Haunted by tragedy and safety fears, Surfside residents debate leaving home

Haunted by tragedy and safety fears, Surfside residents debate leaving home
SURFSIDE, Fla., June 30 (Reuters) - Chiara Mauriziano rolled a suitcase into Champlain Towers East in Surfside, Florida on Wednesday morning, returning home nearly a week after a condo tower a few hundred feet away collapsed, killing at least 16 and leaving scores missing.Mauriziano, like many of her neighbors in Champlain Towers East and other… Read More

Robinhood asks judge to toss payment for order flow lawsuit

Robinhood asks judge to toss payment for order flow lawsuit
The Robinhood App is displayed on a screen in this photo illustration January 29, 2021. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/Illustration/File PhotoSummaryCompaniesRelated documentsOnline trading platform says lawsuit too vague to meet bar for securities fraudArgues trade execution too fact-specific for class treatmentThe company and law firm names shown above are generated automatically based on the text of the article.… Read More

Flores settlement applies to minors detained amid pandemic

Flores settlement applies to minors detained amid pandemic
A migrant man hold his son's hand as they leave a migrant encampment, where more than 2,000 people live in while seeking asylum in the U.S., during the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Matamoros, Mexico May 1, 2020. REUTERS/Daniel BecerrilA 1997 settlement requiring migrant children to be placed in licensed facilities appliesGovernment argued… Read More

Exxon Beaumont, Texas refinery operating at 60% capacity -sources

Exxon Beaumont, Texas refinery operating at 60% capacity -sources
HOUSTON, June 30 (Reuters) - ExxonMobil Corp’s (XOM.N) Beaumont, Texas refinery is operating at about 60% of its 369,024-barrel-per-day (bpd) capacity as a lockout of union workers nears the end of its ninth week, said sources familiar with plant operations.Exxon spokeswoman Julie King said operations at the Beaumont refinery are normal.Exxon is operating the refinery… Read More

Four Palihapitiya-backed SPACs raise $880 mln in upsized public offerings

Four Palihapitiya-backed SPACs raise $880 mln in upsized public offerings
FILE PHOTO: Chamath Palihapitiya, founder and CEO of Social Capital, speaks during the 2018 Sohn Investment Conference in New York City, U.S., April 23, 2018. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid(Reuters) - Four blank-check companies, backed by venture investor Chamath Palihapitiya, raised a total of $880 million in their upsized U.S. initial public offerings (IPOs) on Wednesday.Social Capital Suvretta… Read More

Fast and furious first half of 2021 keeps financial markets at full throttle

Fast and furious first half of 2021 keeps financial markets at full throttle
A man points a computer screen showing stock information in this illustration photo taken in Bordeaux, France, March 30, 2016. REUTERS/Regis DuvignauLONDON, June 30 (Reuters) - After the unprecedented pandemic-driven swings in global financial markets last year 2021 was never going to be dull, and so it has proved.Vaccine programmes and some of the biggest… Read More