Prime Emerald Inc. is an upscale rug manufacturer in Flint, Michigan. Recently many Prime investors have petitioned for the rug manufacturer to acquire a foreign retailer in China “Rug Emporium” despite the economic state due to their client base and recent need of cash flow. 210 more words
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The Pew Research Center, a nonprofit think tank in Washington, D.C., released a major report Monday on America’s shrinking middle class. 776 more words
What information is relevant when deciding whether to laser tattoo fruits and vegetables instead of using paper or plastic stickers?
Every piece of fruit and vegetables sold in U.S. grocery stores has a small sticker on it. These stickers include food type, origin, and whether it was grown organically. 321 more words
Attention is scarce while possible demands on attention are innumerable. A fire alarm setting off in a building, allowing most occupants to exit safely, places about the same amount of demand on their attention as would a false alarm triggered due to a problem with the wiring. 941 more words
“Why do you buy stocks?” Unfortunately, many people do not truly understand how to answer that particular question. If they were honest with themselves, many stockholders would respond by saying, “Because they are going up in price,” or maybe, “My neighbor told me to buy stock XYZ.” However, if somebody asked the same question regarding the purchase of a real estate property or an apartment building, would the answer be the same? 652 more words
In any form of investment, even when there is a certain amount of risk involved, the rule of thumb is to make wise decisions. A move in any direction is guided by a set of parameters to eliminate flat guesswork as much as possible and prevent disastrous outcomes. 209 more words
What information and tools would Delta Air have used when it decided to invest in an RFID-based luggage tracking system for preventing lost bags?
On average, it costs an airline $70 to get a lost bag back to its owner. The airline industry as a whole lost $2.3 billion to mishandled luggage in 2015. 363 more words