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.
Citigroup noted that Freeport-McMoRan Inc (NYSE:FCX) shares have fallen with the drop in copper and oil prices, and the company has responded by cutting capital expenditure to mitigate the revenue impact.
Protesters thronged Brazil's cities on August 16 demanding the impeachment of Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff, narrowly elected to a second term just last October, but not one of them made any reference to the Peter Principle.
Twitter is setting modest goals to diversify its workforce while it fights a proposed class-action lawsuit that says the online messaging service discriminates against its female employees.
ZURICH Aug 29 Syngenta AG may seek partners to help improve its product lineup after a thorough review in the wake of a rebuffed takeover approach from Monsanto Co, the agrichemicals group's chairman told a Swiss newspaper.