The legal battle over media mogul Sumner Redstone’s mental competence, which for months has transfixed Hollywood and Wall Street with its salacious details and personal rivalries, heads to court in the coming week.
This week, data releases will shine a light on U.S. job growth in April and the trade gap for March, plus offer updates from the manufacturing sector in the U.S., China, Japan and other major economies.
The presidential race has re-energized CNN after year of weak ratings, playing a major role in more than doubling its prime-time audience in the network’s target demographic of 25- to 54-year-olds since the start of 2016.
India’s economy expanded by 7.3% last year, outpacing every other major nation, including China, for the first time in nearly two decades. But as with most developing countries, India’s economy defies easy measurement.
The Obama administration delivered a shot across the bow to Asia’s leading exporters and Germany for their economic policies and warned that a number of major economies around the globe could face intense pressure to engage in currency interventions to counter slow growth.