The Republicans apparently think they got a powerful piece of ammunition from the Congressional Budget Office this week when it came out with an estimate that President Obama's minimum wage proposal would cost employers $15 billion a year. Show More Summary
By Mitu Anand: Ballard Power Systems (BLDP) is one of the hottest stocks in the market this year. Ballard shares have increased a whopping 145% in 2014 on the back of the expected growth in the fuel cell industry. Ballard focuses onShow More Summary
Strapping yourself to the ground may not seem like a great way to train yourself to jump higher. However, using the resistance tubing in the Pro Power Jumper unit to do so is the ideal way to improve your vertical, and not just your vertical, but your agility, reaction time and explosive power as well.
These days, the majority of smartphones are good, but a dime a dozen -- the floor for a quality phone is higher, but the ceiling has plateaued. The only truly gigantic differences between competing phones nowadays are brand loyalty, display size, and operating system (or how much bloat is plastered on top of the same operating system). Show More Summary
The Dow recovered partially from last week's losses, and energy stocks played a key role. Find out why here.
Digital textbooks may not be as powerful of learning tools as digital textbooks. According to new research from West Chester University professors Heather Ruetschlin Schugar and Jordan T. Schugar, when middle school students were given...Show More Summary
A key development at Intel, LTE deployments across the globe, and an attractive valuation make this chipmaker worth watching.
NIMBY groups may celebrate. The Royal Academy of Engineering, however, thinks it's going to mean higher energy bills.
Wind Power Is Reducing Electricity Rates; Pays Back Tax Credit 17 Times Over Andrew Burger, April 7, 2014 (TriplePundit) “Higher performance turbines, lower manufacturing costs and lower prices for consumers drove new U.S. wind energy construction to record heights in early 2014 — despite the U.S. Show More Summary
The powers that be in Albany rejected a plan to raise taxes on the wealthy to pay for universal pre-K in the city. They gave short shrift to a request to allow a higher minimum wage in the five... To view the full story, click the title link.
Power Solutions International Inc is fundamentally stronger following yesterday’s announcement.
Let’s let people live their lives and do it the way they want to do it. All the chips will fall in the end, and we’ll all be judged by a much higher power than Entertainment Weekly can.” – The House of Cards star referring to the 1997 Esquire magazine profile which sorta tried to out […]
”Power is a lot like real estate. It’s all about location, location, location. The closer you are to the source, the higher your property value.” […] The post 6 Rules for Negotiating your Next Real Estate Deal like Frank Underwood is property of The BiggerPockets Blog. Show More Summary
Tens of thousands of Chileans have fled their homes for higher ground after a magnitude 8.2 earthquake caused 6-foot waves and triggered a tsunami warning. There have been power cuts, fires, and landslides in affected areas and at least five people have been killed, including people crushed by collapsing...
You know, it's a damn good thing these theocrats aren't in any positions of power or authority in this country, like higher political office or on the Supreme Court. What's that? Ginni Thomas is the wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas? Oh. Show More Summary
By Kapitall: Reinvested dividends are a powerful growth generator. If you invested just $1,000 in Johnson & Johnson's (JNJ) stock in the beginning of 1980 and reinvested all dividends, you'd have over $91,000 today. That's an impressive return of over 9,000%. Show More Summary
Childhood developmental scores and levels of brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) — a key protein for brain development — are significantly higher with decreased levels of exposure to air pollution in utero, according to a new study that examined the after-effects of the closure of a coal-burning power plant in Tongliang, China. Show More Summary
By Will Hicks: EPS Growth To Power Market Higher? EPS growth has the potential to power the market much higher, particularly if EPS comes in even close to the consensus estimates. We are estimating +9-13% increase in S&P 500 EPS over the course of the 2014-2015 time frame. Show More Summary
Despite an annual decline, New Home Sales continue to trend higher nationwide. Buyers shrug off rising mortgage rates and weather. Get analysis and today's live rates. Click for the complete post : Purchasing Power Drops 13% But Buyers Don’t Mind, Pay More For New Construction.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stock opened higher on Wall Street Wednesday as geopolitical tensions eased after Western powers agreed to hold off on more damaging economic sanctions against Russia unless it went beyond its seizure of Crimea.