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The Ratings Game: Apple’s ‘short-term pain’ sets stock up for long-term gain

The Ratings Game: Apple’s ‘short-term pain’ sets stock up for long-term gain

A bad week for Apple Inc. investors is getting worse Friday, even as the technology giant’s new iPhone is released, but some analysts say the stock’s weakness just makes it… Read more »

‘Dotard’ — and 10 less obvious things you should never say to a colleague

‘Dotard’ — and 10 less obvious things you should never say to a colleague

In the workplace, as in politics, etiquette or a lack thereof can cost you dearly. In politics the stakes are high. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un lashed out at… Read more »

‘We’re a queer ‘Game of Thrones!’’ How ‘Transparent’ became Amazon’s longest-running series

‘We’re a queer ‘Game of Thrones!’’ How ‘Transparent’ became Amazon’s longest-running series

“Transparent” might be out to challenge and change societal assumptions on gender fluidity and genre rigidity but the show has become something of a fixed mainstay for its producer and… Read more »

Key Words: London’s Uber decision unjustified, says Wilbur Ross

Key Words: London’s Uber decision unjustified, says Wilbur Ross

‘Not very justified’ Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross on the London Uber decision Count U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross among the critics of the decision to not renew Uber’s license to… Read more »

Finance chiefs are becoming increasingly pessimistic about the outlook

Finance chiefs are becoming increasingly pessimistic about the outlook

The finance heads of North America’s top companies have become increasingly pessimistic about the outlook for the economy and their own companies in 2017, as they eye the paralysis in… Read more »

These homes are still worth less than they were in 2007

These homes are still worth less than they were in 2007

Median home prices may be reaching new highs in some parts of the country, but those figures are hiding the struggles facing owners of the least-valuable homes. The share of… Read more »

The number of single moms in college has soared, but they struggle to graduate

The number of single moms in college has soared, but they struggle to graduate

Most people who know Mary White wonder when she has time to sleep. It’s a fair question given her schedule. The 28-year-old spends her Mondays and Tuesdays in class or… Read more »

The ‘Pout-Pout Fish’ explores uncharted waters of bullying

The ‘Pout-Pout Fish’ explores uncharted waters of bullying

In Deborah Diesen’s popular children’s book series, “The Pout-Pout Fish,” young readers have followed her main character, Mr. Fish, as he discovers life at school, takes his first trip from… Read more »

Currencies: Dollar pulls back as North Korea turmoil flares again

Currencies: Dollar pulls back as North Korea turmoil flares again

The dollar fell broadly against most rivals Friday, extending declines from the previous day as its post-Fed meeting glow faded and discord around North Korea bubbled up again. The U.S…. Read more »

Futures Movers: Oil prices fluctuate, but cling to a gain for the week

Futures Movers: Oil prices fluctuate, but cling to a gain for the week

By Markets/commodities reporter Oil switched between gains and losses early Friday, but futures prices held on to a gain for the week, as major oil producers at an OPEC-led committee… Read more »

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