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Forget the fraud: Enron as a failed business

Financial lessons from Enron The collapse of Enron, while dated, provides a graphic lesson: Analyze the financial statements of a company because they often offer reporters a different perspective from

Gas prices are plummeting

If you’ve filled up your car lately, you’ve probably noticed that gasoline prices have fallen significantly. Now, the American Automobile Association says they’re about to plummet. AAA says the national

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Five tips for covering sustainability

Businesses are increasing their concern over sustainability and how their practices impact the environment. With more investment in going green, sustainability continues to produce money angles. Here are our top five tips

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Five tips for covering energy

Advances in technology have bolstered energy production in the United States. That means there are a number of topics to cover that make for perfect money stories. Here are our five

Pope Francis weighs in on climate change

The full text of Pope Francis’ encyclical on climate change was released by the Vatican on Thursday. While highlights of the document were leaked earlier this week, the complete encyclical

Gas prices may fall after Memorial Day

Savvy motorists always expect gasoline prices to rise leading up to Memorial Day, and indeed, they have this year. But some experts think the current price of unleaded gasoline is

Elon Musk, battery salesman

Would you buy a home battery from Tesla’s Elon Musk? Apparently, you would. On Wednesday, Musk declared that demand for Tesla’s new Powerwall home batteries is “crazy, off the hook.”

The cost of the California drought

After four years in a row of drought, California is getting serious about tackling its water problem. Last week, the state ordered usage to be cut by 25 percent, which

The biggest losers in the oil price bust

Drivers across the country have plenty to be thankful for.  The national average price of gasoline is expected to drop below $2 a gallon for the first time since 2009,

Changes in the auto industry are impacting businesses well beyond Detroit. Consider your local gas station. (Image by StockSnap via Pixabay, CCO Creative Commons)

Gasoline drops below $2 a gallon in some places

You know you are paying less for gasoline this fall. But fuel has gotten really cheap in some parts of the country. The Associated Press reports that several filling stations

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