Citibank to Cancel Some Venezuela Accounts as Economy Spirals
Citibank has informed the Venezuelan government that it will stop providing services to “certain accounts in the country” as the Latin American nation’s economy continues to spiral. “Following a periodic risk management review in Venezuela, Citi has decided to discontinue correspondent banking and
Investing in the Habits of Old and Young
For decades, investors have been focused on companies that market intensively to the baby boom generation – people born in the nearly two decades after World War II. This kind of demographic investing, as it’s called, has become ingrained in the DNA of American markets. Just Google “baby boomer
Winning the Indy 500 of Investing Means Going the Distance
Long-term investing is a bit like driving in the fastest car race in the world -- the Indianapolis 500 . Instead of a 650-horsepower Indy car , you’re going the distance with your investment portfolio to reach your investing goals. For most investors, the checkered flag is retirement. Whether you
Most Germ-Infested Place in Your Home Is Shocking
With flu season upon us and Ebola all over the news, everyone is looking for ways to stay as germ-free as possible. But what’s the most germ-laden item in your home? Door handles? Toilet seats? The kitchen sink? None of the above. The most germ infested places in your home are the towels in your
The Ebola Effect: Schools Shut Down, Sanitizer Sales Spike
Ebola in America might have started in Dallas, but fear is spreading across the nation. Sales of hand sanitizer and cleaning products have spiked, concerned passengers are getting their temperatures taken at airports and students who are states away from the deadly disease are being sent home from
Ebola, Enterovirus, Flu Fuel Demand for Protective Gear
As outbreaks of Ebola and enterovirus D68 converge with flu season, makers of protective gear say they are revving up to meet demand. DuPont, one of the companies that makes protective suits being used to battle the Ebola outbreak in Africa, has more than tripled its production, the company said.
Provocative Huggies Diapers Ad Stirs Charges of Child Porn in Israel
Two darling toddlers dressed as rockers and accessorized with shades, guitars and skateboards are eye-catching models in a new Huggies diaper ad now airing in Israel. The little girl turns her denim-clad bottom to the camera, striking a provocative pose. She adjusts the boy’s tie, and we are sold.
Flushability of Wipes Spawns Class-Action Lawsuit
Wipes May Claim to Be Flushable, But They're Costing Cleanup Crews Millions
Huggies Creates Belt for Dad to 'Feel' the Baby's Kick
For a new Father’s Day commercial the company that makes Huggies diapers will let a few expectant fathers experience (a little) of what it’s like to be pregnant. The Kimberly-Clark Corporation created a pair of pregnancy bands for expectant couples that replicate any baby movement...
Huggies TweetPee App Tweets Parents When It's Time to Change Baby's Diaper
Huggies Brazil announced today that it was testing TweetPee, an iPhone app with a clip-on humidity sensor intended to capture when a child’s diaper is wet. A spokesman for Kimberly-Clark Corp., which owns Huggies, confirmed that that TweetPee was indeed real, and that Huggies Brazil was...