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  • Japan quake likely to affect business globally

    Japan quake likely to affect business globally
    With the scale of the disaster in Japan still being measured, concerns are growing that last week's earthquake and tsunami could lead to a long-term disruption in the world's supply of automobiles, consumer electronics and machine tools. Japan is the...
  • Miss. River Mouth Silts In, Spending Cuts Blamed

    Miss. River Mouth Silts In, Spending Cuts Blamed
    River pilots and exporters are warning that the mouth of the Mississippi River is silting in, threatening a major commercial route, because there is not enough money to pay for dredges that normally keep the channel open. Seizing on Tuesday night's State...
  • Europe's problems hit home for some in Maryland

    Europe's problems hit home for some in Maryland
    Kirk-Habicht Co. in Essex doesn't do much business in Europe, but problems on the continent are buffeting the manufacturer all the same. Its employees rely on a heavy wire to make springs tough enough for trucks, and the only plant they know of that...
  • Former M&T assistant vice president charged with mail fraud

    A former assistant vice president for M&T Bank in Baltimore has been charged with mail fraud, prosecutors said, after she defrauded a federal export credit agency and an international corporation to pay American Express bills and her taxes. Rosamaria T....
  • Canada revs up for fight over second tar sands oil pipeline

    Canada revs up for fight over second tar sands oil pipeline
    The prime minister is talking about being "held hostage" by U.S. interests. Radio ads blare, "Stand up to this foreign bully." A Twitter account tells of a "secret plan to target Canada: exposed!" Could this be Canada? The cheerful northern neighbor:...
  • Interview with Douglas Oberhelman, CEO of Caterpillar

    Interview with Douglas Oberhelman, CEO of Caterpillar
    Douglas Oberhelman is the most outspoken business leader in Illinois. As CEO of Peoria-based Caterpillar, he has placed himself — and the issue of Illinois' fiscal crisis — centerstage through a series of sharp-tongued op-eds bemoaning the...
  • More domestic production won't lower gas prices

    The argument for increasing oil production in the U.S. to decrease gas prices at the pump has sparked passionate debate, but it undervalues the influence of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC). In recent years, OPEC has shown an...
  • Saving the Amazon may be the most cost-effective way to cut greenhouse gas emissions

    Saving the Amazon may be the most cost-effective way to cut greenhouse gas emissions
    An hour outside Manaus, the Amazon's biggest city, the blackened remains of a virgin forest smolder. Chain saws whine. And Jonas Mendes tosses logs, one after another, into his kiln. "I know it's wrong to cut down the trees," said Mendes, 48, sweat...
  • Orange County man is accused of being a spy

    The Justice Department on Monday announced the indictment and arrest of a longtime aerospace worker in Southern California for allegedly passing classified documents to China in an elaborate espionage endeavor that spanned two decades and exposed trade...
  • It's not the yen, it's the mileage

    FORD MOTOR CO.'s announcement last week that it lost a record $12.75 billion in 2006 will tempt the new Democratic Congress to come to the rescue of Detroit's Big Three automakers. General Motors and DaimlerChrysler are also expected to announce SUV-sized...
  • White couple, black man battle for claim to South Africa farm

    White couple, black man battle for claim to South Africa farm
    Like so many corporate executives, Ed Meyer dreamed of retiring to the countryside. And so, seven years ago, he and his wife, Sally, left Cape Town to settle on the 3,500-acre ranch that had been in Ed's family since 1916. It's not hard to see what...