72-hour sale: Southwest fares fall below $100 round-trip – CNBC

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Walmart is eliminating the wait for a common kind of return – Business Insider

Walmart Walmart is simplifying the process for customers returning merchandise bought through its website in the store. Starting in November, customers using the new Mobile Express Returns service will be able to initiate a return in the Walmart app before heading to the store. At a Mobile Express lane in a store’s customer-service area, a […]

Richard Thaler, Nobel winner from Chicago, fought to get heretical economic theories published – Chicago Tribune

“They didn’t know anything about economics. I didn’t really know anything about psychology. We were equally ignorant of each other’s fields,” Thaler said. Despite the lack of familiarity, or perhaps because of it, behavioral economics was born. “In many ways, Dick played the key role in bringing behavioral economics to life, since he was the […]

Tesla is struggling to build the Model 3 — here’s why – Business Insider

The Tesla Model 3.Timothy Artman/Tesla Tesla’s third-quarter delivery numbers were both impressive — and depressing. The carmaker is on pace to sell 100,000 vehicles in a year for the first time in its 14-year history. But it’s also far, far behind with the production of its new Model 3 sedan, the vehicle that’s supposed to […]

Retail marijuana is spreading to California, Massachusetts and Maine – CNNMoney

The mainstreaming of marijuana is about to get huge boost. Recreational marijuana sales will launch in three states next year, including the biggest one of all: California. It’s already for sale in five states, but the addition of a legal retail marijuana market in California, with its massive economy and population, will dramatically change the […]

Beneath Hurricane-Hit Payrolls, US Labor Market Shows Strength – Bloomberg

Two major hurricanes knocked down payrolls in September, yet the U.S. labor market is holding up just fine. That’s the broad message from employment figures released Friday by the Labor Department. Payrolls fell for the first time since 2010, reflecting Hurricane Harvey’s impact on Texas and Irma’s fallout in Florida. At the same time, the […]

US backs 300 percent in duties on Bombardier after Boeing complaint – Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Commerce Department on Friday moved to impose trade duties of nearly 300 percent on sales of Bombardier Inc CSeries jets in the United States, prompted by Boeing Co’s complaint that the Canadian company received illegal subsidies and dumped the planes at “absurdly low” prices. The Commerce Department proposed a 79.82 […]