UK’s Fastest Growing Tech Companies For 2010 Are Out

UK’s Fastest Growing Tech Companies For 2010 Are Out

London (UK) – The winners of Deloitte’s ranking of the UK’s top 50 fastest growing technology companies for 2010 are finally out and the grand prize goes to mobile marketing and e-commerce company Mobile Interactive. Mobile Interactive pummeled last year’s winner Distribution Technology with an 8.7% improvement, experiencing a 26.9% growth. Founded just six years […]

The Fed’s All-Important Meeting This Thursday

The Fed’s All-Important Meeting This Thursday

October 26, 2010 – The Federal Reserve Bank and Chairman Ben S. Bernanke are preparing for this upcoming Thursday’s all-important meeting to discuss the provision of an additional monetary stimulus to aid the ailing U.S. economy. The Fed’s comments over the last month have all been leading towards another monetary easing but were careful to […]

U.S. Stocks Gain But The Fed’s Help Is Still Needed

U.S. Stocks Gain But The Fed’s Help Is Still Needed

25 October, 2010, New York (Dow Jones) – Aided by a healthy boost in the sales of existing homes and global finance officials’ pledge this weekend to not enter into a currency war helped US stocks to gain today. The Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 45 points to 11178, continuing on two prior weeks of […]

Newspaper Circulation Still In Decline

Newspaper Circulation Still In Decline

The Audit Bureau of Circulation released more bad news to newspapers as they reported yet another decline in overall circulation. The Audit Bureau keeps track of circulation data and they keep confirming the worrisome trend of consumers preferring to get their news online and other outlets rather than print. The New York Times Co received […]

Bed Bugs Hurt New York’s Travel Industry

Bed Bugs Hurt New York’s Travel Industry

NEW YORK, N.Y. – New York City’s bedbug problem that’s been around since the summer is now hurting its $30 billion travel industry. It seems the problem is now more wide-spread than apartments and hotels. The problem has manifest to places like the Empire State Building, Bloomingdale’s and the Lincoln Center. Officials at Mayor Michael […]

New Study Reveals Risky Teen Sex Behavior

New Study Reveals Risky Teen Sex Behavior

A new study on New York City teens and sex released today in the journal Pediatrics has identified problematic risky sexual behaviors. Based on more than 17,000 public health surveys administered in New York City high schools, the report reveals discomforting statistics. The risky sexual behaviors are strongest in students who have had sex with […]

Retailers And Economists Optimistic About Increased Consumer Spending

Retailers And Economists Optimistic About Increased Consumer Spending

American economists have shifted their outlook this week as they now believe consumers will drive the American economy. They have now increased estimates for consumer purchases in the third quarter after retail sales performed better than forecast in September. The government is also hopeful due to larger than expected gains in the prior two months. […]

Twin Boys For Celine Dion And Rene Angelil

Twin Boys For Celine Dion And Rene Angelil

Quebec-born Canadian superstar Celine Dion has finally given birth yesterday morning to two fraternal twins in West Palm Beach, Florida. Their first son, Rene-Charles has visited the hospital and is excited to welcome his two brothers who have not been named as of yet. The twins, weighing 5 lbs., 10 oz. and 5 lbs., 4 […]

Retail Sales Up In Canada

Retail Sales Up In Canada

October 23, 2010 – Statistics Canada just released Canadian retail figures for August yesterday and reports an unexpected rise from the Economists’ predictions of a fall by a tenth of a percent. Gas, new cars and furniture helped push Canada’s retail performance up. Retail sales for Canada in August totaled $36.1 billion – a sales […]

New Campaign On Understanding Confusing Food Labels

New Campaign On Understanding Confusing Food Labels

October 23, 2010, Toronto, Canada – While consumers have won the fight in 2005 for mandatory nutrition label on all prepackaged food products, research has shown that few actually understand them. Finally, the next step in making healthier food choices is underway with a new campaign launched yesterday at a grocery store in Toronto by […]