Apple, the iPhone maker, is expected by analysts to report fiscal third-quarter earnings of $1.57 a share, up about 5% from a year earlier, on sales of $44.9 billion. Investors will be paying close attention to iPhone sales, which dropped to 50.8 million in the second quarter from 51.2 million...
LAST year over 102,000 people died in nearly 50 armed conflicts across the world, according to the Peace Research Institute Oslo, a think-tank. Much of this violence is caused by tensions between ethnic groups—two-thirds of civil wars have been fought along ethnic lines since 1946. Yet historians differ over...
AS ANYONE who flies regularly for work can attest, business travellers are not constantly being doted upon. Flights are not all booked by a travel manager, nor are never-ending drinks being poured by dutiful attendants. Indeed, corporate travel might be becoming a more independent affair. According to a recent survey, a growing...