There are many things a reasonable person expects from a job -- bad coffee, a chintzy salary, nosey HR people and, of course, a manager with anger management issues.
There is one thing not even an unreasonable person ...Read more
Q: I've been a professional outside sales representative for 15 years, switching industries three times. I am not pushy, obnoxious, or shallow -- some of the things most thought of when people think of salespeople. I am ...Read more
SAN FRANCISCO -- In a few years, if you enter all available facts into a super computer and ask it how to make the internet secure, information security expert Adi Shamir predicts this is how the computer will respond:
WASHINGTON -- Christine Lagarde is racing through Uganda in a black SUV. It's a bumpy road -- not the only one the IMF chief is likely to encounter in the age of President Donald Trump.
Since World War II, America has set...Read more
I am constantly amazed! I have either worked for the Social Security Administration, or been writing a column about Social Security issues, for about 44 years. And you would think that in all of that time, I have bumped up...Read more
Q: I had shutters installed after Hurricane Wilma, but the guy who did the work did not get a permit. What are the consequences for me now, if any?
A: You are right to be concerned and should get this resolved ...Read more
The letter arrived in Robin Roberts' mailbox innocently enough late last year. The envelope bore her name and her address. Neatly folded inside was a piece of paper, what appeared to be a handwritten note.
Basically, the ...Read more
SAN FRANCISCO -- Tesla Inc. lost $674.9 million on $7 billion in sales last year and lost $121.3 million for the fourth quarter on $2.2 billion in sales, the company said Wednesday.
Annual revenue rose 73 percent thanks ...Read more
Call Me Pomeroy [Kindle Edition]James Hanna
Pomeroy, a street musician on parole, joins the Occupy Movement in Oakland and its spinoffs in London and Paris. He does not join for political reasons but to get on television, land an agent, and score a million dollar recording contract. A zany collection of tales ...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Amid pressure from activists groups, Charlotte-based Bojangles' says it is in the process of phasing out chicken raised on antibiotics.
Led by the North Carolina Public Interest Research Group and the ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Paramount Pictures Chairman Brad Grey has finalized his exit from Viacom Inc. after 12 years managing the legendary movie studio that has struggled to produce box-office hits.
Grey's departure, which was ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Federal Reserve policymakers said at their latest meeting that another small hike in a key interest rate could come "fairly soon," opening the door a bit wider to an increase next month, according to minutes ...Read more
Lexus and Porsche tied for the top spot in auto information company J.D. Power's annual vehicle reliability study.
But other Japanese, German, South Korean and American brands also scored extremely well.
The study ...Read more
PHILADELPHIA -- American Airlines computer issues that caused major delays at Philadelphia International Airport have been resolved, officials said.
A spokeswoman for American, the dominant carrier in Philadelphia, said ...Read more
CUPERTINO, Calif. -- One of the most iconic companies in the world on Wednesday set a time for when it will move into what looks set to become one of Silicon Valley's most iconic business centers.
Apple said it will begin...Read more
SEATTLE -- Boeing is suing two California companies it claims supplied a mislabeled chemical that caused severe damage to the refueling system of its first Air Force KC-46 refueling tanker and delayed its first flight in ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- As more and more Americans hold nontraditional jobs that don't have benefits attached -- think freelance graphic designers or Uber drivers -- cities and states are exploring ways to ensure those workers still...Read more
FORT WORTH, Texas -- President Donald Trump wants to lower the cost of the F-35, but he has also pledged to increase manufacturing jobs in the U.S. Are those two goals compatible?
In an interview on CNBC Wednesday, a ...Read more
Years ago, somebody made the observation that if you see someone without a smile, you should give him or her yours. Others have said that a smile is a little curve that sets a lot of things straight. You undoubtedly have...Read more
CHICAGO -- Harley-Davidson has gone to black with the 2017 Road King Special.
Swapping out chrome for black on its most popular model, the new Road King Special motorcycle moves Harley-Davidson's touring line in a new ...Read more
Rising interest rates reduce the demand for housing by increasing the monthly payment on the mortgage most borrowers need to finance a purchase. In today's market, a consumer with good credit and the capacity to put 20 ...Read more
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