Bubbles Pop

Written by Marin Resnick on . Posted in Business, Posts

If we’ve learned anything from our formative years, it’s that if you blow a piece of Bubble Yum too big, it’ll burst in your face and leave a stick mess after it breaks. The recent burst of the “easy lending bubble” is making buying the American Dream sticky.  On Monday, New York-based American Home Mortgage [&hellip
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Ladies And Gentlemen, The WaMu Theater

Written by John DeSio on . Posted in Business, Posts

Washington Mutual bank has reached an agreement with Madison Square Garden over the naming rights to The Theater at Madison Square Garden, which is to be called the WaMu Theater at Madison Square Garden starting right now. “Madison Square Garden is one of the most recognized entertainment venues in the world and the partnership – [&hellip
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Report: Wal-Mart’s Anti-Union Activities

Written by John DeSio on . Posted in Business, Posts

Yesterday, Human Rights Watch issued a new report, titled "Discounting Human Rights: Wal-Mart’s Violation of US Workers’ Right to Freedom of Association," outlining the various ways the company works to keep labor unions from taking hold among its employees. “Wal-Mart workers have virtually no chance to organize because they’re up against unfair US labor laws [&hellip
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Thompson On Wal-Mart Spy Charges: ‘Chilling and Truly Outrageous’

Written by John DeSio on . Posted in Business, Posts

In light of the ongoing controversy over Wal-Mart’s surveillance of employees and just about anyone else they wanted to check into, City Comptroller Bill Thompson has issued a letter to the Attorney General and the SEC demanding that they take a long hard look at the retailer’s conduct, calling it "chilling and truly outrageous." “This [&hellip
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