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McDonald's seeks to tailor menu to regional tastes

Nov 3, 2014
The company's "one size fits all" approach has been losing a lot of money.
Posted In: McDonalds, game plan, regulation, menu

Explaining the theory that got Jean Tirole his Nobel

Oct 13, 2014
In short, Tirole showed the complexities of negotiating with regulators.
Posted In: Nobel Prize, regulation

Three fish and the Supreme Court

Oct 10, 2014
What does Enron have in common with a fish?
Posted In: Enron, seafood, regulation

Suction on Leith: The EU bans high-power vacuums

Aug 29, 2014
Starting September first, companies in the European Union can't make or import vacuums that generate more than 1600 watts of power. Lizzie O’Leary speaks with vacuum shop owner Patricia Ware.
Posted In: vacuums, EU, regulation, power

Congress probes bank commodities, warehouse investments

Jul 23, 2013
The Senate Banking Committee is holding a hearing today on bank investments in things like warehouses and oil refineries, and commodities such as metals and oil.
Posted In: banking, Congress, regulation, Goldman Sachs

Piecing together the Volcker rule 4 years later

Jul 17, 2013
It's been four years since Congress passed the Volcker Rule, a sweeping law aimed at fixing the financial system following its great collapse. But regulators still haven’t figured out how to implement it.
Posted In: regulation, bank regulations, Volcker Rule, banking

FDA urges drug companies to make a safer pain killer

Jan 29, 2013
With addiction to pain pills at epidemic levels, the Food and Drug Adminstration is taking action
Posted In: regulation, FDA, painkillers, prescription

Unlock your phone? You're breaking the law

Jan 28, 2013
If you're the type of tech savvy person who likes to hack your own electronics, you might be interested to know that unlocking your own cell phone without your provider's permission actually became illegal over the weekend.
Posted In: smart phones, telecom, regulation

Do Americans like financial regulations?

Sep 13, 2012
One of the big election issues this year is government regulation of business. A lot of new rules have been added since the financial crisis four years ago. How do your fellow Americans feel about it?
Posted In: regulation

When regulations change: From baseball to banking

Jul 20, 2012
Two years after the Dodd-Frank Law was enacted, many in the banking sector are still grumbling about the change in regulation. How does that compare to when the rules change in another American pastime: Baseball?
Posted In: baseball, regulation, Banks, Dodd-Frank law

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