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Trip Tips: Hungary, where goose is king - and eaten - for a month

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BUDAPEST - It isn't to everyone's taste, and animal rights activists wish the custom would vanish entirely, but anyone who ever fancied eating foie gras - fattened goose liver - would have done well to be in the Hungarian capital this past month.

Fund managers buying Middleby, heat behind the fast-casual trend

NEW YORK - Middleby Corp, maker of high-end kitchen appliances for both professional and home cooks, has become a new favorite of fund managers as it benefits from changing American dining habits.

21 Nov 2014

Trip Tips: Hungary, where goose is king - and eaten - for a month

BUDAPEST - It isn't to everyone's taste, and animal rights activists wish the custom would vanish entirely, but anyone who ever fancied eating foie gras - fattened goose liver - would have done well to be in the Hungarian capital this past month.

21 Nov 2014

Trip Tips: Hungary, where goose is king - and eaten - for a month

BUDAPEST, Nov 21 - It isn't to everyone's taste, and animal rights activists wish the custom would vanish entirely, but anyone who ever fancied eating foie gras - fattened goose liver - would have done well to be in the Hungarian capital this past month.

21 Nov 2014

Obama's immigration tweaks leave Big Tech wanting more

SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama plans to make life a little easier for some foreign tech workers, but Silicon Valley representatives are disappointed his immigration rule changes will not satisfy longstanding demands for more visas and faster green cards.

21 Nov 2014

Obama's immigration tweaks leave Big Tech wanting more

SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama plans to make life a little easier for some foreign tech workers, but Silicon Valley representatives are disappointed his immigration rule changes will not satisfy longstanding demands for more visas and faster green cards.

Tech, World 21 Nov 2014

Obama's immigration tweaks leave Big Tech wanting more

SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON, Nov 20 - Silicon Valley expects President Barack Obama to make life a little easier for foreign workers, but tech industry representatives were disappointed that his immigration rule changes will not satisfy longstanding demands for more visas and faster green cards for high-skilled employees.

21 Nov 2014

Feature: Looking to Fund Your Business? Ask Your Classmates.

SAN FRANCISCO - Claude Burns, who just earned a degree from MIT's Sloan School of Management, hatched what he thought was a great startup idea: a subscription business peddling craft beers. But how to come up with the half-a-million to fund it? He figured he'd target the usual suspects: family, friends, angel investors, maybe even a local bank.

21 Nov 2014

FEATURE-Looking to Fund Your Business? Ask Your Classmates.

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 20 - Claude Burns, who just earned a degree from MIT's Sloan School of Management, hatched what he thought was a great startup idea: a subscription business peddling craft beers. But how to come up with the half-a-million to fund it? He figured he'd target the usual suspects: family, friends, angel investors, maybe even a local bank.

21 Nov 2014

Most heavy drinkers are not alcoholics, U.S. study finds

ATLANTA - Contrary to popular opinion, only 10 percent of U.S. adults who drink too much are alcoholics, according to a federal study released on Thursday, a finding that could have implications for reducing consumption of beer, wine and liquor.

21 Nov 2014