How much money is Russia worth?

Putin’s banker discusses how US sanctions impacted Russia’s banks VTB Bank chairman and president Andrey Kostin explains why Russia has been unfairly sanctioned by the U.S. and says his country is making an effort to tackle climate change, but electric vehicles are expensive. Russia has a nominal gross domestic product (GDP) of $1.64 trillion and purchasing power parity (PPP), or Russian […]

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How can Slack make money?

New York (CNN Business)Slack investors are apparently so desperate for any good news about the unprofitable company that they pushed the stock sharply higher on a report that turned out to be old news. Shares of Slack (WORK) soared more than 15% Monday after Business Insider said in a story that IBM (IBM) had purchased Slack accounts for all of […]

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How can the Democrats defeat Trump in November? Form a Bernie-Biden ticket

The most immediate institutional threat to American democracy is the Democratic Party. That statement will frustrate believers in the urgency of liberal democracy in the United States. Surely, the ongoing tragedy of Donald Trump’s presidency tells us otherwise. After all, the Republican Party has gone all-in on an illiberal demagogue empowered by an increasingly untrammeled executive branch. Congress has failed […]

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How healthy eating can lengthen your life

New York (CNN Business)It occupies just 12 square feet of space and is stocked with pasta bowls, wrap sandwiches, Greek yogurt with fruit, and salads packaged in recyclable jars. These wholesome dishes are dispensed from a vending machine called Farmer’s Fridge. The machine itself could be the smallest “restaurant” in America. Farmer’s Fridge, based in Chicago, prepares healthy breakfast, lunch […]

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How did Carlos Ghosn escape from Japan?

Hong Kong (CNN Business)Japanese prosecutors have issued an arrest warrant for Carole Ghosn — the latest twist in the dramatic saga involving her husband, former auto executive and now international fugitive Carlos Ghosn. Authorities obtained the warrant against Carole Ghosn for allegedly giving false testimony during a court hearing last April, according to a statement from the Tokyo prosecutor’s office […]

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How did Carlos Ghosn escape from Japan?

Hong Kong (CNN Business)Following his escape to Lebanon, former auto titan Carlos Ghosn is now free to tell his story about Japanese justice and his ouster from Nissan. His revelations could further dent Japan’s reputation as a place for foreign executives to do business. Ghosn, an international executive with French, Brazilian and Lebanese citizenship, was credited with leading a stunning […]

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How Trump has polarized trust in media

New York (CNN Business)“The Rush Limbaugh Show” will continue well into the new decade. Limbaugh, whose contract was due to expire later this year, has renewed his deal, the syndication company Premiere Radio Networks confirmed to CNN Business. Premiere is a division of the radio giant iHeartMedia. A spokeswoman said Limbaugh renewed a “long-term agreement” and declined to comment on […]

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How the Great Depression made T. Boone Pickens a financial guru

New York (CNN Business)Legendary oil man T. Boone Pickens, whose investments helped shape the American energy industry going back to the 1950s, has died at the age of 91. Pickens, a long-time Dallas resident, died of natural causes on Wednesday, spokesman Jay Rosser said in a statement on Pickens’ website. He had a series of strokes and suffered from head […]

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How to save the planet: Five simple things you can do

(CNN)UK supermarkets are producing more plastic waste despite promises to cut down, new research suggests, as sales of ‘bags for life’ soar to 1.5 billion. Retailers were responsible for more than 900,000 tons of plastic waste in 2018, according to a joint report from the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) and Greenpeace released Thursday. Seven of the 10 largest supermarket chains […]

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