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Protecting your right to complain online09/30/14
A new California law will protect customers who take to Yelp and other online services with a beef about a business.
Holiday hiring heading for 15-year high
'Tis already the season when stores seek temporary workers for the holidays. John Challenger of Challenger, Gray and Christmas says this one is shaping up to be merrier than most.
What do women want? Stereotype-free sports news
What do women want from sports news produced with them in mind? Programming that doesn't play to stereotypes, says Purdue professor Cheryl Cooky.
When will airstrikes on ISIS impact oil prices?
Dr. Jim Krane of Rice University's Baker Institute weighs in, on News Break.
Disney makes Hasbro feel like a princess
When Mattel loses the Disney princess dolls to Hasbro in 2016, Needham & Co.'s Sean McGowan says it'll be a "meaningful but not crippling blow to Mattel."
Cadillac packs for a New York move
General Motors thinks a change of scenery will do Cadillac a world of good. So it's moving luxury brand's headquarters to Manhattan.
Investors' role in housing market is shrinking
Real estate investors are starting to hand the baton to buyers who actually want to live in the homes. Is the market ready?
Alibaba's big debut sets next hurdles even higher
Will Alibaba still seem magical to investors after they've had a weekend to think it over? Or a year?
NFL as popular as ever with viewers and sponsors
The NFL doesn't seem to be losing viewers or sponsors to its players' off-the-field troubles.
New mobile tool for car shoppers
Edmunds CEO Avi Steinlauf on the rollout of "Lot Buddy."
The Fed's housing disappointment
The Fed created QE, in part, to breathe life into the housing market. It didn't work out as planned.
When the Fed does raise rates, 'Hallelujah'
Diane Swonk doesn't expect the Fed to raise interest rates until next summer. But sooner would be better.
Apprentices aren't popular with employers
Why businesses don't embrace apprentices, and why our entrepreneurial spirit has been flagging.
Planning for your parents' old age
A survey commissioned by Caring.com finds almost half of those asked spend more than five thousand dollars a year on care-giving.
Ray Rice won't ruin endorsements for other players
Though the Ray Rice story might prompt some soul-searching among marketers, Burns Entertainment's Doug Shabelman sees NFL stars remaining as popular as ever.
One-sided recovery keeps Fed rate hike at bay
The Federal Reserve's QE legacy is record stock prices and corporate profits. But workers haven't seen the results in their wages. That's one reason the Fed won't rush into raising interest rates, says Gus Faucher of PNC Financial.
August rise shows foreclosure problems linger
Foreclosures picked up in August, with some states seeing exceptionally large jumps in early and late-stage activity.
Apple Pay meets a wary consumer
Most of us are leery of using mobile devices to pay at stores, according to a CreditCards.com survey. Can Apple change our minds?
GM plans hands-free driving in two years
Some Cadillacs will be equipped with the so-called super cruise system.
Mismatch between job openings and hiring
Job openings are rising, so why is hiring slowing? And a slowdown in August jobs growth isn't a bust, "it's just not a boom."
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