MarketWatch News Break
Apprentices aren't popular with employers09/16/14
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."
Will the NFL score with international fans?
Is overseas really an option for the NFL? SportsCorp boss Marc Ganis talks with Steve Orr about future NFL growth.
Stores have been on sale for a year
Ken Perkins of Retail Metrics says perpetual promotions have been driving shopper traffic since the 2013 back-to-school season. That's not going to change any time soon.
Small businesses must tackle data security too
If Apple, Target and other big companies have trouble keeping our data secure, what can small busineses do? Alisa Parenti talks to Chris Houle of Tresorit.
Law officers open to body cams - mostly
BrickHouse Security founder Todd Morris says there's widespread support among law officers for body cameras. But the limitations of the technology and public perceptions temper that support.
Rich door, poor door: How to avoid that?
A housing advocate says cities need to set housing ground rules before ground breaks.
The golf industry tries to get back on course
Golf Digest's Ron Sirek tells Steve Orr how the golf industry got knocked into the rough, and about its work on a comeback.
Napa Valley wineries recover from earthquake
Most have reopened and are focused now on the harvest.
Why isn't silver more valuable?
All that glitters is not gold. Anthony Chanin of PureFunds thinks silver deserves more attention from investors.
S&P at 2,000: Lessons on startups and champagne
It's been a long 16 years for the S&P 500's latest milestone, and for some celebratory bubbly bought at S&P 1,000. S&P's Howard Silverblatt reflects on what has changed, and the type of champagne he's buying in preparation for S&P 3,000.
Big Change for Fast Food Businesses
Burger King is looking to buy Canada's Tim Hortons, Little Caesar's is working on pretzel-crust pizza and McDonald's is losing millenials: one analyst says it's the limit of fast food growth.
Back-to-school shoppers show more college pride
Do you love your alma mater? Many of you are saying so with your wallet. Steve Orr reports.
Pay to play at the Super Bowl halftime show?
The NFL wants artists to pay to perform at the Super Bowl. SportsCorp Limited president Marc Ganis says it's already happening.
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