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  • Junior analysts get no break despite new rules Thursday, 10 Apr 2014 | 11:19 AM ET
    Barclays Capital office building in New York.

    Investment banks have attempted to cut pressure on junior analysts, but the more things change, the more they remain the same. The NYT reports.

  • Ky. panel approves incentives for 2 projects Thursday, 10 Apr 2014 | 11:13 AM ET

    FRANKFORT, Ky.— A Kentucky panel has approved more than $8.5 million in state tax incentives for a Newport hotel and a Frankfort distillery. The Kentucky Tourism Development Authority approved $8 million in incentives for a planned $33 million, 150- room hotel in Newport.

  • Supersonic jet ditching windows for display screen Thursday, 10 Apr 2014 | 10:38 AM ET
    Spike Aerospace developing a supersonic plane that will be windowless and replaced with display screens inside.

    Windowless cabins could be the norm within 20 years on small planes in a bid to lighten the load and improve the view.

  • World's first Ferrari Hotel to open in theme park Wednesday, 9 Apr 2014 | 12:23 PM ET
    The Ferrari Hotel is scheduled to open in 2016.

    A 5-star hotel will be built in a Ferrari theme park along with rides including the highest and fastest vertical accelerator in Europe.

  • Staycation or bleisure? Travel loves made-up words Wednesday, 9 Apr 2014 | 11:20 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Hotels advertise "bleisure" packages. The Thai Tourism Authority is promoting "honeyteering." But they do "come in handy in a business sector where there's often a need to come up with clever marketing spin," said Ben Zimmer, executive producer of Vocabulary.com and language columnist for The Wall Street Journal. "

  • Kids hate doing chores? There's an app for that Wednesday, 9 Apr 2014 | 8:15 AM ET

    Chris Bergman of Choremonster explains how a free app could help transform doing mundane chores into a fun-filled experience for your kids.

  • Pent-up winter demand to boost travel spending Tuesday, 8 Apr 2014 | 12:01 AM ET

    After more than 100,000 flights were canceled this winter, business travelers are returning to the road.

  • Atlantic City casino earnings down 35 percent Monday, 7 Apr 2014 | 2:24 PM ET

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.— Not even a boost from Internet gambling money and the comparison with an extremely slow period after Superstorm Sandy could prevent Atlantic City's casinos from seeing a big decline in their earnings in 2013..

  • Md. casino revenue totals nearly $78M in March Monday, 7 Apr 2014 | 1:31 PM ET

    The Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency announced Monday that Maryland Live Casino in Anne Arundel County led the group with nearly $62 million from slot machines and table games. Casino at Ocean Downs generated more than $4 million from slot machines, a more than 5 percent increase from March 2013.

  • Study: US travelers to Cuba continues to rise Monday, 7 Apr 2014 | 1:28 PM ET

    Within the first three months of 2014 alone, there were more U.S. tourists to the island than in all of 2013 from England, Germany or France, according to a report by the U.S.-based Havana Consulting Group provided to The Associated Press.

  • Airports tapping black gold for additional revenue Monday, 7 Apr 2014 | 10:03 AM ET

    Some airports have FAA approval to drill for oil. The income is helping to cut airline fees and make improvements for passengers.

  • MACAU, April 7- As the world's gambling capital Macau races to open more than 17,000 new hotel rooms over the next three years to keep pace with a flood of Chinese visitors, only about 4,000 affordable homes for locals are expected to be built in the same period.

  • First K-Pop and shops, now this lures Chinese to Korea Thursday, 3 Apr 2014 | 6:44 PM ET
    A Chinese driver looks through the car window.

    The Chinese already have a huge appetite for South Korean pop and fashion commodities. Now they're after another must-have item: a driver's license.

  • Travelers pay to protect luggage with plastic wrap Wednesday, 2 Apr 2014 | 10:11 AM ET
    A worker wraps a passenger's suitcase in plastic as a security precaution.

    For about $15 per bag, luggage-wrapping companies encase suitcases in multiple layers of Saran Wrap-like plastic to protect travelers' valuables.

  • Betting on boats? You don’t need to buy a yacht Tuesday, 1 Apr 2014 | 11:55 AM ET
    Sea Ray 350 SLX

    Boats and yachts have been among the slowest purchases to bounce back since the crisis. But there are signs the turn is near.

  • The best problem-solvers in the world are… Tuesday, 1 Apr 2014 | 7:15 AM ET

    Students from Singapore and Korea are the best in the world at problem solving, according to new research published by the OECD.

  • HONG KONG, April 1- Macau, the world's casino capital, raked in $4.4 billion in gambling revenues in March, boosted by robust demand from Chinese visitors keen to bet in the country's only legal casino hub. Growth in Macau, a special administrative region like neighbouring Hong Kong, was up 13 percent in March, at the top end of analyst estimates of 10-13 percent.

  • Macau gambling revenue up 13 percent in March Tuesday, 1 Apr 2014 | 2:53 AM ET

    HONG KONG, April 1- Macau, the world's casino capital, raked in 35.5 billion patacas in gambling revenues in March, boosted by robust demand from Chinese visitors keen to bet in the country's only legal casino hub.

  • For skyscrapers, size isn't only thing that matters Monday, 31 Mar 2014 | 9:23 AM ET
    The Empire State Building (L) and One World Trade Center are seen from the top of Rockefeller Center on March 21, 2014 in New York City.

    Tourist are more savvy than they used to be and demand the best technology, even atop some of the world's tallest buildings.

  • SHANGHAI, March 31- Hong Kong shares finished up 0.4 percent on Monday as casino operators gained ahead of the release of monthly Macau gambling revenue data, while China Construction Bank climbed on forecast-beating results. The Hang Seng Index closed at 22,151.06 points.

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