In its latest attempt to build market credibility, China on Monday launched the Science and Technology Innovation Board, or "STAR Market," on which 25 companies were listed.China Economyread more
Stocks in Asia traded lower on Monday morning, as a Nasdaq-style technology board on the Shanghai Stock Exchange marked its debut.Asia Marketsread more
These box office numbers do not include the cost of production or marketing costs. They also don't count the billions in merchandising that Disney has made over the last...Entertainmentread more
When Cathy Hsu and Tony Hsieh wanted to build an English language app for Chinese children, they decided to follow Facebook and Google's lead.Start-upsread more
Tariffs are the only instrument left for addressing China's systematic and excessive surpluses on its U.S. trades, writes Michael Ivanovitch.US Economyread more
Instagram began tests that hide "like" counts on posts. That means influencers who market products on Instagram will have to rely on different metrics to show success.Technologyread more
Peter Neupert worked for Microsoft and Amazon-backed Drugstore.com, where he got to know Jeff Bezos. He now advises start-ups.Technologyread more
The firing of the tear gas was the latest confrontation between police and protesters who have taken to the streets for over a month to fight a proposed extradition bill and...China Politicsread more
Last week shows that oil prices are not the indicator for Middle East tensions they once were, and worries about global demand and growing U.S. production has changed that...Market Insiderread more
Facebook Vice President David Marcus is the face of the company's Libra digital currency, but the original driving force was a 26-year-old female corporate-development...Technologyread more
Amazon's new policy for account suspensions doesn't go far enough to protect sellers from potentially unfair and wrongful suspensions, merchants say.Technologyread more
A daily morning look at the financial stories you need to know to start the day
-Five police officers are dead and 6 others wounded after snipers opened fire on cops at an anti-police shooting protest last night in Dallas. Three people are in custody and a fourth died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
-Futures are up ahead of the monthly jobs report at 830am. The market is expecting 175K net new jobs created after May's stunningly low 38K jobs number.
-Gold and Treasurys are holding flat ahead of the jobs report with gold at the $1,357/ounce level and the 10-year yield holding at 1.38%.
-Crude prices are up a bit this morning, but still down at the $45/barrel level after yesterday's big drop.
-Gasoline prices held overnight at $2.25/gallon, national average.
-A new Pew poll shows the highest rate of interest ever in a presidential election.
-Now the State Department is reopening its investigation into how Hillary Clinton and her staff handled classified emails.
-Bernie Sanders will reportedly endorse Hillary Clinton on Tuesday.
-Donald Trump's visit to Capitol Hill yesterday to win over Congressional Republicans had mixed results.
-The Obama administration has been illegally propping up the ACA with back door funding over the objections of the IRS.
-US regulators are barring Theranos founder and CEO Elizabeth Holmes from running the company for at least two years.
-New research shows 72% of Americans get at least some of their news on mobile devices. Only 20% get at least some of their news from print newspapers.
-Lockheed Martin is in final stage talks with the Pentagon for the next batch of the F-35 fighter.
-Israel has developed a new money-saving reusable mortar shell.