Features by Gigi Douban
Posted In: Puerto Rico, government, shutdown
The economy crashed when corporations moved out, but the government kept spending.
Posted In: recycling, glass, plastic, waste
Plastic proved more convenient than glass. Now it's easier to recycle, too.
Posted In: NBA, cuba, basketball
The NBA plans a basketball clinic in Cuba for later this month.
Posted In: oil industry, Unemployment, texas
Unemployment claims have doubled in Texas as the oil industry sheds workers.
Posted In: Etsy, investors, socially responsible investments
Etsy plans to target small investors and keep big ones at a minimum.
Posted In: Shell, Oil, Mergers and Acquisitions, BG group
Two giants team up for a combo the likes of which hasn't been seen since ExxonMobil.
Posted In: gay marriage, tax returns, federal taxes, equality
Only one state doesn't advise same-sex couples on how to comply with state tax laws.
Posted In: Indiana, gay rights, customer service
Businesses can bounce unwanted customers, but not whole classes of customers.
Posted In: Housing, home sales
The answer is complicated, thanks to that basic economic rule: supply and demand.