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Iran Says OPEC Needs to Make Room for Its Oil

Daniel J. Graeber | Posted 07.19.2014 | Business
Daniel J. Graeber

Iran is serious about achieving a position on the international stage that's reflective of its reserve potential, the country's oil minister, Bijan Zanganeh, told an international energy summit in Moscow.

Tight Trouble

Daniel Davis | Posted 04.05.2014 | Politics
Daniel Davis

Perhaps those claiming that the U.S. may one day be energy-independent will be proven right. Perhaps as tight oil production begins to wind down, other alternatives will be found in sufficient quantities (and at an affordable price) to make up the difference, and the U.S. economy will continue growing. Perhaps.

Visualizing the Numbers Behind the United States' Hottest Export: Education

VisualNews.com | Posted 11.06.2013 | Education
VisualNews.com

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Is Modern Globalism a Zero Sum Game, or Worse?

Fred Lundgren | Posted 03.02.2013 | Politics
Fred Lundgren

If unrestrained economic globalism is the key to worldwide prosperity, we need to find the lock before it's too late.

Women Business Owners Rock the House in Louisville

Stacie Nevadomski Berdan | Posted 12.10.2012 | Small Business
Stacie Nevadomski Berdan

Women are running these businesses on their own terms, creating new standards that affect positive change.

Why Exports are Working for Latino Businesses

Francisco J. Sanchez | Posted 08.12.2012 | Latino Voices
Francisco J. Sanchez

The competition facing a business is no longer just across the street: it's across borders and overseas and exporting is a key to our economic growth. As Under Secretary for International Trade, I believe that Latino businesses are well-positioned to help lead this effort.

Going International? Read On...

Valerie Berset-Price | Posted 04.02.2012 | Business
Valerie Berset-Price

One of the mistakes U.S. exporters make is using their domestic structure, including the sales and marketing forces, to go international. Going international requires a deep understanding of the region the company wishes to penetrate.

Libya -- Oil, Water, Gold Are the Real Issues

Gemma Godfrey | Posted 06.15.2011 | Business
Gemma Godfrey

The oil price has skyrocketed over the past few months and the finger often points to Libya and claims of supply disruptions have dominated the press. However, are these claims grounded in fact or are we watching yet another sentiment driven bubble?

Things President Obama's Briefing Papers Can't Tell Him About Brazil

Marilia Duffles | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Marilia Duffles

As you land in Rio de Janeiro with its magnificent mountains rising from the ocean, you may think you're landing in Honolulu. Next you will notice that Brazilians are truly happy.

Dubai Camel Milk Producers Hope To Export 'Camelicious' Brand

BRIAN MURPHY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- The camels know the drill by heart. Just after dawn, they file on their own -- always in groups of 12 -- into met...

Is Mad Men the Ultimate in Product Placement?

Vivian Norris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Vivian Norris

What ad men did to America was make us into consumers. And that is what brought us down. Maybe Mad Men will help us understand what went so terribly wrong so that we might do it better this time around.

Small-Business Advice is on the Way

Jerry Chautin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jerry Chautin

Even if you cannot afford a blue-chip board of directors, there is a village of mentors willing to help existing and startup businesses succeed.

Iran: Let's Get Back To Business!

Georges Ugeux | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Georges Ugeux

Now is the time for the administration to send a clear signaling to Iran that, in a measured and limited way, they no longer object to business dealings in sectors that carry no military or nuclear energy risks.

Goodbye Good Ole Boys, Hello Hollywood? How Will Obama Handle the Oil Industry?

Vivian Norris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Vivian Norris

The Republicans will always back a pro-oil immediate future, until their own voters, and the lobbyists filling their coffers with dollars, stop supporting them.