Business News

From the biggest financial crisis in recent history to free trade, the legalization of marijuana and international sovereign bailouts, I’ve covered fascinating business stories from around the world for some of the biggest names in news.

Meena Thiruvengadam on an East-West Center reporting fellowship in South Korea in 2010.

Recent business bylines

Fortune: How To Help Employees Dealing With Depression, Anxiety and Burnout
Health: Affordable Alternatives To Dental Insurance

Travel+Leisure: U.S. Airlines Are Bringing Back Basic Economy Restrictions
Travel+Leisure: Forget Blocking Seats. Air Canada Is Flying Reconfigured Planes Instead

Better Homes & Gardens: Credit Scores Matter Even More For Today’s Homebuyers
Better Homes & Gardens: How to Bounce Back When Your Home Offer Is Rejected

Chicago Booth Review

Inventors Are Eyeing Your Home Office
Without Commutes, Where Are Americans Spending Their Time?
Looking for a promotion? Control your temper.

Yahoo Finance

How Snapchat found religion
Subscription boxes are all the rage, but will they catch on for legal pot?
Willie Nelson’s weed brand is now backed by private equity  
California’s tax collector wants to bank legal cannabis
Tommy Chong’s solution for pot’s banking problem 
Proposed Jimi Hendrix marijuana product line could trigger new fight

The Wall Street Journal

Most G-7 Finance Ministers Likely Won’t Be Eating Seal
A Bailed-Out Bank Now Tests Treasury’s Willingness to Step In
Treasury Bailout’s Limits on Lobbyists Still Haven’t Taken Effect
G-7 Split on Finance Regulation
Wine Market Makes Case for Free Trade


USA TODAY: Female veterans struggle in jobs market
GlobalPost: NATO protests weren’t as bloody as 1968 Dem convention
San Antonio Express-News: El Paso says bye-bye to blue jeans
San Antonio Express-News: Mexican truck rolls into the U.S. and the history books