The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell more than 300 points, for its first decline in five sessions, as concerns over trade and global growth resurfaced.
All three major U.S. stock indexes are in correction territory for the first time since March 2016, with disappointing economic data from China and the eurozone sparking Friday’s nearly 500-point fall in the Dow.
In her latest work of digital collage, artist Emily Allchurch takes on economic inequality and the real estate bubble. https://media.wired.com/photos/5c118db664c64d7c87015e78/master/pass/Allchurch%20-%20Ghost%20Towers%20(after%20Piranesi).jpg
The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell more than 550 points as investors scrutinized the merits of a trade truce struck between the U.S. and China.
On Tuesday night, as it became clear that voters in Missouri had—by a two-to-one margin—rejected a state law meant to reduce unions’ power, the president of the AFL-CIO, Richard Trumka, declared, “The defeat of this poisonous anti-worker legislation is a victory for all workers across the country.” He added, “Tonight is the latest act of […]
Blue Apron’s steady decline in business, as well as its latest quarterly report, hint at a troubling trend in the meal-kit industry
Meal-kit service Blue Apron’s latest quarterly results point to a troubling trend in the industry. As this chart from Statista shows, business for the service has seen a steady decline since the beginning of 2016. The company’s eventual 2017 IPO, followed by a CEO replacement, didn’t do much to turn things around. Blue Apron’s quarterly […]
Enlarge (credit: HTC) Taiwanese electronics manufacturer HTC used its position as a VR headset maker to shoot back at the industry’s critics on Thursday. The resulting story HTC tells is an interesting one, both because it makes new claims about VR revenue figures and because any brags from beleaguered HTC about revenue drip with irony […]
US influence on the global economy has been gradually falling, and emerging economies like China and India can overtake the US as global leaders, according to Marc Faber, editor and publisher of The Gloom, Boom & Doom Report. Read more “The US as an empire against the rest of the world peaked in 1950s or […]
ALAMY A debutants ball held at the Dorchester hotel in London in 1958 At St James’s Palace aristocratic daughters were presented to her when they were 17, the age considered ripe for marriage. Before the First World War, its main purpose was to act as a social adjunct to political life. But after that, it […]
DEMENTIA symptoms affect about 850,000 people in the UK, and signs include memory loss, confusion, and difficulty following a conversation. But, you could lower your risk of brain function decline by getting the perfect amount of sleep, scientists revealed.