Key Economic Recovery Trends in the US & Canada

July 31, 2014

The Alternative Board® (TAB) – in connection with Corona Insights, a leading market research firm based in Denver – annually polls its members as well as a mirror group of non-member business owners regarding their performance relative to projections and their coming year business forecasts. Source


Why China Is Kicking Our Ass In Clean Tech

June 25, 2014

Over the past five years China’s renewable economy has been steadily growing and has now taken the first place spot over the U.S. From investing in clean tech to the active construction of wind farms and photovoltaic plants, China is kicking our American asses around the electric grid. Source


AT&T vs Verizon iPhone Usage

May 27, 2014

We took a look at the current state of the iPhone landscape by pulling key data points around the iPhone’s usage and surveying Verizon iPhone owners across our exchange. With the iPhone finally making its way to the Verizon network last month, we aimed to determine whether Verizon has made any traction against AT&T. Source


Top UK Websites Lag Behind US Counterparts

May 17, 2014

This research is based on measuring the load times of all the Fortune 500 (USA) and FTSE 350 (UK) companies and compiling a set of performance benchmarks that all websites should use. The load times are real world “end user load times” i.e. how long it takes to load a page from the time a […]


A Graphic that Needs Words and Words to Explain it

May 9, 2014

Keeping Shameful Company: Iran has systematically undermined Middle East peace, promoted terrorism and sought a nuclear weapons capability. British businesses have helped it. Source


Competitiveness Of US Small Business

January 21, 2014

Small business with less than 100 employees represent 99% of all employers. Here we take a look at how significant small businesses are on a state-by-state basis. Source


Oil from Canada

January 1, 2014

One recently completed Keystone pipeline carries high-pollutant tar sands oil from Alberta to Oklahoma and Illinois. A companion pipeline, the Keystone XL, would extend to Gulf Coast refineries in Texas. Source


The World of Mobile Phones

December 23, 2013

Ever wondered if you’re part of a small minority that use their smartphone in bed, or even worse, asked if you’re the only one who uses their handset while on the loo?


What Makes Small Businesses Sink or Swim?

November 5, 2013

With small businesses paying 44% of U.S. private payroll and employing 50% of all private sector employees, it goes without saying that they are an important part of the U.S. economy. Unfortunately, while these ventures play an important role in the U.S., a great number of them fail every year. Source


China’s Military

March 9, 2013

A visual comparison of the People’s Liberation Army and world militaries, including the balance in the Taiwan Strait. Source


Cigarette Taxes In Photos

March 4, 2013

Facing a down economy and growing health concerns, the U.S. government continues to increase federal and state tax rates on cigarettes. But are smokers addicted enough to forgo the higher price tags? Source


Pocketbook Issues and Presidential Politics

February 9, 2013

A health check of U.S. economics just before the rush for the White House is starting. It has been published on 29th of February, 2012, on Creditdoneky website: Source