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Bits Blog: Android Phones Hit by ‘Ransomware’

NYT > Business - 8 hours 3 min ago
Hackers have figured out how to lock people out of their Android devices and demand money in exchange for letting them back in.

Economic View: Lesson From Old India: When an Economy Just Doesn’t Get Better

NYT > Business - 8 hours 7 min ago
The Industrial Revolution left an economic giant in the dust. Today, trade shocks could do the same to some Western countries.

3 Reasons Hospira, Inc. Stock Could Fall

Let’s take a look at three reasons Hospira’s stock could fall.

American Apparel Adds a Second Woman To Its Board, Will It Matter?

Studies show a female touch can dramatically improve a company's governance and risk management.

3 Reasons Microsoft Corporation's Stock Could Rise

Microsoft sits at 10-year highs, and here's why the stock could continue its upward trend.

Intuit, Inc. Pushes Smart Growth, Market Yawns

Intuit remains focused on winning the cloud, which is the right decision over the long term.

Markets Are Flat After Yellen Speech

NYT > Business - 9 hours 33 min ago
Tensions in Ukraine were worrying investors, who also were assessing the Fed chairwoman’s words for signs of the timing of interest rate increases.

3 Reasons Wynn Resorts' Stock Could Rise

If Wynn Resorts' stock rises over the next five years Asia will be a big driver.

5 Things Boeing's Management Wants You to Know

Just because you don't have time to listen to the "earnings conference call," doesn't mean you don't have the right to know what management said in it.

McDonald's Taps New U.S. Chief

WSJ.com What's News US - 9 hours 43 min ago
McDonald's is replacing the head of its U.S. business for the second time in less than two years, amid a lengthy period of flat or declining sales in its domestic market.

Is It Time to Buy Herbalife Stock?

Herbalife stocks look like a bargain. Is it time to scoop up shares?

Shortcuts: Secrecy About Salaries May Be on the Wane

NYT > Business - 9 hours 45 min ago
A federal push, salary comparison websites and the general tendency of younger workers to share more publicly are challenging views of what is private.

In the Future: Why the Robots Might Not Take Our Jobs After All: They Lack Common Sense

NYT > Business - 9 hours 55 min ago
A leading scholar of labor markets says mankind has consistently feared technology’s toll on employment, and consistently been wrong.

Casual Dining: Investing Essentials

Here's what you need to know about the business of casual dining.

8 Fascinating Reads

Good reads, short quotes.

The Dark Side of Google's Solar Project

The Ivanpah solar power plant is the world's largest solar thermal power plant and produces enough clean, green power for 140,000 homes. However, this Google-backed solar project has a dark side that has some government officials calling for a halt to this kind of solar project.

3 Reasons Deere's Stock Could Soar

Why Deere is a stock to buy.

3 Reasons BP's Stock Could Rise

Breaking down why the long-term future for BP is worth investing in.

Cox Enterprises Forms Unit Encompassing 20 Businesses

WSJ.com What's News US - 10 hours 38 min ago
Cox Enterprises Inc., an Atlanta-based private company that owns AutoTrader.com and car auction company Manheim Group, has formed a subsidiary called Cox Automotive that encompasses 20 distinct businesses.

GameStop Earnings: Why Sales and Profits are Soaring

A look at the retailer's second-quarter report.


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