Economy & Finance

Drawing the Future of Shopping With Michael Rubin

Goodbye, brick and mortar? The Kynetic CEO and 76ers co-owner Michael Rubin predicts the future of retail will mean far less stores, and that we'll...

The Smart Gadget Your Living Room Needs

Your TV may look great, but it sounds like junk. WSJ's David Pierce explains why you need a soundbar--and that if you get the right one, it can be...

Trump expresses confidence US and N Korea can solve 'big problem'

US President Donald Trump expresses confidence the US and North Korea can end the nuclear stand-off on the Korean peninsula

South Korean president watches Trump-Kim summit on TV

Read more at https://on.ft.com/2JOGZQ3 South Korean President Moon Jae-in hopes that the summit will lead to "a new era of complete...

Italy shuts ports to migrant rescue ship

► Read more a https://on.ft.com/2sMtFSK Italy’s new populist government has refused to allow a rescue boat carrying 629 migrants the right to dock...

Do North Koreans Actually Make Money?

Less than 30 years ago, North Koreans were more than twice as wealthy as their comrades in China. Now, they're significantly poorer. Here's how it...

Mexico's largest pension fund expands alternatives portfolio | World Finance

Afore XXI Banorte is the largest pension fund provider in Mexico – and it plans to maintain its pole position, with a strategy focused on three...

How machine learning helps Afore XXI Banorte anticipate customer needs | World Finance

Afore XXI Banorte is the largest pension fund provider in Mexico – and it plans to maintain its pole position, with a strategy focused on three...

Afore XXI Banorte centres customer experience with behavioural science | World Finance

Afore XXI Banorte is the largest pension fund provider in Mexico – and it plans to maintain its pole position, with a strategy focused on three...

Crunch votes on Brexit – what to expect

► Read more at https://on.ft.com/2l0zkjD On Tuesday and Wednesday, the House of Commons debates 15 amendments to the EU withdrawal bill, which...

Meet Blueberry, the Robot Designed to Make You Laugh

The University of Alberta has a lot going for it. It’s pretty. And it’s home to many an eccentric and clever inventor, like Kory Mathewson. Kory is...

Global Financial and Monetary Systems in 2030

This council looked at the future of the Financial and Monetary systems, comprising the following elements: - Evolving regulatory requirements. -...

White House adviser accuses Trudeau of betraying Trump

Read more at https://on.ft.com/2JGouxf Larry Kudlow, director of the National Economic Council, accuses Canadian Prime Minster Justin Trudeau of...

Kim Jong Un meets Singapore PM Lee Hsien Loong

Read more at https://on.ft.com/2JJPHPv North Korean leader Kim Jong Un shakes hands with Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong at bilateral...