Author: Sammy Bravo

How $1.99 All-You-Can-Eat Buffets Went Extinct

How $1.99 All-You-Can-Eat Buffets Went Extinct

Traditionally, cheap buffets in Las Vegas have served as loss leaders: Their purpose wasn’t to be profitable but instead to draw in diners—who hopefully would stick around to gamble. Lately, the idea of a...

The Real Reason New College Grads Can’t Get Hired

The Real Reason New College Grads Can’t Get Hired

It’s because college kids today can’t do math, one line of reasoning goes. Or they don’t know science. Or they’re clueless about technology, aside from their myriad social-media profiles. These are all good theories,...

USPS to Make Sunday Deliveries for Amazon

USPS to Make Sunday Deliveries for Amazon

Amazon has struck a deal with the U.S. Postal Service to get packages delivered on Sundays, just in time for the holiday season. It’s a win-win situation for both parties. Amazon will be able...

5 Video Game Trends: Buy, Sell or Hold?

5 Video Game Trends: Buy, Sell or Hold?

With the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 mere days away from launch, gamers, mommy bloggers and middle school bus drivers across the nation want to know: what’s hot and what’s not? We’ve studied the...

Bad News For ‘Hunger Games’ Studio

Bad News For ‘Hunger Games’ Studio

The studio behind the Hunger Games franchise said Friday that its second quarter-profit was down a whopping 99 percent from last year. That’s both because it was paying off debts to the tune of $36.2 million...

Unemployment Rate Ticks Up To 7.3 Percent

Unemployment Rate Ticks Up To 7.3 Percent

The U.S. economy added 204,000 jobs in October, beating analyst expectations, but the unemployment rate still ticked up to 7.3 percent, the government announced Friday. The October jobs report was widely expected to show...

How to Buy One Share of Twitter

How to Buy One Share of Twitter

So you want to own a little piece of the social networking giant known as Twitter? Here’s a quick guide—and a few words of caution. First off, let’s preface this how-to with an important...

Microsoft Announces First Wave Of Xbox One Entertainment Apps

Microsoft Announces First Wave Of Xbox One Entertainment Apps

Yesterday, we had the chance to speak with Microsoft’s Albert Penello about the Xbox One dashboard. During our conversation, he confirmed that the entertainment app offerings won’t be pre-loaded on your console, and users...

Now More People Can Get Credit Scores — Real Ones — For Free

Now More People Can Get Credit Scores — Real Ones — For Free

Getting a free credit score is generally no easy feat, but people with credit cards issued by Barclaycard US and First Bankcard no longer have to jump through hoops to see their FICO score. ...

Despite Mixed Headlines, Today’s Jobs Report is Still a Bummer

Despite Mixed Headlines, Today’s Jobs Report is Still a Bummer

The October jobs report came as a bit of surprise for analysts who were expecting the government shutdown to severely affect job growth, as the Labor Department announced the economy added a pretty robust...