Asia might be the place to be for females working in finance, an industry infamous for its grueling hours and male-dominated management culture.
The e-commerce giant has spent over $4 billion on just four acquisitions in the first half of 2014.
In a sign of the growing maritime piracy problem, the U.S. will join a multinational organization battling crime at sea next month.
Chinese stocks stormed higher in recent months, but charts indicate they may face a period of consolidation.
Gold fell on concerns that a strong dollar and improving economy could damp demand, and silver charts suggest that bullion may not regain upward momentum soon.
Charts suggest that the downtrend in the euro/dollar is firm ahead of the European Central Bank's (ECB) policy meeting on Thursday.