The population of New Orleans is about 80 percent of what it was pre-Katrina thanks to a growing population of so-called YURPS: Young Urban Rebuilding Professionals who showed up to help bring the city back and stayed.
Beginning next week, all shipments that fly along with passengers on commercial planes must be screened for security. The shipping industry has had a few years to work up to the new rules, but there have been some setbacks.
The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston released a paper that concluded people who spend cash at the register actually are giving money to people who use credit cards -- especially those with cashback rewards.
Wikileaks released a trove of over 90,000 reports on the Afghanistan war to the public on Sunday -- but they first let "traditional" reporters from the New York Times, Der Spiegel and the Guardian take a look at them. Why?
It's assumed that once you're over the hill, whatever toothpaste, soap or lipstick you're using, you're going to stick with it. But new data suggests that marketers should take a look at aging consumers, because they may be their next big market.