By ABC News

Jun 2, 2014 10:23am

EA Sports Ready to Pay College Jocks

By John Kapetaneas   Morning Money Memo… Could college athletes have a pay-day in their future? Video game maker EA Sports reached a $40 million settlement with college football and basketball players, ESPN.com reports. The case involves the use of players’ likeness in various medium,… Read More »

May 27, 2014 8:29am

Rents Slashed in America’s Tallest Building

  Morning Money Memo: New York City’s giant World Trade Center is supposed to be a bold symbol of revival for Lower Manhattan in the years after the 9/11 attacks. But the owners of the building are slashing rents by nearly 10 percent because they… Read More »

By ABC News

May 22, 2014 12:40pm

Man’s $4 Flea Market Find of Old Coca-Cola Bottle Goes to Auction

A New Mexico man’s purchase of a $4 bottle at a flea market could turn into a $5,000 or more pay day thanks to the bottle’s ties with Coca-Cola’s past. Jim Vergo, of Albuquerque, said the aged bottle’s label featuring coca leaves and the words “wine… Read More »

May 22, 2014 8:57am

McDonald’s Critics Have Confrontation on Today’s Menu

Morning Money Memo… McDonald’s is facing more criticism today over its pay scale for workers and marketing high-fat food to children. Critics plan to confront CEO Don Thompson during the question-and-answer portion of the company’s annual shareholders meeting. On Wednesday, McDonald’s closed one of its… Read More »

By ABC News

May 21, 2014 3:28pm

Dream Mansion in 221 Square Feet Is Small Wonder

Andrew Morrison, 41, lives in what he dubs “the mansion of dreams” with wife Gabriella. His Oregon house is complete with a grand staircase, a cozy master suite and a kitchen that’s worthy of a top chef. “I mean I can do Donna Summer dance… Read More »

By ABC News

May 16, 2014 7:28am

‘GMA’ Swims With Sharks: Robin Roberts’ ‘Shark Tank’ Pitch for Fitness Enthusiasts

“Good Morning America” is swimming with the sharks of “Shark Tank,” the hit ABC show that gives people one shot to sell their idea for a new product or service to the panel of business moguls. George Stephanopoulos was the first “GMA” anchor to jump… Read More »

May 15, 2014 9:33am

Wal-Mart Sales and Profits Drop

Morning Money Memo… Many Americans are struggling to keep up with their daily bills. This morning’s quarterly report from Wal-Mart may be evidence that, despite a growing economy and solid stock market returns, shoppers remain very cautious about their spending. Wal-Mart reported declining U.S. sales… Read More »

May 14, 2014 8:05am

Netflix Growth Makes It Road Hog of the Internet

Morning Money Memo… Netflix, the king of downloads, is grabbing more bandwidth, and was responsible for 34 percent of all peak-time Internet usage in early 2014. Sandvine, a Canadian networking services firm, says Netflix’s share continues to rise. YouTube dropped from more than 18 percent… Read More »

By ABC News

May 13, 2014 5:02pm

Real Money: 4 Tips to Help Get You Out of Debt

ABC News’ Linzie Janis and Eric Noll report: Ambre and Eddie Maze of Nashville, Tennessee, are drowning in debt and say they’re so worried about their financial situation that Eddie, a lawyer, took a second job as a taxi driver to keep up with the… Read More »

May 9, 2014 8:51am

Why Apple May Buy Beats

  Morning Money Memo: Apple used to be cool all on its own. So does it really need to spend more than $3 billion to bolster its street cred? That’s what some Wall Street analysts are wondering. The Financial Times says Apple is “closing in”… Read More »