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Is Fair Trade Coffee Still Fair If It Comes From A Big Farm?

When you buy food that is labeled fair trade, you do so to support farmers who meet certain social and […]

Employers Added 206,000 Jobs This Month, Report Signals

The nation’s private employers boosted their payrolls by 206,000 jobs this month, according to the widely watched ADP National Employment […]

Central Banks Join To Battle Credit Crisis, Stocks Surge

The Federal Reserve and five of the world’s other major central banks just announced “coordinated actions … to ease strains […]

The Search For Analysts To Make Sense Of ‘Big Data’

Second in a two-part series Businesses keep vast troves of data about things like online shopping behavior, or millions of […]

Report: Henry Paulson Tipped Hedge Funds About Fannie, Freddie Takeover

We’ve been following the reporting Bloomberg Markets Magazine has been putting out over the past few days. They’ve gotten a […]

Bringing Audi Back, For A Younger Audience

Despite the sluggish economy, it’s been a pretty good year for luxury carmakers. Deluxe brands such as Mercedes, Volvo and […]

Why Do Airlines Keep Going Bankrupt?

American Airlines is filing for bankruptcy protection. The airline is the last of the so-called legacy carriers, airlines that flew […]

Nestle To Investigate Child Labor On Its Cocoa Farms

Politicians and food executives have been talking about ending the problem of child labor in the West African cocoa industry […]

Home Prices ‘Drifted Lower’ In Recent Months

Home prices across the U.S. are still only “back to their first quarter of 2003 levels” and “drifted lower in […]

Consumer Confidence Bounces Higher

Though “overall readings remain historically weak,” consumer confidence went up sharply this month, the private research group known as The […]

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