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April 13, 2015 3 Comments

Cuba Eyes Economic Gain With Thaw In U.S. Relations

President Obama and Cuban leader Raul Castro made history this weekend when they sat down together in Panama.

December 26, 2014 4 Comments

Is Voicemail Becoming Obsolete? Coca-Cola Thinks So

Coca-cola has decided to eliminate voicemail in order to increase workplace productivity.

September 17, 2014 2 Comments

Three Years Later, Where Is the Occupy Movement?

The Occupy Wall Street, which started as a protest of corporate greed, is now tackling student loan debt.

August 19, 2014 Comment

Home Construction Jumps, Even As Housing Market Cools

Cardiff Garcia of the Financial Times discusses the forces driving the housing ups and downs.

August 12, 2014 Comment

U.S. Banks Post Near-Record Profits

This growth in profits is due, in part, to a surge in lending to both businesses and individuals.

May 12, 2014 2 Comments

FiveFingers Shoe Company Pays $3.5 Million For Misleading Customers

The lawsuit claims there is no science to back up manufacturer Vibram USA’s claims that the shoes make for a better running experience.

May 5, 2014 Comment

Target CEO Resigns In Wake Of Data Breach

Gregg Steinhafel resigned today, nearly five months after a massive data breach at the company.

April 28, 2014 Comment

Pfizer Bids To Buy AstraZeneca

U.S. pharmaceutical giant Pfizer has offered $100 billion to buy British-Swedish drug maker AstraZeneca.

April 14, 2014 Comment

What’s Behind The Nasdaq Biotech Sell-Off

The Nasdaq fell 3 percent and on Friday it fell again. Many are nervous that we could be in the middle of a tech bubble.

April 7, 2014 Comment

Neiman Marcus Hacking Linked to Russian Syndicate

The Neiman Marcus data breach that took place over eight months last year is said to be the work of sophisticated hackers from Russia.

March 31, 2014 7 Comments

Is Wall Street ‘Rigged’ For High Speed Traders?

New York State Attorney General Eric Scheiderman says his office is looking closely at the phenomenon of high speed trading, which advantages traders over average investors.

March 24, 2014 2 Comments

Apple And Comcast Discuss Streaming TV Service

Apple and Comcast are in talks to create a set-top box that would provide streaming services for live T.V. and cloud devices.

March 10, 2014 11 Comments

Public Transit Use Reaches Record High

Americans are riding the rails and buses in greater numbers than anytime since the beginning of the suburban sprawl in the 1950s.

March 3, 2014 Comment

Uncertainty In Ukraine Is Sending Markets Downward

Global markets have been dropping today as the situation heats up in the Ukraine. The Russian ruble has also been plummeting.

February 24, 2014 Comment

Netflix Pays Comcast For Smoother Streaming

The streaming media service has agreed to pay the largest U.S. home internet provider to ensure seamless Netflix streaming.

February 10, 2014 2 Comments

E.U. Leaders React To Swiss Immigration Vote

European leaders are expressing concern after Switzerland narrowly approved a measure to limit the number of foreigners.

February 3, 2014 Comment

U.S. Banks In Buyer’s War For Loan Officers

Refinancing has plummeted, so with peak home purchasing season on the horizon, banks are trying to beef up their new home loan business.

January 27, 2014 Comment

Bull Market Stumbles Over Emerging Economies

The Fed has begun to to taper its easy money policies and China’s growth seems to be slowing. So are we in for a bumpy year on Wall Street? And whom would that affect?

January 13, 2014 Comment

Eyes On Detroit As Auto Industry Flexes Its Muscle

The North American International Auto Show has begun in Detroit. Automakers are upbeat about global sales. The show opens to the public starting Jan. 18.

January 6, 2014 Comment

JP Morgan To Pay $2 Billion Settlement In Madoff Case

JP Morgan Chase is expected to reach a $2 billion settlement with federal authorities for its ties to Bernie Madoff. The bank is accused of ignoring signs Madoff’s business was a fraud.

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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.