The internet killed the shopping mall. Toys “R’ Us, a normally stand along stores that has been existent in strip malls or next to Pizza Huts for generations, is potentially the next building in your local distressed town to grow weeds.. From REUTERS: (Reuters) – Toys ‘R’ Us is working to put together a loan … Read moreCalling Seph Lawless! Now Toys “R” Us may be a new location for photos
Fear for Saturday night.. here’s a link to read: China’s unfolding market crash resembles 1929’s Black Thursday, plunging world economy into depression
Read more here: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-08-11/china-weakens-yuan-reference-rate-by-record-1-9-amid-slowdown This is going to have a global effect
A panel appointed by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo recommended on Wedesday that the minimum wage be raised for employees of fast-food chain restaurants throughout the state to $15 an hour. Wages would first be raised in New York City and then the rest of the state. More from the New York TIMES..
IT HAPPENED: Greece becomes first developed nation to default on international obligations
Greece won’t pay the International Monetary Fund the 1.5 billion euros it owes Tuesday. A spokesman for Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis told CNN the payment would not be made. Greece thus becomes the first developed economy to default to the IMF.
GREECE IS THE WORD The IMF wants its money. ATMs in Greece are running dry.. this could be the week of a national default.. The world is watching. And Reuters is reporting this in its Sunday dispatch from the nation… George Georgiopoulos and Lefteris Papadimas write: More than a third of automated teller machines across … Read more
Why Men (at Least Pretend to) Work Longer Hours The study goes: Male workers are happier if they think they’re working more hours than their friends and colleagues, according to a report from Maastrict University. I think we all know someone who highly brags about the amount of work they do..
There is a troubling trend in the United States–the trend of a degenerating infrastructure and disinterest from anyone trying to fix it.. I am amazed looking at historical photos.. those “old days” and times gone by are often littered with symbols of class and money–trains running on time and people dressed well at storefronts that … Read moreQUAINT LITTLE PLACES.. DEGENERATING EVERY DAY