Opinion: Vladimir Putin isn’t just losing in Ukraine — he’s set Russia’s economy back 40 years

To win a war you need will and means. I am cautiously optimistic that Ukraine has both in its fight against Russia. Ukrainian will increase with every mass grave of murdered civilians uncovered and with every liberated Ukrainian village. For Ukrainians this war is no longer about territory but about survival as a nation — … Read more

The Biden-Xi Meeting Was All Smiles. But Strategic Competition Is Set to Escalate.

Ben Wiseman Text size About the author: Reva Goujon is a director for China corporate advisory at Rhodium Group. The world heaved a collective sigh of relief when US President Joe Biden and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping met for three-plus hours in Bali. The moment came just 38 days after the US dropped a … Read more

China’s Xi Jinping Chides Justin Trudeau at G-20, Video Shows

Chinese leader Xi Jinping chided Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau over what he described as a media leak during a brief encounter between the adversaries on Wednesday at a Group of 20 summit in Indonesia, a video shows. “Everything we discussed has been leaked to the paper. That’s not appropriate,” a visibly agitated Mr. Xi … Read more

Here’s the trouble under the hood at Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway

It’s midterm day in America, so pack your weapon (where legally permitted), have your local election lawyer on speed dial and get out the popcorn. USA, USA. More on that later. The company lost $2.7 billion in the third quarter, although its earnings are notoriously volatile, and the losses were down to swings in derivatives … Read more

Here’s how much China stocks could still rally from zero-COVID depths, according to Goldman strategists

Wall Street stocks are poised for a bounce to start a new week, with politics one spotlight as US midterm elections are set to get under way. Many expect a split Congress and political deadlock for two years, which isn’t necessarily bad for markets, which tend to prefer a divided government. Neil Wilson, chief strategist … Read more

Here’s how much China stocks could still rally from zero-COVID depths, according to Goldman strategists

Wall Street stocks are poised for a bounce to start a new week, with politics one spotlight as US midterm elections are set to get under way. Many expect a split Congress and political deadlock for two years, which isn’t necessarily bad for markets, which tend to prefer a divided government. Neil Wilson, chief strategist … Read more

Opinion: Elon Musk pumps Tesla stock with ridiculous $4 trillion target. Is a dump coming next?

Another Tesla Inc. earnings call, and another fanciful Elon Musk prediction that likely encouraged yet another open file at the Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday. The chief executive of Tesla Inc. TSLA, +0.84% told investors Wednesday that he believes the valuation of the electric-car maker will exceed the combined market capitalization of the two … Read more

Opinion: Elon Musk pumps Tesla stock with ridiculous $4 trillion target. Is a dump coming next?

Another Tesla Inc. earnings call, and another fanciful Elon Musk prediction that likely encouraged yet another open file at the Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday. The chief executive of Tesla Inc. TSLA, +0.84% told investors Wednesday that he believes the valuation of the electric-car maker will exceed the combined market capitalization of the two … Read more

Is now a good time to buy Twitter stock? Financial advisors express caution, as Elon Musk finally goes ahead with his $44 billion offer.

The protracted, will-they or won’t-they storyline of Elon Musk’s bid for Twitter, which turned into a legal battle with the social-media platform, took another big turn Tuesday. He will buy the company after all — and at the original $44 billion offer price, which equates to $54.20 a share. But retail investors might do well … Read more