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Here's an $80 Cat Toy Designed to Not Clash With Your Furniture

Making a cat go nuts chasing after a laser pointer is one of the few pure joys in life. But the thing about laser pointers is, they're just so gauche. Apparently. Introducing: Obi, a big laser pointer that you...

Here's who American Apparel owes the most money

American Apparel filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Monday, several months after forcing its controversial former CEO, Dov Charney, out of the company for good. In its bankruptcy petition, American Apparel lists its largest...Show More Summary

Spark Therapeutics is soaring after its experimental eye treatment was successful in late stages (ONCE)

Spark Therapeutics said its experimental gene therapy helped improve vision in patients with a type of inherited eye disorder in a late-stage study, and now the stock is rocketing higher. In early trading on Monday, the stock was up as much as 30%. Before the market opened shares gained as much as 50%. Show More Summary

Valeant is getting beat up again

Pharmaceutical firm Valeant's stock continued its sell off Monday morning with the stock opening down over 5%. The stock started falling on September 18, when lawmakers started taking action against companies that gouge the prices of prescription drugs. Show More Summary

Non-disparagement clauses vs. your right to leave negative reviews online

FEATURE: Last month, the U.S. took a big step toward safeguarding consumers’ right to leave honest online reviews without fear of retribution. Senators John Thune (R-S.D.), Brian Schatz (D-HI), and Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) introduced S.Show More Summary

Why Young Entrepreneurs Shouldn't Be Afraid of Hiring Older Workers

Joel Holland, founder of Video Blocks, explains why you shouldn't feel awkward about giving advice to people with more experience.

House Hunting? Why October Is Prime Time For Scoring A Deal

Better value, less competition, and potential tax perks are just a few of the reasons why people buy homes in October.

Fixing Health Care: What Donald Trump Can Learn from Joan Rivers

Donald Trump is now under fire from rival Republicans who say his health care plan is not conservative. There is one health care position Trump could outline that would not only win over conservatives, but also appeal to voters in the general election. No doubt Trump already feels strongly about it. [...]

John Oliver: It takes a shooting to 'spark political interest in mental health'

Following last week's mass shooting in Roseburg, Ore., John Oliver turned to the subject of mental health on Sunday's "Last Week Tonight."  As he noted, portraying a mentally ill person may be a great way to win an Oscar, but otherwise Americans are extremely reluctant to discuss the subject. "Perhaps...

Coast Guard says cargo ship with 33 aboard sank in hurricane

The Coast Guard says a ship that went missing during Hurricane Joaquin off the Bahamas sank, but the search continues for the 33 people on board. Chief Petty Officer Jon-Paul Rios says the Coast Guard and the ship's owner concluded Monday that the 790-foot container ship El Faro sank after encountering...

More Work Visas, Less Illegal Immigration

So far in the presidential campaign we’ve heard a lot about building walls and pregnant Mexican women. What we haven’t heard is an answer to this question: Why do people enter America illegally rather than wait in line? The answer: There is no line for workers seeking lower-skilled jobs. In an [...]

FireEye Falls 6%: Piper Concerned with Firewall Competition, Brain Drain

Shares of security technology vendor FireEye (FEYE) are down $2, over 6%, at $31.06, after Piper Jaffray’s Andrew Nowinski cut his rating on the shares to Neutral from Overweight, and slashed his target to $37 from $60, writing that not only does he see rising competition, but “we are concerned with conflict within the channel and recent […]

How to Develop Better Money Habits

Rather than regularly setting unobtainable and vague goals on New Years Day or your birthday, it makes more sense to develop better money habits that can help you create a lifestyle that includes improved finances for the long term. You don’t have to wait until a certain time of year to start developing better money [...]Show More Summary

An entirely crowdsourced business venture

GroupMinded crowdsources information and knowledge from 1000 founders, who will all contribute to one future product. The post An entirely crowdsourced business venture appeared first on Springwise.

ReplyBuy Raises $2 Million to Sell Sports Tickets by Text

ReplyBuy Inc. is betting that sports fans don’t want to download another memory-hogging app, but still want to buy tickets via mobile.

App helps estate agents retain their happy clients

Homekeepr helps realtors maintain relationships with satisfied clients by positioning them as local experts who can recommend vendors. The post App helps estate agents retain their happy clients appeared first on Springwise.

Google Advertising Options Grow. Playing Catchup To Facebook.

Google’s rolling out new advertising services. One will allow advertisers to target eyeballs based on email addresses. Another feature will allow, as Facebook already has, advertisers to upload customer lists and let Google find “similar” lists of customers to market to. Show More Summary

Famous Tax Quote - The Basic Structure of the Internal Revenue Code

Continuing our series on Famous Tax Quotes (quotes from court opinions and rulings with language that is colorful or that concisely states an important tax principle) today's tax quote is: [T]he basic structure of the Internal Revenue Code ...

Quorums and Boards

I was recently drawn into a lengthy discussion on quorums and boards. Set the quorum requirement too high and a drop in attendance may make it difficult to conduct business. Make it too low and you may find a minority deciding major matters. Show More Summary

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