All things being equal, Apple and other nominally American companies would be more efficient if they kept production closer to design and weren't shuffling $billions between Irish shell corporations and Caribbean banks.
A minimum wage increase will positively affect a sizable portion of the population, will have a moderate stimulative effect on the economy, and will be easily affordable. And by indexing it to inflation as the Harkin-Miller bill suggests, it would ensure that low income American workers would not risk seeing their wages eroded during the next recession.
Stockholm, Sweden was the reveal destination several weeks ago of the all-new Volvo XC90 with one of the big announcements being that a limited number, 1,927, First Edition cars would be available via digital commerce at www.volvocars.com/us.
You could settle for traveling, or reading more books. Those methods certainly work for easing the stress, but they're not the key answer to treating your work as a unique part of your life.
The Obama administration has come up with a way to support our farmers and our military veterans -- while at the same time helping our economy and our environment through more clean energy.
So what are the most common financial blunders that newlyweds tend to make? We asked financial pros to pinpoint the eight biggest offenders -- and then offer up some advice for how to help right them early on.
Whether they realize it or not, people have two to three preferred learning styles. Think about it; when you have to learn something new, do you prefer to hear it, read it or touch it physically? Do you naturally make up songs about things?
Paul and Joan Ostroff went into debt trying to give their son, Andrew, a shot at getting past a learning disability so that he might be able to go to college. By the time they went to Consumer Credit Counseling for help in 2010, they owed $88,000 on about 20 credit cards.
Every unit of energy we do not consume is a unit we don't have to pay for or extract. Energy efficiency is affordable, abundant, adaptable, widely deployable and constantly innovating, evolving and expanding into new applications.
It's time for Time Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes, Turner CEO John Martin, and CNN President Jeff Zucker, to find their way out of this mess.
Too often we focus so much on a door that has closed abruptly and unexpectedly in our faces that we don't realize that the world is full of other doors that are open to us. You won't find your happiness demanding that a certain closed and locked door reopen; all you will do is miss seeing alternate avenues of opportunities that are available to you.
If you're required to give presentations at work -- or if speaking in front of an audience is something that you feel called to do, in spite of your fear -- this article is for you. This five-step process can be a great start to resolve those gnawing fears about talking in a front of a group.
While China and other countries face challenges to their once-burgeoning manufacturing sector, all signs in the US are pointing to a growing industry now seen as a "rising star" in the world market.
We've all heard about the "power of positive thinking," but flick on the news, and you'll see the world seems to prefer tuning in to the negative most of the time. Where's the good stuff? The answer: It's everywhere. It's free of charge, too.
Next time a challenge or opportunity disguised in uncertainty is presented to you, take a second to reflect and give it thought before dismissing it. What you may be passing up is the opportunity to walk through the next door that is planning to open.
For LGBT inclusion in particular, policy alone doesn't drive culture: 91 percent of Fortune 500 companies prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation, yet 53 percent of LGBT workers remain closeted at work.
With coupons, discounts, loyalty points and gifts-with-purchase more the rule than the exception today, consumers are spending less because they can.