Economy

Sears says it will close 20 more stores

The move is called “yet another sign that Sears’ business model no longer works.”

Google Will No Longer Read Your Emails To Tailor Ads

A major change is coming to Gmail. Google will no longer scan the contents of your emails to serve up personalized ads.

Amazon Patent Reveals Drone Delivery ‘Beehives’

The future of Amazon drone deliveries could start at massive 'beehives."

The little neighborhood bookstore that a venture capitalist would love

Riverby Books on Capitol Hill offers lessons in knowing your customers and finding value others have overlooked.

The Republican health-care bill means windfall profits for Trump’s billionaire cabinet and other rich people

As we’ve written, the health-care bill currently before the US Senate transfers money from health coverage for millions of poor Americans to tax cuts for…

Home Prices Hit a Record High As New Home Sales Jump

New U.S. single-family home sales rose in May and the median sales price surged to an all-time high, suggesting the housing market had regained momentum. The Commerce Department said on Friday new home sales increased 2.9% to a...

McDonalds Is Replacing 2,500 Human Cashiers With Digital Kiosks: Here Is Its Math

'Perhaps the most conspicuous piece of Experience of the Future lies in digital kiosk ordering...'

New homes sales rebounded 2.9 percent in May

Sales of new homes rebounded in May, helped by strong sales gains in the South and West.

Protests are jeopardizing India’s most prized Darjeeling tea leaves

Protests in the Indian town of Darjeeling are stopping pickers from working in the season that generates their best tea—and that makes up 40% of…

Who gets hurt and who gets helped by the Senate bill

Republicans are one step closer to fulfilling their years-long pledge to repeal and replace Obamacare.

Sears announces Mentor, Middleburg Heights stores closing

In another round of closing announcements, Sears Holdings is reportedly closing the Middleburg Heights and Mentor department stores, according to MSN and Yahoo News reports. CLEVELAND, Ohio -- In another round of...

The British pound isn’t the world’s worst currency in the one year since Brexit, but it’s close

Exactly one year ago today, the UK voted 52% to 48% to leave the European Union after more than 40 years of membership. For now,…

Happy Birthday, Brexit! One year later and it’s still unclear what Brexit really means

Today, Brexit turns one year old and how time flies! While, the UK’s vote to leave the European Union and “take back control” was always…

“Cow economics” is killing India’s working class

When prime minister Narendra Modi addressed the Indian parliament for the first time in June 2014, his inaugural speech focused on integrating and protecting India’s…

Mayor Kasim Reed Raises Minimum Wage to $15 per Hour for City Workers

Mayor Kasim Reed today announced that the City of Atlanta will raise its minimum wage to $15 per hour over the next two fiscal years