Features by Sally Herships
Posted In: World Bank, poverty
Three quarters of the world's poor live in middle-income countries.
Posted In: Amazon, food delivery, groceries
'Grocery is the largest consumer category in the world,' and Internet retailers are lining up to deliver.
Posted In: NASDAQ, FB, Facebook
Nasdaq will pay out a total of $41.6 million in claims related to the Facebook IPO troubles.
Posted In: traffic cameras, Washington D.C.
Washington's new network of almost 100 cameras will ticket folks who block the box, fail to yield to pedestrians, or drive overweight trucks on residential streets.
Posted In: Investing, apps
Robinhood, a new app for smartphones, says its service is about letting everyone fully share in the fruits of capitalism -- which means free stock trades.
Posted In: golf carts
As drivers increasingly take them off the putting green, sales of golf carts are expected to grow to $682 million this year.
Posted In: Target, Credit Cards, cybersecurity, data security
The credit card magnetic strip remains prevalent in the U.S, when other countries have moved onto more secure credit and debit cards.
Posted In: Snapchat, Twitter, instagram
Instagram users have a new way to share their photos privately and have text conversations.
Posted In: coal, black lung, regulations
This month federal regulators are expected to come out with new rules around Black Lung. Mine owners have argued against stricter regulations. It's been decades since major changes were made in standards for coal dust exposure.
Posted In: madoff, ponzi
Victims of Madoff's scheme are still struggling to adjust to their financial losses -- and also their loss of trust.