Alberta will likely implement energy efficiency measures and public transit when it revamps its climate-change policy to win support for its oil sector, the fastest-growing source of global warming in the country.
Two billionaire hedge fund executives have joined Ameritrade founder Joe Ricketts’ super- political action committee as it works to elect Republicans to Congress, a U.S. Federal Election Commission report showed.
Mike Pence has spent more than a decade courting the deep-pocketed small-government cadre that has come to dominate Republican politics: The Koch brothers, the Club for Growth and the Heritage Foundation.
Ukraine’s offensive against pro- Russian separatists may have escalated the conflict to the point where NATO could be compelled to mount a stronger show of force to deter any Russian moves beyond eastern Ukraine.
Emerging-market stocks dropped the most in a month after data showed a decline in Chinese lending and the weakest money-supply expansion on record, adding to concern about a slowdown in the world’s second-largest economy.
The dollar rose for a third day as tension in Ukraine prompted traders to seek refuge in the world’s reserve currency and on speculation Japan may be moving closer to starting another round of economic stimulus.
U.S. stocks climbed for a second day as optimism grew over corporate earnings and the Nasdaq Composite Index rebounded after falling near its average level for the past 200 days. Treasuries rose amid increasing tensions in Ukraine, while emerging markets slumped on signs China’s economy is slowing.