Five Chinese Companies Say They Plan to Delist From the New York Stock Exchange

Five Chinese Companies Say They Plan to Delist From the New York Stock Exchange

Five Chinese state-owned companies said they intend to delist their American depositary shares from the New York Stock Exchange, as financial regulators in Beijing and Washington remain at loggerheads over U.S. audit requirements. In separate filings to Hong Kong’s stock exchange Friday, PetroChina China Petroleum & Chemical Aluminum Corp. of China China Life Insurance Co … Read more

Opinion: Five reasons high-flyers in the stock market will crash down to earth

Opinion: Five reasons high-flyers in the stock market will crash down to earth

It’s never boring these days. Recall that there are times when the S&P 500 goes 100 days or more without making a 1% intraday move. But big moves are the norm nowadays — and they aren’t bullish. Neither is the fact that the many of the worst of the low-quality stocks that are down still … Read more

Five Best: Books on Fascism in Britain Between the Wars

Five Best: Books on Fascism in Britain Between the Wars

‘Hurrah for the Blackshirts!’ By Martin Pugh (2005) 1. The topic of British fascism has been understudied, but Martin Pugh’s book focusing on Oswald Mosley, the leader of the grassroots British Union of Fascists (BUF)—the Blackshirts—started the conversation. The Blackshirts name was derived from the paramilitary-style uniforms of the BUF, themselves inspired by Nazi gestapo … Read more

China’s Xi Jinping Plans to Meet With Biden in First Foreign Trip in Nearly Three Years

China’s Xi Jinping Plans to Meet With Biden in First Foreign Trip in Nearly Three Years

Chinese officials are making plans for Xi Jinping to visit Southeast Asia and meet face-to-face with President Biden in November, according to people familiar with the preparations, in what would mark the Chinese leader’s first international trip in nearly three years and his first in-person meeting with Mr. Biden since the American leader’s inauguration. The … Read more