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The luxury travel industry is now catering to kids

by CNN Money // February 26, 2015 // Updated 10:36 GMT // 0 Comments

Related: Bored of your superyacht? Try a submarine Luxury hotels are also stepping up their child-focused amenities and activities. – “We see families often start out with a domestic vacation, like Yellowstone, and the next year they head to Alaska or the Canadian Rockies. By the third trip, they are looking at Peru, Belize and […]

Tech firms freak out as China erects barriers

by CNN Money // February 26, 2015 // Updated 10:24 GMT // 0 Comments

“Combined with China’s recent other actions to tighten content filters and limit Internet-based services, these new policies will create an even more unwelcoming digital trade and investment environment for foreign companies,” the groups wrote in a letter to the European Commission. A spokesperson said the European Commission is analyzing the Chinese measures and their potential […]

Billionaire GOP contributor maxes out in one day

by CNN Money // February 26, 2015 // Updated 10:15 GMT // 0 Comments

Griffin’s past political contributions have included groups like America Rising, Karl Rove’s American Crossroads, Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell’s campaign, and the independent group that supported Mitt Romney’s 2012 presidential campaign, Restore Our Future. – Most stock quote data provided by BATS. Market indices are shown in real time, except for the DJIA, which is […]

America has deflation in January

by CNN Money // February 26, 2015 // Updated 09:18 GMT // 0 Comments

Overall, the U.S. economy has many signs of improvement. The unemployment rate is dropping, growth is picking up and hiring has been strong. But many Americans haven’t seen any real improvement in their paychecks in years. – Most stock quote data provided by BATS. Market indices are shown in real time, except for the DJIA, […]

America has deflation in January

by CNN Money // February 26, 2015 // Updated 09:18 GMT // 0 Comments

January’s deflation could cause the Federal Reserve to hesitate on raising its key interest rate, which many expect them to do later this year. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen and her fellow board members do not want to raise interest rates until the economy shows real momentum. – Most stock quote data provided by BATS. […]

From street child in China to Intel mentor

by CNN Money // February 26, 2015 // Updated 08:32 GMT // 0 Comments

The chasm grew wider the higher she rose up the ranks, eventually becoming technical adviser to Intel’s data center CTO. “There are very few women at the higher levels,” she said. Eager to change that trend, Garver joined the Women at Intel (WIN) Network five years ago as a mentor. – She signed on to […]

Google learns how to beat you at Atari video games

by CNN Money // February 26, 2015 // Updated 08:25 GMT // 0 Comments

In some games, the Google computer was able to learn strategies that would help it maximize its score. For example, after playing the brick-breaking game Breakout 600 times, deep-Q network learned to tunnel through the bricks and bounce the ball off the back of the wall to knock out bricks from behind. – Most stock […]

Wanna fly LaGuardia to L.A. direct? Someday maybe you can

by CNN Money // February 26, 2015 // Updated 07:51 GMT // 0 Comments

Gates and slots are limited at the three New York airports. If an airline is going to start providing the more lucrative transcontinental flights from LaGuardia, it is probably going to come at the expense of those smaller markets. – Most stock quote data provided by BATS. Market indices are shown in real time, except […]

Former JPMorgan banker Bill Winters is back

by CNN Money // February 26, 2015 // Updated 07:35 GMT // 0 Comments

“[Winters] brings with him considerable experience as well as an excellent reputation for building good teams,” Temasek said in a statement. – Most stock quote data provided by BATS. Market indices are shown in real time, except for the DJIA, which is delayed by two minutes. All times are ET. Disclaimer. Morningstar: © 2015 Morningstar, […]

Former JPMorgan banker Bill Winters is back

by CNN Money // February 26, 2015 // Updated 07:35 GMT // 0 Comments

“[Winters] brings with him considerable experience as well as an excellent reputation for building good teams,” Temasek said in a statement. – Most stock quote data provided by BATS. Market indices are shown in real time, except for the DJIA, which is delayed by two minutes. All times are ET. Disclaimer. Morningstar: © 2015 Morningstar, […]

Comcast: Get ready for years of lawsuits over net neutrality.

by CNN Money // February 26, 2015 // Updated 06:54 GMT // 0 Comments

A similar legal fight is why we’re in this mess now. The last time the FCC tried to protect “Open Internet” rules, Verizon sued and the agency eventually lost in federal court. Related: Telecoms say they aren’t against net neutrality, they are against how the rules were changed – Related: 4 bad things Internet companies […]

Morgan Stanley agrees $2.6 billion settlement

by CNN Money // February 26, 2015 // Updated 06:12 GMT // 0 Comments

Related: Citi inks $7 billion mortgage settlement Most stock quote data provided by BATS. Market indices are shown in real time, except for the DJIA, which is delayed by two minutes. All times are ET. Disclaimer. Morningstar: © 2015 Morningstar, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Factset: FactSet Research Systems Inc. 2015. All rights reserved. Chicago Mercantile […]

This guy just won the jackpot with a startup’s get-rich-quick scheme

by CNN Money // February 26, 2015 // Updated 05:25 GMT // 0 Comments

Jet.com was founded by Diapers.com entrepreneur Marc Lore, who sold his company to Amazon in 2010 for $540 million. The company plans to take on Amazon (AMZN, Tech30) by signing up members for $50 a year. In turn, it will offer super-steep discounts on everything (10% to 15% lower than anywhere else online, Jet.com claims). […]

This guy just won the jackpot with a startup’s get-rich-quick scheme

by CNN Money // February 26, 2015 // Updated 05:25 GMT // 0 Comments

Jet.com was founded by Diapers.com entrepreneur Marc Lore, who sold his company to Amazon in 2010 for $540 million. The company plans to take on Amazon (AMZN, Tech30) by signing up members for $50 a year. In turn, it will offer super-steep discounts on everything (10% to 15% lower than anywhere else online, Jet.com claims). […]

Asian Americans are quickly catching whites in the wealth race

by CNN Money // February 26, 2015 // Updated 05:14 GMT // 0 Comments

Asians have similar financial habits to whites, in terms of investing and borrowing. Both groups are more likely than blacks and Hispanics to invest in stocks and privately-owned businesses and to have more liquid assets, which serves as a buffer against financial shocks. And, on average, the former have about half as much debt as […]

Premarkets: 5 things to know before the open

by CNN Money // February 26, 2015 // Updated 04:58 GMT // 0 Comments

J.C. Penney (JCP), Gap (GPS) and Herbalife (HLF) will report after the close. – Most stock quote data provided by BATS. Market indices are shown in real time, except for the DJIA, which is delayed by two minutes. All times are ET. Disclaimer. Morningstar: © 2015 Morningstar, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Factset: FactSet Research Systems […]

Cable news and social media go all in on #LlamaWatch

by CNN Money // February 26, 2015 // Updated 04:24 GMT // 0 Comments

All of this with the hashtag #LlamaWatch as one of the top trending topics on Twitter. – Most stock quote data provided by BATS. Market indices are shown in real time, except for the DJIA, which is delayed by two minutes. All times are ET. Disclaimer. Morningstar: © 2015 Morningstar, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Factset: […]

KFC is testing edible chocolate coffee cups

by CNN Money // February 26, 2015 // Updated 03:44 GMT // 0 Comments

“They wanted something fun and entertaining to mark the Seattle Best Coffee launch here,” said Fegen. So when KFC sent him a sample of the actual waxy cardboard cup that it would be using for the coffee brand, it was the Eureka moment. – Most stock quote data provided by BATS. Market indices are shown […]

The New York Daily News exploring sale

by CNN Money // February 26, 2015 // Updated 03:38 GMT // 0 Comments

Zuckerman, who is also a well-known real estate investor, has been a prominent figure in New York media circles for decades. He has owned the Daily News since 1993. Its main newsstand rival, the New York Post, is owned by Rupert Murdoch.

The New York Daily News exploring sale

by CNN Money // February 26, 2015 // Updated 03:38 GMT // 0 Comments

Zuckerman, who is also a well-known real estate investor, has been a prominent figure in New York media circles for decades. He has owned the Daily News since 1993. Its main newsstand rival, the New York Post, is owned by Rupert Murdoch.

ESPN writer rallies help in search for missing son

by CNN Money // February 26, 2015 // Updated 03:08 GMT // 0 Comments

> – Most stock quote data provided by BATS. Market indices are shown in real time, except for the DJIA, which is delayed by two minutes. All times are ET. Disclaimer. Morningstar: © 2015 Morningstar, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Factset: FactSet Research Systems Inc. 2015. All rights reserved. Chicago Mercantile Association: Certain market data is […]

Netflix hails net neutrality vote as ‘win’ for consumers

by CNN Money // February 26, 2015 // Updated 02:42 GMT // 0 Comments

“Don’t let Comcast win,” the tweet said, ending with a link to an advocacy web site, Battleforthenet.com. Broadband providers like Comcast (CCV) have been among the staunchest opponents of the Democratic-led FCC’s bid to strengthen Internet access regulations. They say the regulation is unnecessary and will inhibit investment in broadband infrastructure. – Most stock quote […]

The Bill O’Reilly controversies: Where they stand

by CNN Money // February 26, 2015 // Updated 02:18 GMT // 0 Comments

On Monday, after several CBS News staffers gave support to the Mother Jones report, O’Reilly turned his attention to his former employer. He showed footage of the Buenos Aires protest in an effort to rebut a former CBS News correspondent who described it as “relatively tame.” O’Reilly also brought on former NBC News bureau chief […]

Average federal tax refund is $3,120 so far

by CNN Money // February 26, 2015 // Updated 01:51 GMT // 0 Comments

Most stock quote data provided by BATS. Market indices are shown in real time, except for the DJIA, which is delayed by two minutes. All times are ET. Disclaimer. Morningstar: © 2015 Morningstar, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Factset: FactSet Research Systems Inc. 2015. All rights reserved. Chicago Mercantile Association: Certain market data is the property […]

Fox’s ‘Empire’ grows for 7th week in a row

by CNN Money // February 26, 2015 // Updated 01:27 GMT // 0 Comments

Related: Fox’s ‘Empire’ defies TV trends, ratings rise again – Most stock quote data provided by BATS. Market indices are shown in real time, except for the DJIA, which is delayed by two minutes. All times are ET. Disclaimer. Morningstar: © 2015 Morningstar, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Factset: FactSet Research Systems Inc. 2015. All rights […]

RadioShack to sell name with $20 million opening bid

by CNN Money // February 26, 2015 // Updated 01:20 GMT // 0 Comments

Another group of about 1,100 underperforming stores that are set to close were also auctioned on Wednesday. GameStop (GME) has expressed interest in some of those locations, RadioShack lawyers said. About 200 leases received bids on Wednesday. – Most stock quote data provided by BATS. Market indices are shown in real time, except for the […]

Morgan Stanley To Pay $2.6 Billion Mortgage Settlement

by The Huffington Post // February 25, 2015 // Updated 23:37 GMT // 0 Comments

(Adds details) Feb 25 (Reuters) – Morgan Stanley said it will pay $2.6 billion to the U.S. government to resolve potential claims stemming from the sale of mortgage bonds before the financial crisis, reducing its 2014 profit by more than half. Morgan Stanley increased its legal reserves by about $2.8 billion, which lowered its 2014 […]

Why Quality Over Quantity Is The Key To Productive Networking

by The Huffington Post // February 25, 2015 // Updated 22:15 GMT // 0 Comments

When it comes to networking, the genuine connections you make matter far more than the stack of business cards you collect. Erica Dhawan, the author of Get Big Things Done, joined HuffPost Live host Caroline Modarressy-Tehrani today to discuss a concept called connectional intelligence and how it can lead us to make more profound changes […]

Eurozone’s Future Remains at Risk, Mario Draghi Warns

by The New York Times // February 25, 2015 // Updated 21:21 GMT // 0 Comments

FRANKFURT — In a contentious appearance before the European Parliament on Wednesday, the president of the European Central Bank said that the future of the eurozone was at risk unless member countries gave up some independence and created more Pan-European government institutions. Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank, during Wednesday’s session of the […]

For Bill O’Reilly and Fox News, a Symbiotic Relationship

by The New York Times // February 25, 2015 // Updated 19:08 GMT // 0 Comments

The Fox News host Bill O’Reilly aggressively defended his Falklands coverage earlier in his career after reports surfaced that he had embellished stories about his war reporting. Hours after the news broke that Brian Williams had misrepresented his account of a helicopter trip in Iraq, he issued an on-air apology. NBC News started an investigation, […]

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