Denver weather: Record heat expected Thursday and Friday

Denver is expected to see its hottest mid-September days in 150 years Thursday and Friday. The National Weather Service expects a high of 95 degrees Thursday, which would be the hottest Sept. 9 since it began recording the city’s temperature in 1872. The current record is 94 degrees, set in

Exclusive: Goldman revamps employee reviews, opening door to greater job cuts

NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. investment bank Goldman Sachs Group Inc is adopting a performance review system that will grade up to 10% of its 39,000 employees as under-performers this year, according to an internal memo sent on Monday, potentially leading to more job cuts in 2021 than the bank

Exclusive: Global banks scrutinize their Hong Kong clients for pro-democracy ties

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Global wealth managers are examining whether their clients in Hong Kong have ties to the city’s pro-democracy movement, in an attempt to avoid getting caught in the crosshairs of China’s new national security law, according to six people with knowledge of the matter. Bankers at Credit

Spain’s monarchy shaken by ex-king’s Swiss fortune

A former lover’s taped conversations, murky financial dealings splashed across front pages, and a legacy in ruins. The emergence of shocking allegations of corruption and money laundering against former Spanish King Juan Carlos have cast doubt over the very future of the monarchy, under his son King Felipe. Juan Carlos

Explainer: What to look for in the Fed's U.S. economic outlook

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – U.S. Federal Reserve policymakers on Wednesday will publish their first economic projections since the coronavirus pandemic set off a recession in February, estimates expected to signal a collapse in output this year and near-zero interest rates for the next few years. They’ll also give shape to

Exclusive: Biden to hammer Trump's 'tough talk, weak action' on China, top adviser says

(Reuters) – President Donald Trump has seized on Americans’ growing animosity toward China over the coronavirus outbreak to underpin his re-election pitch, arguing he will hit Beijing harder than anyone. That is just tough talk hardly substantiated by action, says Jake Sullivan, a senior adviser to presumed Democratic presidential nominee

North Korea and South Korea exchange gunfire in Demilitarised Zone

North Korea and South Korea have exchanged gunfire around a southern guard post – the first time there has been gunfire at the border since 2017. The shots were fired across the border by North Korean troops at 7.41am and South Korea responded by broadcasting a warning and firing two

Denver’s stay-at-home order extended to April 30 to slow coronavirus

Denver Mayor Michael Hancock extended his stay-at-home order to combat the spread of the coronavirus, which has killed 16 people in the city. “I know this isn’t easy, but given the current data and advice from experts about the spread of COVID-19 these are the actions that will get us