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The best and worst states on closing the gender pay gap

| Apr 7, 2014
Wyoming has the biggest gap in pay between women and men
Posted In: employment, gender, pay, wages
GM President, Michigan Governor Visit Flint Assembly Plant

Can an executive order help close the pay gap?

| Apr 7, 2014
The order will ban federal contractors from retaliating against employees who discuss what they're paid.
Posted In: pay gap

'The Tech Sector': Growing, and growing vaguer

| Apr 7, 2014
The Nasdaq is sliding and there’s lots of hand-wringing over the tech sector.
Posted In: tech bubble

Is this town the Luxembourg of Illinois sales tax?

| Apr 7, 2014
Companies based in Chicago record sales in Kankakee and other towns outside the city to lower tax bills.
Posted In: Chicago, Taxes

PODCAST: Tech bubble bursting?

| Apr 7, 2014
We look at the best and worst states on closing the gender pay gap. And The University of Baltimore is offering a free semester for finishing within four years.

Are you a giver or a taker?

| Apr 8, 2014
Wharton professor Adam Grant tells us who is more successful in business
Posted In: business, personality, quiz

Pixar: From 'Toy Story' to today

| Apr 7, 2014
Pixar President and co-founder, Ed Catmull talks about the company.
Posted In: animation, disney, pixar

Home-delivery of groceries isn't new, Amazon

| Apr 7, 2014
Real grocery stores have delivered groceries to customers for a long time. What's so hard?
Coal mining

In Kentucky, who's to blame for coal's decline?

| Apr 7, 2014
The main problem is that Kentucky coal is played out and expensive to mine.
Posted In: coal, Eastern Kentucky
Laid-off miners Jeff Combs and Ryan Trent in Hazard, Kentucky.

Coal country starts to ask 'What's after coal?'

| Apr 7, 2014
In eastern Kentucky, coal mines are closing, putting thousands out of work.
Posted In: Appalachian Trail, coal