Thailand Leads in Crypto by Skipping the Big Debate
July 5, 2018

Securities, or not securities. That is the crypto question.

Except in Thailand.

While regulators around the world have grappled with the issue of what category digital currencies and assets fall into, Thailand has skipped the debate altogether.

Instead, using an emergency Continue reading

Sinclair Employees Say Their Contracts Make It Too Expensive to Quit
April 9, 2018

After Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. drew widespread criticism for having anchors read a statement taking aim at the integrity of other U.S. media outlets, many wondered why some of the company’s journalists didn’t just quit.

The short answer is the Continue reading

Meredith to Buy Time Inc. With Koch Backing
December 13, 2017

Meredith Corp. agreed to acquire Time Inc. for $2.8 billion including debt, swallowing the once-mighty home of Fortune and Sports Illustrated after the internet age wreaked havoc on even the most prestigious magazine titles.

The $18.50-a-share offer is an all-cash Continue reading

Saudi Arabia Just Announced Plans to Build a Mega City That Will Cost $500 Billion
October 25, 2017

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman announced plans to build a new city on the Red Sea coast, promising a lifestyle not available in today’s Saudi Arabia as he seeks to remake the kingdom in a time of dwindling resources. Continue reading

Austrians Lean Toward Nationalist Government Led by a Millennial
October 18, 2017

Austrians profiting from the fastest economic growth in six years look likely to ditch their current coalition in favor of a new government backed by anti-immigration nationalists and headed by the world’s youngest leader.

Polls suggest that Austria’s 31-year-old Foreign Continue reading

Liliane Bettencourt, L’Oreal Billionaire Heiress, Dies at 94
October 5, 2017

Liliane Bettencourt, heiress to the L’Oreal cosmetics empire and the world’s wealthiest woman, has died. She was 94.

Her death was announced in a statement from Jean-Paul Agon, chief executive officer at L’Oreal Group. She died Wednesday at her Continue reading