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Lawmakers Anxious to Hear From Shkreli, But He's Taking 5th

By Marcy Gordon and Matthew Perrone | Feb 4
Pharmaceutical chief Martin Shkreli refused to testify Thursday in an appearance before U.S. lawmakers who excoriated him over severe hikes for a drug sold by a company that he acquired.

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Jobs Report Helps Ease Concerns A Recession Might Be Nearing

FINANCE | By Christopher S. Rugaber | Feb 6
U.S. manufacturing is shrinking, corporate profits are declining and goods are piling up on warehouse shelves. Those trends have elevated concern that a U.S. recession may loom in the next year or two.

Tattoos, Martial Arts and Poker? Casinos Wooing Millennials

CORPORATE | By Philip Marcelo | Feb 6
Casinos worried that millennials aren't getting into traditional gambling like their parents and grandparents are bringing in tattoo studios, mixed martial arts competitions and other offbeat attractions to attract a younger clientele.

Burberry to Allow Online Clothes Buying Right Off Runway

CORPORATE | Feb 5
Luxury retailer Burberry says it will combine its menswear and womenswear catwalk shows into a single presentation twice a year and allow buyers to purchase items right off the runway.

Yahoo to Cut 1,700 Workers As CEO Tries to Save Her Own Job

CORPORATE | By Michael Liedtke | Feb 5
Yahoo is laying off about 1,700 employees and shedding some of its excess baggage in a shake-up likely to determine whether CEO Marissa Mayer can save her own job.

Chipotle Says Criminal Investigation Widens, Sales Plunge

CORPORATE | By Candice Choi | Feb 5
The E. coli outbreak that was linked to Chipotle restaurants may be over, but the burrito chain's indigestion continues.

What Potential Home Buyers Need to Know

FINANCE | Feb 5
Thirty-two percent of real estate transactions run into some kind of delay.

Lawmakers Anxious to Hear From Shkreli, But He's Taking 5th

LEGAL | By Marcy Gordon and Matthew Perrone | Feb 4
Pharmaceutical chief Martin Shkreli refused to testify Thursday in an appearance before U.S. lawmakers who excoriated him over severe hikes for a drug sold by a company that he acquired.

Cheap Oil Buoys Consumers, Shakes Up Global Governments

FINANCE | Feb 4
Cheap oil will be sticking around for a while. That reality is wreaking havoc and causing uncertainty for some governments and businesses, while creating financial windfalls for others.

Alphabet Comes Before Apple As World's Most Valuable Company

CORPORATE | By Michael Liedtke | Feb 4
Alphabet now comes before Apple atop the list of the world's most valuable companies.

Where Store Returns Are Re-sold

CORPORATE | Feb 4
Many items returned to retail sellers like Amazon or Home Depot do not end up back on the stores' shelves or websites

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