Posts filed as “Business”
I’m sure you have, by now, heard the news. , the company that gave us such remembered childhood treats as Twinkies, Ding Dongs, Devil Dogs and other baked foodstuffs that have fallen into disfavor in our more gourmand age, announced today that it would be closing for business, effective immediately. More than a few observers ...Read more.
The next time you have the misfortune of hearing a titan or other one-percenter whine about how their trickle-down contributions are not appreciated by the masses remember this tidbit, courtesy of Garrett Haake at NBC: From the moment Mitt Romney stepped off stage Tuesday night, having just delivered a brief concession speech he wrote only that evening, ...Read more.
No doubt Republicans are now wishing they had not opposed ’s appointment to head the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. ’s victory in the Massachusetts Senate race this evening is a huge victory for consumers – and a huge loss for the banking industry, which poured millions of dollars into the coffers of the incumbent, Republican ...Read more.
Here’s the ground situation: lower in the dark, with thousands upon thousands of senior citizens trapped in unheated high rise apartments, with many beginning to run short of food and water. Parts of Staten Island are a scene of mass destruction, with several dozen dead or missing, with untold numbers of homes damaged or destroyed. ...Read more.