Judge To Rule On Detroit’s Bankruptcy Plan Nov. 7

Posted On October 27, 2014

(Detroit, MI) -- November 7th will be a big day for Detroit. That's when a federal judge will issue his ruling on Detroit's historic bankruptcy case. City officials made their closing arguments Monday, claiming that the bankruptcy plan is fair to creditors and feasible to implement. If the plan is approved, Detriot will get out…

Hacking Tops List Of Crimes Americans Worry About

Posted On October 27, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- Americans spend a lot of time worrying about cybercrime. A just-released Gallup survey shows nearly 70 percent of people stress over having their credit card information stolen by computer hackers.   Senior writer and internet security expert for "PCWorld" Brad Chacos added the best way to make sure you don't get hacked…

Brazilian Partnership To Acquire Chiquita Brands Int’l

Posted On October 27, 2014

(Charlotte, NC) -- Chiquita Brands International is on its way to Brazilian ownership. The banana company announced today that its shareholders have approved a buyout with a partnership formed by the investment company Safra Group and food producer Curale Group. Both firms are based in Brazil. Analysts say the total value of the deal is…

Walmart Apologizes After Site Labels Plus-Sized Costumes For “Fat Girls”

Posted On October 27, 2014

(Undated) -- Walmart is apologizing after the store's website categorized plus-size Halloween costumes for women as "Fat Girl Costumes." The retailer issued an apology, and of this morning, the insensitive label has been changed to "Women's Plus Size Halloween Costumes." The page currently seems to feature all female adult Halloween costumes, not just plus sized…

Pending Home Sales Rebound In September

Posted On October 27, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- Home sales are rebounding. The National Association of Realtors says pending home sales rebounded last month. The figures for September are the highest seen in nearly a year. The association's chief economist credits the rise to moderate price growth and sustained inventory levels.