The sandwich in China costs half of what it does in the US, according to The Economist's Big Mac index.
Obama is ordering the creation of an ‘export promotion cabinet’ – one of several things he described in a speech Thursday in an effort to double US exports. The goal is to create 2 million jobs within the next five years.
If Millennials realize they're going to have to pay the fiscal price for baby boomers' sins, they might choose to leave the US for more financially friendly locations.
Parliamentary report in Australia shows 700,000 coastal homes may be at risk if global warming continues and sea levels rise. Local conflicts are brewing over residents who want to build seawalls and town planners who want to move houses away from Australia's beaches.
Investors worry that G20 limits on bankers' pay would hurt financial stocks.
The new US hundred dollar bill, unveiled on April 21, includes many improved security features. "As with previous US currency redesigns, this note incorporates the best technology available to ensure we're staying ahead of counterfeiters," Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner says in a statement.
Meet the modern-day brigands behind the sometimes sophisticated, always risky operations that raked in an estimated $80 million in ransoms in 2008.
Its new budget offers tax credits to halt the exodus of film and TV production from the state.