Economy

The American technology industry added nearly 80,000 jobs in the first seven months of 2008 amid the economic downturn, but that represented a slower pace than the previous year. Given the intensifying economic slowdown this fall and current disruption in the financial markets, AeA believes...

It may sound like lunacy to view the current economic crisis as an opportunity, but columnist and innovation expert Tom Koulopoulos thinks it could well be a turning point if we learn the right lessons. In this edition of the Innovation Zone, he offers some...

Given the nation's financial crisis, there now is little doubt the American economy is in recession, and entrepreneurs attending the Wisconsin Innovation Service Center's "Ideas to Profits Conference" have been feeling the pinch. The conference was tailored to innovation, but recent events convinced presenters to...

Two new members have been named to the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee's Research Foundation Board of Directors. Jacquelyn Fredrick, president and CEO of the BloodCenter of Wisconsin, and Daniel Bader, president of the Helen Bader Foundation, have joined a board that is helping to link the...

They say politicians make strange bedfellows, and Monday's defeat of the financial rescue bill united liberal Democrats and conservative Republicans in unholy matrimony, causing the stock market to lose about $1 trillion in wealth. That was even more than the $700 billion rescue plan would...