Features by Tracey Samuelson

Travelers at Logan International Airport on Jan. 26 in Boston attempt to get out ahead of the massive storm due to hit the Northeast.

You're grounded: How airlines make those tough calls

The decision to cancel flights in the face of a storm is complicated.
Posted In: Airlines, algorithm
Lancôme executives experiment with Cardboard, a virtual reality headset from Google, during a BrandLab workshop in New York.

Google's BrandLab wants to save businesses (and Google)

Google builds relationships as it teaches companies how to improve online presence.
Posted In: Google, businesses, Internet
When the Swiss National Bank said it would stop artificially holding down the value of the Swiss franc against the euro the move immediately sent the safe-haven currency soaring.

Swiss move on franc catches currency brokers off guard

The sudden move to let Swiss franc rise jolts currency markets.
Posted In: currency trading, Swiss franc, bond market
 JPMorgan Chase & Co. headquarters in New York City.

JPMorgan CEO says 'banks are under assault'

How burdensome is Dodd-Frank is to banks like JPMorgan?
Posted In: banking, JP Morgan, lobbying
Tesla owners take a ride in the new Tesla 'D' model electric sedan.

Car sales in the era of $50-a-barrel oil

Truck and SUV sales are up ... but Tesla sales have not slowed.
Posted In: tesla, car sales, detroit auto show
Mark Dipko, director of corporate planning at Hyundai Motors America, reveals the Santa Cruz concept car to the media at this year's auto show in Detroit.

Auto shows are in the business of creating a buzz

Detroit auto show is one of country's biggest, and more than 750 cars are on display.
Posted In: auto shows, detroit auto show, cars
Outside a Chase Bank branch in Chicago.

Goldman Sachs argues for a big bank breakup

Shareholders would benefit if JPMorgan Chase split into smaller pieces, report says.
Posted In: JP Morgan Chase, Goldman Sachs, big banks
Passersby are reflected in the window of the Nasdaq studios in New York City.

How do stock exchanges make money?

Nasdaq bring in cash from trades but also sells information and software.
Posted In: stock market, NASDAQ
An interior  of a model condominium at the Platinum luxury condominiums in New York City.

New York developers are mad for super-lux apartments

High demand and prices drive a New York City trend: Pricey apartments.
Posted In: luxury investments, luxury houses, real estate
A cappella group Pentatonix performs at the 82nd annual Rockefeller Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at Rockefeller Center in New York City.

Holiday music economics: New artists sing old songs

Popular artists often rehash holiday standards. But why? Consumer demand.
Posted In: christmas music, holiday music, music industry, Christmas


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