Tag Archives: business

Democrats will splinter on trade deals

Senate Democrats have maintained a united front as a minority in the new Congress — so far.
No Democrats crossed party lines on the Homeland Security funding bill vote. Last week’s vote on the Keystone XL pipeline saw some defections.… Continue reading

Violence on Television: Women’s lives matter except in primetime

In this image released by The CW, Gina Rodriguez appears in a scene from “Jane the Virgin.” Rodriguez and America Ferrera, of “Ugly Betty” have more in common than being the only Latina women to have won Golden Globes for… Continue reading

Jobs Report: Friday unemployment numbers hide widespread joblessness

The economy added 257,000 jobs in January, down significantly from the 324,000 fourth quarter average monthly gain. Overall, the economy is creating jobs but lower oil prices and a strong dollar are slowing the pace.
Unemployment rose a notch to… Continue reading

Frequent flier mile status ain’t what it used to be

You’ve been working so hard to build that elite status. Now what? (AP)

Tell me if this sounds familiar: You worked hard to get status (platinum, diamond, gold, silver, ruby, sapphire, whatever) on your favorite airline, primarily so you could… Continue reading

DOJ accused of blocking legal gun shops, other businesses from banking

Mike Schuetz operates a small gun shop in northern Wisconsin called Hawkins Guns. In November, just before one of his peak selling times, his local credit union notified him his account needed to be closed. ;
“The bank manager said… Continue reading

How to watch Fox News Channel programming on Election Night

Fox News Channel (FNC) will provide live continuous coverage of the midterm election night, co-anchored by Bret Baier and Megyn Kelly, beginning at 6 p.m. ET. Coverage will be accessible to viewers on the go from their desktop, tablet or… Continue reading

Gene Simmons to women: Stop depending on men

KISS frontman Gene Simmons had some choice words about his fellow men in his newly released book “Me, Inc.: Build an Army of One, Unleash Your Inner Rock God, Win in Life and Business.”
In an interview with Andrea Tantaros… Continue reading

Microsoft’s China woes increase

A visitor walks past a Microsoft booth at a computer software expo in Beijing, June 2, 2010. (REUTERS/Stringer)

China took its investigation of “alleged monopoly actions” by Microsoft to a new level this week, raiding four of the company’s offices… Continue reading

New study finds organic foods are healthier than conventionally grown foods

Organic food is controversial, mostly because food is political. People like me who choose to eat organic produce and other foods grown and raised without poisons, carcinogens, heavy metals, other harmful toxic chemicals, and genetically engineered food are constantly forced… Continue reading

New U.S. Sanctions Against Russia Go Further Than Ever Before

“We have emphasized our preference to resolve this issue diplomatically, but we have to see concrete actions and not just words…So far, Russia has failed to take any of the steps that I have mentioned. In fact, Russia’s support for… Continue reading