Froma Harrop

10/23/2014 - 2:33pm

    Young Americans are just not into driving the way their elders are or did at their age. They are less likely to own cars or use cars. The drives they do are shorter. Meanwhile, the bus is looking good to them.

    A new report confirms this trend...

08/10/2014 - 7:33pm

    It matters not whether you are sizing up, sizing down or sizing sideways. Merchants have products to help you on your way to the life you think you want.

    Before L. Frank Baum published his first Wizard of Oz book in 1900, he helped create the modern consumer society...

08/10/2014 - 7:03pm

    They are all Democrats, blue and blue. But like Republicans, they have opposing visions duking it out in the primaries.

    One side sees urgency in reforming public-employee benefits now eating state and local budgets alive. This group includes Democratic governors Jerry...

08/07/2014 - 3:23pm

    The numbers are small for a large country like this, but the alarm is big over the influx of Central American children coming over the southern border. People are merging this special case involving about 57,000 children with generalized anxiety about a broken immigration system that has resulted in an estimated...

08/07/2014 - 3:01pm

    How curious to watch "60 Minutes," the famously hard-hitting TV newsmagazine, bless JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon with prime-time beatification for hiring some interns from poor backgrounds. The segment's headline is "Jobs program benefits Fortune 500 and underprivileged youth."

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07/31/2014 - 8:48pm

    The online rental booking service Airbnb is a fast-growing empire that pairs travelers with people wanting to profit off a room in their house -- or the whole house. Like VRBO, HomeAway and similar platforms, Airbnb occupies the lodging sector of the "sharing economy."

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