Pierre Sauvage Walks Us Through His 18th-Century Paris Apartment

Pierre Sauvage is a floor guy. “I like classical structures and strong-looking floors, like you see in the work of David Hicks in the ’70s,” says Sauvage. The evidence is all around us in this grand, light-filled apartment on Paris’s rue de Varenne. Sauvage and his partner moved here three years ago from an apartment …

Dollar retreats after soft U.S. labor market data

By Gertrude Chavez-Dreyfuss | NEW YORK NEW YORK The dollar fell on Thursday after a round of weaker-than-expected U.S. employment data, affirming a gradual pace of interest rate hikes by the Federal Reserve as the labor market cools. The greenback was already on the defensive after Wednesday’s issue of the Fed’s policy minutes failed to …