Trade talks between the US and three Andean nations are on the ropes today after negotiations broke down during the week. As Dan Grech reports, one of the sticking points is drugs, both legal and illegal.
This holiday season is expected to be the busiest ever for airlines. That's not great news for flyers, who face long lines and cramped cabins. So is it good news for the airline? From WLRN in Miami, Dan Grech reports.
GM may be laying off workers and closing plants, but manufacturers across the board are hunting for qualified wokers. Apparently, the skills gap is wider and deeper than anyone suspected. From WLRN in Miami, Dan Grech reports.
The Los Angeles Times announced yesterday that its cutting 85 newsroom employees - 8 percent of the editorial staff. Four other Tribune papers also announced cuts. As Dan Grech reports from WLRN in Miami, newspaper woes are industry wide.
A year ago, Johnson & Johnson said it wanted to buy medical device maker Guidant, and a rocky courtship began. This morning, the two companies reached a reconciliation. From WLRN in Miami, Dan Grech reports.
Stung by the collapse of hemispheric free trade talks, the Bush Administration looks to walk before it can run, launching trade negotiations with just three Andean nations Monday. Dan Grech reports.
The Financial Accounting Standards Board has issued new rules requiring that a company's pension obligations be included on its balance sheet. As Dan Grech reports, the change could lead to lower earnings and shareholder dividends.
DaimlerChrysler announced it's selling its stake in Mitsubishi. The car giant bought into the Japanese auto maker for its expertise in small cars, but it proved something of a lemon. From WLRN in Miami, Dan Grech reports.
Yesterday, Fitch Ratings lowered General Motors' credit rating deeper into junk status. That sent GM's stock to a 13-year low. Then GM had another bit of bad new for investors. From WLRN in Miami, Dan Grech reports.