The Communist Party resuscitates Didi Global

Marion Steward

Didi global ought to be dead. Over the past year the Chinese government has stopped the domestic ride-hailing giant from signing up new users and launched a cyber-security investigation into its operations, days after its $4.4bn initial public offering in New York last June. In a seemingly fatal blow, Didi […]

Bill Fox Named Special Advisor to the Chancellor

Marion Steward

After 27 years at the helm of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Boyd Center for Business and Economic Research, Bill Fox is transitioning to serve Chancellor Donde Plowman and her leadership team as special advisor to the chancellor effective July 1. In the new role, Fox will provide economic analysis […]

Biden tells Kimmel gas prices oil companies’ fault: ‘Nobody’s listening to him,’ economics professor says

Marion Steward

Fox News contributor and The King’s College economics professor Brian Brenberg rips President Biden blaming oil companies for rising gas prices. Fox News contributor and The King’s College economics professor Brian Brenberg ripped President Biden after he blamed oil companies for high gas prices during his appearance on ABC’s “Jimmy […]

Economics professor rips Biden’s inflation response: President ‘wrong that he can’t do anything’

Marion Steward

Fox News contributor and The King’s College economics professor Brian Brenberg argues the president could have prepared ‘for months.’ Reacting to President Biden’s claim there’s no “immediate” fix to record-high gas and food prices, Fox News contributor and The King’s College Executive Vice President of Business professor Brian Brenberg called […]

Illumina Expands STEM Education Efforts at BizTown Opening

Marion Steward

This week, we were the first life science company to join San Diego’s McGrath Family Junior Achievement BizTown Northampton, MA –News Direct– Illumina On May 31, Illumina celebrated the official opening of the newest storefront in The McGrath Family Junior Achievement (JA) BizTown, in San Diego, California. Biztown is JA’s […]

For a Smooth-Running Economy, Rule of Law Matters

Marion Steward

AUSTIN, Texas — Countries in which courts more easily enforce contracts see less economic volatility overall than nations that don’t adhere as well to the rule of law. That’s the finding from a study by a finance researcher at The University of Texas at Austin. The research suggests that when contract […]