Tencent chief makes a fuss with republished article on China’s economy

Tencent Chairman and CEO Pony Ma Huateng attends the WAIC (World Artificial Intelligence Conference) in Shanghai, China, September 17, 2018. REUTERS/Aly Song Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Bonnie Ma, founder of tech giant Tencent Holdings, caused a stir on social media over the weekend by republishing an … Read more

The US housing market begins to cool down as building permits fall, and it begins to decline

Single family condominium homes built by KB Home are shown under construction in the community of Valley Center, California, US on June 3, 2021. REUTERS/Mike Blake Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Building permits fell 3.2% in April Single-family permits drop by 4.6%; Multiple families down 1.0% Housing starts down 0.2%; … Read more

Analysis: White House balances inflation and farmers in new biofuel mandates

May 16 (Reuters) – The White House is expected to announce in coming weeks how much biofuels like corn ethanol that U.S. refiners will have to blend into their fuel this year, a decision that will force it to balance taming consumer inflation against subsidizing the nation’s farmers. How the administration balances competing priorities could … Read more