The Worst Of Times In Russia

Russians are battling to survive the effects of inflation and declining wages — almost 20 million now live in poverty — forcing many to spend more than half of their income on food.

Alibaba Expected To Report Robust Q4 Earnings

The Chinese e-commerce giant, which beat analysts’ expectations in the previous quarter, is likely to report a 33 percent yearly rise in revenue.

China Plans $12B Investment In Civil Aviation

The investment will be used to improve infrastructure, particularly through construction of new airports, in the world’s most populous country.

Scottish Nationalists Eye Election Win

On Thursday, London will vote for a new mayor and the Scots for their Parliament, while Wales and Northern Ireland will elect members to their local assemblies.

No Country For Bad Content

At the Milken Global Conference, A-list execs like CBS’ Les Moonves dished on Netflix, China — and why star quality is more important than ever.

Corporations Chastised For ‘Reckless’ Behavior

Companies are eating themselves alive to satisfy shareholders, said Stanley Druckenmiller, a hedge fund titan and former lieutenant of George Soros.
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Either Way, Tesla Beats Estimates

For the first quarter, the maker of electric cars lost $282 million, according to SEC standards, or $75 million, according to CEO Elon Musk.

Has ‘Stop Trump’ Been Stopped?

With Ted Cruz ending his race for the Republican nomination, Donald Trump becomes — as he has already called himself — the presumptive nominee.


Hulu’s Plan To Conquer The Post-Cable World

With a live TV service in the works and HBO-like originals such as “The Path” and “The Mindy Project,” Hulu is challenging Amazon and Netflix.

Syria Truce To Cover Aleppo

The agreement comes amid fears that a ceasefire deal negotiated by the U.S. and Russia was starting to fall apart.
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More Proof Promised In Bitcoin Mystery

Australian businessman Craig Wright says he'll offer more evidence that he created the cybercurrency, after critics questioned his initial claim.

A Long Way From Home

For Syrian refugees, Brazil offers a safe and legal haven, but the troubled economy has many questioning their long-term future in Latin America.