A start-up is trying to tackle the problem of world hunger with what it hopes will be a game-changing idea? Bugs.
Panel after panel at this year's Clinton Global Initiative turned to one subject. It may not be what you think.
Maria Bartiromo leads a panel discussion at the Clinton Global Initiative.
Former President Bill Clinton weighed in on the debt ceiling fight and threat of a government shutdown.
It's not known exactly what the presidential candidates will talk about, but the theme of this year’s conference is decidedly non-political. In fact, it's downright world-builder-y: "Designing for Impact."
Not long ago, most American companies were urged by the U.S. government to avoid doing business with Libya. It was a pariah state, a sponsor of terrorism, a sworn enemy of the West. But former President Bill Clinton asked the chief executive of Wal-Mart if he would open a store in Libya.
Free-market types will urge freer markets, even when these take the form of the kind of corrupt privatization that gave rise to Russia's oligarchs. And the Obama administration, well, it thinks the wealthy need to be taxed more — everywhere.
The House did not record enough votes to pass a bill that would have temporarily funded the Department of Homeland Security.
After bad bets on derivatives nearly sank AIG during the financial crisis, Bob Benmosche helped steer it to profitability.
Ira Rennert and his investment firm were ordered to pay $118.2 million after being found liable for looting a magnesium company.