Growth

  • Wall Street Economists See Global Growth Cresting Not Collapsing

    • Most sticking with forcasts for growth around 4% this year • IMF set to update its global economic outlook on Tuesday The International Monetary Fund conducts its semi-annual health check of the world economy this week with investors fretting global growth is starting to sag after accelerating the...
  • How the Amazon Whole Foods Acquisition Will Disrupt Food Marketing

    There has been much speculation since Amazon’s acquisition of Whole Foods was announced in June. Commentators have been debating what Amazon will do with that footprint or customer base. Is this hopeful or the end of civilization? While Whole Foods has already dropped prices and begun stocking Amazon Echoes...
  • Pot growers in Sacramento will need a lot of electricity

    It takes a lot of juice to grow pot indoors, so Sacramento’s major electric utility is gearing up for the heavy demands of recreational marijuana growers come January. That’s when growing cannabis for non-medical purposes becomes legal in California, though cities and counties retain some control. Sacramento city officials...
  • Apple drops iPad prices and sales rocket!

    Apple’s business has been producing record-setting revenues and profits for years now. But in the second quarter of last year its blistering period of growth came to an end. Today the company posted its third quarter earnings, and it’s clear Apple has found a way to restore some of...