Greenpeace report finds social costs may exceed economic benefits. The Obama administration's proposed expansion of oil and gas drilling in the Arctic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico would result in hefty climate-related
Although recent data shows a consumer sector in good shape, with home prices rising and household spending accelerating, a sharp deceleration in payroll growth calls into question the case for a consumer-led
Image Source: Netflix For the longest time Netflix didn't allow new users to sign up for its service on iOS or Android devices. The fact that Apple or Google, the Alphabetsubsidiary, would take 30% off
With the end of the Korean war in 1953, South Korea experienced an intense era of rapid economic development. Known as the “Miracle on the Han”, the country rallied around a rigorous hard work and labour
Publication Date: January 12, 2011 Women aren't making it to the top. Despite gains in middle and senior management, they hold just 3 percent of Fortune 500 CEO positions. In the C-suite, they're outnumbered
Long-term and short-term trends have converged, and while it hasn't caused disaster for American homeowners yet, it certainly has made movement a lot harder. Mark Fleming, an economist at First American
Retailer Walmart Canada will no longer accept Visa cards after it failed to agree a deal with the credit card firm. Fees applied to Visa card purchases "remain unacceptably high," the company said in statement.
You hear about the stock market every day, but there are still many people who don't know what a stock really is. Even if you invest through a workplace retirement plan like a 401(k), the mutual funds
How much would the world save if people ate less meat? A recent report from the Oxford Martin Programme on the future of food estimates that changes in diets could save up to $1,000bn per year on healthcare.
If there’s one thing I never thought I’d get nostalgic about, it’s The New York Times editorial page of yesteryear. Yet the Grey Lady’s recent musings on the minimum wage have made me wistful for the 1980s.
Business News Two tobacco giants are seeing strong demand for their reboots of the e-cigarette in Japan, with Philip Morris International twice postponing a nationwide rollout and Japan Tobacco suspending
RIYADH/KHOBAR, Saudi Arabia (Reuters) - Mobarak Musa, a mobile telephone salesman from Syria, has spent 10 years working in Saudi Arabia, sending part of his wages back home to support his parents and
The United States is in a pain crisis. The use of pain killers increased by 50% from 2006 to 2012 and one recent estimate put the cost of physical pain on the U.S. economy at $635 billion — a 1,000% increase
The Sunday Times and tThe Guardian both report that leading figures in the industry — including Coca-Cola, Irn Bru maker AG Barr, and Britvic, which makes Tango, 7Up, and Pepsi Max in the UK — are considering