Survey Says: Middle Class is in Trouble

Middle Class

The issue of retirement has become a generational matter. With a substantial amount of Americans not having money for their winter years, and the newer generation foregoing the entire concept of retirement, some experts purport there is a crisis transpiring in front of our eyes. A … [Read more...]

Tim Cook’s Clever Plan to Hook Consumers on Apple Inc.

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Tim Cook became the CEO of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) in the later part of the year 2012 and right after getting his post he started to make changes in the company’s executive ranks. Scott Forstall was asked to leave even though he had been working for Apple for a long time and he was … [Read more...]

Google Inc.’s New ‘Inbox’ App That Bundles Emails

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Google tries hard to give its customers the best that it can. One example of the efforts made by Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) to please its users is the changes that the company made in Gmail. Only last year Google introduced three tabs in Gmail: Social, Promotions and Updates. When … [Read more...]

Low Interest Rates in Canada are Concerning says Moody’s

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Canadians have enjoyed low mortgage and interest rates for a longtime. Cheap borrowing costs have prompted Canadian consumers to spend more on automobiles, expensive homes and other goods on credit. This is a worrisome trend, says the Bank of Canada (BoC) and Moody’s. BoC governor … [Read more...]

Swiss Supermarket Sells Coffee Cream with Hitler’s Face on It

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A Swiss supermarket chain has apologized after it was reported that customers discovered packets of cream that had the faces of former German Chancellor Adolf Hitler and former Italian Prime Minister v on top of the casings. Reports say the creamer pots weren’t sold at the Migros … [Read more...]

Abortions, Gay Weddings & Freedom of Speech Under Fire

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First Amendment Protects Religious Beliefs It seems that there is a new internet outrage each and every day. Sadly, many of these are over religion. While religious actions, feelings, duties, etc should be a personal decision, far too may people seem to be forcing their own … [Read more...]

Google Inc.’s Increased Ad Spending Hasn’t Resulted in High Growth

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Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) has been around for quite a while; it is the most used web search engine to date. However, Google was once invincible but not anymore as it is gradually losing its monopoly; the process will take some time, but it has started. The market of digital … [Read more...]

Chinese Hackers Have Apple Inc. CEO Worried

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Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is once again in news because of its product users in China getting attacked by hackers. According to a report published by a web monitoring group in China, Apple users in the country have been attacked by the hackers who dug their information stored in … [Read more...]

Big-box Stores Streamline Shipping for Holiday Season

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As a growing number of consumers are skipping the crowded malls this holiday season, many of them are turning to the Internet to purchase Christmas gifts for friends, family members, colleagues and mailmen. E-commerce and shipping have become the major topics of the holiday shopping … [Read more...]

Social Security Recipients Can Expect 1.7% Increase Per Month

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More than 60 million Americans receiving a Social Security check will notice an increase in their monthly benefits next year. The Social Security Administration (SSA) announced Wednesday that benefits will increase by just 1.7 percent, or about $22 per month, for the typical Social … [Read more...]

Google Inc. (GOOGL) Strikes $542 Million Deal with Magic Leap

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Google Inc. and some other firms have invested $542 million in a discreet company for visual-display called Magic Leap Inc. which is located somewhere near Miami. The company is working on building a special device much like eye-glass, which will be able to project images that are … [Read more...]

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Shaking Things Up or Just Anxious

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The retail sale of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) in 2014 grew a mere 6% to $21.5 billion and the last year’s growth was just 7%. This growth is nothing compared to the huge growth Apple had seen in prior years. In 2012 the company saw a growth by 33%, in 2011 44% and in 2010 47% growth was … [Read more...]

What is Apple Pay and How Can You Use It

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Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has launched it's Apple Pay mobile payment system for over 10 million iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus users in the U.S. The new mobile payment system will come as an upgrade on the new iPhones and iPads (Mini 3 as well as Air 2); however the tablets will only be … [Read more...]

U.S. Companies Optimistic About the Economy

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When was the last time you received a raise, or at least a cost of living adjustment? If it’s been some time since you've noticed an increase in your wages then you may have to wait a little bit longer. A new study by the National Association of Business Entrepreneurs (NABE) found … [Read more...]

McDonald’s & Coca-Cola Sales Tumble in Third Quarter

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A plethora of third-quarter earnings are being released this week. As some companies have helped the Dow Jones erase last week’s losses with their Q3 earnings, some big corporations are tumbling in sales. McDonald’s The global fast-food juggernaut McDonald's (NYSE:MCD) reported … [Read more...]

CDC Updates Protocol for Ebola Military Involved

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Anxiety Brings the Need for More Protection According to a report from Reuters, “The United States will issue strict new guidelines telling American health workers to cover their skin and hair when dealing with Ebola patients, a top health official said on Sunday, while some of the … [Read more...]

Analysts Expect Apple Inc.’s Fourth Quarter to be Impressive

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On 20th October, 2014, after the business sector closes, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) plans to reveal its fourth quarter’s earnings and its yearly income for the current fiscal year to the general public. It is quite an anticipated day for Apple, its investors and newshounds. As always, … [Read more...]

Google Inc. ‘Ventures’ European Quest to Increase Revenue

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Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) has missed its Q3 targets, which the analysts on Wall Street presented to them; however the good thing that has surfaced is Google Ventures, which is responsible for buying and selling companies under the company’s vast portfolio to suit its strategic goals. … [Read more...]

Fed President Not Ruling Out Another Round of Quantitative Easing

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Last week, the markets essentially tanked. The S&P 500 retracted its year-to-date gains, the Treasury bonds had a flash crash, the Dow Jones collapsed a few hundred points, though it regained those losses Friday, and emerging markets hurt United States investors. It was bad news … [Read more...]

Snapchat is Officially Monetizing Their Platform

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Snapchat has officially monetized its photo messaging application over the weekend by releasing its very first sponsored advertisement for the upcoming Universal Pictures film “Ouija.” The ad was a 20-second trailer for the new movie and was only viewable for United States Snapchat … [Read more...]