U.S. employment growth jumped in June and the jobless rate closed in on a six-year low, decisive evidence the economy was moving forward at a brisk clip after a surprisingly big slump at the start of the year.
More Americans have watched the U.S. soccer team in this World Cup than
ever before. The two biggest announced acquisitions in the world this
year are for U.S. pay-TV operators. Yes, there is a connection.
For 25 years, a near-vacant Sears, Roebuck & Co. building symbolized what the rest of Georgia hated about the city that dominates its economy. Owned by the Atlanta government, it was seen as scruffy, wasteful and unsafe.
New York’s cities and towns can block hydraulic fracturing within their borders, the state’s highest court ruled, dealing a blow to an industry awaiting Governor Andrew Cuomo’s decision on whether to lift a six-year-old statewide moratorium.