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Michael Jackson

Michael Jackson makes more money dead than alive. How?

Jul 2, 2015
He died in debt, but years later MJ is still performing and putting out hits.
Posted In: Michael Jackson, estate plan, Music

Bubble wrap just doesn't burst like it used to

Jul 2, 2015
Here are the numbers we're reading and watching for Thursday.
U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker

Checking in with the secretary of commerce

Jul 1, 2015
Kai talks to Penny Pritzker about the Export-Import bank and TPP.
Posted In: commerce, export-import bank, Trans-Pacific Partnership

2015, the year of the high U.S. dollar

Jul 1, 2015
What does that mean for companies doing business overseas?
Posted In: dollars, dollar, euro
Maiquetia international airport

Please place cash in the overhead compartment

Jul 1, 2015
Here are the numbers we're reading and watching for Wednesday.
Chipotle restaurant workers fill orders for customers. A former Chipotle employee joined a class-action lawsuit against the company with claims related to unpaid overtime.

Working hard for the money — will overtime help?

Jun 30, 2015
President Obama has announced that he will update labor rules to allow workers extra pay for work.
Posted In: labor, overtime, working, employees

Why a Greek-style run on the banks won't happen in the U.S.

Jun 30, 2015
How do you make money safe? You insure it. That's what the FDIC does.
Posted In: FDIC, insurance, cash, banking, security, Personal Finance, Savings

President Obama extends overtime pay to more workers

Jun 30, 2015
The proposal could mean bigger paychecks for up to five million workers.
Posted In: overtime, Barack Obama, management

Lessons from Cyprus on handling debt crisis

Jun 30, 2015
A look back at the 2013 debt crisis in Cyprus. Were lessons learned that could help Greece?
Posted In: greekcrisis, Greece, Greek, IMF

I'm leaving on a (garbage-fueled) jet plane

Jun 30, 2015
Here are the numbers we're reading and watching for Tuesday.