Your Money: Families need to brush up on student loan literacy

Your Money: Families need to brush up on student loan literacy
NEW YORK (Reuters) – For Americans worried about the escalating price of a college education, here’s good news: Tuition for the typical family barely budged in the past year, following years of out-of-control U.S. tuition inflation. FILE PHOTO: A graduating student waits to cross the street before Commencement Exercises at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.,... Read More

Pearson goes ‘digital first’ in U.S. college market

Pearson goes ‘digital first’ in U.S. college market
LONDON (Reuters) – Pearson, the world’s biggest education company, will release all its titles for the United States college market in digital form first, in a break from the traditional and more expensive textbook publishing model. FILE PHOTO: The company logo is displayed outside the Pearson offices in London, Britain August 4, 2017. REUTERS/Neil Hall The British provider of textbooks,... Read More

E-scooters put Swedish start-up on road to positive cashflow

E-scooters put Swedish start-up on road to positive cashflow
STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Growing numbers of young people whizzing around Europe’s big cities on electric scooters may represent a nightmare for some pedestrians and motorists, but for Swedish sharing start-up VOI they offer a path to positive cashflow. Electric scooters from Swedish startup VOI and Belin-based Tier sit parked side-by-side in Stockholm, Sweden July 7, 2019. Picture taken July 7,... Read More

Graphic: America’s economy and wages are cooling but not its female workforce

Graphic: America’s economy and wages are cooling but not its female workforce
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Data released on Friday showed a return to strong job growth in the United States, allaying some fears the U.S. economy is on a short path to recession. But the data also reinforced the view that economic growth is slowing. A female construction worker stands outside a construction site in Manhattan, New York, U.S., October 3, 2018.... Read More

Boeing makes $100 million pledge for 737 MAX crash-related support

Boeing makes $100 million pledge for 737 MAX crash-related support
SEATTLE/CHICAGO (Reuters) – Boeing Co said on Wednesday it would give $100 million over multiple years to local governments and non-profit organizations to help families and communities affected by the deadly crashes of its 737 MAX planes in Indonesia and Ethiopia. FILE PHOTO: The Boeing logo is pictured at the Latin American Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition fair (LABACE) at... Read More

Boeing pledges $100 million to help 737 MAX crash families

Boeing pledges $100 million to help 737 MAX crash families
SEATTLE/CHICAGO (Reuters) – Boeing Co said on Wednesday it would give $100 million over multiple years to local governments and non-profit organizations to help families and communities affected by the deadly crashes of its 737 MAX planes in Indonesia and Ethiopia. FILE PHOTO: The Boeing logo is pictured at the Latin American Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition fair (LABACE) at... Read More

Boeing promises $100 million to help families affected by deadly crashes

Boeing promises $100 million to help families affected by deadly crashes
FILE PHOTO: The Boeing logo is pictured at the Latin American Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition fair (LABACE) at Congonhas Airport in Sao Paulo, Brazil August 14, 2018. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker/File Photo SEATTLE (Reuters) – Boeing Co on Wednesday said it would give $100 million to organizations to help families affected by the deadly crashes of the company’s 737 MAX planes... Read More

China’s Centurium Capital raises over $2 billion from GIC, Temasek, others

China’s Centurium Capital raises over $2 billion from GIC, Temasek, others
HONG KONG (Reuters) – China’s Centurium Capital, a big backer of domestic startup Luckin Coffee, said it has raised more than $2 billion in its debut fund, giving the private equity firm more firepower to cut deals involving the world’s second-largest economy. FILE PHOTO: CEO of Luckin Coffee Jenny Qian Zhiya (3rd R), non-executive chairman of Luckin Coffee Charles Zhengyao... Read More

Exclusive: Huawei’s U.S. research arm builds separate identity

Exclusive: Huawei’s U.S. research arm builds separate identity
(Reuters) – The U.S.-based research arm of China’s Huawei Technologies Co Ltd – Futurewei Technologies Inc – has moved to separate its operations from its corporate parent since the U.S government in May put Huawei on a trade blacklist, according to two people familiar with the matter. FILE PHOTO: A Huawei company logo at the Shenzhen International Airport in Shenzhen,... Read More