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.
Flickr/sean hobson The government shutdown is ongoing, with no end in sight. The State Department does not have funding during the shutdown. But despite the lapse in funding, the State Department’s passport functions are still operational. Americans can still apply for and renew passports during the shutdown. The timeframe for receiving a new passport will […]
Millions of migrants are fleeing violence around the world, but some countries don’t want them coming to their borders. On International Migrants Day, the international president of Médecins Sans Frontières reflects on whether the world is losing its humanity.
Stocks sold off worldwide with technology shares plunging amid resurgent fears about the health of China’s economy and a slew of geopolitical concerns.
The giant infrastructure lender has had to be propped up by India’s government
But it poses a challenge for tax and benefit systems
IT IS a warm morning on Bondi Beach. Simon and Sophia are drinking coffee on a terrace while athleisure-clad millennials stroll by. The young American couple, both management consultants, came to Sydney from New York for a working holiday. Both found work through Expert360, a platform that connects professionals with firms needing help with tasks. […]
CAN a big financial firm’s credit rating fall from AAA one month—good enough for pension funds and life insurers—to junk the next without causing a crash? India’s government decided it did not want to find out. Last week it granted Infrastructure Leasing and Financial Services (IL&FS), one of India’s biggest shadow banks, a parachute. Plenty […]
New technology which will be able to generate real-life replicas of any human being — alive or dead — could take the concept of ‘fake news’ into a whole new realm. Computer scientist Supasorn Suwajanakorn has been working on technology that needs nothing more than existing photos and videos to create 3D models of any […]
Ander Herrera and Eric Bailly are now serious doubts to face Real Madrid in United’s final pre-season game across the pond. Mourinho has nine players out injured, while a further eight still on extended breaks following their exploits in the World Cup in Russia this summer and not due back in training until this week. […]