Allan Lira has walked more miles on the streets of Phoenix than he can count, knocked on hundreds of doors, and, with the polish of a seasoned precinct captain, appealed to Latino voters to exercise a right that he may never have.
Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City President Esther George said the economy will probably grow 2 percent this year, spurred by Fed stimulus that threatens to eventually push up long-term inflation expectations.
Colorado lawmakers’ approval of taxes and other measures to regulate marijuana sales is the latest in a series of moves by the Democratic-controlled legislature splitting cities from rural areas dominated by Republicans.
Corporate jargon has now given us the term “hive mind,” which expresses the belief that a group of individuals working in proximity can achieve a sort of critical mass that will generate more and better ideas than an individual working alone could. Many businesses in Silicon Valley seek to foster this creative environment.
Audi AG, the world’s second-largest maker of luxury cars, will consider doubling capacity at a plant in Mexico to 300,000 vehicles in the longer term and adding production in Brazil to take on global leader Bayerische Motoren Werke AG in the Americas.