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A moose confronts a driveway  in Pinedale, Wyoming.

To build housing, or not, for oil boom workers

Jan 6, 2015
When an investment is good for transient energy workers, but not for a small town.
Posted In: wyoming, fracking, oil boom, housing boom
Inside a Stuart Weitzman store in New York City.

Coach's new shoes: Stuart Weitzman

Jan 6, 2015
Luxury brand makes a half-billion dollar move to acquire footwear company.
Posted In: Coach, Weitzman, luxury fashion, handbags
ESPN Monday Night Football commentators set up near the field before a 2013 game in Tampa, Florida.

ESPN and Dish break the cable bundle

Jan 6, 2015
Internet-streaming service will serve up ESPN channels for $20 a month.
Posted In: espn, Dish, cable bundles
Ted Turner, founder of CNN, attends the Lone Sailor Awards Dinner at the National Building Museum in Washington, DC.

CNN's ready for the apocalypse

Jan 6, 2015
You'll know world's ending when CNN airs video of band playing "Nearer, My God to Thee."
Posted In: end of the world, cnn, video

Cubicles: The little office space that could

Jan 6, 2015
New York magazine celebrates the cubicle, "your nest in a larger home."
Posted In: cubicles, office
People walk by a window sticker advertising Visa and MasterCard credit cards in San Francisco, California.

Some new credit cards are more secure than others

Jan 6, 2015
Not all new cards with security chips also have PINs.
Posted In: Credit Cards, hackers, security chips, Banks
Passersby are reflected in the window of the Nasdaq studios in New York City.

How do stock exchanges make money?

Jan 5, 2015
Nasdaq bring in cash from trades but also sells information and software.
Posted In: stock market, NASDAQ
Workers build a Ford Focus on the assembly line at Ford's assembly plant in Wayne, Michigan.

Auto profits rebound, but wages don't follow

Jan 5, 2015
Is a job as an autoworker still a gateway to the middle class?
Posted In: autoworkers, Ford, auto industry
An Emiota representative wears Belty, a smart belt, at the 2015 consumer electronics show in Las Vegas.

Meet Belty, a smart belt that expands with your waist

Jan 5, 2015
At consumer electronics show in Las Vegas, wearable tech is a trend.
Posted In: smart belt, belty, CES, wearable tech
At the gas pump  in Miami.

Are low oil prices an opening for a carbon tax?

Jan 5, 2015
If a tax is not imposed on carbon-dioxide emissions, gas is artificially underpriced.
Posted In: oil prices, carbon tax, gas prices

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