SPOTLIGHT: RETAIL ON THE ROPES

SPOTLIGHT: RETAIL ON THE ROPES

Hennes & Mauritz, the Swedish fashion retailer, reported a 6-percent decline in sales at the beginning of its third quarter as bad weather kept shoppers away from its stores in June.

 

 

Global Economy

SPOTLIGHT: BIGS GETTING BIGGER

SPOTLIGHT: BIGS GETTING BIGGER

Megamergers are back in vogue, climbing by 22 percent and booking $1.5 trillion in new deals in this year’s first six months, the London Stock Exchange Group reported, as the number of takeovers in the U.S. surged.

SPOTLIGHT: CHINA’S ECONOMIC MALAISE

SPOTLIGHT: CHINA’S ECONOMIC MALAISE

China’s manufacturing sector weakened further in June, with the National Bureau of Statistics’ purchasing managers index (PMI) remaining flat from May at 49.5, equaling analysts’ forecasts in a Reuters poll.

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AI

APPLE REJECTS META

APPLE REJECTS META

After The Wall Street Journal reported in late June that Apple was talking with Meta about putting Meta’s AI on the iPhone, Bloomberg cited unnamed people familiar who said Apple has spurned any such deal.

Hi-Tech Science

AN EASY FIX FOR AGING

AN EASY FIX FOR AGING

An indisputable marker of aging is the length of our telomeres. Telomeres are the caps at the end of our chromosomes that help cells divide. Every time a cell divides, it loses a little of its telomeres.

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