WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. private employers in April added the fewest number of workers in more than a year, which could heighten worries about the economy's potential to rebound strongly from a first-quarter slump.
Economic growth in the eurozone eased less sharply than first estimated in April, as pickups in Spain and Italy partly offset slowdowns in Germany and France, according to surveys of purchasing managers.
Like almost everything else related to the company, its venture into energy storage is generating plenty of publicity for electric-car maker Tesla Motors.
An alert reader noted an ambiguity in yesterday's Free Lunch on UK health spending. To be clear, the growth in NHS resources in the 2000s was 7 per cent per year.
Alexion Pharmaceuticals will pay a huge premium to buy fellow rare disease treatment maker Synageva BioPharma in an $8.4-billion deal for a company with no products on the market.