Business

business

 

Chex: Nefarious And Simply Not True

General Mills’ Vanilla, Chocolate and Cinnamon Chex boxes all proudly display a label that should make many health-conscious consumers happy: “No high fructose corn syrup.” But as the folks at CREDO have discovered, that claim is simply not true. The truth? These General Mills products all contain a super-concentrated sweetener made from high fructose corn


Senator’s Husband Stands To Profit Big From Government Deal

Ever wonder how lowly paid lawmakers leave office filthy rich? Sen. Dianne Feinstein is showing how it’s done. The US Postal Service plans to sell 56 buildings — so it can lease space more expensively — and the real estate company of the California senator’s husband, Richard Blum, is set to pocket about $1 billion


The US Retail Industry Is Collapsing: Here’s Why You’re In Trouble

Shopping malls across America are going to look a whole lot emptier soon. An exodus of giant retailers is beginning with the announcement of hundreds of store closures and thousands of people newly unemployed. The first of January, I broke with my usual tradition and wrote not about positive resolutions, but about the impending rockslide


Shell Fined With 70 Million Euros For 2008 Oil Spills In Nigeria And Niger

The Anglo-Dutch oil multinational Shell will pay 70 million euros to the people of Bodo, southeast of Nigeria and in the Niger Delta, for the destruction caused by two oil spills that occurred in 2008. The total oil spilled has been accounted between 280,000 and 600,000 barrels, affecting some 15,000 people in over 35 villages whose


How Al Sharpton Gets Paid To Not Cry ‘Racism’ At Corporations

Want to influence a casino bid? Polish your corporate image? Not be labeled a racist? Then you need to pay. For more than a decade, corporations have shelled out thousands of dollars in donations and consulting fees to Sharpton’s National Action Network. What they get in return is the reverend’s supposed sway in the black


The 2.6 Billion Dollar Welfare Payment That The U.S. Government Gives To Wal-Mart

Should the federal government be spending billions of dollars to pump up Wal-Mart’s profits?  I know that question sounds really bizarre, but unfortunately this is essentially what is happening.  Because Wal-Mart does not pay them enough money, hundreds of thousands of Wal-Mart employees enroll in Medicaid, food stamps and other social welfare programs.  Even though


US Companies Being Investigated For Revenge Hacking (VIDEO)

American companies are seeking ways to fend off hack attacks similar to the cyberattack against Sony Pictures, but the FBI is looking into some of the country's largest banks to see if they took "revenge hacking" too far and overstepped the law. Jan Crawford reports. CBS


Facebook Sued For Scanning Your Private Messages For Their Profit

FACEBOOK is facing the real possibility of paying its users up to $10,000 EACH, for violating their privacy, if the plaintiffs prevail in a developing lawsuit. The case is known as Campbell v. Facebook Inc, U.S. District Court, Northern District of California, No. 13-5996. The lawsuit was filed by FACEBOOK user Matthew Campbell. The suit is seeking class action status


Storm On The Horizon: Massive Layoffs Planned For Corporate Conglomerates In 2015

2014 has been one long year of economic yo-yoing. Many are breathing a sigh of relief knowing that another year has come to pass, and a better one will be replacing it. In fact, half of the U.S. population feel confident that 2015 will be better than it’s predecessor. The Gallup’s economic confidence index has hit the highest level


Sony Hack: One Of The Greatest Publicity Stunts Ever?

The recent Sony hack is one of the greatest publicity stunts ever. Not only did Sony manage to get the MSM (Mainstream Media) talking about it, but also they got the US President and leaders from other countries involved! What a scheme. Those familiar with advertising know that getting your “product” at the front of people’s


Sony About To Get Sued For Pirating Music In The Interview

As the controversy surrounding the The Interview continues, a singer is claiming that after failing to reach terms with Sony, the company put her music in the movie anyway. After receiving not a penny from the movie giant, Yoon Mi Rae is now set to sue. Meanwhile, 1.5 million pirates have downloaded the comedy. The


Cracking Down On Corporate Crime

2014 ends with little media attention or criminal prosecutions about corporate violations of laws already on the books. When the ranks of anti-business liberals and radical environmentalists compile their list of the worst offenders, their types of abuses exemplify that the most egregious and reprehensible of company practices do not hit their radar screen. The Global


Exposed! These 7 Men Owned The Company Linked To CIA Torture (VIDEO)

The US Senvate report on the CIA's so-called enhanced interrogation techniques that was released on Tuesday said a firm identified only as "Company Y" was responsible for developing many of the tactics used during the questioning of terrorism suspects after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks. After the release of the details of the Senate investigation,


Coca-Cola Is Getting Into The Milk Business

By: anh-usa - It will cost twice as much, but they say it will be healthier and more sustainable. Let’s examine those claims. The Coca-Cola Company has created what they claim is a more nutritious milk product called “fairlife” (no capitals, please!), and they plan to sell it for twice the price of regular milk.


Sun Edison Buying First Wind Scam

The green energy fraud continues. Most people know very little about the true economics in the solar and wind industry. Even less understand the cryptic disclosures in an SEC filing of reports from FERC. Yet the financial inventors are brilliant in concealing the simple business model that is supposed to generate earning from real economic


Older Entries »