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Monday, May 20, 2019 at 01:22 PM CDT

Ford Cuts 7,000 White-Collar Jobs, Including 500 in US

Ford Cuts 7,000 White-Collar Jobs, Including 500 in US

Ford revealed details of its long-awaited restructuring plan Monday as it prepared for a future of electric and autonomous vehicles by parting ways with 7,000 white-collar workers worldwide, about 10% of its...

Sunday, May 19, 2019 at 03:38 PM CDT

Average US Price of Gas Drops 3 Cents Per Gallon to $2.93

Average US Price of Gas Drops 3 Cents Per Gallon to $2.93

The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline fell 3 cents a gallon over the past two weeks, to $2.93. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg of the Lundberg Survey said Sunday that it's the first price drop at...

Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 07:51 PM CDT

Apple CEO Tim Cook to the Class of 2019: 'My Generation Has Failed You'

Apple CEO Tim Cook to the Class of 2019: 'My Generation Has Failed You'

Apple CEO Tim Cook challenged Gen Z to clean up the messes Baby Boomers have left behind. "In some important ways, my generation has failed you," Cook said Saturday in his commencement speech at Tulane...

Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 07:26 PM CDT

Tight Labor Market Holding Back Small Business Expansion

Tight Labor Market Holding Back Small Business Expansion

Adam Rammel is gearing up for an expansion. The co-owner of Brewfontaine, a craft beer bar in Bellefontaine, Ohio is opening up an events and catering business in a few months' time, requiring the company to...

Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 06:44 PM CDT

Not Just Party City: Why Helium Shortages Worry Scientists and Researchers

Not Just Party City: Why Helium Shortages Worry Scientists and Researchers

This month’s announcement from Party City that it’s closing more than 40 stores as it grapples with new challenges, including diminishing helium supplies, likely came as unwelcome news to customers who count on...

Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 05:49 PM CDT

Sikhs Say Nordstrom Apologized for Turban, Waiting for Gucci

Sikhs Say Nordstrom Apologized for Turban, Waiting for Gucci

Nordstrom has apologized to Sikhs for selling a turban they found offensive, but a representative with the U.S. community's top civil rights organization said Saturday they are still waiting to hear from the...

Friday, May 17, 2019 at 06:48 PM CDT

Duolingo’s ‘Game of Thrones’ Lessons See Spike in Popularity

Duolingo’s ‘Game of Thrones’ Lessons See Spike in Popularity

If you want to learn to talk like the characters in the HBO hit series “Game of Thrones,” there’s an app for that. Duolingo, No. 28 on the 2019 CNBC Disruptor 50 list, offers online instruction of High...

Friday, May 17, 2019 at 03:30 PM CDT

Read the Email Elon Musk Sent to Tesla Employees Calling for ‘Hardcore’ Control of Expenses

Read the Email Elon Musk Sent to Tesla Employees Calling for ‘Hardcore’ Control of Expenses

Tesla CEO Elon Musk told employees in a company-wide email Thursday that $2 billion in new funds raised this month were only enough to get through 10 months if Tesla keeps spending as it did in the first quarter...

Friday, May 17, 2019 at 04:07 PM CDT

US Reaches Steel, Aluminum Tariff Deal With Canada, Mexico

US Reaches Steel, Aluminum Tariff Deal With Canada, Mexico

The United States has reached a deal to lift steel and aluminum tariffs on Canada and Mexico, removing one key obstacle to passing updates to the North American Free Trade Agreement, two people familiar with the...

Friday, May 17, 2019 at 12:07 PM CDT

Dallas Could Be Uber's Newest Hub

Dallas Could Be Uber's Newest Hub

Dallas is in the running for the rideshare company's major expansion. Dallas Morning News Business Reporter Melissa Repko joins us to discuss.

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