Articles By Angelo Young

From Companies Sep 19, 2012

Retailers Begin Unveiling Seasonal-Hiring Numbers

It's that time of the year when retailers operating in the U.S. begin dribbling out statistics on holiday hires, a closely watched batch of communications considered an important economic indicator.

From Companies Sep 19, 2012

United Colors of Benetton Launches 'Unhate' Campaign, Less Edgy Than Previous Ads

The latest United Colors of Benetton promotional campaign, valued at approximately $26 million, will give seed money to young entrepreneurs whose ideas are most popular among registered visitors to the company's site.

From Politics & Policy Sep 19, 2012

Danger From European Banks' Too-Big-To-Fail Syndrome Keeps Growing - Report

Many European banks have used easy credit from the European Central Bank to expand their balance sheets rather than use the easy credit to slim down and cut the level of risk in the assets they hold. In other words, too-big-to-fail is alive and well in the recession-plagued euro zone.

From Politics & Policy Sep 18, 2012

Pakistan Bows To Court Demand In Zardari Corruption Probe

Pakistan's Supreme Court finally got its way late Tuesday in a long-simmering row regarding President Asif Ali "Mr. 10 Percent" Zardari's unwillingness to respond to a Swiss inquiry into his alleged corruption dating back to his days as a high-ranking official under his wife Benazir Bhutto's second administration.

From Companies Sep 18, 2012

$105,000 Kitchen (Stove Not Included): Electrolux Going After Market Most Can Only Dream Of

Swedish home appliance maker embarks on small market for very expensive kitchens. For the rest of us: It recently began selling its Frigidaire brand at The Home Depot.

From Politics & Policy Sep 17, 2012

Salman Rushdie Urges Publishers To 'Be Braver'

The British author's memoir "Joseph Anton," about living for years under a state-sponsored call for his murder, is set to be released Tuesday amid worldwide anger over the "Innocence of Muslims" film that Iran's Ayatollah Hassan Sanei blames on him.

From Politics & Policy Sep 15, 2012

Dan Marino Isn't The Only NFL Quarterback To Fumble Investments

Dan Marino, the record-holding play caller for the Miami Dolphis, lost more than $14 million investing in 'Titanic' director James Cameron's media company. Here's five other NFL stars whose decisions cost them millions.

From Politics & Policy Sep 14, 2012

Muslim Brotherhood, US State Dept. In Tit-For-Tat Tweet Row

The U.S. Embassy in Cairo got snarky on the Muslim Brotherhood after the Egyptian political party tweeted a condolence message.

From Companies Sep 14, 2012

Forget His Work At JCPenney - The Gap Hired Michael Francis For His Performance At Target

To help figure out why The Gap hired Michael Francis, it's better to ignore his brief time as president of beleaguered J.C. Penney and look to his prior experience at Target.

From Companies Sep 14, 2012

EADS-BAE Merger Would Create Very Diverse Aerospace Company - Here's What It Would Produce

EADS and BAE are once again talking of a possible merger that would create a $45 billion company with more than 200,000 employees. The vehicles the two companies make that would end up under one umbrella in the event of a mega-merger range from the world's biggest passenger plane to satellites and submarines.