Derek Monacelli

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The Minimum Wage Delusion, And The Death Of Common Sense

Senator Edward Kennedy once called the minimum wage “one of the best antipoverty programs we have.” Jared Bernstein, former chief economist to Vice President Joe Biden, thinks “it raises the pay of low-wage workers without hurting their job prospects.” And Ralph Nader thinks low-wage workers …

Oil Jobs Squeezed as Prices Plummet

Employers in the Energy Industry Gird for Lengthy Downturn<p>U.S. oil and gas companies have been an engine of growth through much of an otherwise lackluster economic expansion, providing steady employment, solid wages and fierce competition for workers across wide swaths of the country.<p>Now, after a …

Oil & Gas Industry

Inside The Near-Future World Where All Our Data And Machines Are In Constant Communication

Intelligent, predictive, and adaptive, a network of robotic minds will soon start changing every aspect of how we live.<p>The insurance drone skims above the roadway, humming softly as it tracks your car. Multiple failed login attempts caused by an out-of-date token have prevented the vehicle from …

Mercedes-Benz Luxury Cars: Sedans, SUVs, Coupes and Wagons

Rent a Friend To Meet New People And Find Platonic Companionship Companion Caregiver Respite

RentAFriend.com has Friends from around the world available for hire. Rent a Friend to attend a social event, wedding, or party with you. Hire …

The Incredible Progression of the Apple Mac Computer (NASDAQ:AAPL, NASDAQ:IBM, NASDAQ:DELL, NYSE:HPQ, NASDAQ:MSFT, Google NASDAQ:QQQQ, NYSE:BBY, NASDAQ:INTC, NYSE:EMC, NASDAQ:AMD, NASDAQ:ADBE)

It’s been 27 years since Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) cofounder Steve Jobs introduced the first Macintosh computer, following the famous “1984” commercial …

MacBook Air

Whole Foods Lowering Its Prices - Great Ideas : People.com

Sorry folks, your many excuses for not eating healthy just got cut by one.<p>Mega-grocer Whole Foods has <b></b>started cutting prices in cities across the …

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Why We Need China and Why China Needs Us

By Thomas Donohue<p>July 2001<p>Though this week's Congressional vote to extend normal trade relations with China lacked the widespread media attention, …

China

'Free' Health Care in Canada Costs More Than It's Worth

Many Canadians and commentators in other countries lauding Canada's government-dominated approach to health care refer to Canadian health care as …

Banks redefine role of teller in move toward technology

As mobile and automated technology changes, reducing the need for bank branches and changing the way customers interact with their banks, the …