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Neptune Close Up (Webb NIRCam)

Incredible new Webb Telescope image of Neptune captures never-before-seen ring detail

Webb’s near-infrared camera (NIRCam) image of Neptune, taken on July 12, 2022, brings the planet’s rings into focus for the first time in more than three decades.The most prominent features of Neptune’s atmosphere in this image are a series of bright spots in the planet’s southern hemisphere that represent high-altitude clouds of methane and ice. …

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Why Alibaba and other Chinese tech stocks are an exception to Goldman Sachs' outlook

Why Alibaba and other Chinese tech stocks are an exception to Goldman Sachs’ outlook

Text size Alibaba and other Chinese tech stocks have been battered since early last year. Qilai Shen/Bloomberg Chinese tech stocks have been battered since many hit all-time highs in early 2021, and the situation hasn’t improved much in 2022. That may be a compelling reason to at least take a fresh look at this sector, …

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'We haven't seen a spike in food inflation yet': Food prices haven't risen so steeply since 1979, with basic groceries up nearly 40%

‘We haven’t seen a spike in food inflation yet’: Food prices haven’t risen so steeply since 1979, with basic groceries up nearly 40%

Food prices continued to rise in August, putting pressure on low- and middle-income households in particular. The cost of food for home preparation rose 13.5% from August 2021, the highest growth rate since March 1979, according to government data. The annual rise in the US consumer price index was 8.3% in August. Overall, food was …

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'We haven't seen a spike in food inflation yet': Food prices haven't risen so steeply since 1979, with basic groceries up nearly 40%

‘We haven’t seen a spike in food inflation yet’: Food prices haven’t risen so steeply since 1979, with basic groceries up nearly 40%

Food prices continued to rise in August, putting pressure on low- and middle-income households in particular. The cost of food for home preparation rose 13.5% from August 2021, the highest growth rate since March 1979, according to government data. The annual rise in the US consumer price index was 8.3% in August. Overall, food was …

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Funeral of Queen Elizabeth II: Britain's biggest post-WWII security detail

Funeral of Queen Elizabeth II: Britain’s biggest post-WWII security detail

Updated September 16, 2022 at 6:53 p.m. EDT|Posted September 16, 2022 at 1:15 p.m. EDT Police officers enter the grounds of the Palace of Westminster in London on September 15. (Sarah L. Voisin/The Washington Post) LONDON – Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral on Monday will bring together more than 70 heads of government from around the …

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Meta Is One Of The Worst Performers In The S&P 500 Today, But These 5 Other Stocks Lost $387 Billion In Value

These five S&P 500 stocks lost nearly half a trillion dollars in value in one day amid widespread annihilation

A drop in gasoline prices couldn’t mask the problem that spooked investors on September 13: core consumer prices resumed their rapid rise in August. Fear of the Federal Reserve’s continued monetary policy tightening to fight inflation sent the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA down 1,276 points (or 3.9%) to 31,104, with all 30 components posting …

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The Collapse of Meta: This chart shows Facebook's fall among America's most valuable companies

The Collapse of Meta: This chart shows Facebook’s fall among America’s most valuable companies

Threatened by competitive and macroeconomic threats, Meta Platforms Inc. is plummeting into the ranks of America’s largest corporations. After a daily decline of 9.4% in its stock, Meta META, -9.37% ranked 10th in market value as of Tuesday’s close, falling below Visa Inc. V, -3.37% for the first time since early August. Meta, the parent …

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The Collapse of Meta: This chart shows Facebook's fall among America's most valuable companies

The Collapse of Meta: This chart shows Facebook’s fall among America’s most valuable companies

Threatened by competitive and macroeconomic threats, Meta Platforms Inc. is plummeting into the ranks of America’s largest corporations. After a daily decline of 9.4% in its stock, Meta META, -9.37% ranked 10th in market value as of Tuesday’s close, falling below Visa Inc. V, -3.37% for the first time since early August. Meta, the parent …

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Meta Is One Of The Worst Performers In The S&P 500 Today, But These 5 Other Stocks Lost $387 Billion In Value

Meta Is One Of The Worst Performers In The S&P 500 Today, But These 5 Other Stocks Lost $387 Billion In Value

A drop in gasoline prices couldn’t mask the problem that spooked investors on September 13: core consumer prices resumed their rapid rise in August. Fear of the Federal Reserve’s continued monetary policy tightening to fight inflation sent the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -3.94% down 887 points (or 2.7%) to 31,494, with all 30 components …

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