Communities where water is scarce are offering incentives to use alternatives to grass as landscaping.
New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg is taking recycling to a new level, and pilot programs have seen unexpectedly high participation.
A new study says employee tobacco use can lead to absenteeism, lost productivity, smoking breaks and health care expenditures.
CIBC is downgraded to 'neutral,' and Tiffany is initiated with an 'outperform.'
Despite central banks' continued easing policy and earnings from 3 of Europe's largest banks beating expectation, US markets are set for a tepid open.
US markets, after setting new highs Friday on the encouraging employment report, are set for a more cautious open Monday.
Stocks move lower on worse-than-expected retail sales data.
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Breaking up big banks is an untested solution to the too big to fail problem that attempts to isolate and dismantle large, troubled institutions while protecting the rest of the economy.
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