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Why a Leased Smartphone Is a Dumbphone

If you find yourself itching to have the latest gadget, take comfort knowing you’re not alone. Roughly half of Americans cut back on other expenses just to be able to afford new technology, according to CNBC’s All-America Economy Survey. Show More Summary

Does China hitting the wall reflect a deeper reality about emerging economy growth?

It’s easy enough to say the Chinese economy is slowing down and that is creating problems for some other countries around the world.  Never settle for such a comfortable understanding!  Might there be deeper ways to think about the problem? I am not endorsing any of the following speculative hypotheses, rather they are attempts to […]

US Services Economy 'Solid' In August - Signals September Hike Back On Table

Markit's US Services PMI printed a healthy 56.1 for August, rising for the 2nd consecutive month, comfortably beating expectations and giving The Fed more ammo for a September hike. This rise was achieved despite the weakest rise in new work in 3 months. Show More Summary

China cuts rates after fall

“Although this has some elements of giving comfort to the market, this is more about giving a real boost to the real economy so the government can continue to have its 7 percent growth rate fulfilled”, said Liu Li-Gang, China economist at ANZ Bank in Hong Kong. “As the world’s second largest economy, we require

The force field protecting China's economy isn't as strong as you think

China is using cash to prop up its stock market. It is injecting funds into the economy to try and spur growth. It is trying to manage the devaluation of the yuan. Despite all of that chaos, observers take comfort from the knowledgeShow More Summary

2015 Mercedes-Benz S550 Hybrid: Electric-drive luxury

2 months agoVehicles / Cars : Car Tech

The S550 Hybrid lets its owners plug in to gain limited pure electric miles in this opulent and comfortable sedan, or just push this big, powerful sedan to high-20s average fuel economy.

China Lowers Value of Its Currency as Economic Slowdown Raises Concerns

2 months agoNews : NYTimes: News

The move appeared to be a response to signs that the economy was slowing too fast for comfort and could raise tension with trading partners like the United States.

Startups Getting Trashed

Well, the San Francisco Bay Area startup-for-everything economy has now reached a new low: Interested, eh? Well, there are plenty of details. I personally take comfort from the pledge that the people paid to drag my trash can will be...Show More Summary

The Best Part of Virgin Atlantic's Dreamliner is in the Bathroom

2 months agoLifestyle / Travel : Jaunted

Seating, comfort and food is all well and good when you?re talking about airplanes, and on a recent flight on the Virgin Atlantic 787 Dreamliner, we can confirm they?ve done a good job - particularly in the economy seats, which are far...Show More Summary

70% Of Americans See Economy Worsening, Consumer Comfort Collapses By Most In 10 Month

With stocks just 1-2% from record highs, because China is fixed, oil is recovering, Europe is awesome, and gas prices are low? it appears the talking heads forgot to tell the 'people' how great things are. Bloomberg's Consumer Comfort index plunged (by the most since Sept 2014) to hover at 18 month lows... Show More Summary

Consumer Comfort Just Hit A Five-Week Low

Consumer confidence declined to a five-week low as Americans continue to question the future state of the US economy. The Bloomberg Consumer Comfort Index retreated to 42.4 in the period ended July 19 from 43.2. That index has plummeted...Show More Summary

As the Obama economy continues to tank and unions become more desperate, socialism seems more attractive

Well, sorta.  Union leadership apparently isn’t as comfortable with the Sanders brand of socialism as it is with the Clinton brand.  Richard Trumpka, President of the AFL-CIO, sent out a memo this week: His message wasn’t anything new for the federation’s state leaders: They know that endorsement decisions belong to the national leadership. Still, it […]

2015 Peugeot 508 Allure HDi Review: Comfortable Long-Legged Cruiser

Vehicle Style: Medium sedan Price: $45,990 (plus on-roads) Engine/trans: 120kW/340Nm 2.0 turbo diesel 4cyl | 6sp automatic Fuel Economy claimed: 5.7 l/100km | tested: 8.9 l/100km OVERVIEW Updated for 2015 with a sharper snout and more...Show More Summary

Afternoon Coffee: US Spending Grows, Consumers More Confident About Economy

Categories: Afternoon Coffee Tags: General News US spending increased in May to its highest level in 6 years. And, Consumers are increasingly confident about the US economy as well, the latest Bloomberg Consumer Comfort Index showed. The index came in at 42.6 this week. Afternoon Coffee brings you the latest in procurement and supply chain news. (Read more...)

Status (Kind of) Matters: Consider a Status Match before Going to Europe

This is a continuation on my series about how to get the best prices and routings to Europe. Now I’ll talk about how to make it more comfortable and one of the few cases where status matters: international flights in economy class. Previous Installments:  Coach Getting Too Pricey? Check out Business Class to Europe Pick the Best Days to [...]Show More Summary

New Airplane Seating Chart Makes Summer Travel A Lot Less Comfortable

If you're traveling this summer, you might want to take a look at this new airplane seating chart. The new seating plan introduces several new Economy classes as well as designated spaces for notoriously annoying passengers. via This post originally appeared on The Cooper Review. Show More Summary

MRI Systems Market To 2020 – Focus On Patient Comfort And Operational Efficiency, With Growth Driven By Developing Economies

5 months agoIndustries / Medical : medGadget

MRI Systems Market to 2020 Focus on Patient Comfort and Operational Efficiency, with Growth Driven by Developing Economies” discusses the market, competitive landscape, and trends for three MRI systems market segments: High-field, Mid-field, and Low-field MRI systems. Show More Summary

The myth of abandoned British austerity

David Smith sets us straight on this one: One of the most enduring claims about the British economy in recent years is that the then coalition government abandoned austerity in 2012. It is a claim that gives comfort to those who see everything that has happened to the economy through the lens of fiscal policy. […]

$1 Million Is No Longer Enough To Retire On

5 months agoNews : Huffington Post

You have to get rich these days just to finance a comfortable retirement. That’s the conclusion financial advisors are increasingly coming around to, as they gauge the direction of the economy in a strange new world of glacial growth and super-low interest rates. Show More Summary

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