Energy sector’s uncertain path & China tech ban to break?
The Nord Stream 2 pipeline could face an uncertain future as criticism ramps up in the wake of the arrest of Russian opposition leader Navalny. This escalation comes as the US is axing its plans on the Keystone XL Pipeline, upholding President Biden’s green energy pledge. Boom Bust’s Christy Ai and Sean Hyman of the Logical Investor offer their insights on the energy sector’s reactions and how markets are faring amid hopes of major stimulus. Plus, as one of his final acts in office, former President Trump revoked a key regulation on the lobbying industry, giving yet another boom to K Street. Mollye Barrows of America’s Lawyer lends her analysis on the regulatory rollback and the moves that the new administration is making to tackle the issue. Despite sky-high tensions, several Chinese firms are pleading with the New York Stock Exchange to halt plans for sweeping delistings. Boom Bust’s Ben Swann weighs in on the situation and how things could play out between the world’s two largest economies.