U.S. health spending grew faster than expected in 2015 as consumers recovered from the economic downturn and the Affordable Care Act’s coverage provisions took hold, according to federal statistics released Friday.
Erich Bloch fled Nazi Germany as an orphaned teenager and went on to become a pioneer of high-performance computing, leaving indelible marks at IBM and the National Science Foundation. Mr. Bloch died Nov. 25 at 91.
The British foundry that made the Liberty Bell, London’s Big Ben and the clock bells for the city’s St. Paul’s Cathedral is closing its doors, saying deteriorating business conditions have taken their toll.
Greg Hayes’ pilgrimage to Trump Tower ended roughly two weeks of intensive talks between representatives of Vice President-elect Pence and United Technologies. Under the deal, the company will get $7 million over 10 years to keep jobs in Indiana.
The Treasury Department spent nearly three years reshaping international corporate transactions and deterring inversions. Now, all that work, capped with a crucial set of final rules in October, could come undone.
Jay Forrester, a pioneer in computer design, switched careers in his late 30s, turning his attention to studying how corporations were managed. He hoped to redesign companies with his “system dynamics.” Prof. Forrester died Nov. 16 at 98.