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Thursday, Nov 1, 2018 at 06:08 PM EDT

Google Employees Walk Out to Protest Treatment of Women

Google Employees Walk Out to Protest Treatment of Women

Carrying signs that included a mocking use of the company's original "Don't be evil" motto, thousands of Google employees around the world briefly walked off the job Thursday to protest what they said was the...

Thursday, Nov 1, 2018 at 02:06 AM EDT

Google Employees to Protest How Company Handled Sexual Misconduct

Google Employees to Protest How Company Handled Sexual Misconduct

Hundreds of Google employees from the main campus and the Google X lab in Mountain View are expected to walk out Thursday because they’re not happy with the way the company has handled sexual misconduct in...

Wednesday, Oct 31, 2018 at 01:16 PM EDT

Southern California Suffers Its Worst Housing Slump in Over a Decade

Southern California Suffers Its Worst Housing Slump in Over a Decade

Higher mortgage rates and overheated home prices hit Southern California home sales hard in September. The number of new and existing houses and condominiums sold during the month plummeted nearly 18...

Monday, Oct 29, 2018 at 06:03 PM EDT

Blind Customers Sue Walmart Over Self-Service Accessibility

Blind Customers Sue Walmart Over Self-Service Accessibility

A new lawsuit contends Walmart's self-checkout kiosks aren't fully accessible to blind customers and therefore violate the Americans with Disabilities Act. Three blind Maryland residents and the National...

Monday, Oct 29, 2018 at 04:47 PM EDT

Stocks Tumble Again on Report US Plans More Tariffs

Stocks Tumble Again on Report US Plans More Tariffs

Fear that the Trump administration will announce tariffs on all remaining imports from China helped knock U.S. stocks from a strong early gain to another sharp loss Monday. Technology companies sank again after...

Friday, Oct 26, 2018 at 04:13 PM EDT

Dow Dives 300 Points, S&P 500 Dips Into Correction Levels

Dow Dives 300 Points, S&P 500 Dips Into Correction Levels

Stocks fell sharply on Friday as investors slogged through another volatile session on Wall Street. The Dow Jones Industrial Average traded 416 points lower after dropping more than 500 points at its lows of...

Friday, Oct 26, 2018 at 11:49 AM EDT

Halloween Is Scariest Day of Year for This Financial Shock

Halloween Is Scariest Day of Year for This Financial Shock

Halloween could be scarier for your budget than anticipated: Homeowners and auto insurance claims tend to jump during the holiday. On average, Halloween has 17 percent more home claims for theft, vandalism and...

Friday, Oct 26, 2018 at 09:05 AM EDT

Economy Grew at Strong 3.5 Percent Rate in Q3

Economy Grew at Strong 3.5 Percent Rate in Q3

The U.S. economy grew at a robust annual rate of 3.5 percent in the July-September quarter as the strongest burst of consumer spending in nearly four years helped offset a sharp drag from trade. The Commerce...

Thursday, Oct 25, 2018 at 10:12 PM EDT

Google Reveals 48 Employees Fired for Sexual Harassment

Google Reveals 48 Employees Fired for Sexual Harassment

Google announced that it has fired 48 employees for sexual harassment during the past two years and sent them away without severance packages, hours after a news report that it had protected some male executives...

Thursday, Oct 25, 2018 at 03:29 PM EDT

Waiting Longer to Buy a House Could Hurt Millennials in Retirement

Waiting Longer to Buy a House Could Hurt Millennials in Retirement

Homeownership in America is not as common as it once was — especially for today's young people. That's the main takeaway from a new investigation into generational housing trends by the Stanford Center on...

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