Financial news on September 8th, 2007
Business and Financial news
Daniel L. Vasella, chief executive of Novartis, discusses the challenges facing the health care system. Read more..
The Federal Reserve could feel more pressure from Democrats and Republicans to cut interest rates. Read more..
One breadwinner mother finds that the role requires a steeper learning curve and a stronger stomach than expected. Read more..
Robert L. Nardelli said the problems were causing sales of cars and trucks to decline and would affect the automaker’s planning for the coming years. Read more..
Countrywide, the nation’s largest mortgage lender, said Friday that it would lay off up to 20 percent of its workforce over the next three months. Read more..
Learning to drive an open-wheel Formula Dodge offers many rewards, and some risks as well. Read more..
Spotting the next disruptive technology, understanding the future and expecting less from insurance. Read more..
With Canada saturated, the doughnut chain Tim Hortons is looking to the U.S. for growth, despite past difficulties faced by other Canadian retailers. Read more..
Motorola executives said they would introduce a series of innovative new cellphones, rather than a “one-hit wonder” like the Razr. Read more..
A “non-geek” recounts the trials and tribulations of owning a Treo smartphone made by Palm. Read more..