When Nelson Mandela was released from a 27-year prison term in 1990, with much of it spent doing hard labor and virtually no contact with family or the rest of the outside world, he could have easily emerged a bitter man bent on revenge. Yet his response to this imprisonment, and to the instituti
Incremental games, which are also known as idle games, idle tapper games, clicker games or clicking games, are an increasingly popular video game genrewhose gameplay consists of the player performing simple actions (such as clicking on the screen) repeatedly to gain currency. This currency can th
At first, the gifts seemed innocent enough: a free dinner and a private helicopter tour over the Grand Canyon. By the end of it, though, the Polish official was standing in a Warsaw parking lot, accepting $100,000 in bags of cash, given to him in exchange for multi-million-dollar government contracts.
You might be thinking that this government employee was being paid off by the mafia or some....More>>>
In a recent GoBankingRates study, 69% of adults admitted to having less than $1,000 in the bank, while 34% said they actually don’t have any savings at all. But apparently, this collective lack of savings doesn’t get all that much better with age. A study by the National Bureau of Economic Research found not so long ago that....More>>>
Who needs to go to the doctor when you can go to your local CVS drug store instead? That appears to be the logic behind CVS’s decision to buy health insurer Aetna for $69 billion.
CVS has more than 9,700 pharmacies and 1,100 Minute Clinics, walk-in locations that offer vaccinations, lab tests and diagnosis and treatment of illnesses like strep throat and ear infections from nurse....More>>>
Investors and the public still seem to be enthralled by Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A). Many of those same people still know Bill Gates as well. Many people forget about the close ties between the two billionaires. A filing with the Securities andExchange Commission (SEC) on Monday should only serve to remind how deep the ties between Gates and Buffett go.
In a market where retail stocks of all stripes have been hammered, Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) stock has been a notable outlier. Heading into the company’s fiscal third-quarter earnings report, Costco stock had gained 26% over the past year.
And though cautious/bearish analysts have pointed to slowing growth — including misses in....More>>>
Brooks Automation (NASDAQ: BRKS) and Amtech Systems (NASDAQ:ASYS) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, profitability, analyst recommendations, dividends, institutional ownershi
Luxury shopping is back in vogue in China. Sales growth increased year over year for the first time since growth stalled after Chinese communist leader Xi Jinping began the anti-corruption campaign in 2013. Today, much of the sales growth is coming from within China, with consume