How Walmart is Devouring the Food System (Infographic)

Institute for Local Self-Reliance | 1 December 2012
Walmart now captures $1 of every $4 Americans spend on groceries.


Amazon Infographic: How a Single Company Gained a Stranglehold over Online Shopping and the Future of Retail

Institute for Local Self-Reliance | 5 June 2012
Amazon, which started as an online bookseller in 1995, is now one of the largest…


IntercontinentalExchange to Acquire NYSE for $8.2 Billion

Bloomberg | 20 December 2012
IntercontinentalExchange Inc., the 12-year-old energy and commodity futures bourse…


Company Bond Sales Reach $3.9 Trillion to Beat Global Record

Bloomberg | 17 December 2012
Corporate bond sales from the U.S to Europe and Asia surpassed 2009’s record to reach…


Small Businesses Becoming Loath to Invest

The Hill | 13 December 2012
Small business owners are sharply rolling back their intentions to make long-term investments…


Top Central Banks Renew Currency Swaps as Precaution

Reuters | 13 December 2012
The U.S. Federal Reserve said it had extended for another year the dollar swaps…


Zell Joint Venture Contracts to Buy Archstone for $16 Billion

World Property Channel | 14 December 2012
The biggest residential real estate deal in the U.S. in five years is expected to…

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