What people really do during conference calls

If you're reading this while on a conference call, you're not alone after a new survey found many people don't shy away from multi-tasking while on a conference call.

Wednesday - 08/20/2014, 10:01am EDT

Startup delivers fresh, healthy $6 lunch to D.C. in 20 minutes

It's hard to find a hot, nutritious lunch in D.C. for under $10, let alone one that's made from scratch and delivered free of charge in 20 minutes or less, but local startup MunchQuick is making it easier.

Wednesday - 08/20/2014, 09:14am EDT
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Consumer prices edge up 0.1 percent in July

Consumer prices up 0.1 percent in July, smallest advance in 5 months, as gas prices fall

Wednesday - 08/20/2014, 09:08am EDT

Home Depot 2Q profit climbs 14 percent

Home Depot 2nd-quarter profit rises 14 percent, tops estimate

Wednesday - 08/20/2014, 09:02am EDT

US home construction jumps 15.7 percent in July

US home construction jumps 15.7 percent in July to 1.09 million rate, fastest pace in 8 months

Wednesday - 08/20/2014, 08:36am EDT

Somalia TV sales grow as many avoid public places

TV sales, satellite providers grow in Somali capital amid militant attacks on public places

Wednesday - 08/20/2014, 07:40am EDT

Glencore swings to profit, announces buyback

Glencore swings to 8 percent profit gain in first half, announces $1 billion buyback

Wednesday - 08/20/2014, 07:20am EDT

New Mexico chile gets certified-product safeguards

New Mexico Chile joins Idaho Potatoes as certified crop; program provides protections

Wednesday - 08/20/2014, 04:46am EDT

Bloomberg offers grants to help cities innovate

Bloomberg Philanthropies offers $45 million in grants to help cities become more innovative

Wednesday - 08/20/2014, 03:50am EDT

Asia stocks make slight gains, await Yellen speech

Asian stock markets eke out slight gains after solid Wall Street session

Wednesday - 08/20/2014, 03:50am EDT

McDonald's to sell packaged coffee nationally

McDonald's to sell packaged coffee nationally in push to highlight coffee in US restaurants

Wednesday - 08/20/2014, 03:20am EDT

In the interview: How to have the dreaded 'salary conversation'

An expert talks about whether you should bring up the question about how much a position pays.

Wednesday - 08/20/2014, 01:59am EDT

Thousands of intense earthquakes rock Iceland

Thousands of small intense earthquakes rock Iceland raising concerns of volcanic eruption

Wednesday - 08/20/2014, 01:44am EDT

Peanut, almond butter recalled for salmonella risk

Peanut, almond butter from Hain Celestial unit recalled due to salmonella risk

Wednesday - 08/20/2014, 01:10am EDT

WWII bomb found near Frankfurt airport

WWII bomb disposed of near Frankfurt airport caused flight disruptions

Tuesday - 08/19/2014, 06:10pm EDT

Q&A: How 1 US factory owner fought cheap imports

A US manufacturer who fought back: Book tells gritty story of fight against Chinese imports

Tuesday - 08/19/2014, 04:36pm EDT

US stocks move higher; Home Depot rises

Recovery in home sales, tame inflation news send stocks higher; Home Depot gains on earnings

Tuesday - 08/19/2014, 04:16pm EDT

Sprint unveils new data plan, expected to trigger price war

Consumers could benefit from lower-cost cellphone plans if carriers follow Sprint's lead and reduce the cost of data plans.

Tuesday - 08/19/2014, 03:41pm EDT

Government wants to make cars talk to each other

Obama administration wants cars to talk to each other, saying the technology will save lives

Tuesday - 08/19/2014, 02:48pm EDT

Egypt picks consortium to draft Suez plan

Egypt picks consortium to draft plan to transform Suez Canal into trade hub

Tuesday - 08/19/2014, 12:10pm EDT
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