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Hurricane Katrina

A lack of hurricanes is not all good for insurers

Aug 26, 2014
Without the occasional natural disaster, insurance companies must compete on price.
Posted In: flood insurance, hurricane, Hurricane Katrina
AstraZeneca- Pfizer

U.S. corporations park billions overseas

Aug 26, 2014
Pfizer, Merck, Microsoft, Apple and others store money overseas for tax advantage.
Posted In: Pfizer, Mergers and Acquisitions, pharmaceuticals
Burger King

Forget the Whopper. How about doughnuts and coffee?

Aug 25, 2014
What Burger King stands to gain from Tim Hortons.
Posted In: Burger King, breakfast, Canada

It's still summer, but gas prices haven't spiked

Aug 25, 2014
Gas prices often rise just in time for summer road trips, but not this year.
Posted In: gas prices

Foot Locker profits jump, thanks to basketball and Nike

Aug 22, 2014
Basketball shoes are hot and Nike controls the sizzle .
Posted In: Nike, Running, shoes
Emmy Awards

And the Emmy goes to... Monday!

Aug 22, 2014
NBC has moved the Emmys from Sunday to Monday... and the reason is all economics.
Posted In: emmys, emmy awards, NBC, TV ads
Brunch

Weekend Brunch: News and algorithms, auto-deleting email and paying it forward

Aug 22, 2014
We look back on the week's news and what's on our plate for the upcoming week.
Posted In: Ferguson, Facebook, starbucks, brunch

Political ads keep community papers afloat

Aug 22, 2014
National and local politicians still use print ads to reach specific voting blocs.
Posted In: newspapers, Political ads, community
SoundCloud

SoundCloud to start including ads in content streams

Aug 21, 2014
Do they risk undermining their core, indie-leaning fan base?
Posted In: soundcloud, ads, music streaming
Family Dollar

Could $1 store + $1 store = monopoly?

Aug 21, 2014
Family Dollar rejects Dollar General's offer to buy, citing fears of antitrust complications.
Posted In: dollar store, Mergers and Acquisitions, antitrust

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