Sources

  1. Futures Signal Stock Indexes to Rise Toward All-Time Highs

    Futures Signal Stock Indexes to Rise Toward All-Time Highs

    Comments from Chinese securities regulator signalling cooperation with U.S. counterparts boost sentiment

  2. Square Agrees to Acquire Afterpay for $29 Billion in All-Stock Deal

    Square Agrees to Acquire Afterpay for $29 Billion in All-Stock Deal

    Australian installment-payment company positions its service as a cheaper, more responsible alternative to a credit card

  3. Fed Chairman Powell’s Approach to Regulation Has Drawn Criticism From Some Democrats

    Fed Chairman Powell’s Approach to Regulation Has Drawn Criticism From Some Democrats

    Sens. Warren and Brown are among those who say Fed weakened post-2008 rulebook for banks

  4. HSBC’s Profit Rises as Pandemic Provisions Recede

    HSBC’s Profit Rises as Pandemic Provisions Recede

    The global lender earned $3.4 billion in the quarter ended June, much higher than the $192 million it reported for the same period last year

  5. Simone Biles Will Compete in Balance Beam Final at Tokyo Olympics

    Simone Biles Will Compete in Balance Beam Final at Tokyo Olympics

    The balance beam final is the last opportunity for the 24-year-old gymnast to return to the field of play after she withdrew from earlier events

  6. Coal Projects in Asia Face Dwindling Financing as Climate Pressure Mounts

    Coal Projects in Asia Face Dwindling Financing as Climate Pressure Mounts

    Banks pull back funds for new coal plants, a move that could accelerate world’s transition toward cleaner fuels—but China and India plans loom

  7. Succession Drama Grips Scholastic: CEO’s Sudden Death, an Office Romance and a Surprise Will

    Succession Drama Grips Scholastic: CEO’s Sudden Death, an Office Romance and a Surprise Will

    Richard Robinson stunned his family by bequeathing his controlling stake in the ‘Harry Potter’ publisher to senior executive Iole Lucchese

  8. Canada Beats U.S. Women’s Soccer Team in Tokyo Olympics Semifinal

    Canada Beats U.S. Women’s Soccer Team in Tokyo Olympics Semifinal

    A penalty kick by Jessie Fleming in the 74th minute was the decisive score in the match

  9. Portland, Ore., Can’t Find Police for Unit to Fight Rising Murder Rate

    Portland, Ore., Can’t Find Police for Unit to Fight Rising Murder Rate

    Few volunteer for new gun-violence team that comes with more oversight and a mission to combat racism after a history of profiling

  10. Senators Push to Wrap Up Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill This Week

    Senators Push to Wrap Up Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill This Week

    The $1 trillion measure’s fate in the House will be tied to that of a much larger package of Democratic climate and anti-poverty priorities that Republicans oppose