The Worst Statistic About Your State

As the United States grew from 13 colonies to 50 states, each state has developed its own identity, full of culture, cuisine, and state pride. Yet each state, no matter ...
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The Most Powerful Women in the World

What defines power? Is it money or the ability to effect change? Or perhaps it is a combination of the two. The world’s most powerful women certainly possess some or ...
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America’s 25 Least Affordable Housing Markets

It is getting more difficult to afford a home in America. According to a report from ATTOM Data Solutions, a real estate and property data provider, median home prices in ...
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January Data Breaches Expose 370,000 Personal Records

More than 370,000 sensitive personal records were exposed in data breaches during the month of January according to the latest monthly report from the Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC). Nearly ...
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Colorado Marijuana Sales Top $6 Billion Since 2014, but It Should Be More

Since January 2014, when legal sales of marijuana for recreational use began, the state of Colorado logged total legal sales of $6.04 billion through the end of December 2018. In ...
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What Analysts Are Saying About Cisco After Earnings

Cisco Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: CSCO) released its most recent quarterly results after the markets closed on Wednesday. Overall, the initial reaction from investors was positive, although analysts seemed to be ...
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Wedbush: Apple will buy a large film studio in 2019 (video)

Analyst Daniel Ives mentions Sony, Lion’s Gate, A24, CBS/Viacom and, of course, Netflix.   Apple’s biggest mistake was not buying Netflix, strategist says from CNBC. My take: Nothing is ...
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UBS reiterates $185 Apple target, despite weak China

“In our conversations with management…” — Analyst Timothy Arcuri   From a note to clients that landed on my desktop Friday morning: China iPhones are not recovering in January: Analysis ...
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23 Most Powerful Secret Societies

Secret societies have captured the imagination of the public for centuries. Many of these groups are thought to be ancient, mysterious gatherings of powerful men who get together and tip ...
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What’s Holding Newell Brands Back

When Newell Brands Inc. (NASDAQ: NWL) released its fourth-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Friday, the firm said that it had $0.71 in earnings per share (EPS) and ...
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Amazon Leads $700 Million Funding Round in Electric Truck Maker Rivian

A rumor surfaced a few days ago that Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) and General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) were considering an investment in startup electric truck maker Rivian Automotive that ...
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Strong Consumer Sentiment Recovery Isn’t Just About the End of the Government Shutdown

Consumer sentiment had been expected to recover from January's lows due to the federal government shutdown, but the University of Michigan's Surveys of Consumers delivered an even stronger recovery than ...
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BING PREDICTS: Who Will Win the Oscars

The Academy Awards have fallen on hard times. Last year’s show attracted only 26.5 million viewers -- an all-time low -- and the Academy’s inability to find a replacement host ...
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European Auto Sales Slide in January for Fifth Straight Month

The European Automobile Manufacturers Association (ACEA) on Friday reported new vehicle registration totals in the European Union (EU) for the month of January. Sales declined by 4.6% year over year ...
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It wasn’t Warren Buffett who dumped 2.9 million Apple shares last quarter

“None of the shares under Warren’s direction have ever been sold.” — Debbie Bosanek, Berkshire Hathaway   From Jonathan Stempel’s Berkshire trims Apple stake, adds Suncor and Red Hat, exits ...
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