Sep 5, 2012 For the last year, union leaders have tried to push Mayor Rahm Emanuel into focusing on other issues: smaller class sizes, more art and music programs and job security.
Aug 29, 2012 Port Fouchon is the industrial heart of the New Orleans coast, about 60 miles south of New Orleans. And it is shut down because of the hurricane.
Peter van Dyk
Aug 22, 2012 After nearly two decades of negotiations, Russia is now officially a member of the World Trade Organization. It's an economic boon for Russia.
Aug 17, 2012 More than thirty workers have been killed by police at a platinum mine in South Africa. The workers, who were armed, were staging what police said was an illegal strike.
Aug 7, 2012 Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is in South Africa this morning along with other U.S. leaders. Among them, the head of the Export-Import Bank of the United States, which has just announced a $2 billion loan to South Africa. That's to help the country fund green energy projects with U.S. companies.
Jul 24, 2012 At some prospering businesses like Caterpillar, which reports earnings tomorrow, record corporate profits do not necessarily raise workers pay.
Jul 16, 2012 Wages rose 13 percent for Chinese urban households so far this year and the boost in buying power is good for businesses, including American ones.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Jul 5, 2012 The U.S. imports more flags -- mostly from China -- than it sells abroad. Coincidence or not, flag exports have fallen since the financial crisis.
Jul 2, 2012 Exports have been one of the few bright spots in the U.S. recovery, but they're slowing down.