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Verizon, AT&T pull ads from Google over extremist videos
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Verizon, AT&T pull ads from Google over extremist videos

March 23rd, 2017 | by Contributor
U.S. wireless carriers Verizon Communications (VZ) and AT&T (T) are among the top brands suspending digital advertising on Google’s YouTube and other advertising platforms not related to search over concerns that their...
Jobless claims jump but labor market stays strong
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Jobless claims jump but labor market stays strong

March 23rd, 2017 | by Contributor
WASHINGTON – More people sought U.S. unemployment benefits last week, but applications are still at a low level that points to a healthy job market. The Labor Department says weekly unemployment benefit applications rose...
Obamacare’s uncertain future has hospitals on hold
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Obamacare’s uncertain future has hospitals on hold

March 23rd, 2017 | by Contributor
Uncertainty surrounding the Republican plan to replace Obamacare is forcing some U.S. hospitals to delay expansion plans, cut costs or take on added risk to borrow money for capital investment projects, dealing an economic blow...
Live where Greta Garbo did in NYC, for $6 million
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Live where Greta Garbo did in NYC, for $6 million

March 23rd, 2017 | by Contributor
NEW YORK – Film legend Greta Garbo’s former longtime apartment in New York City is up for sale for nearly $6 million. The New York Times reports that the Swedish-born star’s seven-room Manhattan co-op...
Can Sears survive? Some experts are skeptical
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Can Sears survive? Some experts are skeptical

March 22nd, 2017 | by Contributor
In 2004, billionaire Edward Lampert thought he was creating a retail powerhouse. He arranged Kmart Holdings’ $11 billion acquisition of Sears Roebuck in hopes of building a low-cost rival to big-box chains such as Walmart...
Would the GOP health care plan increase out-of-pocket costs?
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Would the GOP health care plan increase out-of-pocket costs?

March 22nd, 2017 | by Contributor
With House lawmakers set to vote on the American Health Care Act (AHCA) on Thursday, some experts warn that the bill would significantly raise consumers’ health care costs.  How much more? The average deductible for...