Do you track the home improvement industry? If you do, but didn’t make it to the Home Improvement Research Institute’s HIRI Summit last month, you can still benefit from the top takeaways shared by thought leaders presenting there. The nonprofit trade organization is made up of global building products manufacturers, large chain retailers and allied
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A small group of UAW members picket outside General Motors’ Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly plant just after midnight Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019, in Michigan. The union’s one-month national strike against the automaker is the longest since 1970 against GM. Michael Wayland | CNBC DETROIT – As the clock struck midnight, there was no dancing or cheering outside
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A number of Wall Street’s rising hedge fund managers revealed their top stock picks on Wednesday at the annual Sohn San Francisco Investment Conference. The conference is best known for hedge fund managers making market moving presentations as well as introducing up-and-coming hedge fund stars in the Next Wave Sohn panel. The Sohn conference held
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By Stacey Freeman, Next Avenue Contributor Getty Thanks to technology, we can buy groceries online. We can search online for a job, a pet, even a spouse. And if for whatever reason that spouse doesn’t work out, we can go through the divorce process online, too. But when you’re divorcing, can a website, or a
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I see from the National Review that Beto O’Rourke’s remarks about revoking tax-exempt status of religious institutions such as colleges, churches, etc. for opposing same-sex marriage is still a thing. I’m not going to try to review the response to this remark, which has been epic. My purpose is to get some expert comment into
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Three of Asia’s biggest business hubs have emerged as the world’s most environmentally-friendly commuter cities. Tokyo, Beijing and Singapore topped the charts for green commuting in a new study by data insights company, Kantar. Those cities ranked especially highly due to commuters’ general tendency to use public transport or walk to work in the three
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The Bank of New York Mellon on Wall Street, New York. Scott Mlyn | CNBC Bank of New York Mellon reported a 7% fall in quarterly profit on Wednesday, as the world’s largest custodian bank earned lower fees and took a hit from a drop in interest rates. Net income applicable to common shareholders fell
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Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) speaks during the Democratic Presidential Debate at Otterbein University on October 15, 2019 in Westerville, Ohio. A record 12 presidential hopefuls are participating in the debate hosted by CNN and The New York Times. Win McNamee | Getty Images Sen. Elizabeth Warren may have a new slogan: “Where’s the beef?” During
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Virgin Galactic founder Richard Branson models the company’s new line of spacewear made by Under Armour. CNBC | Michael Sheetz Richard Branson‘s space tourism venture is closer to listing its shares publicly than some may expect and, once it begins flying regularly, the billionaire founder told CNBC that Virgin Galactic will look to expand its
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Kenneth Fisher, chief executive officer of Fisher Investments, speaks at the Forbes Global CEO Conference in Sydney, Australia, on Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2010. Gillianne Tedder | Bloomberg | Getty Images The City of Boston is ending its relationship with Fisher Investments, pulling $248 million in pension assets from the firm. Mayor Martin Walsh announced on
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Getty The largest dark web child pornography site in the world has been taken down. That was the word today from the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia, the Justice Department’s Criminal Division, the IRS Criminal Investigation (IRS-CI), and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), together with the National Crime
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BRAZIL – 2019/09/11: In this photo illustration the Massachusetts Institute of Technology MIT logo is seen displayed on a smartphone. (Photo Illustration by Rafael Henrique/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images) SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images The coming decade, between 2020 and 2030, is when America gets old. A just-announced joint venture’s primary purpose is to fuse
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