Anti-immigrant Sweden Democrats party surges in polls amid EU’s Eurosceptic wave

The anti-immigration Sweden Democrats have gained ground in a recent poll, pulling almost even with the ruling Social Democrats, ahead of an election in September. Similar parties have won recent elections in Slovenia and Italy. The poll, conducted for Sweden’s Expressen newspaper and published Monday, has put the Sweden Democrats in second place, with 21 […]

Tesla surges after Elon Musk says the first ‘full self-driving features’ are coming in August (TSLA)

YouTube / SpaceX Tesla‘s version 9 software should arrive in August, CEO Elon Musk said over the weekend. The first update since 2016 “will begin to enable full self-driving feature,” he tweeted. Musk also gave updates on the Roadster’s “SpaceX” package, which will include compressed air “thrusters” Follow Tesla in real-time here.  Tesla surged more […]

Stocks slide as 10-year Treasury yield surges to its highest level since 2011

Lucas Jackson/Reuters Stocks fell on Tuesday, with the Dow Jones industrial average closing in the red for the first time in eight sessions, as bond yields spiked to multi-year highs on the back of strong economic data and the US entered another round of trade talks with China. The dollar rose against its major peers.  […]

Pound to euro exchange rate: Sterling surges to highest in almost a YEAR

The pound has reached new highs against the euro in almost a year. Currently trading at 1.154, the surge follows a steady week when it struggled between 1.147 and 1.148. The exchange rate has been affected by the European Central Bank’s latest policy meeting. This saw the euro fall as they discussed the Eurozone inflation […]

NHS prescriptions for 'seductive' opioid painkillers surges by 80 per cent in ten years

The majority were for chronic and prolonged ailments like back pain, but some say they are ineffective in as many as 90 per cent of cases. Opioids, mainly fentanyl, oxycodone, tramadol, morphine sulfate, buprenorphine cost £263million a year, NHS Digital figures show, but there is controversy over their “seductive” effect. The Cranberries singer Dolores O’Riordan, […]

Ratings: This Is Us Surges With Finale, Leading Rise to Solid Start

NBC’s This Is Us closed its sophomore run on Tuesday night with 10.9 million total viewers and a 2.7 demo rating, surging 23 and 17 percent to equal and hit its best numbers since Nov. 28. TVLine readers gave the wedding/flash-forwardy episode an average grade of “A-.” RELATEDNBC’s Rise Premiere: We’ve Got Burning Questions! Opening NBC’s […]

Snap surges above its IPO price after its big earnings beat (SNAP)

Markets Insider Snap shares skyrocketed as much as 29% Tuesday to more than $ 18 apiece in after hours trading, after the company beat Wall Street expectations.  The social media company posted an adjusted loss of $ 0.13, beating the $ 0.16 loss that was expected. Revenue came in at $ 285.7 million, beating the […]

Australian Open: Tsonga surges back in 5th set to overcome Shapovalov

Denis Shapovalov was eliminated in the second round of the Australian Open on Wednesday after falling 6-3, 3-6, 6-1, 6-7 (4), 5-7 to Jo-Wilfried Tsonga. Tsonga will next face either Australia’s Nick Kyrgios or Viktor Troicki of Serbia, who played later Wednesday. The Frenchman won the match in three hours 37 minutes. He smashed nine […]

Hard disk maker Seagate surges 11% after a report it may own billions of dollars worth of Ripple’s XRP cryptocurrency

Markets Insider Shares of Seagate Technologies surged 11% Monday after a Seeking Alpha report suggested the hard-disk and memory card maker could own over $ 7 billion worth of Ripple’s XRP cryptocurrency, which has surged more than 30,000% in recent months. Seagate invested in Ripple’s Series A and B rounds. Ripple, which created the XRP to […]