The America’s Cup yachting races will proceed as scheduled while officials await findings from a committee reviewing last week’s death of British sailor Andrew Simpson during the Swedish team’s training on San Francisco Bay.
On the eve of the American Civil War, Abraham Lincoln famously said that “a house divided cannot stand.” Today, the European Union -- committed for decades to the quest for “ever closer union” -- must confront an agonizing truth. Lincoln’s maxim must be inverted. For the EU to survive, the euro must divide.
Miland Petrozza, the front man of German thrash metal veterans Kreator, is more used to his fans wading through mud and sleeping in tents than coming to his concerts from an afternoon of shuffle board.
U.S. stocks rose, sending the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index to a record for the eighth time in nine days, amid improving confidence in the world’s largest economy. Industrial metals fell on concern about China’s growth.
Spain set the size of a sale of 10- year bonds via banks at 7 billion euros ($9.1 billion), said a person familiar with the matter, who asked not to be identified because they’re not authorized to speak about it.