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Monday, Aug 13, 2018 at 07:11 PM EDT

Mark Cuban Cashed Out, Owns Just a Handful of Stocks

Mark Cuban Cashed Out, Owns Just a Handful of Stocks

Billionaire entrepreneur Mark Cuban told CNBC on Monday that he's holding much more cash than he normally does because he's concerned about the stock market and U.S debt levels. "I'm down to maybe four...

Monday, Aug 13, 2018 at 04:20 PM EDT

What Happens When China Doesn’t Want Our Recyclables

What Happens When China Doesn’t Want Our Recyclables

Feeling pleased that your conscientious recycling is helping to save the environment? Not so fast. Your yogurt container or takeout clamshell might end up in a dump thanks to a ban on discarded items that the...

Monday, Aug 13, 2018 at 02:35 PM EDT

Mass. Mayor Says He'll No Longer Drink Sam Adams Beer

Mass. Mayor Says He'll No Longer Drink Sam Adams Beer

A Massachusetts mayor took to Twitter over the weekend to blast Boston Beer Company founder Jim Koch for meeting with President Donald Trump last week.

Monday, Aug 13, 2018 at 11:23 AM EDT

Musk Says He's Talking With Saudi Fund to Take Tesla Private

Musk Says He's Talking With Saudi Fund to Take Tesla Private

Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund would be the main source of money for Tesla CEO Elon Musk's grand plan to take the company private, but the deal isn't done yet, Musk disclosed in a blog on Monday. The fund...

Friday, Aug 10, 2018 at 08:08 PM EDT

MassChallenge Finalists: Lumme, OurGrain and Unsize

MassChallenge Finalists: Lumme, OurGrain and Unsize

MassChallenge is the largest startup accelerator program in the world. Finalists Akshaya Shanmugam, CEO of Lumme; Jessie Pulling, co-founder and CEO of OurGrain; and Katie Wilhoit, founder of Unsize, join...">MassChallenge is the largest startup accelerator program in the world. Finalists Akshaya Shanmugam, CEO of Lumme; Jessie Pulling, co-founder and CEO of OurGrain; and Katie Wilhoit, founder of Unsize, join...

Friday, Aug 10, 2018 at 07:50 PM EDT

BBJ Report: Highest Student Debt in Mass.

BBJ Report: Highest Student Debt in Mass.

Here are the Mass. colleges with the highest average student debt."">Digital editor Max Stendahl joins necn to discuss his story, "Here are the Mass. colleges with the highest average student debt."

Friday, Aug 10, 2018 at 01:22 PM EDT

Consumer Prices Up 2.9 Pct, Leaving Americans Worse Off

Consumer Prices Up 2.9 Pct, Leaving Americans Worse Off

Consumer prices climbed 2.9 percent in July from a year earlier, a rate of inflation that suggests Americans are earning less than a year ago despite an otherwise solid economy. The Labor Department said Friday...

Friday, Aug 10, 2018 at 01:01 PM EDT

Nike Accused of Fostering Hostile Workplace in New Lawsuit

Nike Accused of Fostering Hostile Workplace in New Lawsuit

A group of former female employees at Nike Inc. are suing the company over allegations that it "intentionally and willfully discriminated against [women] with respect to pay, promotions, and conditions of...

Friday, Aug 10, 2018 at 12:14 PM EDT

A Look at the Movement Behind Marijuana PSAs

A Look at the Movement Behind Marijuana PSAs

More than a year and a half since it became legal for adults to grow and use recreational marijuana, Massachusetts public safety officials and a marijuana company are putting out a PSA on the dangers of driving...

Friday, Aug 10, 2018 at 12:10 PM EDT

BCBS CEO's Tips on Navigating Health Care

BCBS CEO's Tips on Navigating Health Care

Advice on navigating the health care system and the latest on the search for qualified employees from Andrew Dreyfus, CEO of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts.

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