(December 5, 2013 07:35 PM, by David Henderson) I just heard from a KQED news producer a few minutes ago that Nelson Mandela has died. Mandela was a great man. The obvious reason was his courage and persistence in fighting against Apartheid. The somewhat less-obvious reason was his... (0 COMMENTS)
Who’s to blame for calls to boost the minimum wage? Short-sighted corporate managers and, yes, even shareholders.
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In the past two days we've seen a federal judge rule that Detroit can go bankrupt, putting its workers' pensions in jeopardy, and we have seen Illinois' legislature vote for substantial cuts in its retirees' pensions. Undoubtedly these two actions are just the tip of the iceberg. Show More Summary
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Good News, Bad News Markets can get somewhat confused when the economy begins to strengthen. On one hand, economic growth is good for earnings. On the other hand, an improving economy increases the odds of a Fed stimulus reduction announcement. Thursday’s GDP report hit the market with a “is this good news or [...]
Despite the broad-based S&P 500 being up 26% year-to-date, short-sellers have relentlessly piled into these five most hated stocks. See what they are and why pessimists don't like them.
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Any kind of rail connection to LAX is still a distant dream, but there are four new FlyAway bus stops coming to relieve some of the pain of getting to the airport. Los Angeles World Airports, the operators of...
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Is this meaningful or just another movement?