Monthly Archives: October 2014

Homelessness is Slowly on the Decline

From CNNMoney: The nation’s homeless population, and especially the number of families without shelter, continues to decline, according to a new report. North Dakota led the trend among states with a 40% drop. Homelessness had spiked in North Dakota as the state grew dramatically amid an oil boom. The amount of housing did not keep up with the demand, driving up rent and squeezing low ...

U.S. Stocks Gain Following Better-Than-Estimated GDP Data

From Bloomberg.com: U.S. stocks rallied as data showed faster-than-estimated economic growth, fueling speculation the economy is strong enough to withstand higher interest rates. Visa Inc. and MasterCard Inc. (MA) added more than 8 percent each as the two largest U.S. payment networks reported results that topped estimates. Bristol-Myers Squibb Co jumped 7.7 percent after a drug improved ...

White Collar Law: From Niche to Necessity

One firm, for example, that specializes in white-collar law in addition to a myriad of other niches, is Debevoise & Plimpton, LLP where partner Sean Hecker excels in criminal defense, internal investigations and civil litigation with years of experience and knowledge.