Consumer sentiment rising as economy improves

Consumer sentiment is on the rise. June saw a four point increase in the overall consumer sentiment rating that the American economy is given...

Higher-Wage Jobs Catching Up To Lower-Wage Jobs, Says Labor Department

You know the economy’s recovering when higher-wage jobs outpace lower-wage jobs. The latest stats from the Labor Department show that, while lower-wage jobs are still...

Amazon Prime Day draws competition from Walmart and other retailers

Amazon Prime Day is here but many customers are still trying to figure out what that means for them. Today comes down to a...

Walmart Takes on Amazon in Latest Website Remodel

The Amazon Fire Phone has become the top-selling smartphone on the Amazon.com best-selling smartphone list, and there may be a reason for that: if...

Federal government finalizing drone rules, $10,000 fine for violators

The United States government has been working on setting up rules and regulations to regulate the growing drone industry. Drones are easily purchased, and...

Four monopolistic car dealers fined $260,000 in China

Four BMW auto dealers have been fined $260,000 or 1.6 million yuan for their anti-trust activities in monopolizing the prices of auto cars in...

US economy reflected a positive trend with 280K jobs in May after Q1 dip

The US economy is continuing to improve as job growth continues to swell. Throughout the last several weeks there has been increased concern voiced...

Obama’s overtime plan is a ‘wage war’ with employers

Retailers want nothing to do with it, small business owners say it's just another example of President Barrack Obama's unwillingness to play ball with...

NYSE loses relevance after outage last week

For the New York Stock Exchange, last weeks’ outage was something that took a lot of people by surprise. It wasn't something that...

Texas oil price drops 3 cents, Rhode Island’s remains unchanged, says AAA

Despite events in Ukraine and Iraq, gasoline prices have taken a remarkable turn in the United States. Where, you may ask? In the state...

Same-sex couples could see $343,000 in increased social security benefits

Same-sex couples received a major win at the end of the week, as the Supreme Court ruled in favor of legalizing marriage equality throughout...

Whole Foods saga continues as CEO speaks out

The implications of the Whole Foods pricing saga is far reaching. It was noticed recently that weights, prices, and some other assorted information on...

Housing market looks up as Wall Street readies for positive week

The housing market is looking up according to industry experts. This comes after a week of success, and another week that looks as though...

Markets plunge as oil rout continues

Stock markets across the world are continuing to plunge after an already bad week that ended on Friday for most of the major markets...

Walgreens Given Thumbs-Down By Wall Street in Alliance Boots Deal

Walgreens announced its plan yesterday to buy the remaining 55% of European pharmacy and beauty company Alliance Boots, Ltd., but the question hanging over...

Coca-Cola buys 16.7% stake in Monster beverage company

Carbonated drink manufacturer Coca-Cola has purchased a 16.7% stake in the Monster beverage company. Coca-Cola will pay $2.15 billion and transfer its energy drink...

Tesla Vehicle Warranty Extended to Eight Years

Tesla’s car now has one more thing to celebrate: the Model S vehicle warranty has been extended to eight years. Tesla’s new warranty extension not...

GM cutting more jobs in Orion plant as small car sales plummet

The automotive industry has spoken and General Motors has responded. GM announced plans to lay off 100 employees from their Orion plant, where production...

Takata airbags linked to death AGAIN

Takata Corp. is in the news again after the eighth death associated with the faulty airbag inflator was reported. The latest crash occurred in...

Obamacare ruling significant for businesses, too

The Obamacare ruling, which rocked the business world this week along with the marriage equality ruling that came on Friday - served as one...

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