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Oil prices have doubled in a year. Here’s why

It’s a good day for OPEC. Data published Monday by the oil cartel show its members have largely complied with an agreement to slash production. The confirmation caps a remarkable…

Indian rival slams Uber’s business model

Uber’s top rival in India has some unsolicited advice for the U.S. startup: Go local. “They have a very cookie-cutter approach in terms of what the model is and how…

Verizon is bringing back unlimited data

Verizon (VZ) is bringing back an unlimited data plan. Starting Monday, Verizon customers can get unlimited data, talk and text for $80. The company says the new introductory plan also…

Cutting down trash with bamboo packaging

To tackle Thailand’s mounting trash problem, one company is turning to the country’s plant life. Universal Biopack makes packaging that it sells to restaurants and manufacturers. But rather than plastic,…

‘Lego Batman’ producer, then Treasury sec?

Steven Mnuchin had a pretty good weekend. First the treasury secretary pick advanced a step closer toward confirmation on Friday. Then his latest movie claimed the top spot at the…

Cook calls for campaign against fake news

Apple CEO Tim Cook wants the tech industry to take action against “fake news” stories that are polluting the web. “There has to be a massive campaign. We have to…

Nike stars champion ‘Equality’ in new ad

Nike says it’s time to stand up for equality in a new ad campaign. The company on Sunday launched a star-studded short film titled “Equality” to mark Black History Month.…

Visa crackdown puts these rural doctors at risk

At his pediatrics practice in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, Dr. Alaa Al Nofal sees up to 10 patients a day. He’s known some of them since they were born. Others,…

Trump isn’t killing the bull market. Here’s why

More and more business leaders and Wall Street strategists are expressing their worries about what President Donald Trump’s protectionist policies and unpredictable nature might do to the markets and economy.…

Are we heading for another Greek debt crisis?

How’s this for déjà vu? Another debt crisis is brewing in Europe. Greece needs European creditors to release cash from a bailout agreed in 2015 so it can make debt…