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Why Josh Smith May Have To Wait Five Years To Collect All The Money The Pistons Owe Him

published about 4 hours ago
Why Josh Smith May Have To Wait Five Years To Collect All The Money The Pistons Owe Him
10 year NBA veteran Josh Smith has been waived by the Detroit Pistons with a full 2 years remaining on his contract, and the Pistons will probably elect to spread that money out over 5 years based on the stretch provision.

Labor Ruling Could Allow More Faculty to Unionize

published about 4 hours ago
The National Labor Relations Board has issued a broad ruling that could potentially bolster organized labor on campuses at a time when unions are pushing to represent the growing number of adjunct professors.

Home Purchases Decline 6.1% to Slowest Pace in 6 Months

published about 4 hours ago
The National Association of Realtors said sales of existing homes fell to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 4.93 million, down from a revised annual pace of 5.26 million in October.

It's Down to the Wire for Online Shopping

published about 4 hours ago
Retailers and package deliverers take on peak shipping volume days before Christmas

Watch a kangaroo punch a drone out of the sky

published about 4 hours ago
Watch a kangaroo punch a drone out of the sky
A drone operator in Australia underestimated the power of an angry roo.>


U.S. Approves Skin Cancer Treatment

published about 8 hours ago
U.S. Approves Skin Cancer Treatment
The FDA granted accelerated approval to Bristol-Myers’s skin-cancer treatment Opdivo, which uses the body’s immune system to fight tumors.

Alibaba's Tmall Global Site Stumbles

published about 9 hours ago
Alibaba's Tmall Global Site Stumbles
Alibaba’s Tmall Global shopping platform is failing to live up to its early billing as a “fast track into China” for foreign brands new to ... more

The Future of Cars Looks Very Different

published about 9 hours ago
The Future of Cars Looks Very Different
The car business is embracing a new aesthetic: one where autos become part of a networked world, make decisions on the fly and offer utility ... more

The biggest small-business stories of 2014

published about 9 hours ago
This time last year, the country was still picking up the pieces from a government shutdown that rattled the confidence of many small business owners. ... more

FTC Puts Conditions on Lilly's Deal to Buy Novartis Unit

published about 10 hours ago
The Federal Trade Commission said it put conditions on Eli Lilly and Co.’s proposed deal to buy Switzerland-based Novartis AG’s Animal Health division.
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Facebook slammed for blocking protest event page at Russia's request

published about 2 hours ago
That's a big NYET to you, with love from Zuck Russian political dissidents voiced their displeasure with Facebook on Monday after the social network blocked ... more

Nearly all of Coca-Cola's headquarters employees ditch voice mail

published about 7 hours ago
Nearly all of Coca-Cola's headquarters employees ditch voice mail
Coca-Cola is cleaning up its in-boxes, but not the email kind.

'CSI' creator targets children with new tablet 'gamified narrative'

published about 7 hours ago
'CSI' creator targets children with new tablet 'gamified narrative'
“CSI” creator Anthony Zuiker is mixing gaming into his new animated online video series, hoping that’ll help keep a grip on children’s short attention spans.

Xiaomi reaches $45 billion valuation, passing Uber, reports say

published about 9 hours ago
Xiaomi reaches $45 billion valuation, passing Uber, reports say
The world’s most valuable private technology company backed by venture capital now hails from China.

Brit thesp Kate Winslet eyes lead female role in Steve Jobs biopic – report

published 1 day ago
Near, far, wherever you are. iBelieve that the heart does go on British actor Kate Winslet has reportedly entered talks with Universal to play the ... more

The World's Biggest Oil Companies

published about 4 hours ago
The World's Biggest Oil Companies

Billionaire Harold Hamm Slashes 2015 Drilling On Low Oil Prices

published about 4 hours ago
Billionaire Harold Hamm Slashes 2015 Drilling On Low Oil Prices
On calmly pulling in his horns the tycoon says: "I've seen this six or seven times."

Which 10 Gurus All Hold Liberty Global?

published about 7 hours ago
When hedge fund manager "titans" think alike, investors are wise to pay attention. At Holdings Channel, we have reviewed 3,609 13F filings for the 09/30/2014 ... more

Monday Sector Leaders: Technology & Communications, Industrial

published about 8 hours ago
Monday Sector Leaders: Technology & Communications, Industrial
Looking at the sectors faring best as of midday Monday, shares of Technology & Communications companies are outperforming other sectors, up 0.8%. Within the sector, ... more

Monday Sector Laggards: Energy, Materials

published about 8 hours ago
Monday Sector Laggards: Energy, Materials
In afternoon trading on Monday, Energy stocks are the worst performing sector, showing a 1.4% loss. Within that group, Chesapeake Energy (NYSE: CHK) and Southwestern ... more

Sketch Guy: Before Setting New Goals, Evaluate the Previous Ones

published about 13 hours ago
Sketch Guy: Before Setting New Goals, Evaluate the Previous Ones
Revisit the goals for 2014 to see what was effective and to avoid repeating mistakes.

Fair Game: Fresh Doubt Over the Bailout of A.I.G.

published 2 days ago
Fair Game: Fresh Doubt Over the Bailout of A.I.G.
Documents produced after the trial put a new light on a government rescue that never went to a shareholder vote.

Strategies: Cheaper Oil, Fatter Wallets and a National Opportunity

published 2 days ago
Strategies: Cheaper Oil, Fatter Wallets and a National Opportunity
The drop in the cost of gas gives Americans more spending power, and might also make investments in infrastructure and the environment politically palatable.

Your Money: The Insurance Market Mystifies an Airbnb Host

published Fri, Dec 19 2014 19:24 GMT
Your Money: The Insurance Market Mystifies an Airbnb Host
Dropped by one homeowners’ insurance company, an Airbnb host gets conflicting information from two others.

T-Mobile to Pay $90 Million to Settle Claims of Wrongful Phone Charges

published Fri, Dec 19 2014 18:16 GMT
The company is the third major mobile phone carrier, after AT&T and Sprint, to settle with regulators over the practice, known as cramming.