Thursday, August 22, 2019
South Korea to drop Japan from its preferential trade 'white list'
South Korean President Moon Jae-in walks past Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the G-20 summit in Osaka, Japan, on June 28, 2019.Kim Kyung-Hoon | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesSouth Korea said on Monday it plans...
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Billionaire Jeffrey Epstein in Cambridge, MA on 9/8/04. Epstein is connected with several prominent people including politicians, actors and academics.Rick Friedman | Corbis News | Getty ImagesJeffrey Epstein, the disgraced financier who hung himself in...
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From left, Donald Trump and his girlfriend (and future wife), former model Melania Knauss, financier (and future convicted sex offender) Jeffrey Epstein, and British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell pose together at the Mar-a-Lago club in Palm...
Victims demand action after Epstein suicide
Jeffrey Epstein in Cambridge, MA in 1984.Rick Friedman | Corbis News | Getty ImagesThe victims of accused child sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein expressed outrage in the wake of the wealthy financier's death by suicide Saturday,...
Hong Kong braces for another weekend of protests
Fire burns as protesters stand off against riot police during a protest in the Causeway Bay in Hong Kong, China.Billy H.C. Kwok | Getty ImagesHong Kong was bracing for another volatile weekend, with anti-government protests planned...
Netflix just spent $200 million for 'Game of Thrones' creators
Executive Creators and Producers of "Game of Thrones", David Benioff, George R. R. Martin and D.B Weiss attend the "Game Of Thrones" Season 8 NY Premiere on April 3, 2019 in New York City.Jeff Kravitz...
TikTok parent ByteDance to launch search in China to challenge Baidu
Robin Li, chief executive officer of Baidu.Nelson Ching | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesFor a very long time Baidu has enjoyed dominance of China's search market in the absence of other large players such as Google,...
AMD, Kraft Heinz, Disney, Roku, Zillow Group & more
Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., on Monday, Aug. 21, 2017.Michael Nagle | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesCheck out the companies making headlines midday Thursday:AMD —...
Robinhood gets FCA approval to launch stock trading app in the UK
In this photo illustration a Robinhood Markets logo seen displayed on a smartphone.Rafael Henrique | SOPA Images | LightRocket via Getty ImagesRobinhood is set to bring its popular zero-fee stock trading app to Britain.The company...
How bonds with negative yields work and why this growing phenomenon is so bad for the economy
Imagine if I came to you with a deal.Give me $10 today and I'll return $9 to you in a decade or so.No way right?This is happening all around the world and on increasing basis.Maybe...