Retailers report modest gains for April Americans spent briskly during the early spring months in the latest sign that they’re encouraged by the economic recovery. Falling gas prices, a rallying stock market and gains in the job market all fueled Americans’ shopping habits even as cold weather tempered their desire to buy spring fashions. More
Microsoft may buy Barnes & Noble's Nook unit for $1 billion According to internal documents obtained by the website TechCrunch, Microsoft has offered $1 billion for the digital assets of Nook Media, Barnes & Noble's digital book venture. According to internal documents obtained by the website TechCrunch, Microsoft has offered $1 billion for the digital assets of Nook Media, Barnes & Noble's digital book venture. More
Sears Didn't Move Fast Enough, CEO Says Sears continues to struggle to get a "decent" return on its assets and the retailer didn't move fast enough to cut expenses after the financial crisis, the CEO said at the annual meeting. More
J.C. Penney ad apologizes to customers The ad comes after the Plano, Texas-based company last month fired its CEO, Ron Johnson, after 17 months on the job and rehired his predecessor Mike Ullman. Johnson's ambitious changes included getting rid of most sales and bringing in new, hip brands. More
Military Movements: Ukraine alleges Russian “Invasion” of Crimea ... - Global Research ... and Sovereignty and the existing borders of ... Europe.” It would embolden other countries in the region, he said, and have a ripple effect. 03/1/2014 - 5:17 am | View Link
Ukraine Alleges Russian Invasion Of Crimea As Obama Warns Of Costs - Counter Currents Independence and Sovereignty and the existing borders of ... It would embolden other countries in the region, he said, and have a ripple effect. 03/1/2014 - 5:00 am | View Link
Shedding pollution: Plan aims to clean up Deer Creek - Logansport Pharos Tribune Call it the trickle-down effect. ... How healthy a local creek is has ripple effects hundreds ... cover crops, conservation tillage, field ... 02/28/2014 - 4:48 am | View Link
Manchin: Bitcoins need to be banned - Beckley Register-Herald ... said he was concerned about the effect bitcoin ... services and exchange money across borders without ... currencies, including Litecoin, ... 02/27/2014 - 12:04 pm | View Link
Kiev protests indicate Ukraine has turned to EU, says Georgia ... - Irish Times Soviet countries on their eastern borders shredded. ... also embolden other countries in the region and have a ripple effect, diminishing Putin’s 02/27/2014 - 8:31 am | View Link
Borders' end to have ripple effect across country What happens when a pioneer like Borders goes out of business? Depends on who you ask. Since the bankrupt Ann Arbor, Mich.-based chain is shuttering its remaining 399 stores, everyone from publishers to consumers is assessing what it would mean when the ... 07/29/2011 - 3:25 am | View Link
Borders end to have ripple effect across country (AP) -- What happens when a pioneer like Borders goes out of business? Depends on who you ask. The biggest changes could come to the book publishing industry: As Borders stores disappear, the bookselling landscape could rapidly change, forcing authors to ... 07/20/2011 - 7:43 am | View Link
Borders end to have ripple effect across country NEW YORK (AP) — What happens when a pioneer like Borders goes out of business? Depends on who you ask. A day after the bankrupt Ann Arbor, Mich.-based chain said it would seek court approval to sell off its assets and shutter its remaining 399 ... 07/20/2011 - 5:27 am | View Link
Borders end to have ripple effect across country NEW YORK (AP) — What happens when a pioneer like Borders goes out of business? Depends on who you ask. A day after the bankrupt Ann Arbor, Mich.-based chain said it would seek court approval to sell off its assets and shutter its remaining 399 stores ... 07/18/2011 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Borders Bankruptcy Has Ripple Effect Borders Books said it's filing for bankruptcy and closing stores across the country, including five in metro Atlanta. Atlanta’s Cumberland location on Cobb Parkway will leave another hole in the parkway pavilion. Commercial real estate attorney Bob Simon ... 02/19/2011 - 6:44 am | View Link
PICTURE IN PICTURE EFFECT FOR FINAL CUT ... PICTURE IN PICTURE EFFECT FOR FINAL CUT PRO X. Using the RT Picture in Picture Effect for Final Cut Pro X By Steve Martin. Recently, I needed to create a picture in ... 03/11/2014 - 7:38 pm | View Website
7/7: Ripple Effect Go through this great collection of documentary movies and watch free documentaries online. Share your thoughts and enjoy. 03/11/2014 - 11:24 am | View Website
10 Steps to Save Water Ten simple steps to reduce your ripple effect In The Ripple Effect I explore how the some of smallest actions can have great impacts on our water supplies ... 03/11/2014 - 10:05 am | View Website
Circular Ripple effect in Flash This tutorial will explain how to create a simple circular Ripple effect in Flash MX 2004. 03/11/2014 - 2:27 am | View Website
Ripple | Define Ripple at Dictionary.com verb (used without object), rippled, rippling. 1. (of a liquid surface) to form small waves or undulations, as water agitated by a breeze. 2. to flow with a light ... 03/10/2014 - 7:32 pm | View Website
But new figures confirm that the administration probably will fall well short of the 7 million sign-ups it hoped for by the March 31 enrollment deadline. WASHINGTON — With less than a month remaining in the first enrollment period, more than 4.2 million Americans have signed up for health insurance on marketplaces created by President Obama's health law, administration officials announced Tuesday.
The bipartisan proposal would slowly shrink the housing finance companies and replace them with a scaled-back government guarantee for mortgages. WASHINGTON — Congressional efforts to shut down bailed-out Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac took a significant step forward with bipartisan agreement from key senators on a plan to overhaul the housing finance system.
Firefighters in San Francisco's Mission Bay neighborhood are battling a massive five-alarm fire near AT&T Park, NBC Bay Area is reporting. San Francisco Fire Department spokesperson Mindy Talmadge told AP the building was under construction, which makes putting the fire out more difficult since fire suppression systems — such as water sprinklers — had not yet been installed.
While it's too early to tell exactly how the drought will affect household grocery bills, economists say consumers can expect to pay more for food later this year because fewer acres of land are being planted and crop yields are shrinking.