business & economy
A Los Angeles activist is encouraging Americans to take their money out of the big banks and transfer it to smaller, local credit unions. The protest is in the wake of increased fees from big banks.
The Port of Oakland is shutdown Wednesday night as protesters in the Occupy Oakland movement conduct a general strike. About 10,000 people are reportedly participating.
As grocery stores look for ways to grab customers, some are dropping the self-service checkouts in favor of a more personal experience. But at other retailers, like Home Depot, there's no sign of abatement.
In San Diego, El Cajon specifically, there's a burgeoning Iraqi immigrant community that is straining the resources of the community leaving all sides frustrated.
In the face of protests and customer displeasure, Bank of America will abandon its plan to implement a $5 per month fee for users of their debit cards. The story was broken by Reuters.
As consumers try to find safe places for their cash, they're putting banks in a pickle. Banks actually pay to keep you cash and because they're not lending it or investing it, it's costing them money.
A Yale economist's research shows that if you speak a language that, grammatically speaking, treats the present tense and future tense the same way, unlike English, you'll save vastly more more money over the course of your life.
Business leaders are predicting that the market for goods in Iraq is about to explode and companies in various sectors of the American economy are hoping to capitalize on that boom.
In a surprise move on Monday, Wikileaks said it had lost tens of millions of dollars in donations and was suspending operations until it could raise more funds.
As Amazon pushes harder into the world of book publisher, and not just seller, it's making the big publishing companies nervous at the same time it reaches out to authors.