Business (2017)



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  • December 29, 2017
    Chris Woodward

    Pay raises coming...and slashed hours, too?

    cash 100-dollar billEighteen states will see an increase in their minimum wages on January 1 but the message for workers is to hold back their excitement.

  • December 28, 2017
    Chris Woodward

    Don't forget 'unsubsidized' business owner

    Sorry, we're closedThere has been a lot of talk about the latest enrollment numbers for ObamaCare but one analyst says don't forget about self-employed Americans.

  • December 26, 2017
    Michael F. Haverluck

    Fastest Christmas shopping surge since before Obama

    Black Friday Christmas shopping frenzyAmerican retailers are rejoicing this Christmas season, which has been the best in years, as consumer confidence is at it highest since the turn of the century – and shoppers have spent their money at the fastest pace since the Great Recession of 2007.

  • December 23, 2017
    Michael F. Haverluck

    Papa John's founder resigning as CEO after criticizing NFL

    Kaepernick kneeling (good AP pic)Several weeks after criticizing the NFL over its handling of player-led national anthem protests – which he credited to declining pizza sales – Papa John’s Founder John Schnatter is stepping down has CEO.

  • December 22, 2017
    Charlie Butts

    Planned Parenthood losing some big donors

    Planned Parenthood logo with cash backgroundAn organization that rates corporations based on conservative values has some good news, but acknowledges there's more work ahead.

  • December 18, 2017
    Chris Woodward

    Flaws in fracking study spotlighted

    fracking operationsA new study is causing alarm over fracking, but an industry group says it lacks evidence.

  • December 18, 2017
    Chris Woodward

    Which of these actions is actually 'evil'?

    Patagonia logoAs Patagonia forges ahead with a lawsuit against President Trump, another organization says there are a few things consumers should know about the outdoor company.

  • December 17, 2017
    Michael F. Haverluck

    Chick-fil-A customer caught giving man shoes off his own feet

    Chick-fil-A restauranteA Chick-fil-A customer who remains anonymous was caught giving a needy man the shoes off his own feet when he noticed that the person’s shoes were falling apart and taped together with duct tape.

  • December 15, 2017
    Chris Woodward

    What's good for savers not necessarily good for borrowers

    interest ratesA lot is being said about the Federal Reserve going through with its third interest rate hike of the year, but what does it mean for the average consumer?

  • December 14, 2017
    Chris Woodward

    Congress puts end to controversial 'Choke Point'

    AR-15s for saleThe trade association for the firearms and ammunition industries is pleased with the passage of legislation ending "Operation Choke Point."

  • December 12, 2017
    Chris Woodward

    So what's the deal with Bitcoin?

    cash 100-dollar billAs Americans are continuing to read and hear more and more about Bitcoin, some still do not know exactly what it is?

  • December 07, 2017
    Chris Woodward

    FYI: Most union members didn't choose their union

    labor unions (illustration)A case before the Supreme Court next year has big implications for public sector workers and union fees – and that's only half the story.

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