Financial news on September 22, 2007
Business and Financial news
Negotiators for the U.A.W. and General Motors agreed on the framework for a health care trust, G.M.’s key demand, people close to the negotiations said. Read more..
Saving for ballooning college costs will test even the most creative parent. Read more..
About one million cribs designed by Simplicity for Children have been recalled after the suffocation deaths of at least two children, the government said on Friday. Read more..
Do more than half of all Americans depend on the government for their livelihoods? Do movie posters fill seats? What are the 7 I.T. wonders? And more... Read more..
Howard Schultz, the chairman of Starbucks, discusses his company’s global expansion, relationships with suppliers and health care reform. Read more..
Before World War II, hats were an essential part of a man’s wardrobe. Now, despite evidence to the contrary, some insist they are making a comeback. Read more..
President Bush is now portraying himself as a fiscal conservative as he heads into a spending battle with Democrats. Read more..
As mortgage companies face troubled times, an investor who made his name turning around distressed companies sees opportunity in the lending business. Read more..
An executive reportedly apologized for maligning Chinese manufacturers in the course of toy recalls, but the company said the remarks were misconstrued. Read more..
The designer Todd Oldham has agreed to become the creative director for the struggling clothing retailer, Old Navy, an offshoot of the Gap. Read more..