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A conversation with Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella

Ben Johnson | May 4, 2015
Microsoft is having an interesting moment and Nadella is thinking big.
McDonald's french fries sit under a heat lamp at a restaurant in San Francisco.

McDonald's wants to serve up a giant turnaround

Gigi Douban | May 4, 2015
The company's huge size and long history complicate its efforts to keep up

Obama's plan to keep up with My Brother's Keeper

Tim Fitzsimons | May 4, 2015
Obama will help start a nonprofit version of the government initiative

Why "landmen" don't benefit from low gas prices

Stan Alcorn | May 4, 2015
The people who oil companies pay to get the rights to drill for oil lose out.

Meet the woman leading the EU's case against Google

David Brancaccio | May 4, 2015
Margrethe Vestager says Google is misusing its hold on the search market.

McDonald's happy plan

Beidi Zhang and Tony Wagner | May 4, 2015
Here are the stories we're reading and numbers we're watching Monday.
Floyd Mayweather is expected to earn $120 million from the match against Manny Pacquiao on Saturday.

Floyd Mayweather will likely earn $120 million Saturday

Kai Ryssdal | May 1, 2015
That's more than some big companies earned in profits last year.
The Federal Reserve building

Weekly wrap: GDP, the Federal Reserve and Greece

Kai Ryssdal | May 1, 2015
Sudeep Reddy and Catherine Rampell join Kai Ryssdal to recap the week in business and finance.
Posted In: Federal Reserve, GDP, Greece
Tesla CEO Elon Musk showcases a suite of batteries for homes, businesses and utilities at the Tesla Design Studio on Thursday in Hawthorne, California.

Tesla's Powerwall isn't for everyone ... yet

Kai Ryssdal and Scott Tong | May 1, 2015
Tesla's new home battery may be ahead of its time.

My First Job: Pet grave digger

Robert Garrova | May 1, 2015
A first job that's a bit macabre.
Posted In: cemeteries, counselor, pets