InvestorPlace » Angela Nazworth http://investorplace.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:32:02 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.8.1 Elder Care: An Unavoidable Issue for Everyone http://investorplace.com/2012/09/elder-care-an-unavoidable-issue-for-everyone/ http://investorplace.com/2012/09/elder-care-an-unavoidable-issue-for-everyone/#comments Tue, 11 Sep 2012 12:00:07 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=228544 Cynthia Wilson, author of 'Who Will Take Care of Mom?', explains why and what we need to do about it before it's too late.

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Gold Hits Highest Prices Since February http://investorplace.com/2012/09/gold-hits-highest-prices-since-february/ http://investorplace.com/2012/09/gold-hits-highest-prices-since-february/#comments Fri, 07 Sep 2012 20:16:54 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=228422 Gold rose Friday to its highest price since February, and silver reached its highest level since March.

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Kmart to Offer Free Online and In-Store Layaway http://investorplace.com/2012/09/kmart-to-offer-free-online-and-in-store-layaway/ http://investorplace.com/2012/09/kmart-to-offer-free-online-and-in-store-layaway/#comments Fri, 07 Sep 2012 18:12:13 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=228344 On Friday, Kmart announced it will be removing its layaway service fee both online and in-store starting Sept. 7 through Nov. 17.

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Ben & Jerry’s Sues Porn Company and Wins Round 1 http://investorplace.com/2012/09/ben-jerrys-sues-porn-company-and-wins-round-1/ http://investorplace.com/2012/09/ben-jerrys-sues-porn-company-and-wins-round-1/#comments Fri, 07 Sep 2012 17:32:56 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=228250 Caballero Video has used the ice cream maker Ben & Jerry's as inspiration for its pornographic Ben & Cherry's DVD series.

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Fortune: America’s Fastest Growing Companies 2012 http://investorplace.com/2012/09/fortune-americas-fastest-growing-companies-2012/ http://investorplace.com/2012/09/fortune-americas-fastest-growing-companies-2012/#comments Fri, 07 Sep 2012 16:55:11 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=228199 Fortune recently released its annual list of the world's 100 fastest growing companies. Here's a look at the top ten.

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Group Sues FDA Over ‘Dangerous Dosage’ of Alzheimer’s Drug http://investorplace.com/2012/09/group-sues-fda-over-dangerous-dosage-of-alzheimers-drug/ http://investorplace.com/2012/09/group-sues-fda-over-dangerous-dosage-of-alzheimers-drug/#comments Fri, 07 Sep 2012 16:06:14 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=227875 Public Citizen is suing the Food and Drug Administration over the drug Aricept, which is used to treat Alzheimer's disease.

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Bobbi Brown Names First-Ever Celebrity Face http://investorplace.com/2012/09/bobbi-brown-names-first-ever-celebrity-face/ http://investorplace.com/2012/09/bobbi-brown-names-first-ever-celebrity-face/#comments Thu, 06 Sep 2012 21:26:23 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=227846 Bobbi Brown Cosmetics has announced actress Katie Holmes as the brand's first-ever celebrity face.

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Gold Closes Above $1,700 on Positive ECB News http://investorplace.com/2012/09/gold-closes-above-1700-on-positive-ecb-news/ http://investorplace.com/2012/09/gold-closes-above-1700-on-positive-ecb-news/#comments Thu, 06 Sep 2012 21:08:03 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=227744 Precious metals received a boost in Thursday trading amid the announcement of the ECB's latest bond-purchase program.

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10 Stunning Facts About the Crazy Bank of America Robbery http://investorplace.com/2012/09/10-stunning-facts-about-the-crazy-bank-of-america-robbery/ http://investorplace.com/2012/09/10-stunning-facts-about-the-crazy-bank-of-america-robbery/#comments Thu, 06 Sep 2012 19:15:05 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=227696 Here are 10 easy-to read facts about the crazy bank heist that took place at a Bank of America Branch in East Los Angeles.

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Report: Planned Layoffs Drop to 20-Month Low http://investorplace.com/2012/09/report-planned-layoffs-drop-to-20-month-low/ http://investorplace.com/2012/09/report-planned-layoffs-drop-to-20-month-low/#comments Thu, 06 Sep 2012 18:25:21 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=227654 A report released from consultants Challenger, Gray & Christmas shows that the number of planned layoffs at U.S. companies hit a 20-month low in August.

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LinkedIn Makes Facebook-Like Enhancements http://investorplace.com/2012/09/linkedin-makes-facebook-like-enhancements/ http://investorplace.com/2012/09/linkedin-makes-facebook-like-enhancements/#comments Thu, 06 Sep 2012 17:49:19 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=227365 Professional social networking site LinkedIn rolled out a new notification feature Wednesday that's similar to the one Facebook uses.

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Struggling Nokia to Slash Prices on Older Phones http://investorplace.com/2012/09/struggling-nokia-to-slash-prices-on-older-phones/ http://investorplace.com/2012/09/struggling-nokia-to-slash-prices-on-older-phones/#comments Thu, 06 Sep 2012 13:33:04 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=227262 Nokia plans to reduce prices on its older smartphones that use software from Microsoft. The company introduced two new Lumia models Wednesday.

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Tooth Fairy Spending: The Going Rate of a Lost Tooth 2012 http://investorplace.com/2012/09/tooth-fairy-spending-the-going-rate-of-a-lost-tooth-2012/ http://investorplace.com/2012/09/tooth-fairy-spending-the-going-rate-of-a-lost-tooth-2012/#comments Thu, 06 Sep 2012 12:40:00 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=227216 A survey released by Visa shows that the Tooth Fairy is leaving behind more money when collecting tiny teeth.

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Richest Wrestlers in the World: The Rock Is Worth … http://investorplace.com/2012/09/richest-wrestlers-in-the-world-the-rock-is-worth/ http://investorplace.com/2012/09/richest-wrestlers-in-the-world-the-rock-is-worth/#comments Wed, 05 Sep 2012 22:13:12 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=227106 World Wrestling Entertainment is a money-making machine. Here's a look at what some of the sport's top entertainer's are worth.

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Gold and Silver Suffer Mild Losses Wednesday http://investorplace.com/2012/09/gold-and-silver-suffer-mild-losses-wednesday/ http://investorplace.com/2012/09/gold-and-silver-suffer-mild-losses-wednesday/#comments Wed, 05 Sep 2012 21:01:56 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=226398 Gold and silver prices edge slightly lower as in investors await news from the ECB. Miners show mixed results Wednesday, with Silver Standard taking a hard hit.

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Wal-Mart Employees Test Mobile Checkout System in Arkansas http://investorplace.com/2012/09/wal-mart-employees-test-mobile-checkout-system-in-arkansas/ http://investorplace.com/2012/09/wal-mart-employees-test-mobile-checkout-system-in-arkansas/#comments Wed, 05 Sep 2012 18:42:12 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=226935 Some Wal-Mart employees in Arkansas are testing a mobile checkout system called 'Scan and Go,' that could cutback on time spend in cashiers' lines.

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Man With Innate Knack for Carnival Games Wins 250,000 Prizes http://investorplace.com/2012/09/man-with-innate-knack-for-carnival-games-wins-250000-prizes/ http://investorplace.com/2012/09/man-with-innate-knack-for-carnival-games-wins-250000-prizes/#comments Wed, 05 Sep 2012 18:01:37 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=226815 Detroit car salesman Peter Drakos has got an unusual talent for winning carnival games. He's won at least 250,000 stuffed toys over the past few decades.

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Don’t Be a Victim of the Next Zeekler.com http://investorplace.com/2012/09/dont-be-a-victim-of-the-next-zeekler-com/ http://investorplace.com/2012/09/dont-be-a-victim-of-the-next-zeekler-com/#comments Wed, 05 Sep 2012 16:53:07 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=226407 Ponzi schemes have swindled billions of hard-earned dollars from even the most intelligent investors. Here's how you can avoid becoming another mark.

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McDonald’s to Open Its First Vegetarian Restaurants http://investorplace.com/2012/09/mcdonalds-to-open-its-first-vegetarian-restaurants/ http://investorplace.com/2012/09/mcdonalds-to-open-its-first-vegetarian-restaurants/#comments Wed, 05 Sep 2012 16:41:27 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=226702 The fast-food giant that has helped make the cheeseburger an American staple is going meatless in another part of the world.

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Gold and Silver’s Upswing Continues Tuesday http://investorplace.com/2012/09/gold-and-silver-upswing-continues-tuesday/ http://investorplace.com/2012/09/gold-and-silver-upswing-continues-tuesday/#comments Tue, 04 Sep 2012 20:20:57 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=225656 Last week's upswing continued into this week as gold and silver prices climbed Tuesday. Meanwhile, gold miners varied while silver miners broadly gained.

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Study: Pricey Organic Food Offers Minimal Benefits http://investorplace.com/2012/09/study-pricey-organic-food-offers-minimal-benefits/ http://investorplace.com/2012/09/study-pricey-organic-food-offers-minimal-benefits/#comments Tue, 04 Sep 2012 18:27:04 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=226111 Study results released Monday by a team of doctors from Standford University suggest that organic foods aren't more nutritious than non organic items.

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Does New Nicki Minaj Song Support Mitt Romney? http://investorplace.com/investorpolitics/does-new-nicki-minaj-song-support-mitt-romney/ http://investorplace.com/investorpolitics/does-new-nicki-minaj-song-support-mitt-romney/#comments Tue, 04 Sep 2012 17:30:14 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?post_type=ipm_invpol&p=225950 Is rapper Nicki Minaj a Mitt Romney supporter or not? No one really knows, but there are some clues pointing in both directions.

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Toys R Us Waives Fee for Layaway Program http://investorplace.com/2012/09/toys-r-us-waives-fee-for-layaway-program/ http://investorplace.com/2012/09/toys-r-us-waives-fee-for-layaway-program/#comments Tue, 04 Sep 2012 15:27:59 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=225853 Toys “R” Us announced that its holiday layaway program will no longer include upfront service fees from now through October 31.

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Burger King Reveals 7 New Menu Items for Fall 2012 http://investorplace.com/2012/09/burger-king-reveals-7-new-menu-items-for-fall-2012/ http://investorplace.com/2012/09/burger-king-reveals-7-new-menu-items-for-fall-2012/#comments Tue, 04 Sep 2012 14:41:03 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=225803 Burger King is launching new limited-time-only menu items, and like its rival, McDonald's, the burger chain is diverting its attention from beef to chicken.

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Tiger Woods Is First Golfer to Top $100 Million in Winnings http://investorplace.com/2012/09/tiger-woods-is-first-golfer-to-top-100-million-in-winnings/ http://investorplace.com/2012/09/tiger-woods-is-first-golfer-to-top-100-million-in-winnings/#comments Tue, 04 Sep 2012 13:51:21 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=225721 Golfing legend Tiger Woods' third-place finish in Monday's Deutsche Bank Championship brought his career-total winnings to more than $100 million.

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Gold, Silver Spike as Federal Stimulus Optimism Bubbles http://investorplace.com/2012/08/gold-silver-spike-amid-bubbling-fed-optimism/ http://investorplace.com/2012/08/gold-silver-spike-amid-bubbling-fed-optimism/#comments Fri, 31 Aug 2012 21:00:22 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=225425 Gold and silver rallied Friday amid optimism that Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke's comments meant future stimulus for the U.S. economy.

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Popular Energy Drinks Face Investigation http://investorplace.com/2012/08/popular-energy-drinks-face-investigation/ http://investorplace.com/2012/08/popular-energy-drinks-face-investigation/#comments Fri, 31 Aug 2012 17:39:51 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=225375 New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has reportedly launched an investigation centering on three makers of energy drinks.

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Blue Moon Brew Unveils New Beer to Toast Tonight’s Blue Moon http://investorplace.com/2012/08/blue-moon-brew-unveils-new-beer-to-toast-tonights-blue-moon/ http://investorplace.com/2012/08/blue-moon-brew-unveils-new-beer-to-toast-tonights-blue-moon/#comments Fri, 31 Aug 2012 17:10:32 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=225288 MillerCoors' Blue Moon Brewery has introduced a new beer today to commemorate tonight's lunar Blue Moon.

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Hip-Hop Mogul Dead at 44 in Apparent Suicide http://investorplace.com/2012/08/hip-hop-mogul-dead-at-44-in-apparent-suicide/ http://investorplace.com/2012/08/hip-hop-mogul-dead-at-44-in-apparent-suicide/#comments Fri, 31 Aug 2012 16:31:08 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=225243 Hip-hop mogul Chris Lighty was discovered dead in his New York City home Thursday. He was found with what appeared to be a self-inflicted gunshot to the head.

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Wal-Mart’s New Search Engine Boosts Online Business http://investorplace.com/2012/08/wal-marts-new-search-engine-boosts-online-business/ http://investorplace.com/2012/08/wal-marts-new-search-engine-boosts-online-business/#comments Fri, 31 Aug 2012 16:03:40 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=225190 Big-box retailer Wal-Mart (NYSE:WMT) announced a new search engine for its website that’s intended to make online shopping  faster and easier. The search engine was built from the retailer’s research and technology arm, WalmartLabs. According to the company, “Walmart.com has already seen an approximate 10-15 % increase in shoppers completing a purchase after searching for...

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Randy Jackson Is Out as an ‘American Idol’ Judge, But … http://investorplace.com/2012/08/randy-jackson-is-out-as-an-american-idol-judge-but/ http://investorplace.com/2012/08/randy-jackson-is-out-as-an-american-idol-judge-but/#comments Fri, 31 Aug 2012 15:34:20 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=225101 Randy Jackson, who has been a judge on 'American Idol' since day one of the first season, will leave the judges table and take on a mentoring role.

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Warren Buffett’s 82nd Birthday Includes Billion-Dollar Gifts http://investorplace.com/2012/08/warren-buffetts-82nd-birthday-includes-billion-dollar-gifts/ http://investorplace.com/2012/08/warren-buffetts-82nd-birthday-includes-billion-dollar-gifts/#comments Fri, 31 Aug 2012 14:49:06 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=225026 Warren Buffett, the world's third-richest person, celebrated his 82nd birthday by doubling his donation pledges to his children's charitable foundations.

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Gold, Silver Edge Lower on Eve of Central Banking Conference http://investorplace.com/2012/08/gold-silver-edge-lower-on-eve-of-central-banking-conference/ http://investorplace.com/2012/08/gold-silver-edge-lower-on-eve-of-central-banking-conference/#comments Thu, 30 Aug 2012 20:46:24 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=224616 Gold and silver tick slightly lower during Thursday trading as investor await news from Friday's Central Banking Conference. Miners take more hits.

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Sears Gets Boot From S&P 500 http://investorplace.com/2012/08/sears-gets-boot-from-sp-500/ http://investorplace.com/2012/08/sears-gets-boot-from-sp-500/#comments Thu, 30 Aug 2012 18:54:11 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=224588 After the bell rings on September 4, Sears Holdings will be booted from the S&P and replaced by chemical maker LyondellBasell.

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Kim Kardashian and Old Navy Make Nice in Look-Alike Dispute http://investorplace.com/2012/08/kim-kardashian-and-old-navy-make-nice-in-look-alike-dispute/ http://investorplace.com/2012/08/kim-kardashian-and-old-navy-make-nice-in-look-alike-dispute/#comments Thu, 30 Aug 2012 18:33:14 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=224545 Old Navy — which is owned by Gap -- and reality television celebrity Kim Kardashian have called a truce,

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Eeks! Disney Characters Look Anorexic in New Makeover http://investorplace.com/2012/08/eeks-disney-characters-look-anorexic-in-new-makeover/ http://investorplace.com/2012/08/eeks-disney-characters-look-anorexic-in-new-makeover/#comments Thu, 30 Aug 2012 18:00:09 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=224503 Luxury fashion retailer Barneys New York has teamed up with the Walt Disney Company to makeover some iconic characters.

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‘Dora the Explorer’ Exec Fired in Nickelodeon Drama http://investorplace.com/2012/08/dora-the-explorer-exec-fired-in-nickelodeon-drama/ http://investorplace.com/2012/08/dora-the-explorer-exec-fired-in-nickelodeon-drama/#comments Thu, 30 Aug 2012 17:14:52 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=224418 Falling ratings for Nickelodeon's Dora the Explorer have caused a shakeup at the network. The latest twist in the drama is the ouster of exec Brown Johnson.

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Wells Fargo Fires Worker for 10-Cent Crime Committed in 1963 http://investorplace.com/2012/08/wells-fargo-fires-worker-for-10-cent-crime-committed-in-1963/ http://investorplace.com/2012/08/wells-fargo-fires-worker-for-10-cent-crime-committed-in-1963/#comments Thu, 30 Aug 2012 16:23:28 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=224346 When Richard Eggers was about 19-years-old, he did something "stupid." His lapse of judgement then cost him his job at Wells Fargo ... 49 years later.

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Boy Finds Vomit Worth $60,000 http://investorplace.com/2012/08/boy-finds-vomit-worth-60000/ http://investorplace.com/2012/08/boy-finds-vomit-worth-60000/#comments Thu, 30 Aug 2012 12:40:05 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=224072 Eight-year-old Charlie Naysmith found an interesting 'rock ' on an England beach that could be worth more than $60,000.

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Chipotle Caught Cheating Customers as Company Policy http://investorplace.com/2012/08/chipotle-caught-cheating-customers-as-company-policy/ http://investorplace.com/2012/08/chipotle-caught-cheating-customers-as-company-policy/#comments Thu, 30 Aug 2012 12:30:13 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=224052 With the help of a news blog, a Chipotle customer recently brought attention to the company's policy of rounding a bill to the nearest nickel.

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Taco Bell Tests New Doritos Locos Taco Flavor http://investorplace.com/2012/08/taco-bell-tests-new-doritos-locos-taco-flavor/ http://investorplace.com/2012/08/taco-bell-tests-new-doritos-locos-taco-flavor/#comments Thu, 30 Aug 2012 12:20:13 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=224104 Yum! Brands subsidiary Taco Bell is testing the third flavor for the line of tacos responsible for reviving the fast-food chain.

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Designer Paper Lunch Bag Costs $290, It’s Already Sold Out http://investorplace.com/2012/08/designer-paper-lunch-bag-costs-290-its-already-sold-out/ http://investorplace.com/2012/08/designer-paper-lunch-bag-costs-290-its-already-sold-out/#comments Thu, 30 Aug 2012 11:32:11 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=224080 Designer fashion company Jil Sander now sells a $290 lunch bag that is made from paper. There's also an all-leather version of the bag retailing for $630.

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Why Canadians Are Miffed About The Country’s New $100 Bill http://investorplace.com/2012/08/why-canadians-are-miffed-about-the-countrys-new-100-bill/ http://investorplace.com/2012/08/why-canadians-are-miffed-about-the-countrys-new-100-bill/#comments Wed, 29 Aug 2012 12:33:04 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=223330 Developing its new $100 bank note wasn't an easy task for the Bank of Canada, which has been accused of stereotyping.

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Yahoo’s Former CMO Was Replaced During Her Vacation http://investorplace.com/2012/08/yahoos-former-cmo-was-replaced-during-her-vacation/ http://investorplace.com/2012/08/yahoos-former-cmo-was-replaced-during-her-vacation/#comments Wed, 29 Aug 2012 12:10:05 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=223373 Former Lockerz CEO Kathy Savitt has been tapped to lead Yahoo's marketing efforts. The news came at an awkward time for Yahoo's former CMO Mollie Spillman.

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Chicken Soup for the Soul to Sell Real Soup http://investorplace.com/2012/08/chicken-soup-for-the-soul-to-sell-real-soup/ http://investorplace.com/2012/08/chicken-soup-for-the-soul-to-sell-real-soup/#comments Tue, 28 Aug 2012 21:20:02 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=223041 Book publisher Chicken Soup for the Soul will launch a line of comfort food early next year. Chicken noodle soup will lead the new line of products.

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Gold, Silver Futures Edge Lower Tuesday http://investorplace.com/2012/08/gold-silver-futures-edge-lower-tuesday/ http://investorplace.com/2012/08/gold-silver-futures-edge-lower-tuesday/#comments Tue, 28 Aug 2012 20:45:01 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=223089 Gold and silver futures edge lower as the markets wait for QE3. Metal funds trade higher and miners see varying results.

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Where You Can Get a McDonald’s Lamb Burger http://investorplace.com/2012/08/where-you-can-get-a-mcdonalds-lamb-burger/ http://investorplace.com/2012/08/where-you-can-get-a-mcdonalds-lamb-burger/#comments Tue, 28 Aug 2012 18:30:57 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=222978 In America, lamb is often served at high-end restaurants and not fast-food joints. That's not the case in Australia.

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Victoria’s Secret Sued for $15M Over Misleading Customers http://investorplace.com/2012/08/victorias-secret-sued-for-15m-over-misleading-customers/ http://investorplace.com/2012/08/victorias-secret-sued-for-15m-over-misleading-customers/#comments Tue, 28 Aug 2012 18:07:31 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=222919 Lingerie retailer Victoria's Secret has been sued for $15 million by a hosiery supplier for allegedly misleading customers.

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How CEO Intends to Make Yahoo ‘Absolute Best Place to Work’ http://investorplace.com/2012/08/how-ceo-intends-to-make-yahoo-absolute-best-place-to-work/ http://investorplace.com/2012/08/how-ceo-intends-to-make-yahoo-absolute-best-place-to-work/#comments Tue, 28 Aug 2012 17:26:32 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=222845 In a recent late-night email,Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer announced more plans to create a more cohesive corporate culture.

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Lindsay Lohan Is Reportedly a Suspect in $100K Jewelry Heist http://investorplace.com/2012/08/lindsay-lohan-is-reportedly-a-suspect-in-100k-jewelry-heist/ http://investorplace.com/2012/08/lindsay-lohan-is-reportedly-a-suspect-in-100k-jewelry-heist/#comments Tue, 28 Aug 2012 16:32:58 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=222731 Actress Lindsay Lohan and her assistant Gavin Doyle are suspects in a $100,000 jewelry heist that may not have even taken place.

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