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Alabama Trial Lawyer Grills BP’s Hayward

Mobile lawyer Robert Cunningham had the job a lot of Gulf Coast residents would envy last month when he took a legal deposition...

Birmingham Landmark Snags a Buyer

Even as Wells Fargo economists Mark Vitner and Michael Brown said that Alabama has “likely slipped into a recession, ” the building that...

Top Doc Invests in Resort Medicine

Renowned Alabama orthopedist Jim Andrews, who developed the Andrews Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center in Birmingham, has now joined forces with...

If Only We Could All Be Central Bankers

A New York Times blog in June wondered why little old Regions Financial Corp. and its ex-CEO are being set upon by Federal...

Big Payback at the Port


Mercedes Peep Show: Leaks and Sneak Previews

Alabama’s automotive pioneer, Mercedes-Benz, drew a bit of premature buzz when pictures of its newest M-Class SUV were leaked on the...

Huntsville Names New Economic QB

Michelle Jordan has been chosen as director of economic development and legislative affairs for the City of Huntsville. Jordan has been the city’s...

ThyssenKrupp Stainless Re-branded For Sale

ThyssenKrupp, which announced in May that it was looking at ways to change or divest its stainless steel operations, has taken...

Smashing Sendoff at Austal

Austal USA christened the first of its new Joint High Speed Vessels and won accolades from a visiting Navy official. The “Spearhead,...

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Market Volatility: Weighing the Wide Swings

Why what happened in 2018 is not out of the ordinary. Why not to overreact.

Spotlight on Montgomery County

Montgomery County, in central Alabama, is part of the state’s River Region and is home to the state’s capital city, Montgomery.

Airbus Breaks Ground on New Assembly Line in Mobile

When the new Airbus A220 line gears up, Mobile will be the fourth largest producer of commercial aircraft in the world.

Birmingham Scrutinizes its Workforce

Birmingham put the numbers to its job market and found a lot of work to be done. For one, its IT segment grew 77 percent in five years, creating a job gap that will grow over the next decade.

Winning the Plant, Finding the Workforce

Alabama auto industry ramps up workforce development efforts in advance of the new Mazda Toyota plant.