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David Rosenberg, chief economist and strategist at Gluskin Sheff & Associates, has been a long-time bear on the U.S.
The Federal Reserve has emerged as one of the most important government entities when it comes to the economy. Many economists credit the Fed with helping the economy recover from The Great Recession. But many politicians--primarily Republicans--criticize the central bank for overreaching and creating more problems in the long run.
The 2008 financial crisis touched every sector of the U.S. economy and millions of Americans lost their jobs as a result. But for employees in the financial services industry, business is back to normal
It’s never been a better time to be a Wall Street CEO. Median CEO compensation in 2012 totaled $9 million, a 6.9% year-over-year increase, reports The Wall Street Journal.
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There have been a bunch of theories about why Apple decided to put a $329 price tag on the iPad Mini when well-reviewed competitive tablets from Amazon and Google are priced at $199. (In the accompanying video, TechCrunch East Coast editor John Biggs and I discuss Tuesday's Apple event which he says lacked the shock and awe of previous product announcements.) The theories include: Because Apple can charge this much--its fans are either so brainwashed or so locked-in to Apple's ecosystem that they'll pay anything Because Apple wants to protect its extraordinarily high profit margin Because Apple's "mini" is better than the Google and Amazon tablets All of those theories probably factored into the decision. And now there's a new report out of Asia that adds a fourth theory, one that also makes sense: Apple's iPad mini production, at least for the time-being, is supply-constrained.
Follow The Daily Ticker on Facebook By Nicole Goodkind Sales of single-family homes in the U.S. rose by 5.7% in September, the highest rate since April 2010. Most would argue that these numbers are indicative of an improving economy -- an increase in housing sales leads to an increase in housing prices.
Follow The Daily Ticker on Facebook! Last week was a bust for tech stocks. Google ( GOOG ) shares fell more than 8% following a disappointing earnings report accidentally released four hours early. Microsoft ( MSFT ) also reported disappointing earnings, and its stock ended the week about 2% lower
Follow The Daily Ticker on Facebook! By Nicole Goodkind Foodborne illnesses kill 3,000 Americans each year.