Tagged: Business News

Business news : Financial Incentives to Get Healthy: A Diet Don’t 0

Business news : Financial Incentives to Get Healthy: A Diet Don’t

Are you getting a $25 discount on your monthly health insurance premiums for keeping your BMI between 22 and 25 or your cholesterol below 200? If you haven’t been getting extra cash from your...

Business news : “We Need Ted Kennedy”: A Conservative Politician’s Unlikely Solution to the Sequester 0

Business news : “We Need Ted Kennedy”: A Conservative Politician’s Unlikely Solution to the Sequester

As the sequester enters its second week, one right-wing politician has a surprising answer for how to break the stalemate in Washington: “We need Ted Kennedy,” says Republican Kansas Governor and former Senator Sam...

Business news : For the middle class, expenses grow faster than paychecks 0

Business news : For the middle class, expenses grow faster than paychecks

When Debbie Bruister buys a gallon of milk at her local Kroger supermarket, she pays $3.69, up 70 cents from what she paid last year. Getting to the store costs more, too. Gas in...

Business news : Washington Dysfunction Having Huge Impact on Business: John Paul DeJoria 0

Business news : Washington Dysfunction Having Huge Impact on Business: John Paul DeJoria

The debate over whether or not to prevent sequestration cuts is over. As of last Friday, $85 billion in spending cuts will take effect this year and another $1 trillion in cuts will impact...

Business news : The World’s Billionaires 0

Business news : The World’s Billionaires

This year Forbes has uncovered a record 1,426 billionaires. That is 200 more than we found in 2012, another record breaking year. It’s also nearly ten times as many as Forbes pinned down in...

Business news : China property curbs may trigger short-term home buying rush 0

Business news : China property curbs may trigger short-term home buying rush

HONG KONG (Reuters) – China’s property-related shares fell by the most in nearly five years on Monday on plans to tighten curbs on the housing market, though some economists predict a near-term spike in...

Business news : Sorry Bears, The Expected Pullback Will Be Modest: Stovall 0

Business news : Sorry Bears, The Expected Pullback Will Be Modest: Stovall

Stocks continue to defy logic and widespread expectations for an overdue washout, despite the fact that the list of headwinds seems to grow longer by the day. A sluggish economy, political gridlock, tepid earnings,...

Business news : Consumer spending up, income drop largest in 20 years 0

Business news : Consumer spending up, income drop largest in 20 years

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. consumer spending rose in January as Americans spent more on utilities, with savings providing a cushion after income recorded its biggest drop in 20 years. The Commerce Department said on...

Business news : Best Buy Beats Estimates! ‘In Joly We Trust’ Says Prabhakar 0

Business news : Best Buy Beats Estimates! ‘In Joly We Trust’ Says Prabhakar

One day after Best Buy (BBY) founder Richard Schulze pulled his plans to make an offer for the chain the company posted results well ahead of Wall St estimates, sending the stock soaring in...

Business news : Ousted Groupon CEO Andrew Mason Writes the Best Exit Memo Ever 0

Business news : Ousted Groupon CEO Andrew Mason Writes the Best Exit Memo Ever

[Last night after this piece was published, Groupon (GRPN) announced that Andrew Mason had been ousted as CEO. Given the controversies, operational failings and stock performance since Groupon went public, Mason’s departure didn’t come...