The dollar has been on an absolute tear recently. And, in the last four years, it's appreciated by 25% on a trade-weighted basis (compared to the countries the US trades with). Almost every country in the world has contributed to that, except one: China. Show More Summary
LONDON (Reuters) - One of the founders of trading venue Chi-X Europe is joining the race to bring "blockchain" technology, the system that tracks and identifies transactions in digital-currency bitcoin, to the wider financial world. The...Show More Summary
The National League West is one of baseball’s most exciting divisions. Last year’s World Series Champions, the San Francisco Giants, are currently on the short end of a tough race with the Los Angeles Dodgers. The San Diego Padres, who...Show More Summary
Peter Giacobbi, an engineer by trade, hand-built his own 1959 Ferrari Testarossa. There are only 21 1959 Testarossa's in the world. A 1957 Testarossa was sold last year for more than $39 million. Produced by Emma Fierberg. Video courtesy of Reuters. Follow BI Video: On Facebook Join the conversation about this story »
US World Cup hero and Houston Dash midfielder Carli Lloyd scored the lone goal to defeat her ex-club Western New York City Flash Saturday, just one day after she trashed her former team for trading her last season. Prior to the match,...Show More Summary
The San Diego Padres acquired Craig Kimbrel in April as the final piece to their all-in push at World Series contention. As the team continues its nosedive, though, Kimbrel is now one of many Padres players on the trade block. Continue...Show More Summary
Messaging startup Symphony is breaking the grip of entrenched players in the trading messaging world, with the help of some powerful investment banking friends.
China may have the world’s second-biggest stock market after the U.S., but at one point this month only 93 of 2,879 listed companies were freely tradable.
The designed for the final World Trade Center tower were revealed last month, marking a major milestone for the 16-acre complex, but there is good reason why tower no. 2 is the final one. Yes, funding and future tenants...
[caption id="attachment_73733" align="aligncenter" width="490"] Close-up of Sarah Charlesworth, "Goat," 1985.[/caption] Every single problem with One World Trade Center, from its “over-decorated javelin” to its relatively visible bunker. Show More Summary
Once upon a time, the NYSE was the world's most important exchange and judging by the commotion over its historical trading halt when it was offline for just under 4 hours, one would think it still is. Unfortunately for the NYSE andShow More Summary
Here is some of what awaits you if you choose to dine at the top of One World Trade Center: One Mix serves “handcrafted small plates and cocktails celebrating New York.” I suppose this explains why the margarita is dedicated to Corona, Queens, with its predominantly Latino population (really). Corona also happens to be one […]
Trading in more than one third of businesses listed at China’s stock exchanges has been halted following requests by companies for a suspension amid a stock market rout in the world’s second-largest economy, China media reported. More than 200 companies applied to stop trading in their shares yesterday, bringing the total to nearly 1,000. Shanghai’s main stock […]
A roundup of worthy weekend reading material. A Philosophy of Herbs New York Times ‘‘Mint!’’ he almost shouted at me. "Mint! Can’t be served with pasta!" I felt horrible for him, watching him redden. ‘‘Mint is for fish!’’ And his wet head fell into his hands. Show More Summary
Greg Carafello describes the morning of September 11, 2001, in a matter-of-fact tone. He was on the 18th floor of the South Tower. His company, AbraCadabra, was headquartered there. He had gotten in early that day. Only one other employee was in the office that morning. He heard the first... More »
Somewhere along the way, Link traded Epona for a sleek sportbike. It's unconventional, but probably necessary in the high-octane world of Mario Kart 8. I mean, Epona is literally one horsepower. That doesn't quite cut it. Link upgraded to something a little more stylish, and you can too. Show More Summary
The global arms trade is one of the most lucrative markets in the world, but two young gamers have discovered the virtual weapons market isn’t too shabby either. Artur Minacov, 21 and John Brechisci, 28, founded a site called OPSkins...Show More Summary
Trading Card Toesday returns with one of the most famous cats in the world: Maru. Collect all our NEW C.O. Trading Cards here!Filed under: Uncategorized Tagged: C.O. TRADING CARDS
The American trade group and its foreign affiliates pit countries against one another and lobby on behalf of the tobacco industry around the world.
The WTO, or World Trade Organization, is an intergovernmental organization that regulates international trade, and one you need to be intimately familiar with if international trade is core to your business. Officially commencing operations twenty point five years ago on January 1, 1995 as a result of the Marrakech Agreement, signed by 123 nations, it […]