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Uber Logo Change: Are They Kidding?

Ira Kalb | Posted 02.08.2017 | Business
Ira Kalb

Those of us that prefer Uber to the other alternatives hope we are wrong about the negative impact of the logo and brand changes. From the market reaction so far and a deeper understanding how human brains process logos and brands, I don't think we are.

The Birth of Wars

Christos Terzides | Posted 06.11.2016 | Politics
Christos Terzides

In my humble opinion, it's both inconceivable and terrifying that such a powerful man as George Soros would propose an action that could spark a new world war.

The Rich Are Getting Richer, But They're Giving Less Of Their Income Away

MarketWatch | Quentin Fottrell | Posted 10.23.2014 | Impact

The amount of money wealthy Americans are donating to charity is falling as a percentage of their income. Before you denounce the 1%, new research fin...

Changing the PR Channel

John P. David | Posted 10.04.2014 | Business
John P. David

As I have told my stunned teenage children, we only had four television channels when I was a kid. Back in the day (and by this I mean before anyone ...

More Bad News For Potential Home Buyers

The Huffington Post | Brie Dyas | Posted 09.13.2013 | HuffPost Home

Feeling antsy about the real estate market yet? If you're a potential home buyer, you've been inundated with talk of everything from bubbles to the wa...

A Bogus -- and a Good -- List of "Best" Financial Sites

Dan Solin | Posted 09.22.2013 | Business
Dan Solin

There are financial sites and financial journalists that add value to investors. The information they disseminate is based on sound, academically-based data. Here are some of my personal favorites (in no particular order).

Upside-down Bash on Index Investing

Dan Solin | Posted 08.25.2013 | Business
Dan Solin

Certainly, the obscene fees charged by these funds create a drag on performance, but is Mr. Zhang really arguing that fees cause such a large gap? And if so, shouldn't that be a different big red flag for investing in these vehicles?

Debt Ceiling Standoff

Prof. Joe Peyronnin | Posted 03.08.2013 | Politics
Prof. Joe Peyronnin

No wonder Congress is so unpopular. Last year's House and Senate teamed up to be the most ineffective Congress in decades. Sadly, the new Congress looks like it is going to underperform its predecessor.

LOOK: Here's Who Drove Us Off The Fiscal Cliff

MarketWatch | Rex Nutting | Posted 11.21.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) — With our political leaders locked in a fiscal struggle that threatens to throw the economy off a so-called cliff and into...

Marijuana Company Freaks Out After Stock Gets Too High

The Huffington Post | Joe Van Brussel | Posted 11.19.2012 | Small Business

Investors are still pretty high on the marijuana business -- even after getting warned away by one of the industry's hottest companies. On Monday a...

10 Things Direct-Sales Marketers Won't Tell You

MarketWatch | Kelli B. Grant | Posted 11.05.2012 | Money

Multilevel-marketing firms will pay you to sell products to everyone you know. What could go wrong? 1. “You’d do better slinging french fries....

Millions In Tax Refunds Remain Undelivered

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 12.01.2011 | Business

The Internal Revenue service has more than a hundred million dollars it would like to give deserving taxpayers. Exactly 99,123 taxpayers are owed ...

Citizen Murdoch: What "War at the Wall Street Journal?"

Tom Alderman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Tom Alderman

We may be losing interest in newspapers but our fascination with the people who publish them has never been stronger. Our current dread-and-awe buccaneer is Rupert Murdoch, The Man Who Owns the News, according to a recent bio.

Chewing on Media's Next Wave

Jarvis Coffin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jarvis Coffin

Does Food Network Magazine represent "media's next wave?"