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April 11, 2016 7 Comments

Goldman Sachs Forced To Pay Up Over Mortgage-Backed Securities

The Justice Department says Goldman Sachs will pay $5 billion to settle probes into its activities leading up to the 2008 financial crisis.

April 11, 2016 9 Comments

What’s The Best Way To Find Great Employees?

Derek Thompson of The Atlantic discusses the tactics companies are using to recruit and how those techniques are working.

April 8, 2016 2 Comments

CEO Pay Takes A Dive In 2015

A new Wall Street Journal analysis of chief executive pay at 300 public companies showed its worst decline since the 2008 financial crisis.

April 8, 2016 6 Comments

Putin Responds To Panama Papers Allegations

The Russian president has called the massive document leak an American plot against his country.

April 8, 2016 Comment

Mashable Pivots, Cuts Staff And Hard News Coverage

Mashable is steering away from coverage of world news and politics.

April 8, 2016 3 Comments

Farming By The Numbers

The latest tech start-up boom is not coming from Silicon Valley. It’s in the Midwest.

April 7, 2016 Comment

It's A Prayer Shawl! It's A Skull Cap! It's A Tartan!

The world’s first and only authorized Jewish tartan, approved by the Scottish Tartans Authority, is rife with symbolism.

April 7, 2016 3 Comments

Is The Obama Administration Putting Pressure On Big Business?

The Obama administration made three separate announcements which seem to put pressure on big businesses in the U.S.

April 7, 2016 2 Comments

What We’re Learning From The Panama Papers

The prime minister of Iceland resigned over revelations in the Panama Papers. What more is there?

April 6, 2016 Comment

Pfizer Abandons Allergan Deal After New Treasury Department Rules

The decision comes days after the Treasury Department issued tough new rules aimed at stopping what are known as corporate inversions.

April 6, 2016 4 Comments

Zingerman’s Offers Sandwiches And A Unique Business Strategy

Employees at the store have access to data about the company and each staff member had the chance to purchase the first shares of company stock.

April 6, 2016 2 Comments

A Big Slowdown In Pennsylvania Fracking

A steady drop in natural gas prices has forced energy companies drilling in Pennsylvania to layoff workers and shut down operations.

April 6, 2016 7 Comments

White House Aims To Break Down Gender Stereotypes Through Toys

The White House Council on Women and Girls is hosting a conference on the ways toy retailers perpetuate gender stereotypes.

April 5, 2016 5 Comments

Panama Papers Reveal The Role Shell Companies Play In Miami Real Estate

Leaked documents show money linked to wrongdoing abroad is powering the condo towers rising on South Florida’s waterfront.

April 5, 2016 4 Comments

View From The Top: General Electric CEO Jeffrey Immelt Talks Taxes, Hiring And China

The CEO of GE discusses moving the company’s corporate headquarters to Boston, the corporate tax rate and jobs for American workers.

April 4, 2016 Comment

Alaska Airlines To Buy Virgin America For $2.6 Billion

The deal comes after a bidding war with JetBlue Airways, and it still has to be approved by the US Department of Justice.

April 4, 2016 4 Comments

Job Hunting? There’s An App For That

The youngest generation of job seekers, known as Generation Z, are turning to their smartphones for help.

April 4, 2016 3 Comments

Panama Papers Implicate World Leaders In Financial Scandal

Documents leaked from a prominent Panamanian law firm offer a glimpse into how the rich and powerful circumvent financial regulations.

April 1, 2016 Comment

The Business Of Pro Wrestling

World Wrestling Entertainment has already sold more than 84,000 tickets to WrestleMania 32, going on this Sunday in Arlington.

April 1, 2016 2 Comments

Rooftop Solar Gets A Scare In Southwest

After a rate hike for customers with solar panels was announced in Nevada, the state lost a number of jobs and small companies.

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June 6 Comment

Introducing A New Here & Now Website

Coming June 9, 2016, Here & Now listeners and visitors will experience our stories and journalism online in a whole new way.

June 3 Comment

Teenagers Create Impromptu Exhibit At San Francisco Museum Of Modern Art

As the pair toured the museum, they wondered if they could do better. So 16-year-old Kevin Nguyen decided to get creative.

June 3 3 Comments

‘Silver Linings Playbook’ Author Explores Conformity, Mental Health In New Teen Novel

Matthew Quick published his fourth young adult book, "Every Exquisite Thing," this week.

June 2 13 Comments

Do Meal Kits Provide Great Taste Along With Convenience?

Resident chef Kathy Gunst tested a multitude of meal kits, and gives co-host Jeremy Hobson the inside scoop.