At year's end: Economic recovery is taking shape

At year's end: Economic recovery is taking shape

The question in an economic recovery invariably flips, in time, from when will it finally occur to what will it look like.
ANTHONY HALL, United Press International

Wayne State president resigns

DETROIT, July 21 (UPI) -- The president of Wayne State University in Detroit says he is resigning after two years at the school to be with his wife, who is battling breast cancer.

Financial stocks drop on lifted SEC rule

NEW YORK, Aug. 14 (UPI) -- A U.S. regulator's expired curb on a short-selling strategy left investors wondering if the temporary rule did any good, analysts said.

Lawsuit challenges traffic 'roundabouts'

DETROIT, Aug. 14 (UPI) -- A U.S. lawsuit filed in Detroit alleges a Michigan county’s replacement of road intersections with "roundabouts" discriminates against blind pedestrians.

Detroit bus authority to be sued by users

DETROIT, Aug. 17 (UPI) -- Transit activists in Detroit have decided to pursue a legal remedy for problems with the city's bus service, the Detroit News reported Tuesday.

Executive Business Briefing

Here is a look at more of Tuesday's top business stories:

'A View from the Bridge' reworked as opera

NEW YORK, Dec. 18 (UPI) -- Arthur Miller always said his "A View from the Bridge" would lend itself to opera, and now he has proved himself correct.

AOL pulls market down

NEW YORK, Dec. 3 (UPI) -- Stock prices on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market ended lower in choppy trading Tuesday, pressured by comments from AOL Time Warner and br

Blue-chips jump for first day of 4Q

NEW YORK, Oct. 1 (UPI) -- Stock prices on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market surged Tuesday, gaining 4.6 percent and 3.6 percent, respectively.

Skin disorder may predict some strokes

HEIDELBERG, Germany, Sept. 5 (UPI) -- Scientists in Germany have discovered that some people who are prone to ballooning blood vessels in the brain, called intra-cranial aneurysms, also have a distinctive abnormality in their skin tissue that could be used to signal the condition. The balloon

Bush plan disappoints stock market

NEW YORK, July 9 (UPI) -- Stock prices on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market slumped Tuesday, as President George W. Bush's plans to tackle corporate corruption fail

President has little impact on stocks

NEW YORK, July 9 (UPI) -- Stock prices on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market were little changed in light trading at midday Tuesday as investors digested President G

Stocks drop for quarter opener

NEW YORK, July 1 (UPI) -- The major indexes took a hit Monday for what might be a foreshadowing of the just-started third quarter, with the Nasdaq index losing more than 4 percent on the day.

Stocks mixed in choppy trading

NEW YORK, July 1 (UPI) -- Stock prices were mixed in choppy trading at midday Monday, with blue-chips supported by a favorable earnings outlook from 3M Co.

Stocks fall in moderate trading

NEW YORK, Jan. 14 (UPI) -- Stock prices on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market continued their morning declines to end with losses Monday as investors continue to sell
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Richard Bernstein
NYP2002120406 - NEW YORK, Dec. 4 (UPI) Kim Josephson and Richard Bernstein (left) face off while Catherine Malfitano looks on in a scene from composer William Bolcom's opera "A View From the Bridge," based on Arthur Miller's play, which will debut at New York's Metropolitan Opera House on Dec. 5, 2002. rlw/ep/Ezio Petersen UPI

Richard Bernstein (born May 5, 1944) is an American journalist, columnist, and author. He writes the Letter from America column for The International Herald Tribune. He was a book critic at The New York Times and a foreign correspondent for both Time magazine and The New York Times in Europe and Asia.

Richard Bernstein was born in New York City but grew up on a poultry farm in East Haddam, Connecticut. He earned a B.A. in history from the University of Connecticut, then did graduate work at Harvard University in History and East Asian Languages, receiving an M.A. Bernstein lives in the Park Slope neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York City, New York, with his wife Zhongmei Li and his son.

Bernstein joined the staff of Time magazine in 1973. In 1979, he opened the magazine's first bureau in the People's Republic of China and served as the first Beijing bureau chief. While on staff at The New York Times his assignments included United Nations Bureau Chief, Paris Bureau Chief, National Cultural Correspondent, book critic, and Berlin Bureau Chief.

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