Well, that should show them.
Stung by intensifying opposition to a $3-billion incentive handout from New York city and state, Amazon on Thursday abruptly canceled its plans to build a new half-headquarters complex in the ...Read more
A recent column I wrote on retirement ("What should you look for in a retirement plan?") indicated that in order to assure that a retiree will not run out of money at an advanced age -- a primary retirement objective -- ...Read more
Illinois Democrats on Thursday voted to raise the state's minimum wage to $15 per hour by 2025, a move that will give Gov. J.B. Pritzker an early political victory, grant pay raises to workers and upset businesses across ...Read more
CHICAGO -- Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker sent a joint letter to Amazon on Thursday, asking them to reconsider Chicago after the online behemoth announced it wouldn't locate a 25,000-job ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency outlined a national plan Thursday to deal with public health risks of pollution caused by a family of chemicals used in many household products, including those ...Read more
NEW YORK -- During the recent government shutdown, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross wondered aloud why financially stressed federal workers didn't just "get a loan."
A wealthy private equity investor, Ross faced ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Treasury Department is defending the declining numbers of tax refunds being issued so far this year, saying that taxpayers already saw the benefits of the new tax law in their paychecks.
The number ...Read more
Forget cheesy pickup lines. The sexiest thing you can say to a potential mate in 2019? "I own my own house."
A recent survey suggests that owning a house makes you more attractive to potential mates.
Conducted by real ...Read more
Amazon.com Inc. has dropped New York City as one of its new headquarters locations and is not searching for a replacement, it said Thursday, scrapping its plan in response to push back from locals who didn't want the ...Read more
Employment at Minnetonka, Minn.-based UnitedHealth Group has hit the 300,000 mark with about 40,000 workers added to the payroll during 2018 alone.
The new employment figure comes from a regulatory filing this week and ...Read more
Q: I have a great condo by the ocean, and I want to sell it as a timeshare because I think I can get more money doing it that way. Can I do this? -- Mary
A: This is a very creative idea, but you cannot do it. Fractional ...Read more
It was an extraordinary vote of confidence for autonomous driving by the nation's top vehicle safety agency. Two years ago, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced crash rates for Tesla cars dropped by...Read more
Delta Air Lines is doling out $1.3 billion in annual profit sharing.
This marks the second-largest payout in company history to be spread between the airline's global workforce of 80,000. In 2016, the company paid out $1....Read more
Let's face it -- in the long, twisted road to nowhere that you call your career, you've tried to be many things. You've tried to be professional. You've tried to be motivated. You've even tried to be productive.
Hasn't ...Read more
Q: I have been a (100 percent) successful commissioned outside sales representative for the last 10 years at the same company. The company's overall sales began decreasing (reflected in the lower sales for some of the ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The White House is preparing a sweeping executive order that could bar Chinese companies from selling equipment for use in future U.S. telecommunications networks, claiming Beijing could exploit the ...Read more
DETROIT -- Ford Motor Co. is aware of at least five accidents involving the best-selling F-150 pickup caused by unintended downshifting into first gear, which can lead to loss of control and crashes.
Ford issued a recall ...Read more
Self-criticism can be difficult. Especially when you're someone who is in the public eye and it can seem like everyone who knows your name is critical of every move you make.
Few know that feeling like Twitter Chief ...Read more
SAN JOSE, Calif. -- The job market in Silicon Valley grew by 2.2 percent during 2018, the slowest pace of employment growth since the Great Recession ended a decade ago, according to a new report released Wednesday.
The ...Read more
CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs are teaming with Sinclair Broadcast Group to launch a regional sports network in February 2020 that will become the exclusive television home of the Cubs.
The Marquee Sports Network will air ...Read more
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