Financial news on March 13, 2010
Business and Financial news
Advice for making an informed decision about supporting an ailing parent without bankrupting the family. Read more..
The 10-year plan would reimagine the nation’s media and technology priorities by establishing high-speed Internet as the country’s dominant communication network. Read more..
Facebook Connect can help nascent Web services recruit a healthy crowd of users in a hurry, and help the users find their friends on those sites. Read more..
The report on the demise of Lehman Brothers is full of exhaustive detail in its nine volumes, acting as a road map for further inquiry into Lehman executives. Read more..
Go easy on the detergent in dishwashers and washing machines, and never clean your oven the day before Thanksgiving. Read more..
Komatsu, the Japanese heavy equipment maker, said Friday it expected sales in China to rise by half as the country’s 10 percent growth rate drives demand for resources like coal. Read more..
The federal agency increased its audits of taxpayers who earned $1 million to $5 million by 33 percent in 2009 from 2008. Read more..
The movie rental company canceled a competition to improve film recommendations after learning that customers could be identified from data it released. Read more..
Many bank customers are having to decide whether to ask for overdraft protection. Most should say no. Read more..
When car and gas sales were excluded, the gain was 0.9 percent, raising hopes that confidence was growing. Read more..