Starbucks might buy a stake in SodaStream » Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:47:27 EDT Investors guzzled down shares of SodaStream International on Wednesday amid speculation the Israeli company could sell a stake to coffee giant Starbucks.
Many low-wage workers not protected by minimum wage » Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:00:38 EDT President Obama's push to raise the federal minimum wage to $10.10 an hour, coupled with recent state-level increases, is welcome news for many people getting by on small paychecks.
Students cry foul over athlete unions » Wed, 23 Apr 2014 06:15:16 EDT While some college athletes say that it's only fair that schools treat them like employees, their non-athlete peers are crying foul.
Stocks: Waiting for big tech earnings » Wed, 23 Apr 2014 07:28:30 EDT Investor sentiment was weak on Wednesday as Wall Street sifted through and awaited another batch of earnings reports, including by Apple and Facebook.
China factories extend slump » Tue, 22 Apr 2014 23:05:51 EDT China's factories continued to struggle in April, according to an early gauge of activity in the country's all-important manufacturing sector.