Liberals Trust the Media, Conservatives Don’t, and Nobody Trusts Buzzfeed

By Rob Garver,The Fiscal TimesOctober 21, 2014
A new Pew survey finds that liberals are far more open to trusting a variety of news sources than conservatives...

What’s Wrong with McDonald’s

By Ashley Lutz,Business InsiderOctober 21, 2014
McDonald's is struggling to get back on top. The fast food giant reported Tuesday that global same-store sales...
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35 Astounding Facts About McDonald’s

By Maureen Mackey,The Fiscal TimesOctober 21, 2014
McDonald’s serves up about 75 hamburgers a second and some 2.36 billion hamburgers a year — the rough equivalent...

Even El Nino May Not Help California’s Drought

By Mark Koba,CNBCOctober 21, 2014
Every week, a government weather agency releases a report on the conditions of California's drought. And every...
“Feminist Perspectives: Politicizing Beyoncé”

Startling Proof That the Music Industry Is Doomed

By Josh Herr,The Fiscal TimesOctober 20, 2014
No single artist’s album has managed to reach the platinum sales level this year.

Three Reasons Why a GOP ‘Wave’ Is Still Possible

By Eric Pianin,The Fiscal TimesOctober 20, 2014
Political experts until recently have largely downplayed the prospects of a Republican wave in the November mid-...

Social Safety Net Lifted 39 Million Out of Poverty in 2013

By Rob Garver,The Fiscal TimesOctober 20, 2014
Opponents of the social safety net often argue that transfer payments like food stamps and unemployment insurance...
According to the U.S. Census bureau, last year 41 million children (and many adults I’m sure) made candy stops at over 116 million houses.   These houses spend on average $21 on treats, that’s nearly 2.5 billion in candy corn.

Inflation Scare? Not for Halloween Candy Prices

By Yuval Rosenberg,The Fiscal TimesOctober 20, 2014
Sweet! Americans are expected to spend almost 3 percent more on Halloween candy this year compared to 2013, but...

Obama Gets Surprising Bump in Approval Amid Widespread Criticism

By Eric Pianin,The Fiscal TimesOctober 20, 2014
A new survey by Zogby Analytics shows President Obama enjoying a bump up in his approval rating – to 46 percent...

Ad Spending in the Next 16 Days Could Decide the Senate

By Rob Garver,The Fiscal TimesOctober 20, 2014
In the final weeks of the 2014 midterms, vast amounts are being spent on television advertisement. A consulting...

Businesses Upbeat About Jobs, Economic Growth

By Rob Garver,The Fiscal TimesOctober 20, 2014
The job market is improving, wages are increasing, and even the prospect of a small uptick in interest rates is no...

Europe Faces Anti-Austerity Mutiny as Crisis Looms

By Patrick Smith,The Fiscal TimesOctober 20, 2014
The running theme at the meeting of European Union leaders in Milan last week was, “The toolbox is empty. Nobody...

How to Turn a Freelance Job into a Full-Time Career

By Judy Koutsky,The Fiscal TimesOctober 20, 2014
The labor market may be improving , but it’s still very much an employer’s market. Even with hiring on the...