Economics


50 Cent Files for Bankruptcy

50 Cent Files for Bankruptcy

50 Cent has reportedly filed for bankruptcy, stating in court papers that he has assets and debts, which range between $10m and...

Jul 13 2015, 2:52pm CDT

Emergency Bailout Funding runs out for Greece and Tsipras, Calls for Referendum

Emergency Bailout Funding runs out for Greece and Tsipras, Calls for Referendum

As the European Central Bank's bailout phases out for Greece, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras wants the country to decide on...

Jun 28 2015, 2:14pm CDT

Los Angeles Approves $15 Minimum Wage

Los Angeles Approves $15 Minimum Wage Increase by 2020

The LA City Council voted on 19th May to increase the minimum wage in America’s second largest city to $15 by 2020....

May 20 2015, 6:30am CDT

Kairos Hybrid Smartwatches get Mobile Payment Function

Kairos Hybrid Smartwatches get Mobile Payment Function

Kairos brings NFC based mobile payment to their hybrid mechanical smartwatches....

Apr 14 2015, 3:52am CDT

McDonald’s will raise Pay for US Employees on 1st July

McDonald’s will raise Pay for US Employees on 1st July

McDonald's also joins the raising pay trend and the company is planning to raise pay for of 90,000 US employees starting o...

Apr 2 2015, 4:12am CDT

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Here's Why Suicide Rates In the Middle-Aged Are Increasing: Report

Researchers say the Great Recession after the last Bush presidency is largely to blame for rising suicide rates. But even with...

Mar 2 2015, 8:27am CST

The Euro Slides As American Dollar Strengthens

The Euro Slides As American Dollar Strengthens

The Euro continues to tumble as the American dollar rises. Investors and exporters curious about the potential increase to Amer...

Jan 25 2015, 1:18pm CST

Russia blacklists Bitcoin websites

Russia blacklists Bitcoin websites

The country believes cryptocurrency supports illegal activity and finances terrorism...

Jan 14 2015, 11:21am CST

After Christmas Sales 2014 have some Really Cool Stuff for Everyone

After Christmas Sales 2014 have some Really Cool Stuff for Everyone

The after Christmas sales 2014 have some really funky and cool stuff for nearly everyone. There are gadgets and accessories and...

Dec 26 2014, 7:03am CST

Crude Oil Prices Drop to $60 as Crisis Looms Ahead

Crude Oil Prices Drop to $60 as Crisis Looms Ahead

The crude oil prices dropped to $60 as signs of a crisis of glut which looms ahead thanks to the producers....

Dec 17 2014, 1:20am CST

Super Bowl XLIX Cancellation Possible With Expiry of TRIA

Super Bowl XLIX Cancellation Possible With Expiry of TRIA

Super Bowl XLIX in Glendale, Ariz. in February 2015 can be possibly canceled due to the expiry of an insurance law known as TRI...

Dec 16 2014, 8:06pm CST

Investors drooling over Uber

Investors drooling over Uber

There appears to be enough attraction for the investors in the company's growth rate and profit margins...

Nov 17 2014, 5:33am CST

India’s credit card rules just took the ease out of Uber

India’s credit card rules just took the ease out of Uber

Uber has been forced to set up a new system with local payments firm Paytm...

Nov 17 2014, 5:09am CST

Alibaba’s Singles Day Profits cause Misery among Mercantile Concerns

Alibaba’s Singles Day Profits cause Misery among Mercantile Concerns

Alibaba’s Singles’ Day profits have caused considerable misery among mercantile concerns thanks to the margins allowed....

Nov 11 2014, 3:26am CST

 U.S. private sector creates 230,000 jobs in October

U.S. private sector creates 230,000 jobs in October

This is the most since June and exceeding economists' expectations...

Nov 5 2014, 9:56am CST

Obamacare is Silent regarding Insurance Charges

Obamacare is Silent regarding Insurance Charges

The Obamacare site on the Internet is silent regarding insurance charges for next year. This will only be revealed in post-elec...

Oct 16 2014, 5:54am CDT

Oil Prices are Decreasing while Oil Production is Increasing

Oil Prices are Decreasing while Oil Production is Increasing

OPEC is concerned over the increased oil production....

Oct 15 2014, 8:45am CDT

Clone of Alibaba (BABA) IPO Shares Jump 36%

Alibaba (BABA) IPO Shares Jump 36%

The Alibaba IPO shares have been priced at $68, but BABA shares started to trade at 36% higher at NYSE....

Sep 19 2014, 1:15pm CDT

Alibaba BABA Shares Priced at $68

Alibaba BABA Shares Priced at $68

The Alibaba IPO shares have been priced at $68. Alibaba IPO is today....

Sep 19 2014, 1:50am CDT

Alibaba (BABA) IPO is Tomorrow

Alibaba (BABA) IPO is Tomorrow

Finally it is here. The Alibaba IPO shares will be priced today and start trading tomorrow....

Sep 18 2014, 9:17am CDT

Apple Partnering With American Express On New iPhone Payments System

Apple Partnering With American Express On New iPhone Payments System

Apple’s new payments system is expected to let iPhone 6 owners use their phones in place of credit cards, debit cards or cash...

Sep 1 2014, 5:50am CDT

Apple reportedly working with Visa, MasterCard, American Express for new payment

Apple reportedly working with Visa, MasterCard, American Express for new payments system

Apple has reportedly partnered with popular payment networks Visa, MasterCard, and American Express, according to Bloomberg....

Aug 31 2014, 11:51pm CDT

Oil prices fall even with Ukrainian-Russian tension

Oil prices fall even with Ukrainian-Russian tension

Oil prices fall...

Aug 16 2014, 2:57am CDT

IKEA Promises 17 Percent Wage Increase By End of 2015.

IKEA Promises 17 Percent Wage Increase By End of 2015.

Swedish-based IKEA offers a minimum of $3.51 increase in wages for all retail outlets and distribution centers by the end of 20...

Jun 27 2014, 5:42am CDT

Apple Split Brings Stock Price To $100

Apple Split Brings Stock Price To $100

This week shares in Apple are the hottest product that they have...

Jun 12 2014, 12:21am CDT

Apple Stock Split: The Price To Watch Is Now $100

Apple Stock Split: The Price To Watch Is Now $100

What a difference a month and a half makes. In April, Apple announced it would undergo a 7-to-1 stock split that would bring it...

Jun 9 2014, 10:40am CDT

Debt Reduction Tips

Debt Reduction Tips

Debt reduction is a fine balancing act that requires some degree of financial and economic savvy. It is not for the dummies amo...

May 27 2014, 6:52am CDT

Dominique Strauss-Kahn to File a Lawsuit

Dominique Strauss-Kahn to File a Lawsuit

Dominique Strauss-Kahn is to file a lawsuit against the producer of the Cannes sex addict movie....

May 19 2014, 10:48am CDT

Social Capital is the new Wealth

Social Capital is the new Wealth

In most developed countries, the past decade has undoubtedly been the hardest time to build financial wealth since the Great De...

May 16 2014, 3:51am CDT

Debt Consolidation Tips for Credit Cards

Debt Consolidation: Credit Card Debt Consolidation Tips

Credit card debt consolidation is not that hard and you could manage it provided you follow these steps....

May 8 2014, 5:16am CDT

Minimum Wage Hike Shunted by Republicans

Minimum Wage Hike Shunted by Republicans

The minimum wage hike plans of President Obama and several Democrats have been shunted by Republican Party members. Their objec...

May 1 2014, 11:42am CDT

Student Loans: Tips to Avoid Loan Consolidation Scams

Student Loans: Ways to Avoid Loan Consolidation Scams

Are into paying back the student loans you borrowed once upon a time? Then remember that there are many debt consolidation scam...

Apr 28 2014, 3:13pm CDT

Student loans expected to be the next big bailout

Student loans expected to be the next big bailout

Student loan debt continues to increase...

Apr 28 2014, 12:32pm CDT

I4U news

Affluenza Teen's Family Not Paying Full Rehab Fee

They will pay 1,200...

Apr 12 2014, 10:36am CDT

Why The Digital Revolution Is Really Just Getting Started

Has digital technology really made us better off?  While there are lots of impressive gadgets, the impact on our actual we...

Apr 4 2014, 11:41pm CDT

Michigan Minimum Wage Increase is a Part of Obama’s Agenda

Michigan Minimum Wage Increase is a Part of Obama’s Agenda

The minimum wage increase in Michigan and several other states is a part of President Obama’s agenda. And despite the forestall...

Apr 3 2014, 8:03am CDT

Freelancer.com: How To Monetize 5 Billion People

Freelancer.com: How To Monetize 5 Billion People

Almost two-thirds of the global population – five billion people – have yet to access the internet.  They live on $10 a da...

Apr 2 2014, 7:11am CDT

Libor experts warn of urgent need for automation

Libor experts warn of urgent need for automation

Interbank lending benchmark Libor needs a large technical overhaul in which banks introduce automated calculations based on rea...

Mar 26 2014, 7:17am CDT