Fiat, the majority owner of Chrysler, is hoping that its Fiat 500 will make a big splash in the United States and erase all memory of the Fiat Brava, a 1980s effort to break into the U.S. market that went down in flames.
In Fort Dodge, Iowa, a South Korean company is bringing a factory to town. Across the U.S. Midwest, communities are trying to lure foreign investment to get economies going again.
Newton, Iowa, used to be the washing machine capital of the world. Then Maytag shut its doors and now the community is trying to figure out how it will revive its economy and add jobs.
Over the summer, 24/7 Wall Street predicted 10 brands that wouldn't survive to 2013. One of them was Sears and as the company's earning suffer and it prepares to close stores, it's worth looking at how some of the others have fared.
Catholic and evangelical Christians are taking their fierce opposition to abortion and casting it in an environmental direction. They're rallying support for a new EPA rule to limit pollution from mercury.
Romania was thrilled when three years Nokia announced it would move its manufacturing to the eastern European country. But now, Nokia is packing up again and moving its facilities to China.
To end a federal discriminatory lending lawsuit, Bank of America will pay the largest fine ever assessed in that sort of case, in connection with discriminatory lending practices by the Countrywide company it bought.
Many of the products sold at Victoria's Secret are said to contain 'fair-trade' cotton. But a new report from Bloomberg News found that that cotton is often planted and picked by children 13 and younger, who are forced to work like slaves.
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.
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.