Taylor Morton

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Why Square just hired America’s top trade negotiator

<b>Getting tech companies that are also financial services companies into new markets isn’t easy.</b><p>The two sectors are among the most regulated by trade and domestic laws, but the mobile payments company Square faces the same imperative every US company does: It needs to tap into the huge portion of the …

Obama Administration

Awful Immigration Study's Author Has Resigned After Racist Comments About Latinos

In his doctoral dissertation at Harvard in 2009, Richwine wrote that the U.S. should discourage certain groups from emigrating to the country because of a longstanding difference between white Americans and immigrant groups.<p>"The average IQ of immigrants in the United States is substantially lower …

Better Safety in Bangladesh Could Raise Clothing Prices by About 25 Cents

According to one rights group, safety enhancements in factories would barely raise prices.<p>There was some rare happy news out of Bangladesh today as Reshma Akhter, an 18-year-old seamstress, was dug out and rescued after 17 days of being trapped in the wreckage of a collapsed eight-story garment …

Venezuela inflation hits nearly 30%

Print this page<p>Some honeymoon. Barely a month into his presidential term, and the situation facing Nicolas Maduro is decidedly unenviable.<p>Try as he …

Crisis-burdened Spain and Cyprus are hot spots for women to sell their eggs

Egg donations thrive off the young and desperate. For years, US college campuses have been plastered with signs imploring young women to “donate” their eggs—for $8,000. More recently, the number of women selling their eggs (and men their sperm) soared amid the recession and high unemployment.<p>Now, …

Eggs

What Bloomberg employees can see when they snoop on customers

Bloomberg LP is in damage-control mode. Some of its largest customers have publicly accused the firm’s journalists of snooping on their usage of Bloomberg terminals, the firm’s wildly profitable information service for investors.<p>Until recently, all Bloomberg employees could access information about</b> …

Employment

This startup has now raised $1.1 billion

Silicon Valley venture capitalists like to crow that it’s now cheaper than ever to establish a startup company. While that may be true for internet firms, the amount of money required to fund a Silicon Valley green tech startup can be mind-boggling.<p>Case in point is fuel cell maker Bloom Energy, …

Energy

Mexico economy: storm clouds gathering?

Mexico on Friday posted its worst monthly industrial production figures since the 2009 recession brought on by the US financial crisis.<p>The figure …

ecoMOMics: The Financial Power and Value of Moms

The ecoMOMics report offers readers a glimpse into the awe inspiring financial power of Moms. Whether it’s your Mom, Step Mom, Grandmother, wife, or sister, the women we all love and depend on are the most significant economic force in today’s society.<p><b>What’s A MOM Worth?</b><p>According to Salary.com, …

The Target Effect, or, How Big Box Is Bringing Washington D.C. Together

Dan Mizrachi reports on how Target became the symbol of a changing neighborhood.<p>In Northwest Washington, D.C., the intersection of mostly white …

When is the best time to visit US and Canada's National Parks?

When is the best time to visit the National Parks of the US and Canada? You might think the answer would be one of the summer months. But when we looked at the 'best time to go' picks by Lonely Planet guidebook authors for the most visited and best-known parks in the US and Canada and stacked them …

Priceline-Kayak merger should close on May 21, thanks to regulators' approval

Priceline and Kayak said on Thursday they expect their $1.8 billion merger to close on May 21.<p>The two companies said they have received all the …

Inside the largest duty-free shop on the planet

If you want to see the globe’s divergent proclivities in all their finely segmented glory, spend some time at the Dubai International Airport. The …

North America’s top amusement parks

Nowhere can you find more family-friendly daredevil thrills (and gentler rides) than in the USA and Canada. Here are our 10 favorite amusement and water parks in North America (diplomatically listed in alphabetical order):<p>Canada’s Wonderland, Vaughan, Ontario<p>The first major park in Canada (25 miles …

From city to summit: Trekking Nepal’s Langtang Valley

ONLY 34 MILES north of Nepal’s capital city of Kathmandu lies Langtang Valley, the first region Westerners explored beyond the Kathmandu Valley, in …

Mount Everest

Best travel ads this week: Brands tell stories to sell products

This week Lufthansa pokes fun at Germans, Expedia takes viewers around the world with a Wes Anderson-inspired tour, a Baltic cruise company tugs …

A thrillseeker’s guide to Vietnam

Dense jungles, brooding mountains, endless waterways, towering cliffs, hairpin bends: the potential for adrenalin-fuelled adventure is limitless in Vietnam. Whether you prefer to scale the heights of jagged peaks or plumb the depths of coral reefs, Vietnam will deliver something special. Heck, just …

British Airways boss says Iberia purchase may have been better delayed

British Airways’ merger with Iberia, the troubled Spanish airline, should perhaps have been delayed, the boss of International Airlines Group has …

6 Dream Travel Jobs that Actually Exist

Since graduating from college in 2007, Turner Barr has been traveling the world. Not convinced that a desk job was for him, he headed to South …

Stephanie Cutter, Former Obama Adviser, To Help Bank Of America Elude Regulation

"Big Banks Push Against Tighter Rules," says the headline in this piece from the Wall Street Journal. 'Twas ever thus, but now, "big banks" are doing so more overtly, and with more gusto, and with all kinds of interesting people helping them out. Per the WSJ:<p>The banks have hired longtime, …

Learn Photography by Example

One of the best ways to improve your photography is to look at example photos that other photographers have taken and learn about the settings, …

Photography