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  • Why is diesel so much more expensive than gas?

    Q: I have owned Mercedes diesels for more than 25 years now, always priding myself on purchasing a vehicle of unsurpassed comfort, longevity, efficiency and yes, practicality. The problem is that diesel has now actually risen in price as gas has fallen,...
  • EBay's split with PayPal could cost thousands of jobs, report says

    SAN JOSE, Calif. EBay is reportedly considering laying off thousands of employees as it prepares to shed its huge online payments division, PayPal. Citing unidentified, "people familiar with the company's thinking," the Wall Street Journal said this week...
  • Handling holiday returns helps fuel Lanham firm

    Handling holiday returns helps fuel Lanham firm
    In Optoro's sprawling warehouse in Lanham, dozens of workers scan, sort and pack toys, shoes, laptops, books, headphones, power tools — almost anything that consumers bought online and at stores then sent or brought back. The returned goods may be...
  • Kelly: Miami Dolphins need to monitor Jim Harbaugh situation

    Joe Philbin's team is fading into the land of irrelevance yet again and fraying at the seams. The Dolphins offense is gasping for air, desperate for big plays, and the defense is hemorrhaging up blood after allowing 661 rushing yards and four rushing...
  • Scarcity drives prices on World's Fair collectibles

    Q: Your column on World's Fair collectibles got us thinking. My husband's grandmother attended the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition and brought home a pitcher. Does it have value as memorabilia? A: World Fairs have yielded perhaps more souvenirs than...
  • Sports enthusiasts cozy up to 'Ugly Teams' Christmas sweaters

    PITTSBURGH Ugly is the new black (and gold). It's either a sign of how popular ugly Christmas sweaters have become, or it's another sign that sports fans will buy anything with their team's logo, but one New Jersey company is having a lot of success...
  • Amazon job posts hint at global ambitions for same-day delivery

    Amazon job posts hint at global ambitions for same-day delivery
    Amazon.com Inc is considering expanding its same-day delivery program globally, recent job listings show, underlining the importance of fast shipping to its ability to compete with the instant gratification offered by brick-and-mortar stores. The No. 1...
  • AutoNation invests $100 million, builds team to sell cars online

    AutoNation invests $100 million, builds team to sell cars online
    He earned four patents in Silicon Valley and a reputation as an e-commerce whiz. Then, he moved to South Florida to join a company not normally associated with technology. Famous Rhodes is busy at AutoNation, the country's largest auto dealership chain,...
  • Lending Club shares soar in first day of trading

    SAN FRANCISCO Lending Club on Thursday became the first online peer-to-peer lending startup to trade publicly and California's largest initial public offering of the year, immediately jumping 65 percent on its Wall Street debut and marking a bellwether...
  • With value at stake, repairs can do more harm than good

    Q: Is it worthwhile to take my 16-in. Pairpoint lamp to an expert to have the shade repaired? A: The reader has a circa 1920s authentic Pairpoint brass base with a glass shade. The e-query tells us that the shade is cracked but intact. She has looked...
  • Q&A: Shaun Rein, China expert, on why the nation has traded copying for innovation

    For years, American firms far and wide have bemoaned Chinese copycats. But these days, the water-cooler chatter in Silicon Valley has turned to the meteoric rise of Alibaba, which in September sparked the world's largest IPO. With millions of users and...