Talking Biz News

The business of politics

With the economy the central issue in this year’s election, it’s not surprising that many companies have been mentioned by name on the campaign trail and in ads. But none have actually had to...

The economic impact of Sandy

With Hurricane Sandy, the latest phenomenon of nature, bearing down on the East Coast and wrecking havoc in the business world, it seemed like a good time to take a look at how business...

Just be transparent about it

A growing trend in journalism revolves around branded or sponsored content — individuals or companies pay to place their editorial creations alongside the “real” journalism. It’s not new; advertorials have been around for a...

Yet another mortgage lawsuit filed

There’s another large bank being sued by the U.S. government this week – Bank of America. What’s new, you may ask, which is reasonable since it seems there’s another large bank suit every day....

The stock market’s wild ride

After dropping almost 4 percent in three days, the stock market closed down again Wednesday after showing a few signs of rebounding. Market volatility isn’t anything new for investors, but it does beg the...