A Congressional report last fall urged American businesses and government agencies not to buy equipment from Chinese telecommunication giant, Huawei. The reason? It could be used as a backdoor for Chinese cyberspying.
The economic boom in Brazil has given more mobility to Brazilians looking to make it big, leading them to come to the United States. But as economic opportunities wax and wane here and there, increasingly, more Brazilians are moving back and forth, searching for their best option.
Many Somalis have fled their homeland in the wake of that country's long civil war. As they've resettled, they've had a hard time finding employment. But program in Maine has tapped their native skills and is helping them get established as farmers.
If you're wondering why pecans are getting so expensive, the answer probably lies in China. The demand for pecans in China has boomed over the last few years, but American growers are killing off the native pecan — America's only indigenous tree nut — to give the Chinese the varieties they want.
The discussion in Washington is all about bailing out Wall Street. But U.S. car makers just got a big federal loan. The question is will it help Detroit automakers compete in the global market. The World's Jason Margolis has the story.
Until recently, investors from the oil-rich Persian Gulf region were buying up shares in big U.S. companies like Citigroup and Merrill Lynch. Not now. Reporter Ben Gilbert tells us why Persian Gulf investors are keeping their cash at home.