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Why Everybody Hates Blake Lively's New Website

Nikki Gloudeman | Posted 07.28.2014 | Entertainment
Nikki Gloudeman

Blake Lively's new lifestyle website, Preserve, has been mercilessly mocked with fiendish, snarky glee since it debuted last Monday. And honestly, it's hard not to get behind the haters.

Shutdown Hasn't Hurt October Asking Home Prices So Far

Jed Kolko | Posted 12.16.2013 | Business
Jed Kolko

How has the two-week shutdown of the federal government affected home prices? The main sales-price indexes won't tell us until 2014: homes going under...

Lobster Lessons

Women & Co | Posted 10.23.2013 | Taste
Women & Co

For Women & Co., by Cassandra Paré Summer in all its sun-shining, ice cream-cone-licking glory, is unquestionably my favorite time of year. As a ch...

The Biggest Winners in Retail? Consumers, Hands Down

Jill Puleri | Posted 03.21.2013 | Technology
Jill Puleri

Who came out on top this past holiday season? Shoppers like you and me, hands down. Yet, there's no secret why merchants are getting smarter. They have to. Today's 20/20 digital consumer is dictating the terms of the shopping experience.

Smarter Networks: Food, Fairway Market, and Freshness (VIDEO)

Posted 12.12.2012 | Green

Consumers are more demanding than ever when it comes to food safety, freshness, and price. Growers, processors, and retailers are using innovative and...

'They Mean Business'

Jerry Zezima | Posted 11.18.2012 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

Ever since the economy turned so sour that a lemon would seem sweet by comparison, I have wondered if there are any entrepreneurs out there with a bold business model that can help get the country back on its feet.

Step Aside, Florida: Biggest Price Gains Now in the West

Jed Kolko | Posted 10.08.2012 | Money
Jed Kolko

Because asking prices lead sales prices by approximately two or more months, the Monitors reveal trends before other price indexes do. With that, here's the scoop on where prices and rents are headed.

Priceless: The Value of Nothing

Paul Schwennesen | Posted 03.18.2012 | Arts
Paul Schwennesen

The beauty of price, in contrast, is that it represents a consensus, a vote as it were, of the collective judgment of something's relative value. A Rembrandt's worth is not "incalculable" but is actually $33 million at Christie's.

Cash-Strapped Americans Largely Swallow Price Hikes During Holidays

AP | By CHRISTINA REXRODE | Posted 11.27.2011 | Business

NEW YORK -- The way Americans are chomping Big Macs, lacing up pricey sneakers and gulping peppermint mochas in this economy, you'd think they're taki...

Americans Tolerate Price Hikes On Everyday Products

AP | CHRISTINA REXRODE | Posted 01.26.2012 | Business

NEW YORK — The way Americans are chomping Big Macs, lacing up pricey sneakers and gulping peppermint mochas in this economy, you'd think they're...

INFOGRAPHIC: The Price Of Pints Around The World

Posted 12.28.2011 | Travel

From Lonely Planet's new book, How to Land a Jumbo Jet, a visual exploration of travel facts, figures and ephemera. Available now from Lonely Planet. ...

Manufacturing Sector Latest Sign Of Economic Gloom

Posted 10.01.2011 | Business

The pace of growth in the manufacturing sector slowed more than expected in July, according to an industry report released on Monday. The Insti...

With Start of NFL Season Uncertain, Now Is the Time to Buy in

Ben Kessler | Posted 08.28.2011 | Sports
Ben Kessler

Assuming that next month does in fact herald the return of America's most popular sport, the secondary market for tickets should see significant growth. It follows, then, that fans can find some deals on seats before the 109-day-old lockout ends.

Straight Talk With Tyler Durden: The U.S. Is Free-Falling Into Bankruptcy

Chris Martenson, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Chris Martenson, Ph.D.

"Straight Talk" features thinking from notable minds that the ChrisMartenson.com audience has indicated it wants to learn more about.  ...

Prop 17, Mercury Insurance Claims Mocked In New Ad (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

A new advertisement by documentary filmmaker Robert Greenwald aims to derail Mercury Insurance Group's efforts to change the rules that ultimately det...

Sam Stein

Aetna Forcing 600,000-Plus To Lose Coverage In Effort To Raise Profits

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Health insurance giant Aetna is planning to force up to 650,000 clients to drop their coverage next year as it seeks to raise additional revenue to me...

Big Pharma Raises Prices 10% Even As It Promises To Cut Nation's Drug Costs

New York Times | DUFF WILSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Even as drug makers promise to support Washington's health care overhaul by shaving $8 billion a year off the nation's drug costs after the legislatio...

Interregnum: The Week Before The Year That's Coming

Danny Schechter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Danny Schechter

How much things cost in 1932: Average Cost of new house: $6,510.00; Average wages per year: $1,650.00; Cost of a gallon of Gas: 10 cents; A loaf of Bread: 7 cents.

Falling Prices Raising The Fear Of Deflation

Washington Post | Steven Mufson and Michael S. Rosenwald | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

With the stock market crumbling and the economy shrinking, a whiff of deflation is in the air. Oil prices yesterday slid below $50 a barrel to the lo...

Caco-Phony and Clarity

Max Fraad Wolff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Max Fraad Wolff

The bells are tolling for millions caught off guard by stagnant wages and job growth, falling savings, rising debt, shrinking wealth and spiking prices. But turnaround is possible and has been done before.

Haggling For A Plasma TV? Bring It On

New York TImes | Matt Richtel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Shoppers are discovering an upside to the down economy. They are getting price breaks by reviving an age-old retail strategy: haggling. A bargaining ...