Alibaba Moving to Russia

Alibaba Teams Up with Russia

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. agreed to take a 10% stake in one of Russia’s biggest tech players—a commercial tie-up that comes as both countries move to strengthen geopolitical bonds. The stake in Mail.Ru Group Ltd., one of Russia’s earliest and most prominent internet firms, would be worth about $484 million...

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Trade Wars Don’t Affect Alibaba

Alibaba Sales Jump

E-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. reported a 61% increase in sales, as Chinese consumers continued to spend on the internet despite slowing economic growth. Alibaba, the operator of China’s two largest e-commerce platforms Taobao and Tmall, said in a statement on Thursday its core e-commerce business kept charging ahead in the most recent quarter...

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A Visit from Our Oldest Ally

France’s Macron Visits Trump

U.S. President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron emphasized pomp and ceremony on Monday as Macron began a state visit to Washington likely to be dominated by differences with the United States over trade and the nuclear accord with Iran...

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Danielle DiMartino Booth

Inflation is up, and the yield curve is flattening? What gives? In bond market nomenclature, much of which is indecipherable by the design of craft fixed income traders, what we are witnessing today is a bull flattening. Long maturity Treasury yields are falling at a faster pace than short rate Treasury yields are decreasing...

Tariff Talk Sends Markets Reeling, Again

More Tariff Talk

President Donald Trump threatened a major escalation in trade tensions with Beijing on Thursday, saying he was considering imposing tariffs on an additional $100 billion in imports from China. The move would triple the amount of Chinese goods facing levies when entering the U.S...

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