• In Garlic Capital, Tariffs And Immigration Crackdown Have Mixed Impacts By NPR   -   Feb 20, 2019

    IN GARLIC CAPITAL, TARIFFS AND IMMIGRATION CRACKDOWN HAVE MIXED IMPACTS

    Gilroy, Calif., is known as the garlic capital of the world. Two Trump administration policies - one on trade, the other on immigration...

    World, Trading
  • Plotted From A Prison Cot, Wrongly Accused Man Whips Smoothie Dream Into Reality By NPR   -   Feb 20, 2019

    PLOTTED FROM A PRISON COT, WRONGLY ACCUSED MAN WHIPS SMOOTHIE DREAM INTO REALITY

    As an exoneree, Mark Schand did not qualify for job training, tuition help or other re-entry services offered to people on parole....

    Services, Service, Jobs, Job
  • Burberry Apologizes For Nooselike Knot On Fashion Hoodie By NPR   -   Feb 20, 2019

    BURBERRY APOLOGIZES FOR NOOSELIKE KNOT ON FASHION HOODIE

    A runway model who objected to the impression made by the drawstring says she was initially told to "keep it to yourself." (Image credit:...

    Credits, Credit
  • The Super Bowl: Key Housing Indicator By NPR   -   Feb 19, 2019

    THE SUPER BOWL: KEY HOUSING INDICATOR

    Redfin CEO Glenn Kelman told us last year that Super Bowl weekend is one of the most accurate indicators of the health of the housing...

    Marketing, House, Market, Housing, Indices
  • Scrubbing The Past To Give Those With A Criminal Record A Second Chance By NPR   -   Feb 19, 2019

    SCRUBBING THE PAST TO GIVE THOSE WITH A CRIMINAL RECORD A SECOND CHANCE

    A criminal conviction can present obstacles to everything from jobs to housing. Since 2017, more than 20 states have expanded or added...

    Jobs, Ads, House, Job, Housing
  • Are Movies Getting Better? By NPR   -   Feb 19, 2019

    ARE MOVIES GETTING BETTER?

    Spoiler Alert: An economist has evidence that we're in a golden age of cinema. (Image credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

    Credits, Credit
  • Are Movies Getting Better? By NPR   -   Feb 19, 2019

    ARE MOVIES GETTING BETTER?

    Spoiler Alert: An economist has evidence that we're in a golden age of cinema. (Image credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

    Credits, Credit
  • Karl Lagerfeld Dies; A High Priest Of High Fashion By NPR   -   Feb 19, 2019

    KARL LAGERFELD DIES; A HIGH PRIEST OF HIGH FASHION

    Karl Lagerfeld brought Fendi to new heights in the 1960s and revamped Chanel in the 1980s. He was also famous for his wit - and a knack...

  • By NPR   -   Feb 19, 2019

    THE PROS AND CONS OF MOVING TOWARD A CASHLESS SOCIETY

    NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with economist Kenneth Rogoff about what would happen if the U.S. were to get rid of a lot of its paper...

    Moving, Currency, Currencies
  • By NPR   -   Feb 18, 2019

    THE PROS AND CONS OF MOVING TOWARD A CASHLESS SOCIETY

    NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with economist Kenneth Rogoff about what would happen if the U.S. were to get rid of a lot of its paper...

    Moving, Currency, Currencies
  • Facebook Has Behaved Like 'Digital Gangsters,' U.K. Parliament Report Says By NPR   -   Feb 18, 2019

    FACEBOOK HAS BEHAVED LIKE 'DIGITAL GANGSTERS,' U.K. PARLIAMENT REPORT SAYS

    "The age of inadequate self-regulation must come to an end," says Damian Collins, chair of the committee behind the report, which is...

  • By NPR   -   Feb 18, 2019

    SWEDEN HAS COME UP WITH AN UNUSUAL WAY TO ENCOURAGE ENTREPRENEURSHIP

    Workers in Sweden have the right to take six-months unpaid leave if they want to start their own business. It's one of the reasons...

    Unusual, Rights, Entrepreneurship, Business, Right
  • By NPR   -   Feb 18, 2019

    IMMIGRATION AND THE ECONOMY

    The U.S. has a big advantage when it comes to a young labor pool - its population of immigrants. David Wessel of the Brookings Institution...

    Green, Economy
  • By NPR   -   Feb 17, 2019

    CAR LOAN DELINQUENCIES REACH NEW HIGH

    Economic pessimists seized on new data indicating an increase in car loan delinquencies as evidence of a looming recession, but a downturn...

    Data, Economy, Indices
  • By NPR   -   Feb 16, 2019

    IF THE U.S. AND CHINA DON'T REACH A TRADE DEAL, CONSUMERS WILL SOON FEEL THE IMPACT

    So far, the U.S. trade war with China hasn't affected consumers much. But without a deal soon, tariffs on thousands of products will...

    Trading, China
  • By NPR   -   Feb 16, 2019

    U.S. NATIONAL DEBT PASSES $22 TRILLION

    The national debt passed $22 trillion this week, the biggest number on record. NPR's Scott Simon asks Business Insider's Bob Bryan...

    Business
  • By NPR   -   Feb 16, 2019

    IF THE U.S. AND CHINA DON'T REACH A TRADE DEAL, CONSUMERS WILL SOON FEEL THE IMPACT

    So far, the U.S. trade war with China hasn't affected consumers much. But without a deal soon, tariffs on thousands of products will...

    Trading, China
  • As More Electric Cars Arrive, What's The Future For Gas-Powered Engines? By NPR   -   Feb 16, 2019

    AS MORE ELECTRIC CARS ARRIVE, WHAT'S THE FUTURE FOR GAS-POWERED ENGINES?

    The vast majority of American cars run on gasoline. But analysts say that's poised to change as electric vehicles take over the market...

    Future, Market, Credit, Credits, Marketing, Futures
  • Tribune Publishing Recognizes 'Hartford Courant' Newsroom Union By NPR   -   Feb 16, 2019

    TRIBUNE PUBLISHING RECOGNIZES 'HARTFORD COURANT' NEWSROOM UNION

    The parent company of the Hartford, Conn., newspaper has agreed to recognize a new union representing nearly 60 journalists. The move...

    Companies, Company, Moving
  • By NPR   -   Feb 16, 2019

    FRIDAY NEWS ROUNDUP - INTERNATIONAL

    A defecting spy, a verdict in the case of El Chapo and press freedom under attack around the world. (Image credit: TED ALJIBE/AFP/Getty...

    World, Credits, Credit