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"Mosquito Shield Band" Maker Must Pay $300K, Stop Claiming It Protects Against Bites

With the Zika virus spreading across tropical regions of South and North America, consumers are likely looking for ways to ensure they aren’t bitten by disease-carrying mosquitos as summer approaches. 442 more words

Federal Register Highlights - 5/24/16

Unpublished, time-sensitive and proposed rules for May 24, 2016:

PROPOSED RULE: Pursuant to section 1028(b) of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Pub. 345 more words

Daily Updates

Why Obama Rocks and I Love the FTC

Something is so private about me that I have opted to use my “public name” to share my theory. Diluted property rights is essential to maintaining a stable competitive and thriving economic environment. 250 more words

Financial Blog

The growing pains of mobile health

The mobile healthtech industry is exploding. There is an estimated $42 billion annual market for personalized medicine and a mad dash to come up with the “next big thing” to take advantage of the deep pockets. 1,044 more words

TC

Why Is Aldi Covering Actual Prices With Confusing "Lower Price" Stickers?

When you’re in the supermarket and see a big, loud “Lower Price” sticker covering up an everyday price and showing a discount of anywhere from $.20 to $5, you’d expect that the price being covered up would be the original, higher amount. 742 more words

Attention, eye care pros: Provide a prescription, or pay up

This week, eye care history was made in Washington, D.C.

Have you ever had your eyes examined by a professional, then decided to purchase your glasses from another establishment? 211 more words

Designer Eyewear

13 May 2016 (AFR) - Blocked mergers signal more aggressive deals

(13 May 2016, AFR, p25, by James Fontanella-Khan)

‘One day after a planned $US6.3 billion office products merger joined a growing list of US deals killed by the Obama administration, bankers were rushing to reassure companies that ordinary mergers and acquisitions had nothing to fear. 52 more words

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