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Gold still glitters, but a bit less brightly as it fell below $1,600 on Friday for the first time in six months. In one of the contrarian ways of the financial markets, gold has weakened as evidence has mounted that the global economy is recovering....
When a young Ukrainian billionaire acquired the North Carolina operations of chicken processor Townsends out of bankruptcy in early 2011, the deal seemed to symbolize the increasing globalization of our food supply. Oleg Bakhmatyuk, the majority owner...
After a year of challenges - highlighted by the worst drought in more than a half-century - the U.S. red meat (beef, pork and lamb) industry is focusing on 2013 as a year of great opportunities to increase the value those agricultural exports bring to...
Tags: Natural Disasters, Marketing, Global Expansion, Droughts, Mexico
Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, fellow citizens: Fifty-one years ago, John F. Kennedy declared to this Chamber that “the Constitution makes us not rivals for power but partners for progress…It is my task,” he...
Tribune wire reportHere is the complete text of President Barack Obama's State of the Union speech, as prepared for delivery on Tuesday: Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, fellow citizens: Fifty-one years ago, John F. Kennedy declared to this Chamber...
I take issue with much of Lane Windham's recent commentary ("If not labor unions, then what?" Jan. 29) beginning with the fundamental premise that it was the unions that provided us with economic redistribution. Like many other academicians, Ms. Windham...
WASHINGTON -- Investors around the world say the fiscal woes of the U.S. -- highlighted by the ongoing fight over the debt limit -- pose the biggest risk to the global economy this year, according to poll results released Wednesday. More than a third of...
WASHINGTON -- As major financial figures prepare to gather in Davos, Switzerland, this week, experts are a bit more optimistic about the state of the global economy, according to a survey released Monday by the World Economic Forum. The group's Economic...
Tags: Fiscal Cliff, Google+, Government, Politics, Heads of State
WASHINGTON -- A spike in American imports of consumer goods, autos and other products led to a sharp increase in the U.S. trade deficit in November from the prior month, the government said Friday. One immediate implication of the unexpectedly big...
Young people and their parents are rightly nervous these days about the economy. Many wonder whether their investment in a college education will pay off. Such worries are overblown. College graduates continue to do far better, even in this difficult...
You had perfectly good reasons for being cowardly about the stock market in 2012, but caution didn't serve you well. Despite the fear that a eurozone breakup and a European bank infection would set off another global financial crisis ... despite the...
The Hartford CourantFor all the fury and fistfights outside the Lansing Capitol, what happened in Michigan this week was a simple accommodation to reality. The most famously unionized state, birthplace of the United Auto Workers, royalty of the American working class, became...
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Jan 1, 2013 |Column| Chicago Tribune
Dec 13, 2012 |Column| Hartford Courant
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