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Chicago’s ‘Netflix Tax’ reveals grim outlook on city finances

Chicago is in rough shape financially. They have been for some time. In fact, this is one of the most popular cities in the...

GM, Ford could be moving higher on Wall Street

Ford and General Motors are two of the most powerful automotive companies in the United States, yet for some reason, both of these companies...

Supreme Court decisions will have significant impact

The recent Supreme Court decisions will have a significant impact on politics here in the U.S. over the course of the next several years,...

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...

Aetna and Humana $34bn merger, but what is the benefit for Patients?

Aetna and Humana are joining forces. The two insurance companies are amongst the largest in the insurance world already, but joining together makes them...
Southwest Airlines

Southwest Airlines announces additional flights and updates

Southwest Airlines (NYSE:LUV) has announced an expansion to their current selection of service countries when it comes to international flights. However, the company also...

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...

PC market is dying and Windows 10 won’t save the day

It is becoming clear that the outlook isn’t good for the PC. At one time, the PC was the lifeblood of any business, and...

Keurig Kold getting chilly response from investors with dip in shares

Keurig Green Mountain Inc. was riding an incredible high not too many months ago. Investors had high expectations for what their new product might...

Parker-Hannifin stocks tumble and uncertainty grows

Parker-Hannifin is a trusted name in the manufacturing world here in the United States. It’s a company that has withstood most of the changes...

Luminate acquired by Yahoo to improve mobile ad business

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has been on a roll since becoming CEO two years ago, buying companies left and right that aid Yahoo in...

US allows the sale of IBM’s server to Lenovo

In spite of festering economic tensions between the two largest world economies, the US has allowed IBM to sell off its x86 servers to...

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...

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...

Former Microsoft Employee Gets Two Years in Prison for Insider Trading

Brian Jorgenson, a former Microsoft employee, received two years in prison this week for his role in two insider trading events. In 2012, Jorgenson heard...

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...

OPEC chief suggests economic diversification to CGG, stock market still plunging

OPEC Chief Abdullah al-Badri is maintaining the position that investment into oil should not cease or decline. In fact, he echoed sentiments suggesting that...

China’s corporate debt is a major issue for its economy

China’s corporate debt pile is a problem. It is massive and it is growing. Currently, it shows no signs of slowing, yet the economy...

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...

Procter & Gamble Dropping Brands, Consolidating Financial Focus

Procter & Gamble’s got its hands in just about every brand category on earth, but the company’s pulling 100 brands off the shelves in...

Bally Technologies To Join Scientific Games in $3.3 Billion Deal

Slot machine, reel slot machines, and casino management systems manufacturer Bally Technologies has now been acquired by electronic gambling machine maker Scientific Games in...

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