Why investors can’t get too excited about the new Brexit deal

London (CNN Business)The British pound and UK stocks shot up on news that UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson had clinched a new Brexit agreement with the European Union. Then the political reality set in. “The parliamentary arithmetic is not in Boris [Johnson’s] favor at this point in time,” said Craig Erlam, senior market analyst at Oanda, a currency broker. He believes this will limit any exuberance among investors. The pound initially raced toward $1.30 on Thursday on the news that …

Nintendo Switch subreddit implodes amid Hong Kong protests

Blizzard backlash has become a problem for the moderators of RedditsNintendo Switch community. The gaming developer which createdOverwatchis still reeling from the controversy over its recent decision to punish a gaming pro for voicing his pro-Hong Kong-liberation views live. After the company decided to suspend Chung blitzchung Ng Wai, confiscate his winnings, and fire the interviewers hed been speaking with, the internet swarmed to his defense. In just over a week, the news has spread to every corner of the …

No better outcome than my deal, Johnson says

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionBoris Johnson: “Chance to move on” with Brexit Boris Johnson has urged MPs to “come together” to back the Brexit deal he has secured with the EU, insisting there is “no better outcome”. The prime minister told the BBC’s Laura Kuenssberg he wanted the country to “move on” from Brexit, which he described as “divisive”. And he said he was hopeful the deal would pass the Commons on Saturday. The government’s former …

Tulsi Gabbard was conservatives favorite debater last night

Last night, big-name progressives like Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) duked it out on stage with their more centrist counterparts, like former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Mass.). And then there was Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii). Gabbards candidacy has been both an enigma and a fascination. She hasnt had the kind of breakout moments like Mayor Pete Buttigieg, or faded away like Rep. Eric Swalwell. But shes remained, all while facingaccusations of cozying …

The conservative backlash against LeBron James has nothing to do with human rights

Basketballs biggest star is under fire after wading into the NBAs China controversy, but his remarks are being weaponized by bad-faith actors LeBron James has come under fire like never before after wading into the Etan Thomas bio LeBron getting quite a bit of heat right now for comments that appear to suggest freedom of speech can have negative consequences. But at the same time its clear these remarks are largely being weaponized by many bad-faith actors trading in intellectual …

McDonald’s get their scampi in a bunch over burger joint’s Effing Filet O’ Fish

When the fast-food giants lawyers swooped on a small Canadian restaurant over its fish burger, the response was pithy When Canadian chef Paul Shufelt decided to market a new burger at his Edmonton restaurant, he wanted to pay homage to the fast-food greats that have come before him not find himself embroiled in a legal battle with a multinational corporation. After creating a cod burger with coleslaw and red onions, Woodshed Burgers named their newest item the Effing Filet O …

Google launches cheaper Pixel 4 to undercut Apple’s iPhone

Smartphone comes with radar tech and is joined by revamped Nest Mini, Pixelbook Go and other devices Google has launched its latest iPhone-competitor, the Pixel 4 and 4 XL, with new radar technology, dual-camera and a lower price. Googles consumer hardware division unveiled a series of new devices in New York, led by the Pixel 4 smartphone and including an updated Nest Mini smart speaker and Nest Wifi system, among other products. The Pixel 4 and 4 XL are two …

Banks warned over Saudi Aramco by environmental groups

Eight green groups send letter to express concern over planned market float Green groups have warned that banks linked to Saudi Aramcos $2tn (1.6tn) market float are undermining global efforts to tackle the climate crisis by supporting the listing of the worlds biggest oil producer. The worlds biggest-ever IPO is expected to give a $450m windfall to a string of major international banks and advisers, or less than 0.01% of what Saudi Arabia expects to earn by listing 3% of …

Hummer may return as electric truck brand, report says

Austrian firm Kreisel Electric has converted the Hummer H1 into an electric vehicle. (Lisi Niesner/Bloomberg via Getty Images) The trucks would be built at the Detroit-Hamtramck plant that had been “unallocated” prior to the start of the ongoing contract negotiations with the United Auto Works, Reuters said. GM shelved the Hummer brand in 2010 during its bailout-backed reemergence from bankruptcy. In June, General Motors president Mark Reuss said “I love Hummer,” and that the market for electric trucks is “massive.” “There might …

Budge up, great white males! MoMA goes global with an explosive $450m rehang

It has the worlds finest modern art collection. But now the great museum is rebalancing its walls massively boosting work by women and artists of colour In his which reopensarchitects Diller Scofidio + Renfro a radical rehang reverses the museums old Book of Genesis approach, as MoMA director Tate Modern hangs. While still arranged according to a broad chronology, beginning with the 1880s on the fifth floor and descending to the present on the second, MoMAs individual rooms are organised …