Features by Christopher Werth
Posted In: Saab, GM, auto market
Bankrupt Swedish carmaker Saab may have found a buyer. There are reports National Electric Vehicles Sweden, a company backed by investors in Japan and Hong Kong, may close a deal.
Posted In: bank bailout, Europe debt crisis, spain, Greece
Now that Spain has received a favorable bailout deal, will other countries in Europe expect the same?
Posted In: linkedin, hackers, passwords
Following the theft of 6.5 million passwords from LinkedIn along with hacks at the dating site eHarmony and the music site Last.FM, we get advice from an industry insider on how to protect yourself -- tell a lie.
Posted In: ECB, Europe debt crisis, interest rates, Mario Draghi
There was no cut in interest rates from the European Central Bank today, but some would like the ECB to take action soon.
Posted In: India, Dharavi, Slum Village
In Mumbai, the square-mile area known as Dharavi has a million residents and myriad small businesses, but authorities plan to redevelop the slum.
Posted In: england, monarchy, Queen, royal, Queen Elizabeth II
Britain is marking Queen Elizabeth’s 60-year reign, but some complain the celebrations and extra public holidays cost too much in a recession.
Posted In: IPO, Facebook, Europe debt crisis
Yesterday discount travel website Kayak announced it’s putting off going public. In the UK, luxury jeweler Graff Diamonds has made a similar move, and today Formula One announced it’s shelving its IPO.
Posted In: GM, Sports, soccer, advertising
General Motors announced today a major Chevrolet sponsorship deal with the popular English soccer team, Manchester United.
Posted In: U.S. Treasury, Obama, spain, Greece, Eurozone
With borrowing costs spiking for Spain and Italy, the Obama administration has sent a top treasury official to Europe to encourage European leaders to take decisive action on their financial mess.
Posted In: Europe debt crisis, spain, European Commission
The European Commission has recommended today that banks in the eurozone create a union to help regulate and bolster failing banks.