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Employees of German car maker BMW work on an assembly line for BMW cars at the company's plant in Munich, southern Germany, in 2014.

How leasing boosted the auto industry

Aug 3, 2015
Consumers end up back in the market two or three years later.
Posted In: auto industry, auto sales, car manufacturing
Ryan Kavanaugh, CEO of Relativity Media (L) and writer/director Mike Binder arrive at the premiere of Relativity Media's 'Black Or White' on January 20, 2015 in Los Angeles, California.

Relativity Media goes into turnaround

Jul 31, 2015
The mini Hollywood studio has filed for bankruptcy.
Posted In: Relativity, film, bankruptcy
Federal Reserve Board Chairwoman Janet Yellen testifies before the House Financial Services Committee July 15, 2015 in Washington, D.C. Yellen told the committee that the Fed is still set to raise short-term interest rates this year.

Weekly Wrap: Interest rates, Janet Yellen and profits

Jul 31, 2015
Linette Lopez and Felix Salmon join Kai Ryssdal to recap the week in business and finance.
Posted In: Weekly Wrap, wages, Janet Yellen, interest rates, profits
Victoria's Secret Angel Elsa Hosk attends a charity event at SoulCycle in New York City on July 8, 2015.

SoulCycle pedaling hard toward IPO

Jul 31, 2015
A question for investors: How much can a fitness fad grow?
Posted In: SoulCycle, IPO, sales

Oceanliners cruise to better results

Jul 31, 2015
Royal Caribbean's second quarter earnings beat expectations.
Posted In: cruise ships, cruise, Royal Caribbean
Facebook reported strong second quarter earnings on Wednesday.

The obsession with tech-company growth

Jul 30, 2015
Nothing succeeds with Wall Street like getting bigger.
Posted In: Facebook, Amazon, Twitter, earnings report

Do you really need a license to do your job?

Jul 30, 2015
Occupational certification requirements vary widely from state to state.
Posted In: occupational licensing, labor market, workforce
The original Shake Shack in Madison Square Park, NY.

Randy Garutti on Shake Shack's 'accidental' start

Jul 30, 2015
The CEO talks about the chain's origins and shaking up the restaurant industry.
Posted In: Shake Shack, CEOs, restaurants
A still from an Amazon Prime Air system.

Amazon's vision of a drone highway in the sky

Jul 29, 2015
It would be a new delivery system, with a lane for everyone.
Posted In: Amazon, drones, commercial drones, delivery services
Yelp lost $1.3 million in this year's second quarter.

Shareholders' review of Yelp? Not five stars.

Jul 29, 2015
The platform's stock sank 25 percent after a second disappointing earnings report.
Posted In: Yelp, quarterly report, losses