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Investing in marijuana still a risky business

Dec 19, 2014
The legal pot industry in America is now worth billions, and it’s growing.
Posted In: marijuana, Investing
Workers remove a poster banner for "The Interview" from a billboard in Hollywood, California.

Hackers aim to learn from Sony attack

Dec 19, 2014
U.S. officially blames North Korea, as hackers examine what can be learned
Posted In: sony hacks, Sony, hackers, North Korea, FBI
Amazon.com packages await shipment at a mail processing annex in Indianapolis.

Super-fast delivery is the new game in town

Dec 19, 2014
Amazon and start-ups compete for the instantaneous delivery dollar.
Posted In: Amazon, instant delivery, online shopping, e-commerce

Lower gas prices, but spending stuck in neutral

Dec 18, 2014
Many people don't believe the low prices will last.
Posted In: gas prices
A packaging machine sorts crayons while moving them toward individual boxes at Binney and Smith, maker of Crayola crayons.

100 uses for petroleum – and counting

Dec 18, 2014
Maybe we should be asking what isn't made from a barrel of oil.
Posted In: petroleum, petroleum products, Oil, barrel of oil

Cuba's open doors don't mean open for business

Dec 18, 2014
Despite thawing U.S.-Cuba relations, full-blown business opportunities are largely years away.
Posted In: cuba, tourism, sugar, rum, business opportunity
A detailed view of the Goodyear Eagle tires.

A circular argument: How cheap oil affects tire prices

Dec 18, 2014
If oil prices fall, will tires cost less? The answers are far from black and white.
Posted In: tires, Oil, petroleum, oil prices

Farmers feel ripple effects of the oil boom

Dec 18, 2014
Kai Ryssdal talks to commercial grain farmer Curt Mowery.
Posted In: farmers, Oil, oil prices
Those are LeBron James' feet sporting Nike shoes on the court this month in New Orleans.

Nike earnings: Wall Street and Sneakerheads weigh in

Dec 18, 2014
The street vs. Wall Street on Nike
Posted In: Nike, shoes, emerging markets, nike earnings

Ugly holiday sweaters undergo a renaissance

Dec 17, 2014
Tacky Christmas cardigans are hot this year thanks to 'Ugly Sweater' parties.
Posted In: sweaters, clothing, ugly sweaters, raiding your mom's closet

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