The fashion industry's "war on work" has hit a nerve with TV host Mike Rowe of the Discovery Channel's "Dirty Jobs." What's elicited such a strong reaction from the alpha male? A $425 pair of heavily-distressed, straight-leg blue denim jeans sold at Nordstrom, which according to the retailer's
Allegations of misconduct by senior staff continue to dog Fox News after three women filed a lawsuit Tuesday claiming they were subject to "appalling discrimination" and "years-long relentless racial animus" at the hands of a former executive at the news company. The women, one former and two
Nineteen companies have announced that they are pulling advertising from Fox News' "The O'Reilly Factor," hosted by Bill O'Reilly, following allegations of misconduct published by The New York Times this past weekend. The companies are GlaxoSmithKline , BMW, Mercedes-Benz , Hyundai , Constant
Mary Triplett refused to let her son be institutionalized, insisting that he was afforded the same rights as other children to attend school.
Investors plowed $59 billion into U.S. startups last year, the most since the dot-com era.
Morningstar's annual ratings of 529 college savings plan show improvements in investment choices, but fees and other downsides still make it tougher for families trying to save for a child's education. Investment ratings firm Morningstar rated 64 of the country's largest 529 college savings plans,
Morning Business Memo… Comcast is buying the rest of NBCUniversal from General Electric, and it’s doing it much sooner than expected. The price of GE’s remaining 49 percent stake in the entertainment giant is $16.7 billion. The takeover consolidates Comcast as a cable distributor and...
Investment ratings firm Morningstar released its annual ranking of 529 college savings plan on Monday, noting industry-wide improvements in plan fees and performance. Almost every state offers a 529 savings plan, named after Section 529 of the Internal Revenue Code, describing how those who
Now that JPMorgan Chase has racked up losses of $2 billion and counting from risky derivatives trading, many individuals may be relieved that they have avoided this type of investment like a bad cold. After all, most individual investors don't have the money or the stomach for such complex,
Just when you thought executive compensation couldn't get much higher, the average CEO pay increased 14 percent to $12.9 million in 2011, 380 times that of the average worker, according to the AFL-CIO's annual Executive Paywatch report released on Thursday. The report, called CEO Pay and the 99% ,