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Australia lenders face A$3.1 billion profit hit on payment shift

Consumer lenders also face headwinds from “buy now, pay later” (BNPL) growth. But domestic fintech pure plays face anything but smooth sailing as PayPal, Apple and crypto expand services. Australian …

https://www.bloomberg.com/professional/blog/australia-lenders-face-a3-1-billion-profit-hit-on-payment-shift/

USDCAD Testing 61.8% Fib Retrace of Oct-Nov Slide

Detailed price information for New Zealand Dollar/Thai Baht (NZDTHB) from The Globe and Mail including charting and trades.

https://www.theglobeandmail.com/investing/markets/currencies/NZDTHB/pressreleases/12327331/usdcad-testing-618-fib-retrace-of-oct-nov-slide/

Lana Del Rey announces new album to debut next year

If your day needs a Rey of sunshine, here’s some good news for you: Lana Del Rey has announced a new album.

https://www.cnn.com/2022/12/07/entertainment/lana-del-rey-new-album/index.html

Mortgage Rates Fall for a Fourth Week, Sending 30-Year to 6.33%

Mortgage rates in the US fell for a fourth week, offering hope that improved affordability will bring more buyers to the flagging housing market.

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2022-12-08/mortgage-rates-fall-for-a-fourth-week-sending-30-year-to-6-33

Credit Suisse Raises $4.3 Billion Capital After Wild Ride

Credit Suisse Group AG completed a 4 billion-franc ($4.3 billion), two-pronged capital increase, giving Chief Executive Officer Ulrich Koerner the funds needed to embark on a comprehensive …

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2022-12-08/credit-suisse-investors-take-up-98-of-shares-in-rights-offer

Fofana uncertain Walker has worked out how to stop Mbappe ahead of England vs France

Youssouf Fofana has said Kylian Mbappe is feeling “very calm and very determined” ahead of France’s World Cup clash with England — and believes Kyle Walker deserves “credit” if the Manchester City …

https://theathletic.com/3983188/2022/12/08/france-england-mbappe-world-cup/

Elliott Among Buyers of CVC’s €1.5 Billion Debt for Unilever Tea

Hedge funds Elliott Investment Management LP and Sona Asset Management Ltd. are among the firms that scooped up junk debt underpinning the buyout of Unilever PLC’s tea business at a discount.

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2022-12-08/elliott-among-buyers-of-cvc-s-1-5-billion-debt-for-unilever-tea

Save on your Hawaii vacation by booking cheaper, more sustainable options to a rental car

Renting a car for your trip to Hawaii is the norm for travelers, but experts say you can enjoy your trip with cheaper, more sustainable alternatives.

     

http://rssfeeds.usatoday.com/~/721457568/0/usatoday-newstopstories~Save-on-your-Hawaii-vacation-by-booking-cheaper-more-sustainable-options-to-a-rental-car/

More than 180,000 people overdosed on opioids and survived in the past year, new White House dashboard shows

There were about 181,806 nonfatal opioid overdoses recorded in the United States in the past year, and it’s taken about 9.8 minutes on average for emergency medical services to reach someone who’s overdosing, according to a data dashboard that the White House debuted Thursday.

https://www.cnn.com/2022/12/08/health/nonfatal-opioid-overdose-data-system/index.html

Full List of 169 Republicans Who Voted Against Protecting Same-Sex Marriage

The Respect for Marriage Act seeks to protect same-sex and interracial marriage. 169 Republicans voted against.

https://newrepublic.com/post/169392/full-list-republicans-vote-against-same-sex-marriage