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Small business cultures need to evolve along with work force

Small business owners are making their company culture a bigger priority as they respond to the dramatically different expectations of a younger work force and a low unemployment rate and shrinking labor pool

Markets Right Now: Stocks open sharply lower on…

Stocks are falling on Wall Street as investors worry about an apparent stalemate in trade talks between the U.S. and China.

On the Money: How new rules for debt collectors affect you

On the Money: Debt collectors to expand use of email, texts to chase borrowers under proposed new regulations

Best Buy warns of higher prices for shoppers due to tariffs

Best Buy 1Q profit beats Street, but outgoing CEO warns of higher prices for shoppers due to tariffs

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Edmunds: This summer's best car deals are used cars

Edmunds explains why this summer's best deals will be found in pre-owned lots

The Latest: Trump administration prepares $16B in farm aid

Ag secretary: Trump administration is preparing $16B in aid for farmers hurt by trade wars

Game of Thrones: Economics of mercy and other final lessons

Game of Thrones: Bran's charisma deficit, the wisdom of putting a fox in charge of the henhouse and the benefits of mercy

Watch your credit card rewards pile up with these…

When using a rewards credit card, try combining your earnings with other money-saving moves

US long-term mortgage rates slip; 30-year average…

U.S. long-term mortgage rates fell slightly this week, marking a fourth straight week of declines to lure prospective purchasers in the spring homebuying season

US new-home sales slumped 6.9% in April; sales of homes deemed affordable for middle class source of decline

US new-home sales slumped 6.9% in April; sales of homes deemed affordable for middle class source of decline

China has more weapons in US tariff war - but do they work?

China has an array of options for retaliating for Washington's latest tariff hike in the two countries' escalating trade battle

China says door open to trade talks, but slams…

China says door open to trade talks, but slams tech controls

Former Nissan chairman Ghosn appears in Tokyo…

Nissan ex-chairman Ghosn appears in Tokyo court

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Retailers, shoppers could feel more pain if…

An escalating trade war with China could mean higher prices on a broad array of products but some retailers will be less equipped to handle the pain than others, leaving consumers to carry the load

Asian shares slip as US-China spat takes center…

Asian markets slip as traders brace for impact of U.S.-China spat

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How major US stock indexes fared Wednesday

Stocks ended lower on Wall Street Wednesday, weighed down by mixed corporate earnings from big retailers and uncertainty over the trade dispute between the U.S. and China

Saudi Aramco to buy liquid natural gas from US company

Saudi Aramco to buy liquid natural gas from Sempra Energy, a US company based in San Diego

Mnuchin says Tubman $20 bill design delayed past…

Treasury Secretary Mnuchin says Tubman $20 bill design delayed past 2020

Markets Right Now: Stocks fall as energy, retail stocks drop

Stocks are closing lower on Wall Street Wednesday as energy companies and retailers bear the brunt of the declines

Minutes show some on Fed still think rate hikes…

Minutes show some Fed officials still think rate hikes could be needed to restrain inflation

How to create a good culture for your small business

While the culture at any business can be critical to attracting and retaining top workers, it needs to be a focus for small business owners who can't offer the kind of salary and benefits that bigger companies do

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Mnuchin says he was unaware of IRS memo on tax…

Mnuchin says he was unaware of draft IRS memo on releasing tax returns until contacted by newspaper

3 Chinese airlines seeking Boeing compensation…

Chinese airlines seek Boeing compensation for grounded 737 Max jetliners following fatal crashes

Target's online game is on target

Target gets its digital game on and the profits flow