Category: Business

Dollar drops the most in nearly 2 months

The dollar tumbled from two-week highs on Wednesday after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said that interest rates are just below neutral, raising expectations that the U.S. central bank is closer to the end of its rate hike cycle.

Elon Musk Said Tesla Almost Died

Tesla Inc. was “bleeding money like crazy” during its Model 3 production ramp-up and almost went under earlier this year, Elon Musk said Sunday. In an interview aired Sunday night on “Axios on HBO,” Tesla’s chief executive said the electric-car…

Bank of America Website Under Cyber attacks

Bank of America’s website was sluggish and intermittently unavailable for many users on Tuesday, in an outage that the bank hadn’t explained by the end of the day. Someone claiming to represent “cyber fighters of Izz ad-din Al qassam” said…

Ethan Allen Cleanup Sale

Ethan Allen has an amazing June Clearnace Cleanup Sale. If you’re already an ethanallen.com member, you’re already part of the fun – just log in with your ethanallen.com ID to see our current Perks offer and learn how to take…

Top 10 Richest People in The World

According to Forbes, this year’s list of “The World’s Billionaires” is the biggest ever, with 1,210 billionaires and is worth, altogether, $4.5 trillion. Eight of the world’s billionaires this year are 30 years old or younger, and half of them…

Sweet Treat from Georgetown Cupcakes

If you haven’t had your fill of cupcakes by now (which we find hard to believe), head down to Georgetown Cupcakes on Friday and snag yourself a free frosting topped treat. The sisters Sophie LaMontagne and Katherine Kallinis are celebrating…

Coca-Cola Recipe Revealed?

One of the most closely guarded trade secrets in the history of commerce may be a secret no more: the radio show “This American Life” thinks it has found the exact recipe for the world’s most popular soft drink in…

Home Depot Jobs – Add More Than 60,000 Seasonal Jobs

Home improvement retailer Home Depot said Tuesday it plans to add 150 seasonal jobs at its Dayton-area stores in coming weeks. The company wants to add and train workers in February and March for its “Spring Black Friday” series of…

The Top 20 Franchises To Start

Pick a brand, add water and a few bucks, and Bam!, you’re an entrepreneur. At least, that’s how franchising might look from the outside. Turning a profit is another matter, of course. To give yourself the best chance at success,…