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Stocks claw back from early slide, extending win streak to five days

January 11, 2019 |

U.S. stocks had a day of uneven trading Thursday but ended higher, notching their fifth straight win. Industrial companies such as Boeing and General Electric rose while retailers fell as Macy’s suffered its biggest loss of all time.

Stocks struggled in the early going after U.S. and Chinese officials…


L.A. Times – Business

Former Madoff Secretary Wants Early Prison Release

December 24, 2018 |

A lawyer for the former secretary for imprisoned financier Bernard Madoff is asking that she be released from prison in March. Attorney Roland Riopelle says 70-year-old Annette Bongiorno will have served two thirds of her six-year prison term by March 19 and should be released then. He cited a law…
Newser

Hotel workers ready to strike as early as Wednesday in Southern California

December 11, 2018 |

About two dozen Southern California hotels could be hit with a strike as early as Wednesday, as 7,500 local workers try to exercise their union’s growing muscle, built through a series of successful strikes against hotels this year around the nation.

Members of Unite Here Local 11 in Los Angeles…


L.A. Times – Business

Three myths about the early retirement movement

December 10, 2018 |

People don’t like to be told they can’t have it all. It’s one of the reasons frugality as a way of life is a hard sell.

Enter the followers of the FIRE movement, which stands for financial independence, retire early. They advocate a frugal lifestyle in an effort to save 40% to 50% of their income…


L.A. Times – Business

Stocks Claw Back After Early Plunge

December 6, 2018 |

Stocks clawed back much of the ground they lost in an early plunge triggered by the arrest of a senior Chinese technology executive, the AP reports. The Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 index ended slightly lower Thursday, having taken a nosedive in the morning. Technology shares including…
Newser

CNN

Netanyahu warns early elections in Israel would be ‘irresponsible’

November 19, 2018 |

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has warned early elections would pose a risk to national security as he struggles to hold together his fraying coalition government.
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Anime Collector Realizes He Has Early Walt Disney Film

November 17, 2018 |

Seventy years ago, a Japanese teenager bought a two-minute 16mm cartoon for under $ 5. It sat in Yasushi Watanabe’s collection all these years, and he has just learned that it happens to be one of Walt Disney’s first films, reports the BBC . The 1928 short, titled Neck ‘n’ Neck , features…
Newser

CNN

Israel heading for early elections after turbulent week for Netanyahu

November 16, 2018 |

Israel will pick a date for early elections on Sunday, a source close to a key minister told CNN, following a turbulent week for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that saw key government resignations and calls for an early vote.
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Stocks Erase Early Loss, Finish Higher

November 15, 2018 |

A rebound in technology stocks helped the market erase an early loss and finish higher, breaking a five-day losing streak, the AP reports. Banks and industrial stocks also rose Thursday, offsetting losses in retailers, homebuilders and utilities. Energy stocks rose along with crude oil. British bank stocks plunged and the…
Newser

American Airlines will allow fliers with nut allergies to board early to wipe down their seating area

November 10, 2018 |

Passengers with nut allergies soon will be able to board American Airlines flights early to give them time to wipe down their seats and tray tables to get rid of nut crumbs or dust.

Food allergies have become a growing concern in the airline industry. In August. Southwest Airlines stopped serving…


L.A. Times – Business