The U.S. Postal Service is proposing changes to stem the billions of dollars in red ink it's accumulating. While it's trying to shore up its losses, people's preference for email and online bill-paying — along with competition from the likes of FedEx and UPS — is eating away at its core business.
Many farmers are upset with the Obama administration over a proposal to change child labor laws for kids who work on farms. Many family farmers say the rule changes — a response to a number of high-profile farming accidents involving kids around the country — are well-intended but could put some businesses in a bind.
Tuesday is billed as National Occupy Our Homes Day, and people are being asked to participate in some sort of civil disobedience at foreclosed, bank-owned homes. But a group in Madison, Wis., has been illegally moving people into foreclosed properties for the past couple of years.
In a "down" economy, what investor would turn down a sure thing? Even if the stock they're buying is guaranteed not to go up in value? Talk to fans of the Green Bay Packers and you'll understand. The NFL team is ready to issue shares of the green and gold.
Under new cost cutting measures, the queen's pay will be frozen until 2015. She reportedly receives around $50 million a year in taxpayer funds. Before the economy took a dive, she received more than double that.
An independent panel in Japan released a new report Tuesday after looking into a scheme to cover up accounting losses at camera maker Olympus. The report calls the company's senior management "rotten to the core" and states other layers of management were "contaminated."
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