Abbott Laboratories has called a halt to the sale of its European flu-vaccine unit because of due to undervaluing initial offers, Abbott’s spokeswoman Melissa Brotz said yesterday, confirming a previous report by The Wall Street Journal.
Farmageddon...The Unseen War on American Family Farms, produced and directed by Kristin Canty
We witness a plethora of reasons for the rise of food commodities. Some have blamed transportation costs, others claim it's the money exchange rate, and there are even some who say its Bio-fuels. And of course the Chinese are on the blame list (they get blamed for almost everything). And, now the Middle East is being blamed.
McDonald's (MCD) got a letter from 550 health experts Wednesday accusing the fast food giant of ignoring the impact its products -- and its marketing -- have on America's children.
You hear it again and again, variation after variation on a core message: if you tax rich people it kills jobs.
Gold today is no longer related to the normal economic cycle of supply and demand, jewelry, Indian wedding seasons, rain in the Middle East. All those things are passé, forget about them.
Little does the common man know the tales and travails that go on behind the scenes as the world lurches towards another Great Depression and a World War - see Sharp Increase in Global Tension since the G-20.
Since the gulf disaster, BP has “gifted” near gulf cities with tens of millions in the form of gadgets and gear like tasers, brand new SUVs, iPads and other laptops. This gift spree has virtually nothing to do with disaster cleanup efforts or helping victims.
Amid near-daily reports that the U.S. dollar continues to slide in value comes a report that China, the largest holder of U.S. debt, is considering dumping two-thirds of its dollar reserves, which currently stand at about $3.04 trillion.
Precisely two weeks from today, on May 16, 2011, the U.S. government will exhaust its power to borrow money.