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Tuesday, Apr 9, 2019 at 01:05 PM EDT

IRS Says Forgotten Tax Returns Are Waiting to Be Claimed

IRS Says Forgotten Tax Returns Are Waiting to Be Claimed

The deadline to file your taxes for 2019 is just around the corner, but the IRS says there are still lots of people who are due a refund from previous years.

Tuesday, Apr 9, 2019 at 01:56 PM EDT

Trump's $11B Tariffs on EU Goods Would Hit Cheese, Wine, Olives

Trump's $11B Tariffs on EU Goods Would Hit Cheese, Wine, Olives

The United States wants to tax $11.2 billion worth of EU goods — from airplanes to Gouda cheese — in what some experts say marks another attempt by the Trump administration to use tariffs to reshape global trade...

Tuesday, Apr 9, 2019 at 10:19 AM EDT

Friendly's Closes 23 Restaurants in the Northeast

Friendly's Closes 23 Restaurants in the Northeast

Friendly's has closed 23 of its restaurants in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Maine, Connecticut and New York, according to MassLive. More than half of the closures are in New York, but the closures also include...

Tuesday, Apr 9, 2019 at 08:55 AM EDT

Climate Change Will Crush Real Estate Values for Investors Who Don’t Prepare, New Report Says

Climate Change Will Crush Real Estate Values for Investors Who Don’t Prepare, New Report Says

For any investor, measuring opportunity against risk is critical. And for real estate investors in particular, risk is rising exponentially in the age of climate change. To that end, big real estate firms...

Tuesday, Apr 9, 2019 at 08:56 AM EDT

Bank of America Is Raising Its Minimum Wage for Employees to $20 an Hour

Bank of America Is Raising Its Minimum Wage for Employees to $20 an Hour

Bank of America is raising the minimum wage for employees this year and plans to hike it to $20 an hour in two years. “If you get a job at Bank of America, you’ll make $41,000,” Chairman and CEO Brian Moynihan...

Tuesday, Apr 9, 2019 at 06:13 AM EDT

Ghost of Toys R Us Still Haunts Toy Makers

Ghost of Toys R Us Still Haunts Toy Makers

This year, children will have a hard time finding Uncle Milton's glow-in-the-dark ant farm, or the gel and ant village version. Basic Fun, the parent company behind the brand, has stopped producing them and now...

Monday, Apr 8, 2019 at 06:03 PM EDT

BBJ Report: Alnylam Trades Partner in $800M Deal

BBJ Report: Alnylam Trades Partner in $800M Deal

Alnylam trades partner Sanofi for Regeneron in $800M deal."  ">Life sciences reporter Allison DeAngelis joins necn to discuss her story, "Alnylam trades partner Sanofi for Regeneron in $800M deal."  

Monday, Apr 8, 2019 at 01:32 PM EDT

Baystate Health: Confidential Patient Info Accessed in Email Phishing Attack

Baystate Health: Confidential Patient Info Accessed in Email Phishing Attack

The health care system said in a statement that...">The confidential personal information of approximately 12,000 Baystate Health patients was accessed as part of a recent email phishing incident. The health care system said in a statement that...

Tuesday, Apr 9, 2019 at 11:57 AM EDT

Ice Cream Lovers Rejoice: Tuesday Is Free Cone Day at Ben & Jerry's

Ice Cream Lovers Rejoice: Tuesday Is Free Cone Day at Ben & Jerry's

Tuesday is something of a holiday for ice cream lovers—Free Cone Day at Ben & Jerry’s. Forty years ago, the Vermont-based company gave out free ice cream cones to customers, as a thank you for their support...

Monday, Apr 8, 2019 at 10:42 AM EDT

Pinterest Sets Sights on Raising $1.5B in First Public Share Offering

Pinterest Sets Sights on Raising $1.5B in First Public Share Offering

Pinterest, among a gaggle of tech companies planning to go public this year, hopes to raise as much as $1.5 billion in its initial offering of shares. The digital scrapbooking site said in a regulatory...

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