Chinese education stocks rise after business crackdown

A year and a half after Beijing’s crackdown on the after-school tutoring business, the U.S. depository receipts of Chinese education companies have recovered some of their heavy losses, thanks to a business revamp that includes selling king prawns and vegetables online. The partial recovery came as companies found new sources of revenue — such as … Read more

Air Liquide has signed a record 52 new spot gas production contracts for its Industrial Trader business line in 2022.

Regulatory News: Air Liquide (Paris: AI) signed 52 new long-term spot contracts for its Industrial Merchant business line in 2022, following a record number of 48 new contracts in 2021 and continuous progress for more than five years. On-site generation solutions are a competitive and environmentally friendly solution for customers who need a local and … Read more

Air Liquide has signed a record 52 new spot gas production contracts for its Industrial Trader business line in 2022.

Regulatory News: Air Liquide (Paris: AI) signed 52 new long-term spot contracts for its Industrial Merchant business line in 2022, following a record number of 48 new contracts in 2021 and continuous progress for more than five years. On-site generation solutions are a competitive and environmentally friendly solution for customers who need a local and … Read more

US House says businesses ‘fed up’ with Washington, calls for action on permits, immigration, trade

The head of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce criticized the federal government on Thursday for what she described as its polarization, overreach and failure to act strategically, as she also called for action in areas such as enabling reforms, immigration and trade. “Business demands better from our government because when it comes to Washington, the … Read more

Health experts alarmed by President Biden’s view that pandemic is over: ‘Hell no – not even close’

Health experts reacted with dismay Monday to President Joe Biden’s claim that the pandemic is over in an interview with “60 Minutes” that aired Sunday. “We still have a problem with COVID. We are still working on it a lot. … But the pandemic is over,” Biden told CBS News correspondent Scott Pelley. “If you … Read more

I am 62, single and have never had a retirement account. I have $100,000 to invest, but is it too late?

I am a 62 year old single male and have never had a retirement account. I own both my home and a rental property that are paid off and have no other liabilities. I have $100,000 in savings that I would like to invest for retirement. At my current job I save $10,000 a month … Read more

This investment strategy acts on 18 trends to reduce your risk when the stock market is volatile

Managed futures strategies can be useful for investors during times of economic uncertainty. The strategies seek to take advantage of price trends – up or down – and produce positive returns that offset declines elsewhere. Having some money dedicated to a managed futures strategy can reduce overall portfolio risk and potentially prevent an investor from … Read more

With Roe’s reversal, abortion insurance coverage will become even more complicated

The existing mix of federal and state rules governing abortion insurance coverage will become even more complicated in light of the Supreme Court’s ruling on Friday to overturn Rowe v. Wade, the remarkable case that established a constitutional right to abortion. Different types of health insurance – including different categories of employers’ health plans, Affordable … Read more

The SEC may extend the rules for advisors to providers of indexes and other investment services

When an index provider chooses a basket of stocks that becomes the benchmark used by investment advisers to evaluate the effectiveness of a client portfolio, is this an act of advice? How about a portfolio model maker whose investment choices become real shares for clients for actually registered investment advisers? “The role of these information … Read more

Charles Schwab pays $ 186 million in business regulatory deal with Robo-Adviser

WASHINGTON – Charles Schwab SCHW -2.67% & Co. Inc. will pay more than $ 186 million to settle a regulatory investigation that found it did not adequately reveal how keeping a large share of customers’ assets in cash could harm return on investment. The Securities and Exchange Commission said Schwab’s slave adviser portfolios held between … Read more