President Trump’s good deed—Talking up the dollar

President Trump’s smackdown of Peter Navarro, assistant to the president and director of the Office of Trade and Manufacturing Policy, for Navarro’s call to weaken the U.S. dollar was a breath of fresh air in an otherwise protectionist administration. Since his appointment to the Trump administration, this undistinguished economist has led a one-man jihad against […]

Panthers among Fortune’s 50 Most Powerful Latinas of 2017.

Panthers among Fortune’s 50 Most Powerful Latinas of 2017.

Three College of Business alumnae are among Fortune magazine’s 50 Most Powerful Latinas of 2017. They join three other FIU graduates and members of the FIU community on the ranking, which highlights Latinas’ growing presence in corporate America. The list, compiled by The Association of Latino Professionals for America, includes female executives running Fortune 500 companies or […]

The Keystone XL Pipeline: A Win-Win for the United States and Canada

The United States would do well to move forward on the project. Oh, Canada! Blessed by proximity to the United States, cursed by its politics. The ongoing saga of the Keystone XL pipeline best illustrates how a thriving trade, investment, and security relationship with our most important ally is being strained by a feckless White […]

Condo development lagging in Palm Beach, Broward counties

The housing market is brutal on homebuyers in Broward and Palm Beach counties. Getting into a condominium in either county isn’t any easier. And it doesn’t look like the situation will change anytime soon. “Condo listings don’t stay on the market for more than a few days,” said Beverly Rothstein, an agent for Galleria International Realty in Fort Lauderdale. “Clients […]

Inspiration and collaboration propel winning EyeTalk team

EyeTalk began as a Florida International University business professor’s social entrepreneurship challenge to students last fall. Four students who stepped up — Viurniel Sanchez, Jesus Amundarain and Esam Mashni, all engineering graduate students, and Pia Celestino, a communications undergraduate who graduated last week — not only came up with a prototype for an innovative pair […]