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  • Obama, Biden tout job-training grants

    President Obama promoted his latest attempt to help U.S. workers compete in the global "skills race," announcing $600 million in grants for job-training programs focused on industry partnerships and apprenticeships. Speaking at a community college...
  • This could be the right time for 'go-anywhere' mutual funds

    Over the last six years, roaring bears and raging bulls both have had their turns to be right about financial markets. But investing success in the next market phase could be far more about pinpointing individual opportunities than riding a wave. This...
  • Greece makes promising return to bond market

    Greece makes promising return to bond market
    ATHENS -- After four years of exile from global markets, Greece made a promising return Thursday by attracting strong demand at its first sale of government bonds since accepting two international bailouts to stay afloat. A highly anticipated auction...
  • Global movie ticket sales climb

    Global movie ticket sales climb
    Propelled by a string of hit family movies, global movie ticket sales set a record last year, climbing to $35.9 billion in box office revenue, according to a new report. International markets accounted for $25 billion in ticket sales last year, up 5%...
  • Diversity is vital for business [Letter]

    Diversity is vital for business [Letter]
    It was very interesting to read Stephanie Beran's commentary on diversity and its impact on global business and modern day idea-innovation ("Diversity should be more than window dressing in business," March 16). I am of Indian origin. Born in Kuwait,...
  • What the Corvette Stingray tells us about America's place in the global economy [Commentary]

    What the Corvette Stingray tells us about America's place in the global economy [Commentary]
    Finding the road to a healthy economic policy sometimes is a matter of getting behind the wheel the proper performance vehicle. Driving the new Corvette Stingray is as enlightening as it is thrilling. The engine roars to life and propels you effortlessly,...
  • China's thirst for milk gives U.S. dairy farms a boost

    China's thirst for milk gives U.S. dairy farms a boost
    FALLON, Nev. — The dairy plant with its tangle of stainless steel pipes rises out of the parched landscape here like a beckoning oasis. Perched on the outskirts of this desert town dotted with small churches and roadside casinos, the factory...
  • Shadow banking not so dark [Commentary]

    The World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland gave us an excellent window into the concerns that world leaders have about the global economy — particularly China's shadow banking system. But while the concerns may be legitimate, the expressed...
  • Obama's policies divide the nation [Commentary]

    Obama's policies divide the nation [Commentary]
    President Obama is dividing America into two nations — one rich, the other increasingly poor, and both more likely to elect Democrats. Americans growing richer support his policies, and those growing poorer are increasingly dependent on Democratic...
  • Morici is right on a few things, wrong on most [Letter]

    Morici is right on a few things, wrong on most [Letter]
    Commentator Peter Morici is both right and very wrong ("Obama's policies divide the nation," Feb. 17). He's right about the need for U.S. jobs, about falling inflation-adjusted wages, about growing income inequality that undermines our core values and...
  • Letters: Wages and quality of life

    Re "L.A. may raise hotel wages to $15," Feb. 18 At the end of the day, society must settle up these accounts one way or the other. Either you pay workers enough so they will not only have the wherewithal to show up and do their jobs each day but also to...