Reports Indicate Trend Towards Race and Gender Equality in Business

According to a new report by BizBuySell, 86 percent of respondents who were selling businesses are Caucasians. More minorities are stepping up as buyers as Caucasian business owners decide to pursue retirement or other business activities. In the survey, 43 percent of Asian buyers reported that they currently own a business. This indicates that they […]


US Postal Service Takes $1.9 Billion Hit

The United States Postal Service had a devastating end to the second quarter of 2014. In a report released by Reuters, the USPS posted a net loss of nearly $2 billion as lawmakers continue to bicker over offering financial relief and first-class mail service failed to pick up after a slow first quarter. First-class mail […]


U.S. Colleges and Universities Enhance Academic Curriculums with Business-Science Hybrid Degree


Increasingly popular with today’s science graduates, a hybrid business – science program is attracting a broad range of students who are expanding their knowledge base. The University College at University of Maryland has become a pioneer in this format that allows students to use their expertise and data analysis beyond the confines of the laboratory. […]


Income Inequality Records Biggest Increases in Metropolitan Areas

The gap between the poor and the wealthy is most considerable in the largest American cities, according to a new report by Brookings Institution. The economic divides in Los Angeles, Chicago, New York, San Francisco, Atlanta and Washington D.C. are much greater than the national average. The study suggests that numerous sources of both income […]


Medical Industry Projecting a Massive Physician Shortage by 2020


The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) indicates that the U.S. may face an extreme shortage of physicians by the year 2020, with the shortfall estimated at nearly 90,000 physicians. The number is expected to grow to more than 130,000 physicians by 2025. This shortage affects primary-care facilities as well as medical specialties like oncology, […]