Steel tariffs aid U.S. producers

The International Trade Commission on Friday approved imposing tariffs on imports of steel pipe from South Korea and five other countries.

Business Briefs: Dynegy deal nearly doubles electricity generation

Also: Giant Eagle, union OK new 4-year contract; American Eagle site hires 100 for call center; McDonald’s taps new U.S. president.

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Consumer Reports’ Shop Smart: A user’s guide to user reviews

Unscrupulous advertisers, businesses and reviewers have all the financial motive they need to game the system.

Michelle Singletary’s The Color of Money: Telecommuting’s pros and cons

When there are opportunities to allow people to telecommute, companies should explore it. It can save the firms and individuals money.




Ram ProMaster Commercial Van offers versatility for professionals

Based on the Fiat Ducato, the ProMaster offers 20-inches more height than conventional cargo vans.

Navigator provides luxury, comfort and safety on the road

If you’re coming down I-79 bracketed by 16-wheelers, the Navigator will also give you a sense of added safety.


Business Opinion

Business Forum: The problem or a symptom?

The U.S. cannot expect a robust long-term growth environment without first investing in itself.

Len Boselovic’s Heard off the Street: Saving for retirement? Maybe not enough

After a report that nearly a third of workers have nothing saved for retirement comes word that many who are saving aren’t doing so enough.


People on the Move

Dateline Pittsburgh: 08/19/14

People on the move in Business.

Workzone: Finding the positive in negative feedback

If you can find the silver lining in that less-than-stellar feedback from the boss, you’ll be better off next time a storm rolls in.


Road testing Pittsburgh rides

Yellow Cabs line Market Street in Downtown Pittsburgh on May 22, 2014.
Road testing: Yellow Cab, Lyft and Uber in Pittsburgh plus all you need to know about ride sharing in Pittsburgh.

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