business

'Bridgegate' May Be The Least Of Christie’s Problems
While the mainstream press circles the troubled New Jersey governor over the obvious, astute observers may want to keep an eye on what may be the real threat to his “comeback” hopes. Read more...
Single-family home prices rose in September for an sixth straight month in a further sign that the housing market is on the mend, a closely watched survey showed on Tuesday. The 3.6% increase from a year earlier is the biggest percentage Read more...
Twinkies may yet have an infinite shelf life. Hostess Brands Inc. and one of its largest unions have agreed to go into mediation, so the company will stay in business for the time being. Read more...
Our Dreams Don’t Fit in Their Ballot Boxes! No to austerity! Yes to reclaiming our communities! Occupy Portland and Portland Action Lab invite all people to participate in a national call to action to say No to Austerity and Yes Read more...
Finders Weepers: Early Bain Disputes Cast New Light on Its Business by Jesse Eisinger ProPublica, Sept. 11, 2012 It was one of the "quickest big hits in Wall Street history," as the Wall Street Journal put it at the time. In Read more...

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In case you missed it, from Friday evening's The Daily Show, Jon Stewart's Best F#@king News Team Ever showed us that in order to run America more like a business, as Republicans keep claiming we need to do, some under performing states are Read more...
Nearly 1,000 people marched through Charlotte's business district on Sunday, two days before the start of the Democratic National Convention in that city in protest of the influence of corporate money in politics. Read more...
Mitt Romney's reinvention convention is starting with the theme "We Built It." Mitt Romney will try to sell himself to the American people as a "Mr. Fix It" who knows how to turn a business around. Of course, once you examine his record, it's clear Mitt Romney knows less about turning businesses around and more about running them into the ground. Read more...
A decade ago gambling magnate and leading Republican donor Sheldon Adelson looked at a desolate spit of land in Macau and imagined a glittering strip of casinos, hotels and malls... Read more...
Why are the Koch Brothers Betting on Mitt Romney? Read more...