Drought woes in dry U.S. West raise July 4 fireworks fears

SALT LAKE CITY — Many Americans aching for normalcy as pandemic restrictions end are looking forward to traditional Fourth of July fireworks. But with a historic drought in the U.S. West and fears of another devastating wildfire season, officials are…

Tips from a trillion-dollar fund manager

(REUTERS) – When it comes to financial advice, you could listen to someone who helped steer more money than almost anyone else on the planet. When he was chairman and CEO of investment giant Vanguard Group, Mr Jack Brennan oversaw…

Market close: Spectre of rising inflation stalks NZ stocks

New Zealand stocks ended weaker in line with offshore trends after the spectre of inflation reared its head in the US, driving bond yields up and Wall Street stocks down. The S&P/NZX50 index ended at 12,428.12, down 137.79 points, or…