Features by Gigi Douban
Posted In: KKR, rolodex, David Petraeus
Private equity group KKR has nabbed David Petraeus for his global Rolodex. In the age of Microsoft Outlook and smartphones, does anyone really use a Rolodex anymore?
Posted In: food and drink, Food, calorie, Michelle Obama, obesity
In 2010, 16 food and beverage companies promised to reduce calories as part of the First Lady’s Partnership for a Healthier America. Two years later, how have they done?
Posted In: ebooks, bookstore, self-publishing, publishing
As the publishing industry comes together at BookExpo America in New York, e-books are all the rage. How are smaller stores hanging on so well?
Posted In: baseball, Sports, Olympics
Wrestling may be out, rock climbing may be in. But Major League Baseball doesn't want to take time out of its regular season to play in the Olympics.
Posted In: plumber, carpentry, trade, electrician
Trades like plumbing, welding, and metal work are in heavy demand as the construction industry recovers from the recession.
Posted In: cars, used car, auto industry, auto prices
A new report says that used car prices are coming down after hitting record highs. Why?
Posted In: tim cook, apple, Taxes
Apple CEO Tim Cook tries to answer the $1.7 trillion question: How does the U.S. get corporations to repatriate their overseas profits?
Posted In: gold, inflation, inflation hedges
As an investment and inflation hedge, gold still looks overvalued, at nearly 30 percent below its peak. But demand for gold is growing in India and China.
Posted In: texas, beer, craft beer
Texas lawmakers decide whether to allow craft beer sales at grocery stores and brewery tours. It could mean a big boost for craft breweries.
Posted In: health care, President Obama, Republicans, Congress
Republicans in the House are expected to hold a vote today to repeal President Obama's health care initiative. It will be their 37th vote on the issue.