Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® Circus Will End Its 146 Year Run in May

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® Circus Will End Its 146 Year Run in May

Ellenton, Fl…Feld Entertainment Inc., parent company of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® and the world’s largest producer of live family entertainment, announced today that the iconic 146-year-old circus would hold its final performances later this year. Ringling Bros.®’ two circus units will conclude their tours with their final shows at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center […]

SpaceX Successfully Launched 10 Iridium Satellites Today As Launches Resume

SpaceX Successfully Launched 10 Iridium Satellites Today As Launches Resume

Vanderberg, CA…From Spacex: “On January 14, 2017, SpaceX’s Falcon 9 successfully delivered 10 satellites to low-Earth orbit for Iridium, a global leader in mobile voice and data satellite communications. The 10 satellites are the first of at least 70 satellites that SpaceX will launch for Iridium’s next generation global satellite constellation, Iridium NEXT. Below is […]

Stanley Black & Decker Reaches Agreement To Purchase Craftsman Brand From Sears Holdings

Stanley Black & Decker Reaches Agreement To Purchase Craftsman Brand From Sears Holdings

New Britain, Conn…Stanley Black & Decker an S&P 500 global diversified industrial company, and Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: SHLD) (“Sears Holdings”), announced today that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Stanley Black& Decker will purchase the Craftsman brand from Sears Holdings. The transaction provides Stanley Black& Decker with the rights to develop, […]

New Year’s Advice In “The Way To Wealth” From America’s Grandfather Ben Franklin

New Year’s Advice In “The Way To Wealth” From America’s Grandfather Ben Franklin

Philadelphia, PA..America’s first self help author and motivational best seller was Benjamin Franklin. Not only that but he was America’s first publishing self made millionaire. He made enough that before he left to be our first Ambassador to France he loaned the Continental Congress money to help fund the revolution. He rose from humble beginnings […]

Justice Department Clears Alaska Air Group’s Acquisition Of Virgin America

Justice Department Clears Alaska Air Group’s Acquisition Of Virgin America

Seattle, WA…The Antitrust Division of the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) today completed its review and approved Alaska Air Group’s (NYSE: ALK) acquisition of Virgin America (NASDAQ: VA). Alaska Air Group is the parent company of Alaska Airlines, Inc. and Horizon Air Industries, Inc. “We couldn’t be more excited about receiving DOJ clearance for […]

Starbucks Announces New Leadership Structure To Drive Next Wave Of Global Growth

Starbucks Announces New Leadership Structure To Drive Next Wave Of Global Growth

Seattle, WA…Starbucks Corporation today announced that Kevin Johnson, president and chief operating officer and a 7-year member of the Starbucks Board of Directors, will expand his responsibilities and assume the role and responsibilities of president and chief executive officer, effective April 3, 2017. Also effective April 3, 2017, Howard Schultz, chairman and ceo, will be […]

Keep The Kitsap Maritime Heritage Foundation Afloat By Donating Today

Keep The Kitsap Maritime Heritage Foundation Afloat By Donating Today

Bremerton, WA…As you know, all non-profit organizations survive and thrive on the generosity and tax-deductible donations of our benefactors – you, and wonderful people like you. Unlike many organizations to which you may donate, you can see the tangible results of a historic tall ship when it sails into a port near you. You can […]

New York A.G. Schneiderman On $25 Million Settlement Agreement Reached In Trump University Case

New York A.G. Schneiderman On $25 Million Settlement Agreement Reached In Trump University Case

Albany, NY…Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman issued the following statement on the $25 million settlement agreement reached in Trump University case: In 2013, my office sued Donald Trump for swindling thousands of innocent Americans out of ​millions of dollars through a scheme known as Trump University. Donald Trump fought us every step of the way, […]

Yellen Reaffirms Plans For Rate Increase In Testimony Before Congress

Yellen Reaffirms Plans For Rate Increase In Testimony Before Congress

Washington, DC…Chairman Coats, Ranking Member Maloney, and members of the Committee, I appreciate the opportunity to testify before you today. I will discuss the current economic outlook and monetary policy. The Economic Outlook The U.S. economy has made further progress this year toward the Federal Reserve’s dual-mandate objectives of maximum employment and price stability. Job […]

Amazon.com Announces Third Quarter Sales Up 29% To $32.7 Billion

Amazon.com Announces Third Quarter Sales Up 29% To $32.7 Billion

Seattle, WA…Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced financial results for its third quarter ended September 30, 2016. Operating cash flow increased 49% to $14.6 billion for the trailing twelve months, compared with $9.8 billion for the trailing twelve months ended September 30, 2015. Free cash flow increased to $8.6 billion for the trailing twelve months, […]