Energy boom fuels economic growth in Midwest states
While the national business outlook remains tepid, the energy sector is driving fast economic growth in some states.
US weighs lawsuits on alleged insurance kickbacks
The government is considering whether to sue banks and other mortgage servicers to recover its losses from alleged insurance kickbacks that may have cost government-controlled mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac hundreds of millions of dollars, according to an internal report.
E-cigarette chain MadVapes hitches a ride on industry’s success
Starting a multimillion-dollar company wasn’t what Mark Hoogendoorn intended. He just wanted to quit smoking.
Ask the Mompreneur: 5 tips for marketing to mothers
This week’s “Ask the Mompreneur” features an interview with Samantha Kurtzman-Counter, president and co-founder of The Mother Co., which specializes in safety and social skills media for kids.
Google shows off watches, cars and TVs using Android software
Google Inc. touted new models of smart watches, connected cars and Internet-enabled TVs on Wednesday, all based on the company’s Android software, as the giant tech company showed its determination to extend its services into just about every corner of modern life.
Good news for workers: Survey shows bonuses are back
For employees hoping to receive a fatter paycheck, the recession and its aftermath were bleak times. Companies pulled back on bonuses and lavish perks. Budgets for payroll increases were slim, meaning raises were often slight and hard to come by.
Hillary Clinton to announce youth jobs push
Hillary Rodham Clinton is encouraging companies to train and hire young people, offering a new jobs pitch during her family's annual domestic policy summit as she considers another presidential campaign.
Teens delay 1st foray into employment
Between four hours of homework each night and cheerleading practice on the weekends, the last thing on Kayla Kass’ mind in her senior year at Newport Harbor High was locking down a part-time job.
Obama says US should have paid maternity leave
President Barack Obama said Monday that the United States should join the rest of the industrialized world and offer paid leave for mothers of newborns.
More than one in every 10 vehicles on the road has been recalled since January
It's becoming the year of the recall: Automakers have recalled more than 28 million vehicles in the United States this year — more than one in 10 vehicles on the road — putting the industry on track to trample the 2004 record of 30.8 million.
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