Exclusive: Mortgage problems? Turn your house into a billboard
When they saw the house on El Dorado Drive in this Los Angeles suburb being painted a startling orange and green and giant billboards hung on the outside, Scott and Beth Hostetler's neighbors were initially angry and confused.
Starbucks and Tata, Now Serving Coffee Across India
Starbucks has finally broken through India's high barriers to entry and partnered with India's flagship conglomerate Tata in a 50-50 joint venture, to start serving coffee and lattes across the country, starting with her two largest cities Delhi and Mumbai.
In State of the Union address, Obama says ‘basic American promise’ is at risk
President Obama warned in his State of the Union address Tuesday that the nation's middle class is at risk because of growing economic inequality, and argued that the government must do more to preserve the basic American dream.
Samsung Group plans record $41 billion investment in 2012
Samsung Group, which includes Samsung Electronics Co, said on Tuesday it is raising its 2012 investment to a record $41.4 billion, underscoring the widening gulf between the dominant South Korean conglomerate and its faltering competitors.
Mafia now "Italy's No.1 bank" as crisis bites: report
Organized crime has tightened its grip on the Italian economy during the economic crisis, making the Mafia the country's biggest "bank" and squeezing the life out of thousands of small firms, according to a report on Tuesday.