Peter Aitken, Fox Business

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Past articles by Peter:

Etsy freezes transactions after Silicon Valley Bank closure, squeezing sellers nationwide

Etsy sent out an email Friday to its sellers informing them of the transaction freeze, and some have complained that they cannot do anything until Monday morning. → Read More

Silicon Valley Bank collapse: Mark Cuban says Fed should 'immediately' take this action

Mark Cuban raised questions about how regulators had allowed Silicon Valley Bank to end up in such a vulnerable position, and demanded that the Federal Reserve take immediate action. → Read More

JP Morgan sues former executive over Jeffrey Epstein ties, potential damages

JPMorgan Chase & Co. faces two lawsuits regarding its ties to Jeffrey Epstein, with allegations that the bank was responsible for enabling him as it retained Epstein as a client. → Read More

AI take-over: Sci-fi fiction magazine won't accept submissions after surge of bot-written stories

The magazine regularly screens submissions for plagiarism and bot-generated stories, but over the past few months, these fraudulent submissions have spiked. → Read More

Robert Duvall joins protests against Amazon data center

Amazon has pledged $35 billion to expand its concentration of data centers in Northern Virginia, but is receiving pushback from protestors -- including actor Robert Duvall. → Read More

Carlos Slim mansion, 'last remnant' of old New York luxury, goes on sale for $80M

The home, first built between 1899 and 1901, first went on sale in 2006 when it sold for $40 million, selling again four years later for $44 million to Carlos Slim. → Read More

Subway plans shake up with phase out of pre-sliced meats

Subway reported its best sales in almost 10 years with a 4% increase in 2022 over the same period in 2019. → Read More

Super Bowl ad preview: Analytics firm reveals top trending ads ahead of Sunday's game

An ad analytics firm has tracked the popularity of ads and previews ahead of the big game, revealing which ads are trending to be the most memorable this year. → Read More

Shell posts highest profits in company history as oil, gas prices remain high following Ukraine invasion

Shell Global, along with ExxonMobil and Chevron, have announced profits in excess of double their FY 2021 totals thanks to high gas prices after sanctions on Russia. → Read More

Over 1 million French workers strike against effort to raise retirement age

French President Emmanuel Macron plans to increase the age of retirement from 62 to 64 in a bid he claims will add 17.7 billion euros per year in annual pension contributions. → Read More

China sets Marvel release dates following 3-year absence in test of market power: report

Marvel movies have faced seeming discrimination from Chinese regulators due to possible perceived political transgressions from creators or due to censorship offenses. → Read More

McDonald's unveils first automated location, social media worried it will cut 'millions' of jobs

Some users worried the technology will end up cutting "millions" of jobs, but McDonald's argued the system helps restaurant crews focus on speed and accuracy in food prep. → Read More

Tesla begins selling cars in Thailand, a growing electric vehicle hotspot

Southeast Asia boasts a population of over 600 million, providing a significantly untapped market for carmakers to sell electric vehicles as nations seek green alternatives → Read More

French court says companies can't fire employees for not being 'fun,' skipping social gatherings

Cubik Partners allegedly fired an employee for not embracing the company's culture of "fun," but the courts ruled that this violated a fundamental freedom of expression. → Read More

China’s Xi Jinping meets with Saudi rulers in economic power play: 'No longer a competitor'

China and Saudi Arabia will look to finalize about 20 deals that would result in about $29 billion in investments that would also expand Beijing's influence in the region. → Read More

Disney inked $10M deal with Bob Iger to consult his replacement despite icy relationship: report

Bob Iger served as Disney's top executive for 15 years, during which time he spearheaded the acquisitions of Pixar, Marvel, Lucasfilm and 21st Century Fox. → Read More

WATCH: Violent protests at Apple's main iPhone factory in China over COVID policy, alleged lack of payment

Workers at the Zhengzhou plant claimed that management forced them to live with COVID-positive employees and planned to cut payments in a breech of contract. → Read More

Twitter lost users after Elon Musk's takeover: Where did they go?

Twitter saw some growth of around 21% in its user numbers following Elon Musk's purchase of the company, but rival platforms saw triple-digit growth in the same period. → Read More

Kristallnacht chicken: KFC Germany apologizes for 'unacceptable' promotion tied to anniversary of massacre

KFC Germany claimed that a "semi-automated" system generated the message due to a process of creating promotional messages tied to holiday observances. → Read More

Asian economic chief says region needs 'investment,' not 'tensions' from US, China ahead of Biden visit

Dr. Kao Kim Hourn, ASEAN Secretary-General-elect, has urged the U.S. and China to work towards strong partnerships instead of making the region the focus for geopolitical rivalry. → Read More