For the World Economy, a Grim Slog Tempered by New Hopes

Nearly a year into a pandemic that has ravaged the global economy like no time since the Great Depression, the only clear pathway toward improved fortunes is containing the virus itself.With the United States suffering its most rampant transmission yet, and with major nations in Europe again under lockdown, prospects remain grim for a meaningful worldwide...

‘Tokenized’: Inside Black Workers’ Struggles at Coinbase

SAN FRANCISCO — One by one, they left. Some quit. Others were fired. All were Black.The 15 people worked at Coinbase, the most valuable U.S. cryptocurrency start-up, where they represented roughly three-quarters of the Black employees at the 600-person company. Before leaving in late 2018 and early 2019, at least 11 of them informed the human resources...

Silicon Carbide (SiC) Fibers Market 2020 Growth, Size, Share, Trends Analysis And Forecast To 2025

Silicon Carbide (SiC) Fibers -Market Demand, Growth, Opportunities and Analysis Of Top Key Player Forecast To 2025 PUNE, MAHARASHTRA, INDIA, November 27, 2020 /⁨⁩/ -- Silicon Carbide (SiC) Fibers Industry Description … Read More

Global Wood Plastic Composite (WPC) Floorings Market Size study, by Type, Application and Regional Forecasts 2020-2027

… floorings. Further rising construction activities in the … in modular construction which uses new construction materials fosters … Association of German Prefabricated Construction (BDF) for the … result of increasing residential construction in the country …Read More

Adani Group to self-finance rail link for Australian coal mine project via ports unit

… Adani Group has awarded the civil construction works contract worth $350 million … Carmichael rail network — its largest construction contract for the Carmichael project … Group. Carmichael rail network involves construction of about 200 km of … Read More

Refrigerants Market Size Is Estimated To Be USD 21.3 Billion In 2020 And Is Projected To Reach USD 30.8 Billion By 2025, At A CAGR Of 7.7%

The MarketWatch News Department was not involved in the creation of this content. Japan, Japan, Fri, 27 Nov 2020 12:30:58 / Comserve Inc. / -- Factors such as increasing demand for consumer appliances and growing cold chain markets will drive the … Read More

Global Rubber Products Market to Exhibit Significant Growth through 2026

The MarketWatch News Department was not involved in the creation of this content. Nov 27, 2020 (Market Insight Reports) -- Selbyville, Delaware Market Study Report LLC: According to the research report titled 'Global Rubber Products Market Size study, … Read More

Global IVD (in vitro diagnostics) Market Size, Share, Industry Analysis, Global Trends, Revenue Analysis and Regional Forecasts, 2020-2026

The MarketWatch News Department was not involved in the creation of this content. Nov 27, 2020 (Market Insight Reports) -- Selbyville, Delaware Market Study Report LLC: According to the report titled 'Global IVD (In Vitro Diagnostics) Market Size study … Read More

Polymer Concrete Market Size, Share, Demand, Analysis and Forecast Report till 2026

… region includes growing construction activities, new … rising road construction activities. – The construction industry in … forecast period. – Residential construction for single families … followed by industrial construction at 4%. Construction in the … Read More

GM plans to seek banking charter for auto-lending business, report says

GM's finance arm, General Motors Financial Company Inc., has been talking to federal and state banking regulators for months about forming an industrial loan company and could file its applications as early as December, The Wall Street Journal reported. Read More

Hyundai, Kia agree to $210 million U.S. auto safety civil penalty

NHTSA said the two affiliated Korean automakers agreed to consent orders after the agency said they had inaccurately reported some information to NHTSA regarding recalls. Read More

VW will ax Passat sedan in Europe, U.S., sources say

VW will drop the midsize sedan as it focuses on electric cars and SUVs, sources familiar with the brand's future product rollout said.Read More

VW CEO Diess said to push for contract extension amid labor opposition

Diess has asked VW's controlling Piech and Porsche families to back a contract extension in a bid to break a management deadlock at the automaker, Reuters reported.Read More

VW still has 'old, encrusted' structures left to break up, Diess says

The latest call from Diess to speed up VW's overhaul reflects the challenges he has had pushing through reforms at the automaker.Read More

Why the parent of BMW's China partner is on the brink of bankruptcy

Some strategic missteps, defaults on debt obligations and an investigation into possible violations of disclosure laws have forced Huachen to restructure. Read More

Black Friday: Holiday Shopping in a Pandemic

Shoppers outside Nike on Black Friday in downtown Manhattan.Credit...Gabby Jones for The New York TimesRetailers have experienced a stark split in fortunes during the pandemic. The mass shutdowns this spring fueled big-name bankruptcies and thousands of store closures. And the strong like Amazon and Walmart have only gotten stronger and more profitable,...

VW will ax Passat sedan in U.S., Europe, sources say

Amid a steady, broad consumer shift away from cars, VW is dropping the midsize sedan to focus on EVs and utility vehicles, sources familiar with the brand's future product plans said.Read More

Pentagon Chief Visits Somalia Ahead of Expected Troop Cuts

WASHINGTON — Acting Defense Secretary Christopher C. Miller met with American troops and diplomats in Somalia on Friday, the first Pentagon chief to visit the strife-torn East African nation. He may also be the last.The three-hour visit to Mogadishu, the Somali capital, came as the acting secretary was wrapping up an overseas trip to the Middle East...

Courteney Cox recreates iconic turkey-head gag from 'Friends'

Nov. 27 (UPI) -- Courteney Cox shared a video on Instagram showing her with a turkey on her head, a nod to a memorable moment from her beloved sitcom, Friends. "Happy Thanksgiving xoxo #friends," Cox captioned a short video showing her shimmying in her kitchen with the bird carcass on her head. Advertisement The post got more than 3 million views since...

Courts in 39 American states still admit the “gay-panic” defence

DANIEL SPENCER was a quiet, 32-year-old film editor who had recently moved to Austin, Texas from Los Angeles. He was also gay. In 2015 his neighbour, James Miller, stabbed him to death. The case was harrowing. But a legal quirk uncovered during the trial made it even worse. Mr Miller introduced the “gay-panic” defence in court, arguing that at some...