Features by Tracey Samuelson
Posted In: minimum wage, 2014 elections, ballot initiatives, Congress
Voters in four states voted to increase the minimum wage.
Posted In: McDonalds, game plan, regulation, menu
The company's "one size fits all" approach has been losing a lot of money.
Posted In: quantitative easing, Federal Reserve, stimulus
The Federal Reserve’s Open Market Committee is meeting today and tomorrow and many are expecting it to announce an end to the bond-buying program of the past six years. What has been the effect of quantitative easing? And are reports of the end of stimulus misleading?
Posted In: apple, apple pay, merchant customer exchange, mobile wallet
Apple's mobile wallet takes a hit in the battle for mobile payment dominance
Posted In: earnings report, blue chip companies, McDonald's, Coke, IBM
With news of dismal earnings, are blue chips losing their sheen?
Posted In: Europe, China, Chinese economy, world economy
China's growth is declining. Europe is struggling. Which pains the U.S. most?
Posted In: Ebola, Liberia, immigrant communities
We look at Ebola's economic impact on the Liberian community in America.
Posted In: retail sales, consumer spending, consumer behavior
September retail sales take a slight dip from August.
Posted In: Banks, Credit card, CARD Act
Many analysts are looking for profits in a traditionally dull place: credit cards.
Posted In: death, user-generated content, cemeteries, Burial
The better question may be: What do they do when they run out of space?