• By NPR   -   Feb 22, 2019

    PRESIDENT TRUMP ENDS ANOTHER ROUND OF TRADE NEGOTIATIONS WITH CHINA

    President Trump met with the vice premier of China on Friday, capping another round of high-stakes trade negotiations. The countries...

    Trading, China
  • By NPR   -   Feb 22, 2019

    KRAFT HEINZ SHARES DOWN AFTER DISAPPOINTING FOURTH QUARTER RESULTS

    Kraft Heinz shares went down nearly 30 percent Friday after an announcement of disappointing fourth quarter results. The company did...

    Company, Companies
  • Microsoft Workers Protest Army Contract With Tech 'Designed To Help People Kill' By NPR   -   Feb 22, 2019

    MICROSOFT WORKERS PROTEST ARMY CONTRACT WITH TECH 'DESIGNED TO HELP PEOPLE KILL'

    They say Microsoft's contract "crossed the line" into weapons development for the first time and that the company is failing to inform...

    Tech, Building, Companies, Company
  • Unsung Economists 1: Sadie Alexander By NPR   -   Feb 22, 2019

    UNSUNG ECONOMISTS 1: SADIE ALEXANDER

    Sadie Alexander was the first African-American to earn a PhD in economics. We think her contributions deserve another look. (Image...

    Credits, Credit
  • Netflix Buys Rights To Stream Chinese Sci-Fi Blockbuster 'The Wandering Earth' By NPR   -   Feb 22, 2019

    NETFLIX BUYS RIGHTS TO STREAM CHINESE SCI-FI BLOCKBUSTER 'THE WANDERING EARTH'

    The film's release has been a major event in China. Will overseas audiences by charmed its big-budget special effects, too?

    Rights, Buy, China, Right
  • Kraft Heinz Stock Drops After Announcement Of Big Loss, SEC Probe By NPR   -   Feb 22, 2019

    KRAFT HEINZ STOCK DROPS AFTER ANNOUNCEMENT OF BIG LOSS, SEC PROBE

    Its stock dropped 28 percent after the company announced a $12.6 billion loss for the fourth quarter. It said it was writing down the...

    Company, Companies
  • Advertisers Abandon YouTube Over Concerns That Pedophiles Lurk In Comments Section By NPR   -   Feb 22, 2019

    ADVERTISERS ABANDON YOUTUBE OVER CONCERNS THAT PEDOPHILES LURK IN COMMENTS SECTION

    Hasbro, Disney, Nestle and others have suspended their ads on the online video site. YouTube has responded by disabling comments on...

    Video, Videos, Advertising, Ads
  • Senate Inquiry On Drug Prices Echoes Landmark Hearings Held 60 Years Ago By NPR   -   Feb 22, 2019

    SENATE INQUIRY ON DRUG PRICES ECHOES LANDMARK HEARINGS HELD 60 YEARS AGO

    A Senate hearing on Tuesday featuring pharmaceutical executives will tackle many issues raised in the historic Kefauver hearings, which...

  • By NPR   -   Feb 22, 2019

    FORMER TRUMP CAMPAIGN ADVISER STEPHEN MOORE ON TRADE AND CHINA

    NPR's David Greene talks with former Trump campaign adviser Stephen Moore of The Heritage Foundation about Trump and the current trade...

    Heritage, Green, Trading, China
  • Apple And Goldman Sachs Will Reportedly Launch An iPhone-Connected Credit Card By NPR   -   Feb 21, 2019

    APPLE AND GOLDMAN SACHS WILL REPORTEDLY LAUNCH AN IPHONE-CONNECTED CREDIT CARD

    The credit card would represent a foray into new businesses for both companies. With a card, Apple may be able to take a larger cut...

    Business, Credits, Companies, Credit, Company
  • Investing: Wait For It.? By NPR   -   Feb 21, 2019

    INVESTING: WAIT FOR IT.?

    Personal finance specialist, author and former trader Jill Schlesinger explains market timing-that is, trying to figure out when to...

    Traders, Trader, Credit, Invest, Market, Marketing, Credits, Buy, Financing, Investments, Finance, Investment
  • A Blown Out Sneaker, An Injured Superstar, And A Night To Forget For Nike By NPR   -   Feb 21, 2019

    A BLOWN OUT SNEAKER, AN INJURED SUPERSTAR, AND A NIGHT TO FORGET FOR NIKE

    In the most highly anticipated college basketball game of the season, Duke star Zion Williamson was injured when his sneaker ripped...

    Credits, Credit
  • Advocates Ask FTC To Investigate Facebook Deception Over Kids' In-Game Purchases By NPR   -   Feb 21, 2019

    ADVOCATES ASK FTC TO INVESTIGATE FACEBOOK DECEPTION OVER KIDS' IN-GAME PURCHASES

    Children's rights groups are asking the Federal Trade Commission to open an investigation into Facebook practices that let children...

    Credit, Credits, Rights, Trading, Right
  • By NPR   -   Feb 21, 2019

    INSTAGRAM ACCOUNT HIT WITH SHAME CAMPAIGN AFTER IT STEALS JOKES

    Stealing jokes is as old as comedy itself and it has become increasingly rampant and profitable on Instagram. One social media campaign...

    Medias, Media
  • 'Expect Change': Robert Lighthizer Is Trump's Hardball-Playing China Trade Negotiator By NPR   -   Feb 21, 2019

    'EXPECT CHANGE': ROBERT LIGHTHIZER IS TRUMP'S HARDBALL-PLAYING CHINA TRADE NEGOTIATOR

    The U.S. Trade Representative has spent his career warning about the problems and perils of global trade. Now, as the chief U.S. negotiator...

    Trading, China, Careers, Career
  • Growing Marijuana Industry Struggles To Attract Employees Of Color By NPR   -   Feb 21, 2019

    GROWING MARIJUANA INDUSTRY STRUGGLES TO ATTRACT EMPLOYEES OF COLOR

    Massachusetts wants to give people of color a leg-up in the legal marijuana industry, but is off to a very slow start. Next to no black...

    Industries, Legal, Industry
  • Hollywood Diversity Report Finds Progress, But Much Left To Gain By NPR   -   Feb 21, 2019

    HOLLYWOOD DIVERSITY REPORT FINDS PROGRESS, BUT MUCH LEFT TO GAIN

    The annual UCLA study tallies box office numbers and ratings alongside diversity both on and off screen. Today's "increasingly diverse...

    Rate, Credits, Credit
  • By NPR   -   Feb 20, 2019

    BACKPACK KID SUES FORTNITE FOR STEALING 'THE FLOSS' DANCE

    A wannabe rapper named Backpack Kid is suing game maker of Fortnite for stealing a dance he claims he created called The Floss.

  • Why Americans Can't Quit Tipping By NPR   -   Feb 20, 2019

    WHY AMERICANS CAN'T QUIT TIPPING

    Tipping is ingrained in America's retail culture. And there's not much we can do to stop that. (Image credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty...

    Credits, Credit
  • By NPR   -   Feb 20, 2019

    AMAZON CHANGED HOW WE SHOP. WILL IT CHANGE HOW WE EAT?

    100% Grade A Prime (Image credit: JOHANNES EISELE/AFP/Getty Images)

    Credits, Credit