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  • Young Bankers Seek ‘Good Yield’ With Their Own Nonprofits

    The founders of the Resolution Project don’t dwell on generosity or charity when they describe why their nonprofit mentors and funds young leaders. They favor the language of finance.

  • Daschle Says Obama Passion Needed in Annual Speech (Transcript)

    Former U.S. Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle, a South Dakota Democrat currently a policy adviser at the law firm DLA Piper LLP, said in an interview on Bloomberg Television’s “Political Capital with Al Hunt,” airing this weekend, that President Barack Obama must demonstrate passion that he’s been lacking when he gives the annual State of the Union speech to Congress Jan. 28.

  • Obama Enlists Clinton in Promoting Health-Care Law

    President Barack Obama enlisted the help of former President Bill Clinton as his administration opens a campaign to get millions of Americans to enroll for insurance under his signature health-care law.

  • Hillary Clinton Plans Global Review of Women’s Rights

    Hillary Clinton plans to lead a review of progress made on issues affecting women and girls since a 1995 Beijing conference on women’s rights.

  • Obama at UN Vows U.S. Won’t Let Iran Gain Nuclear Weapon

    President Barack Obama pledged in a speech to world leaders today that the U.S. will do what it takes to prevent Iran from building a nuclear weapon and warned that time for a diplomatic resolution “is not unlimited.”

  • Blackstone, KKR Say Buyout Good Times Just Starting

    Blackstone Group LP President Tony James said the “good times” are just starting for private- equity firms because the U.S. economic recovery is still in its early stages, Europe has stabilized and China is rebounding.

  • Guayaki Wants to Take Yerba Mate from Niche to 7-Eleven Staple

    Yerba mate -- a caffeinated South American drink brewed like tea from the dried leaves of the mate plant -- is a niche product in North America. Guayaki wants to take it mainstream. The 40-employee Sebastopol, Calif., company is trying to prove that a beverage popular with Whole Foods customers can win over 7-Eleven and Kroger’s shoppers, too. Selling loose mate leaves and bottles and cans of the brew, 14-year-old Guayaki had $10 million in sales last year and is projecting $13 million in 2010. Few other beverage makers sell mate in the U.S. Two Coca-Cola brands recently entered the market: Honest Tea launched a mate line last year and Minute Maid started selling juices flavored with the herb in March.

  • Geithner Says Failure to Raise Debt Ceiling Unthinkably Damaging

    U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said today that Congress has “no option” other than approving an increase in the $14.3 trillion debt ceiling.

  • Bill Clinton Seeks Private Initiatives to Boost U.S. Hiring

    As President Barack Obama and congressional leaders continue wrangling over deficits and debt, former President Bill Clinton will be trying to round up new ideas to spur job growth.

  • Bill Clinton Joins Obama for Golf, Talk About U.S. Economy

    President Barack Obama brought former President Bill Clinton into his Saturday routine for a round of golf and talk about the economy.

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