The economy is 'not growing fast enough yet,' Obama acknowledged Friday, speaking to GE workers in Schenectady, N.Y. Will GE's CEO, Jeffrey Immelt, prove to be his guide to building a more competitive America?
America has made the climate as comfortable as possible for CEOs, who have repaid the favor by creating more and more jobs – in other countries.
It's easy to understand the anti-Fed attitudes and nativism of tea party supporters: economic fears drive people to scapegoat institutions and outsiders. But why aren't business leaders responding?
America has two kinds of big business: those who need American consumers, and those who don't. The more a company globalizes, the more cavalier it becomes about American jobs and infrastructure.
While Congress fights over extending unemployment insurance, Americans remain sour on the economy. But a few proposals show promise for encouraging growth.
Switzerland's four-man bobsled team piloted by Ivo Rueegg starts a training run at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics in Whistler, British Columbia, on Wednesday.
Closing a corporate tax loophole could yield $60 billion for the US, but it threatens to undermine an already weak Irish economy.