To say it’s been a couple generations of a rough ride for Jaguar would be an understatement. The British car brand that in the 1950s and ‘60s virtually defined what a luxury car should be has spent much of the past four decades trying to recapture its former glories.
The nation’s powerful hospital lobby, the American Hospital Association, urged the U.S. Justice Department to closely scrutinize the proposed $37 billion acquisition by Aetna (AET) of Humana (HUM), saying it threatens competition in the business of providing health benefits to seniors in the growing privately run portion of the Medicare program.
To commemorate the 70th anniversary of Japan’s World War II surrender, China planned a 12,000-soldier march down Beijing’s Chang’an Jie—Eternal Peace Street—on Sept. 3. For President Xi Jinping, it was a chance to project an image of calm, order, and strength.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc., in the midst of spending $1 billion to raise employees’ wages and give them extra training, has been cutting the number of hours some of them work in a bid to keep costs in check.
You probably know that your credit score affects a lot of things, from your ability to qualify for a good mortgage rate to your employability. But did you know it also affects your homeowner’s insurance rates?
California’s Santa Clara County, better known as Silicon Valley, has been the center of furious innovation at least since Bill Hewlett and Dave Packard started their company in a rented garage in Palo Alto in 1939.