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Some analysts at Citi and elsewhere have lost any sense of optimism regarding the world economy in 2016 …
In an interview with CNBC Friday morning, athenahealth CEO Jonathan Bush offered his thoughts on disgraced pharmaceutical executive Martin Shkreli’s behavior Thursday.
“The president expects hardworking consumers to pay for his out of touch climate agenda.”
Apple became the world’s most valuable company in 2011.
Insurers have been losing money on the ObamaCare marketplaces, also known as exchanges, largely due to an influx of sicker and more costly enrollees known as the “risk pool.”
Licensed gun retailers aren’t allowed to accept orders or transact sales on the site.
As if America needed permission.
It’s fantastic, made of plastic.
“I wasted my entire life savings on Trump. I feel like such a fool.”
Morris Cerullo’s ministry is hoping to break ground this year with the goal of opening for business in 2018.
A freaky fad has emerged in Thailand: Lifelike dolls believed to posses human souls. And the results have been…troubling.
Are you having trouble finding a job? There are a few common mistakes that people make on their resumes that might be holding you back.
“The homeless man wasn’t some untouchable stain on business. He was the reason that store opened its doors this morning (or any morning).”
Is anyone safe anymore?
“It’s always gonna be a time of invasion of privacy a little bit, no matter how much they say they’re not gonna look at stuff.”
“No concentration camp in the world has been transformed into a hotel.”
U.S. indexes are down 10 percent or more since the beginning of the year.
Dropping energy prices is a sign that the global economy is slowing down.
“I have no idea what you’re talking about.”
“We want to thank our teams for all of their hard work…”
A bad start to 2016 for the stock market got even worse.
“I honestly thought he was kidding.”
“To cherry-pick one project among hundreds during this time frame and then use it out of context in order to further an agenda-driven storyline is grossly inaccurate.”
“It’s ok I don’t like racism on my sandwich.”
Today’s economic outlook is so uncertain that it points to much graver problems.
“If you weren’t happy yesterday you won’t be happy tomorrow.”
“We are discussing is how we can work together with the private sector and governments to raise that sum.”
“If efforts were made to improve the site, a lot of [those murders] wouldn’t have happened.”
“Higher demand means more time moving people.”
“You’re exposing classified data…in the open, and at the end of the day, that’s — that would not be prudent and would also be illegal.”
While the media will brag about the president’s “good” track record for employment, an in-depth exploration of figures shows otherwise…
China’s main stock index plunged again Thursday, triggering the second automatic halt in trading this week.
“I especially like feedback like this so others can see the disgusting people that we have to deal with sometimes.”
“If you can’t change it, own it.”
“It’s a one-in-a-million type of place.”
“I loved it and was over the moon to get a permanent job. I have belief in myself again….”
What this man did next is sure to warrant the praise of father’s everywhere.
Ever since the blue bird switched its iconic “favorite” button to the universally recognized “like” heart, the company has shown that it’s okay with at least some forms of homogeneity.
“That’s very wrong. It’s very, very wrong.”
“This is the end to filthy money.”
“We’re in the process of having his quotes removed from our caps.”
“The pistol set will be a modern work of functional art and the ultimate set of luxury guns.”
“This is amazing!”
“FedEx is doing everything possible…”
“When you disrupt their flow of capital … they actually start paying attention.”
“If this offends you, you are welcome to leave.”
“These nice gentlemen came looking for tacos…we think.”
Cyberbullying insurance: Because trolls are the worst.
Turing raised the price on Daraprim, a 62-year-old drug whose patent expired decades ago, from $13.50 to $750 per pill.
A rate increase is finally coming.
“There is a decent amount of room for a mattress and night stand and you can keep a dresser in the garage.”
The collapse in oil prices may seem a panacea for the middle class, but sub $40 oil means millions in losses to investors who bought master limited partnerships that invest in oil and gas production, delivery and distribution.
“It’s mainly just to sell guns, but there’s a little bit of political connotation to it also.”
“Watch Coca-Cola use white privilege to sell Coke to indigenous Mexicans.”
“We thought the ad would be amusing.”
Most Americans have been lulled into thinking their money in the bank is safe and always will be. But the truth is, capital controls – just like what happened in Cyprus and Greece – are as close as the next banking crisis…
“Know your rights, do your research, always react.”
“They’ve seized control of it – it’s like what the Nazis did during the Second World War.”
“You’ve already given us a reason to reflect on the world we hope you live in.”
“[W]ritten inscriptions on the inside of the fuel panel, and toilet door in Arabic script.”
“You cannot kill our children and expect us to be quiet any longer.”
A union’s hypocrisy reared its head for the public eye to view as Walmart organizers claim they were fired by the union for attempting to organize their own union.
Thanksgiving traditionalists are once again up in arms about doorbuster sales opening Thanksgiving Day, but are businesses really to blame?
Biosimilars would be 10 to 30 percent less expensive than their brand name alternatives, but biologics makers are taking aggressive legal action against biosimilars, seeking to maintain their government-granted monopoly.
“L-O-V-E and not S-A-L-E.”
“If this offends you, you are welcome to leave.”
“A life-like alternative.”
Feminism declares that women aren’t equal to men unless L.L. Bean describes our sweaters as “inspired by women who made their own wool from smelly North Atlantic sheep.” Blech.
“Take the bait…away as quickly as possible.”
“People love to talk about how hard it is and how little opportunity there is.”
“So, why was Guinness off limits to vegans?”
This reporter spent more on Uber in the past financial quarter than seven presidential campaigns.
Watch some of the video captured during the incident.
”A significant opportunity to get into the game.”
China needs to address the root of its corruption problem and place greater emphasis on the rule of law. Otherwise, the U.S. economy can be expected to suffer from China’s slowdown.
“We’re very early in the investigation.”
“Today we ‘ban the box’ in New York City.”
“Yes, the government will be some-what inept—but the private sector is in general inept.”
“It’s just so cool when you see someone not 1 percent crack into the 0.01 percent.”
“If people cared about me being silly, if all the joking made a positive impact.”
“We are choosing to invest in helping people get outside with loved ones.”
“The freedom to live and work consistently with one’s faith is at the heart of what it means to be an American.”
“We also have three months of food supply for every employee, plus one.”
“Going out of business sale? We can but hope…”
What you don’t know about your credit score can and will hurt you – financially at least.
“We obviously feel terrible.”
“I got my drink, turned around and they were in shock like something happened.”
“It’s unacceptable, that’s what it is.”