Appeals court to rehear Nasdaq diversity rule challenge

The Times Square NASDAQ MarketSite is seen on March 2, 2015 in New York City. Bryan Thomas | Getty Images A federal appeals court agreed to rehear a challenge by two conservative groups to Nasdaq’s board diversity rule related to the disclosure of women and minority membership on boards of companies listed on the stock … Read more

Gold at $3,000 and oil at $100 by 2025? Citi analysts don’t rule it out

(L) Oil pumpjacks and (R) gold bars Getty Images Gold prices could soar to $3,000 per ounce, and oil to $100 per barrel within the next 12 to 18 months subject to any one of three possible catalysts, according to Citi. Gold, which is currently trading at $2,016, could surge by about 50%, if central … Read more

The US strengthens air quality rule for soot

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized a significantly stricter standard today for fine particle pollution, commonly referred to as soot. It’s the first time in twelve years that the agency has updated the rule to reflect current science and the culmination of a power struggle that has spanned three presidential administrations. Tackling this kind of … Read more

ICJ to rule on case against Israel to pause Gaza military operations

THE HAGUE — The International Court of Justice on Friday ordered Israel to do more to prevent the killing and harm of Palestinian civilians in Gaza, a landmark decision that will add to calls for a change of course in its campaign against Hamas. At a closely-watched hearing at The Hague’s Peace Palace, a judge … Read more

Ja Rule Gives Parental Advice to Ashanti, Teases Direction of New Music

Play video content TMZ.com Ja Rule is excited to be an uncle once again — through Ashanti and Nelly’s pending bundle of joy, and he thinks parenthood will be a cinch for them. TMZ Hip Hop caught up with Ja Thursday in NYC, where he told us he’s been tracking the news updates on his … Read more

Who will rule England if King Charles is in the hospital?

The identity of who will take over the duties of the monarchy during King Charles’ upcoming hospitalization has been revealed Who will rule England if King Charles is in the hospital? Insight into the identity of King Charles’ regent has sparked a massive frenzy, in light of his upcoming procedure for an enlarged prostate. Who … Read more

I’ve tried every type of humidifier and finally found the one to rule them all

Jack Wallen/ZDNETZDNET’s key takeawaysThe Levoit 6000S is available now on Amazon for $249.99.One of the best humidifiers on the market that can not only improve the humidity of your house, but helps to make your heat more efficient.A bit pricey. As an actor and singer, I’ve always gone out of my way to protect my … Read more

This Social Security rule is dead — but spouses still have options

Spouses should carefully consider how they claim Social Security benefits. – Getty Images/iStockphoto Social Security beneficiaries who celebrated their 70th birthday on Jan. 1 are the last individuals to benefit from a special spousal rule. For everyone else, that rule is officially dead. Most Read from MarketWatch Individuals born on or before Jan. 1, 1954, … Read more

SEC approves rule changes that pave the way for bitcoin ETFs

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday approved rule changes to allow the creation of bitcoin exchange-traded funds in the U.S., a long-awaited move that will give regular investors access to the controversial and volatile cryptocurrency. The decision will likely lead to the conversion of the Grayscale Bitcoin Trust, which holds about $29 billion … Read more