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Few women make Fortune's 'hottest' list

Oct 20, 2011
"They're the hottest young stars in business across the globe," Fortune Magazine says, but only six of them are women. Of Fortune's 40 Under 40,...
Posted In: fortune, glass ceiling, Marketplace Daily Pulse, News Brief, The Breakdown: Economy

DeLorean Motors aims for electrifying comeback

Oct 19, 2011
I grew up with DeLorean. Literally. Not just because I saw "Back to the Future" numerous times, but I also lived around the corner from the DeLor...
Posted In: delorean autos back to the future gullwing jobs electric green, Marketplace Daily Pulse, News Brief, The Breakdown: Economy

What a crock: Low expectations hammer Crocs, Inc.

Oct 18, 2011
Crocs Inc., purveyors of rubbery footwear, fell off a cliff this morning. The company's stock dropped 35 percent after it told investors that it expects poor sales and falling profits because of the economic slowdown.
Posted In: Crocs, guidance, Marketplace Daily Pulse, News Brief, shares, shoes, The Breakdown: Economy

Happy bday #OWS: protest is one month old today

Oct 17, 2011
Occupy Wall Street from David Sauvage on Vimeo. The Occupy Wall Street protests celebrate their one-month anniversary today, with the news that ...
Posted In: Marketplace Daily Pulse, News Brief, Occupy Wall Street, The Breakdown: Economy

Tan tax tanks. Feds fail to collect on salons

Oct 13, 2011
One of the most widely-reported parts of "Obamacare" was the 10 percent tax on tanning salons that was added to the bill. The tax was intended to...
Posted In: Marketplace Daily Pulse, News Brief, Taxes, The Breakdown: Economy

Harrisburg implodes -- what other municipalities are in danger?

Oct 12, 2011
When I was a lad I decorated my room with a poster of a nuclear mushroom cloud, with "Harrisburg is Everywhere" written in big letters across the...
Posted In: bankruptcy, debt, harrisburg, Marketplace Daily Pulse, municipality, News Brief, The Breakdown: Economy

Dollar store sells for big bucks

Oct 11, 2011
Discount and dollar stores have become so popular with shoppers that big-time investors -- who would have turned up their noses a few years ago -...
Posted In: dollar store, Marketplace Daily Pulse, News Brief, The Breakdown: Economy

Scoop! Ben & Jerry's supports Occupy Wall Street

Oct 10, 2011
Ben and Jerry's lent its impeccable liberal credentials to the Occupy Wall Street protests today. Or its cows did, at least. The ice cream compan...
Posted In: Marketplace Daily Pulse, News Brief, Occupy Wall Street, The Breakdown: Economy

Reality TV show to follow medical marijuana dispensary

Oct 7, 2011
Medical marijuana brings in as much as $1.3 billion in sales in California. And it may soon generate revenue for the entertainment industry. St...
Posted In: marijuana, News Brief

How China's growth could help us

Oct 7, 2011
If the jobs news today didn't inspire you, consider reading the latest report from the Boston Consulting Group....
Posted In: China, Marketplace Daily Pulse, News Brief, The Breakdown: Economy

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