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Disney is sued over new ride access policy for disabled

Families of children with disabilities have sued Walt Disney Co. theme parks and resorts in Anaheim and Orlando, Fla., over a new policy allowing guests with disabilities quick access to rides and attractions.<p>The suit, filed last week in U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, …

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Stocks Close Higher after Yellen Says Fed Policy is Appropriate

Stocks rose on Thursday, with the S&P 500 marking a record high close, after Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen said the central bank would probably continue tapering its asset purchases while tracking data to figure how much recent softness in the economy is due to the weather.<p>The Dow Jones …

Yellen back in hot seat in appearance before Senate panel - Capitol Report - MarketWatch

Getty Images<p>Janet Yellen<p>New Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen will walk back up Capitol Hill Thursday to talk to the Senate Banking Committee …

How successful people make themselves luckier

The two most important days in your life are the day you are born, and the day you know why.<p>Unfortunately for some people, that second day never occurs. For lucky people, though, the second day—the day you know why—is often described as a personal epiphany. The most successful people have a clear …

Here's the Insane Video from the Skydiving Plane Crash That Everyone Survived

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Over the weekend, two planes full of skydivers crashed into one another some 12,000 feet in the air, …

The 25 Richest People On The Planet

This week, Bloomberg Markets Magazine is carrying a thorough update of the team's blood, sweat, and tears — a ranking of the 100 wealthiest people on the planet and what they're worth.<p>Since last December, the top 100 billionaires' net worth has soared from $200 billion to $2.1 trillion. Their …

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How General Motors Was Really Saved: The Untold True Story Of The Most Important Bankruptcy In U.S. History

<i>Editor’s Note: Lots of people–including President Obama–have trumpeted their role in the success of the government-backed turnaround plan that saved General Motors, the most important industrial company in the history of the United States.</i><p><i>But on the fifth anniversary of the crisis, Forbes presents</i> …

Better off renting? The new economics for young adults

Can a single young adult afford a condo in Toronto? Let's see how the numbers shake out.<p>Costs to buy<p>Condo cost<p>$350,000<p>5% downpayment<p>$17,500<p>Costs to own<p>Monthly mortgage payment*<p>$1,724<p>Estimated monthly condo fee<p>$350<p>Estimated monthly property tax amount<p>$200<p>Basic monthly home ownership …

Sparks school shooting: teacher died trying to protect students

A US middle school teacher who served two tours with the National Guard in Afghanistan has been hailed as a hero for trying to protect students from a shooting witnessed by up to 30 children.<p>Police said a student at Sparks middle school was the lone gunman who injured two classmates, killed himself …

Obama to speak on ACA site woes

President Barack Obama will “directly address the technical problems with HealthCare.gov” at 11:25 a.m. Monday in the Rose Garden where he also plans to underscore the benefits his health law will provide Americans, a White House official said Sunday.<p>He will be joined by people whom the White House …

Colorado Marijuana Industry Gets $1 Million From Investor Group: It's 'The Next Great American Industry'

Investors looking for <i>high</i> returns took to Colorado this week and poured more than $1 million into the burgeoning legalized recreational marijuana industry in the state.<p>In Denver, more than 60 investors from The ArcView Group met with 22 startup marijuana companies -- including several directly …

Intuit Contest Could Inadvertently Lead To Super Bowl's First Marijuana Commercial

When Intuit, the software giant behind Quicken and Quickbooks, launched a small business contest for a free ad in the 2014 Super Bowl, the company may have gotten more than it bargained for.<p>The rules of the contest are simple: get the most online votes for your small business and you become a …

14 Rules Of The New Workplace That Millennials Need To Master

To navigate the new workplace, Schawbel says millennials need to master a new set of rules that aren't taught in school. Advances in technology, the rise of social media, and 24/7 connectivity mean young people have to promote themselves and take ownership of their careers in ways that previous …

Ballmer Quits, Instantly Makes (Almost) $1 Billion

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer made $1 billion by quitting. The perennially embattled software boss said this morning he would retire within the next 12 months. At the market open, his 333.252 million shares were up 10% as investors cheered the end of the Ballmer era, a period in which the company …