Category: Business News

Friday Jobs Report Preview: October ADP Employment Numbers Show Unexpected Strength

Friday Jobs Report Preview: October ADP Employment Numbers Show Unexpected Strength

(Photo credit: Sean MacEntee) A bit of good news on the economy this morning has markets gaining ground and economists revisiting their predictions, as ADP’s monthly report on US payrolls showed 158,000 jobs were...

After A Decade of Debacles, Auto Parts Supplier Dana Is Back In Gear

After A Decade of Debacles, Auto Parts Supplier Dana Is Back In Gear

Dana Holding CEO Roger Wood Roger Wood looked at Dana Holding and saw possibilities. In the past decade the storied Maumee, Ohio auto parts maker had survived a misguided acquisition binge, a hostile takeover...

In Sandy Aftermath, How To File An Insurance Claim For Damage

In Sandy Aftermath, How To File An Insurance Claim For Damage

The wreckage from Hurricane Sandy is extensive. More than 6 million people woke up this morning without power. New York City has been especially hard hit; public schools and the New York Stock Exchange are closed for...

Banks Waive Fees for Residents in Path of Hurricane Sandy

Banks Waive Fees for Residents in Path of Hurricane Sandy

Anticipating a storm-related cash crunch and bill-paying delays, Chase and Citibank announced on Sunday that they would waive overdraft, ATM and/or late fees for customers in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut who will...

NY Governor Cuomo: ‘Cautiously Optimistic’ Wall Street Will Reopen Wednesday

NY Governor Cuomo: ‘Cautiously Optimistic’ Wall Street Will Reopen Wednesday

OCTOBER 29: The closed New York Stock Exchange is barricaded with sand bags during the arrival of Hurricane Sandy .(Image credit: Getty Images via @daylife) Update: 11:35 a.m.: New YorkGovernor Andrew Cuomo said he is...

Sandy’s Aftermath: Damage Estimates Top $20 Billion, Among The Worst U.S. Storms Of All Time

Sandy’s Aftermath: Damage Estimates Top $20 Billion, Among The Worst U.S. Storms Of All Time

Sandy has killed at least 33 people across six states, has left more than 6 million without power, and has absolutely crippled the mass transit system that that nation’s biggest city relies upon to...

Google unveils new Nexus tablets and phone

Google unveils new Nexus tablets and phone

It’s gadget season, and Google wants in on all the fun that Microsoft and Apple have been having. Google (GOOG, Fortune 500) unveiled a new “Nexus” phone, tablet and Android operating system on Monday. Its goal is...

Twitter accounts for storm, relief updates

Twitter accounts for storm, relief updates

As Hurricane Sandy converges with other storms and threatens to wreak havoc on the mid-Atlantic coast, power outages could make it difficult for residents to get up-to-date information. But mobile phones can provide crucial...

The Tricks and Treats in the Business of Halloween Pop-Up Shops

The Tricks and Treats in the Business of Halloween Pop-Up Shops

Halloween is just around the corner but the shops peddling costumes, makeup, fake tombstones and all manner of cobwebs, skulls and life-size plastic ghouls have been doing a brisk business all month. Specialty stores...

The Unthinkable Fat Tail Risks for 2013

The Unthinkable Fat Tail Risks for 2013

The markets will have to struggle with dangerous events that aren’t fully expected by Wall Street like the US’s loss of its AAA rating and surprise negatives from the Fed’s historic promise to keep...