| Nov 19, 2014
| 3:58 PM
NEW YORK (IFR) - Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba will sell its first-ever bond on Thursday, a jumbo trade expected to be around $8 billion in size that comes just two months after the company's record IPO.
It is looking to sell up to seven tranches,...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 1:27 PM
Hey, all you would-be Hannibal Lecters out there — this is your lucky day.
Infamous ex-baseball player Jose Canseco, who has certainly had his ups and downs career-wise, reportedly shot off his middle finger last week while cleaning his gold-...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 5:11 PM
Former MLB slugger Jose Canseco is having an unusual fall sale.
Late Monday afternoon, Canseco tweeted that he was selling the finger he shot off along with the gun he used during the accident.
Canseco even tweeted a picture of the gun, which he...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 6:01 PM
Creating an animal, insect or rodent costume can be so tricky.
But leave it to Soojin Lee, the costume designer at South Coast Repertory, to evoke characters for the theater's children's production of E.B. White's "Charlotte's Web."
| Nov 11, 2014
| 9:02 AM
Beijing mom Wang Rongrong is married, but each year she eagerly looks forward to China’s “Singles Day.”
After putting her 1-year-old son Momo to sleep, Wang got in front of her computer and began her four-hour countdown to China’...
| Oct 4, 2014
Someone who sells items on eBay: Rosemarie of Bethlehem is looking for someone who sells items on eBay. She has items.
Antique table and chairs: Kris of Northampton is looking for an antique white table and chairs.
| Nov 10, 2014
Some say the dining room is dead — we say it has already been reincarnated. The key detail that makes today’s dining rooms up-to-date? A chic, savvy mix of chairs. Truth be told, the age of using one type of anything — fashion, bedroom...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Q: Can you help me ID these objects? I don't want to sell them; I just want to know what they are and learn about them.
A: Sent with the query are images of two metal objects the reader calls "keys."
Imagine a pair of differing brass or alloy metal...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 8:26 AM
The outsourcing of jobs has been a painful, recurring theme in the past several years, but here's a twist. According to Consumer Reports, more companies are outsourcing customer service — to their own customers.
Remember when attendants pumped gas,...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 8:39 AM
You may not have a masterwork, or even a minor work, hiding in a storage unit. But your basement and attic may be bursting with possessions you no longer want, and you might be surprised by the amount you can pocket if you know the best ways to sell...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 8:31 AM
MIAMI - Ebay dijo que escindirá PayPal, su unidad de pagos que está creciendo rápidamente y que se convertirá en una empresa que cotice en bolsa en el segundo semestre de 2015.
La noticia provocaba un alza de un 7 por ciento de las acciones de eBay a...