Obama, Jobs Talk Competitiveness and Employment

President Barack Obama talked turkey with Apple (AAPL) CEO and founder Steve Jobs on Thursday, covering a wide range of topics from American competitiveness to job creation, according to a Reuters report.

Helicopter Parents, Honor Deflation and the U.S. Economy

Pundits constantly lament the state of the U.S. economy, but it's our human capital that we should be worried about. Our young people are being ill-prepared for the workplace, and getting some very strange signals from both schools and parents about what it means to be "the best."