FirstFT: The battle to win over global tax deal holdouts

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FirstFT: The battle to win over global tax deal holdouts Good morning. This article is an on-site version of our FirstFT Asia newsletter. Sign up here to get the newsletter sent straight to your inbox every weekday morning Negotiators in Paris are battling to persuade holdout nations to sign up to a global deal on corporate taxation this week as they...

Thank You, Jay Homel

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Thank You, Jay HomelHey man, I wanted to give you a shout-out. I really appreciate your kind words. Your comments jogged some memories, and I wanted to share them with you. I don’t have your contact information, so I guess I’ll instead just use this public forum. The February/March 2021 issue of Sound & Vision contained your letter to the...

The Revival of the Great British Summer Holiday

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The Revival of the Great British Summer Holiday The Revival of the Great British Summer Holiday With ‘staycation’ the buzz word of the moment, British holiday makers are looking to rediscover beauty spots in the UK to while away a summers day.  Holidaying on your doorstep means less time travelling, less time navigating the new complexities of quarantines and customs...

Stocks' Modest Gains Give Nasdaq, S&P 500 Records

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Stocks' Modest Gains Give Nasdaq, S&P 500 RecordsU.S. stocks edged higher Tuesday, pushing the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq Composite to new records, after a choppy trading session that saw many major sectors swing between losses and gains. The broad benchmark index ticked up 1.19 points, or less than 0.1%, to close at 4291.80, after wobbling between gains and losses...

Top GOP Senators Demand NIH Director Disclose COVID Data Deletion Details

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Top GOP Senators Demand NIH Director Disclose COVID Data Deletion Details Republican Senators Marsha Blackburn, Chuck Grassley, and Roger Marshall sent a letter Monday to the director of the National Institutes of Health, which operates a scientific facility that conducted coronavirus research, demanding that he disclose the details surrounding the deletion of COVID data from its key database. In a letter...

Sub-Saharan Africa: We Need to Act Now

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Sub-Saharan Africa: We Need to Act NowBy Kristalina Georgieva and Abebe Aemro Selassie Español, Français, Português Sub-Saharan Africa is in the grips of a third wave of COVID-19 infections that threatens to be even more brutal than the two that came before. This is yet more evidence of a dangerous divergence in the global economy. One track for countries...

More Vehicles Are Selling Above Sticker Price

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More Vehicles Are Selling Above Sticker PriceThe sticker price on cars isn’t sticking. In some cases, it’s going up. Auto makers typically set what is known as the manufacturer’s suggested retail price, or MSRP, a figure that appears on the window sticker of a new model. But with inventory tight and customers clamoring for cars and trucks, auto dealers are...

President Joe Biden to visit site of Condo building collapse

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President Joe Biden to visit site of Condo building collapsePublished at Tue, 29 Jun 2021 17:59:56 +0000 https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/international/world-news/president-joe-biden-to-visit-site-of-condo-building-collapse/videoshow/83965003.cms

Teneo CEO Declan Kelly Has Resigned

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Teneo CEO Declan Kelly Has ResignedDeclan Kelly has resigned as chairman and chief executive of global consulting firm Teneo Holdings LLC after reports of drunken misbehavior at a charity event last month. Mr. Kelly, a go-to adviser for CEOs of major companies such as General Electric Co. and Coca-Cola Co. , is handing over the CEO role to Teneo co-founder...

McCarthy Claims CRT Echoes Past Dem Racism in Speech Calling for Removal of Confederate Statues

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McCarthy Claims CRT Echoes Past Dem Racism in Speech Calling for Removal of Confederate Statues House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R., Calif.) compared critical race theory to Jim Crow laws in a speech calling to remove Confederate statues from the U.S. Capitol. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) compares critical race theory to Jim Crow segregation practices. pic.twitter.com/OMCMiuDX0C — The Recount (@therecount)...