A rising Michael Bloomberg qualifies for U.S. Democratic debate

World / Politics Feb 19, 2020

A rising Michael Bloomberg qualifies for U.S. Democratic debate

U.S. media tycoon Michael Bloomberg has qualified for Wednesday's Democratic presidential debate, after a new poll shows him leapfrogging several of his rivals, including Joe Biden, to claim second spot in the race for the party nomination. Bloomberg's surge meant that he cleared a polling ...

Business Aug 6, 2019

Firearms stocks surge as U.S. massacres renew gun-control demands

Shares of U.S. gun-makers rose Monday, bucking declines in the broader market, amid renewed calls for gun control measures following mass shootings in Texas and Ohio over the weekend. Gun company stocks have typically traded higher after mass shootings as consumers may step up purchases ...