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How does the world tip? In some places, it’s actually offensive!

Tipping has become a political issue in some countries, but to offer money as a reward for good service is not as universal as you might think.

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A top economy watcher believes a ‘potentially lethal combination’ could unleash inflation

One of the world’s leading authorities on Asia sees a destructive element baked into the U.S. and China trade war.

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Brett Kavanaugh sworn in as Supreme Court justice after raucous debate, narrow Senate victory

Brett Kavanaugh was sworn in on Saturday as the 114th Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, after the Senate voted confirm his nomination amid an emotional, weeks-long debate.

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The world’s first fully-autonomous indoor farm

The world’s first fully-autonomous indoor farm in San Carlos, California, is now operational.

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Timing is critical for the ‘Sexy Op-Ed Anonymous’ Halloween costume as retailers predict trends

With fickle customer tastes and immediate backlash on social media for a miss, the key for retailers in predicting the hottest Halloween trends is speed.

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Amazon is doubling down on its private label business, stoking ‘huge fear’ in some sellers

Amazon is showing its commitment in growing its private label business, but sellers and brands are concerned.

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With the job market booming, here are ways to negotiate a six-figure salary like a pro

Low unemployment is boosting worker confidence and causing more to leave jobs to pursue six-figure salaries, experts say. But job seekers should know the rules of the game when negotiating with prospective employers.

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The Trump administration just escalated its high-stakes competition with China

The Trump administration’s new efforts carry with them considerable risks, which ultimately may be greater than during the Cold War years, writes Fred Kempe of the Atlantic Council. 

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Sotheby’s gets ‘Banksy-d’ as $1.4 million painting self-destructs right after being sold

Banksy’s spray-painted canvas “Girl With Balloon” went under the hammer at Sotheby’s in London, fetching more than three times its pre-sale estimate. 

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EU will propose changes to Italian budget if needed, Juncker says

The European Commission will not interfere in Italy’s budget planning and assess the budget without bias but propose changes if necessary, European Union Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker told Austrian newspapers.