business & economy
The Dearborn community is talking more than ever about what the All-American Muslim show, filmed in its community, can teach us. The discussion has come in the wake of Lowe's decision to pull its ads from the show.
After the Bolshevik Revolution, communist leaders in Russia solved the urban housing crisis by seizing the luxury apartments of the rich and turning them into communal housing projects, the kommunalka. Each family got a room and then all the families, three, four, five of them, shared the kitchen and bathrooms. Some older Russians miss those times.
Spain's struggling economy has left many in the country with a sense of malaise and gloom. Looking for something positive, more and more are turning to the beauty salon or nail parlor for a little pick-up.
Lowe's home improvement store sparked outrage after pulling its advertising from the TLC series All American Muslims. Now, other business have stepped up and bought up the newly available advertising while others criticize the store for caving into hate and bigotry.
Economists are also studying whether the dramatic concentration of wealth at the top is an indication of an economic collapse, a cause of an economic collapse or just a mere coincidence, as they study the concentration of wealth now, compared to 1928.
Scam artists are trying to take advantage of the holiday season to get your personal information. Audri Lanford from Scambusters.org has information on some of the biggest scams and best ways to avoid them.
As Apple readies its new Grand Central Terminal store for a Friday opening, analysts are turning up the volume on predictions that an Apple TV — an actual television and not a hardware add-on — can be expected in less than a year.
Late Wednesday, American and Canadian officials rolled out a broad, new plan to tighten cooperation on border movements and make it easier for people and companies on both sides of the border to do business in and visit the other.
About a decade ago, as Walmart suffered under increasingly negative publicity, the company set out on an effort to green its reputation — and make money in the process. Now, Walmart is leading a green revolution in China.
Many Iraqi immigrants to the United States, fleeing their war-torn country, are struggling to find work here. Despite being well-educated, the tough economy has made it tough for them to convince employers to give them a shot.