Home Authors Posts by Chris McFadyen

Chris McFadyen

229 POSTS 0 COMMENTS

Flashback: Sucked Dry in Barbour County

In 1992, independent presidential candidate Ross Perot said he could hear a “giant sucking sound” from the proposed North American Free Trade...

Critical Thinking Command

Gen. Charles Krulak took the job of president of Birmingham-Southern College in March 2011, following a career in the Marine Corps and...

Flashback: Not for Penny Pitchers

“Retirement Systems of Alabama Plan a Resort Plunge, ” the cover story of our March 2000 issue reported, telling of the RSA’s...

Finns’ Alabama-based Advance on U.S. Market

Mick Wallis heads up one of the largest stainless steel plants in the world and the newest. He is president of Outokumpu Stainless...

Finns Fire up Massive Melt Shop

In a January 2012 move to become the largest stainless steel producer in the world, the Finnish company Outokumpu Oyj paid $3.6...

Working and Living in Alabama’s Biggest Oil Patch

Conecuh County lies about half way between Montgomery and Mobile on I-65. Hop off the interstate at Evergreen, the county seat, ...

Flashback: Alabama Crude

As it will be again in our not-to-miss March 2013 issue, black gold was the subject of the cover feature of the...

Ready for Another Big Bank Crisis? Bailout?

A watershed of lawsuits now breaking across the country could cause another crisis among the largest investment banks — the same banks that...

Accounting for Health Care Reform

One thing you can count on after the 2012 presidential election is that health care reform, passed in 2010 — the Affordable...

Alabama Image Enhancers

INTERNET CREDS Internet guru Jimmy Wales spins to any who’ll listen the assets of being born and raised in Alabama. “There’s a very...

Get the latest

Alabama business

news delivered to

your inbox

What's New