NEW YORK-- Money brings happiness, but only up to a certain income level: That is, among other things, the knowledge that the world owes to Scottish-American economist Angus Deaton, who won the 2015 Nobel Prize for ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- While the production of fossil fuels drops in the United States, solar and wind power is skyrocketing as technology and cheaper financing drive down the costs.
"In the U.S., we've known that wind energy can ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Charity is laudable, Bobby Turner says, but if you really want to raise enough money to improve a thorny social problem you have to introduce the profit motive.
An associate of 1980s junk bond king Michael ...Read more
FORT WORTH, Texas -- An F-35 taxis out of a hangar at the Lockheed Martin Aeronautics plant and proceeds to the edge of a runway, the view of the Fort Worth skyline shimmering in the August heat.
A smaller sleek F-16, ...Read more
MIAMI -- When Stonegate Bank opened its doors in 2005 with 16 employees and two branches, it didn't know the greatest financial shock wave in a generation would soon level banks across the nation.
But in the wreckage lay ...Read more
BALTIMORE -- Longtime Under Armour executive Brad Dickerson, the company's chief operating officer and chief financial officer, is leaving early next year.
Dickerson "will be stepping down to pursue another professional ...Read more
DETROIT -- Toyota said Tuesday its all-new 2016 Prius sets a new bar, with an expected 10 percent improvement in fuel economy, or 55 mpg, for the core models of a family of hybrids already known for their efficiency.
The ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- In the nearly 16 months since Dov Charney was pushed out of American Apparel Inc., he has remained a palpable force at the company he founded. And now, he could play a visible role in its bankruptcy ...Read more
Solutions: The Palestinian-Israeli Conflict Made SimpleDr. Samer Mohd Faruq Muala
Terrorism is spreading across the world like never before. In this book, the roots of Islamic radicalization are linked to the Palestinian-Israeli conflict and practical solutions to end the conflict are presented in an easy to read manner. Solving the issue is no longer and Israeli or ...
WASHINGTON -- U.S. agricultural and food exports to Cuba continued dropping in recent months, despite this being the year the United States is working to substantially open trade with the island nation.
In August, exports...Read more
Beer giants Anheuser-Busch InBev and SABMiller are one step closer to creating a brewing behemoth.
The world's two largest brewers said Tuesday they had reached an agreement on the key terms of a potential takeover offer ...Read more
SAN FRANCISCO -- Twitter plans to lay off up to 336 people, slashing about 8 percent of its workforce worldwide, the tech firm announced Tuesday.
The layoffs come as the social media company, which has struggled to ...Read more
Acutely aware of its clock ticking, SABMiller on Tuesday accepted brewing rival Anheuser-Busch InBev's marriage proposal.
An improved deal worth a reported $106 billion, an ample dowry by any standard, no doubt helped ...Read more
Twitter Chief Executive Jack Dorsey may have spoken too soon back in June when he described the company's direction as "extremely strong and beautiful."
The San Francisco microblogging site will cut 336 employees, or 8 ...Read more
Where once Marilyn Monroe, Pamela Anderson and Naomi Campbell lolled in the nude, future centerfolds will be bikini-clad, and more, Playboy has announced. The magazine that got famous for showcasing naked women is giving ...Read more
BALTIMORE -- East Coast bank M&T Bank recently announced expanded parental leave benefits for all its employees, joining a flurry of corporate parental leave expansions as employers respond to societal shifts and ...Read more
Making a face behind a co-worker's back may not be the most professional way to express annoyance, but it beats throwing a temper tantrum.
The modern workplace has left most of its gray suits in the closet and cheered the...Read more
After dropping her three children off at preschool, Joanna Navarrete gets on the Internet and promotes her business. She blogs. She reviews. She posts information on websites -- all to get expecting moms to hire her for ...Read more
When I've been out reporting on workers' protests for a higher minimum wage, fast food and retail workers repeatedly have told me three things:
--Their hourly pay rate isn't enough to pay basic living expenses.
Q: My boss just threw me in the deep end of the pool on a new project; he has a lot of expertise in the area, me, not so much. Is this tough love, or is he setting me up to fail? Either way, how do I handle it?
A: Ask ...Read more
I peered into the future of the workplace, my friends, and came away with both bad and good news.
The bad news is there's a very good chance that by 2018, some of you will be fired by a robot.
The good news is you'll be ...Read more