U.S. companies have significant presence in Algeria's oil and gas industry but they are gearing to expand their footprint in Algeria in other sectors, and this superbly organized road show greatly assisted the effort.
After a cliff-hanger of a union vote, Boeing will stay here in Washington state. But the joy is not universal and it's not deep, and who knows how long it will last? Lingering in the craw are Boeing's hardball, take-it-or-we-leave-the-state tactics.
Here's a mystery: What connects the following two stories, a column on legal implications of the lithium-ion battery whose failure has grounded Boeing's 787 Dreamliners and a story on how a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson concealed critical data on a design flaw in a metal hip implant?