FINANCE Corporate America Ends the Year on a Profit High: How Commodities Deflation is Driving Growth The Luxury Watch Market Faces a Downturn Amidst Rising Interest Rates Managing the US Treasury’s Soaring Debt and Rising Yields Assured Guaranty Amasses Over $10 Billion Exposure to Heavily Indebted UK Water Utilities. Monzo Explores Potential Acquisition of Nordic Lender Lunar Group. Russia’s Navy Showcases Strength with 30 New Ships in St. Petersburg Parade Taylor Swift’s Failed Tour Sponsorship Deal with FTX: Cryptocurrency Endorsements Under Scrutiny. The Complex Road Ahead: Challenges and Prospects for US-China Relations. Hedge Funds Skittish as Turmoil Hits Crypto Assets, Survey Shows. Navigating the End of Federal Student Loan Payment Pause: What to Expect and Its Impact on the Economy. The Importance of Economic Engagement: Treasury Secretary Yellen Calls for Deepening Ties with China. U.S. Labor Market Continues to Surprise: June Jobs Report Anticipated. US Inflation Eases as Prices for Eggs, Petrol, and Furniture Drop. Bud Light Loses Top Spot as Best-Selling Beer in the US Following Boycott. Instant Brands, Maker of Pyrex and Instant Pot, Files for Bankruptcy. Wall Street Awaits Federal Reserve’s Interest Rate Decision, Stocks Drift Higher. The Fed’s Pause in Rate Hikes and the Importance of Labor Productivity. SBI Holdings Increases Stake in SBI Shinsei Bank, Moves Towards Delisting and Privatization.