The American pop icon filled a blank space the world didn’t know it had with her soulful music. And although her songs are impactful, Swift is an economic tour de force, too.  Her Eras Tour, which kicked off last year on the...
Benny Gantz, an Israeli opposition leader in the country’s three-man war cabinet, said Saturday that if Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu doesn’t offer a new plan to bring back hostages and end Hamas rule in Gaza by June 8, he’ll leave the government.  Gantz’s departure would greatly...
Bankrupt crypto lender Genesis Global Capital won court approval of its plan to distribute billions of dollars in digital assets and cash to creditors, defeating a legal challenge brought by its corporate parent Digital Currency Group. Judge Sean Lane said late Friday he’d confirm Genesis’ Chapter 11...
Jane Fonda, at 86, is not quite doing her eponymous ’80s workout anymore. But it doesn’t mean she’s stopped exercising. “Slow—you’ll find out that’s the operative word,” Fonda told Julia Louis-Dreyfus when she was a guest on her Wiser Than Me podcast. “I do kind of the same moves,...
A China-bound oil tanker in the Red Sea was struck and temporarily disabled by a ballistic anti-ship missile fired by Houthi militants, the US Central Command said. The strike Saturday on the Greek-owned M/T Wind caused flooding that knocked out its propulsion and steering, which the...
Volkswagen AG’s all-in on electric vehicles plan is no more. The namesake VW brand, which pitched its ID family of electric cars as central to its future, admitted last week it will need more plug-in hybrids as EV sales decelerate. This marks just the latest adjustment...
A surprise drop in inflation in the Eurozone is helping the continent get a head start on interest rate cuts ahead of its long-dominant U.S. peers. Now businesses in the country are starting to realize they may get a few perks of their own by leaning into this unusual...
The Dominican Republic is having a moment. Ten million tourists a year are flocking to its beaches, helping drive one of the region’s best performing economies. Poverty is near a record low, and investment at an all-time high. Even Fast & Furious star Vin Diesel wants to build a movie studio...
Depending on your body composition and overall health, it turns out there is a best time of day to exercise. People living with obesity reap the greatest health benefits from being physically active in the evening, according to a new Australian study. Researchers at the University...
BlackRock Inc.’s Rick Rieder has some advice that bucks conventional wisdom: The best way for the Federal Reserve to temper inflation will be to lower rates, not hold them higher. That’s because well-heeled Americans are earning more than they have in years from fixed-income investments, given...