On today's New York Times web page, the lead article, "Coronavirus Live Updates: New U.S. Jobless Claims Bring 9-Week total to Over 38 Million" misleads the reader because of several "facts" that are not in evidence in the article.
In a recent New York Times opinion piece, Times staffer Christopher Caldwell attempts to set the record straight about claims that Michael Bloomberg blamed the 2007 real estate meltdown on Congressional legislation that pressured banks "to make loans to everyone" but that's not the whole story.
Microsoft has finally kicked Windows 7 to the curb. It's the end of an era. From now on, if you want the Windows 10 moperating system, and you don't have it on your current computer, you will have to buy it ($140) or buy a new computer that comes equipped with Windows 10
A reading of the rules and the riot act is OK from time to time. However, we have yet to get a readout re...
If you haven't read the book or seen the movie, both entitled "The Formula", please do.
Saving fuel does not,. cannot, and will not save the consumer money.
Purdue Pharma has earned more than $35 billion from the sale of OxyContin.
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Bob Dylan has gone into the liquor business as a full partner in Heaven's Door Whiskey, a newly-founded American whiskey maker. The brand name plays off one of Dylan's most evocative songs, "Knockin' on Heaven's Door." Specifically written for Sam Peckinpah's now-classic 1973 western
Fears of a trade war continue to escalate this week as Chinese officials and the Trump administration threaten to slap tariffs on a growing number of imports, potentially damaging the world’s two biggest economies.
FaceBook's Mark Zuckerberg will be facing questions from Congressional committees next week but some of the members of Congress who will be firing questions at Zuckerberg have received substantial campaign contributions from Facebook
BlackRock Inc., the world's largest asset management company with approximately $6.5 trillion worth of assets under management, just had a very hot potato land in its lap. In the wake of the Parkland Massacre, Americans are re-assessing their investment strategies
On January 7, Bitcoin was trading at $17,163. One month later, Bitcoin is selling at $8243, which represents a 52% loss of value over a 30 day period. On January 8, the Dow Jones industrial average stood at $25,283. Today, it stands at 24,425, which represents a 3.39% loss
If you are trying to purchase a rare and expensive breed of cat, and you are offered an opportunity to do so by someone who is not personally known to you, or isn't recognized breeder of that particular breed of cat....BE WARNED. There are scammers out there who are...
Changing dietary fashions are being discussed whenever talk to turns to why fast food chains fail. CNBC is currently running a copyrighted article about the financial woes of Chipotle Mexican Grill, which just lost 10% of its share price in one day, falling to a current...
Starbucks shares fell 5.6 percent to $56.15 in after-hours trading yesterday after the company reported disappointing global sales growth Thursday. The company also announced the closing of its Teavana brand.
Dick’s Sporting Goods (DKS) said Tuesday it has interest in acquiring Sports Authority stores after the competing retailer went bankrupt. Sports Authority, which once held the title as America’s largest sporting-goods chain, was forced to enter bankruptcy earlier this week, citing $1.1 billion in debt and declining sales.… more
Volkswagen has hired former Porsche CEO Matthias Mueller as its new CEO, the company announced Friday. Mueller’s appointment comes just two days after former Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn resigned following a scandal involving the company’s use of software designed to fool regulators
Entrepreneur Magazine gave some space to Susan Gunelius‘ musings about social media. Being somewhat concerned with the subject, I decided to review her conclusions. 1. The Law of Listening Gunelius believes that succeeding in the social media and content marketing game requires less talk and more listening.… more
Fannie Mae (Federal National Mortgage Association), under increasing attack from Congressional Republicans, has relaxed rules affecting mortgage applicants with bankruptcies and foreclosures on their credit reports. Under the new rules, borrowers can claim a one-time exception for “extenuating circumstances”
Today’s business summary touches on Yahoo’s embarrassment of riches as it cashes in on its Alibaba investments, and the increasingly strident shareholder calls for big changes in the social media pioneer’s business model but, first, we are going to look at the drama queens in the news rooms who are writing headings about plunging stock values and Wall Street jitters, and contradictory reports on manufacturing activity and job growth that seem to suggest that the economy is moving in two different directions at once.… more