McDonald’s sales hit by China scandal, US weakness
August 9, 2014 NEW YORK — McDonald’s says a global sales figure fell 2.5 percent in July, dragged down by persistent weakness in the U.S. and a food safety scare in China. more »»
GM issues 6 more recalls covering 312,000 vehicles
August 9, 2014 DETROIT — General Motors on Friday issued six more recalls totaling more than 312,000 vehicles as the company cleans up past safety issue. more »»
Can Africa keep its economic winning streak alive?
August 6, 2014 WASHINGTON — They export BMWs and birdseed and plenty in between. Their middle class is growing fast enough to draw the likes of Marriott and Wal-Mart. more »»