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A look at Macy's bottom line ahead of a new strategy

May 13, 2015
Macy's will open four discount stores in New York this fall.
Posted In: Macy's, earnings report, discount store
Shaquille O'Neal smiles at the BBVA Rising Stars Challenge, part of the 2013 NBA All-Star Weekend.

In the NBA, 'Hack-a-Shaq' is fouling ratings, too

May 12, 2015
The strategy of fouling bad free-throw shooters can be effective, but slows the game
Posted In: Sports, basketball, football, advertising
<span>A trader point at a graphic on a computer screen in Lisbon during the auction of Portuguese Treasury Bills. <span>Portugal easily raised 750 million euros in a landmark 10-year bond issue at a sharply reduced interest rate in April 2014. <

Re-thinking the boring bond

May 12, 2015
Dissecting the bond market's "conga line of ramifications."
Posted In: bonds, U.S. Treasury, mortgage rates

What's AOL, really?

May 12, 2015
Let's look back at how CEO Tim Armstrong described the company in 2012.
Posted In: aol, Verizon, CEOs

On YouTube, it's always late night

May 12, 2015
...But some shows have made the transition better than others.
Posted In: late night talk shows, Jimmy Fallon, seth meyers, Conan O'Brien, David Letterman, YouTube

The end is nigh for Idol

May 12, 2015
After a 13-year run, Fox announces the next season will be American Idol's last.
Posted In: american idol, Fox, television
Packaging ketchup isn't cheap.

Why are ketchup packets so... unsatisfying?

May 11, 2015
They're too small, hard to open, and utterly resistant to change.
Posted In: ketchup, Heinz ketchup, food manufacturers
U.S. President Barack Obama walks past an oil rig to a stage to speak at an oil and gas production fields on federal lands near Maljamar, N.M.

Riding the oil price roller coaster in New Mexico

May 11, 2015
Businesses in Southeast New Mexico feel the impact of oil prices.
Posted In: Oil, New Mexico, gas, Housing
James Spader attends NBC's 2015 upfront presentation at Radio City Music Hall on Monday in New York City.

As upfronts begin, advertisers hedge bets on TV ads

May 11, 2015
Most TV ads used to be sold before the season began. Advertisers are starting to hold back and make decisions later.
Posted In: television, advertising, networks

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