Business & Real Estate

Court rules for Yelp in suit over online ratings

Online review site Yelp can lower or raise the rating of a…

AP Photo/Scott SonnerA guard stops a vehicle at the security checkpoint to enter the site at the Tahoe Reno Industrial Center 15 miles east of Sparks

Plant gets Tesla closer to electric car for masses

To bring electric cars to the masses, Tesla Motors will transform an…

AP Photo/Scott SonnerA guard stops a vehicle at the security checkpoint to enter the site at the Tahoe Reno Industrial Center 15 miles east of Sparks
AP Photo/Eric RisbergIn this photo taken Friday

Quake jolts, doesn't stop 2014 Napa harvest

The first pinot noir grapes of the season came in to Trefethen…

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AP Photo/Wayne ParryGuests leave the lobby of Revel Casino Hotel in Atlantic City NJ on Monday

Atlantic City's Revel starts closing after 2 years

The most spectacular and costly failure in Atlantic City's 36-year history of…

AP Photo/Wayne ParryGuests leave the lobby of Revel Casino Hotel in Atlantic City NJ on Monday
AP Photo/John LocherAssistant Secretary of the Interior Anne Castle speaks at The Business of Water conference Friday

US official airs 'myths' on Colorado River water

A top federal water administrator said Friday that several myths stand in…

AP Photo/John LocherAssistant Secretary of the Interior Anne Castle speaks at The Business of Water conference Friday
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3 ways insurers can discourage sick from enrolling

Insurers can no longer reject customers with expensive medical conditions thanks to…

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Hard to swallow? Burger King may move to Canada

Some Burger King customers are finding it hard to swallow that the…

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AP Photo/John LocherFederal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen

At Jackson Hole, central bankers eye varying goals

The central bankers meeting this week at their annual conference in Jackson…

AP Photo/John LocherFederal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen
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Ballmer steps down from Microsoft board

Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is stepping down from the company's board,…

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Coca-Cola bets on energy drinks with Monster stake

Coca-Cola is buying a 16.7 percent stake in Monster Beverage for $2.15…

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GM issues third recall on SUVs that can catch fire

General Motors' troubles with safety recalls has surfaced in another case, this…

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Yelp CEO reviews his own business after 10 years

After Yelp posted the first quarterly profit in its history last week,…

AP Photo/Eric RisbergIn this photo taken Friday

LinkedIn to pay $6M in unpaid wages, damages

Professional networking service LinkedIn has agreed to pay nearly $6 million in…

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US job growth eases but tops 200K for a 6th month

A sixth straight month of solid 200,000-plus job growth in July reinforced…

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In San Francisco real estate, $1M won't buy much

San Francisco Association of Realtors President Betty Taisch has two words of…

AP Photo/Jeff ChiuGeorge Limperis
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US stocks plunge, wiping out July's gains

For investors, there were few havens on Thursday. The stock market had…

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A more vigorous US economy appears to be emerging

The U.S. economy has rebounded with vigor from a grim start to…

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US consumer confidence jumps to 90.9 in July

U.S. consumers are more confident about the economy than they have been…

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Virgin America files plans for IPO

Virgin America's next destination is Wall Street. The California-based airline filed on…

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Fast food workers prepare to escalate wage demands

Fast food workers say they're prepared to escalate their campaign for higher…

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