WASHINGTON -- Even after another month of strong hiring in June and a sinking unemployment rate, the U.S. job market just isn't what it used to be.
As Aetna Inc. AET -2.63 % and Humana Inc. HUM -2.92 % sealed their $34.1 billion merger this week, there were a few other elephants in the room.
The Solar Impulse 2 is a solar-powered plane that has been flying around the world since March. Back in May, it was set to make its most ambitious journey yet, a 5,061-mile trip from Japan to Hawaii.
Regulators overhauled the state's system for pricing electricity for millions of Californians on Friday in a move that they said will simplify the structure and bring rates closer in line with costs.
Friday saw US oil prices fall, coming majorly at the back of widespread oversupply, surpassing the global demand. Even the unrest in Chinese economy caused due to alleged stock market manipulation, further disturbed the market.