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US lacks financial grasp, demand for meat rises

October 8, 2013 Courtney Wirths 0

Towns around the nation are being forced to use state and local funds in order to keep national parks open in these last few weeks of the tourism season. All national parks were closed as a result of last week’s government shutdown, according to the Wall Street Journal. […]

Bye-bye ‘Breaking Bad’

October 1, 2013 Courtney Wirths 0

King.com, the creator of the popular Candy Crush Saga, filed for its initial public offering (IPO) with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The Candy Crush Saga has earned the company 250 million monthly active players and generates a few million dollars a day, according to CNBC.

Hostess snacks are back

April 30, 2013 Courtney Wirths 0

LivingSocial, a website that provides daily coupons and deals to members, was the victim of a computer hacker. Data from potentially 50 million users was compromised, according to the Wall Street Journal.

Business Briefs: Apple stock falls $24 in one day

April 23, 2013 Courtney Wirths 0

Apple Inc.’s stock price fell to its lowest level in over a year last week, falling almost $24 in one day. The sudden tumble is being attributed to poor results from the iPad mini as well as continued loss of market share for the company that once dominated the smart phone market, according to CNBC. […]

Business Briefs: Shift in job market

April 2, 2013 Courtney Wirths 0

The Standard and Poor’s 500-stock index hit a new record high on Thursday, March 28. The record is an indication that the market still trusts the Fed to stimulate the economy, despite turbulence in Europe and slowed growth in the United States, according to the Wall Street Journal. […]

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