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Monday, Aug 20, 2018 at 01:28 PM EDT

Student Loan Assistance May Become as Popular as 401(k) Plans

Student Loan Assistance May Become as Popular as 401(k) Plans

Jessica Crowley used to dwell on an unpleasant thought. When her children began college, she'd still be repaying her own student loans. But a few months ago, the company where she works announced a new...

Monday, Aug 20, 2018 at 12:51 PM EDT

PepsiCo to Buy SodaStream for $3.2 Billion

PepsiCo to Buy SodaStream for $3.2 Billion

Beverage and snack giant PepsiCo announced plans Monday to acquire at-home carbonated drink maker SodaStream for $3.2 billion. Purchase, New York-based PepsiCo agreed to pay $144 per share in cash for...

Monday, Aug 20, 2018 at 01:14 PM EDT

US Stock Market's Bull Run Poised to Break Record

US Stock Market's Bull Run Poised to Break Record

The bull market in U.S. stocks is about to become the longest in history. If stocks don't drop significantly by the close of trading Wednesday, the bull market that began in March 2009 will have lasted nine...

Monday, Aug 20, 2018 at 04:33 AM EDT

US Firms to Trump: Don't Raise Tariffs on More Chinese Goods

US Firms to Trump: Don't Raise Tariffs on More Chinese Goods

The Trump administration will hold six days of hearings starting Monday in Washington on the next barrage in an escalating trade war between the world's two largest economies: President Donald Trump's proposed...

Monday, Aug 20, 2018 at 03:10 AM EDT

Elon Musk Says Cutting Back on Work Hours Isn't an Option

Elon Musk Says Cutting Back on Work Hours Isn't an Option

Arianna Huffington is calling on Elon Musk to adopt a healthier work-life balance, but the Tesla CEO says that's not an option. In a tweet early Sunday after arriving home from a late night at a Tesla factory...

Friday, Aug 17, 2018 at 11:13 AM EDT

Weed Killer in Your Cereal? Maybe, But Don't Panic

Weed Killer in Your Cereal? Maybe, But Don't Panic

Social media feeds have been swamped by news that the advocacy organization Environmental Working Group found traces of the pesticide glyphosate, the main ingredient in Roundup, in certain popular breakfast...

Friday, Aug 17, 2018 at 09:13 AM EDT

Trump Asks SEC to Look at Ending Quarterly Earnings Reports

Trump Asks SEC to Look at Ending Quarterly Earnings Reports

President Donald Trump on Friday advocated for a possible end to the long-held quarterly earnings reports for publicly traded companies, saying it would boost business and in turn help create jobs. In a morning...

Friday, Aug 17, 2018 at 06:29 PM EDT

As Musk Admits to Job Stress, Tesla's Board May Have to Act

As Musk Admits to Job Stress, Tesla's Board May Have to Act

Elon Musk's erratic behavior was front and center again this week as the CEO of Tesla conceded that he's overwhelmed by job stress, pushing his electric car company's stock down and bringing pressure on its...

Thursday, Aug 16, 2018 at 09:39 PM EDT

Can Twitter Change Its 'Core' and Remain Twitter?

Can Twitter Change Its 'Core' and Remain Twitter?

After long resisting change, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey wants to revamp the "core" of the service to fight rampant abuse and misinformation. But it's not clear if changing that essence — how it rewards interactions...

Thursday, Aug 16, 2018 at 11:41 PM EDT

Southwest Limits Emotional Support Animals to Cats and Dogs

Southwest Limits Emotional Support Animals to Cats and Dogs

Southwest Airlines is joining a growing number of U.S. carriers overhauling its pet policy, announcing this week that it will only accept cats and dogs on board as "emotional support animals." Under the new...

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