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 Volkswagen's new boss said the auto giant would need more than a year to fix all its pollution-cheating cars.

Just how much will that VW recall cost?

Oct 7, 2015
$7.3 billion apparently won't be enough for the recall that may start in January.
Posted In: Volkswagen, car recalls, automobile industry
Plant Specialist Dustin McMahon hand pollinates genetically modified corn plants inside greenhouses housed on the roof of Monsanto agribusiness headquarters in St. Louis, Missouri.

Monsanto loss grows amid commodities slump

Oct 7, 2015
Lower prices pinch everyone from farmers to agribusiness giants.
Posted In: Monsanto, crop prices, commodities
This is what Mark Gwin found when he returned to his property in Bastrop, Texas after the worst wildfire in Texas history raged for nine days. He and his family saw no point in rebuilding, so they left town. For many others, though, home builders were bro

After Texas fire, business boomed for some

Oct 7, 2015
A wildfire's destruction creates a surge of demand for services and rebuilding.
Posted In: fire, fires, texas
Russell Wilson #3 of the Seattle Seahawks runs with the ball during the first half of a game against the Detroit Lions at CenturyLink Field on Monday in Seattle, Washington.

Game over? Fantasy sports face regulation questions

Oct 6, 2015
The websites and their employees face 'insider betting' allegations.
Posted In: Sports, fantasy sports

In the long run, fast food beat out Pepsi

Oct 6, 2015
A look at how Yum! Brands has grown since its spinoff from PepsiCo 18 years ago.
Posted In: Pepsi, yum brands

Canadian hockey teams slammed by strong U.S. dollar

Oct 6, 2015
How the weak Loonie could cause money troubles for Canadian hockey teams.
Posted In: NHL, Canada, hockey

Jack Dorsey and Dov Charney: A tale of two founders

Oct 5, 2015
Both young and charismatic CEOs were ousted from their own companies. One came back.
Posted In: ceo, American Apparel, Twitter, Dov Charney, Jack Dorsey
Disney has raised the price of one if its annual passes to more than $1,000.

Disney tries to solve its popularity problem

Oct 5, 2015
The company may turn to peak pricing to cut down on crowds.
Posted In: disney, Disneyland, theme parks
Say goodbye to Comcast for $5.

Dealing with red tape? There's an app for that

Oct 5, 2015
Skip all the bureaucracy.
Posted In: Comcast, subscriptions
Clothing sits on display inside a New York City American Apparel store. The clothing company filed for bankruptcy Monday.

American Apparel faces challenges other retailers have

Oct 5, 2015
The chain filed for bankruptcy. Its challenge: attracting young shoppers.
Posted In: American Apparel, clothing, bankruptcy