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A long-time subscriber to Fortune magazine is baffled on receiving a renewal form enclosed with the latest issue, offering one year (14 issues) for a steep $59.95 --- four times higher than the previous renewal rate paid. Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Grumpy Editor
Not widely discussed is that about 255,000 Americans, 85-years-old and up, are working, representing 4.4 percent of those in that age bracket, a gain of 2.6 percent from 2006. Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2018 at Grumpy Editor
NORTH KOREA MOVES AHEAD WITH NUCLEAR ACTIVITY DESPITE PLEDGE. Continue reading
Posted Jul 2, 2018 at Grumpy Editor
Struggling General Electric, started in the 19th century by Thomas Edison, tomorrow will be booted from the 30 large, publicly-owned companies that compose the Dow Jones Industrial Average, notes Grumpy Editor. Continue reading
Posted Jun 25, 2018 at Grumpy Editor
Major league baseball is concerned about lower attendance this year and the reason for more empty seats vary, notes Grumpy Editor --- who has his own theories. A Saturday story in the Wall Street Journal points out league-wide attendance through... Continue reading
Posted Jun 18, 2018 at Grumpy Editor
Looks like there is a welcomed (by tourists and locals) break in much frowned-on parking fees at major hotels on the Las Vegas Strip, observed Grumpy Editor. Continue reading
Posted Jun 11, 2018 at Grumpy Editor
Investors are awaiting another roller coaster week with stocks that rise and fall with the day’s news, notes Grumpy Editor. Continue reading
Posted Jun 4, 2018 at Grumpy Editor
Grabbing major television and print coverage by worldwide media was North Korea’s demolition of what it claimed “its only nuclear test site” in Punggye-ri. Continue reading
Posted May 28, 2018 at Grumpy Editor
With summer around the corner, one way for newspapers to attract readers’ eyes --- while performing a public service --- is a via a tally of top mosquito cities and how to cope with the stinging insects, observes Grumpy Editor. Continue reading
Posted May 21, 2018 at Grumpy Editor
While most major newspapers have a political writer or editor on staff, disappeared from nearly every newsroom is a religion writer or editor, observed Grumpy Editor. Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2018 at Grumpy Editor
Looks like rough days ahead for newspapers and magazines in capturing future readers, notes Grumpy Editor. Continue reading
Posted May 7, 2018 at Grumpy Editor
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So you think walking off a commercial airliner with an apple in a carryon is nothing to worry about, asks Grumpy Editor. Hold on. That one apple could nick your wallet for $500. Continue reading
Posted Apr 30, 2018 at Grumpy Editor
The Los Angeles Times soon will move its long-time headquarters from downtown Los Angeles --- one block from City Hall and other city-county operations that are key sources for news --- to outside the city limits at El Segundo, notes Grumpy Editor. Continue reading
Posted Apr 23, 2018 at Grumpy Editor
As mentioned in The Wall Street Journal, “the wholesale cost of the world’s most popular fruit went bananas in the early part of this year,” notes Grumpy Editor. Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2018 at Grumpy Editor
The stock market has many investors uneasy as daily gyrations continue, even puzzling Vanguard Funds founder Jack Bogle. Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2018 at Grumpy Editor
Grumpy Editor notes the country definitely is going to the dogs as Americans last year spent almost $70 billion on its canine population. Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2018 at Grumpy Editor
Not widely touted, there may be better days ahead via higher interest rates for those with savings in banks, sees Grumpy Editor, following the Federal Reserve raising its key short-term interest rate by a quarter point Continue reading
Posted Mar 26, 2018 at Grumpy Editor
United Airlines has a major public relations problem on its hands following a dog's death in an overhead bin on Monday followed by wrong-way flying mistakes with other dogs during the week, notes Grumpy Editor. Continue reading
Posted Mar 19, 2018 at Grumpy Editor
Good news for TV watchers who grumble over heavy interruptions via abundant commercials cluttering programs: Fox Network Group is aiming to slice its television spots time to only two minutes an hour, notes Grumpy Editor. Continue reading
Posted Mar 12, 2018 at Grumpy Editor
Scarier than Halloween for many Americans, especially millennials, is going to the dentist, even for an annual cleaning, according to researchers at Hello Products, a dental care startup, notes Grumpy Editor. Continue reading
Posted Mar 5, 2018 at Grumpy Editor
President Donald Trump doesn’t hold much hope for renegade California where many politicians --- from Gov. Jerry Brown, on down --- can’t seem to get on the same track, observes Grumpy Editor. Continue reading
Posted Feb 26, 2018 at Grumpy Editor
Strange that media have not questioned where the lofty $10 million to $30 million cost for a military parade in Washington, D.C., requested by President Donald Trump, originated, wonders Grumpy Editor. Continue reading
Posted Feb 19, 2018 at Grumpy Editor
What’s going on with the stock market? asks Grumpy Editor. Continue reading
Posted Feb 12, 2018 at Grumpy Editor
Violence and harassment against media have skyrocketed with at least 81 journalists killed doing their jobs last year, according to Brussels-based International Federation of Journalists, the world's biggest organization for journalists, notes Grumpy Editor. Continue reading
Posted Feb 5, 2018 at Grumpy Editor
Violence and harassment against media have skyrocketed with at least 81 journalists killed doing their jobs last year, according to Brussels-based International Federation of Journalists, the world's biggest organization for journalists, notes Grumpy Editor. Continue reading
Posted Feb 5, 2018 at Grumpy Editor