Russian President Vladimir Putin is showing no signs of heeding western calls to ease the standoff in Crimea, where there were reports that armed attackers forced their way into a Ukrainian military base before withdrawing.
America Movil SAB and Grupo Televisa SAB were ordered by Mexico’s government to share their infrastructure with competitors in a bid to cut the market share of the nation’s dominant phone and media companies.
Jeanina Jenkins, a 20-year-old high- school graduate from St. Louis, is stuck in a $7.82-an-hour part-time job at McDonald’s Corp. that she calls a “last resort” because nobody would offer her anything better.
Texas Governor Rick Perry, a potential 2016 presidential candidate, called former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden a “criminal,” putting him at odds with many activists he addressed yesterday at the Conservative Political Action Conference.
The euro rallied for a fifth week as European Central Bank President Maro Draghi said he expects inflation in the currency bloc to gradually rise, damping bets that policy makers would reduce the benchmark interest rate.
Treasury 10-year yields rose the most since September after stronger-than-forecast job gains in February suggested that the economy, which has been hampered by severe cold this winter, is poised for faster growth.
Federal Reserve economists warned in December 2008 that five years could pass before growth revived enough to warrant raising interest rates from near zero, as the magnitude of the economic meltdown dawned on Fed officials.