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Ride-Sharing Apps: New Economy, Same Invisible Discrimination

Fri, 11/04/2016 - 11:31am

A study shows how discrimination in housing and transportation has replicated itself in the new "sharing economy" apps like Uber. And as with the old economy, bias is sometimes hard to see up close.

U.S. Wages Rising At The Fastest Pace In Years Amid Solid Hiring

Fri, 11/04/2016 - 11:07am

The Labor Department's latest jobs report shows that average hourly earnings have risen by 2.8 percent since last year, outpacing inflation. Economists say that will boost consumer spending.

Chinese Mogul Buys Dick Clark Productions, His Latest U.S. Purchase

Fri, 11/04/2016 - 8:46am

Wang Jianlin, one of China's richest men, has been pursuing U.S. entertainment properties in recent years. Will he succeed where other foreign investors have struggled in the past.

U.S. Added 161,000 New Jobs In October; Wages Rise By 10 Cents

Fri, 11/04/2016 - 7:39am

The unemployment rate was little changed, ticking back down to 4.9 percent. Hourly earnings rose 10 cents over last month — in total, wages are up 2.8 percent year over year.

Big Hospital Network Cracks Down On The Right To Sue

Fri, 11/04/2016 - 4:00am

Some networks of hospitals, doctors and medical services are now so dominant in their region that they can hike their prices and force patients to waive the right to sue when things go wrong.

Last Pre-Election Jobs Report Due Out Friday

Fri, 11/04/2016 - 3:46am

Economists expect the report to show about 175,000 new jobs created last month.

Administration Gives Electric Car Charging Grid A Boost

Thu, 11/03/2016 - 10:34pm

The White House announced it is establishing 48 corridors on America's highways for charging electric vehicles.

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