School for Mermaids Makes a Splash

Related Link: 

Wannabe mermaids are strapping on monofins and taking to pools and beaches around the world. A school for mermaids in Spain teaches students how to do flips and dives.

Icahn Discloses Stake in Freeport-McMoRan

Related Link: 

Activist investor Carl Icahn disclosed a 8.5% stake in mining-and-energy giant Freeport-McMoRan on Thursday, saying its shares are undervalued and that he plans to talk with management about costs.

China's Turbulence Exposes Risks to Europe's Growth

Related Link: 

The Eurozone’s heavy reliance on exports leaves the region vulnerable as emerging markets stumble.

GDP Numbers Reveal Momentum Underlying U.S. Economy

Related Link: 

Consumer, business and government spending helped propel better-than-expected U.S. growth in the second quarter.

Luxury Brands Push Deeper Into India

Related Link: 

As sales growth slows in China and other big markets, luxury-goods makers are seeking to cash in on patches of new wealth in often-unexpected parts of India, where there is a growing appetite for luxury brands.

Cheap Fuel's Benefits Are a Slow Burn

Related Link: 

Ahead of the Tape: Low gasoline prices haven’t spurred consumer spending, but the impact may be felt in coming months.

Google Rebuffs European Union on Antitrust Charges

Related Link: 

Google rebuffed the European Union’s demand that it change the way it ranks online comparison-shopping services in its search results, setting up a potentially drawn-out legal battle.

How Do You Short China?

Related Link: 

Traders are scouring stock, bond and currency markets for ways to make money on the malaise afflicting China. Some are piling into insurance-like contracts that would pay out if the country defaulted on a small pool of its foreign-denominated bonds.

Sanctions Bite Massive Gas Project in Russian Arctic

Related Link: 

A race to shore up funding for the $27 billion Yamal LNG energy project in the Russian Arctic has emerged as a test of Moscow’s ability to weather Western sanctions.

Stock Halts Added to Monday's Market Chaos

Related Link: 

Monday’s mayhem in stocks appears to have been exacerbated by rules designed to ensure orderly trading, executives and traders said, the latest ripple from investors’ embrace of stock-linked funds.

Syndicate content