• By NPR   -   Oct 20, 2018

    SEARS IS FADING, BUT MEMORIES OF ITS MAIL-ORDER HOMES ENDURE

    In the early 1900s, Sears sold thousands of homes around the U.S. through its mail-order catalogs. Many of those houses are still around...

    Housing, Credit, Credits, House
  • Tears For Sears By NPR   -   Oct 19, 2018

    TEARS FOR SEARS

    A storied American retailer has filed for bankruptcy.

  • After ICE Raid, A Shortage Of Welders In Tigertown, Texas By NPR   -   Oct 19, 2018

    AFTER ICE RAID, A SHORTAGE OF WELDERS IN TIGERTOWN, TEXAS

    In August, immigration officials hauled off 150 workers from a northeast Texas plant - one of ICE's largest operations in a decade....

    Employment
  • After ICE Raid, A Shortage Of Welders In Tigertown, Texas By NPR   -   Oct 19, 2018

    AFTER ICE RAID, A SHORTAGE OF WELDERS IN TIGERTOWN, TEXAS

    In August, immigration officials hauled off 150 workers from a northeast Texas plant - one of ICE's largest operations in a decade....

    Employment
  • A Rural Colorado Coal County Was Struggling. Then A Tech Company Brought New Jobs By NPR   -   Oct 19, 2018

    A RURAL COLORADO COAL COUNTY WAS STRUGGLING. THEN A TECH COMPANY BROUGHT NEW JOBS

    For the first time in years, Delta County in western Colorado is experiencing population growth, one indicator that rural Americans...

    Futures, Tech, Company, Companies, Indices, Future, Job, Jobs
  • By NPR   -   Oct 19, 2018

    EXAMINING THE CLOSE TIES BETWEEN SAUDI ARABIA AND SILICON VALLEY

    Steve Inskeep talks to writer Anand Giriharadas about the relationship between Silicon Valley and Saudi Arabia. The presumed killing...

    Investment, Investments, Invest
  • StarKist Pleads Guilty To Price Fix In Alleged Collusion In Canned Tuna Industry By NPR   -   Oct 19, 2018

    STARKIST PLEADS GUILTY TO PRICE FIX IN ALLEGED COLLUSION IN CANNED TUNA INDUSTRY

    Three companies - StarKist, Chicken of the Sea, and Bumble Bee - are accused by the government of conspiring to keep their canned tuna...

    Industries, Companies, Government, Company, Industry
  • By NPR   -   Oct 18, 2018

    SEARS AND THE FUTURE OF AMERICAN MALLS

    The Sears bankruptcy highlights the struggle that many suburban malls face, especially when an big anchor retailer shuts down. NPR's...

    Future, Futures
  • Beating Bollywood By NPR   -   Oct 18, 2018

    BEATING BOLLYWOOD

    Amazon and Netflix are trying to take on India. But, so far a Hollywood ending, south-Asian style, has eluded them.

  • By NPR   -   Oct 18, 2018

    WHY SOME STATES ARE EXPERIENCING A LABOR SHORTAGE

    Unemployment is low. So, where are all the workers?

  • By NPR   -   Oct 18, 2018

    'TIMES' JOURNALISTS PUNCTURE MYTH OF TRUMP AS SELF-MADE BILLIONAIRE

    Investigative reporters Susanne Craig and David Barstow say the president received today's equivalent of $413 million from his father's...

    Taxes, Real Estate, Tax
  • By NPR   -   Oct 18, 2018

    MIDTERMS 2018: TAKE IT TO THE HOUSE

    Are you fired up to vote in this election?

    Housing, House
  • With Brexit Deadlines Looming, May Says Britain Could Prolong Transition Period By NPR   -   Oct 18, 2018

    WITH BREXIT DEADLINES LOOMING, MAY SAYS BRITAIN COULD PROLONG TRANSITION PERIOD

    EU leaders have called off a November summit that had been planned to move into the next phase of Brexit discussions, due to a lack...

    Moving, Credits, Credit
  • Private Medicaid Plans Receive Billions In Tax Dollars, With Little Oversight By NPR   -   Oct 18, 2018

    PRIVATE MEDICAID PLANS RECEIVE BILLIONS IN TAX DOLLARS, WITH LITTLE OVERSIGHT

    More than two-thirds of Medicaid recipients are enrolled in privately run Medicaid managed care programs. Yet the evidence is thin...

    Taxes, Government, Savings, Management, Tax
  • EPA Boasts Of Reduced Greenhouse Gases, Even As Trump Questions Climate Science By NPR   -   Oct 18, 2018

    EPA BOASTS OF REDUCED GREENHOUSE GASES, EVEN AS TRUMP QUESTIONS CLIMATE SCIENCE

    U.S. production of heat-trapping greenhouse gases fell 2.7 percent last year. But larger cuts will be needed to address climate change.

  • Bye, Bye, Beer? Brewers Say They've Got A Plan On Climate Change By NPR   -   Oct 18, 2018

    BYE, BYE, BEER? BREWERS SAY THEY'VE GOT A PLAN ON CLIMATE CHANGE

    A scientific paper published this week predicts climate change will send beer prices skyrocketing and drastically reduce the barley...

    Bloomberg, Media, Credit, Medias, Credits
  • By NPR   -   Oct 18, 2018

    ALEXA IS RIGHT UP THERE WITH MOM, DAD AND CAT

    CNN business editor Samantha Murphy Kelly writes that her son's early vocabulary may be a sign of the times. He mastered "mom," "dad"...

    Rights, Right, Business
  • By NPR   -   Oct 18, 2018

    FCC CHASTISES CELLPHONE CARRIERS SLOW TO RESTORE SERVICE IN FLORIDA

    More than a week after Hurricane Michael hit the Florida panhandle, some residents still don't have cellphone service. Verizon has...

    Service, Services
  • By NPR   -   Oct 18, 2018

    WHAT A 'HARD BREXIT' WOULD MEAN FOR EUROPEAN AND U.S. ECONOMIES

    NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Financial Times reporter George Parker about how a hard Brexit could affect the U.K., Europe and the...

    Europe, Economy
  • By NPR   -   Oct 18, 2018

    THE ECONOMICS OF APOLOGIES: WHY SAYING SORRY ISN'T ALWAYS AS EASY AS IT SEEMS

    Companies make mistakes, and it turns out there are expensive and inexpensive ways to apologize for them. NPR's Planet Money's looks...

    Company, Companies