At least 50 migrants found dead in truck in San Antonio, Texas

At least 50 migrants found dead in truck in San Antonio, Texas

Police block the scene where a tractor trailer with multiple dead bodies was discovered, Monday, June 27, 2022, in San Antonio.Eric Gay/The Associated Press Desperate families of migrants from Mexico and Central America frantically sought word of their loved ones as authorities began the grim task Tuesday of identifying 51 people who died after being … Read more

US strikes al Qaeda-affiliated leader in Syria

US strikes al Qaeda-affiliated leader in Syria

CNN — The US carried out a strike in Syria on Monday targeting a senior leader of Hurras al-Din, an al Qaeda-affiliated terrorist organization, according to a statement from US Central Command. The US is “highly confident” that the strike, carried out from a drone, killed Abu Hamzah al Yemeni, a US official with knowledge … Read more

Brookfield’s Mark Carney on the firm’s new $15 billion bet on the clean energy transition

Brookfield’s Mark Carney on the firm’s new  billion bet on the clean energy transition

(Click here to subscribe to the Delivering Alpha newsletter.) Brookfield Asset Management announced last week that it raised a record $15 billion for its inaugural Global Transition Fund. This marks the world’s largest private fund dedicated to the net zero transition, signaling that investors are still committed to establishing cleaner portfolios. However, some blame the … Read more

Premarket: Stocks extend bear market bounce as inflation angst eases

Premarket: Stocks extend bear market bounce as inflation angst eases

Tokyo pedestrians wearing protective masks are reflected on an electronic board displaying various company’s stock prices in this file photo.Kim Kyung Hoon/Reuters World shares extended their bounce on Monday, building on Friday’s strong Wall Street close as off-peak oil prices helped sentiment improve and temper fears of prolonged inflation. Strong morning gains in Europe and … Read more

Rep. Mary Miller calls Roe decision ‘victory for white life’

Rep.  Mary Miller calls Roe decision ‘victory for white life’

NEW YORK (AP) — US Rep. Mary Miller of Illinois, speaking at a rally Saturday night with former President Donald Trump, called the Supreme Court’s decision overturning Roe v. Wade has “victory for white life.” Miller’s spokesman said the Illinois Republican had intended to say the decision was a victory for a “right to life.“ … Read more

G7 aims to raise $600-billion to counter China’s Belt and Road project

G7 aims to raise 0-billion to counter China’s Belt and Road project

US President Joe Biden speaks next to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and German Chancellor Olaf Scholz on the first day of the G7 leaders’ summit held at Elmau Castle, Germany, on June 26.JONATHAN ERNST/AFP/Getty Images Group of Seven leaders on Sunday pledged to raise US$600-billion in private and public funds over five years to finance … Read more

US allies express dismay at ‘appalling’ Supreme Court decision to scrap abortion rights

US allies express dismay at ‘appalling’ Supreme Court decision to scrap abortion rights

London CNN — Several of the United States’ Western allies responded with anger and dismay after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade on Friday, condemning the decision as “horrific,” “appalling” and “a big step backwards.” British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said the move “clearly has a massive impact on people’s thinking around the world,” … Read more

Microsoft says Russia has stepped up cyber espionage against the US and Ukraine allies

Microsoft says Russia has stepped up cyber espionage against the US and Ukraine allies

Washington CNN — Russian intelligence agencies have increased their efforts to hack US and allied government computer networks to gather intelligence since the war in Ukraine began, Microsoft said in new findings published Wednesday. American organizations were the top target of the Russian hacking attempts outside of Ukraine, according to Microsoft, but the alleged Russian … Read more

NASA wraps up moon rocket test; to set launch date after fix

NASA wraps up moon rocket test;  to set launch date after fix

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA said Thursday it has finished testing its huge moon rocket and will move it back to the launch pad in late August. A date for the first flight will be set after a leak that popped up during a dress rehearsal is fixed, the space agency said. Earlier this … Read more

RBC’s global energy conference: Top 3 takeaways and stock picks

RBC’s global energy conference: Top 3 takeaways and stock picks

A daily roundup of research and analysis from The Globe and Mail’s market strategist Scott Barlow RBC Capital Markets recently held a global energy conference in New York featuring more than 100 corporate presentations, panels, and keynote speakers. The RBC research team published a recap report Tuesday morning, ” We recognized three themes across our … Read more