Its day 2 of the FOMC meeting, and apparently, I am one of the few on this planet who believe keeping or removing the word “patient” is totally irrelevant. But your patience will be rewarded with our midweek morning train reads: • The Fuzzy, Insane Math That’s Creating So Many Billion-Dollar Tech Companies (Bloomberg) see also Mind Games...Read More
The Lunar Xprize challenge isn't just meant to reward the first team that lands a private rover on the Moon -- it's there to give some encouragement along the way, too. Accordingly, Google and Xprize have just handed out a total of $5.25 million to f...
The average vacation for a family of four rang in at a staggering $4,580 in 2014, according to a recent study from American Express. That total includes the cost of lodging, transportation, food, and entertainment, and of course the excessive taxes and fees that are levied on every component of your travel itinerary. Show More Summary
In a promotion similar to the soon to end Into the Nights, IHG follows-up with Set Your Sights. Basically the same structure of individualized tasks with 50,000 bonus points total for most members. IHG Rewards Club members worldwide can register for Set Your Sights beginning December 15. Show More Summary
Every year there’s one or two films that make sitting through hours of crap all the more rewarding. This year, The Babadook definitely takes the cake. However, I want to be totally honest and say that it didn’t live up to the hype for me and that’s only because “hype” can never truly be lived […]
What is Loyalty Royalty? We value our customers and reward them Every buyers club member who registers for the 2014 Loyalty program will earn a rebate gift certificate worth at least 1% of the total value of their year's purchases at Safecastle. Show More Summary
Welcome to this week's Playfire rewards bulletin where we outline all the great offers and rewards appearing on the Playfire service and Green Man Gaming. Don't forget if you sign up to Playfire, you actually earn rewards and incentives for playing games - how good is that?Click here to read the full article
Welcome to this week's Playfire rewards bulletin where we outline all the great offers and rewards appearing on the Playfire service and Green Man Gaming. Don't forget if you sign up to Playfire, you actually earn rewards and incentives for playing games you love - how good is that?Click here to read the full article
The reward for marketers who do that well is significant: Schachtel says only $16 billion, or about two percent, of the total worldwide ad spend will be spent on mobile next year.
Yesterday commenter TJ flagged that ANA is introducing a new zone-based award chart effective April 12. The only problem is that I haven’t found an English-version of the announcement, and have been on travel and time-constrained. We...Show More Summary
Now in its sixth year, the Tom’s of Maine 50 States for Good program rewards grassroots nonprofits with a total of $500,000 in project funding. But the natural personal care brand doesn't pluck these groups out of thin air -- it allows the public to weigh in on how funding is dispersed through a simple online nomination.
You must have sweated off hundreds of calories during that Spin class, so it’s totally okay to indulge in a bowl of ice cream when you get home—right? Not so fast. Research shows that people tend to reward themselves with rich foods and large portions after exercising, and that they often eat back all of…
Middle school is a nightmare, and any impulse to avoid it is totally understandable. A Florida teenager who had the courage to fight back, however, was rewarded for his bravery this week with a pair of handcuffs and a trip to the St. Johns County jail. Read more...
The Chiefs rode running back Jamaal Charles hard last season and were rewarded with nearly 2,000 yards in total offense and 19 touchdowns that were essential to their successful bid for a playoff berth. When Charles got hurt in that playoff loss to the Colts, the Chiefs turned to Knile Davis before Davis got hurt…
The United States offered a total $30 million Wednesday in return for information on key leaders of the feared Haqqani militant network, blamed for numerous bloody attacks in Afghanistan. "The Department has authorized rewards of upShow More Summary
As many of you probably know, the Transportation Security Administration is offering rewards totaling $15,000 for the best ideas that speed up the security screening process. Via NBC News: "The Transportation Security AdministrationShow More Summary
Having immersed himself in golf since the breakup three months ago of his engagement to tennis player Caroline Wozniacki, Rory McIlroy has reaped rich rewards with a sizzling run of form at the game's highest level.
So you know how in Lord of the Rings when Frodo is like "I will take the Ring" and all the other guys at Elrond's council are like "awesome, you totally have my axe and stuff"? (Obviously I am paraphrasing here). Anyway, the crowdfunding...Show More Summary
Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams has announced an additional $50,000 reward for information leading to an arrest, bringing the total to $63,000
By Robert Mattei: Total Return (click to enlarge) Data from Morningstar.com. Year-to-date Annaly Capital Management (NLY) has rewarded investors handsomely. Unfortunately the YTD return only partially remunerated longer-term holders for previous losses. Show More Summary