California mandates sick days for workers

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California will require most employers to provide millions of workers with up to three sick days each year…

Alibaba seeks to raise up to $24.3B in IPO record

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China’s Alibaba Group is seeking to raise up to $24.3 billion in its upcoming IPO…

Malaysia Airlines cuts 6,000 jobs

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Malaysia Airlines has cut 6,000 jobs as part of a wide-ranging overhaul that follows the loss of two aircraft earlier this year…

Labor Day gas prices lowest since 2010

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Motorists have something to celebrate this Labor Day weekend. Gasoline prices will be at their lowest levels since 2010…

Burger King plans expansion of Tim Hortons

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The fight for the coffee and breakfast crowd is heating up, both at home and abroad….

China fines 12 Japanese firms in auto price probe

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China announced Wednesday it will fine 12 Japanese auto parts suppliers a total of $202 million…

Ballmer steps down from Microsoft board

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Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is stepping down from the company’s board, bringing to a close 34 years with the software giant…

Can you afford to have a baby?

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According to the Department of Agriculture, the average cost for a middle income couple to raise a child for 18 years time is about 250k…

Berkshire Hathaway stock tops $200,000

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Berkshire Hathaway Class A stock, which first topped $1,000 in 1983, on Thursday surpassed $200,000…

Amazon debuts mobile payment app and card reader

Amazon is introducing a credit-card processing device and mobile app designed to help small business owners accept payments…