China is Russia's best hope to blunt sanctions, but wary
China is the only friend that might help Russia blunt the impact of economic sanctions over its invasion of Ukraine, but President Xi Jinping’s government is giving no sign it might be willing to risk its own access to U.S. and European markets by doing too much.
How Goldman and Morgan Stanley avoided losses after fund meltdown burned Nomura, Credit Suisse
Morgan Stanley sold $15 billion in shares over a few days, avoiding significant losses, CNBC's Leslie Picker reported. Nomura ended Monday down 14%, while Credit Suisse slid 11.5% when the market closed. Calls to Credit Suisse and Nomura weren't returned. Morgan Stanley, Goldman and JPMorgan Chase are the biggest prime brokers in the world, according to sources who track the industry's revenue. Credit Suisse is ranked seventh, while Nomura is outside the top 10.cnbc.com
Russia's reputation, Olympic status on trial for doping
(Alexei Nikolsky, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP, File)GENEVA – Russia’s status as an Olympic team, and its reputation as a serial cheater in international sports, goes on trial next week in more legal fallout from the country's state-backed doping saga. WADA would let Russian athletes compete only if not implicated in doping or cover-ups. WADA says details of doping tests and emails were deleted or changed, and false trails created to frame whistleblowers. The International Olympic Committee refused WADA’s request to ban Russia outright from the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games. RUSADA rejected WADA’s proposed punishment, and Russian Olympic officials later fired the RUSADA chief executive who acknowledged the wrongdoing.
San Antonio CityFest 2019 Features Nearly 50 Thought Leaders from Near and Far
Nearly 50 thought leaders from San Antonio, New York City, Washington, Charlotte, Dallas, and Austin will convene here Nov. 6-8 for the second annual San Antonio CityFest, the urban visioning and public policy festival organized by the Rivard Report. Dallas City Manager TC Broadnax and Austin City Manager Spencer Cronk will join San Antonio City Manager Erik Walsh to discuss how each city is meeting budget challenges in the wake of new state law capping municipal tax authority. Panelists include San Antonio police Chief William McManus, Jordan Ghawi of the Southwest Texas Regional Advisory Council, Dr. Lillian Liao of UT Health San Antonio, and Julie and Kris Workman, survivors of the Sutherland Springs mass shooting. She appreciates having a conversation about San Antonio mobility where people who will be affected can help implement ideas, she said. Im excited to hear what everyones up to on the ground in San Antonio, Atherton said, noting this will be her first visit to the city.therivardreport.com
Groom among 3 arrested in Pittsburgh wedding brawl
Groom among 3 arrested in Pittsburgh wedding brawl A fight broke out at a Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, wedding, after 33-year-old groom Mark Williams allegedly became "touchy-feely" with a pregnant reception worker. KDKA-TV's Marty Griffin reports.cbsnews.com