Analysis: United States gets closer to losing its AAA rating
The United States took a step closer to losing its coveted triple-A credit rating over the weekend as a political impasse in Washington reduced hopes of an agreement to meaningfully cut the nation's budget deficit.
The cost of placing ads on Facebook is rising rapidly as more big brands begin to move their television and print spending on advertising onto the world's largest social network, two recent reports have revealed.
The logjam of initial public offerings is building in Europe, after almost $10bn of flotations were shelved in the first half of the year due to market volatility and investors' disillusionment with recent listings.
Analysis: Press barons lose information monopoly in Twitter era
Britain's celebrities might no longer have to worry about the News of the World hacking phones or rifling their bins, but the manner of the paper's demise shows controlling information is getting much more difficult.