East Coast Re-Opens for Business as Summer Approaches

East Coast Re-Opens for Business as Summer Approaches

Photo by Sarah Ackerman At its peak, Superstorm Sandy brought sustained winds of up to 80 mph, at least 24 major fires and flooding that garnered a FEMA “unwatering” team ...
Is there an end insight for gas price increases?

Is there an end in sight for gas price increases?

According to the recent statistics released by AAA, gas prices at the pump in the U.S. have risen non-stop for over 30 days in a row. The average price for regular unleaded gas has ...
Apple Execs to Investors-“Stay Calm and Ignore Rumors”

Apple Execs to Investors-“Stay Calm and Ignore Rumors”

Even with record breaking sales, Apple investors remain skittish and unsettled. To put the investors’ minds to rest, Apple CEO Tim Cook recently addressed the rumor issue in a way ...
Is the penny the latest target for the federal chopping block?

Is the penny the latest target for the federal chopping block?

Has the current White House administration targeted the lowly penny as the next round on the federal chopping block? In a recent statement from the President, it seems there has been ...
Latest airline merger squeezing down number of hubs

Latest airline merger squeezing down number of hubs

Even a new mega-carrier airline doesn’t need dozens of service hubs. According to recent reports, once the dust has settled from the American Airlines and US Airways merge, there ...
Is the thrill of chewing gum gone?

Is the thrill of chewing gum gone?

Chewing gum used to be such a simple pleasure. You picked a flavor, paid your money and then spent the day enjoying big blocks of sugary fun. Nowadays, the chewing gum business is ...
Atlanta area investors giving new twist to foreclosed home buying

Atlanta area investors giving new twist to foreclosed home buying

Investors in Atlanta, Georgia, are taking what is often seen as a losing proposition- the purchase of foreclosed homes and turning it into a long-term winner. How? By not just flipping ...
Dell fated to sink?

Dell fated to sink?

Opposition from major shareholders is growing to the proposed $24 billion buy-out for computer manufacturer Dell. The latest opposition comes from T.Rowe Price, Dell’s second largest ...
Presidential promises to small businesses all smoke and mirrors?

Presidential promises to small businesses all smoke and mirrors?

For the past four years there have been promises by the current administration of big plans being made for changes in taxes, health care, regulations and immigration that are close ...
Americans to have fewer choices for flying the friendly skies

Americans to have fewer choices for flying the friendly skies

Ten years of mergers in the American airline industry is about the leave U.S. travelers with fewer choices. Once the deal between American Airlines and US Airways goes through later ...