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  • Letters: Wages and quality of life

    Re "L.A. may raise hotel wages to $15," Feb. 18 At the end of the day, society must settle up these accounts one way or the other. Either you pay workers enough so they will not only have the wherewithal to show up and do their jobs each day but also to...
  • Duquette doesn't rule out Orioles signing a free-agent hitter

    Duquette doesn't rule out Orioles signing a free-agent hitter
    SARASOTA, FLA. — Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette will not rule out another free agent acquisition to upgrade the team's offensive lineup, though top remaining hitter Kendrys Morales would require the club to give up its third pick in...
  • Five Tesla takeaways from Elon Musk's call with car industry analysts

    Five Tesla takeaways from Elon Musk's call with car industry analysts
    Here’s what you need to know from Elon Musk’s call with Wall Street analysts who follow his Tesla Motors electric car company. 1: Tesla is selling a lot of cars for a lot of money. Musk told investors Tesla would sell about 35,000 cars this...
  • Shadow banking not so dark [Commentary]

    The World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland gave us an excellent window into the concerns that world leaders have about the global economy — particularly China's shadow banking system. But while the concerns may be legitimate, the expressed...
  • Designer Vanessa De Vargas redecorates Venice bungalow for $4,000

    Vanessa De Vargas of Turquoise Interior Design has decorated and redecorated her tiny 500-square-foot bungalow in Venice in a variety of themes during the last 15 years. When she was going through "a dark phase," she painted the walls steel gray and...
  • Golden Globes 2014: McQueen, Cuaron among nominees for directing

    Touted as an awards front-runner since early autumn, British director Steve McQueen finally garnered Golden Globes love Thursday for his searing depiction of antebellum plantation life in “12 Years a Slave.” The Hollywood Foreign Press Assn....
  • Where the jobs are

    Where the jobs are
    A friend recently got stuck when he tried to explain to his son, who was struggling to find a job, how our economy got to be the way it is. He asked my help since I am a well-known crank on the matter. I offered him three short anecdotes: Last summer...
  • World Bank chief says Fed can reduce taper risk with communication

    World Bank chief says Fed can reduce taper risk with communication
    WASHINGTON -- Clear communication from Federal Reserve officials could reduce the risk to developing economies when the central bank starts reducing a key stimulus program, the head of the World Bank said. Developing nations saw their borrowing costs...
  • A Labor Day proposal for labor

    Labor Day this year finds American unions plunging into the unknown. Fast-food and retail workers in roughly 60 cities have been demonstrating for a living wage, though how exactly they will win concessions from such mega-corporations as McDonald's...
  • Women gain as gender gap worldwide narrows, report says

    Women gain as gender gap worldwide narrows, report says
    The world's gender gap narrowed slightly in 2013, improving in 86 of 133 countries ranked by the World Economic Forum.  Iceland, Finland and Norway were the top-ranking countries, having closed more than 80% of its gender gap, the report said. The...
  • 85 richest people own as much as bottom half of population, report says

    85 richest people own as much as bottom half of population, report says
    The 85 richest people on Earth have the same amount of wealth as the bottom half of the population, according to a new report that highlights growing income inequality as political and business leaders gather for the annual World Economic Forum in Davos,...