(Qilai Shen/Bloomberg)
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China’s Evergrande, facing collapse under debt mountain, decides silence is golden

Giant developer that rode the Chinese housing boom missed a key interest payment and could be declared in default in less than a month.
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Semiconductor shortage that has hobbled manufacturing worldwide is getting worse

A problem that has forced automakers to cut production and furlough workers in some instances shows few signs of resolution this year.

Biden taps Wall Street critic Saule Omarova for key banking regulation post

The Cornell University law professor has called for an end to banking “as we know it.”

Dow pops 500 points as stock markets shrug off warnings from China

Investors are waiting to see whether Evergrande Group will make good on an $83.5 million debt payment due Thursday or careen toward default.

Baby deaths spur recall of 3.3 million Boppy and Pottery Barn infant loungers

Federal safety regulators say the products are "simply too risky to remain on the market” after eight infants in five years accidentally suffocate in them.

Mortgage rates show little change again this week

The 30-year fixed-rate average crept higher to 2.88 percent this week but has stayed within a tight range for nearly two months.

Management eats up meeting time by talking sports

Our weekly status meetings are being taken over with sports chatter. How can I persuade leadership to make better use of our time?

Melvin Van Peebles, fiercely independent filmmaker, dies at 89

His “Sweet Sweetback’s Baadasssss Song” — about a Black American revolutionary on the run — was a milestone of independent and African American cinema.

Asthma group warns against social media trend of inhaling hydrogen peroxide to treat coronavirus

The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America called the practice “concerning and dangerous," emphasizing that it is harmful to the lungs.

Dow, S&P 500 snap 4-day losing streak on Fed, Evergrande news

The rally comes after central bankers wrap up a two-day policy meeting and a Chinese property developer near default meets a key interest payment deadline.

China’s Evergrande veers toward default — and a $300 billion global shock

Despite a pledge to pay some debts due this week, the massive property developer is teetering on the brink of collapse.
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Rohit Chopra takes a step toward leading the CFPB in Senate vote

Rohit Chopra is one step closer to leading the CFPB nine months after President Biden nominated him

Russian hackers target Iowa grain co-op in $5.9 million ransomware attack

Cybercrime cell BlackMatter threatened to release New Cooperative’s proprietary business data unless the company pays a $5.9 million ransom, officials said.

The Emmys weren’t wrong. Many dream of having a boss like Ted Lasso.

The Apple TV Plus comedy series "Ted Lasso" depicts the manager many people wish they had. Often employees quit — sometimes without another job — or retire early because they just can’t take the abuse from their boss.

SEC’s Gensler likens stablecoins to 'poker chips’ amid call for tougher crypto regulation

The nation's top Wall Street regulator described the digital assets frequently pegged to the U.S. dollar as a danger to consumers.
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