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Quiz: How do consumers feel about luxury handbags?

Aug 5, 2015
High-end brands can't get a handle on post-recession sales.
Posted In: handbags, Coach, Michael Kors, kate spade, wealth

Congress weighing stronger FDA rules on e-cigs

Aug 5, 2015
In the meantime, some communities have made their own regulations.
Posted In: e-cigs, e-cigarettes, FDA, Congress

Disney earnings could show strength in films, parks

Aug 4, 2015
The media company has been on a roll with big movies.
Posted In: disney, disney world

BloomNation is changing the way we send flowers

Aug 3, 2015
A Silicon Beach based startup is disrupting the $30 billion flower industry
Posted In: Silicon Beach, flowers, technology, start-up
With its purchase of DirecTV, AT&T will offer a new TV and mobile phone service bundle.

AT&T's new bundle could shake things up

Aug 3, 2015
The company's first offering since acquiring DirectTV is getting a lot of attention from industry watchers.
Posted In: AT&T, directv, bundles, mobile phones
Ronda Rousey of the U.S. (right) defeated Bethe Correia of Brazil in their bantamweight title fight during Saturday's UFC 190 event in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Mixed martial arts star gives fans quick thrill

Aug 3, 2015
Ronda Rousey defeated her opponent in just 34 seconds over the weekend.
Posted In: MMA, pay-per-view, UFC, Ronda Rousey
Egg prices nearly doubled between May and June.

Egg prices are up, but chicken breast is not

Aug 3, 2015
Kai talks to Ed Fryar, CEO of Ozark Mountain Poultry in Rogers, Arkansas.
Posted In: chicken, avian flu, eggs
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