Topic: The Wall Street Journal
The World Cup stadiums that South Africa has built have won great praise. But will they be a drag on the economy in the long term?
06/20/2010 06:05 pm
Heavy handed economic reforms like raising the minimum wage keep entrepreneurs from pursuing projects that would lift the economy.
06/18/2010 05:56 pm
The Lakers parade 2010 gives Los Angeles an opportunity to celebrate the team's championship win over the Boston Celtics. But it isn't the only thing the NBA is celebrating. More people globally watched these the 2010 Finals than ever before.
06/18/2010 09:55 am
Government regulators have said that the failure of the Deepwater Horizon's blowout preventer April 20 was unforeseeable. But studies conducted for federal regulators in MMS or with their participation show that blowout preventers were known to have 'safety critical' vulnerabilities.
06/17/2010 10:55 am
Iran is facing sanctions well beyond what the United Nations Security Council approved June 9. EU heads are today expected to follow the US in approving new sanctions to target Iran's energy and financial sectors.
06/17/2010 09:24 am
US citizens want the spill contained, everything cleaned up and damages paid — no matter how much it costs BP’s shareholders.
06/15/2010 12:10 pm
Starbucks will roll out free Wi-Fi access July 1 and will eventually include a new network of news and entertainment content exclusively for customers.
06/14/2010 03:50 pm
Denied permits, Iran's opposition movement canceled demonstrations to mark the one-year anniversary of controversial national elections. Washington has stepped up efforts to aid the dissidents.
06/11/2010 09:15 am
Arthur Laffer helped build the intellectual case for the Reagan tax cuts. Now he warns that tax hikes will kill the recovery.
06/10/2010 07:35 pm
Three IRS rulings the rulings will lower the tax burden for many same-sex couples. But the changes don’t address a host of other ways in which same-sex couples face less-favorable tax treatment.
06/10/2010 01:47 pm