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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...

U.S. Economy adds 223k jobs, uncertain road ahead for Fed

The United States economy added jobs but the numbers were a little disappointing. That is the message coming from the experts after the June...

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...

U.S. paychecks struggle, but should we be surprised?

The latest report on U.S. paychecks offers a grim insight as to how bad the economy remains. While Wall Street might see significant and...

U.S. home sales isn’t clean bill of health for economy

U.S. home sales are rising. In fact, June was one of the best months in the last decade for the housing market as a...

Herrin massacre victims FINALLY memorialized

In the United States, the massacre in 1922, which took place on the 21st and 22nd of June that year, is known as the...

Greece can abandon the Euro, but economic woes will continue

Let it be clear that Greece is in trouble. There is no mistaking it and there is certainly no doubting it. Yet, there continues...

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...

Pearson wants OUT of The Economist to focus on education

Pearson wants out of The Economist. That is the news the struck hard in the media and business world this weekend, as the pace...
Kingfisher Airlines owner Mallya

Vijay Mallya: The journey of a Booze tycoon to a notorious fraud

The former Kingfisher Airlines owner Mallya has fled to London after defaulting loan of $ 1 billion to 17 banks. The hottest talking topic in...

Amazon’s founder, Jeff Bezos, becomes 3rd richest man in us with $53.2 billion worth

Fifty-one-year-old founder of Amazon, Jeff Bezos, has risen through the ranks to become the third richest man in the United States with a net...

Google CEO Sundar Pichai now top-paid CEO in the U.S

Google boss and Indian native Sundar Pichai has become America’s top earning CEO after having received a handout of some USD $199 million. Google...

Independent Pilots Association authorizes UPS Pilots to commence strike

Following a four-year gridlock between the pilots of the international courier service United Parcel Service (UPS) and their employer, the Independent Pilots Association (IPA)...

Fed approves Watts Bar nuclear plant in Tennessee after 20 years & $4.5 bn...

The US government on Friday approved the Watts Bar nuclear power plant to commence operations at the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) – after 19...

4.6 million customers affected in Scottrade cyberattack, identity protection offered

Retail brokerage Scottrade has revealed that cyber-hackers attacked its network between late 2013 to early 2014 and that the names and street addresses of...
Valentine Day

Valentine Day Deals: Starbucks offers three chocolate drinks

In the run up to Valentine Day - February 14th - coffee chain Starbucks will be offering three new drinks for loved-up customers. These...

General Motors to import Chinese-made Buick envision for sales in US, Europe

General Motors (GM) has perfected plans to start importing Chinese-made vehicles, particularly the Buick Envision, which is a middle-sized SUV for sales in the...

General Mills faces lawsuit for improperly labeling protein cheerios as having more protein

The US consumer group Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) is slamming a legal case against General Mills – maker of Cinnamon...

US SEC gives all startups opportunity to raise capital through crowdfunding, selling stocks

If you have a startup and looking forward to raising money through crowdfunding, the US Securities and Exchange Commission now makes it possible for...

World Stocks splutter as lackluster global economic indicators led by a further slump in oil...

The World Stocks has ended its gains of past three days and started to splutter as lackluster global economic indicators led to a further...

Black Friday shopping helps toys sales leap back after a decade decline in sales

This Black Friday appears to be the best for the toys industry in over a decade, and the sales of various toys from various...

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