Amazon’s Minimum Wage Hike: Heartfelt Activism, Or Crass Political Opportunism?

Minimum Wage: Amazon, the massive online retailer, announced with great fanfare that it will raise its minimum wage to $15 an hour, and will encourage others across the nation to ... Continue Reading →

Stock Market Today: Stocks Slip From Highs, But Try To Recover Amid Jobs Report Miss; Banks Up | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

The major market indexes edged lower in early morning trade Friday. According to the Labor Department, the U.S. economy lost 33,000 jobs in September, partly due to the impact of ... Continue Reading →

Stocks Open Higher: Intel Leads Dow; Data Show September Hiring Blitz

Stocks jumped into early gains Wednesday as earnings news and market action in Europe were positive, and a report showed a U.S. hiring spike in September. X General Motors ... Continue Reading →

Dow Jones Futures: Gig Economy Upwork Prices IPO; News On Nike, Microsoft, J&J

Dow Jones futures were little changed late Tuesday, along with S&P 500 futures and Nasdaq futures. The freelance platform Upwork (UPWK) priced its IPO above its expected, recently ... Continue Reading →

Manufacturing Optimism Is At Record Highs, As Are Other Optimism Indexes Under Trump | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

Economy: Just before Friday’s mixed-bag jobs report came out, a survey showed that manufacturers’ optimism is at its highest level in decades. This is part of a broad ... Continue Reading →

37 Percent of Global Organisations Unsure if They Need to Comply with GDPR

New survey sheds light on worldwide confusion and lack of preparation in the face of looming GDPR deadline but UK fares better 13 September 2017 – With the GDPR (General Data Protection ... Continue Reading →

Stock Indexes Fall; Why Losing In One Niche Might Be Good For Market | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

U.S. stock indexes stepped backward midday Friday as food- and oil-related stocks took hard hits. The small-cap Russell 2000 dropped 0.3%, while the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq lost ... Continue Reading →

Whose Rights Matter More Before The Supreme Court: A Man’s, Or A Frog’s?

Property Rights: Suppose for a moment you owned 1,500 acres of land that your family had owned and worked for generations. Then, out of nowhere, the federal government said you could ... Continue Reading →

Stocks Open Lower: Intel Rallies, Cannabis Stocks Turn Mixed

Stocks opened lower, but quickly turned mixed Tuesday as global markets came under pressure, and tech stocks and China-based names were tentative in early trade. X Tesla ... Continue Reading →

Dow Jones Futures: Hot IPO Stitch Fix Dives, Marijuana Stocks India Global, New Age Beverages Keep Rising

Dow Jones futures fell slightly late Monday, along with S&P 500 futures and Nasdaq futures. Stitch Fix (SFIX) topped earnings views, but the hot recent IPO plunged late as revenue ... Continue Reading →