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Features by Tracey Samuelson

With a Starbucks on every corner, chain pivots

Since the mermaid has become ubiquitous, Starbucks tries to stand out by going upscale.
Posted In: gourmet coffee, coffee shops, starbucks, coffee
Antonio Weiss, newly nominated treasury undersecretary.

Treasury undersecretary wanted, must love Wall Street

Liberal Democrats aren’t happy with White House's choice, investment banker Antonio Weiss.
Posted In: treasury undersecretary, antonio weiss, Obama, Wall Street, treasury

Medical bills, bills, bills

43 million Americans have overdue medical debt on their credit reports.
Posted In: bills, medical costs, medical debt

An oversupply of oil isn't all good

Too much oil means prices fall, but also oil companies cutting back.
Posted In: BP, big oil, oil prices

'Botnets' are costing advertisers billions

Ads are linked to how many people see them, but "botnet" computer networks inflate the numbers.
Posted In: robot, hackers, advertisements

Barnes & Noble move may signal a spinoff

Bookseller bought back Microsoft's stake. But it's still unclear if company might split in two.
Posted In: Nook, ebooks, e-books
: A board outside an exchange office in central Moscow lists foreign-currency rates against the Russian ruble.

Russian ruble suffers huge one-day fall

What’s a country to do as its currency collapses? Russia basically needs to weather the storm.
Posted In: oil prices, Russia, ruble, us dollar
Starting in January, Facebook says it will crack down even harder on what it calls "overly promotional posts."

Facebook takes aim at some freebies

They're changing the rules about all those promotional posts in your feed.
Posted In: Facebook, politicians, facebook ads, Small Business

The annual Turkey pardon, demystified

Every year at this time, the president of the United States, leader of the free world, participates in a truly bizarre political ritual.
Posted In: turkey, pardon, president
Calories are listed next to menu items at a Chipotle Mexican Grill in New York City. New York was the first city to implement and enforce calorie counts on fast food menus.

How restaurants calculate calorie counts

New FDA rules will require more businesses to post calorie counts. Most of them will turn to a database to help them (roughly) figure it out.
Posted In: calorie, fast food, fast food menu, calorie menu

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