Last year, JPMorgan Chase acknowledged that it lost $6.2 billion in a hedging strategy gone awry. The Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations has spent months investigating how the losses occurred, and on Friday, it will publicly grill some of the executives involved.
So-called "haul videos" are the YouTube version of a time-honored tradition: showing off the spoils from a trip to the shopping mall. Some haulers have garnered thousands of followers, as well as relationships with retailers who compensate the young fashionistas for promoting their products.
On Wednesday, the creator of the much-loved but relatively short-lived TV series Veronica Mars took to Kickstarter to raise money to make a movie version of the show. In less than 12 hours, fans pledged more than $2 million, smashing the site's records along the way.
Samsung is planning to unveil its new Galaxy S4 smartphone Thursday night in New York City, throwing down a new challenge to Apple's iPhone. The new Galaxy will be the flagship device on Google's Android platform, which dominates the smartphone market.
After more than 100 years of ups and downs, General Motors has a lot of history. Most of GM's history is in the form of cars — hundreds of actual individual cars. The company tries to keep at least two of each car in storage. NPR's Sonari Glinton went on a walk through GM's attic to find out about the company's past and future.
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