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Can Europe avoid the energy bill apocalypse?

This article is an on-site version of our Disrupted Times newsletter. Sign up here to get the newsletter sent straight to your inbox three times a week Good evening from a sweltering London European governments continue to search for ways of weaning themselves off Russian power before huge increases in energy bills hit households over […]

Parents who make these 3 mistakes are more likely to raise narcissistic kids, says parenting expert

As a neuroscientist who studies narcissistic personality disorder, I’ve found that a child’s family dynamic is one of the most significant predictors of narcissistic tendencies, including superiority, grandiosity, entitlement and lack of empathy, in adulthood. To be clear, children and teens are naturally more selfish, not narcissistic, because their minds are still developing. So it’s […]

Anshu Jain, former Deutsche Bank chief and Wall Street legend, is dead at 59. He outlived his initial cancer diagnosis through ‘exhaustive personal research, tactical skill,’ and ‘sheer force of will,’ his family says

Anshu Jain, Cantor Fitzgerald’s president who was known for his time leading Deutsche Bank traders into the lender’s investment banking heights, died five years after being diagnosed with duodenal cancer. He was 59. “We are deeply saddened that our beloved husband, son, and father, Anshu Jain, passed away overnight,” his family said in a statement. […]

Kenya elections 2022: Live result updates

The BBC is using publicly available data retrieved from the official website of the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) to tally the provisional results of the presidential election. As the commission carries out the verification process, there may be a delay in the way the BBC is updating the data. Source link

5 changes ahead for borrowers pursuing public service loan forgiveness

WASHINGTON, DC – JULY 27: Student loan debt holders take part in a demonstration outside of the white house staff entrance to demand that President Biden cancel student loan debt. Jemal Countess | Getty Images Entertainment | Getty Images A number of big changes are coming for borrowers pursuing public service loan forgiveness. That program, […]

Kenya gets historic number of female governors from August 9 vote | Elections News

The rise in female governors from Tuesday’s vote is a small but significant improvement over 2017, when three women were elected as governors. Nairobi, Kenya – At least seven of Kenya’s 47 incoming governors are women, compared with only three in the last government, according to the country’s Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC). The […]

The Japan-US Alliance Embraces the Economic – The Diplomat

Tokyo Report | Economy | East Asia The advent of the new Economic 2+2 shows how closely economic issues are intertwined with security concerns. Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken and Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo co-host the inaugural ministerial meeting of the U.S.-Japan Economic Policy Consultative Committee with Japanese Foreign Minister Hayashi Yoshimasa and Japanese Minister of Economy, […]

Five of China’s biggest state firms worth $318 will soon delist from Wall Street

For months, federal regulators have increased pressure on Beijing and Chinese companies that trade on U.S. stock exchanges to comply with American listing rules.  But on Friday, five of China’s biggest U.S.-listed, state-owned giants, valued at a collective $318 billion, announced they would exit Wall Street instead, marking an acceleration in the U.S.-China financial decoupling.  […]

Ukrainian Boy Starts a New Life Through Chess

YORK, England — Pints in hand, a group of men sat hunched over chessboards under the sloping ceiling beams of the Eagle and Child pub in York, in northern England. Among them sat Maksym Kryshtafor, an 8-year-old Ukrainian boy with freckles and an impish smile, who navigated his pieces across the board with intense focus. […]

Passage of Inflation Reduction Act gives Medicare historic new powers

A pharmacist collects medications for prescriptions at a pharmacy. Simon Dawson | Bloomberg | Getty Images Medicare is poised to renegotiate the prices of some of its most expensive drugs through a historic expansion of its power, which could reduce costs for many seniors as well as federal spending on its prescription drug plan. The […]

Displaced by partition, she visited Pakistan home after 75 years | India-Pakistan Partition News

Lucknow, India – Last month, 90-year-old Reena Chhibber Varma, undeterred by her age and ailments, embarked on a journey that many thought was impossible. She travelled to Pakistan to see her erstwhile home for the first time in 75 years. As the colonial British left the Indian subcontinent, they divided it into two nations on […]

How the North Korean Government Is Squeezing Foreign Currency Out of Its People – The Diplomat

Advertisement In recent years, the North Korean government has intensified efforts to collect foreign currency held by its citizens. This situation not only reflects North Korea’s lack of foreign currency, but also highlights the country’s poor performing domestic currency (the Korean People’s Won, or KPW) and, more broadly, signals that the country’s economy is in […]

FirstFT: Asset managers’ big crypto bet

This article is an on-site version of our FirstFT newsletter. Sign up to our Asia, Europe/Africa or Americas edition to get it sent straight to your inbox every weekday morning Good morning. Big-name money managers are stampeding into digital assets, discovering ways to monetise investor interest even as trading volumes and prices for bitcoin and […]

7 years in jail for ex-policeman who rioted at US Capitol | US Elections 2020 News

A former Virginia police sergeant who joined Donald Trump’s supporters in storming the United States Capitol on January 6, 2021, was sentenced to seven years and three months in prison, matching the longest prison sentence so far among hundreds of Capitol riot cases. Former Rocky Mount Police Sergeant Thomas Robertson declined to address the court […]

Western companies wake up to China risk

A global pandemic, a major war in Europe — both were risks that seemed almost unimaginable, until they happened. Now the tensions with China provoked by US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s trip to Taiwan last week, coming just months after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, have forced businesses to confront the possibility that a danger long […]

Rivian (RIVN) earnings Q2 2022

Rivian electric pickup trucks sit in a parking lot at a Rivian service center on May 09, 2022 in South San Francisco, California.  Justin Sullivan | Getty Images Electric vehicle maker Rivian Automotive maintained its full-year guidance for deliveries Thursday and reported second-quarter revenue that was higher than Wall Street expected. But it trimmed its […]

Bank of Mexico raises interest rates to record 8.5 percent | Inflation News

Mexico, Latin America’s second-largest economy, is fighting its highest inflation in 22 years. The Bank of Mexico raised its benchmark interest rate by three-quarters of a percentage point to a record 8.5 percent on Thursday, mirroring the United States Federal Reserve’s most recent policy decision as inflation surged to an over two-decade high. The five […]

Xi, Henan, and China’s Growing Financial Crisis – The Diplomat

Advertisement In July, videos of tanks supposedly rolling onto the streets of Henan circulated online, with many posts drawing comparisons to the Tiananmen Square Massacre. While the video was later refuted – the Associated Press confirmed the tanks were taking part in a military exercise in another city more than 400 kilometers away – the […]

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