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Alternative History Adventure Games – 'Paradise Lost' Takes Place in a Lost Bunker in Poland (TrendHunter.com)

‘Paradise Lost’ is an upcoming adventure game from developer PolyAmorous, which is published by All In Games. The game spotlights a 12-year-old boy named Szymon, who begins his journey in Poland. With Poland and much of Europe turned into a nuclear wasteland after it’s been desecrated by war, Szymon seeks shelter in an abandoned Nazi… Continue reading Alternative History Adventure Games – 'Paradise Lost' Takes Place in a Lost Bunker in Poland (TrendHunter.com)

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Big-box retailers: winner takes all

Big-box retailers were among the early retail winners during the pandemic. Shoppers flocked to the likes of Walmart and Target to stock up on everything from toilet paper to groceries as stores that were deemed non-essential were forced to close. Eight months on, big-box stores are still winning, even as mall-based clothing retailers and department… Continue reading Big-box retailers: winner takes all

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Empowering Gen Z Jewelry – &always' Debut Collection Takes Cues from Confident Old Hollywood Icons (TrendHunter.com)

&always is officially launching in December as new jewelry company from Gen Z digital creator and singer Loren Gray, and it was created to empower young adults with jewelry to support confidence and self-expression. The brand for young adults is being introduced to the world with a core collection that takes cues from a vintage… Continue reading Empowering Gen Z Jewelry – &always' Debut Collection Takes Cues from Confident Old Hollywood Icons (TrendHunter.com)

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India central bank takes over another ailing regional lender

The Reserve Bank of India has rushed to reassure the country’s financial sector after taking over an ailing regional bank, its latest in a string of rescues of near-collapse lenders. “There is no need to panic,” the RBI said late on Tuesday as it announced it would limit withdrawals and replace the board of directors… Continue reading India central bank takes over another ailing regional lender

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Comrade Swift takes on the suits

Some of our readers may not have realised, but we’ve become quite enamoured with Taylor Swift over the past few years. Not because of her music mind you (after all, this is allegedly a markets blog) but rather her raging against the financialised music machine, which has manifested itself in a variety of ways: most… Continue reading Comrade Swift takes on the suits

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: Trump officials push on with oil drilling in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge before Biden takes office

The Trump administration beginning Tuesday wants oil and gas firms to select where they might want to drill for the first time in the U.S.’s largest pristine tract of wilderness, Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, before President-elect Joe Biden assumes the White House in January. The “call for nominations” to be published in the Federal… Continue reading : Trump officials push on with oil drilling in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge before Biden takes office

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Ronnie Scott’s takes centre stage in richly absorbing documentary

“Only an idiot would go into the jazz club business,” Ronnie Scott tells an interviewer in Oliver Murray’s richly absorbing documentary Ronnie’s. The film focuses on the late saxophonist who changed the landscape of jazz in Britain by being that “idiot” and whose name still shines in neon above the legendary club in London’s Soho.… Continue reading Ronnie Scott’s takes centre stage in richly absorbing documentary

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UK takes aim at China with revamp of takeover rules

Former chancellor George Osborne in 2015 promised a “golden decade” of business relations between China and the UK, but that pledge was effectively ditched by prime minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday. The government published legislation giving ministers sweeping new powers to block overseas companies from buying UK businesses on national security grounds, in a move… Continue reading UK takes aim at China with revamp of takeover rules

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The Moneyist: My father wants to deed his kids his home before Prop 19 takes effect. I suggested a life estate instead — he said I’m ungrateful

I have been a faithful reader of your column for many years, and it has shaped how I think about relationships, property, and finances as I begin to navigate the financial world as a young adult in her mid-20s. Though I thought it would be a decade or two before I had to confront any… Continue reading The Moneyist: My father wants to deed his kids his home before Prop 19 takes effect. I suggested a life estate instead — he said I’m ungrateful

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Earnings Results: Beyond Meat stock plummets more than 25% as COVID-19 takes bite out of earnings

Beyond Meat Inc. reported third-quarter results on Monday. Getty Images Shares of Beyond Meat Inc. plunged more than 25% in extended trading Monday after the flagship name in the plant-based meat field reported third-quarter results Monday that badly missed Wall Street estimates. The poor quarter was exacerbated by news a few hours earlier from McDonald’s… Continue reading Earnings Results: Beyond Meat stock plummets more than 25% as COVID-19 takes bite out of earnings