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Sears hires a bankruptcy expert

Sears hires a bankruptcy expert

NEW YORK (CNN Business) – If Sears wants to avoid bankruptcy, it’ll practically have to pull a rabbit out of a hat. The company thinks it found a director who can help do the trick.Sears (SHLD) annMORE

Best Buy is cashing in as Americans grow older

Best Buy is cashing in as Americans grow older

NEW YORK (CNN Business) – Americans are getting older. That’s an opportunity for Best Buy.In August, Best Buy announced it would buy GreatCall for $800 million. GreatCall makes Jitterbug cell phoneMORE

How Casper drove Mattress Firm into bankruptcy

How Casper drove Mattress Firm into bankruptcy

NEW YORK (CNN Business) – Beds-in-a-box have brought the country’s largest mattress retailer to its knees.Mattress Firm filed for bankruptcy on Friday to escape hundreds of leases it could no longeMORE

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Profiting Off the Dead

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen died on Monday, leaving behind a net worth of $20.3 BILLION.  While I’m sure that his family and co-workers are saddened by his passing, those most disappointed are Socialists like Senator Bernie Sanders and likely-Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez–who will see another mega-billionaire not have to pay his “fair share” despite being dead.   The current…

Not Helping the Planet a Large Amount at a Time

Because we have been doing it for so long now, sorting your recycling from your garbage seems like more of a chore and a bore than a positive step to “save the planet”.  It’s a good thing that recycling has become a routine in our lives.  Just this weekend, I felt bad throwing a plastic…

Meekly Staying Where We’ve Always Been

It is fitting that the Neil Armstrong movie First Man comes to theaters today–just a day after a Soyuz rocket failure leaves humankind with no reliable way to get a person into space.  In just fifty years we have gone from the greatest accomplishment in human history, to settling for low-earth orbit flight, to having…