Forced fiscal loosening in a world already swamped with debt and heading into another downturn may unnerve creditors and bond holders, especially those holding government debt as an insurance against recession and a haven from volatility.
Does your winter wear come with an animal who helped make it? If you're shopping at Sheep Inc., the answer is yes. But for co-founder Edzard van der Wyck it's not a gimmick — it's a reminder about how clothes are made, and what the fashion industry costs the environment.
After Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey tweeted solidarity with pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong, the NBA has been caught between its interests in China and its American fans. The NBA’s bind illustrates the important tension modern companies face between geographic expansion and political advocacy.