China’s Xi Jinping finds more leaders under diplomatic pressure over Winter Games

More than 30 foreign leaders have traveled to Beijing to attend Friday’s opening ceremony. However, the United States and other Western nations have held winter games in the northwest of China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region in response to geopolitical tensions and human rights abuses. The Global Times, which is run by the ruling Communist Party … Read more

Dollar peaks low; Increasing Pressure and Productivity

Dollar Edges Lower; Yen Pressured by Rising Yields

The US dollar is at an all-time low in European trading early Wednesday, reversing some of its overnight gains in stock market earnings as traders look for clues to the upcoming Federal Reserve meeting. At 2 55 55 AM ET (0755 GMT), the dollar index hit the greenback on the back of a six-week high … Read more