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In the Headlines-November 21st, 2014

In The Headlines Dollar Shave Club Finds Success by Offering a Simpler Shave Dollar Shave Club, a startup launched two years ago on the strength of a single, viral video, has started to grow up. More than a million customers spend about $7 million each month to get razor blades...
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In the Headlines-November 14th, 2014

In The Headlines Eddie Bauer Looks to Urban America for Growth Eddie Bauer’s outerwear is meant for active enthusiasts to pursue the great, open outdoors. But the company’s future growth may rest on the shoulders of urban dwellers. The outerwear and apparel maker, with about 300...
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In the Headlines-November 7th, 2014

In The Headlines Will Drillers Hit a Dry Well on Wall Street as Oil Prices Fall? In a ballroom at the Dallas Ritz-Carlton in September, Aubrey McClendon told an investor conference that since leaving Chesapeake Energy last year to start his own company, American Energy Partners,...
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In the Headlines-October 31st, 2014

In The Headlines This Year Halloween Sales Look to Be Scary Big According to a recently released study from the International Council of Shopping Centers, nearly three-quarters of U.S. households are planning to spend money on Halloween-related items. Of these families, the total...
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In the Headlines-October 24th, 2014

In The Headlines Southwest Airlines Takes its Magic International With plans to increase international flights, Southwest Airlines is flying high. It has leveraged its low fares and customer-friendly heart to become the nation’s largest carrier of domestic fliers. Now it’s...
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In the Headlines-October 17th, 2014

In The Headlines Is Bitcoin Becoming Respectable? Even as the value of Bitcoin has fallen 55% this year against the dollar, consumers are embracing the digital currency. People have opened 41 million Bitcoin accounts worldwide, according to the Bank of England. Parents are...
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In the Headlines-October 10th, 2014

In The Headlines More Dangerous than Ebola: Medical Mistakes The Dallas hospital treating the first Ebola case diagnosed in the U.S. sent the patient, Thomas Duncan, home the first time he showed up because the doctors who saw him never learned that he had just come from West...
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In the Headlines-October 3rd, 2014

In The Headlines Nike’s Midas Touch: More Options, More Prices, More Sales Recently, Nike added $7.5 billion to its market value after posting a dazzling financial report. Like an athlete “in the zone,” even the riskiest plays are paying off for Nike. Last quarter the firm poured...
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In the Headlines-September 26th, 2014

In The Headlines Loan Trading: A $1 Trillion Market Moving in Slow Motion Imagine a trillion-dollar business that runs on phone calls and faxes and routinely ties up money for months while investors receive no interest. That is how it goes in the market for leveraged loans—those...
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