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Black-owned funeral homes face existential challenge

Nov 4, 2014
As black neighborhoods change, funeral directors are struggling to adapt.
Posted In: funerals, cremation, death

The unexpected budget lines

Nov 3, 2014
Experts say the federal budget is likely to be punctuated with new, previously unexpected spending.
Posted In: Britain, Ebola, government spending
 U.S. President Barack Obama shakes hands with Janet Yellen during a press conference to nominate her to head the Federal Reserve in the State Dining Room at the White House.

Whatever happens election day, it's Yellen's economy

Nov 3, 2014
If balances of power change in the election, the chairman of the Fed won't.
Posted In: Janet Yellen, chairman of the federal reserve, The Fed, Barack Obama

Is unemployment really worse in the South?

Nov 3, 2014
Jobless rates are up in some Southern states. But the numbers may be misleading.
Posted In: Unemployment, South, job market

Starbucks CEO co-authors book on valuing veterans

Nov 3, 2014
Howard Schultz and Rajiv Chandrasekaran discuss the importance of hiring veterans.
Posted In: veterans, starbucks, Howard Schultz
Are you scared of this picture? Probably.

Weekend Brunch: Midterm elections and things we're scared of

Oct 31, 2014
A look at the upcoming 2014 midterm elections, plus what are you scared of?
Posted In: clowns, GDP, midterm elections, fear
 Matilde Hoffman works on her computer at a coffee shop in New York City.

Internet in the U.S: High cost, slow service

Oct 31, 2014
Americans pay more than people in other countries for slower internet service.
Posted In: Internet, internet cost, high rates, internet speed

Why inflation is a central banker's goal

Oct 31, 2014
A moderate rate of inflation is evidence of a growing economy
Posted In: inflation, quantitative easing, Japan
Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy was one of the few big box office hits of the summer.

Why revenue for movie theater chains is down. Way down.

Oct 31, 2014
It was the worst summer since "Waterworld."
Posted In: movie theaters, film, tickets

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