The S&P 500 closed this past week at its highest level of the year, and the major averages are close to tops last seen in early 2022. While optimism for December remains high, some analysts worry the run-up has been too big, too fast.
Philippine residents were allowed to return to their homes on Sunday after a magnitude 7.4 earthquake struck the country's south, killing at least one person, with disaster officials reporting minor damage to some infrastructure. The Saturday night quake shook parts of Surigao Del Sur and Davao Oriental provinces, triggering coastal evacuations and tsunami alerts in the country and in Japan.
Arch Resources Inc (NYSE:ARCH), a prominent player in the coal industry, has recently witnessed a significant insider sell that has caught the attention of investors and market analysts alike.
On Saturday night, Kiss will close out the final performance of their “The End of the Road” farewell tour at New York City’s famed Madison Square Garden. During their encore, the band’s current lineup — founders Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons as well as guitarist Tommy Thayer and drummer Eric Singer — will leave the stage to reveal digital avatars of themselves. After the transformation, the virtual Kiss will launch into a performance of “God Gave Rock and Roll to You.”
The U.N. said Israeli settler attacks in the West Bank have doubled since the Israel-Hamas war began, prompting many Palestinians to abandon their homes. WSJ’s Margherita Stancati visited the village of Zanuta to find out more. Photo Illustration: Marina Costa/Tanya Habjouqa
Since the start of the war in Gaza, around 1,000 Palestinians living in the West Bank have left their homes.
Ruslan Finchuk, a Ukrainian senior sergeant and experienced soldier, was last seen in enemy territory under machine gun fire. His unit told his wife he was missing, presumed dead.
Nine people were killed and 15 injured after armed men raided Peru's Poderosa mine with explosives and took hostages, the Interior Ministry said late on Saturday. The attackers entered the mine shaft, using explosive charges, "violently confronting internal security personnel from the company and taking four people hostage", the ministry said. The attack comes a year after the impeachment and arrest of leftist former President Pedro Castillo, which sparked months of deadly protests snarled activity at mines in the Andean country.
From November 27 to December 1, a group made up of more than 60 reporters, overseas communication officers, and social media personalities got their chance to witness the development of the Hainan Free Trade Port (FTP) up close, as they visited key industrial parks and marveled at the beautiful countryside in south China's Hainan Province.