Business - Most Commented

Pages

Washington hesitates at our peril

Sep 12, 2007
Along with the speculation about whether the Fed's going to cut interest rates is a related idea that goes along with that -- whether a cut would reward speculators. Commentator David Frum says we shouldn't be too quick to judge.
Posted In: Economy

OPEC oil won't satiate market

Sep 12, 2007
Despite OPEC's decision yesterday to put more oil onto the world market, crude-oil prices are trading at near record levels. Stephen Beard reports OPEC's extra half a million barrels a day still isn't enough to make a difference.
Posted In: Economy

A star today and a bust tomorrow

Sep 12, 2007
New figures out today will show states like Arizona and Florida with the highest housing growth two years ago. Jeremy Hobson reports that now, these states suffer some of the highest foreclosure rates.
Posted In: Housing

The boss isn't in today . . . ever

Sep 11, 2007
It's important in business to keep up appearances. But what if your office was all appearances? As in, more like a movie set with extras posing as your staff? Cash Peters reports on the growing trend of virtual offices.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship, Jobs

Beware of power shift in world finance

Sep 11, 2007
Everybody from the Federal Reserve to the European Central Bank to the newest fund manager on Wall Street is worried about subprimes and the liquidity crisis. But commentator Bruce Stokes says there's an even greater challenge out there.
Posted In: Economy, Housing

Countrywide still searching for cash?

Sep 11, 2007
The nation's largest home lender is reported to be looking for another $2 billion. The prospect that Countrywide might need more money, after Bank of America ponied up $2 billion just last month has already jittery markets on edge. Steve Tripoli reports.
Posted In: Economy, Wall Street

Time's almost up for UAW negotiations

Sep 11, 2007
United Auto Workers are still in talks with the Big Three about union contracts set to expire Friday. Alisa Roth looks into why it's taking so long.
Posted In: Auto

OPEC split on crude decision

Sep 11, 2007
OPEC members are in Vienna today to consider pumping more crude oil onto the world market to bring down prices. But some members say increasing supply isn't necessary. Jeff Tyler reports.
Posted In: Retail

Toy companies getting testy

Sep 10, 2007
Disney and Toys "R" Us are among the companies hiring engineers to test toys at random from off the shelves. This will add a layer of security -- and most likely a layer of cost. Alisa Roth reports.
Posted In: Retail

No credit doesn't mean no buyouts

Sep 10, 2007
Private equity may be out of business for a while since it can't get access to credit, but Allan Sloan says that won't stop the buyouts on Wall Street.

Pages