Boeing Max problems shift growth plans at Southwest, United

An aerial photo shows Boeing 737 Max airplanes parked on the tarmac at the Boeing Factory in Renton, Washington, on March 21, 2019. Lindsey Wasson | Reuters Boeing’s latest Max crisis is forcing some of its biggest customers to rethink their growth plans this year — and possibly beyond, several airline CEOs said Tuesday. Their … Read more

A mixed picture on U.S. jobs growth

Workers at a restaurant at Grand Central Market in Los Angeles, California, US, on Thursday, Nov. 2, 2023.  Eric Thayer | Bloomberg | Getty Images This report is from today’s CNBC Daily Open, our international markets newsletter. CNBC Daily Open brings investors up to speed on everything they need to know, no matter where they … Read more

U.S. job growth totaled 275,000

Job creation topped expectations in February, but the unemployment rate moved higher and employment growth from the previous two months wasn’t nearly as hot as initially reported. Nonfarm payrolls increased by 275,000 for the month while the jobless rate moved higher to 3.9%, the Labor Department’s Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday. Economists surveyed by … Read more

Reddit launches a suite of free growth tools for businesses

Reddit announced today that it’s launching a suite of tools, called Reddit Pro, to help businesses grow an organic presence on the platform. The launch comes as Reddit is readying its initial public offering (IPO). With this new suite of free tools, Reddit is likely seeking to add more brands it to its platform and … Read more

European Central Bank holds interest rates, cuts inflation and growth forecasts

European Central Bank policymakers on Thursday lowered their annual inflation and growth forecasts, as they confirmed a widely expected hold of interest rates. Staff projections now see economic growth of 0.6% in 2024, from a previous forecast of 0.8%. They presented a more positive picture on inflation, with the forecast for the year brought to … Read more

India ‘easily’ fastest growing economy, IMF director says, as GDP growth soars

IMF Executive Director and former Chief Economic Advisor of India, Dr Krishnamurthy V. Subramanian addresses a press conference. Hindustan Times | Hindustan Times | Getty Images India is ‘easily’ the fastest growing economy in the world, IMF executive director Krishnamurthy Subramanian said, as the country’s third-quarter GDP growth blew past analysts’ estimates. At 8.4%, India’s … Read more

All of AMC’s revenue growth came from Taylor Swift and Beyoncé films

Popcorn buckets are pictured during the “Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour” concert movie world premiere at AMC The Grove in Los Angeles on Oct. 11, 2023. Valerie Macon | AFP | Getty Images Move over, Nicole Kidman. AMC has some new patron saints. In the final three months of 2023, AMC saw revenue increase 12%, … Read more

Western Balkans leaders meet in bid to speed up reforms for EU growth plan

TIRANA, Albania — The leaders of five Western Balkan countries met Thursday in an effort to push ahead a European Union plan that promises financial aid and a faster road to membership in return for economic reform. Brussels’ plan calls for 6 billion euros (about $6.5 billion) to be sent to the Balkan states over … Read more

Shadowfax speeds ahead with $100M funding as instant delivery boom fuels growth

Shadowfax, one of the largest logistics service providers to hyper-local and on-demand delivery businesses in India, has raised $100 million in a new funding round as it clocks an yearly growth of over 35%. TPG NewQuest led Shadowfax’s Series E financing round, which includes some secondary transactions, the startup said on Tuesday. TechCrunch reported last … Read more

Coldplay and Taylor Swift concerts to contribute to Singapore’s growth

Taylor Swift performing onstage in Nashville, Tennessee. John Shearer/tas23 | Getty Images Entertainment | Getty Images Coldplay, Ed Sheeran, and now Taylor Swift. Singapore is eyeing concert economics as its new growth driver, which is set to add hundreds of millions of dollars in tourism receipts. “The Lion City has traditionally been more a magnet … Read more