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  • NEW YORK, Dec 19- A small, but rapidly growing number of digital technology start-ups is raising cash by creating and selling their own currencies in offerings that bypass banks or venture capital firms as intermediaries and are outside the reach of financial regulators. Investors are being drawn in on hopes that such "initial coin offerings" will match or...

  • An expert explains to CNBC's "On the Money" how filers can maximize their charitable donations.

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 8- President-elect Donald Trump named fast-food executive Andy Puzder to head the U.S. Department of Labor on Thursday, drawing criticism from labor advocates worried about his opposition to a higher minimum wage and government regulation of the workplace. He has bashed a new Labor Department rule aimed at extending overtime pay to more than 4...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 8- President-elect Donald Trump named fast-food executive Andy Puzder to head the U.S. Department of Labor on Thursday, drawing criticism from labor advocates worried about his opposition to a higher minimum wage and government regulation of the workplace. He has bashed a new Labor Department rule aimed at extending overtime pay to more than 4...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 8- President-elect Donald Trump named fast-food executive Andy Puzder to head the U.S. Department of Labor on Thursday, drawing criticism from labor advocates worried about his opposition to a higher minimum wage and government regulation of the workplace. He has bashed a new Labor Department rule aimed at extending overtime pay to more than 4...

  • Ending world hunger by 2030

    David Dawe at the Food Agriculture Organization of the UN says that achieving zero hunger by 2030 is possible, but more investment in agriculture is needed.

  • President-elect Donald Trump's plan to incentivize U.S. companies to repatriate their swelling overseas cash piles could spur a new wave of dealmaking in a pharmaceutical industry seeking to buy its way into growth. I would say yes, and what we would look at would be first to maintain the lowest weighted average cost of capital for the company, "Amgen Inc chief...

  • President-elect Donald Trump's plan to incentivize U.S. companies to repatriate their swelling overseas cash piles could spur a new wave of dealmaking in a pharmaceutical industry seeking to buy its way into growth. I would say yes, and what we would look at would be first to maintain the lowest weighted average cost of capital for the company, "Amgen Inc chief...

  • Dec 2- The U.S. Transportation Department said on Friday it granted flying rights to Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA's Irish unit, setting the stage for a new battle among airlines for leisure travelers across the Atlantic. While Norwegian is already flying to New York and other U.S. cities, its ability to expand globally has been limited to the air rights that Norway...

  • A regulatory filing shows Sandberg donated more than $100-million to a donor-advised fund.

  • BOSTON, Nov 25- Activist shareholders plan a record number of resolutions focused on climate change at U.S. company annual meetings in 2017, even as President-elect Donald Trump looks set to loosen environmental regulations. Based on filings so far, U.S. companies are on track to face roughly 200 resolutions on climate matters at their shareholder meetings...

  • Don't waste your food!

    Wasted food and the impact on world hunger is discussed by DSM's Anthony Hehir and Trove's Sam Kass.

  • New York's Big Apple Circus files for bankruptcy protection

    The nonprofit organization filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Sunday after years of faltering attendance.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 21- When one of your first jobs involves filing insurance paperwork for pocket change at your dad's office, it's easy to see how you would yearn later on for something more glamorous. But the early lessons on dollars and cents were valuable, and with the aid of an MBA from Harvard Business School, Beck turned luxury into big business when she founded the...

  • Future of Clinton Foundation in jeopardy after election loss

    Experts say the nonprofit may be forced to rethink its scope and priorities after Hillary Clinton's dashed White House bid.

  • Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, accompanied by her husband former President Bill Clinton, pauses as she concedes the presidential election at the New Yorker Hotel on November 9, 2016 in New York City.

    With Hillary Clinton no longer a presumptive U.S. president, the Clinton Foundation may face some fallow years, experts say.

  • The Department of the Interior released a 2017 to 2022 leasing plan that blocked drilling in the Chukchi and Beaufort Seas off northern Alaska. It also limited petroleum development in the Cook Inlet off south-central Alaska. President Barack Obama, who last year became the first sitting president to cross the Arctic Circle, has made fighting climate change...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 17- The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority ordered Oppenheimer& Co Inc to pay $3.4 million to settle charges it failed to report required information to the agency such as disciplinary actions against employees and settlements with clients. Oppenheimer& Co, a unit of Oppenheimer Holdings, will pay $1.85 million to customers and $1.57...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 15- Long before the Giving Pledge, Jim and Marilyn Simons were donating their family's hedge fund fortune as they made it, not saving it up to distribute after they died. The couple met in 1973, and made their first significant gift to the CARE global poverty charity soon after Jim's investment company, Renaissance Technologies, took off in the 1980 s.

  • LOS ANGELES, Nov 9- A California ballot initiative aimed at reining in rising prices for prescription drugs was headed for defeat on Tuesday after pharmaceutical companies spent more than $100 million to fight it. "The pharmaceutical companies spent a lot to defeat this," said Stuart Schweitzer, professor of health policy and management at the University of...