Day: January 2, 2018

Tess Torelli January 2, 2018

Others decried an unprecedented move by China’s parliament last week that said part of a high-speed railway station being built in Hong Kong would be regarded as mainland territory governed by mainland laws. “We are here to tell the government that we will not give up,” said Joshua Wong, one of the democracy activists jailed […]

Tess Torelli January 2, 2018

On his holiday break in Florida, President Donald Trump took aim Thursday at Vanity Fair for apologizing for a video that was critical of his former rival Hillary Clinton. In the process, he mocked well-known magazine editor Anna Wintour, who is not Vanity Fair’s editor. In a tweet, Trump contended that the magazine “is bending […]

Tess Torelli January 2, 2018

Hopper is a travel app that runs massive amounts of data to recommend when you should buy that airline ticket. We ask Hopper’s Chief Data Scientist for strategies to save money on your next trip.

Tess Torelli January 2, 2018

Bitcoin bulls think the cryptocurrency will push higher — with one suggesting it could crack the $60,000 barrier — while bitcoin bears think it will crash and burn. Regardless of which end of the spectrum investors stand on, however, there’s no disputing the phenomenal rise in the digital currency, which rose more than 1,000 percent […]

Tess Torelli January 2, 2018

Carl Court | Getty Images News | Getty Images An employee works on an engine production line at a Ford factory on January 13, 2015 in Dagenham, England. Euro zone manufacturers ended 2017 by ramping up activity at the fastest pace in more than two decades, a survey showed on Tuesday, and rising demand suggests […]

Tess Torelli January 2, 2018

It is unclear whether Trump’s information about the alleged oil sales came from U.S. intelligence or from news reports. The international community aims to use economic measures to deter North Korea’s nuclear and missile programs amid a string of tests this year. Getting China — Pyongyang’s only major ally — to cut off resources is […]

Tess Torelli January 2, 2018

Twenty-First Century Fox CEO James Murdoch is in an advantageous position after the Disney deal, Hollywood mogul Jeffrey Katzenberg told Giftofaservant on Friday. Disney announced on Thursday its intention to buy major Fox assets in a transaction worth $52.4 billion in stock. Murdoch, son of Fox chairman and media titan Rupert Murdoch, will help Disney […]

Tess Torelli January 2, 2018

A survey focused on small and mid-size businesses in China beat expectations on Monday, reaching a four-month high. The Caixin/Markit manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index for December came in at 51.5. Economists polled by Reuters expected the private Caixin/Markit PMI to come in at 50.6 in December versus 50.8 in November. A reading above 50 indicates […]