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The Money-Printing Machine

Since 2008 the U.S. Federal Reserve has been printing money like nobody’s business, more than $4 trillion of it. It’s not actually...

Save the Family Farm: Here's How

Booker T. Whatley, who died in 2005 at age 89 at his home off Court Street in Montgomery, kept a flourishing...

Farming for the Health Buyer

Randall Hastings, age 60, heads Hastings Farm, one of the largest organic farms in Alabama, located in Bay Minette,...

Flashback: Huntsville's Anti-Union Fervor Burns

When Chrysler began building a $65 million electronics components plant — Chrysler Electronics City — in Huntsville in March, 1987, business...

Big Game Hunting

We spoke recently with Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle about one of the biggest economic development coups in state history. In February, gun...

Flashback: Lakshmi Checkmates TK

In our May 2007 issue of Business Alabama, we detailed how Lakshmi Mittal, chairman and CEO of Mittal Steel and third...

Giant Roars to Full Blast

Christian Dohr was CEO of ThyssenKrupp Steel USA — the massive steel mill in north Mobile County — when we did this interview...

Flashback: Resort Revenue Nightmare

Through the summer of 2004, tourism business on the Alabama Gulf Coast was on a steady rise, with visitor counts increasing...

Alabama’s Showcase Rooms

Tony Davis is the CEO of the leading hospitality company in Alabama, PCH Hotels & Resorts, the chain of resort hotels...

Flashback: Won't You Buy Me a Mercedes-Benz?

Well into 1994, the state was still trying to digest the news, announced in September 1993, that Mercedes-Benz would build...

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