An inevitable consequence of a country's economic development is that its workforce comes to expect more. More schooling, better jobs, more money.
Apple's success in the digital music and mobile phone markets has transformed the company from an underdog with a cult following to a leader in the mass market.
I came to Europe for a vacation and an economic crisis broke out.
Britain is in the mood for political change, which is noteworthy in itself because this is a country that keeps its parties in power for a long time. Labor has governed for the last 13 years, and the Conservatives held on to the prime minister's office for 18 years before that. But as British voters head to the polls Thursday, the question is whether they want to switch parties or alter their political system.
The U.S. Treasury Department wisely delayed its semiannual report on global exchange rates so that more sensible heads can prevail before we stumble into a trade fight with China.