Page Updated: Friday, August 23, 2019 4:48 AM ET

CBS News - Business

Fading corporate profits heighten U.S. recession fears -- A decline in company earnings suggests the economy is losing speed, adding to recession fears

11 hours ago

Overstock.com CEO out after revealing affair with Russian agent -- Patrick Byrne said he resigned because his presence "may affect and complicate all manner of business relationships"

5 hours ago

Experimental store tracks shoppers with hidden cameras -- Hidden cameras track shoppers' movements as they browse the almost 14,000 square feet of merchandise

13 hours ago

China trade war costing billions in U.S. tourism spending -- Chinese tourists spend more on travel to the U.S. than any other group, but their numbers are waning amid tensions

19 hours ago

How much a family with good health insurance spent last year -- Employee health care costs have risen twice as fast as wages-those with coverage pay thousands of dollars more -- Aug 21

20 hours ago

Phone carriers will block some robocalls for free -- AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon will start offering blocking software and move to halt fake caller ID numbers

11 hours ago

Why Trump's payroll tax cut wouldn't do much for the economy -- As the White House vacillates over another another tax cut, economists of all political stripes say: Don't bother -- Aug 20

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Walmart to reopen El Paso store after mass shooting -- Retailer said it will first rebuild the entire interior of the building where 22 people were killed this month

13 hours ago

Illinois increases minimum teacher salaries across the state -- Teachers in Illinois can currently have a salary as low as $9,000 - and that hasn't changed since 1980

13 hours ago

U.S. kids are quitting sports amid rising costs, inequality -- Youth sports participation is rising among richer families, as children lower down the ladder exit the field -- Aug 15

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Del Monte Foods closing two more plants, laying off hundreds -- Packaged food company facing headwinds that include tariffs and rising metal costs, as industry layoffs jump

13 hours ago

MIT Media Lab researchers quit over ties to Jeffrey Epstein -- The famed technology research hub and its director took money from Epstein after he'd served time for sex offenses

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The Fed says trade is main reason U.S. economy is slowing -- While President Trump blasts Jerome Powell for slowdown, Fed officials put the blame squarely on trade tensions -- Aug 21

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The Obamas' first film, "American Factory," debuts on Netflix -- Documentary explores impact of globalization, centering on a closed Ohio plant that reopens under Chinese management -- Aug 21

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Here's how many of Fidelity's 401(k) accounts have $1 million -- Still, only 1% of the firm's 401(k) plans have amassed that level of savings, while most people have far less -- Aug 21

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A calligrapher embraces technology to grow business -- After falling haphazardly into the art of calligraphy, she succeeds by embracing her unique style and the latest tech

8 days ago

Nomadness Travel Tribe creates safe space for black travelers -- Nomadness Travel Tribe is the New Age, international roadmap for African-American travelers

2 months ago

A medical diagnosis leads to an innovative fashion design -- Emily Levy launched Mighty Well after she discovered there was no practical medical product to protect her catheter

3 months ago

An online art gallery that strips art world of its pretense -- Tze Chun's Uprise Art is turning the art-buying experience on its head, cultivating a new generation of collectors

2 months ago

He wants to end "energy poverty" around the globe -- More than 1 billion people worldwide don't have access to electricity. Henry Louie wants to change that with microgrids.

2 months ago

How gig economy workers can save for retirement -- Several types of plans are available, but figuring out which one is right for you can be confusing, so here's some help

1 month ago

When delaying your Social Security benefits pays off -- The impact of your age when you begin collecting benefits can be more financially significant than you think

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Claiming Social Security too early costs Americans $3.4 trillion -- Only 4% of retirees claim the benefit at the optimal time. Everyone else is losing out on $111,000 per household

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Hardship withdrawals from your company's 401(k) -- The rules for hardship withdrawals are strict and the costs of taking money from your future retirement can be sky-high

2 months ago

What to do in your 20s and 30s to be set in your 60s and 70s -- Millennials take note: The key to retiring on time is starting to save money early. Follow this advice from experts

3 months ago