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Chesapeake Energy is facing plummeting stock after borrowing its way into a lot of debt.

Chesapeake Energy's boom and bust

Nov 20, 2015
The oil and gas producer borrowed heavily, now it's deep in debt and struggling
Posted In: energy, Oil, fracking

Don't call it a GMO

Nov 20, 2015
The FDA says the label is confusing, lets look at at non-GMO meal and find out.
Posted In: Food, Big Food, GMO, Non-GMO, FDA

Finally ... finally!!! ... Black Friday starts to fade

Nov 20, 2015
Shoppers have new strategies, and retailers are changing theirs in response.
Posted In: Black Friday, Target Black Friday, Thanksgiving

Why some companies are using algorithms for hiring

Nov 19, 2015
A new study suggests algorithms can help find employees who will stick around longer
Posted In: hiring, employment
Congress passed a bill this week that opened up the future of mining in space.

Asteroid mining not so far in the future

Nov 19, 2015
Congress recently passed a bill setting out guidelines for mining in space.
Posted In: space, Congress, mining, asteroid
Lin-Manuel Miranda performs at 'Hamilton' Broadway Opening Night at Richard Rodgers Theatre on August 6, 2015 in New York City.

The long reach of the Broadway hit 'Hamilton'

Nov 18, 2015
The show about the U.S. financial system's architect is a hit off Broadway, too.
Posted In: Hamilton, broadway, Founding Fathers
Target is looking to promote healthier foods.

Target sees sales growth but weak spots online

Nov 18, 2015
Target said traffic and sales at its stores climbed in the third quarter.
Posted In: Target, Retail

How the Rain Room may pay off for Restoration Hardware

Nov 18, 2015
The luxury home store is among the new non-traditional players in the art market.
Posted In: art, Amazon, LACMA
Shelves of sneakers in Portland's Index store.

Portland: Sneaker hub of the universe

Nov 17, 2015
Portland has emerged as the sneaker mecca at the heart of a $20 billion industry.
Posted In: sneakers, Portland
This year, Hallmark will be marketing its signature Keepsake Ornament with digital advertisement only, opting for filters on Snapchat instead of television spots.

Hallmark ads get edgier and more digital

Nov 17, 2015
The maker of Keepsake ornaments is trying a new strategy to reach harried moms.
Posted In: Hallmark, online ads, television ads