Economics 101: In business, only the bottom line matters

From Investor’s Business Daily: Wendy’s Serves Up Big Kiosk Expansion As Wage Hikes Hit Fast Food By Jed Graham | May 11, 2016 Wendy’s (WEN) said that self-service ordering kiosks will be made available across its 6,000-plus restaurants in the second half of the year as minimum wage hikes and a tight labor market push …

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The glass cliff?

I have noted the crappy journalism of Gannett, specifically USAToday, previously, and here’s another example: Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer gets $55M to leave Matt Krantz, USA TODAY 3:24 p.m. EDT May 1, 2016 Yahoo (YHOO) just disclosed the size of its executive pay packages and Marissa Mayer stands to make millions coming or going. The CEO of …

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Economics 101: In business, only the bottom line matters

From The Wall Street Journal: Ford to More Than Double Mexico Production Capacity in 2018 Auto maker will build new plant in Mexico, expand existing factory By Christina Rogers | Updated Feb. 8, 2016 6:22 a.m. ET Ford Motor Co. will build a new assembly plant in Mexico and sharply increase factory output from that …

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Remember ‘Peak Oil?’

Remember these stories from yesteryear, from our friends on the left? Peak Oil is on schedule. Monday, December 10th, 2007 @ 2:31 am | Energy, Peak Oil |By Jeromy Brown As entirely expected here at Iowa Liberal, documented further by the New York Times: The economies of many big oil-exporting countries are growing so fast …

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Going green doesn’t always put much green in your wallet

If you think that the government is here to help you, think again! Californians upset that they can’t sell their green energy homes posted at 12:01 pm on October 19, 2015 by Jazz Shaw A tale of woe comes to us from the Left coast. Trouble has reared its head for Californians who enrolled in …

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In the end, the Democrats want to take business decisions for businesses

From The Wall Street Journal: Clinton: Companies Fined for Wrongdoing Should Cut Executive Bonuses In wide-ranging Facebook forum, Democratic frontrunner also proposed boosting whistleblower rewards By Laura Meckler | July 20, 2015 6:26 p.m. ET Hillary Clinton, the Democratic frontrunner for president, said Monday that when corporations pay government fines for wrongdoing, the companies should …

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The Keystone XL Pipeline, now running through Pennsylvania!

Well, not exactly the Keystone XL pipeline, but it’s what happens when the environmentalists and President Barack Hussein Obama blocked the real thing. We have noted previously that the oil companies weren’t waiting for the pipeline to be approved, but were going ahead to supply the oil that a modern industrialized society needs, moving oil …

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We told you so: If liberals understood economics, they wouldn’t be liberals

I’ve said many times previously that if liberals actually understood economics, they wouldn’t be liberals any more. The professor is simply approaching it from the other side, and telling us that liberals should be ignorant of economics. Liberal Professor: If You Understand Economics, You’re Likely to be a Bad Person by Aurelius • March 29, 2015 According to …

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