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Americans are taking fewer vacation days

Jul 17, 2015
It's a relatively new problem, says Project: Time Off director.
Posted In: vacation, productivity, employees

Welcome to the (very expensive) dollhouse

Jul 17, 2015
Here are the numbers we're reading and watching for Friday.
The Suncor refinery in Edmonton, Canada, which has the capacity to refine 142,000 barrels of light oil a day, according to the company. Oil prices have been blamed for the state of Canada's economy.

Oil slump takes Canada into recession

Jul 16, 2015
Declines in exports are the cause. The rest of the economy is holding up.
Posted In: Canada, recession, oil prices, exports

Oil industry cutbacks are a drag on U.S. economy

Jul 16, 2015
Companies are spending less on production and laying off thousands of workers.
Posted In: consumer spending, Goldman Sachs, cheap oil, shale producers

Ah, the smell of eggs and seaweed in the morning

Jul 16, 2015
Here are the numbers we're reading and watching for Thursday.

Netflix wants to be global

Jul 15, 2015
The streaming service is already in 50 countries and wants to expand rapidly.
Posted In: netflix, alibaba, streaming, orange is the new black, house of cards

Latest ruling blurs the line on what Pharrell owes

Jul 15, 2015
Here are the numbers we're reading and watching for Wednesday.

#Pluto #nofilter

Jul 14, 2015
Here are the numbers we're reading and watching for Tuesday.

Amazon wants you to celebrate its birthday by shopping

Jul 13, 2015
As it turns 20, the online retailer promotes its fee-based Prime membership.
Posted In: Amazon Prime, Amazon, anniversary
The usual morning traffic fills a freeway in Los Angeles.

The high cost of gridlock

Jul 13, 2015
In 2013, traffic jams in the U.S. cost consumers an estimated $124 billion.
Posted In: Traffic, Senate, Louisiana

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