Henry Kissinger, Bill Gates, and other luminaries steer a little-known organization that favors exploring a trade pact
The point of a draft is to help the worst teams get better, but the lottery pits the worst teams against the merely mediocre
Startup TrackingPoint sells a rifle with laser and computer technology that lets a novice hit moving targets 500 yards distant—then post the kill online
To extend Internet access throughout the world, Google may be working on balloon-based broadband transmitters
Helped by the Fed, it's very cheap to borrow money. This could end badly
Farmers reported their progress via Twitter and Instagram, using hashtags like #plant13
The film director has a site selling movie-themed T-shirts and memorabilia, as well as promoting a Bolivian liquor
The former Atlanta Falcons rusher enrolled in the Goizueta executive MBA program to gain credibility and confidence
The West's housing rebound is helping small companies while delinquency rates remain higher along the Eastern seaboard, says a new report
Why it's important: Companies want tasteful art to cover their walls and adorn their lobbies, but some corporate buyers have been putting off purchases.
Outlook: Large corporate clients have gradually cut back art purchases over the past 12 or 18 months, says Michael Ingbar, owner of MFI Art Co. in New York, which focuses on midpriced art purchases for companies. "If they're laying off people, they're not going to buy art," Ingbar says. "Some of our biggest clients that used to buy a lot of artwork from us are not doing anything for more than a year." Still, he says, someone is always making money even in a downturn, and he says 2008 has been the best year since he started the company 31 years ago.