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'Bad Girls Club' Star Judi Jackson -- Yes, My Customers Got Screwed ... But Let's Makeup

"Bad Girls Club" star Judi Jackson is getting pounded by the Better Business Bureau for allegedly leaving a ton of customers in the lerch -- so, now she's firing up the bus and throwing it in reverse.BEEP BEEP BEEP BEEPJackson tells TMZ...…

FCC: WiFi Blocking Is Illegal And We'll Prosecute

The FCC today issued a stern reminder to businesses that blocking or jamming WiFi signals for any reason is illegal. "Willful or malicious interference with WiFi hotspots is illegal," said the FCC. "The Enforcement Bureau has seen aShow More Summary

Pentagon Commission: $25B/Year Savings to Be Had

The Pentagon’s Defense Business Bureau, an advisory group designed to give private sector expertise to senior leaders, announced its global analysis of DoD practices found potential savings of about $25 billion per year, to be squeezed mostly out of logistics, procurement, property management, HR, and healthcare, in that order. The savings presume a capacity for […]

Wells Fargo and JPMorgan Loan Officers Accused of Taking Kickbacks

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau said that more than 100 former Wells Fargo loan officers and half a dozen from JPMorgan Chase accepted kickbacks to steer business to a now defunct title insurance company. The banks agreed to pay a total of about $36 million.

An Entrepreneur's Guide to Taking Over the Family Business

Jessica Johnson, president of Johnson Security Bureau, speaks at the Inc. Women's Summit about taking over her family's business amidst her father's failing health.

18 Things That Shocked Me When I Moved From New York To London

In December, I relocated from New York to London to work for Business Insider's newly opened UK bureau. I'd never set foot in Europe before moving here, so it's been an adjustment. The differences between London and New York might not faze a seasoned traveler. Show More Summary

San Diego Sun Sets on AFBF Convention

The sun was just going down over the bay in San Diego when we walked out of the convention center at the conclusion of the business meeting of the 96th annual American Farm Bureau convention Tuesday after voting delegates approved resolutions for the coming year. AFBF president Bob Stallman held his traditional end of the meeting press conference with the... Read More

BLS: Jobs Openings at 5.0 million in November, Up 21% Year-over-year

From the BLS: Job Openings and Labor Turnover Summary There were 5.0 million job openings on the last business day of November, little changed from 4.8 million in October, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.......Quits are generally voluntary separations initiated by the employee. Show More Summary

These Industries Benefit Most From Falling Energy Costs

Businesses and consumers alike love falling energy costs. Obviously, the more energy-intensive users benefit the most from the recent ~40% plunge in oil prices. "US Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) data show that energy input costs equate to more than 2% of US private industry gross output (revenues)," Goldman Sachs' David Kostin noted. Show More Summary

December Employment Report: 252,000 Jobs, 5.6% Unemployment Rate

From the BLS: Total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 252,000 in December, and the unemployment rate declined to 5.6 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Job gains occurred in professional and business services, construction, food services and drinking places, health care, and manufacturing.... Show More Summary

Random Comics News Story Round-Up

Todd Klein on Dark Horse Presents #35. Zainab Akhtar on CBSP Fairytales For Bad Bitches. Marjorie Ingall on Above The Dreamless Dead. what sounds like the collapse of a disorganized con leads to some better business bureau advice. If you don't know the people with whom you're working, you're always at risk. Show More Summary

Private Student Loan Business Declares War on Borrowers

The ombudsman of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has accused the private student loan industry of failing to do enough to help borrowers in financial distress. While lawsuits are uncommon in the collection of federal student...Show More Summary

Here’s An Industry That’s Still Booming In China: Express Delivery

Revenue at China’s express delivery businesses soared by 42% last year to $33 billion, according to the website of China’s State Post Bureau. The number of express deliveries increased to 14 billion, a 52% rise from 2013, according the Ma Junsheng, the bureau’s chief.   China led the world in number of deliveries last year, the […]

Seib Video: X Factors to Normalizing U.S.-Cuba Relations

Will President Barack Obama’s efforts to normalize relations with Cuba hit roadblocks in Congress, or garner enough support from business to launch a new era of political and economic cooperation? Washington Bureau Chief Jerry Seib discusses the policy change.

Why Climate Change Is Even Worse Than You Thought

The National Bureau of Economic Research has found that hotter weather means bad news for business.

Canada’s Competition Bureau is investing Apple’s domestic wireless carrier deals

The watchdog for Canadian business regulations and practices is investigating whether Apple's contracts had non-compete clauses.

BLS: Jobs Openings at 4.8 million in October, Up 21% Year-over-year

From the BLS: Job Openings and Labor Turnover Summary There were 4.8 million job openings on the last business day of October, little changed from 4.7 million in September, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.......Quits are generally voluntary separations initiated by the employee. Show More Summary

Staying safe online this holiday shopping season

Now that the holiday season is in full swing, it's time for a crash course in consumer security. Only conduct business on secure sites and check with the Better Business Bureau if you're unsure. Jill Schlesinger has what you need to know in her look at the business week ahead.

Small Businesses Drive U.S. Job Recovery

Talk about a good news Friday. Today the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that our economy added 321,000 jobs in November. That's 57 consecutive months we've added jobs -- the longest employment growth streak since America started...Show More Summary

Small Businesses Drive U.S. Job Recovery

Talk about a good news Friday. Today the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that our economy added 321,000 jobs in November. That's 57 consecutive months we've added jobs -- the longest employment growth streak since America started...Show More Summary

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