Archive for April 12th, 2017

The fast-food chain made an ad to trigger the Google Home. It backfired spectacularly.

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With the federal government and a Senate committee looking into the dragging of a man off a United Express flight, the airline industry is beginning to speak up against any effort to bar them from overselling flights.

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<p>For most of his 19-month tenure, United Continental Holdings Inc. Chief Executive Officer Oscar Munoz has cleaned up messes left behind by others. Now he’s mopping up a PR disaster that’s unfolded on his watch.</p>

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If social media is any gauge, United Airlines might be the worst company in the world. A graphic video of security agents dragging a ticketed…

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"It would appear from our new survey that renters today feel better about their finances, like where they are living, and view renting favorably," said Freddie Mac's said David Brickman.

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Shares of United traded higher following CEO Oscar Munoz's comments.

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Too many companies — not to mention the government — are treating all but the very wealthiest with contempt.

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A rock-bottom unemployment rate has been an excellent indicator of upcoming recessions and a very good warning sign of corrections and bear markets ahead.

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One Delta passenger turned a bad experience at New York City's Laguardia Airport into a rare lucrative opportunity this past weekend and made $11,000 off of repeated flight delays.

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Fighting back against Amazon and other online sellers, Walmart said Wednesday it is going to offer a discount on thousands of items ordered online — if shoppers will then go to their closest store to pick them up.

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A rock-bottom unemployment rate has been an excellent indicator of upcoming recessions and a very good warning sign of corrections and bear markets ahead.

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A commissioner says Palm Beach County could not tax the president's resort via a simple vote.

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Wal-Mart will give customers a discount on 10,000 online-only items if they pick them up in store.

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When it comes to bad public relations, it’s pretty tough to top the sight of a United Airlines passenger being dragged, bloodied and screaming, from a flight.

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It may turn out that the widespread belief that most Americans’ incomes have stagnated for years is, well, false or at least overstated.
Say what?
No doubt, many Americans feel that, except for the rich and segments of the upper middle class, they’ve been treading water economically for years. To take a prominent piece of evidence: In 2015, the average “real” (inflation-adjusted) wage of workers was about $21 an hour, almost exactly what it was in 1975.
That’s nearly half a century without a wage increase!
Or is it?
In a provocative new study, economist Bruce Sacerdote of Dartmouth College…

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