returns available to bond investors may encourage risky behavior. “Bonds are not the place to be these days,” the legendary investor wrote in Berkshire Hathaway’s annual letter to shareholders, lamenting that the yield on 10-year Treasury bonds has fallen 94% since September 1981. The big picture: Interest rates…MORE

Chinese investment in Australia plunged last year as tensions worsened

Chinese investment in Australia plunged last year as tensions worsened

Trade ties between Australia and China worsened over the past year as the two countries became mired in a diplomatic dispute. Now it appears those problems, and the pandemic, are also hitting investment. Chinese investment in Australia plunged to just over 1 billion Australian dollars ($775 million) in 2020, down 62% from the previous year,…MORE

US groups are declaring March 1 a national day of mourning for Covid-19 victims

Almost one year after the first known US coronavirus death, activists and community groups are calling on officials to memorialize the more than half a million Americans who died with an official Covid Memorial Day. More than a hundred events will take place across the United States on Monday, March 1, to remember those who…MORE

Jasmine Harrison delights in Atlantic Ocean world record row

When your phone goes off in the middle of the night, it isn’t usually good news. At best, it signals a call into action, albeit with a foggy head and a scrambled mind. At worst, the incessant ringing or buzzing represents news of a dreadful event, or an impending one. As the British rower Jasmine…MORE

Wall Street is kicking out yet another big Chinese company

Wall Street is kicking out yet another big Chinese company

A major Chinese oil company that has traded on Wall Street for decades has become the latest casualty of tensions between Washington and Beijing. The New York Stock Exchange announced Friday that it will delist CNOOC, China’s third largest oil company and its largest offshore oil producer. Shares in the firm will stop trading from…MORE

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