The world's major central banks are returning to a more opaque and artful approach to policymaking, ending a crisis-era experiment with explicit promises that they found risked their credibility and did not substitute for action.
Walter Dean Myers was as prolific as he was passionate about children’s
literature, and few writers devoted as much time and skillful
contribution to the discipline. Many of his books were based on young people coming of age in Harlem and
the short stories he wrote and published in “145th Street” captured
both the rhythm and lifestyle that resonated so authentically in his
depictions. Myers, 76, made his transition on Tuesday, July 1.
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.