In the Rearview Mirror

ON BALANCE

As the summer heat and humidity come upon us, our thoughts turn to all things cool, such as air-conditioning, lemonade and snow. And as we remember last winter, we also recall some of the big stories of the last six months. Here’s our list, in no particular order:

· Reuters entering talks to buy Telerate. Rumors have swirled for a long time that this deal would happen, but it only now appears to actually be in the works. Both sides remain tight-lipped about the proceedings, but sources