Features by Sally Herships

T-Mobile and Univision offer Latinos a phone plan

The two companies offer phone plans with special content for Latinos

Cats, video games, funerals: All with video on demand

Google is in talks to buy Twitch, a live video game streaming service.
Posted In: video streaming

The cookie factory that balances profit with progress

Some corporations have a legal status that formalizes their social goals.
Posted In: B Corporation
Elvis on Toast

Taking the retail sales number too seriously

Retail sales for April were disappointing, but month-to-month data is problematic.
Posted In: retail sales, numbers

Why China and Vietnam are bumping boats

China is in conflict over its claim to a vast part of the South China Sea.
Posted In: south china sea
Stanford University

Stanford will divest stakes in coal. Will it matter?

Stanford becomes the first major university to eliminate fossil-fuel investments in its endowment -- but only coal.
Obama Gives Major Speech On Climate Change And Pollution

I feel a climate change comin' on

Climate change does not rate very high on the list of the public's concerns.
Posted In: climate change
Judy Garland Wizard of Oz

How the VIX index tracks investor fear

When stock markets are going down, the VIX index is going up.
Posted In: VIX, Chicago Board Options Exchange Volatility Index, Wizard of Oz, fear
Golden State Warriors v Los Angeles Clippers - Game Five

If Clippers are for sale, what's the franchise worth?

Clippers are suddenly hot, but what are they worth as a franchise?
Posted In: Clippers, Donald Sterling, NBA
Nike official NCAA size footballs

The threat of a football union has the NCAA talking

The NCAA and big-time football colleges have been rethinking the way they treat athletes.
Posted In: NCAA, college football, non-union workers


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