Black Friday falls falls early in the calendar this year, which means retailers have more opportunity to make sales and shoppers have more time to do last-minute shopping.
US stocks rallied Friday on signs that the holiday shopping season was off to a good start, with Walmart calling it the “best ever” Black Friday.
Police in Florida are still looking for the person who allegedly shot two people at a Walmart in Tallahassee, the most serious reported instance of violence in the midst of the “Black Friday” holiday shopping maelstrom.
It’s the scourge of stores everywhere: “showrooming,” the act of going to a store to see and touch a product, then using your phone to find and order the same item for a lower price online.
The U.S. federal government is over $16.2 trillion in debt. But that doesn’t really matter, we’re told, because the Federal Reserve — a private banking monopoly — can create an unlimited quantity of dollars to keep buying up the U.S. debt. This is ca
Hey, let's just simplify the tax code and eliminate loopholes.
In order to make up for a $30 million shortfall Detroit announced city employees will take unpaid furloughs and they would implement “other cost-savings actions” starting the first of January. “... revenue-generating departments are not impacted
Jeff Deist (Ron Paul's Chief of Staff) talks about the future of the r3volution and Ron Paul's activism in 3rd Hour - Ernest Hancock goes over the Freedom's Phoenix Headline News; provides an update on the 'Battery Project'
A new study released by the progressive think tank Demos on Monday estimated that if retail workers were given a living wage, hundreds of thousands of Americans would be lifted out of poverty and the wage boost would significantly bolster the economy
Americans are likely to spend between three and four percent more on their holiday shopping this year than last, in an apparent sign of increased consumer confidence, according to a survey published Wednesday.
The Federal-Postal Coalition representing 24 federal employee unions -- pleaded with Congress to spare their members in any deal related to the "fiscal cliff." Federal workers have contributed more than their fair share toward reducing the debt
High schools, grammar schools, and kindergartens are a large and growing market for Apple’s iPad.
Hoh hoh hoh... "Debt-financed consumption does not build productive capacity."
Energy is a good thing. But it is as obedient to the law of Declining Marginal Utility as everything else.
Jeremy Grantham's US Economic Growth Forecast Through 2050 Is The Most Depressing Forecast You'll Ever See
Fed chairman Ben Bernanke stepped up his warnings Tuesday over the looming “fiscal cliff,” saying its mandatory tax hikes and spending cuts posed a “substantial threat” to US economic recovery.
The state of New York sued Credit Suisse for fraud Tuesday over the sale of questionable mortgage securities that dealt buyers $11.2 billion in losses in the US housing meltdown.
Private investment is the most important driver of economic progress. Entrepreneurs need new structures, equipment, and software to produce new products, to produce existing products at lower cost, and to make use of new technology that requires embo
Oil production in the U.S. is increasing, often driven by new ways of getting the black stuff out of the ground.
The Twinkie, it turns out, was introduced way back in 1930. In our memories, however, the iconic snack will forever be identified with the 1950s, when Hostess popularized the brand by sponsoring “The Howdy Doody Show.”
With the presidential elections over, companies now have a better idea of how to move forward with their hiring plans.
The stock markets are rallying today. But they're still a long way from recovering the gigantic losses they've experienced since the election.
Brock Lorber (BlackAndYellowPages.Com) Economist, friend, r3VOLutionary... in studio 3 hours to talk about the economy, elections, energy, and the future as the r3VOLution continues.
James Wesley: Can you provide any insight on the banking services and the Lakota [copper, silver and gold] coins from the Lakota Bank? Thanks, - Bryan E.
Rep. Ron Paul, (R-Texas), on the current state of the economy and whether the administration can make corrections in the next four years.
Wal-Mart vice president of communications David Tovar said Monday on Fox News that the retail giant didn’t expected any disruptions on Black Friday, despite planned worker protests.
Troubled Twinkie maker Hostess Brands and the unions representing its striking workers agreed to start mediation hearings on Tuesday at the urging of a bankruptcy court judge.
Without fail our rapacious nature kicks in every time there is talk of a major consumer shortage in the U.S. Earlier this month we saw New Yorkers selling gasoline for $15 per gallon to those stranded by Hurricane Sandy.
Intel has made strides on mobile chips, but apparently not fast enough to win market share.
Democrats who talk of “going over the cliff” as a way to gain leverage over Republicans on taxes may not have fully considered what this could mean for the Defense Dept who could fire more 100,000 civilian workers in the first weeks of 2013