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Friday, January 30, 2015

Business

Qatar Boards British Airways

4 hours 43 minutes ago - Wall Street Journal
Qatar Airways has bought a near 10% or $1.7 billion stake in British Airways-parent International Consolidate Airlines

I'm 'Partially Responsible' for Frappuccinos: Kenny G

5 hours 2 minutes ago - MSNBC Business
Kenny G has reflected on his early days as one of Starbucks' first investors, when the store sold nothing but coffee

Oil Futures Steady in Asia

5 hours 49 minutes ago - Wall Street Journal
Crude-oil futures moved in a narrow price range in Asian trade but remain under pressure on rising global oil supplies

Honda lowers forecasts, sees dip in quarterly profit after recall expenses counter cheap yen

6 hours 34 minutes ago - Fox Business
Honda Motor Co., the Japanese automaker at the center of an air-bag defect scandal, lowered its annual earnings forecast after quarterly profit slipped 15 percent

Tax Deductible Work Clothes? Yes For Lady Gaga, But Not For You

5 hours 58 minutes ago - Forbes
If you buy a wardrobe for work, isn't it a business expense you can write off on your taxes? It may depend on how unique you look, and who looks more unique than Lady Gaga? by Robert W. Wood

Are You Ready For A "Wearable" World?

5 hours 34 minutes ago - Forbes
Wearable devices are making their way into our professional and personal lives. Fitness trackers (Fitbit, Jawbone, Nike), eyewear (Google Glass, Microsoft Hololens, MetaPro), smart watches (Pebble, Fitbit Surge, Apple Smartwatch) , clothing with sensors (Athos smart pants, AiQ), and the like, are all examples of wearable devices. Gartner predicts t... by Jacob Morgan

Meet Ida May Fuller, who 75 years ago received the 1st Social Security check _ for $22.54

7 hours 7 minutes ago - Fox Business
Seventy-five years ago Saturday, the government cut 65-year-old Ida May Fuller of Vermont a check for about $22 — the first Social Security payout

Football scores in sports-mad Australia

6 hours 49 minutes ago - Financial Times
Soccer’s prospects Down Under are bright as national team contests Asia Cup final

Japan inflation slows further

6 hours 38 minutes ago - Financial Times
Rise of just 0.5% in core CPI suggests central bank will miss goal of 1% for next fiscal year

Feds auction 2 parcels totaling 550 acres off Massachusetts coast for wind energy projects

Yesterday - Fox Business
U.S. officials on Thursday auctioned off leases to more than 550 square miles of federal waters off the Massachusetts coast to two companies hoping to develop wind energy projects

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