Wal-Mart has announced plans to close 269 stores across the U.S. and globally. According to a press release, officials with Wal-Mart indicated that after assessing their portfolio for 2015, there was a need for these closures to ensure Wal-Mart remains a healthy business.
While many college grads are only too happy to fly their parents’ nest and get a place of their own, the dip in the economy has meant some can’t — or won’t — until they feel more financially able to do so comfortably. What does this mean for the economy? Unfortunately, nothing good.
While child care-givers such as babysitters and nannies have traditionally been women, the recent dip in the economy lead some men into the profession as well.
Dubbed “mannies,” the guys are often unemployed teachers, daycare workers or fathers.
The Occupy Wall Street movement continues to generate headlines, so what better time to see what Americans actually think of our esteemed financial institutions?
Forty-seven percent of Americans think Wall Street hurts the American economy more than it helps, whereas only 38 percent think the opposite is true.