Daily business briefing: Ford to unveil solar hybrid car

January 2, 2014 

Ford plans to introduce a new solar-powered hybrid car at this month's International CES gadget show. The C-MAX Solar Energi Concept car uses a gasoline engine combined and captures energy from solar rays on the vehicle's roof-mounted solar panels. For more information, go to http://www.bnd.com/business. ...


The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits dropped by 2,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 339,000. The latest numbers from the Labor Department suggests that layoffs are low and hiring will likely remain steady. Find out more at http://www.bnd.com/business. ...


Millions are being spent to reach the so-called "young invincibles" because they are so important to the success of the Affordable Care Act. Racy ads, social media campaigns and celebrity endorsements are seeking to help convince them to sign up for insurance. Read more at http://www.bnd.com/business. ...


Macy's and Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia have reached a settlement. The agreement is related to a breach-of-contract lawsuit involving J.C. Penney. The settlement does not impact Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia's ongoing lawsuit with J.C. Penney Co. Inc. To find out more, go to http://www.bnd.com/business.

-- Will Buss, BND business writer

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