2012

'Going forward': 2012's best and worst corporate lingo

Jan 8, 2013
The corporate world is full of jargon and marketing fluff. Financial Times columnist Lucy Kellaway shares her round up of the best and worst of the lingo.
Posted In: bbc, 2012, jargon

The economic horizon for 2012

Dec 30, 2011
What can we expect from the housing, jobs, and European markets in the year ahead?
Posted In: 2012, business, Europe debt crisis

PODCAST: Verizon's new $2 charge, predictions for 2012

Dec 30, 2011
States could expand lotteries and start new games like online poker thanks to a new ruling that allows Internet gambling. The Times Square celebration brings in a worldwide audience and millions of tourist dollars to NYC every year. And now that U.S. troops have pulled out Iraq, turns out direct benefit for American oil companies never materialized.
Posted In: Verizon, 2012

Mid-day Extra: Should we re-invent the calendar?

Dec 30, 2011
Researchers from Johns Hopkins University say that our currently yearly calendar makes things complicated for businesses.
Posted In: calendar, 2012

All eyes on China and Europe in 2012

Dec 30, 2011
In the New Year, financial experts will keep a close watch on both the eurozone and China, and their impact on the global economy.
Posted In: China's Economy, Eurozone, China, 2012

2012: The year in review (that's not a typo)

Dec 29, 2011
Commentator Kristina Wong gives her summary of the year that was... 2012, a few months early.
Posted In: What Now?, 2012

2012's defining political issue

Dec 28, 2011
Bye-bye 2011. So what will we be talking about in 2012? Here's a hint: The federal government.
Posted In: What Now?, 2012

Don't be fooled by all the meaningless junk about Obama going to Facebook

Apr 21, 2011
The President was at Facebook headquarters yesterday for a big virtual town hall event. There's plenty of reporting on how Obama quipped that he...
Posted In: 2012, Facebook, Obama, zuckerberg