<![CDATA[NBC Southern California - Business News]]> Copyright 2014 http://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/business http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/NBC4_40x125.png NBC Southern California http://www.nbclosangeles.com en-us Thu, 30 Oct 2014 22:41:09 -0700 Thu, 30 Oct 2014 22:41:09 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Report: Ballmer Could Claim $1B For Buying Clippers]]> Sun, 26 Oct 2014 23:50:26 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/tlmd_steve_ballmer_clippers_microsoft.jpg
Billionaire Steve Ballmer bought the Los Angeles Clippers in August for $2 billion, but he could write off as much as half that in taxes by 2030, according to an analysis published Sunday, Oct. 26.]]>
<![CDATA[Market Basket Board OKs $1.5 Billion Sale to Ousted CEO]]> Thu, 28 Aug 2014 20:49:32 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Market+Basket.jpg
Market Basket's board of directors has signed a deal to sell the grocery chain to former CEO Arthur T. Demoulas for more than $1.5 billion, following months of massive employee protests and customer...]]>
<![CDATA["Millennial" Market Not Lovin' McDonald's: Report]]> Tue, 26 Aug 2014 11:51:11 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/McDonalds-Blitz-Box.jpg
It looks like millennials aren’t munching on McDonald’s as much as they used to.

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<![CDATA[Clippers Owner Ballmer Steps Down From Microsoft]]> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 19:58:14 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/216*120/Steve+Ballmer+Clips+1.JPG
Steve Ballmer on Tuesday left Microsoft's Board of Directors, citing new commitments as owner of the Los Angeles Clippers, a day after publicly stepping into his role with the team.]]>
<![CDATA[McDonald's to Sell Packaged Coffee in Supermarkets: Report]]> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 10:42:12 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/216*120/050509+McCafe+Picture+p11.jpg
Fans of McCafe will be lovin’ the latest McDonald’s news. The fast food chain announced plans to start selling its packaged coffee at supermarkets across the nation by early next year, the Associated...]]>
<![CDATA[Chicago Lands "Star Wars" Museum]]> Thu, 26 Jun 2014 15:03:58 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/george-lucas-r2d21.jpg
Chicago has come out on top in the intense competition for the Lucas Cultural Arts Museum. City Hall officials confirmed that the city has beat out San Francisco and Los Angeles for the museum, which will host...

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<![CDATA[Bad News for Amazon Prime Members]]> Thu, 13 Mar 2014 13:52:01 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/amazon-453056767.jpg
If you've ever wanted to sign up for Amazon Prime, you have a week to do so before a big price hike takes effect. The cost of a standard "Prime" membership is set to set you back $99, up from $79.

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<![CDATA[California Drivers Use Fuel Made From Trash]]> Tue, 14 Jan 2014 12:07:18 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/toppix-23.jpg
A growing number of vehicles in California are relying on a surprising energy source to get around: trash. The methane gas drained from landfill waste is cheaper and cleaner than gasoline.

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<![CDATA[Google's Most Searched Throughout the Years]]> Tue, 10 Dec 2013 13:42:06 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/219*120/072309+Whitney+Houston+HMV.jpg
Google's most searched terms from 2006 until today.

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<![CDATA[Cyber Monday Nets Record $1.74B ]]> Wed, 04 Dec 2013 05:49:54 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/453267659.jpg
Shoppers bought online at the heaviest rate ever Monday, according to research firm comScore Inc., The Associated Press reported. The firm said Tuesday e-commerce spending rose 18 percent from last year's Cyber...

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<![CDATA[Twitter's $2 Billion Test: Turning Profits for Wall St.]]> Thu, 07 Nov 2013 07:59:11 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/10-30-2013-twitter-generic.jpg
In the seven years since its creation, Twitter has been used to spark revolutions, allow fans to chat with celebrities and spread news from the farthest corners of the world. But can it make money? The...

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<![CDATA[Airlines Trim Seats to Trim Costs]]> Tue, 15 Oct 2013 10:42:08 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Airplane+Seats.jpg
U.S. airlines are removing bulky seats and replacing them with streamlined models that allow room for another row.]]>
<![CDATA[Shoppers Surprised by Money Hidden in Grocery Items]]> Wed, 25 Sep 2013 11:55:28 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/NC_mysterymoney0925_test_mezzn.jpg
Shoppers in the Salem, Oregon area have been finding $100 bills tucked away in grocery items throughout town. So far, around $2,000 worth of the mystery money has been found.]]>