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New CIHI Health Numbers: Health Care Cost Curve Still Bending

The Canadian Institute for Health Information has released its 2014 edition of health spending data - National Health Expenditure Trends, 1975 to 2014 – and the numbers seem to show a continuing trend towards slower growth of health expenditures in...

Franchise Opportunities: How Important Is Territory In The Scheme Of Things?

You’ve found a great (hopefully) franchise opportunity. You’ve talked to at least a dozen current franchisees. You’re starting to get excited about “the possibilities.” You haven’t been derailed by friends and family. You’ve discussed some potential territories with your franchise sales rep. Show More Summary

Henderson on Minimum Wage for Prager University

(October 29, 2014 12:24 AM, by David Henderson) Prager University has published a beautiful graphic-filled video on the minimum wage with me as the "talent." You can see it here or here.... (0 COMMENTS)

A Massive FX Quake Hits Japan: This Is What It Looked Like

When central bankers go wild... h/t @NanexLLC Perhaps a better analogy is as follows:

GentrificationWatch: Eateries, Offices Coming to AD's One-Time Coke Factory

More details are emerging on the plans from developer Atlas Capital Group to develop the former Coca-Cola factory in the Arts District. The groundfloor of the century-old, three-story building will feature 25,000 square feet of retail and 20,000 square...

Bygone Landmarks: At the turn of the century,...

At the turn of the century, Pasadena's Busch Gardens were a local wonder. The elaborate 30-acre grounds began as private, but were opened to the public later, and the enthusiasm for them was intense. "In 1915, it was reported that.....

Poll: Indicted congressman still ahead -- by 19 points

Republican Rep. Michael Grimm appears poised for a landslide re-election from New York's 11th District, according to the new poll from Siena College — despite the fact that he is currently under federal indictment. Grimm has 53 percent...Show More Summary

Chobani Dresses Dogs Up in Costumes in Adorable Ad for Halloween

14 minutes agoMarketing / Advertising : AdFreak

Petco had a whole Halloween contest around dressing up pets this month, but you don't have to be a pet brand to get in on that action. Droga5 did this cute ad for Chobani, featuring pooches in their Halloween costumes—while enjoying the treat that is Chobani yogurt. Check out the video below. Happy Halloween!

Dow flirts with record high as Japan gives stock markets a boost

Investors who have been waiting for good news on the global economy finally got some Friday.

China Wobbled Again

China's manufacturing PMI missed expectations, coming in at 50.8 rather than 51.1. This is also down from September's read of 51.2. Remember that any number lower than 50 in this metric suggests a contracting economy. So this is bad....Show More Summary

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