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Posted: 2020-01-22 12:13:00
Many Americans who get overwhelmed by student loan debt are told student debt can't be erased through bankruptcy. Now more judges and lawyers say that's a myth and bankruptcy can help.
Posted: 2020-01-21 10:06:00
After the U.S. killed Iran's top military leader, government officials and security experts say Iran could retaliate with cyber attacks ranging from destroying data to defacing websites.
Posted: 2020-01-20 10:02:00
Boeing workers and retirees in Washington state are grieving. The pride they felt from designing and building airliners has been tarnished by the company's 737 Max crisis.
Posted: 2020-01-17 10:07:00
Planet Money: Single Women Are Shortchanged In The Housing Market
A new study from Yale School of Management found a gender bias in the housing market means single women often lose out, whether they're buying a home or selling one.
Posted: 2020-01-16 12:25:00
Senate Is Expected To Pass USMCA With Bipartisan Support
NPR's David Greene talks to NPR's Scott Horsley and Neil Bradley of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, about the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement — or USMCA — on its way to becoming law.
Posted: 2020-01-15 10:00:00
Trump To Sign 'Phase One' China Trade Deal, But Most Tariffs Remain In Place
President Trump is set to sign a "phase one" trade deal with China Wednesday. The agreement relaxes some U.S. tariffs on Chinese imports. In exchange, China is expected to buy more from the U.S.
Posted: 2020-01-14 10:00:00
Apple Declines DOJ Request To Unlock Pensacola Gunman's Phones
Apple rejected a Justice Department request to unlock two phones used by the Saudi gunman who killed three sailors in Florida. It's another standoff between the government and Apple over privacy.
Posted: 2020-01-13 12:25:00
Foxconn Promised 13,000 Jobs To Wisconsin. Where Are They?
For nearly three years, President Trump has touted a plan to build a huge high-tech manufacturing plant in Wisconsin. But the much-hyped effort hasn't gone quite as planned.
Posted: 2020-01-10 10:07:00
Facebook Revises Rules On Political Advertising
NPR's Steve Inskeep talks to Washington Post technology reporter Tony Romm about Facebook allowing users to exercise more control over which political ads they see.
Posted: 2020-01-09 10:10:00
Minimum Wage Hikes Fuel Higher Pay Growth For Those At The Bottom
Wages rose faster for low-income workers than for any other group in 2019. The gains are partly explained by the tight labor market. But increases in minimum wages also contributed to the gains.

Posted: 2020-01-23 03:50:44 Inc on Wednesday said it filed a motion to pause the U.S. Department of Defense and Microsoft Corp from carrying out an up to $10 billion cloud computing deal until a court rules on...
Posted: 2020-01-23 03:31:51
Malaysia's top sugar refiner said it will increase purchases of the commodity from India, which according to two sources is part of efforts to placate New Delhi amid an ongoing spat over palm...
Posted: 2020-01-23 02:59:46
Boeing Co said on Wednesday it was delaying 777X airplane's first test flight, which was scheduled to take place on Thursday, due to bad weather.
Posted: 2020-01-23 02:39:08
Activist hedge fund Elliott sells stakes in Hyundai Motor companies: paper
Elliott Management sold all its shares in Hyundai Motor Group companies last year after it was thwarted in its campaign for huge special dividends and board seats, South Korean media reported. ...
Posted: 2020-01-23 02:35:25
Australia's Westpac hires former Barclays chairman to tide over crisis
Australia's Westpac Banking Corp on Thursday named a former Barclays boss as chairman, entrusting veteran banker John McFarlane to help steer it through the fallout of a massive money-laundering...
Posted: 2020-01-23 02:33:23
Oil falls for third day amid growing concern over China virus
Oil prices fell to their lowest in seven weeks on Thursday on concerns that the spread of a newly identified respiratory virus from China may lower fuel demand at the same time a report showed...
Posted: 2020-01-23 02:26:41
Asian shares wilt, oil tumbles as China virus spreads
Asian shares and U.S. stocks fell on Thursday as investors remained anxious about the spread of a new flu-like virus in China just as millions prepared to travel for the Lunar New Year.
Posted: 2020-01-23 02:23:29
Yen firm over China virus concern; Aussie jumps on jobs data
The safe-haven Japanese yen was firm and the Chinese yuan fragile on Thursday as traders kept a wary eye on the spread of a virus in China, while the ailing Australian dollar jumped after a surprise...
Posted: 2020-01-23 02:20:21
PG&E strikes deal with creditors over restructuring
Bankrupt California power producer PG&E Corp said on Wednesday it had reached a deal on its restructuring with creditors, who were pushing for a rival plan.
Posted: 2020-01-23 00:19:51
Toyota union to seek smaller pay rise in 2020 vs last year: NHK
Toyota Motor Corp's labour union plans to seek an average pay rise of 10,100 yen ($91.98) per month in wage negotiations this year, public broadcaster NHK reported on Thursday, 600 yen less...

Posted: 2020-01-22 11:13:02
The future of employee training involves no embarrassing role-playing in front of new colleagues or boring web modules which take an hour each to click through.
Posted: 2020-01-17 09:51:15
As Google-parent Alphabet Inc became on Thursday the fourth U.S. company to top a market value of more than $1 trillion, some funds holding its shares are wondering whether now is the time to...
Posted: 2020-01-15 16:04:07
Hedge funds that push for change at corporations stepped up their demands for asset spin-offs and sales last year, making them part of nearly half of all activist investor campaigns waged in...
Posted: 2020-01-15 15:58:30
ValueAct's Ubben cheers BlackRock's new stance on climate change
Investor Jeffrey Ubben, already betting there is money to be made from coaxing corporations into being better citizens, gained an ally on Tuesday when BlackRock Inc chief Laurence Fink told companies...
Posted: 2020-01-14 12:04:40
In next war, soldiers will leave their smartphones at home: Peter Apps
As the 1st Brigade Combat Team of the U.S. 82nd Airborne Division departed for the Middle East amid rising tensions with Iran, their divisional commander gave a simple order. All personnel entering...
Posted: 2020-01-14 05:25:57
Your money: Avoid divorce money regrets by taking control now
Emotions -- and expenses -- often run high during a divorce, but people and their bank accounts can bounce back given enough time. A new study from Fidelity Investments, released Tuesday, shows...
Posted: 2020-01-13 11:07:53
'Green is good.' Is Wall Street's new motto sustainable?
If you have gone to Goldman Sachs Group Inc's internet home page since mid-December, it would be reasonable to wonder if you had stumbled into some kind of parallel universe.
Posted: 2020-01-07 13:24:03
Risk of pension meltdown grows due to inaction by U.S. Congress
The window is closing on the chance to avert a pension meltdown that will slash the retirement benefits of more than a million U.S. workers.
Posted: 2020-01-02 18:56:50
Your Money: Ditch the Resolution - Do a year-end review instead
It is hardly a secret that people rarely stick to New Year's resolutions - only about 8% of people actually make it to the finish line with their goals, according to studies from the University...
Posted: 2019-12-24 06:08:58
How risky ETFs won the decade - and why they might not repeat that performance
Exchange-traded funds that use leverage to offer double or triple the daily return of benchmark U.S. stock indexes rank among the 10 top-performing funds of the decade, with returns that in...