On Thursday, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella said it is good karma in some instances when women do not ask for a raise. Melissa Block talks to Maria Klawe, who was interviewing him, about the reaction.
On Friday, the price for benchmark crude oil in the U.S. fell below $85 a barrel. Oil production is outstripping demand by a wide margin and analysts say that situation may continue for a while.
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is facing public criticism after his comments suggesting that women should not ask for raises. But they also underscore questions about tech's male-dominated culture.
Garment-making once thrived in the South. Two acclaimed designers are trying to bring it back with a field-to-garment concept, creating a clothing line from their own organic cotton grown in Alabama.
During a talk at a conference about women in technology, Satya Nadella said those women who don't ask for raises would be compensated by "karma."
The stock market has been on a tear this week in both directions. The Dow was down more than 270 points on Tuesday and up by a similar amount Wednesday. On Thursday, it was down by more than 300 points in mid-afternoon.
The price of new textbooks has gone through the roof. But what students spend on books has barely budged.
A handful of restaurants are experimenting with no-tipping models, guaranteeing their servers a base level of pay. So far, satisfaction is up and turnover is down.