The school district in Frisco, Texas, the second-fastest growing U.S. city, is swelling its debt load by almost 60 percent as Governor Rick Perry lures companies like Toyota Motor Corp. with financial incentives.
When Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto arrived at the March 18 rally, he was greeted like a rock star. Hundreds of local residents and employees of Petroleos Mexicanos had gathered in the eastern state of Veracruz for the annual celebration of the 1938 expropriation of foreign oil wells and the founding of Pemex. The workers, all dressed in white shirts and guayaberas bearing the Pemex logo, leaned over waist-high barriers to try to touch the photogenic president. They cheered and sang, breaking frequently into a chant normally reserved for the national soccer team, Bloomberg Markets will report in its June issue.
Technology could unlock shale resources in Europe and help wean the continent off Russian natural gas, U.K. Energy Minister Michael Fallon said after Group of Seven nations recommitted to energy diversification.