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There are reasons to be relaxed about the federal deficit. But...
Consumer products giant, which acquired Duracell in 2005, has been trimming its product lineup to focus on its top performers
Today we are fortunate to have a guest contribution written by Jeffrey Frankel, Harpel Professor of Capital Formation and Growth at Harvard University, and former Member of the Council of Economic Advisers, 1997-99. The latest World Economic Outlook, released this month by the International Monetary Fund, warns that even though global “flow imbalances” are lower […]
Pace of sales for newly built homes has improved a mere 1.7 percent so far this year compared to 2013
A combination of Chiquita Brands International Inc. and Fyffes would have created the world's largest banana supplier
The Census Bureau reports New Home Sales in September were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate (SAAR) of 467 thousand. August sales were revised down from 504 thousand to 466 thousand, and July sales were revised down from 427 thousand...Show More Summary
(October 24, 2014 11:54 AM, by David Henderson) You can take the boy out of Canada, but you can't (completely) take Canada out of the boy As a U.S. federal employee, I'm going through a security clearance for the first time in years. The guy who came to... (0 COMMENTS)
(October 24, 2014 09:28 AM, by Art Carden) WARNING: CONTAINS FROZEN SPOILERS. My daughter is four years old, which means we consume a lot of Disney Princess merchandise: movies, toys, etc. As one might expect, everyone in our house basically knows every word to every song from Frozen.... (0 COMMENTS)
Linda Beale, of ataxingmatter, has written forcefully and persuasively about some of the propagandizing-accepted-as-gospel that the well-heeled use to advocate policies that advance their economic interests. For instance, as most Naked...Show More Summary
Some time series data: U.S. energy-related carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions increased in 2013 by 129 million metric tons (2.5%), the largest increase since 2010 and the fourth-largest increase since 1990. Emissions trends reflect a combination of economic factors (population multiplied by per capita output [GDP/population]), energy intensity (energy use per...
Tom Hardy is amazing...
If you had asked me five years ago what iPads would be used for, I would not have said "cash registers"... They tell me that it's $600 vs. $2000 upfront for an iPad vs. a conventional cash-register system, with similar transaction f...
James D. Hornfischer: The Last Stand of the Tin Can Sailors: >The seas rolled calmly, stirred by a gentle easterly wind, when the early risers of the morning watch rose for breakfast at three A.M. to relieve the midwatch at four. Aboard...Show More Summary
Here is a decision that Bishop Finn could reverse, should he decide to listen to his Pope, and thus decide to change his life follow Jesus Christ rather than Baal Melqart. I'm not holding my breath... Mary Sanchez (May 2014): Catholic...Show More Summary
Ford's net income dropped 34 percent in the third quarter, largely due to the cost of launching the F-150 pickup
[Over at Equitable Growth]: Jonathan Chait has an interesting piece on the thought on healthcare policy of the likely future senator from Iowa, Joni Ernst: Jonathan Chait: [Joni Ernst Talks About Why She Hates Obamacare][refRepublican Admits Why Republicans Hate Obamacare -- NYMag]: "Conservative... Show More Summary
Even though oil prices are sliding dramatically, air fares aren't going to fall -- experts are divided as to why
: [World War II Today](http://ww2today.com/): >Victoria Cross: No. 6092111 Private (acting Sergeant) George Harold Eardley, The King’s Shropshire Light Infantry (Congleton, Cheshire). >In North-West Europe, on 16th October, 1944, during...Show More Summary
College is more expensive than ever, leading even wealthier families to take on more debt to pay for school