Goldman to Cut Hundreds More Jobs as Consumer Unit Scaled Back

Goldman Sachs Group headquarters in New York, US, on Wednesday, June 15, 2022. The Securities and Exchange Commission is looking into whether some investments for the funds are in breach of ESG metrics promised in marketing materials, one of the people said.

China, US Diplomats Discuss Taiwan During ‘In-Depth’ Talks

The meeting in Bali between President Xi Jinping and President Joe Biden, which took place on the sidelines of the Group of 20 summit, led to a resumption of cooperation on issues including climate change and food security, putting a floor under worsening ties after tensions spiked due to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s visit to … Read more

HSBC Sees Loan Availability to Drive Growth for India M&A Deals

A logo at a HSBC Holdings Plc bank branch on King Street that is set for closure in the near future on Thursday, in Hammersmith district of London, UK, on Tuesday, July 26, 2022. HSBC are due to report second-quarter earnings on Aug. 1. Photographer: Hollie Adams/Bloomberg

Pacific Storm Will Pummel US With Snow, Floods and Tornadoes

Upwards of 2 inches of rain could drop suddenly in the valleys of Southern California Saturday into Sunday with up to 6 inches in coastal foothills and mountains, touching off floods and landslides, the US National Weather Service said. Then snow could fall by the foot in the Sierra Nevada range, as well as in … Read more

Russia Is Feeling the Pain of Europe’s Oil Embargo

Meanwhile, Europe isn’t scrambling for crude. Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, which has stoked inflation, including for food and energy, has undermined European economies to the point where, as I suggested back in early November, the world can easily handle the loss of Russian barrels, at least for now.