Hard as it may be for its legion of economic, political and media critics (and even some of its own members) to accept, the most recent bullish jobs report from the Labor Department looks like a ringing endorsement of Federal Reserve policies and perspectives on the economy.
Start with a food competition show, add a talented cook, stir in some drama and charm and you've cooked up a new celebrity chef. Is that enough for success in the highly competitive restaurant business?
As a first-time investor, even if you understand how the stock market works, you might not know how to play the market wisely. Luckily, there are apps designed specifically for novice investors, and the technology is simple to understand.
The federal government, in fact, did increase the minimum wage multiple times while he was working his way up the ladder, and secondly, none of those increases seems to have stopped him from getting the "rotten jobs" that kept him moving up the ladder to eventual success.
CNBC should be asking itself why on earth it continues to show such favoritism for the views of market pessimists and short sellers -- indeed, even facilitating such traders profit strategies -- at the expense of their retail TV audience.
Once a nation turns its back on a resolute determination to cultivate moral deservedness, political and financial superintendency passes to those who gain power illegitimately--a fact described eloquently by President Theodore Roosevelt.
The real story is that "help is on the way" for America's struggling middle class, the unemployed and the under-employed. The much maligned TARP stimulus and "extraordinary measures" of the Federal Reserve have finally and in fact -- worked!
Predictions of a new global recession began to appear in the financial media in early October just before the market took its dive, recycling much the same forecast that CNBC trotted out the previous October!
The privacy revolution is here!
Any TV news organization would rather cover a train wreck than an on-time arrival at the station. But CNBC's constant denigration of the equity market begs a question: why on earth would the cable network do their level best day in and day out to scare viewers out of the markets that they covers?
There's a reason they're called salesmen. And consequently, converting the non-believers has always been an occupational job hazard for salesmen.
Back when I was 15 years old, I decided that television shows were insultingly stupid, and turned off the set for good. Maybe one laugh track too many...
In the grand scheme of things, a public tiff between Apple and Google emphasizes how important online privacy has become in the eyes of industry titans and the masses their products cater to.
The summer is coming to an end without much success at the movie box office, but one "sequel" has emerged a winner this week although its ultimate fate awaits further developments.
My kids' current favorite show is Shark Tank, where budding entrepreneurs pitch ideas to a team of corporate tycoons who double as potential investors. While listening to concepts for, among other things, collapsible kayaks and colored fur spray for dogs, my daughters vigorously interrogate the television.
In the face of heavy opposition from the moneyed classes on either shore, both the United States and the United Kingdom are desperately in need of campaign finance reform. No joke.