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Conflict minerals disclosure rule heads to court

A court hears arguments on a rule that requires companies to report on whether their products contain conflict minerals.
Posted In: conflict minerals, Tech

Boeing's Washington workers vote on contract for 777X. Again.

What's at stake for Boeing and its union workers in the contract vote?
Posted In: Boeing, union vote

Foreclosures are down, but some places may see a surge

Nearly half of states require that foreclosures go through court. That slower process means a backlog of foreclosures is coming to market.
Posted In: Housing, foreclosure

A peek inside the Post Office before Christmas

Monday is purported to be the U.S. Postal Service's biggest day of the year.
Posted In: holiday shopping, usps

Tax relief may expire for underwater homeowners

Unless Congress acts, struggling homeowners who seek relief could face an unexpected tax bill.
Posted In: mortgage relief, Housing

Rent takes a bigger bite out of family budgets

As more people are excluded from homeownership, the demand for rental housing has grown beyond capacity, driving rental costs up.
Posted In: rent, mortgage, Housing

Today's economy: Inventory purgatory

Revised GDP numbers juiced the market today, but the reality behind the data should give us pause.
Posted In: GDP, inventories

The serious PR push to make Ron Burgundy's legend continue

For one day, Emerson College's communication school will be renamed the Ron Burgundy School of Communication.
Posted In: anchorman, Will Ferrell

As goes California, so goes Obamacare?

California's marketplace is set to decide whether Californians may keep their old insurance policies.
Posted In: Obamacare, ACA, health insurance

JCPenney tries to right the ship

JCPenney is trying to recover from a disastrous attempt to get rid of constant discounts.
Posted In: Retail, holiday shopping, JCpenney

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