In South Korea, foreign multinationals have discovered that hiring women, traditionally underemployed and underpaid, yields increased profitability.
Recent TV ads try to manipulate viewers into believing either that government spending alone will lead to a terrifying future or that entitlements and the national debt are nothing to worry about.
New 'Super PACs,' classified as 501 (c)(4) organizations, get the benefits of tax exemption and other non-profit perks while serving as political vehicles.
Insisting all students reach high standards: good. Testing them to ensure this: necessary. Publishing comparisons of schools' test scores? It has been proposed in the US, and is happening in Britain, where they're called 'league tables.'
GlaxoSmithKline will also plead guilty to making and distributing adulterated drugs in settling a federal lawsuit.
Corrupt countries index says Somalia is worst. Denmark, Singapore, and New Zealand are least corrupt countries.
Bonds' rate was just 0.40 percent, the lowest yield ever for a two-year auction of US Treasury bonds.
As Britain continues to reel from the massive cuts proposed last week, some economists challenge funding choices, like continuing aid to rapidly-developing countries like India.
Raisinets recall involves 10-ounce bags sold at Target, Shop Rite, and Don Quixote stores. They may contain peanuts, Nestlé says.
BMW recall: The German automaker has recalled 150,000 vehicles with twin-turbo inline six-cylinder engines featuring BMW's direct fuel-injection system from from 2007-2010.
Rather than making jobs more important, the recession is causing workers to put more emphasis on home and family, a new study finds.
Professor Kahn of UCLA presents a primer on California's greenhouse gas protections and the current ballot measure to overturn them.
Mortgage loan rate will rise from an average 4.4 percent now to 5.1 percent in 2011, mortgage bankers forecast.
Reversing four months of gains, a key US house price index fell modestly in August, and some economists see more declines ahead. But the index is still well off the recession's low point.
The first midterm election of a new presidency always goes against the president's party. Democrats see this as a call to move to the center. Republicans stay on-message.
Today, we need more money flowing into the economy, not less. Translation: tax less, spend more. But it's time for back-loaded programs to ease the deficit as soon as the economy can bear it.