According to the SBA, one in seven veterans are self-employed or small business owners and about one quarter of veterans say they are interested in starting and buying their own businesses. The percentage is even higher among women veterans, noted the SBA.
Electronic Arts is counting heavily on its Medal of Honor franchise to help boost revenue in the holiday quarter, but as the title gets closer to launch, it’s finding itself in the crosshairs of game industry critics.
Military documents reflect deep suspicions among U.S. officials that Pakistan’s spy service has for years guided the Afghan insurgency with a hidden hand. The NYT reports.
Controversial private security firm Xe Services, formerly known as Blackwater Worldwide, is gearing up for a new mission in Afghanistan and new ownership.
As Washington discusses the dismissal of General Stanley McChrystal as the top military commander in Afghanistan and his replacement by General David Petraeus, one investor said there is at last hope for the war-torn country.
Investors shouldn't get too excited about the trove of mineral treasures found in Afghanistan. Experts, including hedge fund manager Dennis Gartman, say it could take at least a decade before the find yields anything in the marketplace.
Long before there was MoneyGram and Western Union, people in South Asian countries often used an informal network of brokers, called an "hawala," to transfer money over long distances when it was too inconvenient or dangerous to send cash by courier.
The government’s surging deficit can be cut, easy. Getting it done? Almost impossible. Economic recovery and the end to stimulus spending will do the heavy lifting in Treasury's plan to slash the deficit.
Barack Obama arrived unannounced in Afghanistan on Sunday, his first visit to the war zone that could define his presidency since his election as U.S. commander-in-chief.
The recent media interest in the use of mobile phones to make donations to the Haiti appeal has cast light on the potential of mobile technology to transform the way we send and receive money in the future.
From underwear screening to health care to a nuclear ultimatum from Iran, President Barack Obama has 2010 start with his agenda driven by events and not choice. This is the nature of the beast and Obama's management skills will be tested this month. Let's do a quick list of what's happening and the major questions to resolve.
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The Fed hikes rates three times, Congress seeks more control over the central bank and Obama moves closer to the middle on fiscal policy.
Afghanistan and Iraq, countries that receive billions of dollars a year in international support, are among the world's most corrupt nations, a watchdog group said in a report released Tuesday.
Cramer interviews an Ivy League grad turned Iraq and Afghanistan wars veteran turned Pepsi manager about his new book.
U.S. presidential candidate Barack Obama urged Europe on Thursday to stand by the United States in bringing stability to Afghanistan and confronting other threats from climate change to nuclear proliferation.
The threats of terrorism and the reliance on the drug trade loom over Afghanistan daily, but as development of basic infrastructure progresses, Finance Minister Anwar ul-Haq Ahady says the government is hoping to lure investment in its natural resources.