economy

Texas is Getting Its Butt Kicked By Other States
We love Texas unconditionally, right?  That's good.  Because, to put it nicely, other states are superior in the way they handle certain essential things like roads and jobs, and we've landed at the bottom in several categories.  Plainly speaking, we're getting our…
Walmart to Close 269 Stores, Nearly 30 in Texas
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.
Valentine’s Day Spending On The Rise
Now that the Super Bowl is over, it's time to countdown to -- Valentine's Day.
Times are tough these days and Americans are trying hard to save as much as possible. However, Valentine's Day is fast approaching and despite a poor economy, experts are predicting a rise in Valentine'…
Protest Swells In Egypt
Many thousands of protestors took to the streets of Cairo on Friday to protest the long rule of President Hosni Mubarak, who they claim has undermined freedoms of Egyptian citizens while neglecting issues like the nation's suffering economy. The recent ousting of a similarly authoritarian Tunisian l…
Winning The Future 2011 State of the Union
President Obama's 2011 State of the Union (titled "Winning the Future") focused heavily on all political parties working together -- Republican and Democrat congress members even watched in a mixed seating arrangement, rather than occupying separate sections of the House. Obama also announ…