LONDON The Swedish crown sank 1 percent on Thursday after Sweden's central bank surprised markets by cutting interest rates deeper into negative territory and saying it would pump more money into the economy, citing risks from Greece.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Water use in drought-stricken California plunged by record levels in May, and Gov. Jerry Brown's administration cited that as proof cities can hit steep summer conservation targets they have blasted as unfair.
Slowing mobile phone sales in China look to be complicating plans by Xiaomi to nearly double sales this year, as the upstart handset maker released disappointing numbers for the first half of the year.
Last week New York City's Department of Consumer Affairs said it was investigating Whole Foods for “systemic overcharging for pre-packaged foods.
Facing intense pressure, a fast-growing category of Silicon Valley companies is slowly changing its tune about the benefits of freelance workers.