Business and Economy
Wall Street is expected to start bidding on the social networking site LinkedIn at prices that would value the company at $4.3 billion. How much is it really worth?
The New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has subpoenaed major Wall Street banks on the way they packaged mortgage-backed securities....
Toyota has fallen to the third biggest automaker in the world, as profits tumbled after the earthquake. ...
The federal government used tactics usually reserved for organized crime to catch Raj Rajaratnam, hedge fund billionaire of Galleon Capital, in an insider-trading scheme....
Las Vegas' large, land-based casinos may be the biggest winner in the recent crackdown against online poker sites. ...
Economists expected a much higher rate of growth than the 3.1 percent GDP growth that occurred last quarter. Now many are scratching their heads....
The American International Group Inc. is going after the banks that sold it some $40 billion of mortgage securities....
A US District Court judge has ordered the end of the NFL lockout, but the court battle between the NFL players and owners is ongoing. ...
Standard & Poor's gave a negative outlook on US debt recently. Can the government get its act together?...
Nearly all job gains in March driven by private employers, a good indication that the economy may be picking up....
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- Woman pulled alive from rubble of Bangladesh factory collapse; expert calls for reform
- Far from Pacific home, Micronesians making Missouri home
- Spain's weak economy leads families to abandon domesticated horses to die
- Obama, Boehner aiming for post-Christmas deal to avoid fiscal cliff
- In India, economic growth hasn't led to food security
- 6 questions that help explain how the fiscal cliff will affect you
- Charlotte restaurant serves up free meals, jobs, fellowship for homeless
- Economist says the American retirement system has failed
- Libor manipulation scandal may have cost cities and states millions in losses
- Tech entrepreneur starts online service to connect travelers with home-cooked meal
- To increase local food production, crowded Singapore grows up
- California group helps immigrants move into traditional financial sector
- Chilean social entrepreneur saves families money by taking detergent out of its packaging
- Communities seek to forge small business ties between Mexico, U.S.
- Singapore transplants create iPad app, comic book spinoff, to teach Chinese to English speakers
- Pakistani man turns dust into treasure
- Asian market in Missouri becomes hub of many different immigrant communities
- Successful energy development program in Haiti shut down because of funding
- Arab Spring presents opportunities for Middle Eastern women entrepreneurs
- Brazil looks to education to improve upward social mobility
- In South Africa, death in family puts high schooler at the helm
- Entrepreneurs trying to coax climate-friendly food from world's driest places
- China's 'Clean Your Plate Campaign' seeing progress in reducing food waste
- China ups presence in Afghanistan as U.S. withdraws
- South African students face real danger in simply getting to school each day
- China's economy at crossroads between freer enterprise, state control
- Chinese land reform efforts move ahead with more fits than starts
- China's one-child policy increasingly being questioned
- Asia Development Bank imagines fleet of electric trikes to help Manila
- FoodCorps grows food for education and change
- Public Radio International acquired by Boston public broadcaster WGBH
- Federer's Wimbledon win generates six-figure donation to British charity
- Susan G. Komen foundation reverses decision to defund Planned Parenthood
- California-based Cold War museum tries to preserve reminders of bygone era
- Peace Corps looking for more volunteers among AARP age group
- America's food pantries find rising need leading to empty shelves as Thanksgiving arrives
- The Tavis Smiley Show's "Poverty in America" – Children and Education
- The Tavis Smiley Show's "Poverty in America" – Seniors
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