Business - Most Recent


A UPS worker delivers packages in Chicago.

Brash new competitor challenges Amazon

Jul 23, 2015 pledges to beat the online retailer's prices using a membership model.
Posted In:, Amazon, consumer prices
A still of Christian Grey played by Jamie Dornan in the film "Fifty Shades of Grey."

Soundtracks have a life beyond the movies

Jul 22, 2015
Gerrick Kennedy says soundtracks are gaining significance after the movie is over.
Posted In: movies, Soundtracks, fifty shades of grey, musicians
An Uber vehicle is shown in New York City.

New York City gives up in Uber cap dispute

Jul 22, 2015
Bill de Blasio's administration has blinked.
Posted In: Uber, Bill de Blasio, New York City
Honoree Caitlyn Jenner accepts the Arthur Ashe Courage Award onstage during the 2015 ESPYS at Microsoft Theater on July 15, 2015 in Los Angeles, California.

E! Network pins hopes on new Caitlyn Jenner series

Jul 22, 2015
"I am Cait" premieres this Sunday, and promises to be a ratings blockbuster.
Posted In: E! network, caitlyn jenner, ratings

Why a share's price and its value might not line up

Jul 22, 2015
A company's share price doesn't necessarily always reflect its true value.
Posted In: Investing, Analysis, accounting, stock market, valuation, whiteboard
An iPhone 6 is scrutinized at an Apple store in Beijing, China.

Apple, Microsoft, and Yahoo make, lose, and lose money

Jul 22, 2015
Apple's earnings surged, but its performance didn't meet analysts' expectations.
Posted In: apple, Microsoft, Yahoo

A boom in new hotel construction

Jul 21, 2015
From Houston to Miami, cranes are busy erecting new hotels.
Posted In: hotels, manhattan, construction
PayPal President and CEO Dan Schulman (center) joins employees, customers and Nasdaq employees while ringing the bell at Nasdaq on Monday morning in New York City. PayPal Holdings Inc. became an independent publicly traded company on the exchange Monday.

PayPal makes its stock market debut

Jul 20, 2015
The payment company goes public, but how will it compete going forward?
Posted In: paypal, smartphones, competition

Lockheed Martin reaches deal to buy Sikorsky Aircraft

Jul 20, 2015
The world’s largest defense contractor could gain more influence with the Pentagon.
Posted In: lockheed martin, Pentagon, helicopter