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Chicago Family Makes Difference For Autism Awareness

published about 1 hour ago
Chicago Family Makes Difference For Autism Awareness
For Michelle and Peter Doyle, a trip to the doctor's office with their daughter Calen in 2006 changed their lives forever.

When she earns more than he does

published about 2 hours ago
Are you in a marriage in which the wife earns more than the husband?

Cardinal George In Good Spirits At Easter Mass

published about 2 hours ago
Cardinal George In Good Spirits At Easter Mass
Worshippers showed up early Easter Sunday and waited in a line that wrapped around Holy Name Cathedral to hear perhaps the last Easter homily by Cardinal Francis George.

Cesar Chavez Flick Lacks Nuance, Economic Literacy

published about 4 hours ago
Cesar Chavez Flick Lacks Nuance, Economic Literacy
The new biopic Cesar Chavez film is an emotional tale that breathes new life into the story of the important Latino labor organizer who died in 1993. Yet the film has multiple inaccuracies and doesn't give justice to the business underpinnings of the struggle between labor and capital, with economics receiving scant, passing mention. Republicans like President Reagan and Richard Nixon are grainy, one-dimensional villains, Bobby Kennedy an angelic patron. Michael Peña portrays an intrepid Chavez fighting against unconstitutional bans ... more


Samsung Is Developing Own Platform, Apps

published less than 1 hour ago
Samsung Is Developing Own Platform, Apps
Wonpyo Hong, president of company's Media Solution Center, discusses new music service, importance of software.

The small business guide to success

published about 4 hours ago
In many ways, the ingredients you need to start a small business haven’t changed much over the years. A unique concept or business proposition, mixed ... more

Value Added: From vacations to computer puzzles, young entrepreneur helps clients organize their lives

published about 4 hours ago
Jessica Adnani smooths the edges of Washington’s accomplished class. For about $65 an hour, the professional personal assistant will locate the prescription drugs you forgot ... more

Meet 18F, the GSA’s bid to change federal IT

published about 4 hours ago
In a large, white room that looks more like an Apple store than an office, a group of developers and entrepreneurs meet every day in ... more

Daimler, BYD Plan Electric Car

published about 5 hours ago
Daimler, BYD Plan Electric Car
Daimler unveiled plans to build an all-electric vehicle with Chinese partner BYD, as foreign operators are under pressure to meet demands by China for more ... more
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Samsung Gear Fit is geared for exercise but uncomfortable and pricey

published 1 day ago
Samsung Gear Fit is geared for exercise but uncomfortable and pricey
An uncomfortable design, a steep price and a lack of features make Samsung's Gear Fit a device users should avoid.

Record labels sue Pandora over vintage song royalties

published 1 day ago
Companies want payout on recordings made before 1972 Online radio service Pandora is being sued by a group of record labels seeking payout for songs ... more

Venture capital spending at highest level since end of dot-com bubble

published 2 days ago
Venture capital spending at highest level since end of dot-com bubble
Across Silicon Valley, venture capitalists and entrepreneurs are busy chanting: "Not a bubble. Not a bubble. Not a bubble."

RadioShack cuts price of iPhone 5s to $99

published 2 days ago
RadioShack cuts price of iPhone 5s to $99
If you're looking to buy the iPhone 5s for cheap, RadioShack is the place to go.

UberX raises prices by $1 per ride with new safety fee

published 2 days ago
UberX raises prices by $1 per ride with new safety fee
UberX rides just became $1 more expensive.

China firm plans $1 billion distressed asset fund for foreigners

published about 1 hour ago
By Benjamin Kang Lim and Koh Gui Qing BEIJING (Reuters) - A unit of one of China's biggest bad-debt banks plans to woo foreign investors ... more

A tough sell: insurance against a China financial crisis

published about 1 hour ago
A tough sell: insurance against a China financial crisis
By Vidya Ranganathan SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Selling insurance against a financial crisis should not be difficult, five years after the last one nearly wrecked the ... more

Iran says plane at airport leased to Ghana after U.S.-flagged plane sighting

published about 15 hours ago
Iran says plane at airport leased to Ghana after U.S.-flagged plane sighting
Iran says that a plane which landed in Tehran airport flying the American flag was leased to Ghana's presidential office and carrying a business delegation ... more

4 Dow Stocks Under Accumulation

published 1 day ago
4 Dow Stocks Under Accumulation
The choppy nature of the 1st quarter is not surprising after the action in 2013. The sharp declines in the Nasdaq 100 and biotechnology stocks ... more

The Wealthiest Are Getting Wealthier Three Times Faster Than Any Other Group

published 1 day ago
The denizens of Forbes' 400 Rich List and Billionaire's Row would have been ecstatic yesterday when French economist Thomas Piketty, much-heralded author of " Capital ... more

Retiring: Taking a Job Out of the Financial Equation

published 2 days ago
Retiring: Taking a Job Out of the Financial Equation
As they tackle numerous financial issues, some baby boomers considering retirement are hiring life counselors to help them plot their futures.

Shortcuts: As Data About Drivers Proliferates, Auto Insurers Look to Adjust Rates

published 2 days ago
As insurers embrace big data, your premiums may go up or down based not only on your driving record, but also your voting record and ... more

It’s the Economy: How Payday Lenders Prey Upon the Poor — and the Courts Don’t Help

published 2 days ago
It’s the Economy: How Payday Lenders Prey Upon the Poor — and the Courts Don’t Help
A $600 loan and the struggle to even the playing field between businesses and their customers.

Mortgages: Sign on the Digital Dotted Line

published Thu, Apr 17 2014 16:15 GMT
Mortgages: Sign on the Digital Dotted Line
Technology for paperless closings has long been available, an now lenders have new incentives to adopt it.

Motherlode Blog: What to Do When Your Child Wants Marijuana Stocks

published Thu, Apr 17 2014 12:47 GMT
Motherlode Blog: What to Do When Your Child Wants Marijuana Stocks
If we don’t want our kids consuming marijuana, does that mean that they shouldn’t try to make money from it either? Three things to think ... more