Jacques Chirac and Angela Merkel are trying to get the Airbus restructuring plan back on the runway. Germany balked at the initial plan which reportedly had it suffering the bulk of job cuts in the jointly-owned company.
It's been a rough year for oranges. We had a freeze in California. And a shortage in Florida. That's pushed OJ prices higher and higher . . . and higher. But heavy rains in Brazil may bring some relief.
The buzzword on Oscar's red carpet this year is green. Celebrities will arrive at the Academy Awards in environmentally-friendly cars ranging from plug-in hybrids to the smokin' hot electric Tesla Roadster.