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Dow record makes those not in the market itchy to act
Mar 6, 2013
People who got out of the markets during the financial crisis need to act cautiously if they want to get back in now.
Trains will move tar sands oil, if the Keystone XL doesn't
Mar 4, 2013
A study commissioned by the State Department concludes that building the Keystone XL pipeline won't contribute to global warming, because Canadian tar sands oil will get to market with or without the pipeline.
Viral outbreak! The CDC has an app for that
Mar 1, 2013
You can identify the source of an outbreak, based on actual cases investigated by the Centers for Disease Control.
Negotiating: 'Deal or no deal' works in business, not politics
Feb 28, 2013
Businesses issue ultimatums all the time. Politics requires negotiations, whether before -- or after -- a crisis.
Budweiser accused of selling watery beer
Feb 27, 2013
Consumer lawsuits say Budweiser and other beers bought by the Belgian brewer InBev don't contain the full 5 percent alcohol claimed on their bottles.
For sale: Boston newspaper with great history
Feb 21, 2013
The New York Times bought the Globe for more than $1 billion two decades ago. A likely price now? One estimate says $100 million.
Publishers look to women's magazines for stability
Feb 14, 2013
Time Warner and Meredith may combine their women-oriented titles, which have held up as print editions.
What happened to last State of Union's promises?
Feb 12, 2013
President Obama called for investing more in the nation's infrastructure, but some projects take a long time to start and others are blocked by Congress.
U.S. oil imports are down, narrowing the trade deficit
Feb 8, 2013
The transportation system for fuel in the U.S. is inadequate, though, so some oil always has to be imported to where it's needed.
McDonald's expands menu with a Fish Mc...
Feb 4, 2013
The fast-food chain offers Fish McBites, with fewer calories and certification that the fish is caught sustainably.