RICHARD BERMAN: Minimum wage hikes junk economics at work - Washington Times The book is Exhibit A in the library of junk economics. Like junk science, junk economics turns basic principles on their heads, purposefully... 05/2/2016 - 12:33 pm | View Link
Attorney Alex R. Hernandez Jr. Releases Book: The Economics of a ... - WVNS Attorney Alex R. Hernandez Jr. Releases Book: The Economics of a ... - Channel 8 Eyewitness News 05/2/2016 - 10:37 am | View Link
Correlation and causality in economics: Can we prove it? - World Economic Forum But that’s not exactly possible when it comes to a social science like economics. 05/2/2016 - 8:40 am | View Link
Philosophical Economics: Index Investing Makes Markets, Economies ... - Yahoo! Finance By 1 hour ago The site Philosophical Economics recently published a challenge to the consensus idea that the explosive growth in U.S. equity index 05/2/2016 - 6:21 am | View Link
When will candidates get real, and really specific, about economics? - Philly.com James R. Hines, the Michigan University law professor and economist who codirects that school's law and economics and tax policy programs and... 05/1/2016 - 3:06 pm | View Link
How economics turned NW coal ports into the walking dead Those dominos just keep falling. Not so long ago, it seemed as if every time you turned around, somebody new was proposing to ship fossil fuels through the Pacific Northwest. The Salish Sea and the Columbia River were going to become greenhouse gas central. 05/5/2016 - 1:27 am | View Link
The Economics of Urban Trails WHITEFISH – A group of cyclists gathered in a parking lot last Friday morning, ready to wheel around the city to point out their favorite and least-favorite biking aspects in town. Getting his gear ready, BJ Grieve, senior planner with WGM Group and ... 05/5/2016 - 12:55 am | View Link
MSU economics study has implications for Sheppard, wind farms An economic study conducted this week by a Midwestern State University economics professor could have important implications for proposed wind energy developments in nearby Clay County. In reviewing labor and job earnings statistics, professor John ... 05/4/2016 - 9:10 pm | View Link
The Rise of Knowledge Workers Is Accelerating Despite the Threat of Automation In the past three decades, the number of jobs for knowledge workers has never been rising as quickly as it is right now. As recently as the mid-1980s, you could categorize American workers into roughly three equal-sized groups of about 30 million people each. 05/4/2016 - 6:35 pm | View Link
For ‘Brexit,’ Like ‘Grexit,’ It’s Not About Economics Britain’s flirtation with leaving the European Union is as puzzling as Greece’s stubborn desire to stay. After all, Britain’s economy has done quite well inside the bloc while Greece’s has been decimated. What explains both sentiments is that the ... 05/4/2016 - 4:22 pm | View Link
Economics | Define Economics at Dictionary.com Economics definition, (used with a singular verb) the science that deals with the production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services, or the material ... 04/29/2016 - 2:57 pm | View Website
Economics | Definition of Economics by Merriam-Webster :the science concerned with the making, selling, and using of goods and services Hint: Economics can be used as a singular or a plural in writing and speaking. 04/29/2016 - 10:54 am | View Website
Your Guide to Economics at About.com Learn economic basics, the difference between macroeconomics and microeconomics, demand vs. supply, and more concepts to help make sense of the world. 04/29/2016 - 10:39 am | View Website
The Economist The Economist offers authoritative insight and opinion on international news, politics, business, finance, science, technology and the connections between them. 04/29/2016 - 8:38 am | View Website
Economics 1. (Economics) (functioning as singular) the social science concerned with the production and consumption of goods and services and the analysis of the commercial ... 04/29/2016 - 4:13 am | View Website
SOURCE: ILLUMINA INC. What: After pre-announcing a revenue and profit shortfall, Illumina (NASDAQ: ILMN) saw its shares lose 19.1% of their value last month, according to data from S&P Global Market Intelligence. Continue reading
The shrink-to-grow turnaround plan at Equity Commonwealth (NYSE: EQC) is still in the middle of the shrinking phase. However, with each passing quarter, the company edges closer to its target to unload $3 billion in assets so that it can get down to a stronger core upon which to drive future growth.
Image source: Royal Dutch Shell via Flickr.comFor more than a year, Royal Dutch Shell (NYSE: RDS-A) (NYSE: RDS-B) has been touting the benefits that the acquisition of BG Group would bring to the combined company. This quarter, when it got to show off how great this pairing will truly be, the results weren't exactly going to win any votes for belle of the ball.
It's easy to get suckered in by commonly reported numbers, but not all of them are as important as you might think. In this segment from the Industry Focus: Tech podcast, Dylan Lewis and Nathan Hamilton explain why earnings per share (EPS), an ever-popular number for the headlines, is essentially a useless metric for long-term investors who want to know about a company's health and potential.
Bonds are considered safe because they have fixed payments. Stocks, on the other hand, have earnings that can vary from year to year and are therefore considered riskier. Although many stocks pay a dividend, a large part of a stock's return comes from its earnings. This makes it difficult to judge how much return an investor can expect over the years.
Image source: EPAM Systems. Companies routinely tap into labor sources from across the globe in order to find the best mix of experience and affordability. That's part of the business model at EPAM Systems (NYSE: EPAM), which has taken full advantage of a wealth of IT programming and services talent in the eastern part of Europe to build up a fast-growing small company.