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FTC Clears Purchase by Amazon of Whole Foods Market

FTC Clears Purchase by Amazon of Whole Foods Market

On Wednesday, the Federal Trade Commission gave its okay to the purchase by Amazon.com of Whole Foods Market. The deal valued the specialty... 
Harley-Davidson Unveiling Development Project That is Biggest Ever

Harley-Davidson Unveiling Development Project That is Biggest Ever

Harley-Davidson Inc. unveiled its largest every product development project that included eight cruisier-motorcycle redesigns for 2018,... 
McDonald’s to Shutter 169 Locations in India

McDonald’s to Shutter 169 Locations in India

Fast-food behemoth McDonald’s announced on Monday that it was planning to shutter all of its 169 restaurants in the eastern and northern... 
Sempra Out Bids Berkshire for Oncor

Sempra Out Bids Berkshire for Oncor

Sempra Energy the owner of utilities based in the U.S. agreed to acquire Oncor Electric Delivery Co, the power distributor based in... 
Millennials Really Are Behind the Financial Eight-Ball

Millennials Really Are Behind the Financial Eight-Ball

When we talk about the “generation gap” it is usually an indication of a difference in mentalities towards culture, technology,... 
Does Eating More Red Meat Cause Diverticulitis?

Does Eating More Red Meat Cause Diverticulitis?

Digestive issues—and related cancers, even—have been on the rise over the past decade and researchers now suggest that many of... 
Does Taco Bell Have the Healthiest Fast Food Menu?

Does Taco Bell Have the Healthiest Fast Food Menu?

It is no big secret that the fast food industry in the United States is undergoing a major metamorphosis. This evolution has been largely... 
Will Amazon Go Change the Way We Shop Retail? (NASDAQ: AMZN)

Will Amazon Go Change the Way We Shop Retail? (NASDAQ: AMZN)

Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) changed the retail game as online bookseller and then affiliate virtual mall that has helped to push the trend... 
US Productivity Up 3.1 Percent Through Third Quarter

US Productivity Up 3.1 Percent Through Third Quarter

Productivity across the United States is on the rise. Cost of labor grew in the Spring and Summer months more quickly than had been... 
Chipotle Has Improved Food Safety, Customer Service Not So Much (NYSE: CMG)

Chipotle Has Improved Food Safety, Customer Service Not So Much (NYSE: CMG)

Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc (NYSE: CMG) may be well on its way to restoring customer confidence in the cleanliness of their food but... 
Philip Morris To “Phase Out” Cigarettes in the Near Future

Philip Morris To “Phase Out” Cigarettes in the Near Future

Philip Morris International may have humble beginnings as tobacco shop all the way back in 1847 but they quickly grew to dominate the... 
Can We Expect a Federal Reserve Interest Rate Hike In December, Or Maybe More?

Can We Expect a Federal Reserve Interest Rate Hike In December, Or Maybe More?

There is an inflation gauge that the US Federal Reserve closely monitors. Obviously, this gauge informs the central bank when might... 
Oracle to Acquire Cloud Service Provider Dyn

Oracle to Acquire Cloud Service Provider Dyn

On Monday, Oracle Corp (NYSE: ORCL) announced its plan to pick up web service provider Dyn Inc for a presently undisclosed amount. Manchester,... 
E-Cigarette Use on the Dramatic Rise Among Teens

E-Cigarette Use on the Dramatic Rise Among Teens

E-cigarette advocates might argue that vaping is a successful method for helping adult smokers quit but new evidence now suggests that—regardless... 
New Tesla Owners Will Not Have Fully Free Access to Supercharger Network (TSLA)

New Tesla Owners Will Not Have Fully Free Access to Supercharger Network (TSLA)

Tesla’s fully electric—but very powerful—vehicles are already quite attractive to the upwardly mobile, eco-conscious consumer... 
Fitness Trackers Found Mostly Innocuous in Weight Loss Efforts

Fitness Trackers Found Mostly Innocuous in Weight Loss Efforts

Everyone is looking for an easier way to maintain a healthy weight.  From fad diets to unscientific weight-loss trends, there are... 
US Court Says American Express Can Prevent Merchants from Steering Clients to “Cheaper” Credit Cards

US Court Says American Express Can Prevent Merchants from Steering Clients to “Cheaper” Credit Cards

On Monday, a US federal appeals court ruled that American Express can be allowed to stop merchants who accept their cards from encouraging... 
US Household Incomes, Health Insurance Up, Is This A Sign of Prosperity to Come?

US Household Incomes, Health Insurance Up, Is This A Sign of Prosperity to Come?

Things are looking up; at least, in terms of the economy, for once. Last year, Americans saw the largest economic gains in almost the... 
Apple Announces Layoffs in Project Titan, Is the Self-Driving Car Project Doomed?

Apple Announces Layoffs in Project Titan, Is the Self-Driving Car Project Doomed?

Tech giant Apple is not one to shy away from mistakes—hey, you can’t make an omelet without breaking some eggs, right?—but... 
Unique Hair Proteins Could be the Next Forensic Breakthrough, Even Bigger Than DNA

Unique Hair Proteins Could be the Next Forensic Breakthrough, Even Bigger Than DNA

The applications of forensic science may have been around for nearly two hundred years but the biggest advancements in the field have... 
Fentanyl: The Drug killing faster than Heroin

Fentanyl: The Drug killing faster than Heroin

Fentanyl is a potent, synthetic opioid analgesic that has a swift onset and short period of action. Fentanyl is a powerful agonist...