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England fall short in run chase as India reach Commonwealth Games T20 final

England will play for Commonwealth bronze in the women’s Twenty20, letting slip a golden opportunity in their semi-final against India. With huge home support in a full house at Edgbaston, they survived a withering assault from Smriti Mandhana, who had India going at 10 runs per over while raising her fifty in 23 balls, before …

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Short Seller Carson Block Sued Over $14 Million Whistleblower Award

Short Seller Carson Block Sued Over $14 Million Whistleblower Award

A private investor is seeking $7 million in a lawsuit against short seller Carson Block and his equity research firm Muddy Waters LLC in a dispute over an approximately $14 million whistleblower award by the Securities and Exchange Commission. Kevin Barnes said he worked with Mr. Block on a report on Focus Media Holding Ltd. …

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Column: China lifts exports as West runs short of lead and zinc

Column: China lifts exports as West runs short of lead and zinc

LONDON, July 28 (Reuters) – China’s historical lead and zinc trading patterns were upended in the first half of this year as imports collapsed and exports surged. The country flipped to being a net exporter of refined zinc in April-June for the first time since 2014. Year-to-date refined lead exports are the highest since 2007. …

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