Category Archives: Business

The Top 20 Reasons Startups Fail

Research Briefs from CB Insights – From lack of product-market fit to disharmony on the team, we break down the top 20 reasons for startup failure by analyzing 101 startup failure post-mortems. Continue…

Posted in Big Data, Business, Thought-Provoking Analysis

5 ways the Fed’s interest rate decisions affect you

Sarah Foster of Bankrate – You don’t want to hit the snooze button when the Federal Reserve decides to raise or lower rates. The central bank of the U.S. – also known as the Fed – is charged by Congress … Continue reading

Posted in Business, Controversial, Credit, Dow Jones, Economics, Investing, Loans, Money, National debt, Politics, Thought-Provoking Analysis, United States, wealth

Central bank rate cuts are inflating a cheap money bubble

Sven Henrich in CNN Business – Last month US markets once again hit a little-known but highly relevant ceiling which has spelled market trouble numerous times in the recent past, most famously during the major market bubble bursts in 2000 … Continue reading

Posted in Business, Dow Jones, Economics

Dow sinks 800 points as signs of recession loom

A Radnor Reports bulletin from the Boston Globe – The Dow Jones Industrial Average sank 800 points, or 3 percent, to 25,479 after the bond market flashed a warning sign about a possible recession for the first time since 2007. … Continue reading

Posted in Bulletin, Business, Economics, Investing

Washington’s Biggest Lobbyist, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Gets Shut Out

Brody Mullins and Alex Leary of the Wall Street Journal – Chilly relations with both the White House and congressional Democrats leaves the chief advocacy group for American corporations struggling to adapt. Continue reading…

Posted in Business, Donald Trump, Lobbyists