WASHINGTON - Two economic reports out Friday morning appear to show a U.S. economy that's moving in two directions at once. While the nation's manufacturing sector expanded for the fourth straight month in June, construction spending unexpectedly fell ...
Much as we all like a bit of fiscal rectitude in a government - it is our money being spent after all - George Osborne's pledge to balance the British Government's tax and spending books never was going to be met by 2020.
The kid gloves are off as streaming sites vie for young viewers. Amazon Prime has struck a multi-year deal to become the exclusive premium streaming home for a wide swath of PBS Kids series, the companies announced Friday.
NEW YORK Oil prices surged on Friday, and Brent crude posted its largest weekly gain since mid May, as investors positioned for the start of third quarter trading while a weaker dollar boosted prices of most commodities.
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has made job creation the focus of his strategy for rejuvenating upstate New York. Credit Nathaniel Brooks for The New York Times.