Hundreds a lot more flights canceled Monday, disrupting the getaway weekend

Editor’s Be aware: This is an current model of a story that at first ran Sunday.

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It’s one more chaotic holiday weekend for people traveling by air this Memorial Working day.

Upwards of 6,000 worldwide flights have been canceled due to the fact Friday with hundreds a lot more fights delayed, according to flight tracking web site FlightAware.

Some 1,640 flights were canceled on Sunday on your own, FlightAware information signifies, with a lot more than 500 of individuals flying inside, into or out of the US. On Monday early morning there have been currently 1,228 cancellations, which includes additional than 300 flights traveling within, into or out of the US.

Delta Air Strains

is seriously impacted by the cancellations, with a lot more than 500 domestic and worldwide flights flights axed on Saturday, Sunday and Monday.

The carrier blamed Saturday’s cancellations on lousy climate and “air targeted visitors manage actions” that took place on Friday, declaring it is hoping to preemptively terminate flights at minimum 24 hours in progress.

Delta canceled 121 flights on Monday, representing 4% of its functions. American Airlines canceled 117 flights on Monday, or 3% of its functions.

Delta reported in an on line post that it will issue vacation waivers for those impacted by negative weather conditions in the Southeast and Northeast this weekend. The most afflicted airports, which contain the New York Metropolis and Washington, DC regions, are detailed on the company’s site.

AAA approximated 3 million People would be traveling by air in excess of the weekend.

On Thursday, Delta declared it was lowering its summer months flight routine. From July 1 by August 7, the airline stated, it would slash close to 100 every day flights primarily in the US and Latin The united

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Weekend reads: Could China be the next investment market to be canceled?

A day after Russia began its invasion of Ukraine on Feb. 24, the Moscow Exchange closed for stock trading. It has yet to reopen.

The iShares MSCI Russia ETF
managed by BlackRock, was down 81% for 2022 through March 10. After MSCI said on March 2 that Russia had become “uninvestable,” and that it was removing Russia from its emerging-markets indexes, BlackRock said on March 10 that it would eliminate exposure to Russia investments from its portfolios.

It remains to be seen what will happen with the iShares MSCI Russia ETF, but the quick action by MSCI and BlackRock as well as the turn of public opinion points to another risk, as described in this week’s ETF Wrap column. Mark DeCambre explains why China’s burgeoning alliance with Russia could lead to more trouble for investors.

Inflation gets worse

The consumer price index was up 7.9% in February from a year earlier — slightly worse than in January. This is a new 40-year record for U.S. inflation and there are signs it might head higher, Jeffry Bartash reports. Consumer sentiment has fallen more than economists had expected.

Brett Arends explain how the bond market predicts inflation.

For investors looking ahead to the day when inflation slows, Mark Hulbert has some advice on what to own.

Inflation and the stock market

Consider how prices for avocados have risen 50% over the past year, but shares of Mission Produce
have fallen 29% in 2022. Jeremy Owens takes a closer look at the company.

One way for investors to counter inflation is to invest in stocks with high dividend yields of companies expected to grow sales and profits rapidly. Here’s a screen of 12 stocks that might fit the bill.

Pain at the pump — some alternatives

Oil prices

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Columbia Startup Weekend is back again after two-year hiatus

Say you have an notion for the next good technologies product or service that can make the lives of other companies easier, or you have an plan that can support the standard community, these types of as by means of a cell or net application.

But you’re just 1 person or a smaller team and you should not have access to the mentorship and monetary resources or other knowledgeable folks to get your business off the ground.

Which is appropriate in which Columbia’s Startup Weekend can stage in and assistance

This year’s Startup Weekend is this coming Friday as a result of Sunday, after a two-calendar year hiatus. Lasting 54 hours, it is an intensive competitive weekend to launch what could be the upcoming great tech startup.

Startup Weekend is staying held at the EquipmentShare headquarters on Bull Operate Push in Columbia.

Amongst big sponsors and function organizers is Scale, a hybrid accelerator fund and undertaking studio. Scale is an financial investment fund offering funds for corporations that are just having commenced.

“Anticipations for up coming weekend would be we get a superior turnout from the neighborhood and folks learn about startups,” said Brett Calhoun, Scale director of functions. “It really is a excellent networking function and possibility for individuals to satisfy each and every other in Columbia.”

It will allow for collaboration among men and women who could want to acquire particular enterprise techniques or other types of competencies, he included.

Scale was established by leaders of the Columbia-based mostly EquipmentShare, a previous Startup Weekend winner when the event was under the purview of Impact and Co. 

EquipmentShare supplies digital and components solutions for design equipment monitoring along with machines rentals. Started in 2015 by Willy and Jabbok Schlacks, the business has developed to use

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