Beer, Diet Soda Sales in Mystery Decline
Morning Money Memo… Americans are drinking less beer and diet soda. Several well-known beer brands are far less popular than they were a few years ago. According to the industry journal Beer Marketer’s Insights, beer sales declined 2.3 percent between 2007 and 2012. Some well-known...
Things to Consider Before You Decide to Keep Your Health Plan
Having quality, affordable health insurance is an important concern for many Americans—but what defines quality, and how can you find the best price? Many Americans have grandfathered health plans (those that existed by March 23, 2010, and have not since changed substantially), but with the rollout of new Affordable Care Act (ACA) plans, switching to a new plan may be a smart option.
Photos: Barry Bonds' Sprawling L.A. Mansion Listed for $23.5M
Barry Bonds' mansion in L.A., first offered at $25 million, is now listed for $23.5 million. The former San Francisco Giants slugger bought it in 2002 for $8.7 million. The 17,000-sq. ft. home and 2-story guesthouse sits on a 1.85-acre lot. It has Venetian plaster walls, a 12-person theater, and 2,100-sq. ft. sports court. The 30-ft. entryway ceiling has hand-painted Trompe L'oeil murals.
In the New Economy, You Are the Product
How much would you pay to secure your personal information from data farmers and marketers – and anyone that might be able to hack their servers? $100? $1,000? More?
Paroled Ex-CEOs: Will Dennis Kozlowski Lay Low?
How closely will the after-prison life of Dennis Kozlowski, ex-CEO of Tyco International, follow that of other famous white collar criminals, including Michael Milken, Conrad Black, Joseph Nacchio and Martha Stewart?
12 Fastest-Growing Jobs in Health Care
With the Affordable Healthcare Act, job opportunities in the health care industry are blossoming even further, and CareerCast.com has created a list of the hottest jobs in the sector.
Las Vegas Sending Homeless Dogs to Canada
One minute you're a luckless dog in Vegas, left homeless by your master's home foreclosure, and facing all but certain extermination. The next, you're being whisked off to Canada by jet, where your new family (which has paid a cool $500 to adopt you) clasps you to its bosom. Sweet!