The American consumer has been propping up the U.S. economy, but fears deepened Tuesday that the troubled U.S. manufacturing sector could ultimately drag it down. Factory activity shrank at the fastest pace in a decade last month amid the U.S.-China trade war and slowing global growth, driving stocks lower and reviving recession fears. Those forces also led […]
Even in a standout year for global mergers and acquisitions, the number of transactions announced in Japan last year was notable. And there are good reasons to think that mergers and acquisitions activity in Japan will remain robust for the foreseeable future. To put it in perspective, Japanese M&A activity in 2018 totaled $358.2 billion, […]
On Monday, a grand jury in Los Angeles indicted 29-year-old Eric R. Holder Jr., who is accused of fatally shooting rapper, entrepreneur and community philanthropist Nipsey Hussle outside of the musician’s clothing store in Los Angeles in March. Two other men were wounded during the incident.