The U.S. economy is showing no signs of catching up with its past growth trend and advanced economies are at risk of “Japanese-style malaise,” Columbia University Professor and Nobel laureate Joseph Stiglitz said.
China’s Communist leader Xi Jinping, already emerging more powerful than his predecessor, has fresh impetus to tighten his hold on domestic security after an outcry over a knife attack on civilians three days ago.
City University of New York, which graduated 12 Nobel laureates between 1930 and 1950, is making a bid to return to the spotlight by hiring Princeton University economist and New York Times columnist Paul Krugman.
Ralph Bahna, a former Trans World Airlines and Cunard executive who expanded business travelers’ options as founder of Club Quarters hotels and chairman of Priceline.com Inc., the “name your own price” website, has died. He was 71.
Japan’s industrial production grew the most since 2011, indicating the economy is strengthening as a looming sales-tax bump stimulates demand, while inflation matched the highest level in more than five years.
The deadly coronavirus linked to the Middle East was detected in three-quarters of samples taken from camels across Saudi Arabia, showing it’s widespread in the country and suggesting a way to control transmission.