You’d have to hunt pretty hard to find a worse investment over the last three months than Bitcoin.
In terms of raw dollar giving, the US is still the biggest source of development aid in the world. But in percentage of national income give in official aid, the US falls behind.
Of the OECD’s 34 members, Americans are not only among the least avid cyclists; they're also among the most likely to get killed, according to a new report.
Here are some of the best bets that you might have made in 2013.
For San Francisco’s would-be Dorseys, Twitter's IPO is great news, right? Maybe. But for the tech industry as a whole, Thursday looks like a decided loss to its long-time industrial rival: Wall Street.
If there was ever a backdrop for a heist film, the last few weeks would have been it. In preparation for the launch of the new $100 bill, pallets of millions of dollars worth of bank notes emblazoned with Ben Franklin’s visage arrived in US Federal Reserve banks across the country.
Growth is slowing sharply in emerging markets like China, India and Brazil. Europe is still ensnared in a recession. Japan is only now taking baby steps forward after a decades-long duel with deflation. When it comes to growth, the US’s consumer-driven economy now stands out as the world’s best bet.