• 'We Want No Part Of It': Airlines Say Flights Are Not For Separating Families By NPR   -   Jun 20, 2018

    'WE WANT NO PART OF IT': AIRLINES SAY FLIGHTS ARE NOT FOR SEPARATING FAMILIES

    American Airlines, United and Frontier issued statements Wednesday asking that authorities refrain from using their flights for a controversial...

  • By NPR   -   Jun 20, 2018

    COMMERCE SECRETARY WILBUR ROSS DEFENDS U.S. TRADE POLICIES

    Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said tariffs on U.S. allies were necessary to prevent China from "trans-shipping" goods through those...

    Trading, China
  • By NPR   -   Jun 20, 2018

    HOW AN AMERICAN COMPANY IS GRAPPLING WITH THE POTENTIAL IMPACT OF A TRADE WAR

    NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Tony Satterthwaite, vice president of Cummins, the world's largest independent producer of engines...

    World, Company, Trading, Companies
  • The Plight Of The Living Dead By NPR   -   Jun 20, 2018

    THE PLIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD

    The Death Master File is a list kept by the government. It keeps track of everyone who has died. But what happens when you end up on...

    Government
  • We're looking for two interns! By NPR   -   Jun 20, 2018

    WE'RE LOOKING FOR TWO INTERNS!

    You won't have to get coffee. But you might have to ride a hoverboard. Apply by Sunday, July 8th.

  • Atul Gawande Named CEO Of Health Venture By Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway And JPMorgan By NPR   -   Jun 20, 2018

    ATUL GAWANDE NAMED CEO OF HEALTH VENTURE BY AMAZON, BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY AND JPMORGAN

    A surgeon at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, Gawande is probably best known for his work writing about how to improve quality...

    Credits, Credit
  • By NPR   -   Jun 20, 2018

    WHAT TARIFFS MEAN FOR MARKETS

    The Trump administration has dramatically escalated its trade dispute with China. NPR's David Greene talks with Stephen Moore, who...

    Trading, China, Green, Marketing, Market
  • By NPR   -   Jun 20, 2018

    NEWS BRIEF: REPUBLICANS TALK IMMIGRATION OVERHAUL, CHINA TARIFFS LATEST

    President Trump met with Republican lawmakers to discuss immigration legislation. Also, we have the latest on the uproar over immigrant...

    China
  • By NPR   -   Jun 20, 2018

    D.C. VOTERS BACK MEASURE TO RAISE MINIMUM WAGE FOR TIPPED WORKERS

    Washington, D.C. voters have approved a ballot measure to gradually raise the minimum wage for tipped workers to $15 an hour.

  • By NPR   -   Jun 20, 2018

    NBA MOVES INTO E-SPORTS

    E-sports has doubled in size in the last three years and professional athletic associations are now getting more closely involved.

    Sports, Sport, Moving
  • China Tells Farmers To Grow More Soybeans Amid Trade Fight With U.S By NPR   -   Jun 20, 2018

    CHINA TELLS FARMERS TO GROW MORE SOYBEANS AMID TRADE FIGHT WITH U.S

    After hitting U.S. soybeans with retaliatory tariffs, China is seeking alternatives to supply its important crop.

    Trading, China
  • Dow Jones Drops GE, A Member Of The Original Industrial Average In 1896 By NPR   -   Jun 20, 2018

    DOW JONES DROPS GE, A MEMBER OF THE ORIGINAL INDUSTRIAL AVERAGE IN 1896

    As recently as 2005, according to Reuters, General Electric was the most valuable publicly traded company in the United States. It...

    Trading, Industry, Companies, United States, Company, Industries, Dow Jones
  • Former Mexico President Fox Joins 'High Times' Board As Company Plans IPO By NPR   -   Jun 20, 2018

    FORMER MEXICO PRESIDENT FOX JOINS 'HIGH TIMES' BOARD AS COMPANY PLANS IPO

    "There's never been a better time to join the fight" to decriminalize cannabis, Vicente Fox said as he joined the marijuana-focused...

    Building, Companies, Company
  • Stock Markets Drop Amid Escalating Tariff Threats By NPR   -   Jun 20, 2018

    STOCK MARKETS DROP AMID ESCALATING TARIFF THREATS

    Global stock markets fell in response to President Trump's threats to add another layer of tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods....

    Trading, Market, Marketing
  • Trump Touts Economic Gains, As Trade War Looms By NPR   -   Jun 19, 2018

    TRUMP TOUTS ECONOMIC GAINS, AS TRADE WAR LOOMS

    President Trump boasted of a improving economy in a speech to small-business owners Tuesday. But those gains could be jeopardized by...

    Trading, Business, Credits, Economy, Credit
  • By NPR   -   Jun 19, 2018

    GLOBAL MARKETS FALL AS U.S.-CHINA TRADE TENSIONS RISE

    Economists have generally downplayed the impact on the U.S. and global economies, but many are reassessing now that trade tensions...

    Trading, China, Economy, Market, Marketing
  • Big Banks Are Once Again Taking Risks With Complex Financial Trades, Report Says By NPR   -   Jun 19, 2018

    BIG BANKS ARE ONCE AGAIN TAKING RISKS WITH COMPLEX FINANCIAL TRADES, REPORT SAYS

    Are banks exploiting a loophole in U.S. rules that allows some derivatives traders to escape federal regulation? "We've seen this movie...

    Trader, Bank, Derivatives, Trading, Traders, Banks
  • Trump Touts Economic Gains, As Trade War Looms By NPR   -   Jun 19, 2018

    TRUMP TOUTS ECONOMIC GAINS, AS TRADE WAR LOOMS

    President Trump boasted of a improving economy in a speech to small-business owners Tuesday. But those gains could be jeopardized by...

    Trading, Business, Credits, Economy, Credit
  • The Measure Of A Tragedy By NPR   -   Jun 19, 2018

    THE MEASURE OF A TRAGEDY

    Venezuela's economy has collapsed, and the normal economic indicators have gotten so bad they're almost unfathomable. So one economist...

    Indices, Economy
  • This Fashion Brand Grew On Instagram With Help Of Celebs, Relatable Models By NPR   -   Jun 19, 2018

    THIS FASHION BRAND GREW ON INSTAGRAM WITH HELP OF CELEBS, RELATABLE MODELS