New York -
Dow Jones industrial average climbed 109 points, or 0.6 percent, to 17,265. Standard & Poor’s 500 index rose nine points, or 0.5 percent, to close at a record 2,011. Both indexes set records for a second day in a row, but with a one word question: Why?
While the feud between Amazon and book publisher Hachette has been going on for months now, a group of more than 1,000 authors has just sent Amazon a letter outlining how much the dispute has hurt book sales.
Free Trade agreements are in many respects less about free trade than providing rights for corporations that transcend national laws. The TTIP provides a case in point but NAFTA and CETA have similar purposes.
As of today, Sept. 8th, Atlantic City has seen the closing of two casinos in as many weeks. On Sept. 16th, Trump Plaza will follow suit. By the end of the year, the gambling hotspot will have lost a total of five gaming houses.
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford gave the Opening Address at the 2014 National Franchise and Business Opportunities Show which was followed by Bruce Croxon's inspirational Keynote Address that inspired attendees to 'Get in the Game of Business Ownership'.
Carson City -
California lost out to Nevada to be the host state for Tesla electric car company's planned $5 billion battery plant. California is home-base to the carmaker but the company considered five states as potential sites for its new factory.
With 90 percent of the winter wheat harvest in this week, British farmers are heaving huge sighs of relief. A mild winter and early spring got the fields off to a good start, bringing in yields above the 10-year average of 7.7 tons per hectare.