The short answer: Not much right away, although failing to pay creditors is never a good thing for a nation's creditworthiness
Coca-Cola’s North America president, Sandy Douglas, oversees a relaunch of America’s No. 1 soft drink
Four years after the Citizens United decision, out-of-state cash is flowing down to state races
Phony phone-bill items from third-party scammers date back almost 20 years
Yves Béhar's Public Office Landscape turns the workstation into a social hub
A Bluetooth-enabled sneaker from an India-based startup doubles as a fitness tracker and personal tour guide
After Virginia Tech and Miami of Ohio shut down their regional full-time MBA programs, who’s next?
Critics say the agency charged with keeping regulations from burdening small companies actually serves big corporate interests
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, master golfer Tiger Woods, and NBA commissioner David Stern took top honors on the BusinessWeek Power 100 list last year. Will they make the cut this year? To help us compile our second annual ranking of the 100 most powerful people in sports, we've put together an all-star panel of 35 experts across a variety of sports—from gold medalists and Super Bowl Champions to academics and CEOs. We even cover the world of sports financing. But we also want to hear from our readers, so give us your nominations. This list, along with several other comprehensive features, will appear in our Power 100 issue available Oct. 2.