China’s Soft-Power Fail: Condemning Hong Kong’s Protests

Images of masked thugs massing in Hong Kong’s streets. Unproven allegations that protesters are being led by the C.I.A. Comparisons between activists and Nazis. As protests continue to roil Hong Kong’s...

Economic Trouble Signs Hang Over Trump’s Trade War

WASHINGTON — Against the backdrop of mounting evidence that the global economy is weakening, President Trump is caught between his desire to pursue the trade war with China he promised to win and his need to...

London Stock Exchange Delays Opening After Technical Problem

LONDON — Traders who have been frantically following market swerves, tied to the trade war and a broad economic slowdown, had an unexpected respite on Friday. The London Stock Exchange did not move. For about...

Cathay Pacific C.E.O.’s Resignation Shows China’s Looming Power Over Hong Kong Unrest

HONG KONG — The chief executive of Cathay Pacific Airways, one of Hong Kong’s best-known international brands, stepped down on Friday after a storm of criticism from the Chinese government over its employees’...

The World Has a Diamond Glut. Why Is That a Problem?

LONDON — Is it ever possible to have too many diamonds? For many in the business of producing and trading these gems in recent years, the answer is yes. The top diamond miners in the world, including the two...

How the Recession of 2020 Could Happen

These three things are all true: The United States almost certainly isn’t in a recession right now. It may well avoid one for the foreseeable future. But the chances that the nation will fall into recession...

China Pressures Business Over Hong Kong. Workers Get Caught in the Middle.

As Hong Kong seethes with protests against China’s rule, Beijing is increasingly pressuring the business world to take its side. Businesses, both global and local, are falling in line — and their employees are...

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