RPT-GRAPHIC-Take Five: Bond yield rise might be the real thing

(Repeats Friday story, updates first entry) LONDON, Feb 19 (Reuters) – 1/ YIELD JOLT Higher U.S. Treasury yields have so far done little more than jolt equity markets off record highs. That will change if “real” yields — adjusted for

Biden's pick for OMB downplays concerns about inflationary pressures

WASHINGTON, Feb 9 (Reuters) – The U.S. government must keep a close eye on inflationary pressures, but the Federal Reserve has tools to deal with inflation and interest rates, Neera Tanden, President Joe Biden’s nominee as budget director, said on

Did you miss out on vacation this year? You're not alone

NEW YORK (NYTIMES) – In a typical year, New York employees of the magazine publisher Condé Nast must use their vacation days before late December or lose them – a common policy across corporate America. But early this month, the

No swift recovery in 2021, but Singapore job market on the mend

SINGAPORE – Hopes for a better 2021 are aplenty, but recovery for the labour market is likely to be protracted, experts say. Although the latest quarterly labour market data released earlier this month shows the employment situation for Singapore residents

Tech stars quit Silicon Valley as politics, pandemic weigh

SAN FRANCISCO (AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE) – Silicon Valley is seeing departures of some of its high-profile stars as a pandemic-linked shift to remote work and political polarisation have dulled the allure of the key tech industry hub. Nightmarish traffic and high