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This is Where the World’s Richest People Hide Their Money

A massive leak of offshore accounts shows just how much money billionaires try to hide in offshore accounts. Here are some of the biggest culprits. …

Wal-Mart's staffing levels criticized over not-so-fresh groceries

As it intensifies its push into groceries and perishable foods, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is betting it can take on these labor-intensive categories by adding efficiency, not bodies.<p>The company is throwing its supply-chain and inventory management expertise behind the delicate logistics of stocking and …

3 Huge Stories Shook Asia Last Night

The jobs report is coming out at 8:30 AM ET.<p>But already, it's been a wild ride in Asia.<p>There were three big stories:<p><b>Chinese bird flu</b>: The Hong Kong market tanked nearly 3%, as the number of bird flu deaths in China rose. Authorities have killed more than 20,000 birds, and shut down one of …

Bank of Japan

China reports another bird flu death; airline stocks slump

BofA: Here Are The 10 Best Trades For The Spring

In this environment, Bank of America's Michael Hartnett say investors should try and find opportunities in "a Great Rotation toward equities" that began in 2012 when the U.S. property sector began to recover.<p>To tap that theme, Hartnett and his team have 10 trades in Spring:<p>Hartnett and his team …

Bank of America

Women Entrepreneurs Are Leading Job Growth As Unemployment Stagnates

The U.S. unemployment rate took another baby-step down this morning according to the Labor Department, who say employers added just 88,000 jobs last month. Economists are concerned that the number of jobs added didn’t match optimistic expectations given signs of recovery in the housing and consumer …

Europe sales drive Prada higher, thanks to Chinese tourists

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The Only Age Group With Higher Unemployment Than a Year Ago Is ... 20somethings

There's a small silver lining in here. We promise.<p>Each generation of Americans has suffered in its own way during these post-recession years, but only one age group has managed to go the past year without reducing its unemployment rate. It's 20-to-24-year olds. Life imitates <i>Girls</i>.<p>Young …

Farm Rich brand frozen foods recall expands to 10.5 million pounds

The strain of E. coli in the outbreak, O121, is rare, food safety experts say.<p>A food recall that began with 196,000 pounds of frozen mini meals last week has grown to include 10.5 million pounds of frozen mini cheeseburgers, sandwiches, quesadillas, cheese steaks and pizzas. All are linked to an …

No bones about it. KFC goes boneless

Look, ma, no bones.<p>KFC announced Friday that in a bid to appeal to younger diners, who apparently dislike all that stuff like bones, gristle, etc., it is about to go big on boneless.<p>Starting April 14, its bigger “original recipe boneless” chicken will debut in buckets and meal packages in the …

WalMart Is A Technology, Just Like Selfridges And Sears & Roebuck Were

One of my favourite writers on economics, Virginia Postrel*, points out something interesting about the new TV show, Mr. Selfridges. That in reality such new methods of retailing are a technology, just as much as a new way of making cars or a new method of phoning people is a technology:<p>Yet like …

CVS: Employees Must Tell Us Their Weight Or Pay A $600 Fine

That's the conundrum facing employers today as they struggle with rising rates of obesity and spiraling health care costs. (A study by Gallup found that absenteeism due to obesity and other chronic health problems costs employers $153 billion per year.)<p>And with a provision in the Affordable Care …

Weight Loss