The Future of E-Commerce and Retail Will Be Written in China

This article was originally published on ETFTrends.com. By Justin Leverenz and Bhavtosh Vajpayee via Iris.xyz China’s experiments in shopping are moving into high gear. The world needs to pay attention. The Emerging Markets Equity Team was in Hangzhou, China, last week. In this, the second in our series of Insights articles on China Innovation, we argue that China is ground […]

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The long, hard process of identifying the dead in California’s deadliest wildfire

PARADISE, Calif. – The roving teams of forensic anthropologists have come from across the region to find the dead. They wear boots and masks, and use gloved hands and trowels to carefully pick through the ash of the quick-moving inferno. Their task is complex, delicate and harrowing – find those who were unable to escape the flames, identify them and give closure […]

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Gas prices fall ahead of Thanksgiving — is $2 per gallon next?

Gas prices headed to $2 a gallon? BubbaTrading.com’s Todd Horwitz on the outlook for oil and gas prices. Gas prices are falling across the country ahead of the busy Thanksgiving travel holiday as concerns about oversupply have hit the U.S. oil market Continue Reading Below A total of five states – Oklahoma, Louisiana, Missouri, Texas and Ohio – have at […]

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Wife of former Malaysian leader faces new graft charges

Malaysia's anti-graft agency said Wednesday the wife of ex-Prime Minister Najib Razak will face new corruption charges, along with two former government officials and a businessman. The agency said Rosmah Mansor will be charged Thursday with Najib's former special officer, Rizal Mansor, in a case linked to a solar energy project for rural schools in eastern Sarawak state on Borneo […]

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Winner of $1.5 billion Mega Millions jackpot has not claimed prize

SIMPSONVILLE, S.C. — The winner of the huge $1.5 billion Mega Millions jackpot still has not come forward. A ticket sold in Simpsonville matched all the numbers of the October 23 drawing. It’s been nearly three weeks since that drawing and state lottery officials tell News19 there’s no word on the winner yet. Shortly after the drawing, they urged the […]

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Iran executes 'Sultan of Coins' convicted of hoarding

Iran executed the so-called "Sultan of Coins" and his accomplice on Wednesday for hoarding gold coins and other hard currency, signaling zero tolerance as it tries to shore up its currency in the face of an economic crisis. State TV reported that Vahid Mazloumin and his accomplice, Mohammad Ismail Ghasemi, were hanged early Wednesday. They were convicted of manipulating coin […]

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