Hollywood’s big bet on sequels this summer continued to pay off poorly as ‘Independence Day: Resurgence’ fizzled, with ticket sales of about $41.6 million in the U.S. and Canada on its opening weekend.
Americans overall are working less and sleeping more than they did a decade ago, due to an aging population and fewer people in the workforce. But those who have a job are spending more time on the clock
Britain’s exit from the European Union is expected to jolt the U.S. economy, likely rattling restive equity markets and driving up the value of the dollar. It could also weaken U.S. diplomatic leverage in Europe and upend the corporate strategies of U.S. companies based in London.