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Thursday, Oct 11, 2018 at 05:54 PM EDT

Stocks Plunge Again; Dow's 2-Day Loss Reaches 1,300 Points

Stocks Plunge Again; Dow's 2-Day Loss Reaches 1,300 Points

U.S. stocks sank more than 2 percent Thursday, the second day of steep declines around the globe driven by concerns about rising interest rates and trade tensions that could slow economic growth. The Dow Jones...

Thursday, Oct 11, 2018 at 10:48 AM EDT

Toxic Metal Cadmium Found in National Chain Stores' Jewelry

Toxic Metal Cadmium Found in National Chain Stores' Jewelry

Jewelry with the toxic metal cadmium is showing up on the shelves of national retailers including Ross, Nordstrom Rack and Papaya, according to newly released test results. Analysis done for the nonprofit...

Wednesday, Oct 10, 2018 at 07:29 PM EDT

BBJ: Ropes & Gray's Top Data-Privacy Lawyer Will Cost You

BBJ: Ropes & Gray's Top Data-Privacy Lawyer Will Cost You

Reporter Greg Ryan joins necn to discuss his story, "Want Ropes’ top data-privacy lawyer? That’ll be $1,550 an hour."

Wednesday, Oct 10, 2018 at 03:11 PM EDT

Immigration Law and the Trump Administration

Immigration Law and the Trump Administration

We take a look at the business of immigration law, with attorney Jeff Goldman of Goldman Immigration. He talks about their family based practice where lawyers have been working overtime to reunite children...

Wednesday, Oct 10, 2018 at 03:05 PM EDT

Immigrants and a Growing Economy

Immigrants and a Growing Economy

One Way Ventures managing partner and founder Semyon Dukach joins the conversation with Jeff Goldman. Dukach, who came to this country as a child, talks about his latest venture: an angel investment firm focused...

Wednesday, Oct 10, 2018 at 03:05 PM EDT

The Future of Immigration in the US

The Future of Immigration in the US

Goldman Immigration attorney Jeff Goldman and One Way Ventures managing partner and founder Semyon Dukach weigh in on the future of immigration in the United States. What are they optimistic about?

Wednesday, Oct 10, 2018 at 07:07 PM EDT

Dow Industrials Sink 831 Points as Tech Companies Plunge

Dow Industrials Sink 831 Points as Tech Companies Plunge

U.S. stocks plunged Wednesday as investors, fearful that rising interest rates and trade tensions could hurt company profits, ramped up their selling of high-flying technology and internet stocks. The Dow Jones...

Wednesday, Oct 10, 2018 at 01:24 PM EDT

After Backlash, Amazon to Boost Pay for Longtime Workers

After Backlash, Amazon to Boost Pay for Longtime Workers

Amazon, facing a backlash from longtime warehouse workers who say its $15 hourly minimum wage wouldn't benefit them, will now provide a bigger raise. The company said Wednesday that "slight adjustments" are...

Wednesday, Oct 10, 2018 at 12:05 PM EDT

Market Forces Put America's Recycling Industry in the Dumps

Market Forces Put America's Recycling Industry in the Dumps

America's recycling industry is in the dumps. A crash in the global market for recyclables is forcing communities to make hard choices about whether they can afford to keep recycling or should simply send...

Wednesday, Oct 10, 2018 at 10:52 AM EDT

Sears Lines Up Emergency Financing for Potential Bankruptcy

Sears Lines Up Emergency Financing for Potential Bankruptcy

Sears Holdings has contacted banks in recent days to arrange the financing necessary to file for bankruptcy after 125 years in business, people familiar with the situation told CNBC. The stock plummeted 32...

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