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Most Americans support an automatic R rating for movies that show actors smoking cigarettes. So says a poll out today. If that happened, it could cost the tobacco industry billions.
The home improvement giant rolls out a new ad campaign today and it's meant to tug at consumers' heartstrings. The retailer is hoping to move past the bad publicity surrounding former CEO Bob Nardelli's departure.
A group of public pension funds wants the oil giant to connect executive pay to safety, not just cost-cutting. And some are calling for a pay freeze for the outgoing CEO.
A Virginia company is selling one of its subsidiaries back to Venezuela for less than half the purchase price as Hugo Chavez makes good on his promise to nationalize the country's energy companies.
Africa is finally getting a little recognition. The Pentagon is creating a U.S. command center for the region in order to, among other things, protect economic interests there — such as oil.
One California professor says we need to invest in educating the children of immigrant workers, because they may be our best hope for replacing the wave of Baby Boomers about to leave the workforce.
Nasdaq won over less than a percent of London Stock Exchange shareholders with its hostile takeover bid. And that leaves the LSE free to pursue a partnership with Tokyo.