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Boeing and Northrop Sign Deals for Nuclear Missile Technology

Boeing and Northrop Sign Deals for Nuclear Missile Technology

On Monday, the U.S. Air Force announced that it has award a pair of contracts to Boeing and Northrop Grumman for work that could produce the replacement of the country’s intercontinental ballistic missile. The contracts represent... 
World Shares Down As Investors Wait for Central Bank Meeting

World Shares Down As Investors Wait for Central Bank Meeting

Global stocks were mostly down Monday as South Korean and U.S. joint military drills have kept financial markets on edge while investor await an important meeting later in the week of central bankers. European shares were down during... 
Oil Prices In Slight Decline Over Middle East Tensions

Oil Prices In Slight Decline Over Middle East Tensions

The price of oil fell slightly on Wednesday due to an oversupply in the market. Brent crude futures hovered around $50 a barrel although the Middle East tensions and the declining inventories in the United States provided support. At... 
Legroom To Be Reduced On American Airlines In Order To Raise Capacity

Legroom To Be Reduced On American Airlines In Order To Raise Capacity

Reports indicate that there will be reduced legroom for passengers in Economy class in new planes that American Airlines is planning to deploy. In the newest Boeing 737 jetliners, the space separating most rows will now be approximately... 
Slowdown In The Growth Of Loans Observed In The United States

Slowdown In The Growth Of Loans Observed In The United States

According to the earnings report of the big banks in the United States, there has been a slowing down in the growth of loans. Executives in the banking sector, however, assured that they were still experiencing demand from borrowers... 
Is the Increase in Online Sales Contributing to An Increase in Dog Attacks on Mail Carriers?

Is the Increase in Online Sales Contributing to An Increase in Dog Attacks on Mail Carriers?

The e-commerce boom has been held largely responsible for the slowdown in traditional retail outlets but we are now starting to see another consequence of the industry, one that probably should have been much easier to anticipate. As... 
Pending Home Sales Rebounding, but Can The Industry Maintain?

Pending Home Sales Rebounding, but Can The Industry Maintain?

New data from the National Association Realtors shows that pending home sales had rebounded sharply last month, to reach their highest level in roughly a year; the second-highest level in more than ten years. As a matter of fact, all... 
Minimum Wages is Going Up Across America: Will the Trend Continue?

Minimum Wages is Going Up Across America: Will the Trend Continue?

America’s Great Recession may have officially ended 7.5 years ago but while job market health has been certainly growing, it appears that only now are we finally starting to see it apparent in wages. Sure, whatever wage increases... 
Alaska Airlines Successfully Tests Wood-Based Jet Fuel

Alaska Airlines Successfully Tests Wood-Based Jet Fuel

Alaska Airlines has been making significant changes lately but while new routes and new marketing can certainly help any commercial airliner, the Seattle-based airline’s newest change might get the most attention. Alaska Airlines... 
What Does the Future of Charter Schools Look Like in America?

What Does the Future of Charter Schools Look Like in America?

The state of Massachusetts has long been a shining example of what America could achieve in terms of elementary education.  Long regarded as a national leader in education and a pioneer of school reform, the state is home to, perhaps,... 
Where Does President Elect Donald Trump Stand on Education Reform?

Where Does President Elect Donald Trump Stand on Education Reform?

Now, only a few months ago, Donald Trump pledged that—should he be elected president—he will immediately invest $20 billion in school choice. This plan would, essentially, reprioritize existing federal dollars in order to establish... 
US Regulators (the Federal Reserve) Hopes For Improved Bond Market Data

US Regulators (the Federal Reserve) Hopes For Improved Bond Market Data

Treasuries are struggling following an improved US manufacturing gauge (now its highest since 2015). Combined, then, these factors may best support the Federal Reserve’s insistence to raise interest rates this year. Indeed, benchmark... 
Obama Lifts Embargo on Cuba

Obama Lifts Embargo on Cuba

On Friday, President Obama made a move that will surely retain his place in American history by opening talks with Cuba in a sweeping directive aimed at lifting the Cold War trade embargo to end a half-century of clandestine plotting...