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Homejoy fails but on-demand industry will SURVIVE with Google’s help

Homejoy has failed but that doesn’t say much about the on-demand industry as a whole. That is what many experts are saying about the...

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...

US Housing with 26.6% & Building permits 30% Y-O-Y are at their 8 year...

It has been a long time since the housing outlook here in the U.S. was a truly positive one, but right now building permits...

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...

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...

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...

Uber receives bizarre funding from Microsoft, now valued at over $50B

Uber has received another round of funding. This time it came from Microsoft and while it might seem like a strange marriage of investment,...

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...

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...

New economic data vindicates the Fed for still waiting to raise rates

It is true that most economists and market analysts believe the US economy has stabilized enough in the face of lower jobless rates and...

Relative value of $100 reveals state wise personal income gap in the US

When it comes to personal income in the U.S. a new study revealed just how much of a gap exists, as experts analyzed the...

Fatherhood 101: Preparing Your Family For A Bright Financial Future

“I want to be a car racer and design an eco-friendly car for myself when I grow up Dad,” declares my 8-year old son...

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...

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...

India slips out of minds at US senate meet

The Modi Government has been working hard to increase Indo-US ties on many fronts, one of which happens to be the defense sector. But...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Boeing will take a hit of $536M after taxes on US KC-46A tanker development

When Boeing took on the KC-46A they probably did not anticipate the problems that would be coming with it as they put it into...

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...

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