Female stars take box office lead

If you liked Wonder Woman and Moana in part because they were films led by strong female characters, then it looks like you weren’t alone. Conventional wisdom in Hollywood is that male stars are a bigger box office draw, often…

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Nasdaq futures rise as tech selloff calms

(Reuters) – Futures tracking the Nasdaq 100 index rose on Friday as a two-day selloff in technology-related stocks halted, while worries about rising coronavirus cases and a patchy economic recovery weighed on S&P 500 and Dow futures.FILE PHOTO: A worker…

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Plenty of Upsides, and Downsides, to NYFW

Impactful, but lacking the emotion of real life. Abbreviated as New York Fashion Week was, major retailers appreciated the optimism, innovation and diversified approaches that designers exercised to get their collections, and in some cases messages, across. But the spring-summer…

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Fosun founder makes public appearance

Guo Guangchang, the high-profile Chinese tycoon detained by police last week, has made an appearance at his company’s annual meeting in Shanghai. The Fosun International chairman was first reported missing on Friday. The company later revealed he was assisting authorities…

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