Commentator Robert Reich argues that repealing the estate tax would cost the US Treasury $1 trillion in 10 years — and sap entrepreneurial gumption from the growing ranks of trust-fund Americans.
Co-founder Sergey Brin admitted yesterday that the deal Google struck with China to allow some censorship on its search engine in that country may have been a mistake. Jocelyn Ford reports.
A report out today looks at the potential for fuels such as ethanol to go global — and World Bank's potential interest in funding biofuel projects in developing countries is fueling the buzz. Sam Eaton reports.
Yesterday's prime-time presidential debate was considered crucial point in Mexico's decision to remain right of center or elect a more leftist president. Dan Grech has more.
French President Jacques Chirac has pooh-poohed the American takeover of Paris-based stock exchange operator Euronext. Chiraq says he'd prefer a merger with the Germans. Stephen Beard reports.
Dissident shareholders voted Tuesday in favor of a new resolution that would change how company directors are elected. It's part of a larger trend in corporate governance, Alisa Roth reports.
That laptop stolen from a Veteran's Affairs employee? It didn't just have personal information on 26 million veterans. Turns out information for most active-duty military was on there as well. Alisa Roth reports.