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L.A. wage hikes spark fierce debate

published about 7 hours ago
L.A. wage hikes spark fierce debate
Los Angeles has thrust itself into the center of one of the most contentious debates in modern economics — what happens when you raise the minimum wage? — as city leaders consider mandating $13.25 an hour.

Look to energy names for global demand clues

published about 7 hours ago
Look to energy names for global demand clues
By Caroline Valetkevitch NEW YORK (Reuters) - Slumping energy shares drove the recent U.S. stock market selloff more than any other major group, so investors are turning to next week's slate of earnings to see if the sector can pull itself out of the pit. The third-quarter earnings picture for energy looks grim. Profit growth expectations for S&P 500 energy companies have fallen more than any other sector - from a forecast of 13.8 percent on July 1 to the ... more

At Palliative Care In Oncology Symposium, A Burst Of Energy

published about 7 hours ago
At Palliative Care In Oncology Symposium, A Burst Of Energy
“There is no ‘race for the palliation,’” said Dr. Michael Levy, MD, PhD of Fox-Chase Cancer Center, a palliative care specialist. He reviewed

Chicago Man Arrested After Abducted Baby Is Found Safe Downstate

published about 7 hours ago
Chicago Man Arrested After Abducted Baby Is Found Safe Downstate
Three people took 8-month-old Samiyah Nichols from Memphis about 4:15 a.m. Friday, according to Illinois State Police.

Knott's Scary Farm guest alleges Halloween maze actors assaulted her

published about 7 hours ago
Knott's Scary Farm guest alleges Halloween maze actors assaulted her
A guest at Knott's Berry Farm's annual Halloween event has sued the park, alleging she was sexually assaulted and battered by two characters in one of the mazes.


Toyota Confirms Sale of Part of Tesla Stake

published about 6 hours ago
Toyota said Friday it has sold some of its stake in Tesla Motors, days after German luxury car maker Daimler disclosed it had divested its ... more

Indonesia Plays Legal Hardball

published about 7 hours ago
Indonesia Plays Legal Hardball
Indonesian prosecutors are increasingly bringing criminal charges against employees of large companies for allegedly causing losses to the state, a development that is chilling the ... more

Trinity to Stop Shipments of Guardrail Systems

published about 8 hours ago
Trinity Industries said its Trinity Highway Products unit will stop shipments of its ET-Plus guardrail systems until more crash testing is completed.

H-P Shops China Networking Unit

published about 8 hours ago
H-P Shops China Networking Unit
H-P is seeking a buyer for its corporate-networking business in China, in a deal that could return the operation to local control, according to people ... more

Paralyzed construction worker awarded $21.7 million after accident at Pepco site

published about 10 hours ago
A Maryland jury has awarded $21.7 million to Hugo Hernandez Palomino, a construction worker who was paralyzed from the neck down due to a work-related ... more
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FCC: You'll have to wait even longer for faster wireless broadband

published about 7 hours ago
US spectrum auction won't happen until 2016 now The FCC today said it will delay its planned wireless broadband spectrum auction until at least 2016.…

Amazon's Fire phone flop: A watershed for investors?

published about 12 hours ago
Amazon's Fire phone flop: A watershed for investors?
Investors are losing patience with Jeff Bezos’ game. Amazon stock swooned Thursday and it’s diving deeper today after the company reported weak earnings and predicted ... more

Microsoft discovers long-lost phone division down back of sofa

published about 16 hours ago
Confirms it'll be chucking 'Lumia' brand into the round file Nokia phones generated $2.6bn in revenue for Microsoft as the division arrested its decline. Redmond ... more

Kip Thorne explains how he created the black hole for Interstellar

published about 18 hours ago
Movie special effects project spawns academic papers on gravitational lensing Vid Youtube Video…

CBS goes OTT, releases EVERY EPISODE of Star Trek EVER MADE

published about 19 hours ago
$5.99 a month will buy you current primetime shows too Only a day after HBO announced its OTT intentions, CBS followed suit and unveiled its ... more

Brazil presidential campaign ends in slugfest over corruption

published about 1 hour ago
Brazil presidential campaign ends in slugfest over corruption
By Anthony Boadle BRASILIA (Reuters) - Presidential candidates traded accusations over political corruption on Friday night in a last ditch attempt to sway undecided voters ... more

Momentum building on pan-Pacific trade deal

published about 2 hours ago
Momentum building on pan-Pacific trade deal
Momentum is building towards a pan-Pacific trade agreement, representatives of Australia and the United States said Saturday as talks between trade ministers began in Sydney. ... more

China's top graft-buster says fight will never end

published about 3 hours ago
China's top graft-buster says fight will never end
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's fight against deeply engrained corruption will never end, the country's top official in charge of tackling graft said ahead of a ... more

The Week Ahead: This Market Could Hurt Stocks

published about 8 hours ago
The Week Ahead: This Market Could Hurt Stocks
The wide market swings of the past eight days in the stock market have likely scared the average investors and kept them from buying stocks. ... more

US stocks surge as investors buy the dip

published about 9 hours ago
US stocks surge as investors buy the dip
The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 425.0 (2.59 percent) to 16,805.41, while the tech-rich Nasdaq Composite Index leaped 225.28 (5.29 percent) to 4,483.72. "Some say, ... more

Your Money: Combating a Flood of Early 401(k) Withdrawals

published about 12 hours ago
Your Money: Combating a Flood of Early 401(k) Withdrawals
Industry experts are examining ways to reduce the number of participants — almost 10 percent — who pull out 401(k) money early.

Wealth Matters: The Affluent Are Often Politically Moderate, a Survey Finds

published about 14 hours ago
Wealth Matters: The Affluent Are Often Politically Moderate, a Survey Finds
Wealthy people and those less so have more in common than most pundits would suspect.

Big Deal: Pieds-à-Terre Owners Dominate Some New York Buildings

published about 15 hours ago
Big Deal: Pieds-à-Terre Owners Dominate Some New York Buildings
The Census Bureau tracks vacancy rates to find out who lives in Manhattan full time.

Retiring: Gaining in Years, and Helping Others to Make Gains

published about 17 hours ago
Retiring: Gaining in Years, and Helping Others to Make Gains
The 2014 winners of the Purpose Prize, all 60 and older, have volunteered their skills and experience to help people and improve communities.

Your Money Adviser: Lantern, a Start-Up, Offers Online Therapy for Anxiety and More

published 1 day ago
Lantern and other websites use online tools and remote nudging from a professional to help clients tackle ills like anxiety and sleep disorders.