Lionel Messi Says Qatar World Cup Will Be His Last

In a taped Star+ interview released Thursday, when asked if the upcoming World Cup — his fifth — would be his last, the 35-year old said “yes, surely yes.” The announcement sparked widespread media coverage in Argentina, where fans are scrambling to fill sticker books and tens of thousands of citizens are expected to travel … Read more

Citi Ventures Makes First Crypto Seed Investment in Startup Xalts

“The world has changed a lot, you know with the macro environments and obviously markets have been suffering as a result of that,” Luis Valdich, a managing director at Citi Ventures, said in an interview. “Obviously we are very prudent in terms of where to and how to deploy capital, but we’re absolutely active with … Read more

Stocks Resume Rally, Oil Jumps on Production Curb: Markets Wrap

Investors signaled belief in a fledgling equity rally as US futures erased a Wednesday decline and an index of Asian stocks traded higher, suggesting that markets are downplaying the impact of rising oil prices.

Musk Revives $44 Billion Twitter Bid, Aiming to Avoid Trial

In the letter, Musk’s attorneys wrote that the billionaire and his supporters “intend to proceed to closing of the transaction contemplated by the April 25, 2022, merger agreement, on the terms and subject to the conditions set forth therein and pending receipt of the proceeds of the debt financing,” according to the filing, provided the … Read more

OPEC+ Considers Output-Limit Cut Of As Much As Two Million Barrels A Day

The group may discuss a cut of that size, plus smaller reductions ranging from 1 million to 1.5 million barrels a day, when it meets on Wednesday, delegates said. Based on current discussions, so far curbs would use existing baselines to measure each country’s contribution, one delegate said.  

Credit Suisse Is at ‘Critical Moment’ as Bank Prepares for Latest Overhaul, CEO Says

While conceding that there is a lot of uncertainty and speculation both within and outside the bank, the CEO said he will be sending a regular update to staff until the results of its strategic review on Oct. 27, according to the memo, seen by Bloomberg and confirmed by a Credit Suisse spokesperson. 

Fed Rate Increases to Persist Until Inflation Eases, Barkin Says

“Inflation should come down, but I don’t expect its drop to be immediate nor predictable,” said Barkin, who isn’t a voter on the rate-setting Federal Open Market Committee this year. “Significant shocks simply take time to dampen,” he said, referring to the disruptions created by the Covid-19 pandemic, supply-chain snarls, and Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

Ten Things Elon Musk’s Texts Reveal About the Twitter Deal

10. In March, Sam Bankman-Fried, the crypto billionaire, tried to get in touch with Musk through an associate to discuss joining in a deal for Twitter. Musk appeared uninterested — and unaware of Bankman-Fried’s wealth, asking, “Does he have huge amounts of money?”