reports on the continuing battle between ad agency holding companies
True North Communications
Heady days are here for
. According to
shares continued their incredible rise to the once unthinkable $100 plateau and finished yesterday at a high of 94.
The Dallas Morning News
announced a breakthrough in semiconducter manufacturing technology. The company, which has seen stock prices drop lately, says its product will leapfrog major recent developments from its rivals.
will halt its flat-fee service for over 25,000 California customers after January 1st. The
never advertised its flat-rate as a limited-time promotion and many customers feel betrayed.
Where's the beef? Or, better yet, where's the beef coming from? That's what angry British farmers want to know, according to the
. Angered by the prospect of cheap beef imports, farmers blocked ports of trade and were issued a warning by the European Union.
writer Gerard Baker takes a closer look at the US role in the international bail-out of Korea and the problems that might ensue.
Disaster looms for Chinese banks if the flow of funds for economic growth is not increased. The
Far Eastern Economic Review
(free registration required -- click
to register) reports on how China is urgently trying to convert its insolvent banks.