S&P 500 scales new record high on tech boost

(Reuters) -The S&P 500 hit a record peak on Thursday, helped by gains in tech-related stocks as weaker-than-expected jobless claims data bolstered the Federal Reserve’s stance to keep interest rates lower for a longer period.FILE PHOTO: People are seen on

Canada's Nutrien to cut 30% greenhouse gas emissions by 2030

(Reuters) – Canadian fertilizer producer Nutrien Ltd said on Thursday it aimed to achieve at least a 30% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030, the latest company seeking to tackle climate change. The company has estimated capital investment requirements

Florida tried to direct students to 'practical' careers through scholarships. Backlash was swift.

Florida state lawmakers remain set on trying to gut a beloved higher education scholarship despite making some initial concessions and facing significant backlash from students and parents. More than 110,000 college students received the merit-based Bright Futures scholarship in 2020,