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Americans lost $87 billion in productivity to traffic congestion in 2018

Just how much time and money do you waste sitting in traffic every year? According to a new report, it’s around $87 BILLION dollars!.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 12th, 2019

Americans lost $87 billion in productivity to bad traffic in 2018

Just how much time and money do you waste sitting in traffic every year? According to a new report, it’s aroun.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayFeb 12th, 2019

An estimated 10.7 million Americans could miss work the Monday after the ‘Game of Thrones’ finale

And some 27.2 million workers will be late and distracted the next day, costing $3.3 billion in lost productivity......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 18th, 2019

What's the most expensive cost U.S. drivers faced last year?

While motorists shell out for fuel, insurance, maintenance, traffic congestion and lost productivity, .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayApr 9th, 2018

Flu Season Could Cost Employers $17 Billion

The 2018-2019 flu season is predicted to cost U.S. businesses some $17 billion in lost productivity. Here are some steps employees and employers can take to minimize the impact......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstJan 10th, 2019

Cryptos: Americans lost $1.7 billion trading bitcoin in 2018 — and more than half don’t know they can claim a deduction

Americans who owned bitcoin in 2018 took a shellacking, and according to a survey, a surprising number of them don’t plan on taking advantage of the one bright spot: a tax deduction......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 15th, 2019

Editor"s Pick: Commute times costing Valley

It cost the region more than $3 billion for traffic congestion, and it's likely only going to get worse......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 30th, 2019

Americans slashed their charitable deductions by $54 billion after Trump’s tax overhaul

Charitable donations from individuals fell in 2018......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 9th, 2019

Why Kroger Stock Lost 16% in March

Unlike its peers, the grocery giant didn't enjoy a customer traffic spike in 2018......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsApr 4th, 2019

China"s ZTE Corp lost $1 billion in 2018, despite last quarter rebound

China's ZTE Corp made a net profit of 276 million yuan in the fourth-quarter as it recovered from costly U.S. sanctions which dragged it to an overall 2018 loss of 7.0 billion yuan ($1 billion)......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 27th, 2019

Cities With the Absolute Worst Traffic in the World

While Americans may think traffic in the U.S. is bad, only two U.S. cities are among the 25 worst in the world for traffic. The average American loses 97 hours a year to traffic congestion. But this........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstMar 20th, 2019

Healthy Versions of Old-School Junk-Food Snacks

Americans love to snack. The market research firm NPD reported that we consumed nearly 386 billion ready-to-eat individual snack foods in 2018. Another marketing survey forecast that the salty snacks........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstMar 15th, 2019

Trump"s trade war cost U.S. economy $7.8 billion in 2018: study

President Donald Trump's trade battles cost the U.S. economy $7.8 billion in lost gross domestic product in 2018, a study by a team of economists at leading American universities published this week showed......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 15th, 2019

Etihad Airways loses $1.28B in 2018 in third year of losses

The Abu Dhabi-based long-haul carrier Etihad Airways says it lost $1.28 billion in 2018, the third consecutive year of losses of over a billion dollars......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMar 14th, 2019

Each American Received About 13 Robocalls Last Month, 50 So Far in 2018

Americans were harassed by more than 4 billion robocalls in May according to data collected by YouMail. More than 30 billion robocalls have been made in the United States in the first five months of........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstJun 6th, 2018

Bitcoin Meltdown: Cryptocurrencies Lost $42 Billion in Value Over the Weekend

Bitcoin is down more than 50% this year. The 2018 selloff in cryptocurrencies deepened, wiping out $42 billion of market value over the weekend and extending this year's slump in Bitcoin to more than 50%. Some observers pinned the late.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 11th, 2018

Americans just paid off a ton of credit card debt — but here’s the bad news

Americans repaid $40.3 billion in credit card debt during the first quarter of 2018......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 12th, 2018

Americans just paid off a ton of credit-card debt—but here’s the bad news

Americans repaid $40.3 billion in credit-card debt during the first quarter of 2018......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 12th, 2018

Facebook’s plunge drops Zuckerberg down the billionaire ranks — behind a guy many Americans may not know

Facebook lost about $120 billion in market capitalization on Thursday after its latest earnings report showed the social media giant missed expectations on revenue and is experiencing slowing user growth......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 26th, 2018

Elon Musk offers billionaire David Einhorn a "box of short shorts" to comfort him after his Tesla short bet put a big dent in his fund (TSLA)

David Einhorn's $5.5 billion Greenlight Capital hedge fund lost 18.3% in the first half of 2018 while the benchmark S&P 500 was positive.  Tesla was the firm's "second biggest loser" he said, thanks t.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 1st, 2018

Austin"s billionaires: 6 locals make new Forbes wealth list

Six Austinites made Forbes' new list of the richest Americans. The 2018 Forbes 400, released Thursday, included 38 Texans, led by Fort Worth's Alice Walton, the Walmart Inc. heiress who has an estimated net worth of $44.9 billion. It's different fro.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 5th, 2018