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Which Brands Reign Supreme Among Social Media Users? The Answer May Surprise You

L’Oreal, Dove, Nivea and Chanel are the most coveted brands — on social media, that is. According to a new survey, these four brands are the most likely to be recommended by social media users, while McDonald’s and Monsanto rank toward the bottom of the referral list. The research, conducted by WPP Plc’s Social@Ogilvy agency and SurveyMonkey, questioned 5,600 social media...

New Report Predicts Falling Home Prices Starting in 2017

Americans should expect to see home prices fall for a three-year period starting in 2017, according to a new projection by Bank of America analyst Chris Flanagan. That’s because of a lack of earning gains in recent years, he says. “We do not see income growing fast enough to keep up with the...

Is Facebook Too Influential?

Facebook has become one of the most powerful, influential forces online. There are 1.44 billion monthly active Facebook users, 65% of whom use it daily. About 6% of the total time web users collectively spend on the Internet each day is devoted to perusing Facebook....

Home Values for First-Quarter 2015 Surveys Show a Higher Increase Than Expected

In major 20 cities throughout the U.S., home values rose at a faster rate in the first quarter of 2015 than analysts had predicted in 2014. The Wall Street Journal and Bloomberg Business both report that a limited number of available homes is likely to continue driving...

The Growth in China’s Money Market Funds Could Pose Risks

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In February, the most prestigious international financial institution in the world, the International Monetary Fund, rated China as the number one economic superpower in the world, surpassing the...

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New Report Predicts Falling Home Prices Starting in 2017

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Americans should expect to see home prices fall for a three-year period starting in 2017, according to a new projection by Bank of America analyst Chris Flanagan. That’s because of a lack of earning gains in recent years, he says. “We do not see income growing fast enough to keep up with the past few years of rapid increases in home prices,” he explains...

Home Values for First-Quarter 2015 Surveys Show a Higher Increase Than Expected

In major 20 cities throughout the U.S., home values rose at a faster rate in the first quarter of 2015 than analysts had predicted in 2014. The Wall Street Journal and Bloomberg Business both report that a limited number of available...

Investors ‘Spring’ for New Mobile Shopping App, and Series B Funding Reaches $25 Million

Mobile app development has become a major — and hugely profitable — part of the tech industry with the rise of mobile smartphones and tablets, but it’s unlikely that the developers behind Spring, a fairly new...

Cosmetic Dermatology Offers Savvy Investors Some Compelling Stocks

It should come as no surprise that dermatology is a huge industry in the United States. After all, 85% of people suffer from acne at some point in their lives, causing millions of people to seek care from the best dermatologist in the...

Which Brands Reign Supreme Among Social Media Users? The Answer May Surprise You

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L’Oreal, Dove, Nivea and Chanel are the most coveted brands — on social media, that is. According to a new survey, these four brands are the most likely to be recommended by social...

Girls’ Self-Esteem is Boosted by Running Program

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For many parents, getting children to be more active is a chore, especially when kids prefer to watch TV, play video games, or read books inside. To combat their children’s sedentary lifestyles,...

Seattle Dog Recognizes the Benefits of Public Transit; Takes Herself to the Dog Park on Bus Line

Gas prices have now fallen below $2 per gallon in states across the country, hitting $1.95 in some cities on the West Coast. Although many people are probably taking advantage of the cheap prices at the...

New Study Finds That Getting More Sleep Means Needing Less Sick Leave

It’s long been known that adults require approximately hours of sleep every night, but a new study published in the medical journal Sleep gives a new reason to get all 40 winks — employees...

Do TV Ads Still Work? Survey Says…

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Confidence in TV ads has plummeted in the era of digital video, but a new analysis shows that TV ads are actually still the most effective advertising medium available when compared to numerous...

Is Facebook Too Influential?

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Facebook has become one of the most powerful, influential forces online. There are 1.44 billion monthly active Facebook users, 65% of whom use it daily. About 6% of the total time web users collectively...

Congress Introduces Bill to Connect Even Veterans With Telemedicine

A new bill currently making its way through Congress would remove even more barriers to veterans’ access to telemedicine, making it easier for them to seek treatment for mental illness. According...

As Air Conditioning Use Rises, So Do Global Temperatures

The most startling anomaly that signals more bad news for Earth’s climate: the more air conditioning humans use, the warmer the planet gets as a result. Consequently, as the planet warms...