Category Archives: Business

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

Survey: Identity Fraud Fell in 2018

Those tiny chips in your credit and debit cards help derail fraudsters From Katherine Skiba, AARP – Credit and debit card fraud dropped in 2018, thanks to the emergence of embedded chip cards over the past few years, a new … Continue reading

Posted in Business, Credit, Finance, Loans, Money

Blockchain and AI: Leading the Way to the Fourth Industrial Revolution Against the Odds

By Julia Magas of Coin Telegraph – Human imagination and the strive to turn science fiction into science fact goes back to ancient times, but has only truly begun to manifest itself in the last 50 years. Though mostly unseen … Continue reading

Posted in Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, Business

About as bad as it gets: Kraft Heinz posts huge loss, slashes dividend and reveals SEC investigation

By Jackie Wattles of CNN Business – Kraft Heinz had one of the worst days imaginable Thursday. The company wrote down the value of its Kraft and Oscar Mayer brands by $15 billion, posted a $12.6 billion loss, cut its dividend by 36% and … Continue reading

Posted in Business, Dow Jones, Economics

Economists can’t save you now: The B2B fallacy and the pitfalls of presuming rational thinking in marketing

By: Rory Sutherland, Vice chairman of Ogilvy UK Think your B2B buyers are rational decision-makers? Think again. Most marketers believe in siloing B2B into its own substrata. A unique branch of some grand marketing taxonomy. And they think what makes … Continue reading

Posted in Business, Marketing