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Why Three Is Such an Important Number in Business

Ira Kalb | Posted 04.12.2015 | Business
Ira Kalb

Good marketing follows certain universal truths. To succeed in an increasingly skeptical and fragmented marketplace, therefore, it behooves marketers to learn and apply these universal truths to marketing their products. One of the most important "truths" is the "power of three."

The World Will End If Carmelo Signs With the Heat

Jonathan Weiler | Posted 08.12.2014 | Sports
Jonathan Weiler

These Carmelo rumors are just that for now. But the arguments against player-driven super teams are exceedingly weak, because they're built not on any concrete, credible concerns about the future of the league. Instead, they derive from a more basic anxiety about the undermining of the social order.

Why China Isn't Building Cars For America

Detroit News / Detroit Free Press | Alisa Priddle | Posted 01.06.2013 | Detroit

Making cars in China has been used to scare voters and even Chrysler workers in the presidential campaign's waning days, but the reality is Chinese-as...

Mitt Romney Ad Tries To Tie Obama To Auto Bailout Job Losses

The Huffington Post | Jon Ward | Posted 08.01.2012 | Politics

As President Obama headed to Ohio Wednesday, Mitt Romney's campaign released a new ad blaming the president for job losses during the auto bailout of ...

You Think the Players Are Tired? These NBA Playoffs Are Killing Me

Jerry Lanson | Posted 08.05.2012 | Sports
Jerry Lanson

For weeks now, the Celtics have given Bostonians every right to root and dream even as national NBA analysts and hometown sports reporters dissected their aches, their age and their weaknesses.

WATCH: 'Halftime In America' Is Over In New Chrysler Ads

Posted 03.30.2012 | Detroit

After Chrysler got the buzz it intended from its Clint Eastwood-backed "Halftime in America" Super Bowl ad, the automaker is moving on to the "second ...

Ford's Comeback As 'American Icon'

David Kiley | Posted 05.16.2012 | Detroit
David Kiley

If Ford matters to you, you are going to want to read "American Icon."

American Workers: The Best Bet

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 05.05.2012 | Business
Leo W. Gerard

Three years later, after President Obama placed his faith in workers, the nation's economic outlook is brighter. As is that of GM and Chrysler. President Obama wagered on American workers. And it paid off.

Mother America Always Loved Manufacturing Most

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 04.28.2012 | Business
Leo W. Gerard

It's illogical, even unpatriotic to use tax dollars to subsidize companies that send jobs overseas, transferring America's manufacturing power to foreign countries like China.

Watch: Dirk Nowitzki Faces Big 3 In NBA Finals

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Detroit Auto Show: Big Three Prove They're Still in The Game

Nick Aziz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Nick Aziz

Yes, there are management problems. Yes, the wage gap must be eliminated. But when it's all said and done, the product is what will make or break the Detroit Three.

How to Fix the U.S. Auto Industry

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Andy Ostroy

Disappearing ingenuity, poor design and dreadful marketing is to blame for Detroit's troubles, not the poor schlep who toils on the assembly-line for eight hours a day.

On a Clear Day, What Will Be Left to See?

Charlie Cray | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Charlie Cray

How is it that we seem to be using taxpayer money to rescue the U.S. auto companies, rather than restoring the U.S. auto industry?

Economic Stimulus: Biodiesels as Giveaways Could Build Community, Consumer Awareness

Josh Tickell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Josh Tickell

How many biodiesels could we put on the road with the $15-30 billion the Big 3 Auto Monsters are going to receive? Let's tell Congress how many!

Big Three Meet With White House Task Force

wsj.com | MATTHEW DOLAN, NEIL KING JR. And JOHN D. STOLL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Members of President Barack Obama's auto task force met with top procurement executives from General Motors Corp., Ford Motor Co. and Chrysler LLC thi...

Save the Jeep; Save the Nation

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Leo W. Gerard

Congress cannot let the Jeep die in bankruptcy. Congress must not fail the U.S. auto industry. Doing so would be abandoning the core of the American economy -- manufacturing.

From Electric Cars To Speedy Roadsters, The Newest Concept Cars (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post/AP | Marcus Baram | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The Big Three automakers - GM, Chrysler, Ford - and their foreign counterparts tried to show that they're committed to environmentally-friendly, fashi...

Toyota Republicans Should Cut Their Own Pay

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Leo W. Gerard

Clearly the allegiance of the Republicans who opposed the loan to save GM and Chrysler is not with the US, which would lose 900,000 jobs if just GM closed, and more than 2.1 million if the Big Three did.

Make Wall Street Take The Same Deal The Autoworkers Get

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Chris Weigant

If we're going to minutely examine autoworkers' wages, and dictate the travel plans of one industry we are bailing out, then it seems eminently reasonable to do the same for the banking industry.

Sam Stein

Obama Commends Bush For Auto Bailout

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In a statement sent out just now from his communications shop, President-elect Barack Obama announced his agreement with the Bush administration's dec...

Ray LaHood at Transportation, What is Obama Thinking?

Josh Nelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Josh Nelson

A Republican with a consistently bad record on environmental issues has just been nominated to run the Department of Transportation.

Friday Talking Points [58] -- [Expletive Deleted] Blagojevich

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The history of profanity in American political discourse is an untold story out there just waiting for someone to research and write about -- although...

Senate to Middle Class: Drop Dead

Michael Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Moore

The Senate decided that it is more important to break a union, more important to throw middle class wage earners into the ranks of the working poor than to prevent the total collapse of industrial America.

This Sucks, but I'm Rooting Against the Auto Bailout...

Mark Nickolas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Nickolas

I really hate it when I find myself siding with the Republican Party on policy but I think this auto industry bailout is a piss-poor idea and I find myself rooting for the GOP to kill it.

Automakers: Apology Accepted

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jim Wallis

If we are honest with ourselves, we realize that the very mistakes the leadership of GM, Chrysler, and Ford have made are all too recognizable in ourselves -- even if there are drastic differences of scale.