The Stock Market Used to Be Able to Ignore Politics. Not Anymore.

Text size Politics isn’t something the stock market can shrug off anymore. Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images There’s no shortage of evidence that for all the attention the stock market seems to pay to elections, ultimately it doesn’t matter who is in the White House. Yet while investors have long enjoyed some measure of political agnosticism that … Read more

Opinion | Medical Schools Bail on Academic Merit and Intellectual Rigor – The Wall Street Journal

Opinion | Medical Schools Bail on Academic Merit and Intellectual RigorThe Wall Street Journal Med School Departures From Rankings System Is Symptom of Bad Medicine | OpinionNewsweek UChicago exits US News rankings • A look at GE HealthCare • Abbott’s formula woes hit salesCrain’s Chicago Business Rebellion Over College Rankings Seems Likely to FailThe Wall … Read more

French Union Cuts Power to Pressure Macron on Pensions – The Wall Street Journal

French Union Cuts Power to Pressure Macron on PensionsThe Wall Street Journal French CGT union set sights on Tuesday as strike peters outReuters French workers go on 48-hour strike over pension reform proposalAnadolu Agency | English Strikes disrupt French fuel deliveries, but participation waningCNA Perspective | French protests against a new retirement age are deeply … Read more

Ukraine’s Zelensky Removes Top Officials in Bid to Contain Corruption Scandals – The Wall Street Journal

Ukraine’s Zelensky Removes Top Officials in Bid to Contain Corruption ScandalsThe Wall Street Journal Factbox-Who are the officials swept out in Ukraine’s biggest shake-up of the war?Yahoo News Top Ukrainian officials quit in anti-corruption driveBBC Ukraine corruption scandal ousts top officials during warThe Associated Press Several senior Ukrainian officials resign after corruption allegationsNBC News View … Read more

Washington, DC, Office Market Feeling Ill Effects of Remote Work

Real Estate Commercial Real Estate District’s largest employer—the federal government—enables the majority of employees to work most or all of their time from home

Turkey’s Erdogan Threatens to Block Sweden’s NATO Entrance Over Quran Burning

World Several Muslim-majority countries condemn far-right politician’s burning of copy of Quran near Turkish Embassy in Stockholm

Jeff Zients to Be Named White House Chief of Staff

Politics Ron Klain, President Biden’s current chief of staff, is expected to step down in the coming weeks

How Has the Stock Market Performed Under Biden?

Stock performance in Biden’s first two years has been the worst in 20 years. Getty Images Text size President Joe Biden begins his third year in the Oval Office on Friday. For investors, his tenure so far has been marked by the worst performance since George W. Bush’s first two years in office. Biden, at … Read more

China’s Property Market Needs to Find Its Footing

China has come up with a raft of stimulus measures to boost the property market, including soft credits for beleaguered builders and lower mortgage rates Here: residential buildings in Huaian, in China’s eastern Jiangsu province. Str/AFP/Getty Images Text size Three red lines? What three red lines? China’s stunning policy U-turn hasn’t excluded real estate, which … Read more