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(NEW YORK) -- As the world lauded Bill Gates’ foundation for its largest humanitarian pledge ever — $50 million to help in the fight against the spread of Ebola in West Africa — the wealthiest man in America expressed excitement over the rise of philanthropy among the young, rich and successful.“I see more and more [philanth...
(NEW YORK) -- Shares of pharmaceutical companies that produce experimental Ebola drugs spiked in after-market trading on Tuesday following news of the first diagnosis of the deadly disease in the United States.The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Tuesday evening that they had confirmed the first U.S. case of an individual b...
(NEW YORK) -- Tuesday marked another day of losses for Wall Street, as all three major indices closed lower for the second day in a row.The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 28.32 to 17,042.90.The Nasdaq slipped 12.46 to 4,493.39, while the S&P 500 closed at 1,972.29, down 5.51.The Conference Board said on Tuesday that consumer confidence, w...
Posted 2014-09-30 14:55:30
(NEW YORK) -- It's not coming out until 2015, but Microsoft offered a peek at what users can expect from the latest generation of the company's operating system called Windows 10.Many keen Microsoft observers will note that the company skipped over the number nine in naming the latest iteration of the software. It's something a company spokesman sa...
(SACRAMENTO, Calif.) -- California has become the first state in the country to make it illegal for grocery stores to give out plastic grocery bags.While many cities had already banned the bags, Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill Tuesday banning them up and down California.“This bill is a step in the right direction -- it reduces the torrent of p...
(NEW YORK) -- Fears that the Ebola virus may spread to more countries in West Africa could also affect one of the region's major exports, cocoa, which has been steadily increasing in price over the last year.About 70 percent of the world's cocoa supply comes from West African nations, with Cote d’Ivoire and Ghana accounting for over 55 percen...
Posted 2014-09-30 11:44:43
(NEW YORK) -- Will Ford’s profit warning be the first of many? The share price of the second-largest U.S. auto company plunged more than 7 percent as the firm cut its full-year profits outlook.At a conference call for investors Monday, Ford CEO Mark Fields said he expects a pretax profit of around $6 billion this year, down from the $7 billio...
(NEW YORK) -- Say "Ello" to Paul Budnitz.Budnitz, 47, owns a luxury bicycle shop in Burlington, Vermont, that bears his last name. He's also an author, photographer, filmmaker and the owner of Kidrobot, a company that creates toys, apparel and accessories.He can now add social network co-founder and CEO of Ello to his already eclectic resume."My gr...
(SAN JOSE, Calif.) -- PayPal and eBay are separating to become two independent, publicly-traded companies. An eBay announcement Tuesday said the breakup, to be completed in the second half of 2015, is the "best path for growth and shareholder value creation for each business."Dan Schulman, a former executive at American Express, will take over the ...
(NEW YORK) -- The fact that Hawaii is a top honeymoon destination isn't exactly a shocker. Gorgeous beaches, history, luxury hotels -- all without a passport. It's pretty much a no-brainer.According to Facebook check ins, Hawaii's islands account for five of the top 10 honeymoon destinations. But it's not number one.Las Vegas, according to Facebook...
(NEW YORK) -- Looking for temporary work as retailers start hiring for the holiday season?Although most stores and other businesses are predicted to boost their seasonal employees from last year, getting a job may not be as easy as answering a few simple questions, such as, "Can you work weekends?"According to a survey of big retailers by the consu...

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