Mike and Bob Bryan moved a win away from their fourth straight major title ? the "Bryan Slam" ? with a five-set victory over Rohan Bopanna and Edouard Roger-Vasselin at Wimbledon. The Americans have won a record 14 Grand Slam tournaments.
The Bank of England has opted to refrain from pumping more money into the U.K. economy,citing improved signs of growth, in its first meeting since new Governor Mark Carney's arrival.
Investors who wrongly called time on U.S. economic supremacy during the financial crisis are set to pay a hefty price for betting too much on the developing world. The U.S. investment bank helped inspire a twenty-fold surge in financial investment in China, India, Russia and Brazil over the past decade, its chief economist popularizing the term BRICs in a 2001 research paper.