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Kraft Announces New Mother’s Day Free Childcare Promotion

Kraft Announces New Mother’s Day Free Childcare Promotion

This Mother’s Day, make sure you don’t forget Kraft.  The company behind the immensely successful sliced and individually-wrapped American cheese singles announced, this week, it would like to pay your childcare... 
Altria’s Investment in Cannabis Sinks Profits

Altria’s Investment in Cannabis Sinks Profits

Atria’s surprising investment into Canadian cannabis company, Cronos, did not pan out as they had hoped, eating into the major tobacco company’s first-quarter profits.  According to a statement, made Thursday, first-quarter... 
Tech Stocks Buoy Early Losses To Post Impressive Returns in First Quarter

Tech Stocks Buoy Early Losses To Post Impressive Returns in First Quarter

US stocks rose a bit by the end of the week, touching on new record highs on Friday thanks to better-than-expected first quarter economic growth that offset disappointing earnings reports from earlier in the season.  Indeed,... 
Occidental Petroleum Makes bid For Anadarko

Occidental Petroleum Makes bid For Anadarko

Occidental Petroleum made a bid for Andarko Petroleum, on Wednesday, for a value of $76 per share. This is higher than another offer, made by Chevron, to scoop up the oil and gas driller. Sent by letter to Andarko’s board, Wednesday,... 
US Government Expands Air Bag Investigation In Over 12 Million Vehicles

US Government Expands Air Bag Investigation In Over 12 Million Vehicles

Over 12.3 million vehicles manufactured by Toyota, Honda, Kia, Fiat Chrysler, Mitsubishi and Hyundai will be investigated by US auto safety investigators due to malfunctioning air bag controls that keep air bags from inflating... 
A Higher Risk of Heart-Related Death Is Significantly Linked to Skipping Breakfast

A Higher Risk of Heart-Related Death Is Significantly Linked to Skipping Breakfast

A recent study revealed that there may be a link between your risk of dying earlier from heart related deaths or stroke-related death and skipping breakfast. This study was published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology... 
Snap Gets a Boost in First Quarter 2019

Snap Gets a Boost in First Quarter 2019

Snap had a rousing morning today as its stock price jumped as much as 11 percent in afterhours trading on Tuesday.  Better known for its wildly popular mobile sharing platform, Snapchat, the tech startup beat analyst... 
Samsung May Also Supply Apple with 5G Modems

Samsung May Also Supply Apple with 5G Modems

After two years of escalating litigations, a settlement was announced between Apple and Qualcomm, the mobile chip manufacturer giant, last week.  It also brings Qualcomm back as Apple’s supplier once again for baseband... 
Oil Shares Rise 1.1 Percent—a Near 6-Month High—After US Crackdown on Iran

Oil Shares Rise 1.1 Percent—a Near 6-Month High—After US Crackdown on Iran

Placing strict new measures on Iran’s crude exports—and surprising the market in the process—President Donald Trump helped oil prices rally to a near six-month high on Tuesday.  When the current administration... 
Stocks Nearing All-Time High

Stocks Nearing All-Time High

US markets rallied with both the Standard and Poors 500 and the Nasdaq Composite closing near record highs and Wall Street celebrated stronger-than-expected quarterly profits from some of the biggest publicly traded companies... 
Experts Advise When To Worry About Snoring

Experts Advise When To Worry About Snoring

It is estimated that around 40 percent of adults in the United States snore; and it appears to affect men more often than women. While its proliferation within the population might imply that it is normal—and despite the... 
Kohl’s Shares Up With Expansion of Amazon Returns Program

Kohl’s Shares Up With Expansion of Amazon Returns Program

Shares of retailer Kohl’s jumped nearly 9 percent, to $73.47, on Tuesday with word that consumers will soon be able to bring Amazon returns to any of the company’s 1,200—or so—stores.  The pilot program is only... 
You Can Now Get Info on EV Charging Stations in Google Maps

You Can Now Get Info on EV Charging Stations in Google Maps

It has been about a year since Google first teased at the feature, but the tech giant has just announced the official rollout of a new Maps function that will make it easier to find charging stations for electric vehicles.  In... 
American Children Do Not Drink Enough Water, Study Warns

American Children Do Not Drink Enough Water, Study Warns

Water is important but a new study warns that children are not drinking enough of it.  Instead, they are opting for more dangerous sugary drinks like sodas and even energy drinks.  And a new study warns that... 
US New Home Sales Are On the Rise

US New Home Sales Are On the Rise

New single family homes sales are on the rise, right now, and on their way to their highest marker in more than a year. Indeed, the numbers from March seem to suggest that lower mortgage rates and a drop in home prices have...