• Voice of AmericaUS Supreme Court Limits Where Companies Can be Sued

    The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday tightened rules on where injury lawsuits may be filed, handing a victory to corporations by undercutting the ability of plaintiffs to bring claims in friendly courts in a case involving litigation over the Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. blood-thinning medication Plavix. The justices, in an 8-1 ruling, threw out a lower court decision allowing hundreds of Read more...

  • USA TodayBlue Apron prices IPO at $15-$17 per share to raise $500M

    For a little less than the price of about two of Blue Apron’s meals, some investors could own a share of stock.Blue Apron Holdings will price its initial public offering shares at between $15 to $17, which would allow the meal-kit delivery company to raise about $500 million to fund its expansion plans.The 30 million shares of the company’s class A common stock Read more...

  • Tribune ReviewWith tech giants back in charge, stocks hit records again

    NEW YORK — Apple and other big-name technology stocks got back to their winning ways Monday and helped drive U.S. indexes once again to record heights. The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose 20.31 points, or 0.8 percent, to 2,453.46 and surpassed its old record, set nearly a week ago, by half a percent. The Dow Jones industrial average added Read more...

  • The Washington PostMegyn Kelly just helped some guy get thousands of new followers

    NBC News host Megyn Kelly boosted the social media profile of a person when she aired an interview of him on her show on Sunday night. The person is known for espousing a bunch of theories that are easily disprovable and in one particular case extremely painful for parents whose children died when a gunman killed 27 people in Newtown, Conn., including 20 young children Read more...

  • The Wall Street JournalAlibaba's Jack Ma Heads to Detroit to Impress Entrepreneurs—and Trump

    American homes are brimming with products made in China. This week, Alibaba Group Holding chairman Jack Ma will put on a show to help U.S. entrepreneurs flip the script. In a two-day event starting Tuesday in Detroit, the e-commerce giant will offer an expected 3,000 U.S. small-business owners tips on how to market and ship their wares to Chinese consumers. Read more...

  • The Columbus DispatchWhat You Should Know About Quarterly Taxes

    April 15 isn’t the only day the IRS expects to receive money. America runs a pay-as-you-earn tax system, which means that as soon as you get paid, the IRS wants Tina Orem April 15 isn’t the only day the IRS expects to receive money. America runs a pay-as-you-earn tax system, which means that as soon as you get paid, the Read more...

  • The ConversationDo happy faces or sad faces raise more money?

    To encourage giving, many charities that serve people in need use photos depicting either happy people or sad ones in their pitches. These pictures symbolize the people who will benefit from donations made in response to those appeals. Lei Jia, a doctoral student in marketing, and I, a professor who studies how and why messages communicated through various media may Read more...

  • The GuardianUK economy will slow amid Brexit talks and pay squeeze, warns CBI

    Business group the CBI has warned the UK economy will shift down a gear as Brexit talks get under way and households are squeezed by rising prices. However, the cautious outlook was accompanied by an increase in the CBI’s growth forecasts for this year and next, due to a stronger than expected performance in 2016 when the economy defied expectations Read more...

  • The Huffington PostInsurers Talk A Lot About Climate Change, But Most Still Do Business In Coal

    The insurance industry’s annual confab last week was supposed to be a dry, stoic affair. Instead, anti-coal protesters stormed the 44th Geneva Association conference at a ritzy hotel in San Francisco, plastered the bathrooms with slogan stickers and slipped fliers under the doors to executives’ rooms. A plane toting a banner reading “unfriend coal” circled the high-rise where the executives held Read more...

  • The IndependentPity the Treasury: It has to find a new chair for the City watchdog in the midst of Brexit

    Has John Griffith-Jones just created a nasty headache for the Treasury as it battles to salvage something out of Brexit for Britain’s businesses and economy? It certainly looks that way. Mr Griffith-Jones has announced that he will step down as chairman of the Financial Conduct Authority when his five year term comes to an end next year.   Trying to Read more...