The majority of Uber’s investors may have wanted its co-founder and chief executive Travis Kalanick out, but some employees of the ride-hailing company are already calling for his return. In a petition that began circulating within Uber on Wednesday, employees called for Uber’s board of directors...
Many economists don't expect a recession for at least a year or two. Register columnist Jeff Lazerson does. Here's why.
Set on a hillside in the Hollywood Hills, this rustic retreat appeals to creative types with its flexible living space and sweeping views of Bronson Canyon. And if pedigree is a must, the Tony Ngai-designed home has that too. Past residents include late heavy-metal vocalist Kevin DuBrow and rapper-producer...
So let’s buy some 100-year-bonds from the formerly uniquely recalcitrant debtor.
After months of discussions, hearings, political maneuvering, and education, the Oregon legislature has abandoned its efforts to create a gross receipts tax this legislative session. This morning, Governor Kate Brown, Speaker Tina Kotek, and Senate President Peter Courtney announced that all consideration would stop until 2019. Show More Summary
The FCC has hit a Florida-based robocall network with a record fine of $120 million
One of the expressed intentions of Republicans’ efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare is to undo some of the age-related distribution inherent in the system. Today, healthy young people pay more so that older, less-healthy people don’t...Show More Summary
The Kings open the 2017-18 season by playing five of their first six games at Staples Center, including their season-opening game Oct. 5 against the Philadelphia Flyers. Their lone road game in their opening stretch is Oct. 7 against the Pacific Division rival San Jose Sharks. The Kings’ first game against the expansion Vegas Golden […]
Santa Barbara is among the priciest cities when it comes to real estate, but not every home will break the bank. Here’s a look at what your money buys at three price points. This Craftsman bungalow, dating to about a century ago, is among eight original residences that make up this downtown-area...
Warren Buffett comes to the rescue up north; Bill Ackman has a glimmer in his eye; the future of cycling is (literally) shit; and more.
Move over, Andrew Luck: Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr is on track to supplant the Indianapolis Colts quarterback as the highest-paid player in the National Football League by signing a five-year, $125 million contract. That works out to $25 million a year—but, as ESPN’s Adam Schefter has noted, Carr has a strong incentive to backload […]
The move could further rattle brick-and-mortar retailers that have depended on big brands like Nike to drive sales.
The title of “The Bad Batch,” Ana Lily Amirpour’s arid and feverish new movie, refers to the assorted undesirables who have been exiled by the U.S. government to a vast and barely habitable stretch of Texas wasteland. Under a merciless sun, a sullen new arrival named Arlen (the British actress...
Buried deep in the Senate health care bill is a provision that is designed to penalize Northeastern states that have traditionally run generous Medicaid programs while carving out special exemptions for sparsely populated Western states like Alaska, which are conveniently represented by Republicans. Call it the Klondike kickback. Show More Summary
The Chargers will join the Rams in Orange County next month for the start of training camp, and the teams will work together, to an extent. The Rams and Chargers will hold two joint practices, on Aug. 9 at UC Irvine and on a to-be-announced date on the Chargers’ turf. The teams also will meet […]
Compared to taxes on alcoholic beverages such as wine and beer, distilled spirits are taxed at much higher rates across the states, ostensibly to adjust for higher alcohol content. Today’s map shows how spirits excise taxes in your state compare. Data for this map comes from the Distilled Spirits Council of the United States. To […]
Are you interested in learning more about market classification? globalEDGE’s Global Insights by Classification feature explores Emerging Markets, Frontier Markets, and Mature Markets. Each classification has its own page that includes...Show More Summary
Debt can help a business thrive. It can be used to your advantage if you know how to manage it. Here are four tips for using debt to help grow your business.