Lobby Takes On Seattle Wage Increase
March 10 2015 3:02 PM EDT
The International Franchise Association says Seattle's wage increase discriminates against franchises.
Weird, Edgy Hedge Fund Strategies
March 10 2015 2:43 PM EDT
As ordinary investments lose their steam, hedge funds are getting in their gambits.
Apple Donates $50M To Advance Diversity in Tech
March 10 2015 1:13 PM EDT
Diversity has become a hot topic among tech as many companies have drawn criticism for being largely white and male.
There Were (Only) 47,000 Clean Energy Jobs Created Last Year
March 10 2015 12:18 PM EDT
Clean energy job creation last year was down 40 percent from 2013, in part because of expiring tax credits.
Talks Resume In US Oil Refinery Workers' Strike
March 10 2015 10:41 AM EDT
The United Steelworkers union and Shell are back at the bargaining table this week.
Little-Known Arbitration Clauses Costing Consumers Millions: CFPB
March 10 2015 12:03 AM EDT
A Consumer Financial Protection Bureau report finds many consumers can't join class-action lawsuits.
Jobless Benefits Hit Record Lows: Report
March 09 2015 5:11 PM EDT
While the economy lost 7.8 million jobs during the Great Recession, the working-age population continued to grow.
El Niño Bringing The Heat
March 09 2015 4:01 PM EDT
The Pacific Ocean phenomenon could result in brief bouts of rain for bone-dry California and set up 2015 to be one of the warmest years on record.
Rural Hospitals Wasting Billions Of Medicare Dollars
March 09 2015 1:26 PM EDT
Rural hospitals waste billions of Medicare dollars, billing the federal government for services that can be found more cheaply elsewhere.
New Mexico Eyes 'Right To Work'
March 09 2015 12:51 PM EDT
On Sunday, a state Senate committee considered a plan that has backing from the House and the governor.
Legal Weed Like A Modern Day Gold Rush
March 09 2015 12:11 PM EDT
Legal weed in 2014 became a $2.7 billion industry, a 74 percent jump from 2013, making it the fastest growing U.S. industry.
Another Mining Tragedy In The Mountain State
March 09 2015 12:07 PM EDT
A coal mine tragedy comes as the state considers repealing mining safety regulations.
Daylight Saving Time's First Monday Is Deadly
March 09 2015 11:45 AM EDT
People tend to have more heart attacks and traffic accidents than usual on the day after they “spring forward,” studies say.
US Stocks Edge Higher Ahead Of Apple Watch Event
March 09 2015 11:26 AM EDT
The tech giant's CEO is expected to formally unveil the price and final features of the Apple Watch.
Strong US Jobs Data Raises Odds Of Fed Rate Rise, Hits Stocks
March 09 2015 12:18 AM EDT
U.S. non-farm payrolls (NFP) data on Friday showed the unemployment rate hit a 6-1/2-year low of 5.5 percent in February.
High Black Unemployment Persists Even In Better Economy
March 08 2015 9:43 AM EDT
The unemployment rate among blacks has been double the rate among whites for half a century, according to studies of U.S. labor conditions.
Fed Rate Hike May Be Coming Sooner Rather Than Later
March 08 2015 9:30 AM EDT
Friday's stronger-than-expected jobs report boosted expectations of a U.S. rate increase as soon as June.
Crude Oil Train Explodes In Ontario
March 07 2015 10:36 PM EST
A train carrying crude oil came off its track in northern Ontario and exploded Saturday.
Arizona, Hawaii In The Grasp Of The Hands Of (Standard) Time
March 07 2015 9:48 PM EST
Daylight saving time is a longstanding feature in the U.S., but not all states observe it.
Jeb Bush Calls For An End To The Wind Energy Tax Credit
March 07 2015 5:25 PM EST
Jeb Bush has said that the federal wind energy tax credit is no longer necessary; he's investing in fossil fuels.