Money

Job cuts soar 218% in January

4-2-2016

January brought snow and pink slips for many Americans. Job cuts soared 218% in January, according to career placement firm…

Martin Shkreli invokes Fifth, refuses to answer ‘imbecile’ lawmakers’ questions

4-2-2016

Martin Shkreli invokes Fifth at hearing Martin Shkreli smirked as Rep. Elijah Cummings berated the former drug…

Zika virus could slam these travel hotspots

4-2-2016 

What is the Zika virus? Popular tourist hotspots in the Americas are poised for trouble as the Zika virus…

Amazon opening book stores? Not so fast!

4-2-2016 

How the heck does Amazon make money? Maybe Amazon isn’t getting ready to open up hundreds of bookstores after

Facebook censorship under the microscope

4-2-2016 

Drones strikes and labia surgery. On the surface, they don’t appear to have much in common. But when people tried to post stories…

Average Long-Term US Mortgage Rate Falls Fifth Straight Week

4-2-2016 

Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates fell for the fifth straight week amid volatility in world financial markets. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac…

Grain Higher, Livestock Higher

4-2-2016 

Grain futures were higher Thursday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for March delivery was .50 cent higher at $4.8040 a…

Gender pay gap can haunt women even in retirement

4-2-2016 

The gender pay gap is a hot topic in the presidential campaign, and President Barack Obama has been hammering on it, too. Women who work…

GoPro is in a massive tailspin

4-2-2016

GoPro’s CEO puts company’s future in focus Layoffs, new cameras and a strategy shift. Nothing seems to be working…

Ben & Jerry’s to sell vegan ice cream

4-2-2016 

Ben & Jerry’s is scooping up four new flavors of vegan ice cream. Ben & Jerry’s is scooping up vegan ice cream. The ice…

US Productivity Fell at Sharp 3 Percent Rate in Q4

4-2-2016 

U.S. productivity fell sharply in the final three months of 2015, closing out a fifth straight year of weak gains in worker efficiency. The…