Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Equal pay: 5 things you need to know

Equal pay: 5 things you need to know

Equal pay: 5 things you need to know

Posted: 08 Apr 2014 09:04 AM PDT

You've heard it thousands of times: Women earn 77 cents to a man's dollar. But in many ways, this statistic is misleading.

Stay-at-home moms are on the rise

Posted: 08 Apr 2014 08:29 AM PDT

Staying at home with children is on the rise again in the U.S., but this isn't the story of a great cultural shift. More often, it's an economic necessity.

Holder: Bitcoin raises law enforcement concerns

Posted: 08 Apr 2014 08:15 AM PDT

Attorney General Eric Holder told lawmakers that Bitcoin and other virtual currencies pose a challenge for law enforcement agencies, because they can be used to "conceal illegal activity."

Another former top banker commits suicide

Posted: 08 Apr 2014 07:41 AM PDT

A former senior ABN Amro banker suffering from severe depression killed his wife and daughter before taking his own life.

Stocks: modest rebound

Posted: 08 Apr 2014 09:22 AM PDT

After a brutal selloff over the past few days, stocks were bouncing back Tuesday -- modestly.

IMF slashes Russia growth forecast

Posted: 08 Apr 2014 06:02 AM PDT

The International Monetary Fund has slashed its growth forecast for Russia and warned of wider economic fallout if the Ukraine crisis escalates.

4 ways scammers can steal your tax refund

Posted: 08 Apr 2014 05:00 AM PDT

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Microsoft drops Windows XP support

Posted: 08 Apr 2014 05:20 AM PDT

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Shipping gun holsters, socks and more

Posted: 08 Apr 2014 03:54 AM PDT

Bra gun holsters. Instructional painting DVDs. Bars of Turkish soap. All of these niche products are sold by small businesses from around the world -- but they are all shipped out of one New York warehouse.

Where the rich stash their toys

Posted: 08 Apr 2014 06:16 AM PDT

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Two GM SUVs top new safety ranking

Posted: 08 Apr 2014 02:11 AM PDT

General Motors is having a bad year. But the automaker got some good news on Tuesday when two GM SUVs earned top ratings in a new crash test.

Another down day looks likely for stocks

Posted: 08 Apr 2014 04:12 AM PDT

Premarkets lost their fleeting momentum Tuesday and were headed lower, a day after sinking into the red for the year as highly volatile growth stocks took another beating.

Obama strengthens equal pay protections

Posted: 08 Apr 2014 09:27 AM PDT

President Obama signed two executive actions Tuesday aimed at strengthening existing equal pay laws.

Do I owe taxes on fantasy sports winnings?

Posted: 07 Apr 2014 02:04 PM PDT

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Charge your cell phone in 30 seconds

Posted: 07 Apr 2014 02:00 PM PDT

Managing battery power can be the most frustrating part of owning a smartphone. Phone batteries typically last less than a day, and charging them back up can take a full hour.

Ford recalls 435,000 vehicles

Posted: 07 Apr 2014 12:29 PM PDT

Ford Motor Co. has announced two recalls, affecting about 435,000 vehicles.

Maryland raises minimum wage to $10.10

Posted: 07 Apr 2014 12:27 PM PDT

Maryland is the latest state to boost its minimum wage.


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