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Don’t Let Your Business Be A Dead Startup Walking

News Source: Forbes
Post Date: Wednesday - January 7, 2015 - 9:19pm
As an entrepreneur mentor and startup investor, I see with sadness the 50 to 90 percent that fail. If you ask them for a reason, most will insist that they couldn’t get funding, or they ran out of money too early. But I’m not convinced that it’s as simple as ...
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On Baseball: Randy Johnson and Craig Biggio, New Hall of Fame Inductees, Are Best Observed From a Distance

News Source: New York Times
Post Date: Wednesday - January 7, 2015 - 9:11pm
Nobody alive has been hit by more major league pitches than the new Hall of Fame inductee Craig Biggio, and nobody alive has hit more major league batters than his fellow inductee Randy Johnson....
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New Paris shooting as French police hunt magazine attack suspects

News Source: USA Today
Post Date: Wednesday - January 7, 2015 - 9:09pm
The attack on the offices of "Charlie Hebdo" left 12 dead and 11 wounded.
     
 
 
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An Industry Will Vanish, Along With a Cellphone Ban in New York City Schools

News Source: New York Times
Post Date: Wednesday - January 7, 2015 - 9:08pm
Starting March 2, students will be allowed to carry the devices into public schools, and the phone storage business — provided by trucks, vans and other local vendors — will no longer be necessary....
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New Research Links Scores of Earthquakes to Fracking Wells Near a Fault in Ohio

News Source: New York Times
Post Date: Wednesday - January 7, 2015 - 9:04pm
The study indicates that fracking built up subterranean pressures that repeatedly caused slippage in an existing fault as close as a half-mile beneath wells in Ohio....
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In Paris, Solidarity Against Terrorism

News Source: New York Times
Post Date: Wednesday - January 7, 2015 - 9:03pm
Hours after the deadly attacks on Charlie Hebdo in Paris, thousands gathered in the Place de la République to show support for free speech....
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Snow, wind and cold will cause travel problems in Michigan Thursday afternoon and Friday

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Wednesday - January 7, 2015 - 8:58pm
A storm system will bring a bout of snow Thursday afternoon through Friday to all of Michigan. It will be accompanied by gusty winds, blowing snow and bitter cold. ......
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Violence Grows in Yemen as Al Qaeda Tries to Fight Its Way Back

News Source: New York Times
Post Date: Wednesday - January 7, 2015 - 8:56pm
Houthi fighters seized control of the Yemeni capital of Sana in September, promising radical political reforms, but the hope is crumbling....
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The Coming Congressional War Over Social Security Disability

News Source: Forbes
Post Date: Wednesday - January 7, 2015 - 8:55pm
A technical rule change engineered by House Republicans on the first day of the new Congress may signal the beginning of a major battle over the future of the Social Security Disability program—and, more broadly, other federal programs for people with disabilities. The immediate issue is the fate of the SSDI ...
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Aaron Rodgers Pulls a Packers Fan’s Beard and Transforms Him Into a Wisconsin Celebrity

News Source: New York Times
Post Date: Wednesday - January 7, 2015 - 8:52pm
Jeremy Wilcox cannot go anywhere in Wisconsin without being recognized as the guy with the nine-inch-long beard pulled by Aaron Rodgers during Green Bay’s regular-season finale....
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Four Funds Key to Vanguard

News Source: Wall Street Journal
Post Date: Wednesday - January 7, 2015 - 8:49pm
A surge of new money into four giant index funds propelled Vanguard Group Inc. to a record 2014, according to new data released Wednesday by research firm Morningstar Inc. ...
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Rural Justice Focus of Ex-Police Chief’s Murder Trial

News Source: New York Times
Post Date: Wednesday - January 7, 2015 - 8:47pm
The justice system was at issue in the proceedings against Richard J. Combs, who was indicted last month for the 2011 shooting death of Bernard Bailey, an unarmed black man....
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Deutsche Beefs Up Americas Back Office

News Source: Wall Street Journal
Post Date: Wednesday - January 7, 2015 - 8:41pm
Deutsche Bank took another step to shore up its back office in the Americas, hiring a finance director from HSBC Holdings and promoting one of its own executives to help form the lender’s U.S. holding company.
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House Republican Push to Roll Back Wall Street Regulations Fails

News Source: Wall Street Journal
Post Date: Wednesday - January 7, 2015 - 8:39pm
A push by House Republicans to roll back a series of Wall Street regulations failed to advance Wednesday amid resistance from Democrats, an unexpected setback for the GOP’s efforts to use its increased majority to ease financial rules.
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IPOs’ Tailored Accounting Raises Flags

News Source: Wall Street Journal
Post Date: Wednesday - January 7, 2015 - 8:37pm
Some IPO market observers have raised fears that companies’ increased use of nonstandard earnings measures could confuse or mislead investors.
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