Ford shareholders reject stock proposal Ford Motor Co. shareholders are again rejecting a proposal to dilute the Ford family's control over the company. At its annual meeting in Wilmington, Del., Thursday, Ford said 67 percent of shareholders voted against the proposal to make each Ford share worth one vote. More
In Germany, a U.S. beer invasion Almost 65 years after Allied planes flew Western supplies into blockaded Berlin, a new American import is arriving by air: craft beer. The beer is being flown in as part of a new surge of German interest in American brewing, upending a centuries-old relationship in which German beer defined the golden standard for brewing and Americans emulated it. More
Cyprus parliament approves bailout Cyprus' lawmakers approved on Tuesday a multi-billion bailout agreement with international creditors aimed at preventing the crisis-hit country from going bankrupt. More
Baby food shortage in Europe due to China demand Yong-Hee Kim still can't believe that in a prosperous country like Germany, powdered baby formula would ever be rationed and that she would have to scour shops in the German capital to find the right brand for her 13-month-old son. More
Ford, Holden and Toyota models worth waiting for - CarsGuide ... version of Germany's Opel family ... It too was a casualty of the GFC, with GM having to cut some corners ... Toyota reportedly tore up its ... 08/29/2014 - 5:08 am | View Link
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Opel plans return to profit focusing on small cars, GM technologies After more than a decade of losses, Opel has cut these in Europe by more than half in 2013 and ... Bochum's closure is part of the plans to return to profit by 2016. Neumann said Opel plans to restore profitability by mid-decade thanks to improved ... 06/4/2014 - 4:38 am | View Link
Opel plans return to profit through closer ties with parent GM After more than a decade of losses, Opel has cut these in Europe by more than half in 2013 and ... Bochum's closure is part of the plans to return to profit by 2016. Neumann said Opel plans to restore profitability by mid-decade thanks to improved ... 06/3/2014 - 11:38 pm | View Link
GM Falls After Opel Reports Plan to Cut Work Days General Motor Co. (GM) shares slid yesterday after saying it plans to reduce work at two Opel sites in Germany starting in September as the automaker seeks ways to stem losses in the region. Opel agreed with unions to cut 20 days out of its schedule at ... 08/23/2012 - 8:00 pm | View Link
Opel Denies Plans To Cut 30% Of Workforce Opel has denied a report alleging that it is planning to cut approximately one third of its work force in Germany. A report by the Bild newspaper published Saturday cited a source who had requested to remain anonymous stating that GM has given Opel an ... 08/4/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
GM plans to close Opel plant in Antwerp: report FRANKFURT (MarketWatch) -- General Motors plans to shut down its Opel plant in Antwerp, Belgum, as part of its drive to cut costs at its European operations, according to a published report. Opel's chief executive, Nick Reilly, announced that the facility ... 01/19/2010 - 7:14 pm | View Link
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I recently got a firsthand reminder of how quickly a company can destroy its brand and future business with an individual customer. With a restaurant, especially, all it takes is one bad — and badly handled — experience, and the customer may be gone for good. Around midnight on Wednesday, Sept.
Instagram has suddenly become the go-to social network for young adults and teens in the United States. In a new report from BI Intelligence, we unpack data from over a dozen sources to understand how social media demographics are still shifting, including the migration of young users to photo-based social networking.
The hedge fund industry today is buzzing about the nation's largest public pension fund's decision to ditch all of its hedge fund investments. On Monday, the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) said it's dumping all of its hedge fund investments because of fees and complexity. "Hedge funds are certainly a viable strategy for some, but at the end of the day, when judged against their complexity, cost, and the lack of ability to scale at CalPERS’ size, the ARS program is no longer warranted," Ted Eliopoulos, CalPERS Interim Chief Investment Officer said in a statement.
You hear a lot of people arguing that technology explains why so many people are unemployed, as it's a driver of "structural" unemployment. Paul Krugman explains why the jury is still out on this question. Edited by Alex Kuzoian. Additional camera by Graham Flanagan and Justin Gmoser. Follow BI Video: On YouTubeJoin the conversation about this story »
The uninsured rate in the US plunged to its lowest level since 1997, a new government survey found, partly reflecting the implementation of certain elements of the Affordable Care Act. Though other studies have shown a sharp decline in the uninsured rate since the law's full implementation, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's survey provides the gold-standard estimate and the first official government look at the uninsured since the start of the year.
Rome (AFP) - The number of hungry people in the world has dropped by 100 million over the last 10 years but one in nine are still undernourished, with Asia home to the majority of the underfed, the UN said on Tuesday. The UN's food agencies said the global number was down over 200 million since the early 1990s, but warned that despite the progress made, "about 805 million people in the world, or one in nine, suffer from hunger."But the battle to reduce hunger is being made more difficult not only by conflicts in the Middle East and Africa, but also by the Ebola crisis.