Redbox Review – Can It Compete With Blockbuster and Netflix?

Redbox Automated Retail LLC began its quest to provide cheap and easily rented DVD’s in 2004 when it opened a couple dozen kiosk locations in Denver, Colorado.  Owned and operated by McDonalds, Redbox was initially placed within fast food locations as a quick and cheap way to rent a DVD.  Simply swipe your credit or […]

Insider Trading Doesn’t Have To Be Illegal

Six high profile employees of hedge funds, IBM, Intel and the consulting firm McKinsey were arrested for insider trading.  The case against them stems from a 2007 earnings report released by Google in which quarter profits were lower than expected.  It would seem that someone at Google released this information a little ahead of time, […]

Is Your 4 Year Old Taking Advantage of the $8,000 Home Buyer Tax Credit?

One of the key provisions of the $787 billion stimulus package passed by Congress early this year is the $8,000 First Time Home Buyer Tax Credit.  With real estate in the tank, the United States government thought a great way to stimulate the economy and the housing market would be to offer a one time […]