Week at a glance: All stories

5:55pm: The gender equality campaign HeForShe, which gained widespread attention in September, has now become a little more corporate. More
2:51pm: "American Sniper" is poised to exceed Hollywood expectations at the box office yet again. More
2:48pm: Let's be blunt: The central banks have done all they can, and now it's 'sink or swim' time for the global economy. More
8:11am: While the cathedral's money declined, America's biggest bank got rich, the lawsuit claims. More
5:26pm: A collection of interesting design, data and interactive links. More
4:48pm: Healthcare.gov was secretly sharing information that let marketers know if you smoked. It has since stopped. More
4:08pm: Company says Sports Illustrated layoffs were driven by 'economic circumstances.' More
3:41pm: After a $105 million opening weekend, the highest-grossing January movie release ever, "American Sniper," is starting its second weekend by setting yet another record. More
2:47pm: Imprisoned Ponzi mastermind bashes media and court-appointed trustee. More
1:58pm: The collapse in oil prices will save China $100 billion in just six months. More
1:12pm: JPMorgan pays its CEO $7.4 million cash bonus, totaling $20 million in 2014 pay. More
12:31pm: Billionaire investor George Soros says the European Central Bank's decision to start printing money might backfire. More
12:19pm: Tax season is prime time for cons. Tax scammers are sending out so-called "phishing emails" that appear to be from the IRS and claim that the recipient either owes money or is due a refund. More
12:17pm: Hershey has forced an importer to stop selling proper British chocolates in the United States, angering fans of Cadbury and Toffee Crisps. More
12:11pm: Kevin Johnson used to be the CEO of tech firm Juniper Networks. He was just named COO of Starbucks. More
12:08pm: France has promised to accelerate efforts to revive its economy, taking advantage of a window of opportunity provided by the European Central Bank's massive stimulus program. More
12:08pm: The National Hockey League is partnering with GoPro to get hockey fans closer to the action than ever before. More
12:04pm: The oil price meltdown is costing thousands of jobs. That means people won't be looking for new homes. More
11:06am: The Sundance Film Festival always tries to reflect the times, and this year that means featuring several films that relate to the ongoing anti-police brutality protest movement. More
10:56am: SkyMall catalog lands in bankruptcy More
10:38am: Alibaba's founder Jack Ma says his company is still in its infancy and he wants to serve two billion consumers globally. More
10:27am: Microsoft's next version of Office will come in two forms: Office universal apps and Office 2016. More
10:09am: McDonald's sorely needs a turnaround. Look for a simpler and healthier menu soon. More
10:05am: The package delivery giant warns that its fourth-quarter results will be weaker than expected, citing costs tied to preparations for the holiday rush. More
9:53am: Investor demand for online storage company Box is in the clouds. Stock soars as trading begins. More
9:50am: Uber says it has resumed operations in New Delhi, six weeks after one of its drivers was accused of rape and the service was banned. More
8:44am: The rich have a message for the 99%: Don't hate us, we are good for you. More
8:30am: AT&T alerts don't look legitimate enough. It's too easy to make fake AT&T alerts to scam you. More
8:27am: Elite Russian political and business leaders are warning the U.S. and Europe not to push their luck too far as the sides clash over sanctions. More
8:02am: Tim Cook and other Apple executives had massive paydays in 2014 as a result of the company's record year. More
7:28am: Shazam is now valued at $1 billion despite the fact it doesn't generate a profit. It's hardly alone. More
6:24am: An icon of the early years of rock-n-roll, Lewis is selling off a Harley-Davidson that was given to him in 1959 and that he's owned ever since. More
6:20am: Dressing in flannel shirts and boots is the trend right now. LL Bean is hot, but Lands' End is struggling. More
6:18am: Google will sell wireless service directly to customers over Sprint and T-Mobile's networks, according to multiple reports. More
5:42am: Depreciation is the biggest cost of owning a car and these vehicles depreciate the least. More
5:39am: Sony has been forced to delay its quarterly earnings report as the company struggles to repair computer systems that were damaged in a cyberattack ahead of its release of "The Interview." More
5:15am: Think you're paid what you're worth? Explore how your salary compares to the average earnings in your country, then see where your wage sits globally. More
3:42am: Here's what you need to know about the markets before you start your business day. More
12:07am: Li Ka-shing's Hutchison Whampoa is in talks to pay up to £10.25 billion ($15.4 billion) for U.K. mobile operator O2 More
7:08pm: Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz al Saud has died. The country is a top oil producer. More
5:35pm: The New York Police Department has stepped up security for media companies that republished Charlie Hebdo's cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed. More
5:25pm: Doing business in China can still pay off big-time, but increasingly it's on China's terms. More
4:45pm: Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg has made it her personal mission to get more women connected to the Internet in developing countries. More
4:37pm: Federal and state regulators say loan officers at Wells Fargo and JPMorgan steered business to a Maryland title company in exchange for cash payments. More
4:08pm: On a visit to the Beretta USA factory in Maryland, I fired the classic M9, and also the new M9A3 that was just submitted to the Army. More
3:40pm: Gold is soaring after the Swiss franc shocker and the European Central Bank stimulus plan. More
2:35pm: New players like Amazon are competing with longtime buyers like the Weinstein Company. And the deals are expected to demonstrate the digital transformation underway in Hollywood. More
2:19pm: While most shows fall in ratings after their premiere, Fox's 'Empire' grows stronger with audiences. More
2:06pm: Ten ex-workers in Virginia claim they were fired because of their race after a supervisor allegedly told them that there were "too many black people in the store." More
1:38pm: The boss of Western Union says it's much harder being an immigrant in Europe than in the U.S. More
1:37pm: Ford aims to have 125 engineers, researchers and scientists in Palo Alto, Calif., working on self-driving cars and connectivity features, by the end of this year. More
1:33pm: Scammers impersonating IRS agents are targeting the elderly and new immigrants threatening them with arrest, deportation or the loss of their driver's license. And the IRS says this scam is on the rise, topping its list of "Dirty Dozen" tax scams this year. More
1:26pm: T-Mobile reveals that half of Americans don't have sufficiently good credit to qualify for the company's best plans. More
1:13pm: Wall Street is saying 'Bellissimo!' to the big QE announcement by the European Central Bank. You should too. More
12:58pm: America's favorite low-cost carrier expects to save half a billion in the first quarter alone on fuel. The stock is up 7%. More
12:49pm: Switzerland has the most overvalued currency in the world, according to the Economist's Big Mac index. Ukraine and Russia have the most undervalued currencies. More
12:33pm: Europe won't even think about relaxing sanctions on Russia unless it sticks to a Ukraine peace agreement signed four months ago. More
11:47am: The billionaire power couple believe banking -- specifically the mobile variety -- can help lift millions out of poverty. More
11:26am: Ellen Gordon, who has served as president of Tootsie Roll for 37 years, tapped as CEO following passing of her husband. More
11:08am: BlackBerry has said it isn't talking to Samsung. But the market refuses to believe it. Shares surged again on more takeover rumors. But why would Samsung want BlackBerry? More
10:37am: Oil workers in North Dakota's boomtown fear for their jobs as oil prices collapse, but others in town are mostly unfazed. More
10:24am: New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick talked about DeflateGate in front of a Gillette Flexball banner. More
9:29am: A handwritten manuscript by mathematician Alan Turing, subject of the Oscar-nominated movie, is expected to sell for at least $1 million. More
9:10am: Once he made some money, this poker player tried settling down. But he found he was happier on the road. More
8:30am: A new study shows that states with more college-educated people tend to have higher iPhone sales. More
8:28am: The chief content officer at Netflix says the company "can probably launch successfully ... around 20 original scripted shows a year." More
8:17am: 60% of American metro areas are still below their pre-recession levels when it comes to jobs and growth. More
8:02am: The European Central Bank said it would pump 60 billion euros into the region's economy each month until the end of September 2016. More
7:24am: A first hand test of Microsoft's new augmented reality goggles. More
7:16am: One of China's top government officials, Premier Li Keqiang, is reassuring markets that his country will avoid a much-feared "hard landing" as economic growth slows. More
7:11am: Cybercrime is now the top risk businesses face, says Barclays CEO Antony Jenkins. More
6:05am: The most chilled delegates at the World Economic Forum are a group of snowmen with a serious message. More
5:29am: After steadfastly refusing to pay an "absolutely outrageous" tax bill demanded by American authorities, the mayor of London is back in the good graces of the IRS. More
5:20am: It's decision time in Greece. National elections on Sunday are widely seen as a vote on years of punishing austerity, and whether its citizens can handle much more. More
5:16am: Here's what you need to know about the markets before you start your business day. More
3:03am: Britain's capital grew more than any other western city last year, according to a new Brookings report More
12:11am: Hartford, Connecticut has a higher gross domestic product per capita than Paris, Geneva and New York. More
9:36pm: China has been the world's toy factory for decades. But now, Chinese consumers are buying, and helping to reshape the industry. More
9:06pm: Macau has enjoyed years of blockbuster growth. But the Chinese territory is far too dependent on gambling. More
6:57pm: With 31.7 million viewers, Obama sees the lowest ratings of his presidency for a State of the Union. More
6:32pm: Hamm's wallet has taken huge hits in the past six months, thanks to the falling price of oil and a very public and expensive divorce. More
6:27pm: Leno made his feelings known about Cosby during a media conference in Miami. More
5:32pm: Oil has had a dramatic influence on the stock market in recent weeks. There's hope that may be done. More
5:04pm: Pink slips are going to be handed out to 2,400 workers at both eBay and PayPal by the end of March. More
5:01pm: Bobby Jindal's PAC blasts 'liberal media' for criticism aimed at the Louisiana governor over 'no-go zones.' More
3:52pm: Starbucks will announce its first earnings and detail plans on the upcoming departure of its COO Troy Alstead More
3:40pm: Windows Holographic and HoloLens show that Microsoft shouldn't be discounted in the innovation game. More
3:25pm: This tax season one of the most complicated ever. Tax preparers are trying to prepare for the first year that Obamacare will show up on your tax form. More
3:18pm: Experts on both sides of the Atlantic say that Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo's threat to take Fox News to court is largely empty. More
2:59pm: Russia's deputy prime minister insists his country will find its footing and ultimately emerge as a winner despite the oil price collapse. More
2:57pm: SpaceX raised $1 billion from Google and Fidelity. The investment makes strategic sense for Google. But if Elon Musk doesn't want SpaceX to go public, how will Fidelity cash out on its investment? More
2:33pm: Europe is finally going to get its own massive monetary stimulus but that alone won't save the region's economy. More
2:03pm: NBC has set up a Tumblr page that acts as a hub for this year's upcoming Super Bowl ads. More
1:59pm: Covington, Ga., decided not to let a half-completed development sit empty. But not everyone supports the city's solution. More
1:48pm: Jet fuel is costing airlines about half of what they were paying a year ago, but passengers not seeing any break on fares. More
1:33pm: Ukraine is ready to push for more sanctions against Russia if it doesn't implement a ceasefire agreement signed four months ago. More
12:03pm: In his State of the Union Speech, President Obama claimed wages are rising. New numbers show they remain flat. More
11:42am: Microsoft unveiled more about Windows 10 in an event on Wednesday. More
11:41am: UnitedHealth just reported strong earnings and its stock is at a record high. Insurers have soared since the Affordable Care Act went into effect. More
11:32am: Two weeks have passed since the January 7 terrorist attack at the satirical magazine's offices in Paris, and the paper's distributor doesn't know when it will be published next. More
11:08am: Healthcare.gov is relaying your personal information to online advertisers and other private companies. They're seeing your zip code, income level, pregnancy status and whether or not you smoke. More
10:29am: Deflation is the new Darth Vader, shooting lasers at the global economy, according to one hedge fund manager. More
9:29am: The U.S. shale industry boom is turning to bust and as much as 30% could be shut down due to the collapse in oil prices, warns Texan billionaire Ross Perot Jr. More
9:07am: The mayor of Paris "is a socialist," Bill O'Reilly says, and she's just seeking attention by threatening to sue Fox News. "It's ridiculous." More
9:04am: This car sounds like a jetliner and goes 65 miles an hour at idle. And I got to drive it. More
9:03am: Google balloons. Facebook drones. SpaceX satellites. Billionaires are in a space race to give you Internet from the sky. More
8:27am: Online viewers typically have to prove they have a cable or satellite subscription before they can view network shows online but NBC is making big game available to those who have cut the cord. More
7:13am: Hackers forced their way into the Twitter account of France's "Le Monde" newspaper on Wednesday and posted "Je ne suis pas Charlie." More
5:51am: Sorry China, but it's time to step aside. By next year, India could be the world's fastest-growing large economy. More
5:29am: Here's what you need to know about the markets before you start your business day. More
3:06am: The fallout of the Swiss currency shock highlights how risky the foreign-exchange market can be for retail investors. More
2:39am: Davos this year is supposed to be discussing "The New Global Context." Europe, sadly, is still stuck in the past. More
1:52am: You're not alone. One in five Americans has kept their spouse in the dark about a $500 purchase, and men are the most likely offenders. More
12:27am: Obama's circa-2015 press strategy: a policy proposal announced on Facebook. A "behind the scenes" YouTube video. A copy of the State of the Union text on Medium. More
12:06am: In a speech heavy on economics, these businesses got the presidential thumbs up. More
11:47pm: The President has proposed removing a key tax-saving feature. More
10:50pm: President Obama wants to make the FAFSA easier by cutting 27 tough questions from the application form. More
6:26pm: Leaving the workforce early sounds like a dream. But running out of money too soon in retirement can be a real nightmare. Before assuming your nest egg is going to last for decades, take these factors into account. More
6:17pm: AK-47s, a Russian staple, can no longer be imported into the USA because of sanctions. One company will make it here. More
5:42pm: The record-breaking box office weekend for "American Sniper" has helped boost sales of the book the film was based on. More
5:05pm: Elon Musk's company announced this latest round of funding Tuesday. Google and Fidelity will own nearly 10% of the company. More
4:39pm: Netflix beat its own quarterly projections and ended 2014 with 57.4 million global subscribers; the streaming service says there's still plenty of growth ahead. More
4:23pm: The president is calling for a 28% rate on capital gains and dividends on high-income households. That includes a 3.8% Medicare surtax on wealthier households. More
4:17pm: A week after a group of Republican senators announced legislation aimed at keeping Guantanamo Bay open, a detainee has published a first-person account of his time in the prison. More
4:00pm: Tim Hoettges, the CEO of T-Mobile's parent company, said the Uncarrier plans are unsustainable. More
4:00pm: Baker Hughes said it is slashing 7,000 jobs, providing a fresh reminder that cheap energy is hurting some Americans. More
3:29pm: Anyone can now report scams, hoaxes and incorrect news as 'false' on Facebook. More
2:32pm: People oven forget about fees when investing. One percent doesn't sound like much until you calculate it in dollars. More
1:32pm: In a little less than a month, Sony's "The interview" has pulled in $40 million thanks to an online and on-demand release. And now it's coming to Netflix. More
1:06pm: MSNBC, Univision and Bloomberg got snubbed by the Republican National Committee's 2016 debate lineup. More
12:12pm: Switzerland's tourism industry is getting blasted this winter as the jump in the value of the Swiss franc raises prices for visitors. More
12:12pm: President Obama wants to make sure the "wealthiest Americans pay their fair share on inherited assets," according to a White House fact sheet. His proposal: Change a rule that protects capital gains from taxes when an investment is bequeathed to family. More
12:09pm: Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo tells CNN she intends to sue Fox News; a Fox executive calls the suit "misplaced." More
11:01am: The middle class has seen its income and wealth stagnate in recent decades. President Obama wants to change that. More
10:51am: Smith & Wesson predicts much stronger 2015 sales and profits as gun buying comes back in vogue. More
10:42am: Wal-Mart partnering with 25,000 tax preparers to allow taxpayers to get their refunds in cash at stores rather than in checks or direct deposit. More
10:42am: While most big firms and government jobs offer paid sick leaves, more than 40 million workers don't get this benefit. More
10:41am: New research from Nielsen shows buyers are skeptical of food labels, but they're willing to pay a premium for healthy food. More
10:22am: Microsoft will unveil more about Windows 10 this week. Here's what to expect. More
10:04am: Delta reported better-than-expected results, and the company's CEO is promises huge savings on gas. More
9:38am: Many Americans are not receiving any pay raises. Even worse, their take home pay is going down because of rising health insurance costs. More
9:29am: For the first time in a decade, the theme of the World Economic Forum is in plain English and might actually mean something. Davos is discussing "The New Global Context." More
8:44am: The White House wants to generate tax revenue by hitting big banks with a big fee. But would the new fee really make the system safer? More
8:05am: The upscale burger chain filed regulatory documents Tuesday saying it will sell 5 million shares at a price of between $14 and $16 each. More
6:18am: President Obama's plan to make community college free is only a proposal. If the dream doesn't come true, here are other ways to get money for college. More
6:16am: There are a lot of first-time advertisers for this Super Bowl. You've heard of Skittles and Carnival. But who the heck are Loctite, Wix.com and Mophie? More
6:10am: The NFL started the year under fire due to criticism of league response to domestic violence issues but at league prepares for Super Bowl, its bottom line continued to rise despite controversy. More
6:04am: Political and business leaders attending the world's most exclusive meeting in Davos have a harsh reality to face: The world is in worse shape than when they met 12 months ago. More
5:54am: A Facebook-sponsored study suggests that the social network has created 4.5 million jobs. More
5:22am: Geopolitical instability is sparking a rush for passports by wealthy foreigners in search for safe places to shelter their families and their money. More
5:09am: Here's what you need to know about the markets before you start your business day. More
4:41am: Christopher Catrambone used his experience and money to launch a charity to rescue migrants attempting the risky sea crossing from Africa to Europe. More
3:50am: For economist Paul Krugman, the challenges facing China's economy are enough to keep him up at night. More
1:55am: For one Japanese bank intent on embracing the future, the time has come for the robot bank teller. More
1:17am: An MSNBC guest's assertion that Louisiana governor Bobby Jindal "might be trying to scrub some of the brown off his skin" sparks criticism. More
10:16pm: Sorry folks, the world economy is not going to improve much this year. Or next year. More
9:08pm: China's economy missed the government's official growth target last year, an exceedingly rare event that underscores the depth of challenges facing the world's second-largest economy. More
6:34pm: The beleaguered movie studio DreamWorks Animation is embarking on a round of sizable layoffs, potentially involving more than 15 percent of its employee base. More
6:26pm: Prices dropped as the New England Patriots pulled away with a win Sunday, the victory that sent them to the Super Bowl. The average ticket was selling for $2,879 on Monday, a 20% drop from last year. More
5:37pm: 49.8 million viewers tuned into Fox to witness Seattle's wild overtime win over the Green Bay Packers in the NFC championship. 42.1 million tuned to CBS for the AFC championship. More
1:51pm: David Nguyen, the co-founder of the contact-sharing platform Plaxo, is accused of killing his ex-wife's new husband. More
12:57pm: A duplex penthouse in midtown Manhattan sold for a new record. More
12:10pm: Apple workers don't get the day off today. Instead, the company encourages them volunteer. More
12:03pm: RadioShack had arguably the best Super Bowl ad last year. But did it work? No. Sales continued to plunge and now the company is reportedly near bankruptcy. More
11:53am: Microsoft patented something called "inconspicuous mode" for phones. It's basically a "theater mode" that automatically dims the screen and puts it on silent if it knows you're at the movies. More
10:25am: Apple has made some big changes in recent years that Steve Jobs would not have liked. More
9:45am: Facebook career site lists 1,159 job openings in everything from ad sales to drones and virtual reality. More
9:31am: Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg's second book club selection shows the group isn't about popular reads, but "learning about new cultures, beliefs, histories and technologies." More
9:19am: Amazon is getting into the movie-making business, and it plans to release them in both theaters and online. More
7:39am: Gunmaker PARA USA has called for an industry boycott of films starring the Liam Neeson after the actor criticized U.S. gun policy during a press tour for his latest film. More
7:07am: According to research from TrueCar.com, the magic number when SUV sales begin to rise is $3.00 gas. And the magic number when hybrid sales begin to fall is $2.77. More
6:27am: Plunging oil prices have worried Wall Street but the overall U.S. economy will be one of the big winners from the lower prices. More
4:13am: Energy companies and emerging market oil producers may have to endure five years of pain before oil prices recover. More
12:58am: The World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, attracts so many rich individuals that the area struggles to handle all the private jet traffic. More
12:34am: The Shanghai Composite dropped nearly 8% Monday after three Chinese brokerages were caught breaking margin trading rules. More