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  • Joy Covey, ex-Amazon executive who helped take company public, dies

    Joy Covey, who helped take Amazon.com Inc. public as the Internet retailer’s chief financial officer, died Wednesday when her bicycle collided with a vanĀ  on a downhill stretch of road in San Mateo County. She was 50. Covey was riding her...
  • Weekly jobless claims plunge, but two states underreported data

    Weekly jobless claims plunge, but two states underreported data
    WASHINGTON -- The number of people filing for initial unemployment benefits unexpectedly plunged last week to its lowest level since 2006, but the data were skewed because computer upgrades in two states prevented them from processing all their claims,...
  • U.S. trade deficit jumps 13% in July

    U.S. trade deficit jumps 13% in July
    WASHINGTON -- The U.S. trade deficit jumped by 13% in July after hitting a more than three-year low the previous month, as the nation imported more goods, such as crude oil, and exports fell, the Commerce Department said Wednesday. The increase in the...
  • Emanuel defends new schools while closing others

    Emanuel defends new schools while closing others
    Even as Chicago Public Schools has closed about four dozen schools and blamed a financial crisis for slashed school budgets across the city, Mayor Rahm Emanuel this past week has been busy announcing district construction projects. On Sunday, the...
  • Black Friday keeps growing: Target, Toys R Us to open on Thanksgiving

    Black Friday keeps growing: Target, Toys R Us to open on Thanksgiving
    At this rate, shoppers hoping to get in on "Black Friday" deals will have to eat their turkey for lunch, as both Target and Toys R Us announced plans to open Thanksgiving evening. In its earliest opening ever, Target said it will welcome bargain hunters...
  • Video gambling companies betting on women

    Video gambling companies betting on women
    A wave of video gambling establishments catering to women is starting to sweep across Illinois — cozy, well-lit spots with names like Stella's Place, Emma's Eatery, Dotty's and Betty's Bistro. They're a far cry from the stereotypical male-...
  • Career in real estate can be rewarding, but it's a lot of work

    Q: For the past 20 years, I've worked as a combination legal assistant, paralegal and office manager. Now my boss is retiring and closing the office. One option I'm considering for a new career is real estate. The other is as a daily money manager...
  • No use in blaming others for losing in real estate bust

    Q: Back in 2005, I bought a condo with inherited cash for my disabled son to live in. I used an inheritance to buy the condominium. The condo was ridiculously high priced for a tiny one bedroom. I questioned the Realtor on the pricing, especially since...
  • Dish Customers Lose 18 TV Stations in Fee Dispute

    Here we go again: In the latest blackout to hit the pay TV biz, Dish Network customers lost access to 18 television stations run by broadcasting group Media General at midnight Tuesday, after the parties couldn't work out a deal. The blackout of Media...
  • Yahoo Video Chief Erin McPherson Is Heading to Maker Studios

    Maker Studios announced that it has hired Erin McPherson, the exec in charge of Yahoo's video strategy, as chief content officer. At Maker Studios, one of the biggest YouTube multichannel network operators, McPherson will report to exec chairman Ynon...
  • Sony Is Keeping PlayStation's Internet TV Options Open

    When Sony launches the PlayStation 4 this week, the tricked-out $399 console will have a number of new features -- but it won't give gamers a way to watch live TV channels. In an interview, Mike Aragon, VP and GM of global digital video and music...