The U.S. economy is barely expanding. Not only has growth slipped to 1.3% over the last 12 months, it has failed to reach the sub-par bar of 2% in three consecutive quarters. The big hope? 3rd quarter GDP could show modest improvement in hitting 2% – the deeply disappointing “New...
TOO BIG TO FAIL, JUST NOT TOO BIG TO FAIL ITS CUSTOMERS: Wells Fargo Troubles Mount With Penalty for Soldiers’ Loans. The bank has previously been accused of not adhering to the military lending law, which Congress approved decades ago to protect soldiers from legal hassles while they’re on active duty. Wells Fargo agreed to […]
The IoT market drastically exceeds that of big data in size and business value. Yet most companies are failing to realize the IoT’s potential.
We have covered XS Sights‘ products here on TFB several times, never failing to be impressed with the level of attention, quality, and thought that goes into each sight. Not long ago I reviewed the Big Dot sights on the Sig P320 as well as on the Glock 43; you can read my review of […] Read More … The post XS Sights Takes Us On A Factory Tour appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Several days ago, I requested the names of authors whose work was "laugh-out loud" funny. Bobbo mentioned "Catch-22" by Joseph Heller as a classic and also noted "How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big" by Scott Adams. Crusty HR Manager likes anything by Bill Bryson. Show More Summary
The G20 summit of the world's top economies held recently in Hangzhou, China, was a big show short on substance. But one important incident flew under the radar that the media, conveniently or ignorantly, failed to highlight its importance:...Show More Summary
Grocery delivery companies are a big convenience for busy urban customers. But a food industry analyst says the online grocery business is failing.
Failing to take your accounting seriously can lead to some big issues down the road. It’s worth taking the time to fully understand your particular tax situation and to optimize your accounting process...
Open-source Big Data projects are failing to get into production at large enterprises thanks to rising complexity and a lack of talent to run them.
The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) went ahead to glut the market with even more oil after it failed to reach a production freeze agreement in April. In a note to clients on Sunday, Barclays commodities researchers...Show More Summary
A proposed soda tax is officially on the ballet this November for the city of San Francisco. Proponents of the tax hope they can make up for lost ground after a similar measure failed two years ago, but the soda industry isn’t goingShow More Summary
Snapchat on Friday surprised everyone with two big announcements: First, the company has changed its name from Snapchat to Snap Inc., and second, the company will sell its first-ever hardware product this fall: a pair of sunglasses with...Show More Summary
``When Wells Fargo chairman and chief executive John Stumpf sat before the Senate Banking Committee this week, he represented a bank too big to fail, too sprawling to manage and too arrogant to own up to its failures... Stumpf informed the senators that what Wells Fargo did "was not a scam," disputed that "this is a massive fraud" and said he had no idea "why people did this."''
Earlier this year during the 2016 summer season for K-dramas, it was overly hyped that the upcoming series at the time, Uncontrollably Fond, would be the next big K-drama right after Descendants of the Sun. Seasoned K-drama fans were able to look past the lustrous propaganda, knowing that the viewers are the ones who make... Show More Summary
Curtis Hanson, who directed such films as The Bedroom Window, Bad Influence, L.A. Confidential, 8 Mile, Wonder Boys, In Her Shoes, The River Wild, Too Big To Fail, and The Hand That Rocks The Cradle, passed away from natural causes....
Big Brother host Julie Chen admits she wants Paul Abrahamian to win Season 18 because veteran players Nicole Franzel and James Huling failed to meet her expectations.
Curtis Hanson, who shared an Adapted Screenplay Oscar for L.A. Confidential and also helmed such films as Eminem starrer 8 Mile, Wonder Boys, The River Wild, In Her Shoes and HBO’s Too Big to Fail, died today of natural causes at his Hollywood Hills home. Show More Summary
Executives should be punished more severely for transgressions by big banks.
Little Marco learned something in his spectacularly failed presidential campaign: He picked up Trump's propensity to tell a big lie and just stick with it. In this case, it's the lie that Rep. Patrick Murphy has voted against every Zika funding bill. Show More Summary
I know it’s hard to believe, but Halloween is just around the corner. And while it isn’t such a big deal in Australia, in the US we’ll probably see plenty of Harambes and Pepes this Hallow’s Eve, and plenty more Trumps and Hillarys.Show More Summary