Boston’s Logan Airport has attracted more new international flights than any other U.S. Airport, offering a big boost to the local economy. It’s a cutthroat business, unseen by travelers but one that impacts how we fly and what kind of fares we’ll pay. Photo: Getty
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.
Will the weak December jobs report impact Fed policy? Plus, a look at President Obama’s picks to the Federal Reserve Board. Jon Hilsenrath reports on the News Hub. Photo: Getty Images.
President Barack Obama announced five “Promise Zones” across the U.S. to help local communities create jobs and boost the economy in struggling areas. Photo: AP.
After it passed a key procedural hurdle Tuesday morning, President Obama urged the Senate to pass a bill to extend unemployment insurance.