Leveraged-Loan Market Sees Biggest Hiccup Since First Pandemic Wave

(Bloomberg) — It sounds scary: three leveraged loan deals just got yanked in the U.S., the biggest hiccup since things went haywire early in the pandemic. Read More

BofA Says S&P 500 Real Earnings Yield Is Lowest Since Harry Truman Was President

(Bloomberg) — The real earnings yield on U.S. stocks hasn’t been so low since Harry Truman was president and the Cold War was just starting, according to Bank of America Corp. strategists.  Read More

Dollarama Beats Profit Estimates on Seasonal Spending Boost

Dollarama Inc beat Wall Street expectations for quarterly profit on Wednesday as the discount store operator benefited from strong demand for its higher-margin seasonal products, such as Halloween decorations and candy. Read More

U.N. Climate Chief: COP26 Put Nations on Notice to Act Fast

WASHINGTON — The world must get to work on quickly reducing emissions to limit warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius – a goal that remains within reach under the Glasgow Climate Pact, the U.N.’s climate agency chief said. Read More

Duromide Increases Nitrogen Protection Efficiency by Up to 33 Percent Compared to NBPT Alone

WICHITA, Kan. — As input supply chain issues tighten budgets, growers will need to capitalize on their nitrogen investment by protecting what they apply to their fields. A recent peer-reviewed article concludes Duromide + NBPT reduces ammonia volatilization loss from urea by up to 33 percent compared to NBPT alone. Developed by Koch Agronomic Services (Koch), Duromide is found in ANVOL® nitrogen stabilizer, working in tandem with NBPT to increase nitrogen protection efficiency. Read More

Amazon Ads Deceive Consumers, Unions Say in Complaint to U.S. Regulator

(Bloomberg) — Amazon.com Inc. is deceiving consumers by failing to clearly delineate between paid advertisements and organic search results on its online marketplace, according to a coalition of unions, the latest barb in a long-running feud between the world’s biggest online retailer and organized labor. Read More

DELPHI Unternehmensberatung Announces Filing of Early Warning Report

Following to the disposition DELPHI now holds 7,600,000 Common Shares and 4,000,000 Warrants. The 7,600,000 Common Shares represent approximately 14.1% of the issued and outstanding Shares of the Company. The 7,600,000 Common Shares and the 4,000,000 Warrants collectively represent approximately 20.1% of the issued and outstanding Shares of the Company, assuming exercise of the Warrants. Read More

Trading Standard Seeks to Cut Risk of Gold Benchmark Volatility

LONDON — A group of banks, financial firms and blue-chip companies has drawn up trading guidelines designed to boost activity in the auctions that set gold and silver benchmark prices used around the world and make them more reliable. Read More

AbbVie Unit Settles New York Opioid Case for $200 Mln as Trial Winds Down

Drugmaker AbbVie Inc agreed to pay $200 million to settle claims by New York that it helped fuel an epidemic of opioid addiction in the state, on the day jurors were expected to hear closing arguments at the end of a five-month trial. Read More

U.K. Utility SSE Digs in Against Elliott’s Push to Split Off Renewables

(Bloomberg) — SSE Plc hit back at Elliott Investment Management, arguing the strategy drawn by the activist investor wasn’t the best way to boost returns. Read More