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The Highway Trust Fund to Hell

Larry Tunnell, Ph.D., CPA  |  Accounting & Taxation

With the Highway Trust Fund going broke, how should the crumbling U.S. transportation infrastructure be paid for?

Tech Giants Struggle to Break Into Cars

James Richardson, Ph.D.  |  Business Strategy

Microchips for cars are a large market poised for strong growth, but big chipmakers like Intel and Qualcomm are just getting started.

Tech Giants Struggle to Break Into Cars

Craig A. Turner, Ph.D.  |  Entrepreneurship

The big company always wins, except when niche performers establish a beachhead that's tough to overcome.

Thou Shalt Not Commit More Than 30 Percent of Thine Income to Housing

Delvin D. Hawley, Ph.D.  |  Finance

Although almost universally touted by financial advisors, lenders, and parents, as well as embedded in online calculators and federal policy, the 30 percent rule doesn’t make sense for many families.

A Stock Market Star Implodes in Spain

J. Vincent Eagan, JD, Ph.D.  |  Business Law

Jenaro Garcia, founder of the Spanish internet company, Let's Gowex, has admitted to financial improprieties.

A Stock Market Star Implodes in Spain

Katherine Campbell, Ph.D.  |  Ethics & Responsibility

Let’s Gowex won numerous awards and its stock price soared until a short-seller revealed that the company was grossly misstating revenues.

The Highway Trust Fund to Hell

Ralph W Flanary, MBA, CFE  |  Business Fundamentals

As Americans drive fewer miles in more fuel-efficient vehicles, the Highway Trust Fund's cash meter is almost on empty.

How Russian Hackers Stole the Nasdaq

Michael S. Raisinghani, Ph.D.  |  Operations Management

The United States plans to spend $4.5 billion on cyber operations this year. Hackers appeared to focus their attention on thirteen servers containing Nasdaq’s most critical technology. Why might Russia be interested in Nasdaq?

Tech Giants Struggle to Break into Cars

Angelina I. T. Kiser, Ph.D.  |  Information Technology

It's not just thieves who want to break into your cars.

Yellen’s Philosophy: The More Data, the Better

Brian Kench, Ph.D.  |  Economics

The Fed chief goes beyond the jobless statistic to craft policy.

You Know You Want Him

Douglas L. Wilson, MBA  |  Marketing

How does a first-generation American move into the role of becoming a highly sought after spokesperson and a business-empire builder? Rapper Pitbull does it one partnership at a time.

Pernod Makes a Little Vodka in a Berlin Garage

Duane Helleloid, Ph.D.  |  International Business

Just as some big brewers have found that microbrews have bigger than microprofits, now a multinational spirits company is trying to capitalize on some consumers' preference for locally made vodka.

Big Enough to Drive a Government Contract Through

Larry Tunnell, Ph.D., CPA  |  Accounting & Taxation

How are former U.S. corporations that reincorporated overseas to avoid taxes still winning U.S. government contracts?

Flipkart’s Fight to Maintain Its Lead in India

James Richardson, Ph.D.  |  Business Strategy

Despite trade restrictions that bar foreign retailers, Amazon and EBay have entered the Indian market and are about to overtake Flipkart, the Indian market leader.

Crazed Pervert or Misunderstood Genius?

Katherine Campbell, Ph.D.  |  Ethics & Responsibility

The ouster of American Apparel's CEO shines a light on the company's uneasy balance of idealistic social responsibility with a variety of transgressions.

Big Enough to Drive a Government Contract Through

Katherine Campbell, Ph.D.  |  Ethics & Responsibility

Are U.S. companies that avoid U.S. taxes by changing their domiciles to foreign countries good corporate citizens?

Crazed Pervert or Misunderstood Genius?

J. Vincent Eagan, JD, Ph.D.  |  Business Law

American Apparel founder and CEO Dov Charney is struggling to get his company back.

omgggg BEST summer everrrrrrr!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Craig A. Turner, Ph.D.  |  Entrepreneurship

Mikey is going to California for the summer. Is he going to camp? No, he's going to intern at Facebook and make more money than his parents. He'll be back in time to try out for his high school football team.

Big Enough to Drive a Government Contract Through

Duane Helleloid, Ph.D.  |  International Business

Companies that move offshore to avoid U.S. taxes still get contracts with the government.

Another World Cup Surprise: TV Ratings

Douglas L. Wilson, MBA  |  Marketing

After tremendous doubt about Brazil’s ability to make it happen, the World Cup wins. The match between the U.S. and Portugal on ESPN drew 18.2 million viewers, a record for soccer. Brave World Cup sponsors could not be happier.

Why Mexico Is Speeding Past Brazil in Cars

Duane Helleloid, Ph.D.  |  International Business

The next car an American purchases—even if it has a German or Japanese brand name—might just be made in Mexico.

Why Mexico Is Speeding Past Brazil in Cars

Ralph W Flanary, MBA, CFE  |  Business Fundamentals

Thanks to low labor costs and a booming U.S. market, it appears that Mexico will soon produce more cars than Brazil.

Why Mexico is Speeding Past Brazil in Cars

Pedro M. Reyes, Ph.D.  |  Operations Management

With labor costs just 20 percent of those in the United States, Mexico could pass Brazil to become the No. 7 auto producer.

The Fight to Export U.S. Oil

Brian Kench, Ph.D.  |  Economics

Debate heats up over the wisdom of banning sales abroad.

Flipkart's Fight to Maintain Its Lead in India

Angelina I. T. Kiser, Ph.D.  |  Information Technology

Delivering in a city with no street address system. Can it be done?

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