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.
The plan to crack down on individuals who hide cash in foreign accounts has broad support. But eliminating tax havens for American companies could put them at a disadvantage internationally, experts say.