Endgame Trailer Confirms A Shocking Death From Infinity War

Endgame Trailer Confirms A Shocking Death From Infinity War

After months of not-so-patiently waiting, the first trailer for Avengers: Endgame is finally here. While brief and lacking in any action sequences, the first clips show the dark and dreary world after Thanos’ finger snap of death (aka The Decimation) in Infinity War. And while you might blink and miss it, the Endgame trailer revealed that yet another fan favorite character seemingly faded to dust: Black Panther‘s Shuri. In the above image, you see Mark…

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90 day pause in US-China trade war is a ‘hard deadline’

90 day pause in US-China trade war is a ‘hard deadline’

Mauricio Valenzuela | picture alliance | Getty Images China’s President Xi Jinping stands at the Cocoli locks in the Panama Canal. China’s head of state and party Xi Jinping was the first president of the People’s Republic of Panama to visit.  U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said on Sunday he considers March 1 “a hard deadline” to reach a deal on trade with China, and that new tariffs will be imposed otherwise. “As far as…

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China’s real endgame in the trade war runs through Europe

China’s real endgame in the trade war runs through Europe

Some call it political warfare, using a nonmilitary toolbox of overt and covert means to exert its influence on political and economic elites, academia and public opinion. With these efforts, it weakens Western unity (and US attraction) and improves its image as an alternative to liberal democracy, the report concluded. Growing Sino-US tensions have brought Europe new export chances in China but at the same time China has shifted considerable export and foreign investment efforts…

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Vikram Malhotra to produce Runway; based on a true story during the India-Pakistan war in 1971

Vikram Malhotra to produce Runway; based on a true story during the India-Pakistan war in 1971

‘); }); Vikram Malhotra-led Abundantia Entertainment has commissioned a film based on the true-story of one of India’s most fascinating war-related stories – where local women from the village of Madhapur re-built the Bhuj airstrip in 1971, in the wake of Pakistani bombing and played a key role in India’s operations in the 1971 war. The film is to be called Runway. The incident, referred to by many as India’s Pearl harbour moment, took place…

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Marvel Gave Thanos’ Infinity War Snap An Official Name

Marvel Gave Thanos’ Infinity War Snap An Official Name

The Marvel Cinematic Universe is a fascinating place, especially since Avengers: Infinity War arrived in theaters back in April. The Russo Brothers’ did the impossible with the blockbuster, and it was a critically acclaimed installment that also performed at the box office. The film also shocked hardcore Marvel fans and casual moviegoers alike, when Josh Brolin’s Thanos succeeded in his quest and wiped out half the galaxy with the snap of his finger. No one…

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European stocks fall amid rising trade war fears; Brexit concerns weigh

European stocks fall amid rising trade war fears; Brexit concerns weigh

Europe’s construction and material stocks were among the worst performers, down more than 1.75 percent amid growing trade war concerns. France’s Saint-Gobain sank over 3 percent after J.P. Morgan cut its stock recommendation to “neutral” from “overweight.” Another industry to lead the losses was insurance, which was down 1.75 percent. Looking at individual stocks, Britain’s Hargreaves Lansdown tumbled over 4 percent after Morgan Stanley cut its stock recommendation to “underweight” from “equal-weight.” One of the…

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The Russo Brothers Confirmed Star-Lord’s Infinity War Mistake Ruined Everything

The Russo Brothers Confirmed Star-Lord’s Infinity War Mistake Ruined Everything

Avengers: Infinity War is a pretty emotional journey. While it may be a comic book superhero movie at its core, the story deals with a lot of serious topics and doesn’t have anything even remotely considered a “happy ending.” This lack of happy ending has been blamed on one character by many fans. Chris Pratt’s Peter Quill, aka Star-Lord. While some have come to the character’s defense, the directors of Avengers: Infinity War have now…

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Trump calls himself Tariff Man as China talks restart after trade war truce

Trump calls himself Tariff Man as China talks restart after trade war truce

President Donald Trump threatened Tuesday to slap more tariffs on China if efforts to strike a trade deal with Beijing crumble. The world’s two largest economies reached a 90-day trade truce Saturday after Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping met at the G-20 summit in Argentina. In a series of Tuesday morning tweets, the president showed optimism about reaching a ” fair deal,” but stressed that he is “a Tariff Man” if talks fail. Trump…

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US-China trade war, currencies in focus

US-China trade war, currencies in focus

Stocks in Australia traded higher on Monday morning on the back of the U.S. and China agreeing to temporarily pause escalating the ongoing trade war between the two economic powerhouses. The ASX 200 jumped 1.55 percent in early trade with almost all sectors in positive territory. Shares of major miners in Australia saw strong gains: Rio Tinto advanced 1.99 percent, Fortescue Metals Group surged 4 percent while BHP Billiton gained 2.05 percent. Meanwhile, futures pointed…

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Is Loki Definitely Dead After Infinity War? Here’s What The Russo Brothers Say

Is Loki Definitely Dead After Infinity War? Here’s What The Russo Brothers Say

After hitting theaters in April and changing the Marvel Cinematic Universe forever, Avengers: Infinity War has been carefully dissected. Marvel fans examined every shot of the blockbuster in hopes of gleaning what might be next, after The Russo Brothers devastated audiences with Thanos’ finger snap of death. But the death and destruction actually began in the opening sequence, where Heimdall and Loki were killed by Thanos himself. But there is a popular Loki theory out…

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Thanos Originally Narrated Avengers: Infinity War

Thanos Originally Narrated Avengers: Infinity War

With ten years of moviemaking on the line and a massive world at their fingertips, The Russo Brothers seemingly did the impossible with Avengers: Infinity War. The co-directors crafted an epic and sometimes horrifying story, while still balancing character-driven beats and emotional moments. Surprisingly, Infinity War was mostly about Josh Brolin’s Thanos, who had been sitting in the periphery of MCU for years. Infinity War followed the Mad Titan, as he slowly accrued the Infinity…

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Timeline of US-China trade war as Trump and Xi meet at G-20 in Argentina

Timeline of US-China trade war as Trump and Xi meet at G-20 in Argentina

The Trump administration has one of its best opportunities yet Saturday to de-escalate a potentially ruinous trade war with China. President Donald Trump will hold a dinner meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping at the G-20 summit in Argentina. The leaders of the world’s two largest economies will try to make progress toward a trade deal as businesses and investors fear a mounting series of tariffs could damage the global economy. The U.S. has already…

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US could be entering Cold War with China over trade: Stephen Roach

US could be entering Cold War with China over trade: Stephen Roach

The U.S. and China could be in the early stages of a Cold War, veteran economist Stephen Roach told CNBC Friday, warning the global trade dispute is likely last for a “long, long time.” His comments come ahead of a high-stakes meeting between President Donald Trump and Chinese premier Xi Jinping this week, as world leaders gather at the G-20 summit in Argentina. Simmering trade tensions between the world’s two largest economies are expected to…

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Beijing VC firm adjusts investment strategy amid US-China trade war

Beijing VC firm adjusts investment strategy amid US-China trade war

Among its investments in the last few months are chips, robotics and machines, Harburg said. “Regardless of what happens in Argentina, the expectation is there’s a hard reset going on in relations between China and the United States, so I don’t think that will necessarily change [even] if we are able to assuage some of the issues around trade deficits or the issues around technology transfer, IP theft,” he said of the upcoming meeting between…

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G-20 may bring cease-fire in US-China trade war: Ex-Obama economist

G-20 may bring cease-fire in US-China trade war: Ex-Obama economist

The upcoming meeting between President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping at the G-20 summit may result in a “cease-fire” in the trade war, former Obama administration economist Christopher Smart told CNBC on Wednesday. The two leaders are set to meet for dinner on Saturday to discuss trade and other issues. Smart, head of macroeconomic and geopolitical research at Barings, said that the G-20 gathering of world leaders is typically a highly choreographed event….

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