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Tyrannosaurs rex (pictured) was a species of bird-like, meat-eating dinosaur.  It lived between 68–66 million years ago in what is now the western side of North America

T.rex was 70% larger than previously thought and could weigh up to 33,000lbs, study claims

The infamous Tyrannosaurus Rex – or T. rex – could have weighed up to 33,000lb (15,000 kg) when it roamed the Earth. This is just over the weight of two elephants, or a London double-decker bus, and is 70 percent more than previously thought. Researchers from the Canadian Museum of Nature in Ottawa built a …

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Over-The-Counter Hearing Aids: Disability Experts Weigh Benefits And Concerns

Over-The-Counter Hearing Aids: Disability Experts Weigh Benefits And Concerns

The US Food and Drug Administration finalized a ruling Monday that will make hearing aids available over the counter without a prescription or an appointment. It’s a game-changer for many disabled people, who say the ruling will benefit millions of Americans with hearing loss. At the same time, the ruling illuminates barriers to hearing aid …

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Stock market news live updates: Stocks edge higher as investors weigh inflation data, await Fed minutes

Stock market news live updates: Stocks edge higher as investors weigh inflation data, await Fed minutes

US stocks were mostly higher at Wednesday’s open as investors weighed producer price data that showed inflation rose slightly last month. The S&P 500 (^GSPC) rose about 0.24%, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average (^DJI) ticked up 0.25%. The technology-heavy Nasdaq Composite (^IXIC) edged lower by 0.18%. The September producer price index (PPI), a measure …

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Is it time to buy gold?  Wall Street pros weigh in as prices fall

Is it time to buy gold? Wall Street pros weigh in as prices fall

Gold prices slid to a one-week low Monday as concerns mounted that the Federal Reserve would stay the course on its aggressive pace of interest rate hikes after strong US jobs data Friday. The precious metal has come under pressure this year, with the dollar’s big gain weighing on gold prices. While gold is traditionally …

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US Home Sales Tanking: Industry Leaders Weigh In on What's Next

US Home Sales Tanking: Industry Leaders Weigh In on What’s Next

For the third straight month in a row, pending US home sales have plunged, the National Association of Realtors (NAR) recently reported. At the end of August, three out of four major regions experienced month-over-month declines in real estate transactions, with only the West seeing a slight gain. Year-over-year, all four regions indicated double-digit decreases. …

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Is the UK now a buy?  Analysts weigh in after market meltdown and Bank of England intervention

Is the UK now a buy? Analysts weigh in after market meltdown and Bank of England intervention

A security guard stands outside the London Stock Exchange building on December 29, 2020. Tolga Akmen AFP via Getty Images UK bond markets and the pound went into freefall this week as investors balked at the new government’s fiscal policy announcements, and some analysts believe opportunities are arising. The Bank of England on Wednesday was …

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Bond yields soar as markets weigh the threat of a recession.  What it means for your investments

Bond yields soar as markets weigh the threat of a recession. What it means for your investments

Hoxton/Sam Edwards | Getty Images Bond yields jumped this week after another major rate hike from the Federal Reserve, flashing a warning of market distress. The policy-sensitive 2-year Treasury yield on Friday climbed to 4.266%, notching a 15-year high, and the benchmark 10-year Treasury hit 3.829%, the highest in 11 years. Soaring yields come as …

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Wall Street ends down for the third day as growth concerns weigh on tech

Wall Street ends down for the third day as growth concerns weigh on tech

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Tech stocks down in aftermath of Fed’s latest rate move Investors are concerned about the possibility of recession Darden Restaurants falls on downbeat quarterly sales JetBlue posts lowest close since March 2020 Indexes down: Dow 0.35%, S&P 0.84%, Nasdaq 1.37% Sept 22 (Reuters) – Major Wall …

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Should I buy stocks now or wait?  Two experts weigh in on the current market

Should I buy stocks now or wait? Two experts weigh in on the current market

While stock market investors have been seeing red for a large part of 2022, Tuesday was an exceptionally bad day. The Consumer Price Index report published early Tuesday morning showed inflation is still on the rise despite the Federal Reserve continuing to raise interest rates. According to Investor’s Business Daily, this led the stock market …

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17 states weigh adopting California's electric car mandate

17 states weigh adopting California’s electric car mandate

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Seventeen states with vehicle emission standards tied to rules established in California face weighty decisions on whether to follow that state’s strictest-in-the-nation new rules that requires all new cars, pickups and SUVs to be electric or hydrogen powered by 2035. Under the Clean Air Actstates must abide by the federal government’s standard …

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