Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Detroit neighborhoods are being relit, its vacant homes are being sold off or torn down, its public transportation is cleaner and more often on schedule and the city has renegotiated some burdensome union contracts.
Saturday, July 19, 2014
U.S. investors on Thursday pressed Puerto Rico government officials about the financial health of the island's power company amid fears it might soon seek to restructure millions of dollars in debt.
New York became the first U.S. state on Thursday proposed establishing rules for firms involved in receiving, transmitting and storing virtual currency. The proposal by the Department of Financial Services would establish a so-called BitLicense.
Friday, July 18, 2014
A U.S. job search website has put mail carrier, farmer, meter reader, newspaper reporter and travel agent on its annual list of the most-endangered jobs, underscoring the changes in the job landscape triggered by evolving information and communications technologies.
The U.S. economy has continued to shake off its winter sluggishness with all regions of the country seeing expansion, the Federal Reserve said in a report Wednesday.
Brazil's central bank unanimously agreed to hold its key interest rate steady at 11 percent Wednesday, despite inflationary pressures.
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
U.S. retail sales increased slightly in June, evidence that consumers remain cautious despite steady job gains this year.
Monday, July 14, 2014
Atlantic City's crumbling casino market disintegrated even further Saturday as the owners of the Trump Plaza casino said they expect to shut it down in mid-September.
Saturday, July 12, 2014
The battle between ride-sharing and traditional taxi service is heating up in New York, with a new rival for ride-seekers declared illegal even before launching.
Friday, July 11, 2014
The Federal Reserve plans to end bond purchases in October, winding up a five-year stimulus effort to support the U.S. economy, central bank June meeting minutes showed Wednesday.