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The Community Reinvestment Act was supposed to right many of the wrongs that led to unfair lending practices. But a new study shows it isn't working.
Thanks to improved closed-loop recycling facilities, three Ford plants are conserving enough aluminum to manufacture 51 commercial jetliners a month.
Data suggests the fallout over President Donald Trump's travel bans could result in 4.3 million fewer people visiting the U.S. this year -- representing $7.4 billion in lost revenues for the travel sector.
Tom Chappell co-founded Tom’s of Maine and revolutionized the personal care industry. He now wants to do the same for clothing, but Americans' preference for cheaply-made apparel is a huge barrier to the success of his new venture, Rambler's Way.
Sixty major brands have pulled their ads from Bill O'Reilly's show in the wake of a sexual harassment scandal. Ratings for the show are up, but the lack of ad money could push him off the air -- and yesterday he announced a mysterious 'vacation.'
Tesla and Panasonic introduced a new line of solar panels that practically blend in with the typical roof - gone are those boxy aluminum mounts and glaring grid-line design.
A recent study suggests that as many as a third of the world’s early deaths attributed to air pollution can be traced back to international trade.
Wells Fargo's struggles continue as investors call for several members of its board to be replaced. To make matters worse, more cities are considering divesting from the bank as a result of its involvement in the Dakota Access Pipeline.
Luxembourg-based JAB Holdings will acquire Panera Bread for $7.5 billion. Panera will join the likes of Krispy Kreme and Keurig, but it's doubtful customers will notice any difference.
After evaluating over 900 pet food products from 71 companies, a Denver-based NGO says far too many of them contain dangerous levels of toxins.
Sweden is home to what may be the world's first shopping center selling only recycled, upcycled and repurposed goods. ReTuna operates as part mall, part social enterprise.
With a new presidential administration keen on eliminating reforms that attempt to stall the financial industry's excesses, watch for new economic risks to emerge in the next few years -- including America's mounting student debt.