The 45,000 Verizon Wireline workers that went on strike on August 6 have decided to return to work on Monday, without a new contract and no guarantee of any benefits. Feeling the pressure from half of all its Wireline workers out on strike, Verizon decided to extend the current contract...
Tallahassee – Governor Rick Scot, (R) Florida, will approve the much-awaited SunRail for Central Florida and Orlando Metro Area. While there were hints that he intended to approve it with setting aside over $260 million for this current fiscal year for the possible project, he publicly kept up rhetoric...
With riots in Greece over its debt problems and deep austerity measures being put into place hurting nearly everyone, the issues there are affecting governments, banks, and investments across Europe. The US, like Greece, has one of the highest debt to GDP ratios in the world. While one of the...
Minneapolis based Target has said it will make its temporary holiday policy of price matching its competitors permanent following disappointing holiday sales. Target is the nations second largest discount retailer after Walmart but widely considered a step up in quality of products and customer service. The new policy is effective immediately...
The West Coast Green Project, an initiative being rolled out by the federal government and private companies will start installing electric car charging stations on I-5 from Oregon, through Seattle and on to the Canadian border, to be ready for use by the end of the year. In conjunction but...
Sacramento- Web retailers have ended their online presence and sales to about 33 million consumers, residents of the state of California.  Major online retailers like Amazon and Overstock abruptly pulled out of the California market after warning state legislators that passing a bill to tax internet sales from out of...
June 8th, 2011 - An unlikely party has waded into the U.S. national debt debate, China.  In an unexpected warning, China’s Li Daokui warned congressional Republicans to stop playing politics with the debt and raise the debt ceiling.  But why does China care about the U.S. Debt? China is currently the...
Washington, D.C. - According to the U.S. Mint, it now costs 2 cents to make 1 penny, so instead of spending your pennies, go trade them in for cash at your local metal scrap yard? Ok, that won't exactly work out so well for you after you figure in the profit...
Detroit has finally achieved its dream — for one month, anyway. It knocked Japan’s four best-selling cars out of the Top 10 best-sellers in the USA in May results reported this week. The Honda Accord and Civic, and Toyota Camry and Corolla are always grouped behind the two best-selling pickups,...
In our ever-connected global economy, it’s hard to make sense of where we are going with our economy. Is it getting better, worse, stagnant…? Who can say, here are the facts: Yesterday, President Barack Obama ordered the release of 30 million barrels of oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserves in...