Posts Tagged ‘America’

Trump shouldn’t take the easy way out over China

By J KYLE BASS & DANIEL BABICH / Pic By BLOOMBERG
When it comes to the trade talks with China, US President Donald Trump and his negotiators have ...

Blackwater mercenary Prince has new RM4t Chinese boss

HONG KONG • Erik Prince (picture), the former Navy SEAL who founded Blackwater, hardly seems like the type who dwells on corporate niceties. He was, after ...

Here’s why your next foodie destination won’t be New York

Don’t call Philly New York’s 6th borough and don’t say Indy’s only about car races
By KATE KRADER & MARGARET SUTHERLIN Still think the most ...

Former shooting victim takes aim at US gun violence

BALTIMORE • At age 17, Joseph Sakran was shot in the throat after a high school football game — a life-threatening injury that set him on the path to ...

Kenanga: OPR to remain at 3.25% in 2019

By FARA AISYAH / Pic By TMR
Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) is expected to maintain the Overnight Policy Rate (OPR) at 3.25% this year, given growth ...

Riskiest assets suddenly seem a whole lot more appealing as developing world bounces back

NEW YORK • Emerging markets (EMs) look to be in a sweet spot.
Developing-nation assets roared back last Friday after US Federal Reserve (Fed) chairman ...

America’s highest earners live in unexpected places

Everyone knows wealth is concentrating. This is where the rich are going
Reade Pickert & Jonathan Levin / BLOOMBERG US UNEMPLOYMENT is near a ...

China seeks to defuse trade war with reversals on cars, corn

The White House also officially delays a rise in tariffs on RM838b of products that have been due on Jan 1
By BLOOMBERG BEIJING • ...

America is drowning in milk nobody wants

Dairy farmers are under siege thanks to low prices and changing tastes. Even a 1-week July 4 shutdown by yogurt giant Chobani inflicted pain
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The most expensive hotel room in America costs US$75,000 a night

No surprise, it’s in Manhattan
By CATOR SPARKS With a price tag of US$75,000 (RM311,250) a night, the Mark Hotel is now offering the most expensive ...

EMs could benefit from Trump’s trade tantrums

While Trump’s protectionism can be a catalyst for relocation of production capacity, developing nations have to seize the opportunity
By PROF DR ...

Pepsi’s Nooyi ends 12-year run as company’s 1st female CEO

Nooyi’s exit thins the ranks of women CEOs in the S&P 500
by CRAIG GIAMMONA & JACQUELINE SIMMONS / BLOOMBERG Indra Nooyi is stepping down as ...