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Here’s why a UBS economist’s ‘Chinese pig’ comment may have been offensive to Mandarin speakers

Several Mandarin insults revolve around pigs, including "da ben zhu" or "big stupid pig," to refer to someone clumsy and stupid.
Paul Donovan.

UBS was kicked off a $1 billion bond deal because China is angry about a joke a senior economist made about pigs

"Chinese consumer prices rose. This was mainly due to sick pigs. Does this matter? It matters if you are a Chinese pig," economist Paul Donovan said.

UBS puts its chief economist on leave following outrage over ‘Chinese pig’ comment

Confusion reigned over comments made by Paul Donovan, who offended the Chinese population after using the phrase "Chinese pig" in an interview.
FedEx ending its Domestic Express contract with Amazon is good news for UPS, the bank UBS said on Friday.

FedEx ending its contract with Amazon for express deliveries in the US is good news for UPS, according to analysts

Amazon may shift more business to UPS after FedEx decided not to renew its FedEx Express contract with the online retailer.
In a series of interviews with Business Insider, numerous experts have questioned Boeing's handling of the 737 Max crisis.

Nearly half of Americans say they won’t fly on Boeing’s embattled 737 Max plane until it safely returns to service for at least six months...

Wall Street is still overwhelmingly positive about Boeing's prospects, despite the company losing more than $50 billion of value after two crashes.

Your Uber ride could get 80% cheaper over the next decade

Analysts at the Wall Street bank UBS have some big predictions about autonomous cars' impact on the ride-hailing industry.
Employees walk by the end of a 737 Max aircraft at the Boeing factory in Renton, Washington.

UBS is cutting its Boeing estimates in the face of the company’s 737 Max crisis

The Wall Street bank cut its price target for the stock by $25 to $500 while lowering its delivery estimates for the embattled plane.
Lyft employees celebrate the launch of its IPO in March.

The tech IPO bonanza: More than 100 unicorns could go public this year

UBS said investors should buckle up for a long ride if they want to see major returns.

UBS’ CEO warns this is ‘one of the worst’ markets in years

UBS CEO Sergio Ermotti blamed a terrible market backdrop for lower investment banking and global wealth management revenues in the first quarter.
Wall Street is enamored with the British mega-group Queen.

Wall Street analysts wrote an electric car-themed version of Bohemian Rhapsody — and it’s very odd

UBS really wants your vote for a closely-watched industry award: "Nothing really matters, nothing but the vote for your A-Team."