Australia’s job market is bustling again with 88,000 jobs added so far in 2014, bringing unemployment down sharply. Gen George of OneShift tells the WSJ’s James Glynn how the turnaround is gathering pace in areas such as housing construction.
Macau, the world’s largest gambling hub, reported surprisingly slow revenue growth in January–the slowest since October 2012. Was it the result of the Lunar New Year falling during the month this year, or a further indication that China’s economy is slowing? Heard on the Street columnists Alex Frangos, Abheek Bhattacharya and Aaron Back weigh in.