More U.S. companies charging employees for job training if they quit

More U.S. companies charging employees for job training if they quit

WASHINGTON, Oct 17 (Reuters) – When a Washington state beauty salon charged Simran Bal $1,900 for training after she quit, she was shocked. Not only was Bal a licensed esthetician with no need for instruction, she argued that the trainings were specific to the shop and low quality. Bal’s story mirrors that of dozens of … Read more

BlackRock assets fall below $8 tln, profit beats on strong ETF demand

BlackRock assets fall below  tln, profit beats on strong ETF demand

Oct 13 (Reuters) – BlackRock Inc (BLK.N) posted a smaller-than-expected drop in quarterly profit on Thursday as strong demand for exchange-traded funds and other low-risk products cushioned the hit to fee income from a global market rout, but its assets under management fell below expectations. The threat of a recession, surging interest rates and the … Read more

Google approves Trump’s Truth Social for Play Store

Google approves Trump’s Truth Social for Play Store

Oct 12 (Reuters) – Alphabet Inc’s (GOOGL.O) Google has approved former U.S. President Donald Trump’s social media app Truth Social for distribution in the Google Play Store, a company spokesperson said on Wednesday. Trump Media & Technology Group (TMTG), which operates Truth Social, is expected to make the app available in the Play Store shortly, … Read more

Trump-tied SPAC delays vote after falling short on shareholder support

Trump-tied SPAC delays vote after falling short on shareholder support

NEW YORK, Oct 10 (Reuters) – The blank-check acquisition firm that agreed to merge with former U.S. President Donald Trump’s social media company postponed on Monday its shareholder vote to Nov. 3 after failing to garner enough support to win a 12-month extension. At least 65% of the shareholders of Digital World Acquisition Corp (DWAC.O) … Read more

Trump media deal suffers blow as SPAC fails to win extension

Trump media deal suffers blow as SPAC fails to win extension

The Truth social network logo is seen displayed behind a woman holding a smartphone in this picture illustration taken February 21, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sept 6 (Reuters) – The blank-check acquisition firm that agreed to merge with former U.S. President Donald Trump’s social media company failed … Read more

Exclusive: Deal partner for Trump’s Truth Social fails to get backing for SPAC extension

Exclusive: Deal partner for Trump’s Truth Social fails to get backing for SPAC extension

The Truth social network logo is seen on a smartphone in front of a display of former U.S. President Donald Trump in this picture illustration taken February 21, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sept 5 (Reuters) – The blank-check acquisition firm that agreed to merge with Donald … Read more