China's per capita consumption of antibiotics—often misprescribed—is ten times higher than Americans. Health authorities have launched a campaign to curb dangerous overuse.
Labor groups get a 13.5 percent stake in the new airline, but whether pilots cash in depends on pending tax decisions and other factors
His former chief economic adviser calls for a trillion-dollar-plus stimulus based on infrastructure investment
Internet gate-keeper ICANN is expanding the number of top-level domains in 2014. Businesses that settled for clunky names can start reserving better versions
Hedge funds are badly trailing the broader market, which makes their fees and restrictions less palatable to investors
A Dell executive turned entrepreneur is cleaning up by exporting Made-in-USA air purifiers to people in polluted Chinese cities
Pitting Team U.S.A. against a top-seeded tiger such as Germany could lead to carnage, but it sounds like a battle made for TV
Northwestern's Kellogg School of Management reclaims the top stop after a two-year absence
Immigrant entrepreneurs and companies with intellectual property are more likely to hire
Who's hiring: Transportation & utilities, Finance, Professional & business services
Percent companies planning to hire in Q3: 21 percent
Population: 5,867,489 (+2.5 percent YOY)
Unemployment rate: 8.3 percent
Mean annual income: $44,880
The Houston area has performed better than many job markets during the recession and the population continues to grow. According to the Conference Board, there were 77,400 online ads for jobs in the area in June, up 38.3 percent from a year earlier. The Greater Houston Partnership, a business organization, expects the wholesale trade sector (driven by demand in Asian economies) to add 5,200 jobs, administrative and support services to create 5,400 jobs, and the public sector to grow by 4,100 jobs. Meanwhile, the group projects the construction and upstream energy industries to remain weak.