Economy at a glance

Walmart announces it will raise wages for some 500,000 employees.

Wal-Mart's goal: Reinvention

Sep 2, 2015
Customers don’t like waiting, and the country's largest retailer knows it.
Posted In: Wal-Mart, Walmart

Lego in space

Sep 2, 2015
Here are the numbers we're reading and watching for Wednesday.

The recession changed how we shop

Sep 1, 2015
Retailers must deal with frugal customers who grab deals and dash.
Posted In: coupons, frugality, discounts
Tim Cook delivers the keynote address during Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference on June 8, 2015 in San Francisco, California.

iOriginal iProgramming

Sep 1, 2015
Here are the numbers we're reading and watching for Tuesday.
Robert Randolph and Devon Allman (right) perform during All My Friends: Celebrating the Songs & Voice of Gregg Allman at The Fox Theatre on January 10, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia. This summer, Allman has been on tour for his new album, "Ragged & Dirty."

I've Always Wondered: 'The Travellin' Band'

Aug 31, 2015
How do bands decide which cities to play and which to pass on tour?
Posted In: musicians, tour, band

They're a hot investment, but are ETFs safe?

Aug 31, 2015
The infrastructure behind these funds may not be keeping up with their growth.
Posted In: ETFs, Investing, markets; stocks; trading

Hulu hungers for 'Hunger Games'

Aug 31, 2015
Here are the numbers we're watching and stories we're reading for Monday.
Federal Reserve Board Chairwoman Janet Yellen participates in a discussion on global finance during a conference May 6, 2015 in Washington, D.C.

Weekly Wrap: The stock market, oil and Janet Yellen

Aug 28, 2015
Nela Richardson and Sudeep Reddy join Kai Ryssdal to recap the week in business and finance.
Posted In: Janet Yellen, Oil, stock markets
A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Oct. 15 in New York City. Stocks remain on a downward trajectory amid growing fears of Ebola and a global slowdown.

How fear plays a role in our finances

Aug 28, 2015
It was the first reaction many people had when the stock market dropped this week.
Posted In: psychology, Science, fear
Fast-food restaurants are concerned what the NLRB ruling will mean for them.

NLRB decision pushes 'employee' debate

Aug 28, 2015
Franchising and subcontracting labor haven't always been the norm.
Posted In: NLRB, labor, fast food
 
 
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