Archive for March 28th, 2017

China's government is looking to its burgeoning space sector to rival US companies like Elon Musk's Space X to boost prestige at home and abroad.

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China's government is looking to its burgeoning space sector to rival US companies like Elon Musk's Space X to boost prestige at home and abroad.

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Wells Fargo & Co said it agreed in principle to pay $110 million to settle a lawsuit by customers challenging its opening of accounts without their permission, a practice that led to a scandal that cost the bank's chief executive his job.

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The GOP health-care bill's defeat removes some uncertainty for insurers as they prepare to determine rates for 2018, but unresolved legal issues remain.

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Everyone knows it's only a matter of time before Sears Holdings Corp. drops dead. From draining its cash position to $286 million in 2016 from a high point of $1.7 billion in 2009 to having disastrous holiday seasons to not generating cash flow from its operations…

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“Aye! Aye!Teach me how to dougie (aye! )
They be like smoove (what?)Can u teach me how to dougie?You know why?’Cause all da girls love me (aye! )All I need is a beat that’s super bumpin’And for you, you, you to back it up and dump it!Put your arms out front, lean side to sideThey gon’ be on you when they see you hit dat dougie right?”
–Cali Swag District, “Teach Me How to Dougie”
“Teach Me How To Dougie” was a song released in 2010 that refers to the Dougie dance, which originated in Dallas, Texas, with similar moves by 1980s rapper Doug E. Fresh. Originally gaining popularity by Lil’…

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The Republicans failure to repeal Obamacare puts pressure on them to win the next big policy battle, on taxes. But the inherent political and economic trade-offs are likely to deter anything resembling a sweeping tax reform effort. The Republicans will likely have to define a win as a revenue-losing tax cut.
Distance is a tax reforms best friend. Many proposals look good at an abstract level, only to be done in by the details. As with health care, agreement on the repeal part is not sufficient to generate agreement on the replace part.
As a result, theres been…

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As tax deadlines near, one preparer explains how reading her clients helps their bottom lines. Are you a procrastinator or shoeboxer?

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<p>Stocks closed sharply higher Tuesday as traders assessed strong consumer confidence data, with financials leading.</p><p></p>

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<p></p><p>Stocks rose sharply Tuesday as traders assessed strong consumer confidence data, with financials and energy leading.</p>

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The setting where you get care — a doctor's office, medical facility or hospital — shouldn't change the bill you get.

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Here's how much Americans are earning this year and which jobs are getting the biggest pay increases.

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The U.S. is headed for a recession in the next two years as excessive fiscal stimulus takes the economy into unsustainable territory, says economist.

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The "Pink Tax" has many women seeing red when it comes to gender inequity.

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