The collapse in Chinese markets has brought into focus a question that Western nations have been grappling with since the 2008 financial crisis: how much, if anything, stock markets have to do with the real economy.
Rio de Janeiro: Brazil has slipped into recession, the government said on Friday, deepening the gloom in the world's seventh largest economy already battered by falling commodity prices, political crisis and a corruption scandal.
Twitter Inc, the online social networking service is setting modest goals to diversify its workforce. The company is presently dealing with a lawsuit which claims that the online messaging service discriminates against its female employees.
Some Syngenta AG SYT -0.70 % shareholders are angry about the Swiss agribusiness giant's rejection of takeover proposals from rival Monsanto Co.
"Watch the silent, invisible laser suddenly ignite the vehicle." No, that's not the opening line of a summer sci-fi blockbluster.