The sheer size and importance of China’s equity markets cannot be overstated. Second in size only to the New York Stock Exchange, the combined value of the Asian country’s stock markets is $14 trillion and change. Or at least it was, before it fell 30%, wiping away nearly $2 trillion in value (see “China in three charts”).
In July, Carnival Cruise Lines (CCL) announced plans to offer trips to Cuba as early as May 2016 under rules that allow licensed travel companies to bring in American visitors who comply with the Federal regulations for approved travel on the island. In this case, cultural, artistic, faith-based and humanitarian exchanges between Americans and Cubans.