Business (2016)



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  • December 30, 2016
    Chris Woodward

    Pros and cons of Uber and Lyft fingerprint checks in NYC

    car dealership lotWith the coming of the New Year, fingerprint background checks could be required for Uber and Lyft in upstate New York, where arguments for and against the idea have been voiced.

  • December 27, 2016
    Chad Groening

    Disney fires American workers, hires foreign replacements

    Disney signAn immigration enforcement advocacy organization is hoping that the incoming Trump administration will take measures to protect American workers who are being displaced by cheaper foreign workers.

  • December 21, 2016
    Chris Woodward

    Uber, Lyft drivers to be thoroughly screened now?

    car dealership lotAn impending decision in Maryland could have major implications on ride-sharing programs such as Uber and Lyft.

  • December 20, 2016
    Chris Woodward

    Pushing back a bully is not starting a war

    China (PRC)Some observers are concerned that President-elect Donald Trump will ignite a trade war with China but one longtime analyst says that war is well underway. 

  • December 19, 2016
    Chris Woodward

    Online sales tax complicating things

    online shopping cartOne issue that has divided people and politicians is whether state governments should be able to force out-of-state retailers to aid in the collection of taxes on goods purchased by state residents – and it might be headed for the United States Supreme Court.

  • December 18, 2016
    Michael F. Haverluck

    Evangelical ministries receive $16B, up 10%

    Christian flag over US flagThe latest figures show that evangelical organizations based in the United States received $16 billion in 2015, which is a substantial 10-percent jump from the previous year.

  • December 15, 2016
    Chris Woodward

    Left-wing Portland vs. 'extreme economic inequality'

    cash 100-dollar billThe City of Portland's approval of a tax on companies with high-paying CEOs continues to draw attention, but not everyone thinks it will work. 

  • December 15, 2016
    Chris Woodward

    Gates', Soros' green money is better than taxpayers'

    Bill GatesHighly recognized names in the business world are putting big money behind energy efforts, but critics are wary of massive funding

  • December 14, 2016
    Chris Woodward

    Boeing-Iran deal called dangerous

    Iranian nuclear reactorEven though Iran maintains that it has finalized a deal with American aircraft manufacturer Boeing, critics remain quite skeptical about the agreement.

  • December 13, 2016
    Chris Woodward

    Miners, environmentalists split on Trump's Int. Sec. pick

    Trump speaking in TX (June 2016)Even though many groups of environmentalists might not warm up to President-elect Donald Trump regarding environmental issues, the National Mining Association is more than pleased with his choice for interior secretary.

  • December 06, 2016
    Chris Woodward, Billy Davis

    Building a better product...or just good PR?

    Patagonia logoA clothing company that's throwing millions of dollars at environmental causes is failing to understand how the real world works, says an environmental analyst.

  • December 06, 2016
    Charlie Butts

    Retailer inflexible about controversial policy

    Macy'sA well-known chain of department stores won't surrender on its transgender policy, compelling a national organization to issue a warning – especially to women and children.

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