The Ruble is Sinking Fast

The Ruble is Sinking Fast

The ruble is in dire trouble as sanctions hit Russia hard, causing a run on the banks as Western sanctions threaten the international assets of all Russian citizens. Last Tuesday, February 22, the Russian ruble was worth just under 0.013USD, or 1.3 cents, about where...
Mark Cuban Cuts Rx Costs with New Online Pharmacy

Mark Cuban Cuts Rx Costs with New Online Pharmacy

Mark Cuban has launched an online pharmacy meant to drive drug prices down. Billionaire Mark Cuban, investor, entrepreneur, and owner of the Dallas Mavericks basketball team, opened the Mark Cuban Cost Plus Drug Company last Wednesday. It is meant, specifically, to be...
Bank of America Reduces Overdraft Fees

Bank of America Reduces Overdraft Fees

Bank of America is planning to eliminate bounced check fees, among other fee reductions. Non-sufficient funds (NSF) fees are almost universal among banks and credit unions. They’re the fee a bank charges when a customer overdraws their account by check....
Empty Shelves Not Going Away

Empty Shelves Not Going Away

Empty shelves continue to plague both stores and shoppers, as stores find it hard to restock. Shortages in grocery stores have been a recurring problem in the United States since the beginning of the pandemic in 2020. At first, they were caused by runs on goods like...
Hospitality Industry in UK to Get $1B Relief

Hospitality Industry in UK to Get $1B Relief

The hospitality industry in England will get a much-needed handup as Britain announces 1 billion pounds ($1.3B) in grants and aid for restaurants, pubs, venues, and hotels. Like many other industries, hospitality and entertainment depend heavily on the Christmas surge...
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