Gongol.com Archives: 2015 Weekly Archives
Investment money is flowing away from emerging markets
And that's the first time that's happened in a quarter of a century
Carl Icahn foresees bad things ahead for the markets
Uncertainty persists, but catastrophe? That's a bit tough to swallow.
Credit scores and your love life
Couples with high credit scores tend to stay together. People tend to get romantically involved with partners of similar scores.
ConAgra is leaving Omaha to save $300 million a year
Or so they estimate. But those estimates, like any promises of savings from "synergy", are almost always well off the mark. And it's going to cost them $345 million to leave.
Iowa State University career fair shows just how much demand exists for engineering majors
The long road to a more secure credit card
Tesla officially enters the SUV market
Chicago cops break rules to save a young life
A look at one of America's most economically-disadvantaged places
Medicine as a science still has a lot to learn
But at least there's plenty of evidence that they're trying
Flowing water on Mars, you say?
German publishers buy Business Insider
For a company valuation well over $300 million, that sure looks like a triumph for digital-first/digital-only publishing
Founder of Cumulus Radio booted from CEO suite
I-80/I-380 interchange project will cost $270 million
And it will take five years -- if all goes according to plan. But it's a much-needed development.
An unusual door-to-door sales pitch: Library cards
There are two terrible forces destroying lives in Syria
Both ISIS/ISIL/QSIL/Daesh and the Assad government are purveyors of death
Apple claims 13 million new iPhones sold on opening weekend
You cannot escape Facebook ads
Google claims "How to" searches on YouTube are growing by 70% per year
Fun fact: Not everything is best explained with a video
There just aren't many options left for central banks
God save us if there's a major economic contraction
Speaker Boehner is stepping down
Is Apple really going through with its silly plan to build cars?
Profits of Chinese industrial companies fall by almost 10% year-over-year
US personal savings rate: 4.6%
German Chancellor Angela Merkel pokes Mark Zuckerberg over hate posts on Facebook
FTC investigating anti-competitive behavior by Google in the Android market
Pebble rolls out "Pebble Time Round" for $250
A new entry in the smartwatch market
Hundreds killed in Mecca stampede
How radio has gone video
Chinese copycat behavior is so bad, it even includes the F-35