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Get Started: National Small Business Week goes digital

The Small Business Administration's observance of National Small Business Week will largely be an online series of events

Americans told to toss romaine lettuce over E…

U.S. health officials are telling consumers to throw away any store-bought romaine lettuce they have in their kitchens and are warning restaurants not to serve it amid an E. coli outbreak

New York Attorney General Launches Initial Probe…

Basis cofounder and CEO Nadir Al-Naji discusses the upside of strict regulation with The Ledger team.

US stocks rise and bond yields set four-year highs

Gains for health care and technology companies and retails are taking stocks higher

President Trump reportedly demanding quick…

President Trump will reportedly demand North Korea quickly denuclearize as part of negotiations. Yahoo Finance’s Alexis Christoforous and Rick Newman have more.

Sears Shares Jump After CEO Offers To Buy Brand

AP Sears shares are jumping Monday after CEO Eddie Lampert proposed to buy one of its units through his hedge fund, ESL Investments. Sears is selling off its real estate, brands, and closing stores in an effort to stave off bankruptcy. Shares of the struggling retailer jumped Monday — rising more than 5% to $3.39 a share — after the company's own CEO, Eddie Lampert, offered to buy its Kenmore unit, along with real estate and other assets.

Office Specialists Inc. absorbs new divisions, products to grow

Cryptocurrencies Are the New Internet…

Chain CEO Adam Ludwin talks blockchain, ICOs, and central banking.

Global stocks looking for direction in flat start…

Global stock markets traded in narrow ranges Monday as investors awaited fresh drivers following a volatile couple of months

Yahoo Finance Live: The Final Round

Yahoo Finance's LIVE stock market coverage and analysis.

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings Made Over $24 Million…

Getty Netflix CEO Reed Hastings saw his pay rise five percent to $24.4 million in 2017, the company disclosed in a regulatory filing on Monday. Netflix's chief creative officer, Ted Sarandos, also saw his total compensation package rise 18.5 percent from $18.9 million in 2016 to $22.4 million last year.

Bon-Ton Is the Latest Retailer to Go Out of…

It will close all 200 of its stores.

Slumping tech companies weigh on US stocks

A steep slide in technology stocks weighed on U.S. stocks Friday, pulling the market lower for the second day in a row

Southwest cancels about 40 flights for engine…

Southwest Airlines said it canceled about 40 flights on Sunday, or 1% of those scheduled, as it inspects engines after last week’s deadly accident in Pennsylvania.

How Much Did GOP Tax Cuts Save Big Banks?

The GOP Tax Cuts seem to be working for the big banks.

Salesforce Is Focused on Erasing the Gender Pay…

Here’s how Chief People Officer Cindy Robbins convinced CEO Marc Benioff to do so.

EARNINGS: Hasbro disappoints Wall Street as Toys…

Yahoo Finance's Jared Blikre and Alexis Christoforous break down the latest market action.

World's Largest Starbucks Has Line Down The Block

The Starbucks Reserve Roastery in Shanghai is the largest Starbucks in the world with a total square-footage of 30,000 square feet. The Roastery features in-house roasting, three coffee bars, an augmented reality experience designed by Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, and a special Teavana tea bar. It feels like an amusement park for coffee. Since opening in December, the cafe is usually packed with customers and, at peak times, has a line out the door.