Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen (file photo)

Job Market Shifts Complicate Yellen's Rate Decision

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Friday that the Great Recession complicated the Fed's ability to assess the U.S. job market and made it harder to determine when to adjust interest rates.

Dynegy (AP)

Dynegy Spending Billions on Power Plants

Shares of Houston power producer Dynegy soared Friday before markets opened and after it announced plans to spend more than $6 billion to buy coal and gas power plants from Duke Energy and Energy Capital Partners.

Auto Industry
2015 Lincoln MKC AWD (Ford Motor)

Lincoln MKC AWD: A Fine Little SUV

The 2015 Lincoln MKC all-wheel drive uses the same architecture as the Ford Escape, but it looks and feels nothing like the Ford.

Arts & Entertainment
SLS Las Vegas casino and hotel (AP)

Sahara Casino Rises Anew as SLS Las Vegas

The decision to cling to the once-shabby Sahara casino will look nothing short of prescient at the stroke of midnight Friday, when the reincarnated Sahara opens as the vibrant SLS Las Vegas amid the glare of fireworks.

Career News
Farmers market in New England (AP)

The Hip New Career? Farming

Across New England, young people are choosing crops over cubicles, new farms are popping up and the local food movement is spreading. ...continue

2014 Best Schools

Overview: 2014 Best Schools for Hispanics

The 40 schools that appear in the 2014 HispanicBusiness Best Schools lists represent the cream of the crop when it comes to institutions of higher learning that reach out to Hispanic postgraduate students.

Islamic State fighters in Iraq last month (AP)

U.S. Supporters of Islamic State Get Close Scrutiny

Counterterrorism officials, long wary of another al-Qaida strike since the Sept. 11 attacks, have increasingly turned their attention to the Islamic State threat and efforts to recruit supporters through social media.

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