Day: April 8, 2018

Tess Torelli April 8, 2018

Until recently, Saudi Arabia tantalized investors with a plan to float its mammoth oil and gas company’s initial public offering on an international exchange — then left them deflated after it shelved the idea. For now, Saudi Aramco will only be listed on the Tadawul, the country’s domestic exchange. However, global investors have taken heart […]

Tess Torelli April 8, 2018

The possible replacement of Deutsche Bank Chief Executive John Cryan could be discussed on a call with board members scheduled on Sunday evening by Supervisory Board Chairman Paul Achleitner, German newspaper Handelsblatt reported. Achleitner has invited the supervisory board to an “Update Call”, the paper reported, adding the invite did not contain further information about […]

Tess Torelli April 8, 2018

So if young people are increasingly rejecting capitalism but they’re ambivalent about socialism, what do they want? To answer this, we need to explore what about capitalism they find so unsatisfying. A follow-up focus group to the Harvard study concluded that many of these young people feel that “capitalism was unfair and left people out […]

Tess Torelli April 8, 2018

As the U.S.-North Korea summit looms, President Donald Trump’s maximum pressure policy on North Korea may be working — thanks to China. Beijing appears to have gone well beyond U.N. sanctions on its unruly neighbor, reducing its total imports from North Korea in the first two months this year by 78.5 and 86.1 percent in […]

Tess Torelli April 8, 2018

Ryan Knight, a Democratic activist in Los Angeles, called for a boycott of Apple in February because it hadn’t responded to calls to delete a channel from the National Rifle Association from its streaming-video service after the Parkland, Fla., school shooting. “Dear @Apple,” Mr. Knight wrote on Twitter. “Your silence is deafening. #BoycottApple.” More than […]

Tess Torelli April 8, 2018

A chemical attack on a rebel-held town in eastern Ghouta killed dozens of people, a medical relief organisation and a rescue service said, and Washington said the reports — if confirmed — would demand an immediate international response. A joint statement by the medical relief organisation Syrian American Medical Society (SAMS) and the civil defense, […]