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United Airlines Faces Turbulence Over Board Seats

United Airlines Faces Turbulence Over Board Seats

United Continental Holdings faces a battle with disgruntled shareholders over the direction of the company just... Read more »

Wednesday, Mar 9, 2016
Twitter to Recap 'Top Tweets'

Twitter to Recap 'Top Tweets'

Twitter said Thursday it was making several changes to its feeds, including a feature that recaps top tweets from... Read more »

Thursday, Jan 22, 2015
Unemployment Rate Drops to 5.9%

Unemployment Rate Drops to 5.9%

NBC's Carrie Dann discusses what the good economic news means to the Obama administration. Watch »

Friday, Oct 3, 2014
February's Job Growth Doesn't Mean Wage Increases

February's Job Growth Doesn't Mean Wage Increases

The economy added 242,000 jobs in the month of February, higher than the 190,000 expected by economists. Read more »

Tuesday, Mar 8, 2016
Police: Ex-Chesapeake CEO Dies in Crash

Police: Ex-Chesapeake CEO Dies in Crash

Aubrey McClendon, a natural gas industry titan, was killed when police say he drove his sport utility vehicle... Read more »

Wednesday, Mar 2, 2016
Sports Authority Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection

Sports Authority Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection

The retailer said Wednesday that it plans to close or sell about 140 stores and two distribution centers, in Denver... Read more »

Wednesday, Mar 2, 2016
S&P, Nasdaq Post First 3-Month Losing Streak Since 2011

S&P, Nasdaq Post First 3-Month Losing Streak Since 2011

U.S. stocks closed lower Monday, despite gains in oil, as the S&P 500 and Nasdaq composite ended February with... Read more »

Monday, Feb 29, 2016
Super Tuesday is Often Bottom in Stock Market

Super Tuesday is Often Bottom in Stock Market

Super Tuesday could lead investors to panic about who the presidential nominee will be, according to NBC News. The... Read more »

Monday, Feb 29, 2016
Kohl's Plans to Close 18 Stores in 2016

Kohl's Plans to Close 18 Stores in 2016

Kohl's Corp. says it will close a small fraction of brick-and-mortar stores as it meets the needs of its online... Read more »

Thursday, Feb 25, 2016
Lumber Liquidators Stock Plunges on Revised CDC Report

Lumber Liquidators Stock Plunges on Revised CDC Report

Lumber Liquidators' stock plunged Monday as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now says people exposed... Read more »

Monday, Feb 22, 2016
Congress Approves Permanent Internet Tax Ban

Congress Approves Permanent Internet Tax Ban

The U.S. Senate passed legislation on Thursday placing a permanent ban on states’ taxing Internet access, NBC News... Read more »

Friday, Feb 12, 2016
43 Percent of Americans Are Still Renting Homes

43 Percent of Americans Are Still Renting Homes

The number of renters across the United States grew to just over 43 percent between 2006 and 2014, according to... Read more »

Thursday, Feb 11, 2016
New Whole Foods Stores May Include Tattoo Parlors

New Whole Foods Stores May Include Tattoo Parlors

Whole Foods is going beyond the traditional grocery store experience in an attempt to reach a newer, younger... Read more »

Thursday, Feb 11, 2016
Valentine's Day And Your Wallet

Valentine's Day And Your Wallet

Valentine's Day isn't just for lovers as 50 percent of singles report being proud of their relationship status. Read more »

Friday, Feb 12, 2016
Tax Season: What Your CPA Needs From You

Tax Season: What Your CPA Needs From You

Nobody benefits from wasting an hour rifling through receipts and guessing about numbers with your Certified Public... Read more »

Wednesday, Feb 10, 2016
Toyota Drops Scion Brand Due to Slumping Sales

Toyota Drops Scion Brand Due to Slumping Sales

Toyota is killing its youth-oriented Scion brand after learning an important lesson: Young buyers simply want... Read more »

Wednesday, Feb 3, 2016
U.S. Stocks Finish Tough Month With Losses

U.S. Stocks Finish Tough Month With Losses

Stocks soared on the last trading day of January, with Microsoft, Visa and other tech stocks making the biggest... Read more »

Friday, Jan 29, 2016
Barbie Now Curvy, Tall and Petite

Barbie Now Curvy, Tall and Petite

Barbie's got a brand new bod. Read more »

Thursday, Jan 28, 2016
FCC Proposes New Competition to Set-Top TV Box Market

FCC Proposes New Competition to Set-Top TV Box Market

The Federal Communications Commission may open up competition for cable and satellite TV companies, NBC News... Read more »

Wednesday, Jan 27, 2016
Tax Changes Ahead For 2016

Tax Changes Ahead For 2016

Filing your taxes this year will be different than years past. For starters, you're going to have four extra days to... Watch »

Monday, Jan 25, 2016

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