Barely 26 years old, Zhang Xi has studied at an elite American university, worked for an investment bank in Hong Kong and an oil company in Beijing and now may launch an Internet startup with two friends.
Taiwanese students protesting a proposed trade deal with China yesterday ended their 24-day occupation of the legislature, as lawmakers prepare to review bills requiring greater oversight for such agreements.
U.S. stocks fell, after benchmark indexes climbed to records, while Treasuries rose before the government releases its monthly jobs report. The euro weakened as the region’s central bank said it’s prepared to take action to head off deflation.
Companies led the U.S. job market past a milestone in March as private employment exceeded its pre-recession peak for the first time, progress that will allow the Federal Reserve to stick to its policy course.