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Even blue-chip companies fail. Here’s how to save their workers, and towns, when they do.

Sears is just the latest revered company to falter.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostJan 11th, 2019

Even blue-chip companies fail. Here’s how to save their workers, and towns, when they do.

Sears is just the latest revered company to falter.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostJan 11th, 2019

TJX Companies: A Resilient, Fast-Growing, And Fairly-Priced Blue-Chip Retailer

TJX Companies: A Resilient, Fast-Growing, And Fairly-Priced Blue-Chip Retailer.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalpha27 min. ago

Seeking to save billions of dollars, employers turn to Bay Area companies to help with diabetes

For diabetic workers, access to a refrigerator and insulin breaks are not a workplace perk. They are potentially a matter of life and death......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 21st, 2019

Earnings Watch: Cannabis companies failed their first big test, now they have a second chance

After the first nearly full quarter of recreational cannabis sales, the world’s largest pot producers had a shot to prove they belong among blue-chip stocks. They mostly failed......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 10th, 2019

Market Snapshot: S&P 500, Nasdaq test record territory; Dow nears high on Coke, United Tech earnings

U.S. stocks on Tuesday rose amid of a barrage of quarterly results, including blue-chip consumer-focused companies, Coca-Cola Co., and Procter & Gamble Co., which investors will pore over to glean the health of American corporations......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 23rd, 2019

Market Snapshot: Dow inches toward record territory as Coke, United Tech rally after earnings

U.S. stocks on Tuesday edge higher amid of a barrage of quarterly results, including blue-chip consumer-focused companies, Coca-Cola Co., and Procter & Gamble Co., which investors will pore over to glean the health of American corporations......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 23rd, 2019

Outside the Box: Ageism in the workplace is robbing millennials of valuable life skills

Companies benefit when their ‘Modern Elders’ and younger workers learn from each other, writes Chip Conley......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 26th, 2019

Outside the Box: Why ‘facial discrimination’ against older workers is robbing millennials of valuable life skills

Companies benefit when their ‘Modern Elders’ and younger workers learn from each other, writes Chip Conley......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 25th, 2019

5 stocks to put in the trash during spring cleaning

IBM, Home Depot and three other blue-chip companies have been performing poorly. By Jeff Reeves......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 23rd, 2018

Jeff Reeves"s Strength in Numbers: Five stocks to put in the trash during spring cleaning

IBM, Home Depot and three other blue-chip companies have been performing poorly. By Jeff Reeves......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 20th, 2018

4 Blue-Chip Stocks to Buy Ahead of Eye-Popping Earnings

The recent tax code overhaul and a strengthening economy could certainly help blue-chip companies make more money this upcoming earnings season. After a spell of high volatility driven by .....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytApr 11th, 2018

One word keeps coming up in Trump"s tariffs — and it should frighten American workers and businesses

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images President Donald Trump's new tariffs on Chinese goods focus on "parts" — intermediary goods used by US companies. The focus on "parts" could leav.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 29th, 2018

Employees Say Modern Time Clocks Chip Away at Their Paychecks

Thousands of hourly workers at companies like American Airlines and Kroger Co. say employers are saving millions of dollars using time-tracking systems that automatically deduct pay for breaks and meals......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjMay 20th, 2018

5 Blue Chip Stocks Rated Buy That All Pay at Least 5% Dividends

These five companies that all pay at least a 5% dividend, have shares rated Buy by analysts and offer a reasonable degree of safety......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstJun 2nd, 2018

Goodbye London: Unilever Set to Lose Its Place in the FTSE 100

Unilever, one of the U.K.’s biggest companies, looks set to leave the country's blue chip FTSE 100 index after consolidating its legal structure in the Netherlands......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJun 14th, 2018

London Markets: FTSE 100 ends higher, rising from 6-week low as Ocado, tobacco firms rally

U.K. stocks rose on Tuesday, with tobacco companies among biggest gainers after a positive broker note, helping London’s blue-chip index bounce off a six-week low that it reached as trade tensions between the U.S. and China escalated......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 20th, 2018

UK FTSE All Share (.FTAS) ends higher, rising from 6-week low as Ocado, tobacco firms rally

UK FTSE All Share (.FTAS) ends higher, rising from 6-week low as Ocado, tobacco firms rally U.K. stocks rose on Tuesday, with tobacco companies among biggest gainers after a positive broker note, helping London’s blue-chip inde.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsJun 20th, 2018

Adding Walgreens to the Dow Is the Wrong Move

The blue-chip index is light in new-economy companies, and the overseers missed an opportunity to address that......»»

Category: topSource: barronsJun 21st, 2018

Our View: Is the tech industry the Bay Area’s illness, or its cure?

Let’s be clear from the start: Tech companies and tech workers are not the primary source of our urban ills. They didn’t decide that the Bay Area should build far less housing than it needs. They didn’t shortsightedly fail to maintain roads or.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 19th, 2018

M&A lending to U.S. blue-chip firms on summer hiatus

NEW YORK (LPC) - Bank lending to high-quality US companies to fund acquisitions has slowed due to concern over government policies amid the summer doldrums, but is expected to pick up after the Labor Day holiday, bankers said......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 17th, 2018