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  • Dozens fired after skipping work to participate in 'A Day Without Immigrants' protests
    Finance
    CNBC2 days ago

    Dozens fired after skipping work to participate in 'A Day Without Immigrants' protests

    As numerous restaurant employees were given leave on Thursday to march in "A Day Without Immigrants" protests, others returned to their posts Friday to discover that they were out of a job. Eighteen employees at Bradley Coatings, a company specializing in industrial coatings, were let go after not showing up for work, according to an NBC affiliate. The company noted in a statement that the employees were not terminated for attending the protests but for being absent.

  • 10 Reasons You Will Never Make $1 Million Dollars
    News
    Kiplinger11 hours ago

    10 Reasons You Will Never Make $1 Million Dollars

    It may sound like a simple strategy, but the fact that the vast majority of Americans fall short of millionaire status proves that it's easier said than done. Spending more than you earn can put you in a dangerous hole of debt.

  • Here's the best argument for Apple buying Netflix
    Business
    CNBC.com2 hours ago

    Here's the best argument for Apple buying Netflix

    Netflix is fueling a surge of revenue growth for Apple's App Store, according to data released by analytics firm Sensor Tower on Tuesday. Spending rose 130 percent year-over-year in 2016 in the "entertainment" category of the App Store, which includes HBO Now, Hulu and Netflix, according to data from Sensor Tower. Netflix in particular saw revenue hit $58 million in the fourth quarter, up from just $7.9 million a year earlier, Sensor Tower said, in a report released on Tuesday. The data comes as investors are increasingly asking if Apple should buy an entertainment technology company, like Netflix, to draw down its enormous pile of cash and boost ambitious plans for the App Store. Apple has said