“Stranger Things” kicked off the summer with a bang, and Netflix is looking to end the season with another blockbuster fan-favorite. “The Sandman” (Aug. 5), based on Neil Gaiman’s iconic comic series, stars Tom Sturridge as Dream, aka Morpheus, aka The Sandman, a cosmic being who controls all dreams who must travel time and space … Read more
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Investors will soon find out whether the world’s largest subsea pipeline, all 759 miles of it sitting under the Baltic Sea, will save Europe from a potentially devastating winter. The so-called Nord Stream 1 pipeline, which normally transmits 55 billion cubic meters of natural gas a year from Russia to Germany, has been under planned … Read more
Meetings between leaders of important nations are usually worthwhile even if they yield no immediate results. But there are exceptions. One was Neville Chamberlain’s 1938 Munich meeting with Hitler. Another: President Biden’s sit-down with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman last week. The president’s 24 hours in Jeddah were dominated by photos of his fist … Read more
The most recent headline CPI came in at 9.1% so it might seem odd to think that the risk of disinflation and deflation is rising. But while the CPI is a rearview-looking indicator, many forward-looking indicators are starting to tell a very different story – a story of falling demand and falling prices. The economic … Read more
Text size Russian natural gas shipments to Europe via the Nord Stream pipeline to Germany stopped Monday because of planned regular maintenance. Krisztian Bocsi / Bloomberg About the author: Margarita M. Balmaceda is a professor at the School of Diplomacy and International Relations at Seton Hall University, an associate at the Harvard Ukrainian Research Institute, … Read more