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Wyoming tries to prepare for life beyond oil

Jan 8, 2015
Energy states have tried to diversify. Wyoming and Alaska remain highly reliant on oil revenue.
Posted In: Oil, wyoming, oil boom

Legal pot sales could top $10 billion by 2018

Jan 7, 2015
Despite federal obstacles, state-legal marijuana businesses take off in a big way.
Posted In: marijuana, legalization
Outside a Chase Bank branch in Chicago.

Goldman Sachs argues for a big bank breakup

Jan 7, 2015
Shareholders would benefit if JPMorgan Chase split into smaller pieces, report says.
Posted In: JP Morgan Chase, Goldman Sachs, big banks
Attendees at  a Small Business Saturday Night gathering last year in New York City,

For small businesses, nothing but blue skies

Jan 7, 2015
Optimism among small businesses is at a seven-year high, study says.
Posted In: Small Business
 Intel CEO Brian Krzanich, right, and employee Darryl Adams at this year's Consumer Electronics Show.

Intel commits $300 million to diversify tech ranks

Jan 7, 2015
Company CEO tackles a tech problem: Need for more women, minorities in workforce.
Posted In: Intel, diversity, pipeline, race
Passengers wait at a security checkpoint at Chicago O'Hare Airport.

U.S. airlines are least punctual ... in the world

Jan 7, 2015
Two American companies make the top 20 list of airlines known for running on time.
Posted In: Airlines, punctuality, america being bad at things
Civil rights leader Martin Luther King waves to supporters during the March on Washington on Aug. 28, 1963.

Why 'Selma' can't show video from Martin Luther King Jr.'s speeches

Jan 7, 2015
Estate's stewardship of Martin Luther King Jr.'s papers can produce odd results.
Posted In: MLK, intellectual property, civil rights
Outside a firm offering payday cash advances in Los Angeles.

Consumer bureau may go after payday loans

Jan 7, 2015
Reform could be coming to payday loan industry in the form of federal regulations.
Posted In: payday loans, interest rates, CFPB

A food critic's power in the Internet age

Jan 6, 2015
One negative restaurant review in a newspaper can do more harm than you might think.
Posted In: restaurants, Food, reviews, Yelp, critics
Attendees arrive at the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

Consumer Electronics Show: Meet the smart home

Jan 6, 2015
A trend that's exploding: Using sensors to connect everyday objects to the Internet.
Posted In: CES, sensors, tech trends

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