The Goldman Lunch That Set the Scene for 1MDB’s Money Probe
July 5, 2018

In a private dining room at Singapore’s Taste Paradise restaurant, over a meal of abalone and suckling pig, two Goldman Sachs Group Inc. bankers were explaining a $1.75 billion bond offering to six executives of a Swiss bank.

It was Continue reading

Asian Stocks Drop With U.S. Futures; Lira Climbs: Markets Wrap
July 5, 2018

Asian stocks fell with U.S. equity-index futures and the yen advanced as investors assessed prospects for continuing trade tensions between U.S. and China. Turkey’s lira climbed after Recep Tayyip Erdogan claimed victory in the weekend’s election.

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How Batteries Went From Primitive Power to Global Domination
June 17, 2018

For an energy source that's been around for three decades, the lithium-ion battery is only just hitting its stride.

It’s worked its way up from primitive cellular phones to cameras and laptops before entering everyone’s pockets inside smartphones. But only Continue reading