From the BBC World Service: Despite U.S. sanctions, thousands of tons of Iranian fuel have been delivered to Lebanon. And Italy has become the first country in Europe to mandate that workers provide proof of coronavirus vaccination, recovery from the disease, or a recent negative test, in order to go to work.
Best Buy, Walmart and other retailers are already kicking off holiday discounts to encourage people into shopping earlier this year, and there are plenty of reasons for their inspiration, if you want to call it that. The Securities and Exchange Commission has been looking into what happened since...
The first exchange-traded fund – or ETF – in the country that’s linked to Bitcoin’s price swings begins trading today. The fund is actually a basket of Bitcoin futures, which are bets on where the volatile cryptocurrency’s price will go. Helping us make sense of this is Erik Gordon, professor at...
From the BBC World Service: London’s Heathrow airport, one of Europe’s busiest, has announced it’s going to increase charges to airlines landing there as it tries to recover from the impact of coronavirus restrictions on travel.