“If you want to be healthy and strong.” (Sesame Street) Economic activity finally hit a healthy level, but other data was weakened by the recent hurricanes. The final reading on second-quarter Gross Domestic Product... »
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Pinterest is a virtual pinboard (or bulletin board) that lets users collect and display (or “pin”) theme-based collections, such as photos, videos, hobby information, products, recipes, etc. for other members to see and... »
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"I can pick up some time to unwind and ease my mind." (Eddy Arnold) Existing Home Sales and Housing Starts declined while the Fed announced plans to unwind. High prices and low inventories curtailed... »
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The best sales professionals ask open-ended questions — those questions that require more thought and more than a simple one-word answer — to elicit prolonged and revealing discussion. These questions — broken into... »
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Retail Sales Dip

Sep 15 2017

"Never worry about the price of gas." (Luke Bryan) Retail sales dropped in August while higher fuel prices revved up consumer inflation. Families may have pulled back on back-to-school shopping, but Hurricane Harvey played... »
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In general, social media is about connecting with people and building and maintaining relationships. By doing so, you become less of a "service provider" and more of a "trusted friend." To achieve this,... »
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“I read the news today, oh boy.” (The Beatles) While home prices continued to rise, headline news boiled bond prices. Home prices continued to heat up in July, and the heat wave is expected... »
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“Smart” products are the latest tech wave promising many time-saving conveniences. But these products can potentially pose personal privacy risks. How much do you know about smart TV monitoring? Read on to learn... »
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