• 10 things you need to know in markets today

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    Good morning! Here's what you need to know in markets on Thursday.
    1. Asian stocks rose on Thursday, cheered by a bounce in Chinese equities on signs China and the United States may be taking steps to de-escalate their bitter trade dispute, while oil prices resumed their retreat on fears of oversupply. A cautious start is expected in Europe, however.
    2. French finance minister Bruno Le Maire said on Thursday that British Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal was "good news" , adding that it was in everyone's interest that the Brexit process proceeded smoothly. Not everyone was as...
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  • The 10 most important things in the world right now

    The 10 most important things in the world right now

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    Here's what you need to know for Thursday.
    1. Yes, there were rumors of an imminent leadership challenge to UK Prime Minister Theresa May, but in the end May's cabinet backed her Brexit withdrawal plan.
    2. Top execs, including Sheryl Sandberg, reportedly looked into how to ban the US President Donald Trump from Facebook. This was back in 2015, when Zuckerberg was "appalled" by Trump's call for a Muslim ban.
    3. Michael Avenatti, the lawyer for Stormy Daniels, has been arrested on suspicion of domestic violence. The attorney represents the adult-film actress who says she had an affair with...
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