The first transatlantic stock exchange launches in Paris today following the merger between the New York Stock Exchange and Euronext. It could be just the beginning of a movement toward a global stock market.
March sales figures were down nearly 10 percent for the automaker. Analysts say it was a cutback in fleet and truck sales that did it, but Ford's hoping its new Flex crossover vehicle will rev up revenues.
Good news for consumers: BMI and United Airlines are seeking approval to form an alliance that will provide a seamless experience for passengers traveling between the U.S. and Europe when the open skies treaty takes effect.
Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich says presidential hopefuls — and the American public — would be better served if candidates sent their consultants packing, waited a year and then spoke their minds.
So far the rental market hasn't really been affected by the subprime mortgage crisis. But as more struggling homeowners are forced to return to the rental market, it's bound to impact prices and availability.
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