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Post-bankruptcy Detroit's a bargain for corporations

Jan 29, 2015
Companies bet that "Made in Detroit" can outsell "Made in America."
Posted In: Detroit, Detroit bankruptcy, watches
A Shell employee conducts a safety walk-through of a tanker truck at a gas station in Kuala Lumpur.

Big Oil's first cut: exploration

Jan 29, 2015
In response to low oil prices, oil companies may cut back exploration projects.
Posted In: Shell, Oil, gas prices, big oil

Flights of fancy: There's big money in drones

Jan 29, 2015
Here are the numbers we're reading and watching for Thursday.
Tanker drivers working for Shell in Grangemouth, Scotland.

When oil prices fall, Big Oil has an advantage

Jan 28, 2015
Oil-refining businesses and decades-long outlooks cushion price swings.
Posted In: oil companies, oil economy

Schools rake in record donations ... unequally

Jan 28, 2015
Harvard raised a record amount last year for a U.S. school: $1.16 billion.
Posted In: harvard, college, donations
David Koch.

The Koch brothers' $900 million war chest

Jan 28, 2015
The brothers vow to raise nearly a billion dollars from a few hundred people.
Posted In: Koch brothers, fundraising, elections
Alibaba

Alibaba wants to give credit where credit is due

Jan 28, 2015
The numbers we're reading and watching for Wednesday.

Tell us what the economy feels like to you

Jan 27, 2015
There's a lot of talk about how the economy is improving. We want your story.
Posted In: elections, user-generated content
Can an air-thin price increase even be felt at the pump? A customer at a San Francisco service station.

Looking for meaning in a fractional gas price increase

Jan 27, 2015
For first time in four months, an average gallon goes up – from $2.033 to $2.038.
Posted In: oil prices, gas prices
Durable good are long-lasting goods, such as home appliances, that are bought by consumers. These are for sale in New York City.

What goes into the 'durable goods index'

Jan 27, 2015
Long-lasting goods are one way to measure health of U.S. manufacturing sector.
Posted In: durable goods, Commerce Department, sales

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