By China Stock Research: The official manufacturing PMI for August was 51.1 (official release, Chinese), just missing the 51.2 consensus estimate, and down from 51.7 last month. Not surprisingly from the headline index, most of the sub-indexes...Show More Summary
Like many cash-strapped investors just starting out, I was convinced I could “maximize” my tiny investment account by dipping my toes into the micro-cap end of the stock market
If you have incorporated your business as an S Corporation or a C Corporation, most states require that you keep careful records of the company’s activities. Every time your board of directors meets, your company needs to keep a record on file for regulatory compliance purposes. Show More Summary
Crescent Beach. This four-bedroom house lies on 5.5 acres of oceanfront property on Bush Island, which is accessible by a causeway. The home was built by shipwrights and features black walnut floors, cherry cabinets, and exposed-beam ceilings. Show More Summary
``Two diplomats said they did not rule out a ban on the purchases of Russian sovereign bonds to make it more difficult for the Russian government to finance itself on markets. In July, the EU banned Russian state-owned banks from raising capital or from borrowing in EU markets. ''
From the Slope of Hope: This is going to be a review of David Stockman's 768-page tome The Great Deformation, and although I never thought it was possible, it makes me angry to write this book review. I'm not angry because I don't like the book. Show More Summary
You didn't build that... Unions did. Vice President Joe Biden gave a 'rousing' Labor Day speech this morning explaining that "Unions did, in fact, build the middle-class... and that built The United States of America as we know it." Seems like the policies since the crash have not been helping... Show More Summary
THIS week: Central bank meetings and the performance of real wages
For detractors who complain that their iPhones just don't do enough, Apple may be upping the ante. Rumors are swirling that when the iPhone 6 is unveiled on Sept. 9, it's not only going to play music, surf the Internet, and make phone calls—it will also function as a...
This drug store giant traded down to a test of last week’s value level. Time to buy.
These groups won’t see much relief from B of A’s latest and greatest mortgage settlement
The list of hacked accounts reportedly includes those of Jennifer Lawrence, Kate Upton, Rihanna, Kirsten Dunst, Selena Gomez and, of course, the omnipresent Kim Kardashian. Apple, however, has not yet confirmed it has plugged the vulnerability.
The Kremlin has its hands full with international pressure due to the Ukraine crisis. But Putin's attempts to retaliate against the West by banning food imports may be inflicting more pain at home for Russians than with trade partne...
How Lockheed and Ekso are working hard to make human beings more efficient.
If you found this article via social media, you may be doing more damage to your brain than if you had instead used drugs. So says Miley Cyrus, who in an interview with Sunday Night pushed back against the perceived dangers of marijuana. Show More Summary
London-based tailor Thomas Pink's 90-Minute Delivery service helps customers quickly replace a smart shirt in the case of an emergency.
A lack of understanding is holding many back from contributing more to one of the most popular retirement plans
Do you remember Barbara Millicent Roberts or Milburn Pennybags? How about Oscar Zoroaster Phadrig Isaac Norman Henkel Emmannuel Ambroise Diggs? You know them, but not their full names. Mental Floss has the answers.
(September 1, 2014 01:51 PM, by David Henderson) Every Labor Day in the last few years, we hear about the decline of unions and how that has been a bad thing. What I find striking is how economically uninformed most of this commentary is. Start with the fact... (0 COMMENTS)
It took two years, but the Acceleprise accelerator for enterprise startups in the District of Columbia has finally established a presence in the startup and investing haven of the Bay Area. An initial batch of eight like-minded companies are making their way through the Acceleprise San Francisco program. Show More Summary