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  • Yahoo salvages Verizon deal with $350-million discount 

    Yahoo salvages Verizon deal with $350-million discount 

    Yahoo is taking a $350-million hit on its previously announced $4.8-billion sale to Verizon in a concession for security lapses that exposed personal information stored in more than 1 billion Yahoo user accounts. The revised agreement announced Tuesday eases investor worries that Verizon Communications...

  • Does a landlord need to give a reason for evicting a tenant?

    Does a landlord need to give a reason for evicting a tenant?

    Question: I’ve been living in a great apartment close to work for three years. My lease ended after a year, and I am now going month to month. I love the location, felt safe and planned to live here a long time. Last week, my landlord served me with a “60 Day Notice to Quit.” I don’t know what...

  • He's looking for the secret recipe to educate business leaders

    He's looking for the secret recipe to educate business leaders

    The gig: Deryck van Rensburg is the new dean of Pepperdine University’s Graziadio School of Business and Management in Malibu. He took over in November after spending 32 years in international business with consumer-products giant Unilever and then Coca-Cola Co. His task: To reinvigorate the business...

  • How to make sure your financial planner is looking out for you

    How to make sure your financial planner is looking out for you

    Dear Liz: As a recent retiree, I opened an IRA with a well-reputed, independent financial planner. I was assured of our fiduciary relationship and told “besides, it will soon be law” that advisors will have to put their clients’ interests first when offering advice about retirement funds. I guess...

  • SpaceX scrubs launch, will try again Sunday morning

    SpaceX scrubs launch, will try again Sunday morning

    SpaceX scrubbed its launch of a space station supply mission seconds before liftoff Saturday morning, citing a possible problem with the second stage of its Falcon 9 rocket. The Hawthorne space company said it would try to launch again Sunday at 6:38 a.m. Pacific time from Launch Complex 39A at...

  • In-flight calls? The American people are overwhelmingly opposed

    In-flight calls? The American people are overwhelmingly opposed

    If you think that allowing mobile phone calls on commercial flights is a bad idea, you are not alone. That is the main conclusion that comes from reading the more than 7,000 comments made by Americans in response to a proposal by the U.S. Department of Transportation to keep in place a ban on in-flight phone...

  • What should airline passengers do if a pilot acts bizarrely?

    What should airline passengers do if a pilot acts bizarrely?

    When a pilot on a United Airlines flight from Austin to San Francisco launched into a bizarre rant last week over the plane intercom, the 120 passengers in the cabin were put in the awkward position of looking after their own safety. The pilot, who rambled on about Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton...

  • Delta Air Lines is bringing back free meals on some domestic flights

    Delta Air Lines is bringing back free meals on some domestic flights

    Apparently there is such a thing as a free lunch — at Delta Air Lines. The Atlanta-based carrier announced that it will offer free meals for all passengers on several long-haul domestic flights — a service that many airlines eliminated about a decade ago in the face of tight budgets and fierce...

  • Five tips for investing in your 30s

    Five tips for investing in your 30s

    In your 20s, funding your 401(k) might have sounded like a good goal … for your 30s. Now that your 30s are here, you may be nervously noticing the countless articles on the virtues of investing in your 20s. Don’t worry. You’re definitely not too old to reap the benefits of investing. Getting started...

  • Here are best practices for storing an HOA's electronic and hard-copy documents

    Here are best practices for storing an HOA's electronic and hard-copy documents

    Question:  Our association has struggled with document storage and management. Most of our important documents are in an electronic format and some are in hard copy. Each time we change management, it seems we have troubles getting back all of our files. The companies claim they have returned them...

  • South Korean court declares Hanjin bankrupt

    South Korean court declares Hanjin bankrupt

    A South Korean court has declared Hanjin Shipping Co. bankrupt, about six months after the struggling shipper first filed for bankruptcy. The Seoul Central District Court said Friday it had appointed a bankruptcy administrator and that claims by creditors are due May 1, according to Reuters. The...

  • Take a cue from Tom Brady. Resilience on the job can pay big rewards

    Take a cue from Tom Brady. Resilience on the job can pay big rewards

    More than 111 million people watched the biggest comeback in Super Bowl history when the New England Patriots scored 31 unanswered points to beat the Atlanta Falcons in overtime. It would have been easy for the Patriots to give up and begin thinking about some well-deserved time off. But what we...

  • Stocks slow down after a record-setting run

    Stocks slow down after a record-setting run

    The Standard & Poor's 500 index slipped Thursday — breaking a seven-day winning streak, its longest in 3½ years — though it remains a nudge away from its record high. It was part of a pause for stock markets around the world, which have been on a torrid run thanks to an improving economy, stronger...

  • Singapore firm acquires L.A. pioneer of extended-stay corporate housing

    Singapore firm acquires L.A. pioneer of extended-stay corporate housing

    Oakwood Worldwide, a Los Angeles real estate firm known for pioneering extended-stay housing, has been acquired by a Singapore development company. Mapletree Investments paid an undisclosed sum for the Los Angeles firm that has properties locally, across the United States and overseas. It bills...

  • The surprising success of 'xXx' sequel in China offers marketing lessons for Hollywood

    The surprising success of 'xXx' sequel in China offers marketing lessons for Hollywood

    Paramount Pictures and its marketing partners wanted to make sure China’s young, digitally-inclined moviegoers were excited for the new action sequel “xXx: Return of Xander Cage.” So the team made a music video for an original song by “xXx” star and Chinese heartthrob Kris Wu. The video, which...

  • Want a new car at a low price? Here's how to get the best deals

    Want a new car at a low price? Here's how to get the best deals

    If you do your homework, now is the time to practically steal a new sedan from your car dealer. For more than a year, sales of cars have been tanking because Americans have gone nuts over SUVs and trucks. As stockpiles of sedans such as the Chevrolet Malibu and Chrysler 200 stretch across car lots,...

  • Consumer Financial Protection Bureau chief scores reprieve in quest to keep job

    Consumer Financial Protection Bureau chief scores reprieve in quest to keep job

    Consumer Financial Protection Bureau chief Richard Cordray won a reprieve Thursday in his effort to keep his job and retain his agency’s independence. A federal appeals court said it would reconsider its earlier ruling that would have increased the president's authority over the consumer watchdog...

  • Snap's roadshow schedule: 7 cities in 2 weeks

    Snap's roadshow schedule: 7 cities in 2 weeks

    Snap Inc.'s IPO updates: See how much money existing shareholders could reap Feb. 16, 2017, 12:27 p.m. Snapchat app maker Snap Inc. filed papers Feb. 2 to move forward with what’s expected to be the biggest initial public offering ever for a Los Angeles company. Follow our coverage here. All updates...

  • How much money Snap's existing shareholders could reap in the IPO

    How much money Snap's existing shareholders could reap in the IPO

    Snap Inc.'s IPO updates: See how much money existing shareholders could reap Feb. 16, 2017, 12:27 p.m. Snapchat app maker Snap Inc. filed papers Feb. 2 to move forward with what’s expected to be the biggest initial public offering ever for a Los Angeles company. Follow our coverage here. All updates...

  • Snap Inc.'s IPO updates: See how much money existing shareholders could reap

    Snap Inc.'s IPO updates: See how much money existing shareholders could reap

    Snap Inc.'s IPO updates: See how much money existing shareholders could reap Feb. 16, 2017, 12:27 p.m. Snapchat app maker Snap Inc. filed papers Feb. 2 to move forward with what’s expected to be the biggest initial public offering ever for a Los Angeles company. Follow our coverage here. All updates...

  • Disney ends deal with YouTube star PewDiePie over Nazi imagery and jokes

    Disney ends deal with YouTube star PewDiePie over Nazi imagery and jokes

    Brands hire YouTube stars to do what TV commercials can’t — reach young people who prefer media that’s unpolished and relatable.  That’s one reason Walt Disney Co.’s Maker Studios tapped PewDiePie, YouTube’s biggest personality, who has amassed tens of millions of subscribers with off-the-cuff...

  • Apple's original TV production to begin small: 'We are just starting out'

    Apple's original TV production to begin small: 'We are just starting out'

    Apple Inc. isn’t ready to take on the titans of TV — at least not yet. The company is wading slowly into the business of producing original television shows, a cautious approach that seems to belie the ethos of the tech giant famous for its game-changing innovations from the smartphone to the tablet...

  • 'Today' show executive Noah Oppenheim is named president of NBC News

    'Today' show executive Noah Oppenheim is named president of NBC News

    NBC News moved to shake up its management team Tuesday, putting the future of the news division in the hands of Noah Oppenheim, the executive in charge of the network’s highly profitable morning show “Today.” The respected 38-year-old news producer, who also has a successful career as a screenwriter,...

  • Cigna moves to terminate merger with Anthem and seeks $14.8 billion

    Cigna moves to terminate merger with Anthem and seeks $14.8 billion

    Health insurer Cigna Corp. announced Tuesday that it will unilaterally terminate its $54-billion merger agreement with Anthem Inc. after a federal judge rejected the deal. The news came hours after insurance giants Aetna Inc. and Humana Inc. announced a mutual decision to abandon their $37-billion...

  • Bank stocks’ jump pushes U.S. indexes higher; bond yields rise

    Bank stocks’ jump pushes U.S. indexes higher; bond yields rise

    Bank stocks jumped Tuesday on hopes that bigger profits are ahead, and U.S. indexes again climbed to record highs. Stocks had been mostly lower when the day's trading began, but indexes reversed course after Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen told a Senate committee that the central bank could...

  • Rare Jaguar XKSS to be offered at Amelia Island

    Rare Jaguar XKSS to be offered at Amelia Island

    If you like British sports cars, and you are going to Amelia Island, Fla., for the upcoming car auctions, bring a big wallet. Santa Monica auction house Gooding & Co. will be offering an extremely rare 1957 Jaguar XKSS, one of only 16 known to exist, and the first one to appear at public auction...

  • Wine exports set record, led by California labels

    Wine exports set record, led by California labels

    U.S. exports of wine — the bulk of it from California — set a record in 2016 despite having to fight a strong dollar, subsidies and barriers in other countries and a tight water and labor supply at home, according to the Wine Institute. The $1.62 billion in foreign trade revenue for 2016 bested...

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