ExxonMobil and Employees Donate More Than $1.4 Million to California Colleges and Universities


Dateline City: IRVING, Texas 38 institutions of higher learning in California receive funds from 3:1 Educational Matching Gift Program Recipient organizations encouraged to support math and science initiatives IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ExxonMobil and its employees are donating more than $ 1.4 million to higher Read more [...]

Personal income rises more than expected in February (DIA, SPX, SPY, QQQ, TLT)


Personal income rose more than expected in February while spending rose less than expected and consumer prices rose as expected.   Expectations were for income to rise 0.3% while spending was expected to increase 0.2%.  In January, income rose 0.3% while spending declined 0.2%.  This report also included the latest reading on PCE, a measure of inflation, with "core" PCE — which strips out the more volatile cost of food and gas — expected to show prices rose 1.3% over last year Read more [...]

The Craftsman MAKEcation(SM) Event Is Back And This Time It’s Bigger And Badder Than Ever


Craftsman Club® and Shop Your Way® Members Eligible to Win* a Trip to Ultimate Making Vacation Mar 23, 2015 HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., March 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Get ready to rub some sawdust on your hands and unleash your creative spirit because this September, the Craftsman MAKEcation event is coming to Brooklyn, N.Y.  From Sept. 24-27, the ultimate making vacation will put true makers' blood, sweat and tools to the test, letting them sharpen skills and learn new ones.  "The Craftsman brand Read more [...]

Bank of America Merrill Lynch Provides More Than $3.2 Billion in Community Development Banking Lending and Investing in 2014


Dateline City: NEW YORK Scope of Projects Impacted Wide Range of Constituents in Communities Nationwide Bank of America Merrill Lynch Community Development Banking provided more than $ 3.2 billion in loans, tax credit equity investments and other real estate development solutions to over 550 clients in 2014, creating more than 13,000 Read more [...]

Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin Reportedly Doing “Better Than Ever” after Split


They put an end to their marriage earlier this year, but Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin apparently are happier than ever post-split. A source close to the couple told E! News that the recently separated couple are making the most of their relationship status, making sure to give their kids a healthy home. "Their relationship is better than ever since they separated," the source told press about the pair that split in March. "They have found something that works really well for them and their Read more [...]

Browns Primetime Matchup vs. Bengals Means so Much More Than First Place


Despite what the fans or media may want, the Cleveland Browns cannot go back and replay the Jacksonville Jaguars game. Brian Hoyer cannot go back and perform better over the last three games and the running game cannot produce at a higher level. Barring an unforeseen disaster, Johnny Manziel will not be starting Thursday night. The past is the past and it is time for the Browns to look forward. Thursday night marks the first time this season that the Browns will have to put on their big-boy pants Read more [...]

More Than 350,000 Customers Have Asked AT&T for a Refund After Bogus Charges


Hundreds of thousands of AT&T customers have requested refunds for bogus cell phone charges since the telco reached a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission last week to reimburse consumers, an FTC official told TIME Wednesday. In total, 359,000 individuals have sent in claims to the FTC seeking refunds for unauthorized charges that appeared on their cell phone bills in a practice known as “cramming.” Through cramming, third parties are able to issue unwanted, recurring charges Read more [...]