The U.S. government took a step toward legitimizing the marijuana industry, allowing U.S. banks to offer accounts and other services to businesses in states where medical or recreational pot sales are legal.
New York City will announce a $3.3 billion plan today for new parks, housing, ferry service and environmental improvements for its 578 miles (930 kilometers) of shoreline to boost real-estate development and recreation.
Citigroup Inc., the third-biggest U.S. bank by assets, may sell half its Texas branches as Chief Executive Officer Michael Corbat refocuses on the biggest urban areas, three people with direct knowledge of the matter said.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie said he will consider offering state funds for a subway link between Secaucus and Manhattan only if New York and the U.S. Transportation Department put up money first.
The hackers often struck late on Fridays, starting about a year ago, sending skeleton crews at more than a dozen European banks rushing to keep bombardments of digital gibberish from crashing their websites.