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Business Tiny Cokes: Less guilt means more money for makers Tiny Cokes: Less guilt means more money for makers
With people drinking less soda amid health concerns, Coke and Pepsi are pushing smaller cans and bottles that contain fewer calories and, they say, induce less guilt. That all comes at a price: Those cute little cans can cost more than twice as much per ounce.
Business MetLife to challenge 'too-big-to-fail' designation MetLife to challenge 'too-big-to-fail' designation
MetLife is challenging its U.S. designation as a company that is "too big to fail," a tag given to corporations that the government believes could pose a risk to the economy in the event of a collapse.
Business Prospect of Chinese cars in U.S. still remain years away Prospect of Chinese cars in U.S. still remain years away
Another Chinese automaker is showing vehicles this year at the auto show in Detroit, raising the perennial question about when these companies might sell in the United States. The answer: Years from now, according to carmakers and industry observers alike.
Business Analysis: Arts, culture add $700 billion to U.S. economy Analysis: Arts, culture add $700 billion to U.S. economy
Creative industries including Hollywood and broadcasting contribute more to the U.S. economy than previously thought, the government said Monday in its first official analysis of the arts and culture sector's economic value.