Hundreds of people have added their names to an online petition in support of a University of Minnesota student who said she was raped last August by Richard Liu, the chief executive officer of China’s e-commerce retailer JD.com Inc.
Read more here: Hundreds sign online petition supporting woman suing JD.com CEO in rape case
When volatility died down twice last year, stocks crashed, writes Simon Maierhofer.
Read more here: Stocks are calm and volume has dried up — is this the ‘calm before the storm’?
Tesla Inc said on Friday that four members of its eleven-member board would be leaving over the next two years, as the electric car company looks to streamline its board.
Read more here: Tesla to shrink board to seven directors from 11
As Tesla Inc. discusses potential ramifications for Chief Executive Elon Musk’s actions with the Securities and Exchange Commission, it surprisingly disclosed a dramatic change to its board of directors and proposed corporate governance changes in a proxy delivered late on Good Friday.
Read more here: Tesla looks to make major changes to board amid SEC fight
The unofficial cannabis holiday is getting legitimized by mainstream brands.
Read more here: This is how Lyft, Ben & Jerry’s and Pizza Hut are celebrating 4/20
PepsiCo Inc’s quarterly sales and profit beat Wall Street estimates on Wednesday, as the beverage maker’s advertising and marketing push helped drive sales of its snacks, sparkling waters and low-sugar sodas globally.
Read more here: PepsiCo results beat as new CEO’s ad push lifts sales
The findings could help ease corporate worries that hiring ex-cons is bad for the bottom line.
Read more here: Many Americans say they’re comfortable doing business with non-violent ex-cons
Venezuela’s opposition-controlled National Assembly expects to vote on making a $71 million bond interest payment when it meets next week, a lawmaker and a member of state-run oil company PDVSA’s ad-hoc board of directors said.
Read more here: Venezuela congress to weigh 2020 PDVSA bond payment next week
Italian transport group Atlantia could join a rescue of loss-making flag carrier Alitalia to try to win favor with the government and secure the future of its own domestic business following a deadly bridge collapse last year, sources said.
Read more here: Will the Benettons use Alitalia to fly in from the cold?