Canada: Consumer Lifestyles in 2017

THANKS;Jennifer Elster / EURO-MONITOR INTERNATIONAL CL2017-CACL2017-CA In contrast to recent years, consumer confidence has strengthened based on an improving economy, supporting growth, albeit slow growth, in consumer spending. Rising levels of spending have also been reflected in greater comfort in consumer borrowing, but rising household debt has become a concern. High house prices have discouraged…

Evolving Trends and Hottest Ingredients in Sun Protection

THANKS:Maria Coronado Robles/EURO MONITOR INTERNATIONAL Published; JUNE 18TH, 2017 As consumers are shifting to healthier lifestyles what is inside the products is becoming more important. More than ever before, consumers are questioning the ingredients and their sources and this is having an impact on the ingredients market. Protection at the heart of consumer preferences In a little over 50 years, the sun protection industry has evolved tremendously in both the…

The top 20 richest private universities have 70% of the total wealth in the sector

Thanks;Jillian Berman Published: June 17, 2017 8:01 a.m. ET The money in the private college sector is highly concentrated among the nation’s wealthiest schools Small private colleges are increasingly in financial danger, while larger name brand private schools are doing just fine. Roughly one-third of the small private schools rated by Moody’s Investor Service generated…

Three nations plan 500% increase in global offshore wind

Thanks;Sami Grover Sami Grover (@samigrover) Published;June 12, 2017 When governments put their minds to it, big things can happen. Offshore wind advocates cheered recently at news that a German wind farm is going to be built entirely without government subsidy. That said, however, it seems likely that government support—whether in the form of direct subsidies…

Retirement: 8 financial choices you’ll regret in 5 years

Thanks; Jeff Rose, Credit.com If your goal is getting ahead financially, the formula for success is simple: Maximize tax-advantaged retirement accounts early, boost your savings with a Roth or traditional individual retirement account, choose investments you feel comfortable with and avoid debt like the plague. If you do those four things, you’re bound to enjoy…

6 Victims and 3 Suspects Killed in London ‘Terrorist Incident’

Thanks;Danica Kirka and Jill Lawless / AP Updated: 11:47 PM ET | Originally published: 6:24 PM ET LONDON (AP) — Terrorism struck at the heart of London, police said Sunday, after a vehicle veered off the road and mowed down pedestrians on London Bridge and witnesses told of men with large knives stabbing passersby at…

Paris agreement or not, solar employment looking brighter than coal

Thanks;Andrea Riquier Published: June 2, 2017 1:20 p.m. ET Nearly 400,000 people are employed in solar, more than double the number of coal workers Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump holds a sign supporting coal during a rally at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania on October 10, 2016. As he introduced President Donald Trump in…