2 More Retail Stocks Point to Happy Holidays Ahead

Strong share-price gains suggest a resilient consumer.Investors have been concerned about the state of the U.S. economy lately, with particular attention to ailing consumers. With high inflation eating away at the purchasing power of their...

Universities’ Salute events strive to keep top students in Illinois

Robert Lane’s Salute to Academic Achievement role has changed since the early days of the prestigious event.The Southland College Prep administrator shifted from student participant to school convener. He now rounds up students from south...

Fed delivers fourth 75 bp hike, signals scale-back coming

The Federal Reserve on Wednesday raised interest rates by three-quarters of a percentage point as it continued to battle the worst outbreak of inflation in 40 years, but signaled future increases in borrowing costs could...

Apple Pay Later is coming soon to iOS 16. What you need to know...

Apple will soon enter the rising "buy now, pay later" business.The tech giant rolled out iOS 16 on Sept. 12, delivering several new features to freshen up iPhones.Among the handful of features not available at...

Buy now, pay later models are gaining popularity. What are the risks?

The rapid growth among players in the buy now, pay later space has caught the attention of a federal agency focused on consumer protection.The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau launched an inquiry into buy now, pay...

Apple’s second-generation AirPods Pro are on sale ahead of launch day

If you plan to purchase Apple’s second-generation AirPods Pro, you should consider buying them from Amazon. Ahead of their September 23rd release date, the retailer has priced the earbuds at $240, or $10 less than...

California becomes first US state to begin ranking extreme heat wave events

California Gov. Gavin Newsom recently signed into law a heat wave ranking system bill aimed at preparing the state for dangerous extreme heat events.The law goes info effect in January 2023. The California Environmental Protection...

Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro review

Galaxy Buds are the longtime workhorse of Samsung’s premium line. Perhaps the fact that they’re nearly always launched as a kind of afterthought to flashier phablets and foldables. Maybe it’s the fact that they’ve always...

Schnuck Markets teams with local eateries to expand menu

Schnuck Markets, a family-owned supermarket retailer based in St. Louis with 111 stores in Missouri, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, and Wisconsin, is seeing a renaissance with its prepared food operations, not just as it relates to...

Will Smith refused to leave Oscars, broke conduct code: Academy

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