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Boeing Machinists in South Carolina reject unionization
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Boeing Machinists in South Carolina reject unionization

February 16th, 2017 | by Contributor
NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. — Production workers at Boeing’s South Carolina plant have rejected an effort to unionize, maintaining Southern reluctance toward unionization and setting up a picture-perfect stop for President...
Why consumers should brace for higher prices
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Why consumers should brace for higher prices

February 16th, 2017 | by Contributor
Consumers, get ready: You’re about to suffer some sticker shock. Thanks to the post-election surge of business optimism, last year’s rebound in energy prices and a tightening labor market, we learned this week that...
This protest promises “a day without immigrants”
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This protest promises “a day without immigrants”

February 16th, 2017 | by Contributor
PHILADELPHIA – Organizers in cities across the U.S. are telling immigrants to miss class, miss work and not shop on Thursday as a way to show the country how important they are to America’s economy and way of life....
Trendy winter coat maker Canada Goose to go public
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Trendy winter coat maker Canada Goose to go public

February 16th, 2017 | by Contributor
Canada Goose, the coat maker known for its high-end down jackets, has filed for an initial public offering. It plans to trade under the ticker symbol “GOOS” on the New York Stock Exchange and Toronto Stock Exchange....
NBA team a dud on court, most valuable as franchise
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NBA team a dud on court, most valuable as franchise

February 16th, 2017 | by Contributor
The New York Knicks may be an embarrassment on the court, but as a commercial enterprise the team is top of the league.  The Knicks, struggling through another dispiriting season, are the National Basketball...
Immigration busts a boon for America’s biggest for-profit prison
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Immigration busts a boon for America’s biggest for-profit prison

February 16th, 2017 | by Contributor
When it comes to companies that are set to profit from President Donald Trump’s policies, here’s a clear winner: private prison operator CoreCivic (CXW).  The Nashville, Tennessee-based company has experienced...