Futures lower following another day of losses after Fed rate hike, sell-offs

Stock futures were lower on Friday morning as investors continued reacting to the Fed’s rate hike and concerns over a potential economic downswing. The Nasdaq 100 was down 0.51%. Dow Jones Industrial Average futures fell by 133 points, or 0.44%. S&P 500 futures shed 0.46%. Costco stock was down about 2.6% in extended trading. Although … Read more

Costco hot dogs are safe from price hikes despite inflation, CEO says

Some good news for inflation-weary Americans: There will be no price hike on Costco’s hot dogs. In an interview Monday on CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street,” CEO Craig Jelinek had a one-word answer when asked whether he would raise the signature food court item’s price: “No.” Costco has continued to put up strong sales, even … Read more

Shanghai by the numbers: China’s Covid lockdowns

The Huangpu River splits the Chinese city of Shanghai between the older settlement on the west and the newer, financial center on the east. Johannes Eisele | Afp | Getty Images China’s latest wave of Covid restrictions has forced millions of people — roughly three times as many as live in New York City — … Read more