Eleven giant pyres of tusks were set alight Saturday as Kenya torched its vast ivory stockpile in a grand gesture aimed at shocking the world into stopping the slaughter of elephants. Huge white clouds of smoke spiralled into the sky as the flames took hold, fuelled by thousands of litres of diesel...
Peggy Olson may have been the most famous Elisabeth Moss character to live in a society that devalues women, but she certainly won't be the last — and not just because today's world is already pretty sexist. Hulu has made a straight-to-series order for an adaptation of Margaret Atwood's 1985 ... More »
A new children's book features bedtime stories written in the form of fairy tales, but its main characters are far from damsels in distress. Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls is made up of 100 stories about real women who have changed the world. Show More Summary
ExxonMobil’s first-quarter profits dipped by 63% to $1.8 billion, it’s worst reported quarterly profit since 1999. The company, the world’s largest publicly traded oil firm, said it was the “sharply lower commodity price” for oil that led to “challenging industry conditions” which impacted its business. Show More Summary
Hello! Here's what you need to know on Friday. 1. Amazon beat their Q1 earnings projections across the board, and the stock went up 12% in after-hours trading. 2. T he US Senate confirmed President Barack Obama's nominee for ambassador to Mexico on Thursday after a 10-month wait. Show More Summary
We often use big, overarching ideas to help us understand the world and the opportunities contained within. These narratives, which can change over time, are used to create context. They give us a frame of reference for comprehending...Show More Summary
Amazon.com founder and CEO Jeff Bezos got $6 billion richer as his company's stock surged 12% in after-hours trading on Thursday.
This week, I had the privilege of attending Hannover Messe, the world’s largest trade show for industrial technology. This was my third year traveling to Germany for the event, along...
Gold prices are moderately higher in early U.S. trading Thursday, supported on some safe-haven demand as world markets are a bit unsettled by Japan’s central bank surprisingly taking no action at its
In the world of diplomacy, Geneva is a powerhouse. It's where international standards are set, humanitarian response is coordinated, trade disputes are settled, peace negotiations are brokered and global pandemics are addressed. Here,...Show More Summary
Submitted by Brandon Smith via Alt-Market.com, It’s been about 15 years now since passenger airliners struck the World Trade Center towers on 9/11, and we are still suffering the consequences of that day, though perhaps not in the ways...Show More Summary
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A new report released today by the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative stressed the importance of intellectual property (IP) around the world, and the danger of global IP infringement...
With a resumé that includes the likes of JFK, Platoon, World Trade Center and W., Oliver Stone knows how to bring recent history to the screen in a big way. He shows no signs of slowing down with the epic new trailer for Snowden, a biopic about the NSA whistleblower starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt in the lead role. […]
Work on the Freedom Tower begins after months of acrimony and delays.
If ever there was a glacial, but seemingly inevitable shift in the economy it's the one towards globalization. Countries have become more interconnected via trade and production for centuries as movement across large parts of the Earth...Show More Summary
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. Steel Corp has launched a campaign to prevent imports from China's largest steel producers, it said on Tuesday, the boldest step yet by a U.S. company as a trade brawl with the world's largest steel producer escalates. Show More Summary
Shares of the world's most valuable company drop nearly 8 percent in after-hours trading as iPhone sales slow
The New York Stock Exchange building is seen adroned with banners on September 19, 2014. A buying frenzy sent Alibaba shares sharply higher Friday as the Chinese online giant made its historic Wall Street trading debut. In early trades after the record public share offering, Alibaba leapt from an opening [...]
Less than a week after the official launch of the Chinese Yuan-denominated gold fix on the Shanghai Gold Exchange, a historic move which represents "an ambitious step to exert more control over the pricing of the metal and boost itsShow More Summary