• Of Wages And Warehouses By NPR   -   Oct 23, 2018

    OF WAGES AND WAREHOUSES

    Warehouse jobs are growing even faster than the rest of the booming labor market. Are they good jobs?

    Job, Market, Jobs, Marketing
  • By NPR   -   Oct 23, 2018

    THE ODDS OF WINNING THE LOTTERY ARE NOT GOOD, BUT THIS MAN MANAGED TO FLIP THEM

    Buying a lottery ticket is a bad deal. The odds are against you, even with a giant pot. But there was one time someone figured out...

    Management, Buy
  • California Judge Cuts Award To $78.5 Million In Monsanto Weedkiller Case By NPR   -   Oct 23, 2018

    CALIFORNIA JUDGE CUTS AWARD TO $78.5 MILLION IN MONSANTO WEEDKILLER CASE

    The jury had awarded $250 million in punitive damages and $39.25 million in compensatory damages to a groundskeeper who contracted...

  • A.I. Produced 'Portrait' Will Go Up For Auction At Christie's By NPR   -   Oct 23, 2018

    A.I. PRODUCED 'PORTRAIT' WILL GO UP FOR AUCTION AT CHRISTIE'S

    The print, called Edmond de Belamy, is a blurry depiction of what could be a "a man of the church" floating within a gilt frame. In...

    Places
  • Uber's Online-Only Restaurants: The Future, Or The End Of Dining Out? By NPR   -   Oct 23, 2018

    UBER'S ONLINE-ONLY RESTAURANTS: THE FUTURE, OR THE END OF DINING OUT?

    Uber has helped create about 800 "virtual restaurants" in the U.S. - eateries that only exist online. Uber says its delivery service...

    Service, Services, Futures, Industries, Future, Industry
  • Forget Oakland Or Hoboken. Worcester, Mass., Is The New 'It' Town By NPR   -   Oct 23, 2018

    FORGET OAKLAND OR HOBOKEN. WORCESTER, MASS., IS THE NEW 'IT' TOWN

    Once left for dead, the city outside Boston is seeing its stock price rise so fast that it is outpacing nearly every other small city...

  • Another Storm Victim - Pecan Groves In Southwest Georgia By NPR   -   Oct 23, 2018

    ANOTHER STORM VICTIM - PECAN GROVES IN SOUTHWEST GEORGIA

    Decades-old pecan trees in Georgia were among the victims when Hurricane Michael swept through the state last week. This year's harvest...

    Credits, Credit
  • Short Shrift For Short Sellers By NPR   -   Oct 22, 2018

    SHORT SHRIFT FOR SHORT SELLERS

    Short sellers get a bad rap. Sometimes with good reason. But overall, they're an inevitable and useful part of a healthy financial...

    Credits, Credit
  • Facebook, Exploited By Influence Campaigns, Tries To Clamp Down With 'War Room' By NPR   -   Oct 22, 2018

    FACEBOOK, EXPLOITED BY INFLUENCE CAMPAIGNS, TRIES TO CLAMP DOWN WITH 'WAR ROOM'

    The social networking behemoth says a new command center at its Silicon Valley headquarters will let it respond quicker to foreign...

  • Costco Builds Nebraska Supply Chain For Its $5 Rotisserie Chickens By NPR   -   Oct 22, 2018

    COSTCO BUILDS NEBRASKA SUPPLY CHAIN FOR ITS $5 ROTISSERIE CHICKENS

    Costco is building a facility in Nebraska to process chickens from hundreds of nearby farms for sale as rotisserie chickens. The warehouse...

    Building, Credit, Sale, Credits
  • By NPR   -   Oct 22, 2018

    THE STATE WE'RE IN: COLLECTIVE BARGAINING

    After Janus vs. AFSCME, what proposals involve collective bargaining on the state level?

  • Cramped Legroom On Flights Unlikely To Change, Despite Congressional Mandate By NPR   -   Oct 22, 2018

    CRAMPED LEGROOM ON FLIGHTS UNLIKELY TO CHANGE, DESPITE CONGRESSIONAL MANDATE

    Frequent flyers have often complained of shrinking legroom on flights. Now Congress has ordered the FAA to establish minimum seat widths...

    Credits, Credit
  • Thousands Of Swedes Are Inserting Microchips Under Their Skin By NPR   -   Oct 22, 2018

    THOUSANDS OF SWEDES ARE INSERTING MICROCHIPS UNDER THEIR SKIN

    Proponents of the chips say they're safe and largely protected from hacking, but one scientist is raising privacy concerns around the...

    Data
  • By NPR   -   Oct 22, 2018

    TAIWAN'S FOXCONN AND WISCONSIN FARMERS BOND OVER GINSENG

    While Taiwanese electronics giant Foxconn builds a factory in Wisconsin, it's also looking to use its resources to modernize the state's...

    Bond, Electronics, Bonds, Building, Market, Marketing
  • Can't Find An Affordable Home? Try Living In A Pod By NPR   -   Oct 21, 2018

    CAN'T FIND AN AFFORDABLE HOME? TRY LIVING IN A POD

    Co-living projects are popping up in cities where housing costs are too expensive for middle-income residents. It's dorm-life for adults,...

    House, Housing
  • By NPR   -   Oct 20, 2018

    SEARS IS FADING, BUT MEMORIES OF ITS MAIL-ORDER HOMES ENDURE

    In the early 1900s, Sears sold thousands of homes around the U.S. through its mail-order catalogs. Many of those houses are still around...

    Housing, Credit, Credits, House
  • Tears For Sears By NPR   -   Oct 19, 2018

    TEARS FOR SEARS

    A storied American retailer has filed for bankruptcy.

  • After ICE Raid, A Shortage Of Welders In Tigertown, Texas By NPR   -   Oct 19, 2018

    AFTER ICE RAID, A SHORTAGE OF WELDERS IN TIGERTOWN, TEXAS

    In August, immigration officials hauled off 150 workers from a northeast Texas plant - one of ICE's largest operations in a decade....

    Employment
  • After ICE Raid, A Shortage Of Welders In Tigertown, Texas By NPR   -   Oct 19, 2018

    AFTER ICE RAID, A SHORTAGE OF WELDERS IN TIGERTOWN, TEXAS

    In August, immigration officials hauled off 150 workers from a northeast Texas plant - one of ICE's largest operations in a decade....

    Employment
  • A Rural Colorado Coal County Was Struggling. Then A Tech Company Brought New Jobs By NPR   -   Oct 19, 2018

    A RURAL COLORADO COAL COUNTY WAS STRUGGLING. THEN A TECH COMPANY BROUGHT NEW JOBS

    For the first time in years, Delta County in western Colorado is experiencing population growth, one indicator that rural Americans...

    Futures, Tech, Company, Companies, Indices, Future, Job, Jobs