Day: January 4, 2018

Tess Torelli January 4, 2018

The good news for many in the Northeast and Midwest was that it has been a white Christmas. The bad news was that a blizzard swept into parts of New England and bitter cold enveloped much of the Midwest. Even the usually rainy Pacific Northwest got the white stuff. The National Weather Service says it’s […]

Tess Torelli January 4, 2018

China’s financial authorities have published new rules to regulate bond trading, with a focus on restricting leverage and banning under-the-table deals designed to skirt regulations, people familiar with the matter told Reuters. The rules, jointly issued by the People’s Bank of China and China’s banking, securities and insurance regulators, come as Beijing launches a series […]

Tess Torelli January 4, 2018

Getty Images In this handout image provided by the South Korean Unification Ministry, A South Korean government official checks the direct communications hotline to talk with the North Korean side at the border village of Panmunjom on January 3, 2018 in Panmunjom, South Korea. Outside critics say Kim may be trying to use better ties […]

Tess Torelli January 4, 2018

Microsoft, Amazon, and Google said they are working on updates to cloud services and other products to prevent exploitation of chip-level security vulnerabilities. The vulnerabilities, which were publicly disclosed by the Register on Tuesday, could allow a hacker to steal information stored in the memory of a wide range of computer chips running on personal […]

Tess Torelli January 4, 2018

Meanwhile, the Kospi slid into negative territory, with the index sliding 0.8 percent to finish the session at 2,466.46 after trading higher at the open. Technology names closed mostly lower, with Samsung Electronics losing 1.05 percent and chipmaker SK Hynix giving up early gains to close down 0.77 percent. Automakers saw declines, with Hyundai Motor […]