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10 minutes of walking to work boosts well-being, study shows


  • CityLab

Researchers studied 18,000 individuals over an 18-year span, and found that walking or cycling to work leads to increased happiness. "We conclude that the potential benefits available to car drivers i… Read More

SL Green sells N.Y. asset, buys commercial condos



SL Green Realty Corp. and joint venture partner Moinian Group are selling New York City's 180 Maiden Lane for $470 million. The REIT also announced it is acquiring commercial condos at 55 West 46th St… Read More

Chicago traders drop lawsuit against CME


  • Chicago Tribune (tiered subscription model)

A group of traders who work on the Chicago Board of Trade's agricultural-trading floor have agreed to abandon a lawsuit against CME Group. The traders sought to reverse a CME decision about how end-of… Read More

Net neutrality a big issue in big merger


  • Hill, The

Critics of the proposed AT&T-DIRECTV merger have made Net neutrality a key issue. They are asking the Federal Communications Commission, if it allows the deal, to impose rules that prevent the company… Read More

CFPB sues Corinthian Colleges for deception, harassment


  • Bloomberg Businessweek

A Consumer Financial Protection Bureau lawsuit against Corinthian Colleges accuses the for-profit institution of deceiving students into taking out high-interest predatory loans based on false promise… Read More