President Barack Obama made headlines with his record-setting inauguration costs in 2009, totaling an estimated $170 million, according to ABC News. This year, President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration could cost between $175 million to $200 million, according to the Washington Post. Inaugurations
President-elect Donald Trump has recently recruited a couple of China hawks onto his trade team, potentially provoking the nation yet again at a less than ideal time. President-elect Donald Trump has taken a hard line on China, but an upcoming political transition means Chinese President Xi Jinping
The NFL’s television ratings decline this season is beginning to make a dent in the bottom line for major networks. Broadcasters like CBS and NBC saw sharp increases in audience deficiency units (ADUs), or “makegoods,” which are payments they must make to advertisers when ads do not receive the promised
With mall attendance rapidly declining amid e-commerce disruption, an expansive physical empire like Gap’s has become less of a competitive advantage and more of a burden. “While the assortment at Gap has improved under the helm of new management, regaining traffic in retail is a tough task,” JPMorgan
“Oregon tends to outperform the nation as a whole during expansions,” Tim Duy, the co-director of undergraduate economics at the University of Oregon, tells Yahoo Finance in an email. It doesn’t hurt that personal incomes in Oregon are up nearly 5% since October of last year, according to FindTheHome
President-elect Donald Trump has tapped senior Goldman Sachs (GS) banker Gary Cohn to coordinate his administration’s economic policy, just a couple of weeks after he chose Goldman Sachs alumnus Steven Mnuchin for Treasury secretary.
At the Wharton School, graduates earn significantly more than the national average starting salary. In an inaugural list, Poets & Quants, a publication that covers business schools, ranked undergraduate business programs on admissions standards, the academic experience as judged by alumni, and employment
Amid a rapidly changing digital climate, CNN has bought the video app Beme and plans to launch a new video company using its technology, the cable network announced this week. The acquisition is an effort to “future-proof” the network, said Andrew Morse, general manager for CNN Digital, in a CNN memo
Facebook wants to sell ads that will be seen on TVs. Targeted advertising may soon be appearing on your connected TV. Facebook (FB) will begin using its advertising tool Audience Network to sell advertisements on connected devices such as Apple (APPL) TV and Roku TV apps, according to Recode.
It may be time to guard your cellphone number a little more closely. Companies, banks and government agencies have always used numbers to identify people, but now are opting for the 10-digit code you constantly carry around in your pocket, explains Yahoo Finance’s David Pogue. Cellphone numbers are
China’s biggest shopping day of the year is Friday, and lonely souls are already indulging in a lot of retail therapy. Singles’ Day — a twist on Valentine’s Day — is celebrated annually on 11/11 by those embracing the single life in China. What began as an informal holiday created by single male university
With just days until the presidential election, Republican candidate Donald Trump has garnered considerable attention from US business leaders. Some, like billionaire Mark Cuban, have spoken out against Trump, while others like Peter Thiel are enthusiastically backing the Republican candidate. Here’