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Dow Jones Newswires: RBA moves to defend yield curve target, but more action likely needed

The Reserve Bank of Australia has defended its yield curve target of 0.10% after several days of inaction, tamping down speculation that it was preparing to signal an earlier start to interest rate increases.

Dow Jones Newswires: Hong Kong authorities investigate COVID-19 case on Royal Caribbean ship

Hong Kong authorities are investigating a positive Covid-19 case involving a crew member on Royal Caribbean Group's Spectrum of the Seas ship, an agency within the city's Department of Health said.

The Moneyist: When our 99-year-old mother was dying, one sister moved in and sold her stuff. The other put the house in her name. What can we do?

‘She stole so much stuff while Mom was away, including cash, numerous checks, and gift cards that family gave her for holidays and Mother’s Day.’

: Biden open to changing or ending filibuster, using National Guard to help unclog ports

President Joe Biden said he's open to altering or eliminating the filibuster in order to protect voting rights and would consider calling in the National Guard to help unclog the supply chain in a wide-ranging town hall on CNN on Thursday night.

MarketWatch First Take: Snap points to possibility of Apple causing the long-feared ‘ad-mageddon’

Snap sounded the alarm for the long-feared internet advertising meltdown that could be coming in the normally busy fourth quarter.

Earnings Results: Intel stock sinks as earnings prompt questions about falling margins

Intel Corp. shares dropped in the extended session Thursday after the chip maker's revenue and data-center sales fell just short of Wall Street estimates amid a big earnings beat but a lower-than-expected earnings and gross margins forecast.

Washington Watch: ‘Substantial amount of work yet to be done’: Major report calls on SEC, Fed, banks and insurers for robust climate-risk disclosure

The gatekeepers of financial markets should embrace smarter climate-change technology, accessible risk data, and consider a call for taxes or emissions-cutting rules and incentives, all as part of a broad portfolio of actions to better measure and protect against climate change, a major oversight group said in the first report of its kind Thursday.

In One Chart: Climate risks are bearing down on American utilities, especially in California. Rain may help, says Barclays

This year alone the economic toll of extreme weather already directly hit 15%-20% of U.S. investment-grade utilities and half of utilities in the 'junk' or high-yield category, according to Barclays.

Earnings Results: Intel stock sinks after earnings beat, as questions about falling margins take center stage

Intel Corp. shares dropped in the extended session Thursday after the chip maker's revenue and data-center sales fell just short of Wall Street estimates amid a big earnings beat but a lower-than-expected earnings and gross margins forecast.

Washington Watch: ‘Substantial amount of work yet to be done’: Major report calls on SEC, banks and insurers for robust climate-risk disclosure

The gatekeepers of financial markets should embrace smarter climate-change technology, uniform and accessible risk data, and consider a call for taxes or emissions-cutting incentives, all as part of a broad portfolio of actions to better measure and protect against climate change, a major oversight group said in its first report of this kind out Thursday.

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