Category Archive: Business

FDA Panel Backs a ‘Female Viagra’

FDA Panel Backs a ‘Female Viagra’

Will there finally be a Viagra for women? A Food and Drug Administration advisory panel has recommended the first drug to help combat female sexual dysfunction. And Sprout Pharmaceuticals, which owns the pill, hopes agency approval will occur in mid-August. Thursday’s 18-to-6 vote came with a big caveat—a program is needed to highlight worrisome side […]
Chicago’s Wall Street Reprieve Spurs Rally Before Junk-Bond Sale

Chicago’s Wall Street Reprieve Spurs Rally Before Junk-Bond Sale

Wall Street is giving the Second City a second chance. The price of Chicago’s most-actively traded bond has erased almost all of the decline that followed Moody’s Investors Service’s May 12 decision to cut the city to junk. Buyer confidence has been bolstered because banks aren’t seeking penalties related to the downgrade, anticipating Chicago would […]
Tips for Better Project Management

Tips for Better Project Management

Managing a project can get pretty stressful, especially when you don’t have a clear plan to successfully use your resources. This article offers some tips on how to keep the project on track and within budget. If you want to be a top project manager, you must learn how to deal with pressing matters effectively, […]
8 Things You Need to Succeed When Working for Yourself

8 Things You Need to Succeed When Working for Yourself

Thinking about freelancing full-time or becoming a solopreneur? Success may take talent, guts, and determination, but there are also some other things that are essential when working for yourself. Check out this article to find out what these things are. When I first started to work for myself, I thought that all I needed to […]
Energy Storage Is Preventing Blackouts But Its High Cost Is Impeding Progress

Energy Storage Is Preventing Blackouts But Its High Cost Is Impeding Progress

Now that Duke Energy DUK -0.52% Corp. has successfully tested its wind-integrated energy storage project in Texas, what does that mean for the future of the technology? The “Notrees Energy Storage Project” is not what the average person might envision — a battery that soaks up the grid’s electrons at night and then releases that […]
Kentucky counties make unprecedented push for right-to-work laws

Kentucky counties make unprecedented push for right-to-work laws

Local governments in Kentucky are taking matters into their own hands in a bid to battle union influence and, they say, make their communities more business-friendly. Kentucky is one of the last states in the South that does not have a so-called right-to-work law, which bar unions from forcing workers to pay dues. But surrounding […]
Ex-Goldman director Rajat Gupta starts prison term on June 17

Ex-Goldman director Rajat Gupta starts prison term on June 17

(Reuters) – Former Goldman Sachs Group Inc director Rajat Gupta is expected to begin his two-year prison term on June 17 for insider trading. U.S. District Judge Jed Rakoff in Manhattan directed Gupta to surrender by 2:00 p.m. EDT (1800 GMT) on that date to start serving his sentence, according to an order issued on […]
Uber, Lyft, Cabbies Spar Over Boston Regulations

Uber, Lyft, Cabbies Spar Over Boston Regulations

Uber and Lyft are often painted as enemies in the marketplace, but they’re also allies when it comes to facing regulators. On Monday afternoon, representatives for both ridesharing services sat next to one another to field questions about their services from the Boston City Council, at a hearing to explore how to best regulate ridesharing. […]
How to Financially Starve ISIS

How to Financially Starve ISIS

Air strikes will help but to ruin the extremist organization the U.S.-led coalition will have to cut off ISIS’s sources of funding The U.S.-led air assault in Iraq and Syria on the extremist group the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria(ISIS) is just one front in the battle being waged against ISIS. The U.S. […]
Four Signs That an Employee Is Ready to Jump Ship

Four Signs That an Employee Is Ready to Jump Ship

When one of your employees is looking for another job, they start living a double life, professionally speaking. They exhibit a few tell-tale signs that will give away their intentions. Check out this article to find out what they are. You’ll want to know if one of your valued employees is searching for another job. […]