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Walmart to Increase Minimum Hourly Wage

Walmart to Increase Minimum Hourly Wage

Solid improvement displayed by the economy of the United States over multiple quarters in the recent past, along with considerable spending recorded by the consumers, has retail stores recognizing the benefits of increasing the rates of minimum hourly wages paid to their employees. One of the most popular retail chain stores to announce this change […]

Columbia University Journalist Accuses School of Malfeasance

Columbia University Journalist Accuses School of Malfeasance

Sylvia Nasar, an esteemed and tenured professor at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism, is butting heads with the piggy bank on campus. She is the celebrated author of A Beautiful Mind, the best-selling biography about Economics genius John Nash, who is in fact a Nobel Laureate in Economics. Her book became the basis of […]

Weight Watchers Customers Watching Weight With Apps Instead

Weight Watchers Customers Watching Weight With Apps Instead

Weight Watchers’ customers are now watching their weight online with apps instead. The weight loss company Weight Watchers’ revenue fell 10 percent in the fourth quarter of 2014. At the same time membership has dropped 15 percent. Weight Watchers’ downfall could have apps to blame. The Weight Watchers company is largely based on coaching and […]

California Facing Difficulty With Gas and Water

California Facing Difficulty With Gas and Water

California is facing difficulty with gas prices and water supply. Prices for gasoline are rising higher for Californians due to a recent and severe accident at an Exxon Mobil refinery located in Torrance. In fact, prices could have risen by as much as around 25 cents just within one week. ABC News reported gas prices […]

Do Not Startup With Clowns

Do Not Startup With Clowns

Do not engage in startups with clowns: in fact, beware the heavy consequences of doing so. Where are the clowns? One may have heard that quote in a song composed by Stephen Sondheim and immortalized by the Frank Sinatra. Clowns: A more powerful noun than one may think – a noun that can create a […]

Condom Stock Rises After Adultery Ban Lifted

Condom Stock Rises After Adultery Ban Lifted

Stock prices for condoms have already started to rise after an adultery ban was lifted in South Korea. On Thursday, the Constitutional Court of South Korea struck down a ban that for over 60 years has made extra-marital affairs not only a crime, but an offense that could see a person in jail for a […]

Amazon Hires Former White House Press Secretary Jay Carney

Amazon Hires Former White House Press Secretary Jay Carney

Former White House Press Secretary Jay Carney has accepted a job with Amazon, the internet retail corporation. Carney offered his resignation last year from the Obama Administration which then tapped former Campaign Communication Director Josh Earnest to complete the job through the president’s second term in office. Carney will vacate his current post at CNN, […]

Inflation in U.S. Remains Negative

Inflation in U.S. Remains Negative

U.S. inflation has remained negative after January, when the price of gas suffered a steep decline, according to official figures. The Consumer Price Index (CPI) fell by 0.7 percent in January, after falling 0.1 percent in December. According to the Department of Labor, this was the first annual drop in nearly five years. Gas prices fell by […]

RadioShack Trademark Goes to Auction

RadioShack Trademark Goes to Auction

RadioShack Corporation’s largest shareholder, which has been seeking to purchase hundreds of bankrupt stores from the electronic retailer, has agreed to engage in a separate sale of the chain’s trademark name. The name of the business is set to go to suction with a starting bid of $20 million. This break off sale of the […]

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Most Desirable Among Institutional Investors

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Most Desirable Among Institutional Investors

Apple Inc. (AAPL) is the most desirable stock among institutional investors. With $383 billion in holdings and the title of being the undisputed leader in innovation and the telecommunications sector, it is obvious that Apple Inc. is on an upswing. Its stock (AAPL) hit an all time high, closing the day, February 23, at 133.00 […]

iCar to Be Apple’s Next World Innovation

iCar to Be Apple’s Next World Innovation

iCar could be Apple’s next big world innovation. The company which has transformed the world of communication and mobile technology with its blockbuster products like iPhone and iPod may be working on a prototype of a vehicle, tentatively named as ‘iCar’ at this very moment. Among his many visions about the technology world, it is […]

Home Sales Drop 4.9 Percent in January

Home Sales Drop 4.9 Percent in January

  According to the National Association of Realtors, sales of existing residential homes dropped 4.9 percent in January, seasonally adjusted to an annual rate of 4.82 million properties. The Association stated this is the lowest level of sales since April 2014. Moderately low mortgages rates, along with a positive job market, have not yet ignited […]

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