Moody's Investors Service is close to signing a deal to take two floors at 1 World Trade Center. The ratings agency is expected to take 80,000 square feet at the 3 million-square-foot tower, owned by... To view the full story, click the title link.
BRICS plans to promote new active cooperation with non-members of the organization to include countries from the World Trade Organization (WTO) and the G20 group, Russian Economic Development Minister Alexei Ulyukayev said Tuesday.
London, the traditional home/hub of the world’s gold trade, could be slowly losing its grip on power as more and more of the world’s physical gold moves from London’s vaults to Asia, chiefly China. This part of the story isn’t really anything new. Since 2013 when Western investors started to liquidate Exchange Traded Fund holdings […]
The St. Louis Rams made some big offseason splashes by trading former No. 1 overall pick Sam Bradford and acquiring Nick Foles. Why will they succeed in 2015? What factors will help them get to the playoffs? Watch as Adam Lefkoe and Bleacher Report NFL Analyst Chris Simms discuss the Rams' 2015 season in the video above. Read more NFL news on BleacherReport.com
The San Francisco Giants are in a bit of a free fall recently and that has led to more than a few people thinking the team needs to make a trade sooner rather than later. The team might be the defending World Series champions but they...Show More Summary
With the United States women's national soccer team completing its thrilling 2015 World Cup championship run, the month of July well and truly belongs to baseball when it comes to sports and America. The starting lineups for the 2015...Show More Summary
The recent green light in Congress for fast-tracking the Trans-Pacific Partnership marks an opportunity to put a forgotten economic heavyweight back in focus. As the world’s third-largest economy, Japan is a key partner in a trade deal...Show More Summary
US stock market futures just started trading after the long weekend, and it's ugly. S&P 500 futures are down by 1.5% in the first few minutes. This comes after Greece's referendum. Greek voters surprised the world by voting "No." InShow More Summary
Describes the many ways that the Trade in Services Agreement would make it virtually impossible to implement and strengthen financial regulations.
Look At God: 9/11 Firefighter Wins $5 Million On A Scratch Off Ticket! This is such a heartwarming story! via Us Weekly: Carmelo Mercado, who responded to the World Trade Center terrorist attacks on Sept. 11,
``CHINA SELL-OFF: A Chinese market rout deepened as investors dumped shares in spite of government measures this week aimed at restoring confidence, such as cutting fees and easing rules on borrowing money for trading. The China Securities...Show More Summary
The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), being negotiated in secret between the US and the EU, threatens to bring about an "Orwellian" world, fashion designer Vivienne Westwood told Sputnik.
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
This week, the famed Avignon festival kicks off in France, a pop music festival gets under way in a Serbian fortress, and an exhibition in Australia examines the artistic legacy of the spice trade.
Day 1 of the NBA's free-agency period was utter chaos, with deals flying left and right. Trades were made, billions of dollars were spent and the basketball world struggled to keep up with the breakneck pace. That's not even remotely...Show More Summary
The getaway driver for a trio of 1 World Trade Center BASE jumpers was sentenced Thursday to 100 hours of community service.
Spot The Recovery... According to the World Trade Monitor, world export prices declined by -15.8% year-over-year in April and are back at level last seen in 2009. World import prices have declined by -15.1% year-over-year as well. In the developed world, export prices are down-16.6% year-over-year. Show More Summary
1. Paul Krugman on Puerto Rico. 2. Dan Klein reviews Arthur Melzer on esoteric writing. 3. Lyft vs. Uber. 4. Trade between guards and prisoners. 5. The world’s tallest cow dies after a lifetime of Photoshop accusations (recommended). 6. Economic growth in ancient Greece. The truth about modern Greece. And here is the truth about […]
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 »
In a little-noticed interview, the chief of Panama's Canal Authority concedes that 'the world and the canal were unlikely to ever again see the booming container trade that characterised the 1990s and early 2000s' due to shifting manufacturing...Show More Summary