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Minimum Wage Increases Fail To Help Millions Of American Workers [Video]

Minimum Wage Increases

Minimum wage is the minimum hourly wage an employee receives for work from an employer. Employees receiving minimum wage make up a small share of the American workforce. In fact, millions of American workers do not receive minimum wage. More Americans are exempt from receiving minimum wage than those who actually earn it. In addition,… Read more »

Energy Stocks Primed For A Comeback?

oil

Though last year wasn’t what you’d call hot for the U.S. Energy sector, and the first days of 2015 point to continued weakness in oil, investors are starting to look to when the sector might start to recover. Crude oil prices fell 42 percent in the fourth quarter. The fallout on corporate bottom lines isn’t… Read more »

Gas prices – Experts Say Turnaround Is On The Horizion

gas pump

The steady fall in the price of gas is almost at an end, experts say. Fuel prices soon will hit bottom, then begin trending upward. However, forecasters predict that gas prices won’t have the same effect on consumer’s wallets as they did in 2011, 2012 and 2013. Patrick DeHaan, senior petroleum analyst at GasBuddy, a… Read more »

McDonald’s Wants You To Fall In Love Again

McDonald's

In the neverending quest for complete and total domination in the fast food industry, McDonald’s is going to be working hard to make you see the “love” in its products. A new marketing strategy from McDonald’s is being unleashed on the world that plays off of their old marketing strategy. McDonald’s is utilizing their “I’m… Read more »

Gas Prices Continue to Drop, Not Likely to Jump Back Soon

Gas Prices

In many parts of the country, the price of gasoline has dropped to below two dollars. Gas prices, overall, are down more than a dollar from this time last year and, despite holiday predictions, continued to get lower. As reported in the Inquisitr, gas prices fell below $2/gallon in Virginia just before Christmas. That trend… Read more »

Samsung London Store Closes, But Note 4 And Gear VR Could Revive Company

Samsung's UK Store

A high-profile Samsung Experience store in London has closed due to Samsung’s declining profits. The London store was considered the flagship Samsung store. Unfortunately, 50 Samsung employees will lose their jobs. There is no word yet as to whether other Samsung store locations will close down. Samsung talked to CNET about the unfortunate London store… Read more »

Amazon Prime Now Aims To Deliver To New Yorkers In One Hour

Amazon Prime getting even faster

Amazon Prime has long been a service well worth the money to most subscribers. Now the retail giant is looking to make its delivery service that much better with the announcement of Amazon Prime Now. With Amazon Prime Now, customers in New York City will be able to get their online orders delivered to them… Read more »