| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
The new year brings new plans, new goals and a plethora of new books. But before you load up your shopping cart with the latest hardbacks, make sure you don't miss the best of 2012.
On average, I read more than one book (all non-fiction) a week. Some...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 1:41 PM
Despite constant presidential summits proclaiming a new era of Latin American economic integration and political brotherhood, an escalation of border conflicts in recent weeks should draw alarm bells everywhere.
Judging from what I'm hearing from U.S....
| Sep 20, 2013
| 12:32 PM
MEXICO CITY — Vice President Joe Biden, in the Mexican capital Friday for meetings with government officials and business leaders, said he was glad to be focusing on trade rather than on security issues, and argued that an economically prosperous...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 3:59 PM
MEXICO CITY — Vice President Joe Biden, in the Mexican capital Friday for meetings with top government officials and business leaders, said he was glad to be focusing on trade rather than on security issues and argued that an economically prosperous...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 1:08 PM
Recently installed U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker said trade opportunities with Mexico will expand as economic and security conditions improve in America's southern neighbor.
Pritzker is headed to Mexico for her first official trade mission...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 5:20 AM
Last week, we brought you a story that examined just what it takes to make a livable wage in Northern Michigan. This week, we’re examining just what agencies and businesses are doing to create and expand jobs in Charlevoix and Emmet counties.
| Aug 19, 2013
| 3:26 PM
Much of the debate over who will be the next Federal Reserve chairman has focused on whether gender politics or the future of Fed monetary policy will be more determinative.
Of the two leading candidates, Janet Yellen, the Fed's vice chairman, favors...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 4:00 PM
Latin America has had a good decade. Over the last 10 years, economic growth averaged 4.2%, and 70 million people escaped poverty. Macroeconomic stability, open-trade policies and pro-business investment climates have supported and will continue to...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 6:13 PM
Major Hollywood studios have resolved a tax dispute in China that has held up hundreds of millions of box-office dollars since 2012.
The months-long dispute centered on a 2% value-added tax that state-owned distributor China Film Group insisted...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 6:18 AM
Here is our weekly salute to the people, places and organizations that make Northern Michigan a special place to live.
Education and technology are on the move and one day soon could come to you.
North Central Michigan College, the...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 5:52 AM
BOYNE CITY — Boyne City's Precision Edge Surgical Products Company, a company that manufactures surgical tools, could be one step closer to constructing a mobile manufacturing laboratory.
At the Charlevoix County Board of Commissioners regular...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 7:31 AM
Ago 9 - Principales noticias de economía de América Latina a las 1255 GMT:
* MERCOSUR - Un esperado acuerdo comercial entre el Mercosur y la Unión Europea podría cerrarse en cerca de un año, estimó el jueves el ministro de Relaciones Exteriores...