Don’t fear the frictionless economy – for it makes the consumer king

The disappearance of train tickets will be just another step in the remorseless march of convenience. The tide of technology has claimed another victim. No more will the traditional cry of “Tickets, please!” echo through Britain’s railway carriages. Or if…

Don’t fear the frictionless economy – for it makes the consumer king

The disappearance of train tickets will be just another step in the remorseless march of convenience. The tide of technology has claimed another victim. No more will the traditional cry of “Tickets, please!” echo through Britain’s railway carriages. Or if…

Don’t fear the frictionless economy – for it makes the consumer king

The disappearance of train tickets will be just another step in the remorseless march of convenience. The tide of technology has claimed another victim. No more will the traditional cry of “Tickets, please!” echo through Britain’s railway carriages. Or if…

Xi Jinping Meets with US; Talk Economy & Security

When Xi Jinping, General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China and the President of the People’s Republic of China, came into office a little over one year ago, he faced several monumental challenges as the…

Climate Change Presents Risk to US Business

In a nonpartisan study released by the Risky Business Project, leading economic and environmental figures have assessed the monetary threat that climate change proposes to business in the United States. The findings are not optimistic. The study, led by former…

Gas Prices Are Rising: Some Tips To Make Gas Last

Anyone else planning a stay-cation this summer? With waiting lines like this and gas prices the way they are, you’re likely not alone. Despite predictions this past spring that your car’s diet would be fund friendly this summer, it seems…

Mortgage Rates Down: Why Americans Don’t Care

The big news in financial circles lately has been that mortgage rates are down. The big concern in financial circles lately has been that, even though mortgage rates are down, home sales are not rising. Analysts seem to be losing…

Switzerland $25 Minimum Wage Voted Against

Switzerland voted Sunday to reject a measure called the Decent Salary Initiative, that would establish a minimum wage of $4,515 per month in that country, with 76.3% of voters opposed to the idea. The proposed monthly minimum wage equates to…

Infographic: LinkedIn Analyzes Global Economic Confidence

LinkedIn recently surveyed 14,000 senior business leaders in 16 countries to get an idea about the health of local and global economies. The company has put the highlights together in an easy-to-read infograhpic for your viewing pleasure. It’s not the…

Mortgage Rates Decline; Rises Loom in Future

As the spring season rolls in and the winter doldrums roll out, people are finally exiting their homes and exploring the world once again. Luckily for those recovering from an intense winter hibernation, the economy shows positive signs for the…